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    How would you rate Windows 7

    All I will say is that I am using Win 7 and I also have Win 10 on my computer, Win 10 is pretty confusing and I have to revert to Win 7 anytime I am stumped. Win 10 may be superior to Win 7 but I don't think I will be alive to figure out it out. Still vote for Win 7 but I am trying.
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    Lose Internet Connection

    That is what I was thinking. The Frost Line for water pipes is 36 inches in Maryland, not sure if there is a requirement for other lines.
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    Yes, that is just to the road, then across the road and another approx. 200 feet. Signal looks good no atten. or amplifier, that is what I like best. Not sure how far below the ground they will bury it, the tech said he thought 6 inches. Guess that is good enough. Hope to be home when they do...
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    Update Comcast arrived at 9:45 am and left at 4:00 pm. They removed the amplifier in the basement and removed the 6 db pad off the Modem. They temporarily ran a cable 225 feet from the road to the house presently lying on the ground. This cable will wind up underground within the week. It was...
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    Comcast tried to determine if a problem was on their end, they said they could not detect a problem on their end. Have a tech coming tomorrow morning. As to the surge protector, I have one on the AC power connectors, nothing on any coax cables that I know of. Just like a "toothache" since I...
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    Okay, I found Ethernet cable and hooked up to the Router to LT /////// P 20 Down 49 Up 12.1. Ethernet cable and hooked up to the Modem.to LT///////////////// P 18 Down 34 Up 12.1 Since I did the test, the only thing I can say at this point is the weather is much warmer quite a bit...
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    Update, everything is gone to hell. My Laptop is running so damn slow that I went to my desktop that is running Win 7. It is very very old and I wanted to try to finish my TurboTax forms and it said I needed to upgrade my browser to Exp 11. I did it and started to download from Microsoft Exp 11...
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    Did a speed test Comcast that is with my laptop about 15 feet from the R/M only wood between it and the laptop. What do you think The second set of number are for the Desktop. Comcast has a new Beta Speed Test and using Chrome is much better than Explorer test. Ping: 49 Down: 45.7 Up: 12.2...
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    Thanks BigBear. I purchased the Surfboard Modem about a year ago at Best Buy if they are so out of date, I am surprised they are still selling that old of stock. Will drop by Comcast.
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    Lose Internet Connection

    Okay, I am running Windows 7. I am using a Arris Surfboard SB6141 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem and I am using a Netgear N300 Wireless Router WNR2000v3. Lately I am losing my internet connection for short periods of time. When I go to look at the Modem, all of the lights on the front appear to be...
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    Strange Happening With Laptop and TV

    Sitting in my Living Room Laptop on Lap and turned on the Sunday Night Football Game Ravens/Steelers. Was watching on Baltimore Channel 11, when I turned on the Laptop, my signal went away thought nothing of it until I turned off the LT and the game came back on. Do not have cable, getting my TV...
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    Can I have Win 7 and Win 10?

    Thanks BigbearJedi, what you have said, is so far above my pay grade that I will scrap doing anything. Chances of me screwing up are too great. Will just plod along with Win 7 and wait until my computer fails.
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    Can I have Win 7 and Win 10?

    Thank you for your response. Now, what do I need to do to do this? Do I need to buy a program? Do I virtual program Win 7 or Win 10? As you can see I know nada.
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    Can I have Win 7 and Win 10?

    Can I have both and switch between each? I have tried Win 10 and get very frustrated with it and have gone back to Win 7 several times. What do I need to do to have both on the computer, do I need to put one on a floppy?
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    "Failure configuring Windows updates. Reverting changes"

    I think your picture sums it up pretty good. Every time you get one step ahead, something happens and you get knocked back 2 or 3 steps. Some times it is Microsoft who is helping the devil.
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    "Failure configuring Windows updates. Reverting changes"

    It finally settled down after I took the battery out. I tell you, "computers must be the devils work". I said it and I am sticking to it.
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    "Failure configuring Windows updates. Reverting changes"

    I just got the same problem only mine came up with 155 updates. I ;let mine run for a couple hours as I went off to do other things. Still Reverting as I turned it on this morning. Is this laptop really dealing with a screw up? Am I going to have to start off at the beginning one more time?
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    What is Going on?

    I just thought of something maybe it is because I don't fill up a line completely and it does that as a default.
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    What is Going on?

    I can get the same as your screen shot. What I am talking about go to my post above and see the wording where "Hate" and "Happen" are, why did the line not fill in instead of doing a line feed. ExampleXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Hate XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Happen XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX...
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