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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Apr 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 5,835
Posted By CountryBumkin
Thanks for the help. Hiding it is -- I didn't...

Thanks for the help. Hiding it is --
I didn't know where to look for this help (or where to post my question).
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Apr 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 5,835
Posted By CountryBumkin
KB4093118 Security Rollup keeps installing

I let Windows update on my Dell laptop running Win7 x86, and the "KB4093118 2018-04 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows & x86 based systems" keeps showing as needing to be installed. I dont...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Jul 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 3,520
Posted By CountryBumkin
Interesting - I don't recall now. I don't think...

Interesting - I don't recall now. I don't think so. I did run "Windows update" but that doesn't mean anything.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Jul 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 3,520
Posted By CountryBumkin
Thanks for your reply and spending some time...

Thanks for your reply and spending some time thinking about my problem.

The computer does not restart automatically. When it shuts off I have to press the power button to restart it. I have not...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Jul 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 3,520
Posted By CountryBumkin
Sure - but its shutting off at idle speeds. There...

Sure - but its shutting off at idle speeds. There is no way this machine will stay running long enough for Prime test.

If the CPU cooler wasn't do its job, could the CPU heat up enough just on...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Jul 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 3,520
Posted By CountryBumkin
Would a poorly seated CPU cooler (or problem with...

Would a poorly seated CPU cooler (or problem with thermal paste) show up in the temp monitoring software (HWMonitor)?
I'm not seeing high CPU temps via the software program.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Jul 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 3,520
Posted By CountryBumkin
Computer just shuts off randomly - how to find cause

My home built system (Gigabyte GA-E7AUM motherboard with Intel Quad Core and 4GB ram) started to shut itself off in the middle of playing a movie or listening to music. The computer is only used for...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jul 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,822
Posted By CountryBumkin
Try this - go back to Windows Disk Management,...

Try this - go back to Windows Disk Management, click on the D: drive and select "Change Drive Letter and Paths". Remove (not change) the Drive letter (this "unmounts the drive). Then try to format.
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jul 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 2,486
Posted By CountryBumkin
I just got back home and restarted it. It booted...

I just got back home and restarted it. It booted up fine this time. I ran sfc /scannow again. No errors found. Seems okay now. I have a restore point before the update too if needed. This is really...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jul 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 2,486
Posted By CountryBumkin
After todays (7/19) Windows updates my computer keeps shutting off

I just let Windows install todays updates. Everything except Skype (this included an NVidia driver). When the computer started up after the Windows update (with the "don't shut off computer...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Jul 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 913
Posted By CountryBumkin
See this link. Fixing the Windows Bootloader via...

See this link. Fixing the Windows Bootloader via the setup DVD (http://neosmart.net/wiki/recovering-windows-bootloader/)

Or use the free version of EasyBCD EasyBCD - NeoSmart Technologies...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Jul 2015
Replies: 49
Views: 22,506
Posted By CountryBumkin
I had something like that happen just before my...

I had something like that happen just before my hard drive failed. I got half a dozen or so restarts (was able to back up my data) and then the drive went bad on the seventh restart.

How long has...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 14 Jul 2015
Replies: 50
Views: 5,668
Posted By CountryBumkin
This article says Chrome is now blocking some...

This article says Chrome is now blocking some torrent sites. Could this be your problem?
Chrome blocking major torrent sites - Myce.com...
Forum: Software 13 Jul 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 8,173
Posted By CountryBumkin
If you can open the Snip program, click on...

If you can open the Snip program, click on Options and make sure you don't have "Hide Options" checked.
The Snip program copies to the clipboard then to wherever you "save as". Perhaps Clipboard is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Jul 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,797
Posted By CountryBumkin
Did you see "Option Three" in the tutorial for...

Did you see
"Option Three" in the tutorial for renaming removable drives (like CD/DVD drive) in the Registry? I'm thinking from your response above that you may have stopped reading too early. This...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jul 2015
Replies: 29
Views: 4,674
Posted By CountryBumkin
Also be aware that if you use Windows Media...

Also be aware that if you use Windows Media Center (WMC) it is not available/compatible with Windows 10 so you will need to find an alternative program. Win10 will still be able to play music and...
Forum: Software 13 Jul 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 8,173
Posted By CountryBumkin
Sure sounds like it's broken - but in the mean...

Sure sounds like it's broken - but in the mean time you will probably find your snips in your "My Documents" folder (try sort by date).
Forum: General Discussion 13 Jul 2015
Replies: 29
Views: 4,674
Posted By CountryBumkin
If you don't like tinkering or fixing things, I...

If you don't like tinkering or fixing things, I would suggest you wait until Win10 is deployed then wait for the first major fix (like Win7 did with SP1). That will give MS time to fix more of the...
Forum: Graphic Cards 13 Jul 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 4,098
Posted By CountryBumkin
Go with the DDR5 memory on whatever graphics card...

Go with the DDR5 memory on whatever graphics card you buy. I like the NVidia GTX750Ti but it depends mostly on what games you play as to how much graphics power you need.
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Jul 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By CountryBumkin
Sounds like it is not completing the BIOS load....

Sounds like it is not completing the BIOS load. It could be a bad memory stick or power supply issue. How old is the computer's power supply?

Open up the case and check all the connections (i.e....
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jul 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,260
Posted By CountryBumkin
I'm not seeing your screen shot. There is an icon...

I'm not seeing your screen shot. There is an icon (place holder) shown but no picture. Maybe it's just me. Is anyone seeing the screen shot?
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Jul 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2,869
Posted By CountryBumkin
You have UEFI boot enabled. I'll bet your hard...

You have UEFI boot enabled. I'll bet your hard drive is not formatted for GPT (GUID Partition Table) or lost partition table during your first install attempt, but if you want to use UEFI you must...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jul 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,260
Posted By CountryBumkin
it is easier to help you post a screen shot of...

it is easier to help you post a screen shot of Disk Management.
See this link if your not sure how to How to access Disk Management in Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8 to manage hard drives...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jul 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,330
Posted By CountryBumkin
The problem may also depend where you are running...

The problem may also depend where you are running the ".bat" file from.
For example, I created a Task to run a exe program which was to output into a xml file. However I put the exe program file in...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Jul 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,837
Posted By CountryBumkin
Thanks for the Link. I see that in the link...

Thanks for the Link.
I see that in the link they say to turn OFF "Password Protected Sharing" in "Advanced Sharing Settings". Mine has always been On (and it used to work). I'll try this when I get...
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