[triadtechtalk] Re: Another Vexing Problem

I should have read more carefully, Brian. Firefox. Sorry!

Richard

On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 11:54 AM, <ChasM49@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> **
> Howard.. yes I agree nearly word for word....on both subjects... Vista and
> Firefox..... and Brian... will be definite troubles if simply dumping the C
> partition.... as drive wont boot to B.... plus... everything you have is
> working from the B drive...... so..... BIG problems...... don't even want
> to attempt explanations.....way more difficulty involved that a simple
> format,delete etc...... main reasons should not dual boot replacements to
> current versions...... makes for messy operations...... but thats my
> opinions.....Chuck
>
>  In a message dated 1/26/2012 8:00:38 A.M. Central Standard Time,
> hbint@xxxxxxxxxxx writes:
>
>  Hi Brian ... I think you may want to Google about removing Vista from a
> dual boot with win 7. You may find that it will leave some repair work to
> do in Win 7 after that is done. I have never seen a computer with those 2
> dual booting, but in other combinations, some damage is done to the boot
> files. I’m  sure you will find someone who has done that.
>
> As for Firefox, I (personally) don’t care for it at all. THAT IS JUST MY
> OPINION FOLKS! I have heard good things about it, but I have tried and
> don’t see faster, better, safer etc. etc. ... guess I go back too far to
> change much. I also don’t think you can change the assigned letter of the
> system partition.
>
> Just a quick note to give my opinion ...
>
> Howard
>
>
>
>  *From:* brian <brian99@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> *Sent:* Wednesday, January 25, 2012 10:18 PM
> *To:* triadtechtalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [triadtechtalk] Re: Another Vexing Problem
>
> Richard & Chuck,
>
> Thanks for the replies.
>
> First about Richard's suggestion.
>
> I checked for the special Icon.
> But I don't have this Icon in the the Firefox search bar; I have this one
> I did some checking and the mention of the ActiveX seemed to be just
> related to IE.
>
> So I thought maybe my IE web browser was causing the problem.
> But when I looked at the search area in IE and hoovered over the Icon it
> displayed this:
>
>
> So I guess IE isn't causing the problem.
> A few of the sites I looked at when checking ActiveX mentioned that DOM
> Storage in Firefox could be a problem.
> I then used  about:config in Firefox to change the setting to false to
> deactivate them.
> But again the problem persists.
>
> One thing for sure the problem is not with IE or Chrome browser.
> This is a good example what the problem is doing only to Firefox:
> This is the display of an Amazon web page using Chrome:
>
>
> And this is the same page displayed in Firefox:
>
>
> As can be seen, nearly all the graphics is gone from Firefox and in fact,
> much of the text!
>
> It make some web sites nearly impossible to navigate since one can't see
> various options.
> Like the missing down arrow in the Electronics box in Firefox.
>
> I hope this may spark some further ideas about the cause and solution to
> this issue.
> =================
> =================
> Chuck, Yes, I sure agree that it is time to remove Vista.
>
> I have been very cautious about making certain changes since it like a
> medical treatment:
> the cure can cause100 times more severe problems than one started with.
>
> I have found a way I think I can remove Vista, and would appreciate if you
> think it is the way to go.
> Vista is now on the C:\ drive and Win7 is on the B:\ drive both on the
> same disk along with a Gateway recovery partition, A:\.
> My plan was to make a Vista image back up just in case, and also do a
> separate back up of some other things not on Win7.
>
> Then I would simply format the Vista C:\ drive using Win Explorer hoping
> Win7 would revert to the C:\ drive where it belongs.
>  *
> These would be the steps I would plan to take*:
> a. Boot into W7.
> b. Click Start>Computer & check to see how many partitions you have.
> c. Identify the Vista partition
> d. Right click on it>select Format>Start.
> e. And in a few minutes I would hope Vista would be gone.
>
> If you think that would work without causing more problems I will add it
> to my to do schedule.
>
> Brian
>
> =============
>
> On 1/25/2012 5:31 PM, RICHARD MATTHEW wrote:
>
> You need to allow ActiveX on those pages, Brian, or else you will get that
> message. Look up at your bar where the  url is. see the little blue circle
> with the line through it? Click on it and then click, "Turn off ActiveX
> filtering. You should be good to go.
>
> Richard
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 3:12 PM, brian <brian99@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> Hello to all TTT members,
>>
>> I have encountered a problem that seems basic but I simply can't solve it
>> no matter what I try.
>> I hope someone has experience with this problem.
>>
>> I am using W7 64Bit with Firefox.
>>
>> The problem involves not being able to install Adobe Flash Player.
>>
>> When displaying web pages there are sections missing.
>> E.G, this message is displayed when I go to this site to display a chart:
>> *http://tinyurl.com/895j5ll*
>>
>>
>>
>> So I then click the message and it displays this:
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --------------------------------
>>
>> Then when I click to find the missing Plug In it finds it: Flash Player:
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> So hopefully I click and expect it will install the plug In.
>> All looks promising as it starts to install. . . .
>>
>> But then it stops updating and displays this message stating that Firefox
>> has disabled Flash:
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------
>> *Check Your Plug-ins
>>
>> Keeping your third-party plug ins up to date helps Firefox run safely and
>> smoothly.
>> Missing FLASH?
>>
>> For your safety, Firefox has disabled your outdated version of Flash.
>> Please upgrade to the latest version.
>> Adobe Flash Player
>> Adobe Flash Player 11.1.102.55 (7.74 MB)
>>
>> It takes me to a Plug In page indicating the Java is outdated so  I
>> update both the 32 and 64 bit version of Java.*
>> ------------------------------------------
>>
>>
>> So I update Java but it didn't help at all; the same problem exists.
>> When I try to install Adobe Flash Player this is displayed and the entire
>> cycle is repeated :
>>
>>
>>
>> My system is a dual boot with Win7 and Vista; could that be a problem
>> even when only using Win7?
>>
>> I hope someone has an idea what could be causing this.
>>
>> Thanks for any help.
>>
>> BRIAN
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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