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Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 26th 17, 09:30 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 6
Views: 10
Posted By Norm X
Bill Gates could become world’s first trillionaire

Bill Gates could become world’s first trillionaire
https://www.rt.com/business/375047-gates-trillionaire-oxfam-report/

HMMMM,

On my desk I see four counts of violation of the Truth in Caller ID...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum September 20th 16, 09:47 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 8
Views: 17
Posted By Norm X
ACER BIOS upgrades

Hello,

I have an ACER Aspire E 15 (AKA E5-511-PXVU) now running Win10.

From the ACER support page, I have download BIOS upgrades:

BIOS_Acer_1.03_A_A
BIOS_Acer_1.06_A_A
BIOS_Acer_1.07_A_A
Forum: Hardware and Windows XP April 29th 16, 01:24 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-xp,microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware,alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 2
Views: 10,324
Posted By Norm X
Multi boot under WinXP-32

Hi,

I'm setting up software on a 32-bit netbook that I restored. The new drive
is a 32GB internal SSD from SuperTalent. New installation is always
rewarding. I had an installation of Android_x86...
Forum: General XP issues or comments February 17th 16, 06:03 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By Norm X
Full WinXP distro download

Whoops. I should have said I prefer WinXP Pro.

"Norm X" wrote
Hi,

Thanks group, for answers to my browser question.

NEW Question. I am a disabled person and because I worked for a disabled...
Forum: General XP issues or comments February 17th 16, 05:52 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By Norm X
Full WinXP distro download

Hi,

Thanks group, for answers to my browser question.

NEW Question. I am a disabled person and because I worked for a disabled
person's charity, as a perk, I have a full set of Microsoft product...
Forum: General XP issues or comments February 16th 16, 07:16 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 4
Views: 1,054
Posted By Norm X
Best browser for WinXP

Hi,

WinXP will never die. This post is from Outlook Express. I have a vast
quantity of software designed for WinXP. I am an oldie. WinXP and many
linuxes, I run on Oracle VirtualBox under Win10 (...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 15th 16, 09:35 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 63
Views: 32
Posted By Norm X
Window is on borrowed time

On 2016-02-11 2:34 PM, Wolfie wrote:

I'm waiting for a Google desktop OS, or one from the Chinese. And then,
it will be "Sayonara Windows".

Might I suggest Red Star OS 3.0 from North Korea?...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 2nd 16, 07:06 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 5
Views: 8
Posted By Norm X
Some network protocols are missing on this computer?

On 2016-02-01 2:45 PM, ...winston‫ wrote:
Norm X wrote:
I was have some flaky behavior WRT to my Ethernet at home so I brought
the notebook and a Cat 6 cable up to the University. Here it...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 1st 16, 10:07 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 5
Views: 8
Posted By Norm X
Some network protocols are missing on this computer?

On 2016-02-01 12:57 PM, Andy Burns wrote:
Norm X wrote:

Network diagnostics reports some network diagnostics are missing on
this computer and further probing reveals "Windows Sockets...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 1st 16, 08:49 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 5
Views: 8
Posted By Norm X
Some network protocols are missing on this computer?

I was have some flaky behavior WRT to my Ethernet at home so I brought
the notebook and a Cat 6 cable up to the University. Here it cannot
connect. It set an auto-config IP which is useless....
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 1st 16, 08:14 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 12
Views: 6
Posted By Norm X
How frequently should Windows 10 be rebooted

On 2016-02-01 11:36 AM, Norm X wrote:
On 2016-02-01 11:00 AM, ray carter wrote:
On Mon, 01 Feb 2016 10:49:25 -0800, Norm X wrote:

Hi,

I try to avoid rebooting, by closing the lid...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 1st 16, 07:36 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 12
Views: 6
Posted By Norm X
How frequently should Windows 10 be rebooted

On 2016-02-01 11:00 AM, ray carter wrote:
On Mon, 01 Feb 2016 10:49:25 -0800, Norm X wrote:

Hi,

I try to avoid rebooting, by closing the lid of my notebook into sleep
mode. However...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 1st 16, 06:49 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 12
Views: 6
Posted By Norm X
How frequently should Windows 10 be rebooted

Hi,

I try to avoid rebooting, by closing the lid of my notebook into sleep
mode. However after a long time (a few days) things stop working, like
Task Manager fails to display WiFi stats. So I...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 28th 15, 04:02 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 9
Views: 10
Posted By Norm X
Poor quality copper in connectors of Acer Aspire E 15(E5-511-P6VU) ?

On 2015-12-27 7:26 PM, Char Jackson wrote:
On Sun, 27 Dec 2015 17:36:26 -0800, Norm X wrote:

After upgrading to cat6 Ethernet cable and Gigabit Ethernet switch, I am
...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 28th 15, 02:05 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 9
Views: 10
Posted By Norm X
Poor quality copper in connectors of Acer Aspire E 15(E5-511-P6VU) ?

On 2015-12-27 5:36 PM, Norm X wrote:
Hi,

This is Xposted.

After upgrading to cat6 Ethernet cable and Gigabit Ethernet switch, I am
still having problems with an Ethernet connection that...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 28th 15, 01:36 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 9
Views: 10
Posted By Norm X
Poor quality copper in connectors of Acer Aspire E 15 (E5-511-P6VU) ?

Hi,

This is Xposted.

After upgrading to cat6 Ethernet cable and Gigabit Ethernet switch, I am
still having problems with an Ethernet connection that craps out at 1.0
Gbps. Also at the same time,...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 6th 15, 02:50 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 19
Views: 10
Posted By Norm X
Windows 10 doesn't need antivirus software!? Really!?

On 2015-12-05 7:23 AM, Ken Blake, MVP wrote:

Note that that is spelled "Microsoft Security Essentials." And since
Windows 8, it is called Windows Defender,


Thanks for the explanation. In my...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 6th 15, 02:49 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 19
Views: 10
Posted By Norm X
Windows 10 doesn't need antivirus software!? Really!?

On 2015-12-05 7:23 AM, Ken Blake, MVP wrote:

Note that that is spelled "Microsoft Security Essentials." And since
Windows 8, it is called Windows Defender,


Thanks for the explanation. In my...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 29th 15, 03:44 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 65
Views: 120
Posted By Norm X
"Dear Microsoft: Please stop breaking my perfectly good Windows7"

On 2015-10-27 1:23 PM, Lynn McGuire wrote:
"Dear Microsoft: Please stop breaking my perfectly good Windows 7"

...
Forum: General XP issues or comments September 22nd 15, 05:16 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 0
Views: 415
Posted By Norm X
Using the Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter

Hi,

I've seen two GUI apps that use the Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter
and one command file, all of which build a WiFi LAN through Internet
Connection Sharing. ICS is not all that desirable...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 31st 15, 05:56 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By Norm X
O.T. What's with eBay?

"Mark Twain" wrote
this but for the last day and a half I
haven;t been able to sign in to eBay.

It acts like its loading the page but
just cycles like in a loop.

Robert

You didn't say...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 30th 14, 08:05 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By Norm X
Fix Windows update of Microsoft Office

At this point this is speculative and I am busy installing a version of
Kali Linux on a PC the bedroom. PC waste heat warms my apartment.

Wow. I just discovered GnuRadioCompanion, a block...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 30th 14, 06:57 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By Norm X
Fix Windows update of Microsoft Office

"Paul" wrote in message
...
Norm X wrote:
Hi,

I've Xposted this to alt.comp.hardware because it might involve hardware
issues.

...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 28th 14, 05:07 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.comp.hardware
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By Norm X
Fix Windows update of Microsoft Office

Hi,

I've Xposted this to alt.comp.hardware because it might involve hardware
issues.

I have a flash based netbbook with two partitions on a 32 GB SuperTalent
internal PATA SSD. I use a 32 GB SDHC...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 3rd 14, 07:28 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 40
Views: 974
Posted By Norm X
Lightning and modems

I am in the lightning capital of the world and I have not lost
anything in 30 years.

I live on the Western side of the Salish Sea (not Salton Sea) and no one
remembers lightning nor static...
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