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Forum: General PC-related 31-10-18, 08:24
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: "Vulcan" Run Time Libraries?

I think you mean Vulkan. At some point you must have installed a graphics program that needed Vulkan drivers for your graphic card ( I assume it is an Nvidea card)

Vulkan is a low-overhead,...
Forum: Security & Privacy Help and Discussions 29-10-18, 23:00
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: Green padlock.

That would solve the problem for previous posts but future posts would need to be set to allow attachments only, no embedded links to non https sites that will cause the Mixed Content Warning to...
Forum: Security & Privacy Help and Discussions 29-10-18, 18:07
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: Green padlock.

There will be a slight problem ( didn’t matter on my sites because I do not allow embedded links to images, only attachments).
Forum: Windows 10 help 29-10-18, 10:27
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: Current sit rep on Win 10 according to CA

Likewise. I am running that build on two desktops and one laptop. All without any problems at all. I installed the first day it was available, before the probelms were found with possible deleting of...
Forum: Feedback & Announcements 29-10-18, 09:00
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: Can you believe Nobody has done this Re:WOT (Fixed!)

I stopped using WOT and uninstalled it after this was published.

https://uk.pcmag.com/web-sites/85858/web-of-trust-browser-extension-cannot-be-trusted
Is this still the case or has it been...
Forum: Security & Privacy Help and Discussions 29-10-18, 08:17
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: Green padlock.

For those interested in the technical details of converting this forum to https:
https://www.vbulletin.com/forum/articles/4361080-converting-your-forum-to-https
Forum: Open Forum 28-10-18, 09:55
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: Microsoft acquires GitHub

Git Hub is a place for programmers to place their code (into the public domain) so that others can suggest edits to it and get the latest version. It also allows you to download the code and...
Forum: Open Forum 24-10-18, 15:42
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: Amazons stupid 2 way verification process

I have already commented when you posted this the first time. I have installed the Authenticator App on my mobile. When asked for the code I enter the six digits (not four as I said in my other post)...
Forum: Security news and updates 19-10-18, 10:40
Replies: 36
Views: 1,401
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: A letter from Malwarebytes' CEO

I am not convinced. It has provoked some argument on the MWB forum. I endorse this however:
Forum: Security news and updates 19-10-18, 09:47
Replies: 36
Views: 1,401
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: A letter from Malwarebytes' CEO

The various links already given have shown that MWB is NOT primarily an AV program. :)
Forum: Security news and updates 18-10-18, 13:47
Replies: 36
Views: 1,401
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: A letter from Malwarebytes' CEO

MWB is not an AV. IMHO you need both.

A lengthy explanation as to why from the MWB forum:

A comparison can be found here: (The 'Available Features' section is interesting)....
Forum: Security news and updates 18-10-18, 12:16
Replies: 36
Views: 1,401
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: A letter from Malwarebytes' CEO

rogerman40: I agree. I also paid for the life premium version on two machines. Well worth the original payment. Perhaps I should consider an annual donation.
Perhaps those who use the free version...
Forum: Video & Photo 17-10-18, 11:17
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: NAS server to replace my old Iomega ScreenPlay Director HD Media Player

Yes, that is true but the information about each of the devices is still there and the advice is still good. You do not have to join as a member. Just look through the postings?
Forum: Video & Photo 17-10-18, 10:10
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: NAS server to replace my old Iomega ScreenPlay Director HD Media Player

I have a Synology DS215J, which will do everything that you want. I respectfully suggest that this is not the forum for best technical advice on a Synology product. Instead I recommend that you visit...
Forum: All other topics 17-10-18, 08:00
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: Amazon

I also sell on Amazon and have 2 step enabled. I use the authenticator app on my mobile. This works well for me and only requires me to enter a four digit code when asked. There is also the option to...
Forum: Networking and Wi-Fi 15-10-18, 11:44
Replies: 1
Views: 590
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: Is this Router setting Risky ?

Point-to-Point over Ethernet, or PPPoE, is a network protocol used to establish a DSL connection to the Internet. It is used mainly for DSL and Asymmetric DSL (ADSL) services. If you have not got a...
Forum: Windows 10 help 13-10-18, 09:20
Replies: 44
Views: 1,602
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: SYSTEM RESTORE

Whenever you restore your Windows system, Windows will list all the affected programs in the restoration wizard.
What it can and cannot do is explained here. This page is 2015 but I think it still...
Forum: Windows 10 help 09-10-18, 12:42
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: MCT 1809

I used the media creation tool to update three computers with no loss of files. It was only the update process itself that lost files for a tiny minority. The 1809 Installation on my three computers...
Forum: General PC-related 09-10-18, 08:19
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: Windows 10 %age of Users Worldwide

I would like to see the % of users separated into home and corporate. Windows 7 was a very stable OS and, from my experience obtained in my professional role, I can state that corporate environments...
Forum: Security news and updates 09-10-18, 08:10
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: Apple Security Updates

The update also puts the .?123 key on the keypad back to where it was, bottom left. It had been swapped with the smiley key, which was a major inconvenience to me when posting on this forum. 🤓
Forum: Windows 10 help 07-10-18, 09:32
Replies: 19
Views: 695
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: After the event the Cleaning up...

I think Bedstor meant to say the opposite ‘No Issues that mean you have to go back to the previous version.....’
Forum: Windows 10 help 07-10-18, 08:48
Replies: 19
Views: 695
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: After the event the Cleaning up...

No. I have upgraded three computers, none of which have lost files. According to
Microsoft and other sources






If you have upgraded and have not lost any files from your My Documents...
Forum: Windows 10 help 06-10-18, 22:26
Replies: 30
Views: 1,405
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: Windows 10 V1809 withdrawn

Why do you want to?
I have upgraded three computers, none of which have lost files. I therefore do not wish to go back to the previous version. The files seem to have been lost for a small minority...
Forum: Windows 10 help 04-10-18, 21:48
Replies: 15
Views: 817
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: Windows 10 Final update 1809 build 17763 is now available

Storage sense with OneDrive cleanup
This may help
https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1809-october-2018-update-best-features/#storage_sense_cleanup_windows10_1809


...
Forum: Broadband help and advice 03-10-18, 22:24
Replies: 6
VPN
Views: 859
Posted By Sneakybeaky
Re: VPN

Plusnet does not support using a VPN but that is different from not allowing it.
https://community.plus.net/t5/Fibre-Broadband/VPN/td-p/1492799
It seems you may have to change your smtp port to get...
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