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  Topic: Win update
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 4
Views: 97

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 21 Sep 2018 7:43 am   Subject: Win update
The email scam was just that and nothing more. I get them also and delete after reporting them to SpamCop. The only way it could damage your computer would be if it had an attachment, or a link which ...
  Topic: Odd & Semi-Annoying Emails
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 5
Views: 184

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 20 Sep 2018 8:12 am   Subject: Odd & Semi-Annoying Emails
Thanks for that brief education Wiz---fascinating and not too far above my head. :)

Is there any way to tweak Google's Chrome browser? That's worked well for me and if possible I'd like to keep i ...
  Topic: Odd & Semi-Annoying Emails
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 5
Views: 184

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 19 Sep 2018 9:05 am   Subject: Odd & Semi-Annoying Emails
J.W.;
Evidently, your browser is leaking your logged in or saved email address, or adding it to the headers. This is a bad security situation. Most of the current browsers put privacy first after hav ...
  Topic: Yahoo Mail Corrupt?
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 2
Views: 294

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 30 Jul 2018 7:46 am   Subject: Yahoo Mail Corrupt?
Yahoo's email systems were hacked a couple of years ago, giving spammers unfettered access to many users' accounts. I do not recommend using their email systems at all. This once proud Internet compan ...
  Topic: Email Mystery - Possible Hack
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 6
Views: 309

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 26 Jul 2018 8:14 am   Subject: Email Mystery - Possible Hack
The link goes to a fat burning scam page on a compromised website. I see these all the time. They come from the Necurs Botnet.

As for how the spammers captured your name to use in the From field, i ...
  Topic: ebay refund request
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 2
Views: 288

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 16 Jul 2018 6:17 pm   Subject: ebay refund request
Contact eBay through the customer service contact links. Copy and paste whatever details you already have, then add a statement about not knowing anything about it.
  Topic: Hooking two computers together
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 5
Views: 391

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 6 Jul 2018 8:10 am   Subject: Hooking two computers together
There is such a thing as a crossover network cable that is used to connect two PCs via an Ethernet port. [url=https://www.google.com/search?num=20&newwindow=1&client=firefox-b-1&ei=8pM_W97 ...
  Topic: Hooking two computers together
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 5
Views: 391

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 6 Jul 2018 7:17 am   Subject: Hooking two computers together
Are you trying to use the same program on two computers, simultaneously? You have to install the program on both computers. You cannot just jumper a cable between them and have a master and slave. You ...
  Topic: Concerning Windows Defender and Avast
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 5
Views: 262

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 3 Jul 2018 8:59 pm   Subject: Concerning Windows Defender and Avast
I believe I had just uploaded CCleaner when I noticed a desktop icon for Avast. Thank you, Wiz.

I updated Piriform CCleaner last week and it came with a prechecked checkbox to install Avast, which ...
  Topic: Phone call
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 8
Views: 746

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 3 Jul 2018 2:48 pm   Subject: Phone call
This type of call is known as a tech support scam. It either occurs via unsolicited phone calls, text messages, or via browser popups or popovers. All try to panic the recipient into acting quickly, b ...
  Topic: Concerning Windows Defender and Avast
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 5
Views: 262

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 3 Jul 2018 2:44 pm   Subject: Concerning Windows Defender and Avast
Malwarebytes Premium (with realtime protection) gets along with Windows Defender. It may not get along with Avast. You might have to turn off MB's realtime protections as long as Avast is installed.
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  Topic: My mouse is a drag
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 15
Views: 534

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 1 Jul 2018 9:11 am   Subject: My mouse is a drag
I have all but given up on Bluetooth mice. Most of mine are USB and optical and work just fine for years. The ball mice used to get cat hairs wrapped around the balls and become jerky. My only wireles ...
  Topic: My mouse is a drag
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 15
Views: 534

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 30 Jun 2018 12:05 pm   Subject: My mouse is a drag
It doesn't click from page to page very fast, and we're on TPlink's premium deal. I use CCleaner daily, so I'll change the brower.

What dark alley do I go down to scan for beasts in the underbelly ...
  Topic: My mouse is a drag
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 15
Views: 534

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 30 Jun 2018 7:26 am   Subject: My mouse is a drag
The lag in the pointer could be related to your internet speed. Are you on a particularly slow connection?

You can clear the cache out of your browser, which forces a fresh reload of revisited page ...
  Topic: Debug Notice
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 4
Views: 344

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 29 Jun 2018 10:22 pm   Subject: Debug Notice
I tried Windows 10 when it was first downloaded automatically and had issues. So, I rolled back to Windows 7. I did this a couple times until Windows 10 was stable on my home built PC. But, the damage ...
  Topic: Debug Notice
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 4
Views: 344

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 29 Jun 2018 8:18 am   Subject: Debug Notice
Roy;
Is this still happening today? If so, what make and version is your web browser? What is your device or computer operating system? I am going to assume you are using an actual (Windows) computer ...
  Topic: Setting Up New Computer, Drive Image Transfer question
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 17
Views: 737

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 18 Jun 2018 8:06 am   Subject: Setting Up New Computer, Drive Image Transfer question
Ah. Then the real time backup is a WD utility, bundled with the Acronis lite. Installed at the same time, with the new drive. I'll make a decision about imaging software later but the realtime thing ...
  Topic: Setting Up New Computer, Drive Image Transfer question
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 17
Views: 737

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 17 Jun 2018 8:09 pm   Subject: Setting Up New Computer, Drive Image Transfer question
Jon;
The version of Acronis that comes with a drive is the limited version. It has enough functionality to clone and image visible drives and normally hidden system partitions. I don't think it can r ...
  Topic: Slooooow Computer
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 19
Views: 902

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 3 Jun 2018 11:24 am   Subject: Slooooow Computer
Thanks Wiz,,,for ALL your help and suggestions! Sincerely! My neighbor said that malwarebytes was "unresponsive and would update". Acouple of years ago I had trouble with it and spent a l ...
  Topic: Slooooow Computer
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 19
Views: 902

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 3 Jun 2018 9:37 am   Subject: Slooooow Computer
Well the problem has been solved. My neighbor (IT guy) found out it was Malwarebytes causing the problem,,,took it off,,,computer works great! This is the 3rd time over the years I've had problems w ...
  Topic: Slooooow Computer
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 19
Views: 902

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 30 May 2018 8:56 am   Subject: Slooooow Computer
Sonny;
Know in advance that if you choose to reinstall Windows using a downloaded Microsoft image file, it won't contain the hardware drivers needed to run your HP computer/laptop. You will need to d ...
  Topic: Slooooow Computer
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 19
Views: 902

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 29 May 2018 7:20 pm   Subject: Slooooow Computer
Sonny;
I am interested in knowing how much free space is left on your C drive?
  Topic: Slooooow Computer
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 19
Views: 902

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 29 May 2018 7:39 am   Subject: Slooooow Computer
Hard drives heat up, slow down and eventually fail. Bios batteries (CR2032) get drained and may fail in 3 years in some cases. Dust clogging air vents in the computer case cause overheating and premat ...
  Topic: Win XP
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 5
Views: 479

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 26 May 2018 6:10 pm   Subject: Win XP
Harold;
If you really must fire up an XP machine and place it online, at least do so from a "Limited User" account, rather than an Administrator account. Doing just this can reduce the like ...
  Topic: General Data Protection Regulation
Wiz Feinberg

Replies: 7
Views: 375

PostForum Section: Computers   Posted: 24 May 2018 2:48 pm   Subject: General Data Protection Regulation
And from what I understand, it does not apply within the USA. So why am I getting 5 or 6 notices about this from all kinds of companies and websites every day?

It does affect US companies who sell ...
 
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