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  1. On my XP virtual machine, it appears that MSE is...

    On my XP virtual machine, it appears that MSE is ended (at least for Real-time protection). Apparently user invoked scans still work but protection cannot be turned on.
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    Thanks for the reply. As I stated in my original...

    Thanks for the reply. As I stated in my original post, I have tried sfc/scannow as well as a number of other procedures. Microsoft Backup and Restore has met my needs and saved my bacon a number of...
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    Problem with Windows Backup and Restore

    I have been using Windows Backup and Restore in Windows 7 for years. I create an image of C: each night and also do a file backup of D: each night. This process is automated and has worked flawlessly...
  4. System image cannot be saved on this location

    I just upgraded a friend's computer from Vista to Win7 Home Premium x32. When I tried to set up Windows Backup and Restore, I got the message "System image cannot be saved on this location." More...
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    Win & Backup Can't Change Settings

    I use Windows 7 Backup and it meets my needs. Recently, I found that I am unable to change the settings. If I click on Manage Space or Change Settings on the Backup and Restore page, nothing...
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    Thanks, worked like a charm. Problem solved. Ken

    Thanks, worked like a charm. Problem solved.
    Ken
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    Thanks. Since I cannot access the file in...

    Thanks. Since I cannot access the file in Explorer, I hope that I can run it from the command line. Otherwise I'm truly stuck in a Catch 22.

    Ken
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    Files "disappeared" in Vista

    I was called by a friend who is still using Vista. It seems that, as a result of malware, all of her folders appear to be empty. Explorer shows the directory trees with the folders, but clicking on a...
  9. Default User Account (Administrator) acts like Standard Account

    I am using Windows 7 Pro 64x and apparently the default user account (Owner) that I use is not working correctly. Unless I have UAC set to Never Notify, I cannot open Control Panel or UAC again....
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    Thank You! Such a simple (but time consuming)...

    Thank You! Such a simple (but time consuming) solution. chkdsk has been around so long I never think that it can be effective. Now that I have SR working again I probably will never use it.
    Thanks...
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    The last post from wmill mentioned the USB port...

    The last post from wmill mentioned the USB port as a possible problem. I had a problem with my MJ which I traced to the USB dongle used to connect the MJ device to the port since there was little...
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    I agree with you and want to keep WR active and...

    I agree with you and want to keep WR active and useable. Unfortunately, I still haven't found out any way to get the Restore function to work. I have seen some reference to Registry entries that need...
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    I certainly agree with you. I do have both image...

    I certainly agree with you. I do have both image backup and data backups. I have found though that System Restore can provide a quick and dirty recovery when I do something stupid and screw up things...
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    System Restore does not complete

    I rarely have occasion to use System Restore on my Windows 7 Professional x64 system but today I tried to restore to a previous day and after going through all of the stuff it does and rebooting, I...
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    I should have stated in my original message that...

    I should have stated in my original message that I have already utilized the How To Geek article and also the Registry fix but the behavior continues.

    I have been using PCs for many years and I...
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    UAC Randomly Resets

    I have a new Windows 7 Pro 64x system and I decided not to use UAC so I set the slider to the lowest setting and rebooted. All worked well for a while but it appears that occasionally, when I...
  17. [quote name='Rui Ribeiro' date='2010-12-26 17:00'...

    [quote name='Rui Ribeiro' date='2010-12-26 17:00' timestamp='1293411616' post='872749']
    That's really weird. Is there any specificity to the situations where you get the popup that could help...
  18. I have completely uninstalled Thunderbird and...

    I have completely uninstalled Thunderbird and then installed it "as Administrator". I still get the popup message!
  19. Thank you for your response. I have already done...

    Thank you for your response. I have already done this and the message continues to appear.
  20. I have been using computers for many years and...

    I have been using computers for many years and have come across my share of frustrating errors and glitches that were eventually solved. Now that I have just switched to Windows 7 Professional 64...
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    Thanks! I always hesitate to mess with hardware...

    Thanks! I always hesitate to mess with hardware but when all else fails, I try it. After disconnecting the Win7 drive, I was able to completely install XP Pro on the other drive.
    When I reconnected...
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    I just got a new machine with Windows 7 64 bit. I...

    I just got a new machine with Windows 7 64 bit. I have a 2nd HDD (1TB) installed and I attempted to install XP on it.
    The installation proceeded fine until the Reboot step. Instead of opening the XP...
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    If you just want to shrink pictures to send them...

    If you just want to shrink pictures to send them as email, there is a very simple program called Shrink Pic which does automatically does that for you.
    Here is a description from their Website...
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    The office where the router has been installed...

    The office where the router has been installed has 2 rather old PCs, one Dell and one eMachine, both running XP Home with a workgroup network. The client machine has a USB wireless adapter.
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    Problem solved! Thanks for all your help. I...

    Problem solved!
    Thanks for all your help. I downloaded the latest firmware, installed it then reset the router to factory specs then reinstalled it and the problem no longer exists
    I resurrected...
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