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    +1 for Download Helper with Firefox.

    +1 for Download Helper with Firefox.
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    Wow-zee-zow, Coochin! That sounds like quite a...

    Wow-zee-zow, Coochin! That sounds like quite a storm. You know the damages will exceed the $100 million estimate. Don't they always? (In the US, at least, they always do.)

    Didn't mean to bash the...
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    Just took a cursory spin around the Adobe support...

    Just took a cursory spin around the Adobe support forums. The Creative Cloud looks to be a fee-based Adobe desktop app/service that updates Adobe software and offers "cloud access" to various Adobe...
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    You're all ACE. Thanks so much for your help. ...

    You're all ACE. Thanks so much for your help.

    I enlisted WinRAR last night to see if I could view the contents of that file. It showed me a few folders, then spit up an error message: "Unexpected...
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    Hi, and kind thanks for pitching in. Adobe's...

    Hi, and kind thanks for pitching in.

    Adobe's presence on my computer is represented by Adobe Elements and Adobe Flash. No "Pro" versions of any software.

    Nor, to the best of my knowledge, am I...
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    Can anyone ID this file?

    During a boot scan, Avast! reported a corrupted ZIP file. In white letters on a black screen, it said:

    - - - - - - - - -

    ACCCx181.zip.aamdownload |>ACCCPackages\HEX\HEX.pima Error...
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    The thread wouldn't accept more comments this...

    The thread wouldn't accept more comments this morning. I did try!

    Thanks for the help, Bruce.
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    IHHComponentActivator - Postscript

    Comments are closed for this old thread, but I wanted to say thanks to Clint.

    Clint, please accept my apology for having taken so long to respond to your post. A health crisis put my life on...
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    As always, thanks CLiNT. CCleaner does list...

    As always, thanks CLiNT.

    CCleaner does list the entry as "IHH...."

    http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa130/SBrooksB/CCleanerMissingLibraryReference_zpse11ec181.png

    I can't recall there ever...
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    IHHComponentActivator (?)

    A routine registry scan with CCleaner has turned up something new -- an item categorized as a "Missing Type Library Reference." The name of the item is:

    IHHComponentActivator

    The registry key...
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    If I'm to be honest, Miv, "remedial" is too lofty...

    If I'm to be honest, Miv, "remedial" is too lofty a term for what I am, but it's a gentler word than "simpleminded."

    Ah, well. A tip o' the hat to the simpleminded! ...
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    Glad you're in the clear, Acme. :): For what...

    Glad you're in the clear, Acme. :):

    For what it's worth (I'm not shilling for these guys) I've had good luck with a bootable USB malware scanner called FixMeStick:
    ...
  13. Hi-ho, Who! Thanks for jumping in. Let me...

    Hi-ho, Who! Thanks for jumping in.

    Let me phrase my question differently, since it occurs to me that I'm partly wondering how data "sticks" to various surfaces, and how that affects the life of...
  14. Well, that explains a lot right there. All those...

    Well, that explains a lot right there. All those old photos were retouched at some point.


    Got that covered. So I'm doin' about as much as I can do, I guess. Thanks, F.U.N.


    Appreciate the...
  15. Data stability on hard drives versus other backup media

    Not a pressing issue, but I'm curious....

    We're told that data is perishable, and that data stored on other media (specifically CDs and DVDs) will eventually deteriorate to the point that it's...
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    Capisco. Thanks very much, arowland. Except for...

    Capisco. Thanks very much, arowland. Except for three .tmp files currently in use, the %temp% folder is empty.

    Another question about .tmp objects....

    The aforementioned...
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    . BatchMasters, I bow to you!...

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    BatchMasters, I bow to you! http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa130/SBrooksB/Smilies/Worship_zpse01fd8d7.gif

    Doc, I ran searches for .bak. and .old files, and it was like opening the door on...
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    Thanks, BATcher! Not "slightly"...

    Thanks, BATcher!



    Not "slightly" confused.....totally confused. So thanks very much for the clarification!
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    Much obliged for your input, everyone. Ruirib,...

    Much obliged for your input, everyone.

    Ruirib, I've been running cleanmgr as wingman to CCleaner all along -- another reason I was surprised to unearth that nest of old .TMP files. (The Software...
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    Thanks for the link, Browni. What a...

    Thanks for the link, Browni.

    What a discussion! A lot of it was over my head, but by the end of the thread, I decided that it was okay to delete old .TMP files from the...
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    Thanks for chiming in, Sudo. Following your...

    Thanks for chiming in, Sudo.

    Following your suggestion, I searched for %temp%. However, my results yielded no files or folders with a .temp extension. Instead, I got files and folders containing...
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    TMP files: When can they be safely deleted?

    In an idle moment, I decided to search my C:\ drive for *.tmp files. Here's what turned up:

    http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa130/SBrooksB/TMPFilelist_zps9430772f.jpg

    As someone who runs...
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    No apologies, please! I'm very grateful for your help.

    I haven't bothered looking into Windows 7's imaging abilities, so will be interested in the responses to wayward's question. Best of luck,...
  24. Hello, RG! Thanks for chiming in. I...

    Hello, RG! Thanks for chiming in.


    I appreciate your kind offer, and may take you up on it someday. Today, it's more than I want to wrassle with. Today's theme is "pea-brained solutions."
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  25. Thanks, ruirib! I've never tried removing a...

    Thanks, ruirib!


    I've never tried removing a laptop hard drive, and didn't realize cables and connectors were involved. With luck, the bits that need connecting or disconnecting will be obvious...
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