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Forum: Drivers 10 Mar 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By FDM
Will try your suggestions JIm - thanks again.

Will try your suggestions JIm - thanks again.
Forum: Drivers 09 Mar 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By FDM
I have learned that Microsoft ISATAP Adapter,...

I have learned that Microsoft ISATAP Adapter, Microsoft ISATAP Adapter2, and Microsoft Teredo Tunneling Adapter are all network adapters and each shows a device status as ..."This device cannot...
Forum: Drivers 06 Mar 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By FDM
thanks for the response mrjimphelps...

thanks for the response mrjimphelps (https://www.sevenforums.com/members/mrjimphelps.html) will follow your suggestions and see if I can resolve the issue
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Mar 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By FDM
Moving wired USB mouse causes momentary screen blackouts

thanks for the response - will have a look at at the link you suggested.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Mar 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By FDM
Thanks Megahertz - yes tried 3 different wired...

Thanks Megahertz - yes tried 3 different wired mice and got same effect.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Mar 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By FDM
Moving wired USB mouse causes momentary screen blackouts

Using Windows 7 pro with Firefox browser. I had a wireless mouse that for some reason locked up and forced me to do an undesirable power shutdown. I played around with my mouse settings and device...
Forum: Drivers 03 Mar 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By FDM
Driver troubleshooting question

Went to Devices and Printers and noted a yellow triangle with an exclamation character inside. When I ran the troubleshoot it apparently was unable to fix the several drivers. Here is what was...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Feb 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By FDM
Thanks Jim, you are correct in delineating the...

Thanks Jim, you are correct in delineating the devices. I have the following devices - 2 identical model Dell desktop pc (mine and my daughters); I have an emachine laptop (possibly one of the Hon...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Feb 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By FDM
Thanks for the responses and suggestions Jim and...

Thanks for the responses and suggestions Jim and samuria - I did a scan using the app "Whos on My Computer" it listed 5 devices - 4 of which I could readily identify. See attachment. Of concern was...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Feb 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By FDM
Thanks was unaware of that option

Thanks was unaware of that option
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Feb 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By FDM
Sorry about posting to two different areas of...

Sorry about posting to two different areas of the forums - won't happen again. Had thought that members may not look in different areas.
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Feb 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By FDM
Another PC on this network has the same IP address question

Last night received this popup on my desktop pc: "Network Error- Another computer on this network has the same IP address as this computer. Contact your network administrator for help resolving this...
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Feb 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By FDM
Network error help needed

Last night received this popup on my desktop pc: "Network Error- Another computer on this network has the same IP address as this computer. Contact your network administrator for help resolving this...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Sep 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By FDM
Thanks for the assistance thrashzone. I am at a...

Thanks for the assistance thrashzone. I am at a dead end regarding how to see which updates have been installed. Since I disabled windows update and configured it to never download or install updates...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Sep 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By FDM
followed your suggestion and when resource...

followed your suggestion and when resource monitor opens the window is empty? I have disabled windows update becasue it was not working since then a noticeable imprisonment in CPU usage.
Forum: General Discussion 31 Aug 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By FDM
Need help with slow laptop

I have an older laptop that I use on limited occasions - it is running Win7 64 bit Premium with a Celelon 900 CPU, 250GB HDD (68GB used) and 3 GB ram.

I know that the Celeron 900 is no noted for...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jul 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1,471
Posted By FDM
Help with Windows Fix It Center

Trying to resolve windows update issue and attempting to run Windows Fix It Center - following installation it begin gathering information about the computer but a popup windows appears telling me...
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Jul 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By FDM
Request help with failed system restore

I am running Win 7 Home 64 bit and have encountered windows update failures. All suggested fixes have failed to resolve the problem so I tired to run system restore back to a date that I believed...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Apr 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,120
Posted By FDM
Thanks Callender, tried locking and alternately...

Thanks Callender, tried locking and alternately unlocking the taskbar but opened windows still cover the pinned desktop icon at the left side of the taskbar. The only time I see the desktop icon is...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Apr 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,120
Posted By FDM
Thanks for the comment and link, Callender. ...

Thanks for the comment and link, Callender.

Yes I am able to right click and move the pinned icon to the left but only if/when it is visible - most of the time it is unavailable and/or covered by...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Apr 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,120
Posted By FDM
Thanks to responders - yes I am aware of the far...

Thanks to responders - yes I am aware of the far right taskbar button which opens the desktop. What I was referring to is the little app that allows one to pin a desktop icon to the taskbar. Here is...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Apr 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,120
Posted By FDM
Taskbar help requested

I have a few programs and apps pinned to my taskbar. One of these is the desktop and of late it either disappears or is obscured by an opened task. If I close out the opened tasks the desktop icon...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Mar 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By FDM
CHKDSK question

I have tried running chkdsk /f /r from command prompt and access is denied because of insufficient privilege - "you have to invoke this utility runnning in elevated mode."

Can someone explain...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Feb 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 972
Posted By FDM
Thanks indianacarnie - I will give it a try

Thanks indianacarnie - I will give it a try
Forum: General Discussion 11 Feb 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 972
Posted By FDM
Unable to Move or Copy Some Files to a Folder

I have numerous family genealogy files/folders on a thumb drive that I want to copy to an existing folder on a HDD, but when I attempt the process it starts and stops at an annoying number of files...
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