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Sat Aug 1

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Kurtv replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:24 AM

Re: register computer/device

If you are using Ccleaner or something similar, you can create a list of exceptions for certain cookies that you deem safe.

Tue Jul 28

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Kurtv replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:29 AM

Re: Android phone question

If your phone is under warranty and you don't want to root it, try disabling the apps. Go to Settings> Apps> scroll to the All tab> then go through the list. Select the app you want to disable and press the disable button. It will no longer [more]

Wed Jul 22

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Kurtv replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:07 AM

Re: How Reliable is Windows 10?

If someone signed up, do you think they can still delay it?

Upgrades to Windows 10 are not mandatory. Upgrades from Windows 7 & 8 are available for free for one year from the release of Windows 10.

Once running Windows [more]

Mon Jul 20

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Kurtv replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:25 AM

Re: Thunderbird Question

How many contacts are you talking about? Usually you can just double click on an address and choose to add it to your contacts. You may need to add information (name, address, phone) before saving to your contact list. Once they are in your contact [more]

Sat Jun 27

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Kurtv replied to the Mastering Quicken board. 8:00 AM

Re: Q2K15 Stock Splits

I suspect Q is recalculating the split ratio because you entered the price in the "price after split" data field of the stock split dialog box. Go to the portfolio view and select the security in question. In the security detail view at the [more]

Fri Jun 19

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Kurtv replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 10:52 AM

Re: Last Pass & stolen emails

Then why do they want everyone to change their password?

Not sure, but here is a better description of how it works. There is more detail on the link provided. -Kurt

LastPass says they never receive my Master Password. [more]

Thu Jun 18

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Kurtv replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:37 PM

Re: Last Pass & stolen emails

If the password for that email address is compromised, that would be a great benefit to hackers since many "Forgot my password" links end up sending an email, and clicking on that email then allows a hacker to then get your access to [more]

Wed Jun 17

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Kurtv replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 3:39 PM

Re: Change Your LastPass Master Password Now

In this case, because the way LastPass implements their (hashed user passwords, cryptographic salts, etc., etc.) Encryption, they did not get the Master-Passwords

This was the key feature that won me over. They do not store the master [more]

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Kurtv replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 3:30 PM

Re: Change Your LastPass Master Password Now

So I assume, if you are a LastPass user you got the same email...

You are correct sir! However I didn't check that account till Tuesday evening. After reading your post Tuesday morning I logged in and updated my account.

The [more]

Tue Jun 16

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Kurtv replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:21 AM

Re: Change Your LastPass Master Password Now

Thanks for posting. Really like Lastpass.

Thu Jun 11

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Kurtv replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:53 AM

Re: under Attack (Again)

They want to sell you their product, so did you really think it wouldn't find anything? Do yourself a favor and stick with the well known programs suggested on this board. The free versions work fine.

Malwarebytes Anti-malware- [more]

Sun Jun 7

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Kurtv replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 8:48 AM

Re: Just curious

Plus now I'm confused as to why the manufacturer's (Dell) spec sheet would even suggest that it can handle 8GB of RAM if it can't.

The hardware can handle 8GB of RAM. It's the antiquated OS you are using that can only handle [more]

Sun May 31

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Kurtv replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:54 AM

Re: StraightTalk users here?

I switched to Ooma a few months ago & like it. $4.96/month after ~ $150 equipment & porting. It travels but I don't haul it around. Have a cell phone for that.
I really don't know how Straight Talk works but if it'VoIP, unless they
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Kurtv replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:41 AM

Re: StraightTalk users here?

It's good anywhere in the US but uses only the one network so calls are always considered local.

What is so special about Straight Talk?
Straight Talk is a pay-as-you go prepaid wireless phone service that requires no long term
[more]

Sat May 30

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Kurtv replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 8:47 AM

Re: Need some help

I've ordered a new battery, and 2 2-GB sticks of Kingston memory to replace the current 1 GB of memory currently installed in the computer.

I was going to suggest checking if the RAM installed was registering properly. 1 GB will run [more]

Fri May 29

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Kurtv replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 10:49 PM

Re: How to choose a new router

It looks like we need a new router. (We have a very old D-link that we constantly have to reset)

Had a similar problem with a Netgear router. Switched to an old Linksys and the problem seemed to go away. However, I later found the [more]

Thu May 28

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Kurtv replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:32 PM

Re: Keyboard has been freezing.

Treat yourself to a nice USB wireless mouse & keyboard. They are very reasonably priced and you will wonder why you had not tried one before.

Thu May 21

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Kurtv replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 4:49 PM

Re: Thunderbird hangup

When I right click on a link in an email one of the options is to "Open Link In Browser." My default browser will open to the page in question. If I have a browser window already open a new tab will appear with my content. I have no idea [more]

Fri May 15

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Kurtv replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 5:11 PM

Re: powerline question

A long time ago I used to have a wired router which I connected via Ethernet cable a wireless access point on the opposite side of the house. Later I upgraded the router to one that has wireless connectivity built in with much improved range and was [more]

Fri May 8

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Kurtv replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 8:39 PM

Re: Cookies?

Ccleaner, Adwcleaner and a few other clean up tools will also delete cookies. However you can create a list of exclusions within the programs or chose not to delete cookies at all.

Kurt

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