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Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 May 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By boweasel
MS Level 3 Support - here we come... Turns...

MS Level 3 Support - here we come...

Turns out that my wife's (and everybody elses) outlook.com email account is being migrated to a new version, and while an account is being migrated the email...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 15 May 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By boweasel
Unsolved again... I've spent about 6 hours...

Unsolved again...

I've spent about 6 hours over the past 2 days doing the I'd-rather-they-pulled-out-my-fingernails chat with 3 separate MS outlook.com techs...

It was always 'my fault' or...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 15 May 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By boweasel
This is apparently some new hideous default for...

This is apparently some new hideous default for outlook.com - it wants to open every attachment using Office Online, even though it doesn't work on a lot of computers.

So I'll mark this as solved...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 13 May 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By boweasel
I wonder what that means? On 3 different...

I wonder what that means? On 3 different computers we get View, Download and Save to OneDrive - Personal, while you get View Online, Save to OneDrive, and Download. Different order, we get the -...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 13 May 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By boweasel
You don't seem to understand me, and I actually...

You don't seem to understand me, and I actually thought I was being clear.

Every single attachment does open. They open when I click Download and then click Open. I provided a screenshot in...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 May 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By boweasel
Excuse me for being obtuse, but I don't know what...

Excuse me for being obtuse, but I don't know what you mean. Who do I contact? My wjfe's ISP? My ISP (they are different)? Outlook.com? Are you saying that the Outlook.com user has become...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 May 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By boweasel
There is no right-clicking available on the...

There is no right-clicking available on the attachment within the email. Right-clicking merely brings up the same 3 options available from the little arrow at the right of the attachment. I have...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 May 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By boweasel
Cannot Open Attachments with Live Mail (Outlook.com)

Running Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. To access our email we go to msn.com and click on Outlook.com in the upper left of the page. When we open an email with attachments we're given a choice to...
Forum: Tutorials 27 Apr 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 185,087
Posted By boweasel
I'm baffled. As usual. This is a Windows 7...

I'm baffled. As usual. This is a Windows 7 forum, is it not? Why would anyone running Windows 7 be using Internet Explorer 8 or 9? Even when I've reinstalled a fresh copy of W7 my default browser...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Mar 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,289
Posted By boweasel
This problem has just begun to reoccur after...

This problem has just begun to reoccur after spontaneously stopping almost a year ago. I have no idea if this is related to the topic I posted in Performance & Maintenance -...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Mar 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By boweasel
Thanks for the reply. And yes I might be...

Thanks for the reply. And yes I might be inclined to blame my ISP if the problem was occurring on ALL our computers, but that's not the case. We have 4 computers and a tablet and the 'not...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Mar 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By boweasel
A Never Ending Stream of '... is not responding'

I even got the message while attempting to post here - sevenforums.com is not responding. If I wait a few minutes the message goes away and I can continue.

I have run a full Security Essentials...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Mar 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 327
Posted By boweasel
Are My Wireless Connections Preventing ISO Download?

According to my ISP I should be achieving download speeds of 13 Mp/sec. Not the greatest, but adequate for our purposes. We have 4 computers (an old XP tower wired directly to our modem/router, a...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Feb 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By boweasel
Thanks, but even though Malwarebytes found...

Thanks, but even though Malwarebytes found nothing, I downloaded and ran the latest version of AdwCleaner. I don't recognize what it found but removing it took care of the problem.
Forum: General Discussion 07 Feb 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By boweasel
Taskbar Icons Renamed

The screen on my laptop fluttered a little bit while I was in Internet Explorer. It was only a second, and it seemed to affect nothing - all the tabs I had open were still working. But then I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Jan 2016
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By boweasel
Wish I knew. Beyond swapping out USB cables and...

Wish I knew. Beyond swapping out USB cables and installing on another machine (see below), I got nothin'...

Yeah in my last post: And I was also stymied when trying to install the G510a-f to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Jan 2016
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By boweasel
You know guys, I never even thought to check if...

You know guys, I never even thought to check if the printer had wireless capability - I stupidly thought that all printers of recent vintage could be run wirelessly. We got this printer about a year...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Jan 2016
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By boweasel
Well have set up a few now and just recently too...

Well have set up a few now and just recently too and never needed the cable for that - all you need are the drivers for the printer - and the wifi card if you purchase one. It could be different in...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jan 2016
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By boweasel
As horrible as the thought is, you might be...

As horrible as the thought is, you might be right. Or not. I refuse to believe that the printer cable port on the back of the HP 4500 decided to malfunction at exactly the same time that I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jan 2016
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By boweasel
That, of course is only helpful going forward. ...

That, of course is only helpful going forward. My wife upgraded on her own without consulting me, and initially seemed quite proud that she'd managed to do it on her own. She and I have already had...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jan 2016
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By boweasel
I'm blameless on this one. My wife, knowing that...

I'm blameless on this one. My wife, knowing that the quote upgrade unquote was free, and getting tired of the incessant Microsoft nags updated on her own. Which, of course leaves me (and this...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jan 2016
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By boweasel
Good point did occur to me but unless I got it...

Good point did occur to me but unless I got it wrong it worked in 10 yet not when the OP came back to 7 where it had been working before. Now that smacks of 10 "interference":huh:[/QUOTE]
Maybe I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jan 2016
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By boweasel
Well, that's what I was thinking as well, and is...

Well, that's what I was thinking as well, and is one of the things that prompted the return to W7
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jan 2016
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By boweasel
I'd left the printer/PC alone and connected...

I'd left the printer/PC alone and connected overnight, and when I checked it today there was a diagnostic message from HP that took me through the automated step of uninstalling the printer, followed...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jan 2016
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By boweasel
The printer has wireless capability, however it...

The printer has wireless capability, however it is not being used - the Lenovo tower that is now running Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit does not have a built-in wireless adapter so the printer has...
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