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Forum: ChitChat 25. Jan 2014, 12:45 AM
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Posted By rhiannon
FileHippo also has unbundled versions of IE and...

FileHippo also has unbundled versions of IE and non-IE Flash for download. :)
Forum: General Computer Support 31. Dec 2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,699
Posted By rhiannon
I've seen Indexing do this for long periods of...

I've seen Indexing do this for long periods of time. You might want to take a look. You can stop or define Indexing so it doesn't hog resources.
Forum: General Computer Support 16. Nov 2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,277
Posted By rhiannon
This is fairly well documented in Windows Vista....

This is fairly well documented in Windows Vista. I've had to fix two computers that got caught in that endless loop. Glad you got it fixed.
Forum: General Computer Support 23. Oct 2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,960
Posted By rhiannon
So true. :) I was working on someone's computer...

So true. :)
I was working on someone's computer last week. Speaking technically, what was going on wasn't supposed to be possible for the version of Windows that was on the system. Go figure.
Forum: General Computer Support 21. Oct 2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,960
Posted By rhiannon
You can also set up a standard account and enable...

You can also set up a standard account and enable parental control on the account. :)
Forum: General Computer Support 19. Oct 2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,960
Posted By rhiannon
You might look in to setting up guest accounts on...

You might look in to setting up guest accounts on all the computers in Windows 7.
Guest accounts are very limited in their ability to download and run programs and have other restrictions. You...
Forum: General Computer Support 17. Sep 2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,531
Posted By rhiannon
I believe if your using portable software some of...

I believe if your using portable software some of them store data in the same location as the software. You might want to try running the portable apps from your 2nd HDD and see if that works.
It's...
Forum: ChitChat 17. Sep 2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,237
Posted By rhiannon
I'm glad to see you're alright Kendall. I have...

I'm glad to see you're alright Kendall. I have family and friends in Colorado, thankfully they are all ok.
Forum: General Computer Support 09. Sep 2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,361
Posted By rhiannon
There always seems to be a few bumps in the...

There always seems to be a few bumps in the technology world, that's for sure.
Prices have been going up. Luckily I haven't had to purchase any new drives for quite a while.
My internal drive...
Forum: General Computer Support 08. Sep 2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,361
Posted By rhiannon
Not their fault at all. I like the idea that...

Not their fault at all. I like the idea that vendors should be responsible for data retrieval if a hard drive goes bad but I don't think we'll ever see it.

QUOTE=Anupam;92255]It's all about...
Forum: General Computer Support 07. Sep 2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,361
Posted By rhiannon
At least they have a 2 year warranty, but if you...

At least they have a 2 year warranty, but if you can't get the data off of it a warranty doesn't do a whole lot of good. :(
I didn't know they weren't that sturdy either until mine died. I wouldn't...
Forum: General Computer Support 07. Sep 2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,361
Posted By rhiannon
I had a 1 TB WD Green that failed after a month....

I had a 1 TB WD Green that failed after a month. There are comments in several hardware forums and online retailers such as newegg about the green drives failing.
The Western Digital site has this...
Forum: General Computer Support 30. Aug 2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,488
Posted By rhiannon
If there isn't enough air moving in and around...

If there isn't enough air moving in and around the graphics card it could be overheating. That would cause the problem to disappear until it became overheated.
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 23. Jun 2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,404
Posted By rhiannon
I eventually uninstalled on Firefox (browser I...

I eventually uninstalled on Firefox (browser I use most) it because it was blocking things on sites I needed to use or see.



I think Vic wrote an article about a program that scans EULA's. Most...
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 21. Jun 2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,404
Posted By rhiannon
Ghostery does block an amazing amount of things. ...

Ghostery does block an amazing amount of things.
Download buttons that lead to what you want to download are getting harder and harder to see with all the large buttons that lead to other...
Forum: General Computer Support 21. Jun 2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,568
Posted By rhiannon
Anupam, Thanks for the reminder that factory...

Anupam,
Thanks for the reminder that factory restore puts you back to square one, and no personal data, programs you've installed or Windows Updates are retained. :)
Forum: ChitChat 21. Jun 2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,681
Posted By rhiannon
The nightly world news (USA) had coverage of the...

The nightly world news (USA) had coverage of the protests there. They mentioned Rio and said there were protests going on all many cities.
It may not make much difference but at least there are...
Forum: General Computer Support 20. Jun 2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,568
Posted By rhiannon
F8 normally boots your computer into Safe Mode....

F8 normally boots your computer into Safe Mode. With Dell computers there's often an Advanced Boot Options menu that will take you to the Dell Factory Image Restore option by tapping F8 as the...
Forum: General Computer Support 20. Jun 2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,568
Posted By rhiannon
The only other option I can think of would be to...

The only other option I can think of would be to restore your computer to it's factory settings. Most Dell computers have a System Recovery Partition stored in a hidden partition on the hard drive,...
Forum: General Computer Support 23. May 2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,899
Posted By rhiannon
Remove Empty Directories is a good program. ...

Remove Empty Directories is a good program.
You might try running RED with elevated admin rights, that might bypass having to copy and paste the file name.
You can right click the Remove Empty...
Forum: General Computer Support 01. May 2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,478
Posted By rhiannon
Are your drivers up to date?

Are your drivers up to date?
Forum: General Computer Support 23. Mar 2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,782
Posted By rhiannon
I'm not sure what you're needing, but I can tell...

I'm not sure what you're needing, but I can tell you that there is a direct upgade path from XP to 8.
When Windows 7 was released there wasn't a direct upgrade path from XP to 7.

Windows 8...
Forum: General Computer Support 21. Mar 2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,072
Posted By rhiannon
I've been using Codestuff Starter for years. It's...

I've been using Codestuff Starter for years. It's easy to use and is useful when working on my own or another computer. :)
Forum: General Computer Support 16. Mar 2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,819
Posted By rhiannon
You're welcome, I'm glad it worked. :)

You're welcome, I'm glad it worked. :)
Forum: General Computer Support 16. Mar 2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,819
Posted By rhiannon
You might need to enable WOT.............click...

You might need to enable WOT.............click the gear in the upper right corner and choose Manage Add-ons. All your addons etc. will show up here. If WOT isn't enabled, highlight the entry and...
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