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Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Jun 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By RknRusty
Okay, nevermind. It magically started working...

Okay, nevermind. It magically started working again this morning. I bet this old power supply is getting fatigued. It's time to open the case and clean it out anyway. Cool its innards off.
Rusty
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By RknRusty
USB ports failing

This is a cheap eMachines(Acer) desktop PC, probably 5 or 6 years old, which seems to be about how long my hardware usually lasts. After being off for two weeks over vacation, the USB port on my...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Apr 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By RknRusty
I'm looking at Chrome right now. Maybe I'll give...

I'm looking at Chrome right now. Maybe I'll give it a shot.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Apr 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By RknRusty
Thanks, Thrash. Maybe I'll go back to it. I...

Thanks, Thrash. Maybe I'll go back to it. I actually still have 9, maybe I should upgrade to 10. I do like the Speed dial page that FF and Opera have.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Apr 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By RknRusty
I'm sick of Firefox. What browser do you prefer?

I'm sick of Mozilla Firefox. I love the add-ons and compatibility with Norton Internet Security. Maybe the Norton interface is what's interfering with it. But Firefox is a resource hog, stumbling and...
Forum: Chillout Room 30 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By RknRusty
Okay, sorry, I thought I had given a good...

Okay, sorry, I thought I had given a good description, especially since my main question was if there is a good XP forum. It was all the information I knew to give.

Anyway, I fixed it. I found a...
Forum: Chillout Room 30 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By RknRusty
Yeah that's all I can figure. I didn't even know...

Yeah that's all I can figure. I didn't even know that was possible, but it seems to be doing just that. I can live with it, I'm going to look at my Acronis backup. Maybe there's a way to back it up...
Forum: Chillout Room 30 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By RknRusty
When I thought XP was dead, I reassigned the SD...

When I thought XP was dead, I reassigned the SD card as the first boot device and used Linux from there. Then when I found XP would load, I reassigned the HDD back to the first boot device but I was...
Forum: Chillout Room 30 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By RknRusty
Recommendation for forum to solve XP problem?

Hi valued 7 users. It's been so long since I had to troubleshoot another OS I don't know the best forums anymore. Any favorite XP forums y'all can recommend?
Thanks.
Rusty
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Forum: Microsoft Office 03 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,356
Posted By RknRusty
Last night I realized that when this first...

Last night I realized that when this first started, and I changed my AOL password(which has fixed it in the past), I forgot to change it on my phone too. So all that time I was getting the Outlook...
Forum: Microsoft Office 03 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,356
Posted By RknRusty
Mine suddenly started cooperating after initially...

Mine suddenly started cooperating after initially acting up. I got up this morning and it's been downloading mail all night without a hitch. Who knows. But if it starts up with the prompts again,...
Forum: Microsoft Office 02 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,356
Posted By RknRusty
That was an easy enough fix... except it didn't...

That was an easy enough fix... except it didn't fix it. It behaved for about an hour and went back to its old tricks.
I still get this prompt:
300016
It never asks for my roadrunner password, just...
Forum: Microsoft Office 01 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,356
Posted By RknRusty
Outlook 2007 prompting for password

Outlook 2007, 12.0.6680-5000, SP3 12.0.6683.5000
This is a simple home PC, single user with nothing but a cable modem between me and the internet.

I have two mail accounts, one POP roadrunner...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 06 Oct 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 997
Posted By RknRusty
Yep, me too, Process Explorer. Sounds good,...

Yep, me too, Process Explorer.
Sounds good, thanks. See y'all next time I have a question.
Rusty
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Oct 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 997
Posted By RknRusty
Okay, got it upgraded after the uninstall. Saved...

Okay, got it upgraded after the uninstall. Saved my preferences so no problem with bookmarks, etc. I'll know within a week whether it still leaves an uninvited firefox.exe service running in the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Oct 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 997
Posted By RknRusty
Thanks for all the help. I'll get it fixed this...

Thanks for all the help. I'll get it fixed this weekend
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Oct 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 997
Posted By RknRusty
I'll try that this weekend and let you know how...

I'll try that this weekend and let you know how it turns out. I'll have to figure out how to save my bookmarks first. Or I could copy them from an Acronis backup.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Oct 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 997
Posted By RknRusty
Cannot upgrade firefox

Well hello everyone, I hardly drop in anymore except when I have a problem. So here is the latest:

I have Firefox 12.0. For several months it's been asking me to update, but it always fails and...
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Jul 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By RknRusty
I bought a Netgear N300 wireless router. It...

I bought a Netgear N300 wireless router. It should handle my light usage needs.
Thanks,
Rusty
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Jul 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By RknRusty
Advice needed for choosing a new router

The best thread I found searching sevenforums.com is this one: http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/80195-replacing-router.html.
But the latest posts are two years old so I want to be sure my...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Jul 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,254
Posted By RknRusty
Bear, thanks for the tutorial. The first time, I...

Bear, thanks for the tutorial. The first time, I saw two items in device manager that said unknown device, so just to see what happened I only uninstalled those and deleted infcache.1. I rebooted and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Jul 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,254
Posted By RknRusty
No, sorry, I forgot to. I'll run through that...

No, sorry, I forgot to. I'll run through that tonight. Thanks.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Jul 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,254
Posted By RknRusty
Thanks Bear. I do have a 3 year old CyberPower...

Thanks Bear. I do have a 3 year old CyberPower surge protector, but I should probably scrap it and get a new one. It's been through lots of storms. My house unfortunately has an old 2 wire electrical...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Jul 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,254
Posted By RknRusty
Desktop computer USB ports failing

I don't know if my PC is dying a slow natural death or if an outside insult caused it.
During a recent thunderstorm, a power flicker turned off my computer. After rebooting, I had no Internet...
Forum: System Security 13 Dec 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 766
Posted By RknRusty
Adobe dialog asking to update certificates while opening a PDF

The only Adobe application I use is Acrobat reader. I frequently get prompted to update Adobe, usually when rebooting, and I usually accept. Sometimes I postpone and accept later. However, recently I...
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