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Re: Can't "Fix"
« Reply #90 on: April 19, 2011, 11:25:53 AM »
Great.

Work through the stuff in the posts first, maybe we don't need remote maintenance.  8)

But if we do: I will be at my PC readyly available tonight at 21:00 local time (German Daylight saving time) which should be is 19:00 GMT/UTC.
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Re: Can't "Fix"
« Reply #91 on: April 19, 2011, 03:01:36 PM »
Okay, Susan,

I will drop in here at about 19:00 UTC/GMT. Please leave me a post here if you wish me to remote access your PC then.

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Re: Can't "Fix"
« Reply #92 on: April 19, 2011, 04:02:57 PM »
I ran the Tools program and then ran HostsXpert.  I clicked on the Make files writeable? and something about the Host files, which I was able to do, but nothing seemed to happen.
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Re: Can't "Fix"
« Reply #93 on: April 19, 2011, 07:56:22 PM »
Hey Susan, might be good news...

This could mean that the MS fixit-tool did restore the original hosts file successfully.

When you then start hostsXpert and direct him to restore the file, you will see no change because the fixit-tool had already done that. And if you change something from blue to blue you see no difference. (Same goes for red / red or green / green...  ;D ...just kidding)

So basically this could be a good sign...  ;D

Hang in there, you're doing great.

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Re: Can't "Fix"
« Reply #94 on: April 19, 2011, 08:46:11 PM »
I like MS Fixit tools - never saw this one before ... In my toolbox it goes  ;D

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Re: Can't "Fix"
« Reply #95 on: April 19, 2011, 09:00:45 PM »
I like MS Fixit tools - never saw this one before ... In my toolbox it goes  ;D

Do you agree to my conclusion, essexboy?  ::) (fishing for compliments...)


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Re: Can't "Fix"
« Reply #96 on: April 19, 2011, 09:14:46 PM »
Probably as MS Fixits work really well - I found their windows update fix magic - especially as it save me writing a mega batch file  ;D

Susan was here a bit earlier

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Re: Can't "Fix"
« Reply #97 on: April 19, 2011, 09:15:51 PM »
But no posts from her?

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Re: Can't "Fix"
« Reply #98 on: April 19, 2011, 09:17:38 PM »
Ouch that is soooo bad  ;D

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Re: Can't "Fix"
« Reply #99 on: April 19, 2011, 09:18:18 PM »
Never saw it, it just came to mind.  ::)
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Re: Can't "Fix"
« Reply #100 on: April 19, 2011, 10:06:23 PM »
Stopping Team Viewer now, going to meet my bed...  8)

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Re: Can't "Fix"
« Reply #101 on: April 19, 2011, 10:07:52 PM »
For sure - will see how she got on if I am still here

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Re: Can't "Fix"
« Reply #102 on: April 19, 2011, 10:13:31 PM »
Thx.

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Re: Can't "Fix"
« Reply #103 on: April 19, 2011, 10:21:26 PM »
Sorry I'm so late logging on.  I had to run out to help my daughter with something.  Is there something you'd like to try tonight?

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Re: Can't "Fix"
« Reply #104 on: April 19, 2011, 10:28:22 PM »
Could you run a quick OTS to see if the hosts file has reverted to normal