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Forum: General Discussion 21 Oct 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,377
Posted By genetics73
My suggestion is to download the most recent...

My suggestion is to download the most recent version of "tweaking.com_windows_repair_aio_setup.exe" and run the program as directed - it really solves most of ordinary Win 7 problems, and even some...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jul 2016
Replies: 28
Views: 2,706
Posted By genetics73
Win10 is a spying machine; Windows 7 is less so,...

Win10 is a spying machine; Windows 7 is less so, although not completely. I despise 10 for its nonchalance about the snooping, but I have the same problem with Google and its assorted litter. And,...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Jul 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,492
Posted By genetics73
My suggestion now - since you have saved the...

My suggestion now - since you have saved the files you need - is to go back to Linux Live distro and run GParted. This is a program that will show you all the existing partitions, allow you to resize...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Jul 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,492
Posted By genetics73
One final note: Before (re)installing Windows OS,...

One final note: Before (re)installing Windows OS, use any of the free backup software programs available on the Web. Make sure the backup creates an IMAGE of disk, not just copy of files. An image...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Jul 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,492
Posted By genetics73
1.Can you see the files at all? I cannot easily...

1.Can you see the files at all? I cannot easily guide you through Linux use, but if the files can be seen (even if you cannot open them) that is a good sign.
2.To have permissions in Linux, you need...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Jul 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,492
Posted By genetics73
To install Win 10, you need the activation code...

To install Win 10, you need the activation code that is likely affixed to your machine; you do not need the original disk itself. When you download Win10, as an "iso" file, burn it to a DVD and run...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Jul 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,492
Posted By genetics73
One suggestion I have would be to procure a disk...

One suggestion I have would be to procure a disk with any LIVE distribution of Linux. If the computer can boot from the disk and Linux OS is working, then it is not motherboard (which I doubt anyway...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jul 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,097
Posted By genetics73
[QUOTE=kharl;3263627]this is the second time it...

[QUOTE=kharl;3263627]this is the second time it happens in this months,n and a huge amount of important info lost

Go to Tweaking.com...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jun 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,475
Posted By genetics73
These are the exact words I said to my wife.

These are the exact words I said to my wife.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jun 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,734
Posted By genetics73
Another thought: is the mouse port defective, by...

Another thought: is the mouse port defective, by any chance? Have you tried another? If you use a wireless one, perhaps the transceiver needs to be checked out.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jun 2016
Replies: 92
Views: 9,171
Posted By genetics73
My advice, and it's just that, is to get a Linux...

My advice, and it's just that, is to get a Linux distribution. Almost every version of Linux is now capable of reading, writing and using Windows programs of all kinds. The LibreOffice suite of...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jun 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,734
Posted By genetics73
Have a cat! Is your mouse set to "one click"...

Have a cat!

Is your mouse set to "one click" function? Sometimes "double click" setting is helpful if the critter is too sensitive.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jun 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,762
Posted By genetics73
[QUOTE=TechnoMage2016;3258768]Christine! By...

[QUOTE=TechnoMage2016;3258768]Christine! By wiping your hard drive, you've just turned your laptop into a Doorstop or Paper weight.

That is not really true: you can install a Linux distro on bare...
Forum: General Discussion 27 May 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,391
Posted By genetics73
LOL.

LOL.
Forum: General Discussion 27 May 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,391
Posted By genetics73
The folders shown in the screenshot reside on an...

The folders shown in the screenshot reside on an external USB hard drive.
Forum: General Discussion 26 May 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,391
Posted By genetics73
Prevent phantom folders from coming back

Some time ago, I emptied and deleted several folders; but like zombies, they come back. I can delete them, but they return, time and time again. How do I get rid of those folders, permanently? The...
Forum: General Discussion 26 May 2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,861
Posted By genetics73
To stop this annoyance, go to...

To stop this annoyance, go to https://tweakhound.com/2015/11/01/remove-and-block-gwx-in-windows-7-2/ and follow instructions.
Forum: General Discussion 26 May 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By genetics73
There should be a TAB key selection menu. This...

There should be a TAB key selection menu. This does depend on the BIOS manufacturer.
Forum: General Discussion 26 May 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By genetics73
On my Dell, it's F12.

On my Dell, it's F12.
Forum: General Discussion 24 May 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,284
Posted By genetics73
Have you tried to use CTRL++ to enlarge the...

Have you tried to use CTRL++ to enlarge the incoming message's font appearance?
Forum: General Discussion 18 May 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,487
Posted By genetics73
https://tweakhound.com/2015/11/01/remove-and-block...

https://tweakhound.com/2015/11/01/remove-and-block-gwx-in-windows-7-2/ - use BlockGWXetcV3_FULL.bat. It works perfectly. I recommend it highly.

Or, wait till the end of July 2016 - Microsoft will...
Forum: General Discussion 17 May 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,686
Posted By genetics73
Try enabling APIC in BIOS. Some people have seen...

Try enabling APIC in BIOS. Some people have seen that work.
Also, try booting in SafeMode; press F8 repeatedly during booting process, and eventually you may be able to isolate the problematic...
Forum: General Discussion 17 May 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,686
Posted By genetics73
Having installed and run multiple OS'es on the...

Having installed and run multiple OS'es on the same hard drive for years, I cannot but wonder whatever gave the critics the bizarre idea of one disk/one OS. If problems arise, they are NOT caused by...
Forum: General Discussion 13 May 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 984
Posted By genetics73
Have you tried to convert ALL file names to the...

Have you tried to convert ALL file names to the same format - either all capitals or all lower case letters?

It looks to me that VLC is at fault, not Windows as such.
Forum: General Discussion 10 May 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,874
Posted By genetics73
Follow Trump - build the wall

Follow Trump - build the wall
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