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Forum: Tutorials 22 Mar 2014
Replies: 550
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Posted By MacGyverDB
Just what the Doctor Ordered

Very well done whomever wrote it. Nice small package and it's not hogging what little memory this netbook has.
Has been driving me nuts to keep looking at a blue screen that wouldn't change.
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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Feb 2014
Replies: 46
Views: 49,635
Posted By MacGyverDB
I did some digging...yes Ubuntu does have the...

I did some digging...yes Ubuntu does have the same ability as Windows 7 to tell the hardware to turn on at a specific time from being completely off. In all likelyhood when I loaded Ubuntu to that...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Feb 2014
Replies: 46
Views: 49,635
Posted By MacGyverDB
Nope, the only other networks's this thing has...

Nope, the only other networks's this thing has been on has been at hotels. I'm at a loss as to how ingrained this was myself. After putting in the other hard drive I concluded it was within the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Feb 2014
Replies: 46
Views: 49,635
Posted By MacGyverDB
Ok this is going to sound long but it's what I...

Ok this is going to sound long but it's what I did and thus far every attempt to repeat the 3 AM auto start has shown that it did something.

I left the hard drive in it, and used Ubuntu to totally...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Feb 2014
Replies: 46
Views: 49,635
Posted By MacGyverDB
Yes I had already found those timers and disabled...

Yes I had already found those timers and disabled them. Made no difference.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Feb 2014
Replies: 46
Views: 49,635
Posted By MacGyverDB
Cold PC

The laptop is totally cold. On it's own it starts up at 3 AM.
I have done 2 Factory Restore/Resets to the drive that was in it. The second time I had it intentionally not turn on Automatic...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Feb 2014
Replies: 46
Views: 49,635
Posted By MacGyverDB
Dell Inspiron Turning on by itself

I have gone through this thread's past postings. I have done a complete factory reset on my Wife's Dell Inspiron N5040 I have done the BIOS update from Dell for it.

With ONLY the Windows Updates...
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