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    Sometimes when Windows is busy chewing on...

    Sometimes when Windows is busy chewing on something it may walk into a pothole causing it to trip and scrape its shin ....
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    A couple of reasons spring to mind. Windows is...

    A couple of reasons spring to mind. Windows is frequently writing very small amounts of data in various directories/files as it keeps track of what's happening, checking for updates,...
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    CCleaner actually shows you a list with...

    CCleaner actually shows you a list with checkboxes of everything it will clean/remove. By default some of them are unchecked and you can decide if you want to check them for more aggressive cleaning....
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    I've used Windows Remote Desktop on our home...

    I've used Windows Remote Desktop on our home network to access a computer in another room of the house. It works great; you get the remote computer's desktop screen on your screen just as if you were...
  5. Lincoln Spector wrote: "Leaning to use a video...

    Lincoln Spector wrote:
    "Leaning to use a video editor is effectively a two-part task."

    The first part is to look down and make sure your dog or cat is not lying right beside the chair. The second...
  6. There's a Microsoft booby trap which your article...

    There's a Microsoft booby trap which your article didn't cover. Consider this: You've been using LastPass password manager (or other similar password manager). You took advantage of it's "Generate...
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    Hmm, thought Edge wasn't allowing any...

    Hmm, thought Edge wasn't allowing any add-ons/extensions. I look forward to those features becoming available to all Win 10 users!
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    Edge Browser is Slowwww!

    Sometimes Chrome won't play a video or load a page properly. So i've begun trying Edge now & then which seems even worse for the simple reason it's noticeably slower when loading almost every page....
  9. We always use live chickens at home and save them...

    We always use live chickens at home and save them to use again after the next Windows update.
  10. Fred's using an older version of CCleaner. Newer...

    Fred's using an older version of CCleaner. Newer versions look a little different ... but the Context Menu options ARE still there.
  11. Yes, I've experienced the network disconnect...

    Yes, I've experienced the network disconnect previously, also. There seems to be no completely satisfactory way to go. We have several PCs plus a laptop several of which may be up and running at any...
  12. Windows Media Center Control Problem After Resuming From Sleep

    We have Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center. An issue arose where our Media Center remote control would no longer Pause, Skip, open Recorded TV or open the Guide. Thought it was fixed by turning Media...
  13. Love it when robo calls come in. Just answer and...

    Love it when robo calls come in. Just answer and wait for the human at the other end to come on the line. Tell them you're glad they called. Tell'em the wife just died and you're not sure you can go...
  14. I believe he's trying to make it clear that he's...

    I believe he's trying to make it clear that he's not serving meals with the mouse ....
  15. "only one popup ad per day" .... My heart is all...

    "only one popup ad per day" .... My heart is all aflutter !!
  16. Yup, every 6 months or so I seem to read about...

    Yup, every 6 months or so I seem to read about one anti-virus vendor or another screwing things up either with their latest "engine" update or a "new improved security feature" or an incompatible bit...
  17. "Start\All Apps\Windows Accessories\Internet...

    "Start\All Apps\Windows Accessories\Internet Explorer".

    Thanks, Coochin. I got "faked out" to begin with when looking at Start/All apps/Internet Explorer and was unable to launch the browser from...
  18. Windows 10 In-place Upgrade Changed Some Important Settings

    Hello everyone. Yesterday i finished backing up all the data on my ol' Windows 7 Home Premium system and upgraded to Windows 10 "on top of" the existing setup. Was curious to see if my programs and...
  19. OK, thanks. Will keep a lookout for Win 10 big...

    OK, thanks. Will keep a lookout for Win 10 big update and make sure we do the upgrade(?) prior to July 29.
  20. OK, guys, thanks. Have to put up with that nag...

    OK, guys, thanks. Have to put up with that nag screen for now. Was thinking about using IE more often but not if this keeps popping up frequently. We also discussed at home what to do about Windows...
  21. OK, checked it out in "Installed Updates" list of...

    OK, checked it out in "Installed Updates" list of Windows Update and i don't have that update. Is it possible that MSFT has taken another pushy step forward in their...
  22. Update to Windows 10 Nag Screen on IE

    Occasionally, Chrome browser doesn't work on some website so IE 11 is employed temporarily. Lately, a nag screen overlay "Microsoft recommends Windows 10 ...." pops up every time IE 11 is opened. Is...
  23. Well, heck, thought i covered all the steps but...

    Well, heck, thought i covered all the steps but clearly i failed to mention that i was using Chrome browser!!
  24. Well, heck, thought i covered all the steps but...

    Well, heck, thought i covered all the steps but clearly i failed to mention that i was using Chrome browser!!
  25. And .... that's where this thread started. Cheers!

    And .... that's where this thread started. Cheers!
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