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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Sep 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 13,610
Posted By salvinorum
All traces of it are gone already, but thanx for...

All traces of it are gone already, but thanx for that link, future use perhaps.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Sep 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 13,610
Posted By salvinorum
FF asked to install the latest Adobe Flash...

FF asked to install the latest Adobe Flash update, and when I did, it installed the McAffee automatically, I could not uncheck it and it installed simultaneously there is nothing I could do, I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Sep 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 13,610
Posted By salvinorum
Thanx for the idea, but I always have MBAM...

Thanx for the idea, but I always have MBAM installed and running, it did not report anything and a full scan shows everything is good. I don't know what happened, but something did about a week ago,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Sep 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 13,610
Posted By salvinorum
Never mind, it appears to have fixed itself, now...

Never mind, it appears to have fixed itself, now everything works as normal, except..

For some reason, I can no longer run Avast or Windows Defender, when I try to turn them on, it says ACCESS...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Sep 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 13,610
Posted By salvinorum
Wow, thank you! No, the same thing does not...

Wow, thank you! No, the same thing does not happen, I finally have access to the advanced system properties again! When I right click on the My Computer and properties, from there I can access...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Sep 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 13,610
Posted By salvinorum
I'm running that now, but what does that do? ...

I'm running that now, but what does that do?

No ideas on what could cause my SYSTEM window not to exist anymore? I can't access the window or anything that exists in the window (for example,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Sep 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 4,697
Posted By salvinorum
Basically, all of a sudden, the keyboard and...

Basically, all of a sudden, the keyboard and mouse start acting as if the CONTROL button on the kb was constantly pushed down, held indefinitely. Somehow by romping on the shift and control keys...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Sep 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 4,697
Posted By salvinorum
It's not the keyboard or mouse, this has been...

It's not the keyboard or mouse, this has been happening for years, on other windows versions as well, so I think it is sticky keys or something like that, gestures. How do I control that? Turn it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Sep 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 13,610
Posted By salvinorum
can't access SYSTEM in control panel

All of a sudden, I can't access the SYSTEM window under control panel or from anywhere else, and anything within system I cannot access either, when I click on SYSTEM in control panel, nothing...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Sep 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 4,697
Posted By salvinorum
keyboard problems periodically.. hotkey?

This has been happening for years, but I never figured out what it is, but now this is the third time in a week, and this time it doesn't go away with a reboot so I want to know exactly what's up.
...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Aug 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,280
Posted By salvinorum
link "default program" over-ride

Is it possible to make a link on the desktop, or elsewhere, and when opened, to open it with a specific program rather then the default?

Specifically, I use FF as my default browser, but I would...
Forum: Customization 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,481
Posted By salvinorum
thanx a mil

thanx a mil
Forum: Customization 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,481
Posted By salvinorum
monitor control shortcut

I know about desktop shortcuts for shutdown and restart, useful, and i also have screensaver icons, but what i really need is a shortcut that when i double click the icon, the monitor goes into...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jun 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,856
Posted By salvinorum
It was just a mistake of installing a program...

It was just a mistake of installing a program which I just wanted to try and got from an iffy source, I usually do not do that, but I am also very familiar with viruses/trojans as I used to collect...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jun 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,856
Posted By salvinorum
Thanx, I'll keep that around just in case, I also...

Thanx, I'll keep that around just in case, I also have a bunch of recovery discs such as PE Builder and Boot Utils, Hiren's boot cd, etc. Anyhow, I went with your advice and got Malwarebytes, and...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jun 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,856
Posted By salvinorum
I can't believe how tough this little virus is. ...

I can't believe how tough this little virus is. It's still coming back, after I found it via avast and deleted all traced, and cleaned the registry, it keeps coming back. Sometimes it takes hours,...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jun 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,856
Posted By salvinorum
Yeah, it was, a pretty serious one. Amazing that...

Yeah, it was, a pretty serious one. Amazing that it was embedded into Quicktime, especially one off download.com, how is that possible. Anyhow, got rid of it via avast and registry clean, so no...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,856
Posted By salvinorum
wwc.exe and wwd.exe omg!!

What are those?

I installed Apple Quicktime (perhaps idiotically), but since then, my network is going nuts! Over 1MB/s is being downloaded, and when I go to resource monitor under network, those...
Forum: Software 08 Mar 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 32,655
Posted By salvinorum
Care to list some proggies out there that are...

Care to list some proggies out there that are better then TUU? I told you already I use Windows 7 Manager, which has many tools, but what are you talking about exactly?
Forum: General Discussion 18 Feb 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 16,029
Posted By salvinorum
I may just not run an AV. I have 5 computers...

I may just not run an AV. I have 5 computers running 24/7, for about 20 years now, and I have never had a virus, and I've never run anti-virus software. I think AV software is largely for newbs and...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 16,029
Posted By salvinorum
Man its running awesome now.. Physical mem never...

Man its running awesome now.. Physical mem never goes above 1.5GB usage, virtual mem never above 2GB comit, and MODIFIED mem which is the one I had the probs with never goes above 50MB!! The system...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 16,029
Posted By salvinorum
Well, its fixed for now. I have begun the slow...

Well, its fixed for now. I have begun the slow process of bringing programs back one by one, and waiting a long time between each, and so far, all have passed. I think I'm pretty much done, the...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Feb 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 16,029
Posted By salvinorum
UPDATE!! Some good news, at last. Memtest and...

UPDATE!! Some good news, at last. Memtest and Malwarebytes did not find anything wrong. I finally lost my mind and decided to try one last thing before I reinstall windows completely. I decided...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Feb 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 16,029
Posted By salvinorum
Just got home from the auto show to find my...

Just got home from the auto show to find my laptop crashed completely, still running but with monitor off, and nothing would bring the screen up. Reset it and its fine now, but obviously this is a...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Feb 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 16,029
Posted By salvinorum
Ok I just woke up the laptop around an hour ago,...

Ok I just woke up the laptop around an hour ago, and did some web surfing and skype talking before checking the resource monitor.

And, while the Modified memory is hovering about 360MB (a big...
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