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by burger2227
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 37
Views: 2677

Re: Windows 10 news

2018-02 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1709 for x64-based Systems (KB4074588) - Error 0x80073715 Failed to install on 64 bit desktop Update installed on 32 bit laptop without manual reboot or other assistance... Restored desktop to 2-4-2018 and still failed to install last 2 cumulative up...
by burger2227
Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 37
Views: 2677

Re: Windows 10 news

• 2018-01 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1709 for x64-based Systems (KB4058258)- Error 0x80073715 Did not want to install on my 64 bit desktop...4 fails Tried catalog download which also failed: https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=KB4058258 Reboot and check About PC in ...
by burger2227
Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tech-support scammers have a new trick to send Chrome users into a panic
Replies: 0
Views: 30

Tech-support scammers have a new trick to send Chrome users into a panic

Tech-support scammers have a new trick to send Chrome users into a panic The most important thing to remember when encountering one of these windows is to not panic and to never call the phone numbers displayed in the warnings. When all else fails, the browsers can almost always be unlocked by usin...
by burger2227
Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 37
Views: 2677

Re: Windows 10 news

Windows 10 update (and retirement) calendar: Mark these dates March 13, 2018 Windows 10 1803 - the first Semi-Annual Channel release for the year - debuts on this date or soon after. Because the Oct. 17, 2017 launch of 1709, aka Fall Creators Update, was more than a month later than anticipated by ...
by burger2227
Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 37
Views: 2677

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft tees up Windows 10 support of Progressive Web Apps Google has been the main champion of PWAs , which are basically web sites and/or apps that behave like native apps. Microsoft also has been offering developers a way to turn their websites/apps into Store apps using its "Westminster" brid...
by burger2227
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability
Replies: 40
Views: 18463

Re: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability

Microsoft issues emergency Windows update to disable Intel’s buggy Spectre fixes Microsoft has been forced to issue a second out-of-band security update this month, to deal with the issues around Intel’s Spectre firmware updates. Intel warned last week that its own security updates have been buggy,...
by burger2227
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 37
Views: 2677

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft may soon let you view the diagnostic data it collects from your PC After receiving significant pushback from privacy authorities in Europe and other regions, Microsoft has been steadily refining their approach to collecting data from your PC. The latest innovation, spotted by ZDNet in Win...
by burger2227
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability
Replies: 40
Views: 18463

Re: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability

Intel tells users to stop deploying buggy Spectre patch, citing technical issues Intel has a patching problem. All last week, users reported computers spontaneously rebooting after installing Intel’s Spectre/Meltdown patch. Now, Intel seems to be giving up on those patches entirely. In a post today...
by burger2227
Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chrome PUP issue with MalwareBytes resolved
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Re: Chrome PUP issue with MalwareBytes resolved

Rogue extensions that hijack Chrome & Firefox are near impossible to remove Called " Tiempo en colombia en vivo " on the Chrome Web Store , the rogue extension can be installed on a machine when the user visits certain sites; trying to leave a malicious site results in an infinite loop of dialog bo...
by burger2227
Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability
Replies: 40
Views: 18463

Re: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability

Meltdown and Spectre: Good news for AMD users, (more) bad news for Intel The bad news: Intel has previously warned that the microcode update it issued to provide some processor-based mitigation for some kinds of Spectre attack was causing machines with Haswell and Broadwell processors to reboot . I...
by burger2227
Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability
Replies: 40
Views: 18463

Re: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability

Researcher finds another security flaw in Intel management firmware The latest vulnerability—discovered in July of 2017 by F-Secure security consultant Harry Sintonen and revealed by the company today in a blog post—is more of a feature than a bug. Notebook and desktop PCs with Intel AMT can be com...
by burger2227
Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mainstream support for Windows 8.1 has ended
Replies: 0
Views: 87

Mainstream support for Windows 8.1 has ended

PSA: Mainstream support for Windows 8.1 has ended Of course, Windows 8.1 devices are still eligible for extended support, which provides security fixes for the OS and will last until January 10, 2023. Unfortunately, if anything ends up breaking in the OS from now on, Microsoft is no longer obligate...
by burger2227
Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability
Replies: 40
Views: 18463

Re: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability

Microsoft issues an emergency fix for Windows 10 to address processor bug For now, though, Windows 10 users should notice the arrival of KB4056892 , which takes Windows up to build 16299.192. In an email statement, Microsoft said: We are in the process of deploying mitigations to cloud services and...
by burger2227
Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability
Replies: 40
Views: 18463

Re: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability

Microsoft releases PowerShell script to check if your PC is vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre Microsoft has also produced a PowerShell script that checks whether your PC is vulnerable. Use the following steps to install and run the test. Press the Windows key and type PowerShell . Right click the ...
by burger2227
Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 37
Views: 2677

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft releases PowerShell script to check if your PC is vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre PowerShell can place copied commands at prompt with a right click. Microsoft has also produced a PowerShell script that checks whether your PC is vulnerable. Use the following steps to install and run the...
by burger2227
Fri Jan 05, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability
Replies: 40
Views: 18463

Re: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability

Intel says it will patch 90 percent of recent chips by next week A little more than a day since Google Project Zero went public with its findings regarding a major security flaw in Intel (and others) chip designs, the company announced that it is already pushing out patches to eliminate the vulnera...
by burger2227
Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Pete's QB Site News
Topic: Well, is this the end?
Replies: 2
Views: 434

Re: Well, is this the end?

Qbasic will not even run full screen graphics on newer 32 or 64 bit machines. That was the end!

This site can still be used for many programmers using QB64 who need ideas or help.

Thank Pete for keeping it going unlike the many other QB sites long gone!
by burger2227
Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chrome PUP issue with MalwareBytes resolved
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Re: Chrome PUP issue with MalwareBytes solved

Free versions of MalwareBytes may not scan for Rootkits automatically!

In the Settings, Protection tab turn ON Scan for Rootkits option under Scan Options.

The Scan for Rootkits option adds less than a minute to scans...
by burger2227
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability
Replies: 40
Views: 18463

Re: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability

Microsoft issues emergency Windows update for processor security bugs Microsoft is issuing a rare out-of-band security update to supported versions of Windows today. The software update is part of a number of fixes that will protect against a newly-discovered processor bug in Intel, AMD, and ARM ch...
by burger2227
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 37
Views: 2677

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft issues emergency Windows update for processor security bugs Microsoft is issuing a rare out-of-band security update to supported versions of Windows today. The software update is part of a number of fixes that will protect against a newly-discovered processor bug in Intel, AMD, and ARM ch...