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  1. there is a lot scattered around the web on many...

    there is a lot scattered around the web on many sites

    i have assembled a lot of them
    not sure if all are good ideas
    nor whether i have the sequence right

    here is a draft of the notes so far
    ...
  2. How to set up a new win8 laptop with NO ZER0 NONE passwords

    Sorry but we have been screwed over by another laptop that used passwords.
    We got locked out the next time we booted it up and got blocked by that crap.

    So please don't bother with a lecture...
  3. thanks we were hoping for a specific dummies...

    thanks

    we were hoping for a specific dummies type book that was strictly on all the things to set up a new pc to avoid and be able to fix problems in the future

    copying and editing all the...
  4. thanks yes that is the type of info we need...

    thanks

    yes that is the type of info we need for her

    i was hoping to find a book with it all in one place
    but i may have to settle for printing out the articles to assemble some instructions
  5. thanks yes that is the type of info we need...

    thanks

    yes that is the type of info we need for her

    i was hoping to find a book with it all in one place
    but i may have to settle for printing out the articles to assemble some instructions
  6. How to help new user set up new PC to avoid problems later?

    Need a good book or other good resource to give to an older lady who has bought a new PC. Would probably be a good idea for any new user too!

    the goal is to set it up right before it is used to...
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    personally i would never log onto a bank account...

    personally i would never log onto a bank account from a pc

    their security is just not up to my standards

    there are other ways to steal passwords and hack accounts and i would no rely on any...
  8. almost unusable now. tiny little column of text on the left is too hard to read.

    what happened?

    instead of easy to read posts i now have a narrow column of text on the left and a lot of useless crap on the right

    is there a setting to get back to the old useful display?
    ...
  9. no program should ever check for updates without...

    no program should ever check for updates without asking first

    more updates cause bad problems often terminal ones
    than ever make anything better

    if i have a problem i should be able to...
  10. actually i save thousands of dollars of aps that...

    actually i save thousands of dollars of aps that would need to be purchased to run on a newer box if they are still available at all

    and i save the time of finding buying and reinstalling all of...
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    [SOLVED] you have an error on the HD that cant be handled...

    you have an error on the HD that cant be handled normally

    if you can get an external HD working then back up everything you can

    imho and you need to verify this with an expert
    you could do a...
  12. Duty Cycle? Will heavy use of an external USB HD kill it ?

    I was consolidating my older smaller backups onto one larger HD that I hope to back up all at once to another of the same size.

    Just after copying all the files from one of the small HDs it died....
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    the kids always do better than the parents

    the kids always do better than the parents
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    where how do you edit the registry to stop that ?...

    where how do you edit the registry to stop that ?

    there is NO reason to cause us problems to save milliwatts.
    if i want to pay for the power nobody shoudl be imposing their annoyances on us like...
  15. Thread: music

    by speedball
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    cowboyphil not everything is illegal to dl ...

    cowboyphil

    not everything is illegal to dl

    you can certainly buy music from many places
    some people give it away

    but as was noted a lot of it is copyrighted and you cant legally do it
    so...
  16. Thanks to Berto and KritzX for the pointers. I...

    Thanks to Berto and KritzX for the pointers.

    I can boot but have no CD and NO USB and only internal HD now.
    The floppy diskette may be working. But that cant back up most files I want.
    ...
  17. Virus scumware, annoyware, or bad hackers coding ?

    Installed new epson V550 scanner.
    Now one of their dlls keeps trying to access the internet.
    It comes from 'event manager' which the help desk said I dont need.
    I am only using the scan program...
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    I have had problems like that with cruzer and one...

    I have had problems like that with cruzer and one other brand.

    Some of them try to be too fancy and trip over their own feet if the PC is not in tune with what they are doing.

    UDMA and one...
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    unfortunately many foreigners are coming here...

    unfortunately

    many foreigners are coming here when advancedly pregnant
    just to have the kid here so it will be a citizen

    and all the illegals just stay and have kids who are citizens then...
  20. that was gone yesterday

    thanks
    i looked at all the options on the top
    when i had the problem earlier

    just tried it now
    now it works again

    that list was gone the last time i tried
    it just did its own scanning...
  21. if i reinstall win98se what do i lose? data? programs? everything?

    i need to get my old 98se box running again

    a failed install of an outboard usb HD seemed to have deleted things that i need to make it work right

    what is the program used for autodetect and...
  22. that was then this is now mbam just updated...

    that was then
    this is now

    mbam just updated itself again
    and now i lost a LOT of capability and control it used to have

    it seems as if every other time i update
    i lose something or it...
  23. thanks i did that before mbam made changes...

    thanks

    i did that before mbam made changes
    and then i cuold not find that forum anymore

    someone gave a direct link
    that is MISSING FROM MBAMS HOME PAGE
    so i could do that

    now mbam has...
  24. in the past i have bought printers on sale for...

    in the past i have bought printers on sale for the toner
    and given the printers to good will

    the whole thing was cheaper than a new toner
    even allowing for the smaller starter toner

    got a...
  25. Thread: System 32

    by speedball
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    better reason to stay off facebook their fine...

    better reason to stay off facebook

    their fine print warns about things they do that facilitate such problems being done to you
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