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Forum: Security 16. Jan 2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,649
Posted By Sope
Anupam.... just for interest, here's the...

Anupam....

just for interest, here's the version of Defender (fully updated) I have with Windows 7.....
Forum: Security 16. Jan 2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,649
Posted By Sope
Yes, Windows Defender is on..... I think it's...

Yes, Windows Defender is on..... I think it's different for Windows 7 as opposed to 10 though.

I guess Microsoft made the assumption that everyone using Windows has an AV installed :rolleyes: ...
Forum: Security 14. Jan 2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,649
Posted By Sope
I couldn't work out why I hadn't received the...

I couldn't work out why I hadn't received the January 2018 Security Update from Microsoft on my Windows 7 PC.....

....until I realised that as I don't have an antivirus installed, the registry key...
Forum: System 22. Dec 2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,847
Posted By Sope
If you're happy to do a portable...

If you're happy to do a portable installation/update manually, you can download the installer, extract it using 7-Zip and copy either the 32 bit or 64 bit exe file to the folder of your choice.
...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 21. Nov 2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,983
Posted By Sope
Session Manager replacement needed for Firefox Quantum

Over time, I've built up a large list of sessions using the Session Manager Add-on for Firefox which I don't want to lose when I upgrade to Quantum.

Does anyone know of a good way to convert the...
Forum: Security 25. Sep 2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,111
Posted By Sope
Thanks.... an interesting read!

Thanks.... an interesting read!
Forum: Security 20. Sep 2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,111
Posted By Sope
I always go directly to this page: ...

I always go directly to this page:
http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/builds

I don't bother with the installer at all though, I just download the portable zip file and manually copy the relevant...
Forum: Fix Me 27. Aug 2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,626
Posted By Sope
Mystery solved! P.S. thanks for removing my...

Mystery solved!

P.S. thanks for removing my duplicate post... another thing only those with special powers can do :D
Forum: Fix Me 27. Aug 2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,626
Posted By Sope
Am I looking in the right place? What am I...

Am I looking in the right place?
What am I missing :confused:

1800

1801

Oops! Sorry, posted this in the wrong thread first attempt :o
Forum: Fix Me 27. Aug 2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,626
Posted By Sope
Unless I'm missing something, as far as I can...

Unless I'm missing something, as far as I can tell from looking at the http://www.techsupportalert.com/user page, you can't actually change your username under either the "edit > account" or "edit >...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 02. Aug 2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,259
Posted By Sope
Here's a list of the add-ons I currently have...

Here's a list of the add-ons I currently have installed in Firefox 54.0.1 :-

Add to Search Bar 2.9
Classic Theme Restorer 1.6.8.1
Context Search 0.6.4
Download YouTube Videos as MP4 1.8.10...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 17. Jun 2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,291
Posted By Sope
Glad to see there's still a straightforward way...

Glad to see there's still a straightforward way to download the offline installers directly from the Adobe website.

That said, I don't see any point in me going back to the manual method since...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 10. May 2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By Sope
Looks like freeware version of eM Cient is...

Looks like freeware version of eM Cient is restricted to only two email accounts which may be limiting for some?

Personally I've been happy using Opera Mail for many years now and find it very...
Forum: Security 29. Mar 2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,231
Posted By Sope
Yep, that's the one, looks like it may be a...

Yep, that's the one, looks like it may be a fairly new one doing the rounds

Yep, it's the personal details that get your attention. Obviously names and addresses can be acquired without the need...
Forum: Security 28. Mar 2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,231
Posted By Sope
Yep. :) It's frustrating this type of file...

Yep. :)

It's frustrating this type of file comes up clean at VirusTotal.
Thing is, I guess that as it's password protected, submitting it to an automated analysing service would be of no use.
Forum: Security 28. Mar 2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,231
Posted By Sope
Suspicious email

I've just received a suspicious email in plain text that reads......



...........The attached file is a password protected .dot file and 47kb in size

I suspect it's a MS Word document with a...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 14. Mar 2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,899
Posted By Sope
Yes it is normal. When installed, if...

Yes it is normal.

When installed, if Waterfox detects an existing Firefox profile it will use this one and thereby all your compatible settings and addons will be used and any changes made to...
Forum: ChitChat 31. Dec 2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 137,764
Posted By Sope
Sadly I can only dream of having the same level...

Sadly I can only dream of having the same level of bike control she has (or size of balls for that matter!!) ... awesome! :D
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 31. Dec 2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,043
Posted By Sope
I take the approach whereby I don't consider...

I take the approach whereby I don't consider anything I do online is guaranteed to be completely private. Afterall, everything is done via at least one third party whether it's in the form of an...
Forum: General Computer Support 29. Dec 2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,606
Posted By Sope
I've had a quick look at an online manual for the...

I've had a quick look at an online manual for the MSI Z170A GAMING M3 motherboard and found reference to a JFP2 connector labelled speaker/buzzer on page 38.

Also page 88 has some mention of...
Forum: General Computer Support 29. Dec 2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,606
Posted By Sope
Do you hear any POST beep codes? If not, does...

Do you hear any POST beep codes?
If not, does the motherboard have a mini speaker fitted to enable you to hear them?

Your motherboard manual should give details of what the beep codes signify.
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 29. Dec 2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,043
Posted By Sope
Indeed.. I wonder how many users would bother to...

Indeed.. I wonder how many users would bother to read the privacy policy.

Well at least you don't need to read far before you get to this paragraph...
Forum: Freeware Installation & Usage 28. Dec 2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,960
Posted By Sope
In my experience I can't remember ever...

In my experience I can't remember ever encountering the issues you describe when updating LibreOffice on my system. Yes, you have to manually download the installers, and they do take some time to...
Forum: General Computer Support 27. Dec 2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,804
Posted By Sope
This mozilla blog appears to explain it... ...

This mozilla blog appears to explain it...
https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2013/10/30/video-interoperability-on-the-web-gets-a-boost-from-ciscos-h-264-codec/
Forum: Linux 18. Dec 2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,543
Posted By Sope
Ooo thanks, I missed that article and I do visit...

Ooo thanks, I missed that article and I do visit Dedoimedo quite often.

To me, Firejail is still of interest I must admit. Not least because I don't trust myself enough not to break things...
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