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  1. Thread: Freezing when browsing since HD replaced by pericles
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 18 Views 4,014

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/...

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10

    Clean Install Windows 10 Directly without having to Upgrade First


    Recommend you go to above site and do a clean install.
  2. Thread: Freezing when browsing since HD replaced by pericles
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 18 Views 4,014

    - "all else" meaning other browsers ? If not,...

    - "all else" meaning other browsers ? If not, try another browser to see if browser is at fault.

    - Check Event Viewer, Windows Reliability Monitor, and Device Manager for possible error...
  3. Thread: AV-Comparatives: Performance Test - April 2021 by pericles
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 7 Views 18,388

    From the same site, protection rates. (Mar '21)...

    From the same site, protection rates. (Mar '21)

    What is difference between Online Detection/Online Protection ? Detects but does not protect ? Many are low in Detection.

    Note high...
  4. Replies 11 Views 1,562

    Welcome to the forum ! Please take time to...

    Welcome to the forum !

    Please take time to complete your system specs in the My Computer section of your user column.
    (bottom). Much needed to solve issues.

    Have you contacted the...
  5. Thread: Connection Error Message by pericles
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 2 Views 268

    Thanks ! Will try and report back after a day...

    Thanks !

    Will try and report back after a day or two.

    - - - Updated - - -



    Only 1 instance in the last 24 hrs (oddly enough, when I entered address for tenforums :-) )
  6. Thread: Connection Error Message by pericles
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 2 Views 268

    Connection Error Message

    Frequently receive below error message using Firefox and Edge. Internet connection and firewall checked. Often takes 2-3 refreshes, entries to access sites. Happens on all type sites.
    ...
  7. Thread: Does Windows Defender remove tracking cookies? by pericles
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 5 Views 2,314

    Lengthy article below about Vivaldi's Cookie...

    Lengthy article below about Vivaldi's Cookie Crumbler. Interesting statement that when you click on the "accept cookies" notice, permission is given for trackers to create behavior profiles.
    ...
  8. Thread: No windows defender after installing windows by pericles
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 12 Views 1,838

    When you did the clean install via the internet, ...

    When you did the clean install via the internet, did you download Win10 from the MSN site or an alternate site ?

    Recommend another clean install with download from official site.
    ...
  9. Thread: Edge is not download any files by pericles
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 3 Views 260

    My experience has been normally a slow download...

    My experience has been normally a slow download is an issue with the internet connection speed or an issue at the download site, not the browser.

    As Berton states, check with another browser.
  10. Replies 5 Views 1,030

    Strange ! I actually had same problem with...

    Strange ! I actually had same problem with Chrome and Edge after update. Did a clean reinstall for that and other reasons and all is well.
  11. Thread: Google Chrome Freezing by pericles
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 26 Views 3,371

    Good question ! I wondered the same...

    Good question ! I wondered the same yesterday. Didn't reply because I did not have time and was on mobile.

    Random thoughts.

    - Check Event Viewer and Windows Reliability Monitor for...
  12. Thread: Free AV Reviews by pericles
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 19 Views 1,970

    Free AV Reviews

    Below is a lengthy, but informative article from ZDNet which reviews free AV software. May be of interest to those who prefer.

    WD fully meets my needs and I don't keep up with other AV's. But...
  13. Replies 20 Views 2,018

    I have auto updates enabled but have to update...

    I have auto updates enabled but have to update Edge manually unless received thru the CU as indicated in post #6.

    Also, had difficulty manually updating from 89 to 90 due to MSN server being busy...
  14. Thread: Restore windows by pericles
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 5 Views 2,452

    Newer laptop still under warranty for battery...

    Newer laptop still under warranty for battery issue ? And possible hardware issue ?

    Please click My Computer in your avatar column and complete the specs for your system. Very helpful to...
  15. Thread: Windows Notification Malware Help by pericles
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 5 Views 4,080

    https://www.malwarebytes.com/adwcleaner/ Also,...

    https://www.malwarebytes.com/adwcleaner/

    Also, run AdwCleaner and may consider reset/reinstall browser.
  16. Thread: pc is now freezing up by pericles
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 21 Views 2,682

    In your profile column (left side), click My...

    In your profile column (left side), click My Computer (bottom) and enter the info. It will then be there permanently. Also good to keep updated.
  17. Replies 2 Views 201

    Check below: On your computer, open Chrome....

    Check below:


    On your computer, open Chrome.
    At the top, click More Settings.
    Select Passwords Check passwords.

    Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help

    How do I find stored...
  18. Replies 1 Views 289

    Please post your computer specs under MyComputer...

    Please post your computer specs under MyComputer below your avatar.

    Has your system received all Windows updates ? And check your internet connection speed and run the troubleshooter.
  19. Thread: do i need to install avast Chrome extension? by pericles
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 4 Views 916

    Research/google info for the extension and make...

    Research/google info for the extension and make your decision. Opinions vary, my "guess" is the Avast security extension for Chrome is not often used.
  20. Thread: Windows Security by pericles
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 3 Views 611

    To clarify, when you click Settings,...

    To clarify, when you click Settings, Update&Security, and Windows Security nothing happens ?

    - Go to Task Manager Details to confirm msmpeng.exe (defender) is running.

    - Do you have another...
  21. Replies 5 Views 1,400

    Strange ! I just went to the FoxNews site and...

    Strange !

    I just went to the FoxNews site and tried to play a vid on Edge. Vid showed dark screen and required I click "Watch" from a green button which required to download an extension from...
  22. Replies 5 Views 1,400

    the video player failed to load.(Error Code:...

    the video player failed to load.(Error Code: 101102) | Firefox Support Forum | Mozilla Support

    All browsers ? All websites ? What is your homepage ?

    Check above link for FF.
  23. Thread: Cannot create restore point by pericles
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 32 Views 8,972

    Follow dalchina's instructions in post #24 and...

    Follow dalchina's instructions in post #24 and post a screenshot of your system. Click on System Restore to see if your system is creating automatic restore points.

    If your system is not...
  24. Thread: Cannot create restore point by pericles
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 32 Views 8,972

    Is your system creating automatic restore points,...

    Is your system creating automatic restore points, but the only issue is you can't manually create a restore point ?

    In addition to the advice above, run sfc/scannow for possible corrupt files...
  25. Thread: edge by pericles
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 2 Views 231

    Check zebal's advice about closing Edge. Other...

    Check zebal's advice about closing Edge.

    Other browsers work ok ? If Edge is only browser, may want to download another to see if same result.

    Also check Event Viewer and Windows Reliability...
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