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Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
Thanks, I would prefer to leave a repair install...

Thanks, I would prefer to leave a repair install as a last resort.
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
PendingDeletes.... won't.

Folder in C:\Windows\winsxs\Temp\PendingDeletes contains 16 files from Jan 10 & 11 that simply do not delete, I have tried the popular remedies ie: install something like Telnet which starts Trusted...
Forum: Security News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
Predictable...

Predictable...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
Avast flags Firefox Sync, FFox blocks Untrusted/invalid Cert

MODS: Please move if incorrect forum :)

Threads developing @ Avast & BC:
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=166531.0
Avast flagging Firefox Sync - Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware Software...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
The update description being Compatibility update...

The update description being Compatibility update for upgrading Windows 7 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2952664) I would pretty confidently venture a guess and say yes. :p Note the file version...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Jan 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 546
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 10 Jan 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 497
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: 672
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
This is welcome news. :)

This is welcome news. :)
Forum: Security News 21 Dec 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 286
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: 3,064
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
I got nuthin'...

I got nuthin'...
Forum: Security News 17 Dec 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 406
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: 4,187
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: 587
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: 587
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: 587
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: 645
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: 587
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: 645
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: 34,634
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: 2,661
Posted By Urthboundmisfit
Ditto.

Ditto.
Forum: Security News 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 805
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: 704
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: 805
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: 2,661
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: 4,187
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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