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    Which scanners found issues?

    [QUOTE=jwoods;999060 It came back with 4 false positives, but unlike VirusTotal, didn't give an overall score of how many engines thought the fp's were suspicious.]

    I'm testing the currently free...
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    Have you tried herdProtect?

    What is this community's take on herdProtect? If you haven't seen it yet, here's the description from the website:

    "herdProtect is a second line of defense malware scanning platform powered by 68...
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    XP Task Manager Capabilities...

    Task Manager on XP has an option to select which columns of data to display for each running process.

    On the Menu Bar, choose View, then Select Columns, and you have choices that include I/O...
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    Wake up that "corrupted" flash drive...

    Many, if not most, flash drives are made to sell cheaply, lacking in quality one way or another. If you have one that seems unusable for any reason, just try it in a different usb port or in another...
  5. Thanks for the suggestion, but I don't think I can do that...

    As far as I can tell, Roland, WinPatrol does not allow selecting which functions run, so there isn't any way to dumb it down.

    :(
  6. :o I neglected in my earlier post to mention...

    :o I neglected in my earlier post to mention that when I see all of those cpu peaks and then disable WinPatrol, those big ol' peaks go away... and come back immediately when I bring WP up again....
  7. WinPatrol using 100% of my cpu every 33 seconds...

    Is anybody else seeing anything like this?

    A couple of months back, my desktop (XP Pro, SP3 up to date, 2.4GHz P4, 2 MB memory) seemed unusually sluggish. Task Manager showed a distinct 100% cpu...
  8. @starvinmarvin: Thanks for the tip, although...

    @starvinmarvin:

    Thanks for the tip, although it appears to be for W7 rather than XP...

    :)
  9. Continuing the saga, I tried loading the three...

    Continuing the saga, I tried loading the three registry entries and saw no change, then the other five, none of which were in my registry, but again with no change. Then I began to think that the...
  10. @KritzX: I think we're on the right track... I...

    @KritzX:

    I think we're on the right track... I found those three registry entries here:

    http://www.neoseeker.com/forums/17/t441653-ms-scanner-camera-wizard-won-run-for-you-try-this/2.htm
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  11. @KritzX: Yeah; that was sort of my last...

    @KritzX:

    Yeah; that was sort of my last resort, but System Restore was unable to restore either of my last two restore points.

    Some forums have suggested running SR from Safe Mode, with the...
  12. @Kritzx: Thanks... your link sounds like my...

    @Kritzx:

    Thanks... your link sounds like my problem, alright... but I don't have Real Player installed, and the Microsoft Fixit didn't fix it... back to the drawing board...

    At this point, I...
  13. XP Scanner and Camera Wizard has changed its spots

    Stay with me now...

    Normally, when I connect a USB cable to my Fuji S602Z camera and turn it on, the Scanner and Camera Wizard autoplays, and it immediately recognizes the camera and asks what to...
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    Another possibility: HTTrack

    While it may be overkill for the small stuff, you ought to check out HTTrack. The following is from http://www.httrack.com/:

    "HTTrack is a free (GPL, libre/free software) and easy-to-use offline...
  15. Yahoo Mail's Continuing Weirdness

    :mellow: ehorwitz1: The problem disappeared as Yahoo continued to meddle with their email interface for the past year or so. Of course, every problem they "resolved" seemed to introduce another, and...
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    If you don't want to hassle with Firefox v29...

    I went along with the Firefox update to v29 and immediately was appalled (by many changes but especially) by the "tabs on top", which I found really hard to use. My immediate solution was to go back...
  17. I couldn't miss that kind of an opportunity,...

    I couldn't miss that kind of an opportunity, Paul...

    I told 'em that I appreciated their help but that my way was easier... they responded in a classy way with "I'm glad to know you have found an...
  18. After a couple of not-very-helpful responses from...

    After a couple of not-very-helpful responses from Robohelp, they recommended that I essentially wipe out Ff and Rh and reinstall both, because, and I quote:



    That seemed excessive to me, so I...
  19. Roboform Pro 7.9.5.9 messed up in Firefox 28.0

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    Three days ago I updated Firefox to v28.0 and Roboform Pro to v7.9.5.9. Roboform still shows its tabs as usual, and they change color when mouseovered, but clicking them does nothing. All was fine...
  20. . I run XP Pro SP3 32 bit, but the problem(s)...

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    I run XP Pro SP3 32 bit, but the problem(s) arose on various versions of Windows with Sandboxie v4.08, which is the most up-to-date released non-beta version.
  21. . The issue I described in my earlier post...

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    The issue I described in my earlier post turned out to be a common one, i.e. Firefox 27 will not open in Sandboxie. Here's a link to the Sandboxie forum, where this topic has 14(!) pages of posts:...
  22. Sandboxie won't open the browser when started

    I've used Sandboxie for years, and each version has always installed a desktop shortcut that executed "C:\Program Files\Sandboxie\Start.exe" default_browser when clicked. The result was that my...
  23. . You left out an important variation on one...

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    You left out an important variation on one backup method, Fred, which is to back up to a removeable secondary, internal hard drive. Being removeable means that the drive is not going to be...
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    @ruirib: Thanks... I had hoped to avoid the...

    @ruirib: Thanks... I had hoped to avoid the wholesale removal of all the dotnetties, particularly since I ain't got the faintest idea of what they are doing. Do you think that removing and...
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    Fix needed for .net2 on up-to-date XP pro

    I'm considering replacing XP Pro with W7. Microsoft has a tool that can tell me whether my hardware is able to run W7. Sounds easy, but trying to run the tool only gets me a message that my .net2 has...
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