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    Action Center incorrect

    Windows 8.1 is beginning to really p*ss me off. Kaspersky Internet Security is installed, set to Automatic and is running. Even shows in the tray. Yet Action Center says that Windows Defender is off....
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    The last restore point before installing that...

    The last restore point before installing that theme is May 23. That's far enough back that it'll wipe out several programs and Windows Updates. I tried running sfc/ scannow from an elevated command...
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    ACK! 3rd Party theme fubar

    I think I fugged up. I saw this online: 50 Best Windows 8.1 Themes
    http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/best-windows-8-1-themes/

    So I downloaded/installed the 'patcher'. Oops! I decided...
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    With Revo, I run Advanced. I only remove the...

    With Revo, I run Advanced. I only remove the registry entries that are in bold. IOW, not the whole tree.
  5. I' ran an Admin account on XP and now Win8.1 and...

    I' ran an Admin account on XP and now Win8.1 and haven't had problems. I also stay away from the hinterlands of the internet.
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    Actually this latest version of MBAM scanned...

    Actually this latest version of MBAM scanned faster than the last version for me.
  7. IMHO, Net Neutrality is a major issue. Most of my...

    IMHO, Net Neutrality is a major issue. Most of my news I get online. I get it from independent media. They can't compete with the big news conglomerates. Not even close. So, why should they be...
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    ARG! Firefox FUBAR!

    I'm about ready to start tearing my hair out!!!!!! Firefox kept crashing. Nothing I tried worked. So, I used MozBackup and saved settings, plugins and cookies. Fully uninstalled Firefox then...
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    Finally got it figured out. Kaspersky got...

    Finally got it figured out. Kaspersky got corrupted (don't ask me how), an uninstall/reinstall fixed the problem. At least this time when Kaspersky crapped, it didn't wipe out Windows (been there,...
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    Windows Action Center warnings

    OK, first let me state that I've had this computer for a year now. This just suddenly showed up. Only thing different that I did was download/install DVDVideoSoft (YouTube to MP3 Converter). It gave...
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    Huh. I installed HWiNFO64 (64bit) and it runs...

    Huh. I installed HWiNFO64 (64bit) and it runs fine. No problems.
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    Windows and HDTune show the drive as fine.

    Windows and HDTune show the drive as fine.
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    I have no 'unusual' hardware. Also, Kaspersky...

    I have no 'unusual' hardware. Also, Kaspersky dropped the "safe run" aka sandbox in the 2013 version. When I first started Speccy, it showed all info (motherboard, cpu, memory, hard drives, operating...
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    Speccy HOSED my system!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Well, I WON'T be installing Speccy EVER AGAIN! 1st, it made my 6 core 3.8Ghz processor run like my first computer (Pentium 166). Looking in the Task Manager did not show excessive processor use or...
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    Well, I deleted the folder that had no attributes...

    Well, I deleted the folder that had no attributes and rebooted. Everything is working as it should. It was the 2nd created folder, created a few seconds after the 1st one. So far, so good.
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    Hmmmmmm. The folder created a few seconds later...

    Hmmmmmm. The folder created a few seconds later has no "location" attributes. Beginning to think it may be ok to delete it.
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    WTH? 2 My Documents Folders

    Just got done doing a full 'reset' of Windows 8 64bit yesterday. Today as I'm putting things back together, I now see that I have 2 My Documents folders. I had File History backing up my 'Libraries'....
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    OK. Got it fingered out. KIS' database was...

    OK. Got it fingered out. KIS' database was corrupted. Uninstalled/reinstalled KIS and problem fixed.
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    Action Center WRONG!

    Action Center is giving me 3 important messages.

    1. Spyware and unwanted software protection. (Windows Defender is turned off.) Uh, NO. It's set to Manual (Trigger Start).

    2. Virus protection....
  20. I downloaded the newest version of SeaTools...

    I downloaded the newest version of SeaTools (Seagate drive). It says it works on Win 8. My version of 8 (64 bit) says it's not compatible. I bought this at Best Buy and purchased a 1yr Geek Squad...
  21. This is a brand new computer. hp envy h8 1534....

    This is a brand new computer. hp envy h8 1534. Bought off the shelf May 14th of this year. Replacing the drive would be fun, the case is riveted shut. :huh:
  22. Well, that was fun! NOT!!! It got up to 27% and...

    Well, that was fun! NOT!!! It got up to 27% and stopped. Waited for hours and no change. Had to do a hard stop. Machine come back up and said drive couldn't be repaired. Offered to do a System...
  23. I now see that the perflib errors are only a...

    I now see that the perflib errors are only a small part of errors listed. I'm getting them for DistributedCOM, VSS, SideBySide, Dhcp-Client, Kernel-Power, and some others, including System Restore.
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  24. Thread: Script errors

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    Back when I was using XP and updated from IE 7 to...

    Back when I was using XP and updated from IE 7 to 8, I kept getting script errors. Tried everything to clear it up. Uninstalled IE and reinstalled. No fix. I finally got fed up and switched full time...
  25. None that I've seen so far. Everything seems to...

    None that I've seen so far. Everything seems to be working just fine.
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