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Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Days Ago
Replies: 2
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Posted By soho1
Hmmm, left the network idle for a few hours and...

Hmmm, left the network idle for a few hours and returned and it's working. Glad it is, but confused as to what the problem was.
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By soho1
Mulitple networks but only one computer pings the other

OK, sorry for the obscure title, please let me explain.

I am using a pair of laptops (trying to keep the example relatively simple) each with Ethernet and WiFi adapters (have done this now and...
Forum: System Security 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By soho1
Possible to require 2factor or U2F for desktop login?

I read Secure Logon - Press CTRL + ALT + DELETE to log on - Windows 7 Help Forums (https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/612-secure-logon-press-ctrl-alt-delete-log.html) and thought to myself U2F or...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jan 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By soho1
the devices on 10.0.3.x can "reach" router A but...

the devices on 10.0.3.x can "reach" router A but not router G.
the devices on 10.0.4.x can "reach" router G but not router A.
I want the printer, which can "reach" either router but only connect to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jan 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By soho1
Does this help explain?

Does this help explain?
Forum: Drivers 16 Jan 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 3,042
Posted By soho1
No, I popped $ for a driver updater which seems...

No, I popped $ for a driver updater which seems to have found and fixed things that Windows and Dell could not. The problem is now mitigated.
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Jan 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By soho1
How can I clean out a duplicate windows installer?

In the last day or so I performed some windows updates and my computer stopped behaving well. It started saying that the Windows Update service was turned off even though it was running. What I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Jan 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By soho1
How to share printer across two wifi networks?

Due to various reasons (the age of my home, changes in technology etc.) I have two wifi routers (apple and google) serving my home. However, I have only one printer. I have been avoiding buying a...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By soho1
Resolved - got the drives successfully unmapped...

Resolved - got the drives successfully unmapped (had to clear the entries in the registry!) and now all is well again.
HKCU\software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\mountPoints2
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By soho1
Further investigation suggests something is...

Further investigation suggests something is "broken" (duh) and that the COMPUTER map (computer > map network drive) is not connected, but also, won't disconnect. So the SID problem is an artifact of...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By soho1
I had a mapped network drive, removed it, and now...

I had a mapped network drive, removed it, and now that drive letter is no longer available to map, AS IF it was in use already, but cannot be seen anywhere. In this case, my drive letter is P: (:p)....
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By soho1
Here is a side-by-side with new mapping from the...

Here is a side-by-side with new mapping from the same server.
You can see the "fresh" mapping shows names just fine, but the stale mapping shows SIDs.
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By soho1
Seeing SID instead of username in mapped drive perm's. How can I fix?

I started by looking to see why my network drive shows a big red X when looking at Computer > Network Location and seeing the status of my mapped drives. But the drives can be accessed just fine. ...
Forum: Tutorials 12 Dec 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 144,105
Posted By soho1
NOTE FOR iPhone USERS: Sign in to your...

NOTE FOR iPhone USERS:
Sign in to your Microsoft account (https://account.live.com/proofs/Add?mkt=en-us&apt=3)
allows you to
Set up an identity verification app
and you are expecting a QR code...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Nov 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By soho1
Yep. Noted. Stupid direction from Nord. Have...

Yep. Noted. Stupid direction from Nord. Have since found lots of people complaining about Nord. Have replaced it. Currently using ExpressVPN. All seems well now having restored my previous...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Nov 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,228
Posted By soho1
Solution for future readers:

Solution for future readers:
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Nov 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,228
Posted By soho1
Yes, so do I. That kind of problem CAN occur that...

Yes, so do I. That kind of problem CAN occur that way, but in my case it was all ADOBE.

Turning off Adobe ARM was the solution and has proven itself since I tried this fix. Since, turning off...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Nov 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By soho1
Cannot resolve names after turning off NETBIOS for NordVPN

Hi, background:
I had few problems using NordVPN until somewhat recently, but my use was intermittent. If it dropped a connection i was not worried. Now however, I need a reliable VPN working 24x7....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Nov 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,228
Posted By soho1
net stop "AdobeARMservice" sc config...

net stop "AdobeARMservice"
sc config "AdobeARMservice" start= demand

all is quiet.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Nov 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,228
Posted By soho1
Testing.... Update: So, that did not seem to...

Testing....

Update: So, that did not seem to change anything, but gave me the idea to start turning off various services. Looks like "Adobe Acrobat Update Service" may be the culprit. Setting to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Nov 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,228
Posted By soho1
Not a scan. Scans not running. Have also walked...

Not a scan. Scans not running. Have also walked the list of scheduled "updates". Not applicable. None running. When they do, little/no impact (manual start.)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Nov 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,228
Posted By soho1
High CPU while doing nothing. How to diagnose and fix?

I love my Windows 7 and it used to love me. But in the last few weeks, amongst the normal life changes of upgrades, installs, uninstalls, etc. etc. My Windows 7 now burns CPU frantically whilst doing...
Forum: Software 27 Aug 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 388
Posted By soho1
How can I mirror part or all of a second monitor in a movable window?

So, I've tried Ultramon which has a mirror addon it's nice that it can mirror a second monitor on demand, but not so nice as the first monitor is then lost to view.

What I (and users on other...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jun 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1,334
Posted By soho1
Ach! I figured it out. A few reboots later, I...

Ach! I figured it out. A few reboots later, I found Windows trying to install some new update. The usual 'tard-ishness of Windows. I can only hope now that it actually completes and gets out of the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jun 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1,334
Posted By soho1
CTRL-ALT-DEL unresponsive - how do I find and fix?

So, Win7 seems as if it's hung.... sort of... Some programs are responsive enough to close, but others are just stuck and I cannot pull up the task manager with CTRL-ALT-DEL. I can click the windows...
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