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Question: F-Secure 2017

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Preferred Solution: F-Secure 2017

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

Answer: F-Secure 2017

is that ultralight antivirus included in the new product line?

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Good evening everyone. Thanks for your access to this thread. I hope you to read and answer for this question.

I want to ask everyone that which software should I use for keeping security of my PC.

Now I am using Bitdefender Total Security 2017 as main anti-malware soft on my main desktop PC.
And also I was using F-secure SAFE as anti-malware soft on my PC until last week.

Yesterday, I heard that new Avast Antivirus 2017 was released, and new Avast Free is including behaviour scanning system.

I am having trouble deciding which software should I use as anti-malware soft.
Please tell me about your recommend.

I think that...

?Protection features
Better : Bitdefender 2017 > F-secure SAFE > Avast Free 2017

?Performance and speed
Lighter : Avast Free 2017 > F-secure SAFE > Bitdefender 2017

?the risk of false positive trouble
Bigger risk : F-secure SAFE > Avast Free 2017 > Bitdefender 2017

?SSL (HTTPS) Scanning is enable without fake SSL certificate to browser
Unnecessary fake certificate : Avast Free, F-secure
Need fake certificate : Bitdefender Total

F-secure SAFE is the very nice solution as protection from malwares and keeping speedy PC. But it is having big risk of false positive ratings; especially the website blocking is not good with many many false positive ratings. And, sometimes slow down my PC.

Bitdefender Total Security 2017 is the best solution as protection from malwares. This software is providing users very nice anti-malware solu... Read more

Answer:Avast Free 2017 vs F-secure SAFE vs Bitdefender Total Security 2017

Quick question, why Bitdefender Total Protection? Do you need ALL those additional features, or looking for an Antivirus only, because there are Bitdefender Antivirus Plus and Free versions.

What about other protection software like Emsisoft Anti-Malware/Internet Security or ESET Nod32 Antivirus/Internet Security?

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Hi guys
Wich do you perfer?

Answer:avast 2017 or F secure 2017?

Avast has nicer user interface and more features besides that everything else is pretty similar.

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Good evening everyone! Thank you for your access to here and reading my post.
Tonight, I want to ask you that how much the Avast Free Antivirus reaches some solid anti-malware software, which are the paid version.

Now I am using F-secure SAFE as Trial license on desktop PC, which is one of the mine.
It seems to nice for protect PC and F-secure SAFE is light despite it is one of the very strong scanning system as consumers.

But now, I am worrying about false blocking by browsing protection of F-secure SAFE.
In usually, f-secure is not making something to bad situation for me, I am feeling it.
But the Browsing protection feature of F-secure SAFE blocks websites too many times.
The most of sites,which were blocked by F-secure are obviously safe. Of cause, they are judged safe sites by other major antimalware soft (e.g. Avast, Bitdefender Total Security).

So I want to compare them; Avast Free Antivirus 2017 and F-secure SAFE 2017(or Internet Security 2017).
I want to ask you that which is the more strong software under the below situation...

OS is Windows10 Home and updated with latest security patch.
Main browser is the latest of Mozilla Firefox with ublock origin.
If I use Avast Free 2017, I will configure some setting (e.g. File Shield, Mail Shield, Web Shield, and Behavior Shield) to aggressive security level. For example, I will configure by referring to this page avast! Optimal Protection settings by RejZoR​
I heard that the latest edition of Avast Free A... Read more

Answer:"Avast Free 2017 with aggressive setting" vs "F-secure SAFE 2017"

Try Avast with these settings. How to setup Avast Internet Security for Maximum Protection (2016 Guide)

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Question: F-Secure 2017

When will the new version of the F-Secure 2017?
Competition already has new versions.
What new can we expect from the new version of F-Secure in 2017 in addition to the improved engine?

Answer:F-Secure 2017

nastavnikhe said:

When will the new version of the F-Secure 2017?Click to expand...

Hmm... Either before 2017 starts or sometime during 2017 maybe?

nastavnikhe said:

What new can we expect from the new version of F-Secure in 2017 in addition to the improved engine?Click to expand...

Hopefully good zero-day behavioural protection features, such as virtualisation utilisation (via usage of hardware technology like VT-x/AMD-V SVM).

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When will the new version of the F-Secure 2017?
Competition already has new versions.
What new can we expect from the new version of F-Secure in 2017 in addition to the improved engine?

Answer:What can we expect from F-Secure 2017

nastavnikhe said:

When will the new version of the F-Secure 2017?Click to expand...

Hmm... Either before 2017 starts or sometime during 2017 maybe?

nastavnikhe said:

What new can we expect from the new version of F-Secure in 2017 in addition to the improved engine?Click to expand...

Hopefully good zero-day behavioural protection features, such as virtualisation utilisation (via usage of hardware technology like VT-x/AMD-V SVM).

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Report (PDF):

Although we still have portions devoted to this year?s malware landscape, the report is largely focused on cyber security at large and stories from the field.Click to expand...

Overall, quite comprehensive report Enjoy!

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F-Secure Internet Security 2017 Review by PCMag 3,5/5 stars​
Excellent scores in our hands-on malware and malicious URL blocking tests. Firewall-assist component blocked many exploits. Banking protection prevents man-in-the-middle attacks.

Core functionality vulnerable to malicious attack. Child with administrator privileges can disable minimal parental control. Mediocre score in our antiphishing test. Good, not great, scores from independent testing labs.

Bottom Line
The antivirus components of F-Secure Internet Security scored high in our testing, aided by the suite-specific Browsing Protection features. However, the rest of its components don't make up a top-notch suite.

Full article: F-Secure Internet Security (2017)

Answer:F-Secure Internet Security 2017 Review by PCMag 3,5/5 stars

F-Secure is definitely not the best Internet Security Suite available for the price. It does ok but not the best in terms of detection rates & has very little extra features. I am not a big fan of the GUI or settings either but that's just me.

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Hi everyone, i have quite a few questions so i'll post separate threads rather than pollute one thread. I'm wanting to get something a lot better than windows defender. Comcast is my ISP so i can get NIS for free. As most of you are aware of Norton hasn't been doing a great job these days. There has been multiple vulnerabilities in its products that actually decreases the security of windows. Still NIS still does a pretty good job of scoring pretty well in the various test in terms of protection. I was thinking on going with either bitdefender or KIS but of course i would have to pay for those. If you were me would opt for NIS because its still pretty dang good and worlds better than bit defender or would you opt for one of the better products like KIS or bitdefender?

Answer:Kaspersky IS 2017 vs Norton IS 2017 vs Bitdefender IS 2017

bitdefender free+ CF and SAP i think will be good

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My BD sub expires soon. Trying to decide whether I should switch to Norton 2017. It's my understanding that Norton is no longer the grand POS it used to be.

What say you?

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College Football Picks 2017-2018 Season Charlotte at Eastern Michigan Eagles September 01, 2017 @ 06:30pm

Charlotte at Eastern Michigan Eagles


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Hello, Guys!
I'm new on this forum but I Really Really like this good Forum
So I had Emsisoft for couple of months now
But Recently I've switched over to Avast Premier Beacuse I've never used Avast before So I wanted to try It out
But now I'm without any AV As I do not know what to Install Avast or Emsisoft!
I have licences for both So thats not the problem
Thanks In Advance And btw This forum really nice.

Answer:Avast Premier 2017 Vs Emsisoft Internet Security 2017

Both have excellent protection functions, but certainly they are two different security solutions.
I think the choice of one or the other one is really subjective, I've used Emsisoft for many years and it is my first choice

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A couple of years ago I moved myself and some of the fam from Apple Everything to Windows 10. Yesterday however, I bought an new 2017 iPad. I really love the Surface devices, so why?
First, because Microsoft are no longer supporting the phones that are in our house, we are being forced from that platform. So rather than living and breathing completely and happily inside the Microsoft ecosystem, I am now forced to diversify and go elsewhere. This really is a big deal, and changes my thinking from the unthinkable (leaving the MS ecosystem) to the possible (shifting back towards Apple). That being the case, why should I then buy a Microsoft Surface tablet (I was planning to buying a new Surface Pro M3) when I an now FORCED to be open to Apple and Android?
Second, Microsoft have made my leap back to Apple so easy, because they have done what Apple and Google have refused to do, which is to make their software available on the others' platforms. Thus the transition to iPad is easy. For example, Word and PowerPoint are effectively free (via my 365 account that I will not be renewing at full cost next time; I will use the academic version which costs me almost nothing). Outlook on iPad is a great app (better than on PC platform). Lots of other apps that Microsoft that I use are also really nice on iPad (e.g. Wunderlist) and made the transition really simple and clean.
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Answer:I did the unthinkable and chose a 2017 iPad over a 2017 Surface Pro M3

Microsoft are no longer supporting the phones that are in our house, we are being forced from that platform
Can't make sense of that. Presumably you have really old windows phones that no longer get updates?
And what does that have to do with what tablet you use? Windows has timeline, cloud clipboard and a whole host of platform agnostic features coming this fall, so Windows will play nice with android or ios (better than those OSes play with any other).
You don't even need your tablet, desktop and phone to be the same platform. You just need the same services, which for MSFT, exist on every platform.

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On my Windows 10 pro PC, I'm running (BDTS 2017 + Voodoo Shield Pro + Malwarebytes 3), and this combo is very smooth for me, but when I saw the results of MT tests here : AV Test - MalwareTips - Bitdefender Report - March 2017 and here : AV Test - MalwareTips - Kaspersky Report - March 2017, I think that these tests demonstrated that Kaspersky did a better job then Bitdefender
So my question is to know if it is a good idea to replace BD by KIS on my config ?
NB: I have paid keys for both

Answer:Bitdefender Total Security 2017 vs Kaspersky Internet Security 2017

1/ kaspersky with tweaked settings alone

2/ kaspersky, slightly tweaked + Voodoshield

3/ bitdedender with ATC = aggressive + ransomware protection enabled | Heuristics = normal

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I know 2017 version of avg devoloped from Avast. And also both of them use the same engine. But i want to ask you a question. Which one have more feature at the moment? And which one do you recommend to install my computer?

Sorry for my bad english.

Thank you in advance.

Best regards.​

Answer:Avast 2017 vs AVG 2017

Hey man. Of the two I would choose Avast, much more reliable and customizable.
My personal choice is Bitdefender though. I believe you could do some research on Youtube so that you form your own opinion. Here are some interesting channels:

The PC Security Channel [TPSC]
Malware Blocker
Aca Faca

Make sure to post on Security Configuration Wizard forum your full setup after you made your choice

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Hello Malwaretips, Friends and Computer Freaks.

Today i would like to take the opportunity to unveil our newest product for small and medium business.
Allow me to introduce: FMA Intel-Secure SabreWall NG100 SACS (Secure Access Control Server)

O yes meet our own SACS product.


- Dragon NG-PPA Network Firewall
IPS (Intrusion Prevention System), IDS (Intrusion Detection System), TRS (Threat Recovery System), DLP (Data Leak Prevention), (USE) Unique Stream Encryption.

- EYE (CBAD) Threat Prevention & Detection
Full Anti-malware protection, Full Anti-spam protection, Full Web security, Device protection, Application protection.

- Session & ID Access Control
Device Access Control, Application Access Control, Traffic Access Control, Server Access Control, Rule Based Policy Enforcing Control, 3 Way Access Security and Management Panel , Session Token Control and Management.

- Active Threat Mitigation (TAM)
TAM will act upon any Threat detected within the Network based upon predefined Threat Mitigation Protocols.

- Secure Operating System (MATU-Debian)
SabreWall is using our own MATU operating system (Debian based) to provide a secure internal OS and management server. It allows you to tweak any setting within a fully fledged and highly secured admin panel. It allows you to review any connected device and remote manage it. Next to that it allows you to review all logbooks and roll back any action in real-time.

- Additional basic features:
VPN Support: (IPsec,... Read more

Answer:FMA Intel-Secure: SabreWall NG100 SACS (Secure Access Control Server)

Oh Boy, Nico, this is very impressive. Well done.
I feel smarter (& safer) just from reading it's descriptions!

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I am trying to make an secure POP3 (port 995) and secure IMAP (port 993) connection thru Verizon FIOS via the ActionTec MI424WR modem/router/802.11G box that Verizon supplied. I am running Vista, and I am using Outlook 2007, which is set to these ports.

I wanted to do this with the firewall set to the "Maximum Security (High)" setting.

These ports were not available in the ActionTec's pick list so I added these ports (using the "Advanced" tab and then under "Protocols") so they read "TCP any -> 993" and "TCP any -> 995"

I tried adding these ports to the "Access Control" table, and the "Port Forwarding" table and the "Advanced Filtering" table but none worked.

The Verizon Tech Support line worker told me the only solution was to enable the DMZ host and set it to be the IP address of the computer I happened to be on.

To my astonisment, with DMZ enabled, the "Access Control" rules seemed to kick in for the DMZ host and my secure POP3 would only work if I had this port allowed in the "Access Control" table.

1. Is it safe to run with DMZ pointing to my computer.

I thought this effectively brought the "DMZ host" (i.e. my computer) outsied the firewall and exposed all the ports on my computer directly to the internet. (But if that were the case, then

2. why does the Access Control table work only to the DMZ host???

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Answer:ActionTec MI424WR Verizon FIOS & Secure IMAP & Secure POP3

DMZ does indeed expose the computer directly to the outside world, that's why it's called the DMZ!

Do you have residential or commercial FiOS? There are blocked ports for the residential service.

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Kim Dotcom & downfall of Megaupload, Edward Snowden & NSA leaks and many other recent news have accelerated the discussion about privacy concerns regarding online communications and services. Giant US companies like Microsoft and Google are constantly criticized by both users and authorities, the former concerned about their privacy, the latter willing to have wider access to user data and files.

This in background F-Secure, one of the leading computer security companies in the world created a secure cloud storage service Younited. As the company and its servers are located in Finland and outside the US jurisdiction, F-Secure boldly promises a somewhat different service:

We wanted to make something where no photograph, song or video would ever get lost. We wanted to create a place where you can organize your stuff regardless of where it comes from ? and then share it with the people you love. We wanted to give you a quick, safe and easy-to-use experience.

We wanted to provide you with a place where privacy is guaranteed and your stuff remains yours. We say NO to the prying eyes of governments and we don?t sell your information to advertisers.


Setting up Younited is easy, simply download the app on each device you want to and start using it. The free plan gives you 10 GB of storage compared to Microsoft SkyDrive's 7 GB and Google Drive's 15 GB (in Google Drive's case the storage is shared with Gm... Read more

Answer:Review: Younited by F-Secure, free secure cloud storage

I'm happy with Skydrive, I aint that important to need mega secure privacy storage lol

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F-Secure Client Security 11.61 Build 104

F-Secure Client Security is a centrally managed, complete security solution for businesses, provides an intelligent way to protect corporate workstations and laptops against traditional and new zero-hour threats.

In 60 seconds from the first confirmation of a new threat, all the computers in your corporate network are protected.

Whether your company is large or small, Client Security scales up with your business.

Download F-Secure Client Security Trial:

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Download F-Secure Automatic Update Agent 8.36 Hotfix 1:

What?s new in F-Secure Client Security 11.61:
New features and improvements: Sidegrade module ? It is now possible to remove a conflicting product, which has been installed via Windows Installer as an MSI package, during the installation of Client Security or Anti-virus for Workstations.
Fixed issues: A path traversal vulnerability was discovered internally in F-Secure?s Automatic Update Agent (AUA), which could potentially allow a remote attacker to replace system files.

F-Secure Antivirus for Workstations 11.61

F-Secure Anti-Virus for Workstations is a powerful antivirus, antispyware and antirootkit (BlackLight) solution for corporate environments ... Read more

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I use Shaw Secure which is basically F-secure with Shaw Ad's as many of you may know..

I also run Protowall in the background on my PC.

Whenever Protowall is on these lines always pop up constantly..

Packet to "Media Force, MCI Communications Services, Inc. d..." ( ) blocked. [protocol: TCP - src: 1205 / dst: 80]

Packet from "Media Force, MCI Communications Services, Inc. d..." ( ) rejected. [protocol: TCP - src: 80 / dst: 1224]

These packets will be blocked or rejected sometimes up to 100 times an hour 24/7. A heck of a lot anyway. Even if I let the program connect it will call out or call in again soon. It's constant.

I looked it up and I think its F-secure's servers asking for something. Automatic updates are OFF. So why does it keep calling out and what is it sending/receiving?

Answer:Shaw Secure, F-Secure calling home. Suspisious Behaviour

maybe for the ads?

granted, that would be too many connections for just ads

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I would like to start focusing my work at the coffee shop now since I can't focus much at home anymore. I don't know much about security and have never used a public wifi before after hearing many stories about it being completely insecure. The work I'm doing is very important and I cannot have any problems with weak security. Is VPN as secure as a home network?

After digging from google, all I have to do is subscribe to a VPN provider, connect to the public wifi, then connect to the VPN server? Is that it?

I also found out that 4G mobile connection isn't too secure as well so I'm unsure what approach I should go.

Which would be more secure?

1. Connect to VPN through public free wifi
2. Connect to VPN through 4G mobile internet usb stick
3. Or use no internet at all? My work does not require much internet connection, however it would help a lot if i did have the connection.

However, I do have a really dumb question. If I don't connect to any networks on my laptop at a free public wifi there is no way someone can hack into my laptop right? Nobody can somehow hijack and go into my laptop if i'm within the free wifi radius?

Also what are all the security softwares I need? I have malwarebytes premium active shield and avast free but thinking of upgrading to the premium

Answer:Is VPN really secure for public wifi coffee shops? What is the most secure way?

Only if the VPN also encrypts your traffic.

As for which would be more secure..obviously 3 would be the most secure. Don't connect to the internet and disable your wifi adapter and bluetooth adapter (if you have one).

IMO 2 would be the next best option since it's still your own hotspot; but they could still try and sift through traffic through 4G network (if it's possible for them to do). Most likely would be very difficult however, since the network is transmitting data to/from the cell tower(s) via a wide spectrum - I haven't really looked into traffic monitoring over cell networks though, so I'm just guessing on that.

Obviously the public wifi would be the least secure, especially if you use a VPN that doesn't encrypt your traffic.

As for security software... using your own common sense is going to be the best thing. You could look into a software firewall such as Comodo or ZoneAlarm (but IMO they can be annoying and intrusive). Built-in Windows firewall is decent enough.

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Let me start by saying that lately my bank website, Norton Safesearch and even your website appear to have replaced their secure certificates with outdated or insufficient security. Usually in these cases the https in the address bar is crossed out or has a yellow          ! triangle. If you click on that triangle or crossed out space you will see a grey box that says "your connection to this site is not private". My connection is a private home network as opposed to public. It used to say "you have not visited this site before today" but that phrase is no longer there. Of course I've gone to these sites before. In the grey box there is a tab titled 'connections'. Click on that and it says '! The identity of this website has not been verified' and '! Your connection to is not encrypted'. These sites normally have the green bar in the address bar indicating a secure connection. Clicking on the green bar will give you the same grey box, only this time it says "Your connection to this site is private" and it will tell you 'the identity of this site has been verified by [name of certificate]. Valid Certificate Transparency supplied by the server'. It will say 'your connection is encrypted using an obsolete cipher suite, or [...encrypted using a modern cipher suite]. Both are followed by specific connection and encryption information, i.e. TLS 1.2.
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Answer:previously secure (https) websites no longer secure

how are you mrb5162 i have readed you history and symptoms i am not such a good one but if you want it then maybe i can help you
do you really having those symptoms about 2years? i guess it is very painful for everyone 
first i want to know about few points
1. which windows version/bits/patch number do you use at this time
2. which browser name/version do you using at that you having problems
3. do you have ever formatted system and reinstalled windows at once?
4. if you have formatted system and then same problem persisting after reinstall windows?

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In my Home Office using my Notebook and wireless router I have WEP encryption with a Network security key. But I am often away on the road in Asia and I connect to both unsecured and WEP secured wireless networks in restaurants, hotels and internet cafes.

When I need to log in to certain web sites to attend to important personal info like bank accounts and credit cards and make payments etc I often avoid it for fear of this information being visible or accessible to others, even on the WEP secured ones.

I 'm wondering though, if it shows the connection as WEP secured in Manage Wireless Connections, does that mean things are secure or can other people using the same wireless pick up on what others around them are sending and receiving?

I guess what I am asking is, how can I know if a wireless connection is safe on the road and is there anything I can do to make it safe or safer? I suspect many others encounter this same issue.

Vista Home Premium
Norton Internet Security 2008

Answer:Wireless security on the secure really secure?

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hello, i used acronis true image and disk director suite and successfully cloned and backup disks many times. recently i installed pgp enterprise to secure the disk. as fate would have it i decided to increase the secure zone partition. the operating system on boot prompted for pgp password to decrypt the drive and then acronis loaded and i used the partition management option. the partition limit of secure zone was enhanced from 55 gb to 61 gb (limit being shown as 69gb). the three steps that appeared were C drive size being fixed from 55 gb to 45 gb, D drive (which was pgp secured) was shown to be going NO change and the third step was the Secure Zone expanding from 45 GB to 51 gb or so. when all the steps were done, the system booted. as always the first prompt was PGP secure disk, i entered the password but the second prompt for Acronis halted and Displayed a fatal error and asked to press enter to attempt to boot the OS. On pressing Enter the system booted and the OS was normal EXCEPT that the D drive was being shown as Raw (i.e. needed to formatted). On inspecting the D drive with Acronis disk manager the three partitions were visible the C and Secure zone with the newly allocated disk space but the D was being shown as RAW Although the D disk size was being shown as before, i.e. 45 GB. All assets are resided in the D drive. Please advise how to recover or restore the partitions.

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Just threw this article together, I want all the brain's in this forum to chip in and if there is anything missing from this article (at all!) let me know ASAP, in this thread.

A top quote :

Previously we wrote a long post about Best Laptops for Hackers, which included a run-down on the best laptops for programming and penetration testing (pen-testing). This article turned out to be very popular even though it wasn't exactly intended to be that, now we are proud to finally publish the long-requested article of 'Best Laptops for Video Game System Emulation'.

The idea of this post is to give an accurate summary of which laptops are suited for, or adept at emulating various consoles and their games, and which ones also can easily perform these duties, at the lowest possible cost.

Now obviously, the better hardware you have the better your system will be at emulating other hardware/software. That doesn't necessarily mean a more expensive laptop. Where the demands of hacking and pen-testing demand vital and significant internal storage, the prerequisites for game emulation are generally just a good graphics processor, and good RAM/CPU.

Your laptop should also be in good working order and not muddled with high-risk pirated downloads and large bits of video. To emulate efficiently, you should also have as little processes and programs running in order for the emulator to run smoothly.

These are all common sense tips but...
If you are lo... Read more

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Secure computers aren't so secure.

Even well-defended computers can leak shocking amounts of private data. MIT researchers seek out exotic attacks in order to shut them down.

The encryption system that Tromer was attacking, called AES, was particularly vulnerable because it used tables of precalculated values as a computational short cut, so that encoding and decoding messages wouldnt be prohibitively time consuming. Since Tromer and his colleagues published their results, Intel has added hardware support for AES to its chips, so that Internet encryption software wont have to rely on such lookup tables.

In a statement, Intel told the MIT News Office that its decision was mainly motivated by the performance/efficiency benefits achieved, but that in addition, there is a potential security benefit since these new instructions can mitigate the possibility of software side channel attacks on AES that have been described in research papers, including those discovered by Tromer, Percival, and Bernstein.Click to expand...

Ok, now how old is my chip and does it have the Intel hardware support for AES? Gulp!

-- Tom

P.S. I will try to find out which chip series have the hardware support for AES and post it here - but, if you find out before I do, please do not hesitate to post the information yourself. Is it time to get a new motherboard already, or will my current motherboard be able to accept the chips with AES hardware support?

Answer:Secure computers aren't so secure


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I run window XP home.When I change page on the internet, a window come up and tell me that this page contains both secure and non secure items and do I want to display the secure items.How do I get rid of it? It is very annoying, on Amazon it comes up at every page, and then I need to click 3 times on No to get rid of it.

Answer:Get rid of the secure and non secure items warning

If you're using IE7 try Tools/Internet Options - then Advanced tab. Scroll right down and untick 'Warn if changing between Secure and Not Secure Mode' - click Apply and OK.

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Getting crossed out red x in https . states site may be using outdated encryption. am I being hacked or do the sites need to update thier security. I know it posses a threat or not secure but it is happening on real well known sites. it also happens on all computers in the house but I'm pretty sure only with google chrome.

Answer:secure sites not secure in chrome.

Hi Adams369 If you are using Google Chrome 42, this is normal. Starting in version 42, Google Chrome starts tagging as "insecure" websites that uses SHA-1 algorithm encryption for their certificates, in order to move them to a more secure one since SHA-1 is old and deprecated (less secure). If you want, I created a thread on that yesterday where I show how to get these certificates information on a website, so you can verify yourself. Also, would you mind posting which websites are having this insecure connection so I can test them for my troubleshooting?Google Chrome 42 vs SSL CertificatesThank you

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BIOS Security Page displays:Secure Boot ENABLEDSecure Boot Status DISABLEDI have attempted to ENABLE Secure Boot multiple times but Secure Boot Status remains DISABLEDThis problem occured after BIOS Upgrade to v3.07 I have Lenovo G510 LaptopWindows 8.1BIOS Version 79CN48WW (v3.07) I have tried the recommended solution of "Reset to Setup Mode" and "Restore Factory Keys".This did not solve the problem, Secure Boot Status still indicates DISABLED. Please suggest an alternative solution to this problem.

Answer:Secure Boot Status: DISABLED. Cannot enable Secure Boot via BIOS.

I have this issue now after disabling to update BIOS. How do we get Secure Boot Status enabled in BIOS?

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this message has gotten to be pretty annoying... "This page contains both secure and non-secure items. do you want to display the non-secure items?"

i don't really get this except when using i post a lot of stuff for sale on the site, and if i have pictures in my ad and go to edit or delete the ad, i get that message. but not when viewing the ad normally, as anyone else would if they were browsing the ads.

what do i have to do to not get this message anymore?

Answer:Internet Explorer: "this page contains both secure & non secure items"

Click "yes", and it goes away.

After clicking "yes", it should'nt pop-up anymore.

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I have a Dell XPS 8700 that failed Windows 10 anniversary update until UEFI secure boot was turned off. It apparently then completed but I cannot re-enable secure boot without the same boot problem advising
Recoveryyour pc/device needs to be repaired / during Windows 10 anniversary updateAn unexpected error has occurredError Code 0xc0000185you'll need to use recovery tools.   Is there a solution to enable UEFI secure boot ?
 I am using a Dell XPS 8700 pc with an SSD drive. The Windows 10 update was installingthen after one of the reboots the error above  The pc was running prior to the update and had UEFI OS , secure boot enabled,  no prior problems.I attempted to do any of the safe mode boots but none would proceed.Disabling the UEFI safe/secure boot mode apparently let the install continue and the das it did before with I believe completion of the installation of Windows 10 anniversary update.PC now shows Windows 10 home Ver 1607 ..
The problem returns if I enable UEFI secure boot and the PC stops. I would like to determine a wayto locate the problem or issue. related to the secure boot.  Using the media creation tool may justrepeat the problem once secure boot is re-enabled.
 Dell lists that they have tested XPS 8700 with this update and have not indicated problems no mention of secure boot issue.

Answer:XPS 8700 needed UEFI secure boot disabled to complete Windows 10 anniversary update can't enable UEFI secure boot now

If your computer was running WIndows 10 without any issues prior to downloading the Anniversary update, then you would not have had to change any settings in the bios to install the update.The UEFI and Secure Boot settings are to enable booting with a USB or DVD to install Windows.
Disable Legacy Boot Mode and Enable UEFI
Start the computer and TAP the F2 key to enter the bios. Once in the bios Press F9 to Restore the bios to the Default Settings. F10 to save changes and exit. You could have a hardware problem. To run a hardare diagnostics on the computer you would start the computer and TAP the F5 key. Insert a cd/dvd in the optical drive for running the diags.

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I have a Dell XPS 8700 that failed Windows 10 anniversary update until UEFI secure boot was turned off. It apparently then completed but I cannot re-enable secure boot without the same boot problem advising
Recoveryyour pc/device needs to be repaired / during Windows 10 anniversary updateAn unexpected error has occurredError Code 0xc0000185you'll need to use recovery tools.   Is there a solution to enable UEFI secure boot ?
 I am using a Dell XPS 8700 pc with an SSD drive. The Windows 10 update was installingthen after one of the reboots the error above  The pc was running prior to the update and had UEFI OS , secure boot enabled,  no prior problems.I attempted to do any of the safe mode boots but none would proceed.Disabling the UEFI safe/secure boot mode apparently let the install continue and the das it did before with I believe completion of the installation of Windows 10 anniversary update.PC now shows Windows 10 home Ver 1607 ..
The problem returns if I enable UEFI secure boot and the PC stops. I would like to determine a wayto locate the problem or issue. related to the secure boot.  Using the media creation tool may justrepeat the problem once secure boot is re-enabled.
 Dell lists that they have tested XPS 8700 with this update and have not indicated problems no mention of secure boot issue.

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Never seen this message before but I can't get around it. All I did was reboot for a game and this popped up.

I've gone into bios and secure boot is greyed out.

How do I get around this?

Running win 7 64 bit with an Asus x99-A motherboard. Specs updated below

Answer:"Secure Boot Violation" Invalid signature detected. Check Secure Boot

What is your BIOS version? Have you flashed it?

Unfortunately as I have lack of experience with such an issue I can only refer you here:

I am aware it says "Windows 8" but just have a read through it and get back to us.

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Never seen this message before but I can't get around it. All I did was reboot for a game and this popped up.

I've gone into bios and secure boot is greyed out.

How do I get around this?

Running win 7 64 bit with an Asus x99-A motherboard. Specs updated below

Answer:"Secure Boot Violation" Invalid signature detected. Check Secure Boot

What is your BIOS version? Have you flashed it?

Unfortunately as I have lack of experience with such an issue I can only refer you here:

I am aware it says "Windows 8" but just have a read through it and get back to us.

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have a client that brought a dell inspiron from me and was using the wireless when out of town. she stated that one connection she got was secure and another one wasnt. she wants her connections to be secure. is this something that i can configure for her or is this part of the network she is latching onto ???

i dont know much about the wireless networking other than setting them up and making sure they function. when i test the wireless i just attached to my wireless router and make sure that function works. so anymore knowledge would be appreciated.

also she was stating that she was getting a weak signal now i believe that is more than likely because she was either close to the 300 feet or beyond it. true not true ???

Answer:wireless secure not secure

I assume you are referring to Wireless encryption. That would be dependent on who is providing the Wireless access. If they are using WEP or WPA, they would have to tell her what the Wireless key is to access their wireless network.

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A buddy of mine was using my computer to check on some of her credit card information and I'm not totally certain that the site is secure.

The main address is:

and when you click the yellow "Register Now" button it takes you to this address:

This doesn't look very secure so I thought "Hey, lets put an "s" behind the http and see what happens...sure enough it took us here:

Using IE if you check these URLs out you will notice that one site shows as secure and the other does not of course, but are either of these really secure or not? Any thoughts, suggestions, opinions would be appreciated before she registers.


Answer:Secure or not secure? That is the question...

quick note- people are fuggin idiots. i have seen a lot of sites that use DNS names that are different than the name they have their SSL cert registered to. the whole goddamn idea behind SSL is that you are certifying that you are who you say you are. then people go and break that by registering a cert for and when you go to donate it takes you to and your browser starts saying "DANGER WILL ROBINSON! the site name does not match the name on the SSL cert!" the system is actually legit- the .org outsourced their donation collections to another company and tried to make it seem like you were still on their site. but in the process they totally crapped up what SSL is all about.

it's just so stupid.

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About a month ago we got a new toshiba laptop with norton already preinstalled on it. One month free trial. Well, the month is up, and I would like to put something on there. Our ISP is shaw, and they are providing their shawsecure AV program free. Just wondering if that would be a good idea, or would some other program be better. I used to have Avira on my desktop, and that thing was continually asking me questions about what I wanted to do with this that and the other. Sandbox this, sandbox that..aaaahhhh I DON'T KNOW.

I so totally don't know about these things. I just know that It's supposed to keep threats away...and that's about it. If an AV is going to keep asking me all kinds of questions, I could be on here for hours, just checking out on google every single blasted question. I basically want my protection to do its job and leave me the heck alone. One friend says put the shaw on, they have it, its great, another one says use MS essentials, its great, another says MS got's great.

I had AVG on my computer a few years ago, and for us, it sucked. Viruses galore.

I want something small and easy. The website for the shaw one so you can see what it says. If I'm not mistaken today is my last day for the Norton AV. The kids use the laptop for music, videos, youtube, facebook, game sites..if that's any help in the final decision. If the shaw seems ok, great.

Thanx for your help


Answer:shaw secure (f-secure)

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Please help!!

I joined a forum for a direct sell company that I just started with, and the forum is a secure site, but loads pictures from a non-secure area on the server. So EVERY friggen page, I get the pop up about

Downloading non-secure content from a secure Web site

The Web site you are viewing is a secure site. It uses a security protocol such as SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) or PCT (Private Communications Technology) to secure the information you send and receive.
When sites use a security protocol, information that you provide, such as your name or credit-card number, is encrypted so that other people cant read it. However, this Web page also contains items that do not use this secure protocol.
Given what you know about this Web site and your computer, you must decide whether to continue working with this site.

If you do not feel confident about working with this site, click No. ​
How do I by-pass this?? It seems to be slowing everything down as well. Like I couldn't open this site until I closed that page.

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Ok, my boss wants to use his wireless laptop freely within and outside of our network. Our network is of course very secure with multiple redundant firewalls, virus protection, web/email filters, etc etc, and user machines inside kept within strict guidelines for usage. This has resulted in a perfectly clean network. However now a system needs to join the network from the outside, as if a user were to bring in their home pc and just jump online. I have cleaned this persons personal machine several times to find it overwhelmed with viruses and spyware every single time.

So, can anyone think of a way to safely allow an infected system from the outside, to join a secure clean system on the inside, and everything have a happy ending? They need to be able to access network resources, our outbound internet connection, the works.

Answer:From secure to insecure to secure again

any unsecure machine that is on a secure network, by definition, makes that network unsecure

assuming the boss insists that this is ok, the only thing i can think of is to keep a seperate network segment, away from everything else, with VERY strict firewall/routing tables

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I have a consult about my old XPS410 /Dimension 9200.It came with a mobo Dell E210882 zocket LGA775   Ram DDR2-800  (I have 6GB running goog) The bios's version is 2.5.3 SMBios version 2.3.Brings a processor Intel Core(TM)2 CPU [email protected] SL9ZL  3718A945.I was trying to install an Intel Core 2 Duo E8600 and mobo does not accept it..My questions are: Can I get a fastest processor that fits in the mobo? I have (perhaps) to change the mobo? You now better, wath can I do??
Best Regardas,

Answer:Hi, I wish the best for everybody in 2017!!!

The E6700 is the fastest CPU you can use in that system.
The Q6700 should also work.

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Question: best pcs 2017

Which one to buy from these?

1. Aspire TC Desktop - TC-780-UR12

Windows 10 Home
Intel Core? i7-7700 processor Quad-core 3.60 GHz
Intel HD 600 Series with Shared Memory
Keyboard and mouse included
30-day Microsoft Office trial included
2. Inspiron 24 7000 Touch

3. New XPS Tower Special Edition

4. Hp Pavilion All-in-one-27-a24ose

Windows 10 Home 64
7th Generation Intel Core? i7 processor
16 GB memory; 1 TB SSHD storage
NVIDIA GeForce 930MX (2 GB GDDR5 dedicated)
27" diagonal FHD UWVA touch display
5. HP ENCY Curved All-in-one

Windows 10 Home 64
7th Generation Intel Core? i7 processor
16 GB memory; 2 TB HDD storage; 256 GB SSD storage
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M (4 GB GDDR5 dedicated)
34" diagonal WQHD UWVA display


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My current set-up which i have recently changed.

Any comments or suggestions welcomed.

Many Thanks


Answer:AMD's set-up for 2017

I recommend Zemana Anti-Malware as a second on demand scanner.
Think about getting system image software (Macrium Reflect is great for this) in case very bad things happen and you want to restore your whole system in a few minutes.

Thanks for sharing your config!

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By Eduard Kovacs on August 10, 2016
Microsoft has been attempting to patch a serious Secure Boot vulnerability that can be exploited to bypass the security feature and install rootkits and bootkits on Windows devices. Researchers believe the security flaw cannot be fully patched.


On systems where Secure Boot is locked down and cannot be disabled (e.g. Windows RT, HoloLens, Windows Phone), configuration changes can be made using policies, signed files loaded by the boot manager (bootmgr) from a UEFI variable. There are some boot loader executables (EFI files) signed by Microsoft that can be used to provision such policies.

Before loading a policy, bootmgr checks it to make sure it?s valid. However, researchers discovered that Microsoft introduced a new type of Secure Boot policy during the development of Windows 10 Anniversary Update (v1607) that can be abused to bypass the security feature.

Answer:Secure Boot Vulnerability Allows Disabling of Secure Boot

Microsoft introduced a new type of Secure Boot policy during the development of Windows 10 Anniversary Update (v1607) that can be abused to bypass the security feature.Click to expand...

Researchers believe the security flaw cannot be fully patched.Click to expand...

Really Microsoft...

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Anyone know when will the new 2017 Envy AIO 34 All-in-one be available in Australia?


View Solution.

Answer:Anyone know when will the new 2017 Envy AIO 34 All-in-one be...

Even the newer products are available in Australia. Here are the link:

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Hi all,

About a week after my last visit I noticed a browser hijack. I opened a page and in just under a second the browser loaded a page claiming to be a Firefox update page, and it popped up a download window asking me to download a javascript file. It's been busy at work so I haven't had time to deal with this, but today it happened again and I was in the middle of typing in another application when this download popup took over and I'd hit the spacebar before I knew what was going on. So now I probably have something malicious and definitely need to make time to deal with this crap again.

Here are the FRST and MBR logs:

Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version: 11-03-2017 01
Ran by ****** (administrator) on ******-PC (11-03-2017 15:10:28)
Running from C:\Users\******\Desktop\Virus Stuff
Loaded Profiles: ****** (Available Profiles: ******)
Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: Chrome)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool:

==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================

(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)

(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\nvvsvc.exe
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\nvSCP... Read more

Answer:2017-03-11 - Back for more

Let's clean some trash from the machine before a FRST fix...

Clean up temp files and reduce startup load with CCleaner.
Note: This tool will clean your browsing history as well.

Download CCleaner from here.
After install Click Options.
Go to monitoring.
Uncheck All Monitoring items.
Go to advanced -- Click close program after cleaning.
Go to settings -- click run ccleaner when the computer starts.
Now that you have ccleaner installed and set-up:
Open the program.
Go to Tools
Go to Startup
Now double click each item. To Disable.
Leave only your antivirus enabled.
Then disable All items in your scheduled task as well.
Unless they are related to windows defender.Or your antivirus.
Reboot the machine.

ZHP Scan.

Please download Zhp Cleaner to your desktop. Right Click the icon and select run as administrator.

2. Once you have started the program, you will need to click the scanner button.

The program will close all open browsers!
3. Once the scan is completed, the you will want to click the Repair button.

At the end of the process you may be asked to reboot your machine. After you reboot a report will open on your desktop.

Copy and paste the report here in your next reply.
Rogue Killer Scan.

Download RogueKiller -- (Portable) -- from one of the following links and save it to your Desktop:

Link 1
Link 2
Close all other the running programs
Disable ALL Antivirus -- Antimalware -- Applications.
Right Click Rogue Killer and Run as Administrator.
Cli... Read more

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I'm sure there are similar older threads, but things change quickly for VPN services and extensions.

I have used ZenMate, DotVPN and GOM VPN extensions in the past. But it's been over a year, and they seem to have changed. DotVPN didn't require sign-up when I used it for example, now it does.

Which VPN extension (for Chrome) do you use/recommend in 2017

Answer:Which VPN extension do you use in 2017?

None of those, I use Private Internet Access. However, it is paid
It has an extension for chrome but I mostly use the windows app.

My favourite free alternative in Chrome used to be ZenMate. I have some friends who use Hola free vpn but I've never tried it so I'm not sure it's any good. Well, it depends on what you want it for.

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Question: pes 2017 crash fix

My pes 2017 crashes when am tryin to open general settings....
Am using
Windows 10 64 bit
Amd a10 8700p 6g+4c
Crimson relive
8gb ram

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Question: Kaspersky URP 2017

URP 2017: ????????????????? ?????? ?? ???????? ????????????? - Kaspersky Lab Forum

Usability Research Project

Does anyone have a good idea then it writes in Forum to time unfortunately only in Russian


Answer:Kaspersky URP 2017

For 2015 version it was also an URP In English section of the forum... We'll see if this time They do the same...

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Question: End of Vista 2017

I understand that Vista finishes in 2017. Can you expand on this for me?

I have Home Premium 32 bit at present and Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor seems to recognise only minor adjustments to be made. Would you suggest I upgrade now or wait until Vista ends?

Answer:End of Vista 2017

It will be just like XP. What it basically means is that there will be no updates from Microsoft for it. Vista will still work just like xp does still work.

If your happy with Vista then you can continue to use it for the rest of your life if you want.

What I recommend though is that do not use internet explorer use another browser. if you use it after the finish date as it will be vunerable and make sure you have a firewall and AV software protecting your system, but you should have that now anyway.

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I Just bought a 2017 XPS 13 ; Touchscreen Model ; i7 Processor with 16 GB of RAM 
and this *** machine is a toaster! 
Its just out of the box with windows 10 Pre Installed and its heating with or without the power plugged in. 
It  is getting hot to the point where I cannot use it anymore ( At the Table or in my lap ) 
Also on a full charge the battery capacity is reflecting as 3 hours and 30 minutes only. 
Is it normal? How do I fix this? I have done the BIOS update , System Firmware Upgrade etc. and everything is up to date. Tried reinstalling windows and also tried with the power saver mode but issue still persists. 
What to do?

Answer:XPS 13 , 2017 OVERHEATING!

You don't mention which XPS 13 you have but my 9365 gets warm when something is working.  Anti-virus scans, system maintenance and others will heat the system even when you are not using it.
My system will get to 112 F near the back and mostly on the left side.

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Question: Gin update 2017

UAC is on before

Answer:Gin update 2017

Add uBlock/Adguard and HTTPS Everywhere to your browser.
Enable Smartscreen for File Reputation in the entire system.
Consider a backup solution such as Macrium Reflect or the default Windows Backup.
Thanks for sharing!

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Read more:

The new Box V2 includes all of these features, plus an enhanced assessment tool that scans for weak or default passwords and other vulnerabilities hackers could exploit.

New Features
Leverages heuristic data gathered by Bitdefender about what safe and normal network traffic looks like, should it detect anything untoward?exploits, brute-force attacks, port scanning?the Box blocks access.

Monitor where you enter personal information?such as address, Social Security number, etc.?and prevent you from accidentally submitting that data on fraudulent or insecure websites.

Improved Hardware
Dual-core ARM Cortex A9 processor
1GB of DDR3 memory
4GB of eMMC/NAND storage
Supports Dual Concurrent 2.4GHz and 5GHz
802.11n MIMO 2x2 + 802.11ac MIMO 33 AC1300
Two 10/100/1000 BaseT Ethernet ports

The beefier hardware is designed to run more activities locally, from the Box V.2 itself.

Price and Licensing
The Box Version 2 is expected to retail in the sub-$200 range, and will go on sale later this year with pre-orders beginning in summer 2017. Bitdefender says it will likely keep both devices on the market to provide different price points. Either device comes with a free year of security coverage from Bitdefender, which will cost consumers $99 a year afterwards.

Both BOX devices are now part of Bitdefender Total Security 34.94 at BitDefender UK and provide consumers with unlimited lic... Read more

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Here is a Best Answer from a google product forum:

"When a Chrome extension is removed from the store, the developer of that extension can then submit a new version that doesn't violate the Chrome web store terms. If that new version is ready, they can submit it on his store dashboard page. However, because they violate the Chrome web store program. This extension will also get a manual review by a Google employee, to check if they meet Chrome web store guideline (that takes 48 hours). If OK, then you see the Chrome extension back in the store.

So the Wot Chrome extension is now safe."

Answer:Do you trust WOT again? - 2017

No i do not use WOT.

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Backup browsers: stock, preinstalled M$ IE / Edge set to clear browser data on exit
Clearing TEMP folder manually
Thread might be updated in case i switch to another AV vendor for testing purposes
My main machine has the same config, however uses M$ Windows 10 x64 Pro, with M Account
AVG is set up to max HEUR on my main machine
Suggestions are welcome
& thank you guys for reading


Answer:Der.Reisende Sec 2017+

Nothing to add. How is AVG 2017? Wanted to test this one in my VM

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Hi, I just bought an XPS 8910 with 256 GB M2.SSD + 2GB HDD with 16GB DDR4 RAM.(Win10Pro) I installed whole necessary Sotwares, updates, etc.When I finish, I pluged in USB 3.0 Extern HDD (1TB)Then rebooted and started with Acronis TI 2017 CD.Till here everything works fine.TI does not recognised C:\ [M2.SSD] as normal but Extern HDD C:\ itself.So, I cant make any image copy with Acronis Live CDANY IDEA

Answer:M2.SSD Does not appear on Acronis TI 2017

The Chipset 8910 M2 drivers are not native to windows. You need to talk with Acronis about mass storage drivers.  There is support from Dell for Windows PE and DISM but it is not free.
Imaging using anything other than windows PE 10 and Microsoft Tools
is not supported by Dell or Microsoft. When you deploy a duplicated or imaged Windows installation, it is required that the System Preparation (Sysprep) tool is used before the capture of the image.
   You must run Windows Setup before you use Sysprep.
   You need a tool to capture an image of the installation, such as Microsoft DISM

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Is the X1 Carbon 2017 with or without a fan. Is it useable with a dock having the screen lock'ed down, - without getting hot?

Answer:X1 Carbon 2017 fan?

Hi rodding,Warm Greetings & welcome to Lenovo Community, happy to have you here.As I understand that you have query regarding X1 Carbon 2017 is a fanless or not
rodding wrote:
Is the X1 Carbon 2017 with or without a fan.

The system is having fan & it requires Active Cooling. Also you can use system with dock and put the display on off it should work fine. 
I hope the above information helped you.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
Regards,Prabhansh_______________________________________________Tap that Kudos button if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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I have an old compaq laptop that uses windows xp. When I turned it on and connected to the internet it didn't go to any websites. Can I still use this computer? If so, How do I get online? Also, How do I upgrade to a newer version of windows?

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Trang soi c?u chng ti gi?i thi?u cho cac b?n dn xin 3 mi?n ph vp cho cc b?n tham kh?o l 15-68-87.

L 15 trong 100 ngy ra 36 ngy hi?n t?i 2 ngy ch?a ra.

L 68 trong 100 ngy ra 19 ngy, hi?n t?i 3 ngy ch?a ra.

L 87 trong 100 ngy ra 33 ngy, hi?n t?i 7 ngy ch?a ra.

Chng ti cung c?p dn xin 3 l mi?n ph nn n ch? mang tinh ch?t tham kh?o. Tuy nhin t? l? ra c?ng cao, b?n c th? tham kh?o ? nh?ng ngy tr??c ?? bi?t t? l? ra c?a n nh. N?u b?n mu?n l?y c?u t?t h?n th hy vo c?u l ?? l?y.

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Not sure if this is the result of the ?Creator Update or coincidental hardware fail.
Yesterday my HP6735S laptop running W10 Home since last year was offered an update from v1607 (I think) to the latest. I allowed this to go ahead and waited .. and waited for about 4.5 hours all told.
Eventually it finished and after logging in again it appeared to be working.
After being left for a while it turned itself off - as normal.
I then tried to turn it on with the following result:-
Blue power light ON
WiFi LED Orange (Off)
HDD activity LED flashing Orange (Normally Blue)
DVD drive seeming to try accessing (Empty at the time)
Display Blank
Caps Lock LED flashing occasionally
Pressing and holding the power button turns Off as normal.
Tried removing battery and starting with adapter - same.
Tried putting in W10 *.iso DVD - same.
I can read the HDD in a caddy on another PC and it seems to be OK
(Except the small (100M) system partition reports empty)
I have 3 normal partitions:
Windows 7 (~100G)
Windows 10 (~100G)
Data (~500G)
I usually had to select W7 or W10 at start up.
Unfortunately I cannot run your SysInfo utility for obvious reasons.
Procesor is dual core AMD Turion X2 64bit with 4G RAM (2 x 2G)
Laptop came with (250G HDD)/Vista originally which I replaced with XP.
The HDD was later replaced with 1T HGST and installed W7.
W10 was installed using the code from W8 (bought) as a dual boot.
Any ideas?

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Any other forum regulars in attendance today/tomorrow?

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I haven't used Mcafee in years, but thought I'd try out their new 2017 version for fun. It's fast, and much different than previous editions.

We should have some of you guys who are skilled at testing, give it a shake.

Answer:McAfee 2017 - I KNOW But This is Different.

Yes i have heard good things about it too,so i think it is a splendid request

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Spoiler: Changelog
This version fixes the following issues:
? Fixed a rare Chrome crash when accessed from the upgrade page
? Fixed Profile not scrolling to the bottom
? Fixed a crash when downgrading the product
? Fixed a crash caused by Device Management
? Fixed a issue where the Anti-Spam events would not show up in the Notifications tab
? Fixed a rare crash where the installer would crash at system check
? Fixed a issue where the Drives and Devices would be greyed-out on a limited account
? Fixed a issue where the Vulnerability Scan would show notifications when there are no vulnerabilities
? Bitdefender Agent Schedule has been set back to 1 min
? Fixed a graphical issue in Scan Reports
? Fixed a issue where the Firewall would block the printer
? Fixed a issue where the WMI Provider Host would eat unnecessary CPU
? Fixed a issue where the Remember This Website on SafePay would have no effect
? Fixed a crash on systems with their language set to Greek
? Fixed a rare crash when the system comes out of sleep
? Fixed a issue where the Scan USB Devices function would automatically immunize them as well
? Fixed a issue where the Paranoid Mode will remain enabled even after disabling the Firewall or the AV
? Fixed a issue where the Agent login page would be blank due to IE security settings
? Added Whitelist option under Web Protection
? Fixed a crash caused by IE
? Fixed a rare crash caused by the Update engine
? Fixed a issue where P... Read more

Answer:Bitdefender 2017

The best AV in the world for 5 years nowand the best interface(i think).
Bitdefender 2016-17 have saved me from 4 ransomeware attack the last 3 weeks.

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Question: 2017 X1 Update?

I was waiting for Apple to update the macbook pro line to replace my older x1, since I can't stand the touch row function buttons.  Of course Apple goes and releases their own version of the touch function buttons, which is the biggest reason I want to get rid of my machine.  So back to square one, I will probably just get another X1.  Are there any big updates due for 2017?  I know updated machines usually get released around late January / early February and was curious what is expected for next year. Thank you.

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ummmmmm... This is July 16, 2017 and this just started up for me in the last 3 weeks or so.... thought it was me or the result of an update. Any new ideas?

Answer:Still happening in 2017!

erm... hard to say as happening/event to which you refer isn't exactly clear from what you post here...?Perhaps a few more details might be in order?

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Hello Forum
Windows 10 Pro + K?s 2017
Shadow Defender?

No shady or nasty stuff
Safe browsing


Answer:Which one(s) to complement KIS 2017?

Shadow Defender for system wide virtualization.. or you could uninstall KIS and use AppGuard + HMP.A + Re-HIPS + Shadow Defender for signature-less protection

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Hi there- At it doesn't appear you can order a US Region laptop with WWAN.  Are the US models WWAN upgradable?  Am I simply missing something?  We nabbed a couple 20HR000FU but there no WWAN slot and no antenna pigtails.  I'm guessing we're sending these things back? What should be our strategy for getting laptops with functioning WWAN? Thanks!Ryan

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More info: KFA\KAV\KIS\KTS\KSOS 2017: - Kaspersky Lab Forum

Be a bit patient, still uploading installers

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Question: 2017 4K V nitro?

Sorry if this is the wrong thread, couldnt find anything in regards to the v nitro series.  Ive been looking at a new laptop to replace my V3-771g from 5 years ago and im looking at the V nitro series. The 2017 models are finally for sale but none have a 4K screen. I was wondering if this feature will be released on later models or not at all. Thanks

Answer:2017 4K V nitro?

Hi,  It is likely that 4K models will be released, however, acer hasn't confirmed this and it is only public speculation. The top tier models seem to have a GTX 1060, which isn't good enough for 4k gaming. I'd still recommend the 1080p version 

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Question: Razza config 2017

This is the current config for my main laptop and Gaming pc , the other computer in my house that my other family members use are petty much the same config.

But uses Eset Internet Security 10 intend of Kaspersky not too sure if am going to migrate them to Kaspersky when the licence on them expire.

Only my laptop use Veracrypt for Full Disk Encryption.

Am open to any suggestions to improve my setup.

Answer:Razza config 2017

Good and solid setup, strong combo KIS 2017 + EEK + Hitman Pro.

You are protected.

Thanks for sharing.

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Hey there! I'm getting really impatient and Lenovo Germany couldn't answer me: When is the new Thinkpad X-Series being released? Some googleing made me think it's February 2017, but by now i doubt that, February is almost over. I know this isn't a tech question by all means but I'm new to Lenovo and i would like to get some information about it. Please, i'm in desperate need of a new Laptop and if the new Yoga X1 wouldn't releas in time i would just go and buy the old one. Thank you in advance!M

Answer:X1 (2017) Release Dates?

Oh, sorry for bothering but i got one additional question: Does anyone know if new products immediately become part of the Lenovo Campus deals?

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My daughter's T440 is less than a year old. The system crashed today while she was working on a large PowerPoint. She had been saving but for some reason the system didn't actually save any changes for a couple of hours. When the system crashed, I checked the log files and for a constant stream of the same error: The server was unable to allocate from the system nonpaged pool because the server reached the configured limit for nonpaged pool allocations.  Event ID: 2017   Source: srv There must have been at least 25 of these within two hours of the crash. I checked online and found various fixes, all of which referenced HKLM keys within the registry. Curiously, the registry on this system does not have any HKLM keys at all. (I don't see any HKLM keys in the registry of my T440s either, nor do I have this error on my system at all.) Any ideas why might be causing the massive number of errors?  Incidentally, this is a common fix I'm finding: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management\LargeSystemCache (make the key a 1)HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\Parameters\Size (Make the key a 3) So far I've not been able to find any remance of her edited powerpoint -- not in the temp folder or anywhere else. Any ideas where else to look? (Word did keep an autorecovered copy of the open file there, but alas, nothing like that in Powerpoint.) Your response would be most appreciated. AFAB

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Hello All

Some good news for XP and Vista users.
Regards SilverSurf

Answer:Firefox supports XP at least to Sep 2017


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Much has been made of the demise of WP/W10M. I myself have owned almost every WP flagship, but sadly have moved on (though I might by one as a secondary device).
But I'm curious what everyone thinks about the state of W10 as a whole in 2017 (especially compared to Mac OS and Android's Desktop like experience)?
Also, how do you think the MS ecosystem is doing? We may have lost ground in mobile but I'm curious to get your thoughts about the rest of the W10 world.

Answer:Penny for your thoughts: 2017?

Originally Posted by Byrese Much has been made of the demise of WP/W10M. I myself have owned almost every WP flagship, but sadly have moved on (though I might by one as a secondary device).
But I'm curious what everyone thinks about the state of W10 as a whole in 2017 (especially compared to Mac OS and Android's Desktop like experience)?
Also, how do you think the MS ecosystem is doing? We may have lost ground in mobile but I'm curious to get your thoughts about the rest of the W10 world. Coming fresh off the build day two conference I think the future looks very bright.
MS is clearly ahead in its OS intergration of mixed reality.
Cortana skills offered contextually, will likely put MS ahead of the curve on voice, given a) its offered proactively not merely triggered b) it's a platform 100's of millions of people have access to already (unlike speakers).
There are also definite gains in terms of AI in general, and all those are available to use by developers.
Across device intergration makes windows open arms policy towards other platforms very attractive. Whether you are an android user, or a ios, your devices will work better together with windows and MS services than the other way around.
The incoming UI changes, make windows more attractive visually than other OSes. And they better suit mixed reality.
With system wide pen intergration, windows will be WELL ahead of other OSes in terms of the stylus.
UWP is picking up some steam with windows s (before release ... Read more

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Should I buy the surface pro 2017 I7 16GB or I5 8GB? Or maybe even look at the Surface laptop with the same specs? The only reason I am more leaning for the Surface pro is because the keyboard is replaceable. I don't know how well the laptop keyboard will hold up. Thank y'all for the help.

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I want to buy an HP Pavilion 17-ab004na  at this link: I need it to support AptX Bletooth.Any drivers please?

Answer:AptX on HP Pavilion 2017

Hi, Buy a different one or something to add in. But becareful: Regards.

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this is my config. Deployed on one machine desktop .

Answer:my Security Configuration 2017

Add Zemana and Malwarebytes to on demand
HTTPS Everywhere to chrome


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Intel has released new Microcode Data File for N4200 processor and many other processors, when Acer going to update bios for ES1-533, last one was from February 2017 (1.08)

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Hi, my office upgraded our one computer to Windows 10, now we are unable to login using our regular password. This is a local account- no Microsoft Account has ever been on there. I've tried three reps from ms and after a half hour all have told me the only option is to reset windows and lose all the files. I read online that this problem happen two years ago, and that Microsoft would make a fix for this problem. However it's 2017 and this is still an issue. I had an IT guy try to hack into the admin account and he was unable to do so after several attempts. What else can we do?

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This is my Updated Security Config!

Answer:Bergo Security 2017

UAC set it to max
HTTPS Everywhere to firefox
Pls update your profil status, its says Webroot and not KIS
Thanks for sharing.

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Hi all,

When KIS 2017 is running Uplay starts to update/download a game & then after about 50 Mb downloaded it stops & Uplay has a connection of 0 Mbs. I believe that KIS 2017 is blocking Uplay access to the internet.

Is there a way of fixing this? Every time I open Uplay I have to Exit KIS 2017 to get games to update!!!

Malware Blocker

Answer:Conflict between KIS 2017 & Uplay

Have you tried to create a exclusion rule for uplay services in Kaspersky's AV/Firewall?

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Version 1.4.1387 ? released on 07.03.2017
Following settings were changed:

Setting ?Do not display last users on lock screen? was removed as some users had problems accessing their system
Following errors were fixed:

Dialogue boxes were defective in high contrast mode
Crash when clicking links where Google Chrome is set as the standard browser
Problems detecting some Windows 10 OEM versions
Notifications that some settings are managed by the organisation did not disappear after applying factory settings
Factory settings revised
Available in English, German, French, Italian and Russian
Direct Download []

Answer:O&O ShutUp 10 v1.5.1390 (May 2017)

It is a good thing this type of tools are often updated considering MS probably refreshes telemetry services and other stuff during some new updates.

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What you guys think?
Which one is the best at the moment?

I'm been using Chrome for many many years but i donno maybe something better out there for me
I got like an average of 40-50 tabs open daily, often upwards 60-70,
my laptop hates me

Answer:Best Modern Web Browser for 2017

Not sure which is the best browser but i am a fan of Cyberfox and Vivaldi.

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Does anybody know if EMET 5.x Attack Surface Reduction effectively mitigate CVE-2017-0199 [1]?
Best regards
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Hi All, I would like to check the stability of the X1 Carbon 2017, if it's still as problematic as what I've read from the various threads: trackpad issues, thunderbolt ports issues, etc.  I've just returned a Yoga 370, supposed to be Mil specs but delivered faulty right out of box. As a form of resolution and customer retention, Lenovo has recommended and offered to swap to a X1 Carbon or T470 as what they claimed to be stable laptops.  I would like to to seek your opinions on this before deciding whether to go ahead with another Lenovo. I'm really keen to move on to other companies since the customer service rendered, active following up and updates has not really been that satisfactory.  I would like to hear you guys out first before deciding.  Thanks in advance

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v5.34.6207 (12 Sep 2017)
Browser Cleaning
- Firefox: Internet History cleaning rule no longer removes Favicon content

- Minor GUI improvements
- Minor bug fixes

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When will this new version of the XPS27 become available in Aus??
It has been quite a few years since Dell released the previous version.

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i welcome any suggestions

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I did not find any official information on this vulnerability in Skype Changelogs or the SUG. The researcher claims acknowledgment by Microsoft in
Microsoft Skype v7.3.6 - Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
> Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline:
> ==================================
> 2017-05-16: Researcher Notification & Coordination (Benjamin Kunz Mejri)
> 2017-05-17: Vendor Notification (Microsoft Security Response Center - MSRC)
> 2017-05-24: Vendor Response/Feedback (Microsoft Security Response Center - MSRC)
> 2017-06-08: Vendor Fix/Patch (Microsoft Service Developer Team)
> 2017-06-25: Security Acknowledgements (Microsoft Security Response Center - MSRC)
> 2017-06-26: Public Disclosure (Vulnerability Laboratory)Is there a place I can look for citable sources by Microsoft in this regard?Cheers

-- lewas

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