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    If you are getting the same offer I am, clicking...

    If you are getting the same offer I am, clicking "OK" only takes you to a web page where you can download the upgrade. In my case, I just closed the web page. As far as stopping the offer, sorry, I...
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    I use Thunderbird on WIn 8.1. It works fine.

    I use Thunderbird on WIn 8.1. It works fine.
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    Slorm, Were KIS & MBAM active at the same...

    Slorm,

    Were KIS & MBAM active at the same time? That might be the cause of the lockups.
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    FF 37.0.2, 18 tabs (each with pictures), less...

    FF 37.0.2, 18 tabs (each with pictures), less than 600 Megs. I use Adblock Plus 2.6.9.
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    I suggest taking Firefox, Thunderbird and VLC out...

    I suggest taking Firefox, Thunderbird and VLC out of the startup routine - also possibly Skype. Even though you use them daily, it might be better to start them manually once the computer is running....
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    How was Address Book broken? I am using TB...

    How was Address Book broken? I am using TB 31.5.0. and no problems with Address Book. Not using any extension for AB, either.
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    I use TB, but leave the E-mail Scam box...

    I use TB, but leave the E-mail Scam box unchecked. Most scams are pretty east to identify at first glance. It should be noted that the Scam filter is not the same as the Junk filter. I leave that one...
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    You can eliminate these items listed under the...

    You can eliminate these items listed under the Startup tab:
    Adobe ARM - if you are using Adobe Reader, you might want to consider a different pdf reader. There are several good ones (free)...
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    In my case, it happens even when FF is shut down...

    In my case, it happens even when FF is shut down correctly. I don't consider it a major problem. Yes, it has happened to me with earlier versions also.

    Jim
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    Zig, Thanks. That's good to know. I wasn't...

    Zig,

    Thanks. That's good to know. I wasn't aware of WSCC until now.

    Jim
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    Dialupass is part of NirSoft utilities package....

    Dialupass is part of NirSoft utilities package. If you have that on your computer, that is probably why Dialupass is there. There is a description of what it does here:
    ...
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    Yet another vote for Thunderbird.

    Yet another vote for Thunderbird.
  13. Thread: IE can't connect

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    John, You said that you could connect to the...

    John,

    You said that you could connect to the CCleaner web site, and you downloaded Firefox. If IE couldn't connect, how did you do that? Also, what version of Windows is on the computer?

    Jim
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    I have an external hard drive connected to my PC....

    I have an external hard drive connected to my PC. It is used for backup purposes, and the backup software accesses it frequently during the day. The drive is always connected, and is always on. I...
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    Duplicate Cleaner by Digital Volcano is easy to...

    Duplicate Cleaner by Digital Volcano is easy to use, and free. I agree with DrWho that it is important to use care when deleting files.

    Jim
  16. You are right. Foxit doesn't need to be run as an...

    You are right. Foxit doesn't need to be run as an administrator. In have no idea why I was doing that. However, there are some programs that have to be run as an administrator to work properly. One...
  17. Yes, and I have done that for some other programs...

    Yes, and I have done that for some other programs that need approval every time. It makes no difference.

    Jim
  18. Interesting. We both have UAC set the same, but...

    Interesting. We both have UAC set the same, but it acts differently.
  19. Yes, that's where I have mine set also. However,...

    Yes, that's where I have mine set also. However, there are some programs that still need to be given permission to run every time. One example is Foxit pdf reader, among others.
  20. I don't think this has been said, at least in...

    I don't think this has been said, at least in this thread. One thing that could make UAC much better would be to not have to give permission to the same program every time it runs. In other words, if...
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    Try this: Click the "Home" button in Firefox with...

    Try this: Click the "Home" button in Firefox with the center-wheel of your mouse. This should open your home page in a new tab.
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    BitDefender Internet Security has been highly...

    BitDefender Internet Security has been highly rated by several testing labs. It has a 30 day free trial period. I have been using it for a few months, and no problems. It is unobtrusive, although it...
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