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Forum: General Discussion 17 Oct 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By FredM8
OK ! Got that. Thanks a lot. I will get...

OK !
Got that. Thanks a lot. I will get cracking with my new install. As it turns out, I think that I may have been concerned about nothing.
Thanks again.
Forum: General Discussion 17 Oct 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By FredM8
Can you explain this please ? I am not clear what...

Can you explain this please ? I am not clear what this means.
Forum: General Discussion 17 Oct 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By FredM8
Thanks for that Gregrocker. The solution that I...

Thanks for that Gregrocker.
The solution that I was looking for, is at the initial install of Win7 on a new blank HDD
I remember that there is some way of removing any HDD identification that...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Oct 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By FredM8
Install Win 7 on HDD for use on any PC ?

Some time ago I was browsing around these forums and I came across an article that explained how you could install Win 7 in such a way that it had no ties or connection to any pc ?

Can anyone help...
Forum: Software 15 Aug 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By FredM8
Good idea ! I thought that it looked like a...

Good idea !
I thought that it looked like a windows issue.
Forum: Software 15 Aug 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By FredM8
Adobe Updates Downloading OK - But NOT installing ?

Adobe Updates Downloading OK But NOT Installing ?
I am in the process of doing a completely fresh install of the operating system and everything else. All has been going OK and I have installed...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By FredM8
Well folks, it all seems to continue to run ok,...

Well folks, it all seems to continue to run ok, so I think that this one can be laid to rest. One additional thing that I checked was my RAM. It turned out that one bank of 4GB ram had gone kaput. I...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By FredM8
This exercise has all been very informative. I...

This exercise has all been very informative. I have got into the BIOS and adjusted the date and time and all seems to be OK now. The info that I have been given and in particular the links will give...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By FredM8
OK ! Thanks. I will give it a bash and get back...

OK ! Thanks.
I will give it a bash and get back to you.

FredM8
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By FredM8
Well, I have used malwarebytes, I have done a...

Well, I have used malwarebytes, I have done a scan disk and a defrag, and I have replaced the CR2032 battery on the motherboard and my time and date settings keep on reverting back to 07/2009 after...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jul 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By FredM8
Thanks to both of you. I have already done what...

Thanks to both of you. I have already done what you suggested re the desktop icons and it did not work. Tomorrow I will go to my local computer fair and pick up a new CR2032 lithium battery for my...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jul 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By FredM8
Settings not staying set ?

I am having problems with my time/date, and screen resolution settings.
With the screen settings it is a case of me setting my two displays to "Extend" but upon re-boot they are set at "Duplicate"...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By FredM8
I have checked and I don't see any adds if I am...

I have checked and I don't see any adds if I am logged in
Forum: General Discussion 11 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By FredM8
My searches are from both file names and content...

My searches are from both file names and content as that seemed the most thorough. What is this everything Search Engine, is it for searching your computer ?

WOW !!!
I just Googled it.
This...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By FredM8
Glad to hear your verdict. I think that it...

Glad to hear your verdict.

I think that it seems to get started when checking email etc, but not only then. And doing the rebuild of the search index has certainly reduced but not eliminated the...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By FredM8
I run Security Essentials and did a complete scan...

I run Security Essentials and did a complete scan just a few days ago.
Below are the result of the Malwarebytes scan

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
Malwarebytes | Free Anti-Malware & Internet...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By FredM8
I can't remember if I was logged in or not when I...

I can't remember if I was logged in or not when I saw the link for the Registry Cleaner, but I did not run it and have now deleted it.

This problem with the sound of data transferring is still s...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By FredM8
Just after I made my last post I realized it was...

Just after I made my last post I realized it was a dumb question to ask, and went and found it on Google.
Below is the result.

# AdwCleaner v3.023 - Report created 10/04/2014 at 22:33:17
#...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By FredM8
I don't see that link in Golden's reply. ...

I don't see that link in Golden's reply.

It's a registry cleaner, which you should avoid other than in extreme circumstances. Particularly that one.

No, I wouldn't use it, particularly since...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By FredM8
I have spent hours letting the index rebuild...

I have spent hours letting the index rebuild itself from scratch
284,841 items indexed

At the moment all seems to be quiet on the HD front, just very slight sounds of activity. When I paused the...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By FredM8
Indexing ???

Thank you for that. It may be the problem. I have cleared all indexing locations. The last count for the indexing was 269,012. I will wait and see if that cures the problem. My need for rapid...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By FredM8
No, you did not. It was something that I did...

No, you did not. It was something that I did before I read your reply.
Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By FredM8
Quite a lot by the looks of it !?!? I did a...

Quite a lot by the looks of it !?!?
I did a defrag last night, it is always set to manual and never on a schedule.

Acronis Scheduler Helper Acronis
Microsoft Security Client Microsoft
NVIDIA...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By FredM8
This is the memory usage just a few moments ago...

This is the memory usage just a few moments ago while idle.
Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By FredM8
Yes, the noise is the Hard Drive chatter. And at...

Yes, the noise is the Hard Drive chatter. And at the moment I am using the same hard drive that came with the machine 1TB Seagate Barracuda.

My own suspicion has been what you suggested that...
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