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    Well, this was a good thread, and the entry about...

    Well, this was a good thread, and the entry about Win32k.sys was most interesting. I took a look at my own Win 7 Pro SP1, which seems to be working better lately in regard to installing patches.
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    Tweaking.com Windows Repair Pre-Scan.txt attached

    Thank you, and I am learning something new.
    That tweaking program seems nifty. I rebooted into Safe Mode with Networking before I ran it.

    Attached hereto is the results of the Windows Repair...
  3. Thread: Kb3035583

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    Hello wavy, Please see my reply to JoeP517 up...

    Hello wavy,
    Please see my reply to JoeP517 up above; 2016-03-13, 15:21.
    The jpg attachment shows the file names and locations.

    It does seem really weird that I would have the package for a KB...
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    Hey, in all these years I never noticed that...

    Hey, in all these years I never noticed that search box. Thank you!
    It does not find 3035583.
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    I hope this jpg file is readable. I think you...

    I hope this jpg file is readable. I think you may click on the image and expand it.
    By the way my system is Win 7 Pro 64-bit, on a Thinkpad T61 that is several years old but it is still my...
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    Kb3035583

    Reading this thread made me curious, since I am trying to avoid Win 10 completely on a Win 7 laptop that has been working fine so far, just like so many others.

    To my chagrin, I see that there are...
  7. Two patches not mentioned in the column

    I am following Susan' Bradley's valuable advice about MS updates, as usual.
    On my Win 7 Pro 64-bit system with Office 2010,
    WU offers two patches that are not yet mentioned in Susan's column, nor...
  8. Thread: Power options

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    FWIW, since 1996 I have set our IBM and Lenovo...

    FWIW, since 1996 I have set our IBM and Lenovo laptops to go automatically from full on to sleep after 20 minutes of inactivity, and then 20 minutes later, to hibernate.
    So far, they have all worked...
  9. Yes, when I right click on a file and choose...

    Yes, when I right click on a file and choose "Send To"
    that opens a small submenu with choices that include
    "Bluetooth, Desktop, Documents, Fax Recipient, Mail Recipient, Skype, DVD RW Drive"
    ...
  10. Yes, I have noticed on every Skype update in the...

    Yes, I have noticed on every Skype update in the last year or so, they automatically check the box that tells it to run with system startup, but the attentive user will uncheck that box so that Sype...
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    Thanks for the additional insights. I still...

    Thanks for the additional insights.
    I still think I will get my wife a new laptop for Christmas, with Win 7 installed and NOT Win 8, then we will see how Win 10 looks when it finally appears.
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    Well, I think I am learning something new here. ...

    Well, I think I am learning something new here. I had assumed that my machine already had installed .NET 4.5.1 and that KB2858725 was a patch to that.

    But now, you guys are getting me to think...
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    Say, Bob, I have the same two updates waiting...

    Say, Bob,
    I have the same two updates waiting for a resolution. Did you ever figure it out?
    Thanks.
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    Kb2858725

    Susan's column is always helpful.
    I have a question about KB2858725 which was issued by Microsoft 11/26/2013. In the patch watch column back then (almost a year ago), Susan mentioned that other...
  15. Yes, I agree with the suggestions of scaisson,...

    Yes, I agree with the suggestions of scaisson, and you may very likely find that you do not need to replace your router at all; the fix may be as simple as modifying it with better antennae, or even...
  16. a couple of easy options

    One very inexpensive thing you could try is to replace the stock antennas with better ones. For example I have an ancient directional antenna that radiates most of the signal to one side rather than...
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    Kb2894844 patch for .NET 3.5.1 on Windows 7

    Windows Update is offering me Security Update for the .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1. Microsoft says "This security update resolves a...
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    I get these calls frequently, and I just say "the...

    I get these calls frequently, and I just say "the gentleman from the Bureau of Investigation is right here, we have been expecting your call." They hang up immediately.

    How is it that a teenager...
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    hardware for scanning old and new photos

    I have a similar project on my bucket list. Picasa makes reasonable sense to me as an option for uploading, labeling, and storing. I think Google gives you a few gigabytes for free, and one can...
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    My situation is basically the same as yours. I...

    My situation is basically the same as yours.
    I am running a Lenovo laptop with Win 7 64-bit using only MSE, MBAM, and SpywareBlaster for protection. No infections for many years, but I like to...
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    I have been running Win 7 Pro for a few years,...

    I have been running Win 7 Pro for a few years, and about two years ago I completely UNinstalled every bit, every trace of Java from my PC. To my surprise, I have never encountered any need for it...
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    Well, Google Voice has the option of converting a...

    Well, Google Voice has the option of converting a voice message into text.
    So the caller dials the GV number, and leaves a voicemail.
    Then the receiver (owner of the GV number) can set it up so...
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    Very interesting. I just got a Roku3, and it...

    Very interesting. I just got a Roku3, and it seems to be a Wifi hotspot on its own. I think that it communicates with its remote by WiFi instead of infrared or bluetooth. So I wonder if Roku...
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    This is certainly interesting, but what happens...

    This is certainly interesting, but what happens when one loses the physical YubiKey?
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    I have been using LastPass for a couple of years,...

    I have been using LastPass for a couple of years, with no complaints.
    I would like to check something about how it works, from the more knowledgeable folks here.

    I believe that there is an...
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