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Do you trust WOT again? - 2017

Question: Do you trust WOT again? - 2017

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."

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Preferred Solution: Do you trust WOT again? - 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: Do you trust WOT again? - 2017

No i do not use WOT.

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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 ? 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 page
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 - - 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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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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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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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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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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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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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?

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Question: Dont TRUST TRUST

I have a trust [email protected] which is 3 years old, i changed from 98 to xp a few months ago and i cant get a driver for the cam so I emailed trust.. Only to be told thay wont support it as the gurrantee is only for 2 years !!! on the site thay say its because of older chips in the cam ?? this is all crap !!! a product of 3 years old should be supported and trust wont get no more of my money !!!


consumer watch is best place for thisjohnny.

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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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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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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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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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Question: E-trust av!

Can anybody tell me if ca e-trust anti virus is any good.And is it better than avg,which is what ive got now.Im asking because i can get e-trust free for a year,and i want to know how good it is before i get it.

Answer:E-trust av!

It is a good product but if you have AVG and are happy with it, then why change? AVG is trusted by many here.

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Question: Web of Trust

Hi,Probably somebody already know this application but I'll just share it anyways.When searching on google and you dont know if this website has malicious things on it well try to install WOT

Answer:Web of Trust

WOT has saved me many times, thanks for posting this

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This is tuff going trying to work out what is a "real" message and what is an advert. I cant figure it out so thought maybe someone could help this newbie work her way through the maze. If I get pop up menus saying there is a problem in the registry should I trust the message and go looking for fixes or are they coming from a company who wants me to buy their product? the boxes are from and and know I did have a virus but I think I finally managed to get rid of the beast but maybe these are warnings that I should be paying attention to?

Answer:How do I know who to trust?

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I have multiple computer some of which were just upgraded from NT4 to 2k3. There were trusts set up before and now I would like them again. I can set it up as a one way but not two way. Would it help if I switched to Native instead of leaving it in mixed? Next when I add the domain name like in the box for the trust it comes back with "AD cannot verify the domain RPC server is not running". But when I use LDN by itself it goes through. And after the setup is done the whole FQDN is displayed if I try to verify I get the same message about RPC. Thank you for the help.

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Question: WOT (Web of Trust)

I originally ended up here in Techguy looking for info concerning an article I read, and in reading various threads concerning that and other threads that piqued my interest, I noticed that WOT is rarely mentioned here.

Is WOT not as recommended as other security programs? Or is it just not as widely known? I would think it would be a top program to mention in order to prevent us from accessing the bad sites most likely to cause us harm. And since I rarely see it mentioned here, I'm now questioning its integrity, lol.

For anyone who hasn't heard of this browser extension, WOT (Web of Trust) keeps track of websites and lets you know which one are trustworthy with a colour-coded system.

It bases the "trust system" on user experience who then rate the sites using the rating system built in the program. The ratings are from millions of users and trusted third-party sources.

You then know which sites are safe due to the "reputation icons" which are the coloured circles beside each website. They show up for search engine hits, social media platforms, online email, shortened URLs, and many popular sites.

So what are your views of this extenion? Is is not quite on the up-and-up or just very underated?

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Question: No Trust In Trust

I bought a Trust sound card and it has *messed* up my PC!!! Their tech support is pance and so are their cards...

Prob is.. my PC takes ages to start now.. even now that I have gone back to my previous card and removed all the drivers for the Trust card.. I have also used the restore function and gone back a month.. but stillll takes ages to start..

Windows Xp shows up .. says its loading, then the screen goes black for anytime between 20 seconds and 10 mins!

Anybody got any idea how to fix this problem

..PS.. Obviously do not buy any Trust Sound Cards! Think you know why now!

Answer:No Trust In Trust

Please keep the language appropriate. This board sees visitors of all ages and sensitivities.

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Question: Web of Trust

I recently installed the WOT add-on for Firefox. To my surprise, many of the recruiting and job search sites I visit are red flagged ( is one example). Why in the world would this be??

Answer:Web of Trust

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Question: Don't trust others

About 2 weeks ago, i formatted my computer. After finally getting what I wanted back up, my computer was faster than ever. I left, only to come back to my much older(about 20 years older) cousin on my computer. I let her check her e-mail and whatnot. Soon she was doing things randomly to pass time.I thought, "Why is she waiting? My computer isn't that slow!" When I got on the computer, it was freezing nearly constantly, and I spent a good 4 hours attempting to fix it. Now, I had to delete nearly 2 gigs of programs just to get it salvaged again. Now she is blaming it on my games. Could someone diagnose this please?

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:44:58 AM, on 11/25/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\HPQ\Quick Launch Buttons\EabServr.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\A... Read more

Answer:Don't trust others


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Spring is comming and in my part of the country, that means horrible thunderstorms. I have an APC 650VA/390Watt USP. I was wondering if it would be safe to put my faith in it to protect my system from lightning strike (i've lost a computer to lightning before), or should I continue to unplug everything during storms?

Answer:Should I trust my UPS?

UPS wont protect against a bad lightning storm

Unplug your gear in a bad storm. Or use a laptop with wireless and a cheap wireless router.

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i have been using spyot for awhile and yes i update it and it never finds anything and i have a feeling that is missing a bunch, so i tryed a spy killer that a friend uses, and that found 7 traces of VX 2 i was going to use it to fix VX 2 but to my horror it wanted $30.00 for the key, no way i said. So i got adawareSE (how do i make sure that the deep scan is on , set up right ?) and the VX2plug in and it finds nothing, so whom do i trust and assuming something finds this VX2 umn how do i make sure that this virus gets killed - i am using w98se. ! ?

I am using Free Bit Defender 8 virus scan and that finds stuff but no VX2 , this B D seems to work best for me compared to Free Avast or AVG - i do run one time vs scans from trend micro to double ck and nothing - any ideas - thanks . . .

Answer:VX2 - whom to trust

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Question: Trust

When i visited this link to test my pc for security issues i got the warning that this is not a secure site and info may not be safe, ect.

Just wondered if anyone else can advise me if it's ok to use and trust this site?



Who is the one who gives you the warning?
The one who is responsible for many security flaws.
OK,it's a typical message.
This Site is more than secure.

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Question: Don't trust 'em

I had a middle-eastern type put Win 7 on my computer and it turned out to be a developer copy (illegal copy). being reasonably hionest, I purchased a real versin of Win 7 Ultimate. What kind of problems will I encounter installing the legal version?

Answer:Don't trust 'em

You shouldn't have any issue installing the legal version just format and install that is it. After you install you will have to go to your manufacturers website and install all of your device drivers though.

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Long story short, I was using eTrust EZ Anti-virus for a long time, and it worked very well. but it did not detect a kakworm that Symantec's site did detect.

So I took the plunge and installed NAV2002 last night and scanned my system with it. It found 2 kakworm files. So I downloaded the removal tool for it. BUT... that tool said there is no kakworm on my system.

So who can I trust? The eTrust AV is very good, and never let me down (I got infected with klez this week due to my own ignorance). And eTrust never detected a kakworm, but NAV did, but their removal tool says it isn't there.

Any suggestions?

Answer:Who can I trust....?

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Question: Do I trust them


i have done a hijackthis on my system and I have attached the log file. How do I determine whther I trust a site eg without actually going in to it with the risk that that would entail.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 9:51:08 PM, on 28/03/2005
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Titanium Antivirus 2005\PavProt.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Titanium Antivirus 2005\APVXDWIN.EXE
C:\Program Files\Picasa2\PicasaMediaDetector.exe
C:\Program Files\Hello\Hello.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\swdoctor.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Titanium Antivirus 2005\Firewall\PavFires.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Titanium... Read more

Answer:Do I trust them

Welcome to TSF.

You can look up the IP to see a general idea of who it's from. Why? Do you need to go to that site?

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should not have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.

Go to My Computer->Tools/View->Folder Options->View tab and make sure that 'Show hidden files and folders' (or 'Show all files') is enabled. Also make sure that 'Display the contents of system folders' is checked. Windows XP's search feature is a little different. When you click on 'All files and folders' on the left pane, click on the 'More advanced options' at the bottom. Make sure that Search system folders, Search hidden files and folders, and Search subfolders are checked.

For the options that you checked/enabled earlier, you may uncheck them after your log is clean. If we ask you to fix a program that you use or want to keep, please post back saying that (we don't know every program that exists, so we may tell you to delete a program that we think is bad to keep).

Turn off system restore by right clicking on My Computer and go to Properties->System Restore and check the box for Turn off System Restore. Click Apply and then OK. Restart your computer. After we are finished with your log file and verified that it's ... Read more

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Well, in November of 2003 I built what was then the ultimate gaming machine, it has worked wonderfully except for burning up a power supply once. But about a month and a half ago it started giving me an audio notification of an error (the MB says specific phrases according to what is wrong). Now since I have surround sound with a subwoofer I'm not sure I understood what the voice said, but it seemed like it said "System failed VGA test" I could just simply turn the machine off and back on and it would usually go through without doing it again. VGA failure would mean a problem with my graphics card of course, BUT, my question is if the CPU was burning up or let's just say reaching the end of its days, could it cause strange things like that to happen? BECAUSE, now when I turn the machine on I get nothing on the monitor, and within a few seconds it begins to repeat the phrase "System failed CPU test" I'm positive that is what the MB is saying this time because I've had numerous people listen, turned down the bass on speakers and all, I just hope that I misunderstood her voice the first few times it happened.

I need some serious advice or ideas here before I order my replacement CPU from newegg today, I've just assumed that it is the problem, but I want to get some oppinions from people more experienced than myself whom may have had a similar problem. Another thing I want to mention that may help the decision, it is an Athlon 64, and it did run over recomm... Read more

Answer:Should I trust what my MB says?

In addition to above I forgot to mention that I have changed the MB battery. I've took the CPU up and turned the power on and the error changes to "No CPU installed". So I've put it back in, and then took the VGA card out and powered up, the error didn't change from the usual "System failed CPU test". Hope this bit of information helps. It's killing me I have to play WoW on my laptop.

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I have installed the free IE Add-On called WOT. Having no issues. Interestingly, on one computer the WOT icon is quite large and created its own row underneath File/Edit/View while on the other computer the WOT icon displays on the same row as File/Edit/View as a smaller icon.

Both displays on each computer use small icons and limited text to maximize the viewing screen. Tried to move the larger WOT icon from the 2nd row to the same row as File/Edit/View, but cannot. Thought it was a Toolbars Locked issue but isn't.

Any ideas what the differences are?



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Hi All

Recently I have had assistance from the Tetonbob, and on completion have installed WOT as he advised.

As he is very busy I dont want to bother him about something very small, so here I am.

WOT has installed a new toolbar across the top of the screen for just its one icon, If this continues I will have all toolbars and no viewing area!

Is anybody able to give a master class on organising toolbars please?

I have tried but with no luck.

I think I am running IE7 on windows XP SP3.

I posted here as on searching TSF TheFANforRPM looks to have had the same problem - Only no one has helped him in 7 months, which has not been my experience with TSF so far , perhaps it is something that cannot be solved? Perhaps I just need to buy a much bigger monitor?

Regards PC Numpty

Sorry forgot to add this requested report

Browser Add-on Report generated by ToolbarCop v3.4
23/10/2009 11:02:12

Browser Extension: Download all with DF Manager - {D5AD327A-A089-4F04-89FD-4EA9812B3913} - E:\DEPOSI~1\DEPOSI~1\DEPOSI~1.DLL - Enabled - All Users

Browser Extension: Money Viewer - {E023F504-0C5A-4750-A1E7-A9046DEA8A21} - C:\Microsoft Money\System\mnyviewer.dll - Enabled - All Users

Browser Extension: n/a - {E2E2DD38-D088-4134-82B7-F2BA38496583} - %windir%\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe - Enabled - All Users

Browser Extension: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11D2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program... Read more

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Recently, for about a few weeks now when I go online with my Mozilla browser a window pops up claiming to be from Microsoft. In the upper corner it says Microsoft Internet Security. Then warns that my browser is in high risk for infection unless I give permission to install Online Protection Tool by Microsoft Windows. Has anyone seen this before? Is this legitimate software from Windows? I tried asking the people at windows directly and I am still waiting a week later for a reply. Help! if you can, greatly appreciated jhonni107(Moderator edit: Email address removed to prevent spambot harvesting and for privacy protection. Post moved to more appropriate forum. jgw)

Answer:To Trust or Not to Trust

Read this link - Online Protection Tool, fake pop-up alert that looks like a Windows warning: could try to resolve the problem with Malwarebytes - if the problem persists,report back and you can get help from the more experienced members of this Forum.

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Sorry this is going to be a long one.

OK here is the scenario. To access my mail I log into my ISP and click on a link which is placed on my home page. So this morning - like any other day - I did just that.
Wham!! Big warning from my antivirus software (Kaspersky). Telling me that the file I was trying to open contained a trojan. Remember all I have done so far is click on the link - I have not yet even go to the screen containing my mail. Clicking on deny access I am informed that if I think that there is something wrong I should contact the ISP.
I made a note of the URL given by Kaspersky and sure enough it was the URL for my ISP's mail server. Ok I thought they have a problem (Note I say they not me). I rang them up and was politely told that their mail serve does not have a virus. So I asked the rep to link to my pc so he could see for himself what my antivirus was telling me. Oh - I also informed him at this point that I was running Windows 7 with Kaspersky as my antivirus.
He agreed - took a look at the message and agreed it did look as if it was on their server however it was likely to be an email I was trying to open. (Remember what I said earlier - I havent got that far yet!!).
Anyway he told me he would ask one of the technicians to contact me. However he did tlell me that there would be little they could do for me as I was not running the antivirus software provided by them (more on this later).
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Answer:Would you trust this ISP?

First rule of call desk support ... blame the software...

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i saw this auction on eBay, i haven't yet bidded but does anyone think it is worth the gamble(What if i see its going to end in under ?5.00)


Answer:Should i trust this guy

NO a thousand times NO.

He has no feedback. It's Ebay. You know nothing about him. If it is legit, it's got nearly a week to get into the hundreds of pounds.

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"Your browsing history may have been sold alreadyBy Martin Brinkmann on November 1, 2016
Add-on companies are selling the browsing history of millions of users to third-parties according to a report that aired on German national TV.
Reporters of Panorama managed to gain access to a large data collection that contained the browsing history of roughly 3 million German Internet users.
The data was collected by companies that produce browser extensions for various popular browsers such as Chrome and Firefox.
Panorama did mention only one add-on, Web of Trust or WoT, but did not fail to mention that the data was collected by multiple browser extensions."
By coincidence, I was trying to download WOT today from the author's site, and I can't find the green download link anywhere on the site, using any browser on Win 7 or Win 10 systems.
Something is up ...

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Here are my 2 questions

1st) I bought a computer directly from the HP company and on the box It says the RAM is 256mb pc2700. Then I used PC-Doctor ( Runs tests to see if parts of computer are working right and gives system info ). Anyways it says the RAM is 256mb pc 3200. The question I have is does it matter what kind of RAM I buy for the computer or does it have to be PC2700 or PC3200 specifically? If it needs to be the specific type should I trust what the box says ( the hp website too ) or what the PC-Doctor says?

2nd) I have 2 memory slots with 2gb available memory ( 1 slot has 256 and the other has none ) so I can take out the first slots 256 and then place a 1gb RAM in both of the 2 spots right? ( just making sure so I dont mess nothing up )

If you know this stuff plz help and if not thanks for reading the thread.

Answer:Who/what can i trust more?

1 )
None. Check on the memory stick itself.
Download sisandra from SiSoftware and do a memory bandwith test. If the numbers are in the 2000's it's probably pc2700, if it's high 3000, low 4000, it's pc3200.

Dell might have put a 3200 because thats what they had in stock. If so, cool for you.
PC-Doctor might get some wrong informations. A hardware's bios might be wrong or simply PC-Doctor can't find a perfect match for the product and theres some sort of deductive code that matches it with the closest match it has in database. Which would be the pc3200 it's displaying.

You can never be 100% sure. I had a celeron processor that showed up as a p2. I had a video card with an r480 gpu core, but it showed up as r423.

You have to check on the piece of hardware itself.
Benchtests can also give you an idea .. but you can't be 100% sure with them.

2) Yes.

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Question: who to trust?

Have a PC here that needs a memory upgrade, I have downloaded Everest Free Edition onto the machine and it is reporting that the PC takes DDRSD RAM PC2700...but Crucial is tellin' me it's DDR PC2700 ..not a whole lotta difference I know...but I don't want to make any stupid mistakes here before forking out on non compatible RAM.

How can I be absoultely certain about this before I just trust Everest?


Answer:who to trust?

All memory is SDRAM, just like all cars are vehicles.

SDRAM = Syncronous Dynamic Random Access Memory

Your computer takes DDR SDRAM, which means you want Double Data Rate SDRAM. So the difference is just in the label, much in the same way I refer to my 1994 Nissan as either "my car", or "my Pathfinder".

Makes sense?

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I've been a longtime user of the WOT and was dismayed to see just now at the head of the BC site an article indicating that German broadcaster NDR (Norddeutscher Rundfunk so far as I know) had caught them selling imperfectly anonymized user information.  Question arising: do i need to remove or disable WOT, or has Google already done that for me?  Or put another way, is this something to worry about?
Thanks as always for enlightenment

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I've been a longtime user of the WOT and was dismayed to see just now at the head of the BC site an article indicating that German broadcaster NDR (Norddeutscher Rundfunk so far as I know) had caught them selling imperfectly anonymized user information.  Question arising: do i need to remove or disable WOT, or has Google already done that for me?  Or put another way, is this something to worry about?
Thanks as always for enlightenment

Answer:Can we trust the Web of Trust (WOT)?

It's up to you whether or not you uninstall it, it would not be removed/disabled automatically from your system. You can be aware that
    Your Internet Protocol Address;
    Your geographic location (e.g., France, Canada, etc.);
    The type of device, operating system and browsers you use;
    Date and time stamp;
    Browsing usage, including visited web pages, clickstream data or web address accessed;
    Browser identifier and user ID;
may have been sold, and so may any of these in the future. This could be valuable information for targeting attacks against your machine, but there's nothing you can do about that now apart from uninstall the plug in.
Personally I never liked the plug in as it was reputation based blocking rather than fact based. Though others seemed to consider it valuable.
You may consider installing things like AdBlockPlus, NoScript, Ghostery, Disconnect and Privacy Badger to increase your browser security rather.

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Question: who to trust

Hey everyone,
I have been using Ccleaner for about six months and until now thought it was great. Yesterday i came across Registry Booster. Well immediately after running Ccleaner Registry Booster says it found 350 registry problems.
Now do i trust that Ccleaner did it's job or do i get rid of it and trust Registry Booster. Any comments on either program welcome.

PS I did not remove the entries that Registry Booster found. I am very apprehensive about messing to much with the registry.

Answer:who to trust

It seems OK. I use CCleaner in conjunction with RegScrubXP. I looked around on Google for reviews and Registry Booster has good reviews all around. Also, it is a pay program so unless you decide to buy it, I'd stick to CCleaner because you'll have to get back to using CCleaner anyways.

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Has anyone tried Web of Trust? It's a rating system for websites that's on Mozilla's recommended list. Works with IE too.

Free Internet Security | WOT Web of Trust

Answer:Web of Trust add-on

Using it now - since it is end user based (primarily) you have to take a lot of what users rate with a grain of salt. For example, many user have rated BroSoft, a downloader hoster for app developers, as a bad site because of a particular problem they may have had with *one* program - not understanding that this site only hosts the download for the app developer and has nothing else to do with the development of the app that they used.

For more accurate results I'd go with FinJan and SiteHound as well (and possibly RobotGenius).

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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?

No i do not use WOT.

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When it comes to fighting unwanted adware and spyware, CNET has always been in your corner.Click to expand...

I knew it was going downhill from here, this line was hilarious. I almost spit my coffee on this one.

During the past few years, we've brought you the best tools and tips in our Spyware Center, and we've maintained strict policies surrounding adware found in our download library. But in the first quarter of 2005, we launched a zero-tolerance policy toward all bundled adware.Click to expand...

Good times, better late then never.

Although you may come across software from other sites on the Internet that contain adware or spyware, you can feel safe knowing that has tested software products included in our CNET listings. These types of applications usually serve advertisements via browser pop-ups, or record your Web surfing and computer usage habits. For more information on adware and spyware, as well as recommendations on how to remove them, visit our Spyware Center.

Trusted, safe, & secure?
That means every time you download software from, you can trust that we've tested it and found it to be adware-free. We have also removed all existing products on that we've identified as containing adware. This has eliminated nearly 600 products from our library.Click to expand...

Awesome, so basically you had 600 ... Read more

Answer:You can trust us. LOL.

Laughing out load with Ya, MA.
Remember d'loading bonzzie buddy etc, etc and more etc and what not, yrs and yrs and yrs ago - and learning a lesson the hard way :-D

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FBI paid Geek Squad ‘informants’
Who knows what other personal info and data they collect while fixing a PC?
Next thing you know, Geek Squad (and others) will be installing spyware so be sure to scan for malware after you get it fixed...

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I had IE7, with web of trust in my links bar. Trying IE8. Web of Trust now has it's own bar with nothing else in it. Tried moving it into the links bar with no success. Can it be moved? I see no difference in IE7 to IE8, so would be no problem keeping IE7. Would like to keep the tool bars from taking up space on the screen. Thanks for any help!

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Question: trust this pc

trust this pc error in windows 8

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I use this add on my browser since sometimes i find it useful. I wouldn't say its uncommon for some sites that are good and legit to be marked red but for the most part i like display function it shows besides a website or picture.

I have this installed in all my computers however one of them doesn't show the green, yellow, or red icons next to a website when i search it on Google. This is the main feature i like about it and i can't seem to get it working.

I uninstalled and reinstalled it and have the same settings as some of my other computers but yet it won't display those red, green or yellow icons..

Answer:WOT ( web of trust)


What Windows version are all the PCs and especially the one thats not displaying the feature as it should?

What Browsers are you using on these PCs and is the same one using the addon and displaying correctly on some and not on the one in question?

Are all PCs upto date with Windows and updates for browsers if 3rd party is used?
Do they all have the same security apps and if not list each PC with what Windows version, browser and security apps they have and highlight the none compliant one?

Troubleshooting is never easy and worst still remotely via the web so many questions and answers are needed to find a commonality then the non conformist part that could be the issue.

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Dear Friends,

hope all is well....

What is the best alternative to WOT since FF and Chrome and others are not using it due to security reasons.
Personally I liked the way the app worked and gave a visual rating for everything you looked up>browsing, etc...

Any help or suggestions much appreciated.

Sincerely, Raphael

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8400 @ 2.26GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3983 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, 1767 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 232 GB (186 GB Free);
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0U692R
Antivirus: Avira Antivirus, Enabled and Updated

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Hi there,
This is my first post on this forum, so hello to all!
Here's my problem - a while ago I started getting tabs opening redirecting to '', which quickly became annoying.  This is an adware problem (?)
I run a paid AVG subscription on my computer, which didn't pick anything up.  I downloaded and tried a few free spyware/virus detection packages, which didn't find anything either.
I then downloaded Spyhunter4 which then found about 395 threats from both MySearchDial toolbar and Speedial Search!
I tried looking on the Control Panel to uninstall these toolbars, but I can't seem to find them!
Is Spyhunter legit?  is it really possible for a lesser known spyware package to find nearly 400 threats that all the others can't, and how do I get rid of this f****** adware?

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Question: Trust Cleaner

Greetings all i have followed the guides to removing trust cleaner the problem is that all i need to do is to remove it from my taskbar it still pops up and says spyware infection detected how do i remove it from my taskbar??thank you.Mod Edit: Topic moved to a more appropriate forum

Answer:Trust Cleaner

If the self-help guide did not work, please read and follow all instructions in the pinned topic titled "Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log". You may even have performed some of these steps already.When you have done that, post a log in the HijackThis Logs and Analysis Forum, not here, for assistance by the HJT Team Experts. A member of the Team will walk you through, step by step, on how to clean your computer.Start a new topic, give it a relevant title and post your log along with a brief description of your problem, a summary of any anti-malware tools you have used and a summary of any steps that you have performed on your own. Please include the top portion of the HijackThis log that lists version information. An expert will analyze your log and reply with instructions advising you what to fix.It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. Please be patient. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have no replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response, a team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another HJT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.If after 5 day... Read more

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Hi guys,
i am Microsoft User since Windows XP was popular and i was a kid ..

so now i underestand much more than those times.. so i am looking for a OS which have a good and trustable privacy policies.. so in the last 2 years i mean 2015 and 2016 i heard a lot about that Microsoft is spying on us. even saw some freewares for stop Microsoft Spying ( never tested them ) so , finally i want to switch on Linux, well something is bothering me with that, is that i don't know Linux Creator ! i mean
who and which company created Linux? personally i don't know ( i asked some guys they didn't know really also )
where is it from?
even have not a Official website like Microsoft.
i mean, about Microsft , at least i know its company, its a huge name ! also have an official website and a known company in the world. but Linux? i just googled Linux, well i'm just seeing some news about that and some download center which offering mint x64 )) i mean wtf? where is its company, whats its official website.. ? please let me know if you know something usefull for my concern about LinuX

Answer:how can i trust Linux?

First of all, linux is only the kernel. But as you take GNU/Linux, you have access to the source code, so you can check
The official Kernel website : The Linux Kernel Archives
The GNU website :
And every distribution have a website

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The inevitable happened. Web of Trust is back at Chrome Store, and re-enabled on my browser. Guess they modified their underlying code.

WOT: Web of Trust, Website Reputation Ratings

Answer:Web of Trust is back!

Hahahah they can forget it if they think I'm gonna put my trust in them and recommend them again after what happened last time... They messed up badly, I felt so foolish for recommending them after I heard about what happened, not making the same mistake again.

But good luck to them

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I seen a lot of time people using lastpass, so I decided to try it out, I installed it but it ask me to register ..

- Why should I register for something personnal and confidential ?
- My passwords will be sent somewhere ?
If yes : if they are hacked what will happens ?
If no : do I have total control over it ?
- Should I trust in lastpass and in these kind of software ?

Thanks in advance

Answer:Should I trust in Lastpass ?

I've been using it for a while, no problems so far.

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Question: Trust 320 spacecam

Do you know for sure if this webcam will work on Vister? It is 4 yrs old.

Answer:Trust 320 spacecam

Hi, simple answer - No, not Vista compatible!

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Hi ,
From last week we are getting a warning message while connecting Fuji Xerox printer "Do you Trust this printer". If click on install driver it will ask for Admin password.
We have multiple print queue created on our Print Server but we are facing this issue with only Fuji Xerox printers.
Printer Server is running Server 2008 Standard.
Client machines are running Windows 7 OS
I have read couple of MS KB article and solution was given to disable the "Point and Print Restriction" group policy or to use Windows 2008 R2 server instead. As win 7 is direct client of 2008 R2.
My question here is : Why client is prompted to enter password only for Fuji Xerox queue not for other print queues.

Can someone let me know about any other solution in this case.

Baneesh Pal Singh

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...window.Just had an e-mail purporting to be from SunTrust issuing a "warning" about Microsoft Internet Explorer security holes.It invites you to download a test for the security of your system and concludes:"SunTrust security systems require that you test your browser now to see if it meets the requirements for SunTrust Internet Banking; sign on to Internet Banking in order to verify security update installation. "This security update will be effective immediately. In the meantime, some of the Internet Banking services may not be available."I don't have "SunTrust Internet Banking", but the neat layout and appearance of this e-mail might just persuade some of its customers that it is, in fact, genuine.If, in the meantime, some of the Internet Banking services are not available, you might not be surprised......

Answer:When the Sun comes out, Trust flies out of the...

Similar to this click here

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with so many scares about security on computers,how do I know who to trust when it comes to needing some repairs. whom ever it is they would have acess to all my personal info and files.?

Answer:who can I trust to fix my computer

The best way is by personal recommendation. If you have any particularly sensitive files, I'd save them to an external hard drive, then delete them from the PC. From then on, only save sensitive documents to the external drive. Then, if it goes wrong in the future, not only is the technician unable to see anything you don't want him to, but also your documents are safe.

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The dilemma is this: I am in Spain now and will stay for a couple of years. I am going to buy a laptop which will come with WINDOWS in SPANISH. I know someone who said he could change WINDOWS from Spanish to English for me free of charge. But he'll need to take my laptop away for a day.
Because I don't know him that well, what if he installs some keylogger or laptop tracking software, such as PREY (for locating laptops when lost or stolen), he could effectively access all my email accounts, passwords and all my web activity remotely.
Any expert advise please?

Answer:Can I trust someone I don't know well with my new laptop ?

Personally I wouldn't trust anyone with my laptop and if anyone should want to use it, then they could only use the guest account. I haven't used this free utility,, but Id buy a cheap English/Spanish dictionary and have a go myself.

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Someone who was using my computer accidentally downloaded the Virus Protect program. I used Smitfraud and Panda Security and I think I got all of it out. The problem is I scanned with Spy Hunter (the free scan) and it shows that my computer is still infected. Spybot, AVG (free version) Spy Sweeper (expired subscription and not updated for about six months) and Ad-Aware all show that my computer is clean. Is the problem Spy Hunter (Spybot read Spy Hunter as a problem) or is Spy Hunter noticing something the other programs aren't?

Answer:Which Program Should I Trust?

Spy Hunter has a controversial reputation

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Question: trust pc problem

ok I just installed Windows 8 for XP and I am trying to trust my pc but the email I was using for my live id was one from school so long ago and does not exist so I created a new one( and now my phones messed up) and my computer and xbox go to the new live id but when I go into trusted pc it only lists my old live id and not the new one. is there a way to fix this or am I going to have to wait a month for it to delete the old live id so I can finally trust my pc. any help would be great

Answer:trust pc problem

I got an email saying so one replied and gave me this to try
In ?Account summary?, click on Update email address
link.In the left pane, click on Security info.Under ?Alternate email address?, Add your new email address
if not already there, then Delete the old one.

Hope this helps, Shawn .

I tried this already and still nothing works also when I try to add my new live id as an alternate email it says "The security info you entered is too long or contains characters that aren't allowed."

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i want to download winamp, the mp3 player, but first want to know if you think it is trust worthy as far as spyware and viruses go,

Answer:do you trust WinAmp ?

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Can I trust this site?

Here is a link to their security warning page:

I am worried about my IP address being viewed by hackers.



Answer:Should I trust this site?

In the end, only you can decide.

I assume this is the part of the Registration Agreement that concerns you;

"The IP address of all posts is recorded to aid in enforcing these conditions. You agree that the webmaster, administrator and moderators of Phrasebase forum have the right to remove, edit, move or close any topic at any time should they see fit. As a user you agree to any information you have entered above being stored in a database. While this information will not be disclosed to any third party without your consent, the webmaster, administrator and moderators cannot be held responsible for any hacking attempts that lead to the data being compromised."

To me this wording looks fairly standard. It doesn't even include the proviso that they will pass info to any authorised law enforcement agency that demands it, possibly because that can be implied (or it might be on the page I didn't read!). I'm no expert on these documents though, because I don't register at that many sites, I tend to 'lurk'!.

I understand that the bad guys have tools that can collect the IP's of active computers from our browsers without having to break into databases to get them. Someone with more technical knowledge may be able to shed more light on this point.

The good news is that Phrasebase are using Apache/Unix, not MS, servers, so that improves their chances of avoiding getting hacked.

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I'd been noticing numerous issues with known good pages being blocked & Firefox being highjacked by something purporting to be 'chrome'. After running every possible malware scan countless times, I started disabling add-ons / extensions and finally discovered WOT was causing all my troubles.. GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR

Answer:Web of Trust is **NOT** trustworthy

Maybe just not compatible with one of ur other extensions or something on ur system. WOT is trustworthy. its working for millions of users without any problems.

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I've being using WoT for over two years without any problems,until now.Each
time I open Chrome the WoT "Thank you for downloading Wot" takes over the homepage,and each time I open my bookmarks the same result.So friends any thoughts,or is another program I could use instead of WoT?
Regards Tonsie.

Answer:Web of Trust problem

Maybe delete it and download it again.

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Question: Trust Soldier help

Today trust soldier appeared on my computer - did some research and followed the online advice on how to get rid of it using spyware doctor...Did all that, infections found and cleared and spyware doctor is giving me a clean bill of health as are my regular virus checks; only problem is that trust soldier is still there with its pop-ups and all.... I am not someone who is good with computers. Any advice, help would be much appreciated. Should I take my computer to a shop? From what I can figure out this is some pretty nasty malware and I would prefer that it doesn't destroy my computer.

Answer:Trust Soldier help

Download Malawarebytes from click here (the free besrion), update irt and then run on 'deep scan', Delete all it finds and you should be OK. The scan may take up to an hour.G

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Have any of the Forum members purchased products manufactured/marketed by Trust International? click hereIf you have I would appreciate your comments - good or bad. I have searched the web but have found very little in the way of reviews of Trust products.Thanks in advance

Answer:Trust International

I`ve used their keyboards and mice and there`s no problem. Their products are stocked by many multiple retailers and these tend to be at the cheaper end of the market in my opinion. Their latest products seem to be designed a lot better.What were you thinking of buying?

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Sorry guys, I'm kind of new to VPN and want to know more about it while asking some questions.

I know VPN has tons of benefits when it comes to connecting to internet, but since we're connecting a VPN thru a server, how do i know that server is not keeping track of my stuff? And also, how is my connection encrypted?

Answer:Should I/we trust VPN services?

Well, You need to know that you can really trust the VPN company! Next investigate if they support different types of encryption.

But as with all software you can never get a 100% guarantee. This was reported recently:

WebRTC in Firefox and Chrome Reveals IPs Behind VPN - Softpedia

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To start with, I inherited this PC with 2 SATA drives and 1 IDE drive. Jacked up from the beginning as it naturally boots off the IDE master then has to search out the primary OS partition on SATA 1, but that's not my real problem since it boots ok.
The problem is a 320gb drive on SATA 2, which recently garbled its boot sectors and crashed. It's now been reformatted as a single partition and seems to work ok again ( of course almost everything was lost) but my question is whether there is anything I can do to to protect it from crashing again?
I don't think there's anything physically wrong with it, it always showed in Bios just couldn't be accessed by windows. I edit video and use this as a cache for ginormous raw files which can't be backed up anywhere else.
I feel like I caught a really hot girlfriend who got drunk and started messing around with somebody else, you know? How to restore the trust....

Answer:HDD crashed, can I ever trust it again ?

Hello there, did you wipe the HDD and align it?

Search for CMD and run as administrator...

Follow this hehe:

SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

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Hello all 1ce agane i want my windows XP Pro to Logon to my windows NT SERVER 4.0 Domain but it says it cant because of the Trust Relationships so how do i get Windows NT Server to Trust Windows XP Pro (NT WOrkstation 5.1) Or for windows XP to Trust Windows NT Server??
Thanks for any Reply
P.s All Windows 98,ME,95 all logon Fine!!!
Thanks for any help!

Answer:Trust Between Win XP PRO and NT Server 4.0

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Question: E trust EZ Armour

Is EZ Armour easy to use and follow. And easy to uninstall if you dont like it?

Answer:E trust EZ Armour

If you mean eTrust Anti-Virus I have it on a 90 day trial on a new comp, I shall let it run out then remove it , so if you are still around I will let you know how it goes, any day now. Going to put Panda platinum on a 6 months trial from a Computer Shopper CD

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Question: Domain trust

How do i establish trust beteen two domains. The one is called and the other testking.local. I am able to ping the two different domain controllers but i dont know how to establish trust Also in the active directory and trust i am only to see one dc not both. Also how do i establish trust between two forests? anyone please?

Answer:Domain trust

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*If there's a better place for this thread I ask for forgiveness
So we all know the woes of using Windows Phone; Other platforms have all the fun when it comes to games and apps. I thoroughly enjoyed Plants vs Zombies and really wanted to play the sequel. I did an internet search for Plants Vs. Zombies 2 windows phone and found a page that claims you can download the .xap file and install it on your phone, bypassing the windows phone store. Seems essentially similar to the methods for installing applications that are no longer available in the store for whatever reason (such as the awesome MyBucks Starbucks app).
My gut tells me, I probably shouldn't trust some sketchy website offering an application in .xap format that has never even been in the windows store in the first place. Then again, it could be that a dedicated PvZ fan who happens to be a developer, ported the game and made it available in this way to dodge copyright claims. If the later is the case, I'm all for it since the copyright holder hasn't bothered to make the game available. What are your thoughts Windows phone community?

Answer:Should I trust this .xap download?

Nope, nope, nope.
If it never existed for Windows Phone, there's no way some random dude just ported it or whatever. It's possible, but not very likely at all. I bet that site has a bunch of surveys between you and that alleged game.
You're welcome to try, but its only your PC's safety on the line.

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I am currently using Outlook WA which is located within the DMZ. My Exchange box is located with my NT4 domain. I am received an authorized login message when trying to authenticate the username and passwords which are members of the NT4 domain.

I believe that I need to create a trust relationship between the NT4 PDC on the domain and the PC on the DMZ which has the OWA client loaded on it.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Question: trust aida32?

aida32 gives me 2 memory module reportsthe first report says maximum memory modulesize 512mb. it describes it as 128mb 1 rows4 banks. the second report says 64mb 1 rows4 banks. i have 192mb right now but wantto add more. i have 2 slots does it meani can put 256mb in each slot. i have 3 y op111 450 running win98se. thanks

Answer:trust aida32?

If you don't know what motherboard you have, download the Advisor utility from click hereOnce you know what motherboard you have, download the manual from the manufacturer's web site - it will tell you what memory the board will support, and in what combination(s).Or simpler, go to and take their advice. They offer a no-quibble guarantee if it doesn't work.

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Question: trust keyboard

wonder if anyone can help me please my sons keyboard wont type its a trust cordless it is typing other than the letters i am new to this please can anyone help my hubby is not avabile at the moment to help us thank you very much

Answer:trust keyboard

Try new batteries first.

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Hello i have a Trust 56k v92 PCI Modem and everytime i shutdown xp it does not disconnect the modem. It stays connected to the line so you can't make or receive calls. To make it disconnect from the line you can pull the power cable from the back of the system or unplug the cable from the modem.



Answer:Trust 56k v92 PCI Modem

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I Have A Dell Inspiron 2650 And I Dont Know What My Bios Password Is And I Tried Everything I Could Find (,ibios,etc.). So I Called These Guys Who's Website I Found And They Sell Replacement Bios Chips. I Offered To Pay For The Chip And Have Them Tell Me Which Chip It Is And Just Short It On Start Up. The Guy Says There Is No Way To Do Such A Thing And That By Purchasing This Chip I Will In Turn Recieve A New Chip And The Location Of The Chip To Replace.
Now My Question Is Should I Just Go Ahead And Do This, Or Should I Do Soemthing Else? I Am 4 Days Late Of My Deadline And If I Order This Chip It Will Take A Week To Get To Me. What I Dont Understand Is Why Do So Many Others Have Success With Those Cmoss Destroy And Whatnot Programs But I Dont??? And Yes, I Called Dell And They Are About As Helpful As A One Legged Man In A Two Man Soccer Tournament....

Any Ideas????


Answer:Should I Trust

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Question: MS Anti Trust

I read somewhere that Win7 is going to be required to include Firefox and Google Chrome browsers in addition to IE8 as stated by that whole anti trust thing years ago. Does this strike anyone as not "right"?

Let me give an example of the same thing but for let's say a car manafacturer and that would be to tell Chevrolet that they had to include a Ford and a Honda radio in the trunk in case you would prefer to use one of those instead of the one that came with it. Another example would be to tell Intel that one of cores in it's I7 CPU must be an AMD core. Telling Dunkin Donuts that 10% of the sprinkles on their Donuts must be half Krispy Kream and the other half Donut Connections's sprinkles.

I could go on and on but this is government overstepping their boundaries once again.

Answer:MS Anti Trust

I?m not sure that?s the case. These browsers aren?t usually installed on Windows machines. Users have the ability to download them if they want, correct?


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I just received a laptop from my school. I teach here. And here happens to be in China, whereby not all that should be legit is necessarily so. Along with my Dell laptop I could see Office 2010 Pro had been installed and, having installed Avast antivirus, it detected and took care of "AutoKMS.exe" A search shows it to be a hack tool in some cases and perfectly legit in other cases. For the time being I have uninstalled the Office 2010 (If it is a legit copy I could always have it reinstalled--I would assume), Anyhow, though the 'exe' has been quarantined by Avast the folder, found in the 'Windows' directory, along with 2 files still exist. One file is 'AutoKMS.ini' and the other is 'AutoKMS.log'.
So is it legit or what? Meanwhile as I wait for a reply here I am upgrading my laptop's OS to Windows 10.
Thanks :-)

Answer:Can we trust AutoKMS.exe, or not?

Let's keep it to one forum,

Is AutoKMS legit or not? - Windows 7 Help Forums

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I really like this application but have continually had issues installing it.
This is the error message I get when I try:

Could Not Open Key:

32. Verify that you have a sufficient access to that key,
Or contact your suport personnel.

Please let me know if anyone can figure out what i need to do to install this application.
Thank you

Answer:Installing WOT (Web of Trust)

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Chrome extension WOT is probably going out of business, it has some serious privacy issues and is already removed from the Chrome Web Store.

I have been using it for many years and feel lost without it.

Can someone suggest a replacement for this tool....?


Answer:WOT (Web Of Trust) replacement

I use Kaspersky Internet Security which has URL Checker. This displays a green K symbol against 'safe' web sites (see below). You can configure how it operates.

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Question: Trust 320 spacecam

Hi all,

I obtained an outdated Trust 320 spacecam webcam from my parents, who, in being the great IT bods that they are, have lost the driver disk. No problem I thought, but installing the driver I can find on the net does not provide an active webcem for skype or anything else. Any ideas on how I can get the original software or an alternative for my cam to work in Win XP (SP 3)?


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Ok, I put a 500GB Western Digital (Green) HDD into a custom built system, running Windows XP Home Edition (SP3), to replace a dying Western Digital 160GB HDD. Both drives are SATA drives.

When I first got the 500GB drive, I put it in the system and ran Hitachi's Drive Fitness Test tool to test the drive to make sure it was sound. DFT gave the drive a thumbs up. (I ran the advanced test). I transfer the data from the old hard drive to the new one and get everything up and running. Cool.

I go to defragment the new hard drive and the system reboots itself. I try again, it works. Fine. I run a "chkdsk c:" command and it reports finding some errors and wants me to run the "chkdsk c: /f" command. I do so and it wants to schedule it to run at the next system boot. Cool.

I reboot and get a "data read error" and the system doesn't boot. So, I test the hard drive with the Seagate SeaTools HDD test utility and the quick test checks out fine but the extended test finds a failure. I then try the Hitachi DFT and the quick test checks out fine but the advanced test finds a failure. I then try the Western Digital Data Lifeguard Diagnostic tool and both the quick and long running tests pass cleanly. I reboot the system and it boots normally and runs the "chkdsk c: /f" command I had scheduled.

Two of the three hard drive diagnostic tools I tried found issues with the drive but the Western Digital tool didn't.

Would you trust the drive... Read more

Answer:Would you trust this drive?

Personally? Nope. I've yet to find a hard drive that will go and have bad errors magically fix themselves. IMO, they will only get worse. I may use it for temporary data storage of stuff I already have backed up, but other than that, I'd see if I could return it.

Peace indeed, good buddy.

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Looks like my registry (Vista Premium) is due for a good clean, but I'm not sure which reg cleaner I should trust to do the job.I've heard various people recommend WinASO, Registry Mechanic, Eusing and RegCure and I have trial versions of them all - they all tell me between 500 and 800 errors to clean, but is one noticeably better than another ?(I also have CCleaner, but it tells me only around 100 entries to clean).Any advide around which to use / avoid would be very much appreciated.

Answer:Which Reg Cleaner to trust

most of the errors that are said in the trial are made up to make you buy the product. CCleaner is the best program i have used to clean my registry, and i have used quite a few, and it also works well on vista premium.

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Windows XP. IE7 Word 2000Use e Trust antivirus version7.0.405 for last 2 years no problems with a sub. for updates etc for 4 years.It did an update on Thursday since when its scheduled updates have not been possible with the message "An update of the InoculateT engine for WindowsNT/2000/XP/2003(386) will be used to update the local machine" This is then followed with a message "can't find information on the Innoculate T engine for Windows NT etc on the remote site" "Download unsuccessful"Any ideas anyone.

Answer:Using e Trust antivirus

Can you contact their Support?

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Question: Trust WB3400T

I can`t find vista x64 driver for webcam Trust WB3400T.Item no.14383.Can enyone help me.Thanks.

Answer:Trust WB3400T

have you fixed this problem?
I also bought same web cam and I have a problem. Please let me know how you fixed it (if you did this).

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