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    Ethernet light/internet light rapidly flashing

    Safe mode w/networking has seemed to fix any issues. But I have no idea on where to proceed at this point. Well, I feel happy, yet stupid...I found a program on my computer that was continually accessing my router/modem and bogging down my browsing speed. Thanks again for your help and the...
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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

    Thanks for the response kemical. Yes, it is apparently an OEM, and I emailed Dell asking for help regarding this. I seem to get lost in the basic instructions that likely seem obvious to many. Still reading articles and waiting for a Dell response..
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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 am sorry, but I am unable to understand how this has a bearing on my question.
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    4gigs DDR

    Thanks for the additional input and reminders. Sometimes I forget I used to work as an electronic tech (not computers) long ago.
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    4gigs DDR

    Also good to know. But my machine is getting towards the end of its life, and I am unsure if the extra ram would be useful
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    4gigs DDR

    Thanks for the clarification. Yes, I have a 64 bit machine. I am considering purchasing a refurbished Dell as I have few requirements. I have had 3 Dells previously and they we little to no problem. I had considered upgrading my older Dell Dimension 3000, but I feel cost might be an issue. Again...
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    4gigs DDR

    Holy cow what a detailed answer...of which I speak only a small fraction of what you typed. I will do my best to work through all that you wrote. Thank you. As you mention, I am looking towards a refurbished Dell as my computer needs are pretty slight (web surfing watching videos, some simpler...
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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

    Wow. That's a lot of info. Thank you. Most I basically understand...bma, however is unknown to me. I use Malwarebytes and WD weekly, CCleaner several times a day. I received the computer a coupe years ago from my son when my Dell failed to perform after several years, so it came with programs he...
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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

    Thanks for your answer. I will take a look at the script tomorrow.
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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

    Thanks for the response. The suggestions here did not work. Thank you for trying.
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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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