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  1. Thread: Google drive videos won't play on Chrome by RickC
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 8 Views 634

    Plays just fine for me in Google Chrome (Version...

    Plays just fine for me in Google Chrome (Version 95.0.4638.54).

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  2. Thread: What is your Archive app and why ? by RickC
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 34 Views 1,671

    I use 7-Zip (https://www.7-zip.org/) for...

    I use 7-Zip for zipping/upzipping and have done for years since comparisons with both WinRAR and WinZip showed me that 7-Zip had better compression almost across the board.

    The only time I use...
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    TL;DR answer: Sorry but I just don't know for...

    TL;DR answer: Sorry but I just don't know for absolute sure. However, of the 204 logged events I captured, the OpCode results (in order of occurrence) are as follows:


    Info (14) x 134
    No...
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    Except that thread explained what caused them and...

    Except that thread explained what caused them and how to delete them via script... and a post how to disable a task to prevent them in the first place but without knowing of any side-effects.

    My...
  5. Replies 35 Views 3,060

    Task Scheduler >...

    Task Scheduler > Microsoft\Windows\Management\Provisioning > Logon

    If you have a laptop with a WLAN mobile adapter (e.g. LTE cellular) then you may also need to delete the other Provisioning task:...
  6. Thread: Windows install on a laptop bought at Auction? by RickC
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 12 Views 961

    I bought 3 identical Dell Latitude laptops from a...

    I bought 3 identical Dell Latitude laptops from a Police/Airport 'lost and found' auction. All had their drives removed. All had Windows 8 Pro stickers on the underside:

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    I used the MS...
  7. Thread: Unknown alarm by RickC
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 117 Views 5,003

    It's easy to filter Process Monitor so it only...

    It's easy to filter Process Monitor so it only shows file activity involving WAV files (not just Notify.wav).

    With Process Monitor running (but with Capture disabled, do the following:

    1. Press...
  8. Thread: Microsoft Keep Hijacking my PC by RickC
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 12 Views 1,065

    I just used Sordum.org's Windows Update Blocker...

    I just used Sordum.org's Windows Update Blocker... a simple, portable, free one (or two) click solution to stopping Windows Updates until a time that was convenient to ME, not Microsoft.

    I've been...
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    Perhaps use Process Monitor...

    Perhaps use Process Monitor and CurrPorts (with logging enabled) to monitor/filter when Software Protection service (sppsvc.exe) fires?

    This will show you the remote endpoint.
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    Are you sure it's not just Explorer holding it...

    Are you sure it's not just Explorer holding it open in order to complete writing the Last Accessed Time Stamp Updates?

    See How to Enable or Disable NTFS Last Access Time Stamp Updates in Windows...
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    Many thanks for your kind words, Denis. I...

    Many thanks for your kind words, Denis.

    I think the rot set in when Mark Russinovich moved to MS' Azure division. Since then the quality of the Sysinternals utilities that I use - mainly Process...
  12. Replies 118 Views 37,552

    So, I now have a Windows 10 Pro 21H1 19043.1288...

    So, I now have a Windows 10 Pro 21H1 19043.1288 clean install, fully patched and with no pending Windows Updates. So... back to testing Autoruns.

    1. I ran Autoruns 14.05 (as 'Administrator'),...
  13. Replies 118 Views 37,552

    1. Ran Autoruns and saved ARN file. 2. Rebooted....

    1. Ran Autoruns and saved ARN file.
    2. Rebooted. Windows 10 shows 'Configuring new updates' WTH!
    3. Ran Autoruns and used Compare to point to previously saved ARN file... nothing, just a blank...
  14. Replies 118 Views 37,552

    Did you reboot in between so the registry was...

    Did you reboot in between so the registry was read from scratch again?
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    steve108 - Many thanks for the update... and the...

    steve108 - Many thanks for the update... and the good news. :party:
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    I finally found Autoruns 13.98... on the Wayback...

    I finally found Autoruns 13.98... on the Wayback Machine (Internet Archive).
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    I've just downloaded this. Autoruns is 13.96, not...

    I've just downloaded this. Autoruns is 13.96, not 13.98... but I very much doubt the .02 point difference matters any.

    I had been using 13.94 so it was good to move to an incremental point version...
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    Just be aware that the new Autoruns 14.04 in this...

    Just be aware that the new Autoruns 14.04 in this suite update has already had a bug reported - Autoruns 14.04 cannot open (or compare with) the output files it creates ("Failed to load scanned data"...
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    I've just tested Process Monitor in this suite...

    I've just tested Process Monitor in this suite update.

    The bad news is... the new ProcMon 3.86 still has the same Cross Reference Summary Listview bug previously reported. :(

    The good news...
  20. Thread: is YouTube down? by RickC
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 18 Views 1,028

    Suggestion way back in post #7... did you even...

    Suggestion way back in post #7... did you even try a different DNS provider, in case your present one is having issues?
  21. Thread: is YouTube down? by RickC
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 18 Views 1,028

    Try using a different DNS provider and/or tracert...

    Try using a different DNS provider and/or tracert to see whether/where the routing is failing.
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    I believe the problem is ShellBags' BagMRU...

    I believe the problem is ShellBags' BagMRU default setting of only remembering 5000 folder settings.

    You can increase the BagMRU cache setting up to a maximum of 20,000 folders. (If that's not...
  23. Thread: is YouTube down? by RickC
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 18 Views 1,028

    Nope, it's fine. (I'm using Firefox 86.0.1)

    Nope, it's fine. (I'm using Firefox 86.0.1)
  24. Thread: Best Software Updater? by RickC
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 20 Views 2,402

    The thing with automatic updates is you...

    The thing with automatic updates is you completely miss out on the experience and subsequent comments of early adopters.

    I always disable auto-updating and check for comments before updating.
    ...
  25. Thread: MS Works database replacement ? by RickC
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 12 Views 651

    Click on the row/column intersect as in the...

    Click on the row/column intersect as in the screenshot below:

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    This will select the entire worksheet. Now select Data > Sort and you'll be able to select up to 3 columns to sort by:
    ...
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