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Forum: News 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By lehnerus2000
The W8 Preview Pattern

The problem with W10 is MS is following the pattern they established with the W8 series (DP, CP ,RP).
Each release has been worse than the previous one(i.e. W8 DP was the best W8 release).

W10 TP...
Forum: Security News 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 517
Posted By lehnerus2000
It seems that some sites don't recognise Pale...

It seems that some sites don't recognise Pale Moon since they changed the user agent.

On my PC:


Yahoo search gives an error message (no search) if I try to access it using PM
Firefox in...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By lehnerus2000
I think that a backup HDD/SSD image would be...

I think that a backup HDD/SSD image would be better. :)
Forum: Browsers & Mail 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By lehnerus2000
Windows Update should offer it to you (along with...

Windows Update should offer it to you (along with IE11).

I updated one of my W7 VMs last week.
It was running IE9.
Windows Update listed IE10 and IE11 in the updates.
Forum: Security News 3 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By lehnerus2000
Handy

This could be useful.

I was just reading an article about how the police in the US are" jumping up and down" about new phones (iPhone and Google) having built-in encryption.
If they hadn't been...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By lehnerus2000
NTFS is the standard file system

NTFS is the standard file system that Windows has used for many years. :)

NTFS supports enormous file sizes.
In the W8 series the maximum files size is ~256TB.

FAT is the system that preceded...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By lehnerus2000
Some programs aren't correctly written and they...

Some programs aren't correctly written and they can create invalid locations.

I had installed a program (I can't remember its name) that created a folder called "Users\PJL\AppDataRoaming" instead...
Forum: News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 810
Posted By lehnerus2000
I hear you

One Mac guy on my Networking course was complaining that he had to chose a location and file name to save files in Windows.

Apparently you should be able to dump an unnamed file somewhere at...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 835
Posted By lehnerus2000
GIMP + Tutorials

GIMP is free.
GIMP - Downloads (http://www.gimp.org/downloads/)

If you haven't used any graphics programs you will have to consult tutorials.
GIMP - Tutorials (http://www.gimp.org/tutorials/)...
Forum: System Security 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1,013
Views: 131,967
Posted By lehnerus2000
I run <censored> and <censored> to block unwanted...

I run <censored> and <censored> to block unwanted web content.
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By lehnerus2000
Video drivers have always been a "source of woe"...

Video drivers have always been a "source of woe" for me (NVidia and ATI). :(
Forum: System Security 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1,013
Views: 131,967
Posted By lehnerus2000
The first program I install is Macrium Reflect...

The first program I install is Macrium Reflect (so that I can create a "pristine" initial install image with no AV).
An AV is usually the 2nd program I install.

An AV that has issues with the OS,...
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1,762
Views: 163,450
Posted By lehnerus2000
Initial Install

I always create an initial install image (OS, Updates and Macrium).
Then I install an AV and other programs and then I create another image.

The other day I had to uninstall Avast (so that I...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 835
Posted By lehnerus2000
ico File

Create a picture of the desired size.
Each icon size needs to be on a separate layer.
Export it as a .ico file.

GIMP (and presumably Photoshop) can do this.340882
Forum: System Security 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1,013
Views: 131,967
Posted By lehnerus2000
Perhaps this is one area where competition...

Perhaps this is one area where competition actually works as per the "Standard Model".

Since weird hardware/software interactions cause issue for things like browsers, it is reasonable to assume...
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1,762
Views: 163,450
Posted By lehnerus2000
Backups of Backups of Backups ...

:ditto:
I have several TBs of backup images (some are backups of the backup images) on external HDDs.

I have had:


A couple of images become unusable for no apparent reason.
Some corrupted...
Forum: System Security 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,013
Views: 131,967
Posted By lehnerus2000
I use other programs like CCleaner and Glary...

I use other programs like CCleaner and Glary Utilities to deal with cookies (Flash or standard) and Temp folder junk.

MalwareBytes scored 100% in AV-TEST's comparison a few months ago....
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 512
Posted By lehnerus2000
You may have other components, which have also...

You may have other components, which have also been damaged. :(

I tried replacing a busted capacitor on a motherboard ~2 years ago.
I thought it was worth a shot, as a couple of capacitors of the...
Forum: System Security 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,013
Views: 131,967
Posted By lehnerus2000
I haven't noticed any detection issues with...

I haven't noticed any detection issues with Avast.

Every couple of week I run MalwareBytes and it has always agreed with Avast (i.e. I can't recall it ever finding something that Avast hasn't...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 512
Posted By lehnerus2000
Power Supply?

Maybe the power supply is overheating or has some other fault (e.g. bad soldering).

Do you have access to another power supply?

:eek: Remember to exercise extreme caution if you replace the...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,013
Views: 131,967
Posted By lehnerus2000
It makes sense that an AV program should start...

It makes sense that an AV program should start running ASAP (especially before the network connects).

I found it interesting, as my PC used to boot up in 30s-40s (at the start of this year).
For...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By lehnerus2000
If the PC is a few years old, the HDD may be...

If the PC is a few years old, the HDD may be dying.

Have you run Check Disk?

I noticed (unsurprisingly) that when I tried to defrag one of my 2TB HDDs (which has developed some bad sectors)...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,013
Views: 131,967
Posted By lehnerus2000
Thanks andrew129260

Thanks for the link. :)

I had no issues uninstalling it via "Programs and Features" though.
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,013
Views: 131,967
Posted By lehnerus2000
Avast 2015

The fix I tried a couple of days ago didn't actually work (post 972 (http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/72070-what-s-best-anti-virus-98.html#post2934388)). :(

I was still experiencing...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By lehnerus2000
W7 Network Manager is flaky

In that case, if you are not experiencing any network connectivity issues, I would just ignore it (the W7 Network Manager has always been flaky on my PC).

I have VMware Workstation 7 installed.
...
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