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  1. ...and lose access to some older required...

    ...and lose access to some older required applications?
    ...and lose the function of older, but critical hardware? (because new drivers do not exist)
    ...and need to relearn how to use the OS...
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    Even forgetting about fire and flood, it is still...

    Even forgetting about fire and flood, it is still possible for an electrical surge to kill that backup drive since it is electrically connected to the rest of the computer.

    Perhaps the chances are...
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    Due to the way CryptoPrevent works I have never...

    Due to the way CryptoPrevent works I have never seen a conflict with many other AV/malware tools. My previous comments on the topic are here:
    ...
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    Exfso2, That registry entry would scare me...

    Exfso2,

    That registry entry would scare me too!

    Locky can also spread by other spam email attachments like microsoft excel macros, javascript and possibly even powerpoint macros(and of course...
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    I have been using CryptoPrevent for a long time...

    I have been using CryptoPrevent for a long time and have several licensed copies. Cyptoprevent may NOT do everything you attribute to it.

    My understanding of Cyptoprevent is that basically it uses...
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    Hey Les (et al), Another great piece of...

    Hey Les (et al),

    Another great piece of software not mentioned above is SandboxIE.
    http://sandboxie.com/
    It started life as a way to make IE safe(r) (thus the name), but blossomed into a great...
  7. Thread: Virus

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    My personal favourite is the Emsisoft Emergency...

    My personal favourite is the Emsisoft Emergency Kit. It can be found here:
    https://www.emsisoft.com/en/software/eek/

    Good Luck!
    -brino
  8. Hi Russ, I do believe that would help with...

    Hi Russ,

    I do believe that would help with this one particular threat....as you say "some protection".

    However it would require only a new version with a simple registry key name change to...
  9. Hi All, After thinking about this for a while...

    Hi All,

    After thinking about this for a while I started to wonder if Microsoft PowerPoint also supported macros.

    Well guess what: Yes, it does!

    Turning off macros in PowerPoint 2007 is...
  10. For a quick summary of the details of Locky see...

    For a quick summary of the details of Locky see this Bleeping Computer page:
    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/the-locky-ransomware-encrypts-local-files-and-unmapped-network-shares/
    ...
  11. disable macros iin excel.....

    Hi ronbar,

    On my system (with Win7 and Excel 2007), first open the Excel application, then
    1) hit the "Office Button" then "Excel Options",
    2) within the "Excel Options" pop-up, hit "Trust...
  12. Good article. Anyone using computers should read...

    Good article. Anyone using computers should read and understand this.

    A couple places it could be slightly improved.....

    1) You do mention macros in both Word and Excel, but then you only...
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    Susan, I truly appreciate all the effort that...

    Susan,

    I truly appreciate all the effort that goes into producing such a well written, well linked and well figured column. I thank you for all the work you put into each column.

    In this...
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    I always whip out my cell phone and start...

    I always whip out my cell phone and start recording video of the pop-up.
    Later, hit pause during playback and read the message!
    Simple.

    -brino
  15. Interesting........never seen that before. A...

    Interesting........never seen that before.

    A quote from that first link:
    ====================
    Will this impact the speeds I get at home? Will my Internet slow down when someone connects to my...
  16. Thanks Jerry! I just bought 2 more lifetime...

    Thanks Jerry!
    I just bought 2 more lifetime licenses......but I think that count down is still at 35 _days_!

    brino
  17. oh wait, just saw this in another thread.... ...

    oh wait, just saw this in another thread....

    http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/160250-Lifetime-Malware-Bytes-Pro-available-for-19-%28-6-off%29

    the link still shows 35 hours left...
  18. Crap....it looks like the window to buy new...

    Crap....it looks like the window to buy new lifetime licenses is now closed.

    I was going to refer a few friends to go get it while they could.

    Hopefully they continue to honor my existing...
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    Hi Everyone, The only point I would like to...

    Hi Everyone,

    The only point I would like to add is that the "portability" of a particular Macrium boot CD is not guaranteed.
    Both F.U.N. Downtown (in reply #2) and Wazzbler (in reply #24) mention...
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    Another choice is BullZIP PDF Printer:...

    Another choice is BullZIP PDF Printer:
    http://www.bullzip.com/

    I have been using it for years at work and home.
    It has always worked well.

    I carry it on my USB for quick installation where...
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    SCAM! Contrary to "miztrniceguy" I believe...

    SCAM!

    Contrary to "miztrniceguy" I believe most of them are actually trying to install malware, not help you!

    The malware allows them to control your PC to:
    -add it as part of a botnet for...
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    If you use the SysInternals Process Explorer as a...

    If you use the SysInternals Process Explorer as a replacement for the Windows Task Manager there's an easy way to tell which process belongs to which window. There's a little target icon here:
    37828...
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    Have a look at SandBoxIE. http://sandboxie.com/...

    Have a look at SandBoxIE.
    http://sandboxie.com/

    It started out as a project to just run IE safely, and now it's much more.
    You can run anything questionable in it, and although that application...
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    Caesar, Wouldn't "Exchange Active Sync" be...

    Caesar,

    Wouldn't "Exchange Active Sync" be part of Microsoft Outlook email?

    Here's a link to wikipedia:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exchange_ActiveSync

    That makes it out to be a syncing...
  25. Browsing around I just found this:...

    Browsing around I just found this:
    http://windowssecrets.com/best-practices/microsoft-tightens-security-for-microsoft-accounts/

    that explicitly mentions "IE synching" as a feature of a Microsoft...
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