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Forum: System Security 1 Day Ago
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Posted By urbanspaceman1
Before I started on this endeavour my RAM usage...

Before I started on this endeavour my RAM usage was always around 25% in idle mode. Adding MBAM Premium pushed it up to c40% idling. Removing CryptoPrevent (first-release) then re-installing it...
Forum: System Security 1 Day Ago
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Posted By urbanspaceman1
Gotcha; a thousand thanks.

Gotcha; a thousand thanks.
Forum: System Security 1 Day Ago
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Posted By urbanspaceman1
Is the 'add blocked executables to a whitelist'...

Is the 'add blocked executables to a whitelist' the same as an exclusion list?
Forum: System Security 1 Day Ago
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Posted By urbanspaceman1
OK, sorry, I clicked on the restore gadgets link...

OK, sorry, I clicked on the restore gadgets link and discovered it was a tutorial; thank-you that bit is now clear.
Forum: System Security 1 Day Ago
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Posted By urbanspaceman1
Sorry, you've lost me again: 'add blocked...

Sorry, you've lost me again: 'add blocked executables to a whitelist' is a language I don't speak. Also 'reset gadgets to default' is lost on me too.
Forum: System Security 1 Day Ago
Replies: 42
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Posted By urbanspaceman1
I've uninstalled CP for the moment and installed...

I've uninstalled CP for the moment and installed HMPalert2. After reading the article you linked (thank-you) I am still uncertain if I need both or that HMPalert2 will cover all bases; as I said,...
Forum: System Security 1 Day Ago
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Posted By urbanspaceman1
Hi Callender. Thank-you for your perseverance, it...

Hi Callender. Thank-you for your perseverance, it is much appreciated. I've downloaded HMPalert2 because, apart from all else, I didn't receive a reply from Foolish IT: am I out of line for being...
Forum: System Security 3 Days Ago
Replies: 42
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Posted By urbanspaceman1
@Callender I thank you for your input but I'm...

@Callender
I thank you for your input but I'm afraid I don't understand it.
I may have given the impression I was more accomplished than is actually true; it happens a lot I'm afraid.
Forum: System Security 4 Days Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,052
Posted By urbanspaceman1
I contacted Foolish IT and asked if it was...

I contacted Foolish IT and asked if it was possible to prevent their latest (7.1) version from removing my gadgets, that was on Monday and I haven't had a response. Maybe they'll move a little...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,052
Posted By urbanspaceman1
OK, I installed the early version of CP now that...

OK, I installed the early version of CP now that MBAM Premium is in and active, and as well as leaving my gadgets alone, it seems to be behaving very well. I added it to MBAM Exclusions just to be on...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,052
Posted By urbanspaceman1
Hi David. That's what I had set on MBAM...

Hi David. That's what I had set on MBAM scheduled scans for exactly the same reason.
I will have a look at MS EMET: I know nothing about it; but then I know precious little about the MB version too...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
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Posted By urbanspaceman1
@Thrash Zone: the link to the article on Flash...

@Thrash Zone: the link to the article on Flash settings manager works but the link in there to the Adobe site is dead because I think the online system is no longer active; the more I try to remember...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
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Posted By urbanspaceman1
I visited those three sites - thank-you. The...

I visited those three sites - thank-you. The Flash site link is inactive and the online settings manager doesn't appear to be current now but I found a settings facility available on my PC. I'm...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,052
Posted By urbanspaceman1
So, I have to confess to remaining a tad...

So, I have to confess to remaining a tad concerned regarding my protection against these CryptoLock style attacks as they sailed past everyones' security systems and were only repulsed by the likes...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,052
Posted By urbanspaceman1
Everything in Advanced settings was checked...

Everything in Advanced settings was checked except the delay protection option. I've unchecked Auto Quarantine; I would never have considered it relevant but I do see how it could be problematic now...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
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Posted By urbanspaceman1
Hi Bear. Thank-you: it appears I have covered...

Hi Bear. Thank-you: it appears I have covered most bases by upgrading to MBAM Premium which is splendid news; I'll dump CP and rest easy. As ever, I am much obliged to all you Folks for your help.
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,052
Posted By urbanspaceman1
Hello Bear. Thank-you: you're confirming my...

Hello Bear. Thank-you: you're confirming my intuitive understanding.
Thrash-Zone's post said that it had already been indicated that CP was an anti-virus program but I was not aware of such an...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
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Posted By urbanspaceman1
Yes: running scanners together, intuitively,...

Yes: running scanners together, intuitively, seemed wrong - so I don't. Regarding your reference to previous indications that CryptoPrevent is an anti-virus program - I'm afraid you've lost me there:...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,052
Posted By urbanspaceman1
ps My updates are all scheduled for 11 -...

ps
My updates are all scheduled for 11 - 11:30pm when my computer is generally on but idle; my MSE and MBAM scans are set for the same period. Most other auto updates are turned off anyway and done...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,052
Posted By urbanspaceman1
Hello Folks. been doing some housekeeping today. ...

Hello Folks. been doing some housekeeping today. I removed MBAM (Prem) and Cryptoprevent then re-installed MBAM. I monitored activity and saw it sitting at 87,584 Working and 174,896 Commited. RAM...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,052
Posted By urbanspaceman1
I am using 30% or 2.5 gig of Ram as we speak; I...

I am using 30% or 2.5 gig of Ram as we speak; I have 8. With MBAM active it was up at 40%+ and would remain that way even when no apps were running. MBAM was definitely doing something all the time;...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,052
Posted By urbanspaceman1
I'm sorry, I was not precise enough there; I saw...

I'm sorry, I was not precise enough there; I saw MBAM eating a lot of resources in my Resource Monitor but nothing else that might be responsible which is why I decided to remove it. Sorry, I was...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By urbanspaceman1
yes, I received your response there; it's odd I...

yes, I received your response there; it's odd I didn't receive any others; I need to go and look at my ISP spam box in case stuff is getting lost in there. Thank-you again.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By urbanspaceman1
YES!!! That worked! Thank-you; you never fail me.

YES!!! That worked! Thank-you; you never fail me.
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,052
Posted By urbanspaceman1
Malwarebytes Premium issues

I upgraded to the paid-for premium version of MBAM last week; installed the package, activated it, set it up and then went about my business as normal. At least it was supposed to be normal, but I...
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