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Forum: Security News 13 Jul 2012
Replies: 44
Views: 4,355
Posted By dlk7107
Are gadgets a security threat?

PCWorld Daily News dated 7/11/2012 states "Microsoft urges users to shut down Windows gadgets". Is this really a serious threat?
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Apr 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 11,867
Posted By dlk7107
Windows Live Mail sign-in

Is there a way to eliminate the "Sign in to Windows Live Mail" screen? I do not want to select the "Remember me" box.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 16 Jan 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,141
Posted By dlk7107
I have an AT&T wireless router. My desktop is...

I have an AT&T wireless router. My desktop is near the router. I therefore get a strong 5 bars.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 15 Jan 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,141
Posted By dlk7107
YouTube buffering

Much of the time I can watch YouTube with no problem; however, sometimes the video pauses. Can Windows 7 be tweaked to correct this? Is it a hardware problem? I have a low-end HP desktop machine...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Aug 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 3,421
Posted By dlk7107
The Troubleshooter said "Some solutions were...

The Troubleshooter said "Some solutions were applied". I clicked on "Yes, the problem is fixed". I then restarted the laptop; however, the problem was not fixed.

My existing computers have...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Aug 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 3,421
Posted By dlk7107
I suspect the other two computers are not win 7....

I suspect the other two computers are not win 7. Homegroup requires a password and when you set up win 7 and it asked you what type of network you connect to (you said a home network) it provided a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Aug 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 3,421
Posted By dlk7107
Homegroup password prompt

I installed Homegroup on a new laptop. I can access the other two computers in my house. however, when I try to access the new laptop from the other computers, I get a user id & password prompt.
...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Oct 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 6,740
Posted By dlk7107
Windows Live 2011

You are correct. The error message went away after a couple of days. Thanks for you help.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Oct 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 6,740
Posted By dlk7107
I looked at the AT&T email properties dialog box....

I looked at the AT&T email properties dialog box. Under "Outgoing Mail Server" I had selected "My server requires authentication". Should I unselect this? I worked OK before.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Oct 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 6,740
Posted By dlk7107
I looked at the AT&T email properties dialog box....

I looked at the AT&T email properties dialog box. The
Servers screen shows the following:
Outgoing Mail Server
My server requires authentication
Should I unselect "My server requires...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 24 Oct 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 6,740
Posted By dlk7107
Windows Live Mail 2011

After installing Live Mail 2011 I began receiving the following error message:

"The server you are connected to is using a security certificate that could not be verified. The certificate's CN...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 3,985
Posted By dlk7107
Thanks for your help. I now have the "Previous...

Thanks for your help. I now have the "Previous Versions" tab. I opened services.msc, but the Status field was blank. I then right-clicked on Volume Shadow Copy and chose Start.
Forum: Backup and Restore 22 Jul 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 3,985
Posted By dlk7107
shadow copy

Is "Previous Versions" (shadow copy) available in Win 7 Home Premium? When I right-click a file or folder and choose Properties, the "Previous Versions" tab does not appear.

Please help. Thanks
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Jun 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,499
Posted By dlk7107
Home Premium to Ultimate

I want to upgrade from 32-bit Windows 7 Home Premium to 64-bit Windows 7 Ultimate. Can this be done with an in-place install, or does it require a clean install?

Thanks.
Forum: Sound & Audio 31 May 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 2,132
Posted By dlk7107
Volume control icon

I found the solution to the missing volume icon. I downloaded & installed
"MicrosoftFixit50229.msi" from //download.microsoft.com.
Forum: Sound & Audio 31 May 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 2,132
Posted By dlk7107
Volume control icon

The volume icon in Notification area of taskbar disappeared. I clicked on Customize & the Volume is grayed-out. I then clicked "Turn system icons on or off". Volume is Off; unfortunately, it is...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 May 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,640
Posted By dlk7107
Task Scheduler

I did an in-place upgrade from Vista to Windows 7 Home Premium. I now get an error message when using Task Scheduler:

"An error occurred in task Reminders-Sherry. Error message: The specified...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 May 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 26,712
Posted By dlk7107
Network printer won't print

I solved the printer problem. I noticed that "Enabel bidirectional support" was NOT checked. In fact, it was grayed out. Fortunately, I had made an image backup just after installing Windows 7....
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Apr 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 26,712
Posted By dlk7107
Network printer won't print

I am able to add a network printer to my laptop using a wireless homegroup; however, when I send a test page, nothing happens at the printer. The printer is attached to a desktop in another room....
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Apr 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 11,129
Posted By dlk7107
windows Live Mail error

I solved the problem and can now send emails. I did the following:

Tools, Accounts, Properties, Servers tab, Settings

Settings should show "Use same settings as my server".
Somehow I had...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Apr 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 11,129
Posted By dlk7107
Windows Live Mail error

I can receive mail but cannot send. I get this error message:

server smtp.att.yahoo.com
Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0X800CCC0F
Protocol SMTP

It worked OK in Vista.
Please help. Thanks
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Apr 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,046
Posted By dlk7107
Task Scheduler

I get the following error message when I attempt to open Task Scheduler:
"An error has ocurred for task Reminders-Owner. Error message:The specified account is not valid."

Please help. Thanks
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 Apr 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,150
Posted By dlk7107
restore points

I am unable to schedule System Restore using the Task Scheduler. I want a new restore point to be created every day at 10 am. The Task Scheduler says that the task was succesfully completed; however,...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Mar 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,399
Posted By dlk7107
pin contacts

Thanks for your help. I now understand how windows conacts work as part of Windows Explorer.
Forum: General Discussion 17 Mar 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,399
Posted By dlk7107
pin Contacts

Can Contacts be pinned to the Start Menu? Contacts are now pinned to the taskbar. I can't find Contacts under All Programs.
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