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Forum: System Security 14 May 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 963
Posted By McSeven
It's time for an Antivirus and VPN and I need some opinions ...

I currently use Avira. I only had one problem in about fifteen years.

I thought about getting Kaspersky, but the US gov has canned it. :confused:

I do like Kaspersky but I cannot make up my...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Mar 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By McSeven
I'll give that a try Nibbles.

I'll give that a try Nibbles.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Mar 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By McSeven
I uninstalled UltraISO and the virtual drive was...

I uninstalled UltraISO and the virtual drive was delete/purged/whatever.
I rebooted and the virtual drive was still gone. Yippie!
I reinstalled UltraISO and the virtual drive appeared. Problem is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Mar 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By McSeven
I need help deleting a virtual drive created by UltraISO trial program

There doesn't seem to be a way to get rid of the virtual drive. :confused:
UltraISO shows no way to delete it, and the virtual drive does not show up in Disk Management.
Virtual drive does who up...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Apr 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,359
Posted By McSeven
Well, haven't had any issues yet since I changed...

Well, haven't had any issues yet since I changed the date/time source.
Thanks to all.
Forum: General Discussion 17 Apr 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,359
Posted By McSeven
Well today after booting the time was correct....

Well today after booting the time was correct. I'll have to watch it for a while. I did set the time location to a gov one, so maybe that helped. I also took the battery out and checked it with a...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Apr 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,359
Posted By McSeven
I took the battery out and checked the voltage...

I took the battery out and checked the voltage and it was about 3.2, so seems okay. So maybe time.windows.com is wrong??
Forum: General Discussion 16 Apr 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,359
Posted By McSeven
maybe it's the battery as you say I'll see if I...

maybe it's the battery as you say I'll see if I can get one from Bestbuy, I guess. Thanks for the reply.
Bestbuy has not batteries, lol.
Forum: General Discussion 16 Apr 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,359
Posted By McSeven
Has anyone been having date/time inaccuracy lately?

For two days my time has been changing. The system is set to automatically adjust the time using 'time.windows.com'. :mad: Is that the correct website to use? Thanks in advance.
Forum: System Security 28 Jan 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,636
Posted By McSeven
So I assume that no one have installed the...

So I assume that no one have installed the patches for these two Intel flaws.
Forum: System Security 26 Jan 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,636
Posted By McSeven
Has anyone installed the patches for Meltdown and Spectre?

Applying these patches worries me due to some Internet information stating that they could trash your system. :confused:

KB4056894 and KB4056897
...
Forum: System Security 19 Jan 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By McSeven
Actually I ran MALWAREBYTES ADWCLEANER and it...

Actually I ran MALWAREBYTES ADWCLEANER and it deleted something. Seems like all is back to normal.
Forum: System Security 19 Jan 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By McSeven
How can we tell if com surrogates are not a security issue?

I notice a com surrogate now and again. My understanding is that some are normal. But can they be trusted? :confused:
Forum: System Security 12 Jun 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 2,491
Posted By McSeven
Please help, I cannot delete an infected file.

I have a Winrar file that is supposed to contain an editor for a game called S.T.A.L.K.E.R. and it has a Malware in it. When scanning it with Avira, Avira offers to Clean it, but a re-scan of the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Jul 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,916
Posted By McSeven
I will get that program run somehow.

I will get that program run somehow.
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Jul 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,916
Posted By McSeven
My son is back at school so I will have to figure...

My son is back at school so I will have to figure out how to get him to run that MS program.
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Jul 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,916
Posted By McSeven
This IS a legal copy of Windows 7 Home Premium...

This IS a legal copy of Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit!
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Jul 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,916
Posted By McSeven
Windows 7 is finally installed, everything runs...

Windows 7 is finally installed, everything runs okay, but I cannot do security updates. Makes no sense!
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Jun 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,916
Posted By McSeven
Well re-installing W7 has been a terrible...

Well re-installing W7 has been a terrible experience this time. Seems like MS is making this process difficult.

At one point in time while rebooting a Cyan colored screen was displayed and had...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jun 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,916
Posted By McSeven
Well the problem is definitely related to video...

Well the problem is definitely related to video card drivers. Possibly the vc is dying.
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Jun 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,916
Posted By McSeven
Well I tried everything I could think of. I got...

Well I tried everything I could think of. I got further along using a HD instead of the Samsung SSD. I also cleared the mb bios. And yes the bios has ACHI selected before attempting to install the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Jun 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,916
Posted By McSeven
Help needed - Cannot re-install Windows 7 Home Premium on an SSD.

Got a new SSD shown below. I installed Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit and doing so system reboots normally. Now in Windows first time to actually install updates and software, but I installed the...
Forum: General Discussion 25 May 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 4,089
Posted By McSeven
Problem with a svchost.exe (netsvcs)

For some strange reason this process is using about 12% of my cpu. It never stops unless I suspend it. But then I cannot browse. So I have to unsuspend it to browse.

Any ideas what could be...
Forum: System Security 28 Feb 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 789
Posted By McSeven
You could try using the o/s dvd and do a repair...

You could try using the o/s dvd and do a repair and system restore.

What antivirus software are you using? Maybe their technical support can help you.
Forum: System Security 06 Feb 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By McSeven
No one else uses a VPN?

No one else uses a VPN?
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