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Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Nov 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By macnab
Raw sockets not working

The app uses raw sockets to access data on the Internet. This is failing. Also fails using a raw socket to access localhost.
SABnzbd works outputting to localhost, so I presume it doesn't use a raw...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Nov 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By macnab
I read that about Comodo. In the first place, I...

I read that about Comodo. In the first place, I have been doing Windows updates for years with Comodo installed. In the second Place, I tries with Comodo disabled. Enabled Comodo again because that...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Nov 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By macnab
Update exits after a few secnods

Just done repair install (it wouldn't open raw sockets.)
Running I get told to install new Update Software. If I click Install now I get Windows could not search for updates error.
Does this mean...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Nov 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By macnab
That might have worked, but what I did was remove...

That might have worked, but what I did was remove it from the list of Windows features. Then add it to the list of features again. Lo and behold, it was there. :)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Nov 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By macnab
@logicearth. Makes sense. Which means that...

@logicearth. Makes sense.

Which means that an app that monitors installs is the best way to go.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Nov 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By macnab
Having read the article, it seems that none of...

Having read the article, it seems that none of the uninstallers look at the AppData entries. Maybe it is too dangerous to do automatic deletions there.
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Nov 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By macnab
Tried that. Typing freec in the search-box...

Tried that.
Typing freec in the search-box yields NO results.
It is NOT available. It works if you are an administrator, but not if you are a user.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Nov 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By macnab
Uninstall and Appdata

Even with using Revo I have seen that the entries under <user>\AppData\Roaming\whatever are not removed.

This is inconvenient, to say the least, when trying to do various schemes of backup and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Nov 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By macnab
Why can't I find Freecell as a standard user

Working on th principal that you shouldn't connect to the Internet as an administrator:
I have added a Standard User account.
(What a job to get anything working. Somewhere along the line there is...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Nov 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 489
Posted By macnab
Browser sees site, app doesn't

This may be related to my localhost problem in the post just below this.
The app needs to get the latest files from terrascenery.googlecode.com.
It doesn't manage it. Log file says no such file or...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Nov 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By macnab
localhost not found

This is my flight-sim trying to create a socket. Having seen a previous post (which dried up) I don't know how to check if anything is already using local host.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Nov 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By macnab
I'll just be careful. But it would be nice to...

I'll just be careful. But it would be nice to have a way to remove USB devices from the list.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Nov 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By macnab
I am trying to avoid "accidentally" having the...

I am trying to avoid "accidentally" having the mouse-pointer move to the wrong drive just before I click.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Nov 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By macnab
:) Staring point: What do you want to do?

:)
Staring point: What do you want to do?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Nov 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By macnab
I use Safely remove to eject a backup HDD to plug...

I use Safely remove to eject a backup HDD to plug in the next one. If I don't have my flash-drive and my modem in the list I won't accidentally eject them.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Nov 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By macnab
@Icit2lol. This just "removes" the device after...

@Icit2lol. This just "removes" the device after you have Safely removed it.
@Lady Fitzgerald. You need to know which ports to "remove" from the list. In my case I have 6 SATA ports. It is port 0...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Nov 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By macnab
Actually, that is the way I handled my SATA...

Actually, that is the way I handled my SATA drives, although I got the info elsewhere.
Had a look around there and tried the "Capabilities" route, but that does not work. Didn't work with the SATA...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Nov 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By macnab
Got all the SATA ports working as I want them to....

Got all the SATA ports working as I want them to. Now I am asking about USB ports. I want my Internet Modem and ReadyBoost flash-drive removed from the list.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Nov 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By macnab
Stop USB devices from being in "Safely remove" list

I can stop all my internal AHCI drives from showing up in "Safely remove" list by seting TreatAsInternalPort to true.

Now only my hot-swap drive shows up, so I won't accidentally eject the wrong...
Forum: Software 06 Nov 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By macnab
Actually, no, I am installing calibre. It is a...

Actually, no, I am installing calibre. It is a book database.
But contacting Riverbank is not a bad idea.
Forum: Software 06 Nov 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By macnab
Something stops PyQt from installing?!

I don't know if anyone has any ideas. I have been using the app calibre for years. It uses PyQt. I have been using the Edit Book feature ever since it was implemented.
Now it returns the error...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Oct 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 625
Posted By macnab
Your answer made me check a few things. And...

Your answer made me check a few things. And think.

I have 5 HDDs, a DVD writer and a set of SATA cables that hang out the box for quick plugging and unplugging the backup drives. (I have a backup...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Oct 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 625
Posted By macnab
Why does Device Manager say my SATA HDD is SCSI

The particular HDD is a Samsung HD103SI. This is a SATA drive. It is connected with a SATA cable. My PC doesn't have any SCSI ports.

But Device Manager - Disk Drives lists it as SAMSUNG HD103SI...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Oct 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By macnab
Don't know why I didn't look at Device Manager...

Don't know why I didn't look at Device Manager first. :o
Re-installing the driver worked, thanks.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Oct 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By macnab
Windows only half sees my phone

Connected via USB. The phone says it is connected via USB. In Explorer, if I select Computer, I see Nokia Phone Browser together with all the other devices.
However, the Phone Browser doesn't do...
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