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Forum: General Discussion 31 Jan 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 6,483
Posted By Pirx
That's impossible. If anything makes your...

That's impossible. If anything makes your executables disappear it would have to be either a virus, or an anti-virus program.
Forum: System Security 31 Jan 2011
Replies: 40
Views: 4,127
Posted By Pirx
As far as I can tell, MSE works perfectly fine...

As far as I can tell, MSE works perfectly fine the way it was intended. At least I don't have any problems with it, of any kind, on any of the machines I have it installed on. People who run more...
Forum: News 30 Jan 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 5,881
Posted By Pirx
Huh? Windows 7 is Vista, with a couple of tweaks...

Huh? Windows 7 is Vista, with a couple of tweaks here and there. Even Vista which was quite a departure from XP kept significant parts of XP code. The same is true for the evolution of any OS. It...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jan 2011
Replies: 26
Views: 10,633
Posted By Pirx
It bears mentioning that wether or not Search...

It bears mentioning that wether or not Search will be only "a little bit slower" after disabling indexing very much depends on where and what you are searching. If you are doing a non-trivial search...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jan 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 941
Posted By Pirx
What kind of menu are we talking about? What...

What kind of menu are we talking about? What program did you install that created the menu?
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jan 2011
Replies: 26
Views: 10,633
Posted By Pirx
No, he was right. The story about the performance...

No, he was right. The story about the performance impact of the indexing service is a fairytale. Search indexing has no noticeable impact on performance, even for a gamer. People who believe this...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jan 2011
Replies: 26
Views: 2,527
Posted By Pirx
Anti-this-or-that software is not a replacement...

Anti-this-or-that software is not a replacement for UAC. As a matter of fact, the amount of security that any of those software packages add to your system is minimal compared to running as a...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jan 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By Pirx
No idea what you could be talking about. Whether...

No idea what you could be talking about. Whether or not you have a File->Exit menu item has nothing to do with Windows 7.
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,326
Posted By Pirx
What folder are we talking about? There are...

What folder are we talking about? There are certain "super-hidden" files in Windows that Explorer won't show you even if you have selected to show hidden and system files. However, if you see this a...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 26
Views: 2,527
Posted By Pirx
Correct. Statistics show that more than 99.9% of...

Correct. Statistics show that more than 99.9% of all people who turn off UAC have no clue what they are doing. Yes, I just made this number up, but I am confident that it is very close to the truth,...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 26
Views: 2,527
Posted By Pirx
Yes, install MS-DOS, or turn Windows 7 into...

Yes, install MS-DOS, or turn Windows 7 into MS-DOS security-wise.

Other than that, if you see the kinds of prompts you describe, the options are:
- You run software that is not compatible with...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 Jan 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 4,005
Posted By Pirx
As pointed out above, SP1 contains hundreds of...

As pointed out above, SP1 contains hundreds of bug fixes that were never distributed via WU. Plus, there's no reason to be scared of a Service Pack. If your computer wasn't half-broken to begin with,...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 Jan 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 7,078
Posted By Pirx
It is also a thought that bears no connection to...

It is also a thought that bears no connection to reality, at all.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Jan 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,808
Posted By Pirx
This is not and never was true. No idea who you...

This is not and never was true. No idea who you had talked to last time, but you should have no problems obtaining a new code for activation.
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