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Forum: News 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By Brds7t7
I didn't mind it back in its early days, but I...

I didn't mind it back in its early days, but I just got fed up with them changing it every couple of months at one point. They made the feed a cluttered mess. So, I just contacted the people I wanted...
Forum: News 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By Brds7t7
I put all of Facebook on snooze 5 years ago....

I put all of Facebook on snooze 5 years ago. Haven't been back since! :D
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 3,453
Posted By Brds7t7
Looks like I spoke too soon! As it did happen on...

Looks like I spoke too soon! As it did happen on one of my systems today. I got the "Windows Update service can't run" error.

Ranger4, your fix did work for me too. All seems okay now. :thumbsup:
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 3,453
Posted By Brds7t7
Ranger4, what's your theory on why it's only...

Ranger4, what's your theory on why it's only affected some users and not others? Because I'm baffled as to why it hasn't affected any of mine. Could it be related to rollups or a regional issue...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Brds7t7
Exactly what I was thinking! :D

Exactly what I was thinking! :D
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 3,453
Posted By Brds7t7
Weird, I've tried it with other MS products both...

Weird, I've tried it with other MS products both checked and unchecked and still can't reproduce it. :confused:

The plot thickens....
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 3,453
Posted By Brds7t7
Nice find Sky Ranch! Any idea what's causing it?...

Nice find Sky Ranch! Any idea what's causing it? As I can't seem to reproduce any errors on any of my systems. Thought perhaps it might be something they've pushed out in the rollups as I don't...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 3,453
Posted By Brds7t7
Wasn't referring to the fix in the article, just...

Wasn't referring to the fix in the article, just the fact that at the bottom of the article MS has stated they've fixed it.

Some more info from MS instead of just "we've resolved it" would be...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 3,453
Posted By Brds7t7
Think you could be right there Roy. :thumbsup: ...

Think you could be right there Roy. :thumbsup:

I never install the previews either, so haven't had any update issues.
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 3,453
Posted By Brds7t7
According to MS, they've now fixed the issue... ...

According to MS, they've now fixed the issue...

Did Microsoft Just Break Windows 7 Update System? (https://wccftech.com/microsoft-break-windows-7-update/)
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 3,453
Posted By Brds7t7
I read that's one of the errors that's been...

I read that's one of the errors that's been cropping up lately. Have to wait for MS to push out a fix for it. Will have to download and install it from MS update catalog if that's the case.

I...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Brds7t7
What a shame to see the dev go. It's a great...

What a shame to see the dev go. It's a great piece of software and one of the first things I install on every system I set up.
I'd find Windows 8.1 a lot less fun to use without it.

Hopefully...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1,745
Posted By Brds7t7
No problem. :thumbsup: I forgot to mention -...

No problem. :thumbsup:

I forgot to mention - if you're having problems with the slow update issue in WU, then the two updates you'll need to install manually are these:

First -...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1,745
Posted By Brds7t7
You haven't installed any since 2015? Yikes! ...

You haven't installed any since 2015? Yikes!

Ok, firstly I wouldn't recommend skipping security updates at all.
If you want to completely avoid any of the new telemetry updates, then the main...
Forum: News 10 Nov 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,745
Posted By Brds7t7
Just keep hiding it, or leave it in the optional...

Just keep hiding it, or leave it in the optional section as I do.
It'll keep showing up every time it's updated and a new revised version is published. It's on v23 now, so I can't see it...
Forum: News 10 Nov 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 2,197
Posted By Brds7t7
Seems strange that they've chosen to omit this...

Seems strange that they've chosen to omit this one from Windows Update though. Even though Office 2007 is EOL they still published an update through WU for Publisher 2007 crashes. I received it a few...
Forum: News 23 Oct 2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,341
Posted By Brds7t7
That's one thing about newer versions of Chrome...

That's one thing about newer versions of Chrome which annoys me. For some strange reason, when I choose the option to block third party cookies, I can't pay for anything online using a card. It gets...
Forum: News 23 Oct 2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,341
Posted By Brds7t7
I knew you were talking about Firefox LF, but...

I knew you were talking about Firefox LF, but what I meant was through all my years of using Chrome I've never had anywhere near that amount. Does Firefox handle cookies differently to Chrome...
Forum: News 23 Oct 2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,341
Posted By Brds7t7
500?? :what: I've used Chrome for years and the...

500?? :what: I've used Chrome for years and the most tracking cookies SAS has ever picked up was around 20 for a months usage. That's with the default cookie settings. 500 seems like a huge amount!
Forum: News 18 Oct 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 3,727
Posted By Brds7t7
Yes, kudos to MS for fixing it quickly. All of my...

Yes, kudos to MS for fixing it quickly. All of my Windows devices are up to date. I've just updated my Android phone last month after having the same one for 3 years (I'm not one of these users that...
Forum: News 18 Oct 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 3,727
Posted By Brds7t7
From what I've read, the Krack vulnerability was...

From what I've read, the Krack vulnerability was patched in the October 10th Security updates. :thumbsup:

Apparently, MS knew about the vulnerability before it became big news.
Forum: News 11 Oct 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 3,727
Posted By Brds7t7
Thanks Shawn. Yeah, I was scratching my head a...

Thanks Shawn. Yeah, I was scratching my head a little when I read that. :D

I just checked the previous months Security-only article and seems they all say that - never noticed before.

Reported...
Forum: News 10 Oct 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 3,727
Posted By Brds7t7
Article states: "This update will be downloaded...

Article states: "This update will be downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update. To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website."

Has...
Forum: News 02 Oct 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 3,257
Posted By Brds7t7
I ran Avast & Malwarebytes on all my systems and...

I ran Avast & Malwarebytes on all my systems and VM's. All 64-Bit systems were clean. One 32-Bit system and a 32-Bit VM did have those two registry keys (think they were named Piriform/Agomo)....
Forum: News 22 Sep 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 3,257
Posted By Brds7t7
I'm not about to go searching for malicious code...

I'm not about to go searching for malicious code from every single piece of software I've ever downloaded for 3 reasons:

1) I'm not that skilled.

2) I'm not that patient.

3) I'm not that...
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