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Forum: General Discussion 13 Nov 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By pokeefe0001
I tried rebooting, but the folder is still there...

I tried rebooting, but the folder is still there and still undeletable.

Based on other suggestions I found on the web, I tried deleting it running in Safe mode but with no luck. I tried deleting...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Nov 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By pokeefe0001
Need help deleting a corrupted folder

While testing a folder/file security program I've ended up with a folder that cannot be deleted. The folder had been hidden, perhaps encrypted, and (somehow) password protected. It now looks normal...
Forum: Software 11 Nov 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 268
Posted By pokeefe0001
Need help evaluating 2 Everstrike folder protection programs

Ok. Way off-topic for a Windows 7 forum, but I don't know where else to turn.

Does anyone reading this have experience with either Protect Folder or Universal Shield from Everstrike? Both can...
Forum: Microsoft Office 07 Nov 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 6,635
Posted By pokeefe0001
Thank you. I see that disabling automatic...

Thank you. I see that disabling automatic updates in one Office product disabled it in all.


I appreciate your recommendation, but I think I'll ignore it. I'll occasionally manually check for...
Forum: Microsoft Office 06 Nov 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 6,635
Posted By pokeefe0001
How do I disable automatic updates in Office 2013?

I just downloaded and installed Office Home & Student 2013 several hours ago. A few minutes ago "Click-to-Run" ate up all my (very limited) bandwidth for 10-15 minutes. Because of my limited...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By pokeefe0001
The desktop blinks as everything is refreshed,...

The desktop blinks as everything is refreshed, but the big red X stays. (And the drive remains accessible in spite of the X.)
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Nov 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By pokeefe0001
I should probably add that in the list of drives...

I should probably add that in the list of drives shown under Computer, the drive (under Network Location) is not marked as inaccessible - only the the desktop icon is.
Forum: Graphic Cards 01 Nov 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By pokeefe0001
That's the link that got me to the Auto Detect...

That's the link that got me to the Auto Detect and Install utility. That utility did mention the name of the file it was unable to download. I found that file on another AMD web site and downloaded...
Forum: Graphic Cards 01 Nov 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By pokeefe0001
I tried. Their web site's wizard doesn't include...

I tried. Their web site's wizard doesn't include an option for the 4300/4500 series (that I could find) other than the very general categories "Auto Detect and Install" and "Not Sure". I downloaded...
Forum: Graphic Cards 31 Oct 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By pokeefe0001
Where to get driver for Radeon 4300/4500 cards

I'm confused. I have a driver for my Radeon 4350 card dated 4/19/2011. I've seen an number of download sites with significantly more recent drivers, but the AMD download site isn't one of them. ...
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Oct 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By pokeefe0001
Network-accessable-storage incorrectly marked unavailable

I recently installed a small network-accessible-storage drive - a WD MyBookLive. When Windows starts up it seems to take a long time to connect to the drive, and I get an alert saying the drive is...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Oct 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By pokeefe0001
Never mind. Bad ethernet switch. I got a new...

Never mind. Bad ethernet switch. I got a new one and all is fixed.
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Oct 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By pokeefe0001
OT - Problem connection a NAS device to my home LAN

This isn't exactly a Windows7 problem, but I don't know where else to ask it.

I've purchased a small (single 2TB) network assessable storage unit - a Western Digital MyBookLive. I'm having...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 10 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By pokeefe0001
According to the CPUID HWMonitor I haven't gone...

According to the CPUID HWMonitor I haven't gone over 145.26 watts today. I have no idea if the monitor knows what it's talking about, but I don't drive this PC very hard. I'll see what happens when...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 10 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By pokeefe0001
I didn't save the results of the tests - just...

I didn't save the results of the tests - just noted that I didn't get a failure. I'll run the tests again later on and post the results. I'm using HWiNFO64 and CPUID HWMonitor to monitor the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 10 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By pokeefe0001
No, I definitely don't have automatic restart...

No, I definitely don't have automatic restart specified. That was one of the first things I changed when this started happening. In fact I don't get a BSOD at all - just a sudden thump in the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 10 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By pokeefe0001
I've run Furmark until the temperature stabilized...

I've run Furmark until the temperature stabilized - about 20 minutes - and Prime95 for about 30 minutes. I guess I'll give them longer runs but I'm not expecting much since I never really stress my...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 02 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By pokeefe0001
There's a lot more in the attached file than you...

There's a lot more in the attached file than you need - it goes back to last October. As near as I can tell, no records get written for these failures. You can tell one has happened because there...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 02 May 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By pokeefe0001
Intermittent power off

Over the past 2 years my PC has been afflicted with random power off/power on/reboot events. It will go for months without these and then have multiples of the events in a day. (I had 8 of them 3...
Forum: Drivers 01 May 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 4,198
Posted By pokeefe0001
Hmm. It said my chipset driver version is...

Hmm. It said my chipset driver version is "valid" which isn't exactly the same as "current". I'm going to pretend it's close enough.
Forum: Drivers 01 May 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 4,198
Posted By pokeefe0001
Actually, I don't insist on anything about this...

Actually, I don't insist on anything about this problem. I asked for suggestions on the forum run by the place that built my PC and they suggested looking at the drivers since I don't have much to...
Forum: Drivers 01 May 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 4,198
Posted By pokeefe0001
These "crashes" are actually power off/power...

These "crashes" are actually power off/power on/reboot events - no dumps. And it looks like I've had no dumps for any reason since the last time I cleaned them out (several months ago). The...
Forum: Drivers 01 May 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 4,198
Posted By pokeefe0001
Chipset drivers need updating?

A couple years ago I had a PC custom built for me and have had intermittent problems - crashes - every few months (separated by months with no problems). I was recently told I should see if my...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 11 Apr 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,170
Posted By pokeefe0001
Actually, these CDs do have metadata (if that's...

Actually, these CDs do have metadata (if that's the stuff meaningful to Windows). WMP doesn't see it, but explorer sees a directory called "Videos" on (most of) these CDs. The directories are full...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 11 Apr 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,170
Posted By pokeefe0001
Media players and directory structure

I have a set of CDs that provide audio and video samples for a text book. I've copies the CDs to a hard drive but the text refers to the samples by track number and there are no more "tracks" as...
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