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Forum: Microsoft Office 03 Oct 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By markg2
Your passing mention of Hotmail helped. ...

Your passing mention of Hotmail helped.

Problem likely resolved--time will tell.

Her Outlook.com password was the same from our original pop mail server ~17 years ago, moved to Gmail, moved to...
Forum: Microsoft Office 02 Oct 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By markg2
I wish you were correct but I highly doubt it. ...

I wish you were correct but I highly doubt it.

I know the problem is not Outlook but the email account xxxxx@outlook.com. However, Outlook.com is an automatic setup. Select it (same for Exchange,...
Forum: Microsoft Office 02 Oct 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By markg2
My statement may have been confusing. Outlook...

My statement may have been confusing. Outlook itself on the desktop has no password. OL has 2 email accounts: Outlook.com and an Exchange account. It is the Outlook.com account that issues the...
Forum: Microsoft Office 01 Oct 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By markg2
Office 365 Home/Outlook.com vs. MS password?

I think I just screwed up my wife's Outlook.com account or her MS account.

Attempting to correct desktop Outlook's persistently annoying periodic prompt for her Outlook.com password (despite...
Forum: System Security 26 Jul 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By markg2
Resolution

1. Disable BIOS security chip.

2. Remove drive.

3. Boot from ISO CD containing new BIOS.

4. Worked alike a charm
Forum: System Security 24 Jul 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By markg2
I don't suppose you're reasonably familiar with...

I don't suppose you're reasonably familiar with his flash process?
Forum: System Security 24 Jul 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By markg2
BitLocker/Middelton BIOS flash stop problem

I've attempted to flash a necessary third party BIOS (Middleton) to a Lenovo T61

1) Existing, OEM mechanical drive and Win7: Middleton error 99 (179)--disable Bitlocker
2) Existing drive...
Forum: Microsoft Office 19 Apr 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 3,081
Posted By markg2
Outlook 365 'Windows Search Email Indexer' Add-in not adding in?

On the View and Manage MSO Add-ins, the referenced add-in appears under 'Disabled Application Add-ins.

Select the add-in, click 'Add-in Options' up top, returns 0.

Go to the next screen,...
Forum: Microsoft Office 19 Apr 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 557
Posted By markg2
Outlook 365 missing features?

1. Contact form: the right side, text box is missing the narrow rectangular section at the bottom with a "Contacts" button to its left allowing for the selection and addition of linked contacts?
...
Forum: Microsoft Office 17 Apr 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 2,311
Posted By markg2
I updated as instructed from within 365. I then...

I updated as instructed from within 365. I then checked updates and (oddly) even though I have the updater set to 'download/I'll say when to install', there hadn't been a notification icon of pending...
Forum: Microsoft Office 15 Apr 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 2,311
Posted By markg2
Office 365 Deactivates on its own?!

Office 365 was installed 12/2015.

This morning a yellow banner appeared across the top of Outlook stating that Outlook was deactivated--click to activate.

I had to fish around for the product...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Apr 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,374
Posted By markg2
I only have 1 key/label--the one in the battery...

I only have 1 key/label--the one in the battery compartment. It's the original Lenovo tag for Win 7 Pro 64.

I ran a util on the system--the motherboard is Lenovo and the model is my T530. The BIOS...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Apr 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,374
Posted By markg2
The results of the scan are below. I found the...

The results of the scan are below. I found the original maufacturer's sticker inside the battery case.

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Apr 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,374
Posted By markg2
Thanks, For a change, I'm getting 'another'...

Thanks,

For a change, I'm getting 'another' MS education that I really didn't want!

Included in the box is a flyer from MS 'Microsoft Windows for Refurbished PC'. It says the 'Instructions for...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Apr 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,374
Posted By markg2
Roy, 2 points: 1. The first round of...

Roy,

2 points:

1. The first round of updates completed and did not reverse. Updater then advised of 20+ more updates which I downloaded and installed and no reverse.

2. Viewing...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Apr 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,374
Posted By markg2
Then how do I go about correcting/confirming the...

Then how do I go about correcting/confirming the OS validation? I'm thinking the easiest way might be to call MS help.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Apr 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,374
Posted By markg2
Please see my previous 'edited' message. I'm...

Please see my previous 'edited' message. I'm currently installing update 194 of 226.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Apr 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,374
Posted By markg2
The batch didn't help. Fixit found an update...

The batch didn't help.

Fixit found an update problem it couldn't fix: windows update error 0x80070003(2016-04-14-T-06_29_04A

No hits from Google?

The machine has a trial of Norton Security....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Apr 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,374
Posted By markg2
Clean install doesn't update?

Just received MS cert refurbished Lenovo 530--

First time running Windows update, just sits w/'Checking for updates' and times out after an hour or so with attached error.

Tried renaming...
Forum: Tutorials 28 Mar 2016
Replies: 2,116
Views: 5,726,884
Posted By markg2
Email notification problem(?)

I received notification of a new thread post 3/28/16. Here's the link: https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/3413-repair-install-new-post.html....
Forum: Tutorials 11 Mar 2016
Replies: 2,116
Views: 5,726,884
Posted By markg2
It's been a few years since I did a...

It's been a few years since I did a repair/install on my Win7 machine. Now I need to do so for my wife's Win7. After reading your instructions, I'm unclear on a few points and need to clarify before...
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Mar 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,451
Posted By markg2
As a practical matter, is there consensus here...

As a practical matter, is there consensus here regarding setting a profile to periodically validate and/or validate prior to restore?
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Mar 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,451
Posted By markg2
I had to come back and say how incredibly pleased...

I had to come back and say how incredibly pleased I am with Reflect. Being a refugee from the increasingly meaningless, convoluted iterations of Acronis' UI (apparently looking for some reason to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Mar 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By markg2
Windows recommends scan/fix for iPod?

The same day that I mounted and dismounted an OS image which the OS named H, I later connected my iPod. The OS gave the device drive H but also issued the attached recommendation. Subsequently, every...
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Mar 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,451
Posted By markg2
The schedule is set. I will not divulge the...

The schedule is set.

I will not divulge the reason behind my previous schedule inability. If I did, the local assisted living facility might proactively pick me up!

Thanks for the help--

...
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