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What the hell

Out of the blue, my Windows 7 computer decided that the OS wasn’t genuine… after 2 years.  I tried reactivating, and no joy. I headed to Microsoft Help, started a session with a tech. He rebooted the system with all … Continue reading

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Maybe I should be their tech support

After 18, yes 18, things from Malwarebytes tech support that didn’t work, and about the same from a MBWs forum, also didn’t work, over the course of two weeks,  with both places blaming OTHER software, and having me uninstall that … Continue reading

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Timing, huh?

Anyone else other than myself find the timing of Facebook trying to foist their fake ‘malicious software’ scanner/malware on me, less than 6 hours after I removed CryptoPreventer and Microsoft Security Essentials as instructed by tech support at Malwarebytes just … Continue reading

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Well, that was a first

In the ongoing saga that is Malwarebytes latest version not working right, I used their cleaner tool to un-install it yet again, rebooted yet again, and was greeted by “This Windows 7 installation isn’t genuine”  WTF??  2 years after I … Continue reading

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Tidying up the computer

I just ran Belarc Advisor on my computer. I didn’t realise just how many programs I have installed. Strange thing, though. Even though I have Adobe CS6 Master Collection installed from a legally purchased copy, it says “Trial”? Hmm, odd. … Continue reading

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Solve one problem.. and another crops up

There is something boned with my user account on my computer, that causes problems like Malwarebytes user menu not wanting to show up (it’s still running, though, I get the alerts). I was also having a problem with On1PhotoRaw crashing … Continue reading

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I am so glad I am a file hoarder

I updated Samsung Magician from 4.5 to 5.1, software for my SSD. Ever since then, I keep get “WMI is Disabled. Enable Y/N”.  I went to the Samsung site, only to find they don’t archive older versions, even though there … Continue reading

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