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  1. Starbuck

    Services disabled

    Just to add to Kens advice, you say..... You must be having other problems as well..... what other problems are you experiencing?
  2. Starbuck

    zlib1.dll

    ;)
  3. Starbuck

    zlib1.dll

    Hi Jim, What download link are you using to get Gimp? Is it this one...... https://download.gimp.org/mirror/pub/gimp/v2.10/windows/gimp-2.10.22-setup.exe You won't find Gimp in zlib1.dl. The Zlib1.dll file is an essential system file of the Windows OS. It usually contains a set of...
  4. Starbuck

    A New Windows 10 Update Is Causing Blue Screen Crashes

    Strangely it wasn't on either on my Win10 systems. ------------ Microsoft has released out-of-band non-security updates to fix a know Windows 10 issue causing blue screens when printing to network printers after installing the March 2021 cumulative updates. According to Microsoft, the...
  5. Starbuck

    A New Windows 10 Update Is Causing Blue Screen Crashes

    I like to imagine that there’s a sign someplace inside Microsoft’s HQ that tracks the number of days since the company screwed up a Windows update. It’s time to reset the counter to zero — it has now been zero days since Microsoft rolled out a busted update to Windows 10. A new security update...
  6. Starbuck

    100% cpu

    Hi Chris, Just jumping in with a couple of quick questions, while Malwarebytes is running... What AV do you have installed? Also, when this happens, have you checked to see if Windows Update is running and downloading anything? I've just had a similar problem and traced it back to Windows...
  7. Starbuck

    [Solved] Chrome opening when I launch Edge

    OK, thanks for letting us know. Hopefully this will be the end of your problem. Safe surfing.
  8. Starbuck

    [Solved] Chrome opening when I launch Edge

    Hi yorky1, Sorry for the delay in response to your thread. Seems it may be an extension which is installed that is causing this. Have found a couple of instances of this happening when either of these extensions are installed: Youtube Downloader Youtube adblocker Start Edge and click on the...
  9. Starbuck

    [Solved] Chrome opening when I launch Edge

    Glad to hear it was a nice simple solution. Thanks for letting us know.
  10. Starbuck

    [Solved] Chrome opening when I launch Edge

    Hi yorky1 and welcome to FPCH. Microsoft have replaced the Edge browser in Windows 10. The new Microsoft Edge is based on the Chromium open-source project. Chromium forms the basis of Google Chrome, so the new Edge feels very similar to Google Chrome. It includes features found in Chrome...
  11. Starbuck

    New PC - which antivirus should I use?

    Hi Nuley, The reputation based protection is there to protect against Pup's etc that normally come bundled with free software. If you tend to download quite a bit of free software, it's not a bad idea to have it enabled. It works a bit like 'Checky'. If you don't enable it, you'll just have...
  12. Starbuck

    New PC - which antivirus should I use?

    Hi nuley, The built in Windows Defender is perfectly adequate with Win10. If the McAfee is active on the machine, then Windows Defender will be turned off automatically. This prevents conflicts within the system. To use Windows Defender you will need to completely uninstall McAfee. Which is not...
  13. Starbuck

    Windows 10 upgrade.

    Hi JJD and welcome to FPCH. I take it that you are using the Media Creation Tool from Microsoft? Have you run all of the Windows updates on the laptop before running the Media Creation Tool? That error can point to a number of things but the first option would be to check that all of the...
  14. Starbuck

    History.

    Hi Bringe, There's actually no need to uninstall Opera. You don't have to use Google. Opera’s default search engine is Google, but you may prefer to search using Ecosia, DuckDuckGo, Amazon, or Wikipedia. To change the default search engine: Go to Settings. Under Search engine, select your...
  15. Starbuck

    History.

    Hi Bringe, you may find this helpful 5 browsers that don’t save your history and personal data I did use 'Opera' many moons ago and always found it very light on resources .... might be worth a look.
  16. Starbuck

    MP3 FILES NOT BEING RECOGNISED ON MEDIA PLAYERS

    Hi Makkk10, You seem to have a few replies to the same post here.... MP3 FILES NOT BEING RECOGNISED ON MEDIA PLAYERS (VLC, WINDOWS) Posting on multiple sites at the same time can cause confusion as each site doesn't know what has already been suggested. This also leads to some wasted research...
  17. Starbuck

    [Solved] Finally went bonkers and got Windows 10, need help already. [ Remove Login Password & Computer Name ]

    So this is not a new boxed PC, it's one that the shop had on display. I had this when I bought a Win XP Pc years ago.... worst buy I ever made.
  18. Starbuck

    Mic stopped working

    Hi Bard, Just a few questions...... So you have used this headset previously on the PC and it worked fine ? So the headset works on your phone, but not on the PC ? Did anything change recently on the PC..... was there any updates etc? There is a Windows 10 help page on headphone problems ...
  19. Starbuck

    Mic stopped working

    Hi Bard, Obvious thing first is to make sure that the microphone is actually enabled in the PC settings. Try this... Click on 'Search' and type in control panel. Click on the Control Panel app at the top to open. When Control panel opens, scroll down and select Sound Select the Recording tab...
  20. Starbuck

    Defeating the Trojan ?

    Hi H-B-E, This I find a bit odd.... I've never heard of an AV program that warned that your computer was locked. I'm betting that it wasn't from Microsoft. You can check to see if Windows Defender found and quarantined anything. Open Windows Defender... Click the History tab.... I suggest that...
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