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Forum: Virtualization 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By Alejandro85
Windows Update is terribly broken and can take...

Windows Update is terribly broken and can take hours to even get the list of available updates. Just leave it overnight and give it plenty of time to do its thing.
Besides, why are you getting...
Forum: System Security 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By Alejandro85
It's 2019, antiviruses are obsolete things of the...

It's 2019, antiviruses are obsolete things of the past, it's better to leave them behind.
Instead, use a real backup plan, real security tools (and most important, good configuration of them) and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Alejandro85
You're misunderstanding what write-cache actually...

You're misunderstanding what write-cache actually does. It doesn't improves drive performance, but OS aparent performance. Real write speed is limited by the hardware, and no software can ever...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 2,060
Posted By Alejandro85
Yes, there is nothing preventing you from doing...

Yes, there is nothing preventing you from doing so. As long as the old account is gone, you can create a new one with the same name. Just take into account that the new account will be totally...
Forum: System Security 07 Jun 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By Alejandro85
That's not a reliable way to ensure your system...

That's not a reliable way to ensure your system is safe, as the image from that point could be as well infected too. You cannot tell for sure if the virus that caused havoc originally wasn't present...
Forum: System Security 07 Jun 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By Alejandro85
There isn't much doing right now, your system is...

There isn't much doing right now, your system is already infected and your data probably compromised or destroyed. So the best advice is just the standard.

Stop using the computer right now....
Forum: Software 05 Jun 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By Alejandro85
The programs I'm suggesting are server software,...

The programs I'm suggesting are server software, just like Filezilla Server, but this is a web server what you're asking for (remember WebDav isn't a protocol on its own like FTP, but an application...
Forum: Software 04 Jun 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By Alejandro85
The two most popular web servers come to mind,...

The two most popular web servers come to mind, Apache and IIS, and both support WevDav though modules.

Apache is open source and has Windows builds provided by the community, and though an...
Forum: General Discussion 23 May 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 943
Posted By Alejandro85
Yes, it's quite possible and quite easy as well,...

Yes, it's quite possible and quite easy as well, that's the whole point of UAC. By default, when logging into a standard account and a program request admin permissions, UAC will prompt for an admin...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Apr 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By Alejandro85
What you're seeing is totally normal. The 2...

What you're seeing is totally normal. The 2 "normal" files inside system32 and syswow64 are actually hardlinks to winsxs, from where the other 2 come from, in their respective x86 and amd64 versions....
Forum: News 30 Apr 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,702
Posted By Alejandro85
This is absolute true and a widely used spyware...

This is absolute true and a widely used spyware tactic. The point is that any website or program that uses a FB plugin/button/link/whatever ends up submitting some info to it, even when it's totally...
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Apr 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By Alejandro85
While not a real backup program, you can use 7zip...

While not a real backup program, you can use 7zip command line module for the task, as it fulfills all your requirements:

- CLI with a GUI, but can be used independently of each other.
- No built...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Apr 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Alejandro85
LMiller7 is correct in that disk read speed is...

LMiller7 is correct in that disk read speed is MUCH slower than CPU, hence the most likely limiting factor. You can even measure CPU and disk utilization, seeing which one reaches 100% before.

But...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Apr 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1,295
Posted By Alejandro85
No OS will ever "pretend" to delete files and do...

No OS will ever "pretend" to delete files and do nothing really.

What you're seeing is totally normal and the way Windows is designed to be. When you delete file, all that really happens is that...
Forum: System Security 07 Apr 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 1,841
Posted By Alejandro85
Most likely it's caused by the compatibility...

Most likely it's caused by the compatibility settings of that particular executable (assuming both your copies are the very same version). Look in the compatibility tab and check that the "run as...
Forum: Software 02 Apr 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By Alejandro85
No Windows version is weird, but the MSI version...

No Windows version is weird, but the MSI version has no relationship to the Windows version (directly, at least), so it doesn't have to be 6.1 (Win7). BTW, Vista is 6.0, XP 5.1 or 5.2, and Win2000 is...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Apr 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 806
Posted By Alejandro85
There is a significant risk in setting an...

There is a significant risk in setting an internet connection to anything other than public. For one, the "VPN" is just like any other normal internet connection, and nobody on internet should be...
Forum: Software 01 Apr 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By Alejandro85
Seems pretty much like the known issue posted...

Seems pretty much like the known issue posted here:
Access Denied (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3149737/known-issue-for-security-update-3136000-for-the-net-framework-4-6-1-4)

(while...
Forum: Software 28 Mar 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By Alejandro85
Your understanding is correct, that's the way...

Your understanding is correct, that's the way that WhatsApp is designed. It doesn't support computers at all, and as you've discovered, their computer version (as well as its web version) only...
Forum: News 28 Mar 2019
Replies: 34
Views: 7,061
Posted By Alejandro85
Good catch about reappearing updates, if one...

Good catch about reappearing updates, if one knows something is malicious, remaining on the "pending" list forever is another tactic to avoid it, and MS will just keep reissuing the malware over and...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Mar 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 1,457
Posted By Alejandro85
Simply because the two images are massively...

Simply because the two images are massively different (in terms of content) and you're using a compressed image format (jpg).

Jpg, as well as any other compressed formats, store images not...
Forum: News 23 Mar 2019
Replies: 34
Views: 7,061
Posted By Alejandro85
So Microsoft was once again caught delivering...

So Microsoft was once again caught delivering malware though Windows Update to lure users to downgrade to Windows 10. Seems like the outbreak of the GWX virus a few years ago.

Needless to say that...
Forum: Software 19 Mar 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By Alejandro85
What does it means exactly "Can no longer use...

What does it means exactly "Can no longer use Skype"? Does it gives some error? Fails to install? Be specific on what you're seeing.
Forum: General Discussion 15 Feb 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 2,190
Posted By Alejandro85
No way. Simply put, Microsoft support means...

No way. Simply put, Microsoft support means absolutely NOTHING to the working of Windows, it'll continue to work in the very same way as it's now.

For updates, they're simply not necesary for...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Feb 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1,307
Posted By Alejandro85
The "best" I can find is a detail here on the...

The "best" I can find is a detail here on the forum:
Compare Windows 7 Editions (https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/14422-compare-windows-7-editions.html)

It contains a lot of features and the...
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