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Forum: System Security 06 Jan 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1,522
Posted By woodbine
Apologies for disappearing. Had to go away...

Apologies for disappearing. Had to go away unexpectedly over Xmas and NY, so my pc woes took a back seat. Happy New Year to all, by the way.

Looking at the last post from Alejandro, it looks like...
Forum: System Security 24 Dec 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,522
Posted By woodbine
Hi Torchwood Presuming I can use the free...

Hi Torchwood

Presuming I can use the free one time scan from ESET? I have free Avast and free Superantispyware. Would it be just the Avast that I need to disable?

Many thanks.
Forum: System Security 24 Dec 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,522
Posted By woodbine
Thanks, Paul. I ran a full SAS scan, and it...

Thanks, Paul.

I ran a full SAS scan, and it found 283 tracking cookies. Removed them. I'm guessing they weren't the cause of my problems?
Forum: System Security 24 Dec 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,522
Posted By woodbine
Hi Paul. Thanks for your quick reply. I seem to...

Hi Paul. Thanks for your quick reply. I seem to remember I had problems with Malwarebytes and my pc. I have Superantispyware. Will this be just as good?
Forum: System Security 24 Dec 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,522
Posted By woodbine
Do I Have A Virus?

Several times recently when using IE11 browser, some strange things have popped up on screen. They seem to be saying my system is outdated or problems with firewall. Also say that files will be...
Forum: Drivers 17 Oct 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 4,655
Posted By woodbine
Hi VG Many thanks for your reply. I did...

Hi VG

Many thanks for your reply. I did wonder about cutting http out from the dependencies, rather than trying to turn it on. I did try with Ramesh's instructions (I think they were from him -...
Forum: Drivers 15 Oct 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 4,655
Posted By woodbine
One last question. As part of my earlier...

One last question. As part of my earlier research, I came across the following - if you click on 'Replies' the 4th one down is from someone called Ramesh

Print Spooler Windows 7 Error 1068: The...
Forum: Drivers 15 Oct 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 4,655
Posted By woodbine
Hi VG Fixed it!! And it was so simple. ...

Hi VG

Fixed it!! And it was so simple.

After our last efforts hadn't worked out, I got despondent as this problem has been with me for some months and seemed unsolvable. So I started...
Forum: Drivers 15 Oct 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 4,655
Posted By woodbine
Hi VG I have had problems. Two of the .reg...

Hi VG

I have had problems. Two of the .reg files that I successfully downloaded to desktop wouldn't merge/run.

This is what I've done -

1) Downloaded all 4 .reg files to desktop.

2) ...
Forum: Drivers 15 Oct 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 4,655
Posted By woodbine
Hi VG That's great advice. It's completely...

Hi VG

That's great advice. It's completely clear what I need to do now. Will follow your instructions now, and get back to you when finished.

Thanks again - really appreciated.
Forum: Drivers 14 Oct 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 4,655
Posted By woodbine
Hi VG Thanks for your reply. I am glad to...

Hi VG

Thanks for your reply. I am glad to see you are still here, and able to give advice.

I understand everything in your post telling me how to solve my problem, except a few things in...
Forum: Drivers 13 Oct 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 4,655
Posted By woodbine
Hi VG Sorry for the long delay, I hope you...

Hi VG

Sorry for the long delay, I hope you are still there. I had a family crisis and pc problems had to take a back seat. I'm ready to do the steps you detailed above - are you ok to answer a...
Forum: Software 13 Oct 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By woodbine
Hi Paul Yes, I will definitely make a...

Hi Paul

Yes, I will definitely make a system image before I do anything. Maybe I should put up a list of the programs that I should bin. Seems like Acer put lots of nonsense in the package, stuff...
Forum: Software 12 Oct 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By woodbine
Hi Paul. Well, I've solved the problem with...

Hi Paul.

Well, I've solved the problem with your help - for which I'm eternally grateful. MyWinLocker was causing the problems - specifically the shell extensions. Seems to be a known problem...
Forum: Software 11 Oct 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By woodbine
Hi Paul Thanks for that. Just tried...

Hi Paul

Thanks for that.

Just tried Acer Updater. It has nothing on it. Clicking 'check for updates' nothing. There's also nothing in the Updates History. The Updater is set for daily...
Forum: Software 11 Oct 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By woodbine
I don't think I use Winlocker. I have never...

I don't think I use Winlocker. I have never specifically selected it for anything. Wondering whether it's something that runs in the background doing things that are required that I don't know about....
Forum: Software 11 Oct 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By woodbine
Hi Paul Before I do that, I wondered if you...

Hi Paul

Before I do that, I wondered if you could spare a few mins to look at the links below. It is about my specific problem, and saying that it affects Acer computers (mine is Acer) and may be...
Forum: Software 10 Oct 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By woodbine
OK, Paul. Will do. I'll be sure to let you know...

OK, Paul. Will do. I'll be sure to let you know how it goes.
Forum: Software 10 Oct 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By woodbine
Hi Paul. 1) Tried to copy files in safe -...

Hi Paul.

1) Tried to copy files in safe - same thing happens, Windows Explorer restarts and file doesn't get copied.

2) Mine is the only user account. Would it help if I set up another?
...
Forum: Software 08 Oct 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By woodbine
OK, have done Check Disc, number one in your list...

OK, have done Check Disc, number one in your list above. Came up with 'Windows has checked the file system and found no problems'. Obviously haven't carried out sections 2 and 3.

Hmm. An elusive...
Forum: Software 07 Oct 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By woodbine
OK, will do that tomorrow and report back as...

OK, will do that tomorrow and report back as getting late.

Also, I did system restore to 15th Aug which was the earliest date on list. Didn't fix problem. Fault probably happened before that...
Forum: Software 07 Oct 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By woodbine
I've just run SFC and it said 'Windows Resource...

I've just run SFC and it said 'Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations.'

Unfortunately, the problem is still there.
Forum: Software 07 Oct 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By woodbine
Thanks for your reply, Paul. No changes to...

Thanks for your reply, Paul.

No changes to pc or software. Only updates I can think of are the occasional Windows ones.
I'm not sure when the problem started, maybe some time ago. I don't often...
Forum: Software 06 Oct 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,402
Posted By woodbine
Windows Explorer Crashes When Copying Files. Shell Extensions??

I have a problem with my desktop pc that started a while back. Whenever I try to copy a file from one location to paste in another, Windows Explorer closes and restarts. It's impossible to transfer...
Forum: Drivers 27 Aug 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 4,655
Posted By woodbine
Hi VG Thanks for taking the time to put...

Hi VG

Thanks for taking the time to put together a plan for me. I will take a look at the services restore tutorial and report back how I get on.

Regards

Woodbine
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