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Forum: General XP issues or comments November 15th 19, 10:36 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 9
Views: 118
Windows Image Crop Toole

RecentlyOrLately wrote:
Not paint.

it is not a drawing too but an image manipulation tool : crop, rotate,
contrast, brightness etc.

Irfan.
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 12th 19, 03:07 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 35
Views: 112
Tip: blowing out fans

T wrote:
Hi All,

Tip: If your fans are noisy, blowing them out won't help
things. It is time to replace them.

If your fan is clogged, DO NOT USE a shop air gun
to blow it out! Use a...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 4th 19, 12:43 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 12
Views: 203
My Own Personal Website

FreBurn wrote:

That is a hosted website. Not what I was asking for !

I want to be the host on my on laptop, from my LAN to the outside world.

I know part of it is to may the router allow...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 3rd 19, 06:27 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 12
Views: 203
My Own Personal Website

FreeBurn wrote:

My IP is fixed.

I want to set up a laptop with a simple multi-page website on it so I
may access it while I am on a trip.

Please either give me detailed steps to do this...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 3rd 19, 02:47 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 119
Views: 136
Thunderbird -OT

Ken Blake wrote:
Sorry about the off-topic question, but I don't know where else to ask
this.

I'm been trying Thunderbird 68.2.1 as my newsreader, rather than Agent,
which I used to use. I...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 1st 19, 07:52 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 11
Views: 13
Software disable a few hard drives that aren't used much

Andy Burns wrote:
Paul in Houston TX wrote:

I don't think that kills the power though.

as far as I remember, it does spin it down ... that was the reason I
used powershell set-disk, to...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 1st 19, 12:55 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 11
Views: 13
Software disable a few hard drives that aren't used much

Paul wrote:
Guadalupe wrote:
said thus to which I respond:

To keep spinning wear down can I software disable platter disks used
once a
month?
Find the disk number X, e.g....
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 30th 19, 03:28 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 6
Views: 14
Displaying codes in a Word document.

Peter Jason wrote:
To help in formatting, I need to show coding on an existing Word
document. Can this be done?

If Paul Nospam's suggestion is not it, then try Shift F1 then
check show all...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 28th 19, 11:09 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 5
Views: 16
Hot plug bay, strange behavior

Rene Lamontagne wrote:
Both my Son and I have Coolrmaster CM690 II cases with a hot swap bay
built into the top. His MB is an ASUS Z390 prime A.
Yesterday I gave him a 120 GB Kingston freshly...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 25th 19, 11:54 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Can I defragment my drive while working ?

Fern wrote:

Is there a tool that will allow this?

I have a Windows XP Pro laptop.

Doing it that way would leave the drive fragmented making defrag a waste
of time.
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 13th 19, 08:59 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.windows7.general,sci.electronics.repair
Replies: 44
Views: 343
Mouse Refurbish

Ken Blake wrote:
On Sat, 12 Oct 2019 21:03:20 -0500, Paul in Houston TX
wrote:


It's easy to refurbish mice.
I refurb all my mice when they go bad because I like the...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 13th 19, 03:03 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.windows7.general,sci.electronics.repair
Replies: 44
Views: 343
Mouse Refurbish

MouseUser wrote:
My favorite mouse is acting up.
Buttons double-click on a single-click and sometimes do not click at all.

I tried repeatedly tapping to try to clean but does not last.

...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 8th 19, 12:06 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 6
Views: 3
Cleaning your desktop machine - The easy way!!!

😉 Good Guy 😉 wrote:
I have found the easiest and the best method to clean the inside of your
desktop machine is to use a blower such as this one:

https://tinyurl.com/y6pf3jdk

The...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum September 28th 19, 07:18 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 47
Views: 4
"Sonnics" hard drives?

J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
In message , VanguardLH
writes:
"J. P. Gilliver (John)" wrote:

Anyone heard of this brand?...
Forum: General XP issues or comments September 21st 19, 09:07 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Checking internet connection speed?

KenK wrote:
I had a very slow computer yesterday but it's back to normal today. I
suspect I had a slow internet connection from the phone company yesterday.
Is there an easy simple way to check...
Forum: General XP issues or comments September 17th 19, 01:32 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 16
Views: 289
Will Windows 7 install on my laptop ?

Wonderer wrote:
Currently Win XP Pro.

Lenovo T500

Would like dual boot.

I think Win Vista was on it as an option. I bought it used.

I have a generic version of Windows 7 but would...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum August 30th 19, 06:09 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 71
Views: 285
The crazy cursor update

RHB wrote:
"Andy Burns" wrote in message
...
Char Jackson wrote:

What happened when you booted a live Linux CD/DVD/USB? Did...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum August 10th 19, 01:19 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 162
Views: 46
I need a usb3 to rs232 adapter that WORKS RIGHT

T wrote:
On 8/8/19 11:53 AM, T wrote:
Hi All,

I have a customer with a Mac and a w10 laptop and a CNC machine
with an RS232 (only) interface. He wants to be able to send
text files...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum August 8th 19, 10:04 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 162
Views: 46
I need a usb3 to rs232 adapter that WORKS RIGHT

T wrote:
Hi All,

I have a customer with a Mac and a w10 laptop and a CNC machine
with an RS232 (only) interface. He wants to be able to send
text files to the CNC machine. The Mac has...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum July 29th 19, 11:49 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 24
Views: 122
There is a 350 pound rat at Muddy Lago

Keith Nuttle wrote:
On 7/29/2019 4:05 PM, Paul wrote:
Andy Burns wrote:
Ant wrote:

can't you cancel your posts?

That's been pretty ineffective for years (decades?)

The...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum July 13th 19, 07:05 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 26
Views: 297
Windows Product Key

Cameo wrote:
My good old HP laptop that I had Windows 7 running on, has finally
kicked the dust. I also have a newer Lenovo IdeaPad laptop that runs
Windows 10. I needed the Win 7 installation...
Forum: General XP issues or comments July 10th 19, 10:49 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Convert a 1280x725 MP4 video to a few dozen jpeg files?

BillAhearn wrote:
How can I convert a 1280x725 MP4 video to a few dozen jpeg files?

I use MPC-HC for mp4 screen shots.
It is small, lightweight, and works very well.
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum July 2nd 19, 09:10 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 31
Views: 121
Need Printer Driver, LaserJet 6L

XS11E wrote:
Paul in Houston TX wrote:

XS11E wrote:

Help please, Windows 10 update just wiped out my printer, a very
old HP LaserJet 6L. It was working up...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum July 2nd 19, 12:29 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 31
Views: 121
Need Printer Driver, LaserJet 6L

XS11E wrote:

Help please, Windows 10 update just wiped out my printer, a very old HP
LaserJet 6L. It was working up through June 1, it's later updates that
killed it.

I really need that...
Forum: General XP issues or comments June 27th 19, 02:39 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 12
Views: 337
background page removal

BillAhearn wrote:
Is it possible to remove the background graphic from this site?
http://www.nettally.com/jrube/genjirou/genjirou.htm

The graphic makes it hard to read the pages.

Turn off...
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