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  1. Well, for whatever reason, I finally was able to...

    Well, for whatever reason, I finally was able to install the Toshiba updates and everything is working pretty well at the moment. I think Karpersky probably turns WD off, it just appeared to be...
  2. I noticed that Windows Defender was running too....

    I noticed that Windows Defender was running too. I wonder if that is creating a problem. I am going to call Toshiba tomorrow and see if we can get some ideas together. I will get back after I get...
  3. Drivers update crashes Windows 8.1 on Toshiba laptop

    I have a Toshiba Laptop with 8.1. I got a update notice from Toshiba to update drivers and when I click on it, it crashes my computer. Since it is from Toshiba, I don't know how to get rid of it....
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    I did a system restore yesterday afternoon, have...

    I did a system restore yesterday afternoon, have got everything else reinstalled, all updates on and my Legacy program is running. Thanks for the ideas.
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    I tried the compatibility mode and Microsoft...

    I tried the compatibility mode and Microsoft calls the program incompatible.l I tried a Restore and the earliest date I had was Oct 30 and that wouldn't restore for some reason. So, I think this...
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    Windows 8.1 and conflicting software

    :(I have Windows 8.1 all updated on a Toshiba laptop. On October25 my genealogy program, Legacy, worked fine. The next day it wouldn't open. I have done everything I could think of including...
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    Genealogy program won't load

    I know this is off topic, but I hope I can get some ideas about what might be happening. I have Window 8.1, all updates, I have Karpersky Internet Suite, and Malwarebytes Professional. My genealogy...
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    Dr. Who, where do i find that program "Grant...

    Dr. Who, where do i find that program "Grant Admin Full Control". I feel the same way, it's my computer and I am the only way that is going to mess with any changes.

    Thanks
    Ken
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    I will try that process listed and see how it...

    I will try that process listed and see how it goes tomorrow. Any ideas why my updates wouldn't show up?
    thanks
    Ken
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    Went into programs to see what downloads were...

    Went into programs to see what downloads were there and it said no downloads installed. Huh? I had checked to show downloads. So what happened here does anyone have a guess on this.
    Thanks
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    Windows 8.1 permissions

    I have Windows 8.1.1 and am administrator but it isn't letting me in to make changes to application data and a couple of others. This isn't Windows Pro, but there shouldn't be any reason for being...
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    One more post on the Facebook problem. I wasn't...

    One more post on the Facebook problem. I wasn't aware that there was a setting with a menu in FF that adjusted the size of the window. The Facebook setting was 40% so when I set it at 100% everything...
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    Windows GodMode

    Here is an interesting tidbit from PCWorld newsletter. A way to get access to all the Windows 8 settings. Create a new folder on your desktop and copy this in exactly-...
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    I just wanted to add to the post I made about...

    I just wanted to add to the post I made about Facebook. I found that it is a Firefox problem. I finally tried IE and got in fine.
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    I do want to post another question, not sure if...

    I do want to post another question, not sure if this is the exact right place. This is about Facebook and possibly a security issue or maybe it is something else. I was in Facebook 2 nights ago, and...
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    Thanks Retired Geek. I think I will give Secunia...

    Thanks Retired Geek. I think I will give Secunia a try again since I have had good luck in the past.
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    Thanks James S. I will consider File Hippo, but I...

    Thanks James S. I will consider File Hippo, but I think I will go back to Secunia since I had good luck in the past. Of course we now how valid or not past experience can be with software updates.
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    Thanks Zig, I will be aware of v.3 I will get...

    Thanks Zig, I will be aware of v.3 I will get Secunia installed and see how it goes.
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    Secunia PSI

    I was thinking of putting Secunia PSI on my Windows 8.1 laptop as I used it for years on XP. But I read an article that he considered it spyware. It does scan all your programs and recommends...
  20. I have been using PSP Pro X3 for a few years now...

    I have been using PSP Pro X3 for a few years now and like it pretty well. I am no way versed in all that it will do, but I can do what I want easily. I had V6 and then V8 when it was JASC. I scan a...
  21. I did find out that there is a switch on the...

    I did find out that there is a switch on the keyboard that can turn the touchpad off and on. The tech at BestBuy showed me several things that helped.
  22. I have basically gone to using IE for now. It...

    I have basically gone to using IE for now. It works well and doesn't give me any trouble. I will probably research the problems with FireFox at some point. I like GMail so will keep using that. I...
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    Thanks for all that posted. I did not...

    Thanks for all that posted. I did not intentionally open to an unknown company. I went to MS tech and they referred me off to this company which I thought at first was another level of MS Tech. I did...
  24. firefox changes font size n in body of gmail

    Just reinstalled all my programs after having to wipe the drive for a corrupted W8.1 install. GMail is in tiny fonts, nearly unreadable and I can't find where to change font size in the body. Even...
  25. Something to add to my last post. I just pass my...

    Something to add to my last post. I just pass my hand over the touchpad, barely touching it, and it goes crazy
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