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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Sep 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By Maxxwire
Thank you for sharing that Layback Bear. I have...

Thank you for sharing that Layback Bear. I have been benefiting from your postings ever since I became a member here 5 years ago when I began using the Win 7 OS. My Win 7 computer is working as well...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Sep 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By Maxxwire
I did in fact follow several different lists of...

I did in fact follow several different lists of updates to avoid and even compiled a master list of unwanted updates from MS. As a result I uninstalled every one of the updates on the lists...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 Sep 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By Maxxwire
I Give Up

ThrashZone- I figured as much. I do have Macrium Reflect images going back into 2013, but I am reluctant to run my Win 7 computer on the internet without 2 years worth of genuine security updates. I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Sep 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By Maxxwire
ThrashZone and torchwood- Thank you very much for...

ThrashZone and torchwood- Thank you very much for responding to this thread. In the simplest of terms the answer that I am hoping to find is whether or not all of the changes that an update may have...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Sep 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By Maxxwire
Results of Uninstalling Windows Updated

I have very carefully uninstalled all of the windows updates that I have found relating to both the installation of Win 10 as well as the recent MS telemetry updates for Win 7. My question is that if...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Sep 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By Maxxwire
ThrashZone- I finally ended up at the 'scared and...

ThrashZone- I finally ended up at the 'scared and very confused windows 10' thread which you have often recommended and I found the following advise which was given to Win 7 owners who have been the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Sep 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By Maxxwire
Thanks for the link Adams Seven, but months ago I...

Thanks for the link Adams Seven, but months ago I had already followed the advice in that thread concerning uninstalling various updates related to the Win 10 'upgrade' to the letter which is why I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Sep 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By Maxxwire
win 10 upgrade forced on win 7 computer

On 7-28-2015 Win 10 tried and failed to install on my win 7 computer as evidenced in WU installed updates log. This happened without my knowledge or my permission. Previously to this unwanted and...
Forum: System Security 05 Jun 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,615
Posted By Maxxwire
Actually I have never seen more than one of these...

Actually I have never seen more than one of these folders at a time. Originally there was one on the root of my C drive that remained there for several months. One day I decided to delete it (because...
Forum: System Security 05 Jun 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,615
Posted By Maxxwire
Case Closed

http://i468.photobucket.com/albums/rr44/Maxxwire_Photos/AQ/2015-06-05_101323.jpg

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UsernameIssues- Thank you again...
Forum: System Security 04 Jun 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,615
Posted By Maxxwire
I first noticed the appearance of one of these...

I first noticed the appearance of one of these folders just after a patch Tuesday update about 3 months ago so as you pointed out these empty files could very well be a result of recent changes in...
Forum: System Security 03 Jun 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,615
Posted By Maxxwire
I am currently using Malwarebytes 2.1.6.1022...

I am currently using Malwarebytes 2.1.6.1022 along with MSE. It had occurred to me that the folder in question may have been created by MSE when I manually updated it directly through windows update...
Forum: System Security 03 Jun 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,615
Posted By Maxxwire
http://i468.photobucket.com/albums/rr44/Maxxwire_P...

http://i468.photobucket.com/albums/rr44/Maxxwire_Photos/AQ_1/2015-06-02_230844.jpg

Another new file appeared today and so I followed the directions concerning how to determine the source of these...
Forum: System Security 24 May 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,615
Posted By Maxxwire
Thank you for your detailed instructions on how...

Thank you for your detailed instructions on how to find out where these temp files are coming from. The next time one of them pops up I will use your suggestions to see if I can find out which app is...
Forum: System Security 24 May 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,615
Posted By Maxxwire
Thank you for your timely and reassuring reply! I...

Thank you for your timely and reassuring reply! I am still wondering why these folders are recreated each time after they have been removed? Are there additional installations occurring each time...
Forum: System Security 24 May 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,615
Posted By Maxxwire
New and Mysterious File Folders Appearing on my Win 7 Computer

http://i468.photobucket.com/albums/rr44/Maxxwire_Photos/AQ_1/2015-05-23_223026_1.jpg

A file folder of this type first showed up on the root of my computer's C drive about 3 months ago. Most...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Feb 2013
Replies: 1,970
Views: 205,802
Posted By Maxxwire
I did some file transfer tests and with a 3.7 GB...

I did some file transfer tests and with a 3.7 GB video file and Fancy Cache took 3 seconds off the time it took to transfer it from my Lacie Raid 0 drive to a backup drive. I do not consider this a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Feb 2013
Replies: 1,970
Views: 205,802
Posted By Maxxwire
Gave Fancy Cache a Go!

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When I first heard of Fancy Cache here on the Win 7 Forums I downloaded it and set it the same day on my Win 7...
Forum: News 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 4,448
Posted By Maxxwire
My Win 7 desktop has a WEI score of 7.4 and the...

My Win 7 desktop has a WEI score of 7.4 and the Vista laptop has the great disadvantage of having a WEI score of only 2.6 so it is hard to accurately compare the performance of the respective...
Forum: News 06 Sep 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 4,448
Posted By Maxxwire
I run Win 7 on my desktop and it is fast, it gets...

I run Win 7 on my desktop and it is fast, it gets the job done right and I've enjoyed using it for over 2 years, but when it comes to resource consumption even with no program software running it...
Forum: Security Basics 26 Jul 2012
Replies: 129
Views: 58,511
Posted By Maxxwire
Cit2lol- Here is the new Comodo Virtual Kiosk...

Cit2lol- Here is the new Comodo Virtual Kiosk GUI...

http://i468.photobucket.com/albums/rr44/Maxxwire_Photos/Comodo%20N/VirtualKisok.jpg

I urge you to check out the Comodo Internet Security v6...
Forum: Security Basics 25 Jul 2012
Replies: 129
Views: 58,511
Posted By Maxxwire
ICit2lol- Be sure to check out the Virtual Kiosk...

ICit2lol- Be sure to check out the Virtual Kiosk in Comodo v6 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGEsEvTI2Js&noredirect=1) which features full virtualization for all software running in it.
...
Forum: Software 04 May 2012
Replies: 963
Views: 231,404
Posted By Maxxwire
Which location are you downloading the CCleaner...

Which location are you downloading the CCleaner updates from because I've seen 2 different types ?

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Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Apr 2012
Replies: 1,970
Views: 205,802
Posted By Maxxwire
I've often noticed that the Crystal Disk measures...

I've often noticed that the Crystal Disk measures significantly higher than HD Tune when benchmarking my 2GB RAM Disk.

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Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Apr 2012
Replies: 1,970
Views: 205,802
Posted By Maxxwire
From the HD Tune website versions list... ...

From the HD Tune website versions list...

'12 February 2008: HD Tune Pro released!

HD Tune Pro is an extended version of HD Tune which includes many new features such as: write benchmark,...
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