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  1. No mention I see of solid drives. I have an old...

    No mention I see of solid drives. I have an old Sony tablet that will not even boot up, so can't clear/wipe the data. Any suggestions?
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    Had a great time! Hope I've done it right -...

    Had a great time!

    Hope I've done it right - attached (I think) is the file.

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    Thank you! I'm campervanning up the UK to...

    Thank you! I'm campervanning up the UK to Scotland (where I have family) and have with me my tablet on which I'm writing this. Useful - when I have a signal - not likely on Skye where's there's a...
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    Hi Joe. Will post screenshot in about two weeks...

    Hi Joe. Will post screenshot in about two weeks time when I return home. Mind you, not sure how to attach pix to messages here, except by a link.
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    I closed Chrome before running Process Explorer,...

    I closed Chrome before running Process Explorer, which then did not show any Chrome processes. Ran M-bytes, and quarantined the Snap.do file. Rebooted and, yes, there it was again - before opening...
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    It reappears at next boot.

    It reappears at next boot.
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    I've done that M-Bytes very routine quite a few...

    I've done that M-Bytes very routine quite a few times already.

    And yes M-Bytes still finds the file (and file ony) - PUPOptional.Snapdo.A - in my...
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    OK, back in front of PC. Did your routine and...

    OK, back in front of PC. Did your routine and sadly found no mention of Snap.do or Resoft Ltd in Autoruns. Checked through long list three times!
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    Thank you satrow for your analysis and detailed...

    Thank you satrow for your analysis and detailed instructions - greatly appreciated. I am away from home and my PC for a while, but once back will follow the routine and post back result.

    I'm using...
  10. I think you're right. I was looking on my Android...

    I think you're right. I was looking on my Android tablet (which I'm using now) tethered to my Android smartphone. On the latter I have been using TomTom satnav, so gps is certainly on. So it's...
  11. Well, I hope the Google location map (fascinating...

    Well, I hope the Google location map (fascinating though it is) would never be relied on in a court of law. It's got me going hundreds of miles away in the last few days to places I've never visited!
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    Brilliant, BruceR. Thank you.

    Brilliant, BruceR. Thank you.
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    File history - how to start again

    I had File History running using an external Samsung 500gb drive. I have since replaced that drive with a Seagate 2TB one. But I cannot find a way of cancelling the whole process and starting afresh....
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    I have the paid-for RevoPro version. Anyway, it...

    I have the paid-for RevoPro version. Anyway, it seems to be a file, not a program, that likes to keep on inserting itself. Guess that's why CC sees it and not the other uninstallers.
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    Thanks for the tips. Will try those (when I get...

    Thanks for the tips. Will try those (when I get time!) One thing that's interesting: Add remove programs doesn't see it, Revo uninstaller doesn't list it, but CCleaner does see it (under...
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    SORTED! ....if anyone still looks at this...

    SORTED! ....if anyone still looks at this somewhat eclectic/confusing thread. Today I found (or maybe in old age missed in the first place) the external drive under Disk Management. There, once I...
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    MBAM? I restarted. Nothing popped up but a...

    MBAM?

    I restarted. Nothing popped up but a Malwarebytes scan immediately found the offending file.

    In Windows task manager, Malwarebytes is the only app running, but there is a long list of...
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    Well, after updating Bios, Asus have come up with...

    Well, after updating Bios, Asus have come up with what others have advised - Reset PC.

    I replied:
    "I just do not want to go down that road. I have 21 programs that I have installed since getting...
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    I haven't the first idea what software that might...

    I haven't the first idea what software that might be. Except for those security programs suggested above, I have not installed anything in the last week or so when this first started happening. There...
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    Oh dear! After all that dramatic cleaning by...

    Oh dear! After all that dramatic cleaning by AdwCleaner and HitmanPro yesterday, today Malwarebytes pops up after a few hours to warn me yet again that the Snapdo file has again wormed itself into...
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    Thank you thomasjk. Wow, hope all works ok after...

    Thank you thomasjk. Wow, hope all works ok after AdwCleaner and Hitman deletes! Their logs:

    # AdwCleaner v3.308 - Report created 24/08/2014 at 17:11:41
    # Updated 20/08/2014 by Xplode
    # Operating...
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    Yes. Just done it again now with yet again the...

    Yes. Just done it again now with yet again the same result, given in detail below. As I said, I do not believe Snapdo has been installed - it is not listed in the uninstall programs list and has not...
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    How to stop Snapdo 'cold calling'

    Why do I continually get a potentially unwanted program - PUPOptional.Snapdo.A . It ends up in my AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User\Default\Preferences.

    Malwarebytes finds this on average two or...
  24. And receivers pay the senders. I pay Netflix (my...

    And receivers pay the senders. I pay Netflix (my subscription) to receive my film. If it costs Netflix more to deliver the goods, they must charge me, the consumer, more. I see the ISP like my...
  25. Thank you for those links. The Guardian article...

    Thank you for those links. The Guardian article (written in Queen's English!) does help to make sense of the complex issue for the simple-minded - me!

    In the UK, the Royal Mail some years back...
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