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Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Mar 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By rundwald
In Device Manager there are two optical drives,...

In Device Manager there are two optical drives, one being the one I use the other's description is "Roxio DVD-ROM Emulator SCSI CdRom Device". I'm thinking that must be E: in my OP. AFAICR there are...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Mar 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By rundwald
Only one tray for discs but have drives D and E.....linked to upgrade

For my Cds etc etc I have one input tray, but in My Computer there is a D drive marked DVDRW and E marked DVD. Will someone please explain how I could have both, please?

I am concerned, as I am...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By rundwald
Unremovable desktop shortcut

On my personal desktop there is a shortcut, type of file = Shortcut.lnk, but the location is C
C:\Users\Public\Desktop. I have tried to delete it, but get asked for administrator permission, which...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Feb 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By rundwald
Thank you. :)

Thank you. :)
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Feb 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By rundwald
Struggling to alter Boot Device Priority

I need to make my CD drive the priority boot drive, so I can analyse my hard drive with Sea Tools. I am in DOS and alter the boot priority to elevate the CD drive to first and press F10 to save....
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By rundwald
I was not using the elevated command prompt, and...

I was not using the elevated command prompt, and had never previously,nor had I met such behaviour. However when I used runa as administrator just now the backup appaered to have started. I think...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By rundwald
Permissions, I am really struggling

Background I have been using VS Revo Pro to uninstall a number of unwanted programs, and in the process noticed that saving of neither a registry backup nor a system restore point was happening.
...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Jan 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By rundwald
A site tells me an ad-blocker is installed- whaa!

That despite of my following their instructions for removal, which did not work, tells me a blocker is still installed. I have searched everywhere including the registry and removed extensions and...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jan 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By rundwald
Dell will not support Windows 10 for my present system

It'a an Inspiron 560MT desktop, which is about a month off its fifth birthday, and there have been a few episodes recently including this...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Jan 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By rundwald
Yes, interesting! I guess at mine is a 64 bit...

Yes, interesting! I guess at mine is a 64 bit system, that should be my choice. As you will know from my previous post, my skill and knowledge is limited. Which voltages would be those to monitor in...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Jan 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By rundwald
Unfortunately my skills are ultra limited and...

Unfortunately my skills are ultra limited and testing the PSU would be way beyond me, so unless I found a good friend, I'd have to pay a pro. Nothing against pro help, but with computer close to its...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Jan 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By rundwald
Last evening, about 6.40, the same happened, but...

Last evening, about 6.40, the same happened, but with a difference. There was no immediate reboot.
The power button was unresponsive; I had to remove and replace the powercord to resume. The...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By rundwald
Working now! Thanks! Computer is on since...

Working now! Thanks! Computer is on since yesterday, but not much activity. Screenshot att'd!
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By rundwald
Senility strikes! I downloaded the app, but...

Senility strikes! I downloaded the app, but nothing appears on the taskbar. Extraction was to
C:\user\AppData\Local\RealTemp_370.

What next to make it work?
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By rundwald
That's funny! I've been culling and tidying my...

That's funny! I've been culling and tidying my file of advice articles, and came upon an article by TechPowerUp on RealTemp!:)
I'll certainly use it. The author seemed to have some reservations...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jan 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By rundwald
Screen goes black and computer immediately restarts

This happens spasmodically, but seeemingly more often. Could it be a sign that something (PSU?) in ny approaching 5 y.o. system is giving up. Or may be the cause is different.

Your thoughts...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Dec 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,591
Posted By rundwald
Madasafish being part of Plusnet, and closing...

Madasafish being part of Plusnet, and closing 15th December, have you looked at the Plusnet forum Forum - Index | Community Site (http://community.plus.net/forum/) ? Perhaps there is something there....
Forum: General Discussion 29 Oct 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By rundwald
All very odd, that Avast is reporting so, I'm...

All very odd, that Avast is reporting so, I'm beginning to think. I've never seen such things picked up by previous AVs over the years. I'm beginning to think, whether somehow I have a rogue copy. I...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Oct 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By rundwald
Thanks. :) I'll mull over it all. BTW Avast also...

Thanks. :) I'll mull over it all. BTW Avast also reported "\ValidationTaskDeadline" under Scheduled Tasks.
Forum: General Discussion 29 Oct 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By rundwald
Avast Free 2015: Scan> Scan for performance...

Avast Free 2015: Scan> Scan for performance issues.
Forum: General Discussion 29 Oct 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By rundwald
Antivirus suggests unnecessary registry keys for deletion

Examples of the entries are in the attachment. The "preapproved" within the registry entries concerns me in case they relate to Windows 10, which at this time I do not wish to install, but may wish...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Oct 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By rundwald
No. Dell! Sorry , guys, I lost track of...

No. Dell!

Sorry , guys, I lost track of this. Will follow suggeations. Thanks.
Forum: Microsoft Office 28 Sep 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 647
Posted By rundwald
Another source came up trumps. F5> special >...

Another source came up trumps.
F5> special > objects > OK
Forum: General Discussion 28 Sep 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By rundwald
Regedit and LEGACY items

There are a plethora of files beginning with LEGACY in their title. can someone tell me what they are, their purpose and use, and are they necessary or not? Please!
Forum: Microsoft Office 20 Sep 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 647
Posted By rundwald
Cells containing symbols; deletion problem

I have attempted to transfer some data from an on line journey planner to Excel by copy and paste.
No problem arises from the operation, but I want to remove the symbols (see att'd) from the pasted...
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