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Forum: News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By CarlSD
I still have the Space Cadet "3D" Pinball game...

I still have the Space Cadet "3D" Pinball game from XP.


Saved the folder from an XP install years ago and I've used it in Windows Vista, Windows 7 and now Windows 10 - ran/runs flawlessly on all...
Forum: Graphic Cards 24 Apr 2019
Replies: 1,712
Views: 847,656
Posted By CarlSD
Windows 7 Professional 64bit. Installed...

Windows 7 Professional 64bit.


Installed the new 430.39 driver yesterday and immediately noticed my shutdown time has increased by between 5 - 10 seconds.


Also noticed the 'NVIDIA Telemetry...
Forum: Software 12 Nov 2018
Replies: 1,096
Views: 341,283
Posted By CarlSD
CCleaner is now another program where I make sure...

CCleaner is now another program where I make sure my computer is disconnected from the Internet when I install or update it (for updating I download the latest version before disconnecting and...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jan 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 4,093
Posted By CarlSD
Just thought I'd mention that I did use Linux...

Just thought I'd mention that I did use Linux Mint 17.3 in a dual boot with Windows 7 a while back.

And, when I finished installing Mint 17.3 (after Windows 7) I noticed that the time was correct...
Forum: Software 18 Dec 2017
Replies: 1,096
Views: 341,283
Posted By CarlSD
jumanji - a Macrium Reflect image would have had...

jumanji - a Macrium Reflect image would have had you back to a "pre Avast" condition in minutes and saved you all that hassle.

As for myself - I won't be updating CCleaner past version 5.35.6210...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Nov 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 2,499
Posted By CarlSD
Impressive indeed. But, Windows 7 did not...

Impressive indeed.

But, Windows 7 did not reach EOL (End Of Life) 3 years ago. It reached end of mainstream support on January 13, 2015 and extended support ends on January 14, 2020 which will be...
Forum: Software 18 Nov 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,778
Posted By CarlSD
Very strange. It seems like installing/updating...

Very strange. It seems like installing/updating CCleaner does different things for different people.

Like where it offers Google Chrome. Over the past couple of years I've noticed when updating...
Forum: Software 18 Nov 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,778
Posted By CarlSD
May seem like a bit of overkill but I've actually...

May seem like a bit of overkill but I've actually restored a Macrium Reflect image from November 1st where I had CCleaner 535 installed on my main PC. And, I won't be updating it from here on.

536...
Forum: Software 16 Nov 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,778
Posted By CarlSD
I just updated CCleaner from 536 to 537 and Avast...

I just updated CCleaner from 536 to 537 and Avast was definitely offered (and ticked by default, of course).

https://i.imgur.com/TOtKLQq.jpg

And, as I mentioned on Ten Forums the other day,...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Oct 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By CarlSD
Yes, installing Microsoft Security Essentials...

Yes, installing Microsoft Security Essentials will do that.

It switches your Windows Update settings in Control Panel back to "Install updates automatically (recommended)" regardless of whatever...
Forum: News 24 Oct 2017
Replies: 53
Views: 5,563
Posted By CarlSD
I used to use an Add-on called Cookie Monster in...

I used to use an Add-on called Cookie Monster in Firefox.

This would block things like third party cookies and automatically delete other cookies after a short period of time or when you closed...
Forum: News 17 Oct 2017
Replies: 53
Views: 5,563
Posted By CarlSD
Not to mention the almost unbelievable situation...

Not to mention the almost unbelievable situation where Google Chrome and Google Toolbar are bundled and ticked to install by default ("Recommended" lol) with the motherboard driver discs from...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Oct 2017
Replies: 25
Views: 3,462
Posted By CarlSD
Running a fully up to date Windows 7 Professional...

Running a fully up to date Windows 7 Professional here (well, minus the processor blocking update MS released earlier this year) on a Kaby Lake system without any issues. Oh, and I don't have any of...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Sep 2017
Replies: 193
Views: 110,030
Posted By CarlSD
https://i.imgur.com/OxsZas7.jpg I get this...

https://i.imgur.com/OxsZas7.jpg

I get this speed pretty much 24/7, I'm on the new Australian NBN (National Broadband Network) - fibre optic cable to the home on a 25/5 plan which I've had for 2...
Forum: News 27 May 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 4,066
Posted By CarlSD
Yes, one cannot help but think that with all...

Yes, one cannot help but think that with all these huge security problems with Windows 7 suddenly appearing over the past few months.

After the GWX campaign, nothing would surprise me anymore.
Forum: News 19 May 2017
Replies: 28
Views: 8,186
Posted By CarlSD
Probably not surprising considering Windows 7 is...

Probably not surprising considering Windows 7 is still the most widely used Microsoft OS worldwide.

And, even though Microsoft did release a security update for this back in March, a lot of people...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Sep 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,054
Posted By CarlSD
I use Firefox with NoScript. What I can't...

I use Firefox with NoScript.

What I can't stand is certain sites where you need to allow scripting for something like 20+ items just to read the comments at the end of the articles. And, most of...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2016
Replies: 200
Views: 35,965
Posted By CarlSD
I use Advanced Tokens Manager to save my Windows...

I use Advanced Tokens Manager to save my Windows 7 Activation files.

Advanced Tokens Manager - Josh Cell Softwares (http://joshcellsoftwares.com/products/advancedtokensmanager/)

As long as you...
Forum: News 05 May 2016
Replies: 23
Views: 4,467
Posted By CarlSD
It is supposed to be coming to an end and MS will...

It is supposed to be coming to an end and MS will remove it (how kind of them /sarcasm).

Don't want Windows 10? Good news -- the nagging will end soon...
Forum: News 29 Apr 2016
Replies: 26
Views: 2,807
Posted By CarlSD
Doesn't that only work if you have a wireless...

Doesn't that only work if you have a wireless connection? If you use a wired connection (ethernet cable) like most of us probably do then that option isn't available.

I've heard that there's...
Forum: News 27 Apr 2016
Replies: 235
Views: 47,594
Posted By CarlSD
And, that means everyone... Windows 10...

And, that means everyone...

Windows 10 interrupts a live TV broadcast with an unwanted upgrade (http://betanews.com/2016/04/27/windows-10-interrupts-live-tv-broadcast/)

:cool:

I'm now...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Apr 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 3,459
Posted By CarlSD
That's because ImgBurn has had OpenCandy bundled...

That's because ImgBurn has had OpenCandy bundled with it since the latest release (2.5.8.0) 3 years ago. A lot of Antivirus and Antimalware programs flag OpenCandy as malware.

Best way to download...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Mar 2016
Replies: 30
Views: 4,293
Posted By CarlSD
I did another clean install of W7 Professional...

I did another clean install of W7 Professional last week. First thing I did was (sort of) 'remove' Internet Explorer in Programs and Features in Control Panel (Turn Windows features on or off).
...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Mar 2016
Replies: 56
Views: 16,593
Posted By CarlSD
Hi, Painter. I was just about to post about...

Hi, Painter.

I was just about to post about that Register article but you beat me to it.

Love the comments about that article - especially the second one. :devil:
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Mar 2016
Replies: 56
Views: 16,593
Posted By CarlSD
Haven't seen any Windows 10 ads on MSN in Firefox...

Haven't seen any Windows 10 ads on MSN in Firefox yet. Just had a look now.

Probably blocked by my combination of NoScript and AdBlock Plus. Good.

(Of course I don't have any of the W10 nag or...
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