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Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
I second using Macrium Reflect Free...

I second using Macrium Reflect Free (http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.aspx) instead of Win 7's backup. Be sure to make a rescue disk or USB stick. You will need it should you ever need to make a...
Forum: Microsoft Office 3 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Until you can sort this out (or not), you might...

Until you can sort this out (or not), you might look into using LibreOffice. It is similar to MS Office and work can be saved in fairly compatible MS file formats or as PDF files. Even though my...
Forum: Microsoft Office 4 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Mayhap the problem is because Office 2007 reached...

Mayhap the problem is because Office 2007 reached EOL around 6 months ago.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 7,316
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
:doh:How on earth did I miss that (old age...

:doh:How on earth did I miss that (old age sucks)? Thanks for waking me up. :confused:
I'm a rank amateur so this should be of help when I'm ready to start transitioning.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 7,316
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Shoot, I must have missed that link. Could you...

Shoot, I must have missed that link. Could you please repost it?
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 7,316
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Like it or not, moving on to an OS other than...

Like it or not, moving on to an OS other than Windows after Win 7 reaches EOL is a viable option and discussion of that option is appropriate for this thread.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 7,316
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
I hear you. I worked third shift for 5 1/2 years...

I hear you. I worked third shift for 5 1/2 years up to eight years ago, when I retired for keeps, and I still frequently have trouble sleeping at night but can sleep like a baby during the day. I...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,512
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Thank you. I still don't trust MS any further...

Thank you. I still don't trust MS any further than I can spit upwind in a class 5 hurricane so I'm through with MS updates for now if not forever.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
IE11 is pretty much the only browser I use (I...

IE11 is pretty much the only browser I use (I keep Firefox on my computer for the occasional sites that were designed by clowns that were too lazy and/or incompetent to design for IE, may they...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Truecrypt is no longer supported. Veracrypt is...

Truecrypt is no longer supported. Veracrypt is very similar—it is based on Truecrypt—and is very safe to use.
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 4,558
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Mine ran one heckuvalot faster and smoother when...

Mine ran one heckuvalot faster and smoother when I did that. MS has risen almost to the top of my Specialized High Intensity Training List.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
The 960 Pro, however, is an NVMe M.2 SSD instead...

The 960 Pro, however, is an NVMe M.2 SSD instead of AHCI SATA III like the 850 and 860 Pros. The OP stated he wanted to stay with SATA. His motherboard may not even be compatible with NVMe.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
The Samsung 860 Pro has only a five year warranty...

The Samsung 860 Pro has only a five year warranty compared to the 850's ten year warranty but the write life increased considerably. performance hasn't increased very much. I wouldn't recommend...
Forum: System Security 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
I stopped using it several years ago. It became...

I stopped using it several years ago. It became too wonky and sluggish for me.
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 4,558
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
After the disastrous results from January's...

After the disastrous results from January's Security only updates that reduced my computer to an almost unusable mess (I had to restore the image I made before the update to get my computer back) and...
Forum: Chillout Room 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Check to see if any of the local trade schools...

Check to see if any of the local trade schools might want it.
Forum: News 15 Mar 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,654
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Only the stupid Windows update. ASUS apparently...

Only the stupid Windows update. ASUS apparently can't be bothered to come up with a firmware update for my current P9X79 WS. Heck, the last time I checked, the *&^%$#@! hadn't come up with one for...
Forum: News 14 Mar 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,654
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
It slowed my computer way down and IE 11 and...

It slowed my computer way down and IE 11 and Firefox were almost unusable. I couldn't even do any tabbed browsing without crashing my internet connection. Restoring the image I made before...
Forum: News 14 Mar 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,654
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
I'm glad they didn't. January's pretty much...

I'm glad they didn't. January's pretty much wrecked my computer.
Forum: News 14 Mar 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,654
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
I'm Intel (a misnomer, if I ever saw one). The...

I'm Intel (a misnomer, if I ever saw one). The machine is a Sandy Bridge-E. I haven't updated my current notebook since I last used it in December; I shudder to think of the performance hit that...
Forum: News 13 Mar 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,654
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
The one for January pretty much rendered any...

The one for January pretty much rendered any browser unusable and crippled my computer for anything else. I wound up restoring the image I made before downloading and installing that abomination.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Mar 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
In #1, the OS can become corrupted since the OS...

In #1, the OS can become corrupted since the OS doesn't save some things until it is properly shut down. sometimes, it takes several cold shutdowns to do damage; other times, just once can do it. ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Mar 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 3,094
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Thank you. It's not how we feel about your...

Thank you. It's not how we feel about your colorful color choices; it's a matter of being able to read your posts.
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Mar 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 3,094
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Many people are color blind, including me. I find...

Many people are color blind, including me. I find the dark purple text very hard to read.
Forum: Chillout Room 08 Mar 2018
Replies: 1,363
Views: 301,869
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
At least the belt wasn't white.

At least the belt wasn't white.
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