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Forum: News 20 Oct 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 3,064
Posted By Johnson
Chrome the browser.

Chrome the browser.
Forum: News 20 Oct 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 3,064
Posted By Johnson
Quite aside from what Eric Shmidt says or doesn't...

Quite aside from what Eric Shmidt says or doesn't say, if Chrome is any indication of Google's competenance, MS does indeed have something to worry about.
Forum: Software 05 Oct 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 52,375
Posted By Johnson
CleanMem v.1.5.1 | PcWinTech.com...

CleanMem v.1.5.1 | PcWinTech.com (http://www.pcwintech.com/node/145)

If the problem is that processes are holding on to RAM, this works quite well.
Forum: Software 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,122
Posted By Johnson
My experience w/MS software by and large is: ...

My experience w/MS software by and large is:

They're usually late to the party and when they arrive, cumbersome. MS's version of imaging is a good example - got really annoyed with it, never used...
Forum: System Security 23 Mar 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 4,315
Posted By Johnson
Ok, thanks Dinesh. I remember there was at...

Ok, thanks Dinesh.

I remember there was at least one major AV that had the same problem with XP SP2's Security Center when it was first implemented, I think it was NAV, and as a practical...
Forum: System Security 23 Mar 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 4,315
Posted By Johnson
What are the consequences of the Action Center...

What are the consequences of the Action Center not recognizing the AV, which is what I'm assuming the OP is reacting to, if any?

Anyone know?
Forum: System Security 20 Mar 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 1,974
Posted By Johnson
Hello TheIgster, I generally agree. ...

Hello TheIgster,

I generally agree.

However, there are people that work with files that are handed to them via optical/flash/drive media and in those situations scanning is very important.
Forum: System Security 20 Mar 2010
Replies: 23
Views: 12,480
Posted By Johnson
If it hasn't been seen by or uploaded to any...

If it hasn't been seen by or uploaded to any AV/AM vendors then it won't be in their database to detect/remove.

You could try Combofix to get this one sorted but it is an awfully powerful removal...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Mar 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 8,436
Posted By Johnson
Hello Steve, Try this little program: ...

Hello Steve,

Try this little program:

F.lux: software to make your life better (http://stereopsis.com/flux/#comments)

The lighting is adustable and works quite well for me.
Forum: System Security 16 Mar 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,296
Posted By Johnson
To limit the damage. If a piece of malware ran...

To limit the damage. If a piece of malware ran within standard user parameters, you wouldn't hear anything out of UAC.

My questioning of your answer to the OP is that the impression left was that...
Forum: System Security 15 Mar 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,296
Posted By Johnson
Hello Victek, My understanding of UAC is: ...

Hello Victek,

My understanding of UAC is:

With UAC enabled, the user runs as a standard user. When a program is executed that requires user elevation to admin, UAC asks and if given...
Forum: System Security 09 Mar 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 3,733
Posted By Johnson
It is a rather horrid sound isn't it? Hello...

It is a rather horrid sound isn't it?

Hello Jordan,

Not on the free version - don't know about the paid.

I find it usefull because I often forget to enable a program outbound when I want...
Forum: System Security 05 Mar 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 3,708
Posted By Johnson
Hello Pichu, ...

Hello Pichu,

http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/63977-security-setup.html

http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/65075-av-testing.html...
Forum: News 24 Feb 2010
Replies: 45
Views: 3,416
Posted By Johnson
Hello valtonray, Because of mostly...

Hello valtonray,

Because of mostly compatible hardware, drivers, and comfort with Seven's GUI, Vista users adoption of Seven is not supprising at all.


For the vast majority of home users...
Forum: System Security 14 Feb 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3,884
Posted By Johnson
Thanks Greg for the directions and the heads up...

Thanks Greg for the directions and the heads up on HD Tune, haven't tried running on 7 yet.

One more bit on UAC behavior: can't right click on blank spot of the Task Bar to bring up context menu...
Forum: System Security 14 Feb 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3,884
Posted By Johnson
Hello HexDS UAC (and Avast's Behavior...

Hello HexDS

UAC (and Avast's Behavior module) will block the NA icons of software that needs low level access. Now the really stuped part is that the functionality of the software isn't blocked,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Jan 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,249
Posted By Johnson
Hello Bill, I suspect the "unmovable"...

Hello Bill,

I suspect the "unmovable" system file is the page file.

Ways using 3rd party software to get around this have been mentioned in the thread already. Another way to get around the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Jan 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,249
Posted By Johnson
Hello Bilyo, What did you use to reduce C's...

Hello Bilyo,

What did you use to reduce C's size?

If you used Win7's shirink, it won't copy and move files to within the new reduced partition boundary.

There are 3rd party(free)...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 03 Jan 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 7,850
Posted By Johnson
Hello MKT, Bad idea. These procedures...

Hello MKT,

Bad idea.

These procedures apply to any version of Windows:

Don't install a lot of updates at once - ideally one at a time. This allows for pinpointing a problem if one should...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Dec 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,062
Posted By Johnson
A comment about bringing up TM - no need to use...

A comment about bringing up TM - no need to use CTRL+ALT+DEL.

Right click on the task bar > TM is on the context menu.
Forum: General Discussion 15 Dec 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 11,064
Posted By Johnson
Hello Peregine, If all else fails, an...

Hello Peregine,

If all else fails, an excellent suggestion from Johnhoh - by creating a problem, you can pinpoint what's starting the processes.

Whenever you do something like this, just be...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Nov 2009
Replies: 63
Views: 11,322
Posted By Johnson
I've been using both SR and imaging for years and...

I've been using both SR and imaging for years and wouldn't do without either one.

Neither one is perfect given all the possible scenarios.

One issue with SR is control - can be a real space...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By Johnson
Hello jubie, I think you mean the Favorites...

Hello jubie,

I think you mean the Favorites Bar.

IE8's Tools > Toolbars > in the popup menu Favorites Bar is probably checked. Left click to uncheck it.

Edit: Sorry comprof, didn't see...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Nov 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 4,170
Posted By Johnson
I noticed in your previous post, you write that...

I noticed in your previous post, you write that you used Win7 to create the partition and had XP format the partition.

If you have not done so, recreate the partition using XP - not Windows7.
...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Nov 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,604
Posted By Johnson
The reason that happens sometimes is because the...

The reason that happens sometimes is because the built in manager doesn't copy and move data that it encounters, so it will stop if the data sits beyond the smaller size specified for the partition. ...
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