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Forum: Home, Office & Productivity 04. Apr 2015, 12:07 PM
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Posted By Bengt S
Yes, I also noted this. Certainly the end of the...

Yes, I also noted this. Certainly the end of the road!
Forum: General Computer Support 15. Dec 2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,665
Posted By Bengt S
Thank you J.L. I thought that more than one pass...

Thank you J.L. I thought that more than one pass would be required, but I guess that starting with Wipe Disk's quick formatting, followed by a disk wipe and then installing XP will leave little to...
Forum: General Computer Support 14. Dec 2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,665
Posted By Bengt S
Question Securely giveaway old XP machine?

It's time for me to leave my old XP desktop for a new Win 7 machine. I want to be reasonably sure that no old data can be recovered. I plan to do the following.

a. Using my newly created USBD4Win...
Forum: General Computer Support 06. Oct 2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 15,925
Posted By Bengt S
Hello Ritho! Yes, its been a while since I was...

Hello Ritho! Yes, its been a while since I was around, a couple of tough (for an old man) jobs and my son´s newly born son and the effort to go from the at last (thanks to you fantastic people at...
Forum: General Computer Support 06. Oct 2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 15,925
Posted By Bengt S
Question Acer Backup Manager

I have just bought a new desktop with Win7, 64bits (and started my journey from XP to Win7). Preinstalled among other programs is "Acer Backup Manager". I have searched Internet for reviews or tests,...
Forum: General Computer Support 02. Mar 2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,010
Posted By Bengt S
Yes, it is a rather old Swedish Version 2002 ...

Yes, it is a rather old Swedish Version 2002



I thought every editor loved testing software theories, keeping their disk images warm. :cool:
Forum: General Computer Support 02. Mar 2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,010
Posted By Bengt S
Ritho, here they are: Taskman.exe...

Ritho, here they are:

Taskman.exe ca7ca45c6156c950a5d4645d51e294f3

Systray.exe 70f18d1965ea8b3aa73264cfe0f9144f
Forum: General Computer Support 02. Mar 2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,010
Posted By Bengt S
Well Anupam, I guess you´re not behind a router....

Well Anupam, I guess you´re not behind a router. :D
Forum: General Computer Support 02. Mar 2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,010
Posted By Bengt S
Ritho, I am running XP Home and uploaded both...

Ritho, I am running XP Home and uploaded both files to VirusTotal. Nothing found.

I also took a quick A-Squared scan, but none of the two files were identified. Which type of scan did you take?
...
Forum: General Computer Support 23. Feb 2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,373
Posted By Bengt S
This evening I have repeated the speed test...

This evening I have repeated the speed test offered at www.bredbandskollen.se (maximum speed/throughput), retaining the three browsers FF, IE and K-M, but adding SRWare Iron. I took 5 measurements...
Forum: General Computer Support 20. Feb 2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,373
Posted By Bengt S
Thumbs up Ritho, to me this is indeed a very welcome effort...

Ritho, to me this is indeed a very welcome effort you have undertaken to throw more light on the behaviour of Firefox and other browsers! Testing-retesting-measuring, when possible, is one of the...
Forum: General Computer Support 17. Feb 2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,373
Posted By Bengt S
Dear all, When I started this thread...

Dear all,

When I started this thread (Firefox problem), it was because I had noticed (for my computer, my mixture of programs and applications, and my daily use of this system) a substantial...
Forum: General Computer Support 17. Feb 2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,373
Posted By Bengt S
I certainly have learnt a lot (not only about...

I certainly have learnt a lot (not only about browsers). When I started this thread I never imagined that it would grow into such a long story. Tomorrow I will try to summarize some of what I have...
Forum: General Computer Support 16. Feb 2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,373
Posted By Bengt S
I followed the "hard" way (into for me unknown...

I followed the "hard" way (into for me unknown territory) and it worked fine. Thank you very much, whocares, for your help! :)
Forum: General Computer Support 16. Feb 2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,373
Posted By Bengt S
As I said above: It works! Please, show how to...

As I said above: It works! Please, show how to make the string readily available!
Forum: General Computer Support 16. Feb 2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,373
Posted By Bengt S
With the new tweakings your earlier suggestion ...

With the new tweakings your earlier suggestion

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-GB; rv:1.9.1.1) Gecko/20090715 Firefox/3.5.1

works for both banks! :D:D

Thanks a lot!
Forum: General Computer Support 16. Feb 2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,373
Posted By Bengt S
whocares, half the bank battle is won, i.e. for...

whocares, half the bank battle is won, i.e. for one of banks the following worked.

I contacted the technical support, and got some tweaking help for FF3.6, which solved the problem for FF.

I...
Forum: General Computer Support 15. Feb 2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,373
Posted By Bengt S
OK, I will try it after a good nights sleep - at...

OK, I will try it after a good nights sleep - at present I have FF3.6 installed, so I need to uninstall it and try to find a 3.5 setup file somewhere. I will report back tomorrow.

The banks only...
Forum: General Computer Support 15. Feb 2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,373
Posted By Bengt S
whocares, when running the different speed tests...

whocares, when running the different speed tests above IE8 and K-M were about the same in the "download speed" test. However, IE8 did show much better "surfing speed", and K-M did not fare much...
Forum: General Computer Support 15. Feb 2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,373
Posted By Bengt S
No, neither of them were deceived, otherwise such...

No, neither of them were deceived, otherwise such a simple solution would have been nice.
Forum: General Computer Support 15. Feb 2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,373
Posted By Bengt S
This spoofing (FF2.0) doesn´t work for my two...

This spoofing (FF2.0) doesn´t work for my two main banks, since they both (for XP) only accept IE7.0-8.0 and FF3.5 (hence I cannot even use the present FF3.6).

Is there any other possibility?
Forum: General Computer Support 15. Feb 2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,373
Posted By Bengt S
Very good - I hope that more people will take...

Very good - I hope that more people will take "objective" measurements, it´s all too easy to be deceived by sensory impressions, in particular when they are preceded by strong beliefs.

Even in the...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 15. Feb 2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,415
Posted By Bengt S
To see if FF and CB (CometBird) differed with...

To see if FF and CB (CometBird) differed with respect to speed, I took my usual test at http://www.bredbandskollen.se/ and also took the SurfSpeed test at http://www.numion.com/ (under Returnil´s...
Forum: General Computer Support 14. Feb 2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,373
Posted By Bengt S
At present I am a bit confused when trying to get...

At present I am a bit confused when trying to get the exact meaning of various terms used (perhaps with no universally accepted definitions) and their actual operational counterparts when discussing...
Forum: General Computer Support 11. Feb 2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,373
Posted By Bengt S
I now think that it will be too difficult (for...

I now think that it will be too difficult (for me) to take good measurements of that kind, since there will almost certainly be large variation taking measurements over several minutes, many things...
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