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Forum: Security 02. May 2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,726
Posted By Burn-IT
I have always found it better to remove Defender...

I have always found it better to remove Defender and replace it with a decent third party tool.
Defender has never been known as anything other than a "better than nothing" tool even by MS.
Forum: System 21. Apr 2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,947
Posted By Burn-IT
It probably qualifies for admittance to an...

It probably qualifies for admittance to an asylum!! ;)

Facebook is one of those things that I have managed to avoid, even under duress from potential employers.
I cannot understand the people...
Forum: System 20. Apr 2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,947
Posted By Burn-IT
I had assumed that you were sociable enough to...

I had assumed that you were sociable enough to consider any computer user (WHAT EVER OS) as a user,but I was obviously grossly mistaken about that and your suitability for being a member of society.
Forum: System 20. Apr 2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,947
Posted By Burn-IT
Have you ever heard of Typhoid Mary?? Linux may...

Have you ever heard of Typhoid Mary??
Linux may not be vulnerable itself to those attacks, but the vectors are carried and spread by unprotected Linux systems.
Or are Linux users SO selfish that...
Forum: System 19. Apr 2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,947
Posted By Burn-IT
Windows 7 - even without updates- will remain...

Windows 7 - even without updates- will remain more secure than Windows 10 ever has been.
Add decent virus blocker and firewall and it is even more so.
One of the reasons I have never taken Linux...
Forum: Linux 10. Mar 2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By Burn-IT
I would say that without having any security...

I would say that without having any security installed, Spectre/Meltdown is the LEAST of your worries.

Oh and the OS is irrelevant as far as the bug is concerned, though the different OS's may...
Forum: System 01. Mar 2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,436
Posted By Burn-IT
I cannot remember the details as it was many...

I cannot remember the details as it was many years ago and a lot has happened since then.
It would have been an early Red Hat.
Remember I have been using PCs since they first became available in...
Forum: System 27. Feb 2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,436
Posted By Burn-IT
I swear that in all the 30 or more years that I...

I swear that in all the 30 or more years that I have been using PCs, the only time I have got a Virus is when I installed Linux from a CD supplied by a supposedly reputable Linux distributor.
Forum: General Computer Support 22. Feb 2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 820
Posted By Burn-IT
As I suggested????

As I suggested????
Forum: General Computer Support 20. Feb 2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 820
Posted By Burn-IT
Is that SSD in a USB caddy??

Is that SSD in a USB caddy??
Forum: Linux 06. Dec 2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,033
Posted By Burn-IT
What with all the other mini distributions...

What with all the other mini distributions buzzing about.........!!
Forum: Security 24. Nov 2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,881
Posted By Burn-IT
That is rubbish and you know it. Email is email...

That is rubbish and you know it. Email is email and is NOT OS specific.
It may be that more people use Windows email clients and therefore there are more attacks coming from and to Windows, but that...
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 24. Nov 2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,994
Posted By Burn-IT
Joined today and only one post - this one.

Joined today and only one post - this one.
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 01. Nov 2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,592
Posted By Burn-IT
Mine is DISABLED though I didn't try changing it.

Mine is DISABLED though I didn't try changing it.
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 16. Oct 2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,592
Posted By Burn-IT
Indeed FF has lost my support. Long live...

Indeed FF has lost my support.
Long live Palemoon that has not screwed legacy users.
Forum: Security 08. Oct 2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,642
Posted By Burn-IT
The biggest thing you need to remember is that...

The biggest thing you need to remember is that basically it is up to you whether you visit a site or not. Yes I know that the biggest dangers are the forward links from sites that you don't have...
Forum: System 08. Oct 2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,947
Posted By Burn-IT
One of the reasons I gave up being an MVP was...

One of the reasons I gave up being an MVP was that MS never listened to any feedback.
Note from that report. MS were informed after their insider testing that there was a problem and chose to...
Forum: General Computer Support 18. Sep 2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,965
Posted By Burn-IT
If they are functionally equal, I would ALWAYS go...

If they are functionally equal, I would ALWAYS go for the portable one.
Forum: ChitChat 25. Aug 2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,344
Posted By Burn-IT
Can you put that image in a different place so...

Can you put that image in a different place so that a local logon is not required to view it??
Forum: System 21. Jul 2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,304
Posted By Burn-IT
Offers????

Offers????
Forum: System 17. Jul 2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,685
Posted By Burn-IT
Have you timed it after you have booted into a...

Have you timed it after you have booted into a different OS??
Just a question as I'm interested as to whether there is a difference.
I had Win 10 for a while, but got so fed up of not having...
Forum: System 17. Jul 2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,685
Posted By Burn-IT
It is optimised for that - in fact it does not...

It is optimised for that - in fact it does not actually shut down, but just saves the session to disk and then reloads it.
If you actually force a complete shut down it will take a lot longer to...
Forum: System 27. Jun 2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,304
Posted By Burn-IT
I think it will depend on where you get it from. ...

I think it will depend on where you get it from.
Some of the sites are KNOWN to bundle other stuff - including the occasional virus - along with their own installer.
As always, the best way to...
Forum: Linux 11. Jun 2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,240
Posted By Burn-IT
Then how can you say this?? One of the design...

Then how can you say this??
One of the design features of Puppy was that it would be easier to move to from Windows than other versions of Linux.
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 07. Jun 2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,434
Posted By Burn-IT
I think messaging as a concept was frowned upon...

I think messaging as a concept was frowned upon some time ago because of the security risks involved and the availability of text on mobile phones.
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