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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Nov 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,026
Posted By codyw
I will try that! Thanks

I will try that! Thanks
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Nov 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,026
Posted By codyw
Windows 7 won't update

Hello all,
I have an iMac from late 2009 or so that I have Windows 7 Professional SP1 running on. It's a fresh install from the DVD I have and genuine. However, Windows Update will not update. Upon...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Oct 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 839
Posted By codyw
I disabled secure boot and enabled Launch CSM in...

I disabled secure boot and enabled Launch CSM in my BIOS.

The only issues I'm really having now that I have Windows 7 on my PC are:

*Sometimes my PC gets stuck in hibernation and won't come...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Oct 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 839
Posted By codyw
I was able to modify my BIOS to allow dual...

I was able to modify my BIOS to allow dual booting and to allow Windows 7 to install. And thanks for the suggestion Ztruker! I will definitely consider that! :)
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Oct 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 839
Posted By codyw
Downgrading to Windows 7

Hello all,
I have an ASUS laptop, about a year old now with Windows 8.1. Almost a year ago, I managed to install Windows 7 on the PC, completely eliminating Windows 8, but I don't remember how I did...
Forum: System Security 07 May 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By codyw
My theory on these calls that are scams is...

My theory on these calls that are scams is simple--How would a person working for some "company" that calls you out of nowhere know your computer is infected? It's your computer. They're after data...
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 May 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By codyw
I have since wiped the laptop that has been...

I have since wiped the laptop that has been losing network connectivity and re-imaged it. So far, it's not losing a connection anymore. Makes me think it may have been a corrupted driver somewhere...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 May 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By codyw
I will try that! The other thing I'm noticing is...

I will try that! The other thing I'm noticing is that internet speeds over my wifi are HORRIBLE! I'm supposed to be getting 10mbps download time and over wireless I'm getting around 1.33mbps vs....
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 May 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By codyw
Unfortunately, it looks like it's not fixed. Is...

Unfortunately, it looks like it's not fixed. Is there anything else I could try? No other devices appear to be affected.
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 May 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By codyw
I changed the channel to 6 but a lot of mobile...

I changed the channel to 6 but a lot of mobile devices didn't like that change so I switched it back to Auto. Since then, I haven't seen any disconnects. Maybe that channel switch helped. :)
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 May 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By codyw
I will try it and post my findings. :)

I will try it and post my findings. :)
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 May 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By codyw
By changing the channel, will that affect any...

By changing the channel, will that affect any other devices connected to it? A few mobile devices are set to use the router's channel as "Auto."
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 May 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By codyw
Laptop keeps losing network connectivity

I started noticing last night my laptop losing network connection to the internet. The problem seems intermittent in nature but annoying at inconvenient times. I've tried resetting my PCs wireless...
Forum: System Security 29 Jun 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 2,008
Posted By codyw
Thanks for all the responses. It looks like a...

Thanks for all the responses. It looks like a general reboot fixed the issue. :)
Forum: System Security 27 Jun 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 2,008
Posted By codyw
System-wide permissions

Hello,
I am trying to uninstall Malwarebytes temporarily on my system and when I go to the control panel under add and remove programs, I get a message that says "You do not have sufficient access...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 May 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1,351
Posted By codyw
May 2013 Updates for Windows systems issue

In all the years I have used Windows, I don't think I have run into an issue such as this, but here's the situation:

I have 2 Windows Home Servers on my network as well as my Windows 7 laptop. The...
Forum: System Security 29 Mar 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 47,623
Posted By codyw
Sentinel72, I see why you don't like Rising. ...

Sentinel72, I see why you don't like Rising.
Layback Bear, the only time I really like messing in the registry is in one of my many virtual machines because they can be easily screwed up and the...
Forum: System Security 23 Mar 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 47,623
Posted By codyw
Yes, very good news and I am glad it's gone....

Yes, very good news and I am glad it's gone. Never saw such a program that hard to remove. It's unreal.
Forum: System Security 23 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 974
Posted By codyw
I forgot about Comodo. Thanks for that!

I forgot about Comodo. Thanks for that!
Forum: System Security 22 Mar 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 47,623
Posted By codyw
Revo did the trick! I manually pointed to...

Revo did the trick! I manually pointed to Rising's program files and it wiped out all of its program files and registry entries. I did a restart and it was gone. Unfortunately, CCleaner didn't even...
Forum: System Security 22 Mar 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 47,623
Posted By codyw
Thanks for all the info! I will try CCleaner's...

Thanks for all the info! I will try CCleaner's Uninstall mechanism and see if it finds it. If not, I will try the Revo 30-day trial and see if it can locate it.
Forum: System Security 21 Mar 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 47,623
Posted By codyw
When I went to the link provided to download the...

When I went to the link provided to download the software to my PC so that I could transfer it to my server, my security alerted me to something being dangerous. See attached.


Click the Look...
Forum: System Security 21 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 974
Posted By codyw
I've been really satisfied with Trend. I've seen...

I've been really satisfied with Trend. I've seen a lot of good reviews on them, did a prevention test on their products myself and it has saved my PC many times from attacks. It's really good.
Forum: System Security 21 Mar 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 47,623
Posted By codyw
The Revo Uninstaller sadly did not find Rising. I...

The Revo Uninstaller sadly did not find Rising. I also went into safe mode to attempt and uninstall it from the start menu. It still didn't work. I even tried Revo in safe mode and it didn't find...
Forum: System Security 21 Mar 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 47,623
Posted By codyw
No I haven't. I'll try it now and post my...

No I haven't. I'll try it now and post my findings.
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