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Forum: Browsers & Mail 30 Apr 2014
Replies: 769
Views: 1,261,269
Posted By WildWilly
I think this was the last time (27 Jul 2012) I...

I think this was the last time (27 Jul 2012) I complained about the protected mode problem. Not that it had gone away, just that I had lost the energy to keep complaining or even checking whether...
Forum: Tutorials 29 Jun 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 130,253
Posted By WildWilly
This may be partially relevant to what Coucou has...

This may be partially relevant to what Coucou has mentioned. A handful of times I have Resumed my system from Hibernate and I have found that my Local Area Connection Shortcut in the Start Menu...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Apr 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By WildWilly
Scared? Oh I've done much scarier things than...

Scared? Oh I've done much scarier things than this. No, I am, as I said, tired of chasing this. It has gone beyond the point of diminishing returns for me. It's like system updates that don't...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Apr 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By WildWilly
OK Robo. I am officially now surrendering. I am...

OK Robo. I am officially now surrendering. I am not messing with this any further. This tail has wagged this dog quite long enough. I hardly ever encounter a use for Silverlight. I thought I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Apr 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By WildWilly
Hey Robo. Thanks for keeping an eye on this. ...

Hey Robo. Thanks for keeping an eye on this.

I ran sfc /verifyonly because there's something . . . I think it's the Start Menu icon . . . that I modified that makes some sort of allegedly...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Apr 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By WildWilly
Thanks for responding, Robo. I tried the...

Thanks for responding, Robo.

I tried the link you posted. It looks the same as the one I got going through Firefox's own process for checking for updated plugins. I downloaded the .exe offered...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Apr 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By WildWilly
Silverlight 5.1.20125.0 plugin for Firefox needs a disc?

Before posting this, I searched on what I thought was relevant keywords & found nothing relevant in the way of answers among the 129 results I got. So I hope this isn't a duplicate or something that...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 15 Jan 2013
Replies: 769
Views: 1,261,269
Posted By WildWilly
It was nice while it lasted. After a couple of...

It was nice while it lasted. After a couple of hours, it just quit acting like that. It has reverted to its old behavior, which is that even if you don't explicitly exit full screen mode, switching...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 14 Jan 2013
Replies: 769
Views: 1,261,269
Posted By WildWilly
I got this version earlier today (had to reboot...

I got this version earlier today (had to reboot after applying some maintenance & it appeared). I am keeping half an eye on the Austalian Open Tennis. That means I've got 4 live streams coming in...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 Nov 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 4,920
Posted By WildWilly
Well here it is 5 months later. A couple of...

Well here it is 5 months later. A couple of weeks ago, MS pushed out a boatload of updates, including a few to .NET. With some trepidation, I allowed them to go ahead & attempt to install. My...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Jul 2012
Replies: 769
Views: 1,261,269
Posted By WildWilly
Call me a broken record. I still have to disable...

Call me a broken record. I still have to disable protected mode.

I have a fast way of checking for updates to Flash without saving a bookmark of my own or navigating from links posted here.

1....
Forum: Browsers & Mail 20 Jul 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 3,740
Posted By WildWilly
Flash Video Replacer Extension for Firefox - no good

I'm not sure this is quite the right place to be posting this. I tried posting feedback to the Firefox Add-ons & Extensions web site but it wouldn't let me sign in. I do intend to try there again...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 769
Views: 1,261,269
Posted By WildWilly
No change for me on the Protected Mode front. I...

No change for me on the Protected Mode front. I still have to run with Protected Mode disabled.
Forum: Software 27 Jun 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 46,571
Posted By WildWilly
Bless you bless you a thousand times bless you! ...

Bless you bless you a thousand times bless you!

I have been running a beta version of IBM Lotus Symphony on my system. (That is IBM's implementation of the Open Office standard, essentially a...
Forum: Tutorials 27 Jun 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 130,253
Posted By WildWilly
At step 4, where Shawn says to right click &...

At step 4, where Shawn says to right click & create a Shortcut, I just did something else instead. I dragged the icon to my Startup folder on the Start Menu. Not quite the question this Tutorial...
Forum: Customization 27 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,897
Posted By WildWilly
:banghead: I don't believe I didn't find...

:banghead:

I don't believe I didn't find that Tutorial. I searched through a few dozen Tutorials before I posted this question. Clearly, my technique is lacking. Thank you for the pointer.
...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Jun 2012
Replies: 769
Views: 1,261,269
Posted By WildWilly
Oh. Duh. :doh: Now I get it. I do indeed have...

Oh. Duh. :doh: Now I get it. I do indeed have 5 items listed as enabled in the Plugins related to Real Player. Only the item RealPlayer Browser Record Plugin (listed in Extensions -- yeah, I...
Forum: Customization 26 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,897
Posted By WildWilly
Local Area Connection Status -- able to autostart?

There is an object called Local Area Connection Status. It is located in Control Panel -> Network and Internet -> Network and Sharing Center in the section below the title "View your active...
Forum: Customization 26 Jun 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 3,981
Posted By WildWilly
Windows Parental Controls -- possible to remove or disable?

I've found a bunch of Tutorials explaining how to turn things on & off inside the Parental Controls. Since I'm the only user of this computer, I'm wondering if it's possible to just turn the entire...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Jun 2012
Replies: 769
Views: 1,261,269
Posted By WildWilly
I have not encountered the Real Player Record...

I have not encountered the Real Player Record whatchamacallit problem. The first I knew I even had that was when the Mozilla folks pushed out an automatic update that disabled the thing a couple of...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Jun 2012
Replies: 769
Views: 1,261,269
Posted By WildWilly
That's a different issue, Jim. That has to do...

That's a different issue, Jim. That has to do with a conflict between RealPlayer & Flash. I don't know if I ever had the conflict because the first I knew of it was the day a FFx update got...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 22 Jun 2012
Replies: 769
Views: 1,261,269
Posted By WildWilly
It still requires that you have the line that...

It still requires that you have the line that reads:

ProtectedMode=0

in the file mms.cfg in directory %windir%\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash for 64-bit W7 (%windir%\system32\macromed\flash for 32-bit...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jun 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 3,754
Posted By WildWilly
Thanks guys. Between both your responses, I've...

Thanks guys. Between both your responses, I've got a better idea of what MMC is about. The comments on the Tutorials you (Shawn) pointed me to and the idea you (DoubleD) put forward that it is...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jun 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 3,754
Posted By WildWilly
Microsoft Management Console

Hi Shawn. Somebody told me today that Microsoft Management Console was something cool that I should look at. So I looked at it. It appears you launch it by opening a Command Prompt (I suppose it...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Jun 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 3,636
Posted By WildWilly
I have just posted on thread ...

I have just posted on thread

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/222862-net-updates-fail-install-error-800b0100-80070308-a.html

Rather than duplicate that here, let's consider...
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