Search:

Type: Posts; User: BillWilson; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Paul: Yes I really like that Blat approach that...

    Paul: Yes I really like that Blat approach that does not have to open Thunderbird in order to send the message. I'll experiment with this for a while.

    Thanks,
    Bill
  2. Paul T: Thanks for that info. That sounds like...

    Paul T: Thanks for that info. That sounds like an approach that I can pursue and see if I can get it done that way. I have a Verizon phone so I'll start there.

    Berton: Thanks for that very...
  3. Program/App that will send text messages

    I want to have a utility that can be run by the Task Scheduler that can send a text message to my phone. This needs to run on my laptop under Vista. Does such a utility exist?

    Thanks,
    Bill
  4. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,130

    Well, the process to make the old router serve...

    Well, the process to make the old router serve that purpose looked pretty complicated to me!


    The inSSIDer display makes it look like channels 1, 6 & 11 use the channels on each side of them too?...
  5. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,130

    The inSSIDer display did not show any channel...

    The inSSIDer display did not show any channel numbers higher than 11. I switched to channel 1 because it appears to be less populated than channels 6 or 11. I don't know enough about this subject...
  6. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,130

    Is there any chance that a "ZyXEL Universal N300...

    Is there any chance that a "ZyXEL Universal N300 Wireless Range Extender" will help my situation? Groupon has that particular one now for $30 which is much better than the normal price. It looks...
  7. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,130

    The first time that I used inSSIDer my Win8...

    The first time that I used inSSIDer my Win8 laptop was set to automatic and was using channel 6 along with 5-6 other homes that were active. It looked like channel 1 was assigned to only 2 networks...
  8. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,130

    Stadetree, I have not tried the Win8 laptop...

    Stadetree, I have not tried the Win8 laptop significantly closer to the router, so I probably need to try that. I have changed the channel being used to one that looks like it should be better but...
  9. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,130

    No I haven't moved the Vista laptop but I put the...

    No I haven't moved the Vista laptop but I put the Win8 laptop right beside the Vista laptop when I ran the speed tests that I reported early in this thread. Those reading were a little different...
  10. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,130

    I've decided that I'm not going to pursue this...

    I've decided that I'm not going to pursue this approach. It looks like it is outside my capabilities.

    Thanks for the link.
    Bill
  11. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,130

    I have a router (WRT54G) that I was using until...

    I have a router (WRT54G) that I was using until Verizon installed their combination device a few months ago. Do you know if there is any way I can use my router as the WiFi source for my house,...
  12. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,130

    It turns out I had to click on one of the items...

    It turns out I had to click on one of the items in the first menu on the left before the Basic Security Settings was visible. So, I was able to make that channel change and it looks better on the...
  13. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,130

    Sudo15, the interface to this router does not...

    Sudo15, the interface to this router does not have anything that is identified as Basic Security Settings! You capitalized that name so I assume that you would expect me to see a place with that...
  14. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,130

    Sorry to take so long to get back to this. The...

    Sorry to take so long to get back to this. The combination modem/router is a Actiontec Mi424WR Rev 1. It seems to me that one way to probably get a stronger WiFi signal would be to get an...
  15. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,130

    Well, I have made a little progress but the...

    Well, I have made a little progress but the puzzle has increased. I downloaded inSSIDer and ran it and it showed a lot of WiFi signals in my area. Most of the active ones are on channel 6 where my...
  16. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,130

    Thanks Sudo15, that gives me a lot to work on. ...

    Thanks Sudo15, that gives me a lot to work on. I'll post the results after I make some progress.

    Bill
  17. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,130

    Very slow Wi-Fi on one laptop

    We have two laptops here, an older one running Vista and a new one running Win8.1.1. The Win8 one has been extremely slow lately so I ran some speed tests today and found very strange results. My...
  18. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,924

    wavy, thanks for the tip. Based on your info I...

    wavy, thanks for the tip. Based on your info I managed to get it switched back to the old format and I like it much better. I probably should have taken the tour of the new version to see what...
  19. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,924

    IE 11 wrecks Google Maps

    I have been using IE 9 for quite a while on my Vista laptop. I recently installed IE 11 on my new Win8.1.1 laptop. I use Google Maps quite often to measure routes and I have found that the...
  20. That is not what I read earlier but the thing I...

    That is not what I read earlier but the thing I read was a little less technical but it did lay out the same details about how LastPass makes it safe to store that info on the internet. That was an...
  21. Thanks Paul. That one is interesting but I'm...

    Thanks Paul. That one is interesting but I'm looking for the article I read several months ago and I believe it was in the Windowssecrets newsletter. I thought it was written by Fred Langa but he...
  22. Where was article detailing LastPass security?

    Several months ago I read an article that thoroughly discussed the security techniques used in the LastPass password manager. It discussed how the encryption processes work to make it nearly...
  23. Replies
    15
    Views
    680

    Thanks to both of you. Bill

    Thanks to both of you.
    Bill
  24. Replies
    15
    Views
    680

    So, did you use Copy and Paste to get that web...

    So, did you use Copy and Paste to get that web page into Libre? I often want to preserve a web page that will not be intact if I just try to email the link or the page.

    Thanks,
    Bill
  25. Replies
    15
    Views
    680

    I believe my version of Word is '97 or 2000 so it...

    I believe my version of Word is '97 or 2000 so it is pretty old. :-) I'm sure we should stop using versions that old! My wife is not even a little bit computer-friendly so I don't want to get...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4