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Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,380
Posted By soho1
*cough* COOLNESS? *cough* Really? REALLY!? Maybe...

*cough* COOLNESS? *cough* Really? REALLY!? Maybe 20+ years ago that word applied (to Microsoft).

I DO however like the choreography in the commercials. Generally, I attribute that coolness to the...
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 93
Views: 3,741
Posted By soho1
Sidebar: Piracy is bad. Besides, it just makes...

Sidebar: Piracy is bad. Besides, it just makes our lives harder with crappy safeguards.

This has been a fun read. No worries, as it will probably take another 10 years for the CIOs of bigger...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By soho1
Yeah, a little more clarity would help. ...

Yeah, a little more clarity would help.

Welcome to the forums!
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By soho1
Problem MOVING files across drive letters.

I have a problem when I am moving files via explorer from one drive to another (right click, MOVE) and while the file copies, it appears to remain in the source directory. If I move a file to the...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By soho1
Yes, running the Windows Repair (All-in-one)...

Yes, running the Windows Repair (All-in-one) utility you suggested with the options you suggested solved the problem. Thanks again!
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By soho1
Sounds like you cannot get far enough to even...

Sounds like you cannot get far enough to even safe boot (F8). Can you take the drive out and use it as an external drive to another PC? On the second PC you could check the file system and software...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By soho1
Brilliant! It worked! Windows Update...

Brilliant! It worked!

Windows Update service error 1607 and related 0x80080005 problems SOLVED.

All Windows Updates are now being reapplied.

Thank you for helping me to get this system...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By soho1
Well, that was fast. Results of the "restore...

Well, that was fast. Results of the "restore Windows Services":

Log:
System Variables
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OS: Windows 7 Starter...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By soho1
PROGRESS of sorts... Having rebooted, the...

PROGRESS of sorts...

Having rebooted, the Windows Update service is indeed running. I am trying a Windows Update. The laptop is now running like mud.

It is checking for updates, but also...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By soho1
Prior to the planned reboot, in my [previous post...

Prior to the planned reboot, in my [previous post of a few minutes ago, I ran this and got the following results:

Windows Defender:
==============
WinDefend Service is not running. Checking...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By soho1
Thanks, I started the checks and backups and got...

Thanks, I started the checks and backups and got a few hours sleep. This morning I ran the "repair windows updates". Note that at the end of some or all of the pop-up windows that did thing like...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By soho1
Cannot run windows update service error 1067 - NOW SOLVED

I have a small windows 7 laptop used only by one person for their email. In the last few days, updates stopped working. Currently, the Windows update service is stopped and will not start. It tries,...
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By soho1
Hey, .01 x 400 million copies of windows in the...

Hey, .01 x 400 million copies of windows in the world? That's 4 million XP users!

Actually, I have some floppies around here somewhere. I should setup a box again. :devil: Virtual of course!
...
Forum: Microsoft Office 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By soho1
I just took a new job. Like this guy: Dilbert...

I just took a new job. Like this guy: Dilbert comic strip for 01/25/2007. (http://dilbert.com/strips/comic/2007-01-25/)
Forum: Microsoft Office 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By soho1
Having run the Office products since before it...

Having run the Office products since before it was a suite called Office, I like 2010. 2013 has some funkiness to it. I have that too, but choose not to use it.
Forum: Microsoft Office 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By soho1
:party: OK, after extensively searching for...

:party: OK, after extensively searching for answers, I found that selecting anything other than "Install updates automatically (recommended)" can affect the validation check. So, basically, you are...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By soho1
Isn't this why companies form separate legal...

Isn't this why companies form separate legal entities overseas? Or should.
Forum: Microsoft Office 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By soho1
Office Authentication Problem :@

A week or so ago, I started getting occasional messages about the validity of my Microsoft products. I do not have a copy of each prompt, though I will make every effort to capture them in the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By soho1
COMCAST, in rare honesty, just admitted to...

COMCAST, in rare honesty, just admitted to problems on their network corresponding to each of my problem dates and times from the 28th of June to the 3rd of August.

I will just leave it at that.
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By soho1
For your amusement, here are some interesting...

For your amusement, here are some interesting clips from the router log:

Dec 31 18:00:08 kernel: Physically mapped flash: CFI does not contain boot bank location. Assuming top.
Dec 31 18:00:08...
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By soho1
I was under the impression that I could not...

I was under the impression that I could not downgrade, as the router was issuing a complaint message (did not capture it) about trying to load a file less than the most current BIOS. However, on a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By soho1
RT-N66U and Windows not playing well together recently

I recently upgraded my ASUS RT-N66U router firmware and since then have had a number of problems. I cannot say that the firmware is the culprit for sure, as a number of software programs have come...
Forum: Microsoft Office 20 Jul 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 338
Posted By soho1
Need fix for Excel - Data range too complex - really? REALLY!?

I am trying to plot two columns of data, 13000 points each. Instead, excel plots only about 1400 points, that's only 10% of my data.

If I right click the data in the graph and Select Data Source,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Jul 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 401
Posted By soho1
How can I reduce the timeout to identify network devices?

99.9% of the time opening COMPUTER on the desktop to show my drives and shares, it will open instantly (N ms response time). However, there are times when I left a drive mapped, but unplugged the...
Forum: Microsoft Office 04 Jul 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 517
Posted By soho1
After working with the Microsoft community, I...

After working with the Microsoft community, I found that uninstalling, re-installing and updating Office resolved the problem.
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