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Forum: General Discussion 17 Feb 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By msalton1
Thanks for the license key info. I'll have to...

Thanks for the license key info. I'll have to straighten that out. As far as win10, I liked 9879, but wasn't impressed with 9926. I may have to re-visit. At any rate, thanks for your help. Much...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Feb 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By msalton1
I can still create as many users as I like, but a...

I can still create as many users as I like, but a definite permission issue here.

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By msalton1
I will. I'm imaging the partition ATM. Odd. I was...

I will. I'm imaging the partition ATM. Odd. I was checking out EV in an attempt to see what was logged when I tried to create a new user...suddenly, I can. I have no idea why. Still having some...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By msalton1
There is a COA sticker from XP MC 2005. I imaged...

There is a COA sticker from XP MC 2005. I imaged the drive and restored it to the new HD. But produkey returns: "Key cannot be found".
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By msalton1
Will do. Appreciate the direction.

Will do. Appreciate the direction.
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By msalton1
Hi, thanks for the response. Yes, I've run...

Hi, thanks for the response. Yes, I've run extensive diagnostics and virus/malware/rootkit checks. When I got the machine, the drive had serious errors, which chkdsk fixed, but performance was in the...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Feb 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By msalton1
I'm checking into profile issues...System...

I'm checking into profile issues...System Properties\Advanced|User Profile settings shows the users in the below image.

All seems well except for the Account Unknown. I guess #1 is the hidden...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Feb 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By msalton1
Admin has no privileges, cannot create user account

I have an admin acct that doesn't seem to have privileges. One issue is that I'm unable to create a user acct (specified acct name not valid, cannot contain the following characters: |[]”:;|<>+=,?*)...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Nov 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By msalton1
Nope. Not enabled. Good thought, though (and...

Nope. Not enabled. Good thought, though (and appreciated). I'm not sure why it's not an issue for everyone, but my research shows that it is for many. And I've combed through various settings looking...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Nov 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By msalton1
For me, its blocked sending of .reg & .exe file...

For me, its blocked sending of .reg & .exe file attachments, but there are several others, as can be seen listed here...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 22 Nov 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By msalton1
WIndows Live Mail refuses to send attachments

Whenever I send file attachments that WLM deems risky, it won't send them. the only 'notification' I receive is that it appears back in my inbox after 5 mins or so stating it can't send these types...
Forum: Software 19 Nov 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By msalton1
Thanks, Berton.

Thanks, Berton.
Forum: Software 18 Nov 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By msalton1
I don't really need the installable version. I do...

I don't really need the installable version. I do have a free portable that pre-dates the malware inclusion. The dev has developed a rep for the malware. I wouldn't think that the paid portable...
Forum: Software 16 Nov 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By msalton1
SIW (System Information for Windows)

I've been using the free version of SIW (build 0526, predates the malware packing), and have been considering buying the Technician's version. I'm concerned with the developer's rep for malware...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 36,025
Posted By msalton1
Is the HD that failed a Seagate? If so, and it's...

Is the HD that failed a Seagate? If so, and it's still in the warranty period, you should RMA it. If it's not a seagate drive (but in warranty), run the tests with the manufacturer's tools and then...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Oct 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 36,025
Posted By msalton1
Old thread, but has been bumped recently, so I'll...

Old thread, but has been bumped recently, so I'll add my 2 cents:

With most any drive I hot swap, I have to open properties and uncheck the indexing option "Allow Files on this drive to..." (as...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Oct 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By msalton1
Thanks, UNI. :)

Thanks, UNI. :)
Forum: General Discussion 05 Oct 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By msalton1
Laptop charger

I have a laptop in which the charger 'pin' (to plug into laptop) seems bad. It's a bit loose when I wiggle it and when in the laptop, the cord has to be positioned just right for it to charge (it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Sep 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,004
Posted By msalton1
You can try using DBAN (http://www.dban.org/)....

You can try using DBAN (http://www.dban.org/). It's free for personal use. Just boot from the CD (and make sure you're nuking the right drive). If that doesn't work, or you want to go further, take...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Sep 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,536
Posted By msalton1
Sorry, should have caught that and reiterated....

Sorry, should have caught that and reiterated. But I did mention it here (http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/345948-uefi-install-quirks-seem-say-yes.html#post2888197). It was disabled when...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Sep 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,536
Posted By msalton1
Nope. Just Disabled, UEFI only, Legacy Only,...

Nope. Just Disabled, UEFI only, Legacy Only, Legacy First and UEFI First. Maybe you are referring to the boot override option? It shows whatever disks I have, including any usb sticks, additional...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Sep 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,536
Posted By msalton1
In re-reading my OP, I think it was a bit...

In re-reading my OP, I think it was a bit ambiguous. I wasn't intending to have a UEFI install, but the dual bios (3d type dashboard with all settings and also a more traditional type bios) and the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Sep 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,536
Posted By msalton1
Hi Greg. Yes, it is mbr. This bios only provides...

Hi Greg. Yes, it is mbr. This bios only provides the CSM option if you set the bios option "Windows 8 Features" to Windows 8 or Win 8 WHQL. Since I'm running win 7, I have that option set to 'Other...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Sep 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,536
Posted By msalton1
Hello, and thanks for your responses. Here is the...

Hello, and thanks for your responses. Here is the requested screenshot:

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Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Sep 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,536
Posted By msalton1
UEFI install? The quirks seem to say yes...

I've read that win 7 x86 doesn't support UEFI, but my install seems very UEFI-like.
The install




Installed win 7 Pro x86 with bios Boot Mode selection set to UEFI & Legacy
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