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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4740 on: September 08, 2017, 06:25:31 PM »

http://www.hoverdesk.net/download.php

Doesn't look like the issue is completely resolved, I went to the download link and chose the second option, RegSeeker Portable : From HoverDesk website - just unzip into any folder and avast alerted.

EDIT: I tried one of the other two download links and got the same alert from avast.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4742 on: September 08, 2017, 07:36:09 PM »

http://www.hoverdesk.net/download.php

Doesn't look like the issue is completely resolved, I went to the download link and chose the second option, RegSeeker Portable : From HoverDesk website - just unzip into any folder and avast alerted.

EDIT: I tried one of the other two download links and got the same alert from avast.


I'd be careful using this one, supposedly has a problem with false positives and is dangerous if you don't know what you are doing, Use with caution.

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4743 on: September 08, 2017, 09:56:41 PM »
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http://www.hoverdesk.net/download.php

Doesn't look like the issue is completely resolved, I went to the download link and chose the second option, RegSeeker Portable : From HoverDesk website - just unzip into any folder and avast alerted.

EDIT: I tried one of the other two download links and got the same alert from avast.

I'd be careful using this one, supposedly has a problem with false positives and is dangerous if you don't know what you are doing, Use with caution.

I know exactly what I'm doing, looking after other avast users in confirming or denying that the download is safe or not.  If you look at the attached images you will see it was intercepted before it was even downloaded.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4744 on: September 08, 2017, 10:33:35 PM »
I downloaded it via MajorGeeks
http://www.majorgeeks.com/mg/getmirror/regseeker,1.html
I had no alerts and have run the program. Again, without any warnings from Avast.
Any program capable of making changes to your system should always be used with caution.
It's the type of program that makes certain functions easier provided you know what you're doing.
If you're a novice, hands off.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4745 on: September 09, 2017, 12:59:29 AM »
I downloaded it via MajorGeeks
http://www.majorgeeks.com/mg/getmirror/regseeker,1.html
I had no alerts and have run the program. Again, without any warnings from Avast.
Any program capable of making changes to your system should always be used with caution.
It's the type of program that makes certain functions easier provided you know what you're doing.
If you're a novice, hands off.

You were saying :)

Same alert.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4746 on: September 09, 2017, 07:15:50 AM »
Yep.

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4747 on: September 09, 2017, 08:18:30 PM »
Equifax hasn't got a clue, in addition to the link below the certificate on their website is supposedly unknown.

[urlhttp://www.zdnet.com/article/we-tested-equifax-data-breach-checker-it-is-basically-useless/][/url]

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4748 on: September 09, 2017, 11:00:56 PM »
Yep.

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Strange that when I originally downloaded the file, no warnings. Even checked it after the download with the on demand file checker and nothing.
I just did another download and now it's flagged. I've submitted it to the virus lab.


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Re: Interesting Software and System News
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4751 on: September 16, 2017, 12:52:42 AM »
Chrome Will Mute All Sites With Auto-Playing Sound by Default Starting 2018

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/chrome-will-mute-all-sites-with-auto-playing-sound-by-default-starting-2018/

Firefox already does that, but they need to go a step further and not just stop the sound, but stop the video clips also on any tab but the active one.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4752 on: November 14, 2017, 04:12:24 PM »
29 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier
In this case, it isn't who you know but what site you know. Enjoy. :)
One of the items this will show you is a protected way to safely share your email address,
Just like this: b...@h...l.com
This also works: http://scr.im/3wrw
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4753 on: November 30, 2017, 02:33:18 PM »
Have you tried No Coin 
No coin is a tiny browser extension aiming to block coin miners such as Coinhive.

https://goo.gl/nasgcq
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4754 on: December 05, 2017, 11:33:14 PM »

The final version was just released. Download it here:
http://www.classicshell.net/
More details here:
http://www.classicshell.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=8147


Another useful program will eventually bite the dust.
https://youtu.be/6wqVMPnL1Lc
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