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    Ethernet light/internet light rapidly flashing

    I have a Dell Inc. OptiPlex 7010 01 Windows 7 Professional (x64) Service Pack 1 (because I cannot afford better). I have a wired connection to my router. Both my ethernet and internet light continuously flash. Recently my internet speed and dropped very low. Contacted ISP, they see no problem on...
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    Win7 System Repair USB

    I have read several articles, but I seem to be lost. I just purchased a refurbished Dell with Windows 7 Sp1 and wanted to create a system repair USB. I followed several how-tos and downloaded the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool. I did not receive disks with my purchase and I have windows 7 pro...
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    Chrome downsizing when closing another tab

    Running Windows 7 Home Premium (x64) Service Pack 1 (build 7601) with Chrome Version 60.0.3112.90 (Official Build) (64-bit). Recently when closing a single tab, all additional table are downsized. It sometime takes a few clicks on maximize to get them back to normal. Additionally, my Chrome...
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    fields filling with repeated leters.

    I have a HP KZ854AV-ABA m9300t 4g Ram 300g HDD with@150g in use Win 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 AMD Radeon HD 6450 64 bit recently I am experiencing random (usually, however r n m) keys filling any fields I have available (Google search box, http address, amazon blanks, etc.) I ran Malwarebytes...
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    4gigs DDR

    I have a HP KZ854AV-ABA m9300t 4g Ram 300g HDD with@150g in use Win 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 AMD Radeon HD 6450 -and I would like to see if I can increase the ram. I am unsure if it is one stick, or if it can use more. May I get some help on this. Yes, I could open it up, but my hands don't...
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    Older HP desktop moving slower

    HP KZ854AV-ABA m9300t 4g Ram 300g HDD with@150g in use Win 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 AMD Radeon HD 6450 So, it's been moving slower. Used Malwarebytes, Windows Defender, Windows is updated, use updated Firefox and I have done what I can to not over addon the browser, It's been noticeably...
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    Media player

    Is there a media player that can resume playing video where it was halted even through a system restart? I am referring to video files on the computer.
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    Reoccurring search terms in differing search windows

    I am finding older search terms/phrases I have used in the past appearing on other sites. For example I use Google (with Firefox) to search for something and days/weeks later I am on another site and sometimes when I begin typing in that site's search box, it autofills with search terms...
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    Visual C++ Redistributable - numerous

    I seem to have numerous files of this name. They are from 2005-2012 with the latest being dated 7/31/2014. Are the all necessary, or only the most recent? Thanks Found an old thread that addressed this. So nvm, but thanks.
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    Windows 7 boot location - Fixed

    My Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit-SP1 has changed my my boot/start (not sure of the correct term) screen from desktop to my libraries folder. I would like it returned/reset to my desktop. I would appreciate any (simple) help. Thanks. Edit: I did a system restore to a couple days ago...seems to...
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    Boost by Reason Software

    I have installed and use Boost. I am wondering if it actually has a viable (positive) impact on my machine that will enhance my gaming experience. If someone knows or has a better solution/program, please mention it. Thanks/
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    How do I scrub the previous owner from users and place myself in that position?

    As I noted in an earlier post, this computer was a used gift from my son. Now I would like to take him off the computer (as main user) and place myself in that position. In the image below, he is listed as "Shawn" and I would like to place myself in this position. Admin, etc., removing him from...
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    System Startup

    I inherited a computer running Windows 7, System Manufacturer HP-Pavilion System Model KZ854AV-ABA m9300t While it runs fine the startup/bootup is messed up. I turn the computer on and it goes the the HP logo and options screen as if I had hit the key to select boot/startup options. While...
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    Windows Updates

    I would like to know if there is a way to stop being offered specific Windows updates that do not apply to my personal usage. I use the process where I am notifies if there are updates available and I chose which I desire. For example: Bing Bar 7.2 (KB2673774) Download size: 10.3 MB Update...
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    Changes in Web servie

    Changes in Web service Recently my web service changed for "Use the Web service to find the correct program." It directs me to FileCure which features a pay program named File Cure. My question(s) are: Is this normal? Can I change it back to its generic search? If so, how. I know I can...