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Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 57 Minutes Ago
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We have 4 of the little Acer Aspire One netbooks...

We have 4 of the little Acer Aspire One netbooks in our family that are about 8 years old now and everyone of them still works (except the batteries don't hold much of a charge). We also have 2 Asus...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 399
Posted By strollin
There is no guarantee that a self-built PC will...

There is no guarantee that a self-built PC will last any longer or be anymore reliable than a pre-built.
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Day Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By strollin
No problem.

No problem.
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Day Ago
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Views: 302
Posted By strollin
Did you read the link I posted above?

Did you read the link I posted above?
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Day Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By strollin
Try this: How to Change Your Netbook's Screen...

Try this: How to Change Your Netbook's Screen Resolution (http://mobileoffice.about.com/od/netbooks/a/How-To-Change-Your-Netbooks-Screen-Resolution.htm)
I was able to change the resolution on my...
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By strollin
How are the computers connected to the network? ...

How are the computers connected to the network? Wired or wireless?

If wired, use good quality Cat5 or better cable. Ensure computers/routers have gigabit speed ports. How long is the cable run?...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 3 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 399
Posted By strollin
Not necessary to be a gamer to want to build your...

Not necessary to be a gamer to want to build your own. I'm not a gamer and I've been building my own systems since 1985.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 199
Posted By strollin
What make and model is it? Generally, the...

What make and model is it?

Generally, the factory restore option is initiated via a key combination during boot so doesn't require you to login first.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 199
Posted By strollin
Since you plan to give it to a friend anyway,...

Since you plan to give it to a friend anyway, check the manual for it and see how to restore it back to factory state. It should reset everything so your friend can then set it up with his/her own...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By strollin
Using an internal drive for backup is not...

Using an internal drive for backup is not generally recommended. It's better than no backup at all but prone to many issues that make it less desirable than an external for backups.
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Forum: Software 5 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 294
Posted By strollin
Ill try to stay away from any Al-Qaida...

Ill try to stay away from any Al-Qaida areas.:what:

Seriously though, the Navigator App seems to be all I need.

Since it was able to plot a map from me in Orange County, Ca. to her in Monsey,...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By strollin
Unless you turned off virtual memory a Windows...

Unless you turned off virtual memory a Windows machine shouldn't run out of RAM. That's the whole point of virtual memory, uses disk space as RAM when the OS runs out of physical RAM. It might slow...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By strollin
No, it will restore your system back to how it...

No, it will restore your system back to how it was when you first got it.

You will lose all the programs you installed and all data you saved to your hard drive such as docs, pics, vids & music...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 209
Posted By strollin
Um, Isn't Bluetooth wireless? :p Different...

Um, Isn't Bluetooth wireless? :p

Different strokes for different folks I guess. I've used Logitech corded products for a long time and liked them. When I finally went wireless I stayed with that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 209
Posted By strollin
That's why I don't use wireless mice and...

That's why I don't use wireless mice and keyboards and stick with Bluetooth because it's a standard. A Bluetooth dongle will work with whatever BT mouse or whatever BT keyboard. BT also can connect...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By strollin
Glad I jogged your memory. From my brief...

Glad I jogged your memory.

From my brief reading of the Carbonite website it does provide mirror imaging which is what I'm referring to but it isn't an automatic cloud thing, you need to do the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By strollin
I'm not a big fan of the recovery partition...

I'm not a big fan of the recovery partition anyway since if you recover your system that way it restores it back to the way your system was the day you got it. Complete with any bloatware that was...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 294
Posted By strollin
It is a good app. I use it often as well. As I...

It is a good app. I use it often as well. As I said, it's got 1 weak spot and that is that it requires you to have a cellular connection. If you happen to navigate somewhere where there's no cell...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 197
Posted By strollin
It's more likely that 3.5" drives need additional...

It's more likely that 3.5" drives need additional power whereas 2.5" drives don't.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 197
Posted By strollin
If your computers support it, an enclosure with...

If your computers support it, an enclosure with eSATA will be faster but will require a USB connection in addition to the eSATA connection for power.

If you get a USB 3.0 enclosure, you will need...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By strollin
If you have any PCI slots available in your...

If you have any PCI slots available in your system you could add a card with more SATA ports.

If any of your hdds are smaller, you might consider getting a larger drive that would let you...
Forum: Microsoft Office 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By strollin
I think you may be on to something there. On...

I think you may be on to something there. On this computer, I'm running Win 8.1 with a local account which does not allow me to connect directly to OneDrive. I use a 3rd party app (syncDriver for...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 294
Posted By strollin
My phone only has a 4g SD and 2GB of internal...

My phone only has a 4g SD and 2GB of internal memory.

If I get a bigger SD card, can I move it to the card?

Most of the GPS apps I've tried, won't let you move it.[/QUOTE]
Yes, Co-Pilot allows...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 294
Posted By strollin
Navigator==Google maps. It's a good navigation...

Navigator==Google maps. It's a good navigation app except for one thing, it requires a data connection to keep updating the map data as you drive. A good navigation app that doesn't require a data...
Forum: Microsoft Office 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By strollin
There must be a way to turn it on/off. I have...

There must be a way to turn it on/off. I have Office 2013 on my machine and see both the msouc.exe and msosync.exe files on my computer. However, there is nothing in my System Tray and no processes...
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