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  1. Ok, for youse Explorer geeks out there: after...

    Ok, for youse Explorer geeks out there:
    after closing tbird [or ff] on both source & destination computers --
    -- user appdata local thunderbird or mozilla firefox
    -- user appdata roaming...
  2. With the prices of ever-larger USB sticks...

    With the prices of ever-larger USB sticks relatively stable or going slightly down, DrWho's plan sounds like a great plan to consider! In addition to one's external HD backups. Even USB sticks can...
  3. After setting FreeFileSync to not move [deleted]...

    After setting FreeFileSync to not move [deleted] items to Recycle Can, and ignore errors [except for final report] -- I've used FFS a lot during each month.
  4. I can only find the trial versions :)

    I can only find the trial versions :)
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    Two of three of my computers use pay-for Avast, a...

    Two of three of my computers use pay-for Avast, a third one does not. Avast [like Acronis] servers "watch very carefully" for activity beyond what is licensed. I understand seaboyd's concern,...
  6. I'm old school, this being a desktop - correct?,...

    I'm old school, this being a desktop - correct?, try carefully removing everything except motherboard and power supply & test; add one device & test, add another device & test, repeat until a device...
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    Now, onto Avast AV, Avira AV, Malwarebytes AM,...

    Now, onto Avast AV, Avira AV, Malwarebytes AM, Spybot 1.62 or 2, and many many other security programs. All of these can certainly be intrusive! However, one can mitigate or minimize or reduce [not...
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    Only SpywareBlaster and SpywareGuard are truly...

    Only SpywareBlaster and SpywareGuard are truly un-intrusive, work in the background, and SpywareGuard only alerts you if you click it to do so.
  9. georgelee Thanks for giving me a chance to...

    georgelee
    Thanks for giving me a chance to correct my miss-typing! Here is what I really meant:
    In the long-run, considering backups and restores,
    1 - having C-drive OS & programs
    2 - having...
  10. In the long-run, considering backups and...

    In the long-run, considering backups and restores, having C-drive OS & programs, having C-drive data, pics, downloaded EXEs ZIPs, etc., will be for the best.
    However, do what feels comfortable and...
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    I'm wondering if you have to Share this printer. ...

    I'm wondering if you have to Share this printer. And, make sure the other computer has the driver[s] necessary to use said printer.
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    Also, ensure UEFI or BIOS doesn't have power...

    Also, ensure UEFI or BIOS doesn't have power saves on.
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    [SOLVED] gotcha, I was simply voting with a couple of...

    gotcha, I was simply voting with a couple of others that turning off router is generally not harmful. Rapid-fire power OFFs/ONs can hurt; we have UPS on computer and entertainment center to head off...
  14. at school, i think web site is blocked :) what...

    at school, i think web site is blocked :)
    what scroll wheel? touchpad :)
  15. Sudo25, I lost track, which web site? I'm using...

    Sudo25, I lost track, which web site? I'm using Avast and Avira Anti-Virus; Avast runs the real time protections; however, every quarter, I will turn off Avast and run only Avira's real time...
  16. I run two anti-virus programs. Both run...

    I run two anti-virus programs. Both run non-overlapping scheduled scans, only one has its real time protections on.
  17. Before you format anything anywhere, have you...

    Before you format anything anywhere, have you verified you have copies of both appdata local and roaming thunderbird directories? After you know that you have those two important directories,...
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    [SOLVED] Wifey and I turn everything off at night, when we...

    Wifey and I turn everything off at night, when we are finished for that day. Whoever turns et al, en toto, on in the morning, leaves such on until last person at end of day. So far, our DSL appears...
  19. ...ahhhh, something was fishy here...about that...

    ...ahhhh, something was fishy here...about that IP address :)
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    I'm missing something here. Why move icons from...

    I'm missing something here. Why move icons from the desktop into ProgramData ... Programs? I'd like to learn what and why - to add to my knowledge base :)
  21. Which is blocking the site - Kaspersky or...

    Which is blocking the site - Kaspersky or Malwarebytes? I use MBAMpremium, one can exclude certain site[s] in the settings' Web Exclusion menu. Apparently one of your desired web sites uses Data...
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    Clint, you're talking about backup/restore...

    Clint, you're talking about backup/restore programs such as Macrium, Acronis, and others, correct? If yes, I totally agree!
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    I have pay-for Avast and Avira AntiVirus, not the...

    I have pay-for Avast and Avira AntiVirus, not the internet suites. The pay-fors give more configuration and settings control, the protection is the same as the free versions. So far, I've had no...
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    [SOLVED] if she ever reads this thread in this forum, you...

    if she ever reads this thread in this forum, you may be sleepin' with the fishes -- in your living room fish tank :)
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    SUPERAntispyware is very good at what it does! ...

    SUPERAntispyware is very good at what it does! I've used both free and now fee for some time now. I have all my programs quarantee everything, that way, if there is a false positive, I can...
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