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Forum: General Discussion 04 Jul 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By HowardWoodard
Thanks MH. I had run this earlier and it did not...

Thanks MH. I had run this earlier and it did not fix the problem. You provided the key when you said I might have to run it 3 times. I ran it again and, at least so far, I've not seen the error...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jul 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By HowardWoodard
linkinfo.dll is either not designed to run on windows...

My granddaughter has an old homebuilt PC based on the EliteGroup K7S5A motherboard and the AMD 2600+ CPU. With XP becoming obsolete I thought I'd take a shot at installing Windows 7 on it. I took a...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Apr 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 708
Posted By HowardWoodard
Browser partially freezes when outlook.com page is open...

I am on IE 11 and have been since it was released. Also, I open 4 tabs when IE starts, outlook.com being one of them. I've been doing this for a few years.

Starting within the last couple of...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Dec 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By HowardWoodard
Well, it hasn't gone this long without freezing...

Well, it hasn't gone this long without freezing since it started doing it. I'm pretty sure the problem is resolved.

Thanks for all your help and Merry Christmas.

Howard
Redmond, WA

Note:...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Dec 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By HowardWoodard
Thanks for your time and all the good info. I...

Thanks for your time and all the good info. I went out Christmas shopping today and just returned about an hour ago. After getting home I removed N360 and could not get IE to freeze the computer. ...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Dec 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By HowardWoodard
Thanks. I'll follow the steps you describe in...

Thanks. I'll follow the steps you describe in the above note but wanted to respond to your question about how I ran IE without add-ons right away.

I used to be able to start IE without add-ons...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Dec 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By HowardWoodard
I've been pretty sure that creating a new account...

I've been pretty sure that creating a new account would "fix" it but I haven't done that because I don't know what it would tell me if it worked or didn't.

I'd like to know why it is having this...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Dec 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By HowardWoodard
I am using The Norton Security Suite (N360)...

I am using The Norton Security Suite (N360) provided by our cable provider.

As for the icon problem, I'm sorry that I never updated that thread. The icon saver/restorer worked but I didn't want to...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Dec 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By HowardWoodard
IE is freezing my computer for 30-60 sec...

Sometime over the past few months, when using IE [now 11] my computer started randomly and suddenly freezing for about a minute - nothing will free it up - and then just as suddenly it will continue...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Mar 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By HowardWoodard
Thanks Jaycee. You are absolutely right and that...

Thanks Jaycee. You are absolutely right and that would be a good way of re-organizing it but I like it this [non-hierarchical] way. Maybe I'm just a jumbled up kind of person. :)

Hopefully I...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Mar 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By HowardWoodard
Here is the Speccy link:...

Here is the Speccy link: http://speccy.piriform.com/results/dfGSePnGATPu6GF0otNoFTV

Here is my desktop:
Forum: General Discussion 14 Mar 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By HowardWoodard
Yes, I unticked the auto arrange. No sort was...

Yes, I unticked the auto arrange. No sort was selected.

I'll try the speccy tomorrow. That looks like what I was looking for in terms of getting to the bottom of this. I have a pretty powerful...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Mar 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By HowardWoodard
I changed my google search a bit and came up with...

I changed my google search a bit and came up with the following potential solution(s)...

Save desktop icons position and restore when needed in windows 7 - Microsoft Community...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Mar 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By HowardWoodard
Thanks both of you. There used to be a utility...

Thanks both of you. There used to be a utility -- I don't think its been updated since XP, maybe Vista -- that would allow you to save and/or restore the desktop.

I'm interested in what is...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Mar 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By HowardWoodard
Desktop icons play hide and go seek...

I like to keep a lot of my programs on my desktop and I group similar function programs together.

Occasionally my screen will blink, the icons will change to placeholders and then sequentially...
Forum: Drivers 09 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 3,751
Posted By HowardWoodard
Well, the clue was the fact that there were...

Well, the clue was the fact that there were entries for NVIDIA in the Registry's enumeration section that I could not delete. Even though the device had been uninstalled those entries remained.
...
Forum: Drivers 09 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 3,751
Posted By HowardWoodard
Thanks. I am a long time user of Driver Sweeper...

Thanks. I am a long time user of Driver Sweeper which is now Driver Fusion. It did find and remove some entries -- see original post -- but did not solve the problem.

Clearly, whenever Windows...
Forum: Drivers 08 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 3,751
Posted By HowardWoodard
I first tried to update the Realtek driver but it...

I first tried to update the Realtek driver but it said that I already had the latest one. Then I uninstalled it and reinstalled. At first it appeared that it had worked. I had the AMD high def...
Forum: Drivers 08 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 3,751
Posted By HowardWoodard
Can't stop nVidia HD audio driver from loading

This PC is running an ATI Radeon graphics card on an MSI motherboard with an Intel processor.

Recently I removed an NVidia graphics card and replaced it with the current ATI one.

All of the...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Feb 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 724
Posted By HowardWoodard
Windows Live Communications Platform Stopped Working

Just within the past few weeks I've started getting this error occasionally. I've noticed that when it occurs the personal profile picture that usually shows when I am signed it for WL Mail or WL...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Feb 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,330
Posted By HowardWoodard
Heard from google this morning. They said that...

Heard from google this morning. They said that it is a known problem and they are working on it. Don't change your system.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 03 Feb 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,330
Posted By HowardWoodard
Google "More" and "Search Tools" buttons no longer working...

Sometime over the last few weeks Google's "More" drop-down and its "Search Tools" menu items have quit working in IE10. The other buttons that let you select web, images, shopping, etc. still work...
Forum: System Security 31 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,726
Posted By HowardWoodard
Thanks. I don't have any of the programs that...

Thanks. I don't have any of the programs that [might] use a dongle.

I removed it from the firewall, deleted the directory and all of its files, disabled the service and deleted the registry...
Forum: System Security 30 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,726
Posted By HowardWoodard
Why is codemeter from WIBU systems on my system and running?

I was looking at what programs Norton is allowing through the firewall and saw an entry for codemeter (WIBU Systems AG). I checked and it is in my registry as well as being a service that gets...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Dec 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 930
Posted By HowardWoodard
Can't change files' created and modified dates...

I would [almost] swear that I used to be able to click on a file in Windows Explorer and then add or change it's details such as the dates. I may be "misremembering" but I think I could do it at the...
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