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    That is the definition of insanity, lol. Just...

    That is the definition of insanity, lol.

    Just like the simple task (not) of creating a simple desktop shortcut and dragging it down to the Toolbar. I remember that one.

    Thanks for the replies!...
  2. Performance & Maintenance NIce. This just came in very handy - much...

    NIce.

    This just came in very handy - much appreciated!

    :cool:
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    Good point. Actually, it's from the Apps...

    Good point.

    Actually, it's from the Apps flyout on Classic Shell.
    Using the default W10 Start Menu -> Apps, there isn't a way as well.

    Give it a go...

    :confused:
  4. Replies 10 Views 426

    Is it possible to rename Apps to something else?

    I'll make this quick...

    I want to rename some of my Apps listed below.
    This used to be possible, AFAIK but not in 1809.

    221715

    Here is an example in the red box.

    Any ideas?
  5. Thread: Is this ransomware? by Compumind
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 11 Views 570

    Well... Chances are that a genuine detection...

    Well...

    Chances are that a genuine detection was made and that's where it stopped.
    If I had the URL, I would know within a minute.

    Sometimes, sneaky malware does get through.
    Seen it many...
  6. Thread: Is this ransomware? by Compumind
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 11 Views 570

    @tinmar49...

    @tinmar49 -

    Did you do a complete scan with MBAM and ensured that "check for rootkits" was checked?

    Please PM me the website and I will use my resources on my end. Please do not post it...
  7. Thread: Safe to remove by Compumind
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 11 Views 763

    Solved Delete the appropriate USB Root Hub, let the...

    Delete the appropriate USB Root Hub, let the Laptop PnP itself and create a new USB Root Hub.
    Ensure that all USB devices are disconnected prior to doing this.

    Let's see if that works.
  8. Thread: Safe to remove by Compumind
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 11 Views 763

    Solved Do you know how to delete the appropriate Root...

    Do you know how to delete the appropriate Root Hub for this device via Device Manager?

    Be careful.
  9. Interesting, thanks! :-)

    Interesting, thanks! :-)
  10. Thread: Safe to remove by Compumind
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 11 Views 763

    Solved @ken1943...

    @ken1943 -

    Please check PC Settings -> System -> Notifications and Actions and ensure that the following setting (and those below it) are set to "On." Now check.


    221505

    If no good, add...
  11. Thread: How Do I Remove Virus Affecting My Bluetooth Mouse? by Compumind
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 14 Views 527

    Many choices... You need a layered approach. ...

    Many choices...

    You need a layered approach.

    I personally like Norton Security combined with MBAM (on demand only! Do not start with Windows.)

    Download Norton Security Free Trial Software |...
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    Is Mozilla Thunderbird slow at fetching and sending emails?

    My ISP claims it's not their mail server...

    So is Mozilla Thunderbird slow at fetching and sending emails? I have a very fast broadband connection.

    Just curious. :really:
  13. Thread: Safely remove hardware failure. by Compumind
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 34 Views 1,392

    Solved You were on the right track at the time! We just...

    You were on the right track at the time! We just needed more information.

    Thanks to all! :D
  14. Thread: Safely remove hardware failure. by Compumind
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 34 Views 1,392

    Solved :thumbsup:

    :thumbsup:
  15. Thread: Safely remove hardware failure. by Compumind
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 34 Views 1,392

    Solved Yep. That's what I thought (see my posts above.)...

    Yep. That's what I thought (see my posts above.)
    Simple fix in the end.

    Glad to be of service.
  16. Thread: Safely remove hardware failure. by Compumind
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 34 Views 1,392

    Solved OK. then please tell me what you have done to...

    OK. then please tell me what you have done to remedy the issues, if different from the above posts.

    Be well! :chuckle:
  17. Thread: Safely remove hardware failure. by Compumind
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 34 Views 1,392

    Solved Too many variables here... I feel confident...

    Too many variables here...

    I feel confident that If I were to come over your place, I could hammer this out pretty quickly.
    Since that's not possible, let us know how you do.

    :092:
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    I'm looking for a setting (if any) in W10. ...

    I'm looking for a setting (if any) in W10.

    Thanks for responding, Edwin! :chuckle:
  19. Thread: Safely remove hardware failure. by Compumind
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 34 Views 1,392

    Solved IMHO, something is still not right. Why do you...

    IMHO, something is still not right.

    Why do you give WDC a buzz? They might know more.
    W10 has many idiosyncrasies, for sure.

    FWIW. :chuckle:
  20. Thread: Safely remove hardware failure. by Compumind
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 34 Views 1,392

    Solved Yes, I just verified that for myself. Many...

    Yes, I just verified that for myself. Many thanks.

    However, the original complaint was a Device Error on ejection of an external USB Drive.
    I think that things went a bit OT here but that's OK.
    ...
  21. Thread: Safely remove hardware failure. by Compumind
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 34 Views 1,392

    Solved Well... I don't understand what you have going...

    Well...

    I don't understand what you have going there, lol.
    However, I'm glad that this config is working.

    I cannot see how the global background apps setting can affect this, since the eject...
  22. Thread: Safely remove hardware failure. by Compumind
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 34 Views 1,392

    Solved Can you connect it to a native USB port, either...

    Can you connect it to a native USB port, either 2.x or 3.x (preferred)?
    This is important for testing.

    :sleepy:
  23. Thread: Safely remove hardware failure. by Compumind
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 34 Views 1,392

    Solved Let's regroup... 1) Is this a HDD with a USB...

    Let's regroup...

    1) Is this a HDD with a USB 3.x interface?
    2) If yes, do you know how to delete the appropriate Root Hub for this device via Device Manager? Be careful.
    3) If you are unsure,...
  24. Thread: Safely remove hardware failure. by Compumind
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 34 Views 1,392

    Solved Hmm... Some questions: Is this an HDD using...

    Hmm...

    Some questions:

    Is this an HDD using a USB 3.0 or 3.1 Gen 2?

    If so, is a installed program writing to and from the drive without your knowledge?
    Have you ever used a small tool...
  25. Thread: Safely remove hardware failure. by Compumind
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 34 Views 1,392

    Solved Three things, if I may... 1) Have you...

    Three things, if I may...

    1) Have you installed (just by chance) any device management software that came with it?
    2) Have you tried this device on another W10 system with the same cable?
    3)...
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