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Forum: News 5 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,831
Posted By michael diemer
[QUOTE=TechnoMage2016;3364228] As with all...

[QUOTE=TechnoMage2016;3364228]
As with all other versions, for some time now, I use www.startpage.com as my search engine. It's private and safe.

I see the word "Google Enhanced" there on Start...
Forum: News 18 Oct 2017
Replies: 53
Views: 3,848
Posted By michael diemer
IMHO, if the software in question is free, it's...

IMHO, if the software in question is free, it's up to the consumer to enlighten themselves as to exactly what they're getting into. The company is under no obligation vis a vis consumers in this...
Forum: News 02 Oct 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,051
Posted By michael diemer
Yes, interesting. Is Linux gaining? Or are there...

Yes, interesting. Is Linux gaining? Or are there that many people still using Vista, W98, etc?
Forum: General Discussion 08 Sep 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,317
Posted By michael diemer
Thanks, I've been doing that, just to be on the...

Thanks, I've been doing that, just to be on the safe side. Rebuilding your C drive is not fun!
Forum: General Discussion 05 Sep 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,317
Posted By michael diemer
I have narrowed the problem down to the Audio...

I have narrowed the problem down to the Audio Interface (Steinberg UR-22). The external hard drives are set to Quick Remove, so they aren't the problem. The UR-22 does not have this option, but on...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Sep 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,317
Posted By michael diemer
A related question on this: What if my music...

A related question on this: What if my music computer is asleep? Can I unplug the USB for my audio interface then? This computer shuts down so completely when asleep, you'd swear it was actually shut...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Aug 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,317
Posted By michael diemer
Well, I have discovered that the UR-22 audio...

Well, I have discovered that the UR-22 audio interface shows up in the Eject utility. So, that could be the issue, in addition to the external drives. From now on I will unmount it before...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Aug 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,317
Posted By michael diemer
This is really great advice, I'm going to print...

This is really great advice, I'm going to print it out so I have it permanently. I'll check my various devices to see if they show up in the Eject utility.

I should point out that this problem...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Aug 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,317
Posted By michael diemer
Thanks, appreciate the help. One more question: I...

Thanks, appreciate the help. One more question: I forgot to mention the other thing I swap between the two computers. I use an external audio interface, a Steinberg UR-22. It's my "soundcard." It's...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Aug 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,317
Posted By michael diemer
My Glyph ext drive does not require drivers (pug...

My Glyph ext drive does not require drivers (pug and play?). I plan on keeping it connected. If I need to use it with the other computer, I will shut down my music rig and then disconnect it.

As...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Aug 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,317
Posted By michael diemer
Actually, I was referring to uninstalling the...

Actually, I was referring to uninstalling the drivers, as you described earlier, then restarting computer, presumably so that Windows would then find and reinstall them correctly.

I definitely...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Aug 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,317
Posted By michael diemer
That's good to know. I've been lucky with the...

That's good to know. I've been lucky with the Glyph. I've had it for several years, but then it's a premium drive. The passport though is just your basic WD drive. So far, so good, but I'll consider...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Aug 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,317
Posted By michael diemer
OK, that's more encouraging. So do you think I...

OK, that's more encouraging. So do you think I should do the uninstall thing then for my external drives? I've already decided to keep my small USB drive, which I had been using to save my music on,...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Aug 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,317
Posted By michael diemer
Hmm, you may have something there. I don't always...

Hmm, you may have something there. I don't always remember to use the ejection utility, especially if I'm in a hurry. Would I need to use it for everything that is plugged in? For example, the...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Aug 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,317
Posted By michael diemer
It failed to start at all. I tried the...

It failed to start at all. I tried the installation disk that came with it, also a repair disk I had made, albeit quite awhile ago. The repair disk said it could not be used with this version of...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Aug 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,317
Posted By michael diemer
I am wondering if this was caused by Windows...

I am wondering if this was caused by Windows Update? I have been doing Security Only updates, and it happened after the most recent one.
Forum: General Discussion 28 Aug 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,696
Posted By michael diemer
Another way to do it is to use Windows 7 as the...

Another way to do it is to use Windows 7 as the base system, with Linux as the virtual system. That way you can keep W7 offline, and when you want to go online, you open up your Linux system.
Forum: General Discussion 27 Aug 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,317
Posted By michael diemer
Catastrophic Crash After Removing Unspecified Device

This has now happened twice, each time necessitating a complete reinstall. My OS is W7 PRO. I have various things plugged into it, such as a cordless mouse/keyboard combo, two "dongles" for music...
Forum: News 08 Aug 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 2,969
Posted By michael diemer
I just downloaded Slimjet browser, which bills...

I just downloaded Slimjet browser, which bills itself as the fastest browser in the world. It opens instantly. so the problem must be with Firefox. IE explorer opens a bit faster than Firefox, but...
Forum: News 08 Aug 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 2,969
Posted By michael diemer
Well, Firefox continues to open slowly, took at...

Well, Firefox continues to open slowly, took at least a minute. I changed some settings on Kaspersky and will restart to see if problem continues. I should note that I have the Privacy Badger on...
Forum: News 05 Aug 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 2,969
Posted By michael diemer
Well, I decided to take the plunge into the...

Well, I decided to take the plunge into the Volga. I have run paid Kaspersky in the past and liked it. Install was easy, if a bit lengthy. Authorization was quick as my old account was still intact....
Forum: News 26 Jul 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 2,969
Posted By michael diemer
Kind of excited about it. I used to use them....

Kind of excited about it. I used to use them. They consistently rank at or near the top in tests. Will definitely give this a try.
Forum: News 17 Jun 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 14,976
Posted By michael diemer
No problem, I don't use IE. I only update it on...

No problem, I don't use IE. I only update it on the advice of folks here who say it's so integrated into Windows that you're better off keeping it current.
Forum: News 17 Jun 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 14,976
Posted By michael diemer
Things like this are why I only do the Security...

Things like this are why I only do the Security Update.
Forum: News 11 Jun 2017
Replies: 34
Views: 12,021
Posted By michael diemer
I'm using Vivaldi. Beautiful and fast.

I'm using Vivaldi. Beautiful and fast.
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