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  1. Thread: Voice recognition

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    Pity it can't always spell "have"...:cool:

    Pity it can't always spell "have"...:cool:
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    Poll: Leaving things on can be expensive, apparently......

    Leaving things on can be expensive, apparently...

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/consumertips/household-bills/10920520/The-devices-quietly-running-up-your-energy-bills.html
  3. Thread: Password Managers

    by Trev
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    That's interesting, I've been using KeePass for...

    That's interesting, I've been using KeePass for several years and didn't know about that function.

    Could you explain the process please?
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    I'm sure you're right, I'm just a bit put out...

    I'm sure you're right, I'm just a bit put out about the situation.

    I've been relying on the Windows firewall whilst being behind my router at home, but as I'm about to be travelling extensively,...
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    I have been following your discussions with Mr...

    I have been following your discussions with Mr Wosar on the Emsisoft support forum.

    The technical issues are way above my head, but I got a distinctly poor impression of the current opinion of...
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    The Echo reply option was not allowed by default...

    The Echo reply option was not allowed by default on my set up, so I'm not sure how the testers found a problem...

    File sharing is turned off on my machine, so I assume no port restrictions are...
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    I've just now done that; does it mean the...

    I've just now done that; does it mean the vulnerabilities found by AV-C are now eliminated?

    The test also mentioned Ping tests, are these a factor?

    I appreciate your help, thank you.
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    Thanks for the information, disturbing indeed. ...

    Thanks for the information, disturbing indeed.

    If RDP connections are NOT enabled on my computer, does this eliminate the problem?
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    Online Armor Firewall Test Failure

    Having recently started using OA firewall, I was perturbed to discover that it had failed the basic tests carried out by AV-Comparatives last month.

    Download the PDF from here:-...
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    Thanks for the suggestions so far, but I was...

    Thanks for the suggestions so far, but I was hoping to erase all the data and take it somewhere for disposal.

    I have no access to tools for physical destruction of the drive.
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    Portable Hard Drive Disposal

    I have an Iomega portable hard drive which I need to dispose of.

    It was proving intermittently problematical, so I replaced it with a new one.

    I have tried to format it (to wipe all...
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    Fair enough, but I also remember being told by...

    Fair enough, but I also remember being told by LastPass to change my password, which proved to be a problem due to their systems being unable to cope with the volume.
    All this unnerved me and made...
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    Seems like a rather blasť attitude to me......

    Seems like a rather blasť attitude to me... However, I was specifically referring to sites which store vital data (for example, passwords to financial institutions)on their servers, like LastPass.
    ...
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    I used it for a couple of years, but after the...

    I used it for a couple of years, but after the security breach in mid 2011, I lost confidence and dropped it.

    Once bitten, twice shy for me.
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    I used the built in Windows system and created a...

    I used the built in Windows system and created a back up very easily. I earlier tried Macrium free, but found it confusing so aborted.

    I'll look at Acronis for the future. Thanks for your advice...
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    I want to take this advice and have been...

    I want to take this advice and have been 'googling" to see how to do it.

    I see it can be done through the Windows control panel or by using a third-party program.

    Any advice on the simplest...
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    Only 2 email accounts with the free version...

    Only 2 email accounts with the free version apparently...
  18. Sticky: I just bought a new laptop with Windows 8. ...

    I just bought a new laptop with Windows 8.

    Without this forum, I would really have struggled as it is so different from Windows 7.

    Having installed Classic Shell and de-appified as much as...
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    I'm surprised that nobody has supported Windows...

    I'm surprised that nobody has supported Windows Live Mail.

    I've always found it simple, user friendly and ideal for my needs.No crashes, data loss here.

    I can't compare it to Thunderbird,...
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    It can easily be done by using CCleaner. ...

    It can easily be done by using CCleaner.

    Tools...uninstall and on the bottom right corner "save to text file"

    Lists installed programs, install date, size and version.
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    I was more concerned if one had to basically...

    I was more concerned if one had to basically reinstall, rather than just update; which is what you're saying?

    Having now googled, I can't see any improvements to the mail programme to warrant the...
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    How does one update from the current version? I...

    How does one update from the current version? I can't find an update function anywhere.
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    Thanks, I already have and I reassured myself...

    Thanks, I already have and I reassured myself that the change was within my rather limited capabilities!

    Great resource you've all created there.
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    Excellent, thanks very much for taking the...

    Excellent, thanks very much for taking the trouble to reply; looks like Windows 8 will be my next 'adventure'. :cool:
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    Is it also possible with the basic Windows 8...

    Is it also possible with the basic Windows 8 version?
    The one issue I have with going from Win 7 to Win 8, is the lack of POP support on the Win 8 email application.
    Windows Live Mail 2012...
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