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    Maybe power line adapters? I have no experience...

    Maybe power line adapters? I have no experience with them, but maybe someone here can comment. A little pricey.

    http://www.cnet.com/topics/networking/best-networking-devices/power-line-adapters/
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    I am hopeful about Windows 10. But I won't be one...

    I am hopeful about Windows 10. But I won't be one of the first installers. I like Windows 7 and may need to have a reason to change over when the time comes.
  3. Thread: Another day

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    It really is getting a little monotonous as to...

    It really is getting a little monotonous as to what company has a breach today, whose information has been accessed. The later trend seems to be the Apple (and Dropbox) line-there was no hack, our...
  4. You may want to take a look at the boot order. If...

    You may want to take a look at the boot order. If there is a device listed in the boot sequence before the HDD, try setting the HDD as the first device and see if that improves things.
  5. Do you own or have access to another card that...

    Do you own or have access to another card that you can put in and try? If that brought your video up, it would isolate the issue to the card and rule out the motherboard.

    Your not getting a beep...
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    There should be a box to check under the Windows...

    There should be a box to check under the Windows Disk Cleanup utility (right click on the icon for your C drive, go to Properties/Disk Cleanup for Windows Update cleanup. Those update backups can...
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    What is the size of your current hard drive, and...

    What is the size of your current hard drive, and how full is it? Have you run programs like Ccleaner to get rid of all of your temp files and to clear your internet cache? They can take up some room....
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    I have been trying them out. One of the things...

    I have been trying them out. One of the things that I have found on the ones that tout the ability to import user names and passwords is that it is not necessarily a good thing. In my case, the...
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    Do you run Chrome by any chance? It looks like...

    Do you run Chrome by any chance? It looks like RoboForm may have some issues with it (because of what Chrome allows, not because of Roboform)?
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    Password Managers

    Does anyone use a password manager or have recommendations along those lines?

    All of the recent security breaches have me considering one. Trying to keep various passwords for various sites...
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    Will be curious to see how that comes out. I am...

    Will be curious to see how that comes out. I am always for some reason surprised when I find out that Windows has limitations built in where I never would have thought it would. I ran into such an...
  12. Thread: Firefox 29

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    Amen. My brain needs a RAM upgrade, and I have no...

    Amen. My brain needs a RAM upgrade, and I have no available memory slots.
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    How's it go-imitation is the sincerest form of...

    How's it go-imitation is the sincerest form of flattery?

    That frustration is the same thing I get when I have to go to a newer version of Word-everything is moved around and put in new places,...
  14. Thread: Firefox 29

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    Firefox 29

    It sure does look different from earlier versions. I have been running Chrome for the past few months. Chrome and Firefox now look a lot alike.
  15. I am partial to HP business machines. In my...

    I am partial to HP business machines. In my experience the machines become technologically obsolete long before anything breaks on them.

    The HP website will have a changing list of business...
  16. Thread: Linux Advice

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    I settled into Linux Mint 16. Admittedly, that is...

    I settled into Linux Mint 16. Admittedly, that is mostly because it is the one I was trying when I finally got that Broadcom wireless card to run. The machine is reasonably "perky" with it.

    I may...
  17. Thread: Linux Advice

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    Got the Broadcom card driver installed and...

    Got the Broadcom card driver installed and running. Now I can cut the cord.

    Woo Hoo!

    Thanks for the help.

    No other real issues that I can tell as of now.
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    D'accord. From what I read, it is something of...

    D'accord.

    From what I read, it is something of a challenge. But it will teach me how to install a driver and all that on an operating system that I don't know, so that will be okay. Life is for...
  19. Thread: Linux Advice

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    Hmm. Can't seem to get my Broadcom wireless card...

    Hmm. Can't seem to get my Broadcom wireless card to work on Mint. Running an old HP nx6125.

    Wired connection is running great, though.
  20. Thread: Linux Advice

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    Wow. Linux really does make me realize how...

    Wow. Linux really does make me realize how spoiled I am with Windows 7...
  21. Did the computer shut itself down when you went...

    Did the computer shut itself down when you went into Safe Mode, or did it shut down when you tried to run your Kaspersky?
  22. Thread: Linux Advice

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    Argh!! So many choices... So much to do, and...

    Argh!! So many choices...

    So much to do, and so little time (kudos to Jack Nicholson).
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    Thanks for all the replies. Guess I had...

    Thanks for all the replies.

    Guess I had better get to trying them out...
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    The old machine runs an AMD Turion chip at 1.6...

    The old machine runs an AMD Turion chip at 1.6 GHz, together with 2 Gb of DDR RAM. Not great, but not bad. The old HP business machines last a long time, at least in my experience. They become...
  25. Thread: Linux Advice

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    My old laptop is certainly underpowered. Let...

    My old laptop is certainly underpowered.

    Let me try them.

    Thanks.
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