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Recent content by erpster4

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    New driver needed for Microsoft Mouse

    Win8.1 has built-in drivers for that old Microsoft intellimouse model so you really do not need a new driver
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    ESR 68 File/Save Dialog Box Hangs Firefox

    maybe the problem is fixed in Firefox 68.4.2 ESR and the soon to be released 68.5 ESR
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    Latest Realtek HD Audio Driver Version for Windows 8

    what kind of computer are you using, carl55? post it in your Specs after running either HWInfo or Speccy --- newest HDA driver for Win8.x in year 2020 is now 6.0.8881.1 FF00 (WHQL from Win7 to Win10)
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    WNDA3100 v2 wireless adapter keeps disappearing from Device Manager in Windows 8.1

    maybe get a new one as the Netgear WDNA3100 adapter might be worn out this kinda happens when usb wireless adapters are frequently used for a very long time and may be prone to overheating as noted in this old thread from tom's hardware edit: it may not be a driver software problem but more of...
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    Solved Is there such a thing as an "In Place Upgrade" from W7 to W8.1?

    although a non-activated Win8.0/8.1 system will not allow Personalization options (these are grayed out until properly activated with a legit key) and a watermark appears on the lower right hand corner of the screen but Slavic has hit the most valid points about upgrading directly from Win7 to...
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    high definition audio

    what kind of Dell computer are you using, s00? the IDT HD audio driver is not compatible with your machine and will never work if your computer uses Realtek audio hardware. the Realtek HD Audio driver from the link you mentioned is listed for a Dell Latitude 4440.
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    Win8.1 waking up from hibernation .... waiting forever

    you could try contacting the manufacturer of the laptop to see if a bios/firmware update would fix some of the hibernation problems I almost rarely use the hibernation feature on my dad's toshiba satellite c55dt laptop with win8.1 and it already had the latest bios for that model and in those...
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    Latest Realtek HD Audio Driver Version for Windows 8

    newer 2019 Realtek HDA FFxx drivers on github (these are compatible with Win8.x): 6.0.8838.1 FF00 & FF01 (11/12/2019) 6.0.8821.1 FF00 & FF06 (10/22/2019) 6.0.8816.1 FF03 (10/15/2019) 6.0.8781.1 FF00 & FF0C (8/20/2019) 6.0.8773.1 FF04 (8/06/2019) 6.0.8703.1 FF00-FF10 (5/14/2019), this is...
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    Latest Google Chrome Released for Windows

    I stayed away from using this specific 78 version because it had the "aw snap" crashing problems with certain AV software like Symantec as documented in this google forum thread. by now Symantec & others should have released new software updates that should work & not conflict with Chrome 78...
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    Windows Update looking for updates for almost 24 hours. Is this normal?

    OR if you somehow don't like installing rollup updates like KB3172614, try installing the KB3138615 update instead
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    Win update problems

    it seems for your situation you will need to re-install Win8.1 via "in-place" upgrade as dism.exe does not seem to fix your problem
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    Win Updates runs for hours, finds nothing.

    actually guys the WU forever problem in Win8.1 is permanently fixed by installing either KB3161606 or KB3172614 rollup update, which include the WU fixes from KB3138615 (meaning the KB3161606 & KB3172614 updates supersede/replace KB3138615) install the KB3172614 update from any of these links...
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    Windows Update looking for updates for almost 24 hours. Is this normal?

    follow the directions to "speed up" windows update searching in win8.1 on this site: Search for Windows Updates takes forever? - A possible solution you need to manually download & install at least the KB3172614 rollup update (not from windows update but from the ms update catalog instead) and...
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    Latest CCleaner Version Released

    way too old for that, Nick-072. use v5.32.6129 instead from Filehippo, which was the last version before avast bought Piriform. note to Brink: v5.60.7307 of CCleaner released July 16.
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    Is Startmenux safe ?

    where are you getting the Start Menu X program, rufford155? did you get it from here? if so, contact the maker of the program and inform them that the Malwarebytes app is detecting their software as suspicious. maybe even report the problem in the Malwarebytes forum as well.