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  1. Thread: Microsoft Safety Scan by pericles
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 13 Views 895

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/...

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/threat-protection/intelligence/safety-scanner-download


    Assume the OP is referring to the Microsoft Safety Scanner (link above).

    What is the...
  2. Thread: Help with Bing Home Page in Edge by pericles
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 7 Views 764

    Most, if not all, home pages have newslinks, some...

    Most, if not all, home pages have newslinks, some with photos. Have you checked the Edge home page. Lists frequent sites visited, news links without photos, customization options.
  3. Thread: Chrome starts slowly by pericles
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 18 Views 1,277

    No other place on forum. Over 1K views of your...

    No other place on forum. Over 1K views of your thread.

    Don't know of any particular place to learn more about dwm. Just google. Also, make a post in the Chrome Forum.

    But with all due...
  4. Thread: Edge not opening on initial startup by pericles
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 3 Views 321

    Does Edge receive updates in Win 7 ? (Sry if...

    Does Edge receive updates in Win 7 ?

    (Sry if redundant question, not familiar)
  5. Thread: Chrome starts slowly by pericles
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 18 Views 1,277

    You may want to do some research on the dwm...

    You may want to do some research on the dwm entry.

    But again, though slower than your other browsers, a 5 sec delay is not that bad. Perhaps with future Chrome updates it will improve even...
  6. Thread: Chrome starts slowly by pericles
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 18 Views 1,277

    Anything in the Event Viewer ? Please...

    Anything in the Event Viewer ?

    Please translate key parts of Reliability Monitor.
  7. Thread: Attacked by a McAfee imposter! by pericles
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 7 Views 1,078

    Have you ran a scan with your AV Windows Defender...

    Have you ran a scan with your AV Windows Defender ?

    In additon to Porthos advice in post #4, run Adw Cleaner.

    https://www.malwarebytes.com/adwcleaner/
  8. Thread: Chrome starts slowly by pericles
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 18 Views 1,277

    View Reliability History in Windows 10...

    View Reliability History in Windows 10

    Event Viewer: Control Panel - System Security -Admin Tools - View Event Logs

    Chrome Canary is a version for developers. Only benefit would be to...
  9. Thread: Chrome starts slowly by pericles
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 18 Views 1,277

    Check Event Viewer and Windows Relaibility...

    Check Event Viewer and Windows Relaibility Monitor for possible errors including high disk usage.

    You may want to experiment by downloading Chrome Canary (runs alongside regular Chrome) to see if...
  10. Thread: Chrome starts slowly by pericles
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 18 Views 1,277

    Other browsers work fine ? Any Chrome...

    Other browsers work fine ? Any Chrome extensions that may be the culprit ? May disable to check.

    And can always reset/reinstall Chrome.
  11. Replies 1 Views 160

    https://www.dell.com/community/Inspiron/Headphone-...

    https://www.dell.com/community/Inspiron/Headphone-not-detected-when-plugged-in/td-p/7469697

    May want to check the Dell Forum for others who may have experienced same. Also, check above thread.
  12. Thread: Freezing when browsing since HD replaced by pericles
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 36 Views 10,236

    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.
  13. Thread: Freezing when browsing since HD replaced by pericles
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 36 Views 10,236

    - "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...
  14. Thread: AV-Comparatives: Performance Test - April 2021 by pericles
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 7 Views 39,817

    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...
  15. Replies 36 Views 7,973

    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...
  16. Thread: Connection Error Message by pericles
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 2 Views 328

    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 :-) )
  17. Thread: Connection Error Message by pericles
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 2 Views 328

    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.
    ...
  18. Thread: Does Windows Defender remove tracking cookies? by pericles
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 5 Views 2,432

    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.
    ...
  19. Thread: No windows defender after installing windows by pericles
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 12 Views 2,029

    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.
    ...
  20. Thread: Edge is not download any files by pericles
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 3 Views 447

    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.
  21. Replies 5 Views 1,229

    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.
  22. Thread: Google Chrome Freezing by pericles
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 26 Views 3,929

    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...
  23. Thread: Free AV Reviews by pericles
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 19 Views 2,185

    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...
  24. Replies 20 Views 2,388

    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...
  25. Thread: Restore windows by pericles
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 5 Views 2,538

    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...
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