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Forum: System Security 4 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By Alejandro85
Is it a message from any kind of antivirus? Or...

Is it a message from any kind of antivirus? Or something you never seen before and can't recognize? When did it started?
Additionally, a screenshot may make things much clearer.
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By Alejandro85
I would demote the first account to standard and...

I would demote the first account to standard and always login from there, leveraging UAC with the password of the second account to do occassional admin-only tasks. I prefer this because you already...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Alejandro85
torchwood words point to a severe problem...

torchwood words point to a severe problem introduced with updates: You have to take them all or reject everything, there is no middle ground. Once you find an update to be problematic or malicious,...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By Alejandro85
This is a salesperson (or Microsoft as a whole)...

This is a salesperson (or Microsoft as a whole) clearly trying to scam you, plain and simple. You already have a Windows license, you DON'T have to buy again what you legitimaly own (do you...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,820
Posted By Alejandro85
May I ask why is this so important? I don't yet...

May I ask why is this so important? I don't yet understand completely what you're trying to do.

Thinking about it, what it does not is coherent, how does the program know where to copy to? I don't...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Alejandro85
No, they can live side by side and installing one...

No, they can live side by side and installing one will not uninstall or replace another. Each particular version is required depending on how the programs you're using is actually compiled.

I...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By Alejandro85
There is no such thing as a "APPAPI" Flash. What...

There is no such thing as a "APPAPI" Flash. What one did you install? There are 3 different builds of Flash Player:
- PPAPI: For Chrome browser and its clones.
- ActiveX: For Internet Explorer,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Alejandro85
It's partially true. Some time ago Microsoft...

It's partially true. Some time ago Microsoft issued a malicious patch though Windows update...
Forum: Microsoft Office 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By Alejandro85
Given past experience with Microsoft and their...

Given past experience with Microsoft and their "end of support" of other programs, I would say that yes, they will be available for quite some time after that date. Of course Office will continue to...
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By Alejandro85
A quick Google search shows the download page to...

A quick Google search shows the download page to obtain the installer again:
Download Photoshop Elements versions 9, 8, 7...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 2,543
Posted By Alejandro85
When it comes to security, when an...

When it comes to security, when an infection/attack/hack is detected wiping the whole system isn't the "last resort", it's the very first suggestion you'll get from any security expert.

The...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 2,543
Posted By Alejandro85
It's not bad advise at all. In fact it's the only...

It's not bad advise at all. In fact it's the only reliable way to clean an infected system. It's just a bit "interesting" how they knew about it before the news spreads.
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Sep 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By Alejandro85
Agreed with sml156 here. While you may never...

Agreed with sml156 here. While you may never accessed the site directly, other pages often contain features such as comments, "like" buttons and embeed some features of Facebook on their own site....
Forum: General Discussion 08 Sep 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,261
Posted By Alejandro85
Safe mode is no less or more secure than "normal"...

Safe mode is no less or more secure than "normal" mode. All access restrictions hold and all passwords still apply like always. The only difference is that some drivers and programs aren't loaded at...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Sep 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Alejandro85
Confusion on this matter comes all the time...

Confusion on this matter comes all the time (there are many posts on the forum about this) and the answer it's always the very same: Microsoft got it wrong from day 1 and there is a (minor) bug in...
Forum: System Security 05 Sep 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 2,478
Posted By Alejandro85
Not at all, I don't think it's extreme, it can be...

Not at all, I don't think it's extreme, it can be more or less difficult, inconvenient and time consuming, but given the situation described by the OP, it's the appropriate choice.

The fundamental...
Forum: System Security 05 Sep 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 2,478
Posted By Alejandro85
That's the only real solution to an infected...

That's the only real solution to an infected system.
Once a system becomes infected the ONLY way to ensure it's clean is to perform a complete reinstallation of the operating system and all its...
Forum: System Security 27 Aug 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By Alejandro85
AVG is an antivirus. Calling it "protection" is...

AVG is an antivirus. Calling it "protection" is too much for it.
Anyway, if you know someone interested, and the license can be transfered, why not giving it away to someone interested?
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Aug 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By Alejandro85
You don't edit network settings by tampering on...

You don't edit network settings by tampering on the registry directly. You just use the interfaces Windows provides to change those settings.

By using the command line version, your install script...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Aug 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By Alejandro85
What is the error exactly? Why the browsers...

What is the error exactly? Why the browsers complain? It could be a problem in your computer or a legitimate problem with the affected websites.

As with every certificate error, ignoring the error...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Aug 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By Alejandro85
Use the netsh command to configure all the...

Use the netsh command to configure all the network settings from the command prompt, incluiding automating the whole process.
See here for some quick examples: How to Change Your Computers IP...
Forum: System Security 21 Jul 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By Alejandro85
There is no need for a bat file or anything. The...

There is no need for a bat file or anything. The actual requirement to change the system date/time is to be an administrator. Just make sure anyone not allowed to change it does NOT belong to the...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jul 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Alejandro85
A really simple rule of thumb is that, if the CPU...

A really simple rule of thumb is that, if the CPU is at most something like 10-12 years old (save for few exceptions like cheap netbooks) it's almost always 64 bits capable. Pretty much every...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jul 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By Alejandro85
What error does it gives? How it failed? What...

What error does it gives? How it failed? What does it shows?
As it stands, we have absolutely no idea what's going on there.
Forum: Software 09 Jun 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,343
Posted By Alejandro85
Most likely you need to install SP1 on Windows,...

Most likely you need to install SP1 on Windows, as framework 4.6.2 requires it.
You can download it from here: Download Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (KB976932) from Official...
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