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Forum: Sound & Audio 21 Jun 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1,499
Posted By MetroBOS
No audio through bluetooth headphones

I've owned the same Windows 7 PC for several years, but I never tried using the bluetooth option until today.

I was able to connect a pair of bluetooth phones to it without any problems. They...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Nov 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,494
Posted By MetroBOS
I was able to get it to work by using the...

I was able to get it to work by using the machine's IP address instead of its name. Any idea what that means? Is that an indication that something is not set up properly?
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Nov 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,494
Posted By MetroBOS
I appreciate your help. I'm still stuck on this...

I appreciate your help. I'm still stuck on this though so you'll have to excuse my ignorance.

As far as I can tell, all settings are the same. I've attached screenshots.

I also tried going...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Nov 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,494
Posted By MetroBOS
Thanks. Do you know where I would go to check...

Thanks. Do you know where I would go to check that?

I looked under Network & Sharing Center, then under Advanced Sharing Settings, and it lists 3 different network profiles - Home/Work, Public,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Nov 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,494
Posted By MetroBOS
Remote Desktop Connection works via WiFi, but not via ethernet

I have a desktop and a laptop.

The desktop is connected to the internet using an ethernet cable.

When the laptop is connected using WiFi, I am able to make an RDC connection to it from my...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Dec 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 1,144
Posted By MetroBOS
Remote desktop connection issues - works on wifi, not on wired

ISP: Verizon
Type: FIOS
Router: Actiontec

I have a work laptop and a desktop at home. When I work from home, I use remote desktop connection to connect to my laptop using my desktop. Today,...
Forum: Microsoft Office 24 Mar 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1,050
Posted By MetroBOS
Question about installing two versions of Office

I have 2 discs

1. Home and Student 2010
2. Basic Edition 2003

I currently have 2010 installed (Word, Excel, Powerpoint). But I also want Outlook. Apparently Outlook is included with the 2003...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Mar 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By MetroBOS
Here are a couple of screenshots. In the...

Here are a couple of screenshots.

In the first shot, you can see "The Internet" in the file path.

The second shot was taken after selecting the file path. Apparently this is an ftp folder if...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Mar 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By MetroBOS
Setting default folder view for "The Internet" path?

I've set the default folder view to Details for all drive folders.

But the folder I am currently working from is accessed through the internet, i.e. the file path at the top of the window starts...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Feb 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 15,914
Posted By MetroBOS
Nevermind, just realized how stupid that question...

Nevermind, just realized how stupid that question was.

I found the motherboard disk and tried to run the setup exe file, but it said something about not being the right volume.

I think I'm just...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Feb 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 15,914
Posted By MetroBOS
Okay, so I heard back from eCollege PC and they...

Okay, so I heard back from eCollege PC and they said to boot from my windows DVD and when I get to where it shows the drives click options and then delete everything listed. Then click next and the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Feb 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 15,914
Posted By MetroBOS
Thanks. I've sent an email to eCollegePC. I...

Thanks. I've sent an email to eCollegePC. I don't know if they can help me do a restore, but I'm hoping they can at least help me uninstall the 2nd copy of Windows 7 that I installed.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Feb 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 15,914
Posted By MetroBOS
I believe that is what I did. I had the disc in...

I believe that is what I did. I had the disc in the tray and when I restarted, it said press any key to boot from the DVD and that's what I did.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Feb 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 15,914
Posted By MetroBOS
I've already backed up my documents, etc. I can...

I've already backed up my documents, etc. I can always reinstall Office.

Unfortunately I have no idea how to delete a partition. Hell, I don't even know what a partition is.

I think the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Feb 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 15,914
Posted By MetroBOS
Thanks. Unfortunately this is all way over my...

Thanks. Unfortunately this is all way over my head.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Feb 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 15,914
Posted By MetroBOS
OMG, I have no idea what I did. I found the W7...

OMG, I have no idea what I did. I found the W7 installation disc and chose to reinstall windows.

Now, when I boot up, it gives me two different options to log into Windows 7, so apparently I have...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Feb 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 15,914
Posted By MetroBOS
Factory restore a custom built PC?

I bought a custom PC from ecollegepc a couple of years ago. I want to do a full factory reset but I can't figure out how.

I press F9 during bootup which brings me to a screen where I can choose...
Forum: Microsoft Office 01 Sep 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 14,758
Posted By MetroBOS
Unable to open hyperlinks in Word and Excel

I've done extensive searching on Google, but am unable to find a solution to my problem anywhere.

The problem is that when I try to click on a hyperlink in Word and Excel, it fails, saying that...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 7,474
Posted By MetroBOS
Not that I am aware of. Thank you for the link. ...

Not that I am aware of. Thank you for the link. I will be sure to back up my jump lists until I can find a final resolution.
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 7,474
Posted By MetroBOS
Pinned recent items on taskbar frequently disappearing?

So now that I have one problem squared away (thanks to Kari), I have one more that I'm hoping to find a resolution for. This has been an ongoing problem for months as well.

On my taskbar, I have...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 4,306
Posted By MetroBOS
Thank you so much! That did it! You have no...

Thank you so much! That did it! You have no idea how much I appreciate your help with this.

This has been an ongoing problem for months and something that even my IT department was not able to...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 4,306
Posted By MetroBOS
So...the good news is that this seems to have...

So...the good news is that this seems to have resolved my issue with being able to display Korean text in Microsoft Word.

The bad news is that the emails in Chinese and Japanese are still...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 4,306
Posted By MetroBOS
I'm not sure which language pack it was. On...

I'm not sure which language pack it was.

On the far right side of my taskbar, it says "EN" and if I click on it, it allows me to switch between EN and KO.

Based on that, can you tell if it's...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 4,306
Posted By MetroBOS
Korean language pack causes problems with Outlook email width

This has been an ongoing problem for me for some time now and I'm hoping someone can provide a resolution to it.

I had to install a Korean language pack in order to read Korean Word documents. ...
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