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Forum: Installation & Setup 6 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By strollin
The partitions will be aligned on a fresh...

The partitions will be aligned on a fresh install. It's really only necessary to check the alignment when cloning an existing installation from another drive.
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Apr 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 804
Posted By strollin
Can't you use the Windows Easy Transfer for that?...

Can't you use the Windows Easy Transfer for that? https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff943667.aspx
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Apr 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By strollin
If you're comfortable and qualified to work...

If you're comfortable and qualified to work around electrical components that have the ability to deliver a lethal shock then yes, the case can be opened and the fan replaced. Make sure the system...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Apr 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 2,814
Posted By strollin
You might be able to part it out. Someone may...

You might be able to part it out. Someone may have the same laptop with a bad screen or keyboard that would buy yours. You could try advertising it for parts on sites like Ebay or Craigslist.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Mar 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,263
Posted By strollin
Can you post a screenshot of Disk Management?

Can you post a screenshot of Disk Management?
Forum: General Discussion 24 Mar 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 2,867
Posted By strollin
Xcopy is indeed more powerful than the Copy...

Xcopy is indeed more powerful than the Copy command but it still won't do what the OP wants it to do.
Forum: General Discussion 24 Mar 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 2,867
Posted By strollin
The behavior you are describing is the way the...

The behavior you are describing is the way the file system works. If you copy a same named folder over another folder, the file system should notify you that there are duplicate files and ask what...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Mar 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By strollin
First off, are you sure your newly built PC has...

First off, are you sure your newly built PC has wifi? Many desktops typically don't.

Providing your PC does have wifi, then yes, you need to install the driver. If the motherboard has wifi...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Mar 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By strollin
What version of Windows is running on the...

What version of Windows is running on the computer she is trying to remote in to? If it's Home or Starter, it can't be accessed remotely. Needs to be running Pro, Ultimate or Enterprise in order to...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 08 Mar 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By strollin
Technically, MS has never said Win 10 is "the...

Technically, MS has never said Win 10 is "the last OS". They said it is the last version of Windows, big difference. I'm sure they'll come out with another OS, it just won't be called Windows.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Mar 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By strollin
Even if your and your wife's laptops were...

Even if your and your wife's laptops were identical models, there could still be performance differences due to a myriad of reasons such as one or the other could have a virus or malware, different...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Feb 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By strollin
Check on the Toshiba website to see if they have...

Check on the Toshiba website to see if they have Win 7 64 bit drivers for your laptop. If not, then you will need to see if you can find the drivers from the various chipset mfrs websites.

Is the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Feb 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By strollin
If you clone everything from the Thinkpad to the...

If you clone everything from the Thinkpad to the Satellite, you will end up with an x86 installation. In order to move from 32 to 64 bit, you need to do a fresh install of all of your programs. You...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Feb 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By strollin
You can check on the Print Spooler by going here:...

You can check on the Print Spooler by going here: Control Panel->System and Security->Administrative Tools->Services. Check to make sure the Printer Spooler service is running.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Feb 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By strollin
Have you verified that the Printer Spooler...

Have you verified that the Printer Spooler Service is running?
Forum: Software 05 Feb 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By strollin
The xcopy command was first introduced in DOS 3.2...

The xcopy command was first introduced in DOS 3.2 and has always been a command line operation. It really doesn't make sense to add xcopy as an option to the right-click menu in File Explorer. I...
Forum: Software 03 Feb 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By strollin
Why don't you just use xcopy in Windows 7? I'm...

Why don't you just use xcopy in Windows 7? I'm not sure what you mean when you say "I can't believe we can't do it." What is stopping you?

"Xcopy [source] [destination] /A" is the command you...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Feb 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By strollin
Yet Bluetooth devices are more secure than...

Yet Bluetooth devices are more secure than wireless mouse/keyboard dongles!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Feb 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By strollin
Let's not confuse a wireless mouse/keyboard with...

Let's not confuse a wireless mouse/keyboard with wifi. They are similar but different with completely different uses.

A wireless mouse is extremely easy to hack since there is no security...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jan 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By strollin
I doubt a virus could be present but about a year...

I doubt a virus could be present but about a year ago it was discovered that wireless keyboard/mouse dongles were trivial to hack and a hacker could gain access to your computer very easily. The...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Jan 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By strollin
One tip regarding thermal paste, more is not...

One tip regarding thermal paste, more is not better! You want to use a very thin coat of paste between the cpu and heatsink for maximum heat transfer.

It shouldn't be necessary to re-apply paste...
Forum: Drivers 22 Jan 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By strollin
Do you connect to your router via network cable...

Do you connect to your router via network cable or via wifi?

You'll find a listing in Device Manager for "Network Adapters". There will be required drivers for Ethernet controller (cable) and/or...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 12 Jan 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 68,272
Posted By strollin
This document from the Sony website might help:...

This document from the Sony website might help: https://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/support-info.pl?template_id=1&info_id=884#br
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Dec 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By strollin
You need to go into Settings->Full...

You need to go into Settings->Full Settings->Mail->Compose and change the email format from Plain Text to HTML.
Forum: General Discussion 04 Dec 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,288
Posted By strollin
If you start Word using the icon on your desktop,...

If you start Word using the icon on your desktop, type some text, then click Save, it should prompt you for a file name and location.

When you start Word using an existing document, clicking...
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