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Forum: Fix Me 18. Feb 2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,912
Posted By chris.p
I am glad you feel as I do about the forum. Not...

I am glad you feel as I do about the forum. Not everyone does, because it has even been suggested that the menu button for it is removed. I would regard that as slavery to google data, which is the...
Forum: Fix Me 18. Feb 2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,912
Posted By chris.p
Basically, having Comments on articles kills the...

Basically, having Comments on articles kills the Forum compared to other sites. But it is a balance, with positive and negative factors. For example as was posted above, some people don't want to use...
Forum: General Computer Support 17. Feb 2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,852
Posted By chris.p
Thanks. It's only what we are finding on servers....

Thanks. It's only what we are finding on servers. People might be blinded by the advertising or the 'it's new and it must be better' syndrome.

OK so server duty is very, very hard (unless it is a...
Forum: General Computer Support 17. Feb 2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,852
Posted By chris.p
The problem with the SSDs that people tend to buy...

The problem with the SSDs that people tend to buy for a PC is that they are really low quality. Kingston and Crucial SSDs are basically junk, you can't put them on a server because they die too fast....
Forum: Security 14. Feb 2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,538
Posted By chris.p
Avast web shield blocks browsing

Anyone know why Avast's Web Shield blocks browsing, please?

Looks like just port 80 is blocked, email still works. All three Windows 7 PCs I tried Avast on can't use a browser unless the Web...
Forum: Website Design, Support and Maintenance 14. Feb 2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,618
Posted By chris.p
Guess you'd be looking for a freeware version of...

Guess you'd be looking for a freeware version of this kind of thing maybe? --

http://download.cnet.com/Flash-Decompiler-Gold/3000-6676_4-10857443.html?tag=lst-1&cdlPid=10865875

Maybe search...
Forum: General Computer Support 12. Feb 2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,657
Posted By chris.p
Yes, this is the plugin found buried deep within...

Yes, this is the plugin found buried deep within the TechNet forum thread:

http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/make-windows-7-remember-window-position-size/

Worth its weight in gold to me...
Forum: General Computer Support 12. Feb 2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,657
Posted By chris.p
Well, I never got to the last post, so no harm...

Well, I never got to the last post, so no harm done.

Problem solved! Thanks Laurie, you are a life-saver :)

Used:

Windows 7 folder position / size saver app:...
Forum: General Computer Support 12. Feb 2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,657
Posted By chris.p
Windows 7 - how to set a folder's window position

In every Windows version I previously used, a folder always re-opened in the position and size you set it at. This is important to me as I don't like them opening in random positions and with random...
Forum: General Computer Support 12. Feb 2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,902
Posted By chris.p
Windows 7 - Recent Items is blank

I like to get to recently used files quickly by looking at the Recent Files list on the Start Menu - but it's blank (used to work OK).

What might cause this? Could it be anything to do with the...
Forum: Mobile Apps 04. Dec 2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,466
Posted By chris.p
Carrier IQ and how to remove it

An article on phone spyware:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/dec/01/carrier-iq-uk-mobile-networks

The Comments is probably the best part, as there are posts on how to remove it.
Forum: Website Design, Support and Maintenance 21. Jul 2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,313
Posted By chris.p
Sorry, didn't get your email, hope you got my PM.

Sorry, didn't get your email, hope you got my PM.
Forum: Website Design, Support and Maintenance 20. Jul 2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,313
Posted By chris.p
One way to fix this is to look at the code in a...

One way to fix this is to look at the code in a text editor and adjust it.

If you only have to fix the links, then there is not too much to do. In fact if the problem is the same for all the...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 05. Jul 2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,350
Posted By chris.p
I always resisted the idea of using Opera,...

I always resisted the idea of using Opera, because MC likes it :-)

But then my speed machine browser (K-Meleon - a bare-bones browser used for speed, no plugins, no tools, no nothing) got to be...
Forum: Security 05. Jul 2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 26,060
Posted By chris.p
Yesterday my Avast updated to the latest version...

Yesterday my Avast updated to the latest version and totally crashed Windows 7 Pro. It would not boot past about halfway, and I had to boot to safe mode then uninstall Avast.

Reinstalled - working...
Forum: Security 26. Apr 2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,348
Posted By chris.p
Well, I have no idea if Trojan Killer has any...

Well, I have no idea if Trojan Killer has any kind of rep or not. That would be the first thing I guess.

Also I can't say if I fully trust the WOT process to always be right (I've seen sites...
Forum: Security 25. Apr 2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,348
Posted By chris.p
Trojan-Killer.net's unhider.exe - OK?

One of my sites got hit with a trojan coming in off a Yahoo API (maybe with some ads, we think) - it attacks old Java installs on PCs with no security. Avast stops it and most likely you get no...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 16. Oct 2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,145
Posted By chris.p
Video editing and converting ?

Any ideas for an app that can edit video camera material to produce short vids for the web, it also needs (ideally) to be able to convert to FLV or whatever for YouTube and Vimeo.
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 07. Sep 2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,271
Posted By chris.p
Opera: My Story - an update Con: It's very...

Opera: My Story - an update

Con:
It's very poor with bookmarks compared to Firefox, but the speed dial feature partly compensates for that. It needs the speed dial otherwise it'd be a dead loss....
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 05. Sep 2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,271
Posted By chris.p
Update: great news! Opera can actually...

Update: great news!

Opera can actually scroll a page on www.telegraph.co.uk with more than ten pages of the site open in tabs!

This is an incredible result as the Telegraph site is one of the...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 05. Sep 2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,271
Posted By chris.p
Well, I'm on Opera now and I like it. Tried it a...

Well, I'm on Opera now and I like it. Tried it a long time back but didn't like it, it did everything so differently.

Opera's JS engine is very fast, at least 10 x faster than the prehistoric...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 04. Sep 2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,271
Posted By chris.p
PaleMoon sounded good till I looked it up and...

PaleMoon sounded good till I looked it up and found it conflicts badly with Firefox, as it uses Ffx folders and application data.

I'm afraid that sounds like major incompetence by the devs so I'll...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 02. Sep 2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,271
Posted By chris.p
@26D I use W2K because it's so fast and...

@26D

I use W2K because it's so fast and simple compared to everything since. For work use I have no need of an OS that installs at 1GB or 3GB or whatever. None of it is any use to me and it just...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 02. Sep 2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,271
Posted By chris.p
:D Well, it's very much the same deal for...

:D

Well, it's very much the same deal for the many coders who still use Windows 3.1 to develop on. If all you want is the basic facilities and top speed, the latest all-singing all-dancing OSs are...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 01. Sep 2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,271
Posted By chris.p
The problem is they don't install on my chosen...

The problem is they don't install on my chosen OS, W2K. Therefore I assume that Chrome doesn't. So I'll be looking elsewhere, no doubt.
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