My machine.. The ‘popping out of hibernation’ problem that I have been getting has been solved. One of the clues was a yellow light showing on the router where it should have been OFF. The adapter was set to wake up if it detected activity, not a setting I ever use in this environment, and… Continue reading Home front problems solved..
OK. The latest round of updates should have run smoothly for you as long as you haven’t messed with the system or used utilities like registry cleaners which do. My production Windows 8.1 machine plus three Windows 7 machines updated and all is well some 24 hours later.. BUT, anybody running the Windows 10 Technical… Continue reading Updates – the latest round..
The computer in question: An HP Pavilion dm1 notebook.. It had been royally screwed up by another ‘technician’ who uses one click fixes to ply his trade. The operating system was (and still is) Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit pre-installed. There were masses of photos and music, none of which had been backed up by… Continue reading Problems, problems.. Updated
Not too much happening on the Windows 10 front, no updates, no nothing really. I am not using it day to day because I can’t fully replicate what I do in Windows 8 without taking Windows 8 down. So not much to say. On the Windows 8 front, today is the first in three weeks… Continue reading This week @ TCG..
When I took this job on yesterday evening, it should have been relatively simple. The machine had picked up a variation of the FBI virus plus other stuff no doubt, but as it was to be used by somebody other than the original user and nothing had been saved, I elected to do a back… Continue reading Windows 8.. Virus ridden and not working..
.. has finally fallen below Vista at the same point in its timeline according to Net Applications (http://www.netapplications.com/). Some of it is attributable to business switching from XP to 7, some of it is attributable to computer users waiting for what follows 8. I think that it is mostly about apps that people do NOT… Continue reading Windows 8 adoption..
Not by me it wasn’t. This is the message which greeted me this morning, but it did respond to a manual start, and is back up and running. The question is, why did it turn off?. My first thoughts were that vestiges of malware were causing it, but when I ran my ‘lets get some… Continue reading Windows Defender turned off?