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    Icons in notification area

    I am a bit of a fossil as far as computing is concerned an avoid filling the screen with icons but work with a menu - thanks to Classic Shell. I do have five heavy usage programs pinned to the...
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    Revo Uninstaller Pro

    I have used this for some time but suddenly it comes up with "Automation object not found" and does not load. I seem to remember having this problem before and someone, somewhere suggested...
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    Oops! I missed that option and merely got rid of...

    Oops! I missed that option and merely got rid of the reminder icon. Have done as suggested and am now downloading 9 updates.

    Many thanks for your help.
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    I had already run GWC but had not restarted...

    I had already run GWC but had not restarted Windows. I have now done this and it has not changed anything.
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    Forced upgrade to Windows 10

    Yesterday I went on-line for the usual Windows update. On my desktop (Win 7 home 64) I found 14 important updates and installed them. On my ThinkPad Win 7 Pro 64) Windows Update came up with...
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    I am also running Win 7 SP1 and use a number of...

    I am also running Win 7 SP1 and use a number of different devices on the same USB ports. The PC often gets confused by this and does not recognise them. However, in Disk Management the drive is...
  7. Thread: Bonjour

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    Yes! I have just made the discovery the hard...

    Yes! I have just made the discovery the hard way. After uninstalling both and rebooting Bonjour did not reappear but on installing Aidroid again it reappeared immediately. I have taken p the...
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    I searched through the "Can't uninstall ..." list...

    I searched through the "Can't uninstall ..." list but there is no problem in uninstalling. I have done it 4 times using Revo and twice using Add/Remove in Control Panel. The problem is that it...
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    Thank you for the advice. I run antivirus and...

    Thank you for the advice. I run antivirus and antimalware scans daily and no one else uses my machine. I also do not have any of the other programs mentioned. I will try some of the suggested...
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    As previously stated, I do not have iTunes on my...

    As previously stated, I do not have iTunes on my computer. Nor do I have any other Apple software.
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    I do not have iTunes on my computer. The only...

    I do not have iTunes on my computer. The only media players I have are Windows Media Player and Windows Media Centre.
    I always use Revo and have used it 3 times.
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    Bonjour

    I have found this program on my computer. I have no idea how it arrived but I have uninstalled it 3 times and it keeps coming back.
    Can anyone help me get rid of this unwanted program?
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    Thank you. That did the trick but you never...

    Thank you. That did the trick but you never answered my other question. Why does this happen and how does one prevent it happening again? I have not lost external drives like this for 20 years and...
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    No. My 2 internal disks are 0 and 1 with...

    No. My 2 internal disks are 0 and 1 with appropriate letters but the external drives are merely designated as Disk 2 but with no letters.
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    External drives not recognised

    I have a desktop PC running Win 7 Home 64 bit and have used 2 external hard drives for backup purposes on at least a monthly basis for several years. Suddenly 2 weeks ago I discovered that neither...
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    USB Bluetooth Adaptor

    I am trying to use a mini USB BT adaptor and BT headphones. The headphones are known to work because I have paired them with another (non-USB) BT trnsmitter. In this case, of course I could set...
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    During the course of my investigations via a...

    During the course of my investigations via a Clean Boot I discovered that both Avast and Zone Alarm continued to run their services when I had "disabled all".
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    Thank you Rurib. I had done the Selective...

    Thank you Rurib.

    I had done the Selective Startup excluding usual start up items but I had not looked at the Services and, yes, FF loaded. Having done this now there were 20 services but I...
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    Yes and you will see in my original post that...

    Yes and you will see in my original post that Avast & ZA were running when I successfully loaded FF after a Diagnostic Startup.

    I have run AdwCleaner and it did not report any problems.
    I do not...
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    Cannot load browsers

    Setup: 16 month old Custom desktop ASUS board with 4GB RAM, 2 x 500GB HD, Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit.

    Security: Netgear Router with hardwired firewall, Zone Alarm firewall, Avast AV.,...
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    You seem to be a bit obsessed with Avast AV. It...

    You seem to be a bit obsessed with Avast AV. It updates automatically several times a day and has not caused me any problems over several years.

    Anyway, thanks for the link to Clean Booting. ...
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    I have also downloaded and run AdwCleaner,...

    I have also downloaded and run AdwCleaner, rebooted but the problem persists.
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    Disabling Avast makes no difference. In any...

    Disabling Avast makes no difference. In any case, I am running the same software here on my notebook without any difficulty.
    Could it be a service at fault. What services are essential for all...
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    Yes! All browsers run successfully in Safe Mode....

    Yes! All browsers run successfully in Safe Mode.
    I cannot do anything about Restore Points as having restored a system image this morning the only restore points available are from a time when...
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    Unable to run browsers

    My desktop PC was working normally in every respect yesterday until shutdown at 22.30. I booted up at 9.oo today and read my e-mail (via Mailwasher Pro and Thunderbird) but Firefox repeatedly failed...
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