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john770 replied to the General Electric Company board. 2 hours ago

Re: GE in talks to buy France's Alstom

Too bad they couldn't buy the company without inheriting the labor issues in France.

John

Tue Apr 15

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john770 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:28 PM

Re: Networking Help

Does the Win 7 machine have a login password?
You could need to enter the password in the remote computers to be able to see the shared folders/drive.

Its been a while, but I do recall I had to ADD a PW on the server I was trying to use, [more]

Sun Mar 23

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john770 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 2:22 AM

Re: Anti-virus for old computer

Try Clamwin.

I've used it a few times when in a pinch, even have a "Portable" version of it on my flash drive for computers with no internet access when I'm out on location.

John

Wed Mar 19

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john770 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:33 PM

Re: Yahoo mail

Right click on a blank area on the desktop. You should find display settings on that menu, nearer the bottom.

John

Thu Feb 27

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john770 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 2:58 PM

Re: My Next Computer

Since Lenovo was a spinoff of IBM, they started out with a quality product.

I don't see many Lenovo's (a reflection of thier% of the market), and I haven't had to call Lenovo, so I really can't judge where they are on the customer service [more]

Wed Feb 26

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john770 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 7:41 PM

Re: My Next Computer

I've been working on computers for 20+ years now (actually IN Business), and here's the only thing I'd recommend to you.

I don't find a whole lot of difference in computer hardware, from the different manufacturers. They all use WD, HST, [more]

Thu Feb 20

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john770 replied to the Starbucks Corporation board. 9:41 PM

Re: P/E Rationalization

Again, in case I wasn't clear the first time I posted it, "I don't think honor has anything to do with it."

It was a business decision, just like entering the contract to begin with, no more no less.

John (long on [more]

Tue Feb 18

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john770 replied to the Starbucks Corporation board. 2:56 PM

Re: P/E Rationalization

I don't think there's "Learning" involved.

Starbucks walked away from a contract they no longer considered in the best interests of the company. And while it is true they paid for it, that's the cost of doing business.

I [more]

Sat Jan 25

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john770 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 5:39 PM

Re: Stubborn file names

Just off the top of my head, it sounds to me like you changed the FILENAME but whatever software you're using is reading the metatag instead.

Are you looking at those 'wrong names' in a Windows Explorer window or with a [more]

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