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Forum: System Security 4 Days Ago
Replies: 930
Views: 120,328
Posted By zapp22
here's a little chum in the waters; Note...

here's a little chum in the waters;
Note carefully what the writer/editor says about "never having seen".... it got my attention.
its xp, but ....
XP Users Can Still Get Effective Antivirus...
Forum: System Security 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 930
Views: 120,328
Posted By zapp22
as said b4 by myself and others, in the current...

as said b4 by myself and others, in the current climate and as PC's become extinct [thanks to microsoft and the bloatware-inviting vendors], there is no "antimalware" that works, though 2 things can...
Forum: Graphic Cards 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By zapp22
AMD Overdrive function missing from CCC. How to fix?

anyone know this?
on a AMD APU-based laptop [I have three at the moment] I really need that function working so I can configure Presets/Profiles to pre-empt the Display Driver timeout problem...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Jun 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 365
Posted By zapp22
IE11 Hangs on First Run... CPU utilization @ 25% .. Every time

HI friends this is for a windows 7 Home Premium x64 system [HP/CPQ Elite, i3 etc ]
I've been chasing down and fixing several Windows 7 issues with this system.
One that remains is this: on a fresh...
Forum: Graphic Cards 08 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By zapp22
I'm thinking that the real issue is that the fan...

I'm thinking that the real issue is that the fan itself is noisy - if it would rotate at something like 30% it would have a tone that isn't so noticeable - probably the fan isnt going to have a long...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By zapp22
I did that but, as others in other posts/threads...

I did that but, as others in other posts/threads have noted, no matter what I tweak, the result is the same. MSI-A reports the nominal spin as being 65% of max - I cannot vouch for that but...
Forum: Graphic Cards 05 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By zapp22
Nvidia driver 'pegs' fan 100%. 620 GT

gang how do I stop this annoyance? have a EVGA Geforce 620 GT card in a DC7900. card is nice and quiet like my evga 630 gt in an identical system, UNTIL windows fully loads up and the NVIDIA driver...
Forum: Graphic Cards 18 May 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 121,312
Posted By zapp22
first, just to say "Thank You" for those who...

first, just to say "Thank You" for those who contributed excellent solutions to this issue I just encountered - not on my system but one I put in for someone else. But have a question and want to...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 May 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By zapp22
thx AG. I had seen a few similar issues in...

thx AG.
I had seen a few similar issues in threads on MS tech sites, but no satisfactory answers. I guess if there were a rash of these I would see more traffic. I use time-warner email acct...
Forum: System Security 09 May 2014
Replies: 930
Views: 120,328
Posted By zapp22
as I said in my last post, I think this category...

as I said in my last post, I think this category is dead, or at best 'on life support'. someone mentioned above the weakening of "AV Suites". duh. they don't work. Most of them always were spammy...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 09 May 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By zapp22
"Live Mail" Deleted messages return to Inbox a year later

Wondering if any of you have seen this oddity? :sarc:
My working theory is to blame MS ... haha - my guess being that a general update of Live Essentials/Live-Mail caused the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Apr 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By zapp22
from chasing a lot of threads on the subject, I...

from chasing a lot of threads on the subject, I come to exactly the opposite conclusion.
its a stubborn issue for sure because it fools the 2nd line support people at the vendors and they call the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Apr 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By zapp22
Touchpad Trackpad inoperable after sleep

Guys I see hundreds of posts on this old and aggravating topic with totally guesswork "answers" from Microsoft, help forums, including this one. There has to be an answer, right?

BTW this seems...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Apr 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By zapp22
actually it was on the generic ps/2 mouse driver...

actually it was on the generic ps/2 mouse driver when it bombed. I don't like some of the behavior of the ultranav driver... trying to turn everything annoying off and haven't quite succeeded.
so,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Apr 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By zapp22
Fresh install: Touchpad pointer lost after sleep. randomly.

Guys I've been using this little Thinkpad x120e for years: I can't find a replacement that does as much as well :geek:.
I just did a fresh install of win7 x64 home premium on a new samsung 840 pro...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Apr 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By zapp22
gracias Mad!

gracias Mad!
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Apr 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By zapp22
3rd party Disk Diags tool? which best?

gang I have an unusual situation I can't explain: an ordinary HP desktop, good quality, that black-screened a couple weeks ago and left little hints about what the cause was. I'll have to sift...
Forum: System Security 01 Apr 2014
Replies: 930
Views: 120,328
Posted By zapp22
I just took in and repaired an Acer desktop. ...

I just took in and repaired an Acer desktop.
this was used by very careful, responsible adults that don't fool with the pc all day.
it had the latest/greatest Paid Kaspersky suite... whatever its...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Mar 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By zapp22
looks pretty good. you were right in that its a...

looks pretty good. you were right in that its a smoother path to work with the all-users settings. the other path is full of potholes.
one thing that wasn't clear in the tutorial was the...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Mar 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By zapp22
thanks to both. i'll go to work. let you know

thanks to both.
i'll go to work. let you know
Forum: General Discussion 27 Mar 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By zapp22
How to recover Start>Programs Shortcuts, Accessories, ETC

gang I recoved a system from a nasty ZA infection. Runs well, in fact spectacularly well, but the residual damage is the loss of visibility of programs. All of the builtin programs like System...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Mar 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By zapp22
thank you for asking. no, I worked around it by...

thank you for asking.
no, I worked around it by changing the input devices and setting the Power profile to the least conservative... high performance all the way. only the vid goes night-night. ...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Mar 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 700
Posted By zapp22
Carbonite, VSS problems, Failed SSL request, Black screen

Guys I would appreciate any experience you have to share re: this.
Business system [law] working fine until a few days ago when user experienced a sudden Black Screen, could not get display...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By zapp22
not. anyway... Not sure how I missed this...

not.

anyway... Not sure how I missed this on previous searches - the answer
Wake On Lan | Free System Administration software downloads at SourceForge.net...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By zapp22
spam?

spam?
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