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    The router is password protected, but with...

    The router is password protected, but with effort, couldn't a hacker possibly guess the password? I mean, the router doesn't have a "three tries and you're locked out" system like the banks do.
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    If I connect a USB drive to my wireless router,...

    If I connect a USB drive to my wireless router, is there any possibility that a hacker could get access to that drive?
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    Fred Langa - you are my official HERO. With this...

    Fred Langa - you are my official HERO. With this article, you have fixed a problem on which I've spent ]MANY MANY frustrating hours!!!

    The comment you made about "For network shares to work,...
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    TV remote control software?

    Hi to all... don't know if this is a good place to ask, but I'm taking a shot.

    I have a number of things that I want to do with my TV remote (connected to a Charter Motorola DVR cable box): ...
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    Dear Doctor, The CMOS battery of which you...

    Dear Doctor,

    The CMOS battery of which you speak: does that also apply if the computer is an old Sony laptop?

    TIA,
    Connie
  6. OMG. I've spent the last hour re-googling and I...

    OMG. I've spent the last hour re-googling and I finally found the PDF viewer that actually shows PDF thumbnails in the Details Pane (AND in the Preview Pane)!!! It's SumatraPDF --...
  7. Yeah guys -- been to pretentiousname several...

    Yeah guys -- been to pretentiousname several times, but (sorry about this Doc, should have said it sooner) I'm running 32-bit Vista. Am afraid to try a 64-bit fix on a 32-bit OS.

    It certainly...
  8. Ted, If I WERE the same as you all, I'd be...

    Ted, If I WERE the same as you all, I'd be answering instead of asking! :)

    It's the Details Pane at the bottom. Here you can see the Details pane and all it show is the generic Foxit PDF icon...
  9. Hi Doc, Thanks, but "been there, done those"...

    Hi Doc,

    Thanks, but "been there, done those" a while back (along with a lot of others). I've been working on this problem off & on for MONTHS.

    Regs, Connie
  10. Windows Explorer: can't see thumbnail previews of PDF files in lower pane

    I've googled this until I'm so frustrated that I could just spit.

    For a long time, I was able to click on a PDF file and see a preview of it in the (I don't know what it's called) lower portion...
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    How can I downgrade from Win 7 to Vista

    Do you know if there is the same downgrade option from Win7 to Vista? I really like Vista (I've used MS OS's since DOS days) -- it does what I want. I've got a nice computer (Dell Studio XPS 9100)...
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    I just got a laptop with Win7 and was not at all...

    I just got a laptop with Win7 and was not at all happy that I couldn't download & use Windows Mail (like I've been using on my Vista desktop). I *really* don't want to trust my personal email (from...
  13. Just wanted to finish this thread. I got into...

    Just wanted to finish this thread. I got into the monitor management software (which is NVIDIA Control Panel) and I managed to mess up my setup terribly. Took me quite a while and it's still not...
  14. Hope this is in the right forum. I'm running...

    Hope this is in the right forum.

    I'm running Vista Home Premium on a Dell Inspiron 530. I attached a 2nd monitor so I could watch videos or on-line TV shows on one monitor while doing computer...
  15. Hello... I wanted to follow up on this thread and...

    Hello... I wanted to follow up on this thread and thank you for your replies.

    I think I've found a decent solution: A browser add-on called Readability Readability browser add on

    I've been...
  16. Hi Loungers, I am so easily distracted by...

    Hi Loungers,

    I am so easily distracted by anything on a web page that moves. I like to read articles and the flickering & flashing & scrolling really distracts and annoys me.

    I'm running IE7...
  17. Just wanted to finish up this thread with the...

    Just wanted to finish up this thread with the latest info that I have.

    Dell support helped me download and install the latest BIOS, chipset (something or other), Video and Ethernet drivers. I...
  18. Joe... thank you very much for this link. I've...

    Joe... thank you very much for this link. I've saved & printed the info in case I need it soon.

    Last night,after I posted my "I give up" message (I *hate* giving up!) I went into Services and...
  19. OK. I give up. I've been to the Dell site. ...

    OK. I give up.

    I've been to the Dell site. Two drivers were suggested - upon installation, one said "can't find network card", and the next said "the driver you have is more current".

    I've...
  20. OK... I finally got all the Vista updates (SP2,...

    OK... I finally got all the Vista updates (SP2, etc). The machine has not been in hibernation nor sleep mode. I already had turned off the power management a long time ago.

    Vista is still...
  21. Nope... Regs, Connie

    Nope...

    Regs, Connie
  22. Hello... I hope someone can help me with this...

    Hello... I hope someone can help me with this incredibly irritating problem: Vista loses the ability to connect to my network drives on my home network. I've googled & googled till my googler is...
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