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  1. incomplete programs and features list in control panel

    I was uninstalling a bunch of crapware from a computer when the screen went blank and when it came back most of the programs list in control panel is gone. All entries below M are gone. Is there a...
  2. +1 for BruceR

    +1 for BruceR
  3. You can immediately switch your subscription from...

    You can immediately switch your subscription from trial to free. On the home screen if you look to the far right of the line for the computer you will see the word properties. You can click on it...
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    Lastpass is also a great password manager. I...

    Lastpass is also a great password manager. I switched from Roboform to it and have never looked back.
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    Another excellent sync tool is syncback from...

    Another excellent sync tool is syncback from 2brightsparks.com They have a freeware version, but I prefer the SyncbackSE version which is around $30 as it will sync to a named backup. For instance...
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    new single server 2012 install

    I am working on moving an organization from a very old server 2003 to a new server 2012. This is a very small group, single server, less than 5 users, typically only 2 at any given time. They have...
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    I have a win7 x64 and followed the instructions...

    I have a win7 x64 and followed the instructions exactly as written in the column. Even cut and pasted the command line so no typos etc. Works just fine no error messages.
    Went from almost 15000...
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    Well if the password was the problem why would it...

    Well if the password was the problem why would it not work with no password required and a wide open connection?
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    I know that this laptop has connected wirelessly...

    I know that this laptop has connected wirelessly at this home before, but I think they had a different router before. I believe that the modem and router were swapped out following an ISP upgrade ...
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    100 meters is the usual spec for an individual...

    100 meters is the usual spec for an individual wire. I usually just say 300ft since I'm not used to quoting things in metric. LOL
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    Cannot acquire network address

    I am trying to help a friend get an older XP (SP3) laptop connected to his wireless network. The SSID shows up fine, the password seems to take fine, but it sits at acquiring network address...
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    Just to close this out. I did a complete...

    Just to close this out. I did a complete reinstall which fixed many other little annoyances. Have not had any other problems with this computer since then. Took me a good solid day to get it back...
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    I have the computer on balanced with never sleep...

    I have the computer on balanced with never sleep and turn off display after 2 minutes. I seldom ever power off this computer. Even if I go away for a few days I leave it on so I can access it...
  14. I tried to follow this, but it does not apply to...

    I tried to follow this, but it does not apply to Outlook 2003, but I have Office 2010 Pro sitting here waiting to be installed, so it will be useful down the road. Thanks
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    Slow win 7 explorer search

    Maybe search is not the right term here, but often when I go to look at a network drive I get a very long search with the green bar slowly crawling across the top of the screen in the address bar...
  16. I fought a similar problem with IE9 beta and...

    I fought a similar problem with IE9 beta and could not get it to uninstall no matter all the good advice from the folks here. Also could not get SP1 to install or some prereqs for the Blackberry...
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    Office file validation problems

    I was called to a clients office earlier this week because all the excel spreadsheets that they use began taking inordinately long times to load off the file server. These are xp systems running...
  18. I appreciate all the ideas, but so far I'm...

    I appreciate all the ideas, but so far I'm getting nowhere. I am running Win 7 x32 and not x64. Keep any tips coming. I like it.
  19. Need audio driver after upgrading from XP to Win7

    I finally installed Win 7 on my laptop. The manufacturer, HP does not offer any Windows 7 drivers, but by using the Vista drivers I was able to solve all the driver issues but one big one - no...
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    [QUOTE=Just Plain Fred;808725]jnealand, ...

    [QUOTE=Just Plain Fred;808725]jnealand,
    Hello... sounds like you have two problems...

    1.You do not see "Installed Updates" where you are looking... (cnt'l panel programs and features) that will...
  21. how can I set the default folder when Outlook opens

    When outlook opens it shows the mail group. Under mail are two other groups, personal folders and imap.gmail.com. The program opens with the personal folders expanded and I do not use them. I want...
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    win 7 shows no installed updates

    I got into this mess because I need to remove IE9 beta. I have read all the info on using the show installed updates in control panel programs and features, but win7 tells me there are no installed...
  23. Thread: home server

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    I found that link earlier, but you have to be a...

    I found that link earlier, but you have to be a member to download the program. I am trying to quit joining more forums, etc. I belong to so many now and seldom ever visit them. They just become...
  24. Thread: home server

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    I sure could not find a download link on either...

    I sure could not find a download link on either of these references. When I click on the "download here" all I get is a an ad window. Not good.
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    When I stated working on this computer I started...

    When I stated working on this computer I started by running ccleaner and let it clean up all the temps and stuff and then did a registry clean. The computer has not blue screened since I did that so...
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