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Ah - interesting. I'll pass this on as well. ...

Ah - interesting. I'll pass this on as well. It's my brother who helps them w/their laptop since he lives in town. We both are still hanging on to our Windows 7 for as long as we can.
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They do have Windows 8 which has been a big...

They do have Windows 8 which has been a big hassle. Seems to work pretty well now but I know my brother spent hours getting it so my parents could use it OK. I'll pass this link on to them. ...
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Posted By junestan

Success!

My brother messed around more, tried what Pulpo suggested; nothing worked. As a last resort he did a system restore and that worked. Still don't know what was wrong but they're online again. ...
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The modem is a speedstream and the router is a...

The modem is a speedstream and the router is a Belkin N300 N+. He has tried ipconfig then changed the ip address. He's going over there again this evening and will try your suggestion.
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Posted By junestan

Thanks - I'm passing this on to him.

Thanks - I'm passing this on to him.
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Posted By junestan

He's tried every way he can think of. The modem...

He's tried every way he can think of. The modem used to be plugged into the router then the router plugged into the laptop. They never move the laptop but wanted a router for their Kindles. My...
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Posted By junestan

Can't get online

My parents have a Dell laptop which is less than a year old. Today they can't get online. My brother, who I think is fairly tech savvy has been trying to help them but is now stumped. :wall: I live...
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Posted By junestan

It's all good

So far the Modules Installer has not been slowing things down. Updates do not install automatically but I can install them manually (except for those original stubborn 4 updates) which is fine w/me....
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Posted By junestan

Wink Progress!

You're my hero! My computer seemed to just ignore F8 so never did boot to safe mode. So I tried option 2. For the last week or so I've had 4 updates waiting to be installed. Today there were 20. ...
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Posted By junestan

My problem is not that my computer runs slowly. ...

My problem is not that my computer runs slowly. It is running great. So the problem is not Norton. Whenever it ran slow before a message would pop up: "high disc usage by Windows module...
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Posted By junestan

I have run the Windows Update Troubleshooter (it...

I have run the Windows Update Troubleshooter (it downloads as Windows Update Diagnostic). I have have run chkdisc (no errors found). No Xbox or anything else connected.

I do have my windows...
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Thanks but I've tried that. The only restore...

Thanks but I've tried that. The only restore point is one I created yesterday when I discovered that I didn't have any.
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Posted By junestan

Unhappy Unable to install windows 7 updates (or anything else!)

My Windows Module Installer was making my computer sloooow so I followed some advice on a Windows forum and disabled (not sure if that's the correct word) it. When I tried to manually install...
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Posted By junestan

Smile Done!

All done but the sealing and some cleanup. The slate is harder to work w/than ceramic but I like the look. My little saw worked great.
Thanks!!
June
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Thanks. How thick do I put the mortar on? I...

Thanks. How thick do I put the mortar on? I have a trowel w/1/4" notches. Do I drag it right down to the concrete?
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What consistency should the mortar and grout be? ...

What consistency should the mortar and grout be? The bags only give amounts of water to add to the entire bag.
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Posted By junestan

Thanks chandler. Decided I'm not allowed to do...

Thanks chandler. Decided I'm not allowed to do my fun project (tile) until I finish my not-fun project: a second sewer cleanout under the house. Will do that today then start tiling.

Stadry -...
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Posted By junestan

Cool Ready to tile

I got my tile: 16" slate. Just didn't like any of the more finished-looking stuff. I also got a grinder and have done the stoop. And a tile saw. I've played w/the saw some, making various cuts -...
07-15-14, 08:03 PM
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Posted By junestan

Thanks pugsl! Will wire it up tomorrow. June

Thanks pugsl!
Will wire it up tomorrow.
June
07-15-14, 04:02 PM
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Posted By junestan

Dryer Cord: Which Wire Ground

I am also using my dryer outlet for a welder. The welder does not have a cord, just 3 wires. I know which of these wires is the ground. I bought a dryer plug to match my outlet. I know that the...
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Posted By junestan

I'll do the grinding then. It'll be worth it to...

I'll do the grinding then. It'll be worth it to know the tile won't come up. I don't have a saw but will either buy or rent one. And it sounds like I should go w/the bullnose. Hopefully they'll...
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Posted By junestan

more toys

The best thing about projects is I get an excuse to buy new toys. I don't have an angle grinder (is that what you'd use?) but it looks like they're not expensive. You don't think just using the...
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Posted By junestan

Thanks guys. The concrete is in good shape - no...

Thanks guys. The concrete is in good shape - no cracks or chips. I'm gonna start shopping for tile. :)
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Posted By junestan

Tile existing concrete stoop

My front door opens onto a flagstone patio. There is a concrete stoop in front of the door (about 40" x 42" and 6" high). I'd like to cover the stoop w/tile. I've done interior tile before and...
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Posted By junestan

I passed this on to my friend. Not sure how much...

I passed this on to my friend. Not sure how much she's willing to spend. I'll wait til I hear from her again before I pick your brain about hookups, etc. Thanks again - I love learning new stuff...
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