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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
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Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
That depends on whether he used System Restore or...

That depends on whether he used System Restore or an image of his System. I found System Restore to be unreliable in XP and I could never get it to work on my Win 7 machines. I always make an image...
Forum: Microsoft Office 1 Day Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 457
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
SyncToy is another folder/file syncing program...

SyncToy is another folder/file syncing program that is often recommended. I found FFS easier for me to learn how to use (there still is a bit of a learning curve).

Btw, once downloaded and...
Forum: Microsoft Office 1 Day Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 457
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Malwarebytes and some AVs (Antivirus programs)...

Malwarebytes and some AVs (Antivirus programs) blocking FreeFileSync (FFS) are a frequently reported problem on the FFS forums. I disable Malwarebytes temporarily, download FFS, install it, "sandbox"...
Forum: Microsoft Office 2 Days Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 457
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
When using Mirror mode in a folder/file syncing...

When using Mirror mode in a folder/file syncing program, the only files that get deleted by the program are on the destination (aka backup) drive and those are only the ones you have already deleted...
Forum: Microsoft Office 2 Days Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 457
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
I agree about it being inefficient to keep...

I agree about it being inefficient to keep rewriting data. That's why I always recommend using two different methods of backups, depending on the type of files involved.

Imaging is the best...
Forum: Microsoft Office 2 Days Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 457
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Malwarebytes might protect you somewhat but I...

Malwarebytes might protect you somewhat but I wouldn't count on it. Security programs, like Malwarebytes, usually only protect against general malware rather than ones targeting security holes in...
Forum: Microsoft Office 2 Days Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 457
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Acrobat X is two versions out of date (12 is the...

Acrobat X is two versions out of date (12 is the current version) and is no longer supported so you need to replace it anyway (keeping it could open you up to malware). However, v12 is cloud and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
First, your backup drive should NOT be inside...

First, your backup drive should NOT be inside your computer. Having it there subjects it to the same dangers as the other drives, such as malware, user error, power surges blowing through the PSU and...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 635
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
No worries. We'll send you a bill at the end of...

No worries. We'll send you a bill at the end of the month. ;)
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 635
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
If you feel comfortable doing it, got for it!...

If you feel comfortable doing it, got for it! Check out these links:

SATA Hard Drive - How to Install and Setup...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 635
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
You made some valid points. Since you are...

You made some valid points. Since you are inexperienced with working on computers (nothing to be ashamed of, we all were there once), the easiest route would be a variation of what our friendly,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Also, before you make any changes to the drive,...

Also, before you make any changes to the drive, make sure to back it up!
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 635
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
I'm so glad I'm not the only anal one here!...

I'm so glad I'm not the only anal one here! :thumbsup:
Forum: News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
The problem is the OEMs are coming out with...

The problem is the OEMs are coming out with patches only for their very latest boards (one released in the past year) and apparently have no plans to patch older ones (I'm talking about you, ASUS;...
Forum: System Security 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1,372
Views: 185,077
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
I wouldn't know. I used to only CCleaner only for...

I wouldn't know. I used to only CCleaner only for wiping HDDs and I would uninstall it after using it since it acted too much like a virus. Since I don't use HDDs anymore, I no longer use CCleaner,...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,372
Views: 185,077
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Not to mention any program that tries to sneak...

Not to mention any program that tries to sneak Chrome and the Google Fool (sic) Bar onto computers.
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 1,025
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Thanks for posting these update updates, Shawn!

Thanks for posting these update updates, Shawn!
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,372
Views: 185,077
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
It still is; I had to do the same (it's a...

It still is; I had to do the same (it's a frequent complaint on the FFS forums). Also, when running a scan, I have Malwarebytes set to merely alert me about PUPs instead of treating them as malware....
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 635
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Any drive is subject to failure, including the C:...

Any drive is subject to failure, including the C: drive that's built into your computer, external drives, zip drives, thumb drives, etc.. In fact, given enough time, all drives will eventually fail,...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,372
Views: 185,077
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Why not? Ever since 2.0 first came out,...

Why not? Ever since 2.0 first came out, Malwarebytes updates have frequently been as buggy as a flophouse bed. It's been less than a handful of weeks since the definitions update that bricked many to...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 635
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
You could also lose your C: drive and yes, people...

You could also lose your C: drive and yes, people do save all their stuff to a data drive (I have four data drives in my desktop computer). The point is moot since you should have all your data...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 635
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
If your data is on a data drive(s) separate from...

If your data is on a data drive(s) separate from your C: drive, you can always pull the data drive(s) from the computer before taking it into the shop.
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,372
Views: 185,077
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Considering how many buggy new versions...

Considering how many buggy new versions Malwarebytes has been coming out with lately, methinks I will wait a while until a well tested version comes out before updating.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Granted, there is the "geek factor". ;)

Granted, there is the "geek factor". ;)
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Actually, U.S. copyright law is similar to U.K....

Actually, U.S. copyright law is similar to U.K. copyright law in that the creator is legally protected from the time of creation. In real life, though, it's difficult to impossible to prove who...
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