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Forum: System Security 12 Aug 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,635
Posted By TBolt
I really appreciate your opinions & advice, guys....

I really appreciate your opinions & advice, guys.

I got my hands on the PC today ... he has so little data & very few programs installed. It just made more sense to me to wipe, reload the OS &...
Forum: System Security 07 Aug 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,635
Posted By TBolt
Thank you, Jacee. I'm making arrangements to get...

Thank you, Jacee. I'm making arrangements to get my hands on the PC next week.

Maybe it'll be easier to wipe the drive & re-install Windows. hehe.

I'll post logs if I go that route.
Forum: System Security 07 Aug 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,635
Posted By TBolt
I just found this in the related threads section....

I just found this in the related threads section. Will try tips in the thread when I get access to the PC.

http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/188630-file-contained-virus-deleted.html
...
Forum: System Security 07 Aug 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,635
Posted By TBolt
IE & Chrome: "__.exe contained a virus and was deleted." FALSE REPORT

Hi all.
I searched through the forum & didn't find any reports like this. A client's employee needed my help remotely via Teamviewer the last 24 hours. Old, old, old Pentium 4 PC running Win 7...
Forum: Software 15 Jul 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 4,782
Posted By TBolt
I take it this issue was resolved once you...

I take it this issue was resolved once you connected it to an external monitor?

I ask because a client of mine contacted me about the same problem. Her family removed the monitor from the...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Feb 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By TBolt
Thank you, gregrocker!

Thank you, gregrocker!
Forum: General Discussion 25 Feb 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By TBolt
Can a 32-bit OS be installed on a machine that had 64-bit OS?

Someone here had a Windows Vista 64-bit OS on their laptop. Gateway never provided the OS on disc, and the son wiped their recovery partition.

This office has only 32-bit Vista. Will it load on...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 09 Oct 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By TBolt
Arc, Those errors were in the dump file,...

Arc,
Those errors were in the dump file, correct?

I see I need to learn how to read dump files (http://windows7themes.net/how-to-open-dmp-files-in-windows-7.html) - WhoCrashed said nothing...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 09 Oct 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By TBolt
I see ... thank you again, Arc! :)

I see ... thank you again, Arc! :)
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 09 Oct 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By TBolt
Also, what information tells you that Avast was...

Also, what information tells you that Avast was choking my network? The 2 PC's on my network were occasionally slow to connect to our Internet service, but beyond that ... we hadn't really noticed a...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 09 Oct 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By TBolt
Arc, Thank you for finding what program was...

Arc,
Thank you for finding what program was causing the problem. I uninstalled Avast & will give MS Security Essentials a try for a while. I also disabled most of the startup programs.

Besides...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 08 Oct 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By TBolt
Win7 was asleep; then, BSOD

Hello & thanks in advance for your input!

I have attached my SF_Diagnostic_Tool file, per instructions. This is the first BSOD I've seen on this PC.

My laptop was asleep & unplugged. ...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Aug 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 813
Posted By TBolt
file record ... unreadable; weird partitioning

(sorry for the long-ish story)

A couple days ago, I decided to do some spring cleaning; wiped my drive and reloaded Win7 on the primary HDD. Everything seemed okay until earlier today -- I...
Forum: Virtualization 22 Feb 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,171
Posted By TBolt
Thank you for the links, guys! (Now I see...

Thank you for the links, guys!

(Now I see Win 8 Forums in Tapatalk, on my phone. Didn't find it last night.)
Forum: Virtualization 22 Feb 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,171
Posted By TBolt
That's encouraging.

That's encouraging.
Forum: Virtualization 22 Feb 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,171
Posted By TBolt
Win 8 in VMware?

Do you guys expect Win 8 consumer preview to work in VMware? Or, some other virtual desktop?

Anxious to give the OS a try. Thanks.
Forum: Chillout Room 18 Aug 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,222
Posted By TBolt
Thank you, arkhi!

Thank you, arkhi!
Forum: Chillout Room 18 Aug 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,222
Posted By TBolt
Cool. I figured I'd hear from someone with...

Cool. I figured I'd hear from someone with experience. Much appreciated.
Forum: Chillout Room 18 Aug 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,222
Posted By TBolt
Thank you, Sub! I should be fine with 1TB or...

Thank you, Sub! I should be fine with 1TB or less, then. Cool.
Forum: Chillout Room 18 Aug 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,222
Posted By TBolt
WinXP - max hard drive size?

Please excuse the WinXP question - I didn't see a link to an 'XP' forum at the bottom of this site; so, I figured I'd post here real quick.

Google results give conflicting answers. Can anyone...
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Jun 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By TBolt
You guys were right. The Win7 sticker was a bit...

You guys were right. The Win7 sticker was a bit worn, and I had one digit wrong.

In case anyone else has this issue, don't get bounced around at Microsoft Support like I did. Call 800-642-7676...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Jun 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By TBolt
MS support gave me a number to call tomorrow...

MS support gave me a number to call tomorrow (800-642-7676). They may help me get Windows activated (crossing fingers).

Thank you.
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Jun 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By TBolt
Okay. Her PC came with Win 7 Home Premium...

Okay.
Her PC came with Win 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
I am using my Win 7 Home Premium 64-bit CD - the only difference being that I purchased it with a student discount.

So, it ought to work. ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Jun 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By TBolt
I can't use any Win7 CD to reload the OS?

Hi all. Long story short...my cousin's hard drive failed. Installed a new hard drive & wrote down the Win7 product key that appears on the sticker (the sticker is worn, but I'm confident I have the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 15 Sep 2010
Replies: 1,092
Views: 134,597
Posted By TBolt
After surfing some news sites with IE9, I admit...

After surfing some news sites with IE9, I admit that I like it. The tiny bar at the bottom of the browser is a nice touch -- really makes me feel like I'm seeing more. :)
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