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Forum: General Discussion 07 Sep 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,304
Posted By bd74
How to create a Safe Mode password?

I've heard that even if you have a password on your Windows logon screen, your computer can still be breached through Safe Mode unless you have a password there. Is this is correct, and if so, how do...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Aug 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By bd74
1)I moved from the internal drive to the...

1)I moved from the internal drive to the external.
2)I did read the tutorial, and that's where I got some of the ideas. I also used disk cleanup.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Aug 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By bd74
Thanks all. I tried several solutions. I deleted...

Thanks all. I tried several solutions. I deleted some files and moved others to an external hard drive. I also temporarily uninstalled my antivirus. I also uninstalled some programs that I haven't...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Aug 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 6,375
Posted By bd74
Thank you. :)

Thank you. :)
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jul 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 6,375
Posted By bd74
Is it safe to delete the files in C:\Windows\Temp?

I used WizTree to take a look at the files that are taking up the most space on the hard drive, and in the C:\Windows\Temp folder there are 135 files with the name "cab_" followed by a number. These...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jul 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By bd74
The hard disk free space keeps dropping

Last night, the available free space on my computer's hard disk was 8.11GB. Today, it's at 7.77GB. I did not install anything or download anything, either last night or today. The free space has been...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Mar 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 2,610
Posted By bd74
Thanks all

Thanks all
Forum: General Discussion 02 Mar 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 2,610
Posted By bd74
How to remove GWX?

Every day, the windows symbol appears on my taskbar near the time. When I click on it, it asks if I want to upgrade to Windows 10. I cannot install Windows 10 on my computer because it is not...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Jun 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 63,020
Posted By bd74
Thanks, I just tried that, but the file...

Thanks, I just tried that, but the file unsecapp.exe does not appear on the list of files in the wbem folder when I select the "choose file" option in VirusTotal. How strange. :confused:
Forum: General Discussion 03 Jun 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 63,020
Posted By bd74
It goes to C:\Windows\System32\wbem

It goes to C:\Windows\System32\wbem
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jun 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 63,020
Posted By bd74
Why does unsecapp.exe appear in my task manager every day now?

For the last 6 or 7 consecutive days, unsecapp.exe has appeared in my list of processes (in Windows Task Manager). I have no idea how or why it started appearing on there. I've never seen it there...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Apr 2014
Replies: 24
Views: 3,412
Posted By bd74
Would it be wise to continue using Firefox 28? I...

Would it be wise to continue using Firefox 28? I like 28 the way it is, with some of my extensions on the navigation toolbar as well as the add-on bar. They're easy to access that way. I don't want...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 08 Jul 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 4,981
Posted By bd74
Thanks for all the suggestions. I decided to...

Thanks for all the suggestions. I decided to adjust the "about:config" setting.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 06 Jul 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 4,981
Posted By bd74
Firefox 22 changed browser screen resolution?

A few days ago when I installed Firefox 22, I noticed that it had changed my browser's screen resolution. For example, at this website (sevenforums.com), I now have to scroll to the side in order to...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Apr 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1,468
Posted By bd74
Is there a way to update the Windows Explorer search results?

I was searching for a file, and the search results brought up several files with similar names. It showed one of the files as being in its old location (I had moved it to another folder more than a...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Apr 2013
Replies: 24
Views: 3,198
Posted By bd74
Strangely I didn't get the usual "an update to...

Strangely I didn't get the usual "an update to Firefox is available" notification. I didn't even know that Firefox 20 had been released until I read about it on Facebook. :confused:
Forum: Browsers & Mail 06 Feb 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,453
Posted By bd74
I just updated to 18.0.2 and it reverted my...

I just updated to 18.0.2 and it reverted my bookmarks to how I had them in July 2012. Some of my saved passwords also disappeared, as well as several of my add-ons. :shock:
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Jan 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 3,021
Posted By bd74
After installing Firefox 18, Firefox 15 still shows in "Uninstall"

I recently updated to Firefox 18. If I go to Windows' Control Panel and then click on "Uninstall a program", both Firefox 18 and Firefox 15 show up in the list of programs. Should I just leave it as...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 18 Jul 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 4,495
Posted By bd74
Sorry for the late response. My browser is...

Sorry for the late response. My browser is working fine now. A few days ago, I downloaded an application from my ISP's website to optimize my internet connection and the firewall. Apparently, that...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 4,495
Posted By bd74
Why would Firefox show "waiting for" some websites?

What would cause a browser (Firefox) to show "waiting for"? on the lower left side of the browser when you enter the URL of site? And by "waiting for" I'm talking about several minutes.
...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Sep 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 7,103
Posted By bd74
I suppose that's the case -- that I accidentally...

I suppose that's the case -- that I accidentally moved the mouse. But is there a way to disable it altogether, or no?
Forum: General Discussion 05 Sep 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 7,103
Posted By bd74
Is there a way to disable the default "copy" when you highlight items?

If I highlight several items in a folder, windows automatically creates a copy of those items. Is there a way to disable this?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Sep 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 6,969
Posted By bd74
I currently have two browsers open, as well as...

I currently have two browsers open, as well as windows media player running. I haven't particularly noticed a lag during the last several minutes. However, looking at these settings in the following...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Sep 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 6,969
Posted By bd74
My computer is lagging. How do I optimize the memory/ram?

For example, I used to be able to have two different web browsers open at the same time, with no problem. But now, whenever I do that, both browsers run slow. Is there a way to optimize the...
Forum: Chillout Room 26 May 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,112
Posted By bd74
Hi Brink, Please change it to: bd74 Thank...

Hi Brink,
Please change it to: bd74

Thank you :)
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