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Try again.. I can not get on the internet on the Dell. I did all it told me to do and still it says I have no connection. I will have to wait on my grandson to come over and see what I am missing. As for IE, I so dislike it. It is slow and there is always a problem opening up email. The only reason I keep it is for some emails I get there that will not go to Yahoo. As for what I have on this computer, I have everything Phillpower told me to get rid of. The last time I had this computer fixed the man who worked on it put those programs on here. So I have let them alone. I do think that this computer is a good one even if it is hp. The only problems I have is when I get a bug and it shuts me down. This machine can with Windows 8 and I took it back and asked them to put on Windows 7. Now, I am being told to update to 11. Not sure if I want to do that either. So many questions I always have. Sorry about that. Thank you all for your help. Each and everyone on this site have all been such a big help to me. I tell everyone to come here. I am sure some have and others will. Once again thank you.
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Philpower, you may close this if you wish and I do thank you for your help. I am not going to use IE anymore for it really is sorry. Thank you for your help and your advice. God bless
Thanks for the update Sharon Lee
No need for any apologies and you are most welcome
Tech topics are not normally closed btw but if you feel that assistance is no longer required let us know and the thread can be marked as resolved.
I called and it would be around one hundred dollars to get the XP off and have Windows 7 put on. So I will talk it over with my husband a and we may just have to go that way. Yes, the issue is finished. I shall tell you thank you to one and all. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.
Windows 7 is about $97 to purchase so that is a fair price
BTW I am a Brit and so do not celebrate Thanksgiving but from across the pond and me in particular Happy Thanksgiving to one and all
There is nothing wrong with XP that a good package of Security Software can't take care of.
XP-Pro-SP3 has been my main OS for many years now and will continue to be for as long as I can draw a breath.
Keep it clean with regular maintenance and keep it safe with a good Security Package.
NO ONE program will keep any computer completely SAFE.
My own preferred Security Package Is:
AVG 2015 FREE
Spybot Search & Destroy
Malware Bytes (free)
Super Anti-spyware (free)
Then don't forget to make full backups of your C: drive, OFTEN. I backup my own PC once a week.
Cheers mates, and Happy Holidays!
Hello Shadow, First let me thank you for your advice. I could do what you have put down here and see how it goes. I so wish I could understand computers much better. Windows 7 is about as far as I will go with a machine. Gets too complicated for me to understand and I have to ask too many questions now. I will still have my Windows 7 disk so there really is no hurry to take XP off. The man will be able to use it to put 7 on anytime. So thank you so much. We shall go for it. I like you think XP is the best they have had.
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