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Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 6,824
Posted By strollin
It also depends on what you want to do. Virtual...

It also depends on what you want to do. Virtual machines are great for running many types of applications but if you try to play games or anything that is very graphics oriented then you will be...
Forum: Drivers 05 Sep 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By strollin
Is this your scanner? If so, the Win 10 drivers...

Is this your scanner? If so, the Win 10 drivers are available to download here: CanoScan 4200F...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Sep 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 12,064
Posted By strollin
As long as both the computer and the phone have...

As long as both the computer and the phone have an internet connection, the pictures will be transferred. There's no need for a physical connection (via cable).


If the computer or the phone...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Sep 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By strollin
Did you install the motherboard drivers? You...

Did you install the motherboard drivers? You most likely need at least the chipset driver and you also may need the network port (NIC) driver.


You should be able to find the drivers you need...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Aug 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 12,064
Posted By strollin
This is my preferred method. I don't consider it...

This is my preferred method. I don't consider it a hassle at all, I find it much more convenient than hooking up the phone via cable. You don't need a a cable and you don't even need to be in the...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Aug 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 2,981
Posted By strollin
Instead of the timeout, use pause there. That...

Instead of the timeout, use pause there. That way, it will pause while you turn off your speakers but when you want to move forward with the shutdown, simply hit the Enter key.


@echo off
echo...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Jun 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 4,481
Posted By strollin
Do you have a router with wifi capabilities? ...

Do you have a router with wifi capabilities? Where does the Ethernet cable you are using with the Win 7 laptop originate? It may come from a router in another part of the building you're in.

...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Jun 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By strollin
The partitions will be aligned on a fresh...

The partitions will be aligned on a fresh install. It's really only necessary to check the alignment when cloning an existing installation from another drive.
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Apr 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 877
Posted By strollin
Can't you use the Windows Easy Transfer for that?...

Can't you use the Windows Easy Transfer for that? https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff943667.aspx
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Apr 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By strollin
If you're comfortable and qualified to work...

If you're comfortable and qualified to work around electrical components that have the ability to deliver a lethal shock then yes, the case can be opened and the fan replaced. Make sure the system...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Apr 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 2,876
Posted By strollin
You might be able to part it out. Someone may...

You might be able to part it out. Someone may have the same laptop with a bad screen or keyboard that would buy yours. You could try advertising it for parts on sites like Ebay or Craigslist.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Mar 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,938
Posted By strollin
Can you post a screenshot of Disk Management?

Can you post a screenshot of Disk Management?
Forum: General Discussion 24 Mar 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 2,914
Posted By strollin
Xcopy is indeed more powerful than the Copy...

Xcopy is indeed more powerful than the Copy command but it still won't do what the OP wants it to do.
Forum: General Discussion 24 Mar 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 2,914
Posted By strollin
The behavior you are describing is the way the...

The behavior you are describing is the way the file system works. If you copy a same named folder over another folder, the file system should notify you that there are duplicate files and ask what...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Mar 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By strollin
First off, are you sure your newly built PC has...

First off, are you sure your newly built PC has wifi? Many desktops typically don't.

Providing your PC does have wifi, then yes, you need to install the driver. If the motherboard has wifi...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Mar 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By strollin
What version of Windows is running on the...

What version of Windows is running on the computer she is trying to remote in to? If it's Home or Starter, it can't be accessed remotely. Needs to be running Pro, Ultimate or Enterprise in order to...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 08 Mar 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By strollin
Technically, MS has never said Win 10 is "the...

Technically, MS has never said Win 10 is "the last OS". They said it is the last version of Windows, big difference. I'm sure they'll come out with another OS, it just won't be called Windows.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Mar 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By strollin
Even if your and your wife's laptops were...

Even if your and your wife's laptops were identical models, there could still be performance differences due to a myriad of reasons such as one or the other could have a virus or malware, different...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Feb 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By strollin
Check on the Toshiba website to see if they have...

Check on the Toshiba website to see if they have Win 7 64 bit drivers for your laptop. If not, then you will need to see if you can find the drivers from the various chipset mfrs websites.

Is the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Feb 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By strollin
If you clone everything from the Thinkpad to the...

If you clone everything from the Thinkpad to the Satellite, you will end up with an x86 installation. In order to move from 32 to 64 bit, you need to do a fresh install of all of your programs. You...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Feb 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By strollin
You can check on the Print Spooler by going here:...

You can check on the Print Spooler by going here: Control Panel->System and Security->Administrative Tools->Services. Check to make sure the Printer Spooler service is running.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Feb 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By strollin
Have you verified that the Printer Spooler...

Have you verified that the Printer Spooler Service is running?
Forum: Software 05 Feb 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By strollin
The xcopy command was first introduced in DOS 3.2...

The xcopy command was first introduced in DOS 3.2 and has always been a command line operation. It really doesn't make sense to add xcopy as an option to the right-click menu in File Explorer. I...
Forum: Software 03 Feb 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By strollin
Why don't you just use xcopy in Windows 7? I'm...

Why don't you just use xcopy in Windows 7? I'm not sure what you mean when you say "I can't believe we can't do it." What is stopping you?

"Xcopy [source] [destination] /A" is the command you...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Feb 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 951
Posted By strollin
Yet Bluetooth devices are more secure than...

Yet Bluetooth devices are more secure than wireless mouse/keyboard dongles!
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