Search:

Type: Posts; User: shipdog7; Keyword(s):

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    68
    Views
    5,671

    Poll: I shut down every night. Only because I have an...

    I shut down every night. Only because I have an old desktop and it hums loud during quiet time. As in sleeping. Doesn't ever overheat. Fan works fine. Blow out the inside occasionally to relieve the...
  2. Microsoft today said it will make Windows free of...

    Microsoft today said it will make Windows free of charge for phones and tablets with screens smaller than 9 inches, a move designed to help boost the company's market share.
    Microsoft has been...
  3. Replies
    23
    Views
    3,416

    I think I have tried them all. Most have...

    I think I have tried them all. Most have something missing to makes it a keeper. Too slow in loading pages? A change of browser can result in better performance, faster page loading and videos that...
  4. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,857

    You can copy and paste this into a Google search...

    You can copy and paste this into a Google search and find the articles.
    Thousands falling for Microsoft tech support phone scam - KSHB-TV
    Microsoft tech support phone scam hits DC area - DC News...
  5. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,555

    Thanks Lounger but I have never used Google Earth...

    Thanks Lounger but I have never used Google Earth or downloaded it.
  6. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,555

    Google Chrome will not install.....

    I have tried many, many times to install Google Chrome without any luck. I used the standalone many, many times. Failed. I made sure there were no leftover files in the registry or on my PC of...
  7. Replies
    17
    Views
    3,449

    I did the same thing on a download. I unchecked...

    I did the same thing on a download. I unchecked all the add-ons offers. Or declined them. BAM!
    I used free Malwarebytes Anti-Malware , AdwCleaner, and Combofix. Rebooted. Conduit and Visual Bee...
  8. I am old, on limited income, and cheap. Not all...

    I am old, on limited income, and cheap. Not all in that order. I have an older Dell Computer. 160gb hard drive. I know.... small these days. But 133gb free of 160gb.
    Hand full of pictures and not...
  9. System Restore.....

    I have had a few system restore failures over the years. Re-installed way too many times. Refused to also pay for any imaging backup software. But now there a few good ones available for free. I use...
  10. Replies
    34
    Views
    17,573

    PayPal..

    I have always been aware of look alike (phishing) emails no matter where they come from. I always type in the link instead of clicking on one. A couple of years ago my PayPal account was comprised. I...
  11. Replies
    41
    Views
    9,061

    Modifying laptop casing.

    Crucial has added their "guaranteed to fit policy" since the last time I bought from them. I ordered a larger hard drive for my mini laptop. Checked the website. Called and talked to a rep who...
  12. Replies
    4
    Views
    3,599

    CD-ROM not accessible

    When I insert a blank cd or dvd disk I get a D:is not accessible. Incorrect function when I click on the drive.I have tried everything to correct it. From uninstall cd-rom drive to registry hacks. I...
  13. Replies
    52
    Views
    31,051

    I am not a techie. lol My daughters hard drive...

    I am not a techie. lol
    My daughters hard drive had showed signs of slowly dying on her. I couldn't get it to run long enough to tansfer files. It kept shutting down after only a few minutes of...
  14. Replies
    25
    Views
    7,422

    Trojan causing havoc with XP

    Try Combofix. It has bailed me out many times with the nasties.
    Download the latest official version of ComboFix (2.8mb) save to your desktop
    http://www.combofix.org/
    Also www.technibble.com/ has...
Results 1 to 14 of 14