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Forum: System Security 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By DavidE
In Task Scheduler Enable All Tasks History ...

In Task Scheduler Enable All Tasks History

There should be scheduled tasks for MSE scheduled scans and updating.
I don't use MSE now, so i don't know the path to these tasks.
NirSoft...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By DavidE
If you haven't already done this, Now that you...

If you haven't already done this,
Now that you have the W7 ISO, create a bootable DVD or flash stick.
Then you can test that the bootable media works.

You don't have to run anything, and can...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By DavidE
I don't know what to suggest to clean up your...

I don't know what to suggest to clean up your drives/partitions :(
You might want to look for a XP support site to help with this.

Normally i would suggest moving the boot code to the E...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By DavidE
You booted XP and it has the G drive letter. Is...

You booted XP and it has the G drive letter.
Is that correct ?

When you installed Win 7, did you start the Win 7 install from within XP (while XP was running) ?
When installing an OS it's best...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By DavidE
Post a maximized/resized screen print of Disk...

Post a maximized/resized screen print of Disk Management so all info is displayed using these instructions:
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/274797-disk-management-post-screen-capture-image.html...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By DavidE
The key you see in Belarc Advisor is the OEM-SLP...

The key you see in Belarc Advisor is the OEM-SLP key.
You can not do a clean reinstall using that key.
It is a generic key used on thousands of PC's from the PC manufacturer.
It is used with...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Day Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By DavidE
You don't need a key to DOWNLOAD the ISO with the...

You don't need a key to DOWNLOAD the ISO with the Heidoc ISO Downloader.
You do need a key to activate Windows, the OEM-COA key will work with a clean reinstall.
Do you have a COA sticker with a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By DavidE
Here is a tutorial for using the Windows built-in...

Here is a tutorial for using the Windows built-in utility to restore an image:
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/675-system-image-recovery.html
Read through it, it might help.

I don't use the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By DavidE
WOW :shock: How much RAM do you have ? If...

WOW :shock:
How much RAM do you have ?

If you don't use hibernate you can disable it with this elevated CMD:
powercfg -h off...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By DavidE
Run WizTree to see where your space is being...

Run WizTree to see where your space is being used.
They have a Portable ZIP available, no installation needed.
Antibody Software - WizTree finds the files and folders using the most disk space on...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By DavidE
You probably can't download the ISO from that...

You probably can't download the ISO from that site using a pre-installed OEM key.

You can try using the ISO Downloader available from Heidoc here:...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By DavidE
Installing optional update KB3172605 fixes WU...

Installing optional update KB3172605 fixes WU performance issues for many people.
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3172605
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By DavidE
You can do a search for windows xp ahci and find...

You can do a search for windows xp ahci and find many articles about this.
Here is one article explaining how to change XP from IDE to AHCI without re-installing:
How To Change Disk Controller...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By DavidE
What AntiVirus program do you use ? Are you...

What AntiVirus program do you use ?
Are you using any security programs that might be blocking you from downloading ?

I just tested downloading KB3020369 with Palemoon and IE and didn't have any...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By DavidE
MS has made a mess of windows updates imho. If...

MS has made a mess of windows updates imho.
If i did a clean install of W7 SP1 now, i would install
KB3020369 (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3020369)
KB3172605...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 3 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By DavidE
Here is the link to gregrocker's tutorial: ...

Here is the link to gregrocker's tutorial:
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/219487-clean-reinstall-factory-oem-windows-7-a.html

I don't see specific notes for Toshiba in the tutorial.
Forum: Drivers 3 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By DavidE
Can you use the keyboard when the PC is booting...

Can you use the keyboard when the PC is booting to get into BIOS/UEFI setup ?
If you can't, i don't think a driver update will help.
You might consider doing a BIOS reset to see if that fixes using...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By DavidE
You can try a Repair Install to see if it will...

You can try a Repair Install to see if it will fix your problems and keep your installed programs.
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/3413-repair-install.html

Use cloning or imaging to transfer...
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By DavidE
If another PC/OS or User deleted files/folders on...

If another PC/OS or User deleted files/folders on a drive i don't believe you (the current user) will have permission (by default) to delete that data from the recycle bin.

Is it possible the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,171
Posted By DavidE
Let us know what you find out about this Chris....

Let us know what you find out about this Chris. :)
If you're right about needing KB3161608 for this update, then the KB3172605 Prerequisites info is wrong.
I can't test it, i am fully updated...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 6 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 944
Posted By DavidE
I installed it via Windows Update and so far no...

I installed it via Windows Update and so far no problems here with Office 2010 Excel and Word.
Thanks Mike for letting me know about this update :thumbsup:
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 6 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 944
Posted By DavidE
Thanks Mike, I just booted Win 7 and Windows...

Thanks Mike,
I just booted Win 7 and Windows Update has KB3172605 available for me.
I'm going to create a backup image, install it, and see how it goes.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 6 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 944
Posted By DavidE
Thrashzone just posted in another thread there is...

Thrashzone just posted in another thread there is a new update to replace KB3161608 with fixes.
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3172605
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 6 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 944
Posted By DavidE
Do you use EMET ? If you do, disable Office in...

Do you use EMET ?
If you do, disable Office in EMET and see if that helps.
I see one of the fixes in this rollup update is to fix an issue with Office 2010 and EMET.

fwiw, I have this update...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,171
Posted By DavidE
Install KB3161608, it has a fix for Windows...

Install KB3161608, it has a fix for Windows Update Client
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3161608
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