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Forum: News 27 Jun 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,345
Posted By spc3rd
I concur with what TZ has said. To...

I concur with what TZ has said.

To paraphrase a time-honored adage......"Some people (including groups, governments, businesses, etc) talk a lot, yet say little, while others talk little, but...
Forum: Software 21 Mar 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,147
Posted By spc3rd
Greetings again, gini and hello Callender! ...

Greetings again, gini and hello Callender!

(For gini): I only learned about the end of support/updates for Secunia v2 when I started getting popups from the program at intermittent times during...
Forum: Software 21 Mar 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,147
Posted By spc3rd
Secunia PSI v2: Support ends 3/31/17. Suggestions for a replacement?

Hi Jeannie and David,

Thank you both for your respective replies and the additional info! :thumbsup:
I'll take a look at the other programs you mentioned, to gain a little more 'enlightenment'...
Forum: Software 21 Mar 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,147
Posted By spc3rd
Secunia PSI v2: Support ends 3/31/17. Suggestions for a replacement?

Much obliged for that info, gini! :)

For some reason, I had a hard time getting the Secunia PSI v2 program to uninstall (via Control Panel > Programs and Features). The UN-installation process...
Forum: Software 21 Mar 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,147
Posted By spc3rd
Secunia PSI v2: Support ends 3/31/17. Suggestions for a replacement?

Good morning everyone,

With support/updates ending for Secunia PSI v2 ending on March 31st, I am seeking recommendations for a decent, similar program to replace it.

Secunia PSI v3 has...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 20 Feb 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 4,145
Posted By spc3rd
Thanks very much for the additional info & link,...

Thanks very much for the additional info & link, LMiller7!
Forum: Browsers & Mail 20 Feb 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 4,145
Posted By spc3rd
Much obliged for your follow-up info, TZ! ...

Much obliged for your follow-up info, TZ!

FWIW, I also uploaded the firefox.exe file to VirusTotal...just to make sure it was legit - which it was.
Since it doesn't appear the two identical...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 20 Feb 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 4,145
Posted By spc3rd
Task Manager (Processes) shows 2 "Firefox.exe*32" while online. Why

Thank you to everyone who has replied to my inquiry!

Per townsbg's instructions, I checked the file location for both the firefox.exe*32 entries, and as you can see in the attached screenshot,...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 19 Feb 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 4,145
Posted By spc3rd
Task Manager (Processes) shows 2 "Firefox.exe*32" while online. Why?

Good evening everyone,

I've noticed an oddity in Windows Task Manager when I view the list shown under the "Processes" tab, as described below. I'm not sure what it means, and whether or not...
Forum: News 11 Feb 2017
Replies: 26
Views: 5,549
Posted By spc3rd
Microsoft's 'deviousness' is downright appalling....

Microsoft's 'deviousness' is downright appalling. :axe: Glad I still have the GWX Control Panel Monitor program installed on this computer!
Forum: Software 21 Jan 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,347
Posted By spc3rd
Hi again, My thanks to TZ, Callender,...

Hi again,

My thanks to TZ, Callender, and DavidE for your respective replies
to my inquiry! :)

Given what Callender said about the GWX Control Panel......I'll not bother doing anything...
Forum: Software 21 Jan 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,347
Posted By spc3rd
Hi TZ, One program is the Pangolin...

Hi TZ,

One program is the Pangolin Screen Brightness. Another is the GWX Control Panel (from Ultimate Outsider) - which helps keep MS from installing Win 10.

Thanks for getting back with...
Forum: Software 21 Jan 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,347
Posted By spc3rd
How to add/enable a program to start at Windows Logon

Good afternoon everyone,

I'm having a problem with remembering how to add/enable a program that will start at Windows Logon. I don't seem to be having much luck with various searches. ...
Forum: Sound & Audio 20 Jan 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 780
Posted By spc3rd
Text-to-speech function not working. Need help to resolve issue.

Good morning everyone,

*[UPDATE]: Problem described below the dashed line has now been resolved today, 1/23/2017, and quite by accident. When I tested the Text-to-speech function again (with the...
Forum: Chillout Room 14 Dec 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,363
Posted By spc3rd
A special Christmas wish for all SevenForums members...

I would like to wish everyone a truly happy holiday season this year, along with my sincerest appreciation for all the help received when I've needed to ask for it here!

May your Christmas be...
Forum: News 12 Oct 2016
Replies: 146
Views: 18,463
Posted By spc3rd
Hi, A lot of those updates are just telemetry...

Hi,
A lot of those updates are just telemetry junkware :)
I'd dump ESet in a millisecond if "or any security program calling a lot of those updates as important or insisting on loading recommended...
Forum: News 12 Oct 2016
Replies: 146
Views: 18,463
Posted By spc3rd
Good morning again, For what it's...

Good morning again,

For what it's worth...although I have yet to receive the usual popup notification that updates are available, my ESET SS program shows the following alert about the Patch...
Forum: News 10 Oct 2016
Replies: 146
Views: 18,463
Posted By spc3rd
Sounds good to me, Seffrid...

Sounds good to me, Seffrid (https://www.sevenforums.com/member.php?u=298112).

Thanks for the additional suggestion!
Forum: News 10 Oct 2016
Replies: 146
Views: 18,463
Posted By spc3rd
O.k., Brds7t7...

O.k., Brds7t7 (https://www.sevenforums.com/member.php?u=35886).

Just for 'good measure'...I'll wait until say Friday or Saturday, then give it a go.

Much obliged for the follow-up info!
Forum: News 10 Oct 2016
Replies: 146
Views: 18,463
Posted By spc3rd
Thanks once again, Brds7t7...

Thanks once again, Brds7t7 (https://www.sevenforums.com/member.php?u=35886)!

I downloaded it to my Desktop and then extracted the contents - which I also saved to my Desktop.

Now all I may need...
Forum: News 10 Oct 2016
Replies: 146
Views: 18,463
Posted By spc3rd
Hi Brds7t7...

Hi Brds7t7 (https://www.sevenforums.com/member.php?u=35886), and thanks very much for your reply!

Not really sure about just how that WSUS offline you mentioned works. When I clicked on the...
Forum: News 10 Oct 2016
Replies: 146
Views: 18,463
Posted By spc3rd
Good morning, After reading through all...

Good morning,

After reading through all the posts in this topic, including looking at the ghacks article...I must say, I'm more confused than ever - especially given all the problems I've had...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Sep 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,669
Posted By spc3rd
Hi again TZ, O.k....the updates finally...

Hi again TZ,

O.k....the updates finally downloaded and installed - took about 40 minutes for it all to complete.

The "reset" option you referred to is the very one I ran prior to creating...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Sep 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,669
Posted By spc3rd
Thanks again TZ, The first update, ...

Thanks again TZ,

The first update, KB3020369, you said to install is shown as having been already installed back in 2015. I finally managed to get KB3172605 installed. I'm now going back...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Sep 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,669
Posted By spc3rd
I appreciate your reply, TZ. Unfortunately,...

I appreciate your reply, TZ.

Unfortunately, I have absolutely NO idea how to do what you are saying, or even how to find what you are showing in your screenshot.

As mentioned in my OP, I had...
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