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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Mar 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,476
Posted By jamis
Interesting. It showed up on my system as...

Interesting. It showed up on my system as "optional", but I still hid it (again).
Forum: Chillout Room 26 Jan 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By jamis
Sure, I'll put it in the box with my other IT...

Sure, I'll put it in the box with my other IT memorabilia, like the box of 96 column punch cards or the sealed box of 5 1/4 inch diskettes and the 8 inch diskettes. They've all become really not...
Forum: Chillout Room 26 Jan 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By jamis
An Oldie, But Not A Goodie...

We moved into a new home recently, and while going through some stuff in our office, SWMBO came across an envelope that obviously has been collecting dust waaaaay too long. In it was a free upgrade...
Forum: News 22 Jan 2016
Replies: 42
Views: 5,036
Posted By jamis
The (legal) data mining of millions and millions...

The (legal) data mining of millions and millions of users is a huge amount of potential revenue. Since each W10 user agreed to the EULA, all extracted information is the property of MS and theirs to...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Jan 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 5,876
Posted By jamis
Also, how are you connected to the internet? ...

Also, how are you connected to the internet? WiFi, cable modem, link speed throughout your network? I once had a similar problem with Amazon Prime (and occaisionaly Netflix) and it was due to a DNS...
Forum: News 12 Jan 2016
Replies: 34
Views: 5,676
Posted By jamis
System checked for updates at 12:38 A this...

System checked for updates at 12:38 A this morning. The result was a yellow warning display to "Check For Updates". WU is set for "Check for updates, but let me choose to download and install". ...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 09 Jan 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By jamis
OK, let's try this from a different angle. Let...

OK, let's try this from a different angle. Let me see if I understand what you are saying.
1. You key in some search argument into the search box in FF. Please provide an example what you are...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 08 Jan 2016
Replies: 97
Views: 39,377
Posted By jamis
5 minutes or so, depending on the model of CPU. ...

5 minutes or so, depending on the model of CPU. Remember, the OS probably had .01% of the number of lines of code that current OSs have and maybe 4 to 16 MB of memory to load it into.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 08 Jan 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By jamis
I think OP means whatever he searches on takes 20...

I think OP means whatever he searches on takes 20 minutes to display the search results.

OP: What version of FF are you using? What is your internet connection and it's speed? Are you using...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 08 Jan 2016
Replies: 97
Views: 39,377
Posted By jamis
Back in the S/3, S/32 days, we used to tell...

Back in the S/3, S/32 days, we used to tell customers "When all else fails, IPL". Initial Program Load for those too young to remember.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 08 Jan 2016
Replies: 97
Views: 39,377
Posted By jamis
Well, I booted up this morning with the intention...

Well, I booted up this morning with the intention of working on the slow load issue, but v43.0.4 is loading within two seconds. No changes to plugins, addons, or anything. Something else was at...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Jan 2016
Replies: 97
Views: 39,377
Posted By jamis
I'm finding v43.0.4 is horrificly slow to load. ...

I'm finding v43.0.4 is horrificly slow to load. I'm now getting pop up box at the bottom of the screen asking if FF is slow to load and suggesting doing a "refresh" of FF to fix it. After reading...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Jan 2016
Replies: 97
Views: 39,377
Posted By jamis
Just checked FF on my system and it's at 43.0.4...

Just checked FF on my system and it's at 43.0.4 without my intervention! I just did the update to 43.0.3 yesterday. I checked the update option and it was set to automatic update. Previously, it...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 06 Jan 2016
Replies: 97
Views: 39,377
Posted By jamis
Tonight, the FF install on my system did the...

Tonight, the FF install on my system did the 43.0.3 update. No issues with any plugins or addons. Just sort of strange that it took this long this time.
Forum: News 04 Jan 2016
Replies: 143
Views: 14,545
Posted By jamis
Like LBB, I get no viruses or Trojans with the...

Like LBB, I get no viruses or Trojans with the security combination I use, so I also assume it works. Norton Internet Security (also the firewall), Spybot S&D, Malwarebytes, and MSERT.
Forum: News 04 Jan 2016
Replies: 143
Views: 14,545
Posted By jamis
W10 a turd? Nah, it's a vessel of powerful...

W10 a turd? Nah, it's a vessel of powerful fertilizer with the potential to grow profits.
Forum: News 03 Jan 2016
Replies: 143
Views: 14,545
Posted By jamis
I miss my Warp. Too bad IBM bailed on market...

I miss my Warp. Too bad IBM bailed on market segment. I was there and watched it happen.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 01 Jan 2016
Replies: 97
Views: 39,377
Posted By jamis
Interesting. Both FF installs on my PC and...

Interesting. Both FF installs on my PC and Android tablet don't recognize that v 43.0.3 is available. PC is at v 43.0.2 and the tablet is at v 43.0. Both systems are set to auto update for FF. FF...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 Dec 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By jamis
Well, in the absence of any feedback, I went...

Well, in the absence of any feedback, I went ahead and installed this apparently belated update. It took only a couple of minutes to download the 4.5MB update, but installation took over 30 minutes....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 Dec 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By jamis
Wow! I have nothing like that on my system. ...

Wow! I have nothing like that on my system. There are four files on the "C" drive with long random letter/number names, but they are all from 10/19/2013 and each one is about 2-3KB. Any other...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Dec 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By jamis
Are these folders in WINSXS? If not what is the...

Are these folders in WINSXS? If not what is the directory path?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Dec 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 997
Posted By jamis
What directory path(s) are these files located in?

What directory path(s) are these files located in?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Dec 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By jamis
KB2538243 Showed Up A Bit Late...

Yesterday, after boot up, "security update for Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package: June 14, 2011", showed up on the update check. I searched and this update is not on my system. Neither is...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 24 Dec 2015
Replies: 97
Views: 39,377
Posted By jamis
FF v43.0.2 installed on 12/23/15. No issues with...

FF v43.0.2 installed on 12/23/15. No issues with anything, including plugins and addons. Even seems to load a bit quicker.
Forum: News 23 Dec 2015
Replies: 36
Views: 5,028
Posted By jamis
Now, if there was just some way to convince MS of...

Now, if there was just some way to convince MS of that wish. :(
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