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Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Jun 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By markg2
Thanks, that's just what I did about a 1/2 hour...

Thanks, that's just what I did about a 1/2 hour ago. I thought, while showering, there's likely something in the explorer right click that might be useful.


All are now gone + the message :-).
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Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Jun 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By markg2
I need to cc0nfirm that Drives Y and Z on my...

I need to cc0nfirm that Drives Y and Z on my wife's machine are mapped. If so, easy, I'll remove the mapping.


The stumper is how to get rid of the other drives that are truly phantoms left over...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Jun 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By markg2
Phantom network connections

When this machine boots, after the desktop populates, there's a message that appears in the lower right in a rectangular box to the effect 'some network connections could not be found'.


I know...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Jan 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,070
Posted By markg2
Almost. Yes, for the required loose cable,...

Almost.

Yes, for the required loose cable, and that's good information for later.

The UPS' are downstairs in the office, I've been staying upstairs tending a repaired shoulder so I hadn't...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Jan 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,070
Posted By markg2
I hesitated even attempting to consider buying a...

I hesitated even attempting to consider buying a cable that 'looked' like the one I have (I'm talking about the device attachment end not the computer's USB port end). When I've done that previously...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Jan 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,070
Posted By markg2
Only 1 of our UPS' is data connected to its APC...

Only 1 of our UPS' is data connected to its APC UPS. I hadn't bothered to connect the other 2 and lost the computer to APC proprietary USB data cable that connects the computer to the UPS that allows...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Jan 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,070
Posted By markg2
Any APC UPS comes with a USB data cable: computer...

Any APC UPS comes with a USB data cable: computer to UPS. You download APC's software Parachute. The primary function of the software is to setup your parameters for an automatic, orderly shutdown of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Jan 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,070
Posted By markg2
Btw, one of our machines is not connected to the...

Btw, one of our machines is not connected to the UPS with the (time of purchase) supplied data cord for Parachute to operate. Anyone know where to get one or two w/o paying a king's ransom?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jan 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,070
Posted By markg2
I don't think APC is doing a decent job...

I don't think APC is doing a decent job describing the product. I saw the voltage regulation but 'assumed' that any good UPS will be keeping spikes/surges within acceptable limits. So the broad brush...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Dec 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,070
Posted By markg2
APC Back-UPS Pro 1000 vs. 'regular' APC UPS vs. Cost?

Assuming comparable VA, both lines offer the same downloadable Powerchute software for automatic system shutdown, I'm having trouble understanding why the Back-UPS is so much more expensive than...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 Dec 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By markg2
My mistake. I reset the date but didn't turn off...

My mistake. I reset the date but didn't turn off auto check.

Followed instruction correctly and problem solved.

Thanks.

Mark
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Dec 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By markg2
No luck. I rolled the date back to the...

No luck.

I rolled the date back to the Friday before this past Sunday. I then ran update from control panel. It took a good 10-15 minutes for the update screen to finally load. It looked the same....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Dec 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By markg2
Update seems to be totally 'broken'?

I periodically check my wife's Win7 machine for updates. The icon was present indicating updates available. I clicked the icon. The screen looked different. There were no n important/n optional...
Forum: Microsoft Office 03 Oct 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,627
Posted By markg2
Your passing mention of Hotmail helped. ...

Your passing mention of Hotmail helped.

Problem likely resolved--time will tell.

Her Outlook.com password was the same from our original pop mail server ~17 years ago, moved to Gmail, moved to...
Forum: Microsoft Office 02 Oct 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,627
Posted By markg2
I wish you were correct but I highly doubt it. ...

I wish you were correct but I highly doubt it.

I know the problem is not Outlook but the email account xxxxx@outlook.com. However, Outlook.com is an automatic setup. Select it (same for Exchange,...
Forum: Microsoft Office 02 Oct 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,627
Posted By markg2
My statement may have been confusing. Outlook...

My statement may have been confusing. Outlook itself on the desktop has no password. OL has 2 email accounts: Outlook.com and an Exchange account. It is the Outlook.com account that issues the...
Forum: Microsoft Office 01 Oct 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,627
Posted By markg2
Office 365 Home/Outlook.com vs. MS password?

I think I just screwed up my wife's Outlook.com account or her MS account.

Attempting to correct desktop Outlook's persistently annoying periodic prompt for her Outlook.com password (despite...
Forum: System Security 26 Jul 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,512
Posted By markg2
Resolution

1. Disable BIOS security chip.

2. Remove drive.

3. Boot from ISO CD containing new BIOS.

4. Worked alike a charm
Forum: System Security 24 Jul 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,512
Posted By markg2
I don't suppose you're reasonably familiar with...

I don't suppose you're reasonably familiar with his flash process?
Forum: System Security 24 Jul 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,512
Posted By markg2
BitLocker/Middelton BIOS flash stop problem

I've attempted to flash a necessary third party BIOS (Middleton) to a Lenovo T61

1) Existing, OEM mechanical drive and Win7: Middleton error 99 (179)--disable Bitlocker
2) Existing drive...
Forum: Microsoft Office 19 Apr 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 4,444
Posted By markg2
Outlook 365 'Windows Search Email Indexer' Add-in not adding in?

On the View and Manage MSO Add-ins, the referenced add-in appears under 'Disabled Application Add-ins.

Select the add-in, click 'Add-in Options' up top, returns 0.

Go to the next screen,...
Forum: Microsoft Office 19 Apr 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 771
Posted By markg2
Outlook 365 missing features?

1. Contact form: the right side, text box is missing the narrow rectangular section at the bottom with a "Contacts" button to its left allowing for the selection and addition of linked contacts?
...
Forum: Microsoft Office 17 Apr 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 3,399
Posted By markg2
I updated as instructed from within 365. I then...

I updated as instructed from within 365. I then checked updates and (oddly) even though I have the updater set to 'download/I'll say when to install', there hadn't been a notification icon of pending...
Forum: Microsoft Office 15 Apr 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 3,399
Posted By markg2
Office 365 Deactivates on its own?!

Office 365 was installed 12/2015.

This morning a yellow banner appeared across the top of Outlook stating that Outlook was deactivated--click to activate.

I had to fish around for the product...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Apr 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,812
Posted By markg2
I only have 1 key/label--the one in the battery...

I only have 1 key/label--the one in the battery compartment. It's the original Lenovo tag for Win 7 Pro 64.

I ran a util on the system--the motherboard is Lenovo and the model is my T530. The BIOS...
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