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Forum: Drivers 07 May 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 8,106
Posted By Snugglebugs
I had a similar problem but on a 32 bit OS on an...

I had a similar problem but on a 32 bit OS on an Acer desktop. So I used the AMD version of a support assistant and after a long time it announced that it had updated the drivers. But the Windows...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Apr 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 978
Posted By Snugglebugs
Unable to find a Send To protocol in the Set Associations list

I need to be able to email files via my email client, but in the list of protocols the necessary one is missing. See screenshot. How do I get it to appear so I can choose the appropriate client?
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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Aug 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By Snugglebugs
No, the System Info in my profile is merely a...

No, the System Info in my profile is merely a list - it does not imply that there is any particular connection between any of the items in the list!

I have several computers with different OS's...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Aug 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By Snugglebugs
I am not talking, or showing, tmp files. The...

I am not talking, or showing, tmp files. The problem here has always been about folders that include the characters .tmp in the folder name.

No, I am not using AVG at all with MSE! I was greatly...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Aug 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By Snugglebugs
Sounds sensible, so I just tried again. I used...

Sounds sensible, so I just tried again. I used the same procmon settings as you told me and then switched capture back on. This time it only got a few entries and stayed working for almost two...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Aug 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By Snugglebugs
I agree with you, but as the Process Monitor...

I agree with you, but as the Process Monitor didn't work for me, I still don't know where they came from. Except, insofar as the Microsoft Community link correspondence suggested that an alteration...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Aug 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By Snugglebugs
Your final sentence gave me an idea! I tried...

Your final sentence gave me an idea!
I tried many different searches using keywords that might better target the problem. In the end I came up with a single reference that looks to be a possible...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Aug 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By Snugglebugs
I went through the process you spelt out in full....

I went through the process you spelt out in full. No problems.

Then I made the test file as described in your last step and got the warning as in the screenshot attached. NOT like your last...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Aug 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By Snugglebugs
The empty folders are in the root of the hard...

The empty folders are in the root of the hard drive - see earlier screenshot. They are named as, for example, MSI7c017.tmp . It is the folder name that has the .tmp included - not a file!

You can...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Aug 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By Snugglebugs
Yes, I would like to try that and would...

Yes, I would like to try that and would appreciate your suggestions before I do.

Regarding another commentator regarding Safe Mode. No, as I want to actually delete all these empty folders, SM...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Aug 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By Snugglebugs
Attached is screenshot as requested. Before...

Attached is screenshot as requested.

Before I read your message I had run the new download of TFC and the folders are still there, and still empty!

Do you have any idea which programme is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Aug 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By Snugglebugs
NOT CNET! I keep clear of that site! I found a...

NOT CNET! I keep clear of that site!
I found a link to TFC on another thread where this URL was given
TFC Download (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/tfc/)

A very strange site with all...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Aug 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By Snugglebugs
I did place TFC.exe on my desktop, closed all...

I did place TFC.exe on my desktop, closed all programmes and restarted after cleaning. But I did not download it from the link you give.

I will try again tomorrow using that download link and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Aug 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By Snugglebugs
How to Delete folders labelled .tmp ?

I have about 300 folders in the root of my hard drive that are all labelled similar to "MSI2d153.tmp". Each folder is empty and they seem to be made most days. BUT, not every day, and several times...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Apr 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 9,930
Posted By Snugglebugs
Yes, I reinstalled Win 7 as in your tutorial and...

Yes, I reinstalled Win 7 as in your tutorial and it is all OK.
I did try Win 10 on it first, but didn't like it at all, so wiped the lot in favour of Win 7.

Thanks for all the help.
Tony
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Mar 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 9,930
Posted By Snugglebugs
OK, my fault. I installed Win 7 last year...

OK, my fault.

I installed Win 7 last year when the PC was new and "I thought" in good order. I must have made a SIF then but just labelled it as Win 7 for N2120G.

As it has taken such a long...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Mar 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 9,930
Posted By Snugglebugs
Greg No, not UEFI - I had to look up the...

Greg

No, not UEFI - I had to look up the acronym to find out what it is! Just standard BIOS

The disc I have is actually not a DVD but a CD which was big enough to do the job.

I haven't...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Mar 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,518
Posted By Snugglebugs
My memtest result indicated to me that either the...

My memtest result indicated to me that either the card or the socket/interface was faulty. Eventually Acer accepted the screenshots as confirmation and agreed to make a repair at no expense to me.
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Mar 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 9,930
Posted By Snugglebugs
To summarise: Acer accepted the results of...

To summarise:
Acer accepted the results of memtest that there was a problem. Either memory card or card slot. So I returned the PC for repair.

They found that the card was OK but the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Mar 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 9,930
Posted By Snugglebugs
After many hours of testing memory (using help...

After many hours of testing memory (using help from BSOD thread) I got Acer to admit I really did have a problem with the machine itself.
Well today after 4 weeks Acer have repaired my computer. The...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 16 Mar 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,518
Posted By Snugglebugs
Well after 4 weeks Acer have repaired my...

Well after 4 weeks Acer have repaired my computer. The report states that they had to replace the mother board and reinstall the OS. Their final test states that the system recovered!
Unfortunately,...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Feb 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,518
Posted By Snugglebugs
Steve Sorry if I didn't word it well :o ...

Steve

Sorry if I didn't word it well :o

I can't actually make any physical checks until the manufacturer tells me how they want to deal with my complaint. So I have no idea yet what is inside...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Feb 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,518
Posted By Snugglebugs
Thanks Steve. If I had only run the test...

Thanks Steve.

If I had only run the test today, then I would not have got the same positive result! The first pass failed after 12' 51". The second one is doing what happened when I first tried...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 16 Feb 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,518
Posted By Snugglebugs
Steve I downloaded memtest86+ v5.01 a month...

Steve

I downloaded memtest86+ v5.01 a month ago from a link elsewhere on this forum. I have just downloaded it again from the link in your message and the resultant file has exactly the file name...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 16 Feb 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,518
Posted By Snugglebugs
Answers to your suggestions. 1. I had...

Answers to your suggestions.

1. I had configured the dump file settings to type 3 but without the restart box ticked. So I have now changed that.
2. There was no Minidump folder, so I have now...
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