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    Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't Update suppose...

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't Update suppose to check only the programs installed on each individual machine? If so, it must be detecting an installed program that you might have unknowingly...
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    Don't remember.

    Don't remember.
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    Explanation Please

    Every time I check for updates, Windows offers Silverlight. I had it years ago, but deleted it when no longer needed. I cannot find it in Explorer or the Registry, but it still shows up. Where is...
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    Possible Solution

    Have you tried the FREE Tweaking.com--Windows Repair? It runs in Safe Mode and uses Chkdsk and SFC to locate problems and fix them, if possible. It has saved my bacon several times, and prevented...
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    Same Here--Problem Fixed!

    My ISP changed its SMTP port last December and sent an email to that effect. They failed to mention a change in Connection Security, so I only changed the port. Yesterday they helped me reset the...
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    Getting Back to the Original Subject!!!!

    Since DVD ROM Drives are no longer available, I now have two Burners in my computer. SATA drives do not have the same problem that ancient PATA drives possess. Therefore, two optical drives will be...
  7. Poll: What a Way to Go!!!!

    Issue 523 was posted on 2/17 and is half of this weeks newsletter. The other half, Issue 524, has yet to be posted and this is 2/20. I am a subscriber and have yet to receive e-mail notification of...
  8. Poll: Finally!!!!

    I did contact 'customer support' at Penton. I use MailWasher, so I screen all my mail before I download it. My last email to them finally received their full and undivided attention. They globally...
  9. Poll: Totally ticked off!!!!

    Sorry to interrupt anybodies thread, but this is the only location on the Forum where I can see to post. For THREE WEEKS IN A ROW I have not received the Newsletter!!!! The first week I contacted...
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    I installed an image of C: from six weeks ago. ...

    I installed an image of C: from six weeks ago. Two of the patches were installed in April. I uninstalled them, but could not locate 3021917. The Task Scheduler had two folders for GWX. Those...
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    Task Scheduler shows no tasks for anything,...

    Task Scheduler shows no tasks for anything, including GWX. Services has Task Scheduler and all its dependencies started.
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    Tried the 'Directories' reg fix. No Joy!!! I...

    Tried the 'Directories' reg fix. No Joy!!! I want to disable Help and Support, not fix it. IMHO, It's as useless as 'tits on a boar hog', and I never use it.
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    Help and Support--How to Disable

    My Win7 SP1 x64 machine (HAL9000--I kid you not--long story) is up to his usual shenanigans. Every time I click Start or any Folder in Windows Explorer, the Windows Help and Support Pane pops-up. ...
  14. Sold-Out to the NSA

    Does any one remember that early last year RSA "GAVE" their latest 4096 code to the NSA???

    If you think that your encrypted messages are unbreakable--think again!!!!
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    Using a Repair Disk, I selected the Command...

    Using a Repair Disk, I selected the Command Prompt and learned that the partition letter was E:. I ran the chkdsk e: /r and the program found one unindexed file, which it repaired. After rebooting,...
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    Sudo15--your link does not work. Clint--my HDD...

    Sudo15--your link does not work.

    Clint--my HDD shows 'dirty' but nothing happens following instructions at your link.

    Requesting a check-disk from the command prompt solicits the same response....
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    CHKDSK--It dosen't

    I have attempted to run CHKDSK from a Command Prompt, and it says it will run after a Restart. After Windows 7 begins its start-up, the message that Windows needs to check C:\ for problems appears...
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    [SOLVED] I formatted D:\ and did a thoro disk check. As I...

    I formatted D:\ and did a thoro disk check. As I reinstalled files, Win7 insisted on adding Recycle and SVI folders. The SVI contains one trace file of 20KB. I am unable to delete those folders. ...
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    [SOLVED] Thanks gang!!! The restore size for DATA was the...

    Thanks gang!!! The restore size for DATA was the exact size of the SVI. HAL9000(primary computer) threw a hissy-fit when I re-sized and eliminated it, but it's gone.

    That takes care of the first...
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    [SOLVED] Data Partition

    Linc Spector's "Hard-drive partitioning...." article from three years ago has provided food for thought. I might have been over eager in moving all my Data from my C: drive to my D: drive(both are...
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    I use MailWasherPro 6.5.4 and have it under...

    I use MailWasherPro 6.5.4 and have it under Delayed Start in WinPatrol Plus. If it does not start, I go to Process Hacker 2 and Restart it. Sometimes the icon does not appear in the Task Bar, but...
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    I use Waterfox v28 on my 64-bit machines...

    I use Waterfox v28 on my 64-bit machines (available at SourceForge.net). It uses the same themes and add-ons as Firefox. I tried FF 29 on my 32-bit machine, and reverted to 28 post haste!!! Hasn't...
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    DavidFB, I encountered the same problem...

    DavidFB,
    I encountered the same problem with Waterfox. When I brought up its Homepage, I noticed newer versions were available. That is why I suggested Bookmarking the Homepage and checking...
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    KenWA, My computer is similar to yours, except...

    KenWA,

    My computer is similar to yours, except it is two years older. There are two programs that I use that might make your system easier to use.

    1) ProcessHacker2 shows all processes running...
  25. Back-Up Speed Tests

    I purchased a new HDD and external case for my back-up computer. This case has USB 3.0 and E-sata ports. Initially I used the USB port for back-ups, not fully understanding E-sata. After learning...
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