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Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By sverne
Solved by deleting and re-installing in another...

Solved by deleting and re-installing in another browser.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By sverne
Problem is I can't open chrome.

Problem is I can't open chrome.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,040
Posted By sverne
I agree with you about the insult to owner's...

I agree with you about the insult to owner's control over the browser, considering the last update snafu about automatic sign-in.

Go to windows task manager (control/alt/delete/) & processes and...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By sverne
Chrome won't open

Double clicking the Chrome icon in toobar,there is a slight attempt to open it (with the app opening clock spinning for a second), but nothing happens; also tried rebooting and even ...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Nov 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By sverne
OK will try Mozilla again. You should add the...

OK will try Mozilla again.
You should add the Ghostery and Priv3+ extensions.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 09 Nov 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By sverne
There is nothing in Chrome's setting to get rid...

There is nothing in Chrome's setting to get rid of this "possible" spyware, as they do not even want you to know it exists.

It scans your PC for programs that might "interfere" with the Chrome...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Nov 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By sverne
OK, chrome is risky as it is owned by Google,...

OK, chrome is risky as it is owned by Google, what would you recommend? I use multiple privacy/spam extensions to eliminate these mal-operations as much as possible.

I've tried Firefox over the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 08 Nov 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By sverne
Go here: ...

Go here:
[URL="https://techdows.com/2018/02/block-or-disable-chrome-software-reporter-tool.html"]
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Nov 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By sverne
Telemetry hidden in Task Scheduler

Looking through the task scheduler>>Active Tasks, I have found at least four Telemetry spyware that should not have been there as I never knowingly downloaded it or gave permission. I even do not...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Nov 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By sverne
Thanks to your post, I have found hidden in the...

Thanks to your post, I have found hidden in the task scheduler even worst offenders-- privacy snoopers or Telemetry. I will post a new thread.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Nov 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By sverne
Fix apps hanging-culprit Chrome

If your PC hangs on most programs and takes forever to close (as task manager is working overtime), check all automatic update services, especially Chrome's. I finally found this to be the culprit...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 19 Oct 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By sverne
Hey snick, thanks for the new info, but happily...

Hey snick, thanks for the new info, but happily "cookie auto delete is working." Previously when I tried cookie delete, I checked google's setting page for cookies after closing browser, but the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 19 Oct 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By sverne
I tried this and another G. Play app, and they...

I tried this and another G. Play app, and they did not work either, I will try again, but wondering out loud if it might be that my anti-spyware apps (also from Play) are interfering? Will post later.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 18 Oct 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By sverne
Chrome cookies remain

Chrome is not functioning as it should in automatically deleting cookies when closed. The "keep local data until you quit your browser" is on, and "continue running background apps when chrome is...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Oct 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 3,650
Posted By sverne
Have you tried sfc /scannow? Perhaps a "repair...

Have you tried sfc /scannow? Perhaps a "repair install" (check forum) for your OS as it seems corrupted.
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Jul 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By sverne
Roland, thanks for the bad but realistic news....

Roland, thanks for the bad but realistic news. I'm currently using EaseUS and it had "found" a lost drive and many files, but most of them are "empty". But the saving grace is that there are some...
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Jul 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By sverne
Lenovo OneKey recover deletion

I did a OneKey recovery due to a missing boot file and unfortunately I chose restore to initial point. Reading about this issue, it seems that all my personal files have been deleted. Is there an...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Oct 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 26,249
Posted By sverne
While trying to recover an accidentally...

While trying to recover an accidentally overwritten file, I found this excellent free program that worked, even on a USB. It found the overwritten versions, plus some deleted ones....
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Jun 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,438
Posted By sverne
Yes, the external is the fail-proof method. I...

Yes, the external is the fail-proof method. I just wanted a faster backup in case of deletions, etc, without relying on it solely. Also, in case of an HD failure, one partition theoretically can...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Jun 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,438
Posted By sverne
Thanks for the info, but I rather have a physical...

Thanks for the info, but I rather have a physical backup. Is partition a feasible option for me?
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Jun 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,438
Posted By sverne
Backup on a drive that doesn't exist

I recently lost my videos--and luckily have a Seagate external HD which recovered them. I would like to have a smaller backup location on my HD for my files so I don't have to resort to Seagate...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Apr 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By sverne
Wrong OEM disk

I have a spare Acer Win 7 laptop without a HD, so installed an HP with a different operating system (8). This did not boot so I took out my Dell OEM 7 and install went through, but there are multiple...
Forum: News 21 Oct 2015
Replies: 47
Views: 5,380
Posted By sverne
Thanks, if its MSE only no problem, but until...

Thanks, if its MSE only no problem, but until things clear up, all WU are on hold/review.
Forum: News 21 Oct 2015
Replies: 47
Views: 5,380
Posted By sverne
Since most of us have windows for a number of...

Since most of us have windows for a number of years and have had many MS fixes and patches, it might not be worth WU at all. They have a virus/patch and who knows where they will hide it? Since our...
Forum: News 20 Oct 2015
Replies: 169
Views: 20,702
Posted By sverne
Yet, how many messages did I get from MS telling...

Yet, how many messages did I get from MS telling me that my Windows 7 Operating Systems were not legal? They were, of course, but it took a while for MS to stop it. Haven't seen anything about that...
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