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Forum: General Discussion 10 Sep 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,737
Posted By macgig
using another computer, I download drivers for...

using another computer, I download drivers for wifi/internet. works now. thanks. :)
Forum: General Discussion 08 Sep 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,737
Posted By macgig
toshiba tecra r490. restore to factory settings. no internet now.

how do I get my internet back? wifi dont work so I plugged in the ethernet cable. still no internet.
Forum: System Security 23 Dec 2017
Replies: 1,254
Views: 325,389
Posted By macgig
the problem is, things always change. whats good...

the problem is, things always change. whats good today may not be good months from now. I was using MSE for years. it found nothing on my system. malwarebytes found nothing. then I ran RogueKiller...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Sep 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By macgig
thanks I'll try a remove and reinstall. :)

thanks I'll try a remove and reinstall. :)
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Sep 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By macgig
this one looks like it installs then shows up...

this one looks like it installs then shows up again in windows update after a few minutes. no idea how to fix it and get it to install.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Sep 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By macgig
cant update MSE definitions using windows update.

tried 4 times. it keeps showing KB23110138 definition update, but won't install it. any ideas whats going on?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Mar 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,632
Posted By macgig
windows update works now. not sure why it...

windows update works now. not sure why it stopped. since I had no important data on the computer, I did a factory reset. its installing 201 updates. thanks for the help appreciate it. :)
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Feb 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,632
Posted By macgig
not dual booting. I have a pc and mac, they are...

not dual booting. I have a pc and mac, they are separate. :)
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Feb 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,632
Posted By macgig
tons of stuff to read in those links, have not...

tons of stuff to read in those links, have not had time to look at them yet. over the weekend hopefully. :cool:
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 Feb 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,632
Posted By macgig
I dont think so ive not had this pc very long.

I dont think so ive not had this pc very long.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Feb 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,632
Posted By macgig
windows update won't update

says checking for updates.... nothing else happens.

windows 7 pro, sp1.... Toshiba tecra R850 laptop.

Ive tried many tips on google, none seem to work. any ideas how to get the update to...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jun 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,560
Posted By macgig
cant read it, its faded out. I see the key but...

cant read it, its faded out. I see the key but the version is not there.
its a toshiba portege r830-s8332
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,560
Posted By macgig
lol. thanks. I think. I'll try asking the person...

lol. thanks. I think. I'll try asking the person that gave it to me, see if they remember it.
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,560
Posted By macgig
cant login, forgot password

someone gave me a nice laptop. its password protected. how can I bypass this or reset the password? is their an easy way? I don't have any disks.
Forum: Software 02 Jan 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 3,011
Posted By macgig
43.0.3 of firefox is what i'm using. I keep it...

43.0.3 of firefox is what i'm using. I keep it updated. I cant stand the facebook ads and this does a good job of hiding them. seems like it's safe but I guess you never know.
Forum: Software 02 Jan 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 3,011
Posted By macgig
is fb purity safe to use?

F.B. Purity - Clean up and Customize Facebook (http://www.fbpurity.com/)

seems to work ok. facebook wont let me post the URL in a post. which is odd. says it's "unsafe".

this hides the...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Dec 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By macgig
I'm in the USA east coast. I'll avoid ebay and...

I'm in the USA east coast. I'll avoid ebay and the refurbs. :) and dell. I'm thinking HP maybe. thanks for the feedback.
Forum: General Discussion 20 Dec 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By macgig
$3000? if I had that sort of money id get a mac...

$3000? if I had that sort of money id get a mac laptop. Id be web surfing and emailing for the most part.... low end stuff... nothing too fancy. :)
Forum: General Discussion 20 Dec 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By macgig
need advice on good windows 7 laptop.

had some questions...



what brand and model should I get? does brand even matter?
what processor should I look for? I don't need top of the line but I don't want something too slow either....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Dec 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,816
Posted By macgig
thanks for your advice. worked fine. I let it run...

thanks for your advice. worked fine. I let it run overnight. eventually it worked and found and installed the updates. 207 of them to be exact. :)
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Dec 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,816
Posted By macgig
ok I'll try that. I'll let it run overnight if I...

ok I'll try that. I'll let it run overnight if I have too.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Dec 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,816
Posted By macgig
windows wont find and download updates.

I did a factory restore. HP g60 445Dx laptop. windows says its checking for updates but it never stops checking and never finds anything. I know there are updates. how come its not finding and...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Nov 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,808
Posted By macgig
beats me. still says downloading windows 10. I...

beats me. still says downloading windows 10. I select windows 7 files and it says downloading ten. perhaps its not installing 10 just saying it? I don't want to let it run and find out it is...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Nov 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,808
Posted By macgig
so, it appears to want to install the windows 7...

so, it appears to want to install the windows 7 updates. then says installing windows 10. i have no idea what to do to fix this. I want the windows 7 updates, not 10. ??? makes no sense to me.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 Nov 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,808
Posted By macgig
think I hid that already. it still says its...

think I hid that already. it still says its downloading win 10 setup files when I try to install the windows 7 updates.
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