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    Delete closed account

    I sold a small business and dropped the service provider who was providing me with email addresses. Now, every time I open Outlook, I see a screenlet asking me to log into the email account which no...
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    I guess I should have mentioned that the brand...

    I guess I should have mentioned that the brand new battery installed in the laptop shows all leds lit on the charge status button. It's not the battery - it's the Latitude's inability to recognize...
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    I have read through dozens of posts everywhere on...

    I have read through dozens of posts everywhere on the internet from 2008 when this problem first emerged, but am still hopeful that I can salvage this old laptop for some ham radio use. It's a Dell...
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    Vic, Did it work? I'm trying to resurrect my...

    Vic,

    Did it work? I'm trying to resurrect my old Latitude 131, and it's not recognizing the battery. According to the Dell website, I have the latest BIOS, but I'm ready to flash and see (or...
  5. Josh, Yes, I can connect to Microsoft Update....

    Josh,

    Yes, I can connect to Microsoft Update. Just finished downloading and installing an update to the NET framework on the Vista machine.

    I'm on a DSL from ACS Alaska, which is working fine...
  6. Josh, There is a copy of Symantec antivirus on...

    Josh,

    There is a copy of Symantec antivirus on the machine, but it makes no difference to the IE-8 condition if I enable or disable autoprotect.

    Proxy server was unticked.

    Reset didn't help....
  7. I have two XP SP2 computers and a Windows 7...

    I have two XP SP2 computers and a Windows 7 machine, all three of which are accessing the internet just fine over the same network as the one laptop which has a copy of Vista Home 6.0 SP-1 32-bit. My...
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    And, we ran a separate ethernet cable directly...

    And, we ran a separate ethernet cable directly from the son's computer to the router, bypassing all other cables. Again, no joy.
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    Oh, I forgot to mention, in response to Gerald's...

    Oh, I forgot to mention, in response to Gerald's posting - we subbed in another power supply, carefully checking every connection, and ran it off a different AC outlet on a different breaker. No joy.
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    The latest developments: I configured a second...

    The latest developments: I configured a second router as a switch (shut off the wireless and the DHCP server, gave it an IP address outside the main router's DHCP range and different from the main...
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    It's a great thought, but we already tried that....

    It's a great thought, but we already tried that. I had him shut down his computer, unplug the network cable from the socket on the back of his computer, power down, and then I watched the...
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    We have a D-link DIR-655 router in the garage,...

    We have a D-link DIR-655 router in the garage, fed by a DSL modem and routed around through CAT-5 cables to various rooms in the house. About two months ago, we upgraded my son's computer (new...
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    Confusion after power outage (XP SP2)

    We had a 75 mph wind gust here in Juneau the other night, and it took the power out all over town. I was running my home desktop computer at the time, and, now that the power is back on and I've...
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    KDS Rad 5 power

    Does anyone know the polarity for the coaxial power connector on this monitor? I've mislaid the power supply, and have determined from the KDS spec sheet that it needs 12 volts dc. I have several...
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    Re: Beeping computer

    No pattern. The beeps last about a half second each, and go on forever (until you shut off the power). I removed the LInspire when I got the computer a year ago, and installed Windows XP, which...
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    Beeping computer

    I'm working on a Fry's GQ3131 with a 741GX-M2 motherboard. It's stock, except for a memory boost to 512 (came with 128). About a month ago, it started beeping multiple times on boot, but with no...
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    printer monitors (XP Pro SP2)

    While using cleanspl.exe from the Windows XP Resource Kit, (trying to solve a Lexmark printer problem), I accidently delected the following printer monitors: bj language monitor, pjl language...
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    Son can't print or see files

    I looked through the forum and saw a lot of messages, but I'm not sure the situations are the same as mine. A week ago, my son lost the ability to print on the Lexmark 5150 attached to my computer....
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    Master Admin Account (Service Pack 2)

    Is there a way to establish a master administrator account on a computer that has multiple users? When I run programs like disk cleanup from my administative privelege account, I have to go into...
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    Re: List all programs (Service Pack 2)

    John and Bob,
    Exactly what I needed! Thanks to both of you.
    Pat
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    List all programs (Service Pack 2)

    Is there an easy way to list all the programs that are installed on a computer? I'm about to burn this one down and reinstall Windows, and would like to know all the programs it has on it so I can...
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    Re: D-Link DWL-650 install

    Thanks. The problem was, the program I downloaded did not have the driver file in it. Turns out the "real" driver file is located on an obscure FTP directory under the hardware revision number. ...
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    D-Link DWL-650 install

    I'm resurrecting a friend's laptop, and she has a D-Link Air DWL-650 wireless plug-in adapter. The computer has XP Home on it. I went to the D-Link website, and they've discontinued the card, but...
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    Re: Adding 2nd drive

    No error messages. The screen just suddenly goes black and the computer reboots. I thought about trying master slave settings, but didn't know if it would work. Do I need to change the drive cable...
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    Adding 2nd drive

    I have a Dell Dimension 1 GHz computer with 256 MB memory. It has a Western Digital WD800JB 80 gig drive. All works fine. My son had a WD800BB drive left over from his conversion to a SATA, and I...
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