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    For ensuring that I understand the baics of...

    For ensuring that I understand the baics of what's going on

    Issues: "recently something is causing Internet connection to keep going on and off, even when sitting next to router"
    "It used to show...
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    "Silverlight is part of Windows Essentials" I...

    "Silverlight is part of Windows Essentials"
    I believe he does have Windows Essentials, so I suspect Silverlight should be allowed to update
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    Optional Silverlight Windows Update

    On my son's Windows 7 HP laptop, Silverlight is always showing up as an Optional update even after hiding it
    Is there a way to stop/hide it permanently?
  4. I called Microsoft a while ago. Yup I'll to live...

    I called Microsoft a while ago. Yup I'll to live with my mistake. This certainly is one of those times I should have inquired about any gotchas before I started: I wouldn't have minded waiting to...
  5. Microsoft Office Home and Business 2013 install & OneDrive

    I purchased a refurbished Windows 7 64-bit Win7 laptop I want to give to my son as a gift. Since we live quite a few miles apart I set up the computer at my home: that was the easy part.

    However,...
  6. RetiredGeek, I appreciated your input also...

    RetiredGeek, I appreciated your input also because those recommendations coincide with everything else I did all with excellent results
  7. I was wondering why I couldn't find anything...

    I was wondering why I couldn't find anything related to remove the notification in Windows Update
  8. Windows 10 is coming soon. Reserve your free upgrade to Windows 10 today notification

    How do I stop the Windows 10 is coming soon. Reserve your free upgrade to Windows 10 today notification in Windows Update from coming back?

    Iím trying to remove anything Windows 10 on a Windows...
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    "If I unplug the cable from the NIC, wait a few...

    "If I unplug the cable from the NIC, wait a few moments, and plug the cable back it, it will suddenly recognize the cable and wired internet connection is restored."

    Clean out the Ethernet...
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    Thanks jwoods for an excellent summary. On the...

    Thanks jwoods for an excellent summary. On the information I had found it was helpful and kb2990214 did return at the end of the day as the article mentioned it would and I hid it as recommended....
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    Permission from TrustedInstaller

    I have a Windows 7 Pro 32-bit desktop on which I signed up for the Windows 10 Insider Preview
    --- But now I want to get rid of anything Windows 10 on this computer because Iím going to get a laptop...
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    Thanks for your answers. Since the report showed...

    Thanks for your answers. Since the report showed "Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations" I'll leave well enough alone.
    I wish I would have kept the website I had found...
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    SFCFix.txt not created in this case

    Computer: Gateway SX2110G Windows 8.1 (x64) desktop upgraded from Windows 8

    I did this Windows 8.1 upgrade from Windows 8 last week
    --- For me thatís an accomplishment as Iím not familiar with...
  14. @Pat "I believe but not sure that I read...

    @Pat "I believe but not sure that I read somewhere that someone left there PC off one day and KB's got installed"
    --- Doesn't happen during the time the computer has already been shut down if the...
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    Dell Inspiron 620 diagnostics...

    Dell Inspiron 620 diagnostics
    http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/04/product-support/product/inspiron-620/diagnose
    It doesn't appear to me that it will address your issue as it's a hardware...
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    Thanks for your excellent feedbacks I might have...

    Thanks for your excellent feedbacks
    I might have missed it, but have you already tried a System Restore?

    “Well, I thought had Dell Diagnostics. But I just did a search and it didn't show up under...
  17. How can I have the MSN home page include the website address and the Menu bar ...

    Gateway SX2110G Windows 8 (x64) desktop Home page is MSN

    When opening MSN from the desktop, itís possible to enter a website address and use the Menu bar
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    When opening MSN from the Start...
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    On your computer is there a diagnostic function...

    On your computer is there a diagnostic function from the manufacturer?

    According to...
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    "I think desk top was a typo on my part. I don't...

    "I think desk top was a typo on my part. I don't believe it's relevant to the issue."
    --- Thanks for that info: in my past experience I have seen typo's (sometimes from myself) cause problems so I...
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    You mention in the snapshot you included in your...

    You mention in the snapshot you included in your first post, “I checked the location, and sure enough, there is no desktop shown”
    --- I have 2 Windows 7 Home Premium computers and neither one have a...
  21. Thread: User Account.

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    I believe its a good time to find out whether or...

    I believe its a good time to find out whether or not system restore does work now
    --- Once you have your computer the way you want it, create a system restore point at that time
    --- Also create a...
  22. Thread: User Account.

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    "but apparently it got me back" Thanks for...

    "but apparently it got me back" Thanks for letting us know.
  23. Created the System Image backup, a new System...

    Created the System Image backup, a new System Recovery disc and also the Recovery Drive to USB.
    --- Once I update to 8.1 and have it running properly, can I use that USB flash drive again?
    --- Can...
  24. Thread: User Account.

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    I need a better understanding of "Administrator...

    I need a better understanding of "Administrator and my account (signed in). I assume that the Administrator in this case is the "hidden Administrator account". Starting this one is not helpful for...
  25. The computer is running excellent Today I got a...

    The computer is running excellent
    Today I got a notice that the computer should be updated to 8.1
    So I checked Remind me later as I need your advice on tackling doing so
    I suspect I'll probably be...
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