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  1. Thread: CfosSpeed ? by elbmek
    Forum: Software and Apps
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    well in Cal, going to have a look. I did erase it...

    well in Cal, going to have a look. I did erase it via Geek but its a mystery. Will monitor folders as I come to them for anything on 12 June

    edit: Kaspersky blocked it:Some legitimate software...
  2. Thread: Windows Gone Haywire by elbmek
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 24 Views 2,582

    Further to this, the damn thing removed all my...

    Further to this, the damn thing removed all my Science programs from BOINC which ran in my pc in the background since the year dot!
  3. Thread: CfosSpeed ? by elbmek
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 7 Views 485

    CfosSpeed ?

    In C:/Program Files has appeared this software. I have not downloaded it and my daughter knows nothing about it.

    Cfosspeed. We have no idea how it got installed here is a ascreen dump of...
  4. Thread: Firefox - Slowest? by elbmek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 12 Views 717

    Me too josey, and win 10 2H1H or whatever. MY...

    Me too josey, and win 10 2H1H or whatever. MY daughter has been hogging the pc all weekend, but she is going back to Oxford today so might get some time on it!!!! I am on FF 80.0.1 and just checked...
  5. Thread: Firefox - Slowest? by elbmek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 12 Views 717

    Heading for bed now but will check tomorrow...

    Heading for bed now but will check tomorrow evening. Another change: Gmail opens as Google Workspace, then goes to mail - what the heck is that??? Thanks ace.
  6. Thread: Firefox - Slowest? by elbmek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 12 Views 717

    Hi Cal, just opened opera and tried same as in...

    Hi Cal, just opened opera and tried same as in FF, much faster and opera has add ons. Going to check FF ones now.

    Check FF only 2: Ad blocker Ult and yet another speed dial. I have no log in or...
  7. Thread: Firefox - Slowest? by elbmek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 12 Views 717

    Firefox - Slowest?

    People praise FF a lot on this forum I have had it as default for a few days and noticed a dramatic downturn in loading times. Even my email which used to open on the button, is now longer than 5 or...
  8. Thread: New Vivaldi by elbmek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 20 Views 1,018

    I followed your advice and looked at speed dial...

    I followed your advice and looked at speed dial alternatives. Found one called Yet Another Speed Dial, its brilliant and so damn easy its idiot proof, so I am OK. When you are on a site and you...
  9. Thread: New Vivaldi by elbmek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 20 Views 1,018

    Roger that Cal.

    Roger that Cal.
  10. Thread: New Vivaldi by elbmek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 20 Views 1,018

    Thanks (AGAIN) lads for your input; sorry to drag...

    Thanks (AGAIN) lads for your input; sorry to drag you away from the beach! :busted: OK, I spent quite a long time last night trying to reset everything after removing Vivaldi totally. I was sitting...
  11. Thread: Microsoft Safety Scan by elbmek
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 13 Views 974

    Microsoft Safety was recommended to me in here, I...

    Microsoft Safety was recommended to me in here, I think by Dal. It is a highly detailed every single file scan, took 20 hours.
  12. Thread: New Vivaldi by elbmek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 20 Views 1,018

    I got a note telling my an upgrade was available....

    I got a note telling my an upgrade was available. I think it said 4. I do have a question though. If I restore the last backup will it erase the past 4 hours and give something working again. The...
  13. Thread: New Vivaldi by elbmek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 20 Views 1,018

    New Vivaldi

    If you use Vivaldi, think twice about downloading the new version. I didn't and not only did I end up with two icons on my desktop but Vivaldi has removed all my saves from the browser, deleted my...
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    You dont need all this. all you have to do is go...

    You dont need all this. all you have to do is go to Notifications and tell it to close
  15. Replies 8 Views 660

    I have just got rid of this, all I need to do it...

    I have just got rid of this, all I need to do it look out of the window
  16. Thread: Microsoft Safety Scan by elbmek
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 13 Views 974

    Microsoft Safety Scan

    I ran this for 22+ hours, found 1700+ anomolies, and yet, at the end of it, it only deleted TWO Files.?

    Who do I send my electricity bill to?
  17. Replies 9 Views 959

    Me too, What is MS doing. They seem to think they...

    Me too, What is MS doing. They seem to think they can RULE what we look at. I got rid of it/ MS can **** off
  18. Thread: 2000th Post by elbmek
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 2 Views 295

    You the only one online or have I crossed a...

    You the only one online or have I crossed a threshold?
  19. Thread: Windows Gone Haywire by elbmek
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 24 Views 2,582

    After nearly 22 hours of MS safety bull; in a...

    After nearly 22 hours of MS safety bull; in a report of over 1700 anomolies, and the removal of just TWO, I thought why did I bother never again. According to this and other MUCH Quicker software, my...
  20. Thread: 2000th Post by elbmek
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 2 Views 295

    2000th Post

    On this, the occasion of my 2000th post I want to thank each and everyone of you who have helped the old brain of mine to find sense out of chaos. All of you, take a bow, you deserve it. Thank you,...
  21. Thread: Windows Gone Haywire by elbmek
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 24 Views 2,582

    Almost finished with MS safety Scan - over 25...

    Almost finished with MS safety Scan - over 25 million files done. I am finding software that windows has 'sneaked' in Weather & News appeared in Task bar - gone. Web Cam useless, thrown out. New one...
  22. Thread: Windows Gone Haywire by elbmek
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 24 Views 2,582

    Now it tells me that my webcam is screwed....

    Now it tells me that my webcam is screwed. Reloaded software and only get a bar code of beautiful colours. I reloaded the Logitech Cam software.
  23. Thread: Windows Gone Haywire by elbmek
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 24 Views 2,582

    and I think I screwed up at 538 objects noted I...

    and I think I screwed up at 538 objects noted I inadvertently clicked cancel. I feel sick! Maybe later eh?
  24. Thread: Keyboards - Change of Function by elbmek
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 16 Views 1,930

    I have found what caused the change in keyboard...

    I have found what caused the change in keyboard functions my small 'a' would not let me use acute eg: - which I do use on occasion. The solution was to uninstall FXSOUND. THAT had disabled my keys...
  25. Thread: Windows Gone Haywire by elbmek
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 24 Views 2,582

    its now been running over 5 hours, found 15...

    its now been running over 5 hours, found 15 infections and still not even half way. The earlier windows installation seems to have added things, and look like things I don't want. eg: toolbar,...
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