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Forum: General Computer Support 24. Mar 2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,712
Posted By Hugheen
Thank you Anupam and Midnight Cowboy for your...

Thank you Anupam and Midnight Cowboy for your responses. I've solved the "unusual activity"
mystery, (not very mysterious). I'm on two forums, not large may 40 people each and I send out emails to...
Forum: General Computer Support 19. Mar 2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,712
Posted By Hugheen
Question Unusual activity

So I'm deep in the throes of persistent paranoia.

First and maybe not so mysterious is my email shuts down for seven hours,
no access. No problem at provider in my state. When I finally get on...
Forum: Security 04. Mar 2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,440
Posted By Hugheen
Spooked

Thank you Remah,

Just getting back to this, lots of computer changes and issues.

I've done some of that. One thing I noticed which might explain the "other users"
is that I notice it happens...
Forum: General Computer Support 20. Feb 2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,389
Posted By Hugheen
Thank you Remah and Perre2. Very reassuring. You...

Thank you Remah and Perre2. Very reassuring. You guys are the best. someday I hope to answer one of your questions.

Hugheen
Forum: General Computer Support 01. Feb 2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,389
Posted By Hugheen
A mystery drive

I have something called a "Q" drive on my Windows 7 laptop which is inaccessible and noone seems to know what it is. I have a recovery drive so apparently that is not it.
If this is normal than...
Forum: Security 01. Feb 2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,440
Posted By Hugheen
I've done all that. I guess the question still...

I've done all that. I guess the question still is: am I being paranoid or can files open by themselves due to some computer malfunction as opposed to a hacker?

Thanks for efforts.

Hugheen
Forum: Security 24. Jan 2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,440
Posted By Hugheen
Beingspooked

So historically I have had hacking and bad credit card charges which lends itself
to security paranoia. Recently my computer had the message"others are using this computer if you sign off they will...
Forum: General Computer Support 14. Oct 2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,482
Posted By Hugheen
Cool Paranoia

So I've had credit card charges that weren't mine, malicious hacking (somebody out here doesn't like me) of course, there is no law enforcement help so I have to protect myself.

So two questions: ...
Forum: General Computer Support 02. Oct 2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,645
Posted By Hugheen
Thanks for thoughts guys. I kind of agree it...

Thanks for thoughts guys. I kind of agree it must be the driver or hub problem is what to do about that.

Maybe time to send to computer heaven (or hell)

Hugh
Forum: General Computer Support 30. Sep 2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,645
Posted By Hugheen
Reluctant keyboard

I have an old Dell desktop. It is hanging in there but last week the keyboard
stopped working. It is receiving power the lights are green but absolutely no
characters emit from it so I can't do a...
Forum: General Computer Support 23. Aug 2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,640
Posted By Hugheen
Hiren's CD

Thank you Sope. Will do.

Hugheen
Forum: General Computer Support 23. Aug 2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,640
Posted By Hugheen
Odd Problem redux

Thanks SickNero,

That is an amazing amount of freeware. My problem now is how to get it.
Do I get the whole CD somehow? I tried downloading an item on password but
nothing happened. Emailed...
Forum: General Computer Support 20. Aug 2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,640
Posted By Hugheen
Odd problem

I have an Acer Aspire which is a mini-tower. I get a boot-up to the windows log-in
but apparently what I wrote down doesn't agree with actual log-in. I tried too many times to hit the right one but...
Forum: General Computer Support 27. Jun 2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,463
Posted By Hugheen
Question The plot thickens

Thanks for thoughts and tips.

I had recovery and system cds but the minitower accepts only flash drives so
I transferred the cd stuff to the flash drives and tried many times (too many)
to get...
Forum: General Computer Support 15. Jun 2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,463
Posted By Hugheen
Thanks Midnight Cowboy but I actually did this. ...

Thanks Midnight Cowboy but I actually did this. I think I'm going to throw in the towel and head for some store help

Thanks anyhow,

Hugheen
Forum: General Computer Support 10. Jun 2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,463
Posted By Hugheen
Red face Factory restore did me in

I did a factory restore on an Aspire minitower and apparently it blew my computer to the point where I cannot boot or rather the power goes on I hear a beep and a
line on the screen flashes on in...
Forum: General Computer Support 29. May 2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,683
Posted By Hugheen
Thank you all for your thoughtful responses. I...

Thank you all for your thoughtful responses. I love the generosity on this forum and hope to repay it. The computer suddenly is working ok (oh, the mysteries of computers) But I am keeping ideas...
Forum: General Computer Support 26. May 2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,683
Posted By Hugheen
Angry Computer refuses to turn off

I'm using Windows 8.1 on a new Toshiba laptop.

I noticed some reluctance for the computer to shutdown recently. I had to click shutdown a couple of times before it cooperated.

Today the...
Forum: Security 27. Mar 2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,390
Posted By Hugheen
Hacking call back

So I've been the victim of credit cards chrges not mine and malicious hacking after reporting it to authorities (who do nothing of course). I have done a factory restore on a laptop. Will this...
Forum: General Computer Support 21. Jan 2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,084
Posted By Hugheen
So I thought I would bring you all uptodate and...

So I thought I would bring you all uptodate and not leave the issue hanging and who knows you too might have a "stealth drive" on your computer someday. Having gotten no answer on the issue i did a...
Forum: General Computer Support 03. Jan 2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,084
Posted By Hugheen
Okay, thanks for interest. Not sure what else to...

Okay, thanks for interest. Not sure what else to say : it is on the "C: drive I have not external drives attached to the laptop. No file location, message is as I stated nothing else. As I said it...
Forum: General Computer Support 27. Dec 2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,084
Posted By Hugheen
Stealth Drive

When I run anti-virus scans from my Frontier Security or Windows Essential
I get "Stealth drive" from the former and "hidden drive" from the latter.

Both are classified as "suspicious" so...
Forum: General Computer Support 27. Dec 2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,171
Posted By Hugheen
Spooky message unspooked? Yes, yes, yes. ...

Spooky message unspooked? Yes, yes, yes. Joeguru and Remah are right on. I am the only account but I do use a password and I do let the computer rest (the minitower flashes on and off( and then I...
Forum: General Computer Support 10. Dec 2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,171
Posted By Hugheen
Spooky message

I sometimes get a message (paraphrasing somewhat) "Others are using this computer, if you log off they may lose some date, so you still want to log off?
Then you check yes or no.

I am the only...
Forum: General Computer Support 24. Nov 2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,025
Posted By Hugheen
Thanks Kendall, will do. Hugheen

Thanks Kendall, will do.

Hugheen
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