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Forum: General Discussion 12 Sep 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By sbuxman
Can i upgrade??

Hi everyone,

I purchased an older, but loaded HP Special Edition laptop to both help the seller with some $$$ and treat myself to a laptop that I once helped rid of a virus...I was so impressed...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Mar 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By sbuxman
Below is exactly what I received before my first...

Below is exactly what I received before my first post. I felt that it was incredibly coincidental because I was still in the process of drafting my post and hadn't been on this site for over 3...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Mar 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By sbuxman
How to proceed with a BSOD battery of tests as...

How to proceed with a BSOD battery of tests as explained in the section of that forum.
Forum: General Discussion 30 Mar 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By sbuxman
I never download mail to my system; rather,...

I never download mail to my system; rather, what's on gmail's servers is what I see when I open my gmail account. Occasionally I'll download a safe file that's been attached to the mail, but only...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Mar 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By sbuxman
Thanks for the reply... I use gmail...not...

Thanks for the reply...

I use gmail...not sure what you mean when you ask if I "go out" to my ISP? Verizon FIOS is my ISP. I have malwarebytes and MSE, but might they also be infected if...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Mar 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By sbuxman
System hijacked??

My notebook has the 11.6" display, and here are the overall specs:

Acer Aspire 1410 v0.3117
Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (build 7601)
Install Language: English (United States)
System...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Mar 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By sbuxman
System restart in sleep

My notebook has the 11.6" display, and here are the overall specs:

Acer Aspire 1410 v0.3117
Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (build 7601)
Install Language: English (United States)
System...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Feb 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By sbuxman
I meant that (it appears) the dreaded whitesmoke...

I meant that (it appears) the dreaded whitesmoke toolbar is gone!

Happy Day!

sbuxman
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Feb 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By sbuxman
Maybe I've actually rid my system of the toolbar...

Maybe I've actually rid my system of the toolbar after all. I'll keep an eye on it.

Thank you!

sbuxman
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Feb 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By sbuxman
I'm suspicious of three entries in the taskmgr: ...

I'm suspicious of three entries in the taskmgr:

CCC.exe Catalyst Control Center: Host application

csrss.exe 10,344K

HOM.exe Catalyst Control Center: monitoring program

Especially...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Feb 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By sbuxman
Thank you. The external IP address obtained...

Thank you.

The external IP address obtained using your Google recommendation is exactly the same as that displayed in the "sent from__________" notation in the password reset request, so I feel a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Feb 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By sbuxman
Ip address skepticism

Hi,

I'm posting in this forum because time may be of the essence. Also, I had previously set up a My Info so readers of my threads could see everything about my system going in, without me having...
Forum: System Security 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By sbuxman
Disinfection Precaution

First, I hope my system specs have loaded as I've just completed the tutorial here in IE9...love it.

I've received and clicked on a FWD link from a friend. She's had trouble in the past with...
Forum: System Security 08 Jan 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,924
Posted By sbuxman
Activation successful :) Thanks again, Greg....

Activation successful :)

Thanks again, Greg. Your tutorials are T.H.E. Best.

sbuxman
Forum: System Security 08 Jan 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,924
Posted By sbuxman
Sorry, yes, there is a COA sticker on the bottom...

Sorry, yes, there is a COA sticker on the bottom of the laptop. No, in my haste I did not enter the product key inscribed on that sticker. That's my mistake.

The version of Win 7 Home Premium...
Forum: System Security 08 Jan 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,924
Posted By sbuxman
No, I entered a product key from a Win 7 upgrade...

No, I entered a product key from a Win 7 upgrade disk I had received from a software store in Orange County, CA. The owner no longer has any media that may have come with his laptop. Am I...
Forum: System Security 08 Jan 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,924
Posted By sbuxman
After such a long time since I started this...

After such a long time since I started this thread, I've finally put my hands on the owner's system again and 1) run the MCADIAG .exe file and 2) followed the posting instructions. Below are the...
Forum: System Security 29 Dec 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,924
Posted By sbuxman
I'll have my hands on it tomorrow latest as I've...

I'll have my hands on it tomorrow latest as I've already missed the opportunity to have him bring it to work today...

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Forum: System Security 29 Dec 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,924
Posted By sbuxman
WOW, then let me check back over the media I...

WOW, then let me check back over the media I used, because I know it worked just fine for the last clean install you walked me through, and there was never a problem with activation : )

Thanks.
Forum: System Security 29 Dec 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,924
Posted By sbuxman
The key was on a 6-installation license I've used...

The key was on a 6-installation license I've used in the past, but I'll still perform the MGADiag report and then post back here.

Thanks.

sbuxman
Forum: System Security 29 Dec 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,924
Posted By sbuxman
I know I entered the CD key, but not sure about...

I know I entered the CD key, but not sure about this: "did you go to Start---Control Panel--- System and at the very bottom it should say "windows is not activated" So I'll get my hands on the...
Forum: System Security 29 Dec 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,924
Posted By sbuxman
Microsoft Security Essentials

Hewlett-Packard HP G62 Notebook PC Windows 7 Home Premium (x64) (build 7600)
Install Language: English (United States)
System Locale: English (United States)
Installed: 10/28/2010 2:12:10 AM ...
Forum: Tutorials 18 Nov 2012
Replies: 83
Views: 373,937
Posted By sbuxman
Yes, perfectly fine, all of the above correct and...

Yes, perfectly fine, all of the above correct and complete -- and I agree with you: what if, after all the trouble (IF it had worked), files that Danny tried to use again were tainted from one or...
Forum: Tutorials 18 Nov 2012
Replies: 83
Views: 373,937
Posted By sbuxman
The F drive in the Compaq in the first screenshot...

The F drive in the Compaq in the first screenshot is what was created in a different Win7 clean installation with a 32-bit installer, in fact it's the drive in the former computer from the first...
Forum: Tutorials 18 Nov 2012
Replies: 83
Views: 373,937
Posted By sbuxman
FWIW, I also remember something else that...

FWIW, I also remember something else that happened as installation was beginning:

I was asked to identify into which partition I wanted to create the new installation. I had remembered reading...
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