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Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 May 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 944
Posted By soho1
Site down only for me? Cannot access, I see other complaints. Resolve?

Apologies in advance if this belongs elsewhere. I have reading some forums and came across a site called imgur.com which DNS could not resolve. A little investigation suggested the site is running...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 May 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By soho1
How to get files to copy correctly onto Samba share?

Happy weekend all. Cheapskate that I am, I have a network drive that is a share on my router. I have not quite gotten ready to buy a NAS. Trouble is, bigger files are not copying correctly.

Use...
Forum: Microsoft Office 21 May 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1,731
Posted By soho1
Found a work around (not a solution). Downloaded...

Found a work around (not a solution). Downloaded an opensource utility MSGViewer that will at least open the files even if Outlook won't. Outlook probably could, but obviously wants something that...
Forum: Microsoft Office 21 May 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1,731
Posted By soho1
How to backup (AND RECOVER) Outlook to files in folders on hard drive?

I want to backup my cloud office email to my local hard drive. Perhaps even archive it all locally. So, I tried saving a few messages to a local file folder. Trouble is when try to click on any of...
Forum: Software 10 Apr 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By soho1
JavaCPL.exe Java Temporary Files Change Greyed Out - how to change?

How do I change the temporary files directory for Java? The CHANGE button is greyed out. Have not found a policy or registry setting in my searches to fix this.
Forum: Software 04 Mar 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 885
Posted By soho1
How do I uninstall a program that won't uninstall? (Dell Update)

Short version: I want to uninstall the Dell Update program.
Longer version: I was seeing some sporadic performance issues and found errors in the event log about pcdrcui.exe (A Dell support utility)...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Feb 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 931
Posted By soho1
No, please re-read my original post, thank you. ...

No, please re-read my original post, thank you.

One is on 2 AND 3.
The other is on 2 AND 3.
EACH PC is on EACH SUBNET, as described in my original post.

Each PC uses ETHERNET on one...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Feb 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 931
Posted By soho1
Hmmm, left the network idle for a few hours and...

Hmmm, left the network idle for a few hours and returned and it's working. Glad it is, but confused as to what the problem was.
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Feb 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 931
Posted By soho1
Mulitple networks but only one computer pings the other

OK, sorry for the obscure title, please let me explain.

I am using a pair of laptops (trying to keep the example relatively simple) each with Ethernet and WiFi adapters (have done this now and...
Forum: System Security 20 Jan 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 504
Posted By soho1
Possible to require 2factor or U2F for desktop login?

I read Secure Logon - Press CTRL + ALT + DELETE to log on - Windows 7 Help Forums (https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/612-secure-logon-press-ctrl-alt-delete-log.html) and thought to myself U2F or...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jan 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,208
Posted By soho1
the devices on 10.0.3.x can "reach" router A but...

the devices on 10.0.3.x can "reach" router A but not router G.
the devices on 10.0.4.x can "reach" router G but not router A.
I want the printer, which can "reach" either router but only connect to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jan 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,208
Posted By soho1
Does this help explain?

Does this help explain?
Forum: Drivers 16 Jan 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 3,393
Posted By soho1
No, I popped $ for a driver updater which seems...

No, I popped $ for a driver updater which seems to have found and fixed things that Windows and Dell could not. The problem is now mitigated.
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Jan 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By soho1
How can I clean out a duplicate windows installer?

In the last day or so I performed some windows updates and my computer stopped behaving well. It started saying that the Windows Update service was turned off even though it was running. What I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Jan 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,208
Posted By soho1
How to share printer across two wifi networks?

Due to various reasons (the age of my home, changes in technology etc.) I have two wifi routers (apple and google) serving my home. However, I have only one printer. I have been avoiding buying a...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By soho1
Resolved - got the drives successfully unmapped...

Resolved - got the drives successfully unmapped (had to clear the entries in the registry!) and now all is well again.
HKCU\software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\mountPoints2
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By soho1
Further investigation suggests something is...

Further investigation suggests something is "broken" (duh) and that the COMPUTER map (computer > map network drive) is not connected, but also, won't disconnect. So the SID problem is an artifact of...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By soho1
I had a mapped network drive, removed it, and now...

I had a mapped network drive, removed it, and now that drive letter is no longer available to map, AS IF it was in use already, but cannot be seen anywhere. In this case, my drive letter is P: (:p)....
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By soho1
Here is a side-by-side with new mapping from the...

Here is a side-by-side with new mapping from the same server.
You can see the "fresh" mapping shows names just fine, but the stale mapping shows SIDs.
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By soho1
Seeing SID instead of username in mapped drive perm's. How can I fix?

I started by looking to see why my network drive shows a big red X when looking at Computer > Network Location and seeing the status of my mapped drives. But the drives can be accessed just fine. ...
Forum: Tutorials 12 Dec 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 147,648
Posted By soho1
NOTE FOR iPhone USERS: Sign in to your...

NOTE FOR iPhone USERS:
Sign in to your Microsoft account (https://account.live.com/proofs/Add?mkt=en-us&apt=3)
allows you to
Set up an identity verification app
and you are expecting a QR code...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Nov 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By soho1
Yep. Noted. Stupid direction from Nord. Have...

Yep. Noted. Stupid direction from Nord. Have since found lots of people complaining about Nord. Have replaced it. Currently using ExpressVPN. All seems well now having restored my previous...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Nov 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,814
Posted By soho1
Solution for future readers:

Solution for future readers:
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Nov 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,814
Posted By soho1
Yes, so do I. That kind of problem CAN occur that...

Yes, so do I. That kind of problem CAN occur that way, but in my case it was all ADOBE.

Turning off Adobe ARM was the solution and has proven itself since I tried this fix. Since, turning off...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Nov 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By soho1
Cannot resolve names after turning off NETBIOS for NordVPN

Hi, background:
I had few problems using NordVPN until somewhat recently, but my use was intermittent. If it dropped a connection i was not worried. Now however, I need a reliable VPN working 24x7....
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