Go Back   Web User Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 339
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: vista
Forum: All other topics 13-06-18, 08:09
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By vista
What to do with batteries full of charge put in recycling bin?

https://www.amazon.com/Industrial-Tools-Compact-Battery-Charge/dp/B003ZKDGW6
I'm collecting batteries in my office for charity and recycling. I took a box home and expected them to be giving a low...
Forum: Security & Privacy Help and Discussions 31-05-18, 10:36
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By vista
Question Suggest security software for new Windows 10 laptop

Hi a family member has a new machine. Is there any important settings I should change to make it more "secure and private" via the OS other than the usual not ticking boxes to send info back to the...
Forum: General PC-related 21-05-18, 06:56
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By vista
Re: Dell XPS M1530 Nvidia GPU dead issue - salvage HDD?

Hi can any of you help me please with my above last post? Thanks.
Forum: General PC-related 13-05-18, 20:47
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By vista
Re: Dell XPS M1530 Nvidia GPU dead issue - salvage HDD?

Thanks; I'm thinking of getting a portable HDD case with USB cable and getting files off it and then fixing the GPU / screen issue later. I put in the service tag into the Dell support page and...
Forum: General PC-related 13-05-18, 13:21
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By vista
Re: Dell XPS M1530 Nvidia GPU dead issue - salvage HDD?

Hi everyone. No one can help me please?
Forum: General PC-related 22-04-18, 12:40
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By vista
Unhappy Dell XPS M1530 Nvidia GPU dead issue - salvage HDD?

Hi I have this laptop from 2008 and it's a well known issue that the Nvidia GPU chip was going to fail eventually (see Google). When I boot up the screen is black and I get stripes with a fuzzy...
Forum: Security & Privacy Help and Discussions 07-04-18, 19:56
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By vista
Question HitmanPro / HitmanPro.Alert with CryptoGuard / Exploit Test Tool

See:

https://www.hitmanpro.com/en-us/downloads.aspx

Do you recommend please to install HitmanPro.Alert with CryptoGuard over HitmanPro as it appears to be the real time version of HitmanPro....
Forum: General PC-related 26-03-18, 06:48
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By vista
Re: Shall I reinstall a program and then uninstall with a dedicated Uninstaller?

Thanks. Also if I install an Uninstaller program after I have installed a regular program and then use the Uninstaller to uninstall will it know what extra leftover remnants to uninstall? Or that...
Forum: General PC-related 24-03-18, 14:13
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By vista
Question Installation logging program of changes to machine available?

Is there a free program which simply records the changes an installation makes to your hard disk and registry and produces a notepad text file or something similar so that I can check these items are...
Forum: General PC-related 19-03-18, 05:34
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By vista
Question Shall I reinstall a program and then uninstall with a dedicated Uninstaller?

I have IO Uninstaller (https://www.iobit.com/en/advanceduninstaller.php) installed and uninstalled a program using the default Windows uninstaller only. Is it worth reinstalling the program and then...
Forum: Security & Privacy Help and Discussions 11-03-18, 20:05
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By vista
Re: Firewall testing sites

As a second opinion? There used to be more than the GRC Shields Up one in the past and you could test for free.
Forum: Security news and updates 11-03-18, 20:03
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By vista
Re: SpywareBlaster 5.5 database update - 09/03/2018

If one doesn't use IE then there would be no immediate need to update right now? I could wait until the next update when Firefox or Chrome is affected?
Forum: Computer components and accessories 26-02-18, 20:32
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By vista
Question 8GB RAM for Dell Inspiron 3542

I want to replace the 4GB removable memory which came with the laptop with the maximum which is 8GB 1600MHz DDR3L (PC3-12800) 1.35V Non-ECC CL11 204-pin SODIMM Intel Laptop Memory. There's only one...
Forum: Security & Privacy Help and Discussions 25-02-18, 19:24
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By vista
Question Firewall testing sites

I always get Stealth for all the ports tested at GRC's Shields Up! Everything passes. What other sites can I use to test my firewall for free please?
Forum: Security & Privacy Help and Discussions 23-02-18, 06:03
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By vista
Re: Cryptocurrency Mining Protection ~ and a test!

On my Chrome it says "YOU'RE PROTECTED". I want to know why - how can find out is it my AV, AM, browser, browser extensions, SpywareBlaster, etc?
Forum: Security & Privacy Help and Discussions 23-02-18, 05:58
Replies: 11
Views: 1,106
Posted By vista
Re: What other Privacy extensions can I add?

Thanks, I installed Epic browser last month as a test - it looks good. I tried Ghostery but the browser is now slower on some sites - could be now overkill? I use AdBlock over ABP because I thought...
Forum: Web Browser Software 23-02-18, 05:52
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By vista
Unhappy Gadgetdetective Free Tech Help forum not loading

Hi, this site http://www.gadgetdetective.com/ isn't loading when I click for Free Tech Advice http://www.gadget-detective.moonfruit.com/free-tech-advice/455904056
I have to turn on Flash in Chrome,...
Forum: Security & Privacy Help and Discussions 18-02-18, 13:18
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By vista
Question Why does SUPERAntispyware still find tracking cookies?

In Chrome, I have third party cookies blocked, in SpywareBlaster's Chrome protection I have Cookie protection ticked (Prevent ad/ tracking cookies) as well as Script protection ticked.

In...
Forum: Security & Privacy Help and Discussions 17-02-18, 21:17
Replies: 11
Views: 1,106
Posted By vista
Question What other Privacy extensions can I add?

I use Chrome with AdBlock, Avast Online Security with Automatic blocking of trackers Enabled in Global Settings and HTTPS Everywhere. What other extensions can I add that will be useful and not be...
Forum: General PC-related 05-02-18, 12:41
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By vista
Re: Wish to install a program and uninstall it completely

Thanks is the Pro trial worth installing for 30 days as it has a real time installation monitor? Are there any other free programs which log the changes on hard disk and registry during installation...
Forum: General PC-related 04-02-18, 20:54
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By vista
Question Wish to install a program and uninstall it completely

I need to see if I can recover all my iPhone messages (SMS and iMessages) I accidentally deleted from a contact. See this thread: Recover deleted SMS and iMessages from iPhone...
Forum: Email and Messaging 31-01-18, 21:33
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By vista
Question Web mail with last login time date stamp and unsuccessful logins on front page?

Are there any web mail services which show on the opening page after you login your last login time and date so you can check immediately there's been no one else accessing account? Surely this is an...
Forum: Tablets, smartphones and e-readers 04-01-18, 08:00
Replies: 5
Views: 1,605
Posted By vista
Re: Recover deleted SMS and iMessages from iPhone

No one can assist further please? It would be appreciated! TIA.
Forum: Security & Privacy Help and Discussions 23-12-17, 18:55
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By vista
Re: Why it isnít a good idea to run multiple full antivirus products at the same time

I presume with a newer version Emsisoft don't recommend this but previously they said you can:

http://forum.webuser.co.uk/showthread.php?t=128114...
Forum: General PC-related 22-12-17, 21:34
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By vista
Exclamation Using 90W power adapter for 65W laptop?

I've misplaced the power AC adapter for a Dell Inspiron 15 3000 series laptop yesterday. Found a Dell PA-10 adapter which is 90W when the correct adapter is 65W. I connected and seems to be charging...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 339

 

Search the forum

Search

© Dennis Publishing Limited Licensed by Felden





All times are GMT. The time now is 13:29.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Dennis Publishing 2010, All rights reserved