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Forum: Software 10 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,024
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks, A Guy. Good tip, and I'll keep it in...

Thanks, A Guy. Good tip, and I'll keep it in mind. It makes sense. But since that post, several days back, I reinstalled Windows. So my issues have been fixed in a different way.
Forum: Software 06 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,024
Posted By gallicbear
XPS viewer stopped working

Having little luck with the xps viewer these days. It crashes as soon as you open it.
I downloaded another xps viewer, made by Dolphin, xps viewer 1.1; it's doing the same thing. Any ideas? It's...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 02 Sep 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By gallicbear
I like JPEGview! In a sense more practical than...

I like JPEGview! In a sense more practical than Windows Photo Viewer. Thanks.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 02 Sep 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By gallicbear
I appreciate the tip, Stephanie. Will install it...

I appreciate the tip, Stephanie. Will install it and try it out.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 01 Sep 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks, ThrashZone. Turning Media features off...

Thanks, ThrashZone. Turning Media features off hasn't done anything for me. I'm looking into other troubleshooting steps as suggested.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 01 Sep 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By gallicbear
Photoviewer no longer working

Hi there. All of a sudden my windows photo and fax viewer no longer works. I click on a picture and nothing happens. It always worked. Even when I click to open it with the photo galley, no response...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Aug 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 513
Posted By gallicbear
Can't access windows 7 image on usb drive

Hi there. I recently created a systemimagebackup on a usb drive; the usb drive also contains other files.
When I use a windows 7 repair disk, it isn't detecting the image on the usb drive. What can...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Aug 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks, 2xg. Tried that, with no success. I think...

Thanks, 2xg. Tried that, with no success. I think now there is a problem with the hardware part of my laptop. It didn't work after restoring to factory default. However, the wireless network adapter...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Aug 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By gallicbear
Laptop Wireless cannot connect

I realize this is such a basic problem. But there are specifics. Here is my situation: Got an HP Pavilion Laptop. The wireless worked for about a year. So I got a wireless usb adapter. It worked for...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Jul 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By gallicbear
Startup takes a long time

Thank you, Ztruker and gregrocker. I did what Ztruker recommended. Now it works fine and starts up right away. BIOs is still giving me an error message. But that has nothing to do with Windows....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Jul 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By gallicbear
Startup takes a long time

Hi there. I installed windows 7 on an old Dell Dimension, just because I didn't want to throw it away and I like a challenge. It worked great up until I installed another hard drive on a separate ide...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By gallicbear
How to download Windows Mail only

Thank you all for your answers. Yes, I am trying to help out my sister-in-law, who can only get dial-up connection. She doesn't like her isp's email client. She wanted WLM. Anyway, I was able to...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By gallicbear
How to download Windows Mail only

This is what I am trying to accomplish: download WLM only, in full, not the installer. I need it to install it on another PC, which has only dial-up. The usual scenario is that you download...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks for the tips. The PC is actually about 2...

Thanks for the tips. The PC is actually about 2 years old. Don't know about the PSU's condition. But the temperature is within normal range. At idle, about 40 F. It's actually a work station, not at...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By gallicbear
Unexpected, unexplained shutdown

We are trying to figure out what causes our PC to go to sleep or even to shutdown without notice. This always happens overnight, when not in use. It is set to 'never sleep'. It runs Windows 7 Home...
Forum: System Security 09 Mar 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks, Jacee, for the tip. I hesitated...

Thanks, Jacee, for the tip. I hesitated downloading SecurityCheck. Screen 317. Sounds like a strange thing...
Meanwhile I got it fixed by following another lead. It had to do with going into the...
Forum: System Security 09 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks, marsmimar; that's what I needed to know.

Thanks, marsmimar; that's what I needed to know.
Forum: System Security 09 Mar 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By gallicbear
cannot locate ccSvcHst.exe

Hi there. Just changed my hp pavillion laptop back to Factory image. In the tray, where the notifications are, it lists a ccSvchst.exe. After searching and searching, I cannot find that I have a...
Forum: System Security 09 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By gallicbear
Efficiency of Defender in Windows 7

Hi there. After using Defender in Windows 8, I decided to put it to use in a laptop running Windows 7. However, the look of it is different. I know, the setting for 'Real Time protection' is checked....
Forum: General Discussion 25 Nov 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 975
Posted By gallicbear
Thank you, AddRAM and Gregrocker. I just wanted...

Thank you, AddRAM and Gregrocker. I just wanted some reassurance. Appreciate your replies.
Forum: General Discussion 25 Nov 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 975
Posted By gallicbear
Restoring Windows 7 after upgrading to Windows 8

Hi. I am wondering if it is LEGAL to go back to Windows 7 after upgrading to Windows 8. I am not talking about the consumer preview, but about the final release since October 25. I have a laptop by...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Apr 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,127
Posted By gallicbear
WinMail File Association not accepted

Hi there. I am trying to get one of my PCs to accept WinMail as default program for .eml files. It stubbornly refuses to. I am running Windows 7 64bit. Here is what I have done so far: I have...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Apr 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 5,932
Posted By gallicbear
Windows Mail will not launch

Thanks, Anak and koolkat77. I have played around with all your suggestions and I came up with a solution. Fact is, if I deleted the entire contents of the storage folder in AppData, it rebuilt the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Apr 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 5,932
Posted By gallicbear
Windows Mail will not launch

Hi there. For the last couple of days I have not been able to launch Windows Mail.
I've had Windows Mail for 2 years now running on Windows 7, and it never gave me a problem. But now it won't come...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Mar 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,087
Posted By gallicbear
Thanks for your answers. That kinda answers my...

Thanks for your answers. That kinda answers my question. I see that in right click 'mycomputer'->system properties->advanced->Startup and Recovery.
Didn't realize there was also a way to see that...
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