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Forum: General Discussion 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Alejandro85
Those 2 options are simply Explorer's context...

Those 2 options are simply Explorer's context menu options. It's trivial to remove them though the registry once you locate them, but before that, you may try with this program:
ShellMenuView -...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By Alejandro85
What do you mean by it? When you just turn on the...

What do you mean by it? When you just turn on the computer when Windows asks for user/password for the first time?

If so, no, it cannot be done. Windows will load everything it can up to the point...
Forum: System Security 2 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 307
Posted By Alejandro85
You need to use the router web configuration...

You need to use the router web configuration screen to setup it. It's model-specific, but generally quite similar. But you of course need to have access to it to do so. I you aren't the owner, and...
Forum: Software 3 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 170
Posted By Alejandro85
I use the HashCheck shell extension too, it's a...

I use the HashCheck shell extension too, it's a nice a simple option.
On my computer, a 4.7GB DVD image took around 2:30 minutes to compute the checksums, to give an idea (with the file on a SSD...
Forum: System Security 3 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 307
Posted By Alejandro85
Then you should really learn what it is and how...

Then you should really learn what it is and how to use it if you plan to use your program over internet. Of course, online scans don't know what's bad with your setup, just if it it's open or not,...
Forum: Security News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Alejandro85
Here is also a more non-technical explanation of...

Here is also a more non-technical explanation of the bug:
https://xkcd.com/1354/
Forum: Software 4 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By Alejandro85
I'll add another $2 so we have a grand total of...

I'll add another $2 so we have a grand total of $8!!

I agree generally with the OP, in that torrents are often associated here with malware/piracy/evil and should be banned from earth, but if you...
Forum: Software 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Alejandro85
It's just like a shortcut to show another drive...

It's just like a shortcut to show another drive in the main WinRar window. Goes to the root of the drive you select only, nothing fancy. I believe this is mostly a leftover from the very first...
Forum: Software 4 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Alejandro85
Flash Player installers always upgrade (rather...

Flash Player installers always upgrade (rather than install side-by-side) older versions, if found, so no need to worry about having duplicate versions.
But remember that there are two flavors of...
Forum: Chillout Room 4 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By Alejandro85
Not sure exactly about what kind of error codes...

Not sure exactly about what kind of error codes you're after, but those are the most common, Windows-specific ones:

Win32 Error codes (generated in calls to the Windows API, and displayed in lots...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Alejandro85
A possibility could be to use Task Scheduler, as...

A possibility could be to use Task Scheduler, as it lets you run programs before any user logs in (therefore, before explorer starts). Just put it in a trigger with an event of "system startup" and...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By Alejandro85
No, there should be no problem, at least with the...

No, there should be no problem, at least with the BIOS. Computers that DO give problems are those that come pre-infected with Windows 8, but 7 is free from that, so you can reinstall whatever you...
Forum: Software 4 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Alejandro85
What you should backup are the original...

What you should backup are the original installers from programs that you want to preserve. Extracting a working program from an already installed system is not too easy, because of the possible...
Forum: System Security 4 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 307
Posted By Alejandro85
It's very likely that your router is dropping the...

It's very likely that your router is dropping the connection, because of NAT. Your program is probably OK, as it does work locally, but you'll need to do a port forwarding on your router to let your...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By Alejandro85
The temp folder is user-specific and therefore,...

The temp folder is user-specific and therefore, it always has full control from its owner, so no, there is no need to elevate to read or write to temp. Take a look on the permissions on it. It might...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By Alejandro85
Let me ask the opposite question instead: Why use...

Let me ask the opposite question instead: Why use an administrator account 24/7 when a standard one will suffice?

The answer to all this is security. The idea of that recommendation is to reduce...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By Alejandro85
I've seen this all the time in my notebook with...

I've seen this all the time in my notebook with Windows 7. It's because the computer speeds up the fan when the temperature is increasing (to help with refrigeration) or slow it down when it's...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,281
Posted By Alejandro85
I'm trembling in fear.............. :huh:

I'm trembling in fear.............. :huh:
Forum: Chillout Room 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By Alejandro85
"Upgrade? What's bad with those 15' CRTs?" :D A...

"Upgrade? What's bad with those 15' CRTs?" :D
A bit exaggerated, but not so far from reality in my job.

But when they really upgrade some PCs, they buy a few at a time, to upgrade some of the IT...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Alejandro85
I rarely use the repo-browser directly to do...

I rarely use the repo-browser directly to do anything, but can't reproduce the problem, maybe the exact error message helps.

But anyway, I did a quick and dirty test. If I right-click => edit on...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Alejandro85
The webcam is not a service, is a device driver...

The webcam is not a service, is a device driver that you can disable though device manager, so programs cannot detect and use it. Second best option would be to use a firewall to protect outgoing...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Alejandro85
I still don't fully understand the problem, but...

I still don't fully understand the problem, but after using both XP and 7 for many years, there was a change in the behavior between them.

In XP and previous versions, F2 would select the whole...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By Alejandro85
This is completely normal! When you click in the...

This is completely normal! When you click in the icon for the first time, it will get activated as you say, gets on top of everything else, focused and restored if it was minimized.
But, if you...
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Alejandro85
Far from a guru, but I use it daily at work and...

Far from a guru, but I use it daily at work and know it reasonably well. What's the matter?
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By Alejandro85
Sure, just use the sort command...

Sure, just use the sort command (https://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/sort.mspx?mfr=true) and let it process the file. It will create another text file with...
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