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  1. I thought there was something but I'm a...

    I thought there was something but I'm a geologist, what do I know?
  2. Win 8.1 mounting a bluetooth GPS with no passcode

    HP Pavilion DM1 and a Holux 1000 bluetooth GPS.

    The holux worked with an older XP portable, it may be 4 years old. I had to separately install a driver for it.

    When I try to use the GPS with...
  3. HP Pavilion dm1 slower than the first PC.

    I have an HP Pavilion dm1 laptop running Win 8.1 that is not so much slow as almost stopped. I click on an icon and set it aside. Maybe in a couple of minutes (or ten) I will find that it has reacted...
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    Start-up failure

    Ah ain't nevvah seed nothin' like this b'fore. My wife called tech support this morning, "Hey, Daniel, why is the welcome thingie still going round and round after 5 minutes?" That was the last I saw...
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    Close, but no cigar, CLiNT! I was able to find...

    Close, but no cigar, CLiNT! I was able to find everything but "services" in my Media Player and my failure to find it led to the fight this morning between wmpshare and wmpnetwk that was,...
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    The link goes to a discussion having 2007 dates...

    The link goes to a discussion having 2007 dates so the OS is probably XP. I am running Win 7 pro on an Asus P55 mobo with an obscene amount of ram.

    The first two lines did not apply to my W7...
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    wmp and wmpnetwk seize my computer

    Sometimes, everything just stops. The little blue circle goes 'round and 'round, nothing will work, nothing will close. If I have Process explorer open, I can see that System idle is at or near zero...
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    Recalcitrant hard drive

    When I rebuilt my wife's computer two years ago, I installed a fresh copy of Win 7 home in a new drive, thinking to use the old drive (with windows on it) as a back-up, which I did.

    Now I want to...
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    svchost goes wild!

    My wife (using W7 home premium 64) tried to shut her computer down last night, was stopped by the update window, and forgot it. This morning it was still "installing update 1 of N" which suggested...
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    OK, it was at 3.5% now 10. When I get time, I'm...

    OK, it was at 3.5% now 10. When I get time, I'm going to figure out how to move the restores off onto another disk because C is solid state and small relative to the spinners.
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    I guess I didn't make my post very clear. That...

    I guess I didn't make my post very clear. That button is the first thing I click when the screen comes up and, occasionally, there will be more than one item in the list. Usually it is only the most...
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    Restore points - where do they go?

    My plan was to establish a restore point every week or so to have a choice in case I needed to use one. When I open "Recovery" after booting and "choose a different ..." it commonly shows only one....
  13. Interesting. I returned to the Major Geeks...

    Interesting. I returned to the Major Geeks website and found a smaller (in size) link the actually led to the Tweaking.com site and that permissions grinder. The much larger "Start download" button,...
  14. Similar problem, my box will not run...

    Similar problem, my box will not run Paint-dot-net because I don't have permission. When I tried to get the Major Geeks tool, Vipre blocked the download as an adware installer even though it had...
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    There's something going on with my machine that...

    There's something going on with my machine that will take some effort to troubleshoot. My initial concern was the gathering of flies (adware installers) around piant dot net, especially after my...
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    The top button on the page is a download of...

    The top button on the page is a download of something other than what I wanted. The real download button was some distance down the page and the file I downloaded failed like the one I had. Something...
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    Paint dot net - still useful?

    Has paint dot net been so thoroughly hacked it is no longer useful?

    I have used it in the past but not for more than 6 months. My current install crashed on start and was old, anyway, so I tried...
  18. Thanks, guys, I did try to look at the header but...

    Thanks, guys, I did try to look at the header but Outlook 2003 doesn't show me much. Not enough to tell why one address is bad. It's a moot point, I'm just curious and it's somebody else's e-mail,...
  19. Well, the address is blocked - but it isn't. I...

    Well, the address is blocked - but it isn't. I got the first phish while on my way out to the field having no time to deal with it. I replied and the reply was bounced. I sent an e-mail from my...
  20. Technical details of permanent failure: Google...

    Technical details of permanent failure:
    Google tried to deliver your message, but it was rejected by the server for the recipient domain aol.com by mailin-01.mx.aol.com. [64.12.88.132].

    The...
  21. What does a hacked email address look like?

    A colleague lost his address book to hackers a couple of weeks ago and now those of us in it are getting phished. I replied to the address on the p-mail and it bounced;
    Delivery to the...
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    Thank you so much, you are, of course, right. I...

    Thank you so much, you are, of course, right. I am a geologist who knows just enough about computers to be dangerous. I found MemMap when I went through the sysinternals suite. Three days ago, I got...
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    Alas, I restored to the image created by Advanced...

    Alas, I restored to the image created by Advanced Uninstaller but the memory continues to accumulate in the Mapped File category. This morning I moved a bunch of symphonic music (large files) from...
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    The main memory leak is in my head. I thought...

    The main memory leak is in my head. I thought about restore walking out the door.
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    Memory leak

    Having 16 G of RAM, low memory warnings were a thing in the past for me - until yesterday when I ran out! What did I do? For some reason that I don't remember, I decided to try Advanced Uninstaller...
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