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Forum: General Discussion 11 Apr 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By Robert11
"Allow Scripts Globally": What Does This Mean, Please

Hello, My pc has W10 on it, so naturally I posted the following to a Forum devoted to W10. No replies. So, am taking the liberty of asking here, as this Forum has been incredible in the help it has...
Forum: Software 15 Mar 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By Robert11
"Just BASIC" Questions. Recommendations, Please ?

Hello,

My son has just signed up for "Just Basic" course. (not Visual Basic)
He has never done any programming.

I talked him into this basic course, rather than starting out with Java or C,...
Forum: Microsoft Office 19 Feb 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By Robert11
MS Office Downloading Problems; pc Freezes During Download

Hello,

Son has a 4 yr old desktop pc running W7.
He's not in area, so I can't personally run any experiments with it.

But, I thought I might be able to convey enough, so that you folks might...
Forum: Software 18 Feb 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Robert11
MS Software Question ?

Hello,

Sr. Citizen now, very, so please bear with me a bit.

Want to get MS PowerPoint for my son who needs it for a Course he
is taking.

Wow, have they ever made it difficult to figure out...
Forum: Sound & Audio 03 Jan 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By Robert11
Aux. Input On Logitech Z-200 Speakers: Trying To Understand ?

Hello,

Have just bought a pair of Logitech Z-200 desktop speakers for my new pc.

Other than I canít imagine why they didnít put some sort of grill or protection over
the speaker...
Forum: Sound & Audio 27 Dec 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By Robert11
Speaker Switch Box Questions ?

Hi,

I am looking for a "cheap", simple, switch box that will switch a few
audio inputs into a speaker. Perhaps 3 inputs and one output.

What I Don't want is the RCA type with the metal shell...
Forum: Sound & Audio 23 Dec 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By Robert11
Desktop pc Speaker Suggestions ?

Hi,

Want to purchase a pair of "small" desktop speakers for my desktop pc.
One to go on each side of monitor.

Don't want a woofer.

But, am hard of hearing, so would need something with a...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Nov 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By Robert11
Re-Appearing Folders, etc. After Deletion ?

Hello,

Here's one I have never run across before.
Always something new.

I have a bunch of Folders, documents and shortcuts on Desktop that I tried to Delete.
Put them all in the Recycle Bin....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Nov 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By Robert11
Seagate Free Agent Voltage Input Requirement ?

Hello,

Have a fairly old Seagate Free Agent Desk external HD. 1 TB
P/N 9zc2ag-501
Silver case. Sits "flat" on desk. Lighted icon on front sloping edge.

Can't find the power brick that...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Nov 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By Robert11
Sleep Mode And HD ?

Hello,

a. When a desktop PC is set to go "to sleep" after so many minutes of inactivity,
is the HD then totally stopped ?

b. Any disadvantage to "always" leaving PC On, but just setting the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Nov 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By Robert11
From OP:

Hi all,

Just a quick thanks for taking the time to help
me out. Nice of you both, and am very appreciative.

Hate to admit it, but now at my age, a lot of these nuances escape me.
But, was...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Nov 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By Robert11
Old Router Serving As A "Switch" Also ?

Hello,

I want to run two PC's in my home.

I have a Comcast box feeding my (old) Router.

I bought a GigaBit Switch ("TP-LINK TL-SG1005D...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Nov 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By Robert11
From OP: More Re Second HD

Hi,

Thanks all for the help; much appreciated.

A second HD would be primarily for backup.
Zillions of Photos and videos of Grandson, etc.

One possible advantage of an external HD, I guess,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Nov 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By Robert11
GigaBit Ethernet Switch ?

Hello,

Will be using two desktop PC's in house for the first time now.

Have always had a hard wired Ethernet cable between Router output and the one desktop pc.

New PC coming with,...
Forum: System Security 11 Nov 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By Robert11
Infection On Both HD's Question

Hello,

Was wondering about this a bit:

a. If there are two "Users" set up on a PC. Single internal HD
Would an "infection by a virus or some trojan, or Malware, likely also infect both Users ?...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Nov 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By Robert11
Second Internal HD, Or,... ?

Hello,

Will be ordering a new Dell XPS 8900 Desktop.
Comes with a 1 TB HD. No option to increase.

How "hard" is it to install another 1 TB inside the case ?
If relatively straightforward,...
Forum: System Security 10 Nov 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By Robert11
CryptoLocker & CBT Locker, etc. Defense Against Programs; Any ?

Hello,

About to purchase a new desktop PC, and am really worried about this.

Several months ago I was infected with that CBT (or is it CTB ?) Locker mal ware.
Possibly called CryptoLocker, or...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Nov 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,329
Posted By Robert11
Dell XPS 8900 Desktop: Worth The Extra $ For Upgrades ?

Hello,

Getting pretty close to deciding on a new Dell XPS 8900 desktop.

Seems like all the major brands have the same horror stories re service, returns, etc., and have more or less come to the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Nov 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By Robert11
Switching between Two PC's ?

Hello,

Presently have my desktop pc connected via an ethernet cable to my house Router.
The Router talks to my Comcast box.

If I get an additional PC for my kid, due to space limitations, they...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Nov 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By Robert11
Liquid Cooling Of Graphic Cards ?

Hello,

Looking at probably getting a new desktop PC.
No gaming.
Just typical household usage; internet, Photos, etc.

I noticed that several of the graphic card offerings seem to have liquid...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 07 Nov 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By Robert11
4 th or 6 Gen Intel Processor ?

Hello,

Trying to decide on new desktop PC with W 10.
No gaming.
Just household use, internet and Photos, etc.

Think I would notice any difference if I order one with a 4 th generation Intel...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 05 Nov 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By Robert11
Asus Comments

Hello,

Am going to take up the offers of a few of you nice folks in helping me decide on a new Desktop PC.
Hate to admit it, but now at my age many of the nuances escape me.

No gaming. Just a...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Nov 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By Robert11
From OPo

Hi

Thanks for all the help

All of Asus desktop pc s. Surprisingly only still come with W 8

Any idea when they will be avail with W 10. Bob
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Nov 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By Robert11
Comcast Router Box ?

Hi,

Have what is probably a dumb question on Routers, but will blame it on old age now.

We have a Comcast box feeding a Cisco Router that I installed probably about 5 or 6 yrs ago for our home....
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Nov 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By Robert11
Customizing, And New Desktop PC ?

Hello,

Am about to look into getting a new Desktop PC for the house.
No gaming; just mainly internet surfing, YouTube, etc.

Presently have a HP Pavilion Desktop that is about 4 years old.
...
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