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  1. Thread: Can You Run Defender Quick Scans Automatically? by up2trix
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 9 Views 1,032

    Whoa! That's the first I have heard of this. ...

    Whoa! That's the first I have heard of this. MS, you are pathetic, get off your butts now and fix this!

    I had issues trying to schedule Windows Defender full scans via Group Policy--see here. I...
  2. Thread: Setup BitLocker Encryption On Win 10 Pro 64Bit Solid State Drive(SSD)? by up2trix
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 2 Views 305

    Solved Jesse, I have no idea why you are having problems...

    Jesse, I have no idea why you are having problems getting BitLocker to work on an SSD. I had no problems whatsoever getting it to work on my Samsung 970 EVO, which is a PCIe NVMe SSD.

    Your post...
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    Good idea. I should try restarting my computer...

    Good idea. I should try restarting my computer each day before I go to work and leave it running and see if it has shut down when I get home.

    If that does not trigger a shutdown within a few...
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    Mystery shut downs on 1903--help me diagnose!

    Summary:

    My laptop sometimes mysteriously shuts down, and I have no idea why.

    I need advice on trouble shooting this, especially seeing if my Windows event logs hold any clues.

    Details:

    I...
  5. Thread: scheduling Windows Defender full scan: problems and questions by up2trix
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 2 Views 736

    I have gone back thru the Group Policy Editor's...

    I have gone back thru the Group Policy Editor's Windows Defender Antivirus/Scan settings, seeing if I could find some sort of conflict that prevents me from getting the scan to run.

    I noticed...
  6. Thread: Group Policy not affect Settings app? by up2trix
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 2 Views 759

    Why do you think that? Do you have a...

    Why do you think that?

    Do you have a fundamental reason?

    Or, is it simply a practical reason, such as maybe editing Group Policy is a bit harder than configuring stuff thru the Settings app?
    ...
  7. Thread: Group Policy not affect Settings app? by up2trix
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 2 Views 759

    Group Policy not affect Settings app?

    I have a new Windows 10 Pro laptop that I am configuring. I am a Windows 10 newbie, and am especially new to using Group Policy to configure it.

    I decided to disable both AutoRun and AutoPlay,...
  8. Thread: scheduling Windows Defender full scan: problems and questions by up2trix
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 2 Views 736

    scheduling Windows Defender full scan: problems and questions

    I have a new Windows 10 Pro 64 bit laptop that I am configuring. I am coming from a Windows 7 desktop. Much has changed.


    For its malware defense, I am using Windows Defender and Malwarebytes...
  9. Thread: Coming from a chromebook by up2trix
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 5 Views 433

    I have never heard of your particular malware...

    I have never heard of your particular malware before.

    I just wanted to comment that for my malware defense, I use Windows Defender along with Malwarebytes Premium. This particular combination...
  10. Thread: rate my BitLocker config by up2trix
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 0 Views 441

    rate my BitLocker config

    I have a new Dell Precision 7530 laptop that I am configuring. One of my first steps is setting up full drive encryption on it.

    I decided to go with BitLocker, as opposed to Veracrypt, because it...
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    Bree, thanks much for your response. I ended...

    Bree, thanks much for your response.

    I ended up trying both Recuva as well as Puran File Recovery. No dice.

    I am going to have to recreate the file's contents...
  12. Replies 6 Views 928

    file forensics: any way to recover moved file?

    Last night I moved--not copied--a file from my Dell Latitude Win 10 laptop's SSD to a thumb drive.

    To be precise, I think that I clicked on the file in Windows Explorer in the laptop, then cut it...
  13. Replies 14 Views 5,798

    Solved Forget my last post from 20 hours ago--I am an...

    Forget my last post from 20 hours ago--I am an idiot!

    alphanumeric's solution is, in fact, correct.

    When you do the final step, which is select Open file location, that new File Explorer ...
  14. Replies 14 Views 5,798

    Solved Thanks for the suggestion. I tried doing...

    Thanks for the suggestion.

    I tried doing exactly what you said, but after I do the Open file location step, what happens is that a new File Explorer instance is launched which views the folder...
  15. Replies 14 Views 5,798

    Solved Desktop programs. No offense intended.

    Desktop programs. No offense intended.
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    Solved Where are Win 10 Start Menu Program Properties (like "Start in")?

    Guys, I was just forced at work to change my beloved Win 7 box to Win 10 spyware as a service.

    One aspect of Win 10 that I cannot figure out is how I can access Properties for the programs that I...
  17. Replies 6 Views 4,826

    At this point, I think that I now understand the...

    At this point, I think that I now understand the above sentence in your original reply.




    I have so far been using just VirtualBox for my experiments, and it has worked well for that purpose....
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    Once at a time is not a particularly bad...

    Once at a time is not a particularly bad restriction for me.

    But my current win 7 install is a Dell OEM install.

    Does that mean that if I try to create a win 10 clean install USB when the...
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    halasz: that was a most excellent answer, I...

    halasz: that was a most excellent answer, I really appreciate it.

    I have a several followup questions that I'll ask in a series of responses (only have time right now to ask a few of them).

    ...
  20. Replies 6 Views 4,826

    will free win 7 --> 10 update work if chose a VM instead of native?

    My workstation currently has win 7 64 bit pro installed on it. It has been a surprisingly good OS, a real surprise from M$.

    I have so far avoided Microsoft's free 7 --> 10 update offer. For...
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