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Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
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Posted By cottonball
DVD worked fine! :)

DVD worked fine! :)
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By cottonball
On Free ISO Burner... Did not get x4...

On Free ISO Burner...



Did not get x4 as the lowest speed, got x6 instead,

Will that be a problem?
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By cottonball
Glad we all agree. It is easy to get...

Glad we all agree.

It is easy to get wrapped around the axle with the meaning of all these terms. In particular when you are looking for something specific to purchase, and vendors have...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By cottonball
Have a question... Do you interpret the...

Have a question...

Do you interpret the following an "OEM License Key for 1 PC" to be the same as a Product Key?

To me, a License Key, an Activation Key, and a Product Key all refer to the 25...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By cottonball
addRAM, Thanks for the info! It is an...

addRAM,

Thanks for the info!

It is an OEM version, though. Thought it had to be the Retail version.

Some of this stuff I do not quite understand...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By cottonball
No worries! :D The son finished with...

No worries! :D

The son finished with college. He now has a Federal job.
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By cottonball
Well, downloaded the OS ISO from Heidoc, prepared...

Well, downloaded the OS ISO from Heidoc, prepared a bootable CD/DVD with ISOBurner, had the Product Key in hand, and took the plunge to install.

It all went well!

Decided to start with the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By cottonball
Thanks for the info. That link is great! ...

Thanks for the info.

That link is great!

~~~~

Guess I am losing my brains, and on top of that, I am also going blind.

I thought it was a parrot on a limb!!:roflmao:
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By cottonball
Thank you!! :D Had no idea something like...

Thank you!! :D

Had no idea something like this was available!!

The links are good for a limited time. After you download the ISO, is there a limited time in which one needs to use it? Or,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By cottonball
Thank you ALL, for the replies! :) Used...

Thank you ALL, for the replies! :)

Used them all, and confirmed and re-confirmed the Product Key.

However, there is a new twist in the situation. The son cannot find the CD/DVD. He installed...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By cottonball
Product Key...

Hi folks!

Have not been here for a while. Been having some 'extraterrestrial' medical experiences, but, made it through them.

Sure could use some help with an install issue.

Have some...
Forum: System Security 20 Jul 2015
Replies: 56
Views: 3,905
Posted By cottonball
weybrew, Wee can give this a shot... Too...

weybrew,

Wee can give this a shot...
Too many entries at Startup can make the browser slow and often decrease stability.

Using CCleaner again, would Disable a few extensions at a time, open...
Forum: System Security 19 Jul 2015
Replies: 56
Views: 3,905
Posted By cottonball
weybrew, Let's find out what is starting in...

weybrew,

Let's find out what is starting in Google, if anything...

Please download to the Desktop the Free version of CCleaner:
Download > CCleaner - Download...
Forum: System Security 18 Jul 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,661
Posted By cottonball
Yes, we know that!! What we do not know is...

Yes, we know that!!

What we do not know is just what is causing the issue. The FRST report may throw some light on the situation, or, then again, it may not.

In any event, my crystal ball is...
Forum: System Security 17 Jul 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,661
Posted By cottonball
Virax, We need to see what is gong on with...

Virax,

We need to see what is gong on with that system...

Please use the Farbar Recovery Scan Tool.
Download: Farbar Recovery Scan Tool Download...
Forum: System Security 16 Jul 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,661
Posted By cottonball
Virax, Under Security tab, are you able to...

Virax,

Under Security tab, are you able to reset Internet Security settings by clicking:
Reset all zones to default level
Forum: System Security 16 Jul 2015
Replies: 56
Views: 3,905
Posted By cottonball
weybrew, Please create a Restore Point...

weybrew,

Please create a Restore Point before you proceed, since we are going to remove Chrome's Registry entries, folders and files.

Now, please download and install Revo Uninstaller 1.95:...
Forum: System Security 15 Jul 2015
Replies: 56
Views: 3,905
Posted By cottonball
ICIT2LOL, Do not recall any reports or...

ICIT2LOL,

Do not recall any reports or conversations on this thread mentioning AVG, Norton or Symantec!!

My brain cells are fried...can you point me as to what you are referencing?
Forum: System Security 15 Jul 2015
Replies: 56
Views: 3,905
Posted By cottonball
@ICItT2LOL, As far as the Registry keys...

@ICItT2LOL,

As far as the Registry keys mentioned, FRST scans them.

On ADWCleaner...
When finished using the program, use the Uninstall option.
Upon clicking, you are prompted with another...
Forum: System Security 14 Jul 2015
Replies: 56
Views: 3,905
Posted By cottonball
weybrew, Good job!! :D Thanks for hanging...

weybrew,

Good job!! :D Thanks for hanging in there.

The Chrome browser showed as a Developer version. In Developer version, Chrome's internal checks are disabled and adware/malware is able...
Forum: System Security 12 Jul 2015
Replies: 56
Views: 3,905
Posted By cottonball
weybrew, My apology for the delay! :o ...

weybrew,

My apology for the delay! :o

:info: Please open Notepad (Start > All Programs > Accessories > Notepad)
Copy the entire contents of the code box below (Do not copy the word 'code')...
Forum: System Security 11 Jul 2015
Replies: 56
Views: 3,905
Posted By cottonball
weybrew, It is possible that malware/adware...

weybrew,

It is possible that malware/adware is causing Google Chrome to crash.

Please use the Farbar Recovery Scan Tool as requested, and post its results. The tool is easy to use, has a very...
Forum: System Security 10 Jul 2015
Replies: 56
Views: 3,905
Posted By cottonball
weybrew, :info: Please go to Start >Control...

weybrew,

:info: Please go to Start >Control Panel and click the System icon.
Select: System Protection (on the left column)
When the prompt appears, click the bottom button labeled: Create ...
Forum: System Security 05 Jul 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 994
Posted By cottonball
Let's see if the following helps... Please...

Let's see if the following helps...

Please use the latest version of the Windows Repair (All In One) Download (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/windows-repair-all-in-one/)
Save to the...
Forum: System Security 02 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,342
Posted By cottonball
MoxieMomma, Thanks much for the info!

MoxieMomma,

Thanks much for the info!
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