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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jun 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By papilio
Thank you David, excellent advice ... Virtual...

Thank you David, excellent advice ... Virtual Memory on C set as you suggested, pagefile.sys appears to be gone and available space on C is now 26GB.

Thank you!! :)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jun 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By papilio
Thank you David, I'll give that a try! I do...

Thank you David, I'll give that a try!

I do run SFC /SCANNOW fairly often, errors are reported as fixed if found.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jun 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By papilio
How can I get rid of pagefile.sys on C drive?

I'm having a hard time maintaining available space on my C drive (a 128GB SSD), it's usually hovering around 5GB to nearly nothing while I'm using my graphics editing program, Corel PaintShop Pro X7....
Forum: System Security 05 Sep 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,221
Posted By papilio
Thank you for the reply mdd1963! Apologies...

Thank you for the reply mdd1963!

Apologies for not responding sooner ... just after I received the notice of your post my internet connection was lost again, by the time it was restored I had...
Forum: System Security 27 Aug 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,221
Posted By papilio
Ha! Done (Minnesota). Ah, if only...

Ha! Done (Minnesota).




Ah, if only it were as innocent as that. ;)
In the words of one IT security specialist with whom I spoke, I appear to have in my system a "top-shelf hacker".
...
Forum: System Security 27 Aug 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,221
Posted By papilio
Thank you ThrashZone, I'd figured it was somewhat...

Thank you ThrashZone, I'd figured it was somewhat similar.




I'm afraid those have already been done, time and again, without resolving the issue. At one point I saw that IE had visited the...
Forum: System Security 27 Aug 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,221
Posted By papilio
ThrashZone, p.s. Going into Internet...

ThrashZone,


p.s. Going into Internet Settings and making the changes which you suggest reminded me that I had initially done some of those things upon first discovering the activity in IE...
Forum: System Security 27 Aug 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,221
Posted By papilio
Can you keep the computer off of the internet? ...

Can you keep the computer off of the internet?

What monitoring apps?

What network(s) did the computer connect to?[/QUOTE]

Hi UsernameIssues, thank you for your reply.


I'm variously...
Forum: System Security 26 Aug 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,221
Posted By papilio
Thank you ThrashZone! Yeah, I'd imagine MS may...

Thank you ThrashZone! Yeah, I'd imagine MS may get a lot of flack for what they've put into Windows 10.

What I've seen with IE however shows up even on fresh installations, not immediately but...
Forum: System Security 24 Aug 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,221
Posted By papilio
Hi Jacee, Any more you can add to my...

Hi Jacee,

Any more you can add to my original question?

Thank you.
Forum: System Security 18 Aug 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,221
Posted By papilio
Nobody, and nobody (legitimately, anyway). Nor...

Nobody, and nobody (legitimately, anyway). Nor does anybody have physical access to it.
Forum: System Security 18 Aug 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,221
Posted By papilio
Is it normal for IE history to log system activity/contents?

I should begin this by stating that I know I've got security issues. For instance, My BIOS password was changed (and even Dell Tech Support couldn't reset it), the user-side password to access the...
Forum: Software 12 May 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By papilio
Bingo!! Thank you Neutron16, made my day times...

Bingo!! Thank you Neutron16, made my day times ten! :)
Forum: Software 12 May 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By papilio
Sorry, I believe we must be too (once past a...

Sorry, I believe we must be too (once past a certain point)! :)

So here's my Google Start Page/Speed Dial (as they're loosely described by many). You may notice, for instance, I've put my own...
Forum: Software 12 May 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By papilio
Thanks Neutron16. The only actual problem I've...

Thanks Neutron16. The only actual problem I've been seeing (and not just since I've had it among my pinned apps tabs, in my experience Google has always behaved this way via Speed Dial pages) is...
Forum: Software 12 May 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By papilio
HTML help with Speed Dialer?

Hi,

Not sure if this is the appropriate forum, apologies if not, but hopefully this will not be a terribly tough one to answer. At least I wouldn't have thought so, though the several versions...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Mar 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,706
Posted By papilio
lol, you're right, I can't believe how they fill...

lol, you're right, I can't believe how they fill my junkbox!
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Mar 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,706
Posted By papilio
Thanks roncerr, you're right of course, that...

Thanks roncerr, you're right of course, that gives me https all the way through. Still not getting the avatar photo but I'm guessing that's a Windows Live thing -- anyway, that in itself was not...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Mar 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,706
Posted By papilio
username@msn.com security

Hi,

Can someone tell me which pages I see while logging on to my msn.com email page are supposed to be secure (https)? Even when I begin from the MSN page (http) linked from a Google search for...
Forum: System Security 01 Oct 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,829
Posted By papilio
Well done! This is just the kind of stuff I keep...

Well done! This is just the kind of stuff I keep hoping to find -- it will take me a while to read through it but so far it looks fascinating. (I think that, concerning computer and software...
Forum: System Security 30 Sep 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,829
Posted By papilio
I like Zonealarm but I like Comodo too, so I'll...

I like Zonealarm but I like Comodo too, so I'll happily make the switch you recommend, on both computers.

Considering the absence of the computrace setting in the BIOS (even if not inherent on the...
Forum: System Security 30 Sep 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,829
Posted By papilio
karlsnooks, thank you for the link, I did give it...

karlsnooks, thank you for the link, I did give it a shot, but just as madtownidiot has been saying it didn't bring back the missing setting.


Lemur, thanks, that's a great freeware utility! ...
Forum: System Security 30 Sep 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,829
Posted By papilio
Thanks madtownidiot, I'd heard the same about...

Thanks madtownidiot, I'd heard the same about Dell and their BIOS fixations -- I suppose the reason I'd never even taken the time to learn how, though for the most part I'm very comfortable working...
Forum: System Security 29 Sep 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,829
Posted By papilio
Thanks again everyone! I first wanted to make a...

Thanks again everyone! I first wanted to make a custom Ubuntu live CD with Remastersys (more useful I think and a bit quicker than ghosting with Clonezilla). I had installed Win7 on Ubuntu with...
Forum: System Security 29 Sep 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,829
Posted By papilio
Thanks Lemur! I'll check that out right away and...

Thanks Lemur! I'll check that out right away and post results.
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