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Sun Jan 25

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 3:20 PM

Re: Text crowding

if you are using firefox, try "Reset Firefox"

that might help.

Sat Jan 24

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 8:39 AM

Re: Text crowding

Most likely the size of the text in Preferences (Options) has been increased.

I would recommend setting it to a lower default text size of 12 or 14 and then using Command + / CTRL + to increase the size of the text to be able to read the [more]

Thu Jan 22

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:13 PM

Re: Online fax service recommendations

I've narrowed my choice down to

Nextiva vFax

http://www.nextivafax.com/

$4.95 (with annual plan) 500 pages incoming + outgoing.

Wed Jan 21

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 5:56 AM

Re: Online fax service recommendations

business need.

Tue Jan 20

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coolprash posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 4:20 PM

Online fax service recommendations

Hi,

I need to have fax and Time Warner Internet & my fax machine don't talk well to each other. TW can't help.

So I'm considering moving to getting my faxes at an online number and then send my faxes from my machine (sending is [more]

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coolprash replied to the The BMW Method board. 2:42 PM

Re: It's hard to be a lurker when

Enormous amount of people greedily took out mortgages that they couldn’t afford and shouldn’t have been offered in the first place. It was personal debt that was sliced and diced and securitized and went bad; not government debt. Likewise, government [more]

Mon Dec 15

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 3:04 PM

Re: Power Supply

newegg has always been a good place to go for that.

I would recommend getting an active UPS too, here is one that had been recommended a while ago

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Fri Dec 5

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

Re: Laptop battery charge

lithium Ion batteries should be used, run down once a month or so.

Thu Dec 4

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:19 PM

Re: NAS Recomendations

:) oops. yes 8 TB. :)

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 7:32 PM

Re: NAS Recomendations

I like LaCie and they have an awesome line of NAS too

I recently bought the 2Big NAS 8 Gb. It was really easy to configure and set up for linux, mac & windows sharing.

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Tue Dec 2

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 8:20 PM

Re: AdwCleaner finds...

Recently to see a PDF File, I was asked to provide an email address. I wanted to see the information, but not enough to give my email to them, so I used a @mailinator.com email address.

They sent the link to the file over and I downloaded it [more]

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:59 PM

Re: computer recommendations

I'd recommend

Core i5 processor
8 GB + of RAM, (16 GB is what I'd go with.)
500 GB or more of a 7200 RPM hard drive or a Drive that has a 16 GB Flash piece to it (HP calls them Hybrid Hard Drives).

Ethernet + WiFi + [more]

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coolprash replied to the Value Hounds board. 3:19 PM

Re: Anyone dollar cost average?

$500/$20 = 25 shares.

Saving 20c on each nets you $5. a Starbucks coffee or a cheap breakfst oa month.

If you really think this stock is going to go gangbusters, then $5/month is not really that big a deal in the big scheme of [more]

Mon Nov 24

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:17 PM

Re: flash :(

checked for malware with Adwcleaner or Malwarebytes?
Cleaned out temporary items using CCleaner?

try using this link to have youtube play HTML5 videos/audio instead of Flash.

[more]

Sat Nov 22

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 5:02 AM

Re: AVG Install Question?

There is an offline installer too

http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup.exe...

Avast is a brilliant Anti-Virus and much better than [more]

Wed Nov 12

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:43 PM

Re: Problem With Firefox and .PDF Files

I prefer to use this addon instead of installing an external PDF Viewer

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/pdfjs/

on my Mac I do have Preview - which [more]

Sun Nov 9

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 2:19 PM

Re: PC will not start

unplug the power completely.
push power button (hold 5 seconds).
wait 5 minutes
plug back in and try powering on.

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smell around the computer to see if there is an acrid burnt plastic [more]

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

Re: Malware Bytes paid version

you don't need to subscribe, let the trial period lapse, then just scan when need be.

Thu Nov 6

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coolprash replied to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 1:51 PM

Re: AINV for income maybe

ARCP or NRF are others that might be good options.

Tue Nov 4

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coolprash replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:24 PM

Re: Firefox snafu

malware?

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