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  1. I use Waterfox v28 on my 64-bit machines...

    I use Waterfox v28 on my 64-bit machines (available at SourceForge.net). It uses the same themes and add-ons as Firefox. I tried FF 29 on my 32-bit machine, and reverted to 28 post haste!!! Hasn't...
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    DavidFB, I encountered the same problem...

    DavidFB,
    I encountered the same problem with Waterfox. When I brought up its Homepage, I noticed newer versions were available. That is why I suggested Bookmarking the Homepage and checking...
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    KenWA, My computer is similar to yours, except...

    KenWA,

    My computer is similar to yours, except it is two years older. There are two programs that I use that might make your system easier to use.

    1) ProcessHacker2 shows all processes running...
  4. Back-Up Speed Tests

    I purchased a new HDD and external case for my back-up computer. This case has USB 3.0 and E-sata ports. Initially I used the USB port for back-ups, not fully understanding E-sata. After learning...
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    Everyone has missed an important point!:o: That...

    Everyone has missed an important point!:o: That "new" HDD is probably PATA, if the system is as old as I suspect. It could only be used as an external drive in an enclosure, if you can still find...
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    At Newegg.com, under Computer...

    At Newegg.com, under Computer Hardware>Accessories>Add-on Cards, look for PCI to USB cards with USB3.0 and 4-Ports. They have USB2.0 and PCIe cards in the selection, so be careful. Compare cards...
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    AVG does not play nice with MBAM!!! I purchased...

    AVG does not play nice with MBAM!!! I purchased MBAM Pro years ago, and now it contains MBAR (still in Beta, but with no problems yet) and Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit for free. A mix of various...
  8. Moon, Wi-Fi has a limited range. If your Note...

    Moon,

    Wi-Fi has a limited range. If your Note 2 can't find a hotspot, they are not in range.

    As to Security, until someone develops a Mobile Firewall that does not require Rooting [are you...
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    Saving Cursors

    I have saved Cursors and Sounds from W98 and XP. I also saved special Cursors installed by one of my cousins on W98. All are in properly named Folders and stored where they are accessible to W7. ...
  10. Has anyone actually got this thing to work??? I...

    Has anyone actually got this thing to work??? I have downloaded both 32 and 64 bit versions. Both stop just before the GUI interface is supposed to appear. The screen goes black and the signal is...
  11. Careful reading of the blog site shows the...

    Careful reading of the blog site shows the development and stable versions apply only to Chromebooks. There does not exist a desktop version of the Chrome OS.

    You are correct about the desktop...
  12. Google Chrome OS is still in Beta!!! They are...

    Google Chrome OS is still in Beta!!! They are adding Aura to liven it up, but it is still a work in progress.

    I just installed the Chrome Browser on my new cell phone. Chrome no longer supports...
  13. HOLD THE PHONE!!! Just learned that MS is...

    HOLD THE PHONE!!!

    Just learned that MS is working on a totally NEW OS called "Midori". The programing uses C#.

    The implications are--MIND BOGGLING!!!
  14. I re-built HAL(9000):p less than two and a half...

    I re-built HAL(9000):p less than two and a half years ago. I have Catalyst 12-8 64bit installed. The Registry Cleaners are used judiciously (I am not a newbie in this matter). I did just disable...
  15. WIN7 64 is the BIG pain! I have been using...

    WIN7 64 is the BIG pain! I have been using Windows since 98SE. WIN XP PRO has been the most stable of them all. Even a repair-install is easier in XP than in WIN7. WIN7 is causing all the...
  16. It hasn't been that long. What I object to is...

    It hasn't been that long. What I object to is using command-line interface for fixes and updates. Is there a Windows-type GUI version that totally acts like Window (minus all the crashes)??? I...
  17. Are there any NEW operating systems on the horizon?

    Windows OSs crash and have too many other problems. Apple is too proprietary and non-upgradeable. Linux is too much like DOS (the last time I used DOS was 1994) and, without a Windows-like GUI, is...
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    Is it the Hardware or the Software???

    I encountered a problem with Acronis T.I. 2011 not validating a Back Up. Since they no longer support the app and I will not purchase their support, I followed their diagnostic diagram. Among the...
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    After following this thread, I changed the TB...

    After following this thread, I changed the TB font to Arial Black, while unchecking 'allow messages to use other fonts' in Advanced. Now I can read the WS Newsletter with greater clarity. I do not...
  20. Windows Secrets Lounge URL is windowssecrets.com/forums/

    I do not remember when I bookmarked this site, but the URL I have been using until a couple of days ago was: "http:\\lounge.windowssecret.com/". For the last two days I have been attempting to...
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    Downloaded 32 and 64 bit files. Burned both...

    Downloaded 32 and 64 bit files. Burned both successfully. Ran 64 version first with the following results:
    1. No choice of OS was given. WIN7 64 started and ran WDO 64 to the point where Window...
  22. Please read my posts more carefully!

    First, I am not a new computer user. I rebuilt my computer with new components.

    Second, the replacement scanners offered by HP have USB 2 ports, which are ancient. My new MOBO has more USB 3...
  23. I have WIN7 Home Premium 64 bit. I thought that...

    I have WIN7 Home Premium 64 bit. I thought that only the upper levels of WIN7 could run Virtual XP. So you are telling me that I could run my scanner in Virtual XP without any problems???

    Also,...
  24. I appreciate every ones input. But it looks like...

    I appreciate every ones input. But it looks like I need to clarify a few things.

    My system is less than a year old. It has the latest and greatest features. I built it, so it does not have a...
  25. According to the TechNet article "How to create a...

    According to the TechNet article "How to create a separate system partition for dual booting Windows XP or Windows 2000 with Windows 7": "This article describes how to create a separate System ...
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