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Forum: Software 6 Days Ago
Replies: 4
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Posted By pintree3
Calleneder your reply is good enough for me....

Calleneder your reply is good enough for me. Thanks I appreciate it.
Forum: Software 6 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By pintree3
Ah OK I too just downloaded and installed...

Ah OK I too just downloaded and installed Cyberfox. Now I remember. :-) What does this do though?
Forum: Software 6 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By pintree3
What is cyberCTR?

Does anyone know what "cyberCTR" is? A few days ago I was reading about Security issues and Linux and stuff and this came up but a search for it only showed me how to install it. Even a search like...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By pintree3
I watched your video. Thanks. I assume based on...

I watched your video. Thanks. I assume based on your last name, your accent and the photo on your video that you are German. I found this interesting because I being from North America imagine the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By pintree3
Replacing Google with 'DuckDudckGo' opinions sought

Not long ago a Firefox update added 'DuckDudckGo' as a possible alternative to Google as a Search Engine.
If what it says is true then one could easily say goodbye and should say goodbye to Google....
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By pintree3
Especially to 'gregrocker' who has been so...

Especially to 'gregrocker' who has been so helpful many times over and to everyone else I apologize for having posted here 2 years ago and then never posting back. It seems that this posting somehow...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By pintree3
whs I have a question for you. You wrote that you...

whs I have a question for you. You wrote that you use a ''virtual Linux system'' to do your web surfing.
I use 'Sandboxie' instead. Do you know it? If so why not use it instead of Linux. They seem...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By pintree3
you're right mdd1963. Obviously I'm a total...

you're right mdd1963. Obviously I'm a total ignoramus erectus when it comes to coding and all involved. I was after all looking at it from a most simplistic POV. What I thought of was: You have...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By pintree3
I do have Malwarebytes. I think it's great. As...

I do have Malwarebytes. I think it's great. As to the rest, I stopped downloading anything illegal or even suspicious, or even legal with adware, or other stuff ages ago. I don't even go to...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By pintree3
Viruses, trojans, etc. fixing instead of deleting or stopping install

A thought occurred to me time ago which begged a question. It seems that all anti-virus, anti-trojan. malware programs etc. do is stop something malicious from installing and stuff. But why isn't...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 535
Posted By pintree3
.NET: Unhandled exception has occurred in your application, yes but...

So I got a ".NET: Unhandled exception has occurred in your application" did my research and tried some stuff. this is my history

installed a measuring software for a digital microscope.
The...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By pintree3
Good thinking but no, unfortunately nothing...

Good thinking but no, unfortunately nothing stands out
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By pintree3
Something installs on every boot, but what?

On every boot, reboot, a window pops up saying, "Preparing to install" and quickly disappears. It doesn't say what it is. I'm wondering how I can find out this out. My assumption is that it is a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Nov 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By pintree3
Considering you have an Acer and not Asus, no...

Considering you have an Acer and not Asus, no surprise! ;)[/QUOTE] Thanks :-) The day has been grim and grey so you making me laugh was a good thing. I had been trying to solve an ASUS problem for...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Nov 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By pintree3
Itaregid...

Itaregid (http://www.sevenforums.com/members/itaregid.html) -thanks. When I had tried that same link you gave me B4 you gave it to me, something must have been going on with the Asus servers for it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Nov 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By pintree3
Itaregid...

Itaregid (http://www.sevenforums.com/members/itaregid.html) you are so right. I feel like an idiot and, in theory at least, I'm supposed to me smart :-)
Anyhow, can't for the life of me find the...
Forum: Sound & Audio 14 Nov 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By pintree3
yup had done that and looked all over. Odd, isn't...

yup had done that and looked all over. Odd, isn't it?
See attached photo. There is nowhere to save settings or much else for that matter.The thing is, what I asked myself, is what is making it do...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Nov 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By pintree3
Attaining Battery longevity on a laptop.

Is it wise to keep a laptop always plugged in when not in use or when in use, in order to keep battery life/longevity or not?
I am believing to think this is not a smart idea me having done so....
Forum: General Discussion 14 Nov 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 508
Posted By pintree3
How to control the recent menu list

I had asked this question many years ago and at the time it seemed that nothing could be done about it. I thought I'd give it one more try.
You click on Start and you see the choice of looking at...
Forum: Sound & Audio 14 Nov 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By pintree3
Windows keeps on booting into headphone default

I am not sure to what degree this problem can be solved. I have written to ASUS and have yet to receive a reply so I thought I'd try here.
MB: ASUS P7P55D-E LX
Audio card: ASUS Xonar DG ...
Forum: Customization 08 Nov 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By pintree3
[/QUOTE]Access them? Maybe access the Folder...

[/QUOTE]Access them? Maybe access the Folder they are in to look at the files.
Change them? Only if desiring to kill Windows.
Delete them? Only if desiring to prevent Windows from booting or...
Forum: Customization 08 Nov 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By pintree3
Why, you ask? paranoia :-) I like to see what is...

Why, you ask? paranoia :-) I like to see what is there. I am likely to notice some if these files, or their change, if they are visible AND at times these files need to be visible in order to access...
Forum: Customization 07 Nov 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By pintree3
townsbg said: "That is how Microsoft handles...

townsbg said: "That is how Microsoft handles caching of thumbnails and is automatic. As far as I know there isn't anything that can be done about it however the files are normally hidden. Is that...
Forum: Customization 07 Nov 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By pintree3
Desktop is actually the thumbs problem

OK new discovery: As you wrote, "Folder and Search Options, View tab ...Files and Folders and uncheck the first thing about Always show icons, never thumbnails."
Well that is exactly how I have it...
Forum: Customization 06 Nov 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By pintree3
Viewing thumbnails as images but without .thumbs file

I know that if in Folder Options I choose "Always show icons, never thumbnails' the '.thumbs' file stops being created everytime you view an image file in Explorer. But I do want to see thumbnails,...
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