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    I have always had a positive experience with ASC...

    I have always had a positive experience with ASC Pro...I too avoid any aggressive registry cleaner, so that along with the defrag tool is something I avoid. I have used CCleaner's registry cleaner...
  2. Samsung phone only recognized if connected prior to boot

    Hi all,
    I have been driven to distraction by this issue. For whatever reason, when I connect my phone and choose the correct settings for USB mode, the two drive letters show up, but I cannot...
  3. Alternative to Outlook Express

    I too loved Outlook Express...but now use eM Client and have come to love it! Of course, I use it for business purposes mainly and having multiple accounts was required to get the paid version...but...
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    I have the CanonScan 9000F and use the included...

    I have the CanonScan 9000F and use the included scanner interface all the time. In this case I usually use the scanner software directly and not Canon MP Naviagator. Using the Advanced tab here...
  5. Tools

    I am running XP Home SP3 and have used CCleaner for years with no issues. I do run jv16 Power Tools weekly and check what it finds in the Registry. I have had an issue or two, but have gone back and...
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    McAfee and Itunes

    I know of several folks who have had issues just recently with McAfee interferring with iTunes...there seems to be an incompatibility according to Dell.
  7. Joe, On a hunch I reflashed the BIOS (with the...

    Joe, On a hunch I reflashed the BIOS (with the same version) and so far the "restart" button is working fine. Perhaps reflashing allowed some things to be tidied up. I'll keep an eye on it, but I...
  8. Thanks Jerry, I have had Hive cleanup installed...

    Thanks Jerry, I have had Hive cleanup installed for years. Someone suggested the latest BIOS...already have that. It's just odd...temps are rock steady at 40 C...no error messages, nothing to note...
  9. Computer will not "restart" after processor upgrade.

    I just completed upgrading my Intel DG33BU board with an Intel E8600 Dual Core processor. The surgery went fine and the system booted up and runs great. I have noticed that when using the "restart"...
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    I used Windows Live Mail for a while but then...

    I used Windows Live Mail for a while but then tried out eM Client and have been hooked ever since. I have a home business and this does so many things that I don't know how I did without it. ...
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    The best method I have found for updating or...

    The best method I have found for updating or re-installing Office 2000 and getting all the service packs and updates is Shavlik Techologies NetChk Protect:...
  12. Thread: KB974417

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    Update! I decided to uninstall all 3 (in my...

    Update! I decided to uninstall all 3 (in my case) KB updates under the NET 2.0 group in Add/Remove programs. After doing so and rebooting, I went to Windows Update and was offered the Family Pack...
  13. Thread: KB974417

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    Hi All, When getting updates this Tuesday,...

    Hi All,

    When getting updates this Tuesday, KB974417 would not install and threw an 0x66A error. The supposed fix was to uninstall KB976569, reboot, install KB974417 and reboot, then install...
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    Peter, I had the exact same situation, but...

    Peter,

    I had the exact same situation, but did not know the culprit until I noticed that several of the updates to Charter (F-Secure) Security Suite had never installed properly. When I tried...
  15. PT, I have found through some research and...

    PT,
    I have found through some research and checking with other XP users that over time it is normal for various index and file system errors to occur. However, now when they are present they...
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    Chuck, As I recall, there were 3...

    Chuck,

    As I recall, there were 3 reactivations. However, at the time I didn't ask if that applied to a specific time frame. I know Microsoft will give you 3 or 4 a year as normal.
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    Chuck, Adobe did tell me that there was a...

    Chuck,

    Adobe did tell me that there was a distinct limit on the number of re-activtations allowed. My other concern was that there might be something on the drive that the image would not...
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    Hi All!, Has anyone had experience with...

    Hi All!,

    Has anyone had experience with restoring from a drive image (specifically True Image) with Adobe Acrobat or any other Adobe software installed with the same Flexnet licensing and...
  19. Hi All, I have dumped Diskeeper. I have...

    Hi All,

    I have dumped Diskeeper. I have gone with Ultimate Defrag 2008, set up the disk once with things where I want them for fast access. I will not do this often, and when I do only after a...
  20. Update! After much searching, I have come to the...

    Update! After much searching, I have come to the conclusion that Diskeeper is the cause of my disk errors. With automatic defrag running on the system drive, errors after one day on a newly...
  21. BATcher, My concern was forgetting to...

    BATcher,

    My concern was forgetting to disconnect it and having 2 such drives at boot. I wanted to know if I could change the drive to logical without losing any data.
  22. Hi All, If I find a USB enclosure for my old...

    Hi All,
    If I find a USB enclosure for my old SATA system drive, can I connect it while the system is running and use Disk Utilities to convert it from active primary to a logical drive? There are...
  23. I ended up doing a clean install. I tried a...

    I ended up doing a clean install. I tried a Repair install to no avail, so it must have been a software conflict/registry issue. It wasn't so bad as I was organized with all my software and...
  24. Paul, No other hardware issues. Still getting...

    Paul,
    No other hardware issues. Still getting errors, but today I had Diskeeper terminate in an unusual way and got an error about loading a dll. I ended up uninstalling and reinstalling it this...
  25. Paul, All diagnostics show the drive (which is...

    Paul,

    All diagnostics show the drive (which is brand new) to be fine-all parameters are well within normal ranges and there are no bad sectors or blocks. The difference after doing a full NTFS...
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