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Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
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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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 416
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 622
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By strollin
Have you verified that the Printer Spooler...

Have you verified that the Printer Spooler Service is running?
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 408
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 408
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By strollin
Yet Bluetooth devices are more secure than...

Yet Bluetooth devices are more secure than wireless mouse/keyboard dongles!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By strollin
Let's not confuse a wireless mouse/keyboard with...

Let's not confuse a wireless mouse/keyboard with wifi. They are similar but different with completely different uses.

A wireless mouse is extremely easy to hack since there is no security...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By strollin
I doubt a virus could be present but about a year...

I doubt a virus could be present but about a year ago it was discovered that wireless keyboard/mouse dongles were trivial to hack and a hacker could gain access to your computer very easily. The...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By strollin
One tip regarding thermal paste, more is not...

One tip regarding thermal paste, more is not better! You want to use a very thin coat of paste between the cpu and heatsink for maximum heat transfer.

It shouldn't be necessary to re-apply paste...
Forum: Drivers 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By strollin
Do you connect to your router via network cable...

Do you connect to your router via network cable or via wifi?

You'll find a listing in Device Manager for "Network Adapters". There will be required drivers for Ethernet controller (cable) and/or...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 12 Jan 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 66,232
Posted By strollin
This document from the Sony website might help:...

This document from the Sony website might help: https://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/support-info.pl?template_id=1&info_id=884#br
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Dec 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By strollin
You need to go into Settings->Full...

You need to go into Settings->Full Settings->Mail->Compose and change the email format from Plain Text to HTML.
Forum: General Discussion 04 Dec 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,189
Posted By strollin
If you start Word using the icon on your desktop,...

If you start Word using the icon on your desktop, type some text, then click Save, it should prompt you for a file name and location.

When you start Word using an existing document, clicking...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Dec 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,189
Posted By strollin
When you create a new document, how are you doing...

When you create a new document, how are you doing that? Opening Word from the Start Menu?

BTW, what version of Word are you using?
Forum: Software 02 Dec 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,135
Posted By strollin
Have you tried Skype?

Have you tried Skype?
Forum: General Discussion 02 Dec 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,189
Posted By strollin
Regargless of whether you did it or not, did you...

Regargless of whether you did it or not, did you check to see that the default save location points to where you want your documents saved?
Forum: General Discussion 02 Dec 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,189
Posted By strollin
Sounds like you need to set the default save...

Sounds like you need to set the default save folder to point to documents. Not sure which version of Word you are using but in Word 2013 it's done like this:
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Nov 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 860
Posted By strollin
It's not quite as cut and dry as that. If...

It's not quite as cut and dry as that. If everything else was identical, then a 7200rpm drive should be faster than a 5400rpm drive. However, there are other factors that effect data transfer speed...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Nov 2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,787
Posted By strollin
Based on this post, the camera is installed and...

Based on this post, the camera is installed and "hooked" up so there's no need to pursue that any further. It would seem that the Appear-in software simply doesn't work with this particular setup. ...
Forum: News 14 Nov 2017
Replies: 49
Views: 6,614
Posted By strollin
I upgraded as well. I suppose it's faster but I...

I upgraded as well. I suppose it's faster but I never considered previous versions to be particularly slow.

A couple of the extensions I use are now disabled so I will need to find replacements...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 14 Nov 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By strollin
You could probably uninstall and re-install or...

You could probably uninstall and re-install or use some other technique to be able to continue using WLM. It is really old news that MS would no longer support WLM but that doesn't mean it should...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Nov 2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,787
Posted By strollin
A camera is a piece of hardware so would not be...

A camera is a piece of hardware so would not be part of an OS such as Win 7 or Win 10.

I'm going to guess that what you are really asking is whether Win 7 includes camera software to operate a...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Nov 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,598
Posted By strollin
The obvious answer is to sell or donate them but...

The obvious answer is to sell or donate them but something tells me your real question is how can you put them to use in a different capacity.

In that case, I would consider using one of them as a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Oct 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By strollin
I think it's more of the fact that Newegg is over...

I think it's more of the fact that Newegg is over zealously applying a California requirement to label exposure to known carcinogens and the like. It's more of a CYA thing for Newegg.

Just...
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