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I'm not sharp enough on software to be able to...

I'm not sharp enough on software to be able to answer that. Maybe there are updates associated with IE11 that make the process go smoothly. All I know is that it worked for me. Enough said. lol
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Windows 7 update failure - success finally!

I posted a few months ago about a problem I was having trying to update a from scratch installation of Windows 7. I did get some feedback but still wasn't able to do any updates.
After countless...
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When we were originally trouble shooting the...

When we were originally trouble shooting the problem, I did try swapping out monitors but had no luck - we still had no video. So I set up a replacement pc for him and tried it with his old monitor...
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@ Donoli2016 - We did as you suggested but still...

@ Donoli2016 - We did as you suggested but still the same problem - the screen won't stay on long enough for us to do any navigating. F8 and we could see a list of about 10 options but it was not on...
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No offence taken. The monitor was correctly...

No offence taken. The monitor was correctly connected.
The problem is that, with no output to the monitor, it is seemingly impossible to interact with the computer because we obviously need to see...
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EMachine T5082 with bad onboard video

Hello All,

My neighbor has an EMachine T5082 that is running Vista.
This morning the monitor went black. I tried installing an aftermarket video card but when I turn on the machine, I get the...
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Looks like this is a losing proposition. I...

Looks like this is a losing proposition. I followed the link given by This Old Man and tried to do the workaround. I set up the laptop to 'never shut down' and after more than 48 hours of it showing...
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Dell E6500 and Windows 7

Hello all,

My Dell e6500 recently contracted a PUP and I decided that the best thing was to do a totally new installation of Windows 7 on it.

The problem is that now it doesn't want to update...
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2010 Hyundai Sonata horn

Hello all,

My 2010 Hyundai Sonata's horn just failed me. I believe that they come with a double horn - one high frequency and one mid range. The mid range horn was the one that went out and now...
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I don't think that the buzz I am getting is due...

I don't think that the buzz I am getting is due to static electricity - the tingle/zap lasts way too long based on my experience. And all of my laptop power supplies are 3-prong grounded. Also, I did...
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Kenmore refrigerator 795.71022.011 compressor problem

Hello all,

I have a Kenmore refrigerator model # 795.71022.011 which is about 4 years old and I think made by LG. It started making a noise about 4 months ago, intermittently at first but now...
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Dell E6530 seems to have an electrical short

Hello All,

I have Dell E6530 laptop which has been normally very reliable. Today it seems to have developed an electrical short that gives me a definite zap when I touch the metal edge that goes...
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Scoring on brake rotor hat

Hello all,

I have a 2010 Hyundai Sonata which I recently did some brake work on. I replaced the rear brake pads but not the rotors, which were fine. I decided to take a look at the front brakes as...
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Just an update: I think I have fixed my problem....

Just an update: I think I have fixed my problem. By process of elimination, I narrowed it down to the wifi card - either hardware or more probably software related. On Ebay, I picked up a cheap Intel...
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Dell Latitude E6530 laptop intermittent wifi freeze up

Hello All,

I have a Dell Latitude E6530 laptop for which the wifi will intermittently freeze up. I have to shut off the manual wifi switch and turn it back on. That seems to reset it and it will...
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Some calls to IPhone 5S going straight to voicemail

Hello All,

I have an IPhone 5S which I am still getting used to. One of its quirks is a tendency to send some incoming phone calls directly to voicemail.
There seems to be no common link between...
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IPhone 5S battery life question

Hello All,

I have a problem with my IPhone 5S in connection with its battery life that is maybe due to its physical location and it is driving me crazy.

Each morning I fully charge it to 100%....
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Thanks guys, I was able to figure it out. The...

Thanks guys, I was able to figure it out. The clue was 'automatically detect proxy settings'. My only small doubt is does that in any way compromise my security settings?
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Problem with Firefox & 'proxy server'

Hello all,

I just installed Firefox but when I attempted to use it, I got an error message that said 'Proxy server is refusing connections'.
I presume that I have to go in and play with some...
05-20-14, 10:23 AM
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I tried the emery cloth thing but with poor...

I tried the emery cloth thing but with poor results because of the corrosion on those 60+ year old stems. I considered changing the 'guts' of the valves, but I wasn't sure about the availability and...
05-19-14, 01:56 PM
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Copper pipe shut off valves

Hi Guys,

I have a few valves which leak at the stem. The valves are original to the house (older than 60 years) and are all multi-turn screw type. I examined the stems and all are corroded enough...
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Isn't that the same process as 'dragging' a file...

Isn't that the same process as 'dragging' a file from one location to another?

Though I'll try it anyway (I'm desperate) ... just to see if it works!
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S-L-O-W Laptop

Hi Guys,

I'm giving a friend a hand with his Sony VAIO laptop, which has gotten progressively slower over the past few months. I figure I'd come here because you guys have been really helpful in...
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Looks like my problem is solved. I played...

Looks like my problem is solved.
I played detective and narrowed my problem down to the burners being the most likely culprit. So I disassembled the burners (cast iron) and cleaned them out. 50+...
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NJ Trooper, I do appreciate the concern and I...

NJ Trooper, I do appreciate the concern and I have to say that I am exceedingly careful around gas. I have done other mechanical and electrical repairs to this system in the past and have had a 100%...
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