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  1. I created a new Win 7 x64 VM (I don't use or have...

    I created a new Win 7 x64 VM (I don't use or have access to Windows 8/8.1) and installed then uninstalled Apowersoft screencast recorder so I could better understand what you are seeing. A scan for...
  2. Thread: Java(TM)

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    Jerry - I do understand your point of view, hence...

    Jerry - I do understand your point of view, hence my use of "opinion is divided here on WSL". :)

    Unfortunately not everyone is technically savvy (and/or understands whitelisting) and the article...
  3. Thread: Java(TM)

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    Have a look at this Lifehacker article What Is...

    Have a look at this Lifehacker article What Is Java, Is It Insecure, and Should I Use It?. It's an easy-to-read, non-technical explanation about what Java is and whether you should worry about it.
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    Try Nir Sofer's CurrPorts...

    Try Nir Sofer's CurrPorts to see what processes are connecting to the internet. To get the fullest information, read the The 'Remote IP Country' column section and also download the latest IP To...
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    Can you post a screenshot from Device Manager...

    Can you post a screenshot from Device Manager showing the expanded USB controller section?

    (USBDeview is good for looking at USB devices that are or have been plugged in. To look at the USB...
  6. Right-click in the blank area to the left of the...

    Right-click in the blank area to the left of the first tab then click on Bookmarks Toolbar in the menu to deselect it.

    42364

    Hope this helps...
  7. movershakr - If you rename the file extension...

    movershakr - If you rename the file extension from .reg to .txt you should be fine to post.
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    [SOLVED] Hi Richard - To indicate a problem is resolved,...

    Hi Richard - To indicate a problem is resolved, just add the info as an edit to the end of your post, not the beginning. You can also - if you wish it to be even clearer - click on the Thread Tools...
  9. It's looking good... I'm now up to 67% in System...

    It's looking good... I'm now up to 67% in System File Checker.

    Edit - Excellent... System File Checker completed its scan with no problems and fixed some corrupt files.
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    Chuck - Whilst you can use a local account, you...

    Chuck - Whilst you can use a local account, you are restricted to what you can achieve. It's now all geared up to you being a known quantity rather than an anonymous user. Yes, in theory you could...
  11. I use Nir Sofer's RegScanner...

    I use Nir Sofer's RegScanner to do a search for either the name or the 'modified date' of the keys (if I know when the software was installed).

    I prefer RegScanner to regedit because I can see all...
  12. It's an upgrade to 10041 from a clean install of...

    It's an upgrade to 10041 from a clean install of 9926 32-bit EN-GB on a Toshiba SatPro A200 laptop.
  13. Me too.. :(

    Me too.. :(
  14. Well, I've tried sfc /scannow 4 times and each...

    Well, I've tried sfc /scannow 4 times and each time it got further... except for the last time when it didn't even get to 1% verification. Ah well... no doubt it'll all be alright on the night. :)...
  15. You might also be interested in a free add-on...

    You might also be interested in a free add-on called FileBox eXtender which extends the use of the File Open dialog. "FileBox can also forcibly resize the standard Windows file management dialog...
  16. No, I'm not sure. :( The beep code article I...

    No, I'm not sure. :( The beep code article I linked to seems very dated. That's why I asked ralphf about the mainboard manufacturer.
  17. My adjustments to the File Open dialog are...

    My adjustments to the File Open dialog are 'sticky', i.e. they persist.

    Have you tried carrying out a 'Repair'?
  18. Build 10041 - Service description errors

    Anybody else seeing 3 x <Failed to Read Description. Error Code: 1813>" errors in Services.msc for WpnService, tiledatamodelsvc and DcpSvp?

    I tried sfc /scannow but verification failed at 11% with...
  19. Unfortunately no (unless it's an IBM mainboard)....

    Unfortunately no (unless it's an IBM mainboard). Did you look at the beep code link I posted in #3.

    Depending on the mainboard/BIOS combo, it might have onboard diagnostics built-in... have you...
  20. Thread: Test post

    by Rick Corbett
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    Test post

    Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Pellentesque tempor venenatis mauris id fermentum. Nullam feugiat egestas massa, a pulvinar risus dapibus eleifend. Pellentesque in arcu...
  21. If he doesn't have a dedicated PSU power checker,...

    If he doesn't have a dedicated PSU power checker, an ordinary multimeter or a spare PSU for a temporary swap then it's a bit of a surprise. The mainboard manufacturer's manual should be able to...
  22. Hi Brint, the File Open dialog can be made larger...

    Hi Brint, the File Open dialog can be made larger in both Word 2007 and Word 2010 by moving the cursor over the edges of the dialog until the cursor changes to a double-headed arrow which can then be...
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    It might be an idea to have a look at an Energy...

    It might be an idea to have a look at an Energy report to see how many error and/or warnings there are.

    1. Click on Start.
    2. Type cmd.
    3, When cmd appears as found, right-click on cmd.exe and...
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    Try getting something from the Store... even...

    Try getting something from the Store... even something that's free. :)
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    From the look of it, the Amazon Basics USB hub...

    From the look of it, the Amazon Basics USB hub should be plug'n'play using the built-in drivers... so there should be no need to go online to search from one.

    When I get problems with USB devices...
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