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    Thanks, RG for your good suggestions. My next...

    Thanks, RG for your good suggestions. My next move was going to be doing exactly what you said: put the drive in another computer and try that, but as I mentioned above, a little persistence finally...
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    Thank you to everyone who posted here. I'm glad...

    Thank you to everyone who posted here. I'm glad to say I think I finally got rid of "cdn.oggifinogi.com" and persistence was the key, as well as Safe Mode. It took several attempts to delete the...
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    Admin, I appreciate your help here. I loaded up...

    Admin, I appreciate your help here. I loaded up Sysinternals ProcMon and could find no references to the mysterious directories, and nothing in the registry editor either. I looked in SERVICES and...
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    I already checked the startup programs-nothing...

    I already checked the startup programs-nothing there that looks suspicious or connected to the oggifinogi stuff. Also ran HijackThis on the unit and could find nothing out of order. Attempts to...
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    So does anyone know how to get rid of this? It...

    So does anyone know how to get rid of this? It has dodged all efforts to remove this rogue directory and its contents. I have no idea what program it belongs to...it's on my wife's computer and she...
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    Sorry for the double post...I didn't know which...

    Sorry for the double post...I didn't know which forum was the more appropriate one. Anyhow, who is this cdn network, and why can't this be removed? All of us here shop on Amazon from time to time,...
  7. There an old saying in the computer biz: don't...

    There an old saying in the computer biz: don't upgrade yourself into oblivion. I still use XP on our home net, my traveling laptop (HPMini) and if you get SP3 and the needed system updates it will...
  8. Anyone know what "cdn.oggifinogi.com" is?

    My wife's computer has a new trick: it is an XPPro setup on a Pentium, it used to run nicely. Now there is a 'hidden' directory that is many directories deep and at the bottom there is something...
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    What the hell is "cdn.oggifinogi.com"

    My wife's computer has a new trick: it is an XPPro setup on a Pentium, it used to run nicely. Now there is a 'hidden' directory that is many directories deep and at the bottom there is something...
  10. Glad to hear you got it all together with a...

    Glad to hear you got it all together with a minimum of grief. My question to you: how does XP run with only 256Mb RAM? My experiences with XP indicate that operation is painfully slow until you get...
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    Excellent article Fred. I wonder how many of us...

    Excellent article Fred. I wonder how many of us users realize how much Linux is around us in the various devices we use daily.
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    MAC filtering?

    Have you checked to see that the router you can not connect to has MAC filtering enabled? That would prevent you from getting an IP address even if you have the security and password correct.
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    Ff8 & 9

    I think there are some loose screws in FF9...as soon as I installed it over my existing FF8 it started acting up, crashing, not starting, all sorts of undesirable crap, so I uninstalled it completely...
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    An Old School way...

    Here's something that's worked so often for me that it's the first thing I think of: I have both a floppy disk and a CD setup to be bootable into Win98 and then there's a copy of the old Symantec...
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    Have you run a disk check? I had similar problems and disk check solved it. In your windows explorer, right click on your C: drive, go to properties, open the TOOLS, select Check Now under error...
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    I have a Transend SD reader that works perfectly...

    I have a Transend SD reader that works perfectly with my XP and every SD card I've ever used. It has several numbers on it but I don't know which if any of them is the model number. It is a tiny...
  17. First, let me qualify myself. Recently retired, I...

    First, let me qualify myself. Recently retired, I was a computer consultant in the San Francisco Bay Area for almost 25 years. My experience goes back to DOS 2, Lantastic, Novell, all the various...
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    I think using ANY kind of hard drive for backup...

    I think using ANY kind of hard drive for backup is a mistake. They are, after all, mechanical hard drives and we've all experienced HD failures at one point or another, whether it's the motor, or...
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    If you are getting NO beeps on bootup, you have a...

    If you are getting NO beeps on bootup, you have a hardware problem. Practically every pc I've ever worked with in the past 25 years will emit ONE beep indicating a correct bootup. Multiple beeps...
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    The best program I have found for recording,...

    The best program I have found for recording, editing, modifying and basically doing anything you want with sound on a computer is Adobe AuditionV3. I know it's a bit expensive. You can record...
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    Let me qualify myself first. I've recently...

    Let me qualify myself first. I've recently retired from 25 years of being a computer consultant in the San Francisco Bay Area. I've dealt with DOS, NT, Windows, QuarterDeck, Novell, Lantastic, LINUX...
  22. I used to use tape drive backups and gave that up...

    I used to use tape drive backups and gave that up when the type of cartridge my drive used was no longer available....sad...it was a cassette-style backup and ran like the wind. After that I moved to...
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    The mention of Mark Russinovich's SysInternals...

    The mention of Mark Russinovich's SysInternals set of utilities is good advice. SysInternals contains a great library of utilities, but a word of caution here. Many antivirus and/or antispyware...
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