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Forum: General Discussion 15 Sep 2012
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Posted By alanrudy
True, just one time a couple weeks ago Avast...

True, just one time a couple weeks ago Avast blocked a virus like 4 times in a row I was just wondering if someone was trying and actually tried more than that and got through once. Thought it'd be...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Sep 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 859
Posted By alanrudy
Sorry, edited to include screenshot. So it's...

Sorry, edited to include screenshot. So it's normal? Derek10, in my case the order is different. How about the 2nd question, any steps I can take to see if someone has ever hacked into my computer?
Forum: General Discussion 15 Sep 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 859
Posted By alanrudy
Are there other usernames on my computer? How can I tell if anyone...

Hello, the first question may be a dumb question, but attached is a screenshot of my users of my computer. Is "system" something unusual or just a normal part of the comupter? "Alan" should be the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Aug 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 7,395
Posted By alanrudy
Ahh, okay gregrocker, I get it now. I read what...

Ahh, okay gregrocker, I get it now. I read what you wrote but it didn't click til your last explanation, thank you. Will reread thread and figure it out. Thanks for your help again.
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Aug 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 7,395
Posted By alanrudy
I have everything on my C drive, is it safe to...

I have everything on my C drive, is it safe to expand it by 8gb?
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Aug 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 7,395
Posted By alanrudy
Thanks for your advice, but I'm having a tough...

Thanks for your advice, but I'm having a tough time understanding what you are saying gregrocker, I'm sorry, I'm not as proficient in computers as you. Do you know the answer to my question about...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Aug 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 7,395
Posted By alanrudy
Yeah, it's not empty, just when I click on it...

Yeah, it's not empty, just when I click on it nothing comes up, even with show hidden folders clicked, so I can't do what SIW2 advised. I was able to create a backup disk using Windows 7 backup and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Aug 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 7,395
Posted By alanrudy
That's how Lenovo shipped it. Just to be safe,...

That's how Lenovo shipped it. Just to be safe, repartitioning the c drive won't make me lose anything, correct?
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Aug 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 7,395
Posted By alanrudy
F5ing is right, it's still there even though I...

F5ing is right, it's still there even though I turned off Hibernation. I don't know how to recover that space...how do I manipulate the partions to recover or even worst case, just use the partition...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Aug 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 7,395
Posted By alanrudy
About Hibernation, oh okay, I thought you had...

About Hibernation, oh okay, I thought you had turn Hibernate off and then do something else to recover the space it is taking. Will the space be automatically recovered to C drive or do I have to do...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Aug 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 7,395
Posted By alanrudy
Here is a screenshot of the error. Actually I...

Here is a screenshot of the error. Actually I don't see too many programs that I would not maybe find useful, and since I've already been setting up all my programs and settings the way I like, I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Aug 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 7,395
Posted By alanrudy
Thanks all for replying! Attached is the image. ...

Thanks all for replying! Attached is the image. What I want to do is transfer what is on the Lenovo recovery drive Q and put it on my external hard drive L. Lenovo gives me an option to do that...
Forum: Graphic Cards 23 Aug 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,167
Posted By alanrudy
No I don't, that could help. Also, I need to...

No I don't, that could help. Also, I need to work on my posture because I sometimes catch myself in awkward sitting positions, lol.
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Aug 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 7,395
Posted By alanrudy
Can't create recovery media "Windows 7 only allows one copy"

Tried searching for the answer...my Lenovo x230 has a partitioned 13gb. It says you can recover this disk space if you create recovery media; however when I do that it says..."Windows 7 only allows...
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Aug 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,167
Posted By alanrudy
Thanks again, okay, it's been 25 days and still...

Thanks again, okay, it's been 25 days and still feel strain/awkward having to strain the neck/eyes more to look up but maybe the muscles will get used to it. I'm leaning more towards your advice of...
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Aug 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,167
Posted By alanrudy
Thanks for your reply. Would a 23" 16x9 increase...

Thanks for your reply. Would a 23" 16x9 increase the text size vs 24" 16x10? I'm hoping to find a natural solution that wouldn't require me to zoom in or out constantly.
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Aug 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,167
Posted By alanrudy
Dell 23" u2312 16:9 or 24" u2412 16:10...please help

Hello, I bought the Dell 2412, but I'm still in shock at the screen size (came from primarily laptop use). I primarily use the computer for work (internet, ms office, etc). I hear 16:10 is better...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By alanrudy
Update- All is fine with the setup except the...

Update- All is fine with the setup except the monitor. Believe it or not, I actually plan to return my Dell 24" u2412 for a 23" u2312 even though with paying return shipping, the deal, etc., it...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Aug 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 6,136
Posted By alanrudy
Hello, I am having a somewhat similar problem...I...

Hello, I am having a somewhat similar problem...I am able to follow the exact instructions in Windows color management, but what I can't do is find the Spool folder in the System32 folder or sysWOW64...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By alanrudy
Looks like I won't be able to do #2 because I...

Looks like I won't be able to do #2 because I don't see an option in BIOS to control computer on from USB. Still getting conflicting views on my first question but I guess it's not a ton of...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By alanrudy
Ok, thank you, still a little confused because I...

Ok, thank you, still a little confused because I came across the OSHA website http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/computerworkstations/components_monitors.html#Angle and this website work environment -...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By alanrudy
Thanks Dwarf! That means my current height is...

Thanks Dwarf! That means my current height is just about perfect and don't need to buy a new desk/chair/return monitor. When you say a bit too close, how much farther away would you recommend? I...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By alanrudy
Thanks again! For question 1, for your monitor,...

Thanks again! For question 1, for your monitor, what do you personally thing is best...being eye level with top of monitor or eye level at 3/4th of the way up?
Forum: General Discussion 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By alanrudy
Okay, wow, didn't know most of what you wrote,...

Okay, wow, didn't know most of what you wrote, not sure why I read so much advice elsewhere to regularly discharge the battery, guess that was an old practice. Thanks so much for your help! Any...
Forum: Tutorials 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 77
Views: 356,339
Posted By alanrudy
Thanks for this thread Brink! Is it possible to...

Thanks for this thread Brink! Is it possible to delete the show desktop on the right side?
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