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Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Jul 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,365
Posted By mikegc
Solved Dell MSN Homepage Hi-hack

I'm glad you haven't had the problem!!! It must be a Dell-thing as I've seen plenty of complaints about the problem. Oh well, on to other mistakes . . . . . .

Mike
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Jul 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,365
Posted By mikegc
Solved Dell MSN Homepage Hi-hack

I just switched to the browser, My MSN (http://my.msn.com/), and all is well there. I'm giving up and letting Michael Dell win the Battle of the MSN.com browser.

Thanks everyone!

Mike
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Jul 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,365
Posted By mikegc
I just switched to Yahoo and it works fine. ...

I just switched to Yahoo and it works fine. Apparently, it's just the MSN site. I looked at the above site earlier and may try his solution if I can't figure something out. It seems a bit extreme...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Jul 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,365
Posted By mikegc
Dell MSN Homepage Hi-hack

I tried that, too. After clicking Apply, I closed everything and reopened the browser. Seeing the new tab, I clicked on it and it was the Dell MSN, too. I think there's a conspiracy going on!
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Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Jul 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,365
Posted By mikegc
Dell MSN Homepage Hi-hack

I'm sorry, I should have mentioned I'd done that. . . . several times. I reverts back to Dell's MSN version.

Mike
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Jul 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,365
Posted By mikegc
How do I change my homepage

I'm setting up a brand new Dell Inspiron, Windows 7 (64 bit). On Dell's version of MSN, I clicked on Tools> Internet Options> General tab and, under the home, I removed Dell's address and entered...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Jul 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,365
Posted By mikegc
Dell MSN Homepage Hi-hack

I'm setting up a new Dell Inspiron, Windows 7 (64 bit). To change the home page, I went to Tools> Internet Options> Home Page and inserted my new home page address, MSN.com (http://www.msn.com/). I...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 03 Feb 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 953
Posted By mikegc
Outook 2010 Converts .jpg to .windat

Thank, Guy. I'll give that a shot.

Mike
Forum: Browsers & Mail 02 Feb 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 953
Posted By mikegc
Outlook 2010 Converts .jpg to .windat

I've a 64 bit Windows 7 machine using Outlook 2010 for my business (via Microsoft Exchange Server) and personal (via POP3). Some recepients get my .jpg and/or .docx attachments as windat files. I've...
Forum: Software 20 Dec 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 3,090
Posted By mikegc
Problems with upgrade 11.0.1

Red Roger, I'm glad things worked out and you didn't loose anything! I was on the phone with Apple techs today and they really helped me out getting 10 back up and running.

Mike
Forum: Software 20 Dec 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 3,090
Posted By mikegc
iTunes. Problems with upgrade 11.0.1

I got the same message on my Dell XPS but I was persistant and got 11 installed. I lost around 1400 songs, all audiobooks, around 50 movies and all my playlists. I literally worked on iTunes all day...
Forum: Drivers 30 Jul 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 5,638
Posted By mikegc
NVIDIA Driver Issue

Well, heck, I still haven't heard from the Dell tech. Currently, I'm on a business trip but will have a "free" day on Friday. I'm going to call them again. I will say the nVidia driver error still...
Forum: Drivers 23 Jul 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 5,638
Posted By mikegc
NVIDIA Driver Issue

NVIDIA Driver Issue (http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/240668-nvidia-driver-issue-3.html#post2020665)

Most people used to sya it was Flash that caused it, because it happened while watching...
Forum: Drivers 23 Jul 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 5,638
Posted By mikegc
NVIDIA Driver Issue

Yes, Binks, Mintos it quite correct. I did a lot of searching this weekend and this problem has been going on for some period of time with various incarnations of nVidia drivers. So far, the Dell...
Forum: Drivers 22 Jul 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 5,638
Posted By mikegc
NVIDIA Driver Issue

Thank you, Mintos, I'll darn sure keep this in mind and will let you know how it goes.

Mike
Forum: Drivers 22 Jul 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 5,638
Posted By mikegc
NVIDIA Driver Issue

Yes, Mintos, I think you're right about being lucky. By the way, the Dell tech initiated your suggestion by removing some of the drivers. Anyway, I'll keep you posted on the progress.

Mike
Forum: Drivers 22 Jul 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 5,638
Posted By mikegc
Solved NVIDIA Driver Issue

Well, it's ba-a-a-a-ck. I got the same nVidia Windows Kernal mode driver 295.73 error message this morning. The Dell tech who helped me last week called Friday to check on the "fix." At that time,...
Forum: Drivers 21 Jul 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 5,638
Posted By mikegc
NVIDIA Driver Issue

My XPS has been running flawlessly so I think I'm good. Many, many thanks for the help!

Mike
Forum: Drivers 19 Jul 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 5,638
Posted By mikegc
I dunno . . . the jury is still out. Yesterday, I...

I dunno . . . the jury is still out. Yesterday, I had no problems at work. When I got home, however, I got the black screen twice within an hour. I went back to the previously installe nVidia drive,...
Forum: Drivers 18 Jul 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 5,638
Posted By mikegc
NVIDIA Driver Issue

This morning, I did due diligence with my malware/anti-virus programs along with a back-up and new System Restore point. Before doing Mintos45's and Smarteyeball's suggestions, I called Dell just...
Forum: Drivers 17 Jul 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 5,638
Posted By mikegc
NVIDIA Driver Issue

Well, shoot, it did it again but it's only happened once since the updates. Any other suggestions?

Mike
Forum: Drivers 16 Jul 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 5,638
Posted By mikegc
NVIDIA Driver Issue

I had three incidents yesterday prior to doing Dell drive updates. I shut the computer down last night around 10:00 PM and cranked it back up a 4:30 AM. So far, I've not had any problems.

Mike
Forum: Drivers 15 Jul 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 5,638
Posted By mikegc
NVIDIA Driver Issue

Okay, Kegobeer, I just killed the Driverboost program and took another look at Dell's site. I found several recommended update, including one from nVidia. I downloaded all of them. I'm just...
Forum: Drivers 15 Jul 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 5,638
Posted By mikegc
NVIDIA Driver Issue

Yes, Kegobeer, that's the first place I went. I have Driverboost, a program that updates drivers, and used that, too. I should have put this in my original post. Sorry.

Mike
Forum: Drivers 15 Jul 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 5,638
Posted By mikegc
NVIDIA Driver Issue

Occasionally (but getting more frequent) my screen flickers, recovers and I received the following message: "Display driver stopped responding & has recovered. Display driver NVIDIA Windows Kernal...
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