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Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 27. Feb 2014, 11:44 PM
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Posted By mr6n8
Thanks. I like this one. My primary need is a...

Thanks. I like this one. My primary need is a notice when I accidentally loosen the power connection and this is an excellent option. It flashes a good sized notice right in the middle of the...
Forum: Freeware Installation & Usage 27. Feb 2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,548
Posted By mr6n8
When I was looking at the threads about your...

When I was looking at the threads about your modem, those who had the ISP set it to bridge mode had to reboot their router afterwards (might not be a bad idea to restart the computer and the modem...
Forum: Freeware Installation & Usage 26. Feb 2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,548
Posted By mr6n8
Funny I woke up this morning thinking this might...

Funny I woke up this morning thinking this might be a modem issue. Some modems do have firewall capability.

Anyhow, I did a search on your modem and bridge mode and ran across this thread (which...
Forum: Freeware Installation & Usage 25. Feb 2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,548
Posted By mr6n8
Well I hope it does help!

Well I hope it does help!
Forum: Freeware Installation & Usage 25. Feb 2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,548
Posted By mr6n8
Well the router definitely has a firewall and...

Well the router definitely has a firewall and that is what port forwarding is about. There are two ways to forward through the router - using NAT-PMP (for Macs) or forwarding the actual port.
...
Forum: Freeware Installation & Usage 25. Feb 2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,548
Posted By mr6n8
Which port is set for uTorrent? Did you...

Which port is set for uTorrent?

Did you forward that port through the router or use NAT-PMP?

If the port, did you allow incoming and outgoing communications for both TCP and UDP?

Are you on...
Forum: Freeware Installation & Usage 25. Feb 2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,548
Posted By mr6n8
It is unlikely that your ISP is blocking a wide...

It is unlikely that your ISP is blocking a wide range of ports. That tactic was abandoned some time ago when bittorrent clients offered the option to choose your own port.

Are you using a port...
Forum: General Computer Support 19. Feb 2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,744
Posted By mr6n8
That link is just to show that there will be...

That link is just to show that there will be better speeds on torrents with more seeds and peers.

Since I have the link to the article at TorrentFreak in there already, I should remove the Good...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 16. Feb 2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,151
Posted By mr6n8
I just tried that in Windows 7 and it did not pop...

I just tried that in Windows 7 and it did not pop up a balloon message for me. All that came up was the icon, which was in the hidden area, only visible when I clicked on the arrow.
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 16. Feb 2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,151
Posted By mr6n8
I had an issue with this and the battery icon was...

I had an issue with this and the battery icon was not noticeable enough for me.

I found this freeware Battery Deley that gives a bit more notice and it has helped me. It gives notice when...
Forum: Freeware Installation & Usage 29. Jan 2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,974
Posted By mr6n8
I am linking to 2 screen shots showing where to...

I am linking to 2 screen shots showing where to click for the download.
The first has my AdBlockPlus disabled - this has a deceptive button called "Download".
The 2d image is with ABP enabled, so...
Forum: Security 29. Jan 2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,390
Posted By mr6n8
Excuse me - I am not the one - you are - who put...

Excuse me - I am not the one - you are - who put forth that proposition. So where is your proof and your solution?

I am just saying that is what has happened in the past and is likely to happen...
Forum: Security 29. Jan 2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,390
Posted By mr6n8
Saying that malware writers are developing new...

Saying that malware writers are developing new and smarter malware is like saying the sun will rise tomorrow. Yes that is happening.

The gist of this article is to dismiss Sandboxing with the...
Forum: Freeware Installation & Usage 29. Jan 2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,974
Posted By mr6n8
If you did go to the link in the article here for...

If you did go to the link in the article here for Softpedia, then you need to make sure you click on the Mirror link.

Softpedia does have scam ads for other software (with the word "Download") as...
Forum: Security 29. Jan 2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,390
Posted By mr6n8
Well said. I agree completely. BTW, the...

Well said. I agree completely.

BTW, the "open source" situation for hackers is not new. There have been such communities for years.
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 29. Jan 2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,060
Posted By mr6n8
clipconverter.cc does that. (At least for YouTube...

clipconverter.cc does that. (At least for YouTube which is the only site I have tried - they do claim to work for other sites)

Caution: Unless you have an adblocker in your browser, you will see...
Forum: Hot Finds 27. Jan 2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,853
Posted By mr6n8
That is the message I got when I tried to open...

That is the message I got when I tried to open the program after install.

I have already deleted everything and really do not want to bother any further. I would have to go through the process at...
Forum: Hot Finds 27. Jan 2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,853
Posted By mr6n8
Thanks George After seeing your post, I went...

Thanks George

After seeing your post, I went back and it did go through.

However, after installing I got the message that my video card does not support the minimum requirements of this...
Forum: Hot Finds 26. Jan 2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,853
Posted By mr6n8
I went there and was given the option to share on...

I went there and was given the option to share on Facebook.
I did share. In order to download, you then have to create an account at hitfilm.
I filled in the form to create account and got message...
Forum: General Computer Support 26. Jan 2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,284
Posted By mr6n8
No problem. Enjoy

No problem. Enjoy
Forum: General Computer Support 26. Jan 2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,284
Posted By mr6n8
Yeah if I had to guess I would have guessed...

Yeah if I had to guess I would have guessed McAfee would likely be the issue.

McAfee has never played well with bittorrent. Even disabling protections is usually not enough.

Try uninstalling...
Forum: General Computer Support 26. Jan 2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,284
Posted By mr6n8
Well it is getting difficult now. Since you...

Well it is getting difficult now.

Since you were getting through on the old computer, lets see what may be different.

Did you have McAfee on the old computer?
Were you on the same Wifi...
Forum: General Computer Support 25. Jan 2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,284
Posted By mr6n8
If you are on a WiFi network, then there is a...

If you are on a WiFi network, then there is a router between you and the internet.

Try the easy way first, go back to Settings>Network>Incoming Ports and press the Change button for both...
Forum: General Computer Support 25. Jan 2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,284
Posted By mr6n8
I should have mentioned that you need to have...

I should have mentioned that you need to have Tixati open when doing the test.

If you did have Tixati open, then something is blocking the port for both TCP and UDP.

If you did not have Tixati...
Forum: General Computer Support 25. Jan 2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,284
Posted By mr6n8
Just to make sure, you do have 49696 listed as...

Just to make sure, you do have 49696 listed as the port for both "TCP/UDP Port For Peer Connections" and for "UDP Port For DHT Messages" at Settings>Network>Incoming Ports in Tixati?

Have you...
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