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Forum: System Security 4 Minutes Ago
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Posted By richc46
Avast is free and rated as one of the best. I...

Avast is free and rated as one of the best. I would stay with Avast.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By richc46
A common problem with AV. An AV is scattered...

A common problem with AV. An AV is scattered throughout the computer. To remove try the removal tool
Service articles (http://support.kaspersky.com/common/service.aspx?el=1464)
Start by making a...
Forum: System Security 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 639
Views: 32,427
Posted By richc46
I do not think that is their intent at the...

I do not think that is their intent at the present time. Its just protection if things change drastically, money wise, for them in the future.
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 293
Posted By richc46
Glad that you got it sorted.

Glad that you got it sorted.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By richc46
You may want to start by taking the folders out...

You may want to start by taking the folders out of hiding.
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/394-hidden-files-folders-show-hide.html
Forum: Browsers & Mail 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 456
Posted By richc46
Use of System Recovery should not have any...

Use of System Recovery should not have any effects that would cause the computer not to work properly.
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Day Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 293
Posted By richc46
I am not saying that you should do this, but...

I am not saying that you should do this, but rather it is what I would do.
Back up all your stuff
We can get you a Windows 7 SP1 ISO. You can reinstall, if you have a valid Key Number
You must...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Day Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 293
Posted By richc46
Forget the back up. Download and make an image...

Forget the back up. Download and make an image once a month with Macrium Reflect. If you ever have a problem, big or small, use the back up. You will be back exactly where you were when you made the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Day Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 293
Posted By richc46
Chuck, your final analysis was still correct, it...

Chuck, your final analysis was still correct, it IS best to back it up first.
You are 100% correct for image restore, I was talking about system restore which is different.
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Day Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 293
Posted By richc46
A BSOD is a Blue Screen of Death. When you are on...

A BSOD is a Blue Screen of Death. When you are on your computer, the Screen will turn blue.
An image restore will bring everything back to a certain point in time. Everything will be the way it was...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By richc46
Then Crystal is picking up errors not picked up...

Then Crystal is picking up errors not picked up by chkdsk. Chkdsk looks for only certain errors.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By richc46
Once you get a bad rating, there is nothing that...

Once you get a bad rating, there is nothing that can be done, except hope that you back up before the hard drive dies. Once you get backed up you can make a check disk
In step 4 be sure to check...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By richc46
I will answer in simple terms. The drive marked...

I will answer in simple terms. The drive marked bad must be backed up. You may lose your stuff at any time
The drives that show caution are not quite as bad, but again it may fail. Backup your stuff...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 456
Posted By richc46
Download and try this software. It will stop pop...

Download and try this software. It will stop pop ups of ads
https://toolslib.net/downloads/viewdownload/1-adwcleaner/
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 456
Posted By richc46
Follow procedure to make Firefox default browser ...

Follow procedure to make Firefox default browser
After you follow procedure, see if problem persists
If it does one answer, can be seen in this article. Some websites open
IE, even if not the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 456
Posted By richc46
Check it to be totally sure and then report back.

Check it to be totally sure and then report back.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 456
Posted By richc46
Did you select IE as the default browser? ...

Did you select IE as the default browser?
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/make-ie-default-browser#ie=ie-11-win-7
Even if you did not, make sure that it is not the default.
Forum: System Security 3 Days Ago
Replies: 639
Views: 32,427
Posted By richc46
Excellent advice. I do the same thing. It would...

Excellent advice. I do the same thing. It would be foolish to use an image that is infected.
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By richc46
You can download SP1, but all updates after that...

You can download SP1, but all updates after that must be downloaded.
After it is installed, you will have to use a valid key number.
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/servicepack.aspx
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 263
Posted By richc46
Try in safe mode and report back Also run an...

Try in safe mode and report back
Also run an antivirus scan
Download and run a full scan with malwarebytes.
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 263
Posted By richc46
This should be an easy one to fix. Follow the...

This should be an easy one to fix. Follow the clean boot procedure. Then put the software back one by one. You can then tell, when the computer boots slow, again, which one is causing the problem....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By richc46
This great tut will help ...

This great tut will help
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/11728-optimize-windows-7-a.html
Here is a post from one of our highly respected members...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By richc46
The best way for any install is ALWAYS a clean...

The best way for any install is ALWAYS a clean install. Believe me you will have less problems and headaches than an upgrade. It would be worth your while to reinstall your software.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By richc46
I would move them out of the Outbox and delete or...

I would move them out of the Outbox and delete or just move to another folder.
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By richc46
This information from Dell will give you the...

This information from Dell will give you the information that you need
Restoring Your Computer´s Software to the Factory Settings for Windows Vista | Dell US...
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