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  1. Thread: System 32

    by Joe S
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    Sadly Windows Defender does very poorly in tests...

    Sadly Windows Defender does very poorly in tests against other AV software.
    Joe
  2. I've had the blue dot show a few times but the...

    I've had the blue dot show a few times but the network and internet both work. Nothing showing in the event log so I suspect some timeout thing.
    Joe
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    I don't know if this has any bearing on Windows 7...

    I don't know if this has any bearing on Windows 7 or not. In XP once your disk got very far behind the installed updates from MS it would not do the repair install. That's how I got involved in...
  4. Well no surprise MS ignored testers and early...

    Well no surprise MS ignored testers and early adopters and bulled ahead with their grand vision. If they had given users a simple option for traditional desktop things probably would have turned out...
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    Does the printer show the ink level? After I...

    Does the printer show the ink level? After I refilled my black cartridge I had to reset the level. Do a search for your cartridge and how to reset it after refilling. You simply put tape over certain...
  6. I never tried to restore the arrow I think you...

    I never tried to restore the arrow I think you would just select arrow and it would be back to default.
    Joe
  7. Yes I have pinned the shortcuts to the task bar....

    Yes I have pinned the shortcuts to the task bar. It only seems to remove the arrow and hasn't caused any other changes that I know of. I started using it in Vista.
    Joe
  8. I've used the Vista Overlay Manager and it works...

    I've used the Vista Overlay Manager and it works without problems for me and it's simple to use.
    Joe
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    Instead of the clean install you might check into...

    Instead of the clean install you might check into In Place Upgrade. That is a bit like the repair install in XP.
    Joe
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    It took a while to find this but if you do not...

    It took a while to find this but if you do not want the hassle of reactivation for XP there are 2 files you copy before the install. Go to the C:\Windows\System32 then copy "wpa.dbl" and "wpa.bak"...
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    This is what I did om my XP VM In XP go into the...

    This is what I did om my XP VM In XP go into the Network Adapter Properties and find the Internet Protocol you are using and go into Properties. Then give it a fixed IP address. Fill in the Subnet...
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    Something you may encounter is the install disk...

    Something you may encounter is the install disk you are using for repair needs to be fairly close with the MS updates or it it will fault. That's how I learned about slipstreaming years ago. You use...
  13. I gave up on the Windows settings and used the...

    I gave up on the Windows settings and used the NVIDIA control panel for the video card.
    Joe
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    I use a simple little .exe program Hosts Toggle...

    I use a simple little .exe program Hosts Toggle to load and edit Hosts file. It will also disable or enable the Hosts file.
    Joe
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    One thing you might encounter is Windows...

    One thing you might encounter is Windows Validation and entering a license code.
    Joe
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    Wouldn't it be better to use something reliable...

    Wouldn't it be better to use something reliable like MBAM? I don't know about the reliability of Malicious Software Removal Tool in comparison to other programs but MS Security Essentials frequently...
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    Thanks for explaining about it. Joe

    Thanks for explaining about it.
    Joe
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    I thought this tool downloaded and ran once...

    I thought this tool downloaded and ran once automatically in the background and only showed if it detected something. I didn't know you could run it manually.
    Joe
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    Sometimes the USB data gets messed up see if this...

    Sometimes the USB data gets messed up see if this helps http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/usb-drive-or-flash-problems-how-to-cleanup-and-remove-old-usb-storage-drivers.145884/
    Joe
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    If you still occasionally use XP I would make a...

    If you still occasionally use XP I would make a few edits on the network card to prevent internet access but allow network access if you use it on a network. It's quite simple if you're interested....
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    Sometimes the USB data gets messed up. See if...

    Sometimes the USB data gets messed up. See if this helps http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/usb-drive-or-flash-problems-how-to-cleanup-and-remove-old-usb-storage-drivers.145884/ My sister had...
  22. Thread: Imaging Software

    by Joe S
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    I just wanted to image the computer. I did make a...

    I just wanted to image the computer. I did make a rescue CD with Macrium. With the PE version you can run image from CD if you wish. I was just curious and only have had experience with Aronis.
    Joe
  23. Thread: Imaging Software

    by Joe S
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    Imaging Software

    I'm looking for some free imaging software for Windows 7 with UEIF. I've looked at Macrium, EaseUS and Paragon. They all mention creating rescue disks. With Acronis True Image you can boot from the...
  24. Thread: partitioning

    by Joe S
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    Personally I partition with the system and all...

    Personally I partition with the system and all software on one and data on the other. Depending what you do you may make the system partition 60-100 gig.
    Joe
  25. Sometimes I have 1 to 3 of the notifications...

    Sometimes I have 1 to 3 of the notifications Icons not loaded but the service appears to be running. I suspect it is some type of time out issue. Black Viper...
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