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Forum: Web & Email 04-Aug-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 101
Posted By TerryNet
Tree Size Free...

Tree Size Free (http://www.jam-software.com/freeware/index.shtml) may help you find the data that was downloaded (if it was saved and is in one or few folders/files).

If you are running Windows 7...
Forum: Networking 04-Aug-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By TerryNet
To avoid trouble I advise to always set to "no...

To avoid trouble I advise to always set to "no proxy" rather than to "detect proxy" unless the person is actually using a proxy.

If the setting keeps reverting most likely there is malware or else...
Forum: Windows 7 04-Aug-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By TerryNet
"Reinstall" or "Recover (or Restore) to factory...

"Reinstall" or "Recover (or Restore) to factory defaults" DVDs? If the latter my guess is that they sent you the wrong set or you have made other hardware changes.
Forum: Windows 7 04-Aug-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By TerryNet
And if that doesn't solve it make sure you...

And if that doesn't solve it make sure you Restart the system. That was the only thing that worked for me on a previous laptop with Windows 7 64-bit.
Forum: Apple iPods, iPads, and iPhones 04-Aug-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By TerryNet
Email address was removed; if you check the rules...

Email address was removed; if you check the rules to which you just agreed you will see that all help is to remain in the public forum.
Forum: Windows XP 03-Aug-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By TerryNet
Closing dup. Please do not start multiple threads...

Closing dup. Please do not start multiple threads on the same topic.
Forum: Windows 8 03-Aug-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By TerryNet
And with Windows 7 and newer you can drop...

And with Windows 7 and newer you can drop "Keyboard" from that list--the onscreen keyboard can be turned on and used even to login. ;)
Forum: Windows 10 02-Aug-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 443
Posted By TerryNet
OK, that makes Windows 10 sound even worse and...

OK, that makes Windows 10 sound even worse and more dangerous than I had thought. I'm prepared to use Windows 8.1 at least as long as it is supported (Jan. 2023), will try Windows 10 on my oldest PC...
Forum: Networking 02-Aug-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By TerryNet
So, you can sometimes connect by Wi-Fi to the...

So, you can sometimes connect by Wi-Fi to the router but cannot successfully connect by ethernet, right? Do you have any other devices you can use for additional ethernet tests? (For such testing the...
Forum: Windows 10 02-Aug-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By TerryNet
There may be an exception but in general the...

There may be an exception but in general the Recovery partition is useless after an operating system has been installed. If your Lenovo has the OneKey Rescue System power it on using that the little...
Forum: Networking 02-Aug-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By TerryNet
With modem -> router -> computer you can login to...

With modem -> router -> computer you can login to the router, right? Does the router's WAN get a proper IP configuration assigned by the ISP? If so, can you ping the Default Gateway (that was...
Forum: Networking 02-Aug-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By TerryNet
The problem is almost definitely a defective...

The problem is almost definitely a defective router LAN port, defective cable, or defective NIC. You need to determine which.

In case it's a defective router LAN port and not all are bad you can...
Forum: Windows 10 02-Aug-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 443
Posted By TerryNet
No comment. Haven't seen the article you...

No comment. Haven't seen the article you mentioned. My default action is to disallow that data collection stuff except where I can see an advantage to me (e.g, current location for a Maps or Weather...
Forum: Windows 8 02-Aug-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By TerryNet
I won't get into an argument about whether...

I won't get into an argument about whether Windows 8.1 (the OS that won't boot, right?) is an upgrade or downgrade from Windows 10, but I think that potential helpers are going to want to know some...
Forum: Windows 10 02-Aug-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 443
Posted By TerryNet
That's the only advantage that I can think of....

That's the only advantage that I can think of. Windows 7 SP1 support ends January 2020 and Windows 10 October 2025: Windows lifecycle fact sheet...
Forum: Web & Email 02-Aug-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 238
Posted By TerryNet
Do you mean when the operating system boots...

Do you mean when the operating system boots (starts up) you want Thunderbird to run? If so, I assume (haven't tried it) that simply putting a short cut to Thunderbird into the Startup folder should...
Forum: Windows 7 02-Aug-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By TerryNet
To "get to the DOS" you would need to have a...

To "get to the DOS" you would need to have a version of the DOS operating system installed. You probably want instead to enter Command Prompt to run chkdsk. Look for "Command prompt" in those F8 or...
Forum: Networking 01-Aug-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 288
Posted By TerryNet
No; but you can probably find a compatible...

No; but you can probably find a compatible wireless print server.



One or two of the online manuals tell how to access the printer's Menu system. Just from my experience with other HP printers...
Forum: Networking 01-Aug-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By TerryNet
I don't know any way to tell. That's why I always...

I don't know any way to tell. That's why I always advise to first try the latest driver from the laptop manufacturer's web site. And if that doesn't work then try the latest directly from Intel's...
Forum: Networking 01-Aug-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 288
Posted By TerryNet
You can't login to the router? First you have to...

You can't login to the router? First you have to change the printer to use a dynamic address.
Forum: Networking 01-Aug-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By TerryNet
If the router has Wireless Bridge (also called AP...

If the router has Wireless Bridge (also called AP Client) mode it can be used as you desire (to "extend" a wireless network to an ethernet segment). Check the user guide or browse through the...
Forum: Networking 01-Aug-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 288
Posted By TerryNet
You could just change it to get a dynamic (Dhcp)...

You could just change it to get a dynamic (Dhcp) address and see if that works for you. Then, with the new router perhaps you can reserve an IP address for the printer (that essentially gives the...
Forum: Networking 31-Jul-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 288
Posted By TerryNet
I'm not finding the correct manual. The User...

I'm not finding the correct manual. The User Manual references the "HP JetDirect Print Server Software Installation Guide" and says it "Accompanies printers that include an HP JetDirect print server...
Forum: Networking 31-Jul-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 288
Posted By TerryNet
Seems to be a static IP address; since your new...

Seems to be a static IP address; since your new router's LAN is now using 192.168.0.x you need to change the printer's static IP.



That makes no sense to me. It's not connected to a router LAN...
Forum: Networking 31-Jul-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By TerryNet
A 1 year old computer probably came with Windows...

A 1 year old computer probably came with Windows 8 or 8.1 preinstalled, which means that it has the new UEFI instead of the old familiar BIOS firmware. But the concept is the same--get into the UEFI...
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