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Forum: Microsoft Office 31 Oct 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 8,237
Posted By rcdunbar
Thanks, Golden I have good news, sort of....

Thanks, Golden

I have good news, sort of. Last night I installed Trader Pro (with RTD) on my laptop, and the Excel RTD add-in works! The COM add-in appears (as mscoree.dll) in the...
Forum: Microsoft Office 26 Oct 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 8,237
Posted By rcdunbar
Thanks Golden & Jimbo45 I have long had UAC...

Thanks Golden & Jimbo45

I have long had UAC turned all the way down, which I assume is the same as turning it off. Sterling requires it to be off, and I have always found it to be a pain in the...
Forum: Microsoft Office 25 Oct 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 8,237
Posted By rcdunbar
Can't get Excel 2010 to activate an RTD COM Add-in

I have installed Sterling Trader Pro (a stock trading application, for which I have a Sterling account) with the Excel RTD (Real Time Data) option. I plan to update my Sterling-oriented Excel trading...
Forum: Software 25 Oct 2013
Replies: 30
Views: 12,188
Posted By rcdunbar
I will gladly contribute a tutorial on Excel RTD,...

I will gladly contribute a tutorial on Excel RTD, if and when I can ever get the Sterling Excel RTD Add-in to activate in Excel 2010 on my PC. So far everything I've tried, with much help from...
Forum: Software 13 Oct 2013
Replies: 30
Views: 12,188
Posted By rcdunbar
Thanks to all who have responded throughout this...

Thanks to all who have responded throughout this thread.

Unfortunately, although your help got .Net 1.1 installed under Win 7 Pro, I have been unable to make my Excel trading application work...
Forum: Software 07 Oct 2013
Replies: 30
Views: 12,188
Posted By rcdunbar
Unfortunately my Excel application that utilizes...

Unfortunately my Excel application that utilizes Sterling Trader Pro still doesn't work - it crashes as soon as the DDE links try to update. I'm working with Sterling tech support to try to figure...
Forum: Software 06 Oct 2013
Replies: 30
Views: 12,188
Posted By rcdunbar
.Net 1.1 now installed, finally

I'm back, and I finally got .Net Framework 1.1 to install under Win 7 Pro, using the well known Procedure that calls for creating a C:\DotNet folder. To recap, previously I had done everything...
Forum: Software 29 Sep 2013
Replies: 30
Views: 12,188
Posted By rcdunbar
Thanks Layback Bear, I use Sterling Trader...

Thanks Layback Bear,

I use Sterling Trader in a developer mode that does not cost us anything, and I have the instructions you cite. It's the DDE connection to Excel that needs .Net 1.1....
Forum: Software 28 Sep 2013
Replies: 30
Views: 12,188
Posted By rcdunbar
Thanks gregrocker, According to Windows Update,...

Thanks gregrocker,
According to Windows Update, all available updates have been successfully installed, except for a few minor optionals. I do have my system set for auto-updating. For drivers I...
Forum: Software 27 Sep 2013
Replies: 30
Views: 12,188
Posted By rcdunbar
A Guy: my apologies for responding so late - I...

A Guy: my apologies for responding so late - I was away for about two weeks.

The procedure you cite shows up on several websites, so it must be valid. I need to get .Net 1.1 back onto my system...
Forum: Software 04 Sep 2013
Replies: 30
Views: 12,188
Posted By rcdunbar
Installing .Net 1.1 in Windows 7 Pro fails

To solve various problems for which I sought help earlier (thanks to those who tried) I recently did a clean reinstall of Win 7 Pro + SP1 (and all updates) and, of course, a whole bunch of apps. So...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jul 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,356
Posted By rcdunbar
Thanks, Gregrocker, Yes, I turned off NIS...

Thanks, Gregrocker,

Yes, I turned off NIS A-V and Firewall (presumably Windows firewall was not active), de-authorized iTunes, and ran a full deep scan with Malwarebytes (zero problems reported)....
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jul 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,356
Posted By rcdunbar
Windows 7 Pro Upgrade repair failed - is there a log?

Twice I followed your Repair Install to fix Win 7 (published 02/02/2009), and both times, after nearly 2 hours of uneventful processing and restarting, Windows informed me that the upgrade/repair...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Apr 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 3,510
Posted By rcdunbar
Hi to all of you who have responded so...

Hi to all of you who have responded so thoughtfully,

Good News! The simple act of selecting Safe Mode with Internet Access caused the PC to reboot normally without incident - who knows why, and...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 3,510
Posted By rcdunbar
Hi britton30, On your recommendation I ran...

Hi britton30,

On your recommendation I ran the .NET repair as instructed in KB306160, using a new download for .NET 4. It ran without incident. Then, after rebooting, I installed the .NET 4 update...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 3,510
Posted By rcdunbar
Hi britton30, benjy206, I ran the Windows...

Hi britton30, benjy206,

I ran the Windows Update batch file (full), and then sfc /scannow. I have also run the Windows Fixit tool. Nothing has improved. SFC reported Windows Resource Protection...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Apr 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 3,510
Posted By rcdunbar
Hi Benjy206, As you directed I ran...

Hi Benjy206,

As you directed I ran AdwCleaner in Delete mode, and the resulting log shows that it did delete everything it had detected. Unfortunately that didn't help - I am still completely...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Apr 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 3,510
Posted By rcdunbar
Can't set restore points; can't install .NET 4 updates

Thanks, Mitchell65,

Norton Internet Security has been my default anti-virus and firewall protection suite for several years. I downloaded and ran Malwarebytes and Sophos only in the last few days...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Apr 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 3,510
Posted By rcdunbar
Can't set restore points; Can't install .NET 4 updates

SevenForums was recommended through my computer club (Phila Area Computer Society); I hope you can help me solve two, possibly inter-related problems in my Windows 7 system. These problems did not...
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