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Forum: System Security 06 Feb 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By holt
is this a threat? 1454789523

The following is a WinPatrol web page about a mystery number representing a program that asks permission to be added to the Start menu: https://archive.is/uKEGy
Forum: Chillout Room 19 Nov 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By holt
Thank you, that's an interesting suggestion. ...

Thank you, that's an interesting suggestion.
One of my biggest mysteries is where to install programs in Linux that are not self-installing, as there is no Programs folder.
According to this vid;...
Forum: Chillout Room 19 Nov 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By holt
My inexpert impression of Linux Mint is that it...

My inexpert impression of Linux Mint is that it seems to require much more active use of the DOS Command Line than Windows 7.
Long Command Line strings are a bit scary & daunting sometimes, but so ...
Forum: Chillout Room 19 Nov 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By holt
I very much appreciate your input; the learning...

I very much appreciate your input; the learning curve is rather steep for me. :)

I suspect the original dual-boot setup may be defective, b/c there was a long hang in the middle of the install,...
Forum: Chillout Room 18 Nov 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By holt
I went to dual-boot into Win 7, and chkdsk wanted...

I went to dual-boot into Win 7, and chkdsk wanted to run first, so why not?
Chkdsk immediately began flagging and deleting files like there was no tomorrow.
I immediately killed power, but too...
Forum: Chillout Room 15 Nov 2015
Replies: 36
Views: 3,486
Posted By holt
^I didn't realize all those ins & outs, but I do...

^I didn't realize all those ins & outs, but I do still have an inactive WinXP Home OS on two 80GB backup HDs, and the reason I prefer my Win7 is b/c when WinXP gets a BSOD it does not recover and...
Forum: Chillout Room 15 Nov 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By holt
Happy Birthday D3LL! :D

Happy Birthday D3LL! :D
Forum: Chillout Room 15 Nov 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By holt
E-Z setup w/Windows 7 - Linux Mint dual-boot

I went to install Linux Mint 17.2 64-bit in a spare HD over a fully installed backup clone copy of my Windows 7 Pro 32-bit OS, intending to let it erase Win7 in the process.
To my surprise, the...
Forum: Chillout Room 15 Nov 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By holt
404 Something went terribly wrong... But...

404
Something went terribly wrong...

But don't worry, it can happen to the best of us - and it just happen to you!
You can search something else or read this...
Forum: System Security 14 Nov 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,092
Posted By holt
antivirus for Win7 & Linux Mint?

My current OS is Win 7 Pro 32 bit on one HD, but I'm thinking of installing Linux Mint 64 bit on an extra HD and alternating between the two.
I would only be using one OS at a time on alternate HDs....
Forum: Chillout Room 13 Nov 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By holt
humorous error mssg

One of my web browsers sent me this on a failed page load, which is so cute I just had to share: :)

500 Internal Server Error

Sorry, something went wrong.

A team of highly trained...
Forum: Chillout Room 12 Nov 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By holt
Or as some like to say, 'My get up and go, got up...

Or as some like to say, 'My get up and go, got up and went.' :)
Forum: Chillout Room 06 Nov 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By holt
drag & drop (humor)

Does anyone realize how abusive and politically incorrect the term 'drag & drop' is, outside of computer use?
Attach it to any other subject, noun, or verb, and it is incredibly abusive!
Any...
Forum: Graphic Cards 04 Nov 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By holt
Found it! Yes, in settings, there is a top slider...

Found it! Yes, in settings, there is a top slider for daylight you can move to limit maximum brightness. This is definitely way cool. Tnx again!
Forum: Graphic Cards 04 Nov 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By holt
Found it and made a shortcut to Desktop. That...

Found it and made a shortcut to Desktop.
That was really hidden! Tnx! :)
Is there a way to make flux act like it's night all the time?
Forum: Graphic Cards 04 Nov 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By holt
f.lux location in file tree?

I installed f.lux and it appears in my systray and works just fine.
But where is f.lux installed in my file tree?
I can't find it in Program Files or Users or anywhere.
IOW, where did it install ...
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