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  1. Thread: Adobe Replacement

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    My experience is similar. I used to use...

    My experience is similar. I used to use PDF-Xchange with Bullzip pdf printer, but Foxit does both and is fairly lightweight.
    Also agree about custom install, look out for Foxit Cloud which you may...
  2. Thread: FF33 update.

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    I had problems, but right clicked on the blank...

    I had problems, but right clicked on the blank screen and changed the settings to accept session cookies. This solved it.
  3. Thanks, an interesting piece, but there is a lot...

    Thanks, an interesting piece, but there is a lot of opinion in the article, but no evidence is offered to back up the assertions.

    I use the Windows Firewall myself, but sometimes worry why I have...
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    I'm struggling to understand how this strategy...

    I'm struggling to understand how this strategy would be secure in the event of a burglary; the PC and all the passwords immediately available:confused:
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    Could be an Ad Blocker...

    Could be an Ad Blocker...
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    Coincidentally I was looking at suggesting she...

    Coincidentally I was looking at suggesting she tries a Nokia Lumia, they seem good value.

    I take your point about attaching an IPhone to the computer, but would point out that it is just as easy...
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    The essence of a Password Manager is the Master...

    The essence of a Password Manager is the Master password, so if it is "not terribly hard to discover", what is the point?
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    Thanks all for the help, my Sister is 60 years...

    Thanks all for the help, my Sister is 60 years plus and a technophobe and from the balance of opinions I'll suggest she looks at the Windows phones first.
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    Windows or Android for first smartphone

    I'm an Android user and have no experience of Windows mobile.

    A friend of mine is looking to get her first smartphone and asked me whether a Windows phone may be her best choice, as she uses a...
  10. Thread: 64 bit Chrome

    by Trev
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    That's a relief, thought I'd spoken out of...

    That's a relief, thought I'd spoken out of turn...:cool:
  11. Thread: 64 bit Chrome

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    The attachment link is invalid and won't open for...

    The attachment link is invalid and won't open for me.:(
  12. Thread: 64 bit Chrome

    by Trev
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    What has always kept me from Chrome is the lack...

    What has always kept me from Chrome is the lack of the "master password" feature that Firefox provides.
    Whilst it is not a substitute for a secure/standalone password manager, it is a very useful...
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    I installed it on a friends computer after MSE...

    I installed it on a friends computer after MSE showed disappointing test results.
    It seems to be very effective and is unobtrusive with little effect on system resources and a minimalist interface....
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    I never open a new account with any financial...

    I never open a new account with any financial organisation without understanding the relative obligations.

    My earlier post was referring to the Bank's security, not mine; I'm quite capable of...
  15. Thread: Windows updates

    by Trev
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    As a long time ESET user, I just wanted to give...

    As a long time ESET user, I just wanted to give my experiences of them; very good support and customer service when needed (only once in 5 years),completely reliable and, very importantly for me,...
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    The banks I use are responsible for any losses...

    The banks I use are responsible for any losses due to internet fraud, so I'll leave the security details to them.
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    Unfortunately I read the MS14-045 bulletin and...

    Unfortunately I read the MS14-045 bulletin and went ahead and uninstalled the 2 updates I had on my system, rather than waiting for a reply here.:rolleyes:

    I'll see what happens, but thanks for...
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    If the Updates don't appear to be causing a...

    If the Updates don't appear to be causing a problem, is it best to just leave them installed?
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    From personal experience, I can recommend both...

    From personal experience, I can recommend both PrivateInternet Access and Express VPN; I haven't tried Viking, but it seems expensive.

    PIA is the best value and works well for me, but Express has...
  20. It doesn't do very well in the "performance"...

    It doesn't do very well in the "performance" tests though...

    http://www.av-comparatives.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/avc_per_201405_en.pdf
  21. Thread: Voice recognition

    by Trev
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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
  23. 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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