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Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 1,840
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 236
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 614
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 511
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...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By Alejandro85
This is a bad practice many programs engage in,...

This is a bad practice many programs engage in, and I totally agree that's simply better to see the real file type.

That column comes from the file association stored in the registry. Up to...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Alejandro85
There is no way around multi browser testing....

There is no way around multi browser testing. Emulators, some websites and the like can help, but ultimately, you must test on the real thing, by installing different browsers, different versions and...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By Alejandro85
Can you be a bit more specific? What kind of...

Can you be a bit more specific? What kind of service are you refering to as "P2P" (which is a method of network connection). What specific things do you want to access?
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 3,324
Posted By Alejandro85
That's a superior alternative to those crapy...

That's a superior alternative to those crapy "uninstallers", to watch out what it does really do and undo it. One must take the precaution of monitor the install only.

However, that alternative...
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 3,324
Posted By Alejandro85
I think I can answer that too. The basic...

I think I can answer that too.
The basic problem you face is that you don't know what to look for, or where, or anything. An installer is only supposed to deploy files in specific locations and...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By Alejandro85
It's just yet another CPU architecture for what...

It's just yet another CPU architecture for what code can be compiled. Read more on it here:
ARM architecture - Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ARM_architecture)

It's pretty similar to...
Forum: System Security 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By Alejandro85
As you've mentioned, the "netsh advfirewall...

As you've mentioned, the "netsh advfirewall import" can import a .wfw into the firewall policy and is 100% command line, hence scriptable.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,219
Posted By Alejandro85
Restore points are a number one cause of "lost"...

Restore points are a number one cause of "lost" HD space, stored in the "system volume information" folder (which you don't account for). By default also you don't have read access into it. See if...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By Alejandro85
Nobody mentiones anything being cracked or...

Nobody mentiones anything being cracked or similar, even the OP mentioned his "office" to begin with, which hints that Enterprise might have been provided for his use. Besides, he didnt asked for...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By Alejandro85
Look in task manager how much memory consumes the...

Look in task manager how much memory consumes the miner. If it does try shutting it down and see if the problem persist (all resources must be released at that point).
Also, check if your pagefile...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By Alejandro85
What problem do you have with memory exactly?

What problem do you have with memory exactly?
Forum: System Security 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By Alejandro85
Once malware managed to run on your system, you...

Once malware managed to run on your system, you already lost the battle, the virus got control of your computer and, as Microsoft says, "it's not your computer anymore".
Among the things it could do...
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By Alejandro85
Backup software don't work like that, you're...

Backup software don't work like that, you're trying to take the opposite approach.
Backups will consist of all files that you chose, but it's up to you to tell it what must it copy over. No software...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By Alejandro85
Most vulnerabilities found aren't actually...

Most vulnerabilities found aren't actually problems in PGP, but in software rendering the decrypted emails instead. PGP is still the best possible choice.

One time pad is great and theoretically...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 830
Posted By Alejandro85
Not only that, the license of pretty much every...

Not only that, the license of pretty much every single piece of software out there (or "terms of service" for services) almost universally disclaims responsabilities from the developer, making the...
Forum: General Discussion 12 May 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By Alejandro85
"Seems" is the key word here, quotes included....

"Seems" is the key word here, quotes included. That's exaclty the problem with security compromises, once a virus manages to run, you have no idea what it really did and how it could be hiding or...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 May 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By Alejandro85
You'll only see an improvement if the bottleneck...

You'll only see an improvement if the bottleneck was your own connection speed. Actual load times depend on other factors too, like your browser and computer speed, how well designed is the site is...
Forum: General Discussion 11 May 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By Alejandro85
The message "self-destruct" seems very unlikely...

The message "self-destruct" seems very unlikely to come from a legitimate source, and the further "diagnostic" is very similar to the one that malware uses to trick the user to run it ("click here to...
Forum: General Discussion 07 May 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 997
Posted By Alejandro85
To complement the previous answer, I would add...

To complement the previous answer, I would add that "installing" or even "updating" isn't a special privileged procedure or something to be held in a throne. All that an installer do is to copy files...
Forum: General Discussion 06 May 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 997
Posted By Alejandro85
It's just a monitoring program with some...

It's just a monitoring program with some capabilities to affect running processes (only when you explicitly tell it to), but otherwise it's just yet another program. Leaving it open all the day long...
Forum: System Security 03 May 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,054
Posted By Alejandro85
I still use the built-in Windows Firewall, and...

I still use the built-in Windows Firewall, and for most simple purposes I can recommend it (since Vista and later, not the one in XP). Not a great secret really :p and neither though it would matter...
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