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Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 1,464
Posted By RogerR
Out of sheer frustration, I downloaded a small...

Out of sheer frustration, I downloaded a small free program called D-LAN, and in about 4 clicks it immediately let me share folders between 2 computers on my network.
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 1,464
Posted By RogerR
No Business2 profile is not listed. To be clear,...

No Business2 profile is not listed. To be clear, Business2 was a computer name, not a user. The User was "Person on Business2" but there is no computer by that name now on the network.
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 1,464
Posted By RogerR
How do I remove an old profile?

The machine can't connect to a Homegroup because a profile apparently exists that is attached to the previous name for this computer. It used to be called Business2, but after a Windows reinstall,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By RogerR
I have a near new Netgear router (separate ISP...

I have a near new Netgear router (separate ISP modem) that does not report any issues and is otherwise faultless, so likely not the cause. All I can come up with is there is some old profile attached...
Forum: Network & Sharing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By RogerR
My network doesn't run over the internet - its...

My network doesn't run over the internet - its LAN through a router in the same room.
Forum: Network & Sharing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By RogerR
I have been through that tutorial on both...

I have been through that tutorial on both computers. Both are on the same workgroup and Home network. The computer that says it has the homegroup cannot report its password, so the other computer...
Forum: Network & Sharing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By RogerR
I have always had problems with Homegroups too....

I have always had problems with Homegroups too. Especially with mixed wired and wireless connections, but in this case it just 2 wired machines, each with one admin/user. Somehow the machine with the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Oct 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By RogerR
Want to share folders between 2 machines on a home network

I want to share folders between 2 machines on a home network.

I have been through all the checks for Homegroup; both machines are connected to the same Workgroup, with the same file-sharing...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Sep 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By RogerR
Good call. It was hiding in plain sight! ...

Good call. It was hiding in plain sight!

Reinstall ... ugh.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Sep 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By RogerR
Task Manager only recognizes half my RAM

While investigating a laggy desktop and some apparent RAM thrashing issues, I found his system has 8 megs of DDR2 installed (confirmed by Speccy) but Task Manager is only reporting 3324 MB total...
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Jun 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 759
Posted By RogerR
Answering my own question here, it seems an LTE...

Answering my own question here, it seems an LTE modem is the answer. It will simply replace the cable modem and everything else should continue to function as currently.
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Jun 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 759
Posted By RogerR
Anyone have experience with hotspots? Hotspot gateways?

Currently my internet is distributed my my ISP's cable modem to my Netgear router.

My ISP is total shit and I am switching to Verizon wireless. So, what do I need to connect the wireless signal to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Apr 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,485
Posted By RogerR
Good call. It was in fact the power supply....

Good call. It was in fact the power supply. Sadly, the new Antec 500W Earthwatts. :(

Anyway, I popped an old junker in there and it booted right up. I'll just be thankful it didn't take out the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Apr 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,485
Posted By RogerR
No boot after power outage - what now?

Wife computer. Power surge followed by outage. Both the other computers in the room restarted fine. Hers..not so much. Checked cables etc but no power up from the system at all. Then when I...
Forum: News 05 Feb 2017
Replies: 57
Views: 7,929
Posted By RogerR
There is no compelling reason for most users to...

There is no compelling reason for most users to change to 10. Touchscreen is about the only the only function pushing any upgrade past 7. It's unfortunate that its near monopoly encourages MS to...
Forum: Backup and Restore 22 Jan 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 779
Posted By RogerR
Does anyone here use Readyshare Vault? Need help.

I have a 5TB USB drive that is configured via ReadyShare Vault to perform regular backups. The problem is the drive is full and I can't figure out how to delete old backups.

The drive can be ready...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By RogerR
Did you create a custom setting for your video...

Did you create a custom setting for your video adapter to optimize visual performance in a particular game? Intel Graphics Control Panel?
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 11 Sep 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 8,394
Posted By RogerR
Most obviously because they don't make any more...

Most obviously because they don't make any more money on a product once it is sold. And once it is out of wty it is, at a certain level, wasted effort. It can be hard to justify "customer goodwill"...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By RogerR
Have you reset the screen res to the recommended...

Have you reset the screen res to the recommended settings through Control Panel>Appearance>Display>Screen Resolution?
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,791
Posted By RogerR
Yes! I have long suspected it was a significant...

Yes! I have long suspected it was a significant part of the issue. I used their dedicated removal tool, but somehow things were never the same. Sorry I ever used it. I am now using Avira - perhaps I...
Forum: Drivers 11 Sep 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,684
Posted By RogerR
Check the sound with earbuds in case the internal...

Check the sound with earbuds in case the internal speaker was not connected. You may need a separate standalone movie player (such as VLC media player) to view a blu-ray DVD. Bluetooth button...
Forum: News 11 Sep 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,511
Posted By RogerR
That is the correct question. And as Dropbox...

That is the correct question. And as Dropbox illustrates so clearly, when there is a data breach it may be years until the customer becomes aware. By then, your horse has not merely left the stable,...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1,208
Posted By RogerR
Just guessing here, but have you tried...

Just guessing here, but have you tried uninstalling/ reinstalling your HP printer drivers? I have had legions of quirky issues with HP printers over the years and trying to diagnose and correct...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,216
Posted By RogerR
When you save a file, select "Save As" instead of...

When you save a file, select "Save As" instead of "Save" and then direct the file to your preferred location.
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By RogerR
If it used to work fine and now does not,...

If it used to work fine and now does not, logically the most likely change is a driver update. You might look to see if there is a previous driver to roll back to. Alternatively you can pick up a...
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