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  1. Thread: how to find mac addresses by abrogard
    Forum: Network and Sharing
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    Thanks all for that. I can't approach each...

    Thanks all for that.
    I can't approach each machine for the boys may bring in other machines - notebooks, say - and I want to anticipate that.
    Maybe I should find a setting that blocks everything...
  2. Thread: how to find mac addresses by abrogard
    Forum: Network and Sharing
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    how to find mac addresses

    I have win10 latest release and a Telstra router. I want to use 'parental control' and limit the access hours of some computers on our home LAN. But the software requires I supply the MAC address...
  3. Thread: How To Freeze Task Manager by abrogard
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 5 Views 286

    Thanks all for the input. I'll sort, as you say,...

    Thanks all for the input. I'll sort, as you say, I'll remember (put in my little paper notebook) the cmd line thing and I used the option to freeze and I got rid of the thing. Sorry for not being...
  4. Thread: How To Freeze Task Manager by abrogard
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 5 Views 286

    How To Freeze Task Manager

    Sometimes I have something that I can't shut down so I go to Task Manager to find the process and kill it.
    But Task Manager keeps updating and the rows jump up and down so frequently I can't find...
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    thanks for that. I'll do it. :)

    thanks for that. I'll do it. :)
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    How To Label Files/Folders/Everything/Anything as NOT 'One Drive'?

    I have a couple of files in File Explorer with a red circle, white cross under 'status' and that turns out to mean not enough room for them on One Drive.

    I used to dislike One Drive so it's not...
  7. Thread: How to get a MAC address for a smartphone? by abrogard
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 2 Views 966

    Totally excellent. Thank you.

    Totally excellent. Thank you.
  8. Thread: How to get a MAC address for a smartphone? by abrogard
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 2 Views 966

    How to get a MAC address for a smartphone?

    I am trying to set up 'parental control' on an australian telstra router and it wants me to provide a mac address for every device I set up a block for.
    One of those devices is a smartphone and it...
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    Yes, thanks guys. I got it fixed. Seems I didn't...

    Yes, thanks guys. I got it fixed. Seems I didn't report it back here. I thought I had. Yes, I found you have to click in the blank space above the boxes in the navigation pane - as though there...
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    Yep, it was a pretty poor post wasn't it? Failed...

    Yep, it was a pretty poor post wasn't it? Failed completely to describe what was going on. The extent of my exasperation..

    Sorry about that. I've edited the post and put a couple of...
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    How To Get Back The Normal Windows Explorer File Tree Etc.. ??

    This is a brand new today installation of Win10. Which version, etc. ? The latest. Right now.

    And right out of the box it's unusable because of this file tree thing in Explorer.

    I can't make...
  12. Replies 8 Views 7,296

    what settings??? help, help, please, please... ...

    what settings??? help, help, please, please...

    this a totally new install of win10 today and already unusable because of this....

    what settings.. please..
  13. Thread: No 'New Folder' Option by abrogard
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 6 Views 2,532

    Yep, that was it. i redid it all after...

    Yep, that was it. i redid it all after deleting the partitions and now i've got this install which appears to have no problems.

    Thanks for all the help. :)
  14. Thread: No 'New Folder' Option by abrogard
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 6 Views 2,532

    thanks. that was good as far as it went but it...

    thanks. that was good as far as it went but it didn't go all the way.
    there's something more wrong.
    i don't get that little arrow head on the C: drive listing in explorer and thus in the left pane...
  15. Thread: No 'New Folder' Option by abrogard
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 6 Views 2,532

    No 'New Folder' Option

    I have a new win10 installation. Maybe four hours old. It offers no 'new folder' option in windows explorer on a right click.

    i googled and did the regedit fix and now i get the option on a...
  16. Thread: How To set up 'watching' regimen? by abrogard
    Forum: BSOD Crashes and Debugging
    Replies 3 Views 1,906

    Yes, I agree if that's what you say. Sorry I'm a...

    Yes, I agree if that's what you say. Sorry I'm a bit oblivious to those aspects... Fine by me.
  17. Thread: How To set up 'watching' regimen? by abrogard
    Forum: BSOD Crashes and Debugging
    Replies 3 Views 1,906

    How To set up 'watching' regimen?

    If a computer regularly has system crashes bad enough to require reinstalls how best to set up some kind of watching regimen that might see the problem accumulating, rising to the critical point?
    ...
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    not too long, I think. It lives with the cover...

    not too long, I think. It lives with the cover off. Bit of dust on the fan there on the leading edges.


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    Yes, the problem is that I have only 150G free...

    Yes, the problem is that I have only 150G free and the system disk, a 2T disk, is nearly full.

    I don't have room for a full system backup as I think they are usually presented.

    i.e. Macrium, ...
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    Imminent System Disk Crash. What To Do?

    I have a win10 system with a two tera system disk that I think is about to crash.
    It makes periodic 'speed up' sounds. Like it has suddenly gone into overdrive. Quite noisy. Like loudly rushing...
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    I think that might do the trick, by looks of it...

    I think that might do the trick, by looks of it and it rings a bell faintly from years ago.

    But this time I get an error:

    icacls %systemdrive%\inetpub /grant ...
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    Will Not Let me Save Back to Inetpub folder after Kompozer Edit.

    What is Windows doing to me now?

    I come after a long, long time away to use my Inetpub folder and pick up a file and edit it wish Kompozer and go to save and it won't let me.

    No permission.
    ...
  23. Thread: No Room on Local Disk problem. by abrogard
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 1,180

    No Room on Local Disk problem.

    I just tried to move files off my crowded C: drive - down to 500MB space only from 1T - to my I: drive with 63G free from 2T.

    But I got an error message: not enough room on Local Disk. Free: 356...
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    So I tried the first one because it said it was...

    So I tried the first one because it said it was the latest. upd-pcl6-x64-7.0.0.24832 and unzipped it and went to install and it gets half way through and gives me the same complaint windows gave me...
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    thanks for that. I"ve been there once and...

    thanks for that. I"ve been there once and haven't done any good as yet.
    have you any advice as to which of the selection they offer I should use?
    we have win10 64bit on all computers and the...
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