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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
Told by whom? What service did you stop? Was it...

Told by whom? What service did you stop? Was it wuauserv? If so, how did you stop it? Did you restart the service (or reboot) after renaming SoftwareDistribution?




If you disabled wuauserv...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
I would scan for malware NOT with IOBit....

I would scan for malware NOT with IOBit. Personally I wouldn't touch anything from IOBit with a 50 foot barge pole, YMMV.

Eset Online Scanner: Free Virus Scan | Online Virus Scanner from ESET...
Forum: Security News 21 Dec 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
This is welcome news. :)

This is welcome news. :)
Forum: Security News 21 Dec 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
Somehow a cybersecurity expert named "Nimrod"...

Somehow a cybersecurity expert named "Nimrod" doesn't exactly inspire confidence. http://forums.mydigitallife.info/vb4_style/smilies/whistle3.gif

Just sayin...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Dec 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 2,870
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
I got nuthin'...

I got nuthin'...
Forum: Security News 17 Dec 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
Off topic...

Thanks again for all your topics in "Security News", very informative & useful!
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Dec 2014
Replies: 41
Views: 3,854
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
FWIW, you're in good hands with "Dr." NoelDP...

FWIW, you're in good hands with "Dr." NoelDP (IMHO) follow his instrux & you'll be fine.
Forum: System Security 13 Dec 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
My misunderstanding, though by your wording ("now...

My misunderstanding, though by your wording ("now what") I was under the impression you were still infected/had lingering effects.

I've never paid a cent EVER for any AV, never recommended any...
Forum: System Security 13 Dec 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
Wait, whut???? :confused: I thought Norton...

Wait, whut???? :confused: I thought Norton support tech "took care of it"



Apparently, not so much.:( Are you still infected?
Forum: System Security 13 Dec 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
False positive... VirusTotal:...

False positive...
VirusTotal: https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/bc4085201f2e3d94a95791b6995da8bacffbabfc710b87c8a33624c1bbe14e8b/analysis/1418475705/
Herd Protect: Malware scan of frst64.exe...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Dec 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
I was just about to post something similar...run...

I was just about to post something similar...run sfc /scannow & scan for malware. Good tip to try properties> general tab, opens with, click on change button. I'm not a fan of system restore.
Forum: System Security 13 Dec 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
Poweliks is a malware with rootkit-like features,...

Poweliks is a malware with rootkit-like features, it resides in the registry (loads in memory) is persistent and is not present as a file which can be scanned & removed easily. The payload (malware...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Dec 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
Check this tutorial by Brink, you'll likely find...

Check this tutorial by Brink, you'll likely find fix for the particular file association(s) that is/are broken - you didn't mention which one(s)...
...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 31,894
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
This program from IOBit...

This program from IOBit (https://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?/topic/29681-iobit-steals-malwarebytes-intellectual-property/) may (or may not) be the greatest thing since sliced bread, but...
Forum: News 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,509
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
Ditto.

Ditto.
Forum: Security News 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 760
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
Like I said; You REALLY can't make this stuff up!

Is that you Yossarian (http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0039664/quotes)? :p

Isn't it ironic? Well yeah, I really do think! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jne9t8sHpUc) :sarc:
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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
Apparently you did not understand Barman's post I...

Apparently you did not understand Barman's post I linked to. The winsxs folder (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Side-by-side_assembly#WinSxS_.28Windows_component_store.29) is not as large as it...
Forum: Security News 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 760
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
You really can't make this stuff up...

Click on the DL link for the x64 version of the botched patch "patch" returns..... wait for it....

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:doh::what::roflmao:

ETA: Available thru Micro$oft Update Catalog...
Forum: News 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,509
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
Hi there You might enjoy THIS one too !!!. ...

Hi there

You might enjoy THIS one too !!!.

The Hunting of the Snark by Lewis Carroll : The Poetry Foundation (http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/173165)

Cheers
jimbo[/QUOTE]

LOL, TY...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Dec 2014
Replies: 41
Views: 3,854
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
No. Win 8, 8.1 & Server 2012 are (supposedly) not...

No. Win 8, 8.1 & Server 2012 are (supposedly) not affected by KB3004394 and are still available for those platforms on M$ servers:
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Forum: News 11 Dec 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,509
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
You're quite welcome mate, I love a good snark...

You're quite welcome mate, I love a good snark (http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/snark) (verb) :p keep up the great work here @7 Forums!

BTW, lol @ "Dr NoelDP"...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Dec 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
The WinSxS is not as large as it "appears" to be;...

The WinSxS is not as large as it "appears" to be; See this excellent post (http://www.sevenforums.com/software/205639-how-reduce-size-winsxs.html#post1724846) by Barman58 for an explanation.

HTH...
Forum: News 11 Dec 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,509
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
Off-Topic...

That's a keeper. :p
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Dec 2014
Replies: 41
Views: 6,411
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
:thumbsup:

:thumbsup:
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Dec 2014
Replies: 41
Views: 6,411
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
The fact that M$ has pulled the update (for Win 7...

The fact that M$ has pulled the update (for Win 7 only) indicates there is/are problems/potential problems for all Win 7 users. Even if as you say you "don't see any issues" it doesn't mean they're...
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