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Forum: News 22 Aug 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 83,672
Posted By legacy7955
:roflmao: Also agreed, that this mess is...

:roflmao:


Also agreed, that this mess is not the result of many hard working designers and engineers that worked on the platform of Windows 8.

THE PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE DISASTER...
Forum: Security News 20 Aug 2013
Replies: 84
Views: 5,164
Posted By legacy7955
I've been thinking the same as well. My guess is...

I've been thinking the same as well. My guess is that the first 18 months or so will be when we see the flood of intrusions into unpatched XP OS used by retail businesses, which could include...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Aug 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By legacy7955
Agreed. I have my updates actions set to notify...

Agreed. I have my updates actions set to notify me but let me choose which to download and install. I quit using automatic updates after multiple issues with this in XP.

What is a bit...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Aug 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By legacy7955
I'm mostly concerned about making sure that I can...

I'm mostly concerned about making sure that I can install the critical security patches without issue, the rest of the non critical updates can wait for a LOOOONG time as far as I am concerned.

I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Aug 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By legacy7955
@NoelDP- COMPLETE LIST of PROBLEM Windows Updates from 2013.

I see reports of various Windows updates from 2013 which are causing various issues with CONSUMER PCs using Windows 7 Home Premium....

Noel:

Could you please post a complete list of the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 Aug 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By legacy7955
Finally installed SP1 this August. Security patches for May-July?

I finally got around to installing SP1 on my folks PC. Install went fine.

My question is when should I expect or will windows security update patches for may, june, and july show up in windows...
Forum: System Security 10 Jun 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By legacy7955
Jacee: Thanks for your rapid reply. I...

Jacee:

Thanks for your rapid reply.

I was the one that did a destructive wipe of the HDD and re-installed Windows 7 SP1.

Installed MSE v4 and the free version of MBAM scanner only.

I...
Forum: System Security 10 Jun 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By legacy7955
@cottonball: I'm sorry I didn't get back...

@cottonball:


I'm sorry I didn't get back to you sooner.

My Dad said he was too worried about the possibility of the malware not being completely eliminated unless I did a complete wipe of...
Forum: News 07 Jun 2013
Replies: 30
Views: 1,500
Posted By legacy7955
Yes, these egotistical blow hards are all about...

Yes, these egotistical blow hards are all about their legacy AFTER they make a fortune they do NOT deserve.

Why do I always get the feeling that so many of these elite corporate leaders DON'T ...
Forum: News 06 Jun 2013
Replies: 30
Views: 1,500
Posted By legacy7955
Ballmer: "Who said sit down!?" :roflmao: ...

Ballmer: "Who said sit down!?" :roflmao:


And....does ANYONE really believe those "four words" he mentioned?

:sarc:
Forum: System Security 06 Jun 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By legacy7955
Although I couldn't get to my Dad's home yet, he...

Although I couldn't get to my Dad's home yet, he indicated that MSE detected and removed
Trojan Dropper Win32 Kuluoz.A.

He informed me that after his suspicions he did a full scan with MSE and...
Forum: System Security 05 Jun 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By legacy7955
Postal Service "Package Waiting" Scam.... Trojan Dropper Virus.

My Dad told me that he click on an e mail that was supposedly from the USPS and indicated that he had a package waiting for him that was delayed due to an address confirmation issue. The e mail...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 May 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By legacy7955
The update selection was set to "let me choose...

The update selection was set to "let me choose which updates to download and install".

NO Java was ever downloading into this machine. Thank goodness!

All basic MS Windows security updates...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 May 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By legacy7955
I'll attempt to install SP1 before those May...

I'll attempt to install SP1 before those May updates.

Thanks for the warning Noel!

This is what I wanted to know.

If you have any tips that could be of help please let me know.

I see...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 May 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By legacy7955
interesting...it does make sense. You...

interesting...it does make sense.

You believe there is any potential for issues if I try to download them anyway. I don't want to cause any conflicts or problems.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 May 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By legacy7955
I am going to install the SP1, but until I have...

I am going to install the SP1, but until I have the extra time to deal with any problems which might make the PC inoperable because of the SP1 I want to just download this months security updates at...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 May 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By legacy7955
Windows 7 WITHOUT SP1. No may updates on tuesday. Manual updates ok?

My folks PC has Windows 7 and since it has been working perfectly they chose NOT to install SP1 until absolutely required.

This past Tuesday their computer received none of the normal security...
Forum: News 06 May 2013
Replies: 42
Views: 2,340
Posted By legacy7955
I can't say things any better than jimbo45 has in...

I can't say things any better than jimbo45 has in this thread.

Well thought out, and logical posts.
Forum: News 06 May 2013
Replies: 1,853
Views: 83,672
Posted By legacy7955
The really tragic and silly thing about the...

The really tragic and silly thing about the Windows 8 "metro" debacle is that with only TWO small changes that would have been ZERO problem to implement would have been to allow a default boot to...
Forum: News 25 Apr 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,651
Posted By legacy7955
After the AMD Bulldozer debacle I recall that...

After the AMD Bulldozer debacle I recall that they said they were going to concentrate on mobile computing and smart phone products.

Thankfully they reconsidered this decision.

Intel is...
Forum: News 25 Apr 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,294
Posted By legacy7955
Exactly. The internet itself isn't the...

Exactly.


The internet itself isn't the issue, it's the men that created it that is.

Honesty, honor, integrity, and altruism are very rare traits in the human being.
Forum: News 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,587
Posted By legacy7955
I think a very large part of the problem right...

I think a very large part of the problem right now is the Windows 8 DEBACLE.

The bottom line is that most MS users do NOT like or want to be bothered using the Metro GUI, and they are equally...
Forum: News 19 Oct 2012
Replies: 41
Views: 3,863
Posted By legacy7955
A real tragedy....So unfortunate and preventable...

A real tragedy....So unfortunate and preventable as well. My condolences to the family of this aspiring "geek".

I think the reason that the possibility of electrocution from a computer is not...
Forum: Security News 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By legacy7955
I had a LOT of negative things to say about...

I had a LOT of negative things to say about Mircosoft lately (all about metro in Windows 8 which I think is horrible and has no place on a desktop without the choice to choose a a default)...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,592
Posted By legacy7955
Thanks A GUY. I looked at event viewer and...

Thanks A GUY. I looked at event viewer and received these error notice around 9 pm edt.


Log Name: Application
Source: Windows Error Reporting
Date: 8/13/2012 9:03:46 PM...
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