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Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
For continuous operation, I would recommend a WD...

For continuous operation, I would recommend a WD Black up to 4TB (HDDs larger than 4TB are starting to show higher failure rates) and put it in a USB 3.0 external enclosure. if heat is a concern, try...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Windows backup can be temperamental to use. It...

Windows backup can be temperamental to use. It seems to be the one most people complain about. Along with many other people here, I also recommend using Macrium Reflect Free...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Mozy discontinued unlimited personal plans a few...

Mozy discontinued unlimited personal plans a few years ago. It is now tier priced based on the amount of storage used and is very expensive.

CrashPlan recently discontinued it's free and paid...
Forum: News 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,513
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Someone on another forum (Shh! Don't tell...

Someone on another forum (Shh! Don't tell anyone.) pointed me to verification that the Krack patch was included in the latest Security only updates.

All the router manufacturers and OS developers...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 202
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
It's nowhere as bad as you make it sound, at...

It's nowhere as bad as you make it sound, at least the one I live in. The level of finickiness (is that even a word?) depends on the manager we have at the time (I've lived there over 20 years). We...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 202
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Good to know that Cyberpower won't work with an...

Good to know that Cyberpower won't work with an external battery.

I've considered getting a natural gas powered backup generator for my home. They aren't cheap, though, and the mobile home court...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 202
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Thanks again! Being the cheap old...

Thanks again!

Being the cheap old bi...broad I am, I don't like voiding warranties if I can help it. ;)

I have owned three, two of which are still in service. The first one was a 1500W one...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 202
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Ok, I get that part. What isn't clear is how do...

Ok, I get that part. What isn't clear is how do you get the cables out of the UPS without doing a warranty voiding modification? Do you leave the original battery connected?
Forum: News 1 Day Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,513
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Does anyone know if this update includes the...

Does anyone know if this update includes the patch for the Krack WPA-2 vulnerability? I tried reading the mumbo jumbo from MS on this update but only got a headache.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 202
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Thanks for the info. I had concerns the battery...

Thanks for the info. I had concerns the battery charging circuits in the UPS wouldn't have been able to handle the added load of charging and maintaining the external battery but the other one you've...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 202
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
How long has this set up of yours been running?

How long has this set up of yours been running?
Forum: News 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 596
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
As long as one now has the latest version of...

As long as one now has the latest version of CCleaner, it is malware free. I never liked CCleaner anyway (too invasive) and only used its drive wiper (and even then, I would uninstall it after using...
Forum: News 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 596
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Even though it hasn't happened to you (and I no...

Even though it hasn't happened to you (and I no reason to doubt you), that doesn't mean it hasn't happened to others. Take Jack, for example. He's smarter than the average bear user and knows far...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 448
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
That's pretty much true of HDDs (keep in mind...

That's pretty much true of HDDs (keep in mind that data isn't always recoverable on failed HDDs) but the vast majority of the time, when an SSD fails, the data is irrecoverable.
Forum: Software 1 Day Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Curiously enough, the ones that look the same...

Curiously enough, the ones that look the same aren't the ones that move around on me. It's the ones I use the most that don't like to stay put. I sometimes have to click on an icon (usually the ones...
Forum: News 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 596
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Actually, I think it is the most prevalent (not...

Actually, I think it is the most prevalent (not necessarily popular) browser because of Google's practice of paying software companies (Adobe Flash installer is probably the most prevalent) to...
Forum: News 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 596
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Methinks you have hit the head on the nail (or...

Methinks you have hit the head on the nail (or something like that; I'm barely awake right now).
Forum: Software 1 Day Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Thanks for replying, guys. The Quick Launch Menu...

Thanks for replying, guys. The Quick Launch Menu is a holdover from XP that MS, in their infinite wisdom ( :sarc: ) chose to hide in Win 7. Curiously, I never used it in XP but have found it to be...
Forum: News 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 596
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Curious. Maybe it was Unchecky that kept...

Curious. Maybe it was Unchecky that kept misbegotten Chrome off my computer, despite the installer not visibly offering it. Normally, I will get a pop-up informing me Unchecky has blocked something...
Forum: Software 2 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Anyone else?

Anyone else?
Forum: News 2 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 596
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Usually. Unchecky runs in the background and...

Usually. Unchecky runs in the background and looks for program "offers" in program installers and unchecks them if they are there. You can usually find those "special offers" when you use the custom,...
Forum: News 2 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 596
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Have you tried using Unchecky...

Have you tried using Unchecky (https://unchecky.com/)?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 448
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
TRIM helps to prevent most defragmentation but...

TRIM helps to prevent most defragmentation but defragmentation will build up eventually. Things like TRIM not being enabled and the SSD being too full can cause fragmentation to be accelerated (and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 448
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
No kidding there is plenty of dispute! ;) All...

No kidding there is plenty of dispute! ;) All seriousness aside, the concept that SSDs never need defragging comes from concerns that defragging will create excessive writes to SSDs, reducing the...
Forum: News 2 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 596
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
That article was so hypocritical, it's...

That article was so hypocritical, it's unbelievable. For example, "Chrome already has tools to help people avoid unwanted software." Yet Google pays many free and some paid for software providers to...
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