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Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By Alejandro85
For a laptop it's fine that way. I would prefer...

For a laptop it's fine that way. I would prefer to put both disks at once (with the new as slave) to have my full OS working, but notebooks have physical constraints......... so yes, do as you said!...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By Alejandro85
Yes, sure, Win7 will be "supported" until 2020,...

Yes, sure, Win7 will be "supported" until 2020, nobody doubts that. I'm referring to a different thing.
2020 is just when the official supports end, when MS basically shouts "I don't care anymore...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By Alejandro85
Definitely, not only it may happen, it's already...

Definitely, not only it may happen, it's already happening!
Ideally, for MS, each Windows version should cease to exist as soon as the next is released, so people buy the newer and pay again for...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By Alejandro85
You said you gave access to "system" to the whole...

You said you gave access to "system" to the whole drive, right?
But did you gave your own user access? That could be the root problem.
Try to reach into the permissions page again (possibly it will...
Forum: News 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By Alejandro85
Nice price and all, maybe somewhat too soon to...

Nice price and all, maybe somewhat too soon to make conclusions, but what MS really needs to provide is a real reason to switch from 7 to 9.
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Alejandro85
Agree with Gator, with 32GB RAM, the optimum size...

Agree with Gator, with 32GB RAM, the optimum size is effectively "disabled", unless you run tons of virtual machines at the same time or run a server out of your computer, but for normal usage that...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By Alejandro85
First of all, you should have been granted a...

First of all, you should have been granted a local administrator account to begin managing it. With that account make sure you take the machine out of the corporate domain into a workgroup. For...
Forum: Network & Sharing 4 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By Alejandro85
It greatly depends on the security configuration...

It greatly depends on the security configuration on the target computer. I will suppose for all this that we're speaking about public IP and attacks over internet (not LAN).

At the very minimum,...
Forum: Software 5 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Alejandro85
Don't do that!! Not at least until you...

Don't do that!!

Not at least until you identify what it's causing it. That option will attempt to run the program with administrator privileges, and if a virus it's the root cause, you for sure...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By Alejandro85
FTP is more likely to be substantially faster...

FTP is more likely to be substantially faster than the built-in SMB, specially over internet.
Switching to it may be a good alternative. However, I would use SFTP instead for its added security....
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By Alejandro85
I doubt a game screwed the permissions so badly,...

I doubt a game screwed the permissions so badly, but yes, in theory it's possible.

Raising UAC to the maximum is precisely the way to make Windows to actually enforce prompts on everything....
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By Alejandro85
Maybe the folder that the share was referring to...

Maybe the folder that the share was referring to was deleted? Then the service may fail to list it (seems pretty much like a bug).

What if you try to create the real path on Windows explorer? Does...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By Alejandro85
I've used Teracopy...

I've used Teracopy (http://codesector.com/teracopy) to do large file transfer across Windows drives. I found it to be somewhat unreliable on the resume feature. Maybe give it a try and see if it...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By Alejandro85
That's normal behavior when you use a standard...

That's normal behavior when you use a standard account, as previously said.
There is another, non-default option to get Windows to ask for a password even for admins. Look at this tutorial:...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 478
Posted By Alejandro85
Under that condition, you should really stay away...

Under that condition, you should really stay away from internet altogether. Torrents themselves are never the cause of that, what do you choose to download is the real problem.
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By Alejandro85
net share on its own lists all the current...

net share on its own lists all the current shares, the very same that you can find and manage in computer management.

The /delete thing will just delete the share, that is, making it unavailable...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By Alejandro85
How do you perform the copy? Windows share over...

How do you perform the copy? Windows share over internet? FTP? Web server?
How are you doing it right now?
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By Alejandro85
Note that for net share to work, you need...

Note that for net share to work, you need administrator access, so you must start an elevated cmd.
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Alejandro85
I would add the obvious things here. Always...

I would add the obvious things here.

Always use a standard account for normal use, leaving an admin account only for doing admin-only things.
Use a firewall, with a proper set of very restrictive...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Alejandro85
Just use the standard Windows file permissions...

Just use the standard Windows file permissions system to prevent other users to see your files. As long as your user account password is good and others don't have administrative rights that should...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By Alejandro85
No, unless you explicitly click "format" or just...

No, unless you explicitly click "format" or just let all to be the default. Don't have an installation handy to take screenshots, but from memory, if you choose "personalize" when asked (instead of...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By Alejandro85
It's a "security feature" implemented in Hotmail,...

It's a "security feature" implemented in Hotmail, it does ask for an alternative authentication by requesting another email account or a cell phone to send you an activation code, then they let you...
Forum: System Security 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By Alejandro85
When kept disabled, user accounts pose NO...

When kept disabled, user accounts pose NO security risks, even with no or weak passwords, since no one will be able to login with them. As long as the built-in administrator account is disabled, it...
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Alejandro85
Standard NTFS file permissions can easily do...

Standard NTFS file permissions can easily do that, but any administrator account could also easily lift and bypass such protections. Also, the external drive must use NTFS file system.
Forum: System Security 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 209
Posted By Alejandro85
Remote desktop activity log

I want to see an activity log of the incoming connections (I have suspicions of where connections come from a phone app).
Exactly, I would like to know client IP/username used and connection time...
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