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  1. Trovi PUPs keep repopulating on all systems via browser sync (Firefox and Chrome)

    Im using the latest version of MBAM and its recently started finding Trovi PUPs in all of my systems, in the user profiles of Chrome and Firefox. I quarantine them with MBAM but thy keep showing...
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    Oh baby, oh baby, your friend isnt the only one...

    Oh baby, oh baby, your friend isnt the only one taken recently by a phone call saying they are from Microsoft. These guys are really really good in persuading their callers that their systems are...
  3. I didnt get the upgrade notice, and used to. It...

    I didnt get the upgrade notice, and used to. It appears that if you didnt have a registered copy of the version before the upgrade, you dont get the offer, unless the sales are really down and then...
  4. Re MSSE, I use it, Woody Leonhard of Windows...

    Re MSSE, I use it, Woody Leonhard of Windows Secrets recommends it, and so far, I haven't seen a situation where it didn't work, if combined with a good spyware protector like Malwarebytes or...
  5. Great ideas to remove old Java versions, been...

    Great ideas to remove old Java versions, been doing that for years because new versions are supposed to be downversion compatible. But what about MSXML? Most of these look like patches on...
  6. Thread: eBooks question

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    A dissappointed ebook owner says wait for now, till ebooks are more mature

    :(Actually, you should go to your local town's library web page, and find the section on Ebooks. Theres a lot of info there on what works, what doesnt, and the hoops you have to jump thru. Plus,...
  7. OOPS. Ok, first time I posted a url in this...

    OOPS. Ok, first time I posted a url in this forum tool, darned forums are all different. ;)
  8. better than nothing, but what i really was...

    better than nothing, but what i really was looking for was either a demo of a virus (which would probably be an advertisement for a real AV product), or an easily removed real virus - something that...
  9. That works to identify a potential virus file,...

    That works to identify a potential virus file, but does anyone have a demo of what a virus could look like, i.e what it displays on the screen, etc.

    Edit: I think it was this one:...
  10. I actually need a copy of a virus, or at least a simulated one.

    Strange request.

    I teach a Managing Malware class to mature adults, and need a virus to demo how to remove a virus.

    these folks are generally clueless and overlook simple stuff like AV...
  11. chrome wont load ftp page on win 7, IE8 is fine

    My ftp page, on my server. Uisng Filezilla ftp server as ftp server.


    happens on 2 different win 7 machines,

    chrome doesnt open page, no user name challenge, nada. just stays blank.
    IE8...
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    Do any STB/media players allow you to stream/play...

    Do any STB/media players allow you to stream/play .tivo files from a PC to the box (and then to a TV)? All my video stored on my PC are from a Series 2 Tivo, and if I could get netflix and all my...
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    so its your opinion that an AV product is needed?...

    so its your opinion that an AV product is needed? I ran through that book twice and didnt seen any place where its even discussed. I found some stuff in it about client health, but nothing that...
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    I run a small home network and just drafted an...

    I run a small home network and just drafted an older pc to run WHS. Thought it might be a good idea to start messing with windows server and use some of the server capabilities on my home networkl
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    as I said, I use the McAfee freebie that comes as...

    as I said, I use the McAfee freebie that comes as part of my ISP subscription. And If I had to use other products, Id go with AVG, Comodo or Black Ice, and probably Malwarebytes or superantispyware....
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    Duh! Sorry. Evelyn Wood's Speed Reading free...

    Duh! Sorry. Evelyn Wood's Speed Reading free seminar failed me again!
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    Depends on the year you bought it. NIS 2007 was...

    Depends on the year you bought it. NIS 2007 was a known resource hog. Ive heard (and I think I read it too) that Symantec lost a ton of customers on it, so they fixed it in NIS 2008. Supposedly it...
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    Im also not a fan of MSE. Too many other...

    Im also not a fan of MSE. Too many other products are free and are far more effective. It was a nice try, but even most PC mags say that it misses the mark, and not to bother. And Murphy's Law sub...
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    I believe that if you go into the options of...

    I believe that if you go into the options of defender, you can turn off real time scanning and I think that will stop the updates.

    I personally have defender installed, but not for the...
  20. Problem has been identified with assistance from...

    Problem has been identified with assistance from the Security forum at DSLReports.com

    System clock is off, its says 2002. Resetting the system clock manually fixes issue, so Ill replace the...
  21. Ill try flushing the cache, but Im not hopeful. ...

    Ill try flushing the cache, but Im not hopeful. Ill try it tomorrow, and if it doesnt work, Ill rebuild the user.
  22. That was a great idea, but I already tried that. ...

    That was a great idea, but I already tried that. All ms security fixes and optionals have been applied.
  23. Ive seen it only for this user on the system (I...

    Ive seen it only for this user on the system (I have several other systems that dont have this issue) and its only on this specific user on this specific system.

    Specifically, its facebook.com,...
  24. Ive got an older tower running XP Pro that...

    Ive got an older tower running XP Pro that suddenly started barking about certificate expirations, both in IE8 and FF3.5. And heres the strange thing, they actually are expired for only this users...
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