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Forum: Software 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By bawldiggle
I should have done more research before creating...

I should have done more research before creating this thread. :o
- an original search of this forum found nothing, so my reason for creating this thread

Looks a bit "iffy" ... if it is useful,...
Forum: Software 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By bawldiggle
WinUpdateFix by toolslib.net

Has any one used WinUpdateFix (https://toolslib.net/downloads/viewdownload/21-winupdatefix/) last update 2014 ?
There have been just under 600,000 downloads but obviously does not reflect efficacy...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By bawldiggle
Hi torchwood :) Thank you for your advice. ...

Hi torchwood :)

Thank you for your advice. You were right about the effect on System Tray items.
Subsequently I found MaximumPCGuides - Services Guides...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Oct 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By bawldiggle
Services: "Desktop Window Manager Session Manage" is disabled ?

In Services (local) "Desktop Window Manager Session Manage" (UxSms) is Disabled
Run: services.msc
The service description is ..."Provides Desktop Window Manager startup and maintenance services"
...
Forum: Graphic Cards 04 Oct 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1,032
Posted By bawldiggle
Slow refresh rate when dragging any window

I am right out of my depth with this problem. :confused:

Relatively new Lenovo e540 Laptop
When a window is dragged sometimes there is a residual "trail" of the moving window.
- the duplicate...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Sep 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2,397
Posted By bawldiggle
Thanks Mellon Head :) What free AV are you...

Thanks Mellon Head :)

What free AV are you using now ?
Forum: General Discussion 20 Sep 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2,397
Posted By bawldiggle
Self signed certificates ?

Is it possible to create a self signed certificate (non transferable to other PCs) for executables on my PC only ?
(MS-Excel 2003) used to allow self-signing for template (XLT) files and addin (XLA)...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Aug 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,253
Posted By bawldiggle
Overheating! I have a Toshiba Laptop...

Overheating!

I have a Toshiba Laptop purchased in 2012. For about a year it was randomly shutting down.- I had a very old Acer with Linux on it and the fan firmware in the machine was not...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 Aug 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 815
Posted By bawldiggle
Enable desktop composition - setting will not remain enabled

When I run portable "Oxynger KeyShield" I get this alert ...
Desktop Composition will not remain enabled

In "Performance Options" ...
I enable check { [x] Enable desktop composition }
Apply...
Forum: System Security 20 Aug 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 880
Posted By bawldiggle
MSE: cannot find MSE on my PC

In thread Video not even recognized as such (again) (https://forum.palemoon.org/viewtopic.php?f=29&t=16262) post by "coffeebreak" (https://forum.palemoon.org/viewtopic.php?p=118510#p118510) my...
Forum: System Security 02 Aug 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 4,149
Posted By bawldiggle
Hi Callendar :) - I heard the crickets when I...

Hi Callendar :)
- I heard the crickets when I opened this thread ...

Fresh reinstall of Win-7 PRO x64 (on a cloned OS HDD) with free Voodoo Shield installed from the beginning.
If Voodoo Shield...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Jul 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,232
Posted By bawldiggle
Hi Roy, Its gone midnight here, way past my bed...

Hi Roy,
Its gone midnight here, way past my bed time
Just wanted to acknowledge your last post , thank you. :)

Russell
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Jul 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,232
Posted By bawldiggle
Drivers are proving to be a challenge Lenovo...

Drivers are proving to be a challenge

Lenovo includes a lot of (what I assume to be adware/features)
Edge e540 (ThinkPad) | Serial number: PF029W88 | model: 20C600BVAU
Drivers & Software:...
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Jul 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,232
Posted By bawldiggle
@ Megahertz07 post #7 Lenovo only allow one...

@ Megahertz07

post #7 Lenovo only allow one attempt at making a Recovery disc and then the wizard wipes Recover Partition
Now I cannot find those disks.
Wisdom after the fact is like 20/20...
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Jul 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,232
Posted By bawldiggle
Hi Roy (torchwood) :) you are ahead of me (a...

Hi Roy (torchwood) :)
you are ahead of me (a psychic) well timed :)



Thank you, drivers have been in the back of my mind


Heidoc will not supply an ISO for OEM and I don't have a retail...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Jul 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 4,216
Posted By bawldiggle
At last it is all coming together. At the...

At last it is all coming together. At the beginning of this thread I had purchased SSD (125GB) + extra 2.5" HDD (500GB) as dedicated "toys" to experiment with cloning and imaging. One HDD in the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Jul 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,232
Posted By bawldiggle
@ Megahertz07 My Lenovo has a non-Lenovo ...

@ Megahertz07

My Lenovo has a non-Lenovo OS installed (no Lenovo extras and features)
Read post #1

I have 7 PCs, only two of them have internet connection, the other 5 are for AutoCad and by...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Jul 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,232
Posted By bawldiggle
@ torchwood :) When I get to the point of...

@ torchwood :)
When I get to the point of activation would I have to enter the 237XB-GDJ7B-MV8MH-98QJM-24367 string. ?

No not yet, machine does no have any AV.

Is that a Lenovo-with-bloatware...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Jul 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,232
Posted By bawldiggle
Hi Torchwood, Results of MGADiag based on...

Hi Torchwood,

Results of MGADiag
based on (generic?) non-Lenovo Win-7 PRO x64 OS
dated 12-Jul-2017 (yesterday for me in OZ)

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Jul 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,232
Posted By bawldiggle
@ SIW2 I downloaded Ultimate PID CHecker...

@ SIW2
I downloaded Ultimate PID CHecker (http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System-Info/The-Ultimate-PID-Checker.shtml)
I dont know what I should be looking for ... should I post image of PID...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jul 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 4,188
Posted By bawldiggle
The link How to Create, Delete and Modify User...

The link
How to Create, Delete and Modify User Accounts in Windows (https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/2974-user-accounts.html) By BarefootKid (RIP)
and
create a new administrator account...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Jul 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,260
Posted By bawldiggle
Thanks Roy, I will leave IE as it is. On...

Thanks Roy,

I will leave IE as it is.
On rare occasions I use IE if web-pages don't render in my preferred browser.
So far IE has confirmed my suspicions of (some) dud, badly developed web-pages...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 09 Jul 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,260
Posted By bawldiggle
Thanks torchwood, :) Its fixed :party: ...

Thanks torchwood, :)

Its fixed :party:

-------------.SP1 was part of the original install ( a custom desktop 3 years ago)
- this machine exhibits flutters of instability, wife is happy with...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Jul 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,260
Posted By bawldiggle
Nag by AV that IE is not supported, giant nag window every 5 minutes

Last night I renewed Bitdefender Internet Security
This morning 5:20am a very large nag window tells me IE is not supported
- the nag window shows every 5 minutes and occupies 75% of the screen...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jul 2017
Replies: 30
Views: 3,729
Posted By bawldiggle
an alternative idea

Create a shortcut to your TXT file on the Start Menu and create a shortcut key to open the TXT file. You dont even have to touch your mouse to open the TXT file. And with a text editor (like...
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