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    BHarder, thanks for the details. I will give it...

    BHarder, thanks for the details. I will give it a try and see if this works.

    Ron M
  2. Thanks RG, I will definitely give those a try. ...

    Thanks RG, I will definitely give those a try.

    Ron M :) :) :)
  3. Windows Explorer - How to get "full screen" display upon opening?

    There does not seem to be a forum for Windows Explorer, so I thought I would post this question here. I suspect the answer is very simple, but I have not been able to figure it out. I am running...
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    So I followed you directions from a previous post...

    So I followed you directions from a previous post - Go to "Device Manager/Network adapters". Right-click your network adapter then left-click "Properties". Under the "Power Management" tab clear the...
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    Sudo15, thanks for your reply and the info. The...

    Sudo15, thanks for your reply and the info. The first one I am already aware of as that is how I got into Administrator mode.

    Haven't tried the second one - will the second one work with Win 8.1?...
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    BHarder, thanks for your reply. Some further...

    BHarder, thanks for your reply. Some further questions for this old not-so-techie-anymore guy :) .

    My computer does successfully enter Sleep mode, just won't stay there most of the time.

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    Coochin, thanks for the insight. I tried to get...

    Coochin, thanks for the insight. I tried to get a Windows Snip to Paste in here, but I couldn't figure out how to make it happen - maybe this will work - attaching an image file. These are all the...
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    Joe, I tried to run powercfg.exe and all I get...

    Joe, I tried to run powercfg.exe and all I get are a bunch of what look like search retrievals from Bing. What I did was go to the start Window and type "run" and then up comes a small box and I...
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    My techie background is a little lacking, but by...

    My techie background is a little lacking, but by the initials NIC, I am assuming that you mean Network Interface Controller? I am not sure how to look at its power management properties. Is there a...
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    Sleep mode: Hardware or software problem?

    I am posting this here, because I am not sure how much this problem may involve Windows 8.1. If it should be in another forum, then the mods can move it.

    I picked all the components, some, after...
  11. Bruce, sorry about the confusion, but I think I...

    Bruce, sorry about the confusion, but I think I have it worked out now. I was able to work out your instructions with those from JoeP and it appears to be providing the solution I was looking for. ...
  12. Bruce, thanks for the reply, but I can find...

    Bruce, thanks for the reply, but I can find nothing in the reference that provides any details on what it is I am trying to do. Maybe I am missing something, or my "requirements" were not...
  13. Windows Explorer - view defaults - can I change them? How?

    Often, when I am using Windows Explorer and I open a folder, the view comes up as icons. I always find myself changing it to "details", which is my preferred view of a folders contents. Is there...
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    Browni, thanks for the explanation and the URL. ...

    Browni, thanks for the explanation and the URL. I had a sneaky feeling that it was something like this - Microsoft wants to run the world.



    Thanks Jerry. I appreciate the reference to the...
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    Win 8.1 on two machines: how to separate them?

    I have Win 8.1 on two computers - a desktop and a laptop. For some reason unknown to me, the password and the home screen layouts are very similar. If I move the taskbar on one, it is reflected in...
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    Calimanco, this worked. All I had to do was run...

    Calimanco, this worked. All I had to do was run the malwarebytes program and that resolved the problem. Thank you very much. :) :) :) There were a couple of files that started with "PUP."that had...
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    IE 10 is going crazy - don't know why?

    I was working away on IE10 tonight and all of a sudden, I got a message that Internet Explorer has stopped working and Windows would see what was happening (words to that effect). I shut it down and...
  18. BruceR, I followed your instructions, but I still...

    BruceR, I followed your instructions, but I still cannot see something that lets me se "Details" as the default view whenever a folder is opened. I am I still missing something?

    Ron M :) :) :)
  19. Sorry folks, I forgot to tell you that it is...

    Sorry folks, I forgot to tell you that it is Windows 8.1.

    akjudge, when I open Windows Explorer, I do not see a "Tools" item in the menu. All I see are File, Home, Share and View above the...
  20. Windows Explorer display - setting default for display?

    When Windows Explorer is displaying the contents of a Folder, I have an option to display the information as icons, tiles, list, content details, etc. I would like to know if there is any way to set...
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    Joe, I have been watching "the links aspect" now...

    Joe, I have been watching "the links aspect" now for a couple of days and it does not appear to do this when I click on links. It seems to happen, as you noted, when I go full screen on streaming...
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    Thanks Joe. I did not know this happened with...

    Thanks Joe. I did not know this happened with "streaming" videos at full screen. I don't remember IE10 doing this at all and my "viewing/surfing" habits have not changed. I guess this is just...
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    Thanks guys. Jerry, I followed the instructions...

    Thanks guys. Jerry, I followed the instructions and everything seems to work properly now.

    Roland, thanks for the warning. I will definitely watch out for this guy.

    Ron M
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    IE11 - disappearing Favorites display?

    I recently acquired a new desktop running Windows 8.1 (64 bit) and, of course, Internet Explorer 11. I have my monitor screen set up so that my "Favorites" are displayed in a 4 inch strip along the...
  25. [SOLVED] Here is what I did: Moved the OneNote...

    Here is what I did:

    Moved the OneNote Notebooks file from the old Win 7 machine to the new Win 8.1P machine. The "Notebooks" file is located in the Documents folder. I simply copied it to the...
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