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Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By GEWB
It's a ruse - read ALL of the fine print. ...

It's a ruse - read ALL of the fine print.

(Doesn't apply to Windows 7 machines.)

Regards,
GEWB
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1,578
Posted By GEWB
Not a good sign. Did you view it all the...

Not a good sign.

Did you view it all the way to the end file marker?

Regards,
GEWB
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 5,116
Posted By GEWB
Tried it for 10 months (a fair shot) and in the...

Tried it for 10 months (a fair shot) and in the end I hated it. I still have one Win10 install as a VM just to open it every couple months to remind me just how much I hate it.

(Posted from Linux...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By GEWB
Depends on how important the user files are to...

Depends on how important the user files are to save. Do some search/research to find a live Linux version that has AV to clean Windows - I know it's out there.

Regards,
GEWB
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 5,116
Posted By GEWB
Soooo, does "Do not notify me again" mean "Go...

Soooo, does "Do not notify me again" mean "Go ahead and install Win10 as I approve and don't need another notification"?

Why don't I trust Microsoft anymore? Hmm, let me count the reasons....
...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By GEWB
Depends on the infection. Some infect specific...

Depends on the infection. Some infect specific file types so those would need to be cleaned up first.

I use a bootable DVD with Linux and AV programs to do the clean up then copy the files to a...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1,578
Posted By GEWB
If it is a small file, try using a HEX editor....

If it is a small file, try using a HEX editor. You will be able to see the available text then create a new text file in Notepad.

Other option is to learn the structure of text files and rebuild...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 684
Posted By GEWB
I've been getting their calls twice a day this...

I've been getting their calls twice a day this week. Now they ask for my wife by name! Anyway, I enjoy playing with them until they hang up.

Regards,
GEWB
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Jun 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,003
Posted By GEWB
Correct, not OS caused. Does it present any...

Correct, not OS caused.

Does it present any problem other than a longer boot time?

Regards,
GEWB
Forum: Microsoft Office 13 Jun 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,935
Posted By GEWB
Hello Alphaprint - I have one question: why?...

Hello Alphaprint -

I have one question: why?

Really - why are you doing that? HTML email is a pain and "iffy" at that. Good thing you don't email me as I have my email client set to PLAIN TEXT...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Jun 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By GEWB
I've used Clonezilla for years: Clonezilla -...

I've used Clonezilla for years:

Clonezilla - About (http://clonezilla.org/)

Regards,
GEWB
Forum: News 13 Jun 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By GEWB
So, will LI members who use Linux have to install...

So, will LI members who use Linux have to install Windows 10 spyware/malware to use LI? Will all LI members be proactively assigned a Microsft Live account in order to log into LI?

Inquiring minds...
Forum: News 12 Jun 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,206
Posted By GEWB
Great move by the IT guy, get everybody on the...

Great move by the IT guy, get everybody on the best version of Windows.[/QUOTE]

Right up until the time the company accounting software no longer works because of Win10 and nobody can get a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Jun 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,003
Posted By GEWB
Go into the BIOS setup. Under Power Management...

Go into the BIOS setup.
Under Power Management set the Power Loading to ENABLED.
Save & Exit the BIOS setup.


Let us know what happens.

Regards,
GEWB
Forum: General Discussion 31 May 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By GEWB
I don't see it, TBH. [/QUOTE] Smile,...

I don't see it, TBH. [/QUOTE]

Smile, acknowledge the complements and say "Thank you, I'll be here all week!" :grouphug::grouphug::grouphug:
Forum: General Discussion 30 May 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By GEWB
Alphaniner, you have to admit your first reply IS...

Alphaniner, you have to admit your first reply IS funny!

Regards,
GEWB
Forum: General Discussion 30 May 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By GEWB
Good work - thanks for posting how you fixed it. ...

Good work - thanks for posting how you fixed it.

Be sure to mark your thread as SOLVED.

Regards,
GEWB
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 May 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By GEWB
Have you tried to create one large partition?...

Have you tried to create one large partition? Right now everything is unassigned. Try to create one large partition and see what happens.

Regards,
GEWB
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 May 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By GEWB
Did you initialize as GPT instead of MBR? ...

Did you initialize as GPT instead of MBR?

Regards,
GEWB
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 May 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By GEWB
My answers (have confirmed): 1. Yes. Need to...

My answers (have confirmed):

1. Yes. Need to confirm 32 or 64 bit - download the appropriate file.
2. Yes, no problem. If the update does not run you need to install one other file first:...
Forum: Microsoft Office 19 May 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By GEWB
I also like Belarc: Belarc Advisor - Free...

I also like Belarc:

Belarc Advisor - Free Personal PC Audit, for software, hardware and security configuration information on your computer. Software license management, IT asset management, cyber...
Forum: News 17 May 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 716
Posted By GEWB
Board members on SevenForums do have names for...

Board members on SevenForums do have names for Microsoft, Windows 10 and this corporate behavior and we can't post here because of the rules.

We need a new smiley...

Regards,
GEWB
Forum: General Discussion 16 May 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By GEWB
What backup program? What is the Windows Power...

What backup program?
What is the Windows Power Option profile, especially the Power Saver plan settings?
What are the sleep settings?


Regards,
GEWB
Forum: General Discussion 13 May 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By GEWB
You have many specialized applications which are...

You have many specialized applications which are likely "tempermental" - you have them working so why take chances?

With Win10, Microsoft may one day decide for you that your applications are no...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 May 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By GEWB
Drivers... Regards, GEWB

Drivers...

Regards,
GEWB
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