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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Dec 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 374
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: 404
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: 413
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: 1,443
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...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Nov 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,033
Posted By scottls59901
This reply didn't answer my questions, but I...

This reply didn't answer my questions, but I appreciate the effort!

What about showing Hidden files before uninstall, to delete all files, and when to Hide
again (after reboot, or...?)?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Nov 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,033
Posted By scottls59901
How to delete Hidden Files, and Uninstall Programs with Hidden files?

1. I still have leftover files... from Adobe Acrobat 9, that I uninstalled/deleted Folder in 2013 (CCleaner still sees it)-
a. In the past to get rid of Firefox (CCleaner shows)- I Show Hidden on...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Jul 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 842
Posted By scottls59901
How to download failed driver update?

At the end of June I hid the Rollup preview (I'm not a beta tester!), and the Dell Digital driver update E2214H for my monitor popped up in Optional- Instead of closing/reboot, and trying again, I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Apr 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,260
Posted By scottls59901
Elevated CMD prompt!

I'll give this a try!?

BTW- No matter what defragmenter you use!- Make sure to Right click (On the CMD prompt too) , and Run as Admin!
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Apr 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,260
Posted By scottls59901
Windows Disk Defrag- Defrag Larger than 64mb?

-Windows Disk Defrag doesn't defrag files larger than 64mb, and performance decreased over time (as well as my VelociRaptor HDD getting Very Noisy!)!
- I do like that WDD makes several passes to...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jan 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By scottls59901
FYI- System changes by CCleaner... (Registry...)...

FYI- System changes by CCleaner... (Registry...) don't take effect until After a cold startup, and 3 25min Restarts on my system.
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jan 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 993
Posted By scottls59901
Thanks!- I have Revo free installed, but have had...

Thanks!- I have Revo free installed, but have had mixed results... in the past
(ESS may be the culprit!?).

I'll try Revo as Admin, After I 1st make a Macrium Reflect backup?
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jan 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 993
Posted By scottls59901
How to run add remove programs as administrator (elevated)?

I want to uninstall my "Buggy" ESET Smart Security (ESS) v8 in Safe Mode, and get rid of all the drivers...
(I am then going to try Norton IS 2017).

ESET does Not offer an uninstall tool to do...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Oct 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By scottls59901
How to completely stop password protection?

My 64bit laptop is connected to cable Internet/router, with wi-fi disabled-
I trialed Bitdefender IS (Slow/buggy!), and it forced me to create a logon password.

After uninstalling BD, I set PW to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Oct 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By scottls59901
How to check C: for errors, without running chkdsk?

My old Auslogics Disk Defrag had an option to check C: (system) drive for errors without having to run a boot chkdsk before defrag (the Only thing I liked about Aus!)-
It would come back and say...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 892
Posted By scottls59901
How to restore WDD, after Auslogics DD uninstalled?

I installed Auslogics Disk Defrag free, and opted to replace WDD (Wrong!).
AUS caused problems, so I unticked "Replace WDD", and uninstalled it the next day-

Now when I try to start WDD, nothing...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Feb 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By scottls59901
OK to install this SP2 equivalent... over SP1?

My windowssecrets forum posted this SP2... for a New system install, but I'm wondering if it's ok for an already installed system that's running good?-

You Must be a Premium(paid)/logged-in member...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Aug 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2,551
Posted By scottls59901
This selected 1.46gb for delete, but Win updates...

This selected 1.46gb for delete, but Win updates are still there all the way back to 2012 (I've done several
Repair installs)?
I'll now try Ranger4's cleanmgr procedure...?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Aug 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2,551
Posted By scottls59901
How to clean old Windows Updates cache, and...?

I'm not having any problems with Windows Update, but I read that Win stores old installed updates-

"Exactly" how do I clean this Huge cache, and how long to wait after a Win Update (Win just...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Jun 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 1,332
Posted By scottls59901
How to Completely remove Firefox remnants after uninstall?

Firefox was giving me Many problems that support couldn't resolve..., I uninstalled it (normally), and went to Opera (happy)-

Now my Lastpass/CCleaner/... thinks I still have Mozilla Firefox...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jun 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By scottls59901
Should I enable Indexing on C: D: E:/USB 3.0, Explorer on Taskbar?

For reasons I don't remember I disabled indexing on C: (system), slave D:/ E: (mostly Macrium Reflect backups), from the Explorer HD GUI, Before installing Win7 Pro,-
I noticed some applications are...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 May 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 1,053
Posted By scottls59901
Can't download SURT tool to fix...?

For the last two months I have been having to reinstall the same win updates over & over?-
Now its the Windows Malicious Software Removal tool that keeps coming up, and as soon as I install it
the...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Mar 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,648
Posted By scottls59901
When I left click on the taskbar time, it shows...

When I left click on the taskbar time, it shows the same as my Atomic clock, but the 60sec change lags... on my taskbar.

I did 3 things that helped somewhat (from MS community forum)-
1. Started...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Mar 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,648
Posted By scottls59901
Taskbar time out of sync with Windows time?

My Win time is correct with my Atomic clock, but the taskbar time lags...-
I can update, it is then correct , but then loses about 2sec per day on the taskbar minute change?

I have tried a Repair...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Dec 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,234
Posted By scottls59901
Thank you!!- That did it! :D

Thank you!!- That did it! :D
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Dec 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 14,393
Posted By scottls59901
I finally gave up on WLM's crashing.../having to...

I finally gave up on WLM's crashing.../having to be repaired, and went to Outlook.com (aka Hotmail) as my Primary email-
It has a more manage folder structure somewhat like WLM (better than...
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