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Forum: General Discussion 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 10,019
Posted By Brds7t7
Windows 7 should work fine, the main issue is...

Windows 7 should work fine, the main issue is finding the drivers for them, as the manufacturers might not be making them for 7 anymore. You could always use a site like the Win-Raid forums for help...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 4,028
Posted By Brds7t7
I haven't actually used it on an existing...

I haven't actually used it on an existing install, as I usually keep mine up to date (although, I do wait a few weeks before installing any MS updates these days). But, I believe it works just as...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 4,028
Posted By Brds7t7
Ah sorry, I thought that was an error you were...

Ah sorry, I thought that was an error you were encountering while the installer was running! :D

I wouldn't worry about shared folders. It's an easy program to use. Just download the updates (which...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 4,028
Posted By Brds7t7
Strange, I haven't come across that error before....

Strange, I haven't come across that error before. Are you running the downloader (Updategenerator.exe) or the installer (Updateinstaller.exe)?

Also, are you running it from an Admin account or...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Brds7t7
Think I've used it twice in 10 years! :D

Think I've used it twice in 10 years! :D
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 4,028
Posted By Brds7t7
My only issue with Simplix is that I can't see...

My only issue with Simplix is that I can't see any option of installing the Security-only updates. Only the latest rollups seem to be included in the list of updates.

WSUSOffline has the option of...
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 4,028
Posted By Brds7t7
I don't bother slipstreaming the updates anymore....

I don't bother slipstreaming the updates anymore. I just keep WSUSOffline up to date every few months.
If I do a clean install, I just run that after to get the Security-only updates installed, then...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 4,028
Posted By Brds7t7
The Security-only updates aren't cumulative, you...

The Security-only updates aren't cumulative, you need to install every patch one after the other. Best to make a batch script to automate the task if you need to install many in one go.
If it's a...
Forum: News 02 May 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 751
Posted By Brds7t7
Zuckerberg should try stand-up comedy, because I...

Zuckerberg should try stand-up comedy, because I found all of his speech hilarious! :roflmao:
Forum: News 30 Apr 2019
Replies: 143
Views: 24,819
Posted By Brds7t7
I only run Windows 10 in a Virtual Machine, and...

I only run Windows 10 in a Virtual Machine, and it rarely gets booted up to be honest. I use it for around half an hour before it starts annoying the cr*p out of me! :D
I've got to know my way...
Forum: News 28 Apr 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,611
Posted By Brds7t7
I joined it in 2008 (I think), and ditched it...

I joined it in 2008 (I think), and ditched it around 2014. Absolutely no regrets at all. The people I keep in touch with have other ways of contacting me anyway.
I never installed any Facebook apps...
Forum: News 28 Apr 2019
Replies: 143
Views: 24,819
Posted By Brds7t7
To be honest, I don't even worry about software...

To be honest, I don't even worry about software updates that much either. There are certain programmes I keep up to date, but there's still a lot where I'm running older versions. Either because the...
Forum: News 24 Apr 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,611
Posted By Brds7t7
Depends on what the user decides to add to each...

Depends on what the user decides to add to each contact. But could include home numbers, mobile numbers, addresses, email addresses, IM usernames.

I don't know how much of the contact info was...
Forum: News 18 Apr 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,611
Posted By Brds7t7
Colour me shocked! (He said sarcastically)...

Colour me shocked! (He said sarcastically) :rolleyes:
Forum: News 14 Apr 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 2,442
Posted By Brds7t7
Thanks again NoN. Seems I had already downloaded...

Thanks again NoN. Seems I had already downloaded the reissued update then.

Looks like Avast is also issuing info and updates for their products too:
Avast Knowledge Base...
Forum: News 12 Apr 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 2,442
Posted By Brds7t7
Thanks NoN, I'm not sure if it's a reissued...

Thanks NoN, I'm not sure if it's a reissued update though. I've just downloaded it and it has the same hash and same filename. Usually, if it's reissued it'll contain v2, etc in the filename. Though,...
Forum: News 12 Apr 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 2,442
Posted By Brds7t7
I use Avast, so it's another bunch on the skip...

I use Avast, so it's another bunch on the skip list for now.
I'll wait to see if these are reissued, or if Avast provides an update.
Forum: News 08 Apr 2019
Replies: 143
Views: 24,819
Posted By Brds7t7
After 7 was released, I didn't use XP on any...

After 7 was released, I didn't use XP on any systems other than VMs. But, I had no issues using it even without the security updates. I still used an XP VM until last year. But, I have a lot of boxed...
Forum: News 07 Apr 2019
Replies: 143
Views: 24,819
Posted By Brds7t7
I can't see Google dropping Chrome support on 7...

I can't see Google dropping Chrome support on 7 for at least a couple of years. So, I wouldn't worry about that for now.

As for IE, if you're not going to use it, you can just disable it from the...
Forum: News 01 Apr 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By Brds7t7
Good to hear! Had 4 days of no internet a couple...

Good to hear! Had 4 days of no internet a couple months ago, while Virgin Media were fixing a fault. Not sure what fault takes 4 days to fix, but a few phone calls later I did manage to get my bill...
Forum: News 31 Mar 2019
Replies: 143
Views: 24,819
Posted By Brds7t7
Thanks Barman, interesting to read. So for the...

Thanks Barman, interesting to read. So for the average home user I'm guessing it's fine, but documents don't always transfer 100% like for like between clients, so lacking a little in a business...
Forum: News 31 Mar 2019
Replies: 143
Views: 24,819
Posted By Brds7t7
I also switched to LibreOffice last year. Have no...

I also switched to LibreOffice last year. Have no issues with it at all. I'm not really an advanced Office user and only use Office for basic needs really, mostly word documents. But, it works...
Forum: News 31 Mar 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By Brds7t7
From what I've read, it won't be included as a...

From what I've read, it won't be included as a separate installer, it's only being bundled with certain games. Maybe a separate installer might come later, but I don't believe there's anyway to...
Forum: News 28 Mar 2019
Replies: 34
Views: 6,772
Posted By Brds7t7
Pity not everyone thinks the same way as you,...

Pity not everyone thinks the same way as you, Anak.
While I'm not MS biggest fan lately and have moved away from nearly all their products now, I'm not one to start scaremongering either.

I'm...
Forum: News 27 Mar 2019
Replies: 34
Views: 6,772
Posted By Brds7t7
This is the exact reason I tell people not to...

This is the exact reason I tell people not to hide updates if they're not classed as Important. Because if it gets reissued as v2, v3, etc, etc, it will be unhidden and show up once again in your...
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