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  1. Yesterday (1/30/15) CCleaner found 379MB...

    Yesterday (1/30/15) CCleaner found 379MB analyzing with the defaults selected, today it's 277MB. Of that 277MB, 263MB are Temporary Internet Files, which is a meaningless number, since those files...
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    To rephrase, for some display settings,...

    To rephrase, for some display settings, right-click a blank spot on the desktop and select "Personalize". For some other display settings, right-click a blank spot on the desktop and select "Screen...
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    In "Personalize", select one of the "Windows...

    In "Personalize", select one of the "Windows Default Themes". In "Screen resolution", click the dropdown button by "Resolution" and select the one that has "(Recommended)" by it. Click OK.
  4. The Malicious Software Removal Tool is issued...

    The Malicious Software Removal Tool is issued periodically with Windows Updates when the tool itself has been updated to remove specific, common malware threats that are known to be in circulation. ...
  5. Did your Windows 7 Home Premium come preinstalled...

    Did your Windows 7 Home Premium come preinstalled on a major OEM PC? SLMGR /REARM is basically a hack to stay perpetually in the 30-day evaluation period. The following tool will tell you whether...
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    Right-click a blank spot on your desktop and...

    Right-click a blank spot on your desktop and select Personalize for some settings, Screen resolution for others.
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    Have you tried uninstalling the update(s)...

    Have you tried uninstalling the update(s) yourself?

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    The path is in the title bar of the image. Scroll down to the Windows Updates, uninstall the latest batch of updates, and see if that...
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    Using the Advanced settings in 'Control Panel >...

    Using the Advanced settings in 'Control Panel > Power Options > Choose when to turn off the display > Change advanced power settings' will indeed put the computer to sleep after the specified idle...
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    It seems that your cloning software is telling...

    It seems that your cloning software is telling you that it's going to overwrite the entire drive, both partitions. Here is a link from Macrium Support Knowledgebase, How to clone a disk. Pay...
  10. Revert to Windows 7 Bootmgr after Windows 8.1 Pro Repair/Reinstall

    My Windows 8.1 Pro Repair/Reinstall rewrote my EFI partition with the Windows 8 bootmgr. Windows 8 Bootmgr boots part way into Windows 8 before one is presented with a boot menu (if at all—booting...
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    The only way that can happen is if the drive...

    The only way that can happen is if the drive you're wanting to clone is less that 16.5GB in size, because that's the first partition you created on the target disk. The cloning software is going to...
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    A clone must begin at the beginning of a hard...

    A clone must begin at the beginning of a hard drive. It can't start past the beginning.
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    It seems you have the two techniques a bit mixed...

    It seems you have the two techniques a bit mixed up. Where you are saying, "I will be able to reboot from the clone, put in a new hard drive, copy the clone to it and the problem is over", that...
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    Have you tried System Restore?

    Have you tried System Restore?
  15. Yesterday CCleaner found 329MB, my extended...

    Yesterday CCleaner found 329MB, my extended cleanmgr ran last night via Task Scheduler at 10:30 PM. Today CCleaner found 277MB analyzing in its default settings.
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    Resurrecting my Dell Inspiron 580

    (This is actually post #8 from Update on my rebuild project, but concerns a clean install of Windows 7 and Windows Updates for that clean install. It might prove helpful in its own thread.)

    After...
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    Are you certain your mouse pointer was on the...

    Are you certain your mouse pointer was on the Windows 10 Forum link? Windows 8 Forum is just below it.

    I just tried the Windows 10 Forum link and it took me to the Windows 10 Forum, not here.
  18. I updated so I could do my occasional comparison...

    I updated so I could do my occasional comparison between CCleaner and my extended cleanmgr task that runs every night.

    CCleaner found about 329MB to clean when I ran Analyze in its default...
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    Welcome to the Lounge! Have you gone through...

    Welcome to the Lounge!

    Have you gone through the Advanced options one-by-one in Control Panel > Power Options > Choose when to turn off the display > Change advanced power settings > Advanced...
  20. Indeed.

    Indeed.
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    Glad you got it sorted out.

    Glad you got it sorted out.
  22. Thread: Keys ?

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    I just downloaded and ran NirSoft ProduKey (after...

    I just downloaded and ran NirSoft ProduKey (after excluding it from Malwarebytes protection) and it pulls up my Media Center Product Key, also, not my Windows 8 Pro Product Key.

    Good thing I keep...
  23. Thread: Keys ?

    by bbearren
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    One thing I discovered running my...

    One thing I discovered running my Repair/Reinstall on 8.1 was that the installation of the Media Center Pack loads that Product Key into the registry as Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center Product Key....
  24. While looking for an answer for a OneDrive...

    While looking for an answer for a OneDrive question for another member, I followed the breadcrumbs to Office 365. I haven't used OneDrive because of the limited "free" storage space initially...
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    Welcome to the Lounge! Try this fix, let us...

    Welcome to the Lounge!

    Try this fix, let us know if it works for you. How to fix the Windows 8.1 US keyboard problem.
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