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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Dec 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 716
Posted By abredt
Very Strange: I had posted about this problem...

Very Strange:
I had posted about this problem on my desktop computer.

Today it happened on my Windows 7 laptop. I was again able to restore only to a restore point 10 days earlier. I did not try...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Dec 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 716
Posted By abredt
I was able to successfully restore to a restore...

I was able to successfully restore to a restore point 10 days ago.
Next time, I'll try Safe Mode as you suggest.
Thanks, cb
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Dec 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 716
Posted By abredt
System Restore Did Not Complete Successfully Error 0xc0000022

Before visitors arrive I always set a restore point and restore my Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit system after hey leave.

This time I got a message:
System Restore Did Not Complete Successfully....
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Nov 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By abredt
I keep my AV up to date, but have always been...

I keep my AV up to date, but have always been reluctant to update stuff that works.

After I get IE up to date, I will update the others.
cb
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Nov 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By abredt
Update Explorer to 10 or 11

I am still using Internet Explorer 8. It seemed to work OK, so I never bothered to update it.
I now want to do it. I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.

Windows Update shows IE 10 and IE 11....
Forum: Software 24 Jul 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By abredt
Install QuickTime Player Without All the Other Junk

I want to Install QuickTime Player Without All the Other Junk that installs with it.

From where should I download it safely?
Thanks, cb
Forum: Software 16 Jul 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,269
Posted By abredt
Should I install Quicktime?

Running W7 Home Premium on Dell 64-bit desktop.

My son sends me movie clips in .mov format from his iPhone5. They are upside down. He tells me they play fine using Quicktime on his Lenovo. Says I...
Forum: Software 25 Mar 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By abredt
Thanks - will uninstall it. cb

Thanks - will uninstall it.
cb
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Mar 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 467
Posted By abredt
Contacts in Windows Live Mail or in Windows Explorer

I am using Windows 7 Home Premium with Windows Live Mail for my email.

When I click Contacts in the lower left part of Mail, the contacts are not the same as when I look at Contacts in Windows...
Forum: Software 23 Mar 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By abredt
I've read some people who already upgraded had...

I've read some people who already upgraded had problems with their contacts. I don't know what they were trying to do.

Should I or can I uninstall Messenger. I don't see it in Control Panel,...
Forum: Software 22 Mar 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By abredt
Mandatory Upgrade of Messenger to Skype

I am using Windows 7 Home Premium with Internet Explorer 8 and Windows Live Mail.

I got a message that I must upgrade Messenger to Skype by April 8 or they will do it automatically.

I never...
Forum: Microsoft Office 26 Jan 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,512
Posted By abredt
Cannot Delete a Word File

Using Windows 7 Home Premium.

I have some MS Word 97-2003 .doc files that I cannot Delete, Move, nor Rename.
I get this message:

The action can't be completed because the file is open in...
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,423
Posted By abredt
Going out of town. Will try it when I return and...

Going out of town. Will try it when I return and let you know.
cb
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,423
Posted By abredt
Are you joking? I only see Options 1 and 2. What...

Are you joking? I only see Options 1 and 2. What is option 4?

cb
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Aug 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,423
Posted By abredt
Create a Restore Point Icon on Desktop

Is there a way I can put an icon or shortcut to Create a Restore Point on my desktop?
It takes too many clicks to get to it as it is now.

Thanks, cb
Forum: Tutorials 21 Jul 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 298,679
Posted By abredt
Or you can go here to the Microsoft Knowledge...

Or you can go here to the Microsoft Knowledge Base and click "Enable" to enable the fix.
Then you must reboot your system.

If MS finds a safe way to run gadgets, you can go here again to disable...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 30 Jun 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,064
Posted By abredt
Successful update. Perhaps because I had...

Successful update.

Perhaps because I had never done any edits to my registry.
I did a System Restore to a few days earlier, opened Windows Live Mail, backed up and exported all of my emails...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Jun 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,064
Posted By abredt
If I cannot open Windows Live Mail, how can I...

If I cannot open Windows Live Mail, how can I backup my Contacts. Can I do it by using Windows Explorer?

cb
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Jun 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,064
Posted By abredt
Scared to do the Windows Live Mail Update

I use Windows Live only for email. Windows 7 Home Premium. I have not clicked on the mandatory update.

I just spend 3 hours reading about all the problems.

Please tell me what to do.
...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jan 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,111
Posted By abredt
Windows Explorer Stays on Top When I Open a File

When I open a Word Document from a Windows Explorer screen, the document is displayed, but the Windows Explorer screen goes on top of the document.

Can I change that so the document is in front...
Forum: Backup and Restore 31 Dec 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 4,240
Posted By abredt
Twilight Zone. I decided to try one more...

Twilight Zone.

I decided to try one more restore before doing the suggestions.
Voila, it worked. I restored it to 3 weeks ago and ran a McAfee full scan - no problems.

Thanks for your posts....
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Dec 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 4,240
Posted By abredt
My desktop and this laptop stopped printing to...

My desktop and this laptop stopped printing to some of my networked printers. Both are Windows 7 Home Premium. A few days later, the desktop gave me a "Your computer was not able to start" message...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Dec 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 4,240
Posted By abredt
Hi joodoo, I hope I did it right. Disk...

Hi joodoo, I hope I did it right.
Disk Management .jpg attached
Thanks, cb

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Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Dec 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 4,240
Posted By abredt
There is not enough free space to restore the disk - System Restore

Running Windows 7 Home Premium on a laptop with 390 GB unused HD space.

I want to restore to an earlier date, but I get a message: "There is not enough free space to restore the disk" even if I...
Forum: Software 27 Dec 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,854
Posted By abredt
Adobe Reader to 10.1.1

Adobe Reader to 10.1.1
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