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Forum: Tutorials 17 Jul 2018
Replies: 139
Views: 895,807
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Thought the mods might want to know - a link...

Thought the mods might want to know - a link here is dead. Under "32. Scan your Computer for Malware or Spyware", the MSE link is dead.
Forum: Tutorials 17 Jul 2018
Replies: 104
Views: 619,817
Posted By catalogue
What if you have several portable hard drives...

What if you have several portable hard drives that you only connect from time to time, and your computer has three USB ports and it's completely random which HD you plug into which port? Surely the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jul 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By catalogue
OK thanks - but I gotta say it sounds to good to...

OK thanks - but I gotta say it sounds to good to be true. Maybe I was traumatized by Win 95 and it imprinted a need to walk on eggshells around certain things on Windows that are no longer problems.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jul 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By catalogue
External hard drives keep running after Safely Remove

Recently my external hard drive started to keep running after I go to the taskbar and click Safely Remove Hardware > Eject External USB > Notification says you can safely removed it. The light on the...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Nov 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By catalogue
Faster way to password-protect individual files/folders

Is there a faster way to password-protect folders than the ones I already know, such as AxCrypt or putting in a zip with 7Zip? I have a lot of huge files and it would take too long.

I do NOT need...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Oct 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By catalogue
But then my photos would be spread out between...

But then my photos would be spread out between two different directories, which causes all kinds of problems when I go to search for something. E.g. if I search for photos with a certain word in the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Oct 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By catalogue
I am talking about reading, not writing! Please...

I am talking about reading, not writing! Please read my post again. I only need to do a lot of reading from the DVD drive, not writing. If a new drive doesn't read faster than the old one then I'm...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Oct 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By catalogue
Will a new DVD drive be faster than my old one?

I need to copy many dozens of data discs (DVD-R) onto an external hard drive and want to know if a new DVD writer will be faster than my existing one. So the main need here is for fast *reading*...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Oct 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,107
Posted By catalogue
Find my DVD drive speed? - not available online

How do I find my internal DVD burner speed if the information isn't online? I just spent an hour searching for the model number and digging through Device Manager and Lenovo ThinkVantage Toolbox and...
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Oct 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By catalogue
The catch is, my external has a hundred Gb or so...

The catch is, my external has a hundred Gb or so of files that I keep only there, and not on the computer.

I think this messes up the whole mirroring thing that you're talking about, because when...
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Oct 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By catalogue
Syncing folders that have renamed files and subfolders

This question is about syncing and backing up files in general. Sync Toy and a few other backups tools can not do what I need.

The problem is how to synchronize folders of thousands of photos and...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Oct 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 2,532
Posted By catalogue
Thanks, very helpful. I use CDBurnerXP...

Thanks, very helpful.



I use CDBurnerXP and when I go to Disc > Change File System there are two choices: "ISO 9660 / Joliet" with a 107 character limit on "file or directory names" and UDF in...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Oct 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 2,532
Posted By catalogue
Maximum filename and path length? - on HD and burning discs

What is the maximum filename and path length, and is it the same on your computer's hard drive, an external hard drive, and burning files onto 4.7 Gb disks? I'm pretty sure it's shorter for burning...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,417
Posted By catalogue
I have a CTO so online specs won't be definitive...

I have a CTO so online specs won't be definitive and like I said, the manual says it MAY have USB 3.



Please re-read the post - just now I edited it to clarify that I went through all the USB...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Apr 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,417
Posted By catalogue
Does my computer have USB 3?

How do I know if my computer has USB 3? The manual only says "your computer MAY have USB 3 capability" and before you say the ports will be yellow, the most authoritative sources I can find quote...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Apr 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 1,896
Posted By catalogue
DisplayPort suddenly not recognized

UPDATE: Never mind - problem solved since originally posted. The adapter physically broke so it has to be that and not a Windows issue. The wires disconnected within the larger square box but it...
Forum: Software 14 Mar 2015
Replies: 744
Views: 343,356
Posted By catalogue
Are you familiar with Gizmo's Freeware...

Are you familiar with Gizmo's Freeware (http://www.techsupportalert.com/), a categorized freeware directory? It's fantastic. Favorites are rated and reviewed, very selectively, and after many years...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Mar 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,499
Posted By catalogue
Axcrypt will do it. It password-protects any file...

Axcrypt will do it. It password-protects any file (absolutely any kind) and is free, fast and lightweight.
Forum: Software 13 Mar 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By catalogue
Need extreme uninstaller for Lastpass - Revo Pro can't do it

Does anyone know an uninstaller for getting rid of an extremely aggessive program - Lastpass - that even Revo Pro can't get rid of?

After attempts to uninstall, Lastpass continues to give "can't...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 14 Feb 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 1,128
Posted By catalogue
Block infinite scroll on websites?

Is there any way to force websites (any website) to load and page-down normally and block infinite scroll - or whatever it's called. I don't know the word for it. The thing where you page down and...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Sep 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 8,325
Posted By catalogue
Yes that's it - thanks. I thought it was...

Yes that's it - thanks.

I thought it was something really basic but couldn't remember. I kept trying things like ctrl-tab and alt-space but not just plain space. Duh :doh:
Forum: General Discussion 30 Sep 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 8,325
Posted By catalogue
MouseKeys turns the number keys into navigation...

MouseKeys turns the number keys into navigation keys, which doesn't help me. Turning MouseKeys on and off would be more hassle than not using it.
Forum: General Discussion 30 Sep 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 8,325
Posted By catalogue
Move cursor to check boxes using keyboard instead of mouse

Is there a way to move the focus to check boxes on websites and in programs without using the mouse?

Let's say you're in the options menu of a program like Firefox or MS Office, and there are...
Forum: System Security 30 Jul 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 3,482
Posted By catalogue
I just found a case where that's not true. The...

I just found a case where that's not true. The UAC "Allow changes to this computer?" pop-up shows up in the middle of running my file manager, Xplorer2. You can click "no" and the program runs fine. ...
Forum: System Security 29 Jul 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 3,482
Posted By catalogue
Worth a try. Thanks

Worth a try. Thanks
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