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Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By poolmon
OOPS. . . It started again! Unchecking the...

OOPS. . . It started again!
Unchecking the boxes had limited lasting effect. Yes indeed it is sporadic, but persistent . . .

EDIT.
After affirmatively responding to the first additional popup...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By poolmon
I unchecked all the pre-checked boxes on the nag...

I unchecked all the pre-checked boxes on the nag screen, then pressed "save" and have not been bothered since. Hopefully that took care of it. But, don't forget to uncheck each box first or it will...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By poolmon
From what I can see it appears legit. It happened...

From what I can see it appears legit. It happened after a Microsoft Update, no virus detected and no maleware detected. No browser hijack detected nor any rootkits.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By poolmon
I tried both closing the browser tab directly and...

I tried both closing the browser tab directly and "X-ing" out the page. It sporadically came back. This time I unchecked each of the the pre-checked boxes and pressed save. Hopefully that will do the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By poolmon
Yes. See my edit to my previous post where I...

Yes. See my edit to my previous post where I posted the extra tab/page coming up.
I'm going to uncheck the boxes displayed (which were all checked initially) and press SAVE to see if that gets rid...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By poolmon
The Icon Path is clean. Today for the first time...

The Icon Path is clean. Today for the first time IE did not open the second tab after startup. I will have to monitor. Thanks for the tips.

EDIT: It just did it again. Here is the second window
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By poolmon
There is only 1 line in the box. That is my home...

There is only 1 line in the box. That is my home page www.google.com (http://www.google.com).
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By poolmon
IE 11 Opens Home Page But Also Opens Second Tab To Microsoft Settings

My IE 11 Browser has recently started to open a second tab the first time I open it each day and immediately switches to it. The tab is a Microsoft Tab which asks me if I'd like to utilize certain...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Mar 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By poolmon
On a cloned drive the "View Update History" file...

On a cloned drive the "View Update History" file viewed through Windows Update will commence with the date you install any new updates subsequent to installing the clone.

The cloning software...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Mar 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By poolmon
To check on installed updates go to: My...

To check on installed updates go to:

My Computer> Uninstall or Change A Program> View Installed Updates (in upper left-hand column)

Watch the green progress indicator in the address bar as...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 31 Jul 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 7,490
Posted By poolmon
This update resurfaced for a third time on two...

This update resurfaced for a third time on two different WIN 7 64 bit desktop computers after disappearing twice as an Important Update.

I just installed it on both (now that we are at the end of...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Jul 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 7,490
Posted By poolmon
I think they may have just pulled it again. I saw...

I think they may have just pulled it again. I saw it reappear when you did but I did not install it then. It's now gone again, so they could still have an issue . .
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Jul 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 7,490
Posted By poolmon
I was offered both updates you mentioned last...

I was offered both updates you mentioned last week (along with 3 Office Updates) but did not install any. This weekend the first two updates no longer appeared and only the Office ones did, which I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Jun 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 812
Posted By poolmon
Uninstall or System Restore;Which Better To Delete WIN Update

The latest WIN 7 June Monthly Rollup seems to have caused an issue with my browsers slowing the loading of pages. Assuming that's the issue, is it preferable to first:
1.Uninstall the update; or to...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 22 Jun 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,624
Posted By poolmon
Comcast. I was at 250/15 but downgraded to for...

Comcast.
I was at 250/15 but downgraded to for cost savings and as part of another package deal.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 22 Jun 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,624
Posted By poolmon
June 2018 Quality RollUp Caused Slowdown Of All Browsers?

I just installed June 2018 Monthly Quality Rollup KB4284826 and now ALL my browsers (IE 11; Chrome; FireFox) take a long time to load my Start Google home page. Also, when I click to open a new Tab...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Jun 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1,073
Posted By poolmon
No I did not think to do that since I don't allow...

No I did not think to do that since I don't allow WIN to install updates automatically, but I just checked and there is no install showing.

EDIT: The missing updates reappeared today. Still don't...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Jun 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1,073
Posted By poolmon
Disappearing Important Updates

The monthly update for June 2018 showed up in my System Tray to be installed.
I usually wait about a week to install it to avoid any issues yet to be discovered. However, today after I booted the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Jun 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 2,946
Posted By poolmon
I just ran across an article today highlighting...

I just ran across an article today highlighting this issue.
https://www.extremetech.com/computing/271982-microsoft-silently-kills-windows-7-security-updates-on-older-pcs
Forum: General Discussion 21 Mar 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,318
Posted By poolmon
Sounds like the input from your USB keyboard may...

Sounds like the input from your USB keyboard may not be getting to the bios during the boot process. Try another keyboard especially if you have a PS2 KB and corresponding input on your computer.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Oct 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 3,892
Posted By poolmon
Go To: Control Panel>System>System Protection....

Go To: Control Panel>System>System Protection. Click on your C Drive then click on Configure.

It will show how much System Restore File space is in "Current Use". Usually this is the biggest and...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Oct 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,833
Posted By poolmon
I would try the following in order listed: ...

I would try the following in order listed:

1. Right click the TaskBar and see if it is checked "Locked." If so left click to uncheck it to see if it fixes the issue.
2. Right click the...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Oct 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 6,794
Posted By poolmon
The only group of files I know that can account...

The only group of files I know that can account for that large a space are System Restore files which can easily exceed 100GB. This is the easiest way to regain space.
Forum: General Discussion 29 Sep 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,010
Posted By poolmon
Thanks !

Thanks !
Forum: General Discussion 29 Sep 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,010
Posted By poolmon
How Can I Add A Hard Drive To The SendTo Menu

How can I add an installed HDD to the right-click "SendTo" menu?

On one of my desktops, the SendTo menu (when right clicking on a file or folder) contains all installed drives (plus some other...
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