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Forum: General Discussion 13 May 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By pikalax
I may have to agree that the...

I may have to agree that the uiautomationcore32.dll is suspect, as the dwm.exe is also affected; if, in the event that system32/explorer.exe does not launch, I then try to restart the...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Apr 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By pikalax
If the only error is in the UIAutomationCore.dll,...

If the only error is in the UIAutomationCore.dll, then I'll choose to ignore it. I have modified that file to allow FSX to run in Windows 7. The built-in version of this DLL file causes a fatal...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By pikalax
It's been 2 weeks with no response to my sfc...

It's been 2 weeks with no response to my sfc /scannow log. The problem persists, and I am at a loss as to how to solve it. The symptoms occur every time I run a Windows update

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Forum: General Discussion 23 Mar 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By pikalax
I spoke too soon. I did another sfc /scannow and...

I spoke too soon. I did another sfc /scannow and got a message that it found "corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them". Here's the log. (https://www.**************/?z21hm6iwku11yp2)
Forum: General Discussion 27 Feb 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By pikalax
The system did not report any errors following...

The system did not report any errors following the execution of sfc /scannow.
Forum: General Discussion 27 Feb 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By pikalax
UPDATE: The problem returned following the most...

UPDATE: The problem returned following the most recent Windows update, but was resolved when I logged off and back on without a system reboot, implying the problem is potentially related to the...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Feb 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By pikalax
I did run that, and it found no issues it could...

I did run that, and it found no issues it could repair.
Forum: General Discussion 21 Feb 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By pikalax
I think I've solved my problem using the...

I think I've solved my problem using the following two steps:
1) I went into C:\Users\[MY-USERNAME] and showed all protected hidden files. There were several files named ntuser.dat followed by a...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By pikalax
I tried that and it worked, though not without...

I tried that and it worked, though not without some residual DLL-related crashes on boot. I backed up the system32/explorer.exe to my desktop and started the updates again. I'll report back after...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Feb 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By pikalax
no longer able to restart Windows Explorer

Following a string of updates installed this afternoon, I am no longer able to restart Windows Explorer, be it from the context menu or from Task Manager (Run explorer.exe). The old instance closes...
Forum: Tutorials 25 Dec 2013
Replies: 45
Views: 319,584
Posted By pikalax
Brink, you may be on to something here. I...

Brink, you may be on to something here. I created a new administrator account, and the new account is unaffected by this problem.
Forum: Tutorials 21 Dec 2013
Replies: 45
Views: 319,584
Posted By pikalax
Brink, I don't even remember when this problem...

Brink, I don't even remember when this problem started, and I've installed a bunch of software since. Most of these software packages have limited activation policies. How can I do a system restore...
Forum: Tutorials 02 Dec 2013
Replies: 45
Views: 319,584
Posted By pikalax
I too am having the same problem on my HP laptop...

I too am having the same problem on my HP laptop - on Windows boot, my system icons (action center, power status, network status, and volume) are disabled and cannot be enabled using the normal UI...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 340,250
Posted By pikalax
Here's something interesting. My problems...

Here's something interesting. My problems stemmed from the fact that the network printer was hooked up to an XP computer that had a dynamic IP protocol on the router. When the Win7 PC looks for the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Aug 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 340,250
Posted By pikalax
Just a quick note... Some of the problems are...

Just a quick note... Some of the problems are related to DHCP or dynamic IP addresses on a network. When you install a network printer, the client PC expects the printer to be at a particular IP...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 11,041
Posted By pikalax
I'm not so clueless as to kill system processes. ...

I'm not so clueless as to kill system processes. If I don't know what it is, I look it up; if it was started by SYSTEM, I leave it alone.

I'm going to stay away from system restore. As far as I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 11,041
Posted By pikalax
I have never once interrupted a System Restore. ...

I have never once interrupted a System Restore. And the most expensive process was system.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Jun 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 11,041
Posted By pikalax
I actually let it do its thing until it calmed...

I actually let it do its thing until it calmed down. It's fine now, and it's actually slightly faster for it.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jun 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 11,041
Posted By pikalax
OldMX, if you're responding to my post, your...

OldMX, if you're responding to my post, your suggestion is impossible. The system came with Windows 7 pre-built.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Jun 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 11,041
Posted By pikalax
I apologize for hijacking this thread, but I have...

I apologize for hijacking this thread, but I have the same problem with my HP Pavilion dm4t laptop and would like some answers. The spike lasts about 5-10 minutes after inserting the AC adapter. It...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Apr 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By pikalax
The product number on the tuner itself is...

The product number on the tuner itself is 488143-001. It is a "Cable Compatible Television Apparatus" and can receive NTSC, ATSC, and QAM HD TV.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Apr 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By pikalax
Error when trying to remove HP TV Tuner

Please review my system specs before tailoring your response.

I have an HP USB Digital/Analog TV Tuner device which I use on occasion. When it's plugged in, it works fine. It's getting it out...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Jan 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 4,255
Posted By pikalax
Yes. I just need to make sure the ports are open...

Yes. I just need to make sure the ports are open on all computers on the network. Thank you for your firewall advice.
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 4,255
Posted By pikalax
I have Microsoft Security Essentials on at least...

I have Microsoft Security Essentials on at least two of the computers. The others, not so sure (I only use two of the five myself). I have enabled all FPS rules on one of the machines (Firewall, by...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 4,255
Posted By pikalax
Hi again, I have Home Premium on all machines. ...

Hi again, I have Home Premium on all machines. secpol.msc does not exist on Home Premium.

EDIT: Also, password-protected sharing is off by default, but I don't think Windows 7 takes that into...
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