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Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By otuatail
Thanks for your help. I have managed to share...

Thanks for your help. I have managed to share only folders now. Much better than it used to be.
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By otuatail
I have done this. simply create a homegroup on...

I have done this.
simply create a homegroup on the 1st system, simply create a homegroup on the 1st system, join homegroup

What I have done is <partition> Share with... Advanced sharing. Tick...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By otuatail
Sharing

I would like to share some folders with another home PC. Preferably just folders not entire partition. I have 2 PCs which are connected to the router via a mains plug networking system.

I don't...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Nov 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 2,086
Posted By otuatail
Pressing F8 only gives a choice of boot devices...

Pressing F8 only gives a choice of boot devices no command option. How can something as basic as this be so bloody complicated. Someone might need to do a full format for any number of reasons. I...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Nov 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 2,086
Posted By otuatail
Barman58 Command prompt at startup. How...

Barman58
Command prompt at startup.

How do you get to command prompt at startup. You can go into a safe mode but the link you gave me shows
A) Go to step 3.
OR

2. Boot to the System...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Nov 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 2,086
Posted By otuatail
I have booted from a dvd. I asked windows to...

I have booted from a dvd. I asked windows to format the first partition. 100g. It formated this massive partition in less than one second. This is NOT a full format. So windows will not do full...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Nov 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 2,086
Posted By otuatail
and windows will do a quick format (A simple yes...

and windows will do a quick format (A simple yes or no could work here)
Forum: General Discussion 27 Nov 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 2,086
Posted By otuatail
a clean install overwrites whatevers on the disc ...

a clean install overwrites whatevers on the disc

This doesn't answer if it is a quick format clearing out the allocation table or a full format. How can this question have been answered.
Forum: General Discussion 27 Nov 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 2,086
Posted By otuatail
This is not a 6 month old defective hard disk....

This is not a 6 month old defective hard disk. Read up on Spinrite. Can someone answer my question and not answer a different question.
Forum: General Discussion 25 Nov 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 2,086
Posted By otuatail
Reinstall windows

I have been used to taking ot hard disk and put in a second pc as a second disk. Full format the first partition (Windows) . Return to the original PC and install windows. Disks do develop bad...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 21 Jan 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 3,242
Posted By otuatail
Windows media player

Yes when you use Windows media player you get loads of pictures (JPGs). Even unticking the boxes in options dosn't work. Do you have to disconnect from the internet before using WMP?
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Nov 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By otuatail
No I want to delete passwords that have changed...

No I want to delete passwords that have changed or are just wrong. I still want Auto Complete
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Nov 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By otuatail
IE11 delete selected passwords

I have searched the web for this.

I can get to internet options but there is no "Manage Password" Button or "Credential Manager" Button.
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jun 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By otuatail
I am aloud to download a windows 10 upgrade. I do...

I am aloud to download a windows 10 upgrade. I do not understand what you mean by...

What EXACTLY did you download?
One file?
It was a download of an upgrade from a Microsoft site.


What...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jun 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By otuatail
Download windows 10

I have downloaded Windows 10 upgrade. Unfortunately it doesn't recognise my DVD player. Checking the internet I am not alone in this.
Forum: Software 09 Feb 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By otuatail
CDBurnerXP is very good. and it is free

CDBurnerXP is very good. and it is free
Forum: General Discussion 09 Feb 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 756
Posted By otuatail
My computer acting strange

When I open Computer to access the drives and flash memory, I get an annoying green bar that travels across the top. This can take over an hour. Why every time I open it up it does this. What is it...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Dec 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 4,712
Posted By otuatail
Do you want to leave this page ANNOYING

Hi I am going to a website that has a series of links that only refresh the page with slightly different content. For years this worked but now I get this annoying pop up. Do I want to leave this...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Dec 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 928
Posted By otuatail
Memory test

I ran the MS memory test. This requires a reboot. I am informed that a log is generated and next time I log on I assume I can see it. I have a home PC and there is no log on.

Having finished the...
Forum: Microsoft Office 25 Sep 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,654
Posted By otuatail
Word 2007 and anoying Reasarch window.

I am trying to type a document in office word 2007. I keep getting an anoying Reasarch window. I click the X to clse it but when I place the cursor back in the document it comes back. Can't it go...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Sep 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,264
Posted By otuatail
My PC speck: Home made 6 years ago: Main board:...

My PC speck: Home made 6 years ago:
Main board: New_M2N68-AM SE2
Asus dual core processor 4.2G
2G DDR2
Creative labs Audigy

Zone alarm fire wall.
Avast anti virus.

Does stopping at...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Sep 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,264
Posted By otuatail
Windows 10 free upgrade compatability

Why does Microsoft not check for compatibility issues? I allowed the free upgrade. after the first reboot I had a big circle with a zero. This went to 32% and stuck there for half an hour. I was...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Sep 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 13,319
Posted By otuatail
Windows upgrade to 10 camera login

Hi I have a desktop PC not a laptop with a built in camera. I do however have a Microsoft LifeCam 3000. Can I use this as the info on TV states it is a special camera?
Forum: General Discussion 01 Sep 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By otuatail
You have to have all the windows 10 updates...

You have to have all the windows 10 updates installed on Windows 7 SP1

So you have to install Windows 10 updates to get the toolbar icon to install Windows 10.
Forum: General Discussion 01 Sep 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By otuatail
Windows 10 is supposed to be free

I am not a bloody idiot

I do have windows 7 SP1

I do not have the stupid icon on the bottom of the task bar.
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