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Forum: System Security 29 Apr 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 982
Posted By miloshapiro
Addendum: Discovered something odd this morning....

Addendum: Discovered something odd this morning. If I cut and paste those files, there's no warning. I only get the warning if I drag the folder to where I want it. Seems strange that Windows...
Forum: System Security 28 Apr 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 982
Posted By miloshapiro
Hi Barman. The photos were not from the...

Hi Barman. The photos were not from the internet. They were images that a client scanned of a photo and emailed to me. I then took them from my own email and put them in the first folder. They...
Forum: System Security 28 Apr 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 982
Posted By miloshapiro
Inaccurate "These files might be harmful to your computer" message

From time to time, Win 7 will give me an error message that "These files might be harmful to your computer" and that "Your internet security settings suggest that one or more files may be harmful. ...
Forum: System Security 14 Jan 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 15,430
Posted By miloshapiro
The resolution to this YEARS old problem was in...

The resolution to this YEARS old problem was in your first bullet, though I appreciate all the work you put in!
When I searched for these shortcuts and looked at every occurrence of them (yielding...
Forum: System Security 12 Jan 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 15,430
Posted By miloshapiro
All work fine on the Start Menu, but not on the Taskbar

Reading this forum gives me hope that I can solve this ongoing problem, but I'm not there yet.
If I choose the programs from the Start Menu, i'm fine.
But for some of the six or seven pinned...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Nov 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By miloshapiro
Paul Black wins! I killed Explorer and re-ran...

Paul Black wins! I killed Explorer and re-ran it. Before ever rebooting, I gave it a try and not only did it go to autorun (for a split second) but it opened Exploring automatically. Not sure why...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Nov 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By miloshapiro
answers to everyone

I'll cover all your comments, with my thanks for trying.
Jeyneko: I did what you said and it's already set to Automatic.
Megahertz07 (https://www.sevenforums.com/members/megahertz07.html): I have...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Nov 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By miloshapiro
Autoplay no longer happens when I put in my USB flash drive

For years, inserting this same flash drive and caused Autoplay to come up and I could tell it to open in Windows Exploring. In the last week, it's stopped. Tried another USB flash, same thing.
If...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Nov 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By miloshapiro
changing the setting in security

I can do that and I don't have to change my default browser settings...I can get there by typing "inetcpl.cpl" in the start box and it takes me to that place where I can set the status to "Enable...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Oct 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By miloshapiro
Strange...i cannot drill to that folder. As you...

Strange...i cannot drill to that folder. As you can see, the path includes something that starts with the letters Rar, but there's no folders at that point in the path between "P" and S". I wonder...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Oct 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By miloshapiro
trying out the disablepromt.reg option

This one got me excited because it sounded so promising.
I went to method 2, read up on it. It sounded exactly like what I needed.
I unzipped it in WinRAR, double clicked the poorly-spelled file...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Oct 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By miloshapiro
as per my comment in #20, i don't know WHERE...

as per my comment in #20, i don't know WHERE you're referring to.
Where is "Change when these notification appear" ?
Sorry if it seems i'm being dense but I don't know where you want me to check...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Oct 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By miloshapiro
Yes, this machine came with Win7 installed. I...

Yes, this machine came with Win7 installed. I don't follow a lot of what you say, though. You reference Internet Explorer but this has no connection to IE. It's "Exploring" that's involved. This...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Oct 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By miloshapiro
Sorry, but are you talking about way back at the...

Sorry, but are you talking about way back at the 9th post in this long stream (the fifth one by me personally), where I explained where I have that slider now and what the lowest one warned against? ...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Oct 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By miloshapiro
right click on the desktop icon and do RunAsAdministrator

Sure. If i right click on the desktop icon and do RunAsAdministrator, instead of what I keep calling the "annoying box" (hereforward the A-box), i get the image below. When I agree on that, it...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Oct 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By miloshapiro
scan ran but didn't come up with clues

With the "run as admin", that worked. But as you can see in the image, it didn't reveal anything helpful. Not sure whether to be glad it found no problems or bummed that it didn't help solve this. ...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Oct 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By miloshapiro
good thought, but I just checked each folder...

good thought, but I just checked each folder (other than "milo") and they all have identical permissions: everything but "special permissions", whatever that is.


I've also tried pasting into...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Oct 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By miloshapiro
Emma, i'm not following what you're recommending...

Emma, i'm not following what you're recommending in the first paragraph.
I can go to C:\Users\milo\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar
and what I see there...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Oct 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By miloshapiro
Hi Mega! On my standalone Win 7 machine...

Hi Mega! On my standalone Win 7 machine (answering Wither's question), I found the page you reference (thought the path to it was just Start\Control Panel\Action Center, not Control Panel\All...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Oct 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By miloshapiro
still no go

Followed your steps and wow, this gets weirder!

Before pinning to the taskbar, I tried double-clicking the icon you had me created on the desktop.
It, too, causes the annoying display box. ...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Oct 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By miloshapiro
I very much mean Windows Explorer...seeing the...

I very much mean Windows Explorer...seeing the files on my computer, dropbox, flash drive, etc.
If the problem is the path, how do I create a pinned object that points to C:\Windows\explorer.exe ?...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Oct 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By miloshapiro
adding screen print of that odd screen that pops up

adding screen print of that odd screen that pops up
Forum: General Discussion 25 Oct 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 3,045
Posted By miloshapiro
"Open File - Security Warning" each time I open WinExplorer on toolbar

The pinned icon on my toolbar has always worked fine. Earlier today, I was having a problem where the folder on the left column wouldn't expand. In the end, rebooting fixed that so I'm not working...
Forum: Software 08 Jun 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 3,683
Posted By miloshapiro
ICIT2LOL...

ICIT2LOL (https://www.sevenforums.com/members/icit2lol.html), I'm in Win7 not Win10 so i don't know if that's a difference, but snipping tool is not in my taskbar as an icon. I have to go to the...
Forum: Software 07 Jun 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 3,683
Posted By miloshapiro
MourningStar, I'm surprised by your response. If...

MourningStar, I'm surprised by your response. If Excel told you that when it's open, right-click doesn't work in any other program, you'd think that was a huge bug. If IE did that to other...
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