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Forum: System Security 25 Jan 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,738
Posted By Animal5150
+ 1 with what whs said. We can sit here all day...

+ 1 with what whs said. We can sit here all day and go back and forth about "best" but safe practices & backing up will almost always keep you safe,
Forum: System Security 22 Jan 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,667
Posted By Animal5150
It's never advised to have two anti-virus...

It's never advised to have two anti-virus programs installed. Internet Security has AV installed so the stand alone is not needed
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jan 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By Animal5150
This will restore file type to default: ...

This will restore file type to default:

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/19449-default-file-type-associations-restore.html
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Jan 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,981
Posted By Animal5150
I practice the same WU roles as JHM. I set mine...

I practice the same WU roles as JHM. I set mine to inform but not install and if many updates I do a few at a time. I am also a but of a wimpt and usually wait about a week for updates to be "in...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jan 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 6,459
Posted By Animal5150
Never did this myself but I found this online: ...

Never did this myself but I found this online:

How to Format an HP Recovery Drive | eHow.com (http://www.ehow.com/how_4827331_format-hp-recovery-drive.html)
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jan 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 6,459
Posted By Animal5150
19 Gigs IS a lot of space for a recovery...

19 Gigs IS a lot of space for a recovery partition to take BUT I myself would just leave it alone. I know you use other recovery software but it never hurts to have another option to take your...
Forum: System Security 21 Jan 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By Animal5150
With Norton being in recent news having old...

With Norton being in recent news having old source code hacked I AM watching them but in my opinion NIS is one of the best. I have used since 2002 and NEVER got one baddy. The recent versions 2009...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Jan 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 10,432
Posted By Animal5150
I agree with most here in that messing with the...

I agree with most here in that messing with the registry cleaning defraging, ect can harm your system and even if not is general a waste of time. Even if it does not do any damage the good it does...
Forum: Software 20 Jan 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,984
Posted By Animal5150
I can hear fine. I have kinda cheapy Logitech...

I can hear fine. I have kinda cheapy Logitech speakers
Forum: System Security 20 Jan 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By Animal5150
Just to ad a bit to the above, along with a good...

Just to ad a bit to the above, along with a good anti-virus you want to have a couple anti-mail ware programs as well. Many people here use Malwarebytes & SuperAntiSpyware, these are both free. ...
Forum: Chillout Room 20 Jan 2012
Replies: 1,919
Views: 69,359
Posted By Animal5150
Im Skilled (?)

Wow zigzag3143 gave me a congrats on my skilled badge, did not even realize I did/could earn it already. But thanks! :D:party:
Forum: System Security 20 Jan 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 4,722
Posted By Animal5150
JHM Wrote: jmward, *** I would suggest that...

JHM Wrote: jmward,

*** I would suggest that the following are superfluous to Windows 7 "needs" & as such would NOT recommend using same.***

3) Lavasoft's Ad-aware. Used to be a good product...
Forum: System Security 19 Jan 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By Animal5150
I have used NIS since 2001 and have never once...

I have used NIS since 2001 and have never once got a virus. With XP I HAVE been attacked/got at least a minor virus using McAfee (no surprise) & MSE(:shock:). The people that say NIS is a resource...
Forum: Chillout Room 19 Jan 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By Animal5150
Even if you don't use the apps, ect the internet...

Even if you don't use the apps, ect the internet connection is still nice since you can easily update the firmware.
Forum: System Security 19 Jan 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By Animal5150
I use Avast Free on my XP systems and love it as...

I use Avast Free on my XP systems and love it as well. What do use for a firewall?
Forum: System Security 18 Jan 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By Animal5150
Let me/us know how 2012 is. A few people in the...

Let me/us know how 2012 is. A few people in the Norton forums are saying to stay with 2011 until the fix the bugs. I am about to upgrade to 2012 soon as well
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Jan 2012
Replies: 40
Views: 7,213
Posted By Animal5150
I specifically asked that question of Susan but...

I specifically asked that question of Susan but never got a response. I'm not exactly sure if what you describe will eventually happen.

Some have reported problems that they think they can trace...
Forum: Security News 18 Jan 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 3,100
Posted By Animal5150
Apparently that's not quite the case. Symantec...

Apparently that's not quite the case. Symantec were being extremely economical with the truth... the stolen data could allow hackers access to current internet security, anti-virus, and it's flagship...
Forum: Chillout Room 18 Jan 2012
Replies: 0
CES
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Posted By Animal5150
Did anything at CES 2012 seem interesting to...

Did anything at CES 2012 seem interesting to anyone? Did anyone actually get the chance to go?

Just starting to explore but so far:

1. Lame idea in my opinion:

CES 2012: Razer's Project...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Jan 2012
Replies: 40
Views: 7,213
Posted By Animal5150
I had the same update unchecked. I took all...

I had the same update unchecked. I took all updates (including unchecked) and no problems:D. I did however take a couple updates at a time and the unchecked one by itself.
Forum: System Security 18 Jan 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By Animal5150
I went from 2011 to 2012 (well I used the 2012...

I went from 2011 to 2012 (well I used the 2012 key to keep 2011 for now) and although I did have the nagging I went down to the last day and did not notice any quarantine activity changes
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Jan 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 979
Posted By Animal5150
Back-UPS ES 750

My 4 year 2 month old APC Back-UPS ES 750 using Powerchute 2.0 Firmware revision: 841.I2 .D will only charge to 98% and after being on for about 30 mins goes down to 91% and always says charging...
Forum: System Security 17 Jan 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 17,937
Posted By Animal5150
Since you are using a good AV and their might be...

Since you are using a good AV and their might be a conflict you could always just turn Windows Defender off
Forum: Security News 17 Jan 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 3,100
Posted By Animal5150
Nortons Official word: Claims by Anonymous about...

Nortons Official word: Claims by Anonymous about Symantec Source Code | Symantec (http://www.symantec.com/theme.jsp?themeid=anonymous-code-claims)
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Jan 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,797
Posted By Animal5150
Thanks for the reference post Bru! I had the...

Thanks for the reference post Bru! I had the same problem and basically went through the same steps as that post, good find I will have to save it for future reference in case I have have to...
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