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  1. [SOLVED] Welllllll....... now I know "what" but I don't...

    Welllllll....... now I know "what" but I don't know "why" or "how". I tried to run a video file with WMP and it told me I had the wrong version. Tried to download a new copy and it said that the...
  2. [SOLVED] Yeppers, AVG updates every time I restart it.

    Yeppers, AVG updates every time I restart it.
  3. [SOLVED] Sorry, still no joy. I followed all the...

    Sorry, still no joy. I followed all the directions in the article. The directions in "solution", I also made the .bat file and ran that which said it completed successfully, also downloaded the "We...
  4. [SOLVED] Nope, won't run in safe mode either. I get a...

    Nope, won't run in safe mode either. I get a little different error message but I think that it means the same thing.

    Regular Windows:

    42053

    Safe Mode:

    42054
  5. [SOLVED] Haven't tried the backup in safe mode, I'll try...

    Haven't tried the backup in safe mode, I'll try that next. The backup goes to an external HD via usb, but runs from the C drive in the computer. Haven't looked at the event viewer, but will do.
  6. [SOLVED] Well, no joy. I went through all the steps in...

    Well, no joy. I went through all the steps in the article and each step succeeded and told me they had worked, unfortunately upon rebooting for the final time and trying Macrium, everything was the...
  7. [SOLVED] I'll give the instructions in the article a try. ...

    I'll give the instructions in the article a try. I have been running McAfee, but it wouldn't update either which is why I switched to AVG. McAfee and Defender had been running happily together for...
  8. [SOLVED] Can't back up system: WMI Writer in failed state

    When I try to do a backup with Macrium, I get "WMI writer is in a failed state" when it tried to make a 'snapshot' to start the backup. I've removed and reinstalled Macrium, run SFC /scannow several...
  9. Thread: Win7 Pro ISO

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    Very good litle bit of knowledge to have Sudo. ...

    Very good litle bit of knowledge to have Sudo. I've tried using various "file finders" and in testing them have told them to locate a file that I already know the location of and the name of and...
  10. Yep, sounds like loads of fun Roland (big lol). ...

    Yep, sounds like loads of fun Roland (big lol). You CAN set things to actually delete and not go to the trash can when you delete them, but I have saved my (rather large) butt a number of times by...
  11. I guess that would be a big help when you have to...

    I guess that would be a big help when you have to deal with gobs and gobs of files every day and if you get rid of the wrong one it could come back to bite you on the butt. However, I already have...
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    Got to agree with this one, I didn't like Picasa...

    Got to agree with this one, I didn't like Picasa for that exact reason. Guess I missed unchecking or checking a box on install, but upon install, it immediately hunted down every picture on my...
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    [SOLVED] Very weird. I let all the updates happen...

    Very weird. I let all the updates happen automatically (yeah yeah, I know, I probably shouldn't let it do that - lol) and I do a lot of cd burning, dvd burning and copying to usb sticks and I've...
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    Thanks for the info Geek. I've noticed a lot of...

    Thanks for the info Geek. I've noticed a lot of little bits and pieces hanging around that I have to manually clean out every now and then when using the supplied windows uninstaller proggy which is...
  15. 'Scuse me for butting in, I personally like and...

    'Scuse me for butting in, I personally like and use Macrium Reflect and make a total system image once a week or so. This has 'saved my bacon' quite a few times when a nasty invades my system. ...
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    Deleting programs/files

    After reading a reply by Rick about uninstalling a stubborn program, I am wondering.... I usually go to my control panel and "programs and features" which gives me a list of things I can then...
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    [SOLVED] Ok guys, something strange in the...

    Ok guys, something strange in the neighborhood.... I put ALL the players back, downloaded and installed the "mega" K-Lite pack and presto-chango, ALL the players will play MP4 files. Perhaps I was...
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    [SOLVED] Well, I removed every player on my system,...

    Well, I removed every player on my system, downloaded and installed the latest K-Lite pack, and now have only Quick Time and WMP, but unfortunately I still need something that will play an MP4 file. ...
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    [SOLVED] Thanks for the advice Calimanco, I'll certainly...

    Thanks for the advice Calimanco, I'll certainly try that. My WMP is the latest and I do have the K-Lite codec pack installed. I'll try removing the other players.
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    [SOLVED] Playing .mp4 videos problems

    Hi guys, hopefully you can give me some advice. I'm having lots of troubles playing .mp4 video files.

    They stop, start, are full of artifacts and are just a pain to try to watch.

    I have no...
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    [SOLVED] I think that will work Rick, one of the options...

    I think that will work Rick, one of the options is 'run program'. I'm gonna give it a try. Many thanks, I think this is just what I need.

    Followup: Yeaaaaaa.... It works!! A great many thanks...
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    [SOLVED] Logitech M310 Mouse Problems

    Hi guys, I'm running windows 7 home premium on a compaq presario. I just changed my mouse to a logitech M310 from a different logitech mouse. I like to use the middle button (scroll wheel) for a...
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    I prefer Firefox as my default browser as opposed...

    I prefer Firefox as my default browser as opposed to IE (or ANY other browser opposed to IE - lol), but I also run Chrome and have never had any problems with it. I don't think that it will cause...
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    I'm another one running malwarebytes and adblock...

    I'm another one running malwarebytes and adblock and they get along just fine in firefox and palemoon. Adblock is very useful on a lot of sites that support themselves with ads - lol

    On the sites...
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    The need for flash and Java depends on the sites...

    The need for flash and Java depends on the sites you visit. Some sites require either or both and some don't. A lot of sites are getting away from Java now. I spend a large amount of time on Pogo...
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