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  1. MS sued for win10 push and lost $10,000, a good start

    "Microsoft has found itself in the position of paying a California woman $10,000 compensation over an unwanted Windows 10 upgrade, that left her computer unusable."

    The story, originally published...
  2. @Rhinoceros, Took Comodo a while to get back....

    @Rhinoceros,
    Took Comodo a while to get back. Basically NOTHING...reinstal, try to uninstall, we don,t issue clean up tool, why dont you like Comodo,.. Most of the info was what is available at...
  3. @calimanco, thanks for the link. Registrar...

    @calimanco, thanks for the link. Registrar Registry Manager seems very interesting however, was not able to delete the trash and "Access Denied" message for all keys and subkeys.

    @MartinM, thanks...
  4. OK, figured how to fire up psexec.exe and access...

    OK, figured how to fire up psexec.exe and access the editor however, still cannot not delete cmdagent and subkeys.
  5. First, thanks for the idea but, before getting...

    First, thanks for the idea but, before getting involved;

    @RetiredGeek; what is Orb? I know typing cmd in "Run", opens the consul but have a feeling that is not where I am suppose to run psexec.exe...
  6. Need info please

    Need info please
  7. Comodo cis, leftover junk in registry, cannot delete

    Hello all, win 7 home premium here, uninstalled Comodo CIS with Revo Uninstaller pro and amount of leftover junk was amazing.
    A few items left in registry that refuse to be deleted with full...
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    @calimanco, Just out of curiosity, you noted:...

    @calimanco, Just out of curiosity, you noted: "...a dedicated small partition for a fixed pagefile means a pagefile that cannot fragment and won't waste any CPU cycles."
    What is your definition of...
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    Question about pagefile.sys

    Hello all,

    Need your expert opinion as I am getting conflicting information;

    1- Is there really an advantage to have pagefile.sys on a different partition (on the same HDD, say D:\) than the...
  10. Thread: Keep Visual C++?

    by cmc1
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    Keep Visual C++?

    Hello all,

    During a routine check of what has been installed, I noticed there are FOUR “Microsoft Visual C++” in the list. I assume different programs have installed these. They are:

    2005, ver....
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    Worked just fine with a few minor issues finding...

    Worked just fine with a few minor issues finding drivers when installing win 95. Thanks
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    Recommend program for virtual machine?

    Hello again,

    The confuser with win 95 with the games for the kids developed problem with the mother-board and seems the only alternative at this time is to go with a virtual machine in the machine...
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    Thanks for the reply. You explained the mechanism...

    Thanks for the reply. You explained the mechanism at work and that is great however, as I am not very knowledgeable when it comes to "Confusers", am I correct to assume that the program was initially...
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    Reboot to uninstall?

    Hello all,

    I have heard and have seen references made to term " Rebooted to uninstall newly installed program."
    Does this refer to the fact that the program was installed in a VM environment or,...
  15. Thanks for the info. In fact the ini file was...

    Thanks for the info. In fact the ini file was rebuilt and seems OK.
  16. Thanks for the information and instruction. ...

    Thanks for the information and instruction.

    Command to rebuild has been entered and will give it 3-4 days to see what happens. Even though I have not mentioned it before but as always, your...
  17. Prefetch folder: no layout.ini file being created

    Hello folks,

    I have not posted here that often since most of your expert advices have been a great help to address issues but the files in C:\windows\prefetch were deleted unintentionally about 10...
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    Thanks- Gave it a shot and so far have noticed...

    Thanks- Gave it a shot and so far have noticed ABSOLUTELY no drawbacks or interference with functionality of XP, Works, or Outlook Express. So much for the confusing claim that the file is an OS...
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    Yeap, this description is all over about...

    Yeap, this description is all over about setup50.exe except that the file is not in my C:\Windows\ServicePackFiles\i386 folder and it is in Outlook Express folder. About being CPU intensive; that is...
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    Just out of curiosity, was the old C: (partition)...

    Just out of curiosity, was the old C: (partition) assigned as the Active partition even after G: was in place? What if you simply assigned G: as active partition? I wonder if it would have booted...
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    Thanks, I have no problem w/ leaving it alone...

    Thanks, I have no problem w/ leaving it alone even though it's function remains unclear but, the question remains; why it has been set to autorun on laptop (and by what application?) and not set to...
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    >Rename it to something else and see what...

    >Rename it to something else and see what happens.

    It regenerated itself at the next re-boot. Nothing conclusive
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    Setup50.exe necessary?

    Hello,

    I have noticed setup50.exe in outlookexpress folder on both my laptop and desktop. It is listed and active on the laptop according to Autoruns however, it does not even show on the list of...
  24. Thread: slow-slow-slow

    by cmc1
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    I apologize for jumping in and please correct me...

    I apologize for jumping in and please correct me if I am wrong but, depending on the type of MB, sometimes filling 3 channels for memory does not work. Some MB's (See owners manual) require the...
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    Thanks for the info. 300 Gig free space. Nothing...

    Thanks for the info. 300 Gig free space. Nothing (substantial) in the background, System Explorer reports 80% free mem and only 300 mb pagefile in use when the issue occurs, and I am well aware of...
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