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  1. Recommend a lightweight Windows 8 Laptop with both SSD and DVD

    Is this an impossible quest? I'm looking for a good, lightweight (<5 lbs) Windows 8 laptop with a 256GB SSD drive that also has a DVD.

    Shopping online for this turns out to be frustrating.
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    Where is Scroll Lock key on SurfacePro?

    Running Windows 8 on a SurfacePro with attached keyboard. Working on a spreadsheet that has the scroll lock function on. How can I turn off Scroll Lock? I find no appropriate key on either the...
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    Thanks, Bruce. W32Tme was, in fact, stopped. I...

    Thanks, Bruce. W32Tme was, in fact, stopped. I started the service but that doesn't seem to help. I don't find a Windows Time service listed though. Any other suggestions?
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    Access Denied Setting Internet Time

    I'm trying to connect my Win7 laptop to a Windows XP laptop across my home router wirelessly. My Win7 machine doesn't see either of the other two laptops on the network, one XP and one Windows 7.
    ...
  5. Audio Buzz versus Intel's iaantmon service

    I've been experiencing a second buzz about once a minute when running anything with audio (iTunes, flash, YouTube, etc.).

    Online research seems to blame the service iaantmon from Intel which The...
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    Update - I just got blocked from Google in...

    Update - I just got blocked from Google in Firefox. Restarting Firefox in Safe Mode didn't help, so it must not be Firefox plugins.

    Opening Internet Explorer doesn't help - I'm blocked there. too....
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    I'm now using Firefox 15 and am seeing the same...

    I'm now using Firefox 15 and am seeing the same problem. At the moment, I'm getting blocekd from Pinterest, but can access Facebook and Twitter just fine. If I switch the rendering engine within...
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    How does a non-Outlook user view a Vcard?

    I don't use Outlook, but the supposedly widely-used Vcard VCF format seems impenetrable to me. No program on my computer opens it in an easily readable form. (Notepad displays all sorts of code along...
  9. Difference Betwteen System Image and Drive Image?

    Acronis seems to make a distinction between a system image backup and a drive image backup. What's the difference? How do I determine which I need? Or do I need both?
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    Thunderbird Errors

    I'm getting repeated error dialogs from Thunderbird (release 14.0) during email downloads. One reads:
    There was an error downloading the following message:
    From: [email address displayed here]...
  11. "This message may contain a virus or there is not enough disk space. "

    A few weeks ago I started getting warning messages while downloading emails into Thunderbird. Here's one:

    There was an error downloading the following message:
    From: [email address displayed...
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    Well this is now even more absurd. Accessing...

    Well this is now even more absurd. Accessing Google on Firtefox 14 now reports "This Connection Is Untrusted". My date & time are fine. I'm malware-free. Little or nothing else running. Aarrgghh!
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    Thanks, Everyone!

    Thanks for all the feedback. What a wonderful resource this forum and all of you are. I've decided to try LastPass and am happy with it so far.
  14. Can I delete MTS files in C:\Users\[me]\Pictures?

    This folder may be the largest folder on my computer. What are all those MTS files andf do I need them? Or can I delete them?
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    Which of these applications can also fill in a...

    Which of these applications can also fill in a password when required inside Quickbooks to download bank or credit card information? Or do they ojnly work inside a browser?
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    RobertPri I've been using a similar system...

    RobertPri I've been using a similar system PasswordPro from PC Magazine back in the early 90s. Only runs in XP mode now. But having to manually look up the username and password every time one is...
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    Need recommendation for password manager

    I need to replace my old Password Pro a PC Magazine Utility from about 1995. I'm not looking for something free, but I would like to know what folks here think are the best ones. I've had LastPass...
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    In IE, I get a warning about Twitter that the...

    In IE, I get a warning about Twitter that the name on the certificate doesn't match the name of the site. Why would that change? Or does this indicate Twitter's being hacked?
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    Twitter and Facebook unavailable in Firefox

    Every week or so I' suddenly find that Twitter won't load. Firefox says "This Connection is Untrusted". If I then go to Facebook, I get a page that says Invalid URL and cites "Reference...
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    Still!

    The supposed solution to this problem is to delete a file called sessions.json. I have done that, and the problem continues. I have done it again, just to be sure, and again it didn't help.

    I...
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    Thanks! I'll BET that's exactly what was...

    Thanks! I'll BET that's exactly what was happening. It looked like nothing was happening so I closed the dialog. It looked for all the world as though the process had hung.

    This is great to know...
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    Thanks, Paul. I found that when I copy a folder,...

    Thanks, Paul. I found that when I copy a folder, only the folder copied, but not its contents. It seems I was able to open the folder and copy the individual files into the empty folder on the target...
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    Thanks, Clint., Yes, I always have Windows set...

    Thanks, Clint., Yes, I always have Windows set that way.
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    Thanks, Paul, I can find the folders alright...

    Thanks, Paul,

    I can find the folders alright ... there's a folder in the root called WindowsImageBackup. It contains a single folder with the name of my computer, and that folder contains three...
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    Copy a Windows Backup Drive Image

    I want to move a drive image from one external drive to another to make room on the first drive for a new drive image.

    Copying the drive image folder happens so fast (virtually instantaneously)...
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