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Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Day Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 3,805
Posted By scottls59901
There is no "checkbox labelled Prevent programs...

There is no "checkbox labelled Prevent programs from suggesting changes to my default search provider."?


BTW-I got sick of hassling with IE11's Bing nag, and installed Opera-
I already don't...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 3,805
Posted By scottls59901
How to stop MSN.com/Bing Nag, IE11?

I got rid of Bing/MSN over a year ago, and use & happily use Google!-
After my last Win update (6 days ago), every time I 1st open IE11, a Tab opens saying switch to MSN/Bing-
I untick checks/ Save...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Apr 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 1,473
Posted By scottls59901
I Goggled Best SSD settings..., and found the...

I Goggled Best SSD settings..., and found the Solution!-
1. Changed to Performance, Instead of Balanced-
a. Advanced Power Options- Sleep/Hibernate Never, Turn off Hard Drives/ Never (was...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1,522
Posted By scottls59901
Thank you for the info! I got rid of...

Thank you for the info!

I got rid of Customer Experience Program (Enabled by Tech that installed W7)-
No in Action Center/ Customer Experience I P/Save
Disabled AITAgent and ProgramDataUpdater,...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jan 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1,522
Posted By scottls59901
I'm confused about where to find Consolidator...

I'm confused about where to find Consolidator again, as I don't know if I Disabled it Properly?-
I double clicked Consolidator which Consolidated Task Scheduler, then I clicked Disable C.
Now...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Jan 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By scottls59901
Hey Roy: I agree with you about WU getting...

Hey Roy:
I agree with you about WU getting buggier, for that matter so is W7!-
I feel that it's a combination of Ransomware, and MS wanting you to go to W10!?
Scott
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1,522
Posted By scottls59901
How to Re-Enable Consolidation in Task Scheduler?

I mistakenly Disabled Consolidation in Task Scheduler, while trying to stop Desktop Icons from refreshing every reboot.

How do I Re-Enable Consolidation?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Jan 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By scottls59901
No Updates have been Installed or View Pop-Up?

The last 2 Updates, I haven't gotten the Pop-ups?

I've run Virus/Rootkit scans, Troubleshooter. chkdisk, sfc /scannow , and no problems?

The Updates don't install until I manually "View...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Nov 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1,473
Posted By scottls59901
Desktop icons refresh after Every Restart?

Win7, 32 bit, Samsung SSD (up to date in Magician).

After my last complete system reinstall, All my desktop icons refresh after Every reboot, following disabling Samsung Rapid Storage (used...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Jul 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,543
Posted By scottls59901
I use Macrium Reflect 7.1 (blocks Ransomware!,...

I use Macrium Reflect 7.1 (blocks Ransomware!, and a boot CD), and it is a good idea to make a 32-bit backup first!

My current system has been through Many in-place reinstalls, and then an iffy...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Jul 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,543
Posted By scottls59901
It could be that my in7 Pro 32-bit is the...

It could be that my in7 Pro 32-bit is the slow-down...?
I have a few expensive old XP programs that I want to set as Default (Adobe Photoshop 4.2...), and are Not compatible with Win7 Pro 64-bit.
...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Jul 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,543
Posted By scottls59901
I don't know why you keep referring to rebooting...

I don't know why you keep referring to rebooting or not, that is Not my question (Sorry!- I confused the issue, by mentioning should I reboot again Before shutdown/restart)?

Windows Updates don't...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Jul 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,543
Posted By scottls59901
This did Not answer my question!- I always...

This did Not answer my question!-
I always Reboot Now, when prompted.

Q-After updates are installed- Can I Shutdown/Reboot immediately to save a day?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Jul 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,543
Posted By scottls59901
Should I shutdown, soon after Windows Updates are installed...?

I have Let me choose which updates to Install selected (I Never want Previews, as I'm not into Beta testing...)-

-The updates don't install until After the next days Cold startup, and I loose a...
Forum: Backup and Restore 23 Apr 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By scottls59901
1. I replaced both my Master & Slave drives, and...

1. I replaced both my Master & Slave drives, and the store where I bought them did the backup/transfer (not sure how they did it?).
2. I Googled, and Finally got Restore Points working-
Started...
Forum: Backup and Restore 22 Apr 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By scottls59901
Automatic Restore Points Not Working?

Since copying my HDD to SSD, Automatic Restore Points Not Working?-
Restore points is Now turned on C: (2% (was 0%, and Top is Now Ticked ), and RP are created during Win Updates Only-
I checked...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Apr 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,815
Posted By scottls59901
I Googled- Windows For Dummies (On disabling...

I Googled-
Windows For Dummies (On disabling Services)-
"Apply" tries to disable Now, but if the Service is already loaded won't work (rolling Blue Ball, due to conflicts with files in use...).
...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Mar 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,815
Posted By scottls59901
Disabling Services- Apply/OK/Reboot, or just OK/Reboot?

I recently upgraded (transferred) my HDD System/slave drives, to SSD's-
I deleted Consolidate in Task Scheduler/Reboot, and when I disabled Windows Defrag Apply/OK, a blue ball rolled around for...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Mar 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By scottls59901
When Any updates are available- No system...

When Any updates are available-
No system maintenance takes effect (you need to watch your Hard drive light (no flashing on reboot...! This Tips me that updates are pending)).
I feel that updates...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Mar 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By scottls59901
How to disable receiving Win Update Rollup Preview patches, and...?

1. If these patches are available it stops windows maintenance (CCleaner...), until I Hide them!-
Is there some way to opt out of receiving them?

2. Is there some Safe way of being of being...
Forum: System Security 27 Feb 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By scottls59901
Should I report a Port Scan Attack?

I keep getting pop-ups that my BD AV blocked a port scan from IP 185.222.211.98!-

Should I report this, and if so to Who?
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BTW- Uninstalling Buggy Norton IS...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Dec 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1,249
Posted By scottls59901
Norton corrupted my Windows update..., and couldn't fix?

My old Norton IS did a Major Program update the day before Nov. updates, but appeared to install OK-
When I went to hide Previews- Win updt hadn't been checking, and wouldn't allow me to check...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Dec 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 990
Posted By scottls59901
Newegg puts tracking cookies, and OEM from amazon!

I got my Win7 OEM DVD from Amazon ($137), and no messing with ISO's!
I've had pretty good luck with Newegg Returns in the past, and sometimes had to Call CS...

-When my LOUSY Norton IS did a...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Nov 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 711
Posted By scottls59901
No Close pop-up (X out), of Any program/browser?

I did Not tick MSRT!?- After Updts were installed, when I clicked to see which updates were installed, I got a pop-up asking me
to scan with MSRT (done), then on next reboot I got the Updts were...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Nov 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,498
Posted By scottls59901
I did Not tick MSRT!?- After Updts were...

I did Not tick MSRT!?- After Updts were installed, when I clicked to see which updates were installed, I got a pop-up asking me
to scan with MSRT (done), then on next reboot I got the Updts were...
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