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Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Feb 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 666
Posted By Robert11
Photo Not Appearing: Why ?

Hello,

Using Eternal September for my eMail, via Comcast.

Not sure if this is the correct, or best, place to post this, but
figure you folks, as always, would know.

Many times, but not all...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Oct 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By Robert11
New W7 pc: Settings, etc. for ?

Hello,

Am in my 80's now, so please bear with me a bit.

Have a many yr old W7 desktop pc.
Still working fine, but imagine it will konck out on me one of these days.

Will try to buy a new W7...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Sep 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By Robert11
"Scripts"; Running Of Danger ?

Hello,

I use Firefox.

Guess I have an add-on that prevents "Scripts Being Used"

Keeps coming up for most sites I visit, and then I have to do a manual "allow".
Driving me crazy.

Just how...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Aug 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By Robert11
Brother Printer Problem; Printing Just A Single Page ? Clearing Mem?

Hello,

Would sure appreciate some help with this; driving me crazy.

Have a few year old Brother monochrome laser printer, Model HL-2140/ 2170W
One of their cheaper models; just does simple B&W...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Apr 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,028
Posted By Robert11
"Allow Scripts Globally": What Does This Mean, Please

Hello, My pc has W10 on it, so naturally I posted the following to a Forum devoted to W10. No replies. So, am taking the liberty of asking here, as this Forum has been incredible in the help it has...
Forum: Software 15 Mar 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By Robert11
"Just BASIC" Questions. Recommendations, Please ?

Hello,

My son has just signed up for "Just Basic" course. (not Visual Basic)
He has never done any programming.

I talked him into this basic course, rather than starting out with Java or C,...
Forum: Microsoft Office 19 Feb 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By Robert11
MS Office Downloading Problems; pc Freezes During Download

Hello,

Son has a 4 yr old desktop pc running W7.
He's not in area, so I can't personally run any experiments with it.

But, I thought I might be able to convey enough, so that you folks might...
Forum: Software 18 Feb 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By Robert11
MS Software Question ?

Hello,

Sr. Citizen now, very, so please bear with me a bit.

Want to get MS PowerPoint for my son who needs it for a Course he
is taking.

Wow, have they ever made it difficult to figure out...
Forum: Sound & Audio 03 Jan 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,382
Posted By Robert11
Aux. Input On Logitech Z-200 Speakers: Trying To Understand ?

Hello,

Have just bought a pair of Logitech Z-200 desktop speakers for my new pc.

Other than I canít imagine why they didnít put some sort of grill or protection over
the speaker...
Forum: Sound & Audio 27 Dec 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 629
Posted By Robert11
Speaker Switch Box Questions ?

Hi,

I am looking for a "cheap", simple, switch box that will switch a few
audio inputs into a speaker. Perhaps 3 inputs and one output.

What I Don't want is the RCA type with the metal shell...
Forum: Sound & Audio 23 Dec 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 681
Posted By Robert11
Desktop pc Speaker Suggestions ?

Hi,

Want to purchase a pair of "small" desktop speakers for my desktop pc.
One to go on each side of monitor.

Don't want a woofer.

But, am hard of hearing, so would need something with a...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Nov 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By Robert11
Re-Appearing Folders, etc. After Deletion ?

Hello,

Here's one I have never run across before.
Always something new.

I have a bunch of Folders, documents and shortcuts on Desktop that I tried to Delete.
Put them all in the Recycle Bin....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Nov 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,961
Posted By Robert11
Seagate Free Agent Voltage Input Requirement ?

Hello,

Have a fairly old Seagate Free Agent Desk external HD. 1 TB
P/N 9zc2ag-501
Silver case. Sits "flat" on desk. Lighted icon on front sloping edge.

Can't find the power brick that...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Nov 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By Robert11
Sleep Mode And HD ?

Hello,

a. When a desktop PC is set to go "to sleep" after so many minutes of inactivity,
is the HD then totally stopped ?

b. Any disadvantage to "always" leaving PC On, but just setting the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Nov 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By Robert11
From OP:

Hi all,

Just a quick thanks for taking the time to help
me out. Nice of you both, and am very appreciative.

Hate to admit it, but now at my age, a lot of these nuances escape me.
But, was...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Nov 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By Robert11
Old Router Serving As A "Switch" Also ?

Hello,

I want to run two PC's in my home.

I have a Comcast box feeding my (old) Router.

I bought a GigaBit Switch ("TP-LINK TL-SG1005D...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Nov 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 2,338
Posted By Robert11
From OP: More Re Second HD

Hi,

Thanks all for the help; much appreciated.

A second HD would be primarily for backup.
Zillions of Photos and videos of Grandson, etc.

One possible advantage of an external HD, I guess,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Nov 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By Robert11
GigaBit Ethernet Switch ?

Hello,

Will be using two desktop PC's in house for the first time now.

Have always had a hard wired Ethernet cable between Router output and the one desktop pc.

New PC coming with,...
Forum: System Security 11 Nov 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By Robert11
Infection On Both HD's Question

Hello,

Was wondering about this a bit:

a. If there are two "Users" set up on a PC. Single internal HD
Would an "infection by a virus or some trojan, or Malware, likely also infect both Users ?...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Nov 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 2,338
Posted By Robert11
Second Internal HD, Or,... ?

Hello,

Will be ordering a new Dell XPS 8900 Desktop.
Comes with a 1 TB HD. No option to increase.

How "hard" is it to install another 1 TB inside the case ?
If relatively straightforward,...
Forum: System Security 10 Nov 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By Robert11
CryptoLocker & CBT Locker, etc. Defense Against Programs; Any ?

Hello,

About to purchase a new desktop PC, and am really worried about this.

Several months ago I was infected with that CBT (or is it CTB ?) Locker mal ware.
Possibly called CryptoLocker, or...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Nov 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 2,322
Posted By Robert11
Dell XPS 8900 Desktop: Worth The Extra $ For Upgrades ?

Hello,

Getting pretty close to deciding on a new Dell XPS 8900 desktop.

Seems like all the major brands have the same horror stories re service, returns, etc., and have more or less come to the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Nov 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By Robert11
Switching between Two PC's ?

Hello,

Presently have my desktop pc connected via an ethernet cable to my house Router.
The Router talks to my Comcast box.

If I get an additional PC for my kid, due to space limitations, they...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Nov 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By Robert11
Liquid Cooling Of Graphic Cards ?

Hello,

Looking at probably getting a new desktop PC.
No gaming.
Just typical household usage; internet, Photos, etc.

I noticed that several of the graphic card offerings seem to have liquid...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 07 Nov 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By Robert11
4 th or 6 Gen Intel Processor ?

Hello,

Trying to decide on new desktop PC with W 10.
No gaming.
Just household use, internet and Photos, etc.

Think I would notice any difference if I order one with a 4 th generation Intel...
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