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Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By Alejandro85
Simply because the two images are massively...

Simply because the two images are massively different (in terms of content) and you're using a compressed image format (jpg).

Jpg, as well as any other compressed formats, store images not...
Forum: News 2 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 3,536
Posted By Alejandro85
So Microsoft was once again caught delivering...

So Microsoft was once again caught delivering malware though Windows Update to lure users to downgrade to Windows 10. Seems like the outbreak of the GWX virus a few years ago.

Needless to say that...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Alejandro85
What does it means exactly "Can no longer use...

What does it means exactly "Can no longer use Skype"? Does it gives some error? Fails to install? Be specific on what you're seeing.
Forum: General Discussion 15 Feb 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1,992
Posted By Alejandro85
No way. Simply put, Microsoft support means...

No way. Simply put, Microsoft support means absolutely NOTHING to the working of Windows, it'll continue to work in the very same way as it's now.

For updates, they're simply not necesary for...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Feb 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1,133
Posted By Alejandro85
The "best" I can find is a detail here on the...

The "best" I can find is a detail here on the forum:
Compare Windows 7 Editions (https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/14422-compare-windows-7-editions.html)

It contains a lot of features and the...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Feb 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By Alejandro85
How each program is made is entirely up to its...

How each program is made is entirely up to its developer. If they decide to bundle a "link", you have to either acept it, or reject it altogether. You can, using some specialized tools, monitor...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Feb 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1,133
Posted By Alejandro85
There is NO difference betweeen any edition of...

There is NO difference betweeen any edition of Windows 7. The software is exactly the same thing in each case, but the editions differ in that they include a different set of utilities built-in, and...
Forum: Software 08 Feb 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By Alejandro85
Most likely what you're seeing is a desperate MS...

Most likely what you're seeing is a desperate MS attempt to make all users to downgrade to Skype 8. Skype 7 was anounced to be "discontinued" at some point, and many people was forced to download the...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jan 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By Alejandro85
That doesn't seems what the OP said. He says that...

That doesn't seems what the OP said. He says that he doesn't have the password of ASP.NET user, and the screenshot shows only other account, which is an admin. If OP hasn't that password, how the...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jan 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By Alejandro85
Just delete it from control panel, using another...

Just delete it from control panel, using another (administrator) account. There is no more need than this to manage user accounts.
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jan 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Alejandro85
They're not equivalent, but are similar. As you...

They're not equivalent, but are similar. As you said, the main advantage of setting DNSs in the router is to have a central place for many computers, so if you ever need a change, you do it in a...
Forum: Software 03 Jan 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By Alejandro85
To begin with, it was never unsafe to install...

To begin with, it was never unsafe to install Java, and it isn't neither now.
What you mention is a long series of attempts of Microsoft to spread FUD against it to promote its own clone (the .NET...
Forum: Software 03 Jan 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By Alejandro85
More often than not, no, it's not the same...

More often than not, no, it's not the same executable.

The one you download is called an installer that is, a program whose sole purpose in life is to install other programs and nothing else. It...
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 Jan 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1,124
Posted By Alejandro85
Your backup program should be able to check the...

Your backup program should be able to check the integrity of backups, look it up for the relevant option. Just "being there" doesn't warrants, as you noted, that it's in good shape.
In the face of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Jan 2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,117
Posted By Alejandro85
Not having UEFI will make the install ]much...

Not having UEFI will make the install ]much easier, with a normal BIOS everything just works.

Generally speaking, the older the system, the easier is to get it compatible with the software. But...
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 Jan 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1,124
Posted By Alejandro85
In addition to what Samuria said previously, if...

In addition to what Samuria said previously, if it's an external USB drive it could be a loose connection that's causing an intermitent failure, if that happens to be the drive with an error.

If...
Forum: Software 02 Jan 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By Alejandro85
That's a real showstopper, because WhatsApp is...

That's a real showstopper, because WhatsApp is phone-centric and won't work without a phone. In fact, the vast majority of the functions in a current phone require some sort of internet access....
Forum: Microsoft Office 29 Dec 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,252
Posted By Alejandro85
Office 2016 works "flawlessly" in Windows 7 (as...

Office 2016 works "flawlessly" in Windows 7 (as far as you can expect from such a broken program).
At least the 365 subscription version, you login to the MS website with your account and download...
Forum: Software 29 Dec 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By Alejandro85
WhatsApp always runs on cellphones, there is no...

WhatsApp always runs on cellphones, there is no way around that, as it's only an Android/iOS program. Computer clients also exists, but are only frontends to reach your phone actually, and all of...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Dec 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,553
Posted By Alejandro85
But that's only a lie from the web page. The mail...

But that's only a lie from the web page. The mail is really never sent while it's counting, and when it expires, then it proceeds to deliver the mail. There is no way to "recall" an email.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Dec 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,553
Posted By Alejandro85
There is no such thing as "recall" an email, once...

There is no such thing as "recall" an email, once you've sent it, it'll be delivered into the recipent's mailbox without any chances for the sender to stop it. Much less to delete it from someone...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Dec 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By Alejandro85
You'll get more radiation by eating a banana...

You'll get more radiation by eating a banana (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banana_equivalent_dose) than being near a WiFi antenna.
Much less than some government invented it to poison people....
Forum: General Discussion 26 Dec 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By Alejandro85
The website is not showing any warning, it's the...

The website is not showing any warning, it's the browser that shows it, it's a crucial difference.

The warning is legitimate, many executable files actually carry malware, and the popup is there...
Forum: System Security 26 Dec 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,592
Posted By Alejandro85
Nothing to worry about, at all. What you're...

Nothing to worry about, at all.

What you're seeing are normal, malicious popups intended to trick you into thinking your computer is infected and only that program will save you, while in fact...
Forum: System Security 20 Dec 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,909
Posted By Alejandro85
Quite the opposite, not 100%, but far from it....

Quite the opposite, not 100%, but far from it. Reality dictates that antiviruses struggle to keep up with the new viruses that come out daily. Just google "antivirus false positive" and you'll see...
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