Recent content by gslater

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    TrueCrypt Replacement

    I have used TrueCrypt for a long time but now it says it is not secure and I can't create new volumes. I;m not a super tech guy and I need simple to use software that will secure my folders. I have heard of bitlocker but am concerned it is too complex/technical. I am looking for feedback on...
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    Solved Using Blue Tooth Speakers

    I checked Device Manager and there was no Bluetooth entry. Does that mean I need to buy a Bluetooth receiver? What do I ask for, Bluetooth receiver?
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    Solved Using Blue Tooth Speakers

    How does Windows 10 transmit music to blue tooth speakers? Do I need special software? Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit, Build 19042, Installed 20210307205430.000000-300 Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3340M CPU @ 2.70GHz...
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    I need a new printer

    I had an HP MultiFunction but had to replace the print head after 16 months and the second one didn't last a year. I switched to Epson and then found out the printhead is not replaceable. Is there a printer that does good quality work and ink doesn't cost more than the machine? Tech Support...
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    Solved Windows 10 Upgrade Issue

    I have an Acer Aspire that's several years old. I did a reboot and tried again - no good. I ran the "check for a problem" wizard and it told me no devices were assigned. I clicked to assign the default system speakers and then it worked. Thanks for assisting.
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    Solved Windows 10 Upgrade Issue

    I just upgraded from Win 7 to 10 and now my laptop speakers don't work. When I go in to configure the speakers they seem to be OK but the apps (youtube, etc) don't play any sound. I am running Avast AV. Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home...
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    PC Freezes

    About 3 months ago my Dell tower, running Windows 7 Home Pro with dual monitors and cordless mouse, started freezing when using the Internet. It is at the point where it freezes almost instantly. It doesn't matter what browser I used: IE, Chrome or Firefox, they all freeze. No...
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    My Dell tower is freezing.

    As it turned out the problem was a KVM unit I use to control 2 PC's.
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    My Dell tower is freezing.

    I uninstalled some "junk" and disabled my IE add-ons and accelarators but it still freezes. Clt-Alt-Delete does nothing - I have to hit the power button to reset it.
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    My Dell tower is freezing.

    I have a Dell tower (see details below) and it started having problems freezing about a week or so ago. It has gotten worse to the point where I have to reboot by pressing the power button 5 or more times a day. I ran an Avast full scan and an Ad-Aware full scan with nothing found. Here are...
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    Coupon Companion Plugin

    OOOPS...My operating system is Windows 7, not 8. Sorry for the mistype.
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    Coupon Companion Plugin

    I have IE10 running on Windows 8 and noticed that this plugin is putting up unwanted ads (are any wanted??). But, I can't disable the plugin in IE and when I went to uninstall it, Windows said it wasn't there and did I want to remove it from the list - I chose No. Then I went to where is...
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    Does BLAT run on 64 bit servers?

    I have BLAT running on a 32 bit Windows Server 2008, just fine. I tried to run it on a 64 bit server and it gave me an error :"the network name can not be found". I assumed this related to my SMTP server but I can ping it just fine. I verified with the emal team that email is not being...
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    Looking For File Encryption Software

    To run on an XP and also Win 7 PC. A freeware app would be nice but I'll be willing to pay a reasonable price. Easy to use is a must - I am just trying to protect some personal files on a family/shared computer.
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    Solved: No Internet Access

    No, I can't get to any sites. But we plugged the laptop ditrectly into the router and everything worked so I think my wireless card has died..