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#241
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Yes that's what I'm talking about but the problem is I still only have a choice between 2 color and 16 color for the monitor settings. What happened to 256 color and the other choices that used to be on here?
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And by the way, we have solved the yellow exclamation mark problem beside the PCI communication device.....YEAH!!!!
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sounds like that video driver failed to setup properly....

try the one below instead

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Driver - Display

http://h10025.www1.h...151&cc=us&os=20
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Yeppers...that one did the trick. I look pretty much back to normal now. I am so happy to finally have this thin running again. Too bad I've already ordered my new comp, oh well, I'll be enjoying it anyway. But now I've got to get used to Windows XP on the new one. Oh, I still have the Security Alert boxes coming up. It pertains to certificates for sites. How can I get it to stop coming up?
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And I have run across another problem....On the microsoft download page there is a scan to check for critical updates...I can't get this scan to run. Keeps giving me the error message 0x80072F05.
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I have Internet Explorer 5 and would like to bring this more up to date. Can I install another newer version of IE?
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yes, and that is why you are getting those problems

http://www.microsoft...&DisplayLang=en

is the download site for the setup, which runs on line.

After you get it, hit windows update to upgrade to the latest fixes.

You still have your old files in c:\bakwin, c:\bakmd, and c:\winpf
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Ok, after really taking the time to read the full error message on Windows Update, I saw what my problem was. The date set on my comp was 2019. I changed it and tried again and got all the updates to download so I am now current with Windows. I also got IE 6 downloaded. :tazz: So now what else has to be done????
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Don't I need to be thinking about some virus, spyware, etc... protection now? What are the best downloads to keep on hand?
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yes....

avg and avast are both freebies

also get adaware, spybot search and destroy and spyware blaster
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;) Ok...I have dl'd avg, avast, adaware, spybot and spyware blaster. They all appear to be working fine. Have run them all without incident. YEAH!!! Now I need a good unzipping program. I am NOT good with zip files so please tell me the simplest one on the freeware market???? I have dl'd hjt but it is on my desktop in a zip file. I need to be able to open it but I sure don't want to be the one to tell my comp what to use to open it. Don't need any more file association problems. :tazz:
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I am current using tugzip


http://www.tugzip.com/

My favorite for wide use


winuha is what i use for HEAVY COMPRESSION (shrinks archives more than anything I have found)
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I'll dl it now
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just saw that...don't install avg and avast at the same time....can cause problems (rare, but still)...if you installed both, uninstall one...I give a slight edge to avast, but that's me.

Since you are broadband, consider a firewall

kerio personal firewall OR sygate are good--both free
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Ok, I will delete avg...I dl'd tugzip now can you please tell me how to open hjt with it. I don't know why I have such a hard time understanding these zip programs.
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