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Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By chefduane
I don't use an app but a little spreadsheet I...

I don't use an app but a little spreadsheet I developed in Excel. Has all the fields you mentioned and a few more. And it was free! It just stays on the desktop. It doesn't have reminders, tho. ...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1,204
Posted By chefduane
Why? It's a year and a half before MS REALLY...

Why? It's a year and a half before MS REALLY starts jamming W10 down our throats.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By chefduane
Well, you asked. As I said, there could be a...

Well, you asked. As I said, there could be a million reasons as to why no one is responding. I just thought I'd interject a little humor into my non-response. Lighten up.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By chefduane
Maybe no one has a reply with a suggested fix. ...

Maybe no one has a reply with a suggested fix. Maybe its late in the week and people don't feel like replying. Or maybe there are 100 replies and the internet langoliers ate them up. Maybe Putin...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,222
Posted By chefduane
Also check the direction of the fan airflow and...

Also check the direction of the fan airflow and for any obstructions in any case vents. You want to have clear vents with clean filters (if applicable) for intake and the fans should exhaust heat...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jul 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,222
Posted By chefduane
Do you use your computer outside?

Do you use your computer outside?
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jun 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 6,354
Posted By chefduane
Certainly trevorcork will make the decision that...

Certainly trevorcork will make the decision that he thinks is best for him but having varied perspectives from different points of view is a good thing, eh?
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 6,354
Posted By chefduane
Is there a particular reason why you do not wish...

Is there a particular reason why you do not wish to take a position overseas? I understand if you have a valid reason, but an overseas assignment can really be a resume booster in the long run. Not...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Jun 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By chefduane
Your hard drive is almost full.

Your hard drive is almost full.
Forum: News 11 Jun 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 990
Posted By chefduane
It won't. But the OP was about surreptitiously...

It won't. But the OP was about surreptitiously turning on your camera to spy on you and the goings on in the surrounding area. For desktop users a lens cover will protect from that. When you close...
Forum: News 11 Jun 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 990
Posted By chefduane
I use a simple plastic lens blocker to physically...

I use a simple plastic lens blocker to physically cover my lens. Sometimes the simplest solution (low tech) is the best solution.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Jun 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,136
Posted By chefduane
Yep, gave it a try and it works like a charm. ...

Yep, gave it a try and it works like a charm. Just what I was looking for. Thanks!!
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Jun 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,136
Posted By chefduane
Thanks, but I'm interested in Win7 and the...

Thanks, but I'm interested in Win7 and the tutorial listed is for Win10. Will this work for Win7 also?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Jun 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,136
Posted By chefduane
Add 'Backup and Restore' to the context menu?

I have searched but not found a way to easily add 'Backup and Restore' to the context menu. I am not capable of figuring it out myself and would like to find a tutorial I can follow. Any...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,093
Posted By chefduane
But don't you think that's understandable? I...

But don't you think that's understandable? I mean, when folks see a person hacking a licensed OS the immediate response is most likely that its an unauthorized action. Especially when that...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jun 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,093
Posted By chefduane
Never even heard of it. I wonder what...

Never even heard of it. I wonder what Microsoft's take on that would be. Methinks there might be some legalities involved that MS might not take kindly to.
Forum: Chillout Room 15 May 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By chefduane
Donate it to a school that has a 'small engines'...

Donate it to a school that has a 'small engines' shop class. The kids get to learn about the mechanics of small engines (and maybe get it running again, giving them a sense of accomplishment) and...
Forum: Software 13 May 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By chefduane
Yep, I understand. I keep WinCalendar in the...

Yep, I understand. I keep WinCalendar in the upper right hand corner of my desktop and at its smallest size so its unobtrusive, but I understand wanting to keep your desktop clear.
Forum: Software 13 May 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By chefduane
I placed wincalendar in my startup. Starts up as...

I placed wincalendar in my startup. Starts up as an applet on my desktop and is always readily available.
Forum: Microsoft Office 12 May 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By chefduane
Its the 'new paragraph' indicator. ...

Its the 'new paragraph' indicator.

Tools>Options>View> and then under Formatting Marks>uncheck Paragraph Marks.
Forum: Chillout Room 12 Apr 2018
Replies: 495
Views: 74,250
Posted By chefduane
Yes, and there were only 20 people or so there...

Yes, and there were only 20 people or so there and most of them were seasoned citizens. Too bad that more people aren't interested in things like this (although I understand its not interesting for...
Forum: Chillout Room 12 Apr 2018
Replies: 495
Views: 74,250
Posted By chefduane
Went to a talk today given by a guy named Phil...

Went to a talk today given by a guy named Phil Pollacia. He is an old time IBM'er that that worked on all the flight command code for the Gemini up through the SpaceLab programs. He headed up the...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Apr 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1,236
Posted By chefduane
Yes, yes, and... yes!

Yes, yes, and... yes!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Mar 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By chefduane
Thanks for the feedback but I am honestly not...

Thanks for the feedback but I am honestly not interested in doing any diagnostics and/or data recovery at this point. The new drive ran the back up fine and I am happy with that. At least I know I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Mar 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By chefduane
Late this aft I bought a Toshiba Canvio 1tb...

Late this aft I bought a Toshiba Canvio 1tb external usb 3.0 and it just completed a successful back up. Recognized in disc mgmt. and it shows when I open 'computer' from the start menu. So it was...
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