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Forum: General Discussion 13 Jun 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By cottonball
Super!! CCleaner > Tools > Startup worked!! ...

Super!! CCleaner > Tools > Startup worked!!

Thanks again, and have a great day!! ;)
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jun 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By cottonball
lehnerus2000...

lehnerus2000 (https://www.sevenforums.com/members/lehnerus2000.html),

Thank you for your suggestion. Will give it a try and let you know.
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jun 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By cottonball
Need to get to the Desktop

Hi folks!!

Would appreciate your assistance. :-)

Every time a friend's computer starts, it goes to:
Computer > Local Disk (C) > Program Data > Microsoft > Windows > Start Menu > Programs >...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 15 Feb 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By cottonball
mrjimphelps, Just want to provide an update...

mrjimphelps,

Just want to provide an update on your suggestion.

VoiceBase is an excellent program. There is no need to speak, the transcription is done expeditiously, and the price is great.
...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 12 Feb 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By cottonball
mrjimphelps, Thanks for the information. ...

mrjimphelps,

Thanks for the information.

Will go through and see if there is a program that does not need my voice to work.
There are some that I have not come across before.

Have a...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 10 Feb 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By cottonball
Convert audio file (.mp3) to text

Hi folks!! :)

Would appreciate some help.

Have an audio file (.mp3, sent to me by a friend), that would like to transcribe to text using YouTube.

Read that using FFMPEG will help...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Oct 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,603
Posted By cottonball
Thanks for the info. Have a feeling this...

Thanks for the info.

Have a feeling this is a lost cause also, and not worth fixing. There might be a short circuit somewhere. but the exact location is anybody's guess. Keep thinking the fan...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Oct 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,603
Posted By cottonball
Thanks for your reply! When the power...

Thanks for your reply!

When the power button is pressed, the power button starts blinking continuously, along with the status indicators. These lights do not stop blinking unless you remove the...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Oct 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,603
Posted By cottonball
Thank you for the reply. The only thing the...

Thank you for the reply.

The only thing the power button does is blink, along with some other status indicators.
The fan does not move.

The laptop cannot be turned off by continuously...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Oct 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,603
Posted By cottonball
Gateway M-7301u with linking power button and status indicators...

Would appreciate some assistance. Might not be in the correct forum, if not, please move.

Have a Gateway M-7301u laptop belonging to a friend, and currently running Windows 7 Home Premium.
...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Oct 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,495
Posted By cottonball
Backing up Windows 7 easy options

Would appreciate some assistance with the use of Windows 7 Backup. Trying to help friends, and provide them some options. The have no desire to install Windows 10, for now, anyway.

Their use of...
Forum: System Security 15 Feb 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By cottonball
applepie, Did you run RKill and TDSSKiller? ...

applepie,

Did you run RKill and TDSSKiller?

Please attach the results or us to see what we can help you with.
Forum: System Security 05 Feb 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By cottonball
applepie, Please run RKill, as suggested by...

applepie,

Please run RKill, as suggested by samuria.

Instructions:

RKill Download (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/)
(Select the green button on the top left.)
Save the...
Forum: System Security 26 Jan 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,024
Posted By cottonball
Just a casual cruiser, LB! :D

Just a casual cruiser, LB! :D
Forum: System Security 25 Jan 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,024
Posted By cottonball
Looks as if the malware issue was resolved as of...

Looks as if the malware issue was resolved as of 16 Jan 17:
What does this mean in Qoobox?, note 2017 entries. - Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs...
Forum: Tutorials 28 Oct 2016
Replies: 205
Views: 1,042,180
Posted By cottonball
That's right! So far, have kept 10-12 GB of...

That's right!

So far, have kept 10-12 GB of the SD filled, and do not wish to go too much beyond that.
Basically, this machine is a tablet that can be used as a laptop. It is fine for what I do.
Forum: Tutorials 28 Oct 2016
Replies: 205
Views: 1,042,180
Posted By cottonball
Thanks again!! Will check on doing a backup....

Thanks again!!

Will check on doing a backup. This is happening on a Tablet/Laptop (2 in 1) where the SSD is only 32GB. Trying to stay as lean as possible...
Forum: Tutorials 27 Oct 2016
Replies: 205
Views: 1,042,180
Posted By cottonball
Thanks, Brink! ...what if you are too lazy...

Thanks, Brink!

...what if you are too lazy to move files and stuff to the new account?
Forum: Tutorials 27 Oct 2016
Replies: 205
Views: 1,042,180
Posted By cottonball
Wondering if this tutorial would work to change...

Wondering if this tutorial would work to change the name of the C:\Users\(user-name) folder in Windows 10??

Have an error in the User name...

Thanks in advance for the help.
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Sep 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,623
Posted By cottonball
Checked Device Manager once again, and tried to...

Checked Device Manager once again, and tried to update the wireless, video, and a couple other drivers. In all cases, after Windows did its search, it came back with the statement that the latest...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Sep 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,623
Posted By cottonball
Wireless. Looked at Device Manage, and...

Wireless.

Looked at Device Manage, and everything seemed OK. Will look again, when I can.

Activating the OS was among the first things I did. Somehow got pounded into my old head many years ago...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Sep 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,623
Posted By cottonball
Acer Aspire One ZG5 Manufactured Date: 0810 ...

Acer Aspire One ZG5 Manufactured Date: 0810 (August 2010?)

Not that bad. I did an W7 clean install earlier in the year for some friends on an 8 to 9 year old Gateway (had a box with the cow...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Sep 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,623
Posted By cottonball
Thanks, TrashZone! I think I have KB3020369...

Thanks, TrashZone!

I think I have KB3020369 & KB3172605 installed. At first I tried to install about 40 updates, and that did not work. The system froze, got a black screen, etc.

So, next go...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Sep 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,623
Posted By cottonball
Well, the Android install struck out. Got to the...

Well, the Android install struck out. Got to the menu with choices to use Lollipop from the UBB, and then it froze. Tried again, same thing.

Back to W7Starter. After a couple of tries, Checking...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Sep 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,623
Posted By cottonball
Yep, and only 1GB RAM with no prospect of...

Yep, and only 1GB RAM with no prospect of upgrading.

Thinking about installing an Android (Lollipop). The machine might be good for that.
Have installed Linux distros before, but not an Android...
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