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Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Jul 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By OvenMaster
My experience is that multiple attempts needed to...

My experience is that multiple attempts needed to restart a computer has always shown that the power supply is dying.
Forum: System Security 02 Feb 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By OvenMaster
I installed the appropriate patches on my AMD...

I installed the appropriate patches on my AMD system.
The only issues I have discovered are
1. DVDFlick's ffmpeg.exe video transcoding speed has fallen approximately 4-8%, depending on the video...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Jan 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,352
Posted By OvenMaster
I've been using Netscape/Mozilla/Firefox since...

I've been using Netscape/Mozilla/Firefox since 1998. Anything else feels like I'm wearing someone else's shoes... I think IE is clunky and Chrome's GUI is a bad joke.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jan 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By OvenMaster
Noctua Warranty: Terms and Conditions...

Noctua Warranty: Terms and Conditions (https://noctua.at/en/warranty-terms-condition)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Jan 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By OvenMaster
I use Noctua fans exclusively for two...

I use Noctua fans exclusively for two reasons:quietness and a six year warranty.
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jan 2018
Replies: 82
Views: 13,124
Posted By OvenMaster
I'll keep using 7 so long as my hardware keeps...

I'll keep using 7 so long as my hardware keeps running. In my book, Reliability is more important than Speed.
When my hardware makes a new OS necessary, I'll just buy and use whichever version of...
Forum: News 18 Jan 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 3,168
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.

UPDATE: BOINC crunching is too irregular...
Forum: News 18 Jan 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 3,168
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 13 Jan 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 3,133
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 22 Dec 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 46,891
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: 8,239
Posted By OvenMaster
thank you!

thank you!
Forum: System Security 03 Dec 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 3,950
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: 8,239
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: 1,076
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: 3,950
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: 3,566
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: 122
Views: 65,977
Posted By OvenMaster
Ah.

Ah.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Aug 2017
Replies: 122
Views: 65,977
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: 59,458
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: 3,494
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: 1,210
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: 4,742
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: 9,301
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: 2,721
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: 2,744
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.
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