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  1. Thread: Task Manager by Nikilet
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
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    Task Manager

    I have attached a screenshot taken just now of my Task Manager. Isn't that Memory number running awfully high? The one thing that is really huge is Firefox, around 700 MB and I only have two tabs...
  2. Thread: microsoft visual c++ 2008 redistributable by Nikilet
    Forum: Software and Apps
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    Later last night I removed the OpenOffice...

    Later last night I removed the OpenOffice installer I had, then used Storage Sense to clean things up, restarted, downloaded a new copy of OpenOffice installer. When I clicked to install it gave some...
  3. Thread: Windows update is downloaded but the install is not starting by Nikilet
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 5 Views 265

    Well, I Googled this over and over and could not...

    Well, I Googled this over and over and could not find anything that gave me confidence to remove these files. I gave Google another try after posting this to you an finally found the answer. Delivery...
  4. Thread: Windows update is downloaded but the install is not starting by Nikilet
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 5 Views 265

    On another note, I've asked another question in...

    On another note, I've asked another question in another forum and have gotten no satisfactory results at all. I have been using Storage sense in Windows 10 to clean my computers. Both are showing a...
  5. Thread: Windows update is downloaded but the install is not starting by Nikilet
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 5 Views 265

    You are absolutely right, dalchina. The updates...

    You are absolutely right, dalchina. The updates did install last night. I have had so much trouble with that laptop that I'm just plain gun shy I guess. Have a great day!
  6. Thread: Windows update is downloaded but the install is not starting by Nikilet
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 5 Views 265

    Windows update is downloaded but the install is not starting

    I have two updates ready, but why are they not going forth with installation? I'm concerned because I think the one deals with my ability to decided if I want that new version to install when it...
  7. Thread: microsoft visual c++ 2008 redistributable by Nikilet
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 2 Views 249

    microsoft visual c++ 2008 redistributable

    My laptop was so unresponsive I decided I had no choice but to do a Reset, keeping my files and folders.

    Toshiba Satellite P875-S7200 - Windows 10 Home 64bit - free space on HD is 535 GB - 6GB Ram...
  8. Thread: Icon problems following reset by Nikilet
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 1 Views 398

    I reinstalled Chrome and everything is ok now. I...

    I reinstalled Chrome and everything is ok now.
    I have another question. Before I did this reset, I had a shortcut on my desktop that allowed me to view my restore points. I'm not talking about a...
  9. Thread: Icon problems following reset by Nikilet
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 1 Views 398

    Icon problems following reset

    I installed Google Chrome first thing. It's open and I'm using it right now, but it has no icon. And I'm finding there are lots of things that don't seem to have their icons. I think in many cases it...
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    Solved I removed the key I had added and tried your link...

    I removed the key I had added and tried your link file and it worked. It does show the icon. Curiously enough, it also shows individual areas whereas the one I had added showed the settings window,...
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    Solved OK, thanks for your help.

    OK, thanks for your help.
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    Solved Will doing it by using this file also add the...

    Will doing it by using this file also add the icon? I do have settings on the context menu but I couldn't seem to add the icon.
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    Solved How to add Settings to context menu with icon

    I found a video on how to add "Settings" to my context menu. It also explained how to add an icon to "Settings" which is the same operation. I now have "Settings" on my context menu but I have tried...
  14. Thread: Delaying updates by Nikilet
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 1 Views 336

    Delaying updates

    I followed these instructions until I got to #2. There is no "Schedule the restart." Where do I find that. This is Windows 10 Home.


    Select the Start button, then select Settings > Update &...
  15. Thread: Problem with view of icons by Nikilet
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 2 Views 663

    It was the Microsoft tool. I Googled my problem...

    It was the Microsoft tool. I Googled my problem and there were several options for fixes on the page. One of them was a link for the Microsoft fixit tool.

    No I don't have the problem.
  16. Thread: Problem with view of icons by Nikilet
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 2 Views 663

    Problem with view of icons

    Normally, I open my "icons" folder and I see small versions of the icon itself. Now I'm getting what you see in the screenshot attached. You will note there is one icon that shows up, like normal and...
  17. Thread: I have questions regarding version updates by Nikilet
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 2 Views 325

    I thank you for your answer and also for the...

    I thank you for your answer and also for the links you gave me.

    However, from what I've read, a backup may not be the answer for this problem because it may change the drive letter even of your C...
  18. Thread: I have questions regarding version updates by Nikilet
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 2 Views 325

    I have questions regarding version updates

    I have two computers and they are both still running version 1803. Why have I never received the 1809 update and should I download and install it manually before the new version is rolled out?
    ...
  19. Thread: How do I encrypt data with Windows 10? by Nikilet
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 7 Views 435

    Solved I want to sincerely thank everyone for all of the...

    I want to sincerely thank everyone for all of the excellent answers and the time put into giving them. I have decided after seeing all that is entailed that I don't want to monkey with it. I'll...
  20. Thread: How do I encrypt data with Windows 10? by Nikilet
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 7 Views 435

    Solved How do I encrypt data with Windows 10?

    I found the instructions for this and they are pretty straight forward, the only problem is when I get to the last step, to "Encrypt contents to secure data," it is grayed out and I can't check it....
  21. Thread: What is my Microsoft account? by Nikilet
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 4 Views 946

    [QUOTE=Try3;1613313]You write this as though it...

    [QUOTE=Try3;1613313]You write this as though it was commonplace. If you understand how MS came to think you had forgotten your password then fine but otherwise it would be worth explaining what...
  22. Thread: What is my Microsoft account? by Nikilet
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 4 Views 946

    What is my Microsoft account?

    I just went through one of those deals where Microsoft thought I forgot my password and made me reset it. Luckily I have 2 computers so all that was not a problem. However, now I have to make...
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    I did send them an email last evening, with...

    I did send them an email last evening, with screenshots, about what is going on. It apparently went through but I have received no reply.
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    Page that says: Your connection is not private

    This is happening on only one site, The Wig Company.I have been trying to reach the site since yesterday afternoon on both Chrome and Firefox. See screenshots for what I get. I have Googled and so...
  25. Thread: highlighted link not working by Nikilet
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 5 Views 380

    I ran sfc /scannow and if found corrupt files and...

    I ran sfc /scannow and if found corrupt files and fixed them. Now this problem is straightened out. But I honestly do not know how it could have happened in the first place because other than that...
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