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Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By ColMac
Using Tracking Protection

Has anyone had experience (good or bad) using applications such as EasyList Standard, EasyPrivacy or Enhanced privacy with Internet Explorer 11?

I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit on a...
Forum: System Security 02 Mar 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By ColMac
Windows Defender Turns Off

Fair enough. If I don't need it, there's no point in running it, is there? Thanks!
Forum: System Security 28 Feb 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By ColMac
Windows Defender Turns Off

Windows Defender keeps getting turned off, particularly when I shut down.

I am also running Microsoft Security Essentials.

Does Microsoft Security Essentials turn off Windows Defender, or...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,326
Posted By ColMac
Well, yes, I am using a wireless mouse. I also...

Well, yes, I am using a wireless mouse. I also operate my Dell desktop, which also uses Windows 7 Home Premium, and McAfee Antivirus Plus, using a wireless mouse, and do not experience the problem...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,326
Posted By ColMac
Anything running in the background came as...

Anything running in the background came as manufacturer's standard software. I have added nothing that did not come with the original purchase except MS Office, McAfee Anti-Virus Plus, and a couple...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,326
Posted By ColMac
Screen Saver Turns Off

The computer is 10 dys old. The problem came with it.

Dell Tech Support is NOT the place to go for help: hence my posting here.
Forum: General Discussion 09 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,326
Posted By ColMac
Screen Saver Shuts Itself Off

I'm running MS Windows 7 Home Premium on a Dell laptop.

Nomally, the screen saver works as expected. About half the time, after I log off and shut down, the screen saver is not enabled when I...
Forum: Microsoft Office 28 Jun 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By ColMac
Can't Display Recent Messages in Word 2010

I am running CCleaner. I have not run it since upgrading from Office 2007 To Office 2010 yesterday. Just now I went to CCleaner/Applications and unchecked both 2007 and 2010.

I'm still unable...
Forum: Microsoft Office 27 Jun 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By ColMac
Can't Display Recent Messages in Word 2010

The thread
Click the File tab.
Under Help, click Options.
Click Advanced.
Under Display, in the Show this number of Recent Documents list, click the number of files that you want to display....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jan 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,530
Posted By ColMac
How Can I Re-Format. . .

First of all, thanks to all of you for your advice and suggestions.

I believe I have a hardware failure.

In addition to trying to follow your advisories, I have downloaded, installed,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jan 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,530
Posted By ColMac
How Can I Re-Format Stick Memory

The stick memory (officially, I suppose it's a USB flash memory card) is the F Drive on the attached screen shot.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jan 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,530
Posted By ColMac
No Joy

I previously formatted the stick to FAT32.

Downloaded, installed, and ran the SD Card Formatter.

The stick is still set to 1 MB.

Thank you both for trying to help!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jan 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,530
Posted By ColMac
How Can I Re-Format A Memory Stick?

I installed and formatted a Maxell 32 GB USB memory stick in my Dell computer which has a Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit operating system. Saved many photos on it, and then removed it. Today I...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 804
Posted By ColMac
Just now, I fixed it. No idea what went...

Just now, I fixed it.

No idea what went wrong, but I did a System Restore, and the restored system now, as in the past, has a "Downloads" icon on the Computerscreen.

Thanks, Brink.
Forum: General Discussion 14 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 804
Posted By ColMac
"Downloads" Has Vanished

I no longer have Downloads on my Computer page. The icon has vanished.

Can anyone suggest how to restore them?
Forum: Browsers & Mail 03 Jan 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 18,717
Posted By ColMac
Cannot open hyperlinks, get blank screen

I went to programs and clicked on Internet explorer (64bit). I pinned that to my start toolbar and use that. Now it works for me.:D
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Dec 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 847
Posted By ColMac
Homegroup Icon

I have left the Homegroup.

How can I remove the Homegroup icon from my desktop?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 May 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,000
Posted By ColMac
Wrong Designation for External Hard Drive

Thanks again.

I am resigned to my fate.

I have gone through the "Edit" function in the recent past, and found nothing worth changing. Was hoping to be able to re-designate the primary User...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 May 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,000
Posted By ColMac
Wrong Designation for External Hard Drive

Thank you for responding to my post.

Yes, I am able to access the drive.

I right-click on it, and invoke Properties.

When I go to the tab and attempt to re-set "Security" in order to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Apr 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,000
Posted By ColMac
Wrong Designation for External Hard Drive

My operating system is Windows 7 32 bit Home Premium.

I have a Buffalo external hard disk drive which I use for backup.

The computer "Properties" for this drive defaults to:
ATAPI DVD/CD-ROM...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Apr 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,365
Posted By ColMac
Lost Recycle Bin

My operating system is Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit.

My Recycle Bin has vanished.

How can I restore it?
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Feb 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,531
Posted By ColMac
Can't Get Homegroup To Work

I have two computers running Windows 7 Home Premium: a Dell laptop with a 64 bit operating system and a Gateway desktop with a 32 bit operating system. The desktop is hardwired to the Internet and...
Forum: Tutorials 14 Feb 2010
Replies: 88
Views: 114,947
Posted By ColMac
Remove "Libraries" Icon From Desktop

The app worked fine. Thank you!
Forum: Tutorials 14 Feb 2010
Replies: 287
Views: 1,014,974
Posted By ColMac
Remove Shortcut Icon Arrows

It worked like a charm. Thank you!
Forum: Browsers & Mail 13 Feb 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 2,835
Posted By ColMac
Adobe Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player is not supported for playback in a 64-bit browser. However, you can run Flash Player in a 32-bit browser running on a 64-bit operating system.

How can I get a 32-bit browser...
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