Category Archives: Windows 7

Windows – Extend the Partition

Windows was taking up 256 gb of space on one computer’s hard drive! I was getting “running out of space” messages, so I had to change the partition on the drive to give Windows more space. This was on a … Continue reading

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Remove Windows 10 Upgrade Files

If you are one of those people who chose not to upgrade to Windows 10, you may still have some upgrade files left over from the past. Here is an update which will remove those files. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3184143 Note – I … Continue reading

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Update Windows Update

Note – Oct. 20, 2016 – change – SN 582 – 1 hr 55 minutes https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3102810   Note – Oct. 7, 2016 – here’s a change – check out kb3172605   Steve Gibson makes the point that if you are … Continue reading

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KB2667402 – Failed

I was trying to do something on my wife’s computer and noticed that one of Windows “Important” Updates had failed. As I researched it, I noticed that the update had been trying but Failing to install for over a year. … Continue reading

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Computer Startup Problems – Try – Last Known Good Configuration

I’ve got a computer that recently has been acting wacky. When I start-up, the USB keyboard ┬áis not recognized and I can’t use the computer. I’ve tried changing the drivers and tried using Windows Restore, both to no avail, but … Continue reading

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Desktop Icon Size

I had a friend whose desktop looked like the one above. It took me a while, but I finally found the right key combination which actually controls this function. The steps are: Click on one of the icons to select … Continue reading

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Windows 7 Activation Keys

I’ve noticed a problem with Windows Activation Codes on one of my laptops and wonder how pervasive the problem is. The problem is this. If I look on the back of my laptop it has a sticker which says that … Continue reading

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