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Forum: General Discussion 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By bigmck
If no one accesses your PC, there is not much to...

If no one accesses your PC, there is not much to worry about. If they do, you can have the normal password to access your Profile. Even if someone breaks your Profile Password, you can store your...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By bigmck
You need to fill in your specs as complete as...

You need to fill in your specs as complete as possible. If we don't know what your PC is, we can't help.
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By bigmck
Are you saying that you do not have a sticker...

Are you saying that you do not have a sticker with the Windows Product Key? If that is the case, download the Free Speccy https://www.piriform.com/speccy/download It has a lot of info about your PC...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 3 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By bigmck
You need to be more specific. What browser do...

You need to be more specific. What browser do you have and what do you mean "8 to 10"?
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,747
Posted By bigmck
Oh don't be shocked. I am frequently amazed at my...

Oh don't be shocked. I am frequently amazed at my capacity to not look carefully at things when in a hurry. And I was in a hurry when I bought that.

As I recall, I had searched out reviews on...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,747
Posted By bigmck
I am shocked. Why would anyone buy a ROM when...

I am shocked. Why would anyone buy a ROM when you can get a burner for the same price?
dvd burner - Newegg.com...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,747
Posted By bigmck
Are you sure? I didn't think they made DVD ROM...

Are you sure? I didn't think they made DVD ROM anymore? Is yours really old?
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,747
Posted By bigmck
Have you tried using Windows Media Player. If...

Have you tried using Windows Media Player. If anything should work, it should. Just drag your files to the player and burn. You have to wait a few seconds until Media Player recognizes the files...
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 429
Posted By bigmck
When you start the Shutdown, do you ever see on...

When you start the Shutdown, do you ever see on the screen a notification that "Windows is waiting for X Program to close before Shutdown can complete" or something to that wording for a brief period...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 429
Posted By bigmck
When you say "It will not shut down", tell me...

When you say "It will not shut down", tell me exactly what you do. == Click on Start button, you see Shutdown (is there an exclamation point next to shutdown?), you click on Shutdown, then what...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By bigmck
I didn't have the problem this morning so the...

I didn't have the problem this morning so the System Restore worked. Thanks DavidE for your help on the Updats.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By bigmck
HE HE ( I always wonder about that for myself )...

HE HE ( I always wonder about that for myself ) ;)

Seriously now,:shock:
If it started 2 days ago, that was Patch Tuesday...did it start after the PT updates ?
If it really does go to sleep,...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By bigmck
Computer Doesn't Respond in Mornings

I leave my Desktop PC on all the time. I have the monitor set to go off after 20 minutes. In the morning I sit down at it and move my mouse and the monitor turns on. The last two mornings when I have...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By bigmck
I'm sorry. I was looking for DVI. I misread...

I'm sorry. I was looking for DVI. I misread message #6
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By bigmck
Here is one for $5.99. That is worth a shot. ...

Here is one for $5.99. That is worth a shot.
Amazon.com: Dell KH276 Silicon Image Orion PCI-Express Video Graphics Card: Electronics...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By bigmck
I did a Google search on "Refurbished Monitors"...

I did a Google search on "Refurbished Monitors" and got several inexpensive hits. I think a monitor might be the better choice. There are some in the $70 area. Make sure it has an HDMI connection....
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 429
Posted By bigmck
Try this link. Computer Does Not Shut Down...

Try this link. Computer Does Not Shut Down (Windows 7 or Vista) | HP® Support (http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01891350&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en) It gives several things to try. ...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 429
Posted By bigmck
Click on the Start button and select Control...

Click on the Start button and select Control Panel. Look for Power Options and click on that. On the left side you will see several places to change options. I would turn all of the Sleep, Hibernate,...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By bigmck
I have an old Pentium 4 which I put Windows 7 on...

I have an old Pentium 4 which I put Windows 7 on and it is just slow. Too slow for me to use even. That is the problem your sister has. More RAM is not going to help. You can buy some good PC's...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By bigmck
I did what he said but when trying to move the...

I did what he said but when trying to move the Google Toolbar, it only stretches the space to type in the word, not move it to the right side. I will PM him and ask.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By bigmck
Thanks for the link Maxie, but that did not do it...

Thanks for the link Maxie, but that did not do it for me. It seems the answer to that applied to IE9. Still looking.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By bigmck
Internet Explorer v10

I have IE 10 at both home and work both with Windows 7. IE at home has the Google toolbar on the right side of the browser and work is the left side of the browser. I would like to get both of them...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By bigmck
Here is what the error means Windows Update error...

Here is what the error means Windows Update error 800B0100 - Windows Help (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-update-error-800b0100#1TC=windows-7) Where did you get the Win 7 that...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By bigmck
I got hooked on a poker site a few years ago. In...

I got hooked on a poker site a few years ago. In about three months, I had all kind of junk files that I had picked up there and had to format the HD and do a Clean Install. You are only asking for...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By bigmck
Have you put the Windows Product Key in and...

Have you put the Windows Product Key in and activated the copy of Windows? If not that is a source of your problem. You might also run the Windows Genuine Diagnostic Tool and post the results here....
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