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  1. The death of TrueCrypt: a symptom of a greater problem

    "At the moment, we have nothing to worry about, as the developers have spoken, and the conspiracies are not true–they are tired, and they are abandoning the project."

    The TrueCrypt development...
  2. Yes, Virginia, TrueCrypt is still safe to use.

    "Those who believe that there is something now and suddenly “wrong” with TrueCrypt because its creators have decided that they no longer have so much to give, are misguided. TrueCrypt's creators may...
  3. Open Source Crypto TrueCrypt Disappears With Suspicious Cloud Of Mystery

    http://www.forbes.com/sites/jameslyne/2014/05/29/open-source-crypto-truecrypt-disappears-with-suspicious-cloud-of-mystery/

    https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2014/05/truecrypt_wtf.html
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    Re RoboForm, I'm a current user - but one thing...

    Re RoboForm, I'm a current user - but one thing has bothered me for years: user-interface font size. It's too small for my aging eyes and I've never found a way to increase the size (for RF only).
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    Problem with Win 7 and wireless adapter

    OK, my problem seems to be a new external wireless adapter. It shows 5 bars of signal strength but data transfer slows to a crawl ... ???

    Anyway, my problem is unrelated the the OP's.
  6. I'm running Firefox v16.0.1 and I'm having...

    I'm running Firefox v16.0.1 and I'm having exactly the same symptoms. In my case, this problem seems to have started immediately after I had installed the latest MS Windows updates. I'm now thinking...
  7. Aha! Right you are! My list is attached.

    Aha! Right you are!

    My list is attached.
  8. I have zero entries for 'Microsoft Visual C++' in...

    I have zero entries for 'Microsoft Visual C++' in my installed updates list. ????

    I'm currently running 69 third-party programs also. Is it possible I'm not running any software written with MS...
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    CopyWipe will do the job. "CopyWipe™ is a...

    CopyWipe will do the job.

    "CopyWipe™ is a utility for copying or securely overwriting (wiping/erasing) entire hard drives. CopyWipe can ease and expedite the transition to a new hard drive by...
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    All these responses are interesting but are sorta...

    All these responses are interesting but are sorta missing the point of my original question.

    Yes, I know the cluster size is fixed during the disk format process. And, yes, I know NTFS allows for...
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    Fred, as far as I know, the "fragmented space"...

    Fred, as far as I know, the "fragmented space" shown by PD11 has nothing whatsoever to do with "slack" (wasted) space.

    Here's a very good description of "disk slack" (aka "cluster overhang") ......
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    Thanks Paul. That's interesting but does not...

    Thanks Paul. That's interesting but does not really address my question.
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    I'm seeking software that will analyze a selected...

    I'm seeking software that will analyze a selected (or all) partition and produce a report showing total "slack" (wasted) space and a recommended cluster size (resulting in minimal slack) for each...
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    Unless a new revelation is posted here describing...

    Unless a new revelation is posted here describing a clear and absolute pitfall of using the pre-installed OEM Win7 on my new laptop, I've concluded that I'm gonna save myself considerable effort by...
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    Interesting that none of you addressed the...

    Interesting that none of you addressed the Microsoft statement "Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) activation is a perpetual, one-time activation that associates Windows 7 with the firmware (BIOS)...
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    Peter, I'm afraid I must disagree given what...

    Peter, I'm afraid I must disagree given what Microsoft states regarding Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) activation "... is a perpetual, one-time activation that associates Windows 7 with the...
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    Thanks for the replies! All useful information. ...

    Thanks for the replies! All useful information.

    As pointed out, the OEM license on the (new) laptop cannot be transferred to a different machine. That was the real point of my question. If I...
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    Greetings, I'm currently running WinXP SP3 on...

    Greetings,

    I'm currently running WinXP SP3 on a 3 1/2 year old laptop.

    I recently purchased an HP Pavilion dv6t (Intel Core i5-430M 2. 26GHz) with Win7 Home Premium 64-bit pre-installed by HP....
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    I have downloaded Shrink Pic v1.8 and have been...

    I have downloaded Shrink Pic v1.8 and have been testing by emailing photos to myself.

    At first, I thought it was working great but soon discovered that it does not copy/create the exif metadata...
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