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Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Feb 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 4,367
Posted By bdstx4
I assume we are talking about a full laptop or...

I assume we are talking about a full laptop or desktop. Desktops will generally offer more Advanced bios tweaks than a laptop. That
being said you can always reset the bios back to the default...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jan 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By bdstx4
USB memory sticks, SD memory cards, MicroSD...

USB memory sticks, SD memory cards, MicroSD memory cards do not have the long life that true hardisk/SSD drives do. They are designed to be cheap and portable. When they fail they usually give no...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Jan 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By bdstx4
Yours sounds like a standalone computer. On those...

Yours sounds like a standalone computer. On those I never enable any auto updating except Anti Virus software. Programs like various Adobe I allow to auto download but manually choose when to...
Forum: Security News 22 Jan 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By bdstx4
Searching on Sevenforums there are many threads...

Searching on Sevenforums there are many threads found (58) mentioning the Ninite Installer. Going back at least 3 years. Nothing negative I find that would apply the last year. Check Ninite.com out.
Forum: Security News 22 Jan 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By bdstx4
Take a look at Ninite.com It has for free a...

Take a look at Ninite.com
It has for free a custom installer.exe you can download that will install the software you selected the latest versions with all of the NO answers to toolbars and optional...
Forum: Security News 14 Jan 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By bdstx4
Java has been around a few years. It has become...

Java has been around a few years. It has become so accepted over time that it is used in a lot if not most websites we visit that that have any complexity. There are alternatives. But they will...
Forum: Security News 14 Jan 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By bdstx4
Some day this may be possible. But for now there...

Some day this may be possible. But for now there are just too many websites that require java to operate.
Forum: Security News 14 Jan 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By bdstx4
I think for the people asking whether their anti...

I think for the people asking whether their anti virus / malware software would Blocking these java exploits, the answer is No. Your particular AV /Malware solution MIGHT pick it up after infection....
Forum: Security News 14 Jan 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By bdstx4
Reading about the Java7 update11 patch yesterday...

Reading about the Java7 update11 patch yesterday it amounts to only changing the given surfing website from Medium to High security. Oracle surmise's a malicious java script will have to ask the user...
Forum: News 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,569
Posted By bdstx4
Intel may offer the soldered CPU configuration,...

Intel may offer the soldered CPU configuration, but I do not see it being adopted for the Full Laptop, Desktop, Server
market. The Intel core7 is not a mobile processor. They are expensive. If the...
Forum: News 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,569
Posted By bdstx4
What are you talking about?! CPUs have been...

What are you talking about?! CPUs have been soldered onto motherboards and other circuity for the longest time, even back when they used slotcards (Pentiums 1, 2 and 3) they are soldered onto boards....
Forum: News 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,569
Posted By bdstx4
It will be a few years yet before manufacturing...

It will be a few years yet before manufacturing can afford to solder on $50+ cpu chips. The defect hardware cost could
be huge. And beyond Intels control. And I cannot ever imagine higher end-cost...
Forum: News 11 Dec 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By bdstx4
Reading the article Brink referenced, this sounds...

Reading the article Brink referenced, this sounds like a issue that only affected people using Google Sync. As I interpret that people that sync bookmarks, etc. In any case Gmail is still the most...
Forum: News 29 Nov 2012
Replies: 86
Views: 5,549
Posted By bdstx4
Bus card items will never go away. For people...

Bus card items will never go away. For people with special needs and people who want better things. (Video adapter, etc.). Cpu's being soldered will allow higher speeds and lower power draw. Mfg...
Forum: News 29 Nov 2012
Replies: 86
Views: 5,549
Posted By bdstx4
It is not surprising to read that CPU's will soon...

It is not surprising to read that CPU's will soon be soldered to motherboards. Part of the miniaturization, combining major function chips and lower power consumption trend in all electronics.
Forum: Drivers 14 Nov 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By bdstx4
For backup drive purposes I would forget about...

For backup drive purposes I would forget about eSata. Just buy a Usb3 500-1000gb external hardisk that gets it's
power through the Usb port. All Usb external hardisk are downward compatible to...
Forum: News 08 Nov 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,853
Posted By bdstx4
To keep this discussion clear. If you discover a...

To keep this discussion clear. If you discover a bootleg movie on say Youtube. It is the account that posted the movie
that is in violation, not the viewer. And at any point in time there are many...
Forum: News 08 Nov 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,853
Posted By bdstx4
Reading in detail the link Brink gave, this could...

Reading in detail the link Brink gave, this could be defeated with a piece of tape over your phone/tablet/computer/tv
webcam.
Forum: News 08 Nov 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,853
Posted By bdstx4
How could turning on someones Webcam and...

How could turning on someones Webcam and watching/recording have anything to do with what you are online surfing or doing, or have done? Looking at your face in a Webcam does not tell anyone what you...
Forum: News 06 Nov 2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,872
Posted By bdstx4
Most businesses do not switch to a new Windows...

Most businesses do not switch to a new Windows Desktop operating system until the first Service Pack. That lets MS get the major bugs out and lets the software makers catch up. So I suggest personal...
Forum: Graphic Cards 31 Oct 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,400
Posted By bdstx4
I could not say about long term hardware...

I could not say about long term hardware reliability. But a issue I have encountered software update wise is the
Nvidia latest drivers always work, and the ATI drivers seem to still differentiate...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Oct 2012
Replies: 41
Views: 2,683
Posted By bdstx4
What I am describing by my previous post is "AC...

What I am describing by my previous post is "AC Ground Quality" issues. You can buy a simple AC ground tester at any
hardware store. But these cheap testers will only show you a totally open...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Oct 2012
Replies: 41
Views: 2,683
Posted By bdstx4
This is a high end desktop you are describing. I...

This is a high end desktop you are describing. I recommend the small issues to be addressed. Replace your AC power strip with new. If you use a UPS battery backup and it is approaching 3 years old...
Forum: Security Basics 27 Oct 2012
Replies: 122
Views: 47,899
Posted By bdstx4
IMHO The best combination of AV/AM software is...

IMHO
The best combination of AV/AM software is Webroot Secure Anywhere and Malware Bytes.

They both play well together on constant on real time scanning. Secure Anywhere is clod based and MWB is...
Forum: News 10 Oct 2012
Replies: 41
Views: 4,276
Posted By bdstx4
All it takes is 28Vdc and 50milliamps to stop...

All it takes is 28Vdc and 50milliamps to stop your heart. Be careful people.
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