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Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jul 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By clw2613
AHA! I thought they were the same but upon...

AHA! I thought they were the same but upon re-examination found a slight difference.

Many Thanks

C.
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jul 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By clw2613
Need Networking Help

I have 2 computers at home, a desktop and a laptop. Both are running Windows 7 Home Premium.

The Desktop is connected to a wireless router by a cable. The Laptop connects to the same router via...
Forum: Software 08 Apr 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 3,132
Posted By clw2613
OK - Thx for the information! C.

OK - Thx for the information!

C.
Forum: Software 08 Apr 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 3,132
Posted By clw2613
I currently use Kaspersky Internet Security that...

I currently use Kaspersky Internet Security that updates automatically. I would respectfully disagree about all installs requiring permission. These things happen without installing other (wanted)...
Forum: Software 08 Apr 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 3,132
Posted By clw2613
Unwanted Program Installation

Periodically I check the listing of programs installed on my Windows 7 system and quite often find things that have installed that I/we did not intentionally authorize. These can be adware, toolbars...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
New questions about my issue - I used Tracerpt to...

New questions about my issue - I used Tracerpt to display information about one of the files
(C:\Windows\Prefetch\ReadyBoot\ReadyBoot.etl) that is shown by Windows Resource Monitor to be the object...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
Applied the pagefile steps you mentioned. After...

Applied the pagefile steps you mentioned. After doing this, boot time returned to the 2 minute range from the 8 - 9 minute range that was being experienced following the Kaspersky update. The...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
Guess I'll be trying your page file suggestion...

Guess I'll be trying your page file suggestion next!

No idea what you mean by "OPTIMAL settings in your BIOS". I know how to get into the BIOS but have no experience with "tweaking" there.

C.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
Thx - got it! Still a couple of things to try on...

Thx - got it! Still a couple of things to try on the list before jumping in to a clean Windows 7 install! Also have to shut the system down and move it out so I can try to find a license key.

C.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
Those links when pasted to the browser just...

Those links when pasted to the browser just result in a message saying "the webpage cannot be found".

C.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
Thx again - that option is certainly still on the...

Thx again - that option is certainly still on the table --- I just hate to think about having to reinstall everything!

C.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
OK finished with Kaspersky uninstall/reinstall as...

OK finished with Kaspersky uninstall/reinstall as requested. Results (boot times as reported by Soluto):
1. Reboot after Kaspersky uninstall -- boot time 6.33 minutes, original problem not evident...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
Thx. Kaspersky uninstall/reinstall is...

Thx.

Kaspersky uninstall/reinstall is currently in progress. This was also suggested on the Kaspersky forum.

I don't know what MSE is.

Will post again after Kaspersky reinstall and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
Vista has never been installed on this system, at...

Vista has never been installed on this system, at least since I purchased it new. It was purchased with Windows 7 pre-installed.

Here's the info. you asked for:

Diagnostic Report...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
It looks like we have a fix --- at last! Going...

It looks like we have a fix --- at last! Going through the list of things various folks suggested. After uninstalling Spybot, the problem went away!

There is a downside though -- boot time...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
Haven't run HiJackThis yet -- I'll add that to...

Haven't run HiJackThis yet -- I'll add that to the list of things to do.

Virtual memory is currently shown as 8183M (total both drives) and is set for Windows to automatically manage.

I'll...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
Current report should be visible here: GSI...

Current report should be visible here:

GSI Parser 2.96 (http://www.getsysteminfo.com/read.php?file=5776e72eabc0ac2c389c646752cd2ec4&key=bQS231Vn)

C.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
That is certainly something to consider but at...

That is certainly something to consider but at this point is a "last resort" option.

C.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
Thx, I'll try that suggestion, however as...

Thx, I'll try that suggestion, however as previously mentioned this issue continues for several minutes after Soluto reports that the boot sequence has completed and the Windows desktop is displayed....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
Will that do something that CHKDSK won't do? ...

Will that do something that CHKDSK won't do?

During this investigative process, I've already downloaded/installed several applications recommended by those trying to help. Not really anxious to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
CHKDSK has been run - no problems found. ...

CHKDSK has been run - no problems found.

Registry scan done with CCleaner - no problems found.

C.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
If my problem was just unknown hard drive...

If my problem was just unknown hard drive activity, I would not be overly concerned. However as mentioned originally, during this period of constant hard drive activity, the system is agonizingly...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
Just a FYI - there IS a way to prevent Kaspersky...

Just a FYI - there IS a way to prevent Kaspersky Internet Security from running at startup. Thx to help from the Kaspersky forum I was able to do that! A check of Windows Task Manager confirms that...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
Update. With help from Soluto support, I...

Update.

With help from Soluto support, I finally got Soluto installed and restarted the computer.

After the first restart, I looked at the Soluto information and subsequently deleted several...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Apr 2013
Replies: 52
Views: 203,728
Posted By clw2613
Problems Installing Soluto! Attempted to...

Problems Installing Soluto!

Attempted to download/install Soluto as suggested and ran into problems. When I click the Soluto download link I get a pop-up message asking if I want to save...
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