The DOWNLOADS user folder has been added to cleanmgr.exe in the latest Windows 10 October 2018 feature update (1809 version). What does this mean in general? When running Disk Cleanup on the latest version of Windows 10 a new item has been added named “Downloads” seen below: With this option checked it will delete all […]
Yep, I’m one of those parents, but it’s not entirely a complete ban with the right networking gear. This isn’t as easy as blocking the ‘youtube.com’ DNS entry at the network level, because there are several various DNS entries used with the various Youtube apps on other devices. I’ve found lists on the internet but […]
Sept 26th, 2017 Update: Yesterday this appeared on Bleeping Computer: Avast Publishes Full List of Companies Affected by CCleaner Second-Stage Malware https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/avast-publishes-full-list-of-companies-affected-by-ccleaner-second-stage-malware/ Bleeping also put out a nice article from the 22nd, containing a nice summary if you’re just catching up on the news (because of course more has emerged since our last update, and we shouldn’t […]
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For clarification on our previous post regarding the red X button: The article was about the red X because that’s what most people know, but it also applies to closing an application in any standard method not involving any actual force-terminate means. This includes the red X in the top right of the ‘window’ or form, […]
This pic describes exactly why I recommend people NEVER use the form’s X button in the event of suspected adware, spyware, MALWARE, or any other random POP-UP… DO NOT DO IT. EDIT TO CLARIFY: This article is about the red X in the top right of the ‘window’ or form, but also includes other methods such as the ALT+F4 […]
How can I consolidate my data for imaging?? Backing up to image files is largely preferred by some users because it’s a lot easier to mount files like virtual hard drives for simple searching and recovery. You would need to consolidate all your data to be backed up to one partition to make that feasible. […]
How to I get the data off my devices?? There is backup and storage space available online for free (5GB for iOS/iCloud, 15GB for Android/Google Drive, 7GB for Windows Phone/SkyDrive), but getting all your data from all your devices could be tricky. You can get local copies of all your files on your computer to […]
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