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Forum: Windows 7 June 29th, 2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By Digerati
I agree. Rebuilding this list is a major chore....

I agree. Rebuilding this list is a major chore. But in my opinion, that "Cookies to Keep" feature is, by far, the number 1 reason CCleaner is one of the best utility programs out there, and by far,...
Forum: Windows 7 June 28th, 2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By Digerati
Right. Whenever you install ANY program, you...

Right. Whenever you install ANY program, you should ALWAYS look for and select the "custom install" option (or similarly named option). This is particularly true of free programs - and not just...
Forum: Hardware June 26th, 2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By Digerati
In the digital age, 2.4GHz is still a very wide...

In the digital age, 2.4GHz is still a very wide band to operate in. That's how all these devices (and you left out Bluetooth) can operate in the 2.4GHz band and NOT interfere with each other. In the...
Forum: Hardware June 23rd, 2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By Digerati
Did this problem suddenly start, or has this...

Did this problem suddenly start, or has this mouse always behaved this way? Does the notebook touchpad behave similarly?

"Prone to" suggest interference is "likely" to happen. As long as there is...
Forum: Windows 10 June 17th, 2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By Digerati
As, as suggested above, replace batteries. Try a...

As, as suggested above, replace batteries. Try a different keyboard. Try a different USB port.
Forum: Windows 10 June 12th, 2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By Digerati
LOL Well, I won't hold your youth and lack of...

LOL Well, I won't hold your youth and lack of experience against you! ;) If there is one thing I have learned over the years working IT support, it is that there is always much more to learn.
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Forum: Windows 10 June 12th, 2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By Digerati
Hi MLA. I'm assuming you are new to forums in...

Hi MLA. I'm assuming you are new to forums in general, not just here. That's fine because everyone was new at one time.

My point is, you need to help us so we can help you and that starts by you...
Forum: Hardware May 28th, 2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By Digerati
Whoa! Back up a second! Let's make sure we are...

Whoa! Back up a second! Let's make sure we are not making a HUGE mistake.

That Zotac graphics card is a PCIe (PCI Express card, also seen as PCI-E). It is NOT a PCI card!!!

Despite their...
Forum: Hardware May 24th, 2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By Digerati
May be but it caught my attention because it just...

May be but it caught my attention because it just started. I never used to get those warnings visiting CTH. :(
Forum: Hardware May 23rd, 2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By Digerati
Maybe there is a loose connection that gets...

Maybe there is a loose connection that gets jostled around during transport. I would make a house-call and double check all connections are tight and secure.

I would also verify the wall outlet...
Forum: Windows 10 May 15th, 2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Digerati
Well, there are wireless USB print servers - as...

Well, there are wireless USB print servers - as well as Ethernet print servers you plug the printer into, then connect to the router. They can get a bit pricey but it really is a whole lot easier...
Forum: Windows 10 May 14th, 2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Digerati
You don't need a print server if you are...

You don't need a print server if you are "sharing" a printer that is connected to another computer.

Note that many routers have built in print servers so you can connect a printer to the router...
Forum: Windows 10 May 14th, 2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Digerati
A bit late to the game but that is NOT a...

A bit late to the game but that is NOT a networked printer.

A network printer is connected to the network. That is, it is connected directly to an Ethernet switch (typically one of the 4-ports on...
Forum: Windows 10 May 5th, 2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By Digerati
@cybertech1 - if you had a wifi problem, chances...

@cybertech1 - if you had a wifi problem, chances are others have too - even if self-induced or something silly and obvious. It happens to everyone.

The point of forums like CyberTechHelp is to...
Forum: Hardware April 30th, 2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By Digerati
Another option is a simple USB hub like this one...

Another option is a simple USB hub like this one (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07HMZSRS7/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A1F49C0XWMOVVS&psc=1) you connect to an existing USB port on your computer....
Forum: Windows 10 April 29th, 2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By Digerati
You can never get rid of all spam. In many...

You can never get rid of all spam.

In many cases, just waiting it out is your best option as it often will just die back down. Yes, you can start using a different email address, but chances are,...
Forum: Windows 10 April 24th, 2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By Digerati
Check your monitor manual for Brightness and...

Check your monitor manual for Brightness and Contrast controls.

Dim your room lights and/or use darker window coverings.

Understand a dim display could indicate the monitor on its way out.
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Forum: Windows 7 April 22nd, 2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,321
Posted By Digerati
Yeah, that definitely a problem with hardware...

Yeah, that definitely a problem with hardware designed for an OS that is over 10 years old and no longer supported. If the hardware maker refuses to expend the resources to develop and release...
Forum: Windows 10 April 22nd, 2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 828
Posted By Digerati
No. In fact it has been years since they did. ...

No. In fact it has been years since they did.

And there are actually some pretty good reasons for this. While it only costs a couple dollars to actually make a single disk, it costs a whole lot...
Forum: Windows 7 April 20th, 2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,321
Posted By Digerati
I am afraid I have little to offer. I have not...

I am afraid I have little to offer. I have not used W7 in years now. Plus it seems like you have more than one problem compounding and complicating the issue.

If me, I would uninstall the Audio...
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