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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Vincenzo
OK thanks for the ideas. I'll make sure he has...

OK thanks for the ideas. I'll make sure he has current backups before doing anything else. Thanks
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Vincenzo
Not getting Windows updates

My friend's Windows 7 computer was set to only notify when updates were available, he was then installing after reviewing them. I noticed in his history that he had not gotten the December or January...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Nov 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Vincenzo
From the reading I've done, I've gotten the...

From the reading I've done, I've gotten the impression that CryptoLocker can only encrypt files on drives that are visible and accessible from the user account that was in use when the computer was...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Nov 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Vincenzo
My goal is to make a folder inaccessible to the...

My goal is to make a folder inaccessible to the user account that is used for everyday computing, as protection in case the Cryptolocker virus infects it. (I plan to have an extra backup run to that...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Nov 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Vincenzo
Folder and file permissions

I want to set up a folder that only the administrator that created it can access. I've done a bit of research but can't seem to find the right way to do this. Any help appreciated. Thanks
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Sep 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Vincenzo
OK thanks Brink.

OK thanks Brink.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Sep 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Vincenzo
Memory upgrade

My friend wants me to come over and increase the memory on his 32 bit machine. He has one 2 GB stick DDR-2 5300 right now. I know they say you get the best performance with a matched pair of memory....
Forum: Drivers 24 Jul 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 919
Posted By Vincenzo
IDE ATA controller driver

I formatted the hard drive on an HP laptop, and installed Windows from a Microsoft installation disk rather than the factory recovery. On the old installation in Device Manager, under IDE ATA...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 May 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Vincenzo
Ok that's good to know. Thanks.

Ok that's good to know. Thanks.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 May 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Vincenzo
OK thanks for clearing that up.

OK thanks for clearing that up.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 May 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Vincenzo
Hidden thumb drive inside HP All In One

I was changing the RAM in my friend's HP TouchSmart 520-1030 All In One. When I removed the back cover, I noticed in there a USB thumb drive that is not accessible when the cover is on. Anyone have...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Mar 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By Vincenzo
OK good idea. I will give that I try when I get...

OK good idea. I will give that I try when I get back in front of his computer.

Thanks
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Mar 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By Vincenzo
SP1 not available due to video driver

I restored my friend's Dell Inspiron N7010 to factory configuration. After running Windows Update for a few days, i saw that SP1 was not showing up to be installed. After some research, I found that...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Feb 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By Vincenzo
Thanks what I am looking for. Thanks

Thanks what I am looking for. Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 13 Feb 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By Vincenzo
Thanks Shawn, I do use Switch User if the...

Thanks Shawn,
I do use Switch User if the computer is already on. But if the computer is off, I have to let it boot into the standard account, then Switch User, ends up being time consuming. I seem...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Feb 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By Vincenzo
I only need to do tasks in admin account once or...

I only need to do tasks in admin account once or twice a month.
Forum: General Discussion 13 Feb 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By Vincenzo
Log in screen

I've got Windows set to automatically log in to a standard user account, bypassing the log in screen. When I am booting in order to do some admin tasks, is there a way to make it show the log in...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Jan 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By Vincenzo
I've tried quite a bit with the old disk. It...

I've tried quite a bit with the old disk. It spins, but is not recognized either in the computer or in an enclosure. I've tried about about 6 differents utilities - hirons boot disk, several...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Jan 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By Vincenzo
That's what it seems like. Have you heard of...

That's what it seems like. Have you heard of failures like this before, or is this a rare case? Thanks
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Jan 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By Vincenzo
That is the only backup folder on the external...

That is the only backup folder on the external hard drive.

Thanks
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Jan 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By Vincenzo
Thanks, Brink. That was helpful in that it...

Thanks, Brink. That was helpful in that it allowed us to see what was backed up. Unfortunately, for some reason there is lots of backed up data in AppData and some other system folders, but the user...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Jan 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By Vincenzo
Problem restoring files in Windows Backup

The hard drive failed on my friend's Win 7 laptop. I replaced the hard drive, now I am in the process of recovering documents that he had backed up on an external hard drive. He was using Windows...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Nov 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,196
Posted By Vincenzo
OK thanks to all for the info.

OK thanks to all for the info.
Forum: General Discussion 09 Nov 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,196
Posted By Vincenzo
Clean install

I am going to be doing a clean install on a Dell desktop. I see on the Windows sticker that it says Windows 7 Pro OA.

Does OA mean some type of OEM installation?

Will that product key work...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Nov 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By Vincenzo
OK I'll do that. Thanks

OK I'll do that. Thanks
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