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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Mar 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By boyboyds
Dell Inspiron 620 This is the Spec, except...

Dell Inspiron 620

This is the Spec, except her PC has only 6 GIG RAM, not 8.
Dell Inspiron 620 Specs (Core i5 2310 2.9 GHz : LED 24") - Desktops - CNET Reviews...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Mar 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By boyboyds
Thank you everybody. I will find out...

Thank you everybody.

I will find out tomorrow about GPU, CPU and other details.

But just for my curiosity - how does virus slow down your PC, does it use huge amount of CPU or RAM....? Because...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Mar 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By boyboyds
This is not my PC and know nothing about its...

This is not my PC and know nothing about its history.

i5 - is a processor.

It is lagging when I open a program like CCleaner or any other.
The lagging is noticeable, especially when I was...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Mar 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By boyboyds
Slow PC.....need some advice

Dell, W-7, 64-bit, Intel-i5, RAM-6gig, HDD-1TB (75% full), Security-MSE.

1. I uninstalled all useless programs including Java, toolbars....etc.
2. Ran CCleaner including the Registry cleaner....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jan 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By boyboyds
W7 64-bit freezes

Hi,

My 64-bit Samsung laptop freezes completely but stays on. It happens after about 30 min of use. The same happens in safe mode also. It works again for 30 min after a reboot. I ran...
Forum: System Security 09 Mar 2013
Replies: 43
Views: 2,491
Posted By boyboyds
What is OP and what is supposed to be fixed...? ...

What is OP and what is supposed to be fixed...? I must be missing something here.

Thanks,
BBDS
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By boyboyds
OK, I think I understand now what has caused this...

OK, I think I understand now what has caused this issue - my Chrome was opening in Incognito mode by default and did not preserve settings. When I switched the Incognito off the settings got saved....
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Mar 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By boyboyds
Chrome Version 25 issue.

Hi,

Chrome recently got updated to 25.0.1364.152 m.

One thing I noticed though that it does not preseve webpage settings any longer.
Try to zoom out any page, close Chrome and open the...
Forum: System Security 23 Feb 2013
Replies: 43
Views: 2,491
Posted By boyboyds
Do I need an antivirus on my PC....?

A friend of mine asked me to help her to install a free antivirus because her promotional Norton had expired about 4 months ago.
I uninstalled Norton and then tried to install MSE, but it failed...
Forum: Software 04 Feb 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By boyboyds
The first time I tried WinPatrol a few years ago...

The first time I tried WinPatrol a few years ago and it drove me crazy.

But this time I configured it just to do what I need and it is a fantastic little tool.

Thank you,
BBDS
Forum: Software 02 Feb 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,283
Posted By boyboyds
I installed Secunia. Very nice. One thing I...

I installed Secunia. Very nice. One thing I noticed it wanted to update F-Secure, something I un-installed long time ago. I scanned my PC and could not find any traces of this program.

...
Forum: Software 02 Feb 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By boyboyds
It asked me to set up time how often it wants me...

It asked me to set up time how often it wants me to check for changes. The default was every 2 minutes.

I set it to 10 minutes. I do not really understand the meaning of it all. But I do not...
Forum: Software 02 Feb 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By boyboyds
Can I ask a really stupid question - how many...

Can I ask a really stupid question - how many minutes should I setup winpatrol to check my startup...?
Forum: Software 01 Feb 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,283
Posted By boyboyds
Ninite is not a free scanner.

Ninite is not a free scanner.
Forum: Software 01 Feb 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By boyboyds
Free startup protector

Hi,

I am looking for a free program to warn me about changes to my startup programs.

I do check it manually but would like to automate the process.


Thanks,
BBDS
Forum: Software 01 Feb 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,283
Posted By boyboyds
Free program to check for software updates

Hi,

Can you recommend a free on demand scanner to identify software on my PC that is outdated...?

Even better if it also could update it.

Thanks,
BBDS
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 14 Jan 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 934
Posted By boyboyds
Windows 7 build-in Hardware Diagnostic

Hi,

How to find it...?

Thanks,
BBDS
Forum: Sound & Audio 28 Nov 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By boyboyds
Need laptop audio advice

Hi,

I need 17" laptop mostly for watching online videos/DVDs. Can someone recommend one with a good sound card..? It seems many laptops do not sound very good.

Thanks,
BBDS
Forum: System Security 14 Jul 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By boyboyds
I have tried it once many years ago and all I...

I have tried it once many years ago and all I remember that it was really intrusive,
constantly messaging me about something. Is it still so.....?


Thanks,
BBDS
Forum: System Security 14 Jul 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By boyboyds
Does MSE have Startup change notification.....? ...

Does MSE have Startup change notification.....?

Why do you think AVG free is not a good anti-virus....?
I've had it for many years and in combination with some other free scanning tools,
all my...
Forum: System Security 14 Jul 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By boyboyds
Need free app to protect my Startup.

My free Webroot Spy Sweeper will expire soon.
I need another free app to notify me about Startup changes and possibly Registry changes.

I have 2 PCs - XP and Windows 7.

My anti-virus for...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Jun 2012
Replies: 121
Views: 7,983
Posted By boyboyds
You could do that if you wanted to. The only...

You could do that if you wanted to. The only reason I choose to use an external is I can disconnect it whenever I want. I usually disconnect it before installing any new unknown software I want to...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Jun 2012
Replies: 121
Views: 7,983
Posted By boyboyds
I was wondering why not just clone the entire...

I was wondering why not just clone the entire drive C to a separate internal HDD.......

...and then re-clone it every month.....?

This way you do not need the rescue/boot disc and the spare HDD...
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Jun 2012
Replies: 121
Views: 7,983
Posted By boyboyds
Will a rescue disc boot up a new blank HDD.....? ...

Will a rescue disc boot up a new blank HDD.....?

The reason I ask is that it did not work for me today using Macrium rescue disc.

Thanks,
BBDS
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Jun 2012
Replies: 121
Views: 7,983
Posted By boyboyds
Thank you all, I really looking forward to...

Thank you all, I really looking forward to imaging and backing up on a regular basis.

BBDS.
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