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Forum: Samsung Series 5 Chromebook 12.1" Forum   03-02-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,818
Posted By BWR
I'm purely guessing here, but in the...

I'm purely guessing here, but in the settings->Internet->wireless networks, did you "Activate the Verizon Wireless" connection (mouse over that line and click on the Activate button that appears)?
Forum: Acer Chromebook 11.6" Forum   12-05-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,825
Posted By BWR
Welcome, Mickey.

Welcome, Mickey.
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   11-08-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,876
Posted By BWR
Since you eventually were able to login, this is...

Since you eventually were able to login, this is not your problem, but for others with a similar problem, many WiFi-capable routers have a security setting that prevents logging in via the wireless...
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   10-27-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,011
Posted By BWR
Yes, on the Chromebook, it is a manual process...

Yes, on the Chromebook, it is a manual process since, currently, there is no true DropBox application for the Chromebook. However, since it is a Chromebook, and I use it to access cloud-based...
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   10-25-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,011
Posted By BWR
I use DropBox (dropbox.com) Depending on how...

I use DropBox (dropbox.com) Depending on how much data you want to sync, it is either free or a monthly charge. Up to 2 GB is free. I use it not only to sync (or backup, if you like) data on my...
Forum: Samsung Series 5 Chromebook 12.1" Forum   10-21-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,529
Posted By BWR
Ahhh...that's the white 3G. Mine is the "almost...

Ahhh...that's the white 3G. Mine is the "almost black" color they call some kind of silver.
Forum: Samsung Series 5 Chromebook 12.1" Forum   10-19-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,529
Posted By BWR
I overlooked the obvious...the manufacturer's...

I overlooked the obvious...the manufacturer's label on the bottom. My 3g Model has the model code: XE500C21-H02US. The wifi-only model appears to be:
XE500C21-A03US.
Forum: Chrome OS Software Forum   10-16-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,517
Posted By BWR
Still works as expected for me. I have several...

Still works as expected for me. I have several extensions installed, but not Minimalist.
Forum: Samsung Series 5 Chromebook 12.1" Forum   10-16-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,529
Posted By BWR
I have the 3G, but do not have access to a...

I have the 3G, but do not have access to a wifi-only model, so I can tell you what I think might indicate the differences.

In the wrench/settings/Internet/General, I have a Disable Mobile Data...
Forum: Samsung Series 5 Chromebook 12.1" Forum   10-11-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,296
Posted By BWR
I have not noticed the flicker that you...

I have not noticed the flicker that you mentioned, nor could I reproduce it just now. Maybe it is dependent on a particular web site or certain HTML code / Javascript?
Forum: Chrome OS Software Forum   10-10-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,795
Posted By BWR
Mine works as expected. Since you didn't list...

Mine works as expected. Since you didn't list the directions you were following, I will list them here in case there is some difference:

Go to the wrench and click on Settings. Then click on the...
Forum: Samsung Series 5 Chromebook 12.1" Forum   09-28-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,296
Posted By BWR
Chexander, the Window button is the button at the...

Chexander, the Window button is the button at the top center of the keyboard that shows three overlapping windows. It used to just switch between windows, now it operates like it looks, it resizes...
Forum: Samsung Series 5 Chromebook 12.1" Forum   09-28-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,296
Posted By BWR
I too have the same problem and the work-around...

I too have the same problem and the work-around provided by chexander works.
Forum: Samsung Series 5 Chromebook 12.1" Forum   09-08-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 66,878
Posted By BWR
The problem I used to have with touchpad devices...

The problem I used to have with touchpad devices on notebook computers had to do with the tap-to-click function. When I would pause typing to think (should probably have done that more often), my...
Forum: Chrome OS Software Forum   08-31-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,686
Posted By BWR
That sounds like an accessibility-type function. ...

That sounds like an accessibility-type function. Do you perhaps have the Accessibility feature turned on in in your System Settings? Just guessing based on experience with other systems.
Forum: Acer Chromebook 11.6" Forum   08-31-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 36,939
Posted By BWR
That's too bad. It would be nice to be able to...

That's too bad. It would be nice to be able to change ownership without wiping everything out. In this case, Katt may have data and applications installed that she wants to keep on there as a...
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   08-31-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,288
Posted By BWR
I see this as a problem for corporate use of...

I see this as a problem for corporate use of Chromebooks: The inability for a Help Desk to remotely access, troubleshoot and fix Chromebooks. Currently, that may not be a serious shortcoming, but...
Forum: Acer Chromebook 11.6" Forum   08-30-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 36,939
Posted By BWR
Just a guess, but go to the wrench, click on...

Just a guess, but go to the wrench, click on settings, then go to the user section and add your husband as a user. Wild guess here: then I suspect that you can change ownership to your husband there.
Forum: Acer Chromebook 11.6" Forum   08-28-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,445
Posted By BWR
Click the wrench icon in the toolbar Click...

Click the wrench icon in the toolbar

Click on Settings

Click on System

In the Language section, click on the Modifier keys... button

In the Search Key dropdown, select Caps Lock
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   08-28-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,885
Posted By BWR
You can save some video files and play them...

You can save some video files and play them offline. I have only done a very little experimentation in this area, but found that .mp4 files can be played by the ChromeOS Media Player. It recognized...
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   08-25-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,361
Posted By BWR
Based on how you described the situation, I don't...

Based on how you described the situation, I don't think I have had that experience. However, based on your post, I went back and looked more closely at it. I find that the FM icon is done in fairly...
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   08-22-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 15,152
Posted By BWR
To activate the multiple sign-in capability,...

To activate the multiple sign-in capability, click on your email address up by the Chrome "gear". In the dropdown list, select account settings. In the middle of the resultant settings page, under...
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   08-22-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,626
Posted By BWR
Power it down and reboot? Press the power key...

Power it down and reboot? Press the power key until you see the shutdown logo in the lower left, then press it again.
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   08-22-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 15,152
Posted By BWR
I am continually logged into two Google Apps...

I am continually logged into two Google Apps accounts on my normal Windows computers using Chrome and on my Chromebook. It is a lot more difficult and non-intuitive since Google went to their...
Forum: Samsung Series 5 Chromebook 12.1" Forum   08-19-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,452
Posted By BWR
In my case, it does not create a new tab, it...

In my case, it does not create a new tab, it closes the one you are in at the time...not good. It is the equivalent of a Ctrl+W. If it isn't going to provide a search, it should at least do no...
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