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    I uninstalled a whole bunch of updates pertaining...

    I uninstalled a whole bunch of updates pertaining to 10. This is a list I got from another forum. All uninstalled.

    KB2952664
    "Compatibility update for upgrading Windows 7"
    This update helps...
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    Because it had downloaded and was ready to...

    Because it had downloaded and was ready to install. A popup would come up saying it was going to install. I'd move the install date for 3 days later. Don't remember exactly what I'd done, but had to...
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    How to not upgrade at re-boot or shutdown

    Oh joy. 10 forced me to upgrade. Didn't like it. Had a drive image so was able to go back to 8.1. I've removed KB3035583, KB3068708, KB2952664, KB2990214, KB3021917 & KB3050265. It still says that 10...
  4. Windows 10 SNAFU, Taskbar and icons not right at all

    OK, I was forced into upgrading. Even though I unregistered and removed all updates dealing with 10. I wanted to wait a couple more months and see what problems/solutions others had. No go. Upon a...
  5. Well, I'm not to sure about Boolean, but know...

    Well, I'm not to sure about Boolean, but know that " " is an exact phrase match and that -word is to weed out things you don't want.

    And what gets me, is that you search, have 1.2 million hits....
  6. Uh, that's what I did. It no work.

    Uh, that's what I did. It no work.
  7. Custom icons for Recycle Bin, need help badly

    Had real issues with this box. Couldn't fix myself, had to go to the shop.

    I've hit a small snag. What I'm trying to do (have done so in the past) is use custom icons for my Recycle Bin. Because...
  8. I checked, both are already toggled to True. ...

    I checked, both are already toggled to True.

    Thanks
  9. Links dragged from address bar to desktop have a blank icon

    This is annoying. Been happening for awhile now. I'm currently running the latest version of Firefox, 37.0.2 but this started with earlier versions. I've posted and looked at 2 similar threads at the...
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    Action Center incorrect

    Windows 8.1 is beginning to really p*ss me off. Kaspersky Internet Security is installed, set to Automatic and is running. Even shows in the tray. Yet Action Center says that Windows Defender is off....
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    The last restore point before installing that...

    The last restore point before installing that theme is May 23. That's far enough back that it'll wipe out several programs and Windows Updates. I tried running sfc/ scannow from an elevated command...
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    ACK! 3rd Party theme fubar

    I think I fugged up. I saw this online: 50 Best Windows 8.1 Themes
    http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/best-windows-8-1-themes/

    So I downloaded/installed the 'patcher'. Oops! I decided...
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    With Revo, I run Advanced. I only remove the...

    With Revo, I run Advanced. I only remove the registry entries that are in bold. IOW, not the whole tree.
  14. I' ran an Admin account on XP and now Win8.1 and...

    I' ran an Admin account on XP and now Win8.1 and haven't had problems. I also stay away from the hinterlands of the internet.
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    Actually this latest version of MBAM scanned...

    Actually this latest version of MBAM scanned faster than the last version for me.
  16. IMHO, Net Neutrality is a major issue. Most of my...

    IMHO, Net Neutrality is a major issue. Most of my news I get online. I get it from independent media. They can't compete with the big news conglomerates. Not even close. So, why should they be...
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    ARG! Firefox FUBAR!

    I'm about ready to start tearing my hair out!!!!!! Firefox kept crashing. Nothing I tried worked. So, I used MozBackup and saved settings, plugins and cookies. Fully uninstalled Firefox then...
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    Finally got it figured out. Kaspersky got...

    Finally got it figured out. Kaspersky got corrupted (don't ask me how), an uninstall/reinstall fixed the problem. At least this time when Kaspersky crapped, it didn't wipe out Windows (been there,...
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    Windows Action Center warnings

    OK, first let me state that I've had this computer for a year now. This just suddenly showed up. Only thing different that I did was download/install DVDVideoSoft (YouTube to MP3 Converter). It gave...
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    Huh. I installed HWiNFO64 (64bit) and it runs...

    Huh. I installed HWiNFO64 (64bit) and it runs fine. No problems.
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    Windows and HDTune show the drive as fine.

    Windows and HDTune show the drive as fine.
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    I have no 'unusual' hardware. Also, Kaspersky...

    I have no 'unusual' hardware. Also, Kaspersky dropped the "safe run" aka sandbox in the 2013 version. When I first started Speccy, it showed all info (motherboard, cpu, memory, hard drives, operating...
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    Speccy HOSED my system!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Well, I WON'T be installing Speccy EVER AGAIN! 1st, it made my 6 core 3.8Ghz processor run like my first computer (Pentium 166). Looking in the Task Manager did not show excessive processor use or...
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    Well, I deleted the folder that had no attributes...

    Well, I deleted the folder that had no attributes and rebooted. Everything is working as it should. It was the 2nd created folder, created a few seconds after the 1st one. So far, so good.
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    Hmmmmmm. The folder created a few seconds later...

    Hmmmmmm. The folder created a few seconds later has no "location" attributes. Beginning to think it may be ok to delete it.
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