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  1. Thread: WARNING: CCleaner does it again! by bbinnard
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 41 Views 23,921

    Yes, I did remember that post. After all the...

    Yes, I did remember that post. After all the subsequent commotion I thought maybe Avast had learned it's lesson about auto-installing stuff. But I was wrong.

    Oh well.
  2. Thread: WARNING: CCleaner does it again! by bbinnard
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 41 Views 23,921

    D4ni3I: are you sure there's no Avast stuff on...

    D4ni3I: are you sure there's no Avast stuff on your system anyway? My guess is the installer routine installs the Avast stuff no matter what you tell it to do.
  3. Thread: WARNING: CCleaner does it again! by bbinnard
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 41 Views 23,921

    I know - I should have been smarter and used the...

    I know - I should have been smarter and used the portable version. I was just too lazy to go find it.

    I downloaded it direct from the Piriform/Avast site.

    After my restore I've got Ver. 5.41...
  4. Thread: WARNING: CCleaner does it again! by bbinnard
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 41 Views 23,921

    WARNING: CCleaner does it again!

    THE LATEST CCLEANER INSTALLS AVAST SOFTWARE EVEN IF YOU TELL IT NOT TO

    Yesterday I downloaded and installed the latest CCleaner installer. When I ran it I was careful to uncheck the option to...
  5. Thread: Latest CCleaner Version Released by bbinnard
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 876 Views 132,853

    BEWARE! The opening dialog of the full...

    BEWARE!

    The opening dialog of the full installer starts off with the option to install the abominable Avast anti-virus software checked and enabled. You MUST uncheck this option unless you want to...
  6. Thread: New build - no beeps, no video, but some other stuff works by bbinnard
    Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
    Replies 2 Views 404

    The problem was a bad motherboard. Returned &...

    The problem was a bad motherboard. Returned & replaced by Amazon; system runs like a dream now.
  7. Thread: New build - no beeps, no video, but some other stuff works by bbinnard
    Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
    Replies 2 Views 404

    New build - no beeps, no video, but some other stuff works

    I just finished a new PC build with these components:

    Samsung 970 EVO 250GB - NVMe PCIe M.2 2280 SSD
    Intel Core i7-8700
    Antec HCG750 Bronze Power Supply 750 Watts
    APEVIA X-QPACK3-CL Micro ATX...
  8. Thread: Skype related error message by bbinnard
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 5 Views 1,019

    Solved Not only that, there are several postings in the...

    Not only that, there are several postings in the Microsoft Help site about this problem. They all say something like this:

    This error is owing to recent update in UWP app of Windows 10. You can...
  9. Thread: Skype related error message by bbinnard
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 5 Views 1,019

    Solved Oh Really? I took ownership of C:\Program...

    Oh Really? I took ownership of C:\Program Files\WindowsApps and there is no file named Microsoft.SkypeBrdge.* in there. It looks like that directory is the storage place for all the Windows Store...
  10. Thread: Skype related error message by bbinnard
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 5 Views 1,019

    Solved Skype related error message

    219998

    This window pops up when my system reboots and at other times too - it's not clear what triggers it. I've Googled the message and there are a few postings about it, but none of the...
  11. Thread: Latest CCleaner Version Released by bbinnard
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 876 Views 132,853

    I Googled "ccleaner doesn't clean chrome" and...

    I Googled "ccleaner doesn't clean chrome" and found a number of "solutions", several of which were posted by Piriform.

    None of them worked.
  12. Thread: Latest CCleaner Version Released by bbinnard
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 876 Views 132,853

    I've had Chrome installed as my primary browser...

    I've had Chrome installed as my primary browser for years. Which is why I thought it was odd it disappeared from CC.

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  13. Thread: Latest CCleaner Version Released by bbinnard
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 876 Views 132,853

    I did - and it isn't.

    I did - and it isn't.
  14. Thread: Latest CCleaner Version Released by bbinnard
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 876 Views 132,853

    What happened to CCleaner's ability to clean up...

    What happened to CCleaner's ability to clean up Google Chrome? It used to be in the list of apps to clean.
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    Thanks for that link - it looks like I should be...

    Thanks for that link - it looks like I should be OK since I have the latest version of Macrium. I will have to read about Macriu's Rebuild option - I've not done anything with that before.
  16. Replies 3 Views 698

    Can I clone an SATA SSD boot drive onto an NVME PCIE drive?

    I'm planning on building a new PC to replace my current one. My current boot drive is a Samsung 850 Pro SSD connected to an SATA port. My new configuration will have a Samsung 870 EVO PCIe SSD...
  17. Thread: Create new taskbar toolbar by bbinnard
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 23 Views 1,226

    Solved I was stuck on the "big iron" machines the entire...

    I was stuck on the "big iron" machines the entire time I was working for companies, so I had the luxury of dealing with the top end of both the 360 and 370 series of systems (and the 7094 that...
  18. Thread: Create new taskbar toolbar by bbinnard
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 23 Views 1,226

    Solved Yup, back then I worked in the aerospace industry...

    Yup, back then I worked in the aerospace industry and at that time the place I worked for had the highest powered datacenter in the US - outside of the spook shops. I was a system programmer on the...
  19. Thread: Create new taskbar toolbar by bbinnard
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 23 Views 1,226

    Solved OldMainframeGuy: I'm glad you got it figured out....

    OldMainframeGuy: I'm glad you got it figured out. I used StarDocks docking app (I forgot the name) before I found STablauncher. Here's an image of what my current setup looks like:

    216657

    I...
  20. Thread: Create new taskbar toolbar by bbinnard
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 23 Views 1,226

    Solved dalchina is correct - STablauncher is simply...

    dalchina is correct - STablauncher is simply exquisite. I found it (by accident) a couple of years ago and it is far better than all the others I tried before that. It is no longer being developed,...
  21. Replies 17 Views 2,797

    Solved I thought I did that in the OMG post.

    I thought I did that in the OMG post.
  22. Replies 17 Views 2,797

    Solved Yup - but that tab seems to have no way to...

    Yup - but that tab seems to have no way to add/update anything.

    Never mind - I found out how to tweak it.
  23. Replies 17 Views 2,797

    Solved OMG! Changing Settings/Network &...

    OMG!

    Changing

    Settings/Network & Internet/Change connection properties/Network Profile

    from Private to Public fixed it.

    Is this the craziest thing you've ever seen? Totally bizarre for...
  24. Replies 17 Views 2,797

    Solved Latest results: Windows Stre Apps...

    Latest results:

    Windows Stre Apps troubleshooter - no problems found
    Reset MS Store app - no help
    sfc/scannow - no problems found
    Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth - completed OK - no...
  25. Replies 17 Views 2,797

    Solved Thanks dalchina - the first one had no effect....

    Thanks dalchina - the first one had no effect. The second one has a lot of things to try, but before I try those I'm going to try running Safe Mode with networking.

    I'll try the fixes mention in...
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