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  1. Thread: Modified Macrium backup by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 5 Views 684

    Thanks everyone. Very helpful. Backup was about...

    Thanks everyone. Very helpful. Backup was about 50 gb.
  2. Thread: Do we really need anti-virus/anti-malware software? e.g. BitDefender? by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 17 Views 1,819

    Leo Laporte has some very interesting opinions on...

    Leo Laporte has some very interesting opinions on this subject. He gets to the points about antivirus programs at the 3:10 minutes mark in the video.

    (1) Is Anti-Virus Necessary? - YouTube
    ...
  3. Thread: Modified Macrium backup by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 5 Views 684

    Modified Macrium backup

    Dell Inspiron 15 5565, Win 10 Home

    I want to create a Mactium backup, but it's going to be huge unless I can properly modify it. I tried to use a USB with 28gb free space as the destination, but...
  4. Thread: 1809 or 1903 by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 8 Views 760

    Just updated to 1903. So far so good. Thanks...

    Just updated to 1903. So far so good.

    Thanks all :)
  5. Thread: Windows Defender Advanced Scan Shortcut by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 2 Views 554

    I just want a simple one click shortcut. Since...

    I just want a simple one click shortcut.

    Since I posted, I updated to Win 10 1903. MSASCui.exe no longer exists on 1903.

    I would like to start a quick scan that opens the Windows Defender...
  6. Thread: 1809 or 1903 by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 8 Views 760

    1809 or 1903

    Like many, I learned my lessons the hard way about feature updates.

    I'm currently running Win 10 Pro 1803. I've got a block on feature updates, not a deferral thus far.

    Is an 1809 upgrade...
  7. Thread: Windows Defender Advanced Scan Shortcut by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 2 Views 554

    Windows Defender Advanced Scan Shortcut

    If I access Windows Defender from the system tray icon and try to run an advanced scan, it will not run. Nothing happens. I don't know why. I've searched for answers but nothing works. Quick Scan...
  8. Replies 3 Views 407

    No, and I have very little installed. Very basic...

    No, and I have very little installed. Very basic stuff, really.

    I did a fresh install...put back the same as before. We'll see.

    Thanks for the help.
  9. Thread: Contacts Folder by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 46 Views 11,739

    Thanks for all the advice. I did a fresh install...

    Thanks for all the advice. I did a fresh install and now it's back to normal.
  10. Thread: Contacts Folder by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 46 Views 11,739

    So then I'm back to square one, trying to figure...

    So then I'm back to square one, trying to figure out why this has happened again.

    Any suggestions? How about a reg entry?

    One thing I noticed is that you both seem to be connected to Outlook. ...
  11. Thread: Contacts Folder by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 46 Views 11,739

    Hi again, Once more I'm trying to solve the...

    Hi again,

    Once more I'm trying to solve the same problem. It was ok until a couple weeks ago when the contacts folder suddenly lost all the special contacts folder features, and became an...
  12. Replies 3 Views 407

    Odd behavior for desktop taskbar buttons

    I think I posted about this before with no solution, but I discovered another element that I hope will be familiar to someone or lead to an answer.

    This only affects desktop taskbar buttons to...
  13. Thread: Slow loading folders by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 4 Views 581

    Hi, Nothing has changed. I've changed the...

    Hi,

    Nothing has changed. I've changed the icons for a bunch of the shortcuts on the start menu. These customs icons all reside in a common folder.

    Could thjs be related to the thumbnail...
  14. Thread: Windows defender advanced scan extreme cpu overload by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 6 Views 875

    After "2019-07 Cumulative Update for Windows 10...

    After "2019-07 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1803 for x64-based Systems (KB4507435)", the extreme cpu overload effect essentially subsided. My CPU still goes to 100%, but does not impede...
  15. Thread: Slow loading folders by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 4 Views 581

    Slow loading folders

    I started experiencing slow folder loading, up to 10+ seconds, some time ago, perhaps a month or two. Maybe after a windows update. I can't remember for sure, but no system changes were made around...
  16. Thread: Windows defender advanced scan extreme cpu overload by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 6 Views 875

    Hi bro67, Do you rely solely on Windows...

    Hi bro67,

    Do you rely solely on Windows Defender as I do, or 3rd party software?

    I've never experienced this sort of thing, Not with machines that were far less powerful than my current one. ...
  17. Thread: Windows defender advanced scan extreme cpu overload by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 6 Views 875

    Is it true that ssd's are more prone to this sort...

    Is it true that ssd's are more prone to this sort of thing?
  18. Thread: Time to display list of operating systems by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 13 Views 3,328

    So sorry I never got back here. Can you tell...

    So sorry I never got back here.

    Can you tell me why the "Make all boot settings permanent" doesn't stay checked?

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  19. Thread: Windows defender advanced scan extreme cpu overload by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 6 Views 875

    Windows defender advanced scan extreme cpu overload

    I routinely do Windows defender advanced scans. Up until about 2 weeks ago, that is.

    All of a sudden the scan was completely maxing out my cpu. I wouldn't say it crashed the computer, but if I...
  20. Thread: USB drive plugin notification by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 2 Views 2,452

    Thanks

    Thanks
  21. Thread: USB drive plugin notification by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 2 Views 2,452

    USB drive plugin notification

    When the usb drive is plugged in on the desktop, is there a way to extend the amount of time the notification popup is displayed?
  22. Thread: Unidentified popup by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 5 Views 465

    Recognizing the icon on the message, I was able...

    Recognizing the icon on the message, I was able to determine that it was the "External Application Button (WebExtension)" addon. I contacted the developer, and he he created an update that seems to...
  23. Thread: Trojan:Script/Cloxer.D!cl by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 1 Views 514

    Trojan:Script/Cloxer.D!cl

    In the past few days, I restored the same Macrium backup twice. Shortly after I got a Windows Defender alert.

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    I didn't take any immediate action, but it seems Windows Defender...
  24. Thread: Unidentified popup by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 5 Views 465

    The problem is that it doesn't happen every time....

    The problem is that it doesn't happen every time. After it happens , experimenting with disabling addons proves nothing.

    Can anyone tell me if that icon on the message could represent anything...
  25. Thread: Unidentified popup by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 5 Views 465

    Unidentified popup

    Sometimes when open Firefox, I get this popup. I have no idea what generates it. I'd like to get rid of it. Very annoying.

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