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  1. I found that a program called GmailDefault Maker...

    I found that a program called GmailDefault Maker worked for me, also works with all other web based emails. Link for download: http://gmaildefault.codeplex.com/releases/view/55413
  2. What do you think the wording "most folks" means,...

    What do you think the wording "most folks" means, I take it that it means folks with Windows 7 or Windows 8. But not sure if I like the wording "subscription model". I already know I will like the...
  3. [SOLVED] Sleep and Shutdown problem SOLVED!

    :)SOLVED! After re-loading and updating 8 to 8.1 the problem still existed. Went through my notes, tried every suggestion one at a time, tested each time, same problem, would not shutdown or sleep!...
  4. [SOLVED] no update for chipset drivers. I had one glitch...

    no update for chipset drivers. I had one glitch after installation of Windows 8 that I did not mention. After the system and all drivers were loaded, I put Avast on. Updates to 8.1 kept failing, I...
  5. [SOLVED] I am checking into the idle time power suspend,...

    I am checking into the idle time power suspend, not sure if this is the problem, I plugged in something in USB yesterday and there was no issue. Printer is on a USB though.
  6. [SOLVED] No missing drivers in Device Manager. The only...

    No missing drivers in Device Manager. The only drivers I had to load myself was for sound (Creative X-Fi) and web cam (Logitech HD), which I always have to do.

    Funny thing is my laptop, Dell...
  7. [SOLVED] Sorry to say this, but the problem is already...

    Sorry to say this, but the problem is already back! Monitor and hard drive shut off, but fans running and mouse will not wake up the computer. This is very aggravating. Tired of doesn't work,...
  8. [SOLVED] Thank you for responding, I did the...

    Thank you for responding, I did the powercfg/energy, the error was the following:
    Error: USB Suspend:USB Device not Entering Selective Suspend
    I walked away from the computer for awhile, when I...
  9. [SOLVED] System won't turn off, hibernate or sleep after Windows 8.1 upgrade

    Last week I put a new hard drive in and loaded Windows 8 Pro instead of Windows 7 (which I was previously using). Windows 8 Pro is a legit copy I purchased and downloaded the iso from Microsoft when...
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    access denied on manual reset - I think I will...

    access denied on manual reset - I think I will start all over with a reload
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    I used the automatic (two times and did a reboot)...

    I used the automatic (two times and did a reboot) will try the manual reset next.

    when I open Windows Update the picture below is what I see. It does not show all the times I have tried to...
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    thanks, but it is still checking for updates, no...

    thanks, but it is still checking for updates, no results. It doesn't even show the date under last time checked. All of our other computers in the house updated with no problem, except my desktop. ...
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    Windows 7 Updates

    I was gone and my computer was in sleep mode last week when updates came out. After getting home, the first thing I did was run check for updates. All it keeps doing is checking, checking and...
  14. I have seen this problem so many times, people...

    I have seen this problem so many times, people bring me their computers to clean up the mess caused by rogue anti-virus, and I have always been successful with Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware. I run...
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    Yes! That is exactly what she did, she had to...

    Yes! That is exactly what she did, she had to manually set it up. We had tried the manual method before and it did not work, she later tried it after Charter changed the SSID and Key and then it...
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    PROBLEM SOLVED! For some reason a call to...

    PROBLEM SOLVED! For some reason a call to Charter fixed the connection problem, all I know is that they gave the network a new name and a new key, not sure if Charter did anything else at their...
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    Thanks for the link to TeamViewer - She...

    Thanks for the link to TeamViewer -

    She called late last night, I checked the driver for the Broadcom device and it is the latest from hp. We uninstalled it and reloaded it with the driver from...
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    and thanks for the link - I downloaded the driver...

    and thanks for the link - I downloaded the driver from hp and will give that a try
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    Thanks for that thought! I had previously...

    Thanks for that thought! I had previously uninstalled the driver, on reboot windows loaded the same driver back

    I just read that some people have had a problem with the driver and had better luck...
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    Sorry, the laptop is a Compaq Presario C500,...

    Sorry, the laptop is a Compaq Presario C500, Intel Pentium processor (2.4), 1,024 Ram (I advised her to add more ram), the wireless is a Broadcom Wireless LAN and the driver supports 802.11i/WPA2. ...
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    I am beginning to wonder if her wireless device...

    I am beginning to wonder if her wireless device is going bad? But if so, why does it connect to unsecured networks?
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    It is 32 bit and yes I am familiar with Log Me In...

    It is 32 bit and yes I am familiar with Log Me In

    also I have used CrossLoop before - anything is better than telling her over the phone what to do, I always like seeing it for myself
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    Correct, it will not connect to an encrypted...

    Correct, it will not connect to an encrypted network at this time. Initially it did connect to WPA PSK TKIP, but on another network with WPA PSK TKIP it would not connect, or any secured networks...
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    yes, we have the sunburst on the network in the...

    yes, we have the sunburst on the network in the task bar and no it does not allow you to put in the key - Windows 7 detected the Broadcom wireless device and gave it a driver, then it had an update...
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    Only the unsecured network turns up under manage...

    Only the unsecured network turns up under manage connections, removed it, still cannot get on to her secured network
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