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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Feb 2015
Replies: 7
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Posted By Vincenzo
OK thanks, I'll read it through.

OK thanks, I'll read it through.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Feb 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By Vincenzo
But I guess it is installed. Previously SP1 was...

But I guess it is installed. Previously SP1 was the only update available. Now it presents 188 updates.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Feb 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By Vincenzo
Yes, that screen says Service Pack 1. It just...

Yes, that screen says Service Pack 1. It just seems odd the way it seemed locked up, yet now it says it is installed.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Feb 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By Vincenzo
An odd thing seems to be going on. After the last...

An odd thing seems to be going on. After the last go round at this, when it was stuck at 75% for three hours, I cancelled it and told it to shut down. Then it said it was installing an update. When I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Feb 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By Vincenzo
I don't think it is a problem with the disc, I've...

I don't think it is a problem with the disc, I've used it several times before on other machines. I can't remember for sure where i got it, it is legitimate, i think from Digital River maybe. Not...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Feb 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By Vincenzo
Cannot boot to Windows installation disc

I have a Win 7 installation disc that I burned from the downloaded iso, I've used it several times on other computers. But this HP laptop will not boot from it, after the boot selection screen I just...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Feb 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By Vincenzo
Cannot install SP1

I restored my HP laptop to factory image. Windows Update comes up with SP1 and 9 other updates. I installed the other updates, reboot, then install SP1 KB976932, which oddly shows as only 13 MB....
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Dec 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By Vincenzo
Since I've installed Firefox on this computer, my...

Since I've installed Firefox on this computer, my friend has been happy and doesn't really care that IE can't download, so I've not had a chance to try the no add-ons mode or clean boot. When I do I...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Dec 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By Vincenzo
IE cannot download anything

When I try to download any files, when it shows the choices of Run, Save or Save As, clicking any of them produces no change, the choices remain on the screen.

The IE version is the latest one...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Sep 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Vincenzo
In the Device Manager, select View and then...

In the Device Manager, select View and then select Devices By Connection.[/QUOTE]

My friend took that old Dell back, but I tested this out on a newer computer, and View Devices By Connection...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 15 Sep 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By Vincenzo
I only had this computer for the weekend, my...

I only had this computer for the weekend, my friend has taken it back now. If I get it back I'll post back here. Thanks
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Sep 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By Vincenzo
I created a Standard user account and ran it from...

I created a Standard user account and ran it from there, still not creating the file. Thanks
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Sep 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By Vincenzo
My friend has this set up with an administrator...

My friend has this set up with an administrator account, no spaces in the user name.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Sep 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By Vincenzo
It is creating dmp files, I have looked at them...

It is creating dmp files, I have looked at them with BlueScreenViewer. And the collector apps indicate that they are collecting correctly and that they have finished and put the file/folder on the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Sep 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By Vincenzo
Log collector apps do not work

I am trying to collect the log info for posting here, but neither DM log collector or SF Diagnostic tool will work. They both run to completion, and say the file is on the Desktop, but the file is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Sep 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Vincenzo
OK thanks for the info. I've tested the ports,...

OK thanks for the info. I've tested the ports, they do all seem to have usb 2.0 speed. But isn't there a way to go into device manager and see, for instance, which port has the Western Digital...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Sep 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Vincenzo
I've done that but can't see how to tell which...

I've done that but can't see how to tell which physical ports on the computer are the Enhanced ones.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Sep 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Vincenzo
It's a Dell Inspiron 530S looking it up online...

It's a Dell Inspiron 530S looking it up online has not produced any info on the usb ports for me.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Sep 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Vincenzo
Which ports are USB 2.0?

On an older computer that has a mix of USB 2.0 and USB 1 ports, is there a way to tell which is which? I seem to remember reading once you could connect a device to a port and look in Device Manager...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 01 May 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 847
Posted By Vincenzo
Can't access webmail with IE10

My friend's Win 7 computer running IE10 suddenly stopped being able to access Yahoo mail. He can get to the Yahoo home page, but when he clicks on the Mail icon, then the screen goes blank, and in...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By Vincenzo
OK thanks for the ideas. I'll make sure he has...

OK thanks for the ideas. I'll make sure he has current backups before doing anything else. Thanks
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By Vincenzo
Not getting Windows updates

My friend's Windows 7 computer was set to only notify when updates were available, he was then installing after reviewing them. I noticed in his history that he had not gotten the December or January...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Nov 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By Vincenzo
From the reading I've done, I've gotten the...

From the reading I've done, I've gotten the impression that CryptoLocker can only encrypt files on drives that are visible and accessible from the user account that was in use when the computer was...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Nov 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By Vincenzo
My goal is to make a folder inaccessible to the...

My goal is to make a folder inaccessible to the user account that is used for everyday computing, as protection in case the Cryptolocker virus infects it. (I plan to have an extra backup run to that...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Nov 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By Vincenzo
Folder and file permissions

I want to set up a folder that only the administrator that created it can access. I've done a bit of research but can't seem to find the right way to do this. Any help appreciated. Thanks
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