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Forum: Windows 8 27-Feb-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 38
Posted By TerryNet
As Dave indicated in post # 3 most laptops now...

As Dave indicated in post # 3 most laptops now (last seven years or so) have a switch just above the touchpad and/or a Function key combination to toggle the touchpad off/on.
Forum: Windows 8 27-Feb-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 15
Posted By TerryNet
Relocating a user's Documents, Music, Pictures...

Relocating a user's Documents, Music, Pictures and Videos to somewhere else is the same in Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1. However, I have never even attempted in any OS to relocate the entire user's profile,...
Forum: Networking 27-Feb-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 76
Posted By TerryNet
From your last photo I'd say you have a DSL...

From your last photo I'd say you have a DSL modem/router and are using LAN ports 2 and 3 to connect two devices (the two computers you mentioned in your initial post?).
Forum: Linux and Unix 27-Feb-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 40
Posted By TerryNet
I'm probably not going to be of much help with...

I'm probably not going to be of much help with this. Lots of little things that can go wrong, and I'm certainly not up to date on what all those are. I've dual booted, but with only one hard drive...
Forum: Windows 7 27-Feb-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 283
Posted By TerryNet
That is the elevated or Administrator Command...

That is the elevated or Administrator Command prompt. In it you can run some commands that are not allowed in the standard Command prompt.



Microsoft uses the same names for different things...
Forum: Networking 26-Feb-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 44
Posted By TerryNet
Remove the wireless profile and then try again to...

Remove the wireless profile and then try again to connect. If unsuccessful, exactly what happens?
Forum: Linux and Unix 26-Feb-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 40
Posted By TerryNet
1) Were both hard drives plugged in when you...

1) Were both hard drives plugged in when you installed? If not, that is why.

2) In light of "shutdown Windows fully (no hibernation or fast restarting)" did you disable Fast Startup...
Forum: Networking 26-Feb-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 81
Posted By TerryNet
Power Over Ethernet (POE) requires an ethernet...

Power Over Ethernet (POE) requires an ethernet cable. :) You described powerline networking (http://www.techradar.com/us/news/networking/powerline-networking-what-you-need-to-know-930691), Liz.
Forum: Networking 26-Feb-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 76
Posted By TerryNet
I assumed that you are trying to connect the PC...

I assumed that you are trying to connect the PC by ethernet to a router. So, replace "router LAN port" with whatever you are connecting the other end of the ethernet cable to.
Forum: Networking 26-Feb-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 76
Posted By TerryNet
Could be a firewall problem. What firewall or...

Could be a firewall problem. What firewall or security suite is, or ever was, on the system?

Probably a defective NIC, cable (except that you've checked for this) or router LAN port.
Forum: Networking 26-Feb-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 77
Posted By TerryNet
They could, but I haven't heard of any doing so. ...

They could, but I haven't heard of any doing so.



You have to make sure they take the modem and/or router rental off your bill. If it is bundled in instead of listed separately then you'll be...
Forum: Windows 7 26-Feb-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 102
Posted By TerryNet
Using the Recovery Partition (which may be...

Using the Recovery Partition (which may be hidden) or a set of Recovery DVDs or a Recovery USB flash drive?
Forum: Android Phones and Tablets 26-Feb-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 53
Posted By TerryNet
I don't know Android and know nothing about that...

I don't know Android and know nothing about that tablet, but the above sure sounds to me like the wireless adapter has died.
Forum: Windows 7 26-Feb-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 283
Posted By TerryNet
That's exactly what you do. The elevated command...

That's exactly what you do. The elevated command prompt defaults to prompt "C:\Windows\system32>" and the window title is "Administrator: Command Prompt."
Forum: Windows 7 26-Feb-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 198
Posted By TerryNet
Maybe you did, but you didn't say that in this...

Maybe you did, but you didn't say that in this thread.

If it was the same version you have recently installed then either that BIOS update is incompatible or was glitchy or else you have a...
Forum: Web & Email 26-Feb-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By TerryNet
Yes, I am. Your Computer specs say "XP Home SP2"...

Yes, I am. Your Computer specs say "XP Home SP2" and that has a Quick Launch area (left side of the TaskBar assuming it is on the bottom).
Forum: Web & Email 26-Feb-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 59
Posted By TerryNet
You let some crook--certainly not Microsoft...

You let some crook--certainly not Microsoft calling--have access to your computer. They may have changed your home page and probably set a proxy server. I have no idea what else they may have done.
Forum: Networking 26-Feb-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 76
Posted By TerryNet
Open a (black) Command Prompt window: Hold the...

Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
Hold the Windows logo key and press r; in the Run box type cmd and click on OK.

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space...
Forum: Windows 8 26-Feb-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 68
Posted By TerryNet
You posted this in the Windows 8 forum, but...

You posted this in the Windows 8 forum, but Windows 8 and 8.1 have no Programs menu nor anything that looks like your screen shot. What OS? If Windows 8/8.1 I suspect you have some third party Start...
Forum: Windows 7 25-Feb-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 54
Posted By TerryNet
You're welcome. :)

You're welcome. :)
Forum: Web & Email 25-Feb-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By TerryNet
I think I'm the one missing something. Why/how...

I think I'm the one missing something. Why/how would having a shortcut to your email client on a browser toolbar be significantly (or even a little) more convenient than having it in the Quick Launch...
Forum: Windows 7 25-Feb-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 54
Posted By TerryNet
Good; that means you have a backup. :) Especially...

Good; that means you have a backup. :) Especially important when doing any partitioning work.



Delete the 334 GB partition. Then resize the 116 GB partition to include the (newly) unallocated...
Forum: Windows 7 25-Feb-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 198
Posted By TerryNet
With the Windows 7 Ultimate, or with a different...

With the Windows 7 Ultimate, or with a different operating system?
Forum: Networking 25-Feb-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 81
Posted By TerryNet
I would trust D-Link, Linksys, Netgear, TP-Link,...

I would trust D-Link, Linksys, Netgear, TP-Link, TrendNet and AirLink101 more than a less well known brand. Belkin equipment is just as good, but in my opinion their quality control is less rigorous...
Forum: Windows 7 25-Feb-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 112
Posted By TerryNet
But it sure is convenient. :) Most of us like to...

But it sure is convenient. :) Most of us like to be able to click on a link or a URL shortcut and have it opened automagically (in the default browser).
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