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Forum: News 6 Days Ago
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Views: 904
Posted By lehnerus2000
Thanks for the links, Brink. :-)

Thanks for the links, Brink. :-)
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 1,158
Posted By lehnerus2000
Preview Pane

It looks like you have the Preview Pane selected.406918
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 1,133
Posted By lehnerus2000
I knew this would happen!

406821I thought the whole point of wrecking browsers, so they must use WebExtensions, was that WebExtensions were more secure than XUL.
:doh:

Glad I switched to Pale Moon many years ago.

I use...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 2,492
Posted By lehnerus2000
Cloud OS

IMO, the whole point of W10 is to soften you up for the inevitable pay-per-click Azure-based Cloud OS.
Forum: Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 7,775
Posted By lehnerus2000
GIMP 2.10.8 was released on 2018-11-08.

GIMP 2.10.8 was released on 2018-11-08.
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 4,086
Posted By lehnerus2000
As I said, ordinary users can't opt out (W10...

As I said, ordinary users can't opt out (W10 Education/Enterprise users may be able to).


Apparently those users (according to MS) are too stupid to be able to tick a box to enable sharing, just...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 2,047
Posted By lehnerus2000
It could be a problem, if you don't make regular...

It could be a problem, if you don't make regular Backup Images.

You can get free backup software like Macrium Reflect (https://www.macrium.com/reflectfree) (free for home use).

Tutorial...
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,034
Views: 429,741
Posted By lehnerus2000
I'm not sure that's true. :D I like to have "a...

I'm not sure that's true. :D
I like to have "a place for everything and everything in its place" (https://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/14400.html).

I hate it when I'm pretty sure I have something,...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 2,492
Posted By lehnerus2000
I'll keep running W7, which I dual boot with...

I'll keep running W7, which I dual boot with Linux Mint 19.1 MATE.

If necessary I'll get Macrium to create a VHD and run W7 as a VM in Linux Mint MATE.

I run W10 that way, although I haven't...
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,034
Views: 429,741
Posted By lehnerus2000
I do the same thing.406726

I do the same thing.406726
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 3,353
Posted By lehnerus2000
Accidentally On-Purpose

Agreed.

The "accidentally on-purpose" broken W7 updates (all of last year) have reinforced my opinion that I've done the right thing by not updating my W7 systems (since the December 2017...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 3,506
Posted By lehnerus2000
How big are the image files? If you have a...

How big are the image files?

If you have a stack of multi-megapixel images, it will take a long time to generate thumbnails.

I have a folder with ~2000, 1920x1080 wallpaper images that are 2 MB...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 3,353
Posted By lehnerus2000
XP Armageddon

I'm still waiting for the "XP Armageddon" we were promised (back in 2014).

W10 now has more discovered Distinct Vulnerabilities than W8.1 & XP.
Top 50 products having highest number of cve...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jan 2019
Replies: 65
Views: 3,506
Posted By lehnerus2000
Have you checked your HDD(s) for errors? ...

Have you checked your HDD(s) for errors?

Tutorial
Disk Check (https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html)


This sort of thing can also be caused when you use Thumbnails instead...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jan 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,438
Posted By lehnerus2000
I have that event in my Event Viewer, but in my...

I have that event in my Event Viewer, but in my case it seems that the culprit is Avast.
Forum: News 09 Jan 2019
Replies: 28
Views: 2,704
Posted By lehnerus2000
Installing W7 updates has been like playing...

Installing W7 updates has been like playing Russian Roulette with 5 bullets in a 6 shot revolver (for the last year).
I haven't installed any since December 2017.

I also read that since October...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Jan 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By lehnerus2000
Are you saying that W7 starts with "Input" typed...

Are you saying that W7 starts with "Input" typed in the Start Menu Search Box?

Have you run an Anti-Virus Program to see if there is any malware present?
Forum: Software 03 Jan 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By lehnerus2000
According to gHacks:7-Zip 18.06 file archiver...

According to gHacks:7-Zip 18.06 file archiver released - gHacks Tech News (https://www.ghacks.net/2018/12/31/7-zip-18-06-file-archiver-released/)
Forum: Software 02 Jan 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By lehnerus2000
7-Zip New Version Released

7-Zip v18.06 has been released.
7-Zip (https://www.7-zip.org/)
Forum: News 28 Dec 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By lehnerus2000
Politicians "create" some scandals to distract...

Politicians "create" some scandals to distract people from other inconvenient news.

The "Yes, Prime Minister" episode "Official Secrets" showed an example:Official Secrets - Wikipedia...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Dec 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 7,128
Posted By lehnerus2000
There are various programs that can retrieve info...

There are various programs that can retrieve info from hardware sensors.
I have Speccy installed so I suggested that one. :-)

Modern chips can run at much higher temperatures than in the "old...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Dec 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 7,128
Posted By lehnerus2000
Could be caused by the CPU overheating. Do...

Could be caused by the CPU overheating.

Do you have a program (like Speccy (https://www.ccleaner.com/speccy)) that can tell you system information like the temperature?
Forum: General Discussion 27 Dec 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 4,086
Posted By lehnerus2000
That's the way I run my W10 Pro 1703 VM (using...

That's the way I run my W10 Pro 1703 VM (using VMware Player on Linux Mint 18.3).

Not only do I not have to worry about MS' garbage code updates, W10 also can't send anything to them.

...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Dec 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 4,086
Posted By lehnerus2000
If your software doesn't need direct access to...

If your software doesn't need direct access to the Internet, you can run W10 safely in a VM on Linux.

Since I stopped MS from sending crap to it, by disabling all network access, my W10 Pro 1703...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Dec 2018
Replies: 23
Views: 926
Posted By lehnerus2000
Multiple Possible Causes

Do you think that this corrupted video/audio is a fault of the original capture (or editing) or a fault with the storage hardware ?
Every last video that I have stored here and there was skipped...
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