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    I wouldn’t dream of it, even though the house is...

    I wouldn’t dream of it, even though the house is full of the clothes she keeps buying.

    I do not recall ever receiving an Error 404 on my PC. Although in recent months there have been numerous...
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    @wavy Waiting a week a good idea, has been...

    @wavy
    Waiting a week a good idea, has been passed on to my wife. Thanks

    @Sudo
    Spent a lot of time searching for info on how to access Safe Mode with (or without) Networking in Win8.1, but none...
  3. You must have missed it twice. They are mentioned...

    You must have missed it twice. They are mentioned in the last Patch Watch, dated 12/02/15 under the heading ‘Attacking the kernel via True type fonts’. As they are kernel patches, which often go...
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    Sudo, reinstalled Regservo, then deleted it with...

    Sudo, reinstalled Regservo, then deleted it with IOBIT, which found lots of remnants. I forgot your instruction to shred the remnants – in fact I considered the option, but decided against in case...
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    Yes, that's the link I clicked on.

    Yes, that's the link I clicked on.
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    UPDATE. This afternoon a message from Emsisoft...

    UPDATE.
    This afternoon a message from Emsisoft said that a rescan had shown that the item quarantined was not a worm, did we wish to restore it. The offer was declined, as I thought Regservo had...
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    Many thanks Rui, that's something really worth...

    Many thanks Rui, that's something really worth knowing. The fact that it came up in response to a google search half convinced me it was genuine.
    George
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    The server may well have been busy, as it...

    The server may well have been busy, as it occurred during the lunch hour - I never phone anyone between 12 and 2.30, and rarely try booking online at that time, expecting a long wait.

    I have...
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    RegServo: Is it malware?

    My wife was trying to book flights with British Airways, reached the verification of her debit card stage, and the circle went round and round for a long time, until an Error 404 message appeared.
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    @eikelein: No malware has been found, suspect...

    @eikelein:
    No malware has been found, suspect corruption in the OS. Intend to reinstall when I have time, but not urgent, as my wife can send and receive email and browse the web, which is about all...
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    I agree, it's just infuriating that it keeps...

    I agree, it's just infuriating that it keeps switching to other tabs I never use, and have to change back. There should be some way to make Home the default.
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    100% less 1, as I have never used it.

    100% less 1, as I have never used it.
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    Yes, that puzzled me also. It was only the second...

    Yes, that puzzled me also. It was only the second time I had tried a restore, the other some 15 months ago when I created an image of my new PC and then promptly restored it to test that it worked. ...
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    Paul, it’s the first time I’ve been called a...

    Paul, it’s the first time I’ve been called a biological component. LOL

    Here’s the result from Disk Manager:

    Disk 0
    55 ME Healthy
    Recovery (E) 10GB NTFS Healthy (Primary)
    OS (C) 90,13...
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    Yesterday the choice seemed to be restore the...

    Yesterday the choice seemed to be restore the December image or an earlier one to my wife’s PC. Now there don’t appear to be any images available. It looks as though a new external drive is needed....
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    Mozbackup itself worked OK, but seems to have...

    Mozbackup itself worked OK, but seems to have caused problems restoring the image.

    I installed it on the wife’s PC, backed up to a flash drive, which was then transferred to the laptop for...
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    Thanks for the replies. A couple of points...

    Thanks for the replies.

    A couple of points are not clear: the instructions talk of selecting a file to store the backup, presumably it can be on a memory stick, as anything on the PC will be...
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    How to back up Thunderbird email?

    My wife has a problem with her desktop, in that nothing in Control Panel will open – in fact CP often shows no contents whatsoever. This makes it impossible to install Windows updates, so it’s...
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    Perhaps. Deciding it was best to switch back to...

    Perhaps. Deciding it was best to switch back to the local account before deleting the one from MS caused problems. Trying to log in to local account and entering the account name George I was...
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    Apologies to all for wasting your time, but after...

    Apologies to all for wasting your time, but after a lot of hassle on this, OneDrive turns out to be not fit for purpose - at least not mine. Even worse, the MS account may have caused today’s...
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    Thanks Rui, Google or Wikipedia must have...

    Thanks Rui,

    Google or Wikipedia must have presented outdated info. Now it just remains to determine whether the pictures remain on my PC or are only accessible via the cloud.

    George
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    PS Puzzled as to how a Windows phone can back up...

    PS Puzzled as to how a Windows phone can back up negative film, as it would need to be developed and converted to digital format.
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    Thanks for the replies. #3 suggests that it’s...

    Thanks for the replies.

    #3 suggests that it’s possible to upload photos in small batches, which is what I need. Syncing the entire pictures folder in one go would probably take hours, and use up...
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    Opinions of OneDrive for storage of photos?

    Not sure where to put this, but Maintenance and Backup seems the most likely spot.

    It seems that it would be a good idea to back-up my photos to the cloud, as there is no security risk involved,...
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    Nicely put BATcher. One of the best I have seen.

    Nicely put BATcher. One of the best I have seen.
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