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Forum: General Discussion 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By mrjimphelps
There are two likely causes of this problem: 1....

There are two likely causes of this problem:
1. Some power setting is kicking in, freezing the laptop. Go into Power Settings and make sure that everything is set to prevent the computer from ever...
Forum: Software 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By mrjimphelps
Sometimes you can eliminate problems by opening a...

Sometimes you can eliminate problems by opening a file with a particular program, and then getting that program to regenerate/recreate and then save the file. The process of regenerating the file...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By mrjimphelps
Tell it you want to save it to the computer. ...

Tell it you want to save it to the computer. This will save it in MP4 format.

Have you checked the amount of available space on your hard drive? It is possible that you don't have enough free...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 8,657
Posted By mrjimphelps
Open a command prompt and type PATH [ENTER]. If...

Open a command prompt and type PATH [ENTER]. If the program you are running is in any of the listed folders, or if it is in the folder you are in at that moment, all you need to do is type the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By mrjimphelps
I have a similar problem, although not exactly...

I have a similar problem, although not exactly the same -- I somehow messed up a hard drive by erasing some low-level information. A reinstall appears to be successful, and the drive works if it's...
Forum: Drivers 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By mrjimphelps
You don't need any drivers for an SSD. If your...

You don't need any drivers for an SSD. If your hard drive works in that computer, then the SSD will work.

Did you do a "clone" (sector-by-sector) backup or an "image" backup? I strongly suggest...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 8,261
Posted By mrjimphelps
Here's where you can get a copy of Windows 7: ...

Here's where you can get a copy of Windows 7:
https://www.heidoc.net/joomla/technology-science/microsoft/67-microsoft-windows-and-office-iso-download-tool

Download the "Microsoft Windows and...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 3,619
Posted By mrjimphelps
Make sure you put the "/S" on your command, so...

Make sure you put the "/S" on your command, so that it will get all subdirectories:

DIR E:\*.* /s > C:\temp\[nameofdrive].txt

This command will be run from a command prompt.

The above...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,305
Posted By mrjimphelps
That is a bit hot. Your easiest solution would...

That is a bit hot. Your easiest solution would be to do what iko22 said -- get a cooling stand to put the laptop on. This would make it run cooler by providing plenty of ventilation to the bottom...
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By mrjimphelps
You need to go online and see if you can find the...

You need to go online and see if you can find the Windows 7 drivers for this printer. Install the drivers on each computer that you need to print from.
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 8,261
Posted By mrjimphelps
If you are going to do a clean install (wipe the...

If you are going to do a clean install (wipe the drive) of Linux Mint, you could also do a clean install of Windows. That would probably fix your update problem. But I agree with your decision to go...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By mrjimphelps
You've found the problem -- replace that one RAM...

You've found the problem -- replace that one RAM stick, and you'll be back in business with 32 GB of RAM. Or just go with 24 GB.

As for why it caused other memory not to be available, perhaps it...
Forum: System Security 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By mrjimphelps
It is likely that somehow your profile got...

It is likely that somehow your profile got corrupted. That's the best explanation I can offer. Sometimes you just don't know why things happen. And yes, I do think it's possible that this caused...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 8,261
Posted By mrjimphelps
I think what they are saying is that you need to...

I think what they are saying is that you need to rename the "SoftwareDistribution" folder to "SoftwareDistribution.bak", in order to hide it from Windows, so that Windows will start fresh with...
Forum: System Security 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By mrjimphelps
The way you fixed it was the easiest way to fix...

The way you fixed it was the easiest way to fix it.

You might also do a virus scan, just to make sure that there isn't any malware on your computer. I'm not saying there is malware, this is just...
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By mrjimphelps
I have the opposite opinion as Nigel - I believe...

I have the opposite opinion as Nigel - I believe Smart TVs and other "smart" IoT devices in your home (smart thermostats, smart light bulbs, smart refrigerators, etc) are inherent security risks. ...
Forum: Graphic Cards 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By mrjimphelps
I think your GPU (the GTX 1070 Oc) is the issue. ...

I think your GPU (the GTX 1070 Oc) is the issue. I think you need to stick with the other GPU (GTX 750TI), since you have no problems when that card is installed in the computer.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By mrjimphelps
It sounds like you picked up a rogue program...

It sounds like you picked up a rogue program somewhere which is slowing your system way down.

Run Task Manager (hit CTRL-ALT-DEL, and choose Task Manager from the menu). Sort on the CPU column. ...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By mrjimphelps
Make sure your drive cables are plugged in good...

Make sure your drive cables are plugged in good and snug on each end. If that doesn't fix it, then you probably have a bad drive, although it could be something else.

Remove one hardware device...
Forum: System Security 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,298
Posted By mrjimphelps
Windows Defender Offline may find something, but...

Windows Defender Offline may find something, but not tell you it found something. The reason I know this is because this has happened to me. After running it, even though it told me nothing (as if...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,915
Posted By mrjimphelps
The reason I was asking about the sticker was...

The reason I was asking about the sticker was because if you have a sticker with a Windows 7 license key, you can use that license key to do a clean install of the same version of Windows 7 (Home,...
Forum: Themes and Styles 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 2,035
Posted By mrjimphelps
You should be able to choose from among different...

You should be able to choose from among different menu styles. If none of them are to your liking, you can always uninstall Classic Shell.
Forum: Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By mrjimphelps
I have heard good things about Deep Freeze: ...

I have heard good things about Deep Freeze: http://www.faronics.com/products/deep-freeze

Here are some user reviews (they appear to be legitimate): https://www.capterra.com/p/32308/Deep-Freeze/...
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By mrjimphelps
Get a USB wifi adapter for your computer. Any of...

Get a USB wifi adapter for your computer. Any of these will probably be good: ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,060
Posted By mrjimphelps
If the computer is on, and if there is a live...

If the computer is on, and if there is a live Ethernet cable plugged into the computer, then it is normal to see some flicker with the two Ethernet lights. When you are logged onto Windows, the...
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