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Forum: Tutorials 27 May 2017
Replies: 46
Views: 188,955
Posted By Scoop
Makes sense. Thanks for the info. I've...

Makes sense. Thanks for the info.

I've found that after the 1st WU (I usually select KB890830 first & that's the one where it takes ~2 min's to detect that Restore Points has been disabled.
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Forum: Tutorials 25 May 2017
Replies: 46
Views: 188,955
Posted By Scoop
Shawn, I disabled the Restore Points with...

Shawn,

I disabled the Restore Points with your REG download before installing this month's Win 7 Rollup's & the monthly Malicious Removal Tool update.

It worked great, reducing the install...
Forum: Tutorials 28 Apr 2017
Replies: 46
Views: 188,955
Posted By Scoop
Shawn, Thanks for the info :). I'll set...

Shawn,

Thanks for the info :). I'll set the REG to 'disabled' before I install next month's rollups.
Forum: Tutorials 27 Apr 2017
Replies: 46
Views: 188,955
Posted By Scoop
Shawn, I have a couple of questions about...

Shawn,

I have a couple of questions about System Restore / disable.

I'm running Win 7x64 Home Premium so I don't have Group Editor access.

In the past, I've disabled (& enabled) System...
Forum: News 07 Jan 2017
Replies: 48
Views: 30,002
Posted By Scoop
I installed the Dec WU's individually & all...

I installed the Dec WU's individually & all worked ok.

- Installed KB3207752. Restarted, etc.
- Installed KB890830. Ok.
- Installed KB3205402, the one that hung about 50% thru install. ...
Forum: News 06 Jan 2017
Replies: 48
Views: 30,002
Posted By Scoop
My Dec Rollup issue: - Win 7x64 Home...

My Dec Rollup issue:

- Win 7x64 Home Premium OEM on a Toshiba L655 Laptop (bought in 2011)

I tried installing the following WU's on my Toshiba Laptop yesterday Thu 01/05 :

KB3207752 (Dec...
Forum: Tutorials 31 Aug 2016
Replies: 377
Views: 1,602,883
Posted By Scoop
Shawn, I downloaded & ran the updated...

Shawn,

I downloaded & ran the updated version. Folders all showing the ownership option. http://i43.tinypic.com/15o87wj.jpg
Forum: Tutorials 30 Aug 2016
Replies: 377
Views: 1,602,883
Posted By Scoop
Shawn, I just downloaded & ran the updated...

Shawn,

I just downloaded & ran the updated reg file and noticed something changed besides the removal of the 'take ownership' option from my C: drive.

Here's what I did:

Right before...
Forum: Tutorials 30 Aug 2016
Replies: 377
Views: 1,602,883
Posted By Scoop
10-4, thanks :)

10-4, thanks :)
Forum: Tutorials 30 Aug 2016
Replies: 377
Views: 1,602,883
Posted By Scoop
Shawn, Thanks for the updated Reg download...

Shawn,

Thanks for the updated Reg download info.

If we had previously downloaded the earlier version, will the updated version overwrite the earlier version?

For example, do we need to...
Forum: Tutorials 03 Jul 2016
Replies: 101
Views: 584,612
Posted By Scoop
10-4 :) That got it. Ran your .bat and it...

10-4 :) That got it. Ran your .bat and it cleared the orphaned Icons. I just declined the "restart" prompt in the CMD dialog box.

Thanks & have a great 4th :)
Forum: Tutorials 03 Jul 2016
Replies: 101
Views: 584,612
Posted By Scoop
Shawn, I have a question about your .bat...

Shawn,

I have a question about your .bat modification and what it does as it relates to my scenario.

I use the hotkey and script program "AutoHotKey" a lot and sometimes I'll have several ahk...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Feb 2016
Replies: 377
Views: 1,602,883
Posted By Scoop
Shawn, I had a need to access the...

Shawn,

I had a need to access the C:\Recovery folder to create a Win 7 System Repair USB stick so I used your Reg download to get ownership from the right-click context menu. Worked great :)
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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Sep 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 4,869
Posted By Scoop
This might work but I haven't tried it yet. It's...

This might work but I haven't tried it yet. It's one of the MS "Fixit" downloads that's supposed to reset the WU components.

Reset Windows Update components...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Sep 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 4,869
Posted By Scoop
Good point. I'll probably change it to that...

Good point. I'll probably change it to that setting. The reason I hadn't selected that in the past is that until recently, I was comfortable with WU's not installing (when selected as "download but...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Sep 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 4,869
Posted By Scoop
Good idea :) I added a WU reminder into my...

Good idea :)

I added a WU reminder into my daily user-login script to run the WU update screen on Wed - Fri ( Control Panel > System and Security > Windows Update ) .
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Sep 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 4,869
Posted By Scoop
I've been having the same issue with both of my...

I've been having the same issue with both of my Win 7 PC's since about the same time frame, around the 2nd week of August.

Desktop PC: Win 7x64 Home Premium OEM. WU setting has been the same...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Jul 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 128,568
Posted By Scoop
Tim, Glad it's working ok now. Here's...

Tim,

Glad it's working ok now.

Here's a link to one of Shawn's ("Brink") tutorials at this site that explains the differences with the "Sleep" states and "Hibernate".
...
Forum: Tutorials 23 Jul 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 128,568
Posted By Scoop
Tim, That's strange, the PC shutting down...

Tim,

That's strange, the PC shutting down using rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState .

I've never seen that occur with my Desktop PC. My Laptop PC is a backup PC so I'm not using it...
Forum: Tutorials 23 Jul 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 128,568
Posted By Scoop
kanungos You mentioned that the...

kanungos

You mentioned that the rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState command shuts down your PC. Are you referring to a complete PC shutdown where you need to push your PC's power button in...
Forum: News 18 May 2015
Replies: 106
Views: 10,833
Posted By Scoop
Are you running CMD in Admin mode? Enter...

Are you running CMD in Admin mode?

Enter CMD in the Start search field box. Then right-click on the CMD icon and select "Run as Admin" from the pull-down menu.

Here are some screencaps. (just...
Forum: News 17 May 2015
Replies: 106
Views: 10,833
Posted By Scoop
Good advice. I've been Cloning every 2 weeks for...

Good advice. I've been Cloning every 2 weeks for about 3+ years on my PC's just for basic HDD backup copies to have a rollback option for numerous potential issues. I also Image but less frequently...
Forum: News 16 May 2015
Replies: 106
Views: 10,833
Posted By Scoop
Win 7x64 Home Premium OEM Version on a built...

Win 7x64 Home Premium OEM Version on a built Desktop w/Asus MoBo


I did my "Saturday after Patch Tuesday" installs earlier today (Cloned the "C"/OS HDD yesterday), including KB3022345 since I...
Forum: Tutorials 23 Feb 2015
Replies: 64
Views: 509,686
Posted By Scoop
Shawn, thanks for the suggestion. I've been...

Shawn, thanks for the suggestion. I've been thinking about that, installing another AV to use as a troubleshooting tool to eliminate Norton when questions like this one arise.
Forum: Tutorials 22 Feb 2015
Replies: 64
Views: 509,686
Posted By Scoop
Shawn, I'm running Win 7x64 OEM version on...

Shawn,

I'm running Win 7x64 OEM version on a built Desktop PC w/Asus MoBo. My C HDD is a 1 Tb size with about 115 Gb used space at present.

I've been seeing a strange issue with my "C" OS...
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