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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 2,446
Posted By mjf
Your system specs are a bit limited and you...

Your system specs are a bit limited and you should expand eg. what model Dell etc.
One of the "cheapest" solutions to your problem is to buy a Samsung 850 EVO 250GB SSD. Cost ~$100.
You can clone...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By mjf
I didn't mean the question to be a "Dorothy...

I didn't mean the question to be a "Dorothy Dixer" but I'm not surprised by your answer.
Leave the job to the engineers with some finance input.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By mjf
That's sort of correct Ranger4. Maybe my fault...

That's sort of correct Ranger4. Maybe my fault for confusing 2 issues in the discussion and I know they are different.

One is the telco/ISP service provision and the other is the email service...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By mjf
I'm on ADSL2+ and getting ~21Mbs download and...

I'm on ADSL2+ and getting ~21Mbs download and around ~0.9Mbs upload. I'm also on a 1000GB per month download plan so I don't think the ISP would add any more constraints - I could be wrong. Some...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By mjf
I get it that mail servers restrict the size of...

I get it that mail servers restrict the size of attachments. I was surprised initially that a 50MB attachment would be too large. Now I know but not sure what the actual limit would be for say...
Forum: Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By mjf
I've been using the portable version 7.40.0.104...

I've been using the portable version 7.40.0.104 from portableapps
https://portableapps.com/apps/internet/sportable
Forum: Browsers & Mail 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By mjf
Mail size limits

I wanted to send a 50MB file and get the message the file size exceeds the global file size limit of the server. I have a Hotmail/Outlook account but this seems similar other email providers in...
Forum: Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By mjf
I also wouldn't be without Fastone image viewer....

I also wouldn't be without Fastone image viewer. Excellent viewer and a good basic editor. I use the portable version. You can select up to 4 images to display simultaneously which is good for...
Forum: Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By mjf
I've gone back to the portable v7.40.0.104...

I've gone back to the portable v7.40.0.104 version.
I was curious to know if other Windows 7 users have been able to use the latest installed version without the type of event log error I mentioned.
Forum: Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By mjf
Skype error reporting in event log

I've been using Skype portable v7 for some time with no apparent problems but decided to install the latest version 8.12.0.14 from the official download site Download Skype | Free calls | Chat app...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 2,446
Posted By mjf
My winsxs reports ~13GB but I'm not sure how much...

My winsxs reports ~13GB but I'm not sure how much of that is real. My OS (C) drive is 60GB "full" and I have various applications installed (Office, Adobe photo apps etc.). I try to keep my documents...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Dec 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 2,029
Posted By mjf
You should boot to a Macrium rescue pe CD/DVD or...

You should boot to a Macrium rescue pe CD/DVD or usb flash drive as suggested. If you don't have one then you need to use another PC. I recommend you select the pe 5 option since it includes usb 3...
Forum: News 14 Dec 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By mjf
Skype is great for family and friends. When used...

Skype is great for family and friends. When used for recruitment there are issues. The quality of your image depend on the quality of your internet connection, your webcam and lighting. Many people...
Forum: News 09 Dec 2017
Replies: 51
Views: 7,354
Posted By mjf
Where is the Auto Time setting function box?

Where is the Auto Time setting function box?
Forum: System Security 24 Nov 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By mjf
Chrome browser doesn't have this issue with the...

Chrome browser doesn't have this issue with the latest Norton update. Some don't like Google Chrome because they feel it has more data tracking. Really though, don't they all do this.
Forum: System Security 17 Nov 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By mjf
Latest Norton patch

It doesn't work well with Firefox as it did in the past. I have liked their safe site icon indication that I assume has been based on Norton and user experience but now it doesn't appear.

Norton...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Nov 2017
Replies: 34
Views: 3,548
Posted By mjf
I saw that the MSRT was not ticked in the list of...

I saw that the MSRT was not ticked in the list of Important updates so I've just left it for now.
Forum: News 03 Nov 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 2,125
Posted By mjf
I'm not missing the point at all. I see some...

I'm not missing the point at all. I see some utility in what they are offering. No one is forcing you to use Google anything. Their revenue is ~US$90 billion so they aren't going away soon.
Forum: News 03 Nov 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 2,125
Posted By mjf
They are in business to make money so what do you...

They are in business to make money so what do you expect. If you don't like them don't use them.
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Sep 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,550
Posted By mjf
I like Partition Wizard as well and it can do the...

I like Partition Wizard as well and it can do the required operations. Unfortunately your video link is in a non English language and my version 9.1 no longer supports building a bootable iso. It...
Forum: News 19 Sep 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 3,325
Posted By mjf
I'd be curious to know if the portable version...

I'd be curious to know if the portable version had the same malware problem.
Forum: General Discussion 17 Sep 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2,061
Posted By mjf
I think you are saying system repair has not been...

I think you are saying system repair has not been successful. I have had problems with the automatic system repair option in the past and rely on system images. Sometimes you need to run the system...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Sep 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,446
Posted By mjf
Of course you can use a new drive if you don't...

Of course you can use a new drive if you don't have a spare drive lying around. A 1TB WD Blue would cost around the $50 mark. I think the main objective was to have confidence a Macrium image would...
Forum: Software 15 Sep 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,636
Posted By mjf
It probably is illegal unless you can get an MS...

It probably is illegal unless you can get an MS phone representative to agree to it.
The licensing is described here and you appear to be using the OEM:SLP which uses a license embedded in the BIOS...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Sep 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,446
Posted By mjf
Restoring the image to a spare internal drive is...

Restoring the image to a spare internal drive is the acid test. If you have the money for a cheap HDD then do the test. Replace the OS drive with the test drive and disconnect all other HDDs/SSDs to...
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