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Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Alejandro85
What's the exact problem you're facing? The...

What's the exact problem you're facing?
The built-in chkdsk with /f modifier does exactly that.
Forum: News 5 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Alejandro85
We all know that, since the Microsoft takeover,...

We all know that, since the Microsoft takeover, Skype communication is all but private, everything goes though MS' servers and could be promptly delivered to the NSA or sold to the best bid.
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 1,053
Posted By Alejandro85
If it's a temp file, there is no reason to worry,...

If it's a temp file, there is no reason to worry, specially about an empty one. Many programs keep creating all sort of temp files, and sometimes they "forget" to delete them. Since the file occupies...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By Alejandro85
I don't think there is a fundamental security...

I don't think there is a fundamental security difference between safe and normal modes, even the absence of many programs could make your system more secure (less chances for an exploit).
Security...
Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Alejandro85
Software about what? There could be zillions of...

Software about what? There could be zillions of possible programs out there.
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By Alejandro85
Spy++ is part of every edition of Visual Studio....

Spy++ is part of every edition of Visual Studio. In the new installer it's much more complicated to find it. It seems that it's now part of the feature called "Visual Studio C++ core features", so...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By Alejandro85
The main problem is that the Windows Update...

The main problem is that the Windows Update client is fundamentally broken. It takes FAR more time than what's really necesary to do all its stuff.

The simplest alternative I can think of is to...
Forum: System Security 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By Alejandro85
As long as some people continue to fall into...

As long as some people continue to fall into those, they'll continue to exist.

Not that they're picking on you specifically. Nor they care about XP or 7. They in fact don't even know anything...
Forum: System Security 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By Alejandro85
As always, the vast majority of times viruses are...

As always, the vast majority of times viruses are the least of your concerns.

USB ports are inherently insecure and you should threat them like that, that is, only plug trusted devices....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By Alejandro85
Maybe it won't install the GWX virus that plagued...

Maybe it won't install the GWX virus that plagued us some years ago, but many updates even to this day are well known to contain malware, like spyware (that MS justifies calling "telemetry").
Forum: System Security 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 1,198
Posted By Alejandro85
The first question that came to mind is, do you...

The first question that came to mind is, do you really need RDP access over internet to your computer? If not, the answer is simple, block the port on router and firewall and move on, you won't be...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By Alejandro85
This is by far the WORST version of Skype since...

This is by far the WORST version of Skype since the MS takeover. Don't like at all being forced to downgrade.
Forum: System Security 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By Alejandro85
I highly doubt it's a virus or anything related,...

I highly doubt it's a virus or anything related, for many reasons, at least from the given description.

Most likely it was a one-time user mistake that ended up adding a playlist without...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 08 Jul 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,414
Posted By Alejandro85
As a test, Opera offers a portable install option...

As a test, Opera offers a portable install option (look for it while installing) that won't affect at all your settings. Put a copy in your desktop for testing and you can try it with a clean...
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Jul 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,659
Posted By Alejandro85
According to the List of TCP and UDP port numbers...

According to the List of TCP and UDP port numbers (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_TCP_and_UDP_port_numbers), port UDP 500 is, by standard, assigned to "internet key management protocol and...
Forum: System Security 06 Jul 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1,136
Posted By Alejandro85
According to their system requirements...

According to their system requirements (https://support.kaspersky.com/12743) your system is well within the minimum specifications for running it. It supports at least Windows XP SP3 and requires 1GB...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Jul 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,469
Posted By Alejandro85
I don't get the question then. I understand that...

I don't get the question then. I understand that the question is generic, and so is my previous answer, once again, look at post #2 in this thread. My answer is also quite generic (if not somewhat...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jun 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 6,270
Posted By Alejandro85
I have some vague idea of what's going on, but...

I have some vague idea of what's going on, but one last thing to confirm. How are you calling the bat file? What's the full command line you issue to run your file?

The possible cause I can think...
Forum: Gaming 30 Jun 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 2,025
Posted By Alejandro85
The minimum and recomended requirements are a...

The minimum and recomended requirements are a good start, but the best possible route I can think is to just try the game. Look for a demo and install it, try the game and see how well does it run,...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jun 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 6,270
Posted By Alejandro85
What does exactly means "I just get a loop"? Be...

What does exactly means "I just get a loop"? Be as specific as you can.

Bat files follow exactly the same rules as issuing commands directly in the prompt, the .exe extension is never needed (to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Jun 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,469
Posted By Alejandro85
Your firewall can do that, when configured to do...

Your firewall can do that, when configured to do so. Read my previous post about it.
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Jun 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By Alejandro85
Drivers always are hardware-specific. You need a...

Drivers always are hardware-specific. You need a particular driver for each different hardware piece (and a different one for each OS/version too). Bundling a number of disimilar drivers is certainly...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Jun 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,469
Posted By Alejandro85
A firewall can easily do that. Just add an...

A firewall can easily do that. Just add an outgoing rule imposing that the destination IP for all protocols/ports/whatever is that of the "VPN" server. This way all connection attempts that go...
Forum: System Security 10 Jun 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 954
Posted By Alejandro85
In any case I would change the email password...

In any case I would change the email password immediately, as your account might have been compromised. Also if you gave a scammer teamviewer access to your computer, strongly consider a reformat as...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Jun 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By Alejandro85
The guy is right, but not because what he thinks....

The guy is right, but not because what he thinks.
First as you note, the screenshot comes from Windows 10, so it's mostly irrelevant for Windows 7. Also, updates in 7 are also irrelevant, that...
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