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Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 229
Posted By Barman58
Most people these days would treat each new...

Most people these days would treat each new system, (laptop or Desktop), as a clean slate - although windows installations are a lot more stable than the likes of XP were they still build up an...
Forum: Backup and Restore 5 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 229
Posted By Barman58
One other thing to check, before proceeding, Are...

One other thing to check, before proceeding, Are the windows 7 drivers available for the laptop, if this is a laptop that shipped with Windows 7 then this should be possible, [I say should as some...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 2,530
Posted By Barman58
I can see this being due to one or more of...

I can see this being due to one or more of several reasons ...

keyboard physical issue or failure, which can only really be solved by replacement.

Mechanical issue with the specific key. In...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Barman58
Current showing about 9.5 TB free or unallocated...

Current showing about 9.5 TB free or unallocated from approx 16.25 TB.

As downloading films is illegal in most countries we cannot even discuss this under forum rules
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By Barman58
If you think of the Hidden Administrator as you...

If you think of the Hidden Administrator as you would the emergency services, then you will not go far wrong, leave it alone unless you have a good enough reason, If the system is sick as in life it...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By Barman58
If you set up the new admin user first (to match...

If you set up the new admin user first (to match the old machine user) and then delete the current user you should be able to save all the user files to your new desktop and then manually transfer to...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 476
Posted By Barman58
I remember one Sunday visit from newport to...

I remember one Sunday visit from newport to Gloucester to take a friend to collect a car. Gloucester has a similar one way system to downtown San Francisco, it would seem, because when I arrived in...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By Barman58
I would look to keep your initial machine as it...

I would look to keep your initial machine as it is and make any changes to the "new" machine as long as you have an admin user present on that system you can remove any others and retain any data so...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 476
Posted By Barman58
I've been driving to places "for the first time"...

I've been driving to places "for the first time" for many years and have found that, usually if not always, the place you you get lost is the last mile or so, where a wrong turn can take you away...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By Barman58
A little Networking 101 may clarify some matters,...

A little Networking 101 may clarify some matters, sorry if I state the obvious...

There are two levels of networking in use in a modern home, the first is the one that gives access to the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By Barman58
The workgroup name has to be the same on both...

The workgroup name has to be the same on both systems, either RSNETWORK or WORKGROUP, or something else of your choosing.

Also the user name should be created on the new system identically to the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By Barman58
Also with the dta folders being stored on the D:...

Also with the dta folders being stored on the D: drive, yo can use the location tab on folder properties to link eg. Music to a music folder on D: and this would mean that those programs that expect...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By Barman58
Identical users would be as you say the identical...

Identical users would be as you say the identical user name, and password (the password would normally be stored by the system, so is not an issue in reality)
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 476
Posted By Barman58
Now there's another thing that a reasonable...

Now there's another thing that a reasonable smartphone replaces :p and a smartphone is much safer, I wonder how many motorists have died whilst trying to read a paper map whilst driving :zip:
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By Barman58
Passwords are an essential these days, not to...

Passwords are an essential these days, not to keep out family members from your "stuff" , but a much more serious reason - "Scum on the net"

The way that Windows, [and other systems], work means...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 476
Posted By Barman58
Have been carrying a Mobile, [Cell], phone since...

Have been carrying a Mobile, [Cell], phone since they became available, started as a work tool, [back in the times when I had accounts with more than one provider as the coverage was better for...
Forum: Sound & Audio 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By Barman58
I have had AMD units that do so, and those that...

I have had AMD units that do so, and those that do not, Every nVidia card with HDMI that I've used have had the sound integrated to the HDMI, so it can be a bit of a lottery ...

You may be able to...
Forum: Sound & Audio 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By Barman58
Not wanting to say that this applies to your...

Not wanting to say that this applies to your hardware, but I have known that a Number of AMD Sound chips/cards do not have all the connections made for HDMI use [only the video outputs are...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 1,464
Posted By Barman58
Abiword is a standalone free word processor, . ...

Abiword is a standalone free word processor, .

.RTF is an old standard file format, [it stands for Rich Text Format.].

Although Abiword will default to using the RTF file format as it's file...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Barman58
Microsoft stopped providing Windows 7 some time...

Microsoft stopped providing Windows 7 some time ago so you will have to source a copy of Windows 7 from the ever decreasing "New Old Stock" that is available from a few honest suppliers, and a lot of...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 1,595
Posted By Barman58
As this is an old business computer, it may have...

As this is an old business computer, it may have been used as a part of a domain network and if so a lot of the permissions will have been set from the network servers(s).

There may also be an...
Forum: Drivers 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By Barman58
I don't have a Windows 7 to hand to give specific...

I don't have a Windows 7 to hand to give specific access instructions but you should be able to stop windows automatically updating drivers, If you switch the option off it will mean you have to...
Forum: Graphic Cards 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By Barman58
In the UK Geek Squad are affiliated with the PC...

In the UK Geek Squad are affiliated with the PC World/Currys Chain of Box shifters, whose history of support is legendary in the industry, and this is in a bad way legendary, not good :mad:

I...
Forum: Sound & Audio 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By Barman58
Just for clarification ... What is CDA? What...

Just for clarification ...

What is CDA? What Opens a CDA? File Format List from WhatIs.com (https://whatis.techtarget.com/fileformat/CDA-CD-Audio-Track)

a WAV file is a proprietary format...
Forum: Sound & Audio 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By Barman58
I took the leap a few years ago for Car Music...

I took the leap a few years ago for Car Music playback - I went fully digital, although my current player,[ A pioneer DAB unit that cost just over 100], has a CD player it has only been used once,...
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