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Forum: General Discussion 12 May 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By Robert11
Hello, First, a most sincere thanks for all...

Hello,

First, a most sincere thanks for all the comments and suggestions.
Really nice of everyone to take the time.

pc "seems" to be fine now. He did the MalWareBytes and AVG/AVS scans....
Forum: General Discussion 11 May 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By Robert11
Hi Paul, Any suggestions for which one ? ...

Hi Paul,

Any suggestions for which one ?

Any (good) free ones ?

Thanks again,
Bob
Forum: General Discussion 11 May 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By Robert11
Hi Thanks. Will tell son to run...

Hi

Thanks.

Will tell son to run Malwarebytes.

Regards,
Bob
Forum: General Discussion 11 May 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By Robert11
Freeze, and Msg.: "This computer May Self Destruct" ? (HP Desktop)

Hello,

Not too much actual info. on this, but you folks have been so
absolutely helpful in the past, thought I'd at least Post, and see if anyone might
have any thoughts on it.

Son (not in...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Apr 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Robert11
Hi Folks, Just a quick thanks for all the...

Hi Folks,

Just a quick thanks for all the suggestions and help.
Nice of you all to take the time.

I'll try them out, and if I learn anything, I'll Post again.

Regards,
Bob
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Apr 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By Robert11
Hi Thanks for help. Tried both Fat32...

Hi

Thanks for help.

Tried both Fat32 and also ExFat.
Formatted on Mac.

But, it seems to show up in the W7 pc
in Device Manager, under the Hidden
Tab. Nowhere else, apparently.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Apr 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Robert11
Un-Hiding A USB Stick That Only Shows In Device Mgr. Under "Hidden" ?

Hello,

Have a new USB Cruzer USB 2.0 stick that won't show anywhere when inserted.

Went to Device Manager, and it does show up, apparently,
in the "Hidden" items tab. No idea why. Thoughts ?...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Apr 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By Robert11
USB 2.0 Stick Not Being Recognized ?

Hi Folks,

This is not very important; more of academic interest.
But, I would really like to understand what may be happening.

I have a new USB Memory Stick. ScanDisk. 16 GB. SDCZ36-016G. ...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Feb 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 883
Posted By Robert11
Photo Not Appearing: Why ?

Hello,

Using Eternal September for my eMail, via Comcast.

Not sure if this is the correct, or best, place to post this, but
figure you folks, as always, would know.

Many times, but not all...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Oct 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By Robert11
New W7 pc: Settings, etc. for ?

Hello,

Am in my 80's now, so please bear with me a bit.

Have a many yr old W7 desktop pc.
Still working fine, but imagine it will konck out on me one of these days.

Will try to buy a new W7...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Sep 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By Robert11
"Scripts"; Running Of Danger ?

Hello,

I use Firefox.

Guess I have an add-on that prevents "Scripts Being Used"

Keeps coming up for most sites I visit, and then I have to do a manual "allow".
Driving me crazy.

Just how...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Aug 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By Robert11
Brother Printer Problem; Printing Just A Single Page ? Clearing Mem?

Hello,

Would sure appreciate some help with this; driving me crazy.

Have a few year old Brother monochrome laser printer, Model HL-2140/ 2170W
One of their cheaper models; just does simple B&W...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Apr 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,511
Posted By Robert11
"Allow Scripts Globally": What Does This Mean, Please

Hello, My pc has W10 on it, so naturally I posted the following to a Forum devoted to W10. No replies. So, am taking the liberty of asking here, as this Forum has been incredible in the help it has...
Forum: Software 15 Mar 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,160
Posted By Robert11
"Just BASIC" Questions. Recommendations, Please ?

Hello,

My son has just signed up for "Just Basic" course. (not Visual Basic)
He has never done any programming.

I talked him into this basic course, rather than starting out with Java or C,...
Forum: Microsoft Office 19 Feb 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,178
Posted By Robert11
MS Office Downloading Problems; pc Freezes During Download

Hello,

Son has a 4 yr old desktop pc running W7.
He's not in area, so I can't personally run any experiments with it.

But, I thought I might be able to convey enough, so that you folks might...
Forum: Software 18 Feb 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By Robert11
MS Software Question ?

Hello,

Sr. Citizen now, very, so please bear with me a bit.

Want to get MS PowerPoint for my son who needs it for a Course he
is taking.

Wow, have they ever made it difficult to figure out...
Forum: Sound & Audio 03 Jan 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 2,539
Posted By Robert11
Aux. Input On Logitech Z-200 Speakers: Trying To Understand ?

Hello,

Have just bought a pair of Logitech Z-200 desktop speakers for my new pc.

Other than I canít imagine why they didnít put some sort of grill or protection over
the speaker...
Forum: Sound & Audio 27 Dec 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 871
Posted By Robert11
Speaker Switch Box Questions ?

Hi,

I am looking for a "cheap", simple, switch box that will switch a few
audio inputs into a speaker. Perhaps 3 inputs and one output.

What I Don't want is the RCA type with the metal shell...
Forum: Sound & Audio 23 Dec 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 786
Posted By Robert11
Desktop pc Speaker Suggestions ?

Hi,

Want to purchase a pair of "small" desktop speakers for my desktop pc.
One to go on each side of monitor.

Don't want a woofer.

But, am hard of hearing, so would need something with a...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Nov 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By Robert11
Re-Appearing Folders, etc. After Deletion ?

Hello,

Here's one I have never run across before.
Always something new.

I have a bunch of Folders, documents and shortcuts on Desktop that I tried to Delete.
Put them all in the Recycle Bin....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Nov 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 3,296
Posted By Robert11
Seagate Free Agent Voltage Input Requirement ?

Hello,

Have a fairly old Seagate Free Agent Desk external HD. 1 TB
P/N 9zc2ag-501
Silver case. Sits "flat" on desk. Lighted icon on front sloping edge.

Can't find the power brick that...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Nov 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By Robert11
Sleep Mode And HD ?

Hello,

a. When a desktop PC is set to go "to sleep" after so many minutes of inactivity,
is the HD then totally stopped ?

b. Any disadvantage to "always" leaving PC On, but just setting the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Nov 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By Robert11
From OP:

Hi all,

Just a quick thanks for taking the time to help
me out. Nice of you both, and am very appreciative.

Hate to admit it, but now at my age, a lot of these nuances escape me.
But, was...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Nov 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By Robert11
Old Router Serving As A "Switch" Also ?

Hello,

I want to run two PC's in my home.

I have a Comcast box feeding my (old) Router.

I bought a GigaBit Switch ("TP-LINK TL-SG1005D...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Nov 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 2,637
Posted By Robert11
From OP: More Re Second HD

Hi,

Thanks all for the help; much appreciated.

A second HD would be primarily for backup.
Zillions of Photos and videos of Grandson, etc.

One possible advantage of an external HD, I guess,...
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