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April 26, 2014

Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air!

A weekly radio show with news, interviews, opinions (lots of opinions!), and phone calls.

Sound Bytes: America’s Longest Running Computer Call-in Radio Show.

http://www.soundbytes.org

2014-04-26

  1. Carl – Pottstown, PA – Win7Pro – ESET NOD32 – Win Virt PC & XP Mode – no antivirus
  2. Andy – Greece, NY – got laptop fixed – live chat w/ HP – they restored – now he’s happy – if use TW for email, Win8 MUST use imap. | possible to write drivers for older hardware? | enclosure for IDE to USB?
  3. Mark – Greece, NY – Ubuntu on old laptop – burned ISO to disk, booted off disk, prepared to install… then stalled there
  4. Steve – Greece, NY – couldn’t get to Web sites – updates worked, but desktop could not get to Web
  5. Scott – Buffalo, NY – was on hold for 34 minutes so could listen while stream was down!
  6. Tommy – Rochester, NY – new printer – does not want to be set as default printer – keeps asking for name, and wants to make sure the printer is connected to the Internet
  7. Greg – Webster, NY – Nigerian Prince from Microsoft took over his girlfriend’s machine
  8. Gerd – Victor, NY – XP Pro – Compaq DX2200 microtower – 5-6 yrs old
  9. Bob – Rochester, NY – XP – took it out of service – using Win7 – XP still hooked up to network
  10. Dave – Canandaigua, NY –
  11. Dennis – Rochester, NY – d/l Ubuntu, burned it to CD, couldn’t make it bootable
  12. Vic – Dayton, OH – XP – there are safe ways of running it on the Internet – VMs, etc. – can put a VM over XP – Time Freeze by ToolWhiz – will cloak your machine
  13. Roy – Pittsford, NY – where do I put the TW email addresses?

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