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Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Feb 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By 3DPiper
No, I just like how fast and simple it is.. no...

No, I just like how fast and simple it is.. no ads, no popups, no tracking...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Feb 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By 3DPiper
Use Windows Phone's mobile IE on PC

Is there a way I can run my Windows Phone's IE on my notebook PC?
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Mar 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 17,478
Posted By 3DPiper
res://ieframe.dll/acr_error.htm error

If I let IE sit on a webpage for awhile, it will eventually error out with this error in the address bar:

res://ieframe.dll/acr_error.htm#[webpage]

It will do it for any webpage, even...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Feb 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 621
Posted By 3DPiper
Preferred wireless connection

I have a wireless router that has both a 2.4G and 5G radio.. My notebook works very well with the 5G radio, while the other computers work best with the 2.4G (not sure why that is).. However, when I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Jan 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 3,701
Posted By 3DPiper
Fixed the problem! I read another post here,...

Fixed the problem!
I read another post here, and the solution worked for me (http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/w7itprosecurity/thread/78fbca5c-41ad-4fa6-8ccd-f52045333fdd):
- export...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jan 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 3,701
Posted By 3DPiper
The problem happened before I used Kaspersky, I...

The problem happened before I used Kaspersky, I just installed and ran it to see if it found anything (which it did not)..

I'm about ready to start a new administrator account and just transfer...
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Jan 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 3,701
Posted By 3DPiper
I have Microsoft Security Essentials that runs...

I have Microsoft Security Essentials that runs all the time, and Malwarebytes (free) that scans when run it.. I installed Kaspersky just to scan, but have already uninstalled it..
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Jan 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 3,701
Posted By 3DPiper
The problem is, when I open a cmd prompt and type...

The problem is, when I open a cmd prompt and type "netsh advfirewall reset", I get the error:
An unrecoverable Windows Firewall error (0x3) occurred.

How can I get past that?
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Jan 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 3,701
Posted By 3DPiper
bump.. Still can't figure this out..

bump..

Still can't figure this out..
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 3,701
Posted By 3DPiper
Can't share network with firewall on, can't reset firewall to default

I suddenly noticed my desktop wasn't on the network any more. On inspection, network discovery and file sharing was disabled. I tried to enable it, but it would not. I found out if I turned off the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Jan 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By 3DPiper
Thanks Shawn, that fixed it! :)

Thanks Shawn, that fixed it!

:)
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Jan 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By 3DPiper
New install left setup on boot

I installed a new version of Win7 on a netbook.. I don't think anything went wrong, but it doesn't just boot into windows 7.. After the bios, I get an option to select:

Windows 7
Windows Setup...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Nov 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By 3DPiper
If I can download W8 for $40, why does W7 still...

If I can download W8 for $40, why does W7 still cost $100+ from another retailer?
I should be able to download W7 from the Microsoft store for a fair price.. :(
Forum: General Discussion 30 Nov 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By 3DPiper
It does have 2G of ram, but I read many other...

It does have 2G of ram, but I read many other reports on this very board about how well W7 runs on their Dell Inspiron Mini 10 or 10v..

Is there no download option for W7?
Forum: General Discussion 30 Nov 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By 3DPiper
Buy W7 for netbook?

dumb question: can I download W7 like I can W8 from Microsoft.com..?

I can't seem to find a link to purchasing/downloading any old W7 versions, everything points toward buying W8..

I have a...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Nov 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,389
Posted By 3DPiper
YouTube "This video is currenly unavailable."

I am using IE under Win7, but I've seen this happen on other machines as well.
When watching a YouTube video, it suddenly stops (or never starts playing) and says "This video is currently...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 25 Oct 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,133
Posted By 3DPiper
svchost.exe virus respawning

The file

C:\windows\svchost.exe

keeps respawing.. Malwarebytes says it is a virus, and removes it, but if I reboot (or just sit there for a few minutes) it respawns and is back..!

How can...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Sep 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By 3DPiper
Share an old printer on XP?

I have a laser printer that is abandoned by Canon (ImageClass D761)..
However, I have an old XP notebook that I can print to it..

Can I share the printer through XP and print to it via Win7?...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Sep 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 33,749
Posted By 3DPiper
Should/Could I use something like Sandboxie to...

Should/Could I use something like Sandboxie to make sure nothing ever infects my system?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 03 Sep 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 33,749
Posted By 3DPiper
Yay! That worked! Thank you SO much!! :) I...

Yay! That worked! Thank you SO much!! :)

I wonder how my registry got screwy in the first place..?

THANK YOU!!
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 30 Aug 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 33,749
Posted By 3DPiper
Have you had malware problems recently? I...

Have you had malware problems recently?

I check for malware frequently, using both Malwarebytes and superantispyware.. I haven't specifically noticed any problem until now.

How long-standing...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Aug 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 33,749
Posted By 3DPiper
BITS Error 2: The System cannot find the file specified

I am trying to update my system with windows update, but it doesnt' work..

I have narrowed it down to BITS not starting.. When I open services and try to
start it manually, I get the error...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 24 Aug 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By 3DPiper
Steve, That is very clever, thanks for that...

Steve,

That is very clever, thanks for that idea!

I'm not specifically asking about ad blocking (I didn't thnk of that), but I'm definitely wondering how they can code the web page so an ad...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 22 Aug 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By 3DPiper
Back button = too many ads

Many of the pages I go to are blogs or news sites.. I will follow a link, then I can usually hit the 'back' button and it takes me back to the place I was on the previous page.. However, sometimes an...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Aug 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By 3DPiper
IE continually uses more men

As I sit and watch iexplorer.exe in my task manager, it continually uses more and more memory.. If I leave it open overnight, it is using over 1G of memory and is very slow and unresponsive.. What is...
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