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    I do not bother looking for 2 grains of sand,...

    I do not bother looking for 2 grains of sand, mostly, I look for specific grains during Revo Uninstalls or in the rare case bits and pieces of stuff that I would like removed.
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    "...the 'unknown' space (unscannable?) has...

    "...the 'unknown' space (unscannable?) has remained constant at 23.1GB..."
    I have no idea what folders/files are in that 23GB space, I thought maybe Linux could get in and list what is in there.
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    dalchina, would booting Puppy Linux and using its...

    dalchina, would booting Puppy Linux and using its file manager be helpful in this situation?
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    I better amend my earlier post: While all of us...

    I better amend my earlier post: While all of us have our own ideas, constructs, practices, that normally work for us and our computers, it is true that some ideas, constructs, practices, in their...
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    Absolutely, like Animal Farm revisited: "Some...

    Absolutely, like Animal Farm revisited: "Some [ideas, concepts, practices] are more equal than others."
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    GentleLadies, GentleMen, all of us are correct --...

    GentleLadies, GentleMen, all of us are correct -- as such relates to our respective computers. I am always open to reading and hearing of new-to-me ideas, practices, constructs, etc. Some ideas I...
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    f14tomcat said: Personally, I don't see how...

    f14tomcat said: Personally, I don't see how emptying the ashtray increases the horsepower of a car or gives it less exhaust emissions.
    TairikuOkami replied: Some people like to keep their car clean,...
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    Same here, getting rid of un-needed stuff means...

    Same here, getting rid of un-needed stuff means less stuff to backup in the computer.
    Also, I noticed bi-monthly deleting cache files from the browser pots does help browser operations.
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    I sent you a follow-up...got the INI earlier, if...

    I sent you a follow-up...got the INI earlier, if you have any other suggestions for me, I will do my best. :)
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    Callender, I need your help, my Chrome is not...

    Callender, I need your help, my Chrome is not smart to download winapp2.ini -- it keeps on displaying the long long file but giving me no way to download it. Do you have a copy that you could email...
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    Callender winapp2ool.exe, where do I grab a copy...

    Callender winapp2ool.exe, where do I grab a copy of this file? I have done your other great ideas already in both laptops, I just need to do this last winapp2ool.exe step with your copy of...
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    What are the pagefile settings? I ask because...

    What are the pagefile settings? I ask because Windows can efficiently utilize RAM and pagefile if left to its own devices.
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    Do not forget to continue making full image OS...

    Do not forget to continue making full image OS partitions backups onto external media, data partition either full image or at least folder/files backup onto external media.
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    I use an older portable CCleaner, one that...

    I use an older portable CCleaner, one that reportedly does not call home like the newer ones do, maybe bi-monthly, more or less. I use Auslogics and Wise registry cleaners like rifles, not like...
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    "...Is there any such cleaner out there worth...

    "...Is there any such cleaner out there worth using?..." I use Auslogics and Wise register cleaners like rifles rather than shotguns. Because I make approximately bi-monthly full image backups onto...
  16. Thread: how to guard against spies in a computer repair shop by RolandJS
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
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    hdmi, I don't know my chromebook's google...

    hdmi, I don't know my chromebook's google displayed a double post! Oh well, ignore my earlier post about it.
  17. Thread: how to guard against spies in a computer repair shop by RolandJS
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 14 Views 3,724

    hdmi, you got a double post, submit post not...

    hdmi, you got a double post, submit post not always working right away...
  18. Thread: how to guard against spies in a computer repair shop by RolandJS
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 14 Views 3,724

    "... I am thinking mainly of memory locations (HD...

    "... I am thinking mainly of memory locations (HD folders) which might be a place to remove data and store outside..."
    I can only speak for Windows 7, however, there are a number of folders...
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    I googled where are chrome bookmarks...and got a...

    I googled where are chrome bookmarks...and got a whole page full of possible solutions. Including this one:
    "Google Chrome stores the bookmark and bookmark backup file in a long path into the...
  20. Thread: Password required after log off by RolandJS
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
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    dalchina, I'm fishing in the dark, could it be...

    dalchina, I'm fishing in the dark, could it be possible that secondary bootstrap[s] exist on one or more of [un][plugged] drives?
  21. Thread: Folder Protection Question by RolandJS
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
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    Not always. I have plenty of ligit software and...

    Not always. I have plenty of ligit software and utilities in my ScanExclude folder, along with excludes listed in a few security programs.
  22. Thread: Laptop Repair and Upgrade by RolandJS
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 33 Views 3,871

    Revo Uninstaller in combination with...

    Revo Uninstaller in combination with BCUninstaller (BulkCrapUninstaller) is a very powerful tool set that can remove all unwanted bloatware. Concerning BCU, even though it can do multiple uninstalls...
  23. Thread: Do I need AVG virus by RolandJS
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 19 Views 4,538

    Dunno, maybe because those who believe they are...

    Dunno, maybe because those who believe they are the Best of the Best "don't need no list!"?
  24. Thread: Do I need AVG virus by RolandJS
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 19 Views 4,538

    Hey, Matt, I see that Avast ranked 6th, AVG...

    Hey, Matt, I see that Avast ranked 6th, AVG ranked 8th in that one specific listing. Some time ago, during my Windows 95/98/98SE days, I used and was really impressed with both Avast and AVG (and...
  25. Thread: I would like to comment on passwords security by RolandJS
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 20 Views 2,188

    bleepingcomputer news section reported a recent...

    bleepingcomputer news section reported a recent hack or ransomware involving several million accounts, I forget the details, however, I do remember the article reported 700k users apparently used the...
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