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Oct 5 7pm tv 13 open forum

Post by wd » October 4th, 2011, 6:29 pm

Oct 5 - tv13 It's your chance to call in with computer & Internet questions and problems.
Call 866-325-9611 this Wednesday between 7 and 8PM EDT.
and if you can't get on post your questions or answers here

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Re: Oct 5 7pm tv 13 open forum

Post by wd » October 5th, 2011, 7:25 pm

Ed Summit Hill
blue screen
what is the blue screen message
check the hard drive (I see this more than a bad driver)
run a chkdsk /r
this is usually hardware starting to go or corruption
sometimes reset the memory

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Re: Oct 5 7pm tv 13 open forum

Post by wd » October 5th, 2011, 7:33 pm

Terry Allentown
OE
that is usually a sing of corruption in OE and there are ways to fix it but dump OE
sometimes it requires closing OE
find and re-name the .dbx file
then re open outlook

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Re: Oct 5 7pm tv 13 open forum

Post by wd » October 5th, 2011, 7:39 pm

Art in Tobyhanna
she shud run an online scan from ESET @ http://www.eset.com
i wud buy eset suite before Avast
and Kapesky is probably better than Avast

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Re: Oct 5 7pm tv 13 open forum

Post by wd » October 5th, 2011, 7:46 pm

Tony in P'burg
over heating will make system shutdown
dust build up is a killer or even pet hair
sitting with the laptop in ur lap prevents air from circulating etc
surge protection? UPS to protect low voltage
APC makes a good UPS

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Re: Oct 5 7pm tv 13 open forum

Post by wd » October 5th, 2011, 7:55 pm

Joe in Whitehall
win 7
what router is it how old is it

when was the last time he re-booted the router
If he logs into the router turn on the SSID save settings and see if he can see it
how old is the router ....ever update the firmware?
is mac filtering in effect

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