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Forum: Backup and Restore 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
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Posted By loninappleton
today I looked into this again. JRT (see...

today I looked into this again.

JRT (see above) restore point was in there. I ran it and it was successful.

Within Windows proper I then logged out and logged in as I am the only user.

This...
Forum: Backup and Restore 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By loninappleton
I will look into these things. Thanks for...

I will look into these things. Thanks for answering and in detail. It seems there's no end of different programs names for this.
It started out for me just wanting to get 'stalls' speeded up where...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Hours Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By loninappleton
Just a followup on some errors I found using the...

Just a followup on some errors I found using the Bleeping Computer suite. I'm asking in a different thread subject why these programs say to have written a restore point but none is in the queue...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Day Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By loninappleton
One followup on this. Malwarebytes...

One followup on this.


Malwarebytes older Junk Removal Tool which I still have successfully created the restore point.


I first tried this in my usual way on the backup drive and then ran...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Day Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By loninappleton
Difficulties in creating restore points

I have attempted to make restore points. The routine shows completed. But when I restart
it says no restore points available.

In working with some anti virus tools which claimed to make restore...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By loninappleton
Just a trial run of the Malwrebytes Adware...

Just a trial run of the Malwrebytes Adware Cleaner program. I executed it 'as is' outside of the suite of programs since it runs quickly. I went to a problem site where the agressive fake warning...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By loninappleton
Haven't started yet and haven't heard back from...

Haven't started yet and haven't heard back from 10Forums this Tuesday.

I may just 'sandbox' the operation on a rig that is not doing much when I have some quiet time.

A note here is that when...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 3,047
Posted By loninappleton
Solved. I unpinned where the shortcut got...

Solved. I unpinned where the shortcut got dropped and Dragged the Desktop icon into the

first row and it stayed there.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 3,047
Posted By loninappleton
Well I may be out of luck and have to try to...

Well I may be out of luck and have to try to 'slide' something. The list is alphabetical
and not manual to change.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 3,047
Posted By loninappleton
That should do it. I'll see if I can make the...

That should do it. I'll see if I can make the change I want. It's just like moving bookmarks around.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 3,047
Posted By loninappleton
Rearrange Windows 7 tool bar

My confusion remains about what is a task bar and what is a tool bar and what is quick launch.


But I saw, then could not find, a path to edit my pinned shortcuts.
My pinned shortcuts is two...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By loninappleton
Of course. Calling it a tutorial is...

Of course.



Calling it a tutorial is only because I try to document what I'm doing for others rather than
grab and go. And I do not make quick progress.



But since this is a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By loninappleton
@vineet...

@vineet (https://www.sevenforums.com/members/vineet.html)

Thanks for the warning. I'll only end badly on a sacrifice HD I will have cloned by
then. I'll not be starting today.

cheers
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By loninappleton
Here is a quick find on the personal software...

Here is a quick find on the personal software inspection programs. I was not aware PSI as
an acronym even existed.


3 Free Personal Software Inspector (PSI) Alternatives To Update And Secure...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By loninappleton
After Hitman Pro the last item is called Secunia...

After Hitman Pro the last item is called Secunia Personal Inspector.
That is discontinued which means this specific guide has not been updated recently (April.)


Secunia PSI looks for outdated...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By loninappleton
Another thing while I am reading through. I ran...

Another thing while I am reading through. I ran Malwarebytes when I noticed the slowdown.
It put things in my tray. I used RevoUninstaller to get rid of Malwarebytes until and if
needed again.
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By loninappleton
AdwCleaner Adware cleaner- from Malwarebytes ...

AdwCleaner Adware cleaner- from Malwarebytes follows in the software list.


Malwarebytes had made JRT Junk Removal Tool which I use when I need a quick Restore Point.
It is still available...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By loninappleton
Continuing. I am reading down to the...

Continuing.


I am reading down to the Zemana Malware program. This trialware from the look of the

website and then a premium version is offered. I'll see if that trial version will execute....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By loninappleton
Reading through I'm on the instructions for...

Reading through I'm on the instructions for Malwarebytes and looking for Rootkits.


TDS Killer is another program I've found which runs quickly and checks for things:


Utilities
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By loninappleton
I'm making notes as I go based on past...

I'm making notes as I go based on past experience.
The Bleeping guide is for a a specific malware. I am using it to find out what new program
technique and software is available since the last...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By loninappleton
No chance to work on it today but the few steps I...

No chance to work on it today but the few steps I started with made improvements.

Just to add something for (I think it was Hitman Pro) which was recommended by

Bleeping computer (BC is a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By loninappleton
The disk cleanup extended is interesting, but...

The disk cleanup extended is interesting, but this warning appeared in related links:


FYI: Extended Disc Cleanup has started killing recent Windows Updates - Windows 7 Help Forums...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By loninappleton
Thanks for answering. I've made some progress. ...

Thanks for answering. I've made some progress.

As you said, Ran Disk Cleanup in System tools
Ran Defrag from System tools
Ran Malwarebytes but more on...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By loninappleton
Windows 7 and PC slowdown needs maintanance

Not sure if this is the right spot for this.

System-- Hardware and Software has been slow showing a lot of long throbber
indicated loads.

Spybot Search and Destroy is finding a lot of add...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By loninappleton
Marked solved since the original subject is...

Marked solved since the original subject is resolved.
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