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Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 07. Dec 2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,934
Posted By grimbles
Hey Anupam - Thanks for the quick reply and...

Hey Anupam - Thanks for the quick reply and explanation. :)

I can appreciate the reasoning behind the decision....don't want to put anybody off but surely having to supply a username and email...
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 07. Dec 2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,934
Posted By grimbles
Too many anonymous comments???

Hi Editors/Moderators and all - I've just been over to check something out in the 'Hot Finds' section of the main site (free MP3's) and was greeted by a heap of anonymous comments, some not very...
Forum: System 05. Aug 2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,976
Posted By grimbles
Why don't you install the offline scanner? Not...

Why don't you install the offline scanner? Not saying that may necessarily fix the issue but it is more thorough/efficient anyway.

JIM.
Forum: Software Suggestions 24. Jul 2009, 03:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,948
Posted By grimbles
Anupam - It is perfectly safe to clear pagefile...

Anupam - It is perfectly safe to clear pagefile at shutdown and better...Vista does that by default. Yes, it elongates the shutdown process but, on the other hand, if pagefile is not cleared at...
Forum: ChitChat 13. Jul 2009, 04:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,177
Posted By grimbles
Yep, not a pretty story and not an uncommon one...

Yep, not a pretty story and not an uncommon one debtboy. I had almost exactly the same scenario with Vista. Bought and paid for Home Premium, installed on 4 year old Dell computer....one month later...
Forum: ChitChat 13. Jul 2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,177
Posted By grimbles
I preface this comment by saying; I have read all...

I preface this comment by saying; I have read all 'Debtboy's' previous comments and agree he (assumed) would indeed be a valuable addition to the 'team'.

However, IMO, the topic of this thread is...
Forum: System 13. Jul 2009, 01:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,899
Posted By grimbles
Hey Guys - Google Chrome OS is not meant to be a...

Hey Guys - Google Chrome OS is not meant to be a fully fledged operating system. Neither is it meant as an alternative to Windows. Google have played it smart by aiming their initial foray into the...
Forum: Security 18. Jun 2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,573
Posted By grimbles
Hey Prairie Dog - I get zero warning messages...

Hey Prairie Dog - I get zero warning messages from Avast when accessing that link. WOT rates the site green (safe) and Link Extend yellow (medium risk).

Most likely a false positive being reported...
Forum: Security 08. Jun 2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,144
Posted By grimbles
Yep...that should be the one Kendall. Sounds like...

Yep...that should be the one Kendall. Sounds like you have a NVIDIA motherboard and the NVIDIA nForce network controller is driving ethernet.

The 1394 controller is something to do with firewire...
Forum: Linux 31. May 2009, 03:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,794
Posted By grimbles
The numbers are based on what?

I would like to know how these percentages are compiled....in other words based on what information, statistics, whatever?

Can't find any reference on the site as to actual sources.
Forum: Security 29. May 2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,866
Posted By grimbles
Couldn't agree more MC, I read through the...

Couldn't agree more MC, I read through the earlier posts in this thread and almost...not nearly but almost posted similar comments.

I couldn't see any real use for a freeware which merely...
Forum: Security 25. May 2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,144
Posted By grimbles
Absolutely Kendall...no problems. The only minor...

Absolutely Kendall...no problems. The only minor warning is for those who already have DNS addresses typed in there which would generally have been supplied by the ISP. They should write down the old...
Forum: Security 24. May 2009, 02:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,258
Posted By grimbles
Hey JT - Whoever wrote that article has used so...

Hey JT - Whoever wrote that article has used so many generalizations as to make the whole thing absurd. The author maintains that, because he/she uninstalled Norton and that subsequently sped up...
Forum: Security 22. May 2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,144
Posted By grimbles
Dragon - Yes, you will need to access and change...

Dragon - Yes, you will need to access and change those same settings on the bride's machine.

BTW: If anyone wishes to test that they are actually using OpenDns, there is a link to the OpenDNS test...
Forum: Security 20. May 2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,144
Posted By grimbles
Kendall - In XP: Open 'Network Connections'...

Kendall -
In XP: Open 'Network Connections' via Start\Control Panel\Network Connections. Right click on the connection ident and select Properties. Under the General tab, highlight Internet...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 17. May 2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,292
Posted By grimbles
Hey Deadbob - Hope you are feeling better. :D ...

Hey Deadbob - Hope you are feeling better. :D

Why not just use XP's 'Search' feature? You can search by file size, just select 'Specify size' choose 'At least' and then input minimum size in kbs. ...
Forum: Linux 16. May 2009, 01:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,427
Posted By grimbles
Hey Jillian - Good on you for having a go!! Trust...

Hey Jillian - Good on you for having a go!! Trust me when I say, your thoughts on Linux are shared by many (including myself)...it does indeed have a long, long way to go. Peter put it more...
Forum: Portable Apps 14. May 2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,552
Posted By grimbles
Hey Rizar - Comodo just released a portable...

Hey Rizar - Comodo just released a portable version of their new System Cleaner freeware....you may wish to add it to the list:
http://system-cleaner.comodo.com/download.html

cheers.....JIM
Forum: Drive Imaging 14. May 2009, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,486
Posted By grimbles
Hey Beev, thanks for that. I must admit to never...

Hey Beev, thanks for that. I must admit to never having tried it personally, just going on what I have read.
Did you have the XP installation disc in the ROM drive prior to starting pebuilder.exe?...
Forum: Security 07. May 2009, 12:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,144
Posted By grimbles
I would love to be using OpenDNS...the new...

I would love to be using OpenDNS...the new 'SmartCache' feature is even more inducement. Unfortunately, after a recent trial, I experienced some serious latency problems with the service.
I'm...
Forum: Security 01. May 2009, 04:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,391
Posted By grimbles
Yes Jojoyee, very good points. Perhaps even more...

Yes Jojoyee, very good points. Perhaps even more salient would be the moral dilemma. It is very easy for a sole contributor to include a simple disclaimer (denying any vested interests) and almost as...
Forum: Security 30. Apr 2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,391
Posted By grimbles
Hi Peter - There is a huge difference between one...

Hi Peter - There is a huge difference between one single person reviewing/recommending $$$ware in a personal blog and allowing the same via multiple submissions on a public forum....it's all about...
Forum: Security 26. Apr 2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,391
Posted By grimbles
Yes, well the debate has now become a discussion...

Yes, well the debate has now become a discussion mainly among site 'officials' and you are considering changing the rules largely based on the insistence of one person. There have been absolutely no...
Forum: Security 25. Apr 2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,391
Posted By grimbles
Just my 2 cents worth:- All mediums for the...

Just my 2 cents worth:-

All mediums for the exchange of ideas between individuals must be governed by a set of rules. Once you attach any ifs, buts or maybes to the rules you are creating grey...
Forum: Portable Apps 24. Apr 2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,552
Posted By grimbles
Ditto on the 'best of luck'. You're doing a...

Ditto on the 'best of luck'.

You're doing a great job here Rizar, much appreciated.

cheers...JIM :)
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