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Seems like a good idea to enable it if its functional and not glitchy.
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It is glitchy and not recommended for use at this stage. It has the potential to give BSOD and other problems - so I have read.

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LandzDown Lounge / Re: An explanation
« on: September 20, 2020, 05:23:05 AM »
Pieter, very sorry to read about your loss. Sincere condolences to you and family.  :'(

Yet you found time to help me on MBAM.

 

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LandzDown Lounge / Re: Folding@home team?
« on: April 29, 2020, 12:32:37 AM »
Great about the points.

I am going to have to cease folding. My PCs just cannot handle it any longer and are close to overheating. They were all bought in the late 2009-2010 - 1 desktop and 2 laptops and I could hear the fans laboring and see core temperatures running above specs even on light setting. With my 30 years work of Family trees on them I was not about to lose that work. They are now running much cooler and no audible fan noise.

I may try one of the laptops again when I get a chance to off-load some of its work.

Sorry about this.  :'( :'(

Peter in Australia.

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LandzDown Lounge / Re: Folding@home team?
« on: April 12, 2020, 06:04:19 AM »
Switched over 3 PCs to 261265.   :) :) :) :)

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LandzDown Lounge / Re: Folding@home team?
« on: April 12, 2020, 05:02:11 AM »
I was/am already running on another team 37053. I am now the only one folding after all these years. Accrued points so far 3732805 WUs 8050 (not sure of end date). I have now another handle on that team. So far 20865 Points and WUs 42 since end of March till today 12 April. I am sure you can pick up both handles on that team.

I would be willing to switch over.  ;) ;)

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I tend to agree with you after looking at the Firefox add-on.

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F.B. Purity actually makes Facebook usable.

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I have 'Install F.B. Purity - Clean Up and Customize Facebook' installed. Should I remove this if I install the Firefox add-on?

https://www.fbpurity.com/install.htm
 

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Computer Problems, Questions and Solutions! / Re: Win 10 and Word
« on: March 01, 2020, 02:53:26 AM »
Yes, you can use Libre Office. It is Freeware and contains everything except Outlook.

https://www.libreoffice.org/

I use it on my laptop just as editor etc.
 

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The file itself is still vulnerable, but since you have turned IE off and don’t use it to surf the web it can’t be exploited.

Thanks for the replies. I have disabled IE11 on my 3 PCs running W7.

Sincere regards, Peter.


IF IT AIN'T BROKE - DON'T FIX IT!!!

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Thank you @plodr. I will check this out. I do not use IE except for the odd occasion (3 PCs). Mainly use Firefox with a few extensions. Also run Beta and Dev M$ Chrome browser at times just to see how it protects a test Laptop.
 
Opinion on 0Patch would be appreciated by anyone - thanks.

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Microsoft released Security Advisory ADV200001 for a remote code execution vulnerability with limited active attacks in Internet Explorer.  The issue is described as the way that the scripting engine handles objects in memory in Internet Explorer.

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Sorry can't remember how to quote. My question is: Before installation of January updates I removed the advisory and then installed updates on 3 PCs running Windows 7 Home Premium x64. Do I now install the advisory again or not bother?

 

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On Windows 7 Home Premium x64: Please note that 'SFC /scannow' will not run clean unless the Advisory is removed.

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Meet & Greet! / Re: Happy New Year!
« on: January 02, 2020, 01:31:37 AM »


Happy New Year to all from a very smoky Australia.  :'( :'( :'( :'(

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Internet / Re: Exploit in newest FF version
« on: November 07, 2019, 02:42:34 AM »

Updated version just released. 78.0.3904.97.  :)

My bad, this should be update to Chrome Browser.  :-[

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