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Forum: Software 12 May 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By papilio
Bingo!! Thank you Neutron16, made my day times...

Bingo!! Thank you Neutron16, made my day times ten! :)
Forum: Software 12 May 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By papilio
Sorry, I believe we must be too (once past a...

Sorry, I believe we must be too (once past a certain point)! :)

So here's my Google Start Page/Speed Dial (as they're loosely described by many). You may notice, for instance, I've put my own...
Forum: Software 12 May 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By papilio
Thanks Neutron16. The only actual problem I've...

Thanks Neutron16. The only actual problem I've been seeing (and not just since I've had it among my pinned apps tabs, in my experience Google has always behaved this way via Speed Dial pages) is...
Forum: Software 12 May 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By papilio
HTML help with Speed Dialer?

Hi,

Not sure if this is the appropriate forum, apologies if not, but hopefully this will not be a terribly tough one to answer. At least I wouldn't have thought so, though the several versions...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 30 Mar 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,978
Posted By papilio
Windows update, Silverlight, failing to install

This is a fairly recent problem, Updates (incl. SP1) and Silverlight (Netflix won't run without installing the most recent version of it) are failing to install. I've followed MS's "Try all these"...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Mar 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,207
Posted By papilio
lol, you're right, I can't believe how they fill...

lol, you're right, I can't believe how they fill my junkbox!
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Mar 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,207
Posted By papilio
Thanks roncerr, you're right of course, that...

Thanks roncerr, you're right of course, that gives me https all the way through. Still not getting the avatar photo but I'm guessing that's a Windows Live thing -- anyway, that in itself was not...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Mar 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,207
Posted By papilio
username@msn.com security

Hi,

Can someone tell me which pages I see while logging on to my msn.com email page are supposed to be secure (https)? Even when I begin from the MSN page (http) linked from a Google search for...
Forum: System Security 01 Oct 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,758
Posted By papilio
Well done! This is just the kind of stuff I keep...

Well done! This is just the kind of stuff I keep hoping to find -- it will take me a while to read through it but so far it looks fascinating. (I think that, concerning computer and software...
Forum: System Security 30 Sep 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,758
Posted By papilio
I like Zonealarm but I like Comodo too, so I'll...

I like Zonealarm but I like Comodo too, so I'll happily make the switch you recommend, on both computers.

Considering the absence of the computrace setting in the BIOS (even if not inherent on the...
Forum: System Security 30 Sep 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,758
Posted By papilio
karlsnooks, thank you for the link, I did give it...

karlsnooks, thank you for the link, I did give it a shot, but just as madtownidiot has been saying it didn't bring back the missing setting.


Lemur, thanks, that's a great freeware utility! ...
Forum: System Security 30 Sep 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,758
Posted By papilio
Thanks madtownidiot, I'd heard the same about...

Thanks madtownidiot, I'd heard the same about Dell and their BIOS fixations -- I suppose the reason I'd never even taken the time to learn how, though for the most part I'm very comfortable working...
Forum: System Security 29 Sep 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,758
Posted By papilio
Thanks again everyone! I first wanted to make a...

Thanks again everyone! I first wanted to make a custom Ubuntu live CD with Remastersys (more useful I think and a bit quicker than ghosting with Clonezilla). I had installed Win7 on Ubuntu with...
Forum: System Security 29 Sep 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,758
Posted By papilio
Thanks Lemur! I'll check that out right away and...

Thanks Lemur! I'll check that out right away and post results.
Forum: System Security 29 Sep 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,758
Posted By papilio
Can I get rid of a mystery partition?

I'd been struggling for months to get rid of a malware infection on my Dell XPS 410, I went through the removal drill on 3 different security forums, each time being pronounced clean at the end, and...
Forum: System Security 20 Sep 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 5,071
Posted By papilio
Minimum services needed for internet access?

I'm wondering which minimum services are required for internet access, and also how those should be filtered. svchost.exe I'd suppose, my browser (Firefox), the proxy as I understand (though do I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Sep 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,974
Posted By papilio
Thanks derekimo.

Thanks derekimo.
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Sep 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,974
Posted By papilio
Thanks guys -- I'll give it a try, nothing to...

Thanks guys -- I'll give it a try, nothing to lose I suppose!
papilio

ps. I've forgotten how I did it last time -- how does one indicate the posts which have helped to resolve the problem. I'd...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Sep 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,974
Posted By papilio
Generic Win7 vs. OEM disc for clean install?

Hi,

I thought that I had posted this last night, but no sign of it, so I'm thinking that I must have just taken a look at the preview and forgotten to submit -- sorry Mods, if this is a duplicate...
Forum: Software 21 Jul 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,063
Posted By papilio
Win Live Messenger -- no event sounds

Hello all,

This is a problem I've had for about a year, just upgraded to Win 7 from XP about three months ago, same problem. I didn't install WLM on Win 7 until about a week ago, the trouble...
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