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Forum: Browsers & Mail 21 May 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By nithig
thank you cflusflwfl it appears that indeed...

thank you cflusflwfl

it appears that indeed pop3 was turned off in webmail settings.
I have tested the a/c and it is now receiving.
Can't access two step yet as I've changed my contact details...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 20 May 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By nithig
The problem plodr is that I can no longer receive...

The problem plodr is that I can no longer receive mail on my pop3 server (I prefer mail deliver to thunderbird). For a period the webmail access was also blocked but has now cleared. (This would be...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 13 May 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By nithig
No luck with the above link ... mostly referred...

No luck with the above link ... mostly referred to sites with either gripes or user issues eg log in etc.
Anyone one else experienced this problem?
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 May 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By nithig
Thanks AddRAM, my hotmail a/c is old and so...

Thanks AddRAM,
my hotmail a/c is old and so that address is embedded in many services with which I wish to maintain contact. It would be
difficult just now to change this in all relevant sites ......
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 May 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By nithig
How can I use my hotmail a/c when I'm in another country?

My account is set up in Australia. Just now I've come to Ireland and will be here for a while. I find my normal pop3 access to my hotmail a/c is not working (and accessing via the website is also...
Forum: Software 19 Mar 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By nithig
Safely Remove H/ware disappeared

The 'Safely Remove Hardware' icon (which I always use before removing flash drives, ext. hdd) has
disappeared from the systems tray.
The only change made to computer was that it was connected to...
Forum: System Security 07 Feb 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By nithig
Thank you Brink. And your advice about...

Thank you Brink. And your advice about malwarebytes is very relevant as that is also on this computer for regular scanning.
I'll relax now,
cheers
Forum: System Security 07 Feb 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By nithig
Can windows defender run with another anti virus program?

I've been warned often about not having two anti virus programs on one computer.
Avira has just been installed on this computer and I'm unable to find a clear definition of Windows Defender so am...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jan 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By nithig
Alvira only loaded on yesterday ... ZA is a...

Alvira only loaded on yesterday ... ZA is a remnant. I had ZA suite for many years and after I ended subscription I retained the fire-wall as it's familiar and I liked the notifications. It's never...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jan 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By nithig
Thanks ... d/loaded and ran the removal tool. ...

Thanks ... d/loaded and ran the removal tool.

However, as you can see the CPU remains highly erratic.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jan 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By nithig
CPU is highly erratic, even when computer is at...

CPU is highly erratic, even when computer is at rest ... see last screen shot. However, SCVhost seems to have settled since Updates were turned off.


MSE - however that caused a major conflict...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jan 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By nithig
Hello HIMA, yes, not sure now but think the...

Hello HIMA,
yes, not sure now but think the latter was AVG -Zen. Anyway I found AVG rather intrusive and demanding of memory so have removed it entirely and replaced it with Avira. I've also been...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jan 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By nithig
Zone alarm is firewall only. There is only one...

Zone alarm is firewall only. There is only one anti virus.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jan 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By nithig
Thanks Layback Bear ... yes, I returned to yr...

Thanks Layback Bear ... yes, I returned to yr comment and carried out that action through syst. config (viz disable all)

There is only one active anti virus (avira - which I loaded today getting...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jan 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By nithig
Update:- Ran Avira scan, Malwarebytes and the...

Update:-
Ran Avira scan, Malwarebytes and the house call from Trend Micro so assume no infections.

ran the IPv6 removal suggested above

unfortunately the well behaved system didn't last long...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Jan 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By nithig
Callender, I completed the RAMMap first ... prior...

Callender, I completed the RAMMap first ... prior to turning off updates which was the last thing I did.

ComputerGeek, thanks. Just now I need to rest from this material as there are other tasks...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Jan 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By nithig
Results: 1. Performed Troubleshoot Application...

Results:
1. Performed Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup (http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/179159-troubleshoot-application-conflicts-performing-clean-startup.html)...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Jan 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By nithig
Hello CG "Important Internet Protocol...

Hello CG

"Important Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is a mandatory part of Windows Vista and later versions. We do not recommend that you disable IPv6 or its components, or some Windows ...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Jan 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By nithig
""Detecting Problems: -checking for updates...

""Detecting Problems: -checking for updates online" ran for hours with no result.
Then I took the step Update Reset from link above.
After restart there is no change... scvhost.exe (netscvs) is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jan 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By nithig
Hello ComputerGeek, here's what you directed me...

Hello ComputerGeek,
here's what you directed me to: (and btw scvhost.exe (netscvs) is back up ...running high)
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have run the MS Fixit and now it's back to "Detecting...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jan 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By nithig
After just over 5 hrs (mind you I have lousy...

After just over 5 hrs (mind you I have lousy i'net speeds here) KB3112343 was found and installed. Upon restart it doesn't appear to have solved the over taxing of CPU and curiously...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jan 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By nithig
It's now been running for about 3 & half hours...

It's now been running for about 3 & half hours and as you suggest 'perhaps overnight' I'll let it run during today and if that fails I''ll return to the steps you've kindly provided. Appreciate your...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jan 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By nithig
Thanks again. Relieved to read that leaving...

Thanks again.
Relieved to read that leaving system on sleep ought not be a problem ... it is v. convenient.

So I'm back to square one ... have re-installed from the link UsernameIssues gave in...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jan 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By nithig
hmmm... yes, I tend to leave the laptop in...

hmmm... yes, I tend to leave the laptop in "Sleep" mode rather than full shut down.

Restarted "checking for updates" and again it is still running without result.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jan 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By nithig
Thank you UsernameIssues. D/loaded that stand...

Thank you UsernameIssues.
D/loaded that stand alone update however when double clicked it starts the "searching for updates on this computer" and this has been running for some time now with nothing...
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