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Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By lehnerus2000
It depends on the Linux Distro. In general, if...

It depends on the Linux Distro.
In general, if you want to dual boot Linux & Windows you will need to edit a Linux config file and/or a Windows Registry key.

Obviously a Live Linux CD/DVD can't...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By lehnerus2000
Hardware IDs

You are going to have to create a list of the hardware that needs drivers. :geek:
https://www.pcworld.com/article/2089404/how-to-easily-find-drivers-for-unknown-devices-in-windows.html

Follow the...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,690
Posted By lehnerus2000
Don't manually defrag if you are using an SSD. ...

Don't manually defrag if you are using an SSD.

Modern defraggers are supposed to recognise SSDs and not auto-defrag them, but I'm not sure that they stop manual defrags.
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By lehnerus2000
Check Power Options

Have you checked your Power Options?

Try:


Type power into the Start Menu Search Box
Choose "Edit power plan"
Click the "Change advanced power settings" link
Check "Multimedia settings"
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By lehnerus2000
Agreed. :) Remember to copy any driver and...

Agreed. :)

Remember to copy any driver and program installers you may have downloaded.


Also never go to sleep on your keyboard.

Years ago one of our friends fell asleep at our PC with his...
Forum: News 3 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 947
Posted By lehnerus2000
Thanks Brink. :)

Thanks Brink. :)
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By lehnerus2000
It was a bit confusing as you said your AV...

It was a bit confusing as you said your AV programs didn't detect anything, but you deleted some files anyway.

Do your AV programs scan for Rootkits?
Do they have a Boot-Time scan option (scan...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By lehnerus2000
Agreed. :)

Agreed. :)
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By lehnerus2000
Have you checked your system for malware/viruses?

Have you checked your system for malware/viruses?
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 64,964
Posted By lehnerus2000
Backup Images

You should create Backup Images using something like Macrium Reflect Free Edition (https://www.macrium.com/reflectfree), before tinkering with System Files/Settings. :)

Tutorials
Imaging with...
Forum: News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 3,154
Posted By lehnerus2000
I wouldn't "put anything past...

I wouldn't "put anything past (https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/would-not-put-it-past-someone-would-not-put-anything-past-someone)" MS (even criminals are more trustworthy these...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 3,154
Posted By lehnerus2000
Looks like MS is getting ready to "accidentally"...

Looks like MS is getting ready to "accidentally" upgrade more W7 PCs to W10. :sick:
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By lehnerus2000
I meant MS would know because of the Telemetry. ...

I meant MS would know because of the Telemetry.

MS wouldn't share the real numbers with any other businesses/organisations.
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By lehnerus2000
I'm not sure how we could ever find that data. ...

I'm not sure how we could ever find that data.

MS certainly won't release it.
I'm sure they know because the always-on Telemetry in W10 would have told them. :sick:
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By lehnerus2000
Are you dual booting a Linux Distro?

Are you dual booting a Linux Distro?
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By lehnerus2000
Winamp

I use Winamp to play music.

I just tried adding some info to the Copyright field in the ID3v2 tab of the "File Info" window.
It appears in the file Properties window in Windows Explorer.402737
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Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By lehnerus2000
I've used Pale Moon since the last half of 2013. ...

I've used Pale Moon since the last half of 2013.
IMO, it does what is required and my "legacy" add-ons still work properly (except DownloadHelper).
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By lehnerus2000
It could be a "splash screen" for some program...

It could be a "splash screen" for some program you have installed.

One of my programs is supposed to show a "splash screen", but I only occasionally see a flash on the desktop and a button appear...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By lehnerus2000
Linux Distro + W7 VM

As mrjimphelps suggested you could use a VM.

Install a Linux Distro (like Ubuntu or Linux Mint) and then use VM software (like VMware Player) to create a W7 VM.

It might not be worthwhile if...
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By lehnerus2000
You'll potentially be vulnerable to the Flash...

You'll potentially be vulnerable to the Flash issue if you have Flash installed. :)

Script Blockers may protect you by blocking Flash, but if you enable Flash "all bets are off".
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By lehnerus2000
Reset to Default

IIRC, people were having issues with that software and Fast Boot in W10.

I don't know if it could be responsible for your issue.

I remember being horrified when I first found out that you could...
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By lehnerus2000
Market Share February 2018

The StatCounter Data indicates that W10 has overtaken W7.

Here are the charts from NetMarketShare and StatCounter.
402647
Data from NetMarketShare (http://marketshare.hitslink.com/)
Data from...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By lehnerus2000
Some software can cause this. I installed...

Some software can cause this.

I installed some Nielson software which randomly causes BSODs.
The BSODs only started occurring after I installed this software (it installs a driver which I believe...
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By lehnerus2000
Adobe Flash Player v28.0.0.137 has the...

Adobe Flash Player v28.0.0.137 has the vulnerability.

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsa18-01.html
They haven't released a fixed version yet.
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By lehnerus2000
Did you open the "Command Prompt" using the "Run...

Did you open the "Command Prompt" using the "Run as administrator" option?402613
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