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Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 2,031
Posted By GEWB
Thanks, John! I'll go through those later today.

Thanks, John! I'll go through those later today.
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 2,031
Posted By GEWB
Win 10 is not easy to get used to, not by a long...

Win 10 is not easy to get used to, not by a long shot. But this thread has made it tolerable. Still can't rid the beast of all bloatware and all spyware.
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By GEWB
Wow, I've ignored it that long? In those ten...

Wow, I've ignored it that long? In those ten years I had to use it three times so I could download a better browser and default my search engine to DDG.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By GEWB
Fixes from Mozilla have been posted: Add-ons...

Fixes from Mozilla have been posted:

Add-ons disabled or failing to install in Firefox | Mozilla Add-ons Blog (https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2019/05/04/update-regarding-add-ons-in-firefox/)
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 2,330
Posted By GEWB
Some fixes from Mozilla team by release number: ...

Some fixes from Mozilla team by release number:

Add-ons disabled or failing to install in Firefox | Mozilla Add-ons Blog...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 5,321
Posted By GEWB
I might downgrade to Win10 if your "disable"...

I might downgrade to Win10 if your "disable" entries were actually "uninstall."
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Aug 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 1,872
Posted By GEWB
Last month I built a new AMD Ryzen 7 2700X on an...

Last month I built a new AMD Ryzen 7 2700X on an MSI X470 motherboard. Had to finesse the install a bit (forgot what but it was related to a driver that I needed to include during install). Overall...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Aug 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 6,985
Posted By GEWB
That is the Virtual Power Controller from Lenovo....

That is the Virtual Power Controller from Lenovo. Links:
Lenovo ACPI-Compliant Virtual Power Controller driver free download for windows - LENOVO - 20042...
Forum: News 07 Jun 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 766
Posted By GEWB
New Adobe Flash Zero-day Exploit (CVE-2018-5002)

Posted this morning, targeting the Middle East:

https://www.icebrg.io/blog/adobe-flash-zero-day-targeted-attack...
Forum: Microsoft Office 03 Jan 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1,748
Posted By GEWB
See if this post helps: FOOTER PROBLEM in...

See if this post helps:

FOOTER PROBLEM in Word 2007 (https://www.sevenforums.com/microsoft-office/175194-footer-problem-word-2007-a.html)
Forum: News 03 Jan 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 2,027
Posted By GEWB
"Details of the vulnerability within Intel's...

"Details of the vulnerability within Intel's silicon are under wraps..." - not any more as crack PoC has been posted. Sneak peek on Twitter by Brainsmoke:

948561799875502080
Forum: News 03 Jan 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 2,027
Posted By GEWB
Follow the money. "Intel's CEO Just Sold a...

Follow the money.

"Intel's CEO Just Sold a Lot of Stock" headline from Motley Fool

Indeed, as explained here, insider selling isn't always a red flag.

However, there were two transactions...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Dec 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,245
Posted By GEWB
Yup, still using Windows (99% of time off line)...

Yup, still using Windows (99% of time off line) in these flavors: XP, 7 and 8.1.

I recently retired Vista and 10.

Posted here from Linux Mint (99% of time on line).
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Nov 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,710
Posted By GEWB
What is the function of this headless unit?...

What is the function of this headless unit? Server of some sort for some reason? If so, can the OS be replaced by Linux?

Regards,
GEWB
Forum: Microsoft Office 09 Nov 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 4,458
Posted By GEWB
In the Oct 1 post you stated "...and this only...

In the Oct 1 post you stated "...and this only happens in Outlook 2007 e-mail." So this popup happens with one or more emails in Outlook, correct? As stated in other replies, Outlook shows this as a...
Forum: Microsoft Office 15 Aug 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 2,332
Posted By GEWB
Office 2007 is terrible from a user standpoint....

Office 2007 is terrible from a user standpoint. Go to 2010 if you must upgrade from 2003 (which wasn't too bad). 2010 can be made to look a bit more like 2003 but still has the ribbon crap.
Regards,...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jul 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,107
Posted By GEWB
DuckDuckGo search brought up lots of Asus issues...

DuckDuckGo search brought up lots of Asus issues related to .iniis temp files. Search and research.

Regards,
GEWB
Forum: News 26 May 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 4,898
Posted By GEWB
And then only when they present a search warrant....

And then only when they present a search warrant.

Regards,
GEWB
Forum: News 14 Apr 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 4,415
Posted By GEWB
NSA's arsenal of Windows hacking tools have leaked

Thread title is from ZDNet (link below) but reported in several places.

Twitter account Hacker Fanatic (@hackerfanatic) has a good thread going.

Edward Snowden stated "This is not a drill:...
Forum: Microsoft Office 06 Apr 2017
Replies: 27
Views: 9,743
Posted By GEWB
Glad to be of assistance. Regards, GEWB

Glad to be of assistance.

Regards,
GEWB
Forum: General Discussion 02 Apr 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 998
Posted By GEWB
You posted "I can't imagine how using a...

You posted "I can't imagine how using a different OS will evaluate a hard disk(s)" - that is to work on eliminating the Windows OS as a cause rather than test the HDs. If under Linux the condition...
Forum: Microsoft Office 02 Apr 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 8,887
Posted By GEWB
Hmm, thinking out loud...have you tried opening...

Hmm, thinking out loud...have you tried opening the file without enabling macros? Umm, are you opening the file using the same user role?

Regards,
GEWB
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Apr 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,806
Posted By GEWB
Timing errors related to your computer hardware -...

Timing errors related to your computer hardware - the settings are in the BIOS. You wrote:

"I am able to access BIOS or advanced boot menu for the first 3-5 seconds..."

That is what you need -...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Apr 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,806
Posted By GEWB
Seen that many times, most of the time it was...

Seen that many times, most of the time it was caused by timing errors in the BIOS. I make that statement as I've been overclocking for 25 years and have caused/fixed that issue hundreds of times.
...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Apr 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 998
Posted By GEWB
Some drives go into a power saving type of sleep...

Some drives go into a power saving type of sleep mode after a period of inactivity - they take a few seconds to wake and spin up when accessed in that mode. I have several spinning disks that behave...
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