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  1. Thread: sandbox by lx07
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 8 Views 611

    Not exactly but I did a startup script to add...

    Not exactly but I did a startup script to add French keyboard - you could change it to do whatever you want as long as you know a command to do it in Windows.

    This is the .wsb file ...
  2. Thread: Password managers are getting expensive! by lx07
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 27 Views 1,564

    Nothing wrong with that. A lot of places I work...

    Nothing wrong with that. A lot of places I work the procedure for security officer password is to generate it randomly, write it down and stick it in the safe.

    Keypass is a good free...
  3. Replies 3 Views 677

    When I've ordered from amazon in US it has always...

    When I've ordered from amazon in US it has always come via DHL.
  4. Thread: Any best lock folder software ? by lx07
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 6 Views 469

    You want to hide these folders or password...

    You want to hide these folders or password protect them or both?

    Hiding never really works but if you want an password protected encrypted container you could look into this VeraCrypt - Free Open...
  5. Replies 11 Views 1,681

    Those items you are seeing aren't coming from the...

    Those items you are seeing aren't coming from the EFI system partition - they are stored in NVRAM. When you install Windows (or grub) it adds a record telling the firmware the path to the...
  6. Thread: Anonymizing my ip address by lx07
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 50 Views 5,139

    You'll need a ISP in this other country to...

    You'll need a ISP in this other country to connect to the Internet though so you are just shifting the problem from your local ISP to your foreign ISP - it is just a matter of who you distrust least....
  7. Thread: Portable Devices in Device Manager by lx07
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 6 Views 548

    You could try Device Cleanup Tool from Tools for...

    You could try Device Cleanup Tool from Tools for Windows

    That seems to work for me and you can set it to remove all (non PnP) devices not just old USB.
  8. Replies 2 Views 435

    Solved PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Show Remaining...

    PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Show Remaining Battery Time
  9. Thread: 100% Disk for minutes after Startup by lx07
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 14 Views 1,400

    Sounds like you have both legacy Skype and the...

    Sounds like you have both legacy Skype and the Windows 10 Skype app.

    The Windows 10 Skype app always starts at boot even if you have never once opened it (and doesn't show in Task Manager startup...
  10. Thread: SSD optimize by lx07
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 10 Views 853

    You are welcome. Don't bother with the other...

    You are welcome.

    Don't bother with the other steps (disabling search etc) as they are not required. Windows 10 copes fine with SSD using defaults and you shouldn't be afraid of writing to them...
  11. Thread: SSD optimize by lx07
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 10 Views 853

    I'd leave it at the default 7 days but it doesn't...

    I'd leave it at the default 7 days but it doesn't much matter.

    The fuller your drive is the more often you want to trim.
  12. Thread: Any Difference between these two SSDs? by lx07
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 6 Views 449

    Solved Only mods can do that I think - marking a thread...

    Only mods can do that I think - marking a thread solved doesn't close it.

    By the way you could consider getting a USB -> SATA cable and use the Western Digital for backups. Shame to let it go to...
  13. Thread: Portable Devices in Device Manager by lx07
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 6 Views 548

    There is this USBOblivion: Remove traces of old...

    There is this USBOblivion: Remove traces of old connected USB Drives from Windows PC
  14. Thread: 100% Disk for minutes after Startup by lx07
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 14 Views 1,400

    What do you mean a very long time? I find...

    What do you mean a very long time?

    I find that Skype app and OneDrive are top of the list after booting (whether you use them or not) but only for a minute or so.

    It would be interesting if...
  15. Thread: Is Product Key Transferable to New PC? by lx07
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 15 Views 1,291

    I'm not saying anything. If the key is accepted...

    I'm not saying anything. If the key is accepted by Microsoft then that is good enough for me - if it isn't for someone else that is fine. Pointless to discuss.

    Anyway what makes you think OP has...
  16. Thread: Is Product Key Transferable to New PC? by lx07
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 15 Views 1,291

    You still got the key? You should still be able...

    You still got the key? You should still be able to activate Windows 10 with it.

    How To Activate Windows 10 With Windows 7/8/8.1 Product key

    A Windows 7 Pro or Ultimate key will activate 10...
  17. Thread: SSD optimize by lx07
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 10 Views 853

    It should be on. Post a picture of the...

    It should be on.

    Post a picture of the Defragment and Optimize screen just to confirm that Windows sees your SSD as a SSD not a HDD.

    Out of your list of "things to do" I do none of them - it...
  18. Replies 6 Views 1,045

    Don't think you'd see that much improvement. ...

    Don't think you'd see that much improvement.

    It looks to be 2-4x faster for sequential but if you look at 4k there is hardly any difference at all and OS is lots of small files. That plus boot...
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    You'd want to check for leaks (see VPN Tests and...

    You'd want to check for leaks (see VPN Tests and Checks - The Ultimate How-To Guide | Restore Privacy for example) but assuming that is OK as has been said before while they could see you are...
  20. Thread: sandbox by lx07
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 8 Views 611

    You don't need to copy/paste. You can use the...

    You don't need to copy/paste. You can use the sandbox configuration files to map a drive and run startup programs automatically.

    How to Configure the Windows Sandbox
  21. Replies 8 Views 747

    Maybe if the game was installed and working...

    Maybe if the game was installed and working before. IDK why it would but anything is possible.

    Problem is there are both 32 and 64 bit versions from 2002, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013 and...
  22. Replies 8 Views 747

    This error means you don't have the correct...

    This error means you don't have the correct version of Visual C++ Redistributable installed. Different games need different versions (sometimes more than one version) depending how they were built...
  23. Thread: Macrium Reflect 7 restore issue by lx07
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 7 Views 597

    What are you restoring? Most likely you want...

    What are you restoring?

    Most likely you want to restore C only as if you restore system (EFI partition) then I I think you may need to bless the Windows boot loader again.

    From Windows this...
  24. Thread: Transferring Windows 10 from bootcamp by lx07
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 3 Views 732

    Yes you can. The easiest way is to install a...

    Yes you can. The easiest way is to install a clean Windows 10 on new Mac using Boot Camp Assistant app then overwrite the new Bootcamp partition with a copy of your old one. This will ensure the...
  25. Thread: Risk with adding Hyper-V? by lx07
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 2 Views 369

    Or just use Convert-VHD –Path c:\test\MY-VM.vhdx...

    Or just use Convert-VHD –Path c:\test\MY-VM.vhdx –DestinationPath c:\test\MY-NEW-VM.vhd

    Converting Hyper-V .vhdx to .vhd file formats for use in Windows Azure
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