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Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Sep 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By msalton1
Truesight.sys verified. As to whocrashed, no...

Truesight.sys verified. As to whocrashed, no memory dumps found. Since the last crash (08/25/18), I installed a new version of CCleaner & forgot to change the default setting for deleting memory...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Sep 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By msalton1
Sorry I missed this when I last posted. The event...

Sorry I missed this when I last posted. The event logs were from 08/25, which is the last time I bluescreened. It also is the last time I was able to read thumbdrives. I posted more information...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Sep 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By msalton1
The disabled 'Generic' and HP devices are empty...

The disabled 'Generic' and HP devices are empty slots on an HP OfficeJet Pro 8630 printer/scanner and won't show up in DevMan unless a card/drive is inserted. Those slots don't ever get used. Since...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Sep 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By msalton1
Whoops...here's the screenshot of devman with...

Whoops...here's the screenshot of devman with thumb drive plugged in. It does show up in devman, but is disabled (I disabled the other devices [which are card & usb slots] for testing):


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Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Sep 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By msalton1
Yes. Several thumb drives, and all work in other...

Yes. Several thumb drives, and all work in other machines here.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Sep 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By msalton1
No hubs, but the previously mentioned Rosewill...

No hubs, but the previously mentioned Rosewill Front Panel device station...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Sep 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By msalton1
Disabling the HP Office Pro and Rosewill devices...

Disabling the HP Office Pro and Rosewill devices had no effect.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Sep 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By msalton1
Hi F22. Thanks for your response. ...

Hi F22. Thanks for your response.




USB devices: Yes, but no more than I have had for several years.

Unfortunately, I installed a new version of CCleaner and forgot to uncheck the default...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Sep 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By msalton1
USB drives no longer recognized

Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Hero (socket 1150) i5 4670K
Win 7 Pro x64


A while back, I started getting the occasional blue screen with stop error 0x0000007E, also mentioning asusfilter.sys,...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jun 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 621
Posted By msalton1
Found a good youtube on advanced routing here...

Found a good youtube on advanced routing here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNXlzck6iCs). Very simple to do and is exactly what I need.
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Jun 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 621
Posted By msalton1
Connecting subnet wireless NW to gateway router network

I have several routers/subnets on my network, mostly as a security measure to isolate business, personal, smartphone networks from each other. This works well. I also have the wireless network on my...
Forum: System Security 29 Jan 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,407
Posted By msalton1
Private Firewall was discontinued. Therefore, any...

Private Firewall was discontinued. Therefore, any download you find will be an old version.



Mullvad is in Sweden.

To give you an example of the usefulness of the chart earlier mentioned,...
Forum: System Security 29 Jan 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,407
Posted By msalton1
Here is the forgotten link: 14 Sygate...

Here is the forgotten link:

14 Sygate Personal Firewall Alternatives and Competitors 2018 Top Best Alternatives (https://www.topbestalternatives.com/sygate-personal-firewall/)

Additionally, if...
Forum: System Security 29 Jan 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,407
Posted By msalton1
Sygate was unique in its configuration and set...

Sygate was unique in its configuration and set up. I doubt you'll find a modern day software firewall that works the same. Here is a "top best alternatives site" that list several alternatives to...
Forum: System Security 29 Jan 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,407
Posted By msalton1
Domains: Domains : Windows 10 Firewall...

Domains:

Domains : Windows 10 Firewall Control: Sphinx Software (http://www.sphinx-soft.com/Vista/domains.html)

From the link (under 'Name Requirements' heading near top of page):

"Windows...
Forum: System Security 28 Jan 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,407
Posted By msalton1
Windows Firewall Control Plus will do all of...

Windows Firewall Control Plus will do all of this. Even the free version will seek your permission to connect every time. Just click 'Apply Once' instead of 'Apply' when the Zone Window appears...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Nov 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 365
Posted By msalton1
DNS Leakage

My router is configured to use a vpn on one of my subnets. I have auto connect to DNS server turned off in the WAN tab and have manually entered my VPN's DNS address in the 1st field and an OpenNIC...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Nov 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By msalton1
No, the only MS program installed is the Excel...

No, the only MS program installed is the Excel viewer (aside from Visual C & Net Framework). Don't know why any of those would call for Office updates (other than viewer updates, which are generally...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Nov 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By msalton1
Office not installed but updates appear

I have a machine that I use for a specific purpose. I don't need nor do I have office installed on that machine. Yet I keep getting security updates for Office 2007 Suite.

Are these supposed to be...
Forum: System Security 01 Apr 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,407
Posted By msalton1
I use and highly recommend Windows 10 Firewall...

I use and highly recommend Windows 10 Firewall Control (http://www.sphinx-soft.com/Vista/order.html)

Don't let the name fool you...it works with windows versions Vista, 7, 8 AND 10.

It's highly...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Jan 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By msalton1
Apologies, I forgot the thread. I wound up...

Apologies, I forgot the thread.
I wound up going with the TPlinks, as the two I have have not given me any issues. For additional information regarding using the same brand router, I haven't really...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Jan 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By msalton1
Solid Router Recomendation

I haven't bought a router in a year or two. I have several WRT54GL's in use as subnet routers and a few cheap TPLinks I'm using to extend a few subnets. My "gateway" is an RT-N66U that I've been...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 23 Oct 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 17,484
Posted By msalton1
Yes, you can manually configure outbound rules in...

Yes, you can manually configure outbound rules in WFC. But W10 FC (Plus) is pre-configured to block all outbound connections except for those essential to Windows operation (The free version blocks...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 23 Oct 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 17,484
Posted By msalton1
I'd like to add my 2 cents to the Telemetry...

I'd like to add my 2 cents to the Telemetry discussion. The measures I take are:

1. I keep GWX control panel running

2. In my Hosts file, I have limited the following to to Local loopback IP...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,435
Posted By msalton1
Thanks, ThrashZone. I appreciate your help. :)

Thanks, ThrashZone. I appreciate your help. :)
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