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by southpawsr
July 18th, 2015, 3:26 pm
Forum: Computer Help and Support
Topic: can't create a restore point
Replies: 2
Views: 238

can't create a restore point

hi My daughter in law picked up a used dell desktop computer running windows 7. We cleaned it up and added anti virus and malware according to computerwise. I tried to set up a restore point but couldn't. Maybe I did it wrong. This is what we did. went to system properties, then to sytem protection....
by southpawsr
July 10th, 2015, 3:30 pm
Forum: Computer Help and Support
Topic: Problem with new ram
Replies: 9
Views: 392

Re: Problem with new ram

Yes that is the right one
there is no letter. Went into Setup under main page and it states 'system bios version 1.30
below that it says EC version 1.40 ( don't know what that means) It is right below the bios version
The last 4 lines of your reply I don't understand.
Thanks for the help
by southpawsr
July 9th, 2015, 9:13 pm
Forum: Computer Help and Support
Topic: Problem with new ram
Replies: 9
Views: 392

Re: Problem with new ram

Thanks for the help. I do not know how to reflash the BIos I have a Toshiba C655-S5507 laptop running windows 7 The version on the laptop reads INSYDE 1.30 dated 11/212011 When I went to Toshiba website it stated Bios 1.30 dated 1/13/2014 I clicked to update and it stated it was already installed in...
by southpawsr
July 9th, 2015, 10:00 am
Forum: Computer Help and Support
Topic: Problem with new ram
Replies: 9
Views: 392

Re: Problem with new ram

no update is available from Toshiba for the bios.
by southpawsr
July 8th, 2015, 4:29 pm
Forum: Computer Help and Support
Topic: Problem with new ram
Replies: 9
Views: 392

Re: Problem with new ram

am studying OSPF and EIGRP and VLSM ...prepping for my CCNA test .....since I don't take my battery out I doubt that I would ever see that or care LOL however there are a few hardware guys on here that might know why ....my first thought was is it a different type of RAM (manufacturer) or some other...
by southpawsr
July 7th, 2015, 3:46 pm
Forum: Computer Help and Support
Topic: Problem with new ram
Replies: 9
Views: 392

Problem with new ram

Hi Warren: Here is an interesting problem for you. I have a Toshiba c655 laptop running windows 7. Its a few years old.. It has 4gm ram installed. I decided to upgrade the ram. I went to Crucial website and ordered 8 gb ram for it. With the original ram installed I can start up the laptop from AC (p...
by southpawsr
July 5th, 2015, 6:00 pm
Forum: Computer Help and Support
Topic: avast web shield
Replies: 5
Views: 282

Re: avast web shield

I reset IE and Chrome. also ran the external scanners. I deleted the restore points and created a new one. It all solved the problems. Thanks
by southpawsr
July 5th, 2015, 2:20 pm
Forum: Computer Help and Support
Topic: avast web shield
Replies: 5
Views: 282

Re: avast web shield

She has run both of them. right now I am running house call it found 1 threat, fixed it and running scan again. When it finishes I will reset ie
by southpawsr
July 5th, 2015, 1:45 pm
Forum: Computer Help and Support
Topic: avast web shield
Replies: 5
Views: 282

avast web shield

hello My wife has windows 8.1 on her laptop. When she starts up on the internet the avast web shield states it blocked a harmful webpage. She has about 5 or 6 different web sites pop up. Its the same pages we ever she starts up. Is there any way to stop these pages from trying to get in? I'm trying ...
by southpawsr
June 24th, 2015, 6:46 pm
Forum: Computer Help and Support
Topic: wallpaper picture in winows 8.1
Replies: 1
Views: 203

wallpaper picture in winows 8.1

My wife has a laptop with windows 8.1 on it. I have windows 7 Don't know anything about 8.1. I emailed her a picture so she can use it has her wallpaper or screen backdrop. she received it and saved it to her pictures folder. the picture in in her folder. In win 7, I just right click on the picture ...

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