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Forum: System Security 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 1,932
Posted By WildWilly
Thanks for the heads up

Oh well. Coincidentally I've had to abandon another application just within the past day so what's another one? Meaning, I'm all softened up for this. So I dumped Avira. It seemed OK. I had no...
Forum: Graphic Cards 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 913
Posted By WildWilly
I thought perhaps I needed to do things in a...

I thought perhaps I needed to do things in a specific order. So I've been making sure the surround receiver is on & the PC input is selected before I change my display from "2 only" to "extended." ...
Forum: System Security 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 1,932
Posted By WildWilly
Cleaning up leftovers

Kind of a late response but better late than never, right? You were right about some things being left over. But I ran both my registry cleaner uppers (CCleaner + Eusing) and they got rid of some...
Forum: Graphic Cards 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 913
Posted By WildWilly
With multiple monitors apparent quota on number of changes

I've looked in this area of 7Forums plus I've Googled this issue but I'm not finding any relevant answers. Here's the problem I'm seeing. My motherboard has a built-in video adapter. (See my...
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Aug 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 769
Posted By WildWilly
Monitor numbering with multiple monitors

I've just today connected my HD TV as a second monitor on my system. Most of the time, I've got my system set to "Show desktop only on ..." my original computer monitor, and the TV is off. I turn...
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Aug 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By WildWilly
I've only just today started fooling around with...

I've only just today started fooling around with 2 monitors so consider this as tentative newbie ramblings & not necessarily strong expert advice. In my fooling around, I have discovered that if you...
Forum: System Security 22 Jun 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,932
Posted By WildWilly
Good point. As a matter of course, I always...

Good point. As a matter of course, I always uninstall things using Revo Uninstaller, for which I have Seven Forums to thank. I learned of this wonderful product scrounging around here a couple of...
Forum: System Security 20 Jun 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,932
Posted By WildWilly
Avast antivirus destroys customized Start Menu orb unless . . .

I recently got fed up with AVG Free & decided to try Avast. The first time I rebooted my system after installing Avast, it reverted my Start Menu orb to the original system default. It took me a...
Forum: System Security 20 Jun 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,363
Posted By WildWilly
I'm still getting used to avast, since I got sick...

I'm still getting used to avast, since I got sick of AVG about a week ago & decided to try avast. Its install asks you if you want Chrome & I think there might have been one or two other things. Of...
Forum: Tutorials 23 Oct 2015
Replies: 134
Views: 1,038,340
Posted By WildWilly
Suggested enhancement to the tutorial

I used this tutorial & it works great. But only for logging on following a boot, reboot, restart. If you are resuming after a hibernate, this tutorial is not enough. This is something I find...
Forum: Tutorials 14 Oct 2015
Replies: 494
Views: 1,184,325
Posted By WildWilly
I was mistaken about that first time ever...

I was mistaken about that first time ever comment. That was not the source of the unexpected launch of Task Manager. It was the scheduled task launching Task Manager, and then my script also tried...
Forum: Tutorials 13 Oct 2015
Replies: 494
Views: 1,184,325
Posted By WildWilly
That works like a champ. Here's what I launch...

That works like a champ. Here's what I launch from my Startup folder now:

rem In order to get the little green square in the Task Bar Notification Area, we need to wait a bit.
waitfor /t 20...
Forum: Tutorials 13 Oct 2015
Replies: 494
Views: 1,184,325
Posted By WildWilly
Some weird things

I've just had some weird experiences with all of this and maybe you can tell me what is going on with it.

First, I followed this...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By WildWilly
If you can't beat them . . .

About 75% of the abends I suffered caused BSODs that just sat there staring at me. They claimed they were taking a dump but the HDD activity LED was off. On occasion, because I wasn't in the room,...
Forum: Tutorials 13 Oct 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 198,320
Posted By WildWilly
Much later that lifetime . . .

I never noticed a single impact from the setting or non-setting of that Auto Adjust check mark.

And it seems that the reversion to default keyboard is working as designed. You can change to an...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By WildWilly
OK. I've deleted several dozen dumps & now...

OK. I've deleted several dozen dumps & now here's a file with just 10 dumps in it.

I have installed the latest NIC driver from Broadcom. It seems they don't have anything that is specific to W7....
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By WildWilly
I'm beginning to suspect my video card. I get...

I'm beginning to suspect my video card. I get corruption on the display and then either the system freezes or it clicks & suddenly I'm rebooting.

Also, that NIC driver is not for Windows 7. Dell...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By WildWilly
The DM Log Collector failed because I apparently...

The DM Log Collector failed because I apparently have FIFTY (!!!!!) dumps on my system now. While it was running, I could see messages that said that it was creating all the other things that go...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By WildWilly
"after a back injury . . . I'll get back to you."...

"after a back injury . . . I'll get back to you."

And I don't even have to pay extra for the hilarious commentary? Is this a great place or what?!?!?

No worries . . . mate. (I hesitate to use...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 02 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By WildWilly
After I posted that, I noticed a couple of links...

After I posted that, I noticed a couple of links to other threads at the bottom & started reading them. Of course, I had reboots a couple of times. The weirdest one went like this. System closed...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 02 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By WildWilly
Thank you for responding! Well there you go....

Thank you for responding!

Well there you go. The setting was for kernel memory dump. I don't suppose the file name absolutely has to be MINIDUMP, does it? It's set to . . . oh wait. I think I...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 02 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By WildWilly
Spontaneous, repeated reboots with occasional BSOD

I have been trying to see if somebody else has already posted a problem like mine but my system won't stay up long enough for me to get to the end of reading posts. And that's the problem. My...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Sep 2015
Replies: 984
Views: 1,409,094
Posted By WildWilly
I have rather coincidentally started having...

I have rather coincidentally started having problems since I installed this update & I have an uneasy feeling (absent hard debugging information which I don't know how to collect) that this update is...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 06 Feb 2015
Replies: 984
Views: 1,409,094
Posted By WildWilly
As of this writing, the usual page does have .305...

As of this writing, the usual page does have .305 there. I just got it.

The way I get Flash updates is like this.
1. Run the little Flash thingy that's buried somewhere in Control Panel (and I'm...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 24 Jan 2015
Replies: 984
Views: 1,409,094
Posted By WildWilly
I have my Flash set to notify me when an update...

I have my Flash set to notify me when an update is available, as opposed to the alternatives which are (1) allow it to update automatically and (2) don't ever check for updates. Despite this, the...
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