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    I tried to get the ISO again just now, when...

    I tried to get the ISO again just now, when nothing happened after the Product Key was validated I opened a chat session with Microsoft. The support person's first suggestion was that I contact...
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    I've never seen that Norton tool (just the...

    I've never seen that Norton tool (just the Removal tool) but will check it out. I did manage to locate a Microsoft Fix-It for Internet Explorer that discovered some farkled security settings within...
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    More than one, with different products. Nothing...

    More than one, with different products. Nothing major showing up. I even got a warning from Windows that Norton Security Suite was messed up, so I used the Norton Removal Tool and got rid of it...
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    Thanks for the info on an offboot scan. If I...

    Thanks for the info on an offboot scan. If I could manage to get my hands on the ISO needed, I'd give that a try. This is the second time this week I've tried to download an ISO from the Microsoft...
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    Tried thst, SFC didn't find any problems. I went...

    Tried thst, SFC didn't find any problems. I went through a similar problem with a different Win7 desktop earlier this week, and a Repair Install was the final solution.
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    Tried that already, didn't help. Tried System...

    Tried that already, didn't help. Tried System Restore from about a month back, it couldn't do anything. It's starting to look like a Repair Install is in my future.
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    Downloads fail, IE crashes

    Got a Compaq desktop running Win7 Home Premium 32-bit. Every time I try to download a file, I get a "download cannot be completed" error, followed within a couple seconds by "Internet Explorer has...
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    I decided I'd spent enough time on this PC, so I...

    I decided I'd spent enough time on this PC, so I bought a Win 7 Home Premium 64-bit disk and did a Repair Install yesterday. Working fine now. I would have downloaded an ISO file and burned my own...
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    The next time I ran SFC, it found no errors. But...

    The next time I ran SFC, it found no errors. But I'm still getting the "Windows Explorer has stopped working" problem.
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    Now instead of the error popup saying "Windows...

    Now instead of the error popup saying "Windows Explorer has stopped working," it says "Internet Explorer has stopped working."
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    The problem seems to be that when I looked at the...

    The problem seems to be that when I looked at the posted string, it appeared there was a space before and after the > character. When I redid the string with no spaces, I got the txt file on the...
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    I'm getting 2 errors when I run that: FINDSTR:...

    I'm getting 2 errors when I run that:

    FINDSTR: Cannot open >
    FINDSTR: Cannot open C:\Users\Motor City Party\Desktop\sfcdetails.txt
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    Filter the SFC Log File?

    I'm trying to sort out a Win7 desktop that is constantly showing the "Windows Explorer has stopped working" error. One of the first steps I saw was to run System File Checker with the Scannow switch,...
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    System Image Setup

    I have a friend who works at an equipment rental business, that uses software which can't run on anything newer than XP. There is a "server" PC which a couple of other PC's at the counter interact...
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    Even though I don't use Homegroup, I switched...

    Even though I don't use Homegroup, I switched file sharing off, and will see what happens over the next few days.
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    File History gobbles space

    I bought my first Win 8 desktop a few months ago, with a single 500 GB HDD. I decided a few days ago to turn on File History. Since the HDD only had about 300 GB of free space, I set the File History...
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    I tried Esc, F1, F2 and F12, none of them would...

    I tried Esc, F1, F2 and F12, none of them would get me into the BIOS.
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    What Else To Check?

    Friend of mine called me Tuesday, saying his HP Pavilion desktop wasn't displaying anything onscreen. Took a spare monitor over, no picture on it either. Brought the PC home and started looking for a...
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    I changed the router to Channel 6, which doesn't...

    I changed the router to Channel 6, which doesn't seem to be used by anyone nearby. I've been looking into range extenders, too, but there's a lot of posts that the xFinity modem/routers don't play...
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    Wireless signal strength and channel?

    A friend of mine has been having slow performance on her wireless connection at home. She's in a single-family home, in a subdivision of similar-sized homes (approx. 2400 sq.ft.). I have inSSIDer4 on...
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    In my original post, I said I was unable to use...

    In my original post, I said I was unable to use Hiren's Boot CD because there was no CD/DVD drive on the laptop and there was no way in the BIOS to have the laptop boot rom a USB Device (I have an...
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    I'm about to give up on this laptop. I found out...

    I'm about to give up on this laptop. I found out from Crucial that it has two RAM slots, each of which can handle only a 512 MB stick. Only one is in use, and Crucial still has sticks available, but...
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    The Legacy USB entry is the only thing I see that...

    The Legacy USB entry is the only thing I see that refers to USB in any way. And yes, this is a fairly old laptop, with only a single USB port.
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    I can't get the "double Ctr-Alt-Del" method to...

    I can't get the "double Ctr-Alt-Del" method to work. I can't install TweakUI because the single login available is "not a member of the Administrators group." And Regedit won't let me enter a Dword...
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