Disabling Windows 10 Upgrade Notifications in Earlier Windows Versions

Be aware, should your Windows 7 computer offer you to upgrade to Windows 10, that its assurance that your PC is compatible may not always be true.  We found this out on a Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop machine.  Upon upgrade to Windows 10, the machine hung during booting, with the hard drive light glowing constantly.  … Continue reading Disabling Windows 10 Upgrade Notifications in Earlier Windows Versions



Finding Radio Stream URL Using URL Snooper 2 for Windows

If you like listening to an Internet radio station on your computer on the station’s web site, but would like to play it on an Internet radio that does not contain a web browser for playing, you may need to know the actual radio stream URL.  if your radio’s aggregator (E.g. Reciva, OOTunes, Radio Demon, et … Continue reading Finding Radio Stream URL Using URL Snooper 2 for Windows



CBS.COM Videos Fail to Play in Internet Explorer

The Problem Videos and full length episodes on CBS.COM may not play in Internet Explorer 11.  Clicking on the link for a particular episode, instead of creating the Flash screen with the video playing inside of it, you see a message inviting you to install Flash player.  You get this, even though you already have … Continue reading CBS.COM Videos Fail to Play in Internet Explorer



Xerox Phaser 3150 Laser Printer Setup, Drivers, and Tid Bits

This personal laser printer, the Xerox Phaser 3150 resembles a thick and heavy plastic tank.  It’s substantial, prints crystal clear pages, as one would expect from a laser printer, and operates quietly.  We’ve owned one of these now for nearly ten years, and each time we purchase a new computer, we’re faced with setting up … Continue reading Xerox Phaser 3150 Laser Printer Setup, Drivers, and Tid Bits



Removing McAfee AntiVirus Security Center, Windows 7 PC

Our subscription just expired for the McAfee Security Center   Internet security antivirus software.  None too happy with all-too-frequent pop ups received, reminding on a nearly daily basis about how much time was left on the current subscription, and the $49.99 annual renewal price, So, we deleted the McAffe program from our Dell XPS 8300 Windows 7 Professional   PC. McAffe came pre-installed.  So we worried over … Continue reading Removing McAfee AntiVirus Security Center, Windows 7 PC