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Forum: System Security 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By Alejandro85
Though the advanced Windows Firewall you can...

Though the advanced Windows Firewall you can reset it to the defaults. But note that in that case, the default rule set is to allow almost everything.
Have you set up a rule that's not being...
Forum: System Security 3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By Alejandro85
There is no such thing as a "networking AV",...

There is no such thing as a "networking AV", antiviruses always work hooking into the local system ,and they can't have a presence into other computers without installing something there. Corporative...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By Alejandro85
What does it means "reset Windows account to...

What does it means "reset Windows account to 1000"? What are you trying to achieve?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By Alejandro85
Pretty much never. The security gain difference...

Pretty much never. The security gain difference between the two last options is very small, negilgible and only justified if you have some high-value data on the disk being wiped.

The first three...
Forum: System Security 5 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By Alejandro85
Pretty much expected. Given you said there is no...

Pretty much expected. Given you said there is no port forwarding, the only other chance is that oth the camera and the phone "phone home" for a connection between them. This is how many other...
Forum: System Security 6 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By Alejandro85
The farthest you can get is to share some folders...

The farthest you can get is to share some folders in the computers you want to scan and using an antivirus installed on other computers accessing those shares and running the scan there. Any...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Alejandro85
Check if there isn't a "deny" entry in the...

Check if there isn't a "deny" entry in the permissions tab. A deny entry takes precedence over "allow" ones. When in doubt about permissions, also check the "effective permissions" tab about the user...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,225
Posted By Alejandro85
One file at a time shouldn't take 30 seconds, not...

One file at a time shouldn't take 30 seconds, not even on the slowest of drives.
Is the drive in use by something else?
Disk damage could cause slowdowns, a full chkdsk may help identify or discard...
Forum: System Security 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By Alejandro85
That's exactly contradictory, no way it can be...

That's exactly contradictory, no way it can be that way.
P2P (peer to peer) means that both computers (or camera and phone here) communicate directly without any kind of intermediary help. That's...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,225
Posted By Alejandro85
How many files are we talking about? Move a...

How many files are we talking about?
Move a file within a logical drive is, as you said, nearly instantaneous, as it's a metadata-only operation. But, if the number of files to move is substantial,...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 1,566
Posted By Alejandro85
The best you can do is to wait until it finishes....

The best you can do is to wait until it finishes. Basically, the problem is that Windows Update is totally broken and may take HOURS to finish, as you have seen.

In the future it's probably better...
Forum: System Security 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By Alejandro85
It's not rare at all to see big and quite...

It's not rare at all to see big and quite frequent updates in many antiviruses programs, be it MSE or whatever else.
Every time a new malware is found, a new definition is created and shipped though...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 1,454
Posted By Alejandro85
But methods for what? What's your real goal?

But methods for what? What's your real goal?
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 1,548
Posted By Alejandro85
64 bits versions of Windows have many folders and...

64 bits versions of Windows have many folders and data structures separated for running 32 and 64 bits programs together, side-by-side. In particular, "Program files" and "Program Files (x86)" is one...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 1,454
Posted By Alejandro85
Why do you even need such a thing? What's your...

Why do you even need such a thing? What's your concrete problem you're trying to solve?

As Megahertz07 pointed out, this is simply not possible, as permissions are granted based on the user...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,644
Posted By Alejandro85
The replacement charger, as per the specs posted...

The replacement charger, as per the specs posted here (and assuming that the first one is fine) is OK for that. The only difference is the current capability, and since it's greater that the first...
Forum: System Security 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By Alejandro85
Just by looking at the screenshot it appears that...

Just by looking at the screenshot it appears that your homepage has been hijacked, however it may also be that some sites keep in showing malicious popups with advertising or that kind of deceiving...
Forum: Network & Sharing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By Alejandro85
There is no such thing as "hidden" files in...

There is no such thing as "hidden" files in Windows, or anything like "protected OS files" for the matter. There is an hidden attribute file in FAT/FAT32/NTFS, but that's only a cosmetic thing,...
Forum: News 27 Oct 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Alejandro85
A tragic event for every open source developer...

A tragic event for every open source developer and user
Forum: Software 26 Oct 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Alejandro85
I also bet it's bad coding, after all, a camera...

I also bet it's bad coding, after all, a camera management software should only require a network and pretty much nothing more locally, which shouldn't need local administrator privileges....
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Oct 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By Alejandro85
There could be many setups, but my personal...

There could be many setups, but my personal preference is to always have a single partition spaning the whole disk. The default setup almost does this (it creates a useless 100MB partition)....
Forum: Software 25 Oct 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Alejandro85
By doing so you are giving administrator rights...

By doing so you are giving administrator rights to the user, by the means of this specific programs. It's the same security issue.

If the program ask for UAC elevation every single time it starts,...
Forum: News 20 Oct 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Alejandro85
A corporation that historically despised open...

A corporation that historically despised open source and lived on the basis of proprietary software (and recently used very questionable practices on it) buying the leader of open source hosting...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Oct 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By Alejandro85
Normally, there is no reason to worry about. 35GB...

Normally, there is no reason to worry about. 35GB is a lot of free space. Comparing both computers is mostly irrelevant, as they're unlikely to be used in the same way.

The only problem would be...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Oct 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 3,331
Posted By Alejandro85
During the "installation" or running of this...

During the "installation" or running of this program, did it ever asked for UAC elevation? Have you ever run it as administrator?
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