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    Should I get a Chromebook

    I have a chance to get a refurbished Toshiba 13" Chromebook for about $169.

    I am a Windows user. From what I can gather, it sounds like a Chromebook is similar to an iPad. You don't d/l programs,...
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    Well folks, I took a deep breath and took the...

    Well folks, I took a deep breath and took the plunge. I find these upgrades (especially when things are working well to begin with) somewhat stressful.
    However, it went VERY SMOOTHLY. It first...
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    Satrow: Thanks for the information. Frankly,...

    Satrow:

    Thanks for the information. Frankly, it is rather intimidating. I think I might just forego the update!

    Mel
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    Have IE 9: Take plunge to IE 11?

    OK, I've been satisfied with IE9 but I keep getting IE11 offered via Windows Updates. I guess it is time to update as some sites indicate I should upgrade. Is there any problem upgrading via Windows...
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    I see little or no improvement. I added AdBlock...

    I see little or no improvement. I added AdBlock Plus to my IE.
    Still, when I get on Yahoo.com (my homepage), I get that annoying ad at the top of the screen. I can X-it out and close that ad, but it...
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    Bruce: It is on, but seems to do a lousy job,...

    Bruce:

    It is on, but seems to do a lousy job, especially on Yahoo.com. I keep getting these large and annoying ads at top of page

    Mel
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    Any suggestions for one that works with IE (a...

    Any suggestions for one that works with IE (a free one, hopefully)

    Mel
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    The real fault lies TOTALLY with MS for not...

    The real fault lies TOTALLY with MS for not making things clear. I started this thread. When I finally got the "courage" to do the update, it was a 60 second non-event. MS just did not make things...
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    OK, FYI, after reading the above comments, I...

    OK, FYI, after reading the above comments, I decided to just try the update. After all of this discussion, I am pleased to report that it downloaded and updated very rapidly (under 60 seconds from...
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    Jen: Did it work quickly and flawlessly? I...

    Jen:

    Did it work quickly and flawlessly? I have W7 and IE9 (in fact, I started this thread).

    I think Ruir said it took a very long time
    Mel
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    Miladytn: Glad it updated easily. Do you have...

    Miladytn:

    Glad it updated easily.
    Do you have W7 and IE 9?

    Mel
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    Ruirub: Yes, I mentioned in my second post in...

    Ruirub:

    Yes, I mentioned in my second post in this thread that if there is an issue I can PROBABLY resolve it via system restore or through the control panel. This, of course, presupposes that I...
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    Also, why is this update sent unchecked. In...

    Also, why is this update sent unchecked.
    In fact, why are some updates checked and others unchecked.

    I can see something like IE11 unchecked (since that is a bigger decision)

    Mel
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    Sudo: Thanks very much for that link. It was...

    Sudo:

    Thanks very much for that link. It was enlightening and gives me comfort in the sense that I now see my confusion is indeed justified.

    Here is one of the posts, stated more succinctly...
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    Bruce: Sorry if I wasn't clear. I received the...

    Bruce:

    Sorry if I wasn't clear. I received the update, but did not install it.

    The related article said that if I didn't have this other update, IE would crash. But I don't have that other...
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    Bruce: I am afraid to install the update: ...

    Bruce:

    I am afraid to install the update:

    1) Afraid that my computer will crash and I will be unable to recover (I know this is unlikely as I should be able to delete the new update directly or...
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    Confused about latest patch

    Ok, I see I got the new update:
    Security Update for Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7 x64 Edition (KB2964358)

    But when I go to more information, it says I first must have security update 2929437 ...
  18. Bruce: Loking at the Synaptics touchpad...

    Bruce:

    Loking at the Synaptics touchpad setting, I see many settings but not that. Perhaps there is some setting I am not interpreting correctly?
  19. But I use the touchpad! I guess that would be...

    But I use the touchpad!

    I guess that would be one way to confirm it is the culprit!

    If so, then what?

    Mel
  20. Letters go all over the place while typing

    OK, this happens on my two laptops, both running W7, but I suspect this is not a Windows issue (but not sure where to post this).

    When I type fast, every 30 seconds or so the letters appear...
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    textra: Does this also work if you use the...

    textra:

    Does this also work if you use the already installed free MR Program to start MR ?

    mel
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    Here's the evidence

    OK, in case you thought I was trolling, here is the picture of the screen in my car and also the properties of the actual file on the CD.
    THIS IS SO FUNNY!

    Mel
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    Browni: Didn't mean to shout at all. When I...

    Browni:

    Didn't mean to shout at all.
    When I said the correct information was on the CD, that's what I meant. I right-clicked and selected properties. I don't remember all the details (I can do it...
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    Browni: YES. The only appearance if Lohan is...

    Browni:

    YES. The only appearance if Lohan is on my car CD Player!
    Mel
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    Browni-- yes, I used Itunes to import. But the...

    Browni-- yes, I used Itunes to import. But the files imported to my computer, under properties, list the correct artist

    Mel
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