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Forum: Sound & Audio 28 Nov 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,192
Posted By friendlyphil
Loading the latest Realtek driver. Where to start?

I downloaded the latest Realtek drivers from MS. I received a bunch of files, including about 14 executable files. I don't know where to begin or which and how to install them. I'm not very good...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Sep 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By friendlyphil
There were no pending requests, per your advice. ...

There were no pending requests, per your advice. But now, the computer is going into sleep mode like it is supposed to. I can't think of anything I have done to make it do that. But I am now...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Sep 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By friendlyphil
DavidE: The clean startup did not reveal any...

DavidE:

The clean startup did not reveal any conflicts. The computer went to sleep in each phase. I had it set at 2 minutes to speed the process. After returning the system to "normal", it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Sep 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By friendlyphil
Thanks ICIT2LOL I did all you suggested, and...

Thanks ICIT2LOL

I did all you suggested, and more. The problem persists. I'm stumped
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Sep 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By friendlyphil
Can't get to sleep any more!

I have been using sleep mode in my Win7 Pro 64 for several years. Now, it won't go to sleep. It just runs and runs. The monitor goes off, but the machine itself keeps running. I have cleaned and...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Apr 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,547
Posted By friendlyphil
Win7 won't update but wants to install Win10

Win7 has not updated in months, not since I downloaded the free Win10, but never let it install. I would like to update Win7, but each time I try, it tries to install Win10. It lists about 97...
Forum: News 07 Aug 2015
Replies: 34
Views: 25,579
Posted By friendlyphil
I can't stop Windows 10 from "downloading"

I followed the tutorial and was able to stop the Windows 10 icon. But each time I try to update my Windows 7, it starts downloading Windows 10. How can I stop this?
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Oct 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 6,071
Posted By friendlyphil
"This troubleshooter is invalid or might have...

"This troubleshooter is invalid or might have expired. If the name was changed when the troubleshooter was saved, the troubleshooter is rendered invalid and cannot be run." That is the message I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Oct 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 6,071
Posted By friendlyphil
The link says it is invalid. My laptop is 3 feet...

The link says it is invalid. My laptop is 3 feet from my router.
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Oct 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 6,071
Posted By friendlyphil
My Windows 8.1 laptop can't join my Windows7 homegroup.

The Windows 8.1 laptop says there is a homegroup on my network, which I started on my Windows 7 PC. I go thru the join now process and use the correct password, then after a minute or so, the laptop...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,485
Posted By friendlyphil
Team viewer works very well. Thanks for the tip....

Team viewer works very well. Thanks for the tip. Problem solved. Thanks everyone!
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,485
Posted By friendlyphil
Thank you. I'll try it.

Thank you. I'll try it.
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,485
Posted By friendlyphil
I will try those things. I did not configure the...

I will try those things. I did not configure the ports on either computer. Now the one is 800 miles away and used by someone even less capable than I. This will be a struggle. Thank you for your...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,485
Posted By friendlyphil
Yes. They are both on home networks.

Yes. They are both on home networks.
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Jun 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,485
Posted By friendlyphil
Remote Desktop Problem!

A new computer was connected to the same router my main destop was connected to. I set up remote desktop on the new computer. It worked fine. I then moved that computer across country and set it...
Forum: Tutorials 16 Feb 2010
Replies: 1,785
Views: 1,255,604
Posted By friendlyphil
Thanks, poppa bear. I hate it when I am forced...

Thanks, poppa bear. I hate it when I am forced to follow the directions. But once I used the .zip file, all is now well. Thanks again.
Forum: Tutorials 13 Feb 2010
Replies: 1,785
Views: 1,255,604
Posted By friendlyphil
I can't open an .eml file

I successfully (I think) brought Windows Mail with me to Windows 7 Pro-64 from Vista, as per your directions. It works, except I cannot open an .eml file. Windows mail is not listed as a candidate...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 31 Jan 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 21,538
Posted By friendlyphil
Is there an update available for Windows Mail? ...

Is there an update available for Windows Mail? I'm talking about the version that came in Vista, not some new permutation. I would very much like to stick to Windows Mail (Vista version), but I...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Jan 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 21,538
Posted By friendlyphil
I am using Windows Mail that I brought over from...

I am using Windows Mail that I brought over from Vista..............It works well, but I can't find a way to open .eml files. I appreciate any help
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Jan 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 21,538
Posted By friendlyphil
Can't Open .eml file!

I have installed Windows Mail into Win 7. But I cannot open any .eml files. That extension is not included in my file associations options. And Windows Mail is not offerred as a default email...
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