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Which one(s) to complement KIS 2017?

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

Hello Forum
Windows 10 Pro + K?s 2017
+
Appguard
or
HMP.A
or
Re-HIPS
or
Shadow Defender?

No shady or nasty stuff
Safe browsing

Tnx

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Preferred Solution: Which one(s) to complement KIS 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 http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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 ,  I am trying to download the BIOS update for X1 carbon 4th gen 20FB and i couldnt find that in this page. Can you please difrect me where to get it ?  https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/LEN-18282 Thanks,Ramesh

Answer:LEN-18282: Reading Privileged Memory with a Side Channel CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-575

Welcome to the CommunityThe BIOS update is published on the laptop' download pagehttps://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-...
 
UPD
The link to the BIOS update is present on the page you've mentioned, unfortunately without laptop' MT code or x1 Carbon its generation #:
 
ThinkPad X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga - Affected - N1FET59W - https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/downloads/DS111756 - 1/7/2018
 

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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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Question: complement to WD

Is there something lightweight, that is recommended to use together with windows defender?

I am running malwarebytes anti-exploit
and I just now enabled MpEnablePus in WD, which is supposed to protect against PUA (at risk of FPs). I enabled it using the registry hack provided by secondmineboy -- thanks!
and I use MBAM free to run a scan every once in a while.

I don't need foolproof security; speed and responsiveness of system is more important. And I am not looking for software conflicts. I already had to roll back my system because of software conflicts, so I am trying to keep it simple this time.

windows 10 pro x64
chrome x64, with LastPass and uBlock Origin and HTTPS Everywhere
Macrium Reflect
 

Answer:complement to WD

I think you've partially answered your question. WD and MBAM is enough most of the time.
 

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Howdy.
Good morning.

I have Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview Ver: 1607 Comp: 15019.1000, and I have connected my mobile phone to my PC, and the PC recognizes mu phone, but when I try to copy files from the computer to the phone, it doesn't work.

I have looked on the internet and I have found that I need the "Telephone complement" but when I try to install it from : Access Denied it does not work. I push Get application but It does not work either.

What else can I do?.

Thnx

Answer:Telephone complement

Which phone ? How are you connecting ?

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Hi guys!

What security software (freeware preferably) would you recommend using alongside Mamutu (if any) and why?
(I should put a freshly acquired license to good use, thanks to exterminator20 :dance3: )
 

Answer:How to complement Mamutu?

RE: How to complement Mamutu

you can try this combo it's working great for me

Avast AV 8 free + Mamutu 3.0 + Zemana Antilogger PRO + ZoneAlarm FW
 

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I need to convert -10 and -70 to 16bit

now I read something about using "Two's complement" for negative numbers, but idk how to convert it to 16bit

found this program to get the 8bit version:

http://www.rsu.edu/faculty/PMacpherson/Programs/twos.html
 

Answer:twos complement in 16bit?

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I have been a fan of Kaspersky for like 5 years now, have their products installed on 4 different devices currently and they have never failed me to date. But, even traditional AV' s cannot detect everything with their behavior-based technology, I was looking for 2 freeware programs to complement my KIS[Kaspersky internet security] on my windows 10 pc. After a lot of poking and snooping around the IOT's , I finally came upon a nice malware remover tool known as SuperAntiSpyware :- https://www.superantispyware.com/ and Zonealarm's free firewall solution :- https://www.zonealarm.com/software/free-firewall/ .I just wanted to know whether using these applications with my traditional AV would bog down my system resources considerably or not, as I currently have 8 gigs of ram, will it be a problem? . I hope I do not sound paranoid, but traditional AV's with their signature-based detection were long touted to be dead against 0 day exploits and what not, I guess practicing safe browsing and tightening your security with multiple applications and browser extensions such as ublock origin,disconnect,noscript,etc is the only way to go
 

Answer:Companion anti-malware+firewall to complement paid AV

Windows 10 can have issues with updates/upgrades when a third-party antivirus app is installed, so I stick with its built-in Windows Defender Antivirus app.

I also use Malwarebytes AdwCleaner and SUPERAntiSpyware (both free) every 7 - 14 days to scan for and remove any threats they may find.

I've never used Kaspersky, so I can't comment on it.

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What settings would i have to disable for HMPA to complement ESET NOD32's built in exploit blocker?
 
Current Security Configuration (In case of compatibility issues)
 
ESET NOD32
Zemana AM Premium
HMPA 
 
They're all trials at the moment so money isn't an issue if i were to uninstall them.

Answer:Settings to disable for HMPA to complement ESET's exploit blocker?

What version of HMPA are you using?ESET Exploit Blocker is designed to fortify applications that are often exploited, such as web browsers, PDF readers, email clients or MS Office components...it does not conflict with other security programs I use on my computers to include an older version of HMPA.

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What settings would i have to disable for HMPA to complement ESET NOD32's built in exploit blocker?
 
Current Security Configuration (In case of compatibility issues)
 
ESET NOD32
Zemana AM Premium
HMPA 
 
They're all trials at the moment so money isn't an issue if i were to uninstall them.

Answer:Settings to disable for HMPA to complement ESET's exploit blocker?

What version of HMPA are you using?ESET Exploit Blocker is designed to fortify applications that are often exploited, such as web browsers, PDF readers, email clients or MS Office components...it does not conflict with other security programs I use on my computers to include an older version of HMPA.

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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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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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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?
LEAVING THE PLATFORM BECAUSE OF WINDOWS MOBILE
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?
EASE OF MOVING PLATFORMS
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.
FACEBOOK
Third, the Facebook app on iPad is ... Read more

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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Hello,
I'm trying to push out the update for the CVE-2017-11937 and CVE-2017-11940 vulnerabilities through WSUS but I can't find the KB# for either of them. Anyone know what KB# these two have?
Thanks!

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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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Hello,
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 ?
Thanks
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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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...

1.
OS is Windows10 Home and updated with latest security patch.
2.
Main browser is the latest of Mozilla Firefox with ublock origin.
3.
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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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
cruelsister1
Aca Faca

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

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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 :
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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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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,
Fesco. 

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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My current set-up which i have recently changed.

Any comments or suggestions welcomed.

Many Thanks

Andy
 

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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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
16 GB, DDR4 SDRAM
2 TB HDD
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
DVD-Writer
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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Any other forum regulars in attendance today/tomorrow?
 

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Trang soi c?u chúng tôi gi?i thi?u cho cac b?n dàn xiên 3 mi?n phí víp cho các b?n tham kh?o là 15-68-87.

Lô 15 trong 100 ngày ra 36 ngày hi?n t?i 2 ngày ch?a ra.

Lô 68 trong 100 ngày ra 19 ngày, hi?n t?i 3 ngày ch?a ra.

Lô 87 trong 100 ngày ra 33 ngày, hi?n t?i 7 ngày ch?a ra.

Chúng tôi cung c?p dàn xiên 3 là mi?n phí nên nó ch? mang tinh ch?t tham kh?o. Tuy nhiên t? l? ra c?ng cao, b?n có th? tham kh?o ? nh?ng ngày tr??c ?? bi?t t? l? ra c?a nó nhé. N?u b?n mu?n l?y c?u t?t h?n th́ hăy vào c?u lô ?? l?y.
 

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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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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: F-Secure 2017

F-Secure products for home


F-Secure total security and privacy​
Complete protection for online safety and privacy​
Protect all your devices against viruses and online threats​
Surf the web anonymously and access blocked content​


F-Secure SAFE​
Protect all your devices (PCs, tablets, smartphones and Mac's) with one service​
Quick and easy for you to install​
Stay safe from online threats​


F-Secure Freedome​
Block intrusive tracking to protect your privacy and browse faster​
Access blocked content by changing your virtual location​
Connect safely to any public Wi-Fi with an encrypted connection​


F-Secure KEY​
Store all your passwords and credentials securely​
Generate strong and unique passwords​
Auto-fill your passwords on log-in pages​


F-Secure Booster​
Clean up your devices​
Get better performance and stability​
Speed up your devices​


F-Secure Internet Security​
Simple, affordable and dependable​
Automatic protection against viruses, malware and all online threats​
Secure Internet surfing with Browsing Protection​


F-Secure Anti-Virus​
Protect your computer against viruses, spyware and other malware​
Advanced malware removal technology​
Stop harmful attacks on your computer​

Free products and tools
F-Secure SEARCH​
Ensures safety of your search results​
Provides website... Read more

Answer:F-Secure 2017

is that ultralight antivirus included in the new product line?
 

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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'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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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 21.0.18.967

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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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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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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Read more: http://pcmag.com/security-devices-p...er-box-wants-to-help-you-avoid-phishing-scams

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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What's new in version 5.0.0.1 (04.10.2017)

- Fixed: During to a failed commit/build, the previous version did not display
anything in the Action column. Rules Panel and Connections Log were affected.

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What's new in version 5.0.0.0 (04.10.2017)

- New: Connections Log contains now an "Auto refresh on open" check box which will
automatically trigger Refresh when the window is opened.
- New: Connections Log contains now an "Auto receive updates" check box which will
automatically add the newest entries on top of the list. More info can be found in
the user manual.
- New: Main Panel displays now the currently connected location of Windows Firewall.
- New: Added "Open the website" functionality in the About tab.
- Fixed: Duplicate notifications may be displayed if the location of Windows Firewall
changes after WFC service start-up and there are rules defined for specific locations.
- Fixed: Merge rules functionality from Rules Panel does create the merged rule, but
does not remove anymore the old rules.
- Fixed: Import policy displays a successful operation result, even if the import has
failed due to a file access denied error.
- Fixed: Refresh does not work anymore in Connections Log after using the search.
The window must be closed and reopened to be able to refresh again the data grid.
- Fixed: Some group names from Windows 10 are not recognized.
- Fixed... 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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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.
Dependencies
   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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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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I know that the ram is solidered on the motherboard, however I want to have 16G version and I just can purchase the 8G on school offer. If I would like to upgrade into 16G, does it possible to pay for do this. Thanks!

Answer:X1 2017 ram upgrade

It is usually better to sell your machine and buy the configuration you want

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Hi,
I buy a new computer with this specification: Desktop PC ASUS K31CD-RO017D cu procesor Intel® Pentium? G4400 3.30GHz, Skylake?, 4GB, 1TB, DVD-RW, Intel® HD Graphics, Free DOS.

I want certainly know that I can install to it the Win 7 Pro 64 bits. 

And how / where I can buy this program for Romania?

Thanks!

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Question: Nero 2017

Hi...
I installed nero 2017 in my windows 10. After then i tried to uninstall it and uninstall process completed but it is still showing in programs and features. I deleted all files manually from the computer (like from programs x86 folder) but it is still showing in programs and features. Now i can't reinstall the same or any other version. I have cleared registry entries too. I have deleted files from windows installer folder too.
Please help

Answer:Nero 2017

How did you "clear regsitry entries"?
 
If you did not do a very detailed removal of such, chances are there are entries remaining in the registry.  The easy way to find out is to go into regedit...do a search for "Nero 2017" or "Nero".
 
Louis

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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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More info: KFA\KAV\KIS\KTS\KSOS 2017: 17.0.0.577 - Kaspersky Lab Forum

Be a bit patient, still uploading installers
 

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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: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-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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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: 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

enjoy
 

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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A video resume lets the employer see you and hear your story via our Happy Minds APP, In fact, your 60 second video resume can give you a better chance at showcasing your skills and work you've accomplished. Take few minutes of your time to get your career graph shaped. Download our app to search and apply for jobs. Create your video profile right from your mobile, go video and get noticed.
 

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Hi there- At http://psref.lenovo.com/Product/ThinkPad_X1_Carbon_5th_Gen 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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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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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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https://youtu.be/LbVKKYjCrjI
https://youtu.be/y9QrTrkuGQs
https://youtu.be/k_YtTDfrIfs

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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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Question: Emsisoft 2017.11

Released: Emsisoft Anti-Malware 2017.11 released

Changelog:
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Emsisoft Anti-Malware 2017.11.0.8247 released. This release includes fixes, enhancements and stability improvements.

This update will require an application restart.
Improved: Beginning of update schedule after computer start.
Improved: Extended forensics logging.
Improved: Integration with Windows Security Center.
Fixed: Missing Emsisoft Security Center icon after being deployed from Emsisoft Enterprise Console.
Fixed: Visibility of the Connect/Disconnect buttons related to Enterprise Console, in Administrator mode.
Fixed: Processing of the exclusions list for the command line scanner (A2CMD)
Many minor tweaks and fixes.
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Source: Emsisoft Anti-Malware 2017.11 released

Released: Emsisoft Emergency Kit 2017.11 released

Changelog:
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Emsisoft Emergency Kit 2017.11.0.8219. This release includes fixes, enhancements and stability improvements.
Fixed: Rare SSL connection issue with updating and activating.
Improved: Extended forensics logging.
Minor tweaks and fixes.
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Source: Emsisoft Emergency Kit 2017.11 released

Released: Emsisoft Enterprise Console 2017.11 released

Changelog:
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Emsisoft Enterprise Console 2017.11.0.3270 released. This release includes fixes, enhancements and stability improvements.
Several minor tweaks and fixes.
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Source: Emsisoft Enterprise Console 2017.11 released
 

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













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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: http://www.harveynorman.com.au/computers-tablets/computers/desktops-and-all-in-one/hp-envy-34-b010a-curved-34-all-in-one-desktop.html

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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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This is my Config ! and Happy Easter to all )
 

Answer:given Security Configuration (2017)

Added Voodooshield - Unchecky
 

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Mcafee AntiVirus Plus 2017 Features:
1- Unlimited Licensees Windows,Androis,IOS.
2-Antivirus + antispyware + Malware + spyware
3-Web Protection : Site Adviser URL Malicious Blocking (Firefox + Chrome + IE)
4- File Shredder
5- Firewall Two Way
6-Qiuck Cleaner
7-Vulnerability Scanner
8- Free Support
9-Award Winning Usability (AV-TEST)
10-Top Rated Performance after ESET (AV-Comparatives June 2017)

 

Answer:McAfee AntiVirus plus 2017

And that's why performance tests shouldn't be taken very seriously.
Mcafee had top rated performance in Av-comparatives? Because I believe they did pretty bad in Av-test.
 

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New Setting: Disable saving SMS messages to the cloud
New Setting: Disable network access for OneDrive before log-in
New Setting: Disable Updates for voice recognition and synthesis
New Setting: Disable Cloud Search form Cortana
Bugfix implemented for Exception 0x80004003 when starting under Windows 10 Build 10240
Available in German, English, French, Italian and Russian.
Changelog and download
 

Answer:O&O ShutUp 10 v1.6.1394 (8th Nov 2017)

HarborFront said:

New Setting: Disable saving SMS messages to the cloud
New Setting: Disable network access for OneDrive before log-in
New Setting: Disable Updates for voice recognition and synthesis
New Setting: Disable Cloud Search form Cortana
Bugfix implemented for Exception 0x80004003 when starting under Windows 10 Build 10240
Available in German, English, French, Italian and Russian.
Changelog and downloadClick to expand...

thank you for sharing Harborfront
 

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Windows Defender : Enable PUA Detection, Create task schedule for check update signature every 2 hours
Windows Firewall: Enhanced with Windows Firewall Control
Zemana AntiLogger: Weekly Schedule Scan
Keeweb: Database on One Drive and automatic backup in local Drive every changes content
keepass database

I have disable filtering Microsoft Edge in Adguard for Windows cause incompatiblity in this Windows Insider Build, so I install Adguard Extension from store for Microsoft Edge.

This is my current Security Config. Any Suggestion will be appreciate
 

Answer:Technozz 2017 Config

Howdy Technozz! Thanks for sharing your config Look's good for me, stay safe dude!
 

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Other security software: Kaspersky Internet Security (Licence key) and Shadow Defender.

Backup services and devices: MEGA cloud (50GB), Mediafire (54GB), Google Drive (17GB), OneDrive (15GB), 4Shared (15GB), Lexar P10 USB 3.0 flash drive (32GB), WD My Passport Ultra portable HDD (1TB).

Portable HDD is used for system image backups, programs and personal data. All school work is backed up to OneDrive daily via the client.

Current programs: uTorrent, 7Zip, Kodi, Steam, F.lux, Foxit PDF Reader, ImgBurn, Wing IDE, Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016, MiniTool Partition Wizard, MiniTool Power Data Recovery (Technician license), Kodi, Ace Player, Python 3.4, Skype, Viber, Virtual DJ Pro, WD Drive Utilities & Security and VLC media player and OneDrive client.

Both laptops have UEFI setup with secure boot enabled.

A Sandisk UltraFit 32GB bootable flash drive made with SARDU. It contains:

Avira Rescue System
Bitdefender
Kaspersky KavRescue 10
ESET SysRescue Live
NT password
Trinity Rescue Kit
Aomei Backupper
Darik's Boot And Nuke
gparted AMD64
Mint KDE
Windows 10 UEFI Installer
All software is current and kept up to date (Software is always being updated which is why I haven't listed any version numbers next to the software I am using).

'Patch Tuesday' (Microsoft releases Windows updates every second Tuesday of every month) and 'Critical Wednesday', all outstanding work is put aside to ensure system is fully patched (The days mentioned don&... Read more

Answer:Spartacus' config 2017 [2PC]

Consider HTTPS Everywhere for Chrome/Firefox.
You are fully protected.
We appreciate your detailed explanation
 

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RansomOff Change Log
5.2017.116.7686 (Beta) - 26 Apr 2017
General bug fixes.

5.2017.116.6374 (Beta) - 26 Apr 2017
File restore expanded to cover all processes with a variety of ways to restore modified files.
Added additional file backup and restore options for increased control.
Added ability to disable file backup.
Automatically identifies and adds anti-virus exemption.
Notifications on common Windows start-up area changes.
 

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I'm confused (not strange considering my age)On steam, DX11 is listed as recommended HW, but now the game is installed. I found the following 4 files:
GFSDK_SSAO_D3D11.win64.dll
GFSDK_SSAO_D3D11_UWP.win64.dll
GFSDK_SSAO_D3D12.win64.dll
GFSDK_SSAO_D3D12_UWP.win64.dll

But the game is running DX11, and I can not figure out how to switch to DX12. A google search made me even more confused, some people claim it supports DX12 after patch 1.6, others that it don't, as it should work with the dam consoles in online gaming-mode.
Anyone here can tell me if / how I can get the game in DX12 mode in singleplayer ???

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hi guys
i have a situation
when i try to install adobe premiere pro cc 2017 it launches adobe creative claude and after a few seconds it fails and i can't install the program
what's the problem
Sincerely Yours
My Pc runs x64 version of Windows 7
 

Answer:adobe premiere pro cc 2017

Try right click on the install icon and selecting

Run as Administrator
 

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Exactly what the title says... I never really use laptops.. but with some local and national confrences coming up I will need to attend because of work.. I think I need more than my old 2004 Toshiba running a year old version of Mint..

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Hi can anyone help please. I'm looking for a PC that I can use sketchup pro with. Could anyone help with a few ideas please?
Thanks

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I want to buy an HP Pavilion 17-ab004na  at this link: http://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=W7Q46EA&opt=ABU&sel=NTBbut 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:       https://www.facebook.com/notes/vas-tian/buyers-of-aptx-supported-usb-bluetooth-dongles-beware-you-ma... Regards.

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I installed an M.2 SSD in the open slot to go with my mechanical hard drive that came with it. It was an SSD that was used a the boot drive of a desktop and I was not able to format it before installation. When the new drive is installed the laptop will not power on. When removed it powers on a boots normally. What do I need to do?

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Hi, my R61 is not mentioned in  Lenovo Security Advisory: LEN-18282 . Does this mean it is not affected? I'm running Windows 7 on it and the test tool provided by Microsoft suggests a BIOS update from the device OEM in order to fix CVE-2017-5715. If R61 and other older Thinkpad models are affected what it the offical policy of Lenovo regarding this problem?  Regards,jal66

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The Computer did not turn on for some period. After a few days it just started without any adjustments.

Thereafter, I ran READ & RUN ME FIRST Malware Removal Guide Procedure, to check whether there were any threats.

The logs are attached herewith.

Dr. K.D.J.H. Manilka Jayawardena,
Medical Officer,
National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory (NTRL/Central Laboratory of NPTCCD),
Chest Hospital Premises,
Welisara.
Proud to be a Sri Lankan!
 

Answer:Malware- L3av380- 2017-05-24

I am not finding any malware in your logs.

However, run this:

Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.

Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
Vista/Windows 7/8 and 10 users right-click and select Run As Administrator
Click on the Scan button.
AdwCleaner will begin...be patient as the scan may take some time to complete.
After the scan has finished, click on the Report button...a logfile (AdwCleaner[R#].txt) will open in Notepad for review (where the largest value of # represents the most recent report).
The contents of the log file may be confusing. Unless you see a program name that you know should not be removed, don't worry about it. If you see an entry you want to keep, let me know about it.
Attach the logfile to your next reply.
A copy of all logfiles are saved in the C:\AdwCleaner folder which was created when running the tool.

 

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So it's already July and why not take the time and talk about what password manager do we use as of 2017.

Are you using the native password manager of your browser ? And if you're using a third party one, is it open source such as KeePass or proprietary, stored locally or cloud based, used on your PC only or on all your devices ? And if happen to don't use any password manager at all, what's your trick to ensure your online safety ?

This is not a comparison or about what's THE best password manager, but about what's your favorite one and why you use it. And of course all related talks such as 2 step authentification, password strength, etc...
 

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hi,this summer i bought the x1 carbon with 16gb and 1tb.it arrived with a battery lasting only 2-3 hours. i opened a case and lenovo sent a repair box. i decided to keep it because i cannot be without a computer for three weeks and  i decided to operate it mostly plugged in. lenovo had old me that they would not take the  broken computer back unlike good american companies like apple or costco. are they not interested in happy customers? i have to travel a lot and yesterday the ssd gave up on the five months young computer. i am shocked. this has never happened  to me before even with cheap consumer rated computers. the x1 carbon was almost 2500 loonies. lenovo sells it as a premium business class computer. now i am stuck in asia without a working computer. for the first time in my life. thanks to lenovo.fred

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Solus released snapshot 2017.04.18.0 today. Release notes are here for those interested.
 

Answer:Solus 2017.04.18.0 Released

Interesting. I've been playing alot with Ubuntu MATE recently and its by far the least annoying of the Linux distros I've tried in recent memory. This looks similar. Are you familiar with Solus? What about it stands out from the Mint's, Ubuntu's and others?
 

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When the Computer is turned on, it freezes after the appearance of the desktop background before the appearance of the desktop ions. The Computer functioned in the SafeMode.
Thereafter, I ran READ & RUN ME FIRST Malware Removal Guide Procedure in Safe Mode, to check whether there were any threats.

The logs are attached herewith. The Hitman Pro Log could not be obtained due to the closure of the programme upon obtaining the log. However, no threat was detected by it.

Dr. K.D.J.H. Manilka Jayawardena,
Medical Officer,
National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory (NTRL/Central Laboratory of NPTCCD),
Chest Hospital Premises,
Welisara.
Proud to be a Sri Lankan!
 

Answer:Malware- Jpew- 2017-05-10

This is more than likely not a malware problem. This PC is running a very old, out of date, and unsupported operating system (Win XP SP3 ). In addition, it has too little memory to even run it properly. Logs show:
Code:

Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 262.42 MB
And to make things worse there are too many protection programs installed and running. I see all of the below:

Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition
Client Security Solution
COMODO Internet Security
Internet Security Essentials
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware version 2.2.1.1043
Spybot - Search & Destroy
SpywareBlaster 5.5
SUPERAntiSpyware

I would start by uninstalling all of the above and see if your situation changes. It is possible that you may have a problem uninstalling some of them while in safe boot mode.
 

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As some of us know you can still get Win 10 free using the accessibility install which will activate with most (all i have done) Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 keys.

If you do still want to get Windows 10 for free, get it soon

https://www.engadget.com/2017/11/04...10-promo-on-december-31st/?sr_source=Facebook

Microsoft largely stopped offering free Windows 10 upgrades back in July 2016. However, there's been an ongoing exception: if you use accessibility features, you've had an extension of that promo. And now, that last deal is coming to an end. Microsoft has quietly updated its site to reveal that free upgrades for those who need assistive technologies will end on December 31st, 2017. The company hasn't directly explained the timing for the cutoff, but the extension was announced to give extra time to users who had to wait for the July 2016 Anniversary Update before they got promised accessibility features. Given that there have been numerous milestone updates since then, there's a good chance you've already moved to Windows 10 if you were holding out.Click to expand...
 

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Hallo,
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


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Hello,

Who uses Norton to do tests against malware ?
 

Answer:How many of you use Norton 2017? Is it worth it?

I have Norton Security installed on one machine here and it does okay in my testing, Sonar is very good.
 

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here is my new 2017 Config , waiting for your opinions on it

( come on guys tell me its great : )))) )
 

Answer:Mr.Pr Security Configuration 2017

First of all, you are at risk: you shouldn't play with Malware on your host machine. System utilities are optimising software (CCleaner, for example)
 

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Hello,
Please will you verify the version?
Current version of the Bat is 7.4.2 (Website)
Your version [7.4.4] actually downloads as version 7.4.0
Totally confused.
Appreciate some guidance.
 

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Released: Beta updates ? 2017-07-03

Changelog:
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Emsisoft Emergency Kit 2017.6.0.7694 ? with BETA updates enabled:
Improved: Feature for easy switching to Emsisoft Anti-Malware.
Related Posts:
Beta updates ? 2017-06-29
Emsisoft Emergency Kit 2017.4 released
Emsisoft Emergency Kit 2017.2 released
Beta updates ? 2017-05-01
Beta updates ? 2017-02-27
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Source: Beta updates ? 2017-07-03
 

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Hi,
Does anybody know if EMET 5.x Attack Surface Reduction effectively mitigate CVE-2017-0199 [1]?
Best regards
[1] - https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2017/04/cve-2017-0199-hta-handler.html

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-6300 Six-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 21 Model 2 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 6
RAM: 7913 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon 3000 Graphics, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 922 GB (833 GB Free);
Motherboard: ECS, A960M-M4
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Enabled and Updated

Gentlemen -again I am having a problem with Windows 7 and now the newly installed Office 2017. I seem to have corrupted files somewhere on the system . I used Advanced System Care Ultimate to find the errors and correct them. If finds errors but does not seem to get rid of them even after acknowledging them. When I restart the computer I get the search for systems page as windows won't start properly and it corrects some problems then it actually starts the second time. I have had BSOD related to dump files? and now the whole system is so slow I can take walks while it starts a program - any program, outlook, excel, whatever. So I need someone with more knowledge than I to help me fix this mess. So I go to you.
I have Malwarebytes and ASCU installed on this computer.
Let me know what files are needed to decipher the problem and get the computer back to normal.
Thanks
 

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I am having to do a search in my browser TWICE before it sticks. Visited links no longer change colors. There is NO DOUBT something that has changed with the Microsoft updates. So, in all of the messing around Microsoft does to "fix" security,
they have now managed to screw up IE 11.
No amount of changing colors and accessibility resolve the change of colors satisfactorily.  If I get the colors to change for the visited links, the colors of the web pages are messed up.  Other clicks and colors only make matters worse so that
now my email format is screwed.  So are most of the web pages I visit.
You people definitely did something and I just don't know if I do a system restore all the way back to August will fix the problem.  I don't know if I have to remove all the Updates that Microsoft has told me I needed.  I do not want to reset IE. 
That is only as the last resort and I am not confident that will fix the problem since I clicked and changed colors in all manner of scenarios and I just want my computer browsing to go back to the way it looked for the past year or more.

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that's what it is

I made a new thread because you can't edit old ones anymore. They are being archived.
 

Answer:Shmu26 Config in 2017

I have nothing to add here, you are protected.

Thanks for sharing.
 

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I have just purchased the new spectra x360 and everytime I take out a connected cable whether it be charger or hdmi cable the laptop shuts down and reboots. Is this normal

Answer:Spectra x360 (2017)

No, that is not normal.  It is likely to be a systemboard issue. Contact HP directly for warranty service.

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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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I have the same setup for a while now, I do not often change things much. But it has kept me safe for a while now.
 

Answer:frogboys 2017 config.

I am waitting for your config.Great.
 

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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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hi all, my x1 Carbon 2017 has just switched it's self off and will no longer power back on. Anybody have any ideas? I've tried pressing the reset button on the bottom but that hasn't helped.     

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