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Mon Apr 7

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hilcntry replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 10:12 AM

Re: securing sliding glass doors

Greetings!

I have no solution for securing an outside sliding door, I have
the same setup and thought for solutions myself, but the door
in question is probably a Pella product. Their reasoning is
an outside sliding door is more [more]

Thu Apr 3

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hilcntry replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 4:53 PM

Re: Plumbing problem

Hello

I think I have the right O ring,
sure a lot of them, will print the
chart for future reference.
To begin with it was the cold water
control that was leaking. Brought the
stem to the local hw store and [more]

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hilcntry replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:28 PM

Re: Paging Vanguard Wellsley fans

Greetings!

My wife and I are retired and have a substantial
percent of our assets in Wellesley. A quick look
shows an average return over the past 10 years at
7.29 percent average. That of course covers the 2008 [more]

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hilcntry replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 12:49 PM

Re: Plumbing problem

Thanks for the input.
I put on still another O ring and
lathered it with Vaseline.
Drip is now very slow and only when
the valve fully opened. I have access
to the back side of the plumbing under
the br sink and it's not [more]

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hilcntry posted to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 8:09 AM

Plumbing problem

Greetings!
I have a typical two handle faucet in my bathtub. Water leaks out
of the control handle when the water is turned on. The stem type
is the one with an O ring, and the O ring has been replaced.
Found a lot of corrosion on [more]

Wed Apr 2

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hilcntry replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:36 AM

Re: Metal Roofing and SRI

Hello!

We had a metal roof, light grey, put on about five years ago.
We had three contractors come out and give us estimates and all
three recommended we put the metal over the existing shingles and
that's the way it was put on. [more]

Mon Mar 24

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hilcntry replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 8:39 AM

Re: Doors replacement - what is easier for novices

I would vote for pre hung doors unless your husband is a pretty
competent with wood working tools. Aligning hinges and latch
hardware can be challenging for a novice.
Helen

Tue Mar 11

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hilcntry replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:12 AM

Re: unable to login Windows 7

Hello!

On W7 log in pane there's two boxes as normal, Helen and Guest.
When I click on Helen as I do normally, I now get the msg,
"The user profile Service service failed the login. User profile cannot be loaded". Yes, the [more]

Mon Mar 10

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hilcntry posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 10:29 PM

unable to login Windows 7

Hello

Can access windows 7 only as a guest.
Keeps asking for admin password.
Never had one to my knowledge.
Tried changing password but without
admin log in, doesn't work.

Any help appreciated.

Helen

Sat Mar 1

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hilcntry replied to the Retired Fools board. 11:15 AM

Re: Beware of Insurance Consultants

Moving to Illinois. I'm sorry for her.

h/c

Fri Feb 28

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hilcntry replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 8:00 AM

Re: norton 360

Thanks!

Remedy was as easy as allowing pop ups during loading.

never had that problem before.
Will investigate other anti virus programs
as recommended


tnx, tom

Thu Feb 27

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hilcntry posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:52 AM

norton 360

Greetings!

Had trouble opening documents with Adobe Reader 10.1.
Usually wouldn't open unless tried 3 or 4 times. I uninstalled
and attempted to reinstall it but I assume it's Norton 360 that
won't allow the download. There's [more]

Fri Feb 21

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hilcntry replied to the Photography board. 9:01 AM

Re: sd cards

Greetings, again.

Camera used for just family and wildlife pictures.
Usually vacation in the Rockies in September after
the crowds are gone from the National parks.
Reason I mentioned sd cards is that I have quite a few.
Have [more]

Thu Feb 20

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hilcntry replied to the Photography board. 12:51 PM

Re: sd cards

thanks to aj and jonathan for the two cents.

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hilcntry posted to the Photography board. 11:55 AM

sd cards

Greetings!

First post here. Misplaced my point and shoot camera.
Thinking of replacing it with a Fuji SL1000.
I have several SD cards of various capacity, they are
all what I would call first generation, about one [more]

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