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  1. Thread: Scam Control Software on Laptop by cottonball
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 8 Views 859

    Callender, Thanks for all the info! UVK was...

    Callender,

    Thanks for all the info!

    UVK was very helpful. Used the Registry Seeker, and found some 25+ entries dealing with Tech Ruhan - Supremo.

    Nuked them, and found the ,exe keeping the...
  2. Thread: Scam Control Software on Laptop by cottonball
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 8 Views 859

    clam1952 and Callender, Thank you very much...

    clam1952 and Callender,

    Thank you very much for your replies.

    Looked in Services, and found no reference to Supremo.

    Looking for Supremo.exe, but cannot find it. Any suggestions as to where...
  3. Thread: Scam Control Software on Laptop by cottonball
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 8 Views 859

    Scam Control Software on Laptop

    Hello folks!!

    It has been a while since I have been here. My days of providing advice are over, since a couple of strokes took care of them. This time would like to be at the recipient end, and...
  4. Thread: Forgotten Password!! by cottonball
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 21 Views 2,788

    Solved All done!! :D Thank you very much for your...

    All done!! :D

    Thank you very much for your Expert help, Brink!!


    The laptop also has a scam program that got a hold of it, and it will not uninstall.
    For that I will request some help from...
  5. Thread: Forgotten Password!! by cottonball
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 21 Views 2,788

    Solved Thanks, Brink! Was successful in changing the...

    Thanks, Brink!

    Was successful in changing the password on the person's local account. But leaving the 2 accounts showing on the login screen will be very confusing for the 82 yr old person owning...
  6. Thread: Forgotten Password!! by cottonball
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 21 Views 2,788

    Solved Is there a way to have the laptop just show the...

    Is there a way to have the laptop just show the person's account, and not the Administrator Account used to get in the computer?

    At the login screen it shows the 2 accounts on the lower left.
  7. Thread: Forgotten Password!! by cottonball
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 21 Views 2,788

    Solved WooHoo!!! Thank you, thank you, Brink!! Got...

    WooHoo!!! Thank you, thank you, Brink!!

    Got into a Windows screen that allows me to select the Administrator Account, and I am in it t!!

    There is another account choice, but the password does...
  8. Thread: Forgotten Password!! by cottonball
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 21 Views 2,788

    Solved Yes, it allows the Load Hive, and a Load Hive...

    Yes, it allows the Load Hive, and a Load Hive prompt appears on the screen. It seems to want a file name!

    If you go back to the CMD prompt, it does not go to D:\Windows\System32\config or...
  9. Thread: Forgotten Password!! by cottonball
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 21 Views 2,788

    Solved Well, got as far as the Command Prompt in the...

    Well, got as far as the Command Prompt in the Choose an option area, but get X:\Sources> vs X:|Windows


    ​What am I doing wrong??
  10. Thread: Forgotten Password!! by cottonball
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 21 Views 2,788

    Solved Thanks for the reply, Brink! Presuming you...

    Thanks for the reply, Brink!

    Presuming you mean boot from a USB that contains Windows 10. Is that correct?
  11. Thread: Forgotten Password!! by cottonball
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 21 Views 2,788

    Solved Thanks, Brink. Got to Recovery > See Advanced...

    Thanks, Brink.

    Got to Recovery > See Advanced Repair Options

    Got Choose an option > Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > Command Prompt

    Tells me to select an account, and enter its...
  12. Thread: Forgotten Password!! by cottonball
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 21 Views 2,788

    Solved Giving up and returning laptop to owner. Nothing...

    Giving up and returning laptop to owner. Nothing works.

    Thanks for the help.
  13. Thread: Forgotten Password!! by cottonball
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 21 Views 2,788

    Solved Thanks Brink!! Much appreciated.:-) Tried...

    Thanks Brink!!

    Much appreciated.:-)

    Tried the Microsoft Account route last night, and struck out. Will try Option 5 and see how it goes.

    Have no clue whether it is a Microsoft Account or a...
  14. Thread: Forgotten Password!! by cottonball
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 21 Views 2,788

    Solved Forgotten Password!!

    Hello folks!!

    It has been a while since I have been here. My days of providing advice are over, since a couple of strokes took care of them. This time would like to be at the recipient end, and...
  15. Replies 2 Views 1,208

    PolarNettles, Thank you very much for your...

    PolarNettles,

    Thank you very much for your detailed response showing how to get the information needed.

    Will check the laptop when my friend is available, and see if a driver update fixes the...
  16. Replies 2 Views 1,208

    Toshiba Satellite L655-S5072 audio driver issue

    Hi folks!

    Have a friend with a Toshiba Satellite L655-S5072 laptop bought around 2009. Device Manager shows a High Definition Audio Device driver.

    It has no sound when playing anything from...
  17. Replies 2 Views 487

    bobkn, Thanks for the info!!

    bobkn,

    Thanks for the info!!
  18. Replies 2 Views 487

    Battery for an old Gateway Laptop M series 6323

    Would appreciate some assistance.

    Have a Gateway battery SQU-715 11.1V 4800mAh that needs replaced. Found several with 11.1V 5200mAh.

    Are the 5200mAh an overkill for my laptop?

    Thanks
  19. Thread: Chromium - self installed by cottonball
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 7 Views 742

    Solved Have a great weekend!!! ;)

    Have a great weekend!!! ;)
  20. Thread: Chromium - self installed by cottonball
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 7 Views 742

    Solved Thanks!! :) Went thru the AppData, then backed...

    Thanks!! :)

    Went thru the AppData, then backed up the two Registry keys below, and deleted any Chromium entries there:

    HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ...
  21. Thread: Chromium - self installed by cottonball
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 7 Views 742

    Solved Thanks for the replies. I appreciate the help ...

    Thanks for the replies. I appreciate the help

    Revo does not list it.

    On the Local, Local Low, and Roaming, in AppData? OK Got them.
  22. Thread: Chromium - self installed by cottonball
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 7 Views 742

    Solved Chromium - self installed

    Would appreciate your assistance!

    Have a friends laptop where Chromium installed on its own, and keeps popping up when the computer starts.
    Went to Task Manager/Startup, and Disabled 3 entries...
  23. Replies 7 Views 6,218

    Thanks for the info, cereberus. Only have the...

    Thanks for the info, cereberus.

    Only have the one installation. With any more, my 'cerebro' gets confused at a 9 level, on a scale of 1 to 10 !!


    Have a nice week!.
  24. Replies 7 Views 6,218

    Success!!! Kept getting Error code: 0x803f7001...

    Success!!!

    Kept getting Error code: 0x803f7001


    Have a valid product key for windows 7 on the COA sticker of the PC, and decided to used it to activate Windows:


    Start > Settings > Update...
  25. Replies 7 Views 6,218

    Thanks for the replies! Got: slui.exe 0x2a...

    Thanks for the replies!

    Got:
    slui.exe 0x2a 0x803F7001


    Then:
    Windows Activation
    An error has ocurred, contact MS by phone, etc.
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