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  1. I have been using unchecky for a while now. It...

    I have been using unchecky for a while now. It is a little freeware program that automatically unchecks the boxes for unwanted add-ons when installing programs. Here is a link to the program. ...
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    Try running the game in compatibility mode for...

    Try running the game in compatibility mode for Windows XP or Windows 7. Right click on the .exe file and choose the compatibility tab. Select an older version of windows from the drop down list and...
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    Run the Windows update trouble shooter. It...

    Run the Windows update trouble shooter. It usually fixes all of these problems with one click. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/gp/windows-update-issues/en-us
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    I use two pdf programs regularly. One is PDF OCR...

    I use two pdf programs regularly. One is PDF OCR X. It reads pdf files and converts them to searchable files, handy when you scan documents to pdf format. It will recognize text even within...
  5. Install startisback++. You have the regular old...

    Install startisback++. You have the regular old Win 7 type menu when you press the start button. In that menu is a link for the Start Screen, click it and you have your app icons show as a popup...
  6. I think you can still get Windows Defender...

    I think you can still get Windows Defender Offline for 32 bit and 64 bit machines. Download it from another computer and create a dvd or cd to boot your computer from. It will not use your...
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    Try the answer I posted here. It worked for me. ...

    Try the answer I posted here. It worked for me. http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/171205-Windows-10-download-kept-failing-in-Windows-Update-Windows-7
  8. Thread: Cant print

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    The answer here worked for at least one guy with...

    The answer here worked for at least one guy with the same problem:...
  9. Windows 10 download kept failing in Windows Update = Windows 7

    Windows 10 upgrade kept failing through windows update on my Gateway Windows 7 desktop. It gave the error code 80240020. I found the answer that worked here:...
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    Laptop finally had Windows 10 available and I...

    Laptop finally had Windows 10 available and I installed it. The Get Windows 10 app showed me still waiting for the upgrade but it had added a button to install now without waiting. It had a...
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    Got back from vacation and Windows 10 was ready...

    Got back from vacation and Windows 10 was ready to install on my HP ENVY Recline. One hour later I was back up and running. Truly painless. Everything just worked. Now I wait for my laptop to...
  12. Not getting the invitation to reserve Windows 10, this solution worked for me.

    My Gateway laptop which came with Windows 8 originally was not getting the invitation to reserve Windows 10. It had all the required updates so I did a little research. I came up with the fix Here:...
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    I don't have a notice in the notification area,...

    I don't have a notice in the notification area, but the notification showed up when I opened Windows update.
  14. Try running the windows update troubleshooter. ...

    Try running the windows update troubleshooter. It will download and run the windows update fixit. Usually solves the problem. It will download and run WindowsUpdateDiagnostic.diagcab.
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    I agree with jwoods. Yours is a relatively small...

    I agree with jwoods. Yours is a relatively small database. I don't think the number of records has anything to do with your problem. One of the problems with a shared database is getting everybody...
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    Benton, mine installed in November also. That...

    Benton, mine installed in November also. That is one of the things bothering me about why it is getting pushed to me. I have it hidden now, so it doesn't keep trying to install.
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    Problem with windows update KB3000850

    This update was published on 3/14/2015 and has been trying to install ever since. My update history tells me that it has already been installed correctly on the 14th but it keeps trying to install...
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    I had the same problem with a MyBook drive. It...

    I had the same problem with a MyBook drive. It wouldn't select the drive. I just selected the drive and said no to moving existing files and all worked well. Would not work if I told it to move...
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    I had a similar problem and solved it by deleting...

    I had a similar problem and solved it by deleting the update history log file. Apparently it was corrupted. As soon as I deleted the file, updates worked normally.
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    Sounds more like a cookie setting. Check your...

    Sounds more like a cookie setting. Check your settings for cookies in IE. If it won't save your cookies, it can't log you in automatically which is what checking the box to stay logged in really...
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    This appears to be a change in the Jet database...

    This appears to be a change in the Jet database engine. It blocks what it considers unsafe references or actions. You can work around it by making a change in how sandbox mode is set on your...
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    I've been using two roku3's for a couple of years...

    I've been using two roku3's for a couple of years now. I get to watch all of my Amazon prime tv shows and movies. I also have Netflix and Hulu and a british Hululike company called Acorn for...
  23. Power settings and screensaver started working...

    Power settings and screensaver started working again. No idea why.
  24. This may sound a little strange, but your network...

    This may sound a little strange, but your network adapter may just need to be completely powered down once in a while. Just turning off the laptop won't do it. Network adapters use a little bit of...
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    System date is fine and set to the proper day. I...

    System date is fine and set to the proper day. I want to know why windows thinks it is 2099.

    Reordered the updates in the log by name and each one shows a failed update followed by a successful...
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