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Forum: Microsoft Office 1 Day Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By strollin
If you can't get your Office installed and...

If you can't get your Office installed and activated again you will have the choice then of purchasing MS Office as Ranger4 explained but you could also try one of the free office suites such as...
Forum: Microsoft Office 2 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By strollin
I think you have good cause to be nervous about...

I think you have good cause to be nervous about uninstalling and re-installing Office. Have you attempted to contact MS?

I think Ranger4 is on to something. The transform files that the...
Forum: Microsoft Office 2 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By strollin
From Briana's description, I don't think it has...

From Briana's description, I don't think it has to do with the file extension associations.
briana - Can you give more info regarding what the installer is attempting to install? It might help us...
Forum: Microsoft Office 3 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By strollin
If you go into Programs & Features like you're...

If you go into Programs & Features like you're trying to uninstall MS Office, you should find a button labeled "Repair" or "Modify". I would first attempt to repair the current installation of MS...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By strollin
What model dlink router? Just because the router...

What model dlink router? Just because the router has a USB port, doesn't mean a printer can be attached, it also needs to have printer server functionality built in.

Does the printer itself have...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,830
Posted By strollin
You can paste into a folder, without actually...

You can paste into a folder, without actually entering the folder by making sure to highlight the destination folder name in File Explorer, then right-clicking and select Paste from the menu. Ctrl-V...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 962
Posted By strollin
Pretty much every browser does it similarly. ...

Pretty much every browser does it similarly. Right-click on the GIF (animated or not) and select Save. Should save the entire GIF.

Not all image viewers can display animated GIFs so make sure...
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By strollin
Is C2 running Win 7 Home? Win 7 Home cannot act...

Is C2 running Win 7 Home? Win 7 Home cannot act as a Host for Remote Desktop, you need to be running Pro or Enterprise. You could use alternate remote access software such as VNC or TeamViewer.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By strollin
I've had several onboard NICs fail over the...

I've had several onboard NICs fail over the years, simple matter to replace with either a card or USB dongle.
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,670
Posted By strollin
MS Surface hardware is not restricted to simply...

MS Surface hardware is not restricted to simply using apps from the Microsoft store (unless you get one of the older RT models) but can use pretty much any Windows software out there (older software...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Sep 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By strollin
Other than your OCD tendencies, what does having...

Other than your OCD tendencies, what does having a partition that "reports" it's size as exactly 100GB buy you? There is absolutely no benefit or consequence to being slightly more or slightly less....
Forum: Software 06 Sep 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,214
Posted By strollin
The image can be restored but whether or not the...

The image can be restored but whether or not the system will be bootable and usable is questionable. There's also the question as to the validity of the Windows license.

Generally, it is NOT...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Aug 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By strollin
As you found out, you can use a full size USB...

As you found out, you can use a full size USB keyboard with your laptop. However, if you want to be able to use your laptop as a laptop, then that's not very practical. The good news is that...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 11 Aug 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,898
Posted By strollin
VLC has codecs built-in for most video formats...

VLC has codecs built-in for most video formats so, if the file won't work in VLC, it's most likely an incomplete file. In order to make sure that VLC is working correctly, you need to try a known...
Forum: Virtualization 11 Aug 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By strollin
It doesn't matter where you put it, you cannot...

It doesn't matter where you put it, you cannot boot from a virtual DVD drive. Since the virtual DVD drive can only be invoked AFTER the OS is booted, it's not possible to boot the OS from it.
...
Forum: Virtualization 11 Aug 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By strollin
Unfortunately, no. The virtual DVD software runs...

Unfortunately, no. The virtual DVD software runs within the OS so it's not possible to have the virtual drive present BEFORE Windows is booted. That means there is no way for you to boot from it.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 10 Aug 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,898
Posted By strollin
Most likely the files weren't recovered 100%. ...

Most likely the files weren't recovered 100%. What method did you use to recover them?
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Aug 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By strollin
What samuria said is true but I would make sure...

What samuria said is true but I would make sure you have the entire hdd backed up before you attempt to format any of the partitions. That way if you happen to format the wrong partition somehow,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Jul 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,190
Posted By strollin
Microsoft maintains that info on their servers so...

Microsoft maintains that info on their servers so you can re-install Win 10 at anytime. However, you need to install the same version that was on it originally. For instance, if the computer came...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Jul 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,190
Posted By strollin
If you use imaging software such as Macrium...

If you use imaging software such as Macrium Reflect, it pretty much negates the need for a recovery partition anyway. I personally never use the mfr's provided recovery partition since it will...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Jul 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,190
Posted By strollin
I doubt you would notice any speed difference...

I doubt you would notice any speed difference although it might test faster. If you really want to see a performance difference, swap out that 1TB spinner for a 250 or 500GB SSD. An SSD costs more...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Jul 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By strollin
Take your laptop to the hardware store and ask...

Take your laptop to the hardware store and ask them for a driver that fits that screw.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 18 Jul 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By strollin
I'd advise you to ask this question in the Win 10...

I'd advise you to ask this question in the Win 10 forum where the Win 10 gurus hang out.
Forum: Microsoft Office 18 Jul 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,860
Posted By strollin
Before trying any of this, make sure you have all...

Before trying any of this, make sure you have all of your files backed up. That way, if a file does happen to get damaged (unlikely) you would be able to recover it from the backup.

You should be...
Forum: Microsoft Office 16 Jul 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,860
Posted By strollin
I've been using MS Office since Office 95 and...

I've been using MS Office since Office 95 and haven't run into issues with later versions of Office not being able to open previous versions of documents. Have you tried opening the files?

It...
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