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    Jerry, Yes - see post 7. Also I tried the no...

    Jerry,
    Yes - see post 7. Also I tried the no anti malware no firewall thing with both the initial account and this 'matching' account.

    Peter
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    Joe, That's correct - no access from win 7 pc's...

    Joe,
    That's correct - no access from win 7 pc's to the win 10 shared folders any any circumstances tried yet, including both malwarebytes (the only anti virus - MSE not installed) and windows...
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    Joe, Just to be precise here - as I said earlier...

    Joe,
    Just to be precise here - as I said earlier in the thread, the win10 pc has been visible in the network list in windows explorer from day one. It is the shared folders within the win 10 pc that...
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    RG, Must have mistyped - I thought I had done...

    RG,
    Must have mistyped - I thought I had done exactly that - with Bing results. However doing it again produced what one expects. However - still no benifit from turning these services off.

    Joe, ...
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    RG, Sorry - missed the key word "services"....

    RG,
    Sorry - missed the key word "services". However turning them on and off on a win 7 machine made no difference to that machines ability to see 'into' the win 10 pc. Trying to do the same on win...
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    I don't recognise these services on win 10 or 7....

    I don't recognise these services on win 10 or 7. Where are they, and on which Win do you suggest I try turning these off?

    Re setting up a local account as well as the initial default - I did that....
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    OK thanks all for asking pertinant questions /...

    OK thanks all for asking pertinant questions / comments / suggestions. I guess I will wait on some updates and see what transpires.
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    Re pc's on the net - 3 win 7 HP pc's plus the win...

    Re pc's on the net - 3 win 7 HP pc's plus the win 10 pc.

    Re the pc (TOSHIBA) with win 10 - effectivelly it was a 'spare box'. It never had any unique data on it and I have three different ways of...
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    Win 10 network

    Drew,
    A straight install from MS' download on one of the pc's on my net. (Was win 7 HP on a toshiba laptop). No dual boot, no virtualisation - nothing fancy.



    Also - I never changed from...
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    lost file sharing

    Hijacking somewhat - I found win 10 installed easily and runs stuff pretty well - but killed my file sharing. I was nicely set up with all pcs having the same log on credentials and all worked fine....
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    Thanks all, I think we have consensus on a plan...

    Thanks all, I think we have consensus on a plan here
    :)
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    There is a clue here - I did not uninstall in...

    There is a clue here - I did not uninstall in Programs and features. Are you suggesting the way to get a clean system is to:

    Remove the printers from Devices and Printers,
    uninstall the...
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    Partially OK

    Thanks all for the advice.
    Using fixed ip's may well be the way to go - though I have a nasty feeling that a decade (or whatever) ago I ran fixed ips - had problems and was advised to go DHCP -...
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    Network printing

    I have a recurring problem with printing to printers on my network. I have three (sometimes four) Win 7 pcs and two HP printers on my local network with a D-Link router type CIR 655 – with up to date...
  15. A simpler way!

    I am a bit of a backup nut -so I run my daily data backups alternately to two different external drives. These go to differing folders for each day of the week, and then on sunday get copied to...
  16. Fred, Just one small comment on something I see...

    Fred,
    Just one small comment on something I see mis-stated many times. Unfortunately, the date saved under the "date created" label, is in fact the date the file first appeared on the system you are...
  17. Thread: DirtyDecrypt?

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    Thanks again folks. I had run antiMalware (and...

    Thanks again folks.
    I had run antiMalware (and Sopho) after the 'DirtyDecrypt" message came up, but it found nothing. Based on the info here, and the fact that no more encrypted files have turned...
  18. Thread: DirtyDecrypt?

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    It certainly manifests as malware - I did not ask...

    It certainly manifests as malware - I did not ask to have some files encrypted! But why is it not on the virus lists I looked at? And yes I have backups all over - system backups (two types) and data...
  19. Thread: DirtyDecrypt?

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    DirtyDecrypt?

    I have notices coming up similar to those Susan Bradley described for CryptoLocker, but suggesting I run DirtyDecrypt to decrypt the files I never encrypted. I tried surfing and found what appeared...
  20. Thanks - JoeP517 - Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro,...

    Thanks -

    JoeP517 - Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro, Acrobat Reader, and Foxit reader 6.0.2 ....
    t8ntlikly - Currently - PC W7 to PC W7 works fine whether saved first or not. Mac to W7 fails whether saved...
  21. transfer pdf fillable forms from Mac to PC

    It appars that if a pdf fillable form is filled in on a Mac and emailed to a PC, the filled in portions appear blank but if you click on any filled in portion that portion becomes visible - until...
  22. Interesting, I never thought of trying that! So I...

    Interesting, I never thought of trying that! So I did. The permissions on A, looking on A but via the network node were the same as having looked 'localy'. I then reset a permission - via netnode -...
  23. Satellite Z830 blocking some network file access

    My Z830 is being rebuilt after a keyboard problem. It was reset to factory settings with 64 bit Win 7 home Premium. It is in a 4 pc win 7 wired network. All 4 are mebers of "WORKGROUP" and...
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    Joe, thanks for the comments. Yes I can run other...

    Joe, thanks for the comments. Yes I can run other videos using WMP on the laptop directly from files stored only on the desktop. I followed your 'upgrade' link, and I agree it does address the topic....
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    Win 7 SP1 on both systems. Running WMP on the...

    Win 7 SP1 on both systems.
    Running WMP on the laptop - I can see the video library on the desktop and run small sample files. However trying to run the film just produces a WMP "emcountered a...
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