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Forum: Windows OS Support (Vista/7/8) 07-18-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By tape
glc, thanks for the tip. I'll do some research...

glc,
thanks for the tip. I'll do some research concerning drivers, etc
Forum: Windows OS Support (Vista/7/8) 07-18-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By tape
installing program from CD without CD player

A number of years ago, I purchased a Win7 home premium upgrade on a CD to move my old Dell laptop from XP. Now that I have a replacement PC that has Win8, I want to remove that and do a clean...
Forum: Software Discussion & Support 05-14-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By tape
hotmail calendars strange behavior

Although I imported my OL calendar into Hotmail/Live, I don't use them. Just as I get reminders for my OL cal. so do I for Hotmail. Usually I just have them sent to junk, but I must have made a few...
Forum: Networking & Online Security 04-22-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By tape
Detonate, Thanks for advice. I used to save...

Detonate,
Thanks for advice. I used to save ALL my older stuff for backup, but by the time I've ever needed it, they had become so outdated.....Now I sell/toss/recycle
Forum: Networking & Online Security 04-21-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By tape
how to retire old router

Just replaced linksys router. Before I add it to my 'yard sale' box, is there anything I should do so as to not jeopardize any of my home network security?
Forum: Computer Hardware 04-18-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By tape
GLC, sorry that I read your response too...

GLC, sorry that I read your response too quickly--I have been able to format on Mac, using its disk utility. I format as Fat and have done all that is allowed to repair, etc yet the problem of it...
Forum: Computer Hardware 04-18-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By tape
GLC, I have, but it does not work as it should....

GLC,
I have, but it does not work as it should. If I plug it into the back of the Mac that has full powered USB ports, the stick is read and can be opened, but if I attach via the keyboard, I get...
Forum: Computer Hardware 04-18-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By tape
formatting usb stick

Installed 32 bit Windows Defender Offline Tool on a USB memory stick. Now that I used it and no longer need that on the stick, I erased stuff. When I plugged it into a Mac, it was not able to be...
Forum: Mac OS and Software Assistance 02-02-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By tape
jdeb & nuclear k: thanks for your input. I...

jdeb & nuclear k: thanks for your input. I don't want to get carried away with partitions. I mis-read a post a while back that suggested the parallels program and the win programs associated with...
Forum: Mac OS and Software Assistance 02-01-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By tape
jdeb-is the maintenance partition you speak of...

jdeb-is the maintenance partition you speak of the same as the recovery partition on a PC? Wouldn't such be created automatically?
Forum: Mac OS and Software Assistance 02-01-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By tape
My current 100 gig OS partition is 1/2 full. ...

My current 100 gig OS partition is 1/2 full. Since most of those windows programs will be reinstalled as MacOS, I plan to create a 64 gig partition for bootcamp & my Win7pro. I guess my ? is...
Forum: Mac OS and Software Assistance 02-01-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By tape
disk partition on iMac

My current 500 gig PC is partitioned with 100 G for OS/programs and 400 for all docs/pics/music/video
Just got 1T imac and want to know best partition sizes. I am thinking 1 for the OS/programs, 1...
Forum: Mac OS and Software Assistance 01-31-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 438
Posted By tape
what software is needed

Just placed order for iMac. Upgrading from PC. Although I will have the major pieces of software I use in Mac format, I still have some Windows programs I will be using. What is the software I...
Forum: Apple General Discussion 01-17-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,373
Posted By tape
crosspost

GLC-sorry that I crossposted. Just thought I may have a different audience for my questions/concerns.
Forum: Networking & Online Security 01-16-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By tape
Any problems w/ adding Mac to PC HomeNet?

I currently have a Home wireless Network. Printer is directly attached to router. Laptops talk to each other via my HomeGroup. I plan to add a Mac to my network. Will there be a prob. seeing my...
Forum: Apple General Discussion 01-16-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,327
Posted By tape
Mac & PC on same home network

On my way this week to pick up new 27" iMac. Plan to add to home network: linksys router with Canon printer attached to it via cat 5. Family's 2 laptops print and communicate with each other w/o...
Forum: Windows OS Support (Vista/7/8) 01-10-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By tape
Preston, Thaat is what I ended up doing. My...

Preston,
Thaat is what I ended up doing. My initial thought about a complete sys image was more for time management. I ended up using the Win7 to make a sys image of my C: drive (all other backups...
Forum: Windows OS Support (Vista/7/8) 01-06-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By tape
External drive is western digital. Do you have...

External drive is western digital. Do you have address for free program?
Forum: Windows OS Support (Vista/7/8) 01-05-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By tape
I think my son in law has this program. Another...

I think my son in law has this program. Another disk image or actual copies of files?
Forum: Windows OS Support (Vista/7/8) 01-05-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By tape
backup retrieval

I normally backup just my Win7 OS as a disk image saved to an external HD. All my documents (pics, musics, video) backed up as file copies to same external HD. Took ownership of another external HD...
Forum: Computer Hardware 10-26-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 90
Posted By tape
Upgrade needed??

A year ago, I was forced to get new windows machine. Opted to get Dell 1764 Inspiron. Knew it was a lower end model, but it kept up with my needs. Lately I have been having problems with running...
Forum: Networking & Online Security 10-24-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By tape
One of the IP addresses in the DNS status window...

One of the IP addresses in the DNS status window is:
209.18.47.61 the other being 209.18.47.62
When either are tried to log on to, I get:
The connection has timed out
The server...
Forum: Networking & Online Security 10-24-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By tape
K A Hall, Thanks for the response. Not sure...

K A Hall,
Thanks for the response. Not sure what I need to look for in checking the DNS settings of router. When I log on to the router, I see that Static DNS 1, 2 & 3 are all 0's. When I go to...
Forum: Networking & Online Security 10-24-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By tape
Facebook problem related to router?????

Months ago, my wife's Facebook would start up with a MySpace page for a M Sanchez. When I then tried my FB on my laptop, the same would happen. Only solution was too reset linksys router (wrt160n)....
Forum: Computer Hardware 10-12-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By tape
Pam123, I think I stated my request for info...

Pam123,
I think I stated my request for info incorrectly. I do need to buy a new DVD player for my TV. I plan to buy a new laptop with SSD, which would not have an included disk player/recorder. ...
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