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    I'd already gone into Device Manager, expanded...

    I'd already gone into Device Manager, expanded each component one by one, right-clicking on the device and selecting Update Driver, followed by Search Automatically for Update Driver Software. I...
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    Ran this about a month ago, but I ran the system...

    Ran this about a month ago, but I ran the system file checker again. Same results:
    Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations.
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    System Interrupts - Problem or Symptom?

    See if anyone has ideas on this...

    My Windows 10 Home (1803) has been experiencing download problems. I pretty much always use Chrome. Sometimes the download will complete without a hitch. ...
  4. Thread: 'Microsoft' Changed PC Password by boweasel
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
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    Okay, I tried Option Two of the tutorial... ...

    Okay, I tried Option Two of the tutorial...




    Which required me to enable the built-in Administrator account
    So I booted from the disk
    Went to Command Prompt
    Typed in regedit, went to...
  5. Thread: 'Microsoft' Changed PC Password by boweasel
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
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    'Microsoft' Changed PC Password

    My brother is a smart guy, but gullible to the point of idiocy.

    He got a phone call a couple weeks ago. Caller ID said it was Microsoft, and he answered it. I know... stupid thing 1. The guy on...
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    I'm currently using the desktop PC. I had tried...

    I'm currently using the desktop PC. I had tried your suggestions about the ipconfig /release and /renew before I posted. The problem is that once I actually have a connection (like right now) I...
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    Windows has detected an IP address conflict and other Network Problems

    We are currently running 3 wireless PCs off our small home network. Two are laptops and one is a desktop and all them are using built-in wireless adapters. All have the OS Windows Home 1803.

    The...
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    Solved Thanks, Ethel. I did try option 1, but his...

    Thanks, Ethel. I did try option 1, but his Settings screen didn't conform at all to Brink's tutorial. And when I tried to search for Region & Language I was stymied by the on-screen keyboard - it...
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    Solved Keyboard Not Typing Correct Characters

    My brother has an HP laptop (Model bs057cl) that he hasn't used in about a year. When he boots the computer he's unable to use the keyboard normally. We brought up the onscreen keyboard which,...
  10. Thread: Need Help with Network Credentials by boweasel
    Forum: Network and Sharing
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    Solved Damn!!! Kari, that was it. Boy do I feel...

    Damn!!! Kari, that was it. Boy do I feel stupid. I never stopped to think that there was a difference between Rita and Rita-PC. Thanks to you. And many thanks to Caledon Ken for sticking with...
  11. Thread: Need Help with Network Credentials by boweasel
    Forum: Network and Sharing
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    Solved The Homegroup has now been disabled on the...

    The Homegroup has now been disabled on the Downstairs laptop. The icon remains, but clicking on it only initiates setting up a Homegroup. From the network credentials screen, clicking on More...
  12. Thread: Need Help with Network Credentials by boweasel
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 19 Views 2,697

    Solved Okay. I added a password to Rita. Rebooted both...

    Okay. I added a password to Rita. Rebooted both PCs, and here are the unchanging results.189562189563These images are from the upstairs PC. The second attachment is after I entered the very same...
  13. Thread: Need Help with Network Credentials by boweasel
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 19 Views 2,697

    Solved I mentioned in Post #8 that I had tried Rita w/...

    I mentioned in Post #8 that I had tried Rita w/ no password (also Rita-PC). Both to no avail.

    Hmm... I'll give that a try. But It does seem incongruous that I can access the G - Upstairs Drive...
  14. Thread: Need Help with Network Credentials by boweasel
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 19 Views 2,697

    Solved Maybe another couple screenshots will help. This...

    Maybe another couple screenshots will help. This is the account page on the downstairs laptop.
    You can see that the user name is Rita and that it's a Local account. The account has no password and...
  15. Thread: Need Help with Network Credentials by boweasel
    Forum: Network and Sharing
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    Solved Well, I never noticed the little arrow in the...

    Well, I never noticed the little arrow in the dropdown. So on the downstairs laptop I navigated to the Advanced Sharing tab for the F: drive, hit the dropdown, removed both Downstairs External and...
  16. Thread: Need Help with Network Credentials by boweasel
    Forum: Network and Sharing
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    Solved No. There are no files or folders on the F:...

    No. There are no files or folders on the F: drive that match those names. Back before the upstairs PC died, this downstairs laptop had the same external drive attached. Back then it showed up in...
  17. Thread: Need Help with Network Credentials by boweasel
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 19 Views 2,697

    Solved I'm apparently going to need greater guidance on...

    I'm apparently going to need greater guidance on this...

    Somehow I managed to get this downstairs laptop to access the upstairs tower and its 2TB external. I have no idea what caused the access -...
  18. Thread: Need Help with Network Credentials by boweasel
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 19 Views 2,697

    Solved Need Help with Network Credentials

    A couple days ago one of my PCs blue-screened. Re-booting only gave me a screen that said I had a problem with my HDD.I had a 2TB external drive attached via USB to the tower that blue screened. I...
  19. Thread: Redisplay of Edge Download Progress Box by boweasel
    Forum: Browsers and Email
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    Redisplay of Edge Download Progress Box

    When I download something using Edge I get the box at the bottom of the screen that displays the progress of the download - the percent completed, the download rate and the remaining time for...
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    Here is 1024 x 768 (recommended) display and the...

    Here is 1024 x 768 (recommended) display and the screen I see in Display Settings
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    You've lost me. What do your display settings...

    You've lost me. What do your display settings have do to with this? And where is the misunderstanding or miscommunication? Unless you're telling me that on every computer, the recommended and...
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    If by native resolution you mean the default...

    If by native resolution you mean the default (recommended) resolution, that would be 1024 x 768. I currently have it set to 1152 x 864 - that seems to give best (least stretched, no black bars)...
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    Winver 1703, Build 15063.726 From Device Mgr:...

    Winver 1703, Build 15063.726
    From Device Mgr: Display Adapter ATI Radeon HD 4200 - 07/25/2017

    How do I determine the monitor resolutions and frequency? And remember, this is not my friend's...
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    It took well over 20 hours, but the Repair...

    It took well over 20 hours, but the Repair Install finally completed. And nothing has changed. Here are 2 screen images - both displays were initiated via the monitor settings. The first has the...
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    How long is this in-place upgrade supposed to...

    How long is this in-place upgrade supposed to take? It has taken 3 hours to go from 0% to 25%, which would, of course indicate 12 hours for this to complete. That hardly seems reasonable...
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