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Forum: Tutorials 27 Jul 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 11,595
Posted By f14tomcat
unexpected search results

Not sure where to put this, so this looked close...

I did a search from start --> search box, entered the "!" symbol only, and got a result of ALL the shortcuts on on C: (based on my indexing...
Forum: System Security 27 Aug 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By f14tomcat
Your non-thoughts are very poignant. A bit of...

Your non-thoughts are very poignant. A bit of philosophy is refreshing, and well taken. This is not a social network, so thanks for the feedback and have a good one ...
Forum: System Security 27 Aug 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By f14tomcat
Cottonball... read your info link... is this...

Cottonball... read your info link... is this essentially multiple anti-virus headbutting? Kinda a binary turf war? MBAR is BETA, and, as they say "beta-is-beta"... your thoughts. tks.
Forum: System Security 27 Aug 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By f14tomcat
MBAR system event 61440

Not sure where to put this thread, this looked closest. Since last beta of MBAR from Malwarebytes, it has been posting LOTS of these errors in event logs, all concerning mbamchameleon. Attached is...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jul 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By f14tomcat
CD.. backs up ONE level, only. CD \ goes to C:...

CD.. backs up ONE level, only. CD \ goes to C: root, which I thought was the question. If not, I apologize.
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jul 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By f14tomcat
Uhhh... maybe my box doesn't know that cause...

Uhhh... maybe my box doesn't know that cause just "CD" puts me in-place, right where I was...

Am I missing something? Even tried CD.. same same

win 7 64 ultimate all updated, etc......
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jul 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By f14tomcat
Type "CD \" , ppress enter. Done...

Type "CD \" , ppress enter. Done...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 21 Jul 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 902
Posted By f14tomcat
Chrome Disable-new-menu-style

Greetings!

As of Chrome stable version 28, the --disable-new-menu-style switch does not work, as many of you know. I discovered a fix that for now works perfectly! Please see my post on Google...
Forum: Drivers 07 Jul 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 2,343
Posted By f14tomcat
IASTORF.sys problem

_ _ _ _ _ _ _

Pebbly, thanks for your quick reply. I do not seem to have any of the above options available. There is no 'Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology - option ROM X.y.w.zzzz' display...
Forum: Drivers 03 Jul 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 2,343
Posted By f14tomcat
Intel RST drivers (iastorf.sys et al....)

Can anyone shed some light on this? I cannot get rid of iastorf.sys and iastora.sys from the Intel RST (Rapid Storage Technology). I have uninstalled RST, disabled the above via Autoruns, and get...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jun 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 907
Posted By f14tomcat
AND... Don't forget the wife!!! I point to the...

AND... Don't forget the wife!!! I point to the desktop and ask "what do you think this is?". Response: "It's the internet thing, where I get my coupons!". AAARRRRGGGHHHH!!!!! Just joking, she...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Apr 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By f14tomcat
Another option

http://www.koshyjohn.com/software/diskmax/Another "clean up" tool I use regularly is a freebie called DiskMax. It will find ALL kinds of old log files, and junk, including old MS install files, etc....
Forum: General Discussion 17 Mar 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 20,273
Posted By f14tomcat
More on NirSoft Apps

If you like those little Nirsoft apps, take a look at this. Control Sysinternals Suite & NirSoft Utilities with a Single Interface...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Mar 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 460
Posted By f14tomcat
Network Diagnostics strange error

Morning!!

Both before and after tweaking a few LAN settings (Auto gigabyte disable, Green ethernet, Link speed), I ran diags on the network (Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller) and got this...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By f14tomcat
Check the cluster size on new drive. If not the...

Check the cluster size on new drive. If not the same, i.e. larger on new driive, small files WILL chew up more space. Also, I did a test..... I took a large folder, copied it to my desktop,...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 1,150
Posted By f14tomcat
TrustedInstaller (Windows Modules Installer)

Morning all!

This is a quirky nuisance to me. Not causing any problems, just occasionally a waste of time.

TrustedInstaller (win mod update service) will fire up for no good reason, other than...
Forum: System Security 10 Feb 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By f14tomcat
Get rid of McAfee

Definitely the McAfee Removal tool! It is the only way to get rid of the registry keys that they put in there
with "Gorilla Glue"!
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,746
Posted By f14tomcat
BIOS stuff is from F2. After restart/power on you...

BIOS stuff is from F2. After restart/power on you need to RAPIDLY keep tapping the F8 key till it gets past the EOM boot screen.[/QUOTE]
@f14tomcat.... F8 trick doesn't work. His BCD file (boot...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,746
Posted By f14tomcat
Could you possibly boot from the OEM partion, if...

Could you possibly boot from the OEM partion, if there is one? F8 ( I think ) rapidly after restart/power on BEFORE getting past OEM boot screen. May see F8 and F12 at bottom of OEM boot screen. ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,746
Posted By f14tomcat
File \Boot\BCD on your ACTIVE partition is...

File \Boot\BCD on your ACTIVE partition is corrupt. Maybe more but that we'll see later.
Try http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/681-startup-repair.html
Or if not working (still EXACTLY same...
Forum: System Security 28 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,821
Posted By f14tomcat
Fixed! With Crowbar!

I read the MS articles you suggested and the one from Jacee. After CCleaner option tweak, no change. While working to clean up another issue, I stumbled on an indirect fix. I was trying to clean up...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jan 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By f14tomcat
The command should be; del...

The command should be;

del C:\users\alan\"desktop photo2"
(note the quote marks around the file name)[/QUOTE]

I did a test and it worked fine for me?
Desktop is not a part of the file name,...
Forum: System Security 26 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,821
Posted By f14tomcat
Microsoft Antimalware Error

I get this error in the event logs every time I boot, cold or warm. Can anyone help interpret? No other obvious problems, except MSE seems to take a while to come all the way up.... the icon in...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By f14tomcat
I'll leave the Momma Bear be.... don't want to...

I'll leave the Momma Bear be.... don't want to get between her and her cubs! Thanks for the help and advice.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Jan 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By f14tomcat
I'll try that and get back to ya... I'll do it...

I'll try that and get back to ya... I'll do it at least 3 times, to separate CBS logs and reboot in between. Also, will wait for the Mystery User "TrustedInstaller" to have his say! Maybe Redmond...
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