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Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
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Posted By 450125
I appreciate the quick response. But as I...

I appreciate the quick response.

But as I noted, a different browser (Internet Explorer) got to the internet fine while this problem was happening.

And I'm online a LOT - part of my job, but...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By 450125
Update: After 48+ hours with no problem,...

Update:

After 48+ hours with no problem, because I'd never since done the Facebook sequence described in the original post, it happened again.

I was looking up a name in google. Found a list...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By 450125
Facebook affecting my internet connectivity?

There's not a "tinfoil hat" forum, and that's good, because someone would moderate this post over there, were that an option. But I'm very serious, and scratching for answers.

On Thursday (2/1)...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By 450125
I do understand. Just in the interest of...

I do understand. Just in the interest of "clearing my name," I had no blatantly nefarious intent. I really was just curious, from a technical standpoint, of how a site could monitor visits I've...
Forum: System Security 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By 450125
Well, this affected millions of people for a day,...

Well, this affected millions of people for a day, then went away, so it shouldn't be a burning issue again. But I am marking it as solved. And I did, a couple days after the problem, reinstall MWB...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By 450125
Newspaper paywall question

(Apologizing in advance for the way the Buffalo News links below exploded into near-paragraph length!)

I read a lot of newspapers online. Some I subscribe to, some I just read occasionally using...
Forum: System Security 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By 450125
Thanks. Since I went 18-24 months since last...

Thanks. Since I went 18-24 months since last running it, this doesn't top my "to do" list! I think my safe computing habits will protect me in the meantime.
Forum: System Security 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By 450125
I trust MWB and have used it for years - rarely...

I trust MWB and have used it for years - rarely of course, but have had it "at the ready" if needed, or, more likely, when the thought crossed my mind.

I'll reinstall it at some later time now...
Forum: System Security 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By 450125
Oh my gosh. That's scary. Great heads-up on...

Oh my gosh. That's scary. Great heads-up on your part, and apologies if this affected you too.
Forum: System Security 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By 450125
Computer deathly sluggish - could it have been Malwarebytes?

My computer tends to run flawlessly, thank goodness, with malware never an issue.

This morning I was just minding my own business, had two FF Windows open, and was playing Free Cell, and tried to...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By 450125
Thanks for the Wondershare tip. I know I can...

Thanks for the Wondershare tip. I know I can google it - and did - but what is it and why would I have it? The Wondershare folder in my programs area appeared on 9/21/2017, and I have absolutely no...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By 450125
(Non-intrusive) regular 7022 and 2001 EventID errors

By my picky account, my computer generally performs flawlessly.

But the perfectionist in me is bothered by these two errors that regularly appear in my Event Viewer:

One is 7022, The...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Jul 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By 450125
First, I'm embarrassed because this would have...

First, I'm embarrassed because this would have been my solution - it's pretty obvious - and I didn't try it. With her iphone 5, this was not possible; I needed Adobe Bridge. iOs selfishly...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Jul 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By 450125
Easiest way to retrieve pictures from iphone 7 to Win7?

"Normal person vs. Apple, Chapter One Million"...

I have posted before about my distaste for all things Apple.

Years ago, after many trials and tribulations getting photos from my wife's iphone...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Oct 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,805
Posted By 450125
I am in the US, so any of the online places I'd...

I am in the US, so any of the online places I'd look at would ship any configuration I'd reasonably expect to me.

This is frustrating - in the past, I have purchased computers online, and it was...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Oct 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,805
Posted By 450125
I will check that option - thanks! It's not...

I will check that option - thanks!

It's not for gaming per se, nothing intense, although some non-taxing games are played on it. Basically internet access and schoolwork using MS Office type...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Oct 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,805
Posted By 450125
Buying/configuring PC online?

I'm trying to buy a new desktop (probably Win10, but same principle applies).

Years ago the Dell website made it very easy to configure a computer, from a "standard" base. I don't see that as an...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Aug 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By 450125
Yes, the cable made no difference. The old...

Yes, the cable made no difference.

The old monitor was a 4:3, same 1280x1024 (yes, I know, that's 5:4), and no problems with it. No problems when I temporarily swapped in a 1280x1024 Dell monitor...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Aug 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By 450125
Thanks for the suggestions. The only...

Thanks for the suggestions.

The only "problem" - and that is too strong a term; it's a perception thing, I think - is in firefox. Viewing the same page in Internet Explorer, things look fine...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Aug 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By 450125
Nothing. It's really weird. The login...

Nothing.

It's really weird.

The login screen looks exactly as I'd like. The user interface and overall appearance is great everywhere.

The only two things where I think there's a lessening...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Aug 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By 450125
New Viewsonic monitor, and appearance is just a bit off

I just replaced a 1280x1024 Viewsonic monitor, that had gone bad, with another one (Viewsonic VA708).

Though I've never really been one to pay "hard hard" attention to how things look on a monitor...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Feb 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By 450125
Yeah, I know programs can't generally carry over....

Yeah, I know programs can't generally carry over. Confused though as to why the software offered this capability.

Tomorrow I am going to copy and paste, yes. I have looked and can't find a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Feb 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By 450125
I did use the Easeus tool, and it was a complete...

I did use the Easeus tool, and it was a complete disaster.

WET - not an option here of course - was smart enough to figure out what files went where, for what user profiles or whatever, and even...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Feb 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By 450125
I had been eyeing that Easeus tool, and am right...

I had been eyeing that Easeus tool, and am right now in the process of transferring to an external drive from the old laptop.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txeZaTar15s shows how to do this (wish...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Feb 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By 450125
WET equivalent to go from Windows 7 to Windows 10?

I'm apologizing in advance for a question inviting a "google is your friend" response, but I've come up unsatisfactory to this point using google, and using sevenforums' own search function, so here...
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