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    I prefer Firefox as my default browser as opposed...

    I prefer Firefox as my default browser as opposed to IE (or ANY other browser opposed to IE - lol), but I also run Chrome and have never had any problems with it. I don't think that it will cause...
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    I'm another one running malwarebytes and adblock...

    I'm another one running malwarebytes and adblock and they get along just fine in firefox and palemoon. Adblock is very useful on a lot of sites that support themselves with ads - lol

    On the sites...
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    The need for flash and Java depends on the sites...

    The need for flash and Java depends on the sites you visit. Some sites require either or both and some don't. A lot of sites are getting away from Java now. I spend a large amount of time on Pogo...
  4. So, if you remove the folder it won't come back...

    So, if you remove the folder it won't come back the next boot-up unless you run the program?


    Oopsie, should have read the post right above this first - sigh. Well then, it's not an autostart...
  5. This is probably not helpful at this point, but...

    This is probably not helpful at this point, but have you used msconfig to check the 'autorun' list? These are the things that automatically run whenever you boot up windows. That could be why the...
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    Many thanks Joe

    Many thanks Joe
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    No problems Sudo. Ya are probably right about...

    No problems Sudo. Ya are probably right about the revamp. I'm almost sure that I used the "thread tools" before. Oh well, if it was removed than it must have been decided that we didn't need to do...
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    One more quick thing. Could one of you Super...

    One more quick thing. Could one of you Super Loungers either mark this as 'solved' or tell me how to do it? I've done it before but seem to have forgotten how. I tried the thread tools, but there...
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    Dunno about that Sudo, I never saw a notice for...

    Dunno about that Sudo, I never saw a notice for version u60. Anywho, it's now the next day and everything is still going good. I really don't know what happened yesterday but the updates are...
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    You must be right Sudo. The update installed...

    You must be right Sudo. The update installed version u65 and automatically removed the u55 version. Now I'm just waiting to see if things start going wrong again. LOL I'll let ya know what...
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    Version 7.0_55 of Java. It wants me to update to...

    Version 7.0_55 of Java. It wants me to update to the latest version which I assume is V8 and It's now constantly bugging me to update - LOL

    Now that all the windows updates and the McAfee updates...
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    Well, things are now better. More and more...

    Well, things are now better. More and more things were going wrong. It all started when I updated Java due to a notice that the latest version was available. I wish that I could just get rid of...
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    I've got MalwareBytes and it ran without finding...

    I've got MalwareBytes and it ran without finding any problems. When I click the "check for updates" link in McAfee it searches for a few seconds then says that the download failed. I've been...
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    [Solved] Windows Update problem

    Hi again guys, still running Windows 7 SP1. I have a notification icon saying that there are updates ready to install, but when I click the icon or go to the control panel and click windows update,...
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    Or, you could just install the K_Lite_Codec_Pack...

    Or, you could just install the K_Lite_Codec_Pack and just use the Windows Media Player like I do. There are several versions from 'lite' to 'full' which contains just about every video and audio...
  16. Many many thanks Chris. I used your suggestion...

    Many many thanks Chris. I used your suggestion and Partition Wizard to take away 5 gigs from the C partition and add 5 gigs to the D partitiion and as you can see from the attachment, my D partition...
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    Thanks for all the suggestions guys. I'll take...

    Thanks for all the suggestions guys. I'll take another look at the folders in D. I'm not TOO worried about it, it just freaked me out a little when it turned red on me. LOL.
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    Hi Roderunner, I have made recovery discs. I was...

    Hi Roderunner, I have made recovery discs. I was just worried that it had turned red indicating (I suppose) that the space was running low. It used to be blue like all the others and I didn't see...
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    Enlarging the D partition?

    Hi guys. I'm running windows 7, 64 bit version on a Compaq Presario, 2Ghz with 4 gigs RAM. My "D" partition which is labeled as the "Factory Image" (see Capture.jpg). You'll see that it has 10.6...
  20. Thread: Folder view

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    That did indeed help bbearren, exactly what I...

    That did indeed help bbearren, exactly what I needed. Many many thanks for the information.
  21. Thread: Folder view

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    Yes, I can see how that would work, unfortunately...

    Yes, I can see how that would work, unfortunately when going to Control Panel, Folder Options, I don't see anything saying what the 'view' will be. Also, I don't necessarily want ALL folders to be...
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    Folder view

    Hi guys, this is something I remember knowing at one time, but it seems to have fallen out of my feeble brain. Also, probably something so simple that I'm a bit ashamed to not know it - lol.

    I...
  23. Thread: Copy freeze

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    Teracopy works great, and I can get more files...

    Teracopy works great, and I can get more files off the disks than with the regular windows version of copy. When the copying DOES hang up, I can cancel it without having to reboot. Many thanks for...
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    Yeah, I thought about the task manager, but when...

    Yeah, I thought about the task manager, but when it happens, I can't find anything related to copying going on in the task manager. I'll look into Teracopy, thanks.
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    Copy freeze

    Hi guys, I'm running a Compaq Presario with Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. I have a bunch of older CD and DVD disks that I have burned files onto. Apparently some of the files have become corrupted...
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