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Forum: Tutorials 18 Mar 2013
Replies: 51
Views: 203,157
Posted By blue skies
Thank you Shawn. I appreciate your response.:) ...

Thank you Shawn. I appreciate your response.:) I didn't see the option to unpin it when I had it installed - which I thought was strange.

Thanks for the second suggestion... I will use that...
Forum: Tutorials 17 Mar 2013
Replies: 51
Views: 203,157
Posted By blue skies
I installed IE10 with Windows Update. It put an...

I installed IE10 with Windows Update. It put an icon in my taskbar that I couldn't get rid of, (to the right, by my pinned Recycle Bin) which I found very annoying. I rarely use IE and don't want...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 24 Feb 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By blue skies
I thought I would followup with what I learned in...

I thought I would followup with what I learned in case it ends up helping someone else who searches for answers to these same questions.

I originally thought that using PortableFirefox and...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 18 Feb 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By blue skies
Thank you for your replies Robinb9. :) I use...

Thank you for your replies Robinb9. :)

I use WLM client for my business accounts which are not Live accounts. (They go through Yahoo.) Even if it were though, I would still prefer to just have...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Feb 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By blue skies
Best way to Sync email and browser data using online storage?

I would like to sync my Firefox, Thunderbird and Windows Live Mail between my desktop and my notebook computer. (And my Vueminder calendar.) What is the best way to do this?

I was think of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,661
Posted By blue skies
It worked. I really don't know what my problem...

It worked. I really don't know what my problem was before. I guess it's possible I kept typing it wrong each time - I'm not used to this built-in keyboard, and the text size is tiny because the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,661
Posted By blue skies
No, I mean I can't even get to msconfig. It's...

No, I mean I can't even get to msconfig. It's missing on this notebook.

ETA: ok, I just retyped it again after waking it back up, and it finally showed up. I tried so many times before and it...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,661
Posted By blue skies
I went to look at startup, but when I type...

I went to look at startup, but when I type msconfig in the search box, nothing shows up. I went to look for the folder in PCHEALTH, and it's not there.
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,661
Posted By blue skies
I was determined to try a clean install on my...

I was determined to try a clean install on my next computer, but I think this situation is just way too complicated for me.

Thanks again to everyone who replied with advice and suggestions. I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,661
Posted By blue skies
Here is my disk management screen cap: ...

Here is my disk management screen cap:

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Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,661
Posted By blue skies
I will definitely do that. That is all...

I will definitely do that.


That is all very good to know. It seems I will only be able to use up to 26 GB total, so the fact that you are able to run the OS, all your programs and a 2 GB...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,661
Posted By blue skies
Thank you Gregrocker. I looked at your awesome...

Thank you Gregrocker. I looked at your awesome Clean Install tutorial a little while ago. It is very well done.

I have come across these terms before, but I'm not really familiar with them. I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,661
Posted By blue skies
Thank you for the link to the clean install...

Thank you for the link to the clean install tutorial, LittleJay. I haven't had a chance to look at it yet, but I plan to study it. I've never installed an OS before.

Thank you for your reply...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,661
Posted By blue skies
I have been searching for more information about...

I have been searching for more information about SSD/HDD, and came across the advice quoted below to

1. Move the Windows paging file to the HDD
3. Move the Windows restore points off the SSD.
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,661
Posted By blue skies
New laptop setup, SSD questions

I ordered a new laptop that should be delivered tomorrow, and I was hoping someone could answer a few questions for me. This is the laptop I ordered: Buy.com - Toshiba Satellite U845W 14.4" Core i5...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 5,131
Posted By blue skies
Well, Disk Check ran over night and found no...

Well, Disk Check ran over night and found no problems.

I am still unable to create and save a system image to my new Seagate 3 TB external hard drive.

After Googling and reading various...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 5,131
Posted By blue skies
Thank you for your reply. Microsoft suggested...

Thank you for your reply. Microsoft suggested running Chkdsk on the volume to be backed up and the target for the backup. The new HDD was fine. I ran it on my desktop disk and I was in the other...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 5,131
Posted By blue skies
Huh. I just plugged in the 3 TB drive and was...

Huh. I just plugged in the 3 TB drive and was expecting it to be already formatted by the manufacturer with two partitions - one that is approximately 2 TB and the other almost 800 GB. Either that,...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 5,131
Posted By blue skies
I think this is a good approach. To use the full...

I think this is a good approach. To use the full 3TB as one partition you would also need to format the HDD as a GPT drive rather than with an MBR partition table.[/QUOTE]

Thank you for mentioning...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 5,131
Posted By blue skies
I was going to buy a 2 TB, but the extra TB was...

I was going to buy a 2 TB, but the extra TB was only $20 more... so I thought I might as well get the larger one since HDDs keep getting bigger.

I use my computer as a DVR, and also have a lot of...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 5,131
Posted By blue skies
Large external HDD for backup - Partition? Image and Synctoy?

I have an all-in-one desktop computer with a 1 TB internal HDD. When I first got the computer, I did not understand how helpful it would have been to create a separate partition just for my data. ...
Forum: System Security 06 Nov 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By blue skies
Thanks Marsmaimar! :) This may be a very...

Thanks Marsmaimar! :)

This may be a very stupid question, but is Adobe Flash a java application?
Forum: System Security 06 Nov 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By blue skies
Thanks for checking Kegobeer. (Great name!) I...

Thanks for checking Kegobeer. (Great name!) I wonder what caused the pop-up?

I get nervous when I get those pop-ups to update Java and I have to click to allow it access to change things on my...
Forum: System Security 06 Nov 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By blue skies
MSSE alert pop-up when checking time.gov this morning

I clicked on the time.gov website this morning to check my local time which I guess uses a Java application. It's a site I have bookmarked and check occasionally while setting my clocks which never...
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Sep 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,656
Posted By blue skies
In Disk Management I have the 100 MB system...

In Disk Management I have the 100 MB system reserve partition along with the C partition and the manufacturer's recovery partition... so I guess I must be missing a VHD in my backup image. :(
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