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Forum: Fix Me 09. May 2017, 03:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,327
Posted By johnvk
I could not post this. ...

I could not post this.
http://www.techsupportalert.com/comment/reply/7868
Mollom hates me.
Is it because I have 2 links?
I mean, have I not yet earned the right to post 2 links?

My rejected...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 03. Sep 2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 19,798
Posted By johnvk
we map with \\computername\c In that case...

we map with \\computername\c

In that case "computername" is a netbios name. There are no netbios name mappings for any computers not on the local LAN.

I have done before \\ip_address\c on a...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 29. Aug 2016, 01:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 19,798
Posted By johnvk
Searching around, Opera Unite seems compelling...

Searching around, Opera Unite seems compelling for free, private file sharing, but not for map network drive
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 29. Aug 2016, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 19,798
Posted By johnvk
Question microsoft windows map network drive over public internet

So a very common way to share files on a LAN in a microsoft windows environment is "map network drive" where the remote PC\drive gets its own drive letter on the local PC.

One huge advantage of...
Forum: Software Suggestions 10. Jan 2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,166
Posted By johnvk
gsplit

I had some video files that got appended accidentally. (How? I used Unstoppable Copier with the 'Resume Partial Files' enabled--which can be devastatingly misleading when unrelated files have the...
Forum: Multimedia 23. Dec 2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,147
Posted By johnvk
Not sure. But my best guess would be iFunbox. I...

Not sure. But my best guess would be iFunbox. I would go to their site and look at their features. I dont have time right now ;) And report back and let us know what you found.
Forum: System 24. Aug 2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 30,548
Posted By johnvk
You're right. And I'm hoping for the world's sake...

You're right. And I'm hoping for the world's sake that Windows 10 wakes up people to the spying that's going on in every other area, not vice versa.

Remember that big deal about the iphone file...
Forum: System 22. Aug 2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 30,548
Posted By johnvk
It seems clear to me that the biggest reason to...

It seems clear to me that the biggest reason to install Windows 10 is it's better than Windows 8.1. Which means...if you have Windows 7, there's no compelling reason. But with the privacy invasion...
Forum: General Computer Support 05. Aug 2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,384
Posted By johnvk
Be aware that Windows 10 takes a HUGE step in...

Be aware that Windows 10 takes a HUGE step in privacy invasion.

http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/newly-upgraded-windows-10-three-things-look-out.htm#comment-123149
...
Forum: Fix Me 04. Aug 2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,327
Posted By johnvk
blocked again, sigh. It said i entered the...

blocked again, sigh. It said i entered the captcha wrong, but i'm almost positive i did not. Second one gave me the blocked warning. I was trying to preview, not save.

Why? Because it contains 1...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 29. Jul 2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 407,053
Posted By johnvk
Last 3 times i tried to set up a new, free gmail...

Last 3 times i tried to set up a new, free gmail account, they REQUIRED a phone number.
Probably because i have cookies off using Cookie Monster in firefox (except for when i was setting up the...
Forum: System 29. Jul 2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,551
Posted By johnvk
The thing with automatic windows updates is ...

The thing with automatic windows updates is

There used to be "patch Tuesday" which is when Ms released security patches. I've since heard that they've changed that behavior. And i have heard of...
Forum: Fix Me 07. Jul 2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,327
Posted By johnvk
another block; is it posting URLs? max number allowed?

I tried to post this as reply to Security Attack Called Logjam makes Browsers Vulnerable (http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/security-attack-called-logjam-makes-browsers-vulnerable.htm)

Well...
Forum: Fix Me 17. Jun 2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,327
Posted By johnvk
Blocked comment

[Is it ok if we get back to mollom spam blocking?]

I was blocked. sigh.

Here's what i found out:

I was posting to...
Forum: Multimedia 17. Jun 2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,147
Posted By johnvk
itunes alternatives

Love the article on DiskAid http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/manage-your-ipad-files-windows-without-itunes.htm

It suggests a whole review of the category.

In particular, DiskAid, as it...
Forum: Software Suggestions 10. Jun 2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,628
Posted By johnvk
steam mover / application mover

Steam Mover looks compelling. I searched for it on our techsupportalert.com site here and did not find it, but it's two words, so maybe that interfered. if so, sorry.
...
Forum: Freeware Installation & Usage 09. Jun 2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,644
Posted By johnvk
not dead projects, but live projects who moved

from http://www.infoworld.com/article/2931753/open-source-software/sourceforge-the-end-cant-come-too-soon.html





I mean, that's precisely malware behavior. Tricking people into...
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 09. Jun 2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,036
Posted By johnvk
1 typo on codecs, and 1 user page error

I was reading Understanding Codecs (http://www.techsupportalert.com/understanding-codecs.htm) <http://www.techsupportalert.com/understanding-codecs.htm>.

1. There's an interesting typo which may...
Forum: Fix Me 02. May 2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,010
Posted By johnvk
Perhaps cached search results problem / redirect problem?

reply here? or new topic? I'll try reply here:

today 1:26pm EST 5/2/2015 i searched via DuckDuckGo.com this:
site:techsupportalert.com farbar

and got this as one of the results


Probably...
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 08. Feb 2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,466
Posted By johnvk
cheap, partial solution

Totally agree Remah, however, there is software reviewed here that only changes once a year. HD Tune hasnt changed in years.

So i am advocating a cheap, partial solution. The 80-20 rule: 80%...
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 08. Feb 2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,466
Posted By johnvk
I posted some thots of mine on this topic in...

I posted some thots of mine on this topic in MidnightCowboy's excellent article "What Else Have You Just Downloaded?":...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 26. Jun 2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 22,195
Posted By johnvk
I understand your point. But Gizmo's DOES host...

I understand your point. But Gizmo's DOES host the links to downloads. And, when they do, they are kept up to date. So the links in this post may go stale, but Gizmo's pages for programs get...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 26. Jun 2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 22,195
Posted By johnvk
Registry

WARNING: DO NOT EDIT THE REGISTRY UNLESS YOU KNOW WHAT YOU'RE DOING. YOU CAN RENDER YOUR PC UNBOOTABLE.

I used RegShot (http://sourceforge.net/projects/regshot/) from...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 26. Jun 2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 22,195
Posted By johnvk
my step-by-step experience

It worked. What i did:

1. Download "Default Programs Editor (http://defaultprogramseditor.com)" from http://defaultprogramseditor.com (it would be better to link to a techsupportalert.com...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 26. Jun 2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 22,195
Posted By johnvk
absolutely great response!

Um, WOW!

That's easily the best forum response i've ever gotten, maybe the best i've ever seen (not that the competition is all that stiff ;) )

So, thanks, really. Where can i donate to your...
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