cryptodan, the link you sent led me to a real eyeopener, XP from A to Zumbido. First, I tried to enter a command on "RUN". but the following wouldn't let go of the entry line "http://rad.msn.com/ADSAdClient31.dll?GetAd=&PG=IMSCB2&AP=1007"
Second...there really was no second, and I have so many notes I couldn't possibly sort them out.
I ended up downloading a free Paretologic Filecure.exe file, which Windows couldn't open...oh ya, when I would "browse" to "run" a program, I never saw
windows explorer in the program files, but it would be referenced now and again, as on the taskbar. Where is it's file location?
I followed a link to dn-ld a free SuperAntiSpyware.exe with associated installer, didn't open, so got SAS_FREE.exesetup, which wouldn't open, likewise other "go to if'' including
SASAFERRUN.exe, and a manual definitions installer. nothing. Was my problem that I downloaded to disc to install via D drive? How can you open a file when
windows says it can't?
sounds like it's the hard drive. Just spoke to a friend who says I should just buy a used desk-top for $150 to $200, and use one of the many monitors laying around his shop. After getting a better understanding of what's up with computers, I think my friend's idea was a good one.
It feels like I wrote a bunch of drivel..but I clearly was obligated to respond to you, cryptodan, and others willing to help people with their computer grief.
God bless you guys.
Edited by zumbido, 10 September 2010 - 01:52 AM.