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    I can finally use my own laptop again! I've been...

    I can finally use my own laptop again! I've been using my wife's while I was working on hers and it did not have things like my login info for this forum in it. I've finally saved an image of her...
  2. Thanks davidhk for both your messages. I learned...

    Thanks davidhk for both your messages. I learned a lot while I worked my way through all the methods you described. That was very helpful and I have also accomplished my default setting too.

    Bill
  3. How to make Internet Explorer the Default

    I've just updated to Win10. How do I make Internet Explorer rather that Edge the default browser? I've tried various searches looking for this information with no success.

    How should I find...
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    Here is a screen capture of the message box that...

    Here is a screen capture of the message box that seems to be stopping the uninstall of the Panda virus scanner.

    Bill
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    After the Panda scan completed I worked on doing...

    After the Panda scan completed I worked on doing a lot of cleanup on the computer. I apparently deleted as many as one million files -- my wife has a huge number of email messages in her Thunderbird...
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    Yes, I know I can roll back to Win8.1 in the next...

    Yes, I know I can roll back to Win8.1 in the next days but I don't know if there is an advantage in that. I don't know that it is a driver problem either since it worked fine for 9-10 months before...
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    No I haven't tried that yet. Now that I know...

    No I haven't tried that yet. Now that I know that Panda is able to run all the way through I'm going to start it again this evening and see if it can run on its own or if the laptop will shutdown...
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    OK, I installed Panda and it ran all the way thru...

    OK, I installed Panda and it ran all the way thru and it found 7 PUPs but nothing else. I sat by the laptop and kept it alive from about 10:30am to about 5:30 pm in order to do that!

    Thanks for...
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    Virus Scans Will Not Run to Completion

    I've been trying to run a detailed scan for viruses on this Win8.1 laptop before upgrading to Win10. I ran Malwarebytes Anti-Maware and it did not find anything. Then I tried to run ESET's free...
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    Yes, but July 29 is not far away and I didn't...

    Yes, but July 29 is not far away and I didn't know if the upgrade would go smoothly or not. Also, I need to upgrade my wife's laptop too before the 29th. I really didn't think it would make much...
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    The Touch Screen Has Quit Working

    I have a Toshiba Satellite S55t-B5273NR laptop. It is about a year old. It has a touch screen and was running Win8.1 until a couple of days ago. I have now upgraded to Win10. A couple of months...
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    I tried this and it did not help. Thanks for...

    I tried this and it did not help.

    Thanks for the suggestion.
    Bill
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    I'll try this and see if it helps any. Thanks,...

    I'll try this and see if it helps any.

    Thanks,
    Bill
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    I believe there is a difference between Sleep...

    I believe there is a difference between Sleep mode and Hibernate mode. I've always believed that I was using Sleep mode. Am I wrong about that?

    Thanks for the suggestion.
    Bill
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    Laptop Sleeps When it Should Not

    My wife's laptop (Toshiba Satellite C55Dt-A5174) is running Win8.1. I am trying to "clean it up" so I can upgrade it to Win10 in the next few days. When I try to run a deep virus scan which will...
  16. Rick, yes, I am getting ready to update my Win8.1...

    Rick, yes, I am getting ready to update my Win8.1 laptop to Win10. In the process of studying this process ahead of time I saw a suggestion to be sure those two updates are installed. There was no...
  17. Thanks Rick! That did the trick. I used the...

    Thanks Rick! That did the trick. I used the powershell approach and it showed that both required updates are installed.

    Thanks,
    Bill
  18. Well no luck so far! The #1 suggestion by...

    Well no luck so far! The #1 suggestion by davidhk and Paul's suggestion is to search in the Installed Updates list. I tried that and it does claim to search in that list but it could not find a KB...
  19. How to verify a particular update number is installed?

    I have seen advice that before initiating my update to Win10 I should verify that two particular updates are installed. I went to the Update History list and tried to use the search box there to...
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    Sit by PC During Upgrade to Win10?

    I am ready to upgrade to Win10 and I'm wondering if I can start the download and go away for a few hours or do I have to stay close by to monitor the download progress?

    Thanks,
    Bill
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    davidhk: Your suggestion would be good except I...

    davidhk: Your suggestion would be good except I can't get IE to open and run at all! So, I can't try your suggestions.

    Thanks,
    Bill
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    Sudo15: Thanks for the suggestions. I haven't...

    Sudo15: Thanks for the suggestions. I haven't had a chance to work through your suggestions yet.

    davidhk: Thanks for your suggestion. It has been far too long -- several months. The problem...
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    Thanks for the link Paul. I wasn't aware of that...

    Thanks for the link Paul. I wasn't aware of that capability. It turns out I was wrong. Even without any add-ons, IE still cannot run. I have taken a screen shot of the error message with the hope...
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    How to Fix a Broken IE in Win8.1

    When I read an article that suggested changing some IE settings to make it more secure I followed the instructions and then when I added my password manager's, LastPass, add-on IE began to refuse to...
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    Yes, I see the same web address in the...

    Yes, I see the same web address in the right-click list for the pinned icon on the taskbar. That is too obscure for my wife! Actually, I first need to find the setting in IE that is preventing it...
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