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Forum: Software 12 Nov 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,276
Posted By hazel123
That’s what I suspect. Noticed it hasn’t sold.

That’s what I suspect. Noticed it hasn’t sold.
Forum: General Discussion 12 Nov 2018
Replies: 42
Views: 16,092
Posted By hazel123
Glad you got sorted. Would be interested to hear...

Glad you got sorted. Would be interested to hear how the original laptop does with the replacement motherboard.
Forum: General Discussion 04 Nov 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 3,507
Posted By hazel123
I picked up one from another pc via a usb stick...

I picked up one from another pc via a usb stick recently - my av caught it but when I googled it, it was a worm which replicates and fills up unused hard drive space so you may still have something...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Nov 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 3,507
Posted By hazel123
I would also run a few more antivirus programs if...

I would also run a few more antivirus programs if Malwarebytes chameleon found 167 viruses. You could try a rescue disk which runs from boot. Kaspersky do one.
Forum: General Discussion 04 Nov 2018
Replies: 42
Views: 16,092
Posted By hazel123
I have just been back over this thread. The...

I have just been back over this thread. The problems started when your av asked you to reboot. That suggests it had found a suspect file and removed it. So I do think virus may be an issue somehow....
Forum: General Discussion 04 Nov 2018
Replies: 42
Views: 16,092
Posted By hazel123
There’s a support site for that model - it does...

There’s a support site for that model - it does mention a nvidia driver vulnerability. I also had an experience recently with a laptop from eBay that woukdn’t Boot - had two hard drives - one...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Nov 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 26,404
Posted By hazel123
Thanks I’ll check that out. I’m not that up on...

Thanks I’ll check that out. I’m not that up on partitioning but ok at deleting them lol.
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Nov 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By hazel123
Running really well too. Famous last words.

Running really well too. Famous last words.
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Nov 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By hazel123
New install - smooth updates

Just wanted to say how well Windows updates seem to be installing in the old way these days. Ie just leaving it to do updates. Just clean installed (reinstall) on my little Eee PC 701sd today....
Forum: General Discussion 02 Nov 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 26,404
Posted By hazel123
I know this is an old thread but I just had the...

I know this is an old thread but I just had the same thing. In the end what sorted it was - in parted magic I deleted partitions. Then partitioned to NTFS. Then went into the drive wipe section and...
Forum: System Security 31 Oct 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By hazel123
Thanks. Anyway all seems fine but think I’ll do...

Thanks. Anyway all seems fine but think I’ll do a clean install - 100gb for a recovery drive seems excessive.
Forum: System Security 30 Oct 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By hazel123
MSE installed and windows updates going fine....

MSE installed and windows updates going fine. Something weird though - when MSE was either updating or scanning, it got stuck for a while and the pc made 3 loud beeps - after that mse was unstuck and...
Forum: System Security 30 Oct 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By hazel123
Still unclear about recovery partitions though...

Still unclear about recovery partitions though and whether the can be fully scanned. The virus was on a usb stick used to install Linux on an old pc that clearly was infected. Binned the usb stick.
Forum: System Security 30 Oct 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By hazel123
An update. The reason Bitdefender woukdn’t update...

An update. The reason Bitdefender woukdn’t update was because it had a phot captcha that needed verifying first and that dudn’t Display until net framework 3 was installed. Maybe same issue with...
Forum: System Security 30 Oct 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By hazel123
Thank you. After some googling, apparently it’s a...

Thank you. After some googling, apparently it’s a common issue with the free trial version of Bitdefender. As for Norton it seems it has just updated to a new version which is also having instal...
Forum: System Security 30 Oct 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By hazel123
Never had a virus before but keep fixing up old...

Never had a virus before but keep fixing up old netbooks and one of those had a virus that got in my usb stick (now binned). Luckily my av removed it when I plugged the usb stick into another laptop...
Forum: System Security 30 Oct 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By hazel123
Best antivirus for sp1 new install

Have always been in the habit of installing antivirus before doing windows updates on a clean install but having difficulty doing this with a windows 7 starter netbook. Bought on eBay and reset to...
Forum: Software 27 Oct 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,276
Posted By hazel123
Yes that's the site I didn't click on :-) I...

Yes that's the site I didn't click on :-) I thought it was meant to make people think it was "PCWorld"
Forum: Software 27 Oct 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,276
Posted By hazel123
That's what I thought. I wanted the laptop and...

That's what I thought. I wanted the laptop and had planned to reinstall but suspect there won't be a W7 product key. So I'll give it a miss.
Forum: Software 27 Oct 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,276
Posted By hazel123
Thanks - it's on that well known auction site. ...

Thanks - it's on that well known auction site. Think I'll give it a miss - already bought one with non official W7 Home premium! Got a partial refund though. If you google "Windows Aero Blue Lite...
Forum: Software 27 Oct 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,276
Posted By hazel123
What is Blue lite edition?

Seen a laptop advertised that says it has Windows Aero Blue Lite edition. Anyone know exactly what this is and what product key it would have? Thanks.
Forum: Gaming 25 Oct 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,568
Posted By hazel123
Thank you! That did it - I'm happy now. Till it...

Thank you! That did it - I'm happy now. Till it gets broken again!
Forum: Gaming 25 Oct 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,568
Posted By hazel123
Thanks. I installed them from the file I had but...

Thanks. I installed them from the file I had but they just won't run on Windows 10 now.
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Oct 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By hazel123
Assuming you've backed everything up, delete all...

Assuming you've backed everything up, delete all partitions then click on "New" - Windows will make two new partitions - a very small one (100mb I think) and a large one. You select the large one...
Forum: Gaming 24 Oct 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,568
Posted By hazel123
Chess and the future!

Someone on here kindly gave me the means to install Windows 7 games on Windows 10 quite a while ago. It now no longer works - Windows 10 has had a number of big updates since then.


I am really...
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