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Forum: Customization 10 May 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By Sunrise12
To further clarify (hopefully), I am trying to...

To further clarify (hopefully), I am trying to search the contacts in Windows Contacts.

(Searching within Windows Live contacts - which is a .csv file - does not seem possible.)

So, if I...
Forum: Customization 10 May 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By Sunrise12
That is correct. Windows Live uses .csv files. ...

That is correct. Windows Live uses .csv files. We already established that and I agreed with you about that.

I already exported the Windows Live contacts as vCards to the my /username/Contacts...
Forum: Customization 09 May 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By Sunrise12
Yes, I know that. I guess what I really...

Yes, I know that.

I guess what I really need (and used before) is to be able to access the vCard file from my /username/Contacts directory.

However, the windows search is not pulling up that...
Forum: Customization 09 May 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By Sunrise12
Searching Contacts in Win 7 Professional (not working)

I used to have my laptop set up to retrieve contacts via a quick search (Start - Search programs and files),

For example, I would type a person's name and the person's vCard (.vcf) file would...
Forum: System Security 17 Mar 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 4,624
Posted By Sunrise12
Unable to open Local Group Policy Editor (using Win 7 Pro)

I want to disable auto run and auto play of my disk drives for security. To do that, I need to access my Local Group Policy.

However, while logged into my regular account, I am unable to access...
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sunrise12
Nope, I never tried that but it doesn't look like...

Nope, I never tried that but it doesn't look like it would hurt.
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sunrise12
The same thing happened to me again and I had to...

The same thing happened to me again and I had to restore my settings to a previous good setting to get my admin account back and remove the temporary account that was created in place of the admin...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sunrise12
Thanks for your help!

Thanks for your help!
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sunrise12
System Restore reset my computer back to the way...

System Restore reset my computer back to the way it should be so I have my admin account back! Yay!

All I did was hold the F8 key after turning on my computer to access the System Repair menu. ...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sunrise12
Good to know! The instructions on here make it...

Good to know! The instructions on here make it seem like you have to mess with the BIOS and that isn't necessary.
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sunrise12
Okay, so I am going to attempt to restore my...

Okay, so I am going to attempt to restore my computer to a good date when my User Profiles were correct. I have not done so yet.

I'd like to create a bootable System Repair CD or flash drive (not...
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sunrise12
Good to know. Thanks!

Good to know. Thanks!
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sunrise12
Ok, thanks. I never created a recovery disk (but...

Ok, thanks. I never created a recovery disk (but meant to do so) so I will try the original installation disk and hope that does not get corrupted in the process.

Maybe I should make a copy of...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sunrise12
Okay, I am going to attempt to do a System...

Okay, I am going to attempt to do a System Restore of the passwords for the User Profile accounts according to the link that you provided:
...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sunrise12
That sounds interesting but I cannot run anything...

That sounds interesting but I cannot run anything as an admin.
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sunrise12
Stupid question: how would the account get...

Stupid question: how would the account get corrupted if I never open it or use it?
Forum: System Security 06 Dec 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,585
Posted By Sunrise12
Since I have had my computer hacked, I would be...

Since I have had my computer hacked, I would be stupid not to be somewhat paranoid and question things more than I did in the past.

So, yes, it's another layer of protection and better to be...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Dec 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sunrise12
Admin Password Corrupted - HELP!

This morning I discovered that my admin password is no longer working. I entered it correctly but am unable to run administrative tasks in my regular account. I've had no problems until this...
Forum: System Security 02 Nov 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By Sunrise12
Thank you! This is important information that...

Thank you! This is important information that everyone should know about.
Forum: System Security 26 Oct 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By Sunrise12
I might have fallen victim to that trick of...

I might have fallen victim to that trick of installing an "update" to the plugin or the actual "plugin" to view a page.

How does one know if it's the real deal or not when asked to install a...
Forum: System Security 25 Oct 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By Sunrise12
Can Windows get infected from ...

I am into web design and am more aware of the dangers of dealing with malware from hacked web pages.

I recently discovered that some of my websites were hacked with malicious codes and am...
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Oct 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,289
Posted By Sunrise12
Permanently turn off Network Sharing and Discovery?

I know how to turn off Network Sharing and Discovery for Personal and Public settings.

However, when I turn log off, the settings restore to the default 'on' for sharing.

So, when I reboot into...
Forum: System Security 16 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,585
Posted By Sunrise12
Thank you. I guess I am being paranoid. I...

Thank you. I guess I am being paranoid.

I just wanted confirmation that the service/event is legit and not malware.
Forum: System Security 15 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,585
Posted By Sunrise12
Thanks, I found that too and it does not shed any...

Thanks, I found that too and it does not shed any light on the jokey phrase in question.

Many times malware poses as real processes and remains hidden and undetected that way.
Forum: System Security 15 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,585
Posted By Sunrise12
WBEM_ESS_OPEN_FOR_BUSINESS? A worm?

Neither AVG, SuperSpyWare nor Malwarebytes has detected any malware in my system. (I keep the definitions updated.)

However, thanks to Process Explorer from Sysinternals, I found four suspicious...
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