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Forum: Customization 30 Oct 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 9,479
Posted By qballrail
I went to this site and was inundated by...

I went to this site and was inundated by Certificate errors and Norton quarrantined a download, calling it WS.Reputation.1. Anyone know what this is about? I realize it's been quite some time since...
Forum: Software 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 2,999
Posted By qballrail
Ah... nevermind... I reinstalled it. Works fine...

Ah... nevermind... I reinstalled it. Works fine now...
Forum: Software 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 2,999
Posted By qballrail
Toshiba HDD Protection

Not sure how I did it, but I've somehow shut off the service for this. Now, I cannot run or modify the protection... everything is greyed out.

(see screenshot attached)
Forum: System Security 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,148
Posted By qballrail
Interesting that this app would be launched at...

Interesting that this app would be launched at that time of night when I was no where near the computer -- in bed, snoring :sleepy: . Reading that entry only raises more questions and concerns. Why...
Forum: System Security 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,148
Posted By qballrail
Strange that it would show something indicating...

Strange that it would show something indicating program launch, along with shutting down Outlook... I've experienced programs crashing like this (although I couldn't find any event showing program...
Forum: System Security 07 Aug 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,148
Posted By qballrail
Security Breach??

Awoke this morning to my MS Outlook being shut down. Before going to bed, I did not shut it down. However, looking in the event logs, this is what I've found:

Activation context generation...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Aug 2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,152
Posted By qballrail
First, I would get rid of Avast and install AVG...

First, I would get rid of Avast and install AVG Free. That's the best freeware A/V program which also includes a spyware scanner.

Before installing AVG, but after removing Avast, see if your...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Aug 2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,152
Posted By qballrail
Are both computers running 7? If no, this sounds...

Are both computers running 7? If no, this sounds similar to the issue I had with file/printer sharing on my network, sharing out my Win7 PC. In Network & Sharing Center, select either Home or Work...
Forum: News 31 Jul 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,661
Posted By qballrail
I'm actually quite impressed with this new OS....

I'm actually quite impressed with this new OS. Despite a few minor issues with file sharing, it's a stable (so far) and fast system. I daresay, "Kudos to Microsoft!" They ACTUALLY did something RIGHT...
Forum: News 31 Jul 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,760
Posted By qballrail
FOXNews.com - World Will Run Out of Internet...

FOXNews.com - World Will Run Out of Internet Addresses in Less Than a Year, Experts Predict (http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2010/07/26/world-run-internet-addresses-year-experts-predict/)[/QUOTE]
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Forum: News 31 Jul 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,114
Posted By qballrail
I'm just thankful for the knowledge I have and if...

I'm just thankful for the knowledge I have and if I can help someone out that's less technically savvy, I feel I've enjoyed a victory over these sleeze-balls! The Internet is becoming a very scary...
Forum: News 31 Jul 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,290
Posted By qballrail
It seems once we get used to one browser, look...

It seems once we get used to one browser, look out! Here comes the next version! I just wish they'd get it right for once!:mad: I'm quite happy with IE8, finally. Used to use Firefox until it was...
Forum: News 31 Jul 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 902
Posted By qballrail
Massachusetts: Tax-achusetts:...

Massachusetts: Tax-achusetts: Massive-two-s*%@$... it's a very weird and f-ed up state... I lived there for 7 months, and will never return except for vacation, perhaps. Maybe not. LOL!
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Jul 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 2,348
Posted By qballrail
Personal opinion... Linksys. Always used Linksys...

Personal opinion... Linksys. Always used Linksys @ home, Cisco @ work. Now thaat Cisco owns Linksys, you really cannot go wrong. In this very, very rare instance, it's the best of both worlds!:D
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Jul 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,825
Posted By qballrail
Okay, oddly enough, I had to turn ON Homegroup! ...

Okay, oddly enough, I had to turn ON Homegroup! While I can now access my shared folders, everything under Users is accessible to the network, which is a bit more than I wanted. I guess I can't...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Jul 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,825
Posted By qballrail
Should not matter what workgroup is specified, so...

Should not matter what workgroup is specified, so long as all computers on the network are in the same group. That said, all stations including my NAS are in the same group. When attempting to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Jul 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,825
Posted By qballrail
Chev: You're correct about A/V's causing havoc...

Chev: You're correct about A/V's causing havoc on sharing. I'll look into that as well as ITGirl's suggestion about the firewall and let you know the results.

Thanks for replying... it's not...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Jul 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,825
Posted By qballrail
After originally creating a homegroup, I have...

After originally creating a homegroup, I have since removed it because it does not work with previous OS, as you said. That was discovered by trial-and-error.



On the contrary. XP & Vista...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Jul 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,825
Posted By qballrail
As a usual practice, I place all machines on my...

As a usual practice, I place all machines on my network in the same "workgroup." Although it is not specifically named this, and I am not sure it matters WHAT name used (I get your point about using...
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Jul 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,825
Posted By qballrail
Sharing Win7 Files w/ WinXP

Hello,

I've read the post about sharing WinXP files with Win7. My issue is just the reverse. From my Win7 computer, I have no problem with accessing the WinXP station shared resources. In my...
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