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  1. How do I ensure that I have SSL enabled for my Internet authentications?

    I read How a packet sniffer reveals local net traffic in this weeks newsletter and it mentions:
    “it’s so important to ensure that you have SSL enabled for your Internet authentications.”

    How do I...
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    "OK, I found JRT. I assume it is the Junkware...

    "OK, I found JRT. I assume it is the Junkware Removal Tool. I see they also mention Adware Cleaner. Question: this was on the Bleeping Computer site. Is it safe to d/l those programs from this site?"...
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    One of my sons uses Microsoft Office 2007 on his...

    One of my sons uses Microsoft Office 2007 on his 32-bit Vista laptop. He just got a Win7 64-bit laptop and I'm planning on uninstalling the Microsoft Office 2007 from the Vista and installing it on...
  4. Is there a way to automate running Win7's disk cleanup?

    I manually run Win 7's disk cleanup at least once a month usually on the weekend before patch Tuesday
    Is there a way to have it run automatically including disk clean up system files on a scheduled...
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    Very good Rui. I can relate to your input as I...

    Very good Rui. I can relate to your input as I remember my roots when I literally knew nothing about computers but had to learn what to do OJT.
    --- With all of that said I treat everyone that I help...
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    Need Microsoft Office 2013 advice

    I plan on installing either Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 or Microsoft Office 365 Personal on my sons Win7 laptop, which he uses both at work & at home
    --- I was recommending Home & Student...
  7. @BHarder "Contact those vendors and get a signed...

    @BHarder "Contact those vendors and get a signed driver. If they complain, tell them you cannot run their unsigned driver." That's an excellent point

    @TheresaRaye Have you contacted Toshiba? The...
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    I agree with jwoods and that was also my intent...

    I agree with jwoods and that was also my intent in one of my prior posts but he explained it better
    --- When advising someone to do this, ask them to print the report and then provide it to you...
  9. The procedures you are using are correct:...

    The procedures you are using are correct: unfortunately however, the boot procedure has changed as you've already posted; more unfortunately it appears that there isn't a permanent fix.
    --- How...
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    I know many experts can go into better...

    I know many experts can go into better explanations than I can but I suspect if you check out the following ideas, you’ll have a sense what compatibility issues could be involved.

    Refer to Before...
  11. Since I want to install Win7 on my Vista computer...

    Since I want to install Win7 on my Vista computer I ran Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor
    According to Windows 7 Update Advisor
    NVIDIA nForce 10/100 Mbps Ethernet Status: Action Recommend:
    Details: Before...
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    I like the idea of using a VPN. One of my...

    I like the idea of using a VPN.
    One of my friends recommends LogMeIn Hamachi but he doesn't use it
    --- Does that sound like a good choice?
    Are there a few other VPN's I should investigate?
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    Unsecured network

    I was at the library today and noticed I would have had to connect through an unsecured network
    I didn't connect.
    What can I do to work on an unsecured network with at least some degree of safety?
  14. Since I am not experienced at setting up hard...

    Since I am not experienced at setting up hard drives, it’s good to know it will be set up properly on a blank hard drive. Most likely I would be following the default settings but I like to have some...
  15. On the 7.82GB Recovery partition on the right...

    On the 7.82GB Recovery partition on the right what do the diagonal lines mean?
  16. Need advice on how to ensure new blank hardrive is properly partioned

    I have a Windows Vista desktop on which I will be installing Windows 7 Home Premium
    I will be removing the installed 250GB hard drive and will be replacing it with a 250GB SSD
    It isn’t necessary...
  17. Thanks for your excellent answes. Since I have a...

    Thanks for your excellent answes. Since I have a Win7 HP disc I'll install it and go from there
  18. Instead of installing the Windows 10 Preview on...

    Instead of installing the Windows 10 Preview on my son's laptop I want to consider installing it on
    HP Compaq-Presario SR5710F Vista HP SP2 32-bit desktop
    2.30 gigahertz AMD Athlon Dual Core...
  19. Thanks everyone for your inputs. The reason I...

    Thanks everyone for your inputs. The reason I inquired about such an example is because I'd like to be ready for making the correct decision when I see them. There have been times when someone has...
  20. Thread: Dead laptop?

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    I was in electroplating in an electronic firm and...

    I was in electroplating in an electronic firm and "tarnishing gold" is usually caused by a defective finish either in the electroplating process, prior processes that affect the base metal and/or...
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    I agree, the Kaspersky Rescue disc is worth...

    I agree, the Kaspersky Rescue disc is worth trying

    I did a search for boot up rescue disc and came up with
    http://lifehacker.com/5984707/five-best-system-rescue-discs
    Try at least one of them if...
  22. Thread: Dead laptop?

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    Apologies for post 33. I had my mind on 2 other...

    Apologies for post 33. I had my mind on 2 other computers at the same time and mixed up to many issues
    Anyway Coochins point abot the gold contacts is very imprtant and I know garyfritz has cobvered...
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    I use Win7’s Create a system image utility on one...

    I use Win7’s Create a system image utility on one of my Win7 computers
    When I started using it I did test it and everything worked out fine
    In case you need to know though is that when you create...
  24. Is it worth considering buying a computer with a low frequency processor such as this one

    I need some advice for when an “excellent” deal such as this one is available
    --- So you’ll know its already out of stock but I need a couple of opinions because the price was only available for one...
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    Post 4 by Sudo15: “This article describes how to...

    Post 4 by Sudo15: “This article describes how to create a Vista Repair disk but you would need another Vista machine with the same architecture to create it on.
    ...
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