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  1. Thread: charms problem

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    Thanks Bruce but I had triedy rebooting but that...

    Thanks Bruce but I had triedy rebooting but that didn't work for me, only the constant delete, install sequence sorted it.
  2. Thread: charms problem

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    Finally solved it - I just kept on uninstalling...

    Finally solved it - I just kept on uninstalling then reinstalling from the store. It took eight goes but all seems well now
  3. Thread: charms problem

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    charms problem

    I am running Windows 8.1 with all updates and everything seemed to be working fine until today I pulled up the charms, tapped on weather and got the usual screen, blue with the white 'sun' but after...
  4. Thread: Search hijack?

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    Of course you're right Paul, I must learn to...

    Of course you're right Paul, I must learn to spell properly but this does happen with other sites (and I did spell them correctly) so there must be some little devil lurking around. I'll run...
  5. Thread: Search hijack?

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    Search hijack?

    I am having strange behavior with my searches and some new tabs. For example, if I put www.wikepedia.org into the address bar of a new tab instead of going to wikepedia I get taken to...
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    Yes, it is a similar problem but not a solution...

    Yes, it is a similar problem but not a solution that works for me. I can't find anything to do with conduit on my computer but still this thing pops up when I least expect it.
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    Yahoo Error Handler

    I use Firefox as my principal browser although occasionally Chrome. Recently when I have entered a correct address into the browser bar instead of being connected the Yahoo Error handler has appeared...
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    Thanks for the suggestion Roderunner but I'm...

    Thanks for the suggestion Roderunner but I'm afraid that it didn't work. I did the flush, got confirmation and then rebooted but the icon still says no internet access although I'm online now!
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    connection problem

    I have a Lenovo Thinkpad running Windows 8 with a wireless connection to my router. I boot up and am connected online straight away but the icon in the panel, while it shows a full connection to the...
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    Thanks again Rich After I'd run the...

    Thanks again Rich

    After I'd run the troubleshooter it seemed nothing had happened but I did a complete shutdown and restarted. It seems to be fixed!
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    Thanks Rich The troubleshooter reckoned it had...

    Thanks Rich
    The troubleshooter reckoned it had fixed errors with update but the window keeps on coming back!
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    Thanks Clint I have tried a full shutdown...

    Thanks Clint

    I have tried a full shutdown using shutdown.exe -f -s -t 00 which according to Microsoft closes everything but i still get the little window saying I need to restart.
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    Thanks Jerry I tried that but there is nothing...

    Thanks Jerry

    I tried that but there is nothing pending and according to the machine all updates are up-to-date.

    norrum
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    Thanks Jerry I tried that but there is nothing...

    Thanks Jerry

    I tried that but there is nothing pending and according to the machine all updates are up-to-date.

    norrum
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    windows restart window

    I've been running Windows 8 for some time now on a Lenovo Thinkpad. Everything seems to be working correctly and i have updated and installed without any trouble But, whenever I shut down and restart...
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    bypassing start sign in

    In January, Fred Langa tols us how to bypass the need to sign in when Win 8 starts. I followed is instructions which worked fine, as long as the computer was starting from being switched off. If it...
  17. Thread: mouse problem

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    it seems to have cleared itself for the moment,...

    it seems to have cleared itself for the moment, at least the Logitech mouser is working OK. It looks as if this is not a one-off though as searching the net I have come across several other queries...
  18. Thread: mouse problem

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    Yes, even though Windows said all was well I did...

    Yes, even though Windows said all was well I did check with the manufacturers too and all seems to be correct. I've followed your advice re mouse properties and there is no tick.
  19. Thread: mouse problem

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    Yes, I've checked the power options and they are...

    Yes, I've checked the power options and they are fine. No the computer didn't sleep or hibernate, it was turned off ( at least what Windows 8 calls off)
  20. Thread: mouse problem

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    Yes, I have looked for drivers but windows says...

    Yes, I have looked for drivers but windows says they are up to date. I've tried three different mice, a logitech, a Kensington and a Daffodil. Same result each time. I started with the kensington...
  21. Thread: mouse problem

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    mouse problem

    I have a Lenovo touchpad running win 8. It only has USB 3 connectors. If I plug a wireless mouse with USB 2 in it works fine for a while, maybe a day or two but then the computer doesn't recognise...
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    wi fi printing

    Like you, I decided to get a wi fi printer that I could use with my iPad as well as my windows machines. I bought and HP photosmart 5510 all in one. It took no setting up and within a few minutes of...
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    Thanks for the idea Joe but i'm afraid I got the...

    Thanks for the idea Joe but i'm afraid I got the same repy parameters are incorrect with the same error message.
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    Sorry to be imprecise. I'm referring to Fred's...

    Sorry to be imprecise. I'm referring to Fred's article in the latest news;etter about making a Windows safety net
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    System repair disc error

    Following Fred's good advice I attempted to make a system repair disc but got a window saying the parameters were incorrect and an error message 0x80070057. Does anyone know how to sort this?
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