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Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Jun 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 464
Posted By remm
VPN as unidentified, tried tutorial here w/o success

Hello,

W764 Ultimate running a home, private network, which is identified correctly as such.

However, when I start my VPN client, that network shows as "Unidentified". I used this tutorial...
Forum: System Security 29 Jan 2018
Replies: 1,254
Views: 323,872
Posted By remm
Which is why Sandboxie instead creates a 'virtual...

Which is why Sandboxie instead creates a 'virtual house' so those burglars are not in your real house which means you don't need to go find them b/c they can't HARM your real house. They THINK...
Forum: System Security 29 Jan 2018
Replies: 1,254
Views: 323,872
Posted By remm
Sorry for the long delay in answering... issues...

Sorry for the long delay in answering... issues arose at the homestead that kept me away.

You can run Sandboxie and an AV too, but it's unnecessary. Since SBIE is not an AV scanner but instead...
Forum: System Security 10 Dec 2017
Replies: 1,254
Views: 323,872
Posted By remm
So does Sandboxie (edit: I should say with the...

So does Sandboxie (edit: I should say with the same caveat I mentioned in the original post... if you recover a file from the sandbox an on-demand scanner s/b run on it)

1. When you download a...
Forum: System Security 10 Dec 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 3,790
Posted By remm
AVAST has been a mess for the last two years. I...

AVAST has been a mess for the last two years. I quit them back then and switched to Sandboxie. Far superior.... runs your browser in a sandbox. Not an AV -- a different method of security. See my...
Forum: System Security 10 Dec 2017
Replies: 1,254
Views: 323,872
Posted By remm
I dumped A/V two years ago for Sandboxie...

I dumped A/V two years ago for Sandboxie (https://www.sandboxie.com/). Runs your browser in a sandbox so it doesn't matter what you pick up online, it gets deleted when you close the browser. Nothing...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Dec 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,321
Posted By remm
I have never cloned with Macrium (as I don't...

I have never cloned with Macrium (as I don't clone), but a tool I use for many other things that also clones is MiniTool Partition Wizard. A comparison of the free vs paid versions is here...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Dec 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,321
Posted By remm
I agree with Fireberd. I used Acronis back in the...

I agree with Fireberd. I used Acronis back in the XP days and it also failed me out of the blue, after using it successfully for a couple years. I switched to Macrium Reflect free and have migrated...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Nov 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 2,330
Posted By remm
MS will never move "BACK" towards more privacy,...

MS will never move "BACK" towards more privacy, always towards being more invasive. It makes them much more money and they don't give a darn about a right to privacy.

W7 is the end of the road...
Forum: Chillout Room 12 Oct 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 2,038
Posted By remm
All good stuff. In my case, however, I wanted to...

All good stuff. In my case, however, I wanted to avoid receiving the mail at all, as I don't share my personal email address with websites, so this is going to a free webmail address, and the less...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Oct 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,305
Posted By remm
Windows just isn't coded that way. My shell menu...

Windows just isn't coded that way. My shell menu (right-click context menu) is full of items depending on what I R-Click on, but when I r-click on a folder, Paste is right there. Takes no longer than...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Oct 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1,236
Posted By remm
Maybe this will help...

Maybe this will help (https://thebackroomtech.com/2010/08/27/fix-com-surrogate-has-stopped-working-in-windows-7/).
Forum: General Discussion 10 Oct 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2,598
Posted By remm
Very strange behavior. Have you tried running sfc...

Very strange behavior. Have you tried running sfc /scannow (https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1538-sfc-scannow-command-system-file-checker.html) command to check for corrupted system files?
...
Forum: Chillout Room 10 Oct 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 2,038
Posted By remm
For anyone interested I received a rely from a...

For anyone interested I received a rely from a tech board that notifications of login cannot be prevented on Twitter.
Forum: General Discussion 08 Oct 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2,598
Posted By remm
I've never had the problem you describe but have...

I've never had the problem you describe but have you tried clicking the square icon at top right of window to expand it fully automatically rather than stretching it?
Forum: Chillout Room 08 Oct 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 2,038
Posted By remm
Twitter affianados? Should be easy!

I know this isn't a support forum but darn if I haven't been looking for DAYS for an answer to this, and the Seven forums is my go-to for W7 stuff, so was hoping one of the smart folks here might...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Jun 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,797
Posted By remm
Of course, I didn't look at the file size, sorry....

Of course, I didn't look at the file size, sorry. Have you tried using MS Search function for *.MPG to see if the files were moved elsewhere?

PS I'd personally find the manuf's disk utility for...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Jun 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,797
Posted By remm
@ OP Just curious if you tried renaming one of...

@ OP Just curious if you tried renaming one of the files with .MPG [or whatever the previous extension was] to see if it then plays normally? Perhaps they were just renamed.
Forum: General Discussion 18 May 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,195
Posted By remm
@ Ranger: I never use the downloads folder. It's...

@ Ranger: I never use the downloads folder. It's not as convenient as the DT. And the files show up where they belong (looking in Explorer), they aren't being sent somewhere else.

@ WinDoze:...
Forum: General Discussion 17 May 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,195
Posted By remm
-\Users\[name]\Desktop ... also where I...

-\Users\[name]\Desktop

... also where I extract zips.... and sometimes they show up, and sometimes I have to go hunt them down in Explorer... they are ALWAYS there [in Explorer], just not showing...
Forum: General Discussion 17 May 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,195
Posted By remm
Thanks for responding. Yes, I have about 50 icons...

Thanks for responding. Yes, I have about 50 icons on DT, mostly shortcuts to folders I use often, and to tools I use often. But the DT has always been this way, and never had this problem until...
Forum: General Discussion 15 May 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,195
Posted By remm
Really? No one?

Really? No one?
Forum: General Discussion 11 May 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,195
Posted By remm
Newly added Files/Folders Not Showing On DT but in /Desktop

W7 Ultimate 64, been using for several years with no problem.

Last few weeks when I download something to DT or extract a zip to DT, the file or folder does not appear, even though it's on...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Mar 2016
Replies: 92
Views: 9,071
Posted By remm
I would love to know more about this... My AV...

I would love to know more about this... My AV subscription runs out fairly soon and I'm not planning on renewing. Any info/further reading you could suggest? [/QUOTE]

Can read about Sandboxie here...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Mar 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,812
Posted By remm
Control Panel -> Ease of Access Center -> Make...

Control Panel -> Ease of Access Center -> Make The Mouse Easier To Use -> check box to "Prevent windows from being automatically arranged when moved to the edge of the screen". Click OK to exit.
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