How to fix cellular, internet connection issues and Hotmail problems

Q: Are you conscious of any individual in Kitsap County who can established up a network in my property?

I am in a cellphone and internet dead location in Poulsbo. I am prepared to receive some new products if that is needed, but I just don’t know and have a very minimal level of trust for a lot of of the “pros.”

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I can’t get Xfinity and am on CenturyLink DSL with about 22 mbps upload which is fine but my business office is located in a separate framework about 150 toes from the modem, and I am continuously having services drops for a several seconds. I use my personal computer to trade securities and am on line at minimum 5 several hours per working day.

Dean Davis, Poulsbo

A: I’m scared that I really do not have any suggestions for neighborhood aid. You may perhaps, even so, want to check out with Kitsap Laptop or computer Seniors, a nonprofit corporation that, regardless of its title, is open to computer system end users of all ages. You will uncover them at https://kitsapcomputingseniors.org.

I can provide a few of points. Cellphone assistance is, of course, a distinct point than DSL world wide web.

First, you can get signal boosters for cellphone assistance. I have the exact same issue on Bainbridge Island and have a booster offered by Verizon, my company provider. It functions fantastic.

As for your CenturyLink DSL. It appears like your assistance operates near the DSL modem but that the laptop or computer in your a lot more distant workplace loses connectivity. I suspect you’re striving to hook up from the office environment over Wi-Fi. You can get Wi-Fi sign boosters to bridge that hole. Examine with the maker of your Wi-Fi router to see what they provide.

Q: For the past month, I have been owning issues logging into my Hotmail account. I have it bookmarked and also pinned to my Mozilla Firefox browser’s homepage. No matter how I try to log in the login.live.com window opens but it is blank. If I refresh, the very same window opens up, but it’s however blank. I have attempted using Microsoft Edge but get the exact same result. The only way I have been equipped to open that e-mail account is by restarting my personal computer and opening Home windows 8.1 in harmless mode. Since I can not obtain the web in safe manner, I then restart in normal method and test logging into Hotmail and it will work. Nonetheless, the next working day when I check out to log in I get the same login.stay.com window that is blank.

I’m making use of a Lenovo desktop laptop or computer that is all around 8 decades old. I have no trouble accessing any other webpages which includes my CenturyLink e-mail account. Any thought what may possibly be resulting in this incapability to obtain the login.dwell.com page?

Gabriel Mijares, Auburn

A: Great move to attempt a different browser. That would have been my first suggestion.

Nevertheless, it’s achievable that you have malware or a conflicting software that is causing the concern. I have witnessed a few of reports of an update for Home windows causing the challenge and restoring the previously version solved the issue.

The reality that you’re capable to log in when you reboot the computer system in harmless manner tells me that the dilemma is possible a conflicting driver on your computer system or maybe a piece of malware connected to a driver. Have you included any products to your computer system in the earlier thirty day period?

I’d recommend employing the Windows restore function to return to the program setting right before the onset of this issue. You will discover instructions in this article: https://assist.microsoft.com/en-us/home windows/use-method-restore-a5ae3ed9-07c4-fd56-45ee-096777ecd14e.

Help for Windows 8.1 will close in January. It may perhaps be that upgrading to a extra new edition of Home windows will resolve your problem.