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    You have a point there Wavy, ....and I may relook...

    You have a point there Wavy, ....and I may relook at the situation after Thanksgiving and other family matters.
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    BTW, be aware that the computer itself was picked...

    BTW, be aware that the computer itself was picked up by the gentleman about a week after I informed him it was unsuitable to be shown to my neighbor lady friend.
    So I am no longer in possession of...
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    This guy is in the business, not just an...

    This guy is in the business, not just an individual who got stuck with a faulty computer

    ....and with a relationship he hoped to establish with me, he wanted recommendations to other residents of...
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    I never did 'purchase' it because: a) it was not...

    I never did 'purchase' it because:
    a) it was not for me but a retired lady that lives very close by (I was looking for her)
    b} I became distrustful of the fellow trying to sell it, as he brushed...
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    Used computer just shuts down

    About 8 months ago I was looking at helping get a used laptop computer for an older lady neighbor. A fellow that presented as a technician with a company name of "Affordable Tek" here in St...
  6. Have you checked your speed to verify that you...

    Have you checked your speed to verify that you are truly getting that 3 mbps?

    And is 3 mbps really just fine for uninterrupted Netflix?
  7. I totally agree with you, these cable companies...

    I totally agree with you, these cable companies (particularly Comcast) are a monopolistic whore.

    I would be VERY glad to see them regulated/deregulated like the old Ma-Bell phone company years...
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    Hibernate (and Sleep)

    I running Win7 on my accer laptop (64 bit I think).

    I used to turn the computer off each night, and then start up new again each morning. I found that it was taking a fairly long time to shut off...
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    Brian replied: I just found this 'review' of...

    Brian replied:
    I just found this 'review' of SourceForge,....not too good at all ??
    Warning: Donít Download Software From SourceForge If You Can Help It...
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    I just found this 'review' of SourceForge,....not...

    I just found this 'review' of SourceForge,....not too good at all ??
    Warning: Donít Download Software From SourceForge If You Can Help It...
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    I'm trying to figure that out. The time is about...

    I'm trying to figure that out. The time is about right, just have not been able to see details of that problem yet.

    In the meantime I did run across these:...
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    Interesting, that "about:crashes" link. I...

    Interesting, that "about:crashes" link.

    I gave it a try. I got this report, but it was taking a really long time to view any of them in particular/detail. Perhaps I can do this a little later...
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    I just clicked on my 'plugins' and there are two...

    I just clicked on my 'plugins' and there are two of them that I can NOT change to 'ask to activate' rather than 'automatically activate'.
    1) some sort of CODEC by Cisco systems
    2) primetime content...
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    This 'bug' has been bugging me for close to a...

    This 'bug' has been bugging me for close to a month now. that is why I thought there just might be some 'purposeful' compatibility problem between Gmail and Firefox,.....perhaps Google is trying VERY...
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    Firefox capability with this Windows Secrets...

    Firefox capability with this Windows Secrets site?

    This morning I came to this site, then made some coffee. I came back to the computer to find a message that there was a script problem on this...
  16. Good find, I had forgotten all about that posting...

    Good find, I had forgotten all about that posting of mine,....memory these days is not what it used to be.


    I just happened to have found the original installation disc that came with that...
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    First off, it appears as though this turned into...

    First off, it appears as though this turned into a quite interesting subject thread.
    This one in particular caught my attention,...posting #11,...thanks Rick...
  18. Learning curve (and connections) for Apple vs. my older familiar Windows OS

    I'm an older retired guy who has a limited understand of this new computer world.

    Yesterday my older HP desktop with XP on it bit the dust,....multiple blue screens with different references. A...
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    What if I do not have any drivers currently...

    What if I do not have any drivers currently installed on the machine? The instructions seem to be directed at only clients that have a driver already installed,...then they are going to update it??
    ...
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    Junk-free Driver Downloads

    I have an older HP desktop computer that was running along pretty good with good old XP operating system. Regrettably I became concerned about Microsoft announcing they were no longer going to...
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    I'm presently using the free version of AVG as it...

    I'm presently using the free version of AVG as it has been said that this is the least intrusive version of their antivirus.

    I also uninstalled the previous MS Essentials, feeling that perhaps it...
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    In other words change my homepage for awhile and...

    In other words change my homepage for awhile and see if that makes a difference??

    At present I hava google as my home page as I usually want to check my emails early on, and I have 4 gmail...
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    How do I go about doing that, and where are my...

    How do I go about doing that, and where are my startup items?
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    Windows 7 Start-Up problems, ...clean-up?

    I'm wondering if a problem with 'start-up' has anything to do with the 'not responding' messages that I get many mornings when I turn on my Windows 7 laptop and it seems to take an UNUSUALLY long...
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    Microsoft always threw this 'Explorer' word...

    Microsoft always threw this 'Explorer' word around so often it was always confusing to me.

    There are a number of other such words utilized in this modern day computer world that don't always jive...
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