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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Jul 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 474
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Don't know the answer to your question - in my...

Don't know the answer to your question - in my case, every so often after WU, WMP starts as if it is the first time it has ever run and asks me to set the various media defaults. WU also occasionally...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Jul 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By Batch
Microsoft think it's "important" that bods have...

Microsoft think it's "important" that bods have the latest versions. That is their mentality. But unless you are running software that is dependent on later versions of .NET (or if MS stop issuing...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Jul 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 4,685
Posted By Batch
MS has re-released the update today. Now...

MS has re-released the update today. Now installed and seemingly working fine.

Thanks to all for your input.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Jul 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 4,685
Posted By Batch
Thanks for all the replies. Just checked again...

Thanks for all the replies. Just checked again and still no sign of the re-issued KB4338818 being available thru Windows Update. Not critical for me at this time as is only affecting my standby...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Jul 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 4,685
Posted By Batch
Thanks for the reply Snick. I get what you are...

Thanks for the reply Snick. I get what you are saying, but still makes me wonder if they've pulled it from being available thru Windows Update, but still left it available for download.

I'm...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Jul 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 4,685
Posted By Batch
Has Microsoft pulled July 2018 Security Rollup for Win7 (X86)?

On 11th July (using non-auto Windows Update) I downloaded and installed "2018-07 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 for x86-based Systems (KB4338818)" amongst others. All seemed fine.
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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 May 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 3,773
Posted By Batch
Thanks, I'll take a shufty. But I wonder if that,...

Thanks, I'll take a shufty. But I wonder if that, ultimately, amounts to the same as View Update History saying it is Successful.

I thought that this might not be an uncommon occurrence and that...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 May 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 3,773
Posted By Batch
Shutdown stalls after Part 1 of May 2017 Windows Update (W7HP 32 bit)

After part 1 of install of May 2017 Windows Update, click on Restart, goes through the usual pre-shutdown updating to 30% and then into shutdown mode. But shutdown stalls.

Have tried leaving for...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Feb 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,250
Posted By Batch
Switching from HDD (in MBR "mode") to SSHD (still as MBR)

My PC currently runs Win7 32 bit and has a 1TB Western Digital HDD (in MBR “mode”) with 4 partitions.

I intend to get an SSHD (i.e. Seagate Firecuda 1TB) to replace the old HDD. I'm assuming that...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 Aug 2014
Replies: 20
Views: 198,156
Posted By Batch
Certainly doesn't sound like XML to me - this is...

Certainly doesn't sound like XML to me - this is what I see:

Validating signature for C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\WuRedir\9482F4B4-E343-43B6-B170-9A65BC822C77\wuredir.cab with dwProvFlags...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 Aug 2014
Replies: 20
Views: 198,156
Posted By Batch
Is it as clear cut as NoelDP makes out? Like...

Is it as clear cut as NoelDP makes out?

Like many I've had the issues referred to by others in this thread.

However, I've also seen that in the windowsupdate.log file, since this update has...
Forum: Tutorials 11 Apr 2014
Replies: 494
Views: 1,277,715
Posted By Batch
JerometheGiraff "I don't have any Scheduled...

JerometheGiraff

"I don't have any Scheduled tasks, nor can I think of any to make"??? :confused:

How about simply following the instructions in this tutorial for, say, Notepad.exe or any other...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 9,279
Posted By Batch
Callender, That's little prog is...

Callender,

That's little prog is interesting, I'll bear it in mind (although I've quickly done the half dozen or so culprits manually).

BTW, I did outline how to do it manually in my original...
Forum: Tutorials 10 Apr 2014
Replies: 494
Views: 1,277,715
Posted By Batch
'Cos if one creates a Scheduled Task there is no...

'Cos if one creates a Scheduled Task there is no way (within the Create Task dialogue) to set the priority. But if one then exports such a scheduled task (as XML), it is clear that the priority is...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Apr 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 9,279
Posted By Batch
Thanks - have now done that!

Thanks - have now done that!
Forum: Tutorials 07 Apr 2014
Replies: 494
Views: 1,277,715
Posted By Batch
I used the info in this Tutorial which worked...

I used the info in this Tutorial which worked well, but it soon dawned on me that the applications seemed to be taking a long time to run.

Than the penny dropped - Scheduled Tasks run at priority...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Apr 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 9,279
Posted By Batch
Setting Priority with "Elevated Shortcut without UAC Prompt Tutorial"

I used the info in Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt Tutorial (https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/11949-elevated-program-shortcut-without-uac-prompt-create.html) and it soon dawned on...
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Nov 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 998
Posted By Batch
Thanks for the reply. "Many people attach drives...

Thanks for the reply. "Many people attach drives this way and do not have that problem." That's exactly what I thought.

However, when the caddy with the old drive was attached, Win7 started...
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Nov 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 998
Posted By Batch
New Win7 PC somehow gets old Dial-Up Internet entries from old WinXP P

Somehow my brother's new Win7 PC ended up with old Dial Up Modem connections defintions on it. If one went into the Internet Options Connections tab, there were two entries. One was for a Broadband...
Forum: General Discussion 26 May 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 9,497
Posted By Batch
Good to hear your feedback. I also found...

Good to hear your feedback.

I also found this in Windows 7 Inside Out:

"If you move any or all of your personal data folders, watch out for one gotcha: the Windows Search index includes the...
Forum: General Discussion 25 May 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 9,497
Posted By Batch
A bit more info. on a couple of aspects:- ...

A bit more info. on a couple of aspects:-

I've also just done another image restore and tried moving the Documents folder to another path on the C: partition to see whether the My Documents...
Forum: General Discussion 25 May 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 9,497
Posted By Batch
I've just come across the exact same situation...

I've just come across the exact same situation and I can confirm that it is left over when you do a Move of My Documents. I have tried it several times (after repeatedly doing image restores). I...
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