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Forum: Software 08 Aug 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By chefduane
I don't use an app but a little spreadsheet I...

I don't use an app but a little spreadsheet I developed in Excel. Has all the fields you mentioned and a few more. And it was free! It just stays on the desktop. It doesn't have reminders, tho. ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Jul 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By chefduane
Also check the direction of the fan airflow and...

Also check the direction of the fan airflow and for any obstructions in any case vents. You want to have clear vents with clean filters (if applicable) for intake and the fans should exhaust heat...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jul 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By chefduane
Do you use your computer outside?

Do you use your computer outside?
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jun 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 6,432
Posted By chefduane
Certainly trevorcork will make the decision that...

Certainly trevorcork will make the decision that he thinks is best for him but having varied perspectives from different points of view is a good thing, eh?
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 6,432
Posted By chefduane
Is there a particular reason why you do not wish...

Is there a particular reason why you do not wish to take a position overseas? I understand if you have a valid reason, but an overseas assignment can really be a resume booster in the long run. Not...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Jun 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By chefduane
Your hard drive is almost full.

Your hard drive is almost full.
Forum: News 11 Jun 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,064
Posted By chefduane
It won't. But the OP was about surreptitiously...

It won't. But the OP was about surreptitiously turning on your camera to spy on you and the goings on in the surrounding area. For desktop users a lens cover will protect from that. When you close...
Forum: News 11 Jun 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,064
Posted By chefduane
I use a simple plastic lens blocker to physically...

I use a simple plastic lens blocker to physically cover my lens. Sometimes the simplest solution (low tech) is the best solution.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Jun 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,173
Posted By chefduane
Yep, gave it a try and it works like a charm. ...

Yep, gave it a try and it works like a charm. Just what I was looking for. Thanks!!
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Jun 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,173
Posted By chefduane
Thanks, but I'm interested in Win7 and the...

Thanks, but I'm interested in Win7 and the tutorial listed is for Win10. Will this work for Win7 also?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Jun 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,173
Posted By chefduane
Add 'Backup and Restore' to the context menu?

I have searched but not found a way to easily add 'Backup and Restore' to the context menu. I am not capable of figuring it out myself and would like to find a tutorial I can follow. Any...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 2,018
Posted By chefduane
But don't you think that's understandable? I...

But don't you think that's understandable? I mean, when folks see a person hacking a licensed OS the immediate response is most likely that its an unauthorized action. Especially when that...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jun 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 2,018
Posted By chefduane
Never even heard of it. I wonder what...

Never even heard of it. I wonder what Microsoft's take on that would be. Methinks there might be some legalities involved that MS might not take kindly to.
Forum: Chillout Room 15 May 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 959
Posted By chefduane
Donate it to a school that has a 'small engines'...

Donate it to a school that has a 'small engines' shop class. The kids get to learn about the mechanics of small engines (and maybe get it running again, giving them a sense of accomplishment) and...
Forum: Software 13 May 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 747
Posted By chefduane
Yep, I understand. I keep WinCalendar in the...

Yep, I understand. I keep WinCalendar in the upper right hand corner of my desktop and at its smallest size so its unobtrusive, but I understand wanting to keep your desktop clear.
Forum: Software 13 May 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 747
Posted By chefduane
I placed wincalendar in my startup. Starts up as...

I placed wincalendar in my startup. Starts up as an applet on my desktop and is always readily available.
Forum: Microsoft Office 12 May 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By chefduane
Its the 'new paragraph' indicator. ...

Its the 'new paragraph' indicator.

Tools>Options>View> and then under Formatting Marks>uncheck Paragraph Marks.
Forum: Chillout Room 12 Apr 2018
Replies: 495
Views: 76,358
Posted By chefduane
Yes, and there were only 20 people or so there...

Yes, and there were only 20 people or so there and most of them were seasoned citizens. Too bad that more people aren't interested in things like this (although I understand its not interesting for...
Forum: Chillout Room 12 Apr 2018
Replies: 495
Views: 76,358
Posted By chefduane
Went to a talk today given by a guy named Phil...

Went to a talk today given by a guy named Phil Pollacia. He is an old time IBM'er that that worked on all the flight command code for the Gemini up through the SpaceLab programs. He headed up the...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Apr 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1,258
Posted By chefduane
Yes, yes, and... yes!

Yes, yes, and... yes!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Mar 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By chefduane
Thanks for the feedback but I am honestly not...

Thanks for the feedback but I am honestly not interested in doing any diagnostics and/or data recovery at this point. The new drive ran the back up fine and I am happy with that. At least I know I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Mar 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By chefduane
Late this aft I bought a Toshiba Canvio 1tb...

Late this aft I bought a Toshiba Canvio 1tb external usb 3.0 and it just completed a successful back up. Recognized in disc mgmt. and it shows when I open 'computer' from the start menu. So it was...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Mar 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By chefduane
I am positive the disk is plugged in. Disc Mgmt...

I am positive the disk is plugged in. Disc Mgmt does not show it even after I unplug it and plug it back in. Macrium does not list the drive so I cannot select it. And I have also tried other USB...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Mar 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By chefduane
Ok, so I downloaded and installed Macrium but...

Ok, so I downloaded and installed Macrium but when I get to "Create a Backup, Disk Image, Select a Source Drive and Image Destination" there is no option to select the external drive. It is not...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Mar 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By chefduane
I'll give Macrium a try but why would Win 7...

I'll give Macrium a try but why would Win 7 suddenly become flaky after running fine for a number of years? Puzzling. Maybe I am being hardware-centric but my perception would be that the...
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