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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 May 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 1,425
Posted By pxfragonard
Slow, unresponsive Task Manager

My task manager is very slow to come up with the edit window which used to be instantaneous. Then it says it's not responding. Then it's OK. As long as I don't restart, no more problems. So it's just...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Mar 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By pxfragonard
Can I make a remote device imitate and send a keystroke?

When I'm away from the keyboard, it would be cool to be able to toggle the "random" function in Videolan by copying the "r" from the keyboard and somehow assigning it to my Logitech harmony remote...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Oct 2016
Replies: 28
Views: 23,391
Posted By pxfragonard
Correct, it does remove the scan...

Correct, it does remove the scan file(s)/folder(s) option from Explorer's right click context menu.

Before this update:
392218

After this update:
392219

"Send to" work around:
392220
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 30 Sep 2016
Replies: 28
Views: 23,391
Posted By pxfragonard
Yes, seascape195, those links take me back to...

Yes, seascape195, those links take me back to something like the image I've posted above. Except, instead of an ad to buy Windows 10, it's an ad to buy a Surface machine.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 29 Sep 2016
Replies: 28
Views: 23,391
Posted By pxfragonard
Thanks everyone for your answers. I'm going to...

Thanks everyone for your answers. I'm going to leave it alone and see whether future updates fail to install. If so, I'll unhide this and install it. I appreciate the workaround but it's too much for...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 29 Sep 2016
Replies: 28
Views: 23,391
Posted By pxfragonard
It's Antimalware Client Version: 4.9.218.0 ...

It's Antimalware Client Version: 4.9.218.0
Engine Version: 1.1.13103.0
Antivirus definition: 1.229.481.0
Antispyware definition: 1.229.481.0
Network Inspection System Engine Version: 2.1.12706.0...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 29 Sep 2016
Replies: 28
Views: 23,391
Posted By pxfragonard
Many thanks. Here's the screenshot.

Many thanks. Here's the screenshot.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Sep 2016
Replies: 28
Views: 23,391
Posted By pxfragonard
Windows calls KB3193414 update important, but...

Windows calls KB3193414 update important, but when I click for more details, it just takes me to a page that's an advertisement to buy Windows 10. [https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows] I don't...
Forum: Tutorials 09 Apr 2016
Replies: 88
Views: 330,400
Posted By pxfragonard
That's what I thought, but the vlc wasn't...

That's what I thought, but the vlc wasn't running. Thanks anyway.
Forum: Tutorials 08 Apr 2016
Replies: 88
Views: 330,400
Posted By pxfragonard
Hi back. I've looked there and no apps were...

Hi back. I've looked there and no apps were running. Looked in Task Manager but don't really know what I'm looking for. No apps running. I'll include a screen shot of all processes. Maybe you can...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Apr 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 4,497
Posted By pxfragonard
My box looks like a porcupine. 12 USB ports have...

My box looks like a porcupine. 12 USB ports have devices hanging on the box. It would be completely impractical disconnecting those. For some I would have to crawl under the desk and go into the back...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Apr 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 4,497
Posted By pxfragonard
You don't have to get on your knees to eject drives

My box looks like a porcupine. 12 USB ports have devices hanging on the box. It would be completely impractical disconnecting those. For some I would have to crawl under the desk and go into the back...
Forum: Tutorials 08 Apr 2016
Replies: 88
Views: 330,400
Posted By pxfragonard
Hi Shawn. It's strange, but, the external drive I...

Hi Shawn. It's strange, but, the external drive I use for music won't eject. It says that an application is still using it. But it isn't. When I tried to eject it through the Devices & Pinter method,...
Forum: Media Center 21 Jan 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 1,049
Posted By pxfragonard
.wav flies show up "unknown" in wmc. Fixable?

I love WMC to play music files, because I can browse by album, artist, song, etc. I've done this with .wma files but it's a lot of space. I like very high quality, so I decided to rip all my music...
Forum: Tutorials 14 Nov 2015
Replies: 114
Views: 281,714
Posted By pxfragonard
Thanks, Shawn.

Thanks, Shawn.
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Nov 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 11,441
Posted By pxfragonard
After many years of experience with free Macrium,...

After many years of experience with free Macrium, I can really recommend this program. With the Windows imaging I had nothing but problems and the worst part is that you can never be sure whether you...
Forum: Tutorials 14 Nov 2015
Replies: 114
Views: 281,714
Posted By pxfragonard
Yes, but so does Windows backup and restore....

Yes, but so does Windows backup and restore. Click on "Make System Image." UAC approval, check, pick location. Don't get the difference. Why is Macrium better?
Forum: Tutorials 13 Nov 2015
Replies: 114
Views: 281,714
Posted By pxfragonard
Aren't those a lot bigger, Shawn? And doesn't...

Aren't those a lot bigger, Shawn? And doesn't Windows do restore points anyway? Why Macrium? I hear people praise it but I've never had a prob restoring pc from a Windows-made system image. Excuse my...
Forum: Tutorials 13 Nov 2015
Replies: 114
Views: 281,714
Posted By pxfragonard
Hello pxfragonard, I'm afraid that restore...

Hello pxfragonard,

I'm afraid that restore points can only be stored on the drive letter they are for. :([/QUOTE]

Thanks for your reply. I can't help wondering now why volsnap error 25 keep...
Forum: Tutorials 11 Nov 2015
Replies: 114
Views: 281,714
Posted By pxfragonard
I don't understand why, in method 2, I wouldn't...

I don't understand why, in method 2, I wouldn't just start at 3) without downloading the tool. Let's say I want to make a separate drive to store restore points from C: (the boot drive) because I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Oct 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 3,000
Posted By pxfragonard
Solved. New heat sink paste!

Solved. New heat sink paste!
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 12 Oct 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By pxfragonard
I programmed it through Computer Management/Task...

I programmed it through Computer Management/Task Scheduler. I chose new task and selected the day under trigger, chose weekly, programmed it under action to play the .wpl file.

That's it! WMC...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 11 Oct 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By pxfragonard
I didn't try it. Instead I specified which...

I didn't try it. Instead I specified which program to run and now it runs in wmp as it ought to have since that's the default for those playlists. It was a week to test it (only once weekly) and I...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 03 Oct 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By pxfragonard
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 03 Oct 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By pxfragonard
Mystery: music plays, can't stop, WMP not open (!!) ?

This is odd, I know. I programmed the computer to wake me up later on Saturday. I made a new playlist for that day. ONLY on that day, THAT playlist opens and plays and yet, the Windows Media Player...
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