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Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jun 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By msalton1
Found a good youtube on advanced routing here...

Found a good youtube on advanced routing here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNXlzck6iCs). Very simple to do and is exactly what I need.
Forum: Network & Sharing 25 Jun 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By msalton1
Connecting subnet wireless NW to gateway router network

I have several routers/subnets on my network, mostly as a security measure to isolate business, personal, smartphone networks from each other. This works well. I also have the wireless network on my...
Forum: System Security 29 Jan 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,294
Posted By msalton1
Private Firewall was discontinued. Therefore, any...

Private Firewall was discontinued. Therefore, any download you find will be an old version.



Mullvad is in Sweden.

To give you an example of the usefulness of the chart earlier mentioned,...
Forum: System Security 29 Jan 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,294
Posted By msalton1
Here is the forgotten link: 14 Sygate...

Here is the forgotten link:

14 Sygate Personal Firewall Alternatives and Competitors 2018 Top Best Alternatives (https://www.topbestalternatives.com/sygate-personal-firewall/)

Additionally, if...
Forum: System Security 29 Jan 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,294
Posted By msalton1
Sygate was unique in its configuration and set...

Sygate was unique in its configuration and set up. I doubt you'll find a modern day software firewall that works the same. Here is a "top best alternatives site" that list several alternatives to...
Forum: System Security 29 Jan 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,294
Posted By msalton1
Domains: Domains : Windows 10 Firewall...

Domains:

Domains : Windows 10 Firewall Control: Sphinx Software (http://www.sphinx-soft.com/Vista/domains.html)

From the link (under 'Name Requirements' heading near top of page):

"Windows...
Forum: System Security 28 Jan 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,294
Posted By msalton1
Windows Firewall Control Plus will do all of...

Windows Firewall Control Plus will do all of this. Even the free version will seek your permission to connect every time. Just click 'Apply Once' instead of 'Apply' when the Zone Window appears...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Nov 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By msalton1
DNS Leakage

My router is configured to use a vpn on one of my subnets. I have auto connect to DNS server turned off in the WAN tab and have manually entered my VPN's DNS address in the 1st field and an OpenNIC...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Nov 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By msalton1
No, the only MS program installed is the Excel...

No, the only MS program installed is the Excel viewer (aside from Visual C & Net Framework). Don't know why any of those would call for Office updates (other than viewer updates, which are generally...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Nov 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By msalton1
Office not installed but updates appear

I have a machine that I use for a specific purpose. I don't need nor do I have office installed on that machine. Yet I keep getting security updates for Office 2007 Suite.

Are these supposed to be...
Forum: System Security 01 Apr 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,294
Posted By msalton1
I use and highly recommend Windows 10 Firewall...

I use and highly recommend Windows 10 Firewall Control (http://www.sphinx-soft.com/Vista/order.html)

Don't let the name fool you...it works with windows versions Vista, 7, 8 AND 10.

It's highly...
Forum: Network & Sharing 13 Jan 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,093
Posted By msalton1
Apologies, I forgot the thread. I wound up...

Apologies, I forgot the thread.
I wound up going with the TPlinks, as the two I have have not given me any issues. For additional information regarding using the same brand router, I haven't really...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Jan 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,093
Posted By msalton1
Solid Router Recomendation

I haven't bought a router in a year or two. I have several WRT54GL's in use as subnet routers and a few cheap TPLinks I'm using to extend a few subnets. My "gateway" is an RT-N66U that I've been...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 23 Oct 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 17,184
Posted By msalton1
Yes, you can manually configure outbound rules in...

Yes, you can manually configure outbound rules in WFC. But W10 FC (Plus) is pre-configured to block all outbound connections except for those essential to Windows operation (The free version blocks...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 23 Oct 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 17,184
Posted By msalton1
I'd like to add my 2 cents to the Telemetry...

I'd like to add my 2 cents to the Telemetry discussion. The measures I take are:

1. I keep GWX control panel running

2. In my Hosts file, I have limited the following to to Local loopback IP...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,393
Posted By msalton1
Thanks, ThrashZone. I appreciate your help. :)

Thanks, ThrashZone. I appreciate your help. :)
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Oct 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,393
Posted By msalton1
This method...

This method (http://www.howtogeek.com/255435/how-to-update-windows-7-all-at-once-with-microsofts-convenience-rollup/) seems a lot simpler. Any reason not to use it?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Oct 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 17,184
Posted By msalton1
Are you saying you keep your own avoid list or...?

Are you saying you keep your own avoid list or...?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Oct 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 17,184
Posted By msalton1
Is there a reference list of unsavory updates to...

Is there a reference list of unsavory updates to be avoided? I google every update. It does get tedious. It sure would be nice to have a site to visit that maintains a list of the ones to avoid.
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Oct 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,393
Posted By msalton1
Thanks for that pointer. I forgot about the...

Thanks for that pointer. I forgot about the update hang issues, so it makes good sense to slipstream an iso that will install beyond that point. I printed the linked instructions to pdf. You mention...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Oct 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,393
Posted By msalton1
Thanks, y'all. I already have sp1 slipstreamed,...

Thanks, y'all. I already have sp1 slipstreamed, and I don't install enough to slipstream the latest updates in, as I'd just have to do it again by the time I needed to again. Guess I'll just use...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Oct 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,393
Posted By msalton1
Downloading Windows ISO

I'm thinking it's time to start fresh and remembered hearing that a Win 7 iso is available that has the latest updates baked in (guess I'd use GWX to unbake the win 10 junk).

My win 7 is a retail...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 06 Aug 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By msalton1
The cookies don't show up in CCleaner until after...

The cookies don't show up in CCleaner until after I close FF. One cookie that showed up was from safelitedotcom (I was pricing windshields a few days ago). They are not in my whitelist, so I've...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Aug 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By msalton1
Thanks for your comments. I am running the...

Thanks for your comments.
I am running the latest version of BP, but I have FF setting to accept cookies turned off, and whitelist the cookies I choose.

I'm not seeing non-whitelisted cookies in...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Aug 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By msalton1
Firefox leaking cookies?

I'm using FF 47. I refuse all cookies except for those I add to the FF whitelist. I also use the self-destructing cookies add on. I also use the Better Privacy add on and destroy all LSO cookies on...
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