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    Thanks. I try this when the weird update...

    Thanks. I try this when the weird update reappears tomorrow.....
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    I've been having this ridiculous problem for...

    I've been having this ridiculous problem for quite some time too. I don't run Malwarebytes. Has anyone found a solution that works? In my case, it installs, and if I immediately after check for...
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    Thanks for taking the time to answer. I don't...

    Thanks for taking the time to answer. I don't think that Malwarebytes is my problem. I run it every month or two, but it is not otherwise running in the background. Other ideas?
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    Constant update Microsoft - Printer - 6/22/2006 12:00:00 AM - 6.1.723

    I'm on Windows 10 home, version 2004, OS build 19041.1110. For some time now, every time I update windows I find that there is an update for "Microsoft - Printer - 6/22/2006 12:00:00 AM -...
  5. Thread: Windows 7 in Windows 10 by Curious
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    I already tried the install as administrator and...

    I already tried the install as administrator and W7 compatibility. No luck. I also have the latest printer drivers. That's why I am thinking of the VM route.
    I thought the license key might be a...
  6. Thread: Windows 7 in Windows 10 by Curious
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 2 Views 454

    Windows 7 in Windows 10

    W10 is version 2004. I have a software program that works correctly in my Windows 7 laptop but has printer problems when started in my Windows 10 laptop (same printers). I know about the...
  7. Thread: Installing replacement SSD on laptop by Curious
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 41 Views 4,122

    Thank you. I thought it was not wise to defrag an...

    Thank you. I thought it was not wise to defrag an SSD but I did not know where to turn it off. Good to know W10 knows not to defrag it. Hanselman's article is indeed an excellent article. But I...
  8. Thread: Installing replacement SSD on laptop by Curious
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 41 Views 4,122

    I will expand the Data drive. I just haven't got...

    I will expand the Data drive. I just haven't got around to it. Also the "Backup" partition was just a temporary one I created for data transfer. That's why I did not need it on the new ssd. All...
  9. Thread: Installing replacement SSD on laptop by Curious
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 41 Views 4,122

    It's next morning now. I will replace the old...

    It's next morning now.
    I will replace the old HDD with the new ssd. I just haven't done it yet in case it does not boot up. That is why Disk Management shows both hdds: the old HDD and the ssd still...
  10. Thread: Installing replacement SSD on laptop by Curious
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 41 Views 4,122

    here it is.

    here it is.
  11. Thread: Installing replacement SSD on laptop by Curious
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 41 Views 4,122

    OK. I used Macrium to "clone" 3 partitions: 1....

    OK. I used Macrium to "clone" 3 partitions:
    1. System
    2. Old C (windows)
    3. Old E: (Data)

    (I did not clone existing old G: and H because I do not need them).

    But I noticed that the result is...
  12. Thread: Installing replacement SSD on laptop by Curious
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 41 Views 4,122

    Thank you. I'm cloning everything.

    Thank you. I'm cloning everything.
  13. Thread: Installing replacement SSD on laptop by Curious
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 41 Views 4,122

    It sure is. Macrium is cloning away as I write...

    It sure is. Macrium is cloning away as I write (on my phone).
    Macrium is what I use for my normal backups.

    - - - Updated - - -

    You guys are wonderful.
  14. Thread: Installing replacement SSD on laptop by Curious
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 41 Views 4,122

    I used the other imaging software because that...

    I used the other imaging software because that was recommended in the article I read.

    I now started Macrium and you are correct. Unlike the other software. Macrium sees the new disk.

    Do I still...
  15. Thread: Installing replacement SSD on laptop by Curious
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 41 Views 4,122

    Thank you. Good to know.

    Thank you. Good to know.
  16. Thread: Installing replacement SSD on laptop by Curious
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 41 Views 4,122

    No, it did not ask me anything..... But, I now...

    No, it did not ask me anything.....

    But, I now see it in disk manager and it asks me that.
    Which should I chose? MBR or GPT?

    Yes I have a full Macrium backup including the system on an...
  17. Thread: Installing replacement SSD on laptop by Curious
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 41 Views 4,122

    Yes it does!! Does initializing it mean...

    Yes it does!!
    Does initializing it mean formatting it?
  18. Thread: Installing replacement SSD on laptop by Curious
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 41 Views 4,122

    Thank you. So I understand and don't mess up, if...

    Thank you. So I understand and don't mess up, if I see the ssd in disk manager should I format it? As what?

    The old HDD has several partitions. I want them all the same in the new ssd. Do I need...
  19. Thread: Installing replacement SSD on laptop by Curious
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 41 Views 4,122

    Thanks, but that page says I to not need to...

    Thanks, but that page says I to not need to initialize it if I'm cloning. It must be wrong.

    - - - Updated - - -


    Thank you. But how do I clone to it if the cloning software does not see it as...
  20. Thread: Installing replacement SSD on laptop by Curious
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 41 Views 4,122

    Installing replacement SSD on laptop

    I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop running the latest Windows 10 Home. Version 1909 (OS Build 18363.1198)
    The laptop is a Toshiba satellite S855 Intel cpu i7-3610QM, 8GB installed ram

    Its old hdd...
  21. Thread: Moving data from W7 laptop to W10 laptop by Curious
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 17 Views 3,448

    You are correct. She would hate a modern Word...

    You are correct. She would hate a modern Word with its ribbon menu. But, I do have the original word 2002 media and an external CD drive!!

    Also I have (I forget its name) a 3rd party tool that...
  22. Thread: Moving data from W7 laptop to W10 laptop by Curious
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 17 Views 3,448

    Thank you all. Very helpful advice.

    Thank you all.
    Very helpful advice.
  23. Thread: Windows 10 updates not installing in off hours by Curious
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 6 Views 526

    Thanks. At least that explains what was...

    Thanks.
    At least that explains what was happening.
    I appreciate the help.
  24. Thread: Windows 10 updates not installing in off hours by Curious
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 6 Views 526

    Thanks. Of course that will kill the battery......

    Thanks.
    Of course that will kill the battery...
    Ah well.
    (Any way to enable the wake timers? I never carry it in a bag).
  25. Thread: Moving data from W7 laptop to W10 laptop by Curious
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 17 Views 3,448

    Unfortunately that's what I thought. I thought I...

    Unfortunately that's what I thought. I thought I recalled there were programs that did it for you, but I guess not.
    Thanks
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