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Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Aug 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 362
Posted By debodun
I am having issues with the latest Firefox

Since Firefox v 55.0.3 installed itself on Sunday, I have an intermittent problem with the drop-down links menus. When I hover the mouse pointer over one, sometimes it appears, sometimes I just see a...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 Jun 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 7,075
Posted By debodun
According to this article, there is a fix...but...

According to this article, there is a fix...but comes with a caveat. I can't even understand the directions. What do you think about its content?

How to speed up Windows 7 Update scansā€”forever |...
Forum: Backup and Restore 09 Jun 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 7,075
Posted By debodun
May's monthly patches took 70 minutes to download...

May's monthly patches took 70 minutes to download and install. With the June ones coming out next week, I am not looking forward to it.
Forum: General Discussion 11 May 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 738
Posted By debodun
More processes than usual in Task Manager

Usually I have 40 to 42 processes listed in Task Manager, After this months patch updates, there are a few more listed. One I noticed was mscorsvw.exe (NET Runtime Optimization Service). Usually,...
Forum: General Discussion 10 May 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By debodun
I went to the local library and tried this site...

I went to the local library and tried this site with Firefox, IE and Chrome. They all loaded the graphics.
Forum: General Discussion 08 May 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By debodun
Suddenly system won't load some graphics

I always check the weather forecast for my area here:

Stillwater, NY (12170) Forecast | Weather Underground (https://www.wunderground.com/US/NY/Stillwater.html)

Lately it will not display the...
Forum: System Security 03 May 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 926
Posted By debodun
MSE not automatically updating after CCleaner scan

My MSE was updating the defs without having to manually download and install. This past Sunday I ran CCleaner. After that, MSE stopped updating automatically. I can still get the def updates by...
Forum: Chillout Room 25 Apr 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 2,479
Posted By debodun
What is a reasonable price for a refurb?

The local electronic "fix-it" shop had a refurb for sale for $425. It's practically an antique by computer standards. How do they have the chutzpah to charge that for a system with a 2 GHz CPU and 3...
Forum: Chillout Room 10 Apr 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1,086
Posted By debodun
Local PC repair shop doesn't repair

The last time I had a bad virus (CycbotB), I took it to the local computer shop where I bought it. I thought they could just get rid of the virus, but all they did was wipe the disk and re-install...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Apr 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,514
Posted By debodun
Okay - found it. That box you highlighted IS...

Okay - found it. That box you highlighted IS unchecked.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Apr 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,514
Posted By debodun
I don't see the same thing when I go to Control...

I don't see the same thing when I go to Control Panel. This is what I see:
Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Apr 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,514
Posted By debodun
That first plug-in screen shot is from a while...

That first plug-in screen shot is from a while ago (I just wanted to give an idea of what I has before Firefox version 52). If you look at the next screen shot it shows Shockwave Flash Version 25.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 06 Apr 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,514
Posted By debodun
Firefox slow to load some Web pages after version 52

Firefox dropped support of many plug-ins with version 52. Ever since I installed that version, I have had problems with slow performance and page loading (e.g Yahoo, wunderground.com and...
Forum: System Security 03 Apr 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 2,207
Posted By debodun
A quick scan on Saturday did not find anything.

A quick scan on Saturday did not find anything.
Forum: Chillout Room 28 Mar 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,402
Posted By debodun
I remember my first computer - it had a 10 MB...

I remember my first computer - it had a 10 MB hard drive and a 5" floppy drive! Ran only DOS programs.
Forum: Chillout Room 28 Mar 2017
Replies: 118
Views: 19,287
Posted By debodun
I am used to Windows 7 now and am not looking...

I am used to Windows 7 now and am not looking forward to the day Microsoft ceases support. My cousin has Windows 10 and she doesn't like it because she says everything runs like an app rather than...
Forum: Chillout Room 28 Mar 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 1,042
Posted By debodun
Is the antiques market dead?

My mom passed away 10 years ago (my dad has been gone over 30 years now) and I inherited her house full of her little treasures - mainly vintage glassware like Depression, carnival and cut glass and...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Mar 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 7,075
Posted By debodun
I appreciate your curiosity, but I am dubious...

I appreciate your curiosity, but I am dubious about too much fiddling with the innards when I don't know what I am doing. I may end up in a worse situation.
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Mar 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 7,075
Posted By debodun
I finally figured how to get inside my HP Compaq...

I finally figured how to get inside my HP Compaq desktop. There a small recessed button that's the same silvery color as the top panel located front and center on the top. Press that down and the top...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Mar 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,083
Posted By debodun
Is there an alternative to PB?

Is there an alternative to PB?
Forum: System Security 24 Mar 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 2,207
Posted By debodun
I see nothing in the history tab either (I...

I see nothing in the history tab either (I usually do quick scans) no matter which button I select. Like Twario mentioned, full scans take hours. Once in a while, when I attempt to download MSE defs...
Forum: System Security 24 Mar 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 2,207
Posted By debodun
You could try some of the suggestions made by...

You could try some of the suggestions made by others in this thread. Maybe you are more courageous than I am to download and run these. Let me know how it turns out and if you ever find the problem...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Mar 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,083
Posted By debodun
Photobucket

Does anyone use photobucket? If so, does it slow up your system to the point of freezing? I haven't used it in a while and I just tried it again and it was agonizing slow to load the page, upload...
Forum: Chillout Room 21 Mar 2017
Replies: 1,350
Views: 270,229
Posted By debodun
As a baby

Taken when I was 11 months old - many, MANY years ago.
Forum: Chillout Room 21 Mar 2017
Replies: 25
Views: 5,221
Posted By debodun
All Purpose Potatoes?

False advertising if you ask me. I tried to pound a nail in a board with an "all-purpose" potato and it failed miserably.
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