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Forum: News 1 Day Ago
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Views: 240
Posted By mjf
One of my PC builds has an i5 4590 and ASUS...

One of my PC builds has an i5 4590 and ASUS motherboard. It's about 2 years old. The CPU is 4th gen. Who throws out a high quality 2 year old PC. The exploitation test tool says it may be vulnerable....
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Day Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By mjf
USB flash drives can draw more current (or power...

USB flash drives can draw more current (or power if you like with a 5v rail) than you think. If you are going to plug in multiple flash drives I still recommend a powered hub....
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By mjf
If you are going to connect multiple USB devices...

If you are going to connect multiple USB devices to a hub and these devices rely on USB power then you should be using a powered hub not a passive hub. Examples of the type of devices are multiple...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,035
Posted By mjf
The PC I use most of the time it is quite old now...

The PC I use most of the time it is quite old now (but still a good performer). It is a Sandy Bridge Asus P8z68 Deluxe motherboard and an i7 2600k cpu. The test tool reports no vulnerabilities!
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,035
Posted By mjf
One of my PCs is a home build with an ASUS...

One of my PCs is a home build with an ASUS H97-Pro motherboard with an i5 4590. The test tool says it may have a vulnerability. It's not an OEM manufactured PC so I'm unsure how to correct it.
Any...
Forum: Chillout Room 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,433
Views: 101,226
Posted By mjf
Young Dutch girl/woman with no formal singing...

Young Dutch girl/woman with no formal singing lessons - song from Once Upon a Time in the West.
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Forum: Chillout Room 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 478
Views: 69,073
Posted By mjf
Elon Musk walks the walk. This launch was very...

Elon Musk walks the walk. This launch was very impressive. The 2 side rockets landing for reuse was also very impressive. The middle rocket had some landing engine failures so it hit the water. This...
Forum: Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By mjf
FileLocator Lite (re branding of Agent Ransack). ...

FileLocator Lite (re branding of Agent Ransack).
It's free and I have been using it for years. Excellent search software that I find very quick without the need for indexing....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Jan 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 4,189
Posted By mjf
Your system specs are a bit limited and you...

Your system specs are a bit limited and you should expand eg. what model Dell etc.
One of the "cheapest" solutions to your problem is to buy a Samsung 850 EVO 250GB SSD. Cost ~$100.
You can clone...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Jan 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By mjf
I didn't mean the question to be a "Dorothy...

I didn't mean the question to be a "Dorothy Dixer" but I'm not surprised by your answer.
Leave the job to the engineers with some finance input.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Jan 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By mjf
That's sort of correct Ranger4. Maybe my fault...

That's sort of correct Ranger4. Maybe my fault for confusing 2 issues in the discussion and I know they are different.

One is the telco/ISP service provision and the other is the email service...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 03 Jan 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By mjf
I'm on ADSL2+ and getting ~21Mbs download and...

I'm on ADSL2+ and getting ~21Mbs download and around ~0.9Mbs upload. I'm also on a 1000GB per month download plan so I don't think the ISP would add any more constraints - I could be wrong. Some...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 03 Jan 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By mjf
I get it that mail servers restrict the size of...

I get it that mail servers restrict the size of attachments. I was surprised initially that a 50MB attachment would be too large. Now I know but not sure what the actual limit would be for say...
Forum: Software 01 Jan 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By mjf
I've been using the portable version 7.40.0.104...

I've been using the portable version 7.40.0.104 from portableapps
https://portableapps.com/apps/internet/sportable
Forum: Browsers & Mail 31 Dec 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By mjf
Mail size limits

I wanted to send a 50MB file and get the message the file size exceeds the global file size limit of the server. I have a Hotmail/Outlook account but this seems similar other email providers in...
Forum: Software 27 Dec 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By mjf
I also wouldn't be without Fastone image viewer....

I also wouldn't be without Fastone image viewer. Excellent viewer and a good basic editor. I use the portable version. You can select up to 4 images to display simultaneously which is good for...
Forum: Software 26 Dec 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By mjf
I've gone back to the portable v7.40.0.104...

I've gone back to the portable v7.40.0.104 version.
I was curious to know if other Windows 7 users have been able to use the latest installed version without the type of event log error I mentioned.
Forum: Software 26 Dec 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By mjf
Skype error reporting in event log

I've been using Skype portable v7 for some time with no apparent problems but decided to install the latest version 8.12.0.14 from the official download site Download Skype | Free calls | Chat app...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Dec 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 4,189
Posted By mjf
My winsxs reports ~13GB but I'm not sure how much...

My winsxs reports ~13GB but I'm not sure how much of that is real. My OS (C) drive is 60GB "full" and I have various applications installed (Office, Adobe photo apps etc.). I try to keep my documents...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Dec 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 2,967
Posted By mjf
You should boot to a Macrium rescue pe CD/DVD or...

You should boot to a Macrium rescue pe CD/DVD or usb flash drive as suggested. If you don't have one then you need to use another PC. I recommend you select the pe 5 option since it includes usb 3...
Forum: News 14 Dec 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 821
Posted By mjf
Skype is great for family and friends. When used...

Skype is great for family and friends. When used for recruitment there are issues. The quality of your image depend on the quality of your internet connection, your webcam and lighting. Many people...
Forum: News 09 Dec 2017
Replies: 51
Views: 9,415
Posted By mjf
Where is the Auto Time setting function box?

Where is the Auto Time setting function box?
Forum: System Security 24 Nov 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By mjf
Chrome browser doesn't have this issue with the...

Chrome browser doesn't have this issue with the latest Norton update. Some don't like Google Chrome because they feel it has more data tracking. Really though, don't they all do this.
Forum: System Security 17 Nov 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By mjf
Latest Norton patch

It doesn't work well with Firefox as it did in the past. I have liked their safe site icon indication that I assume has been based on Norton and user experience but now it doesn't appear.

Norton...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Nov 2017
Replies: 34
Views: 4,645
Posted By mjf
I saw that the MSRT was not ticked in the list of...

I saw that the MSRT was not ticked in the list of Important updates so I've just left it for now.
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