Edited by joseph456, 22 November 2011 - 05:15 PM.
Internet Explorer "Red X" in place of pictures
Posted 22 November 2011 - 04:52 PM
Posted 22 November 2011 - 05:56 PM
I did let you know in post #19
I realised - when I got through most of the list - as I said - my error.
I have just realised that you sneaked in, a screen from another computer, additional to the one this thread referred to
It was my error for not spotting that, orignally.
However re your last - post 31
If you don't mind, I have attached my start-up for my desktop to see if you think there are items I can remove.
That is the same screen as I had before, in post 23, but now just AVG is left as I recommended.
I will wait for the NEW screen from this computer, following your changes in my last posts dealing with the issue.
and whichever other one you wish to send.
Please make it clear which screenshot is the computer that was the subject of this thread originally.
Posted 22 November 2011 - 06:15 PM
Is there any reason to remove the unchecked items so that the system goes through a normal start up rather than a selective start up or doesn't it matter?
Posted 22 November 2011 - 06:25 PM
It has no other implications.
Leave it running selective startup. See if you think it is an improvement in time loading Windows.
If anything comes to your notice that you feel you would like to have running at startup, that I have recommended , not to have, simply return to the list and recheck it..
Posted 22 November 2011 - 06:53 PM
Edited by joseph456, 22 November 2011 - 06:57 PM.
Posted 22 November 2011 - 07:00 PM
on BOTH computers.
2. The security updates - YES.
The others, click on the expand and see what the update is - you may then be able to decide if you need it.
If in doubt please just post details
That will save me exmaining each of those updates by KB number.
Posted 22 November 2011 - 07:32 PM
Goodnight - signed offline back about 1800.
0131 UK time now
Posted 22 November 2011 - 07:34 PM
Also should I install this: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949104
PCP also used to let me know what security updates were missing but is not showing any now.
Also - cannot understand why Active X is not supported in IE7 - See attached photo from PCPitstop when I tested for Active X
And then I just realized another problem. When I try to use Disk Cleanup it will not delete the Downloaded Program Files and when I right click it shows that the are all damaged!
I realize it may be time for you to sign off and I'm OK waiting on this until tomorrow
Edited by joseph456, 22 November 2011 - 09:45 PM.
Posted 23 November 2011 - 09:23 AM
These are the security updates that Belarc Advisor says I am missing. What does it mean that "Hotfixes from Microsoft Update are turned off (agent version 7.4.7600.226) are turned off?
Go Control Panel, Windows updates.
When that opens you have the choices available
Automatic download and install
Download I will choose when to install
Notifiy me when available etc.
Select which you require.
Note - You should always use this to set your WINDOWS update requirements and not any procedure that may be included in some NON Microsoft program.
NOTE Please install ALL those critical UPDATES that you are offered.
You will see that there are also other updates offered - for instance it is offering you two hardware updates and a number of other optional updates. Those are the ones you to need to examine before you accept them.
2. IE7 changed slightly the activeX controls,
If you go Tools, Internet Options, Security and on the Internet settings, click the custom level button, scroll down and you will see the settings for activeX controls and Plug-ins.
Using the same procedure but instead of on Internet, you may also alter the settings for your Trusted sites.
3. Disk cleanup - Downloaded Program files - These are activeX controls, and java applets downloaded from your vists to Internet sites.
Damaged I would think because, they were not correctly downloading, when you had the problem, before your repair/install of IE7.
They are stored in the downloads folder on Documents and settings. - C drive.
RUN TFC again.
NB Please note - Pitstop - see my cautionary note on the download guidance. The overdrive analysis is regularly used on this site, but we do not recommend other utilities from Pitstop. On occasions there offered drivers, not that you require any, have
been found to be the incorrect ones.
Posted 23 November 2011 - 10:49 AM
Posted 23 November 2011 - 12:34 PM
If they are all damaged note please their titles and then do this
- Click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel, double-click Add/Remove Programs, and then click the Install/Uninstall tab.
- If the ActiveX control you want to remove appears in the list of installed programs, click the ActiveX control, click Add/Remove, and then follow the instructions on the screen. If the ActiveX control does not appear in the list of installed programs, continue with the next step.
- In Windows Explorer or Windows NT Explorer, double-click the Windows\Downloaded Program Files folder or the Winnt\Downloaded Program Files folder, right-click the ActiveX control you want to remove, and then click Remove.
- When you are prompted to remove the ActiveX control, click Yes.
Posted 23 November 2011 - 03:53 PM
Posted 23 November 2011 - 04:17 PM
Referring now to my post 41 - how many of those files in their properties are shown as damaged please. OR to put iit another way - which if any are NOT shown as damaged.
Posted 23 November 2011 - 04:22 PM
Posted 23 November 2011 - 04:35 PM
Download and install ALL critical updates.
Paying attention please to any message regarding reboot required to complete install
Did you check the setting in the Windows Updates.?
Providing that goes smoothly please proceed to 2.
2. Go F8 and boot Safe Mode - not Safe Mode with Networking - then try disk cleanup.
3. When you ran that SFC /scannow did it require the XP CD and did it then complete.
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