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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 722
Posted By maxseven
coffent given the many-and-varied startup...

coffent given the many-and-varied startup programs you have left enabled (way, way too many IMO), it is possible (likely?) that the "only occasional" problem is due to one of those startup programs...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Mar 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By maxseven
It can easily be configured to "just hit Print,...

It can easily be configured to "just hit Print, and it auto-names-and-saves to the same place every time". No other popups to deal with.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Mar 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By maxseven
I have used Bullzip in the past but in recent...

I have used Bullzip in the past but in recent years have enjoyed PDFCreator. I had never heard of PDF24 before and wonder OP what problem(s) you are trying to solve with this question.

@TVeblen,...
Forum: Security News 23 Mar 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 730
Posted By maxseven
Wow I missed that post. So IE11 blocked almost...

Wow I missed that post. So IE11 blocked almost 100% of malware vs. 4.2% for Firefox!?!?!

I haven't followed the "MS discontinuing IE" that closely but hopefully then what is really meant by that...
Forum: Security News 23 Mar 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 730
Posted By maxseven
For those of you who are intimate with these...

For those of you who are intimate with these things, what browser is most popular with advanced/paranoid users? I use Firefox for most of my surfing but IE11 has better Print options so I use that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Mar 2015
Replies: 35
Views: 770
Posted By maxseven
You had said that VSS "executed" around the time...

You had said that VSS "executed" around the time of the sound. What do you mean exactly by that--what exactly is in the log?

For the last 7 days I have only 10 instances, for Source VSS, of Event...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Mar 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By maxseven
Hmm I've installed it to several computers and...

Hmm I've installed it to several computers and have never seen that. The shortcut to run is called "Configure Startup Delayer".

I see also that there is an autorun at this registry key:
...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Mar 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By maxseven
You might install a free program called Startup...

You might install a free program called Startup Delayer from r2Studios (an Australia company). A wonderful program that is poorly named (!) it has a "running tasks" tab where you can select also a...
Forum: Drivers 19 Mar 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 7,534
Posted By maxseven
I did a search and this page...

I did a search and this page (http://www.driverscape.com/manufacturers/gateway/laptops-desktops/profile6/60889) has some promising items towards the end.

I have a P6 myself though I've never tried...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Mar 2015
Replies: 35
Views: 770
Posted By maxseven
I was getting the Device Disconnect when...

I was getting the Device Disconnect when restoring from Hibernate (which I just recently set-up) and searched high & low for how to find what was causing it, to no avail. For everything else Windows...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Mar 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By maxseven
Have you contacted Newegg about this? I'm not...

Have you contacted Newegg about this? I'm not sure what they could do but they might be able to secure a refund for you.

There do not seem to be any places to download the software these days, so...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Mar 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By maxseven
How old is the computer? It might need a new...

How old is the computer? It might need a new CR2032 battery (CMOS/BIOS).
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Mar 2015
Replies: 45
Views: 2,241
Posted By maxseven
Do a System Restore to before the problem started.

Do a System Restore to before the problem started.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Mar 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,349
Posted By maxseven
Just open it with Notepad and Find the word...

Just open it with Notepad and Find the word 'corrupt'.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Mar 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,349
Posted By maxseven
If your laptop is currently working with no...

If your laptop is currently working with no problems, and you leave it alone for now, at some point in the future if it develops another (different) problem then these corruptions may stymie your new...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Mar 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By maxseven
If this makes you feel any better, I selected all...

If this makes you feel any better, I selected all the non-English folders on this W7HPx64 computer I'm using and they only take-up about 11MB of space.

Maybe you can find them on an iso or from a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Mar 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,349
Posted By maxseven
FWIW I posted here about my own problems with sfc...

FWIW I posted here about my own problems with sfc to no replies at all, but I will now bump your thread as maybe someone else will make a suggestion.

All I can suggest is that when I did a Find in...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Mar 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By maxseven
All of those "language folders" are on all of my...

All of those "language folders" are on all of my systems as well, and I might guess that the extreme number of errors from your having removed those MAY be the cause of the sfc failing to complete...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Mar 2015
Replies: 63
Views: 10,237
Posted By maxseven
Did another computer today and KB3033929 did...

Did another computer today and KB3033929 did "fail" once but it installed OK on a subsequent restart. Had a fail in one of the eleven others too but Faileds don't bother me if they install a 2nd or...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Mar 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By maxseven
Probably your best bet is to do a Repair Install...

Probably your best bet is to do a Repair Install (http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/3413-repair-install.html) which reinstalls clean system files back to the date of the disc you use to do the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Mar 2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,349
Posted By maxseven
How recently did you notice the problem? The...

How recently did you notice the problem? The easiest fix might be to do a System Restore to an earlier time.

You say that your laptop has been running fine again. So you are only now concerned...
Forum: Security News 14 Mar 2015
Replies: 60
Views: 2,345
Posted By maxseven
Thanks for this carwiz! I do wonder, since...

Thanks for this carwiz!

I do wonder, since some of us are addicted to our lovely desktop Gadgets, if you have ever seen a 3rd party alternative to the Windows Gadget Platform.

I also wonder why...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Mar 2015
Replies: 63
Views: 10,237
Posted By maxseven
I successfully installed these dozen updates on a...

I successfully installed these dozen updates on a couple/three computers before, but today tried another computer and the updates failed after maybe three. I'd have guessed the problem one was for...
Forum: News 12 Mar 2015
Replies: 89
Views: 6,390
Posted By maxseven
Not here--it continued to be listed as Important....

Not here--it continued to be listed as Important. I "installed" it back on the 9th fwiw.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Mar 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 37,853
Posted By maxseven
Bumping this old thread because after lots of...

Bumping this old thread because after lots of searching the 'net, as usual it was SevenForums to the rescue! But for me, the solution was absolutely this easy, as described under Resolution here...
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