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Forum: BSOD Help and Support 16 Jul 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By tuscanguy
Vinny, thanks again. I had Hotspot Shield some...

Vinny, thanks again. I had Hotspot Shield some time ago but have already uninstalled it. I am using (but not right now) Witopia VPN to surf certain sites.
I will run the proposed checks asap and...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 16 Jul 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By tuscanguy
Well, after the shock I separated my "infected"...

Well, after the shock I separated my "infected" laptop from the LAN, downloaded tdsskiller.exe to the other PC, then disconnected both from the web and reconnected the laptop to the LAN.

Then...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 15 Jul 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By tuscanguy
While doing the first steps, something strange...

While doing the first steps, something strange and somehow frightening happened.
I ran Malwarebytes which found only one item, a registry entry marked as "PUM" (possibly unwanted modification) with...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 15 Jul 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By tuscanguy
Thank you Vinny, I will try it all. I did not...

Thank you Vinny, I will try it all.
I did not think I have a virus because Avast had not detected any while running under Windows.
But last night I ran a scan on start-up and Avast discovered this:...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 Jul 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By tuscanguy
Intermittent BSOD, diag says ataport is culprit

Recently I am getting more and more frequently BSODs which nearly always indicate
"Probably caused by : ataport.SYS". My laptop is a SAMSUNG NP300V4A running Win 7 home premium 64 bit and uses a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Jul 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,335
Posted By tuscanguy
Thanks for all replies. I restored to the...

Thanks for all replies. I restored to the previous state.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Jul 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,335
Posted By tuscanguy
I hoped to learn something more. The source was...

I hoped to learn something more. The source was Techrepublic. I have no doubt this is a valuable source but perhaps my abilities to use it are not sufficient.
I had set a restore point but hoped I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Jul 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,335
Posted By tuscanguy
Save as in downloads does not work

Today I tried some tweaks to make my new win 7 laptop a bit faster. According to som tech advice I stopped some services and changed some settings.
Now when I try to download a program, the "save...
Forum: Virtualization 15 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,518
Posted By tuscanguy
I have attached a screen shot. My OS is in...

I have attached a screen shot. My OS is in spanish, so the top radio button says "ninguno" instead of "none".
Right click on the virtual machine, select configuration, then select one of the 3 hard...
Forum: Virtualization 14 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,518
Posted By tuscanguy
Finally I got it. All the time I had...

Finally I got it.

All the time I had overlooked the possibility to select "None" in the configuration menu of the virtual disks. If you select "none" for disk 2 and 3, the VM won't look for them...
Forum: Virtualization 14 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,518
Posted By tuscanguy
I went a bit with trial and error as I did not...

I went a bit with trial and error as I did not want to waste much time reading all the manual.
So I installed first the VM in the default folder which is in the same partition C: as the Windows 7...
Forum: Virtualization 14 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,518
Posted By tuscanguy
I did this, but when I tried to open VM after...

I did this, but when I tried to open VM after that I got an error message saying that VM cannot open because a VD is missing. In order to avoid this I had to create another file of the same name,...
Forum: Virtualization 14 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,518
Posted By tuscanguy
Given that I did not receive a fast answer, I...

Given that I did not receive a fast answer, I simply tried to eliminate the file representing the virtual disk. After this the VM did not open any more and I received the error message that the...
Forum: Virtualization 14 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,518
Posted By tuscanguy
How do I eliminate a virtual disk in a virtual machine?

Instead of using XP mode which is not available in Windows 7 Home Premium, I installed a virtual machine and installed Windows XP prof from an installation DVD.
My HD has three partions, two of...
Forum: Microsoft Office 01 Jul 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 8,869
Posted By tuscanguy
Thank you very much. There may have been a...

Thank you very much.
There may have been a problem with the disc, I installed 2007 from another disk and it works fine.
Forum: Microsoft Office 27 Jun 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 8,869
Posted By tuscanguy
Cannot install Office 2010 in Windows 7

A few days ago I bought an ASUS notebook with Win 7 Home Premium and Office 2010 Starter preinstalled, after my old laptop had gone to hell.

When I tried to install the Office 2010 from the dvd...
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