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    Public Beta for Malwarebytes 2.1

    https://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?/topic/165570-malwarebytes-anti-malware-210-beta/

    Appears to work with Windows 10 although they don't officially support it.

    Jerry
  2. $Sysreset contains information useful to a...

    $Sysreset contains information useful to a forensic investigator and which is useless to everyone else. you can safely delete it. Windows.old is a backup file contaning your old windows data prior...
  3. You don't need to log in with a Microsoft Account...

    You don't need to log in with a Microsoft Account to use Metro/Modern/Universal apps. You do need a Microsoft Account that they may ask for. I used a local account for a long time and had no...
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    See if this helps:...

    See if this helps:
    https://support.microsoft.com/kb/320299/EN-US?wa=wsignin1.0

    Jerry
  5. You don't have to go to a local account. See...

    You don't have to go to a local account.
    See http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/sync-settings-pcs
    for instructions on controlling which settings are synched of different computers using...
  6. In case you missed today's Dilbert.......

    http://assets.amuniversal.com/692b1e40733c0132b9f9005056a9545d

    Jerry
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    The Windows Live Mail and Gmail accounts will...

    The Windows Live Mail and Gmail accounts will work in the Mail app. The Bellsouth account will only work if it supports IMAP. Installing the Windows Live Mail client will support all three accounts....
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    Like Windows 8 (.1), a Metro/Modern/Universal...

    Like Windows 8 (.1), a Metro/Modern/Universal Mail app is included. It still doesn't support POP though. Windows Live Mail will work with Windows 10 and supports POP.

    Jerry
  9. Can you just drag it to where you think it...

    Can you just drag it to where you think it belongs?

    Jerry
  10. This only works if you have WPS enabled in your...

    This only works if you have WPS enabled in your router. Many setups have this feature disabled becuase of a security risk. See:...
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    But the system will still function....

    But the system will still function....
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    No. Its not getting the definitions out of date,...

    No. Its not getting the definitions out of date, Its System Restore triggering anti malware behavior defenses like making changes to the system locations in the registry. Most AVs will allow a System...
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    Indeed. :rolleyes:

    Indeed. :rolleyes:
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    That's to be expected since System Restore moves...

    That's to be expected since System Restore moves the system files back in time. Its more likely that System Restore is triggering some of the Malware prevention algorithms of the AV since it is...
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    I can verify the that current version of Norton...

    I can verify the that current version of Norton is not the resource hog it once was. I'm running the version supplied by Comcast on my low end laptop with no issues. Performance is just as good as...
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    I seriously doubt that. One of the first things...

    I seriously doubt that. One of the first things that would happen is that the definitions would be re downloaded just like all the missing Windows Updates due to the Restore operation.

    Jerry
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    +1 for Revo. I found it much simpler to use than...

    +1 for Revo. I found it much simpler to use than IOBit. Bought the Pro version to get 64 bit support as well.

    Jerry
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    I don't leave my PC on overnight and both my...

    I don't leave my PC on overnight and both my Windows 7 desktop and Windows 8.1 laptop stay defragged using the default schedule. While an immediate defrag won't hurt, I don't believe its necessary. ...
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    I assume you are using an account with...

    I assume you are using an account with administrative privileges. If you are running Windows 7 Professional, Ultimate, or Enterprise, try this:
    From...
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    I passed your comments to the newsletter editor. ...

    I passed your comments to the newsletter editor. In the future, email comments like this to:
    editor@windowsecrets.com

    Jerry
  21. There's a metered connection setting in Windows 8...

    There's a metered connection setting in Windows 8 that may help:
    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/metered-internet-connections-frequently-asked-questions

    jerry
  22. I have the same thing with the Win skin. I...

    I have the same thing with the Win skin. I missed that the first time I looked.

    Unfortunately, I have no control of skin availability. :(

    Jerry
  23. I switched to a Win skin and I verified the New...

    I switched to a Win skin and I verified the New Posts link is not shown on the New Posts page which is Logical. When I use the Lounge skin, it is there even though it is redundant.

    Jerry
  24. Actually, you should be able to go to Activate on...

    Actually, you should be able to go to Activate on the menu bar and plug in any valid product key to get the full version. You don't need to download anything. This applies both to the free and trial...
  25. Yes it was (is). One of the few perks we get as a...

    Yes it was (is). One of the few perks we get as a mod is access to the lounge format. At least for now. :crossfingers:

    Jerry
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