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Forum: Windows 7 Forum February 6th 18, 04:52 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 7
Views: 60
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
GPT partition only?

philo wrote:

This is not a big deal but I decided to put a 750 gig drive from a dead
laptop and put it in an external USB enclosure to use as a backup drive.

I connected it...
Forum: General XP issues or comments January 24th 18, 02:55 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 125
Views: 1,016
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
O.T. Macrium

Mark Twain wrote:

Here's what happened,.. the Sony DVD player finally
arrived and I hooked it up to the LG TV via HDMI and
L/R phono hookups and nothing. I cannot get the...
Forum: General XP issues or comments January 18th 18, 09:57 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 4
Views: 98
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
How can anyone use Windows 8.x?

wrote:

I should mention that I have never used any MS OS newer than XP.

I turned on that computer and saw that butt ugly "metro screen". YUCK!

After that, I was lost. There...
Forum: Windows 8 Help Forum January 14th 18, 12:39 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-8
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
Can't install software - strange error message

My wife's Windows 8.1 machine cannot install any software.

The latest example is a PaintShopPro disk that we just brought home
from the store, but there are a couple of other things that...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 10th 18, 05:28 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 59
Views: 148
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
Forte agent

Drew wrote:

Curious to know which of the Forte agent versions people are using here.

Version 7. I didn't update to 8 because that update addressed
binaries, which I use...
Forum: Windows 8 Help Forum December 28th 17, 05:47 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-8
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
New Acer monitor problems

Paul wrote:


4K 3840 x 2160 === from a spec web page

Hi-DPI (it's 2X of an HD monitor at 1920x1080).

So you're driving it with the wrong video card and it's
not...
Forum: Windows 8 Help Forum December 27th 17, 04:00 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-8
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
New Acer monitor problems

We just bought a new Acer CB281HK monitor for my wife's Win8.1
computer. It's a 28" screen and is in some ways (particularly
rendering photographs) really spectacular. But it seems to have a
problem...
Forum: Windows 8 Help Forum December 14th 17, 06:23 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-8
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
Bing and Yahoo intrusive ads

Tim Slattery wrote:

My wife uses Windows 8.1. She says she is constantly getting pop-ups
telling her to update Bing or Yahoo and make it her default search
engine. She says...
Forum: Windows 8 Help Forum December 12th 17, 03:43 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-8
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
Bing and Yahoo intrusive ads

Good Guy wrote:

On 11/12/2017 16:46, Tim Slattery wrote:
My wife uses Windows 8.1. She says she is constantly getting pop-ups
telling her to update Bing or Yahoo and...
Forum: Windows 8 Help Forum December 12th 17, 03:42 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-8
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
Bing and Yahoo intrusive ads

"Mayayana" wrote:

"Tim Slattery" wrote

| My wife uses Windows 8.1. She says she is constantly getting pop-ups
| telling her to update Bing or...
Forum: Windows 8 Help Forum December 11th 17, 05:46 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-8
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
Bing and Yahoo intrusive ads

My wife uses Windows 8.1. She says she is constantly getting pop-ups
telling her to update Bing or Yahoo and make it her default search
engine. She says these pop-ups are impossible to shut down. She...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 5th 17, 07:19 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 43
Views: 102
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
Kasperski

T wrote:

On 12/04/2017 12:18 AM, Bob Henson wrote:
You sound as though you're about as trusting as I am - basically I don't
trust anybody, anywhere, anytime apart from me,...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 3rd 17, 06:56 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 43
Views: 102
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
Kasperski

Good Guy wrote:

On 03/12/2017 10:04, Scott wrote:
Any views on the wisdom or otherwise of continued use of Kasperski?

I have always said over the years that people...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 31st 17, 03:32 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 6
Views: 82
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
Logging Java usage?

Terry Pinnell wrote:

I've had Java installed on my PCs for decades. But I'm wondering if it
actually does anything.

There used to be quite a few web pages with embedded...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 13th 17, 02:39 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 17
Views: 130
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
Free Partition Managers

Ken Springer wrote:

GUID filesystem is not in the list of supported filesystems. :-(

PEDANTIC QUIBBLE
Unless there's something I don't know about, GUID is not a...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum September 27th 17, 02:56 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 43
Views: 143
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
32-bit operating system to a 64-bit operating system

| And while I am writing, remember that even if you have a 64bit OS
| installed, when you go to run a 32bit program, you will still run into
| the 4GB memory limitation. Just something to keep in...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum September 25th 17, 03:01 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 43
Views: 143
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
32-bit operating system to a 64-bit operating system

Mathedman wrote:

On 9/25/2017 7:36 AM, Albert wrote:
I have Windows 10 Home with a 32-bit operating system, x64-based
processor and I would like to go to a 64-bit...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum September 23rd 17, 05:06 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 9
Views: 102
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
History of Windows!!!!!!!!!

Big Al wrote:


I programmed a proprietary system with only 64K of core memory. I never
thought there was anything but core till the company changed to volatile
128K...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum September 9th 17, 04:30 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 13
Views: 158
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
Trivia: when 3.5" is actually 4"

T wrote:

Hi All,

Trivia!

Reference; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drive_bay

Had I though about this, it would have occurred to me,
but drive bays are named after the...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum August 13th 17, 05:09 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 16
Views: 221
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
8-TB Hard Drive: Doable on my Win 7 Box?

"(PeteCresswell)" wrote:

I've been Googling and it *sounds* like it should work - just format the
partition as GPT.

GPT pertains to the disk, not the partitions.

GPT is the newer...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum August 9th 17, 03:49 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 9
Views: 136
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
Problem with GPT partition disk, moving from SATA-to-USB caddy to SATA

"NY" wrote:

I've just got a new 4 TB hard drive to use for all my data (photos, videos
etc).

I initially connected it to my Windows 7 PC via a SATA-to-USB caddy
interface so...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum August 7th 17, 04:39 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 16
Views: 91
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
Windows 10 32 or 64 bit?

Lucifer Morningstar wrote:

I have a Dell Lattitude tablet PC which has an i5 dual core CPU
and 4 GB RAM. I have Windows 10 32 bit installed and it works well.*
Would it be...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum July 25th 17, 06:09 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 7
Views: 79
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
Backup doesn't work

Mark Lloyd wrote:

On 07/23/2017 07:10 PM, Alek wrote:

[snip]

I wrote programs for a Z80-based controller in Z80ASM. :-)


The computer I used in college had a Z80,...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 29th 17, 04:13 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 51
Views: 579
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
DO NOT use any of these Operating Systems

Tim Slattery wrote:

Diesel wrote:


I liked DrDOS alot myself.. but, it wasn't for everybody. And, I think
you meant win3.x/9x and me, right? [g]...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 28th 17, 07:50 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 51
Views: 579
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
DO NOT use any of these Operating Systems

Diesel wrote:


I liked DrDOS alot myself.. but, it wasn't for everybody. And, I think
you meant win3.x/9x and me, right? [g] Windows was a little more than a
fancy menu system....
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