Eric Carlson

Eric Carlson

Lives in United States Sterling, VA, United States
Works as a Programmer/Network Administrator
Joined on Jun 9, 2001
About me:

Amateur radio operator (Ham).
Volunteer with the High School robotics team.

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  • Replied in Preventing Wake
    That's the guide I followed to stop my computer from waking, though I think you need to recheck/reapply the settings after major updates, for example, the Fall Creators Update, and future similar ...
  • Yes, observe caution, and don't use metal.
  • You can stop a running fan with your finger if you put your finger on the fan hub instead of the blades. That's how I often do it. If it's a caged fan, like the power supply fan, you'll need an ...
  • I already had a 120.GB SSD that I had never used, and I am setting up a "new" desktop (at least newer than what I currently run, though both are vintage i7 desktops, so they are not slow) with the ...
  • Thanks, good to hear. I updated 6 PC's in late November using the second technique mentioned: Create a Windows 10 install media of the latest version (Fall Creators Update) with the Windows 10 ...
  • I used to use a trackball, more than 20 years ago, but switched to a mouse when I needed a scroll wheel. I've been thinking about trying a trackball again since many modern ones have a scroll ...
  • Replied in Glass desk
    Also, as a side note, I had a glass desk, which Heidi now uses, since I needed a bigger desk for all my ham radio gear, and neither of us minds the glass surface. And my father has a wood desk that ...
  • They are called a Desk Blotter or a Desk Pad. Google those words and you should find many choices.
  • I have about a dozen Windows 10 computers in the house. I upgraded everything that had Windows 7 or 8.x to Windows 10, and one $80 notebook/tablet PC came with Windows 10 already. I also have ...
  • My laptop only supports 3 simultaneous screens (without adding USB video adapters), and I use 3 monitors with my laptop (2 DisplayPort outputs adapted to DVI monitors, and 1 VGA), so I am not able ...
  • Windows key + P to select which display(s) to use
  • Replied in LCD vs CRT sizes
    At least now with LCD monitors they list the actual diagonal display area, unlike how a CRT monitor's actual display area would be quite a bit smaller than the stated diagonal size, at least in ...
  • Are you talking about Bookmarks? All mine are still in Firefox 57, and my bookmarks go back well over a decade.
  • My method is to put items in random boxes and random piles all over the house, with no semblance of order. I usually have what I need, but I usually can't find it.
  • Thanks for the update. Mine says 207 VA and Watts. I think my PC is about 65 VA and Watts. I also have 2 monitors, a cordless phone base (for 10 handsets), FIOS router (WiFi turned off), ASUS ...
  • I have a slightly older version, and it is 64-bit, so it shouldn't be an issue either way, though I will update.
  • Maybe you got some corn in your power supply. :-)
  • I also agree with the CyberPower CP1500 PFC LCD Pure-Sine. It's what I have. None of my (several) APC's work any longer, and I don't think it is just the batteries. One of my large APC's (SmartUPS ...
  • Make sure they are perfectly vertically aligned in display settings. Try dragging one monitor image up or down a little in display settings then back to perfect alignment to see if that fixes the ...
  • Make sure the images of the 2 screens are properly vertically aligned in display properties. If they are misaligned, or if the monitors have different vertical resolution, then there can be places ...
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