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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By thingy
Problem solved - Copy to Desktop!

Problem solved - Copy to Desktop!
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By thingy
SYstem File Checker Result - CBS.Log file says Access Denied

I have just completed a System File Check and some repairs were done

I was told that the relevant report could be seen at C:\WINDOWS\LOGS\CBS\CBS.LOG.

When I Clicked on that I got Access...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Sep 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 198
Posted By thingy
Management Console automatically adding Snap In

I had bad Shutdown recently following which Windows ran its Repair Program which was successful but in the course of which I lost all my Restore Points so I'm unable to use that to help with my...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 21 Dec 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,531
Posted By thingy
cluberti Thanks, Google is already my...

cluberti

Thanks, Google is already my default, Bing just sits on the ToolBar unused!

I shall take the plunge over Christmas
Forum: Browsers & Mail 20 Dec 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,531
Posted By thingy
Qdos Thanks, I'll bear that in mind, I have...

Qdos

Thanks, I'll bear that in mind, I have Bing but never use it, prefer Google
Forum: Browsers & Mail 20 Dec 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,531
Posted By thingy
Ok - I shall bite the bullet! Thank you all...

Ok - I shall bite the bullet!

Thank you all for your replies
Forum: Browsers & Mail 20 Dec 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,531
Posted By thingy
Install IE 9 ?

I am currently using Internet Explorer 8 (32Bit) with Adobe Reader x(10.1.1), Flash Player 32Bit, Shockwave 11.6 and Java 32Bit

Everything works well

At the Windows Update Site I am currently...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 3,344
Posted By thingy
I might have misunderstood the question but on my...

I might have misunderstood the question but on my Task Manager - Performance Tab - at the bottom - is a Resource Monitor Button
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Jul 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 4,088
Posted By thingy
I can't be certain but I think Windows checks for...

I can't be certain but I think Windows checks for Updates daily -even if you have Auto Update turned off

Do you have wuaudt.exe running as a Process?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Jul 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 4,088
Posted By thingy
Hello I raised this issue some time ago... ...

Hello

I raised this issue some time ago...

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/172755-strange-empty-folders.html

In my case it is nothing to do with Messenger as I have never...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 08 Jul 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 3,735
Posted By thingy
Just married I use Windows Live Mail If you...

Just married
I use Windows Live Mail
If you want to use Windows Live Mail then you need to to be Signed-in to Windows Live ID - and remain Signed-in
If you remain Signed-in then on Opening Live...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jul 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,546
Posted By thingy
chadaway I find the same - writing is pale ...

chadaway

I find the same - writing is pale

Have you tried - Control Panel\Display - Adjust ClearType Text?

It made a marginal difference for me
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jul 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 5,254
Posted By thingy
Thanks for all your replies I think I'll...

Thanks for all your replies

I think I'll just leave them alone - although how many there will be in a couple of years time I dread to think!

Maybe I'll just delete the earliest ones every...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jul 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 5,254
Posted By thingy
Strange empty Folders?

Dell XPS L702X - Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64 Bit - IE8 - McAfee Security Center

With Hidden Files and Folders showing - in the Location C:\Users\User Name\AppData\Local - I have 58 empty Folders...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Jun 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,814
Posted By thingy
I have now turned off System Restore for the...

I have now turned off System Restore for the Recovery Partition

It remains on for the OS Drive

Thanks for all your Replies
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Jun 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,814
Posted By thingy
Thanks for your Reply That's what I was...

Thanks for your Reply

That's what I was thinking - that the Recovery Partition should not be subject to alteration so therefore there doesn't seem much point in having the Windows System Restore...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Jun 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,814
Posted By thingy
System Restore monitoring Recovery Partition?

I've just been looking at my System Restore Configuration and I notice that it is turned on for the (Dell) Recovery Partition

Is it necessary for the Windows System Restore to monitor the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Jun 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 3,390
Posted By thingy
Brink - thanks for your Reply I have used...

Brink - thanks for your Reply

I have used Disc CleanUp several times but never Clicked the Clean System Files Button as I wasn't sure what that does to the System Files

I assume it is safe to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Jun 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 3,390
Posted By thingy
Disc CleanUp - More Options

My Disc CleanUp Utility doesn't have a More Options Tab - I think it should have?
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 May 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,339
Posted By thingy
Thank you - your third Link answered my question

Thank you - your third Link answered my question
Forum: Backup and Restore 05 May 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,339
Posted By thingy
Backup Schedule

I'm getting a new Laptop next week with Win 7 Home Premium 64 Bit (OEM)

I've been reading up about Back up and Restore

If I want to Backup a System Image or Data Files, can I do this as and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 May 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,247
Posted By thingy
Thanks for your Replies - I'll go for the 2 x...

Thanks for your Replies - I'll go for the 2 x 250Gb
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 May 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,607
Posted By thingy
Thanks for your Replies - I guess I'd better Set...

Thanks for your Replies - I guess I'd better Set a Password
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 May 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,247
Posted By thingy
Two Internal HDDs

In choosing my new Laptop I have a choice of one 500Gb HDD or two 250Gb HDDs

The 500GB is not Partitioned but I am assured that two 250Gb HDDs will appear in Windows as two Drives and that I can...
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 May 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,607
Posted By thingy
Admin Password?

I shall soon be taking delivery of a new Laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

With previous Versions of Windows I have never Set an Admin Password so that the Computer Boots straight to the...
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