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Forum: Windows 7 Forum August 25th 18, 01:21 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
SD Card From Android Device Rendered Unreadable by Android?

- Removed the 128-gig micro-SD card from my Samsung Note4
(SM-910C, Android 5.0.1)
- Put it into a USB adapter on my PC
- Backed it up to the PC
- Put it back into the Note 4
- Note 4 does not...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 17th 18, 02:19 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 48
Views: 398
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Buying Windows 7

Per :
I have dealt with Amazon for many years and have *never* had a problem
that Amazon did not correct.

I've been using Prime for a number of years and would have said the...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 11th 18, 04:22 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 48
Views: 398
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Buying Windows 7

Per (PeteCresswell):
Can't recall where I got my "Good" (so far....) copy, but it was one of the
big-name retailers like B&H or NewEgg.

It was B&H.

One caution: my copy came with a sort of...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum July 11th 18, 04:00 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 48
Views: 398
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Buying Windows 7

Per Ed Cryer:
I want Win7! I want Win7!

This site offers Win7 Pro for 13.99 GBP.
https://goo.gl/rBddg4

No clue as to that site, but I found out the hard way that some retailers
sell "Bad"...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 19th 18, 03:54 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 80
Views: 622
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Converting From 1 TB to 2 TB via Macrium Reflect Re-Image: Partitions?

Per Mayayana:
I don't know why you think the HP partition is critical.
I always delete those. It's only useful if you don't have
backed up disk images of C.

That was my knee-jerk reaction:...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 19th 18, 01:25 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 42
Views: 350
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Download Speed Miserable, then A-OK following PC reboot?

Per Char Jackson:
Very cool, thanks. I should probably set it all up again one of these
days, especially since SageTV is still being developed.

SageTV is, IMHO, the best thing since...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 19th 18, 01:16 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 80
Views: 622
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Converting From 1 TB to 2 TB via Macrium Reflect Re-Image: Partitions?

I want to replace a 1 TB drive that's on it's last legs with a 2-TB drive.

I imaged the sick drive with Macrium Reflect, creating a single file.

Here's what the drive looked like in Disk...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 17th 18, 04:25 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 42
Views: 350
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Download Speed Miserable, then A-OK following PC reboot?

Per Char Jackson:
Pete, what kind of tuners are you using, and what video format do they
record in?

HD HomeRun: one old ("Dual ATSC Tuner"/Model HDHR-US) and one newer ("HD
HomeRun EXTEND.FREE...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 17th 18, 03:22 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 42
Views: 350
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Download Speed Miserable, then A-OK following PC reboot?

Per croy:
Probably old news, but....

http://sagetv.com/:

"We’re thrilled to announce that SageTV has been acquired by Google."

The Bad News: A lot of SageTV users were not quite as...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 17th 18, 03:17 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 42
Views: 350
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Download Speed Miserable, then A-OK following PC reboot?

Per VanguardLH:
that might be another cause of Pete's mysterious upstream traffic

I found the cause of the mysterious upstream traffic: a Tivo-on-steroids app
called "SageTV". It runs on the...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 17th 18, 03:10 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 42
Views: 350
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Download Speed Miserable, then A-OK following PC reboot?

Per VanguardLH:
GPs?

General Principles.

I don't know enough to understand all the posts here, but being able to
download torrented files is not exactly a religious issue with me - so "When
in...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 17th 18, 03:06 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 42
Views: 350
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Download Speed Miserable, then A-OK following PC reboot?

Per VanguardLH:
How about the IP address shown by ipleak.net when they use WebRTC?

It shows "10.34.106", which is nothing familiar to me.

OTOH, the "Block:" property is 10.0.0/8 and 10.0.0 is my...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 15th 18, 03:21 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 42
Views: 350
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Download Speed Miserable, then A-OK following PC reboot?

Per VanguardLH:
gigs/hour) of upload activity.

Tried using a network monitor, like SysInternals' TCPview, to see what
process is generating all the upstream traffic?

Thanks!...

Just installed...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 15th 18, 03:04 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 42
Views: 350
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Download Speed Miserable, then A-OK following PC reboot?

Per VanguardLH:
Go to ipleak.net. See if its WebRTC reveals your intranet IP address.
With Firefox and media.peerconnection.enabled = False, ipleak.net cannot
discover my intranet IP address.

I...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 15th 18, 02:58 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 42
Views: 350
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Download Speed Miserable, then A-OK following PC reboot?

Per Wolf K:
Have you used one of the torrent download clients? If so, your machine
is probably now a torrent server.

Yes - BitTorrent.

Do you mean even without anything explicitly running?

That...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 15th 18, 12:45 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 42
Views: 350
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Download Speed Miserable, then A-OK following PC reboot?

Per J. P. Gilliver (John):
I have BitMeter2 (http://codebox.org.uk/pages/bitmeter2), with the audio
turned on, and set to 100 kB (which IIRR is the default). I find this a
useful way of...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 12th 18, 12:34 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 67
Views: 555
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Microsoft hints at playing hardball to push Win10

Per VanguardLH:
Microsoft abandoned Usenet after a few years because they didn't
control Usenet

Phone companies have abandoned supplying UseNet feeds too - to save a buck, I
guess.

Everybody's...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 5th 18, 03:39 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 42
Views: 350
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Download Speed Miserable, then A-OK following PC reboot?

Per VanguardLH:
"e-mail and everything else" is like when someone says, "it's this or
something". Well, the "or something" covers everything else, the
statement becomes global to everything and...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 5th 18, 03:30 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Download Speed Miserable, then A-OK following PC reboot?

This has been going on for several weeks: download speed on my mail client
and everything else I try is terrible - as in glacially slow.

Then I reboot the PC - just the PC, nothing else - and speeds...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 1st 18, 09:47 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 42
Views: 350
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Download Speed Miserable, then A-OK following PC reboot?

This has been going on for several weeks: download speed on my mail client
and everything else I try is terrible - as in glacially slow.

Then I reboot the PC - just the PC, nothing else - and speeds...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum May 22nd 18, 04:31 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 8
Views: 124
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Avast Secure Browser: Do you feel comfortable using it?

I have read a couple reviews and am still not clear on whether it would be a
step up from Chrome for me.
--
Pete Cresswell
Forum: Windows 7 Forum May 2nd 18, 03:51 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 43
Views: 387
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Any backup programs that do not store in proprietary formats?

Per Java Jive:
I split every system I own, Linux or Windows, into two areas, system
disk or partition and data disk or partition, and I back them up
seperately in different ways.

Amen!.... I...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum May 2nd 18, 03:49 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 43
Views: 387
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Any backup programs that do not store in proprietary formats?

Per mike:
A couple of clicks in Macrium will mount the backup and give
you access as a drive letter. What's unacceptable about that?

I have switched to Macrium and been using it for a couple...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum May 2nd 18, 03:43 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 43
Views: 387
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Any backup programs that do not store in proprietary formats?

Per T:
You guys have a favorite that archives in a non-proprietary
format?

I used SecondCopy for quite a few years.

One thing I liked about it was that I could specify generations of backup...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum April 6th 18, 02:12 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 29
Views: 339
Posted By (PeteCresswell)
Thinking of updating my MS Office?

Per Good Guy:
And you were so stupid that you didn't even think of telling them that
Ribbon is very intuitive if the users have some common sense. Idiots
should stop using all Microsoft...
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