Windows 7 Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 350
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Alejandro85
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By Alejandro85
Quite simple, just a one-liner bat file will do: ...

Quite simple, just a one-liner bat file will do:

ECHO your line to add >> C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc

Remember that, since the whole Windows folder is read-only to users, you must run it as...
Forum: System Security 3 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By Alejandro85
Because messing with the registry has nothing to...

Because messing with the registry has nothing to do with UAC, and there is nothing like "UAC detection". It simply don't works like that.

UAC only prompts for elevation when something explicitly...
Forum: System Security 3 Days Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 457
Posted By Alejandro85
Please post a screenshot of the port forwarding...

Please post a screenshot of the port forwarding screen you just touched. Obviously there is something there not correctly configured. That screen (and your local IP and firewall) should be the only...
Forum: Chillout Room 6 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 360
Posted By Alejandro85
They would be able to identify you in that way if...

They would be able to identify you in that way if you had previously uploaded a picture of you to your own FB, otherwise, it would just be "an unknown face".
Forum: Chillout Room 6 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 360
Posted By Alejandro85
Why is it scary? If you purposely upload pictures...

Why is it scary? If you purposely upload pictures or any data about you to public sites that are specifically designed to make that info public, what's the big surprise?
Forum: System Security 6 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By Alejandro85
So, it's your own program only? Does it saves...

So, it's your own program only?
Does it saves to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE directly?
Does it explicitly modifies any permission?
How is it manifested, related to UAC?
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 322
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 197
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 457
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 210
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 457
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 320
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 443
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 260
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 309
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 179
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 425
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 721
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 405
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 457
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 225
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 577
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 197
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,161
Posted By Alejandro85
I'm trembling in fear.............. :huh:

I'm trembling in fear.............. :huh:
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 301
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...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 350

 
Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:29 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33