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Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By Retiredbill
Photo processing software suggestion

My wife loves to take photos and process them on the computer. I loaded Corel's Paint shop pro but she uses less than 10% of the features and it totally confuses her. I'd like a recommendation of...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By Retiredbill
Windows Explorer not working

When I right click on a primary folder on C: such as “My Documents”, I get a window that says “Windows Explorer has stopped working”. After a few moments another window appears that says “Windows...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By Retiredbill
I had a folder in "Program Files (x86) that...

I had a folder in "Program Files (x86) that contained a checkbook program that had become bad. I had a backup folder on my external drive that contained a valid checkbook folder. I deleted the...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By Retiredbill
An additional bit of information. If I right...

An additional bit of information. If I right click any folder in the c: drive, I get the response that "Windows Explorer has stopped working". I can start Windows Explorer up again with no problem...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By Retiredbill
Windows Explorer needs to restart

I'm trying to copy a folder on my backup drive to insert on C: I start on my backup drive and copy the folder, then I go to the C: drive click on "Program files (X86)". I then right click in order to...
Forum: Sound & Audio 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By Retiredbill
Audio not working

I recently had a major problem with my system that required a reinstallation of the O/S and my software. Now I have an audio problem. I can't get any sounds out of my desktop. When I plug in my...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jun 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Retiredbill
The folders in question are in my User folder....

The folders in question are in my User folder. They include Application Data, Cookies, Local Settings, My Documents (one of two folders), Net Hood, Print Hood, Send To, Start Menu and Templates. I've...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jun 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Retiredbill
Access Denied

I had some work done on my system which involved reinstalling the OS. Now I have several folders that contain documents and software that says "access denied" when I clicked on it. I am the principal...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Jun 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By Retiredbill
I finally got my desktop to recognize my external...

I finally got my desktop to recognize my external drive. I used windows explorer to access it and the clone exixts. I tried my recover disk for my backup program but it doesn't work on clones. I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Jun 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By Retiredbill
SIW2. I don't follow about checking "PM". I...

SIW2. I don't follow about checking "PM". I connected the external backyup drive to my desktop and I found it contained my clone. If I could get my desktop to recognize the external drive, I could...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Jun 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By Retiredbill
Windows ven using ersus windows.old

All my communications are using my laptop which does not have any software for photo editing. I have been using Microsoft Os' since 3.0. The old ones were DOS based and I am used to entering commands...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Jun 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By Retiredbill
Restoring older OS

I reinstalled the OS from the installation disk. It seems as if the previous OS is listed here as windows.old. I tried the disk program recommended here and it didn't work. I also tried Microsoft's...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Jun 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By Retiredbill
Before I reloaded the OS I had a backup drive...

Before I reloaded the OS I had a backup drive with 5 disk images. I decided to do one more before I started but I started a clone instaed of an image and it erased all images. When I reloaded the OS,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Jun 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By Retiredbill
Yes I know. I used to work with computers with...

Yes I know. I used to work with computers with DOS and I know about command prompts. I entered the commands exactly as prescribed and got the results I mentioned. Any help would be appreciated.
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Jun 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By Retiredbill
I tried the program. When I enter the required...

I tried the program. When I enter the required verbage, I get the message "The system cannot find the file specified". I have double checked to be sure I entered the verbage exactly as shown. Any...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Jun 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By Retiredbill
Reinstalling Windows.old

I made a terrible mistake. Rather than go into details sufice to say I used my original disk and reloaded windows. I want to go back to my original windows. I have a folder called "windows.old" that...
Forum: General Discussion 27 May 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By Retiredbill
Derekimo; Thanks, that is the exact program I'm...

Derekimo;
Thanks, that is the exact program I'm looking for.
Forum: General Discussion 27 May 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By Retiredbill
pbcopter; Autoruns is very complicated and does...

pbcopter;
Autoruns is very complicated and does a lot more. The program I had in mind only listed the programs started during boot. Any ideas?
Forum: General Discussion 27 May 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By Retiredbill
Startup folder modifications

How can I modify the apps that are started during bootup? I used to use a Windows app but I have forgotten the program name. Can you help?
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 11 Apr 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By Retiredbill
To ICIT2LOL: I tried your procedure and it works...

To ICIT2LOL: I tried your procedure and it works great. I think my wife will find it easy to use and to learn. Thank you very much. I went to paint.net and it only sells paint and supplies.
...
Forum: Software 10 Apr 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By Retiredbill
Thsnk you for your help. The problem was with the...

Thsnk you for your help. The problem was with the software my wife uses for printing photos (Paint Shop). A new version came out. I downloaded it and it was very different and she could not figure...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 09 Apr 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By Retiredbill
Suggested software for uploading photos from a camera

Do you have a suggestion for a software program (free if possible) that will perform uploading of photos from a camera? Its for my wife who is not very sharp on computer program details. The software...
Forum: Software 09 Apr 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By Retiredbill
Setting preferred software when selecting a photo

When I click on a photo in Windows Explorer, I would like to have it start a particular software. I seem to have forgotten how to set the preferences. Any suggestions?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,588
Posted By Retiredbill
I'm not aware of any trial versions that are...

I'm not aware of any trial versions that are still loaded. I have been checking the list for programs I no longer need or want. I uninstalled GuardedID and in the process it downloaded Tweakbit which...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,588
Posted By Retiredbill
I tried to uninstall MSE. However, Control Panel...

I tried to uninstall MSE. However, Control Panel does not list, the search function can't find it and in its folder there are no .exe files, only .dll. How would I configure Malwarebytes to delay...
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