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Forum: News 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,824
Posted By brotherboard
my configurations of Ghostery + Firefox +...

my configurations of Ghostery + Firefox + CCleaner + BleachBit, take care of all my cookie eradication needs. I don't save any. Ever.:p
Forum: News 08 Oct 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,174
Posted By brotherboard
"services for individuals" "for the...

"services for individuals"

"for the activities they value most."

A "proper" pc on my desk. With a proper desktop O/S and decent sized monitor [min23"] Not some touchy feely teenage facebook...
Forum: News 27 Sep 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,522
Posted By brotherboard
lol was that the first version of Aol or AOL 2.5...

lol was that the first version of Aol or AOL 2.5 dang it has been a long time for that Aol /prodigy.net lol[/QUOTE]

:) Sorry no idea about versions. The graphic has appeared on these forums...
Forum: News 26 Sep 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,522
Posted By brotherboard
Not the biggest mistake though this takes that...

Not the biggest mistake though this takes that crown
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jul 2013
Replies: 41
Views: 2,171
Posted By brotherboard
"when asked by my client's if they can disable...

"when asked by my client's if they can disable it"

Of course they or you CAN disable it, the real question is SHOULD you disable it.

The argument about UAC slowing people down is ludicrous....
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jun 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,356
Posted By brotherboard
Your IT teacher will help you wont they...

Your IT teacher will help you wont they :rolleyes: I'm sure they will be interested in what you are trying to do :sarc:.

Good luck with that .
Forum: News 12 Mar 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 101,831
Posted By brotherboard
Windows XP .........MS were telling us don't...

Windows XP .........MS were telling us don't clutter your desktop with icons use the start menu.
forward to Win 8 Start menu's are bad mojo use icons or "tiles" or "apps".

Thanks but no thanks....
Forum: System Security 24 Feb 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By brotherboard
Thank you for all your replies. Having taken on...

Thank you for all your replies. Having taken on board all the excellent advice, recommendations and spending a lot of time on this, I have done a full restore from original back up discs (without...
Forum: System Security 23 Feb 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By brotherboard
many thanks I'll get to it later. Your input is...

many thanks I'll get to it later. Your input is much appreciated. I do have several back ups going back many weeks if all fails.

Carwiz

Following your instructions the Norton Power eraser...
Forum: System Security 23 Feb 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By brotherboard
Thanks for the replies The following scans...

Thanks for the replies

The following scans have all reported clean

Malwarebytes full scan
SuperAntispyware full scan
Avast Antivirus full scan
Kapersky TDSSkiller Anti-rootkit scan...
Forum: System Security 23 Feb 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By brotherboard
Hi HammerHead..... thanks for the reply I...

Hi

HammerHead..... thanks for the reply I ran Malwarebytes as I do about once a week anyway, and it found two trojan objects so I deleted them. They weren't there on my last scan obviously!
A...
Forum: System Security 23 Feb 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By brotherboard
jumping crab.com

Hi

Please could anyone tell me why Firefox tries to constantly connect to jumpingcrab.com?
I say tries because I have it blocked in my hosts file to have it redirected to local host.
This...
Forum: Customization 29 Jan 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 3,656
Posted By brotherboard
Hi.This link might help ShellExView - Shell...

Hi.This link might help ShellExView - Shell Extension Manager For Windows (http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/shexview.html)
Forum: Security News 28 Dec 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By brotherboard
An attempt to unlock the computer by yourself...

An attempt to unlock the computer by yourself will lead to the full formatting of the operating system. All the files, videos, photos, documents on your computer will be deleted, the on-screen...
Forum: News 28 Dec 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,495
Posted By brotherboard
I would put Sky Tv into that category. I will...

I would put Sky Tv into that category. I will never again sign up for their 'service' I found them appalling to deal with.
Forum: Sound & Audio 15 Oct 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 16,292
Posted By brotherboard
Don't know if this will help but............ ...

Don't know if this will help but............

I have found on my Samsung HDTV on connecting a HDMI cable you have to ensure that the source (of signal) on the TV is set to PC. It should do...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Sep 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 6,332
Posted By brotherboard
Use 'Encrypt On Click' 2BrightSparks | Products...

Use 'Encrypt On Click'
2BrightSparks | Products | OnClick Utilities (http://www.2brightsparks.com/onclick/eoc.html)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 May 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,507
Posted By brotherboard
I still have it unticked. I rarely clean the...

I still have it unticked.

I rarely clean the registry, but right now I have about 15 errors found, plus another 30 or so that are found if I check "scan for unused file extensions".

I haven't...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 May 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,507
Posted By brotherboard
With regards CCleaner registry scan was there not...

With regards CCleaner registry scan was there not a time (just after Win7 came out) when it was recommended to untick "scan for unused file extensions"? I havent used that bit since and wonder if it...
Forum: General Discussion 04 May 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By brotherboard
Hi. I don't know if this is of any help but it...

Hi.
I don't know if this is of any help but it references update kb-980408 and rename folders problem

Renaming any folder produces "Could not find this item". - Microsoft Answers...
Forum: General Discussion 04 May 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By brotherboard
Well the reg file in the link provided by Shawn...

Well the reg file in the link provided by Shawn gave me an error that the registry could not be updated as some key or other was in use. I did try the reg file in safe mode but got the same message....
Forum: General Discussion 03 May 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By brotherboard
Thanks Brink. Have had a quick look at that and...

Thanks Brink.
Have had a quick look at that and will try it out tommorow evening as it's midnight here right now and need to be up for work in the morning ! :(
Forum: General Discussion 03 May 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By brotherboard
Hi & thanks for the reply. In answer to...

Hi & thanks for the reply.

In answer to your question, yes just tried that, and the same thing happens if I try to rename a new folder in the location you stated.
Forum: General Discussion 03 May 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By brotherboard
Error message when renaming folders

Windows 7 64bit, service pack one, fully updated

Whenever I create a new folder in a window and go to rename it, a dialogue box pops up as below

210063

However when clicking on the "try...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Apr 2012
Replies: 81
Views: 8,195
Posted By brotherboard
Why when so many of our experts quite rightly...

Why when so many of our experts quite rightly warn of the dangers of messing with the registry is there here on this very page (viewing without signing in) an advert for a windows optimisation...
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