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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
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Posted By gogreen
Updates installation procedure

For some time now, I don't remember when this started, when there is a slew of updates for Windows, about half of them are installed OK and the rest fail. I then let Windows try again, the updates...
Forum: Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By gogreen
I'm not sure if I'd call this thread solved, but...

I'm not sure if I'd call this thread solved, but here's what I've done to decrease the blurriness. Perhaps my procedures can help others.

First, I turned my 24-inch monitor to a vertical position...
Forum: Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By gogreen
I work in a music notation program called...

I work in a music notation program called "Finale." The music pages contain many hidden designations for playback that don't appear in the printed music. For this reason, I print to PDF first before...
Forum: Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By gogreen
For the movies I'm making, I'm creating PDFs...

For the movies I'm making, I'm creating PDFs first, then making .png files from the PDFs. I see a difference in the .png files that I render and those that are rendered in online services--the ones...
Forum: Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By gogreen
Thanks to all for the ideas. Here's why I...

Thanks to all for the ideas.

Here's why I asked.


I'm working in Windows Move maker Version 2012, Build 16.4.3528.0331, and version 6.0.

I'm a music composer. I want to create movies...
Forum: Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By gogreen
Increase snipping tool png resolution

Is there a way to increase the snipping tool's resolution of .png files?

Thanks.
Forum: Customization 30 Oct 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By gogreen
Information on hover

When I hover the cursor on a WAV file icon, for one file type, the information that appears includes item type, size and length. How do I change what kind of information appears when I hover the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Oct 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By gogreen
Thank you , Ztruker. Now I have the txt file, but...

Thank you , Ztruker. Now I have the txt file, but it's a jumble to me. Can you point me to a tutorial on how to interpret the file entries? Or is it best just to Google some and see what I get?
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Oct 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By gogreen
CBS.log file: Getting a usable txt file and interpreting the file

First, what does "CBS" mean in cbs.log?

Does the cbs.log file show only errors? I create a cbs.log file a lot, so if there are errors, I'd like to correct them. However, my computer seems to...
Forum: Tutorials 17 Aug 2013
Replies: 1,642
Views: 3,968,749
Posted By gogreen
Repair Install Ruminations

I recently had to do a repair install to fix many problems with Windows Update, so I created a bootable repair installation disk and followed the tutorial "How to Do a Repair Install to Fix Windows...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Aug 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 4,110
Posted By gogreen
The repair install seems to have worked well, and...

The repair install seems to have worked well, and everything appears to be back to normal. Unless I discover something horrible, I have returned completely to the realm of happy camperdom. :)

I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Aug 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 4,110
Posted By gogreen
OK, Noel. Thank you for your help with this...

OK, Noel. Thank you for your help with this problem! I'll take any questions on the repair installation to the Installation & Setup Forum. Thanks again!

Art
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Aug 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 4,110
Posted By gogreen
OK, a repair install. :( The link in the...

OK, a repair install. :(

The link in the tutorial shows these bootable options, but how do I know which one is right for me? The repair install will be for a Dell laptop, XPS L502X, which I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Aug 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 4,110
Posted By gogreen
"Ouch" is not good in dentists' offices and in...

"Ouch" is not good in dentists' offices and in computers. :eek:

Requested files are attached.

Thank you, Noel.

Art
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Aug 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 4,110
Posted By gogreen
Thank you, Noel. I ran chkdsk and found no...

Thank you, Noel. I ran chkdsk and found no errors. I ran CheckSUR--I've attached the two log files it produced. Thanks again.

Art
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Aug 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 4,110
Posted By gogreen
OK, Noel. Here is the CBS.zip file. The error...

OK, Noel. Here is the CBS.zip file. The error screen shot appears in post #3.

Thanks.

Art
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Aug 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 4,110
Posted By gogreen
Noel: Thank you for directing me to the posting...

Noel: Thank you for directing me to the posting instructions. Attached is a new screenshot of the error code, but I get a 500 internal server error warning when I try to upload the CBS.zip file. It's...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Aug 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 4,110
Posted By gogreen
Error 800705AA

Windows Update shows 49 updates failing. I'm getting Error code 800705AA. Windows tells me to install new Windows Update software, but the error prevents my doing so.

The internal Windows...
Forum: Sound & Audio 13 Aug 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 821
Posted By gogreen
Figured it out--I think. I hope. I had just...

Figured it out--I think. I hope. I had just updated my Dropbox installation. Seems like the sound was telling me that the Initio default controller driver was out of date, so I updated it. The sound...
Forum: Sound & Audio 13 Aug 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 821
Posted By gogreen
Sound won't stop

Turned on my speakers only to hear a sound that wouldn't stop. It's the sound, or similar to the sound, that indicates I've turned on a device. Restart doesn't stop it. Never had this problem before....
Forum: Customization 04 Aug 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By gogreen
"Change Height" did the trick. Thanks.

"Change Height" did the trick. Thanks.
Forum: Customization 03 Aug 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By gogreen
I see one can customize the start menu, add and...

I see one can customize the start menu, add and remove programs, but how do I adjust the start menu's size? I see nothing in the control panel or in the start menu part of the start menu that allows...
Forum: Customization 25 Jul 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By gogreen
Thanks, boobah. That took care of the problem.

Thanks, boobah. That took care of the problem.
Forum: Customization 24 Jul 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By gogreen
How do I prevent programs that I use from...

How do I prevent programs that I use from appearing in the start menu? Programs I use seem automatically to be pinned to the start menu. I'd like my start menu to include only programs that I so...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jul 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,675
Posted By gogreen
Compressed (zipped) folder problem?

When I right-click a 13.2 MB MP3 file and send it to a compressed (zipped) folder, the compressed folder is 13.1 MB--pretty much the same size as the original document. Shouldn't there be more...
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