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Forum: News 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By OvenMaster
Seems to be working just fine so far... but I...

Seems to be working just fine so far... but I will need to try a few applications (BOINC, DVDFlick, etc) to see how much of a performance hit there may be.
Forum: News 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By OvenMaster
Time to make a disk image and try this out....

Time to make a disk image and try this out. Thanks, guys.
Forum: News 5 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1,223
Posted By OvenMaster
I for one am holding off until this update is...

I for one am holding off until this update is 100% cleared for use with AMD procs. Until then I'm going by the mantra "backup, backup, backup"!
Forum: Tutorials 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 45,218
Posted By OvenMaster
VeraCrypt is the regularly-updated fork of...

VeraCrypt is the regularly-updated fork of TrueCrypt.
VeraCrypt - Free Open source disk encryption with strong security for the Paranoid (https://www.veracrypt.fr/en/Home.html)
Forum: News 03 Dec 2017
Replies: 49
Views: 5,824
Posted By OvenMaster
thank you!

thank you!
Forum: System Security 03 Dec 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 3,470
Posted By OvenMaster
Apparently as of October 24, 2017, Avira has...

Apparently as of October 24, 2017, Avira has changed their minds and has now extended Win 7 support until December 31, 2019.

Avira Product Lifecycle...
Forum: News 03 Dec 2017
Replies: 49
Views: 5,824
Posted By OvenMaster
I've been putting off updating from v.57 because ...

I've been putting off updating from v.57 because
1. I want to see bugs wiped out,
2. I don't have many add-ons but I rely on most of the ones I do have, and
3. I haven't been able to find many...
Forum: News 01 Nov 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By OvenMaster
They actually released this for XP SP3?! :D

They actually released this for XP SP3?! :D
Forum: System Security 01 Oct 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 3,470
Posted By OvenMaster
Avira support for Windows 7 ends January 13,...

Avira support for Windows 7 ends January 13, 2018. This is why I switched to Avast a month ago.
Avira Product Lifecycle (https://www.avira.com/en/support-product-lifecycle)
Forum: News 23 Sep 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 3,319
Posted By OvenMaster
I run 32-bit Win 7 and as soon as I found out...

I run 32-bit Win 7 and as soon as I found out this news, I ran a Malwarebytes scan and an Avast virus scan.
All Malwarebytes found was two Registry values that were connected to the malware, but no...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 13 Aug 2017
Replies: 101
Views: 48,455
Posted By OvenMaster
Ah.

Ah.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Aug 2017
Replies: 101
Views: 48,455
Posted By OvenMaster
Hm. Every time I click the Update button within...

Hm. Every time I click the Update button within Firefox 54 (Help -> About Firefox -> Check for update) it just says it's up to date. Odd.
Forum: General Discussion 12 Aug 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 56,002
Posted By OvenMaster
The only way that I can get Explorer windows to...

The only way that I can get Explorer windows to keep their sizes and positions where I want them is to install and use ShellFolderFix.
ShellFolderFix - Manage folder window positions/size - Windows...
Forum: News 01 Aug 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 3,144
Posted By OvenMaster
Considering that Avira Free's end of support for...

Considering that Avira Free's end of support for Windows 7 is January 13, 2018(?!)(2 years short of 7's M$ end-of-life date)
Avira Product Lifecycle...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jun 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,024
Posted By OvenMaster
Pournelle's Law - always check cables first...

Pournelle's Law - always check cables first because 90% of the time, the problem is the cable.

A few years back, every so often I would "lose" one of my 1TB storage drives. It would not be found...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 07 Jun 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 4,136
Posted By OvenMaster
For what it's worth, I tried two AsRock boards...

For what it's worth, I tried two AsRock boards about four years ago, and both ended up with dead PCI slots... one within 30 days, the replacement board after about a year. Other than that, I liked...
Forum: Sound & Audio 23 May 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 7,461
Posted By OvenMaster
I had three motherboards with Realtek onboard...

I had three motherboards with Realtek onboard audio. The only way I was able to get "Stereo Mix" was to disable Realtek onboard audio in the BIOS, delete the Realtek drivers, and install a separate...
Forum: General Discussion 08 May 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 2,395
Posted By OvenMaster
My own rig is made up of some ancient parts. I do...

My own rig is made up of some ancient parts. I do realize that it's not current anymore, so I no longer have any cause to brag. There's still plenty of horsepower under the hood for my purposes...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 06 May 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,445
Posted By OvenMaster
Turns out that bullet I dodged over a year ago...

Turns out that bullet I dodged over a year ago finally found me. I had to move to AOL - which is owned by VZ anyway - a month ago, and I did get to keep my verizon.net domain with Thunderbird.
Forum: Themes and Styles 06 May 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 2,479
Posted By OvenMaster
For anyone else looking for these, the location...

For anyone else looking for these, the location is
C:\Windows\Web

The folder is 38MB so it's too large for storing here at Seven Forums. So, you have a PM.
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 May 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 7,322
Posted By OvenMaster
Macrium Free v5.3 images every 10 days, just in...

Macrium Free v5.3 images every 10 days, just in case. Better safe than sorry, and whenever I've needed it, it works.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 19 Apr 2017
Replies: 101
Views: 48,455
Posted By OvenMaster
I installed v.53 this afternoon. Immediate,...

I installed v.53 this afternoon. Immediate, noticeable improvement in image rendering speed (Tumblr archive pages, for instance, display all thumbnail images lightning fast now), no more crashes, no...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 23 Mar 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,215
Posted By OvenMaster
MeOnMine's solution is most likely better than my...

MeOnMine's solution is most likely better than my own, as what I've done is by habit over the past 18 years and 3 Windows OSes (95c, XP Home, 7 Pro 32-bit)

I have no real idea where Win7 saves...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Mar 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,215
Posted By OvenMaster
This is the exact reason why I have saved the...

This is the exact reason why I have saved the executable file for every single Windows Update I have ever installed for Windows 7. 616 updates adding up to 3.2 GB. I have also saved all my hardware...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 19 Mar 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 3,475
Posted By OvenMaster
Every time I tried to use anything from M$ on my...

Every time I tried to use anything from M$ on my Win 7 rig, it just sat there and did absolutely nothing. XP's Movie Maker worked beautifully, so this looks promising. Thanks, Callender!
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