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by burger2227
Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability
Replies: 37
Views: 17616

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: 9

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: 37
Views: 17616

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: 37
Views: 17616

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: 32
Views: 2030

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: 37
Views: 17616

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: 36

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: 1
Views: 45

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: 37
Views: 17616

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: 32
Views: 2030

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...
by burger2227
Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 32
Views: 2030

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft 2017 in review: Wins, fails, and ??? moments PC World's best Windows 10 tricks, tips and tweaks Windows 10 is chock-full of handy, hidden new features worth exploring. Check out the best tips and tricks here. Eye tracking within Windows 10's Fall Creators Update Eye tracking has quietly e...
by burger2227
Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 32
Views: 2030

Re: Windows 10 news

Windows 10 Facial Recognition Feature Can Be Bypassed with a Photo According to SySS researchers, Microsoft delivered updates to patch this attack only for Windows 10 branches 1703 and 1709 , but not earlier 16** releases. "SySS recommends to update to the latest revision of Windows 10 version...
by burger2227
Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chrome PUP issue with MalwareBytes resolved
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Chrome PUP issue with MalwareBytes resolved

MalwareBytes finds PUP's repeatedly in Chrome's Default folder in AppData C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default (1)First upgrade MalwareBytes to version 3.3 if necessary and quarantine PUP's found: Upgrade download link Only use the following method when Chrome is also SYN...
by burger2227
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 32
Views: 2030

Re: Windows 10 news

W10 update on 32 bit 1709 laptop:
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Note the notification on right authorizing a reboot.

After update reboot and sign in, Chrome browser resumed where it left off.
by burger2227
Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 32
Views: 2030

Re: Windows 10 news

UK's GCHQ found out how to hack Windows Defender to own your PC Microsoft has released an out-of-band patch for two severe flaws in Windows Defender. The flaws were discovered by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), a unit of the UK's spy agency GCHQ, which dispenses cyberdefense advice to th...
by burger2227
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 32
Views: 2030

Re: Windows 10 news

Chrome Apps are dead, as Google shuts down the Chrome Web Store section More than a year ago, Google announced that Chrome Apps would be removed from Windows, Mac, and Linux versions of Chrome (but not Chrome OS) some time in 2017, and it seems we've come to that point today. Google has shut down t...
by burger2227
Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 32
Views: 2030

Re: Windows 10 news

Laptop and desktop PC's have problems scrolling in Chrome browser. Laptop is also slow at opening pages in Chrome... Windows 10's future look could be Sets, a tabbed app interface The concept includes two major components: the organization of the different app windows into Sets ; and the longer-ter...
by burger2227
Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 32
Views: 2030

Re: Windows 10 news

Desktop 64 bit PC refused to wake up again and had to reboot!

Monitor turns on with mouse press with black screen that never displays anything...


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32 bit laptop keeps saying that battery is low and shut down last night...
by burger2227
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 32
Views: 2030

Re: Windows 10 news

Desktop (64 bit) is waking up better with faster resume. 32 bit laptop can take up to 10 minutes to be useable at wake up. Tried to uninstall Chrome browser and deleted AppData\Local\Google\Chrome folder https://s6.postimg.org/tecof34nl/screenshot_58.png After reinstall of Chrome, still got PUP lis...
by burger2227
Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 32
Views: 2030

Re: Windows 10 news

Desktop upgraded again to 1709, would not wake up, had to reboot... MalwareBytes found 10 Potentially Unwanted Programs(PUP's) related to Chrome browser: https://s6.postimg.org/a0opi4r9d/screenshot_34.png Malwarebytes http://www.malwarebytes.com -Log Details- Scan Date: 11/17/17 Scan Time: 4:45 PM ...

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