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Forum: Security 05. Apr 2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,856
Posted By Concerned User
I'm with bo here. The UAC is very useful and the...

I'm with bo here. The UAC is very useful and the only time I see prompts would be when I'm installing or uninstalling a program.


Besides, it's built into the system and there is no need to...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 04. Apr 2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,508
Posted By Concerned User
An update to 37.0.1: ...

An update to 37.0.1:


https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/37.0.1/releasenotes/
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 01. Apr 2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,508
Posted By Concerned User
Updated just now via the Portable apps updater....

Updated just now via the Portable apps updater. Everything okay and working fine.
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 22. Mar 2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,040
Posted By Concerned User
In another one week or so, Firefox 37 will be...

In another one week or so, Firefox 37 will be released.:p
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 21. Mar 2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,040
Posted By Concerned User
Thanks Anupam:). Updated successfully via the...

Thanks Anupam:). Updated successfully via the portableapps program successfully. Looks like they rushed out a quick patch because Firefox was also one of the browsers which was successfully exploited...
Forum: System 18. Mar 2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 17,951
Posted By Concerned User
http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015...

http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/03/windows-10-will-be-a-free-upgrade-for-genuine-and-non-genuine-users/


Sounds great! Looks like Microsoft wants everyone to upgrade. Hopefully...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 06. Mar 2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,040
Posted By Concerned User
Firefox 36.0.1 came through just now, release...

Firefox 36.0.1 came through just now, release notes:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/36.0.1/releasenotes/
Forum: Portable Apps 02. Mar 2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 19,514
Posted By Concerned User
Portable flash player for portable firefox

Ditching the flash player is easier said than done:p. I was happy that youtube switched over to HTML 5, but a few sites still insist on the flash player (the cricket world cup site...
Forum: System 01. Mar 2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,188
Posted By Concerned User
@ kendall: This one should do:): ...

@ kendall: This one should do:):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dbblu_HVROk
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 24. Feb 2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,040
Posted By Concerned User
Firefox 36

Firefox 36 appears to have come through. Just updated the portable version successfully through the automatic updater. Release notes:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/36.0/releasenotes/
Forum: ChitChat 18. Feb 2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 911
Posted By Concerned User
How “omnipotent” hackers tied to NSA hid for 14 years—and were found at last

http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/02/how-omnipotent-hackers-tied-to-the-nsa-hid-for-14-years-and-were-found-at-last/

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/02/17/kaspersky_labs_equation_group/

...
Forum: Portable Apps 17. Feb 2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,561
Posted By Concerned User
@sicknero: Will give it a shot...This along with...

@sicknero: Will give it a shot...This along with a portable version of FileHippo's App Manager should do the trick;).
Forum: ChitChat 03. Feb 2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,215
Posted By Concerned User
Same here, at least youtube offers HTML 5...Sadly...

Same here, at least youtube offers HTML 5...Sadly sites like the BBC use flash.
Forum: ChitChat 03. Feb 2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,215
Posted By Concerned User
Enough is ENOUGH: It's time to flush Flash back to where it came from – Hell

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/02/02/its_time_to_flush_flash_if_you_havent_already_enough_is_enough/

I've enabled click to play for firefox.......

Also set the youtube bookmark to redirect...
Forum: Portable Apps 31. Jan 2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,561
Posted By Concerned User
Thanks for all the suggestions folks;). The RSS...

Thanks for all the suggestions folks;). The RSS feeds are great.
Forum: Portable Apps 31. Jan 2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,561
Posted By Concerned User
Swell thanks;). Guess I'll make a list of those...

Swell thanks;). Guess I'll make a list of those apps which can't be updated and manually check every week or something....
Forum: Portable Apps 31. Jan 2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,561
Posted By Concerned User
Updating portable apps

Late to the party, but here goes:)....

Downloaded the portable apps.com platform and installed a few portable apps and am liking it so far. It's great that they even have a decent built in...
Forum: Security 31. Jan 2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 959
Views: 325,208
Posted By Concerned User
Well said:)....Removed tinywall, kind of missing...

Well said:)....Removed tinywall, kind of missing Comodo's notifications;). But right now sticking with the default firewall (i.e. Windows 7 firewall), set it to notify new programs and it's fine so...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 28. Jan 2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 35,274
Posted By Concerned User
Vivaldi Browser - technical preview

The former Opera CEO has come up with a new browser. Their homepage:

https://vivaldi.com/

Played around a bit with their tech preview version and it does resemble Opera. Quite fast. Hope they...
Forum: Security 22. Jan 2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 959
Views: 325,208
Posted By Concerned User
@ sicknero: Don't get me wrong, Comodo's firewall...

@ sicknero: Don't get me wrong, Comodo's firewall is still a great product. I've been using this firewall for quite a long time. However, IMHO, I think that they should not have included more and...
Forum: System 22. Jan 2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 17,951
Posted By Concerned User
This should hopefully make all those XP users...

This should hopefully make all those XP users switch over to Windows 7/8 finally and then to Windows 10;).

Edit: Looks like it will be free for one year and then you have to pay for the future...
Forum: Security 20. Jan 2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 959
Views: 325,208
Posted By Concerned User
Almost the same:). Switched over to TinyWall and...

Almost the same:). Switched over to TinyWall and so far so good. It's sad to see a decent product like comodo firewall become bloated (why would I need a HIPS, defense + and more bloat with a...
Forum: ChitChat 17. Jan 2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,094
Posted By Concerned User
Yup...Maybe this would force MS to change their...

Yup...Maybe this would force MS to change their schedule and release the patches sooner.

I found this priceless quote in the Ars Technica...
Forum: ChitChat 16. Jan 2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,094
Posted By Concerned User
Google OUTS a Microsoft security COVER-UP

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/01/16/google_dries_redmonds_tears_with_more_0day/

More mud slinging and totally unnecessary....just wondering how Google would react if someone makes a list of...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 14. Jan 2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,929
Posted By Concerned User
Firefox 35

Firefox 35 was released a short while ago, updated easily via the in built updater. Release notes:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/35.0/releasenotes/

Finally, I can see the Firefox Hello...
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