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by southpawsr
December 11th, 2014, 7:40 pm
Forum: Computer Help and Support
Topic: adobe reader
Replies: 1
Views: 127

adobe reader

I have an old windows xp laptop. I use it for documents and spread sheets. It does not go online. I recently put a new hard drive and added the operating system (xp) to give it a fresh start. I would like to reinstall Adobe reader. How would I go about downloading the exe file on to my windows 7 com...
by southpawsr
July 26th, 2014, 1:08 pm
Forum: Computer Help and Support
Topic: event viewer
Replies: 6
Views: 242

Re: event viewer

So all the warnings and errors won't effect the operation of the computer?

thanks
by southpawsr
July 26th, 2014, 12:21 pm
Forum: Computer Help and Support
Topic: event viewer
Replies: 6
Views: 242

event viewer

I got a call from a socalled Microsoft tech explaining my computer was infected. It was sending milcioucs files back to Microsoft. We opened up Event viewer (eventvwr) and it stated many errors and warnings and dates. Do these have any effect on the performance of the computer. Is there a way to del...
by southpawsr
July 13th, 2014, 12:02 pm
Forum: Securing Your System
Topic: mobile phone protection
Replies: 1
Views: 521

mobile phone protection

I recently boughta I phone. I am looking for a free anti-virus program. I searched avast but it keeps coming up with secure line protection and it is a paid version . I also found avira. any suggestions.
by southpawsr
July 13th, 2014, 12:00 pm
Forum: Securing Your System
Topic: Mobile anti-virus protection
Replies: 1
Views: 593

Mobile anti-virus protection

I recently boughta I phone. I am looking for a free anti-virus program. I searched avast but it keeps coming up with secure line protection and it is a paid version . I also found avira. any suggestions.
by southpawsr
July 7th, 2014, 2:23 pm
Forum: Computer Help and Support
Topic: ++++++ in the address tab
Replies: 26
Views: 1465

Re: ++++++ in the address tab

System backup is asking to make a drive image. I think I don't want to make an image because this might be where the problem is. I just want to back up the files correct? How do I go about saving my favorites from IE and if I can how do I put them back on
Thanks
by southpawsr
July 7th, 2014, 10:17 am
Forum: Computer Help and Support
Topic: ++++++ in the address tab
Replies: 26
Views: 1465

Re: ++++++ in the address tab

I guess I will back up the computer using the backup program. Write down all my programs that I put on the computer and reinstall the operating system,(do a clean install) back to when I bought it. Hopefully that will solve the problem. Hope what ever is causing this will not be saved to the backup ...
by southpawsr
June 7th, 2014, 5:05 pm
Forum: Computer Help and Support
Topic: ++++++ in the address tab
Replies: 26
Views: 1465

Re: ++++++ in the address tab

Ok did all the above. guess what, still have the problem..
by southpawsr
June 2nd, 2014, 11:20 am
Forum: Computer Help and Support
Topic: ++++++ in the address tab
Replies: 26
Views: 1465

Re: ++++++ in the address tab

OK I hope I did it right. I followed the instructions per the above link. Disabled all non Microsoft programs and restarted. Still have the ++++ but not as often. When I first start I get the plus signs can remove them and seems ok. Still shows up at the beginning of each session. Also shows up once...
by southpawsr
May 31st, 2014, 4:44 pm
Forum: Computer Help and Support
Topic: ++++++ in the address tab
Replies: 26
Views: 1465

Re: ++++++ in the address tab

Thanks I'll try that next, I just finished reading Microsoft help. I should put a pot of coffee on and try these steps.

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