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Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 2,226
Posted By nithig
Opening this thread again. After operating well...

Opening this thread again. After operating well for a day the system has reverted to the original problem, viz delay between command and response and general lack of response.
I have tried to...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Oct 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 2,226
Posted By nithig
where do I find SP2 link?

where do I find SP2 link?
Forum: General Discussion 20 Oct 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 2,226
Posted By nithig
Good advice...thx. Have just followed suit. Had...

Good advice...thx. Have just followed suit. Had only changed to Never check.
Forum: General Discussion 20 Oct 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 2,226
Posted By nithig
DL = Down Load ... probably WD (Win update)...

DL = Down Load ... probably WD (Win update) should have been used.
Yes, WU now turned off.

I deleted the 3 last WU and so far the system is working properly...early days but looks good.

You...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Oct 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 2,226
Posted By nithig
Thanks mrjimphelps - have done that and found...

Thanks mrjimphelps - have done that and found only two non MS items and un-ticked them.

Megahertz07 - what you say feels right ... it all began after an update. Since the laptop crashed completely...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Oct 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 2,226
Posted By nithig
Delay between command and response

Suddenly this computer has developed a delay between command and response. This applies to:
- typing (delay before letters show)
- clicking(delay before click activates)
- any ordinary operations...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 26 Apr 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 2,243
Posted By nithig
Thanks Callender, I've downloaded and installed...

Thanks Callender, I've downloaded and installed and will monitor. Right now the cam is functioning correctly again and to me it's a mystery how it returned. So observation from now on. thanks for the...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 25 Apr 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 2,243
Posted By nithig
Web cam locked by another application

Anyone found a solution for this problem? Don't know if it's particular to Toshiba laptops.
What happens is that the icon appears as normal at side of desktop (auto hide). Click it to open onto...
Forum: Software 31 Jan 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,200
Posted By nithig
Collaborative confirmation always welcome ... thx...

Collaborative confirmation always welcome ... thx mikicejames485:)
Forum: Software 29 Jan 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By nithig
Hello Barman58, that's good news. I've only had...

Hello Barman58, that's good news. I've only had from stores that they no longer stock Win 7. I don't mind older hardware although I would prefer solid state if possible (told it's faster and survives...
Forum: Software 29 Jan 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By nithig
New laptop, old OS....how to load?

I like Win 7 Pro .
All the new laptops come with Win10 which I don't want.
An ideal outcome for me when this machine dies would be to purchase a new laptop and install Win 7 Pro.

Can this be...
Forum: Chillout Room 26 Jan 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By nithig
Thanks Ranger4 ... Will show what I've learned...

Thanks Ranger4 ...
Will show what I've learned hunting about the net:-

How much internet data are you using?
This handy table shows how much data some standard online activities use. Bear in...
Forum: Chillout Room 24 Jan 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 944
Posted By nithig
Damn blitz .... did a lot of damage din't it...

Damn blitz .... did a lot of damage din't it techneeculler? How quickly folk forget though eh! Well good luck, you're probably right about the genealogy organisations. Hope you find something and get...
Forum: Chillout Room 23 Jan 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By nithig
Download or Stream ... that's the question.

Hallellullia, at last decent broadband has arrived in the neighbourhood and I can get more than kb/s! Being a film lover I have long wanted to be able to watch online or download films to watch at...
Forum: Chillout Room 23 Jan 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 944
Posted By nithig
G'day techneeculler, I wish you well in your...

G'day techneeculler,
I wish you well in your search and perhaps there is one reliable source at least in military records. Have you approached Brit.Army Medical Corps? You weren't clear about where...
Forum: Software 18 Jan 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,200
Posted By nithig
You know, my strong feeling is that the 2 video...

You know, my strong feeling is that the 2 video files I wanted to open were infected and loaded with all the junk I got first time.
They're deleted now and I have the checking tools that you and...
Forum: System Security 18 Jan 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 2,496
Posted By nithig
Excellent Callender! have downloaded and will...

Excellent Callender! have downloaded and will install and get to know ... it's what I've wanted, to be able to scan prior to installation. Thanks indeed.
Forum: System Security 17 Jan 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 2,496
Posted By nithig
yes Anak ... I decided (like TZ's sggestion) that...

yes Anak ... I decided (like TZ's sggestion) that there was corruption with the two video files so deleted them.
I am pleased to see Callender followed up on the download and found it quite safe so...
Forum: System Security 16 Jan 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 2,496
Posted By nithig
Virus Total is a very useful site ... thanks...

Virus Total is a very useful site ... thanks Callender, I've bookmarked it and will use it;
also sandboxing is a helpful tip for me.
best wishes.
Forum: System Security 16 Jan 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 2,496
Posted By nithig
Thanks to both of you for helpful suggestions....

Thanks to both of you for helpful suggestions. Due to the problems I had initially I've decided that there is something suspicious about these two files (2 videos) and deleted them. I've tried all...
Forum: System Security 16 Jan 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 2,496
Posted By nithig
Hello Anak, lots of good info there for me...

Hello Anak,

lots of good info there for me to digest so thank you!

Yes, I use VLC vid player but it won't open these two files.
Also tried 7-Zip but it couldn't open files either (nor could...
Forum: Software 16 Jan 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,200
Posted By nithig
Installed 7-Zip but it can't open either file. ...

Installed 7-Zip but it can't open either file.

Not sure what this means:

How can it be extracted?
What I'd like is format MP4 as I can play that directly via the TV set.
So how would you...
Forum: Software 15 Jan 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,200
Posted By nithig
Hello Callender, thanks for that! My vid...

Hello Callender,
thanks for that!
My vid player is VLC although I still have Win Media Center and use WMP for music.

The vids I want to see are : .wmv and .avi

Will get back here tomorrow...
Forum: Software 15 Jan 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,200
Posted By nithig
Xvid-1.3.4-20150621.exe Safe?

Have you come upon a video file compressed into .xz (Xvid)?

After a very bad experience d/loading what appeared to be the right codec I'm very hesitant to open
Xvid-1.3.4-20150621.exe
Source:...
Forum: System Security 13 Jan 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 2,496
Posted By nithig
Help with CodecFix -Xvid file (.xz) needed- read this Warning

Problem: Attempt to open XvidCodec.xz (it's a compressed video)



Both Win Media Play and Media Center stated:
Media Rights Acquisition – "Download Fix"


Upon clicking on Download...
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