Fixed! - Thank you SayJimWoo
Worked a treat! Thank you so much. I'm in awe of you guys who know the answers to these issues - I wouldn't have a clue WHERE to start.
After carrying out your instructions and rebooting I had about 6 or 7 similar but different to the original one. :eek:
Cluberti - love the clear graphical instructions!
I get a very similar error message to donaldormond here:
The machine-default permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID
Thanks to everyone who has taken the time and made the effort to share their expertise with others. I struggled for 3 days on and off to update my 1340 to Windows 8.1. Then I found this forum and got 8.1 up and running in no time.
My early attempts resulted in an error message...