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Forum: News 3 Hours Ago
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Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
I'm spoiled by how easy it is in IE. I understand...

I'm spoiled by how easy it is in IE. I understand the procedure but feel it is an unnecessary pain in my ample asset, especially since one used to be able to do it the same way as in IE. Considering...
Forum: News 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,385
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Like I said before, you have to jump through...

Like I said before, you have to jump through hoops to do what IE11 can do with a couple of mouse clicks.
Forum: News 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,385
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
The problem with those settings is the desirable...

The problem with those settings is the desirable cookies also get deleted. It so simple IE to deal with. I have it set to ask before new cookie gets planted on my computer. I can either choose to...
Forum: News 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,385
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Firefox is pretty much the same (I tried Pale...

Firefox is pretty much the same (I tried Pale Moon a short while back—mayhap two months ago—and I was not impressed). I had it set to reject third party cookies but I just checked it and it had...
Forum: News 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,385
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
I was talking about Firefox but its cookie...

I was talking about Firefox but its cookie handling is no better than Chrome's (and you're correct, 500 is a lot).
Forum: News 18 Hours Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,385
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
I ran SuperAntiSpyware yesterday and found out...

I ran SuperAntiSpyware yesterday and found out that the half dozen times I recently had to use Firefox (due to idiots too lazy and/or too incompetent to design their websites to work with IE11) let...
Forum: News 2 Days Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,385
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Sometimes, the installers for Chrome, etc. are...

Sometimes, the installers for Chrome, etc. are pretty well hidden and it's possible for one to sneak by. That's why I like Unchecky (https://unchecky.com/) and highly recommend it. It's a tiny...
Forum: News 3 Days Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,385
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
:roflmao: Riiiight. And you got all those medals...

:roflmao: Riiiight. And you got all those medals and pips for being cute and cuddly looking instead of just being smarter that the average bear.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
For continuous operation, I would recommend a WD...

For continuous operation, I would recommend a WD Black up to 4TB (HDDs larger than 4TB are starting to show higher failure rates) and put it in a USB 3.0 external enclosure. if heat is a concern, try...
Forum: Backup and Restore 5 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Windows backup can be temperamental to use. It...

Windows backup can be temperamental to use. It seems to be the one most people complain about. Along with many other people here, I also recommend using Macrium Reflect Free...
Forum: Backup and Restore 5 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Mozy discontinued unlimited personal plans a few...

Mozy discontinued unlimited personal plans a few years ago. It is now tier priced based on the amount of storage used and is very expensive.

CrashPlan recently discontinued it's free and paid...
Forum: News 5 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,964
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Someone on another forum (Shh! Don't tell...

Someone on another forum (Shh! Don't tell anyone.) pointed me to verification that the Krack patch was included in the latest Security only updates.

All the router manufacturers and OS developers...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 333
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
It's nowhere as bad as you make it sound, at...

It's nowhere as bad as you make it sound, at least the one I live in. The level of finickiness (is that even a word?) depends on the manager we have at the time (I've lived there over 20 years). We...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 333
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Good to know that Cyberpower won't work with an...

Good to know that Cyberpower won't work with an external battery.

I've considered getting a natural gas powered backup generator for my home. They aren't cheap, though, and the mobile home court...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 333
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Thanks again! Being the cheap old...

Thanks again!

Being the cheap old bi...broad I am, I don't like voiding warranties if I can help it. ;)

I have owned three, two of which are still in service. The first one was a 1500W one...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 333
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Ok, I get that part. What isn't clear is how do...

Ok, I get that part. What isn't clear is how do you get the cables out of the UPS without doing a warranty voiding modification? Do you leave the original battery connected?
Forum: News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,964
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Does anyone know if this update includes the...

Does anyone know if this update includes the patch for the Krack WPA-2 vulnerability? I tried reading the mumbo jumbo from MS on this update but only got a headache.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 333
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Thanks for the info. I had concerns the battery...

Thanks for the info. I had concerns the battery charging circuits in the UPS wouldn't have been able to handle the added load of charging and maintaining the external battery but the other one you've...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 333
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
How long has this set up of yours been running?

How long has this set up of yours been running?
Forum: News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,385
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
As long as one now has the latest version of...

As long as one now has the latest version of CCleaner, it is malware free. I never liked CCleaner anyway (too invasive) and only used its drive wiper (and even then, I would uninstall it after using...
Forum: News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,385
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Even though it hasn't happened to you (and I no...

Even though it hasn't happened to you (and I no reason to doubt you), that doesn't mean it hasn't happened to others. Take Jack, for example. He's smarter than the average bear user and knows far...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 755
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
That's pretty much true of HDDs (keep in mind...

That's pretty much true of HDDs (keep in mind that data isn't always recoverable on failed HDDs) but the vast majority of the time, when an SSD fails, the data is irrecoverable.
Forum: Software 6 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Curiously enough, the ones that look the same...

Curiously enough, the ones that look the same aren't the ones that move around on me. It's the ones I use the most that don't like to stay put. I sometimes have to click on an icon (usually the ones...
Forum: News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,385
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Actually, I think it is the most prevalent (not...

Actually, I think it is the most prevalent (not necessarily popular) browser because of Google's practice of paying software companies (Adobe Flash installer is probably the most prevalent) to...
Forum: News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,385
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Methinks you have hit the head on the nail (or...

Methinks you have hit the head on the nail (or something like that; I'm barely awake right now).
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