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    Your point about users is well made, but those...

    Your point about users is well made, but those with virtually no knowledge and even less interest are not going to check which updates to load. Those with sufficient interest to do this are also...
  2. You can reduce / remove both of those files. If...

    You can reduce / remove both of those files.
    If you do not hibernate your computer you can remove hyberfil.sys. Following the instructions in this article:...
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    This should be part of every users computing...

    This should be part of every users computing routine. Backup is the one (cheap) thing you can do to reduce the pain of data loss / virus attack.

    cheers, Paul
  4. How did you search for the file? If you used...

    How did you search for the file? If you used Windows Explorer it wasn't a task.
    It may have been a virus masquerading as a Windows file.

    cheers, Paul
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    The answer is on the same site....

    The answer is on the same site.
    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-networking/i-am-getting-error-554-error-number-0x800ccc6f-i/5b46e23b-db45-413c-91f8-c8de47630fb8
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  6. How much free space do you have on C? You need to...

    How much free space do you have on C? You need to sort this out first because Windows will be VERY slow on a machine with a full C: drive and the SSD performance will degrade quickly if there is very...
  7. Strangely the option is often available and...

    Strangely the option is often available and people want to remove it, not add it. I suspect it depends on how Windows sees the drives on your computer and the controller / chip set. I removed the...
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    It's just Windows being fussy. Clicking on E: is...

    It's just Windows being fussy. Clicking on E: is asking Windows to read the disk and as it is blank Windows complains.

    cheers, Paul
  9. Windows remembers drive letter mapping and if you...

    Windows remembers drive letter mapping and if you remove / turn off E: nothing else will change.
    Turning off any drive without first telling Windows via the "remove drive" option in the taskbar will...
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    Yep, a long HDMI cable is 5 times the cost of a...

    Yep, a long HDMI cable is 5 times the cost of a cat5e cable and you can't get more than about 10m.

    cheers, Paul
  11. I normally start by deleting the printer and then...

    I normally start by deleting the printer and then re-booting and letting Windows re-load the driver.

    cheers, Paul
  12. You need to break out Treesize Free to see where...

    You need to break out Treesize Free to see where all the space has gone - I run a 55GB SSD and it is 70% full.

    The profile will be on C: - you can move it to another disk if required - but the...
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    I wasn't being serious, I would spend twice that...

    I wasn't being serious, I would spend twice that on a server without batting an eyelid.

    cheers, Paul
  14. Modern phones can act as a wifi access point for...

    Modern phones can act as a wifi access point for occasional access. Cheaper and no extra device required.

    cheers, Paul
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    No, you can't install updates that way. Unless...

    No, you can't install updates that way.
    Unless there is a specific "this patch is broken" note there is no need to check each patch, just allow Windows to install everything. Obviously make an image...
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    Try this at a Command Prompt with admin rights:...

    Try this at a Command Prompt with admin rights: sfc /scannow
    To gain admin rights navigate to the Command Prompt shortcut and right click on it, then select "Run as administrator".

    cheers, Paul
  17. You should not be able to delete that file easily...

    You should not be able to delete that file easily because it's a Windows DLL (aepdu.dll). What is the file you deleted?

    cheers, Paul
  18. You need to change the location of the TBird data...

    You need to change the location of the TBird data files prior to restoring with Mozbackup.
    http://kb.mozillazine.org/Moving_your_mail_storage_location_%28Thunderbird%29

    cheers, Paul
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    You can't measure what the Roku receives except...

    You can't measure what the Roku receives except via the Roku - every wireless receiver will be different due to position, aerial design, interference etc.
    Connecting via a cable will guarantee a...
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    Shift 3 for the pound sign. cheers, Paul

    Shift 3 for the pound sign.

    cheers, Paul
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    Expensive beyond belief! :) cheers, Paul

    Expensive beyond belief! :)

    cheers, Paul
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    I've not had that problem, although I was working...

    I've not had that problem, although I was working for a company which lost over 50% of their machines after McAfee decided a Windows file was a virus.

    The solution to your original problem would...
  23. I would run the System File Checker. sfc /scannow...

    I would run the System File Checker. sfc /scannow
    http://pcsupport.about.com/od/toolsofthetrade/ht/sfc-scannow.htm

    cheers, Paul
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    That sort of lockup suggest hardware, like your...

    That sort of lockup suggest hardware, like your CPU shutting down due to over-temperature.

    cheers, Paul
  25. SATA comes in three speeds at present, 1.5Gb, 3Gb...

    SATA comes in three speeds at present, 1.5Gb, 3Gb and 6Gb. Your machine will be 3Gb so any current 6Gb SATA disk should fallback to 3Gb. Apart from speed there is no difference that your OS won't...
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