Date   

Tell Me, now Voice Info is back

Gene
 

I just checked after a long time to see what would happen when I called Voice Info, or Tell Me, both different names for the same thing, and its back.

Gene


Re: looking for a good wireless router/modem isn't in thesame room

heather albright
 

Ah I see, did you get an external wireless card? Maybe your internal card is going bad if it is warn out!

I had mom get a net gear card and her laptop is still going  strong especially with the router. But still going to replace the modem when I find one. It is like the modem cant handle the data very well while the router is flying high with no drops. Cheers Heather

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: joanne
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:42 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] looking for a good wireless router/modem isn't in thesame room

 

Oh no unfortunately it's the router. Everything seems to work everywhere else in the house, but my computer keeps saying off-line and the plug is looking pretty worn out.

 

 

Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:24 PM

Subject: Re: [TechTalk] looking for a good wireless router/modem isn't in the sameroom

 

I purcheased a erro mesh router. It works great for my needs. Sure it is not the modem? A router is only is good as the modem it has to connect too! My erro mesh has to points so I have internet all threw the house! I found outthe modem I was using was the issue and we all know spectrum really sucks. So now I am in the market for a modem that works with spectrum

My router uses an app off my iPhone and it sends weekly reports directly to the phone. Cheers Heather .

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: joanne
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:11 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] looking for a good wireless router/modem isn't in the sameroom

 

My Linxys has bit the dust and I wondered what you'd recommend for my new adapter. The modem is in another room, and the Linxys eventually found it but the internet was kind of shaky so I'd like a better one. Might there be a more top-of-the-line Linxys, or have you found another brand to be better? Thanks.

 

Joanne

 

 


This week on Eyes On Success: Programs and Services From NFB - Part 1

blueskies11
 

This week on Eyes On Success is part 1 of a two part series:

2048 Programs and Services from NFB – Part 1 (Nov. 25, 2020)
Show Notes
The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) offers many services and resources for people of all ages whose lives are affected by vision loss. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Anil Lewis, Executive Director of Blindness Initiatives for the NFB, about their programs and how they aim to help those with vision loss, especially youth.

 

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Re: looking for a good wireless router/modem isn't in the same room

Jaffar Sidek
 

Hi Joanne.  Strange as it may seem, there are certain spots within an area, a building or a house, say where data cannot, for some reason, travel between your wireless equipment and your pc, hence your inability to connect to the internet, even with a wireless modem/router operating to full capacity.  These spots are known as "Blind Spots".  The only way is to shift your pc's position so that it isn't located at that blind spot so the wireless router/modem can then communicate with your pc.  It also happens with mobile phones where in certain areas or spots, no incoming or outgoing call is posible to make or recieve.  Cheers!

On 25/11/2020 6:42 am, joanne wrote:
Oh no unfortunately it's the router. Everything seems to work everywhere else in the house, but my computer keeps saying off-line and the plug is looking pretty worn out.
 

Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:24 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] looking for a good wireless router/modem isn't in the sameroom

I purcheased a erro mesh router. It works great for my needs. Sure it is not the modem? A router is only is good as the modem it has to connect too! My erro mesh has to points so I have internet all threw the house! I found outthe modem I was using was the issue and we all know spectrum really sucks. So now I am in the market for a modem that works with spectrum

My router uses an app off my iPhone and it sends weekly reports directly to the phone. Cheers Heather .

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: joanne
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:11 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] looking for a good wireless router/modem isn't in the sameroom

 

My Linxys has bit the dust and I wondered what you'd recommend for my new adapter. The modem is in another room, and the Linxys eventually found it but the internet was kind of shaky so I'd like a better one. Might there be a more top-of-the-line Linxys, or have you found another brand to be better? Thanks.

 

Joanne

 


Re: looking for a good wireless router/modem isn't in the same room

Jaffar Sidek
 

Hi Joanne.  Strange as it may seem, there are certain spots within an area, a building or a house, say where data cannot, for some reason, travel between your wireless equipment and your pc, hence your inability to connect to the internet, even with a wireless modem/router operating to full capacity.  These spots are known as "Blind Spots".  The only way is to shift your pc's position so that it isn't located at that blind spot so the wireless router/modem can then communicate with your pc.  It also happens with mobile phones where in certain areas or spots, no incoming or outgoing call is posible to make or recieve.  Cheers!

On 25/11/2020 6:42 am, joanne wrote:
Oh no unfortunately it's the router. Everything seems to work everywhere else in the house, but my computer keeps saying off-line and the plug is looking pretty worn out.
 

Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:24 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] looking for a good wireless router/modem isn't in the sameroom

I purcheased a erro mesh router. It works great for my needs. Sure it is not the modem? A router is only is good as the modem it has to connect too! My erro mesh has to points so I have internet all threw the house! I found outthe modem I was using was the issue and we all know spectrum really sucks. So now I am in the market for a modem that works with spectrum

My router uses an app off my iPhone and it sends weekly reports directly to the phone. Cheers Heather .

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: joanne
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:11 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] looking for a good wireless router/modem isn't in the sameroom

 

My Linxys has bit the dust and I wondered what you'd recommend for my new adapter. The modem is in another room, and the Linxys eventually found it but the internet was kind of shaky so I'd like a better one. Might there be a more top-of-the-line Linxys, or have you found another brand to be better? Thanks.

 

Joanne

 


Re: cleaning old messages out of thunderbird

Gene
 

Its much more efficient to look through the folders in the program itself. Since it is an IMAP account, all mail on the server will, I think, be there. Look in the all mail folder, which is a folder in GMail where all your mail may be. I'm not sure just how things are organized but trash may not have mail that is in all mail.

Gene

-----Original Message-----
From: Troy Burnham
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 9:10 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] cleaning old messages out of thunderbird

Gene,

This actually gives me another idea, most of the time after I read a
message I immediately delete and then like you there are times when I
realize either right away or later on that I should've sent a reply to
that message. Up to now I've always just gone into my trash folder in
thunderbird trying to find the message and sometimes I find it and
sometimes I don't, but since you mentioned going back to the site and
searching there for messages I want I'll try that next time. Hopefully
what I'm looking for will be easier to find on gmail.com than it often
tends to be in thunderbird's trash.

Troy





On 11/24/2020 7:53 PM, Gene wrote:
Aside from disk space on the machine, its an interesting qquestion about whether, when you delete a message on the machine, if that message is deleted from the actual Gmail site. I'm not sure and I'm not sure if you can set the e-mail program to do that. I haven't seen any discussion of that in this thread exce;pt for what I said and it would be interesting to find out.

I would rather have my old messages on the site because, at times, I want to go back and look at something I might have no idea I would have wantted to when I got the message.

Sometimes, I want to reply to something I delete after I delete it and it remains on the server and I can look at it in my IMAP account.

Gene
-----Original Message----- From: Troy Burnham
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:02 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] cleaning old messages out of thunderbird

Thanks Gene, I use an iMap account.

Troy





On 11/24/2020 3:18 PM, Gene wrote:
Are you using a pop3 or an IMAP account? If you are using a POP3 account, I don't know how much disk space you would save, it depends on how many messages you delete. If you are using an IMAP account, you won't save any disk space that matters because messages aren't downloaded until you open a message. Then they aren't kept on your machine after you read them ieven if you don't delete them. Just the message headers are stored on the machine which takes up so little room that its negligible.

Gene
-----Original Message----- From: Troy Burnham
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:03 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] cleaning old messages out of thunderbird

I know that it won't save a lot of space but I want to delete messages
from not only the trash folder in thunderbird but from the spam folder
and the sent mail folder. I've been doing what Gerald suggested and just
wondered if there was a quicker way.

Troy



On 11/24/2020 7:21 AM, Gene wrote:
You are talking about using the e-mail program, not the web site, which, as I understand the question, is what is being asked about. Also, the person didn't say he wanted to delete all the messages from the various folders. Your procedure will delete all messages from every folder where this is done. What is wanted needs to be clarified. Also., you are talking about emptying the messages on the machine. If you want to actually delete the messages from the web site, when using GMail, I'm not at all sure that works when using an e-mail program.


Gene
-----Original Message----- From: Gerald Levy via groups.io
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:52 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] cleaning old messages out of thunderbird






No, there is no option for emptying the Sent or Spam folders. The easiest way to accomplish this is to focus on the list of messages in each foler, perform a select all command (control-A) and then press the delete key to move them all in one fell swoop to the trash folder. Then when you empty the trash folder, all the sent and spam messages will also be deleted along with the rest of the trash.




Gerald








On 11/23/2020 8:10 PM, Troy Burnham wrote:
Hi all,

I only have a gmail address in thunderbird and I see under the file menu an option to empty the trash. Is there a quick way to delete messages from the sent mail folder and the spam folder, other than going into each folder and selecting the messages and deleting them that way that is?

Thanks.

Troy































Re: cleaning old messages out of thunderbird

Troy Burnham
 

Gene,

This actually gives me another idea, most of the time after I read a message I immediately delete and then like you there are times when I realize either right away or later on that I should've sent a reply to that message. Up to now I've always just gone into my trash folder in thunderbird trying to find the message and sometimes I find it and sometimes I don't, but since you mentioned going back to the site and searching there for messages I want I'll try that next time. Hopefully what I'm looking for will be easier to find on gmail.com than it often tends to be in thunderbird's trash.

Troy

On 11/24/2020 7:53 PM, Gene wrote:
Aside from disk space on the machine, its an interesting qquestion about whether, when you delete a message on the machine, if that message is deleted from the actual Gmail site.  I'm not sure and I'm not sure if you can set the e-mail program to do that.  I haven't seen any discussion of that in this thread exce;pt for what I said and it would be interesting to find out.

I would rather have my old messages on the site because, at times, I want to go back and look at something I might have no idea I would have wantted to when I got the message.

Sometimes, I want to reply to something I delete after I delete it and it remains on the server and I can look at it in my IMAP account.

Gene
-----Original Message----- From: Troy Burnham
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:02 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] cleaning old messages out of thunderbird

Thanks Gene, I use an iMap account.

Troy





On 11/24/2020 3:18 PM, Gene wrote:
Are you using a pop3 or an IMAP account? If you are using a POP3 account, I don't know how much disk space you would save, it depends on how many messages you delete.  If you are using an IMAP account, you won't save any disk space that matters because messages aren't downloaded until you open a message.  Then they aren't kept on your machine after you read them ieven if you don't delete them. Just the message headers are stored on the machine which takes up so little room that its negligible.

Gene
-----Original Message----- From: Troy Burnham
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:03 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] cleaning old messages out of thunderbird

I know that it won't save a lot of space but I want to delete messages
from not only the trash folder in thunderbird but from the spam folder
and the sent mail folder. I've been doing what Gerald suggested and just
wondered if there was a quicker way.

Troy



On 11/24/2020 7:21 AM, Gene wrote:
You are talking about using the e-mail program, not the web site, which, as I understand the question, is what is being asked about.  Also, the person didn't say he wanted to delete all the messages from the various folders. Your procedure will delete all messages from every folder where this is done.  What is wanted needs to be clarified.  Also., you are talking about emptying the messages on the machine.  If you want to actually delete the messages from the web site, when using GMail, I'm not at all sure that works when using an e-mail program.


Gene
-----Original Message----- From: Gerald Levy via groups.io
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:52 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] cleaning old messages out of thunderbird






No, there is no option for emptying the Sent or Spam folders. The easiest way to accomplish this is to focus on the list of messages in each foler, perform a select all command (control-A) and then press the delete key to move them all in one fell swoop to the trash folder.  Then when you empty the trash folder, all the sent and spam messages will also be deleted along with the rest of the trash.




Gerald








On 11/23/2020 8:10 PM, Troy Burnham wrote:
Hi all,

I only have a gmail address in thunderbird and I see under the file menu an option to empty the trash. Is there a quick way to delete messages from the sent mail folder and the spam folder, other than going into each folder and selecting the messages and deleting them that way that is?

Thanks.

Troy






























Re: cleaning old messages out of thunderbird

Gene
 

Aside from disk space on the machine, its an interesting qquestion about whether, when you delete a message on the machine, if that message is deleted from the actual Gmail site. I'm not sure and I'm not sure if you can set the e-mail program to do that. I haven't seen any discussion of that in this thread exce;pt for what I said and it would be interesting to find out.

I would rather have my old messages on the site because, at times, I want to go back and look at something I might have no idea I would have wantted to when I got the message.

Sometimes, I want to reply to something I delete after I delete it and it remains on the server and I can look at it in my IMAP account.

Gene

-----Original Message-----
From: Troy Burnham
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:02 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] cleaning old messages out of thunderbird

Thanks Gene, I use an iMap account.

Troy





On 11/24/2020 3:18 PM, Gene wrote:
Are you using a pop3 or an IMAP account? If you are using a POP3 account, I don't know how much disk space you would save, it depends on how many messages you delete. If you are using an IMAP account, you won't save any disk space that matters because messages aren't downloaded until you open a message. Then they aren't kept on your machine after you read them ieven if you don't delete them. Just the message headers are stored on the machine which takes up so little room that its negligible.

Gene
-----Original Message----- From: Troy Burnham
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:03 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] cleaning old messages out of thunderbird

I know that it won't save a lot of space but I want to delete messages
from not only the trash folder in thunderbird but from the spam folder
and the sent mail folder. I've been doing what Gerald suggested and just
wondered if there was a quicker way.

Troy



On 11/24/2020 7:21 AM, Gene wrote:
You are talking about using the e-mail program, not the web site, which, as I understand the question, is what is being asked about. Also, the person didn't say he wanted to delete all the messages from the various folders. Your procedure will delete all messages from every folder where this is done. What is wanted needs to be clarified. Also., you are talking about emptying the messages on the machine. If you want to actually delete the messages from the web site, when using GMail, I'm not at all sure that works when using an e-mail program.


Gene
-----Original Message----- From: Gerald Levy via groups.io
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:52 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] cleaning old messages out of thunderbird






No, there is no option for emptying the Sent or Spam folders. The easiest way to accomplish this is to focus on the list of messages in each foler, perform a select all command (control-A) and then press the delete key to move them all in one fell swoop to the trash folder. Then when you empty the trash folder, all the sent and spam messages will also be deleted along with the rest of the trash.




Gerald








On 11/23/2020 8:10 PM, Troy Burnham wrote:
Hi all,

I only have a gmail address in thunderbird and I see under the file menu an option to empty the trash. Is there a quick way to delete messages from the sent mail folder and the spam folder, other than going into each folder and selecting the messages and deleting them that way that is?

Thanks.

Troy























Re: cleaning old messages out of thunderbird

Troy Burnham
 

Thanks Gene, I use an iMap account.

Troy

On 11/24/2020 3:18 PM, Gene wrote:
Are you using a pop3 or an IMAP account?  If you are using a POP3 account, I don't know how much disk space you would save, it depends on how many messages you delete.  If you are using an IMAP account, you won't save any disk space that matters because messages aren't downloaded until you open a message.  Then they aren't kept on your machine after you read them ieven if you don't delete them. Just the message headers are stored on the machine which takes up so little room that its negligible.

Gene
-----Original Message----- From: Troy Burnham
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:03 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] cleaning old messages out of thunderbird

I know that it won't save a lot of space but I want to delete messages
from not only the trash folder in thunderbird but from the spam folder
and the sent mail folder. I've been doing what Gerald suggested and just
wondered if there was a quicker way.

Troy



On 11/24/2020 7:21 AM, Gene wrote:
You are talking about using the e-mail program, not the web site, which, as I understand the question, is what is being asked about.  Also, the person didn't say he wanted to delete all the messages from the various folders. Your procedure will delete all messages from every folder where this is done.  What is wanted needs to be clarified.  Also., you are talking about emptying the messages on the machine.  If you want to actually delete the messages from the web site, when using GMail, I'm not at all sure that works when using an e-mail program.


Gene
-----Original Message----- From: Gerald Levy via groups.io
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:52 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] cleaning old messages out of thunderbird






No, there is no option for emptying the Sent or Spam folders. The easiest way to accomplish this is to focus on the list of messages in each foler, perform a select all command (control-A) and then press the delete key to move them all in one fell swoop to the trash folder.  Then when you empty the trash folder, all the sent and spam messages will also be deleted along with the rest of the trash.




Gerald








On 11/23/2020 8:10 PM, Troy Burnham wrote:
Hi all,

I only have a gmail address in thunderbird and I see under the file menu an option to empty the trash. Is there a quick way to delete messages from the sent mail folder and the spam folder, other than going into each folder and selecting the messages and deleting them that way that is?

Thanks.

Troy






















Re: Kurzweil 1000, or something else?

Gene
 

How old is the version you are using? In my opinion, there hasn't been really revolutionary improvement in OCR accuracy for quite some time. That doesn't mean that you might not want to upgrade. there might be improvement enough in the kinds of material you expect to scan. But can you use the old version with whatever version of Windows you have? If so, why not see how it performs on material of the sort you expect to regularly scan. Then, you can determine if you are satisfied or not with what you have. if the version you have doesn't run in your version of Windows, then you will have to do something.

Gene

-----Original Message-----
From: Norman
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:13 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Kurzweil 1000, or something else?

Hi all.

I have an older copy of kurzweil1000 that i haven't been using because i
haven't really needed OCR software. However, the time has come that i
would like to have a good OCR program again for reading books and such.
So i'm curious what people think, is it worth upgrading kurzweil to the
latest version? or is there better OCR software out there now?

I want something for a pc, not a mobile device.


Any thoughts are appreciated.


Thanks.


Re: Kurzweil 1000, or something else?

Monte Single
 

What version of Kurzweil do you have?
Which version of windows do you want to use with k1000?

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Norman
Sent: November 24, 2020 6:14 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Kurzweil 1000, or something else?

Hi all.

I have an older copy of kurzweil1000 that i haven't been using because i haven't really needed OCR software. However, the time has come that i would like to have a good OCR program again for reading books and such.
So i'm curious what people think, is it worth upgrading kurzweil to the latest version? or is there better OCR software out there now?

I want something for a pc, not a mobile device.


Any thoughts are appreciated.


Thanks.


Kurzweil 1000, or something else?

Norman
 

Hi all.

I have an older copy of kurzweil1000 that i haven't been using because i haven't really needed OCR software. However, the time has come that i would like to have a good OCR program again for reading books and such. So i'm curious what people think, is it worth upgrading kurzweil to the latest version? or is there better OCR software out there now?

I want something for a pc, not a mobile device.


Any thoughts are appreciated.


Thanks.


Re: update was help with a website

Gene
 

I am assuming that there is a way to route the touch cursor to the virtual PC cursor in this discussion. I am assuming that you are first working with the Virtual PC Cursor. I dohn't use JAWS, and that's why I am making these assumptions. You don't have to tab and tab. Use your screen-reader's search to search for the item you want or for the first item you want if you don't know what the item you are looking for is, then find the one you want by down arrowing. That item, you will have to remember from your first look at what was an unfamiliar page. The find command is one of the most under and unused and most useful commands blind people have in web browsing. Any training material that doesn't teach its use thoroughly is deficient.

Gene

-----Original Message-----
From: Kimsan via groups.io
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:58 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] update was help with a website



Hi,

Last week, I was trying to listen to samples from https://cymatics.fm/collections/store/products/gems-vol-10-rnb-melodies-collection#MainContent.

It was established that it worked via a few browsers using NVDA but since I use jaws it was not working.

However, I revisited the usage of the touch cursor, and it worked. However, the part I don’t like is the fact I have to tab it seems like forever until I pass a melody and underneath it will say group, group group, so pressing enter on one of those played a melody but outside of it working via the touch cursor, what a pain lol.



Kimsan Song

kimsansong@icloud.com

If you are into HipHop or R&B, I invite you to subscribe to my youtube artist channel at

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFzrNcgBfHguK-LnnJMMylA

Also, you may follow me on twitter:

https://twitter.com/kims4ns0ng


update was help with a website

Kimsan <kimsansong@...>
 

Hi,

Last week, I was trying to listen to samples from https://cymatics.fm/collections/store/products/gems-vol-10-rnb-melodies-collection#MainContent.

It was established that it worked via a few browsers using NVDA but since I use jaws it was not working.

However, I revisited the usage of the touch cursor, and it worked. However, the part I don’t like is the fact I have to tab it seems like forever until I pass a melody and underneath it will say group, group group, so pressing enter on one of those played a melody but outside of it working via the touch cursor, what a pain lol.

 

Kimsan Song

kimsansong@...

If you are into HipHop or R&B, I invite you to subscribe to my youtube artist channel at

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFzrNcgBfHguK-LnnJMMylA

Also, you may follow me on twitter:

https://twitter.com/kims4ns0ng

 


Re: looking for a good wireless router/modem isn't in the same room

joanne
 

Is this Arro Mesh a wireless router? This computer needs a wireless router to connect, which I didn't know when I ordered the computer last year. But I guess all desktops need a separate router to plug into a USB port.
 

Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:24 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] looking for a good wireless router/modem isn't in the sameroom

I purcheased a erro mesh router. It works great for my needs. Sure it is not the modem? A router is only is good as the modem it has to connect too! My erro mesh has to points so I have internet all threw the house! I found outthe modem I was using was the issue and we all know spectrum really sucks. So now I am in the market for a modem that works with spectrum

My router uses an app off my iPhone and it sends weekly reports directly to the phone. Cheers Heather .

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: joanne
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:11 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] looking for a good wireless router/modem isn't in the sameroom

 

My Linxys has bit the dust and I wondered what you'd recommend for my new adapter. The modem is in another room, and the Linxys eventually found it but the internet was kind of shaky so I'd like a better one. Might there be a more top-of-the-line Linxys, or have you found another brand to be better? Thanks.

 

Joanne

 


Re: looking for a good wireless router/modem isn't in the same room

joanne
 

Oh no unfortunately it's the router. Everything seems to work everywhere else in the house, but my computer keeps saying off-line and the plug is looking pretty worn out.
 

Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:24 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] looking for a good wireless router/modem isn't in the sameroom

I purcheased a erro mesh router. It works great for my needs. Sure it is not the modem? A router is only is good as the modem it has to connect too! My erro mesh has to points so I have internet all threw the house! I found outthe modem I was using was the issue and we all know spectrum really sucks. So now I am in the market for a modem that works with spectrum

My router uses an app off my iPhone and it sends weekly reports directly to the phone. Cheers Heather .

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: joanne
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:11 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] looking for a good wireless router/modem isn't in the sameroom

 

My Linxys has bit the dust and I wondered what you'd recommend for my new adapter. The modem is in another room, and the Linxys eventually found it but the internet was kind of shaky so I'd like a better one. Might there be a more top-of-the-line Linxys, or have you found another brand to be better? Thanks.

 

Joanne

 


Facebook message questions

Madison Martin
 

Hi all,
I'm wondering, is it possible for a totally blind person to put a picture in a
Facebook message? If so, how do I do it? I know that sighted people can do it,
but I'm wondering if it's something that I can independently do. I have a
picture that's an attachment as part of an email, and I'd like to be able to
include it in a message so that the person knows what I'm talking about. I'm
using Jaws 2018, the latest Edge, mbasic.facebook.com, Outlook 2013, and Windows
10 version 1909. Look forward to any help anyone can provide me!!! Thanks
Madison


Re: looking for a good wireless router/modem isn't in the sameroom

heather albright
 

I purcheased a erro mesh router. It works great for my needs. Sure it is not the modem? A router is only is good as the modem it has to connect too! My erro mesh has to points so I have internet all threw the house! I found outthe modem I was using was the issue and we all know spectrum really sucks. So now I am in the market for a modem that works with spectrum

My router uses an app off my iPhone and it sends weekly reports directly to the phone. Cheers Heather .

 

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From: joanne
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:11 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] looking for a good wireless router/modem isn't in the sameroom

 

My Linxys has bit the dust and I wondered what you'd recommend for my new adapter. The modem is in another room, and the Linxys eventually found it but the internet was kind of shaky so I'd like a better one. Might there be a more top-of-the-line Linxys, or have you found another brand to be better? Thanks.

 

Joanne

 


Re: cleaning old messages out of thunderbird

Jim Wohlgamuth
 

Hi there!

When I wish to delete old mail, I simply select all messages in a given folder and press delete.  When I wish to empty the trash, I press alt-F arrow up to empty trash and press enter.  I will occasionally compact the boxes using the alt-F and arrowing up to compact folders and pressing enter.This does keep my system running somewhat faster in thunderbird. Give this a try and see.  Good Luck! and Have A Great Day!

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<wohlggie@...><KF8LT><Jim>. 

On 24-Nov-20 16:03, Troy Burnham wrote:
I know that it won't save a lot of space but I want to delete messages from not only the trash folder in thunderbird but from the spam folder and the sent mail folder. I've been doing what Gerald suggested and just wondered if there was a quicker way.

Troy



On 11/24/2020 7:21 AM, Gene wrote:
You are talking about using the e-mail program, not the web site, which, as I understand the question, is what is being asked about.  Also, the person didn't say he wanted to delete all the messages from the various folders. Your procedure will delete all messages from every folder where this is done.  What is wanted needs to be clarified.  Also., you are talking about emptying the messages on the machine.  If you want to actually delete the messages from the web site, when using GMail, I'm not at all sure that works when using an e-mail program.


Gene
-----Original Message----- From: Gerald Levy via groups.io
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Subject: Re: [TechTalk] cleaning old messages out of thunderbird






No, there is no option for emptying the Sent or Spam folders.  The easiest way to accomplish this is to focus on the list of messages in each foler, perform a select all command (control-A) and then press the delete key to move them all in one fell swoop to the trash folder.  Then when you empty the trash folder, all the sent and spam messages will also be deleted along with the rest of the trash.




Gerald








On 11/23/2020 8:10 PM, Troy Burnham wrote:
Hi all,

I only have a gmail address in thunderbird and I see under the file menu an option to empty the trash. Is there a quick way to delete messages from the sent mail folder and the spam folder, other than going into each folder and selecting the messages and deleting them that way that is?

Thanks.

Troy






















looking for a good wireless router/modem isn't in the same room

joanne
 

My Linxys has bit the dust and I wondered what you'd recommend for my new adapter. The modem is in another room, and the Linxys eventually found it but the internet was kind of shaky so I'd like a better one. Might there be a more top-of-the-line Linxys, or have you found another brand to be better? Thanks.
 
Joanne

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