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Forum: Tutorials 1 Week Ago
Replies: 166
Views: 1,278,797
Posted By profdlp
Thank you, torchwood, that did the trick! It...

Thank you, torchwood, that did the trick!

It gave me the last five characters, confirming that my old notes were still accurate. (I graduated five years ago.)

Now I have to make sure I use the...
Forum: Tutorials 1 Week Ago
Replies: 166
Views: 1,278,797
Posted By profdlp
Sorry to revive an old thread, but I just ran...

Sorry to revive an old thread, but I just ran both Magical Jelly Bean Finder and ShowKey and they both showed a placeholder for my Win7 key. (BBBBB-BBBBB-...)

Any advice?

I'm looking to do a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By profdlp
Yes, loaded 24/7 with regular scans. I also...

Yes, loaded 24/7 with regular scans. I also supplement it with Malwarebytes about once a week for a second opinion.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By profdlp
Scroll Wheel Gone Crazy

About ten days ago I began having trouble with the scroll wheel on my mouse. I'd scroll down, it would pop right back up to where I started. If I scrolled extra far it might pop up only partway to...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By profdlp
Thanks, everyone. I went through and installed...

Thanks, everyone. I went through and installed all the old ones (pre W10 nonsense), then did a half dozen at a time while paying attention to the "baddie" list. It turned out there were four...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By profdlp
Safe To Install All Windows Updates?

Skipping over the details, but a while back it became necessary for me to do a reinstall of Windows. Since then I have had a bunch of old Windows Updates in the "recommended" and/or "optional"...
Forum: Tutorials 22 Nov 2017
Replies: 1,773
Views: 697,559
Posted By profdlp
Moose, anyone?

Moose, anyone?
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Feb 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,720
Posted By profdlp
I got the same update this morning. In my case,...

I got the same update this morning. In my case, I was relieved it didn't break anything as my GIS problem appears to be solved. Thanks for the heads up and for all your help. I think fixing the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 09 Feb 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,720
Posted By profdlp
I reinstalled from scratch today and that's the...

I reinstalled from scratch today and that's the version I have. If by "installed search engines" you mean the Search bar, I almost never use it.

Remember the good old days when browsers got...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 09 Feb 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,720
Posted By profdlp
I backed everything up again, then imported only...

I backed everything up again, then imported only the things which would have been very difficult to recreate from scratch. So far so good.

It's funny that disabling all extensions wouldn't have...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 08 Feb 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,720
Posted By profdlp
Thanks for the advice. I thought your comment...

Thanks for the advice. I thought your comment about the profile seemed promising so I tried the portable version and it worked fine. I then cleaned out my profile, uninstalled everything,...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Feb 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,720
Posted By profdlp
Yeah, it's weird. I tried it in chrome and it...

Yeah, it's weird. I tried it in chrome and it worked the way I like it to. I'm used to Firefox (or one of its variants) and really don't want to start over with all my plugins, etc. I've attached...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Feb 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,720
Posted By profdlp
GIS - Restore Image View

After switching to Cyberfox from Pale Moon, my GIS results look like Image 1 (bottom)

It used to work like Image 2 (on top), which I vastly prefer:

I have looked through GIS settings and asked...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Nov 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,221
Posted By profdlp
Try this: Go to your BIOS then to "config"...

Try this:

Go to your BIOS then to "config" tab -> keyboard/mouse -> set Touch Pad to disabled.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Nov 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,221
Posted By profdlp
If you never use it then just disable it in the...

If you never use it then just disable it in the BIOS. That's what I did on my ASUS laptop since I absolutely hate the built in trackpad.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Oct 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By profdlp
Download and run Process Explorer: Process...

Download and run Process Explorer:

Process Explorer (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/processexplorer)

Hunt through the results and see if you can spot the culprit.
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Oct 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By profdlp
Try right-clicking the reg file you want to...

Try right-clicking the reg file you want to merge, then go to the Security tab and try changing the permissions for her to Full Control>>Allow.
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Oct 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 4,083
Posted By profdlp
I've never had any problem moving images to...

I've never had any problem moving images to wherever I need to store them. My personal preference is to run a restore (when needed) from a secondary drive (i.e. not the target drive) hooked up to an...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Oct 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,017
Posted By profdlp
I'd still recommend imaging your whole C:\ drive....

I'd still recommend imaging your whole C:\ drive. Not having to reinstall everything after a disaster is a wonderful thing.

Glad you got the data backup working! :thumbsup:
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Oct 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,017
Posted By profdlp
I'd look at your settings for that. It looks to...

I'd look at your settings for that. It looks to me that it is only backing up files. Like samuria suggested, if your system goes you would not be able to restore everything quickly as you would...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Oct 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By profdlp
Your company site likely has security...

Your company site likely has security requirements above that of a typical website. I would have a look in there and see what is enabled or disabled. You might also try a different browser than the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Oct 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,017
Posted By profdlp
What program are you using to create the backup?

What program are you using to create the backup?
Forum: Customization 07 Oct 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,448
Posted By profdlp
Well, I'm going to help myself to a different...

Well, I'm going to help myself to a different thread. Hopefully one which makes more sense than this one.

yes.
Forum: Customization 07 Oct 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,448
Posted By profdlp
Where did your original screen shot come from?

Where did your original screen shot come from?
Forum: Customization 06 Oct 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,448
Posted By profdlp
You may be able to edit the registry to do this,...

You may be able to edit the registry to do this, depending on what program it is. I'm not sure that's a good idea, though.

What program is this?
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