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Forum: Tutorials 21 Jul 2015
Replies: 226
Views: 1,724,456
Posted By Victek
Yes, after installing over 200 updates it's safe...

Yes, after installing over 200 updates it's safe to say Windows Update is fixed :geek: There is only one lingering problem which I'd like to try to fix; Windows Update is offering IE9 even though...
Forum: Tutorials 20 Jul 2015
Replies: 226
Views: 1,724,456
Posted By Victek
Thanks for the suggestion, but it's looking like...

Thanks for the suggestion, but it's looking like it won't be needed. Yesterday I updated the Windows Update Agent and ran some additional fixes with Tweaking.com Windows Repair (throwing spaghetti...
Forum: Tutorials 19 Jul 2015
Replies: 226
Views: 1,724,456
Posted By Victek
Yes, I used the third bat file. Unfortunately...

Yes, I used the third bat file. Unfortunately IE9 is the latest version that can be installed on Vista.
Forum: Tutorials 19 Jul 2015
Replies: 226
Views: 1,724,456
Posted By Victek
Unfortunately no error message. The checking...

Unfortunately no error message. The checking phase never times out. There's no problem with internet connectivity. While WU is checking for updates there is intermittent activity on the NIC...
Forum: Tutorials 19 Jul 2015
Replies: 226
Views: 1,724,456
Posted By Victek
I'm having a problem with being unable to check...

I'm having a problem with being unable to check for Windows Updates in Vista x86 Home Premium. I manually updated it to SP1 and then SP2 with offline installers and also installed IE 9, but I still...
Forum: System Security 19 Jun 2015
Replies: 1,099
Views: 99,871
Posted By Victek
MalwareBytes AntiMalware Update to 2.1.8 ...

MalwareBytes AntiMalware Update to 2.1.8

https://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?/topic/169387-malwarebytes-anti-malware-update-to-218/
Forum: System Security 19 Jun 2015
Replies: 1,099
Views: 99,871
Posted By Victek
[/QUOTE] Thanks for checking with the...

[/QUOTE]

Thanks for checking with the MalwareBytes team and clarifying the issue. It makes sense given the seriousness of detecting/removing rootkits that they would not be part of a Hyper Scan. ...
Forum: System Security 18 Jun 2015
Replies: 1,099
Views: 99,871
Posted By Victek
Sorry but that is incorrect. See the screenshot...

Sorry but that is incorrect. See the screenshot of MBAM 2.1.6.1022 doing a Hyper Scan with rootkit scanning enabled. Also note that the rootkit portion of the scan only accounts for a few hundred...
Forum: System Security 18 Jun 2015
Replies: 1,099
Views: 99,871
Posted By Victek
I received an update notification via the...

I received an update notification via the internal updater yesterday and I went ahead. 2.1.7 appears to work just fine. I can confirm that the rootkit scanning option is no longer included during a...
Forum: System Security 18 Jun 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By Victek
Try running MBAM and TDSSkiller in SAFE mode.

Try running MBAM and TDSSkiller in SAFE mode.
Forum: System Security 16 Jun 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By Victek
When you say "they were back again" can you be...

When you say "they were back again" can you be more specific? What items are MBAM and MSE finding? Can you post screenshots of scan results?
Forum: System Security 11 Jun 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By Victek
Time for a second opinion. Try MalwareBytes...

Time for a second opinion. Try MalwareBytes AntiMalware or HitmanPro.
Forum: System Security 11 Jun 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 2,282
Posted By Victek
I would not trust that the system is clean. I...

I would not trust that the system is clean. I suggest installing and scanning with MalwareBytes AntiMalware. Go into detection settings first and enable "scan for rootkits". I would also recommend...
Forum: System Security 11 Jun 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By Victek
Here is a description of McAfee Security Scan...

Here is a description of McAfee Security Scan Plus:

McAfee | Security Scan Plus (http://promos.mcafee.com/LegacyLp/en-us/affiliates/adobe/landingpages/np681.asp?cid=72563)

I don't know if it...
Forum: System Security 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By Victek
Another reason to enable the free trial is access...

Another reason to enable the free trial is access to Hyper Scan.
Forum: System Security 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2,694
Posted By Victek
Note that MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) does...

Note that MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) does not scan for rootkits by default; you need to turn that ON in the Detection and Protection settings. Also did you enable the free trial? If so MBAM...
Forum: System Security 10 May 2015
Replies: 170
Views: 57,106
Posted By Victek
It is not elitist. If they were getting paid, it...

It is not elitist. If they were getting paid, it would be one thing. But since they are all volunteering their time...The software is publicly available because the individuals have to download it...
Forum: System Security 09 May 2015
Replies: 170
Views: 57,106
Posted By Victek
Thanks for the info about...

Thanks for the info about unite-against-malware.com

As for ComboFix having a private tutorial, I find it problematic that the software is publicly available while the instructions for using it are...
Forum: System Security 09 May 2015
Replies: 170
Views: 57,106
Posted By Victek
Regarding Combofix I'd like to know what...

Regarding Combofix I'd like to know what supervision consists of? There are no user configurable options as far as I can tell. Who are the people in SevenForums qualified to provide help with...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Mar 2015
Replies: 36
Views: 4,328
Posted By Victek
It's been a while and I'm not remembering all of...

It's been a while and I'm not remembering all of the details. After installing the PCIe SATA 6 controller I would connect the SSD and boot into the BIOS. Make sure booting from an external device...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Feb 2015
Replies: 36
Views: 4,328
Posted By Victek
I got this card: SYBA SY-PEX40039 Controller...

I got this card:

SYBA SY-PEX40039 Controller Card - Newegg.com (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16816124045&cm_re=pcie_sata_controller_card-_-16-124-045-_-Product)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Feb 2015
Replies: 36
Views: 4,328
Posted By Victek
It's been a while, but IIRC the Jmicron embedded...

It's been a while, but IIRC the Jmicron embedded controller worked OK. It didn't make a difference performance wise though. What I wound up doing was installing a PCIe SATA 6 controller card. That...
Forum: System Security 15 Feb 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 892
Posted By Victek
Thanks, that was the problem! I had to add...

Thanks, that was the problem!

I had to add the 32 bit dword PromptOnSecureDesktop and set the value to "1". That enabled the switch to Secure Desktop (indicated by screen dimming) with UAC...
Forum: System Security 15 Feb 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 892
Posted By Victek
Cannot access Secure Desktop registry key

Somehow Secure Desktop - the dimming of the screen in conjunction with a UAC prompt - was turned off on my laptop. I learned that it can be toggled in the registry at:
...
Forum: Software 24 Sep 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,483
Posted By Victek
Well, after posting I found a freeware that does...

Well, after posting I found a freeware that does the job. It's called NAPS2 (Not Another Pdf Scanner 2). It has an email option that opens a message window in the default email application - it...
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