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Forum: Drivers 56 Minutes Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By Barman58
If you feel you can trust a third party then good...

If you feel you can trust a third party then good luck to you - I only ever use drivers from the hardware manufacturers, which is the way I've worked for over 30 Years
Forum: Drivers 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By Barman58
One issue I can see is that very few devices are...

One issue I can see is that very few devices are identical enough to use the same drivers, unless everyone you support uses an identical make and model of system, ( and not certain to work even then...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 575
Posted By Barman58
You have three options Use the guest...

You have three options


Use the guest account as described
Set the file/folder permissions
Find a commercial alternative to the Windows Steady State Application (this is a system used in may...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 6,382
Posted By Barman58
The hardest part of any business support is to...

The hardest part of any business support is to persuade the client that sometimes the customer is not always right -

the only way I can think, that may work, is to do nothing and let them find...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 6,382
Posted By Barman58
Tattoo on forehead, Suitably reversed for reading...

Tattoo on forehead, Suitably reversed for reading in a mirror ? :p
Forum: System Security 2 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By Barman58
Try to locate the call to cmd by using Autoruns ...

Try to locate the call to cmd by using Autoruns (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/downloads/autoruns)from Microsoft what this utility does is list all the startup items set to run when...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By Barman58
That sounds perfectly reasonable for your system...

That sounds perfectly reasonable for your system going on your specs, I am currently using about 20% of my RAM on Win 10 with a lot more running. (7 Chrome tabs on auto reload, plus a full screen...
Forum: Drivers 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By Barman58
Slip streaming drivers into an ISO is a useful...

Slip streaming drivers into an ISO is a useful option as long as the hardware lasts, once the hardware fails and needs replacing it will be more and more difficult.

The problem is when an OS gets...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By Barman58
The best Media manager I know of is MediaMonkey...

The best Media manager I know of is MediaMonkey (http://www.mediamonkey.com/), There is a free and a gold version - The free one should be adequate for your needs
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By Barman58
The site is blocked by Bitdefender Pro and states...

The site is blocked by Bitdefender Pro and states that it hosts malware - I believe Bitdefender
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By Barman58
As the link you gave for the company triggered a...

As the link you gave for the company triggered a serious malware alert and I had to remove it to safeguard other members - I would tend to doubt their honesty :(
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By Barman58
This should allow you to get to a command prompt...

This should allow you to get to a command prompt to do what you wish, but you will need at least a repair disk (USB Drive) to avoid the crash issue you are seeing

Command Prompt at Startup -...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By Barman58
There are a number of malware packages that are...

There are a number of malware packages that are available for free, including Malwarebytes after 14 days the trial reverts to a more limited free version You could look at Avast free, or bitdefender...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By Barman58
Are you saying that malewarebytes is infected...

Are you saying that malewarebytes is infected with a virus itself or are you saying that malwarebytes is reporting a virus infection "hijack.autoconfigurl.prxysvrrst" ?

If the first I would...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By Barman58
Adobe bridge is totally free for ever ( adobe got...

Adobe bridge is totally free for ever ( adobe got a little confused a few years ago, bundled it as a free gift and it's been that way ever since )

Its True: Adobe Bridge CC Is Completely Free for...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By Barman58
Not sure how deep you want to take this, it can...

Not sure how deep you want to take this, it can be quite a rabbit hole ;)
This is a section from MSDN that gives advice and suggestions ...

File Types and File Associations (Windows)...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By Barman58
The disk is not the issue, the disk has no value...

The disk is not the issue, the disk has no value apart from the cost of actual manufacture, and are free to obtain - What you need to obtain is a valid licence to use the software The basic choice...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 921
Posted By Barman58
Thanks Roy That's a shame and a bit of a...

Thanks Roy

That's a shame and a bit of a surprise, with Microsoft's aim to get everyone to upgrade to Ten as soon as possible, to simplify support and reduce support costs, the roll back option...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By Barman58
What the WFi monitor would have done for you in...

What the WFi monitor would have done for you in the recent install was shown that you have your normal WiFi and an extra one ( The extender), and also that they were not the same IP range Etc which...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 921
Posted By Barman58
If you are not sure if Win 10 will not work well...

If you are not sure if Win 10 will not work well or at all with your hardware, and the free offer upgrade is available, back up your current installation, (and if you wish the factory recovery...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By Barman58
One thing for the future, for network...

One thing for the future, for network troubleshooting, the Android Play Store has a number of WiFi apps, these will allow you to "see" all the Wireless Networks in your immediate location and decide...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 2,200
Posted By Barman58
Rather than spend time arguing amongst...

Rather than spend time arguing amongst yourselves, would not be be better to simply help the Original poster. This help has been provided so it's best to just monitor the thread and assist BuckSkin...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By Barman58
Valid point and maybe worth a try. But, there is...

Valid point and maybe worth a try. But, there is not a specific limit on number of devices that can be paired on a Bluetooth network that I am aware of, also I have Bluetooth in my car and connect a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By Barman58
There have been many versions of Bluetooth, 4.1...

There have been many versions of Bluetooth, 4.1 is one of the later versions and may not be compatible with the dongle supplied software, Bluesoleil is a commercial bluetooth software and works with...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 1,104
Posted By Barman58
That's a strange one, been doing it that way for...

That's a strange one, been doing it that way for years myself without any Issue :confused:

I have seen occasions where a remnant folder was left behind that needed to be deleted manually

Always...
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