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Fri Dec 19

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MIKE3260 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:40 PM

Re: Yet another hack

Today we have Sony announce that they outsourced their data security to an Asian firm. Are the dots connecting yet?
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Paul,
With all due respect, were all the local and federal governments that got [more]

Mon Dec 15

NL

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MIKE3260 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:18 AM

Re: Neighbour's whoopsie

Step one didn't go according to plan as the Run as administrator didn't show as an option
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When you type cmd in the search box, a menu box should pop up and you should see the small black box named cmd [more]

Sun Dec 14

NL

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MIKE3260 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 3:51 PM

Re: Block excutables until IT approved

When will the computer industry get serious about addressing the problem?
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Paul,

I think the computer industry is serious about addressing the issue. Companies and the public do what they think will stop an [more]

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MIKE3260 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:58 PM

Re: Neighbour's whoopsie

Those suggestions should correct any file issues but also you may have bad shortcuts and/or file associations. Did not want to suggest too many things at once.


Good luck,
Mike

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MIKE3260 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:44 PM

Re: Neighbour's whoopsie

Is there any way to restore missing files from Window 7
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Here are a couple of things I would do.

Click on start, type cmd, when you see cmd come up in the left menu, right click and choose run as [more]

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MIKE3260 posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:12 AM

Computer Speakers

I'm looking to replace my computer speakers. It's not that they don't sound good, it's mainly for space. Here is what I currently have.

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Thu Dec 11

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MIKE3260 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:53 PM

Re: Backup to external hard drive

I want to make an image of the computers and also back up the computer. Windows 7 has an image function and also a backup function. Why can't I use those?
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I have used Windows backup. The advantage is it [more]

Mon Dec 1

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MIKE3260 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 5:32 AM

Re: NAS Recomendations

At work we currently use the Iomega IX4 and have it as Raid 5. I would stay away from them because we experience a disk failure approx. every couple years. Iomega, which I think is Lenovo is no help, even under warranty they will fail again in a [more]

Fri Nov 14

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MIKE3260 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:29 PM

Re: Malware Bytes paid version

From my experience I would advise against the paid version. I bought the full version and it seemed it was constantly running and really bogged my machine down.
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I guess I'm lucky then. I do not experience the [more]

Mon Oct 27

NL

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MIKE3260 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 5:23 AM

Re: Any way to automate the Windows update process

Then he runs Windows update again, it finds more things, installs them, then requires a reboot.
And the process continues until he doesn't it doesn't find any updates.
Is there any way to automate this so it just keeps updating and rebooting [more]

Sat Oct 25

NL

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MIKE3260 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 8:06 AM

Re: removing crapware from new computer

What all is done on initial cleanup of a new computer?
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That will vary on who is doing the cleanup. I go through and see what software is there I don't want and go to add remove programs and remove it. I will install [more]

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