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Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 6 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Barman58
What I've done in the past for Myself and for...

What I've done in the past for Myself and for clients is specified a Bare Bones PC (https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Bare+Bones+PC&oq=Bare+Bones+PC&aqs=chrome..69i57&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8) unit...
Forum: News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By Barman58
Erm, Russia and the Ukraine affected - perhaps...

Erm, Russia and the Ukraine affected - perhaps it's just Vladimir checking next years election results
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By Barman58
Strange thing is that the first thing I do in any...

Strange thing is that the first thing I do in any new windows install is to switch on file extensions view, I come from an industrial background where files would be created in many formats with the...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By Barman58
First thing to do is change any passwords you...

First thing to do is change any passwords you have anywhere online, obviously concentrate with any that deal with financial matters and transactions - THIS SHOULD BE DONE FROM ANOTHER SECURE SYSTEM...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Barman58
The SMB protocols are microsoft software, created...

The SMB protocols are microsoft software, created to interface with the pre-existing SAMBA protocol used for many years by Unix systems (and more recently with Linux, (or baby Unix ;) ). Microsoft to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Barman58
The whole thing with Wanncry did cause chaos here...

The whole thing with Wanncry did cause chaos here in the UK, as the national Health Board was still running Unpatched versions of Windows 7 (they had been notified of the availability of the patch...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Barman58
The Small Message Block, (SMBv1), protocol was...

The Small Message Block, (SMBv1), protocol was the one that was compromised in Windows 7 by last years Wannacry Malware attack and prompted the issue of a special security patch, from Microsoft, to...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By Barman58
They're fine but I would always use Bleeping...

They're fine but I would always use Bleeping Computer (https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/) , it's the site that the pros use, and run - Follow instructions precisely, ( they can get a little confusing...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By Barman58
Glad to help :)

Glad to help :)
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By Barman58
I can't explain the creation of the "new" folder...

I can't explain the creation of the "new" folder but it may be older than it seems. I have seen applications change the wrong field in the file dataset where rather than the last modified field the...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By Barman58
You could run whatever anti Malware suite is...

You could run whatever anti Malware suite is running on the system and perform a deep /full scan and see if anything comes up, although I've not heard of this sort of malware "payload" since the days...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By Barman58
Don't recognise the tool you describe but this is...

Don't recognise the tool you describe but this is an excellent Snipping Tool built into Windows 7 that may replace your old favorite until you can locate it

Here is a Video on the tool and it's...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By Barman58
Also due to the fact that Edge is the default...

Also due to the fact that Edge is the default browser with Windows 10 you should really include that in your range of browsers, (IE is in the process of being depreciated but still has a good market...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By Barman58
It's just another illegal cracked version of...

It's just another illegal cracked version of windows it will be around for a little while then disappear like the others - even if they give it away they are not licensed Microsoft distributors so...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By Barman58
Your only recourse, other than what you are...

Your only recourse, other than what you are doing, is to complain to the site owners or find an alternative source for the information you are looking for that does not use this particular method....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By Barman58
One other thing I would do for the Windows 10...

One other thing I would do for the Windows 10 install is log in at least once with a Microsoft ID (you can even create one just for this purpose).

This will provide the fullest protection to the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By Barman58
It should be, if you have a retail licence that...

It should be, if you have a retail licence that is unlimited re-installs. The drivers may be more of an issue but sometimes you can get a driver for something like a network card or Bluetooth radio...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By Barman58
There are two issues I can see... If the old...

There are two issues I can see...

If the old system came with the windows 7 installed it would likely be an OEM copy and thus not movable to new hardware - Changing a hard disk is acceptable with...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Barman58
You have not mentioned if you're discussing...

You have not mentioned if you're discussing ethernet or wireless, but in either case the both systems are fully backwards compatible with the previous standards so you should get at least the same as...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Barman58
Also the "AC" Card you have will support wireless...

Also the "AC" Card you have will support wireless speeds much higher than the 30 Mb/s (my New Router will support 600 Mb/s on 2.4Ghz and 1650 Mb/s on 5Ghz) - Most systems of of your age should...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Barman58
One other factor in the speed upgrade is your...

One other factor in the speed upgrade is your internet habits, You will have automatically adjusted your requirements for use of the internet to suit your bandwidth, you will by human nature, not do...
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 3,303
Posted By Barman58
If you try Revo as suggested back in 2016 you...

If you try Revo as suggested back in 2016 you should be able to use the post uninstall search to find and remove most if not all of any regular application, it may even work better if you reinstall...
Forum: Graphic Cards 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 858
Posted By Barman58
There are, in my opinion, several reasons to use...

There are, in my opinion, several reasons to use VLC as your major Media Player


It's open source the actual code may be examined closely so any tracking and such is in the open (and not there...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By Barman58
The change from Windows 9 to Windows 10 was , so...

The change from Windows 9 to Windows 10 was , so I understand, a purely Sales one, There is a Minor competitor to windows which has been known for some time as Apple's MAC OS10 followed by some...
Forum: Graphic Cards 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 858
Posted By Barman58
The HTTPS is the secure version of the standard...

The HTTPS is the secure version of the standard HTTP protocol and these days I would carefully check any site that does not use HTTPS before use as it is much less secure
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