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Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Sep 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 643
Posted By HandsomeP
Any software/tool to examine currently loaded IE add-ons for issues?

Aside from disabling all IE add-ons and then loading them one by one, has anyone heard of a tool/software that examines the currently loaded add-ons for issues? After running IE with add-ons for a...
Forum: Tutorials 30 Apr 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 33,094
Posted By HandsomeP
Excellent, glad it works that way! It...

Excellent, glad it works that way!

It might be helpful (not sure if I am qualified to make suggestions) for OP to add a note to step 2 of Phase 1 of this tutorial that you may ignore the setting...
Forum: Tutorials 30 Apr 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 33,094
Posted By HandsomeP
Which computer (new vs old) handles which processes?

Great tutorial. Four newbie questions if you will permit me...

1. After wiping the disk (CLEAN ALL), I would need to create a new partition before installing the operating system, is that...
Forum: Virtualization 11 Nov 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,213
Posted By HandsomeP
XP Mode: Software Preview Works On Local Files But Not Files On Win7

This is really rattling my brain. I have an old piece of software (Adobe ImageStyler) that I run in XP Mode. When in XP Mode, if I navigate to files on my Windows 7 hard drive (via tsclient) the...
Forum: Virtualization 01 Nov 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,398
Posted By HandsomeP
Slow tsclient behavior for a particular app

I'm on Windows 7, but I have three old image editors that I run in XP Mode. Two of them work fine within XP Mode, however the third (Adobe Image Styler) chokes in its built in file explorer if I...
Forum: Sound & Audio 20 Oct 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 915
Posted By HandsomeP
OK, this issue seems to have resolved itself....

OK, this issue seems to have resolved itself. Might have had to do with the wrong default playback device being set (right click on the sound icon in the tray).
Forum: Sound & Audio 20 Oct 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 915
Posted By HandsomeP
Speakers + Sound Card + Multimedia Keyboard

When I installed my new computer, I connected my speakers to the onboard audio. Bit of a newbie... So I just connected to them to the sound card output (I'm assuming the quality should be a touch...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,474
Posted By HandsomeP
Yeah, I have Ccleaner installed as well as...

Yeah, I have Ccleaner installed as well as Advanced System Care 4. I'm always afraid to press enter when they find registry entries that they suggest deleting. I dunno, you'd think they have no...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Oct 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,474
Posted By HandsomeP
Happened again, my fix didn't stick. I tried your...

Happened again, my fix didn't stick. I tried your suggestion and clicked on registry entry to restore file associations for .html, but to no avail. The peculiar thing is that there are strange ways...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Oct 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,474
Posted By HandsomeP
Thank you, that looks very interesting. I had...

Thank you, that looks very interesting. I had another idea shortly after the post, I used the same third party app that I used to initially make the changes (Default Programs Editor) to change them...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Oct 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,474
Posted By HandsomeP
Notepad crashes when I perform a Save As followed by Enter key

A few weeks ago I changed the file association for .html files to open with Notepad (instead of IE) and since then I have noticed that often when I perform a Save As action in Notepad (on an .html...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Sep 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 24,333
Posted By HandsomeP
The last few posts were not Norton issues and...

The last few posts were not Norton issues and were solved as follows:

* for the incompatible crlscsi.sys driver that was trying unsuccessfully to load at boot-up/start-up, I used Autoruns to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Sep 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 24,333
Posted By HandsomeP
Norton seems to be ok now and is unrelated to the...

Norton seems to be ok now and is unrelated to the three event view errors, so for the moment I think I'll stick with it (as I have paid for it), although I appreciate your recommendation.

What...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Sep 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 24,333
Posted By HandsomeP
Do you know how to address these three errors...

Do you know how to address these three errors from the Even Viewer error log?

1: Event filter with query "SELECT * FROM __InstanceModificationEvent WITHIN 60 WHERE TargetInstance ISA...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Sep 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 24,333
Posted By HandsomeP
Specs updated.

Specs updated.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Sep 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 24,333
Posted By HandsomeP
OK, I'll try to get those system details updated....

OK, I'll try to get those system details updated. I believe the culprit ended up being NIS 2012. I did a system recently and that seemed to freak Norton out a little. When I uninstalled and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Sep 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 24,333
Posted By HandsomeP
Slow start-up BEFORE login screen

It used to (few days ago) take less than 10 seconds to get to the login screen once the BIOS was finished, now it's taking more like 25 seconds. Since this is pre-login, I assume it has nothing to do...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 7,612
Posted By HandsomeP
Just to specify, I am refering to pre-login...

Just to specify, I am refering to pre-login startup. I don't think any startup programs have a chance to load at that point, I'm thinking it might be more a driver issue? However, I think it might be...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 7,612
Posted By HandsomeP
OK, some good news, basically I did the opposite...

OK, some good news, basically I did the opposite of what was described here:
Tip: Auto-Login Your Windows 7 User Account | Cool Stuff | Channel 9...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 7,612
Posted By HandsomeP
Here's a screenshot

Here's a screenshot
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 7,612
Posted By HandsomeP
When I suggest the possibliity that the "User...

When I suggest the possibliity that the "User must enter a user name and password to use this computer" being unchecked might cause a problem, let me clarify. Originally, there was no password for...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 7,612
Posted By HandsomeP
I CAN log on to both my user account and to the...

I CAN log on to both my user account and to the Administrator account. The problem is how messy the process has become (error messages, not being able to click on an icon showing my user name). I end...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 7,612
Posted By HandsomeP
@legacy7955: I looked up built-in accounts and...

@legacy7955: I looked up built-in accounts and according to:
Enable and Disable the Built-in Administrator Account (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc766343(WS.10).aspx)

"Original...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 7,612
Posted By HandsomeP
Thank you, but enabling/disabling accounts and...

Thank you, but enabling/disabling accounts and setting/changing passwords is not the issue. The problem is that:

* when the built-in Administrator account is disabled, at startup I receive a...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Sep 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 7,612
Posted By HandsomeP
Built-in OEM Administrator Account Issues

I've read the tutorial here on enabling/disabling built-in user accounts, but I'm still in a bit of a jam here. Here's the situation... My computer is two weeks old and the operating system (Windows...
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