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Forum: General Discussion 26 Apr 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 8,435
Posted By RProsser
Jack wrote: "I would suggest keeping your phone...

Jack wrote: "I would suggest keeping your phone away from your computer until the problem is found. Hooking another device which has it's own operating system to your computer could cause your...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Apr 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 8,435
Posted By RProsser
johnhoh: thank you as always. Problem is...

johnhoh: thank you as always.

Problem is though, this PC has six USB ports and I have no idea which one crapped out before restart.

The keyboard, mouse, peripherial drive all seem fine (back...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Apr 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 8,435
Posted By RProsser
PS: I neglected to add that along with the other...

PS: I neglected to add that along with the other things I tried in the last post, earlier in the day I had started to receive a series of pop-up errors indicating that a USB controller had problems....
Forum: General Discussion 25 Apr 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 8,435
Posted By RProsser
Just a quick not to say I tried the Clean Startup...

Just a quick not to say I tried the Clean Startup and turned some things off, and it seems to be behaving itself this afternoon, i.e., two restarts to normal mode in a row were under 2 minutes each....
Forum: General Discussion 25 Apr 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 8,435
Posted By RProsser
Hi. Thanks. I got most of that and did some basic...

Hi. Thanks. I got most of that and did some basic looking around, i.e., I checked that all the IDE ATA/ATPI controller device dirvers in normal mode appear to be updated to the latest, but risking me...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Apr 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 8,435
Posted By RProsser
Callender: thanks as usual for the input, but I'm...

Callender: thanks as usual for the input, but I'm confused (not the first time) -- Carbonite isn't involved in the restart-to-login-screen is it? Wouldn't that be after the login, which is not the...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Apr 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 8,435
Posted By RProsser
johnho: Thanks. I updated my specs as instructed,...

johnho: Thanks. I updated my specs as instructed, also increased the device driver JPG to 1000px wide (was 500px) and also attached a screen shot JPG of the HD's health report via Defragger.

I...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Apr 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 8,435
Posted By RProsser
Johnhoh: thanks for that. I did all you stated....

Johnhoh: thanks for that. I did all you stated. There appear to be no drivers out-of-date. Note the attached. NVIDIA graphics card seems to be update. I am on a dual-monitor system and use Display...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Apr 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 8,435
Posted By RProsser
johnhoh: thanks for this information. Much...

johnhoh: thanks for this information. Much appreicated. I did what you suggested on the startup that took so long ... and the one that was quick. Two screen shots attached. I could not find a text...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Apr 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 8,435
Posted By RProsser
Groan ... I clicked "resolved" earlier today far too soon.

johnhoh: thanks very much for the input. I took your advice, installed the program, and restarted.

Groan ... I clicked "resolved" earlier today far too soon. As noted in a few posts back, I...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Apr 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 8,435
Posted By RProsser
Got it. Thanks : )

Got it. Thanks : )
Forum: General Discussion 24 Apr 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 8,435
Posted By RProsser
Callender: Oops. Thanks for the note. So, I went...

Callender: Oops. Thanks for the note. So, I went back to the Boot Degradation, and noticed that there are no warnings for the last twenty days. The last "103" was something about plug-and-play...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Apr 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 8,435
Posted By RProsser
tetraps: I restarted the machine and went to Safe...

tetraps: I restarted the machine and went to Safe Mode. It loaded fast, no problem.

Now get this: I restarted the machine to see how long it would take this time to get to the login window. It...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Apr 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 8,435
Posted By RProsser
Callender: On your advice, I followed the article...

Callender: On your advice, I followed the article mentioned and don't find much other than confirmation that my PC is booting slowly before I get to the login screen. Well, I'm bummed. :/

FWIW,...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Apr 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 8,435
Posted By RProsser
Callender...

Callender (https://www.sevenforums.com/members/callender.html?): thanks for the input. That sounds like a good place to start.

YaMoonSun: I am very aware of the startup directory. Things are...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Apr 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 8,435
Posted By RProsser
sobraine: Thanks for the input. I will unplug my...

sobraine: Thanks for the input. I will unplug my external drive next time I restart. Who knows ... maybe it'll help.
Forum: General Discussion 21 Apr 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 8,435
Posted By RProsser
americancritic2: Thanks for the input. In...

americancritic2:

Thanks for the input. In my original post, in item #5 I wrote:

"... in 'Good' health and is only ~25% full"

In other words, there is ~75% free space on the HD.
Forum: General Discussion 20 Apr 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 8,435
Posted By RProsser
Slow (10 min) start-up BEFORE login screen

Hey all. Need some advice please. I have reviewed past threads, but replies are specific to that person's computer's specifics, so I am posting yet another question on this same issue.

Over the...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jan 2017
Replies: 57
Views: 9,636
Posted By RProsser
I agree, HTML preview is outdated. I wonder if...

I agree, HTML preview is outdated. I wonder if there is something as useful but newer available? I haven't found it yet.
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jan 2017
Replies: 57
Views: 9,636
Posted By RProsser
Callender and other friends: I have been on this...

Callender and other friends: I have been on this machine all day and it hasn't hiccuped once after that initial Explorer startup error:
1.0.7.16,2015/06/01 18:41:51
CreateExpBtn, err:System Error....
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jan 2017
Replies: 57
Views: 9,636
Posted By RProsser
Friends, I decided to do everything possible to...

Friends, I decided to do everything possible to remove reference to HTMLPreviewShellExt.dll on the system, including removing all references in the registry editor and where it exists on the hard...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2017
Replies: 57
Views: 9,636
Posted By RProsser
Callender replies: Well done. You might want to...

Callender replies: Well done. You might want to mark the thread as "Solved"

“Don’t jinx it... ” I thought before typing ...”don’t reply lest the problem comes back.”

Yes, things have gone...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2017
Replies: 57
Views: 9,636
Posted By RProsser
Friends, sorry for the delay in replies, and...

Friends, sorry for the delay in replies, and thanks to all who have spoken up since!

I just came back to this site to share some observations, and found lots of contributing thoughts. Odd ... I...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jan 2017
Replies: 57
Views: 9,636
Posted By RProsser
Collender: I just realized the PSD files that did...

Collender: I just realized the PSD files that did not render were large -- 50Mb or so -- and SageThumbs is set to render "Maximum size of image file" at 10Mb. Not sure if I should change that to...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2017
Replies: 57
Views: 9,636
Posted By RProsser
Collender: Thanks as usual for the input. Well, I...

Collender: Thanks as usual for the input. Well, I have done many of the things you suggested and the outcome is improving. I tried to take it systematically, looking for instant cause-and-effect but...
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