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Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Day Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Alejandro85
If you haven't instructed the browser to remember...

If you haven't instructed the browser to remember the password (which you should never do anyway) it would not have been saved anywhere in your computer to begin with, so there is nothing to clean....
Forum: System Security 1 Day Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By Alejandro85
Does it appears when you log in to Windows? Or in...

Does it appears when you log in to Windows? Or in some kind of webpage?
Could you show a screenshot of it?
Forum: System Security 2 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Alejandro85
You've already lost. Once you realize a virus is...

You've already lost. Once you realize a virus is running on your system it's already too late to act, it could do virtually anything you can do. At this point, the best, and really the ONLY way out...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By Alejandro85
I use the TrID...

I use the TrID (http://mark0.net/soft-trid-e.html) program to learn what a file really is, regardless of its extension. It'll tell a file type based on its contents rather on its name.

Regardless,...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By Alejandro85
Can you post a screenshot what you're seeing in...

Can you post a screenshot what you're seeing in Explorer right now?
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By Alejandro85
That's the problem. You're using an older version...

That's the problem. You're using an older version that doesn't includes the command yet.
Have a look at this post in Stack Overflow (https://stackoverflow.com/q/41585758/2557263) that has the very...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By Alejandro85
The screenshot clearly shows that you're still...

The screenshot clearly shows that you're still using an Aero theme. You must disable it for the title bar to show, it's a known bug in Explorer (and the options dialog tells about it).

As far as I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 1,140
Posted By Alejandro85
Lots of reasons why installing an update is not a...

Lots of reasons why installing an update is not a simple matter of "extracting some files and put them in some folder". The main reason is pretty simple: We have no idea of what an update actually...
Forum: System Security 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 759
Posted By Alejandro85
I would suggest that you use HashCheck...

I would suggest that you use HashCheck (http://code.kliu.org/hashcheck/) software for this task. It's a Explorer shell extension that adds a "checksum" tab to the properties of files and folders from...
Forum: System Security 11 Dec 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By Alejandro85
The normal procedure when you receive a used...

The normal procedure when you receive a used computer like this is pretty much the same, don't bother analyzing it. The normal, and in fact the only way to ensure having a clean computer is to do a...
Forum: Chillout Room 09 Dec 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,688
Posted By Alejandro85
It's not. Abandonware only means that the...

It's not. Abandonware only means that the developer no longer cares about the software, but all the licenses and copyright still holds. There are 2 ways in which abandoware becomes legal for usage...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Dec 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By Alejandro85
It seems quite normal to me, for the sequence of...

It seems quite normal to me, for the sequence of events you describe. The simple explanation is that the computer is using the "31" address, but while it initialy was on DHCP it got the "51"...
Forum: Virtualization 01 Dec 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 943
Posted By Alejandro85
That changes things a bit, but not that much...

That changes things a bit, but not that much really.

Leave the host network configuration alone, as it was, it's not necesary to change it, and leaving it like before allows the host to continue...
Forum: Virtualization 26 Nov 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 943
Posted By Alejandro85
I think that "bridged network" (as VirtualBox...

I think that "bridged network" (as VirtualBox calls it) is what you're looking for. Basically, with this mode the guest gets visible on its own on the network as if it were a physical machine, it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Nov 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,014
Posted By Alejandro85
Creating or modifying any task at the task...

Creating or modifying any task at the task scheduler requires administrator permission, so the solution is pretty simple: When UAC prompts for your admin password, just say NO. Only programs that you...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Nov 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,965
Posted By Alejandro85
This don't cover the OP's case, he wants to...

This don't cover the OP's case, he wants to transfer a few selected things into other, already running computers. Overwriting the whole hard disk just for a few settings seems overkill, but most...
Forum: System Security 22 Nov 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 735
Posted By Alejandro85
What you're seeing is totally correct and the...

What you're seeing is totally correct and the normal operation of Windows Firewall. The reason is simple: it works entirely on connections, not packets. Based on its rules, when a connection attempt...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Nov 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,037
Posted By Alejandro85
The "hidden" files setting has zero effect on...

The "hidden" files setting has zero effect on almost everything out there, except what Windows Explorer shows. Nothing at all is affected by it. Ideally, show the hidden files as soon as you can and...
Forum: Software 06 Nov 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By Alejandro85
Some just install the required dependencies...

Some just install the required dependencies together with the software (great).
Most just assume it's there and refuse to run with some crazy messages if it's missing.
A few clearly points out what...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Nov 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,549
Posted By Alejandro85
Quick or full format don't erases unallocated or...

Quick or full format don't erases unallocated or even allocated sectors. It just prevents your data from being trivially available to anyone. A real disk wiping utility is needed to ensure full...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Nov 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Alejandro85
Task manager does exactly as it promises. It...

Task manager does exactly as it promises. It changes the CPU priority just for that process, nothing else. It doesn't resets after "some time" or anything, it just sticks.
Of course, any program can...
Forum: Software 05 Nov 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By Alejandro85
It's pretty normal and most system have such a...

It's pretty normal and most system have such a thing. The "problem" with those runtimes is that software requires a particular version of it, and different versions don't replace each other....
Forum: System Security 05 Nov 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 945
Posted By Alejandro85
Your understanding is totally correct. Like...

Your understanding is totally correct.

Like with every security feature, the key point is to understand what it's meant to protect against. In the case of full-disk encryption, it helps deter...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Nov 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,549
Posted By Alejandro85
What I would do is simply put it to work as a...

What I would do is simply put it to work as a server of some sort. A file server using old hardware but tons of storage space is a good use to an older computer. Personal files, movies, music,...
Forum: Chillout Room 23 Oct 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 2,931
Posted By Alejandro85
Not having Windows 7 isn't a problem I tihnk. As...

Not having Windows 7 isn't a problem I tihnk. As long as someone knows about it, or wants to know about it, it's enough for me.

And if we take it even more seriously, the vast majority of topics...
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