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Forum: General Discussion 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By strollin
Programs don't transfer easily, if at all. Your...

Programs don't transfer easily, if at all. Your data should be easy to transfer via a data transfer cable or you can network the computers or you can use a USB thumb drive.
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 133
Posted By strollin
I think ICIT2LOL meant to suggest using an...

I think ICIT2LOL meant to suggest using an Ethernet switch, the term hub is generally used to refer to a device for expanding USB connections.

A switch will allow you to plug into the single RJ-45...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By strollin
Upgrading to Win 10 SHOULDN'T effect your...

Upgrading to Win 10 SHOULDN'T effect your OneDrive files. However, to be on the safe side, back them up as suggested. My personal experience, after having upgraded 6-7 machines, has been that none...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By strollin
With the router plugged in and turned on, do you...

With the router plugged in and turned on, do you see an SSID for the router listed in a wifi capable machine? If so, according to the info at this link: Linksys Official Support - Linksys Site USA, ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By strollin
Yes, the drivers from the old PC would be...

Yes, the drivers from the old PC would be problematic on the new PC. There are ways to do it though, not sure if you're willing to put in the effort.

You could run a command called sysprep with...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 390
Posted By strollin
Another option would be to cover the laptop with...

Another option would be to cover the laptop with a "skin" that will cover up the existing discoloration and help prevent any similar issues in the future. https://www.decalgirl.com/skins/laptops
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By strollin
I don't have personal experience with these...

I don't have personal experience with these sites, but here is an article that lists 14 sites for free and legal music. 14 Legal and Free Music Download Websites...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By strollin
I don't consider a computer purchased 3 years ago...

I don't consider a computer purchased 3 years ago as "old", anymore than I consider $350 a "large" purchase.

I know we all have different economic situations but in the world of computers, $350 is...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Jun 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By strollin
As long as you upgrade by July 29th, you don't...

As long as you upgrade by July 29th, you don't need a Windows 10 key to upgrade a Win 7 computer to Win 10.

After July 29th, I'm not sure if you'll be able to upgrade using a MSDN key. I have...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Jun 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By strollin
Yes, more info needed. I am very curious as to...

Yes, more info needed. I am very curious as to what a blocked hard drive is.
Forum: Microsoft Office 19 Jun 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By strollin
The ISOs for Office aren't bootable so it's...

The ISOs for Office aren't bootable so it's trivial to put both on the same disk. In fact, the ISOs I have for Office 2010 came from MS with both 32 and 64 versions on the same disk.

You can...
Forum: Virtualization 12 Jun 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By strollin
Here's a YouTube vid that might help:...

Here's a YouTube vid that might help: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znxZFi9FT1c
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By strollin
You know it's funny because this is so simple and...

You know it's funny because this is so simple and it works perfectly - thank you!

I had been doing it the other way around (select file and then hold CTRL key) because that's the way Windows...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By strollin
I only find the check boxes useful on a...

I only find the check boxes useful on a touchscreen device like a tablet. If I have a mouse and keyboard Ctrl and the mouse works better for me.
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jun 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By strollin
Yes, press and hold down the Ctrl key, then...

Yes, press and hold down the Ctrl key, then select all the non-consecutive files you wish. Once selected you can then copy & paste or drag & drop them to wherever you wish.
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2016
Replies: 200
Views: 20,788
Posted By strollin
I've been running Win 10 since the very first...

I've been running Win 10 since the very first preview and have never had the issues you are describing Thrash. I don't find Win 10 unstable in the least.

Even though I run Win 10 on several...
Forum: General Discussion 31 May 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By strollin
Good catch Thrash. OP - Here's more info on...

Good catch Thrash.

OP - Here's more info on MyWinLocker: MyWinLocker (http://www.acer.com/ac/en/GB/content/mywinlocker#_ga=1.38595168.230674381.1464710318)
Forum: General Discussion 31 May 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By strollin
Wow, that's odd that drag and drop would work but...

Wow, that's odd that drag and drop would work but copy/paste doesn't. I would try running SFC to check the system files.

Open an admin command prompt and enter: sfc /scannow
Forum: General Discussion 30 May 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By strollin
Does it only happen when you try to move from the...

Does it only happen when you try to move from the internal drive to the external? What about from the external to the internal or internal to internal or external to external?
Forum: Microsoft Office 27 May 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By strollin
I don't have Office 2016 installed but here's a...

I don't have Office 2016 installed but here's a shot of my Office 2013 in Programs and Features and there is most definitely a Change option. I wonder if it's because I have the Professional version...
Forum: Microsoft Office 26 May 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By strollin
During the install, Office prompts you to perform...

During the install, Office prompts you to perform a "typical" installation vs. a "custom" installation. If you select "custom", you can pick and choose which components to install.

Once...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 May 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By strollin
If you are wanting to stream mp4s from your NAS,...

If you are wanting to stream mp4s from your NAS, you could install Plex on your NAS then get a Plex client for your computer, phone, tablet (whichever device you wish to watch on).
Forum: Virtualization 14 May 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By strollin
My comment regarding RAM was based on your listed...

My comment regarding RAM was based on your listed specs which say you have 4GB of RAM not 12GB. With that much RAM you can easily allot 4GB or so to your VM if needed without choking your host...
Forum: Virtualization 14 May 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By strollin
You don't want a new partition for VirtualBox. ...

You don't want a new partition for VirtualBox. The VHD that VirtualBox creates for a VM you create is actually just a file on your system that is used to virtually mimic a real disk and will have...
Forum: General Discussion 14 May 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By strollin
I think that once it's activated, it's activated...

I think that once it's activated, it's activated forever. Let's say someone upgraded to Win 10 when it first became available and used it for an entire year. On Aug 1st, 2016 (just past the free...
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