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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4185 on: August 02, 2014, 10:58:42 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4186 on: August 02, 2014, 11:40:00 PM »
Always knew MBAM works! And that is why malware removal specialists use MBAM.
The "final results" chart does not bode well for avast. That is if you go by these tests.
To me, detection and infection prevention are more important for a product like Avast. Removal of anything that may rarely get by is where the free MBAM has always shone.

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4187 on: August 03, 2014, 12:36:58 AM »
We recommend Malwarebytes as a companion to avast!.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4188 on: August 05, 2014, 02:55:52 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4189 on: August 05, 2014, 03:28:21 PM »
         
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4190 on: August 05, 2014, 05:44:30 PM »
You might have slipped over there...you get around more than anyone I know! ;D  Have a nice week Bob!
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4191 on: August 05, 2014, 05:54:03 PM »
You might have slipped over there...you get around more than anyone I know!<$1alt="" title="" onresizestart="return false;" id="smiley__$2" style="padding: 0 3px 0 3px;" />  Have a nice week Bob!
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4192 on: August 07, 2014, 12:46:33 PM »

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4193 on: August 11, 2014, 01:23:21 PM »


A Flashback to 1994 - Do you remember?

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4194 on: August 12, 2014, 12:53:43 AM »


A Flashback to 1994 - Do you remember?
I only got on line in 1999 so I never saw that.

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4195 on: August 12, 2014, 12:31:35 PM »
'snip'

A Flashback to 1994 - Do you remember?
I only got on line in 1999 so I never saw that.
There will always be late bloomers. :)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4197 on: August 19, 2014, 08:52:47 PM »


Microsoft pulls its August Windows update after users report crashes
I had no issues and one part of the article is wrong.

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If you have downloaded the updates already, don’t worry—there is a fix, but it will also require a bit of tinkering with the registry file. The same security bulletin details the steps you’ll need to take: You’ll need to enter the Windows Recovery Environment, delete the fntcache.dat file, reboot, export the file, delete the file again, uninstall the updates, reboot, and reimport the font file. (Be sure to use the linked support document above as your guide.)

This goes too far. All you have to do is go into safe Mode, delete the FNTCACHE.dat file, and then reboot. Problem solved as reported in many places. There is no need to remove the update.

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4198 on: August 26, 2014, 10:03:09 AM »
China targets own operating system to take on likes of Microsoft, Google
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/24/us-china-technology-idUSKBN0GO08H20140824
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4199 on: August 26, 2014, 05:56:39 PM »
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