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  1. In my opinion, this is the best solution. When...

    In my opinion, this is the best solution. When mailing SD cards, if you're worried about the card getting crunched in the automated equipment or dropped and stepped on/run over, a padded mailer will...
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    Actually, I install it when I need it and do a...

    Actually, I install it when I need it and do a Comodo Programs Manager complete uninstall when I'm done. But given what people have said, I think it's time to deep 6 it and switch to a more reputable...
  3. That's what I was afraid of. Thanks.

    That's what I was afraid of. Thanks.
  4. So you're saying that, if I'm lucky, the old...

    So you're saying that, if I'm lucky, the old program will be totally unaware that my computer is 64-bit?

    I implied in my initial post that it ran in Windows 95-Windows 7. In actuality, that was...
  5. Thank you for that suggestion, but I already...

    Thank you for that suggestion, but I already tried it. Just to be on the safe side, I tried installing in Administrator mode, too. No luck. Same totally unhelpful error message for both the laptop...
  6. Will 32-bit software run in 32-bit virtual Windows?

    I run 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium. I have an old program that only runs in 32-bit Windows (95-Win7). It won't even install in my 64-bit Windows. If I set up a virtual 32-bit Windows XP (using...
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    Opinions please: Auslogics BoostSpeed

    I have the free version of this and let it do its thing after I review every one of the changes it wants to make. And every time, I get intrusive ads and popups telling me I need to upgrade to the...
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    I asked a similar question this week at my local,...

    I asked a similar question this week at my local, independent computer store. I was told a new standard is in the works that is NOT backwards compatible. They suggested I wait and see, besides which,...
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    The link I use for the flash player is this:...

    The link I use for the flash player is this: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/otherversions/
    As for Adobe Reader, no thanks. Nitro Reader is way smaller, doesn't have things I don't want, but it...
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    Boy, does that take me back! In this case, the...

    Boy, does that take me back! In this case, the not-so "good old days".
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    That's exactly what I wanted to know: "offline"....

    That's exactly what I wanted to know: "offline". Yeah, I have a very large internal hard drive and another external one, so saving is what I want. Just for the heck of it, even though I have OneNote...
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    That's a good idea--sometimes I'm stupid about...

    That's a good idea--sometimes I'm stupid about things like that. I'm not sure that we have any really fast wifi access points yets.
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    Bypassing downloader versions of programs

    My area has DSL lines that only handle 700 or so mps. So downloader versions of programs (such as the now-free OneNote) are a real pain. How do I (generically) bypass those prominent links and find...
  14. I found that Revo was doing a bad job of...

    I found that Revo was doing a bad job of uninstalling things. I switched to COMODO's free Program Manager, which, so far, has handled everything I've tried it with, including 64-bit programs (the...
  15. Old game only runs in 32-bit Windows--what to do?

    I have an old game that I really like. When I had a 32-bit Win7 laptop and a 64-bit desktop, I simply switched to playing it on the laptop. Now I have a newer 64-bit Win7 laptop and a small hard...
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    I'm happy now. I have what I need from your...

    I'm happy now. I have what I need from your collective experience/knowledge. Thanks, one and all.
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    Have you any idea how many I'll be able to keep...

    Have you any idea how many I'll be able to keep on a 1T external drive? My laptop hard drive is 111GB and has about 65GB of stuff on it. The desktop is 1T and has about 70GB of stuff on it. And I...
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    Thank you all. I think I'm going to: 1. Get...

    Thank you all. I think I'm going to:

    1. Get both computers physically cleaned again (dusty neighborhood & no air conditioning) and have Windows reinstalled. Image that ("naked" Windows).
    2....
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    Backups vs. images

    I currently use Acronis True Image on my desktop, Comodo backup on my laptop. My backups include C:\Data and my user profile folder, backed up with highest compression. I do a full backup once a...
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