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Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Jan 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,606
Posted By MoxieMomma
Quick follow-up question: Is this the same...

Quick follow-up question:

Is this the same computer as the one whose specs are listed in your forum profile, running 64-bit Win7 with only 3 GB of RAM???

If so, that *might* be at least part of...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Jan 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,606
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi, ellenc: Is this the same computer as the...

Hi, ellenc:

Is this the same computer as the one mentioned in these other topics (and several others before them)?

Firefox unusable...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Jan 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,835
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi: It seems that perhaps we all may have...

Hi:

It seems that perhaps we all may have misunderstood your issue.
The behavior you describe sounds like popup advertisements that appear on certain web sites.

Unfortunately, #13 of the forum...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Jan 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,835
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi: You are most welcome, of course. I'm...

Hi:

You are most welcome, of course. I'm glad I could help (I think).

The other nagging question for me: why so many open Windows or tabs?

Firefox, like most browsers, will "take" as much...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Jan 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,835
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi: Pardon my intrusion. All the advice...

Hi:

Pardon my intrusion.
All the advice offered so far is quite sound.

So, perhaps I misunderstand the OP's original question.
There is a simple setting in the General settings tab (as...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Jan 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi: Hmm, that's interesting.:) It looks...

Hi:

Hmm, that's interesting.:)

It looks from the screen cap as if it might be normal on a 64-bit system, since one instance is without "*32" and the other has it?
Are you running the 64-bit...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 15 Jan 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi: Dumb question: are you sure you are...

Hi:

Dumb question: are you sure you are really seeing two instances of Internet Explorer, rather an "explorer.exe"?
Internet Explorer (the browser) and Explorer (the native Windows feature) are...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Jan 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By MoxieMomma
^^ Agree.... ^^ Or perhaps the user profile...

^^ Agree.... ^^

Or perhaps the user profile is corrupt and Windows is having trouble loading it?
Or software conflict with the theme and/or security applications?

Just a thought,

MM
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Jan 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi: I'm with Gator on this one -- most...

Hi:

I'm with Gator on this one -- most performance problems in Fx and TB originate in the user's profile, not in the program itself.
The TB profile gets a LOT of heavy use and corruption can...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Jan 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,209
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi: No. No security program or group of...

Hi:

No.
No security program or group of programs can protect a vulnerable, unpatched OS.
In today's threat landscape, keeping one's OS, programs, browsers, plug-ins and other applications is...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Jan 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi: In addition to excellent advice already...

Hi:

In addition to excellent advice already offered....

GWX ended months ago, so there's no need to be afraid of it.
KB2952664 (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2952664) has nothing to...
Forum: Microsoft Office 10 Jan 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2,056
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi: ^^ Yep, that tutorial ought to help you...

Hi:

^^ Yep, that tutorial ought to help you get fixed up. ^^

MS changed the wording for this a while back, making it much more confusing.

It used to be simple, such as "password to open" and...
Forum: Drivers 10 Jan 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,729
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi: Thank you for the helpful update. I...

Hi:

Thank you for the helpful update.
I found by routine Google search many, rather old links about that specific error message, but I do not know how to resolve it.

Product Info...
Forum: Drivers 10 Jan 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,729
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hello and welcome: We could probably provide...

Hello and welcome:

We could probably provide better help if we had a wee bit more information...

A few basic questions:


Is this the Win7 Home Premium, 64-bit laptop listed in your forum...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,621
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi: But, it's up to you all and to the...

Hi:



But, it's up to you all and to the OP, if you want to carry on simultaneous, parallel, duplicate threads in two different venues...:)

<just sayin'>

MM
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,621
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi: For the record, it appears that the OP...

Hi:

For the record, it appears that the OP has an identical, working topic elsewhere:

Trouble booting after BIOS update. - Windows 7...
Forum: System Security 09 Jan 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 942
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi: I don't think the OP ever suggested that...

Hi:

I don't think the OP ever suggested that the items were malware?

And I agree, as I mentioned, that these are not huge issues.

I guess some might suggest that the AutoRun features be...
Forum: System Security 09 Jan 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 942
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi: I think you may be referring to the...

Hi:

I think you may be referring to the Kaspersky Vulnerability Scan?

If so, it would help to know:


Which product: KAV, KIS, or KTS?
Which version: 2016 or 2017? (and which specific...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Jan 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,913
Posted By MoxieMomma
I've seen that 3rd-party tutorial recommended at...

I've seen that 3rd-party tutorial recommended at other communities, and it seems to work.

However, we already have several similar tutorials, especially this one by @ThrashZone...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 Jan 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi: Understood. I see that some folks...

Hi:

Understood.
I see that some folks still use TFC on Win7 and below (AFAIK 8/8.1/10 are not supported).
It definitely enjoys a loyal fanbase.

But that was not really my question...:(
...
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Jan 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,643
Posted By MoxieMomma
I agree. If that is the "Reimage" program to...

I agree. If that is the "Reimage" program to which I think the OP might be referring, I would steer clear.

I suggest following torchwood's advice.

Cheers,
MM
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 Jan 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi, torchwood: AFAIK, TFC is no longer...

Hi, torchwood:

AFAIK, TFC is no longer developed (and may no longer be officially supported??), although I understand that it still works OK under Win7.

However, these wonky, leftover files...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 Jan 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi::) Short answer: (Yes) Just to play it...

Hi::)

Short answer: (Yes) Just to play it safe, you might want to at least create a system restore point and/or make a backup system image to an external USB hard drive, e.g. with Macrium.
...
Forum: Microsoft Office 08 Jan 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,758
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi: You are most welcome. I'm glad I could...

Hi:

You are most welcome.
I'm glad I could help.

BTW, you can change ALL columns or ALL rows at once, by going in to Table Properties.
Otherwise, for each individual row or column, you just...
Forum: Software 07 Jan 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 962
Posted By MoxieMomma
Hi::) Is this the same computer here, by any...

Hi::)

Is this the same computer here, by any chance?

"you need permission from the computer&#39;s administrator to make changes to this f - Windows 7...
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