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Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Mar 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By urbanspaceman1
Hey mjf, despite keeping my Windows updates...

Hey mjf, despite keeping my Windows updates scrupulously up to date that 'hotfix' fixed the problem. Thank-you.
I've now got the MS software performing correctly plus I have some great new burning...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Mar 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By urbanspaceman1
I downloaded and installed IMGBurn and not only...

I downloaded and installed IMGBurn and not only does it work perfectly but it also allowed me to burn the file as ISO 9660 which is mandatory for my BluRay player firmware upgrade which is what all...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Mar 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By urbanspaceman1
There have never been any problems playing disks....

There have never been any problems playing disks. The problem is with Windows Burn to Disk and also with Roxio Burn Data Disk or Burn Music Disk; maybe others as I've never had need to use anything...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Mar 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By urbanspaceman1
disc burning trouble

Hi Folks. This problem occurred last year when I was trying to burn some data onto a disc using the Windows software: insert a blank CD (TDK) ;open E from My Computer; drag file into window and hit...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Jan 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By urbanspaceman1
Thank-you once again for your help.

Thank-you once again for your help.
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Jan 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By urbanspaceman1
Thank-you that is exactly what I was looking for....

Thank-you that is exactly what I was looking for. I figured it would be there somewhere. If I was sensible and I had the time I would read an instruction manual on W7 although I suspect I would run...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jan 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By urbanspaceman1
what is talking to the internet

Hi Folks. I got rid of Kas13 but I did like the ability to see what was happening with my internet connections. I don't really understand what Ports are what and who should be where and when but I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Dec 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By urbanspaceman1
There's nothing better than a judicious dose of...

There's nothing better than a judicious dose of paranoia. I like a clean machine; but I am permanently aware of the degree of ignorance I display when I'm messing with my system, so I always err on...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Dec 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By urbanspaceman1
yes, thank-you, I used to wonder who was starting...

yes, thank-you, I used to wonder who was starting these services but realised they were semi-automatic.
I mentioned the updates because as far as I am aware, nothing else has changed on my system...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Dec 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By urbanspaceman1
latest Windows critical update issue

I run a very tight ship thanks to you folks and I keep a regular check on my services page to make sure nothing is starting that shouldn't. Consequently, although I don't know what half of them do, I...
Forum: System Security 03 Dec 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By urbanspaceman1
Cryptolocker protection

Hello Folks. My periodical 'Computer Active' is advising the installation of this prevention kit:
CryptoPrevent | Computer Technician - PC Repair Software |Foolish IT LLC...
Forum: Gadgets 26 Nov 2013
Replies: 103
Views: 12,858
Posted By urbanspaceman1
I thought there were improved security features:...

I thought there were improved security features: I was about to go back to 10 until I read about them and decided to stay.

IE11 makes 39% of Web sites more secure by discouraging the use of...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Nov 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 982
Posted By urbanspaceman1
Once again you give us the goods with a lucidity...

Once again you give us the goods with a lucidity that overcomes my inexperience and I greatly appreciate that. Your explanation makes perfect sense and your references cast it in stone. Thank-you...
Forum: Gadgets 20 Nov 2013
Replies: 103
Views: 12,858
Posted By urbanspaceman1
Hi Mooly. Yes, it's running fine now. I still...

Hi Mooly. Yes, it's running fine now. I still hate it, but it works properly at least.
Forum: General Discussion 19 Nov 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 982
Posted By urbanspaceman1
Thank-you LMiller7: again, an insightful and...

Thank-you LMiller7: again, an insightful and comprehensible contribution. I really appreciate your attentions.
Forum: General Discussion 18 Nov 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 982
Posted By urbanspaceman1
Thanks LMiller7. Yes, the mechanics and the...

Thanks LMiller7. Yes, the mechanics and the science behind a lot of my grumblings are well beyond my ken which is why I look to those with knowledge and experience here on this forum. It never even...
Forum: Gadgets 18 Nov 2013
Replies: 103
Views: 12,858
Posted By urbanspaceman1
It looks that way, doesn't it? I am not au-fait...

It looks that way, doesn't it? I am not au-fait with the mechanics of the OS but if there is mitigating science behind it all then it would behove them to explain it; especially to a the sort of...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Nov 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 982
Posted By urbanspaceman1
I suggest you ask Microsoft. How would we...

I suggest you ask Microsoft. How would we know.[/QUOTE]

That was a completely unnecessary and distinctly unfriendly response. If my posts offend you then avoid them please and keep your vitriolic...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Nov 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 982
Posted By urbanspaceman1
As I said in my next sentence: That's a whole new...

As I said in my next sentence: That's a whole new kettle of fish and not for this thread, so I did not need an answer, thank-you very much.
Forum: Gadgets 18 Nov 2013
Replies: 103
Views: 12,858
Posted By urbanspaceman1
Here's a thing: I'm finding that the gadgets are...

Here's a thing: I'm finding that the gadgets are not appearing on about every other log-on and I can't even launch the gadget homepage either. Do a restart and they return. Strangely enough my sticky...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Nov 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 982
Posted By urbanspaceman1
Thanks Folks; I'm obviously mistaken. If the info...

Thanks Folks; I'm obviously mistaken. If the info comes up on mouse hover it can't be far away, why can't they put it in the size column; but that's a whole new kettle of fish I suppose and not for...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Nov 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 982
Posted By urbanspaceman1
Did MS turn off this folder size facility? I'm...

Did MS turn off this folder size facility? I'm sure it was there in XP.
This Freecommander looks very good. Will clashes occur with my Classic Shell and Shell Folder Fix software?
Forum: General Discussion 18 Nov 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 982
Posted By urbanspaceman1
Hello Mr Robot. I do not know where to begin to...

Hello Mr Robot. I do not know where to begin to post a screen shot I'm afraid. Perhaps I can clarify the issue somewhat:
in the size column of Windows Explorer (assuming you have it selected) are...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Nov 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 982
Posted By urbanspaceman1
Size matters

Why do a lot of my folders not display size in the appropriate column? I seem to remember it being constant back on XP.
Forum: Gadgets 16 Nov 2013
Replies: 103
Views: 12,858
Posted By urbanspaceman1
I'm not a regular user of Youtube but...

I'm not a regular user of Youtube but occasionally I will check something out; consequently, I was not unduly upset when it persisted in freezing on the home page. I consider security is more...
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