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Forum: Windows 8 Help Forum July 8th 18, 02:25 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-8
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
MS Ergonomic keyboard problem

Tim Slattery wrote:


And the same thing happens. It works on the logon screen, the session
begins, and then....the keyboard becomes useless. Except for the
"Calculator"...
Forum: Windows 8 Help Forum July 7th 18, 11:52 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-8
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
MS Ergonomic keyboard problem

Tim Slattery wrote:

And the same thing happens. It works on the logon screen, the session
begins, and then....the keyboard becomes useless. Except for the
"Calculator"...
Forum: Windows 8 Help Forum July 7th 18, 11:12 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-8
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
MS Ergonomic keyboard problem

Tim Slattery wrote:

We just bought a Microsoft "Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop" for my wife's
Dell tower running Windows 8.1. It consists of an ergonomic keyboard,
a mouse, and a...
Forum: Windows 8 Help Forum July 7th 18, 11:06 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-8
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
MS Ergonomic keyboard problem

Paul wrote:

Tim Slattery wrote:
We just bought a Microsoft "Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop" for my wife's
Dell tower running Windows 8.1. It consists of an ergonomic...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum July 6th 18, 09:54 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 2
Views: 61
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
MS ergonomic keyboard problems

"Bob_S" wrote:



https://www.microsoft.com/accessories/en-us/d/sculpt-ergonomic-desktop

Select the appropriate OS under "Software & Drivers" and install.

Been there, done...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum July 6th 18, 08:35 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 2
Views: 61
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
MS ergonomic keyboard problems

We just bought a Microsoft "Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop" for my wife's
Dell tower running Windows 8.1. It consists of an ergonomic keyboard,
a mouse, and a separate number pad.

So we brought it home,...
Forum: Windows 8 Help Forum July 6th 18, 07:58 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-8
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
MS Ergonomic keyboard problem

We just bought a Microsoft "Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop" for my wife's
Dell tower running Windows 8.1. It consists of an ergonomic keyboard,
a mouse, and a separate number pad.

So we brought home...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 30th 18, 06:40 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 59
Views: 277
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
OT: Microsoft Rewards? (now OT: grammar!)

Wolf K wrote:


In the UK, "public school" usually means the ones (mostly) attended by
the privileged - i. e. fee-paying. (The well-known ones like Eton and
Harrow,...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum June 12th 18, 03:47 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 67
Views: 425
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
Microsoft hints at playing hardball to push Win10

Ron C wrote:


Hmm, I never spent much time on that newsgroup.
Are MVPs short for Microsoft Virtual Person(s) ?

MVP stood for Most Valuable Professional. We were *not* MS...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum June 9th 18, 03:57 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 9
Views: 124
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Desktop PC Update Terrorism

Walter Boyd wrote:

Version 1803 is the major spring update. Microsoft delivers it according
to its own internal schedule over a period of weeks or months. Tuesdays
are still...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum May 19th 18, 04:30 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 98
Views: 496
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
USB thumb drives.

"wasbit" wrote:

I have a 1TB thumb drive, bought me as a present at a cost of 10 (13.5$).
Considering its price, I was dubious as to its capacity.
Windows shows it as...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum May 17th 18, 04:59 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
Start-up folder?

Joel wrote:

Tim Slattery wrote:

What is Win 10's equivalent of the Startup folder that was in earlier
OS versions?


It's still there in File...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum May 16th 18, 04:12 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
Start-up folder?

What is Win 10's equivalent of the Startup folder that was in earlier
OS versions?

--
Tim Slattery
tim at risingdove dot com
Forum: Windows 7 Forum April 18th 18, 07:03 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 69
Views: 517
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
Router

Mark Lloyd wrote:

On 04/18/2018 08:44 AM, Wolf K wrote:

The FM band is located between TV channels 6 and 7

Is that still true in the digital era? In the pre-digital era,...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 26th 18, 08:13 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 6
Views: 66
Posted By Tim Slattery[_2_]
I did not set to Public network

Keith Nuttle wrote:

On 2/26/2018 12:09 PM, Puddintane wrote:
Why is my laptop set to Public Network?
I am at home on my LAN.

How do I fix this* as it maybe...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum February 6th 18, 03:52 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 7
Views: 110
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, 01:55 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 125
Views: 1,542
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, 08:57 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 4
Views: 154
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 13th 18, 11:39 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-8
Replies: 7
Views: 748
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, 04:28 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 59
Views: 213
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, 04:47 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-8
Replies: 8
Views: 479
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, 03:00 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-8
Replies: 8
Views: 479
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, 05:23 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-8
Replies: 9
Views: 574
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, 02:43 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-8
Replies: 9
Views: 574
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, 02:42 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-8
Replies: 9
Views: 574
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...
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