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Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 639
Posted By strollin
When trying to boot from the Recovery disk, did...

When trying to boot from the Recovery disk, did you change the boot order to tell the system to try to boot from the DVD drive first? You'll need to go into the BIOS and change the boot order there....
Forum: Graphic Cards 3 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 243
Posted By strollin
You're asking the wrong question regarding...

You're asking the wrong question regarding compatibility. It isn't the cpu you need to worry about. You need to know if your motherboard has the correct slot available (PCI-E 3.0 16x) and you need...
Forum: Virtualization 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By strollin
Instead of setting up VMs by buying additional...

Instead of setting up VMs by buying additional copies of Win 7, which could get expensive, use a Linux distro such as Linux Mint in the VM. Since it's just for internet browsing there will be almost...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By strollin
What version of Win 7 are yu running at home? If...

What version of Win 7 are yu running at home? If it's Win 7 Home Premium then it can work as a client but not a host which would explain why home->work is Ok but work->home doesn't.

Rather then...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By strollin
On my XP VM, MSE reports my PC is at risk since...

On my XP VM, MSE reports my PC is at risk since support for the OS has ended. However, I was able to download the latest virus & spyware definitions, real-time protection is still active and I am...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By strollin
Maybe it has to do with the state I live in...

Maybe it has to do with the state I live in within the US but the companies that I have worked for would always scrap the older machines because they had been depreciated over the years for tax...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By strollin
Open Options and go to the General tab and at the...

Open Options and go to the General tab and at the bottom of the dialog is a button called "Always ask me where to save files". Make sure that button is clicked.
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 879
Posted By strollin
MS itself is playing up the XP end of life...

MS itself is playing up the XP end of life hysteria in attempt to move people off of XP. Not all the credit can be given to the "sky is falling" individuals.
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By strollin
Google announces new job role

Check it out here: Google Pokemon Master (https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=4YMD6xELI_k)
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By strollin
MS Plans lucky 13th anniversary edition of XP

If you can't pull the plug, you might as well fire it up again. That's the flavor of Microsoft's latest response to the staunch refusal of the 30-something percent...
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By strollin
According to this MS page: Messenger has moved to...

According to this MS page: Messenger has moved to Skype - Microsoft Windows Help (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/messenger/messenger-to-skype) Messenger is no longer available on Windows systems...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By strollin
Windows versions prior to NT were guis built on...

Windows versions prior to NT were guis built on top of DOS. NT was a real OS, hence "New Technology".
Forum: Chillout Room 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 382
Posted By strollin
You can check Goodyear but I believe they changed...

You can check Goodyear but I believe they changed their policy a few years back and now any old machines like that get sent to a recycler instead of being put out for sale.

As suggested, Craig's...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By strollin
There's your problem right there - no one...

There's your problem right there - no one "attacked" your initial post. What you took as an attack was actually members of this forum attempting to look out for you.
Forum: Microsoft Office 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 31,914
Posted By strollin
Welcome to Seven Forums! This thread is from...

Welcome to Seven Forums!

This thread is from 2010 and the most recent post was almost 2 years ago. You'd be better off starting a new thread rather than posting in an old thread.
Forum: Chillout Room 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 454
Posted By strollin
I know WHY they do it but it doesn't mean that I...

I know WHY they do it but it doesn't mean that I don't hate when they do it!
Forum: Chillout Room 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 454
Posted By strollin
That would be true and I would be 100% OK with...

That would be true and I would be 100% OK with that if it weren't for the fact that they pre-empt regularly scheduled shows in order to show these sports events instead. Keep the sports stuff on the...
Forum: Chillout Room 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 454
Posted By strollin
Who else hates sports?

I hate sports.

I don't care if someone else wants to play a sport and don't care if that person wants to watch that sport on TV. There are plenty of sports networks for sports junkies to watch...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By strollin
My guess is because audio CDs are meant to be...

My guess is because audio CDs are meant to be played in CD players found in cars and boomboxes, etc... I've never seen a DVD music player. You could always burn the music file to the DVD as an .mp3...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By strollin
You'll need to have some kind of installer media....

You'll need to have some kind of installer media. It could be a disk or an ISO. Once you have that, depending on what format your install media is in will determine how you can go about installing...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By strollin
... I use Xplorer2 instead of WinExplorer ......

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I use Xplorer2 instead of WinExplorer ... the former leaves MS WinExp in the darkages
As a developer every half hour I make a incremented copy of a development file.

For me breadcrumbs...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By strollin
I don't know how to turn the feature off, sorry. ...

I don't know how to turn the feature off, sorry.

I am curious though, as I can't think of a single negative regarding breadcrumbs. What is it about them you dislike? I'm like others above that...
Forum: Chillout Room 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 287
Posted By strollin
Seriously, if some nutjobs would get upset at...

Seriously, if some nutjobs would get upset at whether I wore brown or black shoes to their wedding, I would send my regrets that I couldn't attend. Only time it should matter is if I am one of the...
Forum: Chillout Room 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 287
Posted By strollin
If someone pressured me regarding what shoes to...

If someone pressured me regarding what shoes to wear ANYWHERE, I would probably show up wearing tennis shoes or flip-flops just to spite them!

This thread reminded me of the movie "Serial Mom"...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 335
Posted By strollin
The one thing I like about Apple laptops is that...

The one thing I like about Apple laptops is that they have that magnetic DC (all laptops have a DC jack, not AC) power connector which pretty much eliminates the problem of the broken DC power jack. ...
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