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Forum: Drivers 25 Apr 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By LaurieD227
Since the system is working, I'll mark this as...

Since the system is working, I'll mark this as Solved. I have no idea why Windows thinks the Router needs a driver when the manufacturer says that it doesn't need it.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Apr 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By LaurieD227
Sorry for the delayed reply, folks. Thank you...

Sorry for the delayed reply, folks. Thank you for your help and advice on this.

--I confirmed with Linksys tech support that I have the driver I need, and everything seems to be working so I'm...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Apr 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By LaurieD227
2012 Wireless Router Update suddenly showed up - do I need it?

After successfully installing all "Important" Windows updates for March and April, I got a message today that new Updates were awaiting download.

To my surprise, the "new" (Optional) update was...
Forum: Drivers 24 Mar 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By LaurieD227
Sorry for the delayed reply. I had too much...

Sorry for the delayed reply. I had too much "life" going on and didn't get a chance to log back in.

No, it appears the only console is web based.

Since it doesn't seem to be interfering with...
Forum: Drivers 16 Mar 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By LaurieD227
Linksys Smart WiFi Router Driver Error in Devices & Printers

I just installed a Linksys EA7500 Max-Stream AC1900 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router between my laptop and my XFinity X1 Modem; this is a "Smart WiFi" router." Everything seems to be working fine.

In...
Forum: News 09 Dec 2017
Replies: 51
Views: 11,697
Posted By LaurieD227
FYI - After reading that this Windows...

FYI -

After reading that this Windows Update problem was affecting some machines and not others, I thought maybe it was a 64-bit versus 32-bit issue. So I checked my 32-bit Dell laptop - and it...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Dec 2017
Replies: 50
Views: 6,158
Posted By LaurieD227
FYI - After reading that this Windows...

FYI -

After reading that this Windows Update problem was affecting some machines and not others, I thought maybe it was a 64-bit versus 32-bit issue. So I checked my 32-bit Dell laptop - and it...
Forum: News 07 Dec 2017
Replies: 51
Views: 11,697
Posted By LaurieD227
UPDATE: When I reset to December 1 and...

UPDATE:

When I reset to December 1 and re-ran Windows update, it worked.
When I then re-set to auto sync, and did a date update so I was set back to today, I re-ran Windows update. It worked...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 Dec 2017
Replies: 50
Views: 6,158
Posted By LaurieD227
Yep, I figured that out when I re-read your other...

Yep, I figured that out when I re-read your other post, which clearly said "before 12/3." My bad :p

EDIT: Just read another thread and it said reset to a date before 12/3 - oops - will re-try...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 Dec 2017
Replies: 50
Views: 6,158
Posted By LaurieD227
I tried the technique of resetting the date and...

I tried the technique of resetting the date and it didn't work.

I turned off Internet time sync, reset date to 12/3, and rebooted.
Launched Windows Update and got rec shield/X again.
Turned on...
Forum: News 05 Dec 2017
Replies: 51
Views: 11,697
Posted By LaurieD227
My Windows Update is still not working. I am able...

My Windows Update is still not working. I am able to see my list of installed updates, and my last set was installed on 11/30 - all seem to be MS Office - related updates. I haven't installed any...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Dec 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 2,322
Posted By LaurieD227
Not working yet for everyone

Maybe it's fixed, but I still cannot run Windows Update.
--When I launch it, I get the big red shield with the X, and the text below shows "null" instead of the date of the most recent update...
Forum: System Security 17 Jun 2017
Replies: 1,391
Views: 216,687
Posted By LaurieD227
Well, I reinstalled v2.2.1.1043, and it doesn't...

Well, I reinstalled v2.2.1.1043, and it doesn't say "your program is outdated" nor does it offer to upgrade to the newer version, thanks to the steps in the "don't want 3" link (above). Thanks,...
Forum: System Security 15 Jun 2017
Replies: 1,391
Views: 216,687
Posted By LaurieD227
As I understand it, for a long time Malwarebytes...

As I understand it, for a long time Malwarebytes was viewed as an excellent anti-virus tool and was frequently recommended - hence this sticky thread. Recently, the software has been updated and the...
Forum: System Security 15 Jun 2017
Replies: 1,391
Views: 216,687
Posted By LaurieD227
I could not find a 'free' 3x download that was...

I could not find a 'free' 3x download that was different from the download that launches a free trial of Premium Malwarebytes for 14 days. I can't recall the exact information about what happens when...
Forum: System Security 13 Jun 2017
Replies: 1,391
Views: 216,687
Posted By LaurieD227
So, I'm late to the party. I was updating my free...

So, I'm late to the party. I was updating my free Malwarebytes software, and what I wound up with was the V3x Premium free trial. Figured I had made a mistake, went looking for the download for the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Jul 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By LaurieD227
Sorry for the delayed reply - I've been on the...

Sorry for the delayed reply - I've been on the road

When I get home, I will try the USB stick again to test it and its driver to see if it was just a faulty install the previous time. If it fails...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jun 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 6,782
Posted By LaurieD227
I found a little bit more information on this...

I found a little bit more information on this whole situation.

--KB3022345 was released in multiple versions, so perhaps my D630 has a version that doesn't have the problem.
--KB3022345 is no...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jun 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By LaurieD227
After tracing back, I finally realized that the...

After tracing back, I finally realized that the last thing I did before the "failure to boot" issue was that I copied a set of files to an older USB stick - a 4GB "Attache" stick manufactured by PNY...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jun 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By LaurieD227
As indicated, I found the Microsoft information...

As indicated, I found the Microsoft information regarding the "false positives" - the fact that the files associated with KB3022345 and KB3068708 show corrupt in sfc when they really aren't corrupt....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jun 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 6,782
Posted By LaurieD227
Nope, I didn't run SFC for the KB3022345 install...

Nope, I didn't run SFC for the KB3022345 install as far as I recall. I wasn't having any issues on that machine (an old Dell D630) back in May when I installed KB3022345. This past weekend, I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jun 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 6,782
Posted By LaurieD227
One other interesting thing - I have an older...

One other interesting thing - I have an older Win7 Pro machine that has the KB3068708 and KB3022345 updates installed, and those SFC /SCANNOW results come back with no errors.

Hmmm .....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jun 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By LaurieD227
Nope, there isn't even a "minidump" subfolder in...

Nope, there isn't even a "minidump" subfolder in my Windows folder. I also searched my Windows folder for any file with the file extension ".dmp" and found nothing. Would it have been wiped out when...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jun 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By LaurieD227
I also ran Norton Internet Security and...

I also ran Norton Internet Security and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Neither found any evidence of any infections or issues, with the exception that Norton found and removed some tracking cookies.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jun 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By LaurieD227
Win7 PC boot failure - bad driver to blame?

I rebooted my ProStar Win7 Pro PC 4 nights ago,and it would not boot all the way up. It got as far as the black screen with the "Starting Windows" phrase and would not go further.

I rebooted, at...
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