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Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Jun 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 5,856
Posted By Erock
Update: Another duff link and when I...

Update:

Another duff link and when I copy/replace the backup in, it immediately becomes duff. When I copy and keep both files, I get one duff link and the (2) version works.

Headshaking...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Jun 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 5,856
Posted By Erock
Yes. But it still worked afterwards....

Yes.



But it still worked afterwards.




I really don't want to do that.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Jun 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 5,856
Posted By Erock
A new piece of info. I haven't even run CCLEANER...

A new piece of info. I haven't even run CCLEANER and one of the usual links broke.

I copied in from the backup lib - which works. When pasting the new one, whether overwriting or deleting and...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 03 Jun 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 5,856
Posted By Erock
No. Should I be? I will see if the...

No. Should I be?



I will see if the new CCLEANER causes this. Trying to find ways to break the links:D Will update in a few days.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 02 Jun 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 5,856
Posted By Erock
Ok, my latest suspect is CCLEANER mentioned in...

Ok, my latest suspect is CCLEANER mentioned in one of those posts. I just ran it and immediately one of my links broke!

I updated the software to a newer version and will now monitor what...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 31 May 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 5,856
Posted By Erock
<sigh> A new link just broke. No warning....

<sigh>

A new link just broke. No warning. New information, a good way to tell is that the actual website icon disappears to be replaced with the bog standard ie icon.

But, I had made a full...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 31 May 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 5,856
Posted By Erock
No broken links so far today. I removed a Skype...

No broken links so far today. I removed a Skype add on yesterday and all redone links were made by copying existing ones that had never broken.

I am going to make a few new ones and see if these...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 30 May 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 5,856
Posted By Erock
Done for a few of them. Ok thanks. ...

Done for a few of them.



Ok thanks.



I'd rather not do that unless I exhaust all possibilities. I've had it for a few years, so can't see how it could be the root of the problem.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 30 May 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 5,856
Posted By Erock
A common one just crapped out again, dragging and...

A common one just crapped out again, dragging and dropping to notepad gives this and nothing else.....

[InternetShortcut]
IconFile=http://ebay.com/favicon.ico
IconIndex=1




Yes they...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 May 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 5,856
Posted By Erock
No, I just checked via that pgm and there are no...

No, I just checked via that pgm and there are no suspect ones.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 May 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 5,856
Posted By Erock
Web Document property disappearing on URL shortcuts

Hi,

A very odd error is re-occurring, whereby saved links in my favourites bar no longer work. On inspecting the properties of the link, there is no "Web Document", the section that details what...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Mar 2013
Replies: 75
Views: 23,367
Posted By Erock
I knoiw this is a bit leftfield, but do you have...

I knoiw this is a bit leftfield, but do you have an external USB hard drive plugged in when you boot up?

Try unplugging it if yes.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Mar 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,059
Posted By Erock
Yeah but the fix came from a Microsoft techie, so...

Yeah but the fix came from a Microsoft techie, so if it's good enough for them.....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Mar 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,059
Posted By Erock
OK, I've sussed this one out from a similar...

OK, I've sussed this one out from a similar problem.

The fix was to delete Windows/Softwaredistribution folder with windows update task stopped, then reboot.

Now working.

Please close...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Mar 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,059
Posted By Erock
Fantastic! That has fixed the validation issue. ...

Fantastic! That has fixed the validation issue.

Now I can't start windows update. It says the service is not running.
I have set BITS to delayed start and it is active, as is windows update. I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 Mar 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,059
Posted By Erock
Yes I know. I was rather hoping not to go through...

Yes I know. I was rather hoping not to go through the hassle of doing this, then having to reinstall all the drivers software and samsung backup on top of this.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 Mar 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,059
Posted By Erock
Windows 7 not genuine

I am getting the not genuine windows version of windows popups. My machine has a licence and has worked fine up until a few days ago.

Here's what happened:

1. Disk head crash, completely...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Mar 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 13,431
Posted By Erock
Nope - wouldn't be doing this if I had.

Nope - wouldn't be doing this if I had.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Mar 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 13,431
Posted By Erock
That set the volume to blank and file system to...

That set the volume to blank and file system to blank and I cannot do anything with it in Disk management. Set back to 1.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Mar 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 13,431
Posted By Erock
Wow, stumbled on the drive letter solution. Set...

Wow, stumbled on the drive letter solution. Set it without a drive letter, right click to rename.

Now I just need to change the status to EISA configuration?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Mar 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 13,431
Posted By Erock
Creating a recovery partition - Windows 7

Hello all,

Recent disk crash on my Samsung has been the nightmare of all nightmares. The replacement drive has no recovery area setup, so cannot install the recovery software and thus recover...
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