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Old 04-25-2013, 12:08 PM   #4701
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Why do you do this?
I hate dealing with change. It is so much easier to keep a balance. In the end, it all evens out for me at least. When I buy a cup of coffee, I figure it to cost $2.00. The change can go for their tip or whatever they want to do with it. If I have more than $.50 cents coming back, all I am interested in are the quarters for laundry. There are some retail stores (clothing, Sears, etc.) where I do take all the change. That goes into the milk bottle when I get home. When it is full, I roll the coins, cash them in for bills and deposit the money into my savings account.
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Old 04-25-2013, 06:22 PM   #4702
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I'm wasting time finding out how to remove some cr** that got onto my desktop computer. It's "cltmng.exe", an executable that is part of toolbar from Conduit - Search Protect.

Now I didn't download any such toolbar intentionally. But, some piece(s) of software (Adobe reader?) always ask if you want a stupid toolbar when you update and it's ticked "yes" by default. I may not have noticed it and accidentally downloaded some such nonsense. I noticed it because my CPU was at 100%, so I had a look at Windows Task Manager to see what was using all that CPU.
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Old 04-25-2013, 06:27 PM   #4703
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Something came with a download that pops up an extra tab in the browser for searches. I ALWAYS make sure to do custom installs, so I don't know where it came from, I really need to get rid of it.
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Old 04-25-2013, 06:36 PM   #4704
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Something came with a download that pops up an extra tab in the browser for searches. I ALWAYS make sure to do custom installs, so I don't know where it came from, I really need to get rid of it.
What browser are you using? Have you checked your add-ons / extensions to see if there is something you didn't intentionally install?

I found both Yontoo and White Smoke (from Conduit) in IE and disabled it, which I don't even use. I find White Smoke in FF and disabled, then removed it.
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Old 04-25-2013, 07:43 PM   #4705
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I'm wasting time finding out how to remove some cr** that got onto my desktop computer. It's "cltmng.exe", an executable that is part of toolbar from Conduit - Search Protect.

Now I didn't download any such toolbar intentionally. But, some piece(s) of software (Adobe reader?) always ask if you want a stupid toolbar when you update and it's ticked "yes" by default. I may not have noticed it and accidentally downloaded some such nonsense. I noticed it because my CPU was at 100%, so I had a look at Windows Task Manager to see what was using all that CPU.
Can you system restore to the point before the problem?
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Old 04-25-2013, 08:06 PM   #4706
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Can you system restore to the point before the problem?
I don't have time right now. I think I have enough temporary fixes going to get me to the end of tax season. The printer is working now.
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Old 04-25-2013, 10:27 PM   #4707
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I'm wasting time finding out how to remove some cr** that got onto my desktop computer. It's "cltmng.exe", an executable that is part of toolbar from Conduit - Search Protect.

Now I didn't download any such toolbar intentionally. But, some piece(s) of software (Adobe reader?) always ask if you want a stupid toolbar when you update and it's ticked "yes" by default. I may not have noticed it and accidentally downloaded some such nonsense. I noticed it because my CPU was at 100%, so I had a look at Windows Task Manager to see what was using all that CPU.
Did you go to your Control Panel, then uninstall program? I find that I have to keep a sharp eye out for Google Chrome. There is always a box that is already checked to install it when I get a new download from Windows. I make sure I uncheck it.
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Old 04-25-2013, 10:48 PM   #4708
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Did you go to your Control Panel, then uninstall program? I find that I have to keep a sharp eye out for Google Chrome. There is always a box that is already checked to install it when I get a new download from Windows. I make sure I uncheck it.
Yeah, I checked the control panel. It isn't there. I checked on line and people say it doesn't show up there.
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:25 PM   #4709
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Every six months I have to be evaluated according to the rules and regulations of Medicare. If that doesn't happen, then ESP doesn't get paid. I also have to have my vitals checked once a month. I am in my six month tiime. What a pain in the backside. But considering what I get in exchange I have to put up with it. And then I also get a notice in the mail that it is time for my recertification for housing. Why can't they all just leave me alone? I hate all these rules and regulations.
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:30 PM   #4710
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My SIL took my daughter to Florida for a few days to get her calmed down after all the hoopla from the Marathon Bombers. She gets upset very easily and over reacts to everything that happens when she can't control her world around her. In the meantime while she is gone, her meds came via UPS. The package is sitting here in full view and a constant reminder. All I ever wanted was a quiet retirement.

Please God, turn me into an Iguana.
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