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Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By StupidUser
I dug down as far as I could find. There are no...

I dug down as far as I could find. There are no settings other than Wireless Adapter Settings, which is set to Maximize Performance.
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Apr 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By StupidUser
I will look again when I get home tonight. The...

I will look again when I get home tonight. The first time I only saw the one suspicious setting that I wrote about (Wireless Adapter Settings) in the OP.

I have done that already. You're right,...
Forum: Software 30 Mar 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By StupidUser
I kept getting distracted by other posts and...

I kept getting distracted by other posts and didn't check out that method. It worked, so I have that. I guess I was still hoping MS there was a routine way that I was missing. Anyway, we can mark...
Forum: Software 30 Mar 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By StupidUser
I'm in the US (New Jersey, to be exact). Not sure...

I'm in the US (New Jersey, to be exact). Not sure what MUI you're talking about, but it's probably just so that Reader can display documents in other languages.


All of that is set correctly....
Forum: Software 30 Mar 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By StupidUser
So there's a new folder (aka 'directory') called...

So there's a new folder (aka 'directory') called AppData which keeps information about installed programs. I'm not sure how that relates.
Forum: Software 30 Mar 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By StupidUser
Images attached. The shortcut works fine. You can...

Images attached. The shortcut works fine. You can see the Target field is grayed out and merely has a description of Reader, rather than the file path.

I am the administrator, in that I am the...
Forum: Software 30 Mar 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By StupidUser
Some of them do not show the target. For some...

Some of them do not show the target. For some reason they are trying -- successfully -- to hide it. For those ones, how do I find the target?
Forum: Software 30 Mar 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By StupidUser
Thanks. But my more general question(s) still...

Thanks. But my more general question(s) still remains: Why is MS hiding this information in some Start Menu icons? And, in general, how do I find the target of those type shortcuts?
Forum: Software 30 Mar 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By StupidUser
Typing "Adobe" and "Reader" in the start menu did...

Typing "Adobe" and "Reader" in the start menu did find the program (not sure why). In fact, Reader doesn't look like it's on the menu anymore. I installed a reader update in the 15 minutes between...
Forum: Software 30 Mar 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By StupidUser
How do I find preinstalled program's executable from the Start Menu

I have a new Windows 7 Professional machine, on which Adobe Reader is preinstalled. A program I'm using (called TeXnicCenter, if you must know), is calling some program called Nitro to view the PDF...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Mar 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By StupidUser
Laptop downloads slow when not plugged in

My brand new laptop downloads slow when I unplug it and run on battery power, and then it stays slow even if I plug it back in.

When I plug in and reboot my brand new laptop, and run...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Jul 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By StupidUser
Device Manager confirms that I uninstalled...

Device Manager confirms that I uninstalled drivers for Network adapters. I tried to reinstall them right from Device Manager, but could not find the drivers on the disk.

The owner hasn't run...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Jul 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By StupidUser
I broke my wireless. How do I fix it?

I'm trying to fix up and cleanup my friend's old laptop. I uninstalled a bunch of unneeded - or so I thought - programs. Wireless networking doesn't work anymore. I don't really know what I did - I'm...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Jan 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By StupidUser
I took it to a repair shop (who is the machine's...

I took it to a repair shop (who is the machine's manufacturer's partner - for whatever that's worth). They cannot find any hardware issues, though they did find some malware.

How did they find...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Dec 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 3,975
Posted By StupidUser
An old thread (which I keep posting in!). But I...

An old thread (which I keep posting in!). But I notice that I still can't move Windows' windows off the top of the screen without Windows automatically moving the window down (got that?). Anyone know...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Nov 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 6,210
Posted By StupidUser
Uninstall never completes

I opened Control Panel to Program and Features. I scrolled down to Wise Disk Cleaner and clicked Uninstall. I think I got a couple of popup windows and clicked 'OK', but then nothing happened. I...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Nov 2012
Replies: 227
Views: 183,237
Posted By StupidUser
Oh.. duh! (living up to my username :D).

Oh.. duh! (living up to my username :D).
Forum: Tutorials 26 Nov 2012
Replies: 227
Views: 183,237
Posted By StupidUser
Right. My point is that I don't know how many...

Right. My point is that I don't know how many "OK" boxes there are. And since some of the OKs take a while to appear, and the program looks like it's done, and even keeps collecting info after you...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 26 Nov 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By StupidUser
Regarding solving this issue (not worried about...

Regarding solving this issue (not worried about security for the moment), is upgrading to SP1 the most important one you suggested? Is that the one I should try first?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 26 Nov 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By StupidUser
Thanks, BR. This will take me some time. I want...

Thanks, BR. This will take me some time. I want to put aside some time to do what you suggest all at once - at the moment, I'm doing some important school work. In the meantime I have uninstalled the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 26 Nov 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By StupidUser
I may have created these wrong. I had trouble...

I may have created these wrong. I had trouble understanding the utility, so I deleted everything and started over. If the info is different with each time you run (e.g., it clears out some...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Nov 2012
Replies: 227
Views: 183,237
Posted By StupidUser
Nice, convenient utility. But it looks like it's...

Nice, convenient utility. But it looks like it's finished running, but keeps running in the background. I closed it before it was finished, so now I'm not sure if it got everything correctly or not....
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 26 Nov 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By StupidUser
Where do I retreive a core dump and how do I analyze it?

My PC keeps crashing with the blue screen of death. The BSOD dumps my physical memory somewhere. I assume that's so we can figure out what went wrong. Where is the physical memory dump? How do I...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Sep 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 3,975
Posted By StupidUser
Thanks, booh. I currently use the left button for...

Thanks, booh. I currently use the left button for left click and right button for right click and the center button for double click. I could reassign the left button to be a double click, and the...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Sep 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 3,975
Posted By StupidUser
sponseld, thanks so much for registering and...

sponseld, thanks so much for registering and answering (because I really hate this "feature").

For (mine and others') future reference: In Control Panel, search for "Display" - click Adjust...
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