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    Lenovo desktop computer windows 10 wifi, airplane mode "vanished", minute to boot up

    When I tried to do a reinstall it stops at 64% and then stalls. I shut it off and when I restarted, I get "undoing changes." I can get into the command prompt. Is there anything I can do there?
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    Lenovo desktop computer windows 10 wifi, airplane mode "vanished", minute to boot up

    Maybe you could help me solve 2 immediate problems. First, I can use my microsoft account password to get into command prompt ( by way of pressing shift and restart---troubleshoot--advanced options) but when I use the same password for my sign in page I get the message ... your device is...
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    Lenovo desktop computer windows 10 wifi, airplane mode "vanished", minute to boot up

    I think things are worse now. I tried system restore back to October 27th and it was successful. The wifi appeared in notifications for a split second and then vanished. I tried a different restore point and then another but both failed and might have been deleted. I tried a system reset...
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    Lenovo desktop computer windows 10 wifi, airplane mode "vanished", minute to boot up

    I have had a Lenovo A10 Desktop Computer for a little over 2 years with no problems until Nov. 8th. At around 4 PM I suddenly couldn't get online only to discover that Wifi is now missing from my network adapter settings, network status (it is still listed under network properties but status...
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    Windows 10 starts up by itself after I shut down at night

    Overall I like Windows 10 but I am having a problem shutting Windows 10 down completely at night. It seems to restart by itself unless I unclick "turn on fast startup (recommended)" in the power button section. Also I have to turn off my Altec Lansing BXR 1220 2-piece desktop speakers or it...
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    Change the order of OPEN WITH when I modify images

    When I open up images (photos or artwork) and want to modify, crop, etc, I usually use irfanview. I have it set up as my default choice to modify images. Recently I added a program called GonVisor to read digital comics and magazines and when I right click on an image and use the OPEN WITH...
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    What should I buy to hook up my Compaq laptop to my Panasonic Viera 720P HD TV?

    What I eventually ended up doing was buy a $40 video converter from Amazon plus a HDMI cable; I connected one end of the VGA cable from my laptop to the converter VGA slot and the HDMI cable from the converter to the HDMI on the back of my HDTV plus an audio cable from the laptop to the...
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    What should I buy to hook up my Compaq laptop to my Panasonic Viera 720P HD TV?

    Thanks Terry, even though I'm in the USA and deal with Amazon in the US. BTW: I use Cox Cable with both the laptop computer and TV.
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    What should I buy to hook up my Compaq laptop to my Panasonic Viera 720P HD TV?

    I have a Compaq CQ61-420US 15,6" notebook/laptop computer that I'd like to hook up to my Panasonic Viera XL Series TC-L26X1 26" 720P LCD HDTV so I can view photos, downloaded videos and hear MP3 music on my TV from my computer. What is my best bet to buy cables that will do the job (for video...
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    laptop computer gets knocked offline about once each day

    Forgot to mention that the main desktop computer that the cable modem and cisco router are connected to- is usually online when my laptop goes from "home network" (my SSID) to "unidentified network" and I can't get online when this happens. And occasionally it happens when the main desktop...
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    laptop computer gets knocked offline about once each day

    My connection is at the top of the list and I can't connect to any of the neighbor's connections because I don't have their security key. I was just knocked off the internet a few minutes ago again and just had to unplug the router and then plug it in again and I was online. So what else could...
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    laptop computer gets knocked offline about once each day

    I have a cable modem and Cisco linksys router set up so other computers in my house can use them to get online through this home network. Seemed to work OK until recently but now it seems my laptop computer (a Compag Presario CQ61 Notebook computer with an AMD Athlon 2 Dual Core M320 2.10 GHZ...
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    Acer Aspire froze, now monitor, keyboard, mouse not working

    Terry: When I turn the monitor on the Acer page comes up and then no signal then the monitor goes to black before I turn the power button on the computer. Turning the power button on does nothing to the monitor. It stays black. And the speaker sound is only the sound of it coming on. I dont...
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    Acer Aspire froze, now monitor, keyboard, mouse not working

    Terry, after I turn the computer on and then the monitor, yes the Acer splash page comes up but then goes straight to the NO SIGNAL screen. I just tried the F1, F2 and CTL/ALT/ESC keys and none of them are working to get past the Acer-No Signal screens. One more thing: when I plug in the USB...
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    Acer Aspire froze, now monitor, keyboard, mouse not working

    148 views and no one has any idea what the problem might be?