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    Secure Boot

    For our ThinkPad, enabling secure boot removes CSM supports (greydout): Unselectable for secure boot.

    It is not all distros that support secure boot. Ubuntu's does even for a fresh install or...
  2. Thread: What's your favorite antiransomware? by MikeMecanic
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 7 Views 610

    Again, Norton is a complete security system, not...

    Again, Norton is a complete security system, not just an AV and for more cybersecurity, it has a built-in ransomware protection. Norton is not bloated, if you don't like some features (some do), you...
  3. Thread: Unsupported Processor Double Issue by MikeMecanic
    Forum: Windows Insider
    Replies 1 Views 1,229

    Ryzen 2700U False Reading

    The given command line above removes check your PC and leads to a pretty long warning as if the computer was too old.

    If a reg tweak exists to stop Windows 10 from upgrading to Eleven, negative...
  4. Thread: Unsupported Processor Double Issue by MikeMecanic
    Forum: Windows Insider
    Replies 1 Views 1,229

    Unsupported Processor Double Issue

    Never got problems for 22000.1 up to .348, but I do have an Unsupported Processor issue for the Dev ISO's. I was never able to cross the checking your PC barrier. I also have that bug when forcing 11...
  5. Thread: Windows 11 available on October 5 by MikeMecanic
    Forum: Windows 10 News
    Replies 725 Views 95,718

    We're also deleting Edge and IE for many years...

    We're also deleting Edge and IE for many years now. To make it short, such internal components are targeted on a daily basis by hackers. The rest is about human intelligence.

    We do the exact...
  6. Thread: What's your favorite antivirus? by MikeMecanic
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 80 Views 6,651

    Norton uses 1 to 3% of CPU steadily (11 or 10)....

    Norton uses 1 to 3% of CPU steadily (11 or 10). Don't know about heavy resources meaning and the reddit link sounds like a joke.
  7. Thread: Window 10 Install corrupted after Win11 upgrade by MikeMecanic
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 14 Views 961

    The incompatibility popup arises very fast in the...

    The incompatibility popup arises very fast in the upgrade process: Checking you PC gives the reason(s). Up to there, only the $WINDOWS.~BT folder is created and a few ones in the Software...
  8. Thread: What's your favorite antivirus? by MikeMecanic
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 80 Views 6,651

    Norton LifeLock Our Daily Companion

    Stay with Avast and wait for the big jump. Norton is bug free and offers a lot more than built-in. The acquisition needs to be approved and the Czechoslovak firm will be a bonus for Norton.
  9. Thread: Keep getting Norton message that widevinecdm.dll is safe by MikeMecanic
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 1 Views 447

    Do you have any abnormal desktop behavior? If no,...

    Do you have any abnormal desktop behavior? If no, not a malware.

    This type of popup comes with a find target (safe or not), a delete option and/or block in Norton LifeLock. Not using Edge. After...
  10. Thread: Google Chrome 100.0: First Test by MikeMecanic
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 0 Views 331

    Google Chrome 100.0: First Test

    Google wants to know if build 100 will cause bugs on the web. This following flag is for testing it (enable). Go to IP finder to check the new version number. It should be available in Edge too.

    ...
  11. Thread: Prevent program installations from running by MikeMecanic
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 25 Views 1,593

    Exploit Protection + Norton Firewall

    It is possible to stop torbrowser.exe from Security Center or if already install (first rule). It is also possible to neutralize Tor in Norton LifeLock.

    -Security Center Exploit Protection

    ...
  12. Thread: Prevent program installations from running by MikeMecanic
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 25 Views 1,593

    Dear Mike, another layer if you will at a higher...

    Dear Mike, another layer if you will at a higher level,
    To learn more about the Tor project, read the file properties signature. Such users are not dummies on four legs and for now they challenge...
  13. Thread: Prevent program installations from running by MikeMecanic
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 25 Views 1,593

    Tor Alpha

    This is what you have to block for the Alpha version. The location is user choice.


    Tor Browser\Browser\firefox.exe

    Tor Alpha is our default browser, learn why people are using an encrypted...
  14. Thread: KB5005463 PC Health Check Application by MikeMecanic
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 31 Views 10,580

    Well, I managed to remove, the popup about...

    Well, I managed to remove, the popup about Windows 11 with this reg tweak that requires a restart. No need to go in Gpedit to do so, fits all editions. You could change it for 21H1, but not a good...
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    Win Update The Radeon app. v21.10.2 was gone after this...

    The Radeon app. v21.10.2 was gone after this optional one from WU. Factory reset made it. The KB file *1320 was installed twice (2x100%).

    To factory reset the app automatically:

    ...
  16. Thread: KB5005463 PC Health Check Application by MikeMecanic
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 31 Views 10,580

    The latest on KB5005463: Get Windows 11?...

    The latest on KB5005463:
    Get Windows 11? Windows 10 PCs Automatically Offered PC Health Check App
  17. Thread: KB5005463 PC Health Check Application by MikeMecanic
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 31 Views 10,580

    Ccleaner detects two apps, the PC health one and...

    Ccleaner detects two apps, the PC health one and a WU health one. Not sure if there's a relation. Both were deleted in the cleaner.

    The notification in WU about 11 stays there no matter what we...
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    I don't think so, but you could try to force it...

    I don't think so, but you could try to force it instead of waiting...
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    Insider 10.0.19043.1319

    This one brings Meet Now on the taskbar. The process takes a big 25 minutes. All good!



    Running W10UI v10.12

    Removing temporary extracted files...
    Extracting files from update cabinets...
  20. Thread: Disable third party antivirus when updating ? by MikeMecanic
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 5 Views 760

    21H2 update is not a cosmic one, only the build...

    21H2 update is not a cosmic one, only the build number gets changed. Do the same if you're not disabling Defender in Gpedit. If Defender is OFF, you'll get security intelligence updates by turning...
  21. Thread: Feature Updates from Windows Update by MikeMecanic
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 3 Views 569

    Is your build number 19042.1288? A 21H1 MSU...

    Is your build number 19042.1288? A 21H1 MSU package brings you to 19043 and same for 19044.1288 with a cab file..

    21H1
    These new features will remain dormant until they are turned on through...
  22. Thread: Windows Defender Firewall broken by MikeMecanic
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 12 Views 920

    Windows Firewall Error 0x6D9 1) Control panel...

    Windows Firewall Error 0x6D9

    1) Control panel > System and Security > Windows Firewall > Restore default. 2) If this does not help, then download from MS WindowsFirewall.diagcab file and double...
  23. Thread: Why 21H2 isn't being offered yet? by MikeMecanic
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 22 Views 3,205

    Isn't next Tuesday? Waiting for it here to make...

    Isn't next Tuesday? Waiting for it here to make some upgrade tests of Windows Eleven.
  24. Thread: unable to upgrade to windows 11 error:0x80070002 by MikeMecanic
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 9 Views 2,116

    All of us are here to help mate, Make sure...

    All of us are here to help mate,

    Make sure that current time and date is sync with BIOS clock. The error points to a potential system clock issue.
  25. Thread: Upgrading to 11 by MikeMecanic
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 26 Views 2,164

    As shown in the given link of post #2, as long as...

    As shown in the given link of post #2, as long as you see this during the last phase of the upgrade process:

    Install Windows 11 Pro or Home √
    Keep personnel files √

    You are set to go and...
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