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rossfingal 09-25-2013 09:37 AM

Computer Security
 
This from the "malwarebytes" blog -
http://blog.malwarebytes.org/intelli...lware-solution
Stay safe on the Internet - boys and girls! :)

gregzoll 09-25-2013 12:25 PM

Kind of late. That blog is dated 2012.

alexjoe 09-25-2013 12:47 PM

Thanks for sharing the information.

rossfingal 09-25-2013 01:01 PM

I know when it's dated.
You can't have too many reminders/guides for keeping your computer
clean!
I still run into people who basically, have no clue how to keep their
computer(s) safe.

It's dated - better late then never! :)
Sorry, please accept my humble regrets!

rossfingal

(I have had experience trying to help people clean their computer
over the Internet and if I can have access hands-on.)

rossfingal 09-25-2013 01:04 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by alexjoe (Post 1246352)
Thanks for sharing the information.

You're welcome!
Just trying to help, if I can!

gma2rjc 10-07-2013 11:35 AM

Thank you rossi!

rossfingal 10-07-2013 02:40 PM

You're welcome Barb! :)

BigJim 10-07-2013 03:57 PM

Thank you buddy, we appreciate it.

venator260 10-09-2013 10:36 PM

Good reminder. Another thing that I do is that, when running Windows, just don't go adventuring on the web. Be sure you know what you're clicking on. And this doesn't just mean adult oriented sites, although they're the worst for it. If my Windows machine were to go down, it would be more difficult for me to do my grad school work, as the professors and students that I need to share documents with are very tied to the Microsoft Office file formats. Thus, my Windows machine is a work only computer, and it's my Linux computer that is used for watching movies, downloading things, and general surfing.

beenthere 10-10-2013 05:17 AM

Yes, that link is as pertinent today, as it was a year ago.

rossfingal 10-10-2013 07:53 PM

It's good to have people thank me for my humble, efforts!
However, if you're really thankful -
Send money!
Kidding!!! :)

Please, practice safe computing!
There's way too many compromised, infected computers out there!

(Jim - as far as the money - small, used bills - non-sequential, serial numbers!!! - "Tanks"!) :)

rossfingal

BigJim 10-10-2013 08:40 PM

Rossi, I hate to hi jack your thread but I got a question, I hope you don't mind. Our internet provider upgraded our ethernet speed to 1000Mbps, we had a 100Mbps router and we could only get close to 100Mbps. we finally got a router that would handle the 1000Mbps but still we only got about 100Mbps. We installed a 1000Mbps ethernet card but still no luck. Our computers came over on the Mayflower so our RAM is very low and our hz are low also. Would the low RAM and hz keep us from getting the hi speed.

By the way, we got the high speed for basic cost, they upgraded everyones service for no extra cost.

rossfingal 10-10-2013 09:15 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BigJim (Post 1252024)
Rossi, I hate to hi jack your thread but I got a question, I hope you don't mind. Our internet provider upgraded our ethernet speed to 1000Mbps, we had a 100Mbps router and we could only get close to 100Mbps. we finally got a router that would handle the 1000Mbps but still we only got about 100Mbps. We installed a 1000Mbps ethernet card but still no luck. Our computers came over on the Mayflower so our RAM is very low and our hz are low also. Would the low RAM and hz keep us from getting the hi speed.

By the way, we got the high speed for basic cost, they upgraded everyones service for no extra cost.

"RAM" - Short answer - Yes! :(
(More "RAM"!)
How much have you got running in the background?
Operating system?
Processor speed -
Memory configuration -
Cable - "Wi-Fi"?
Too many, various factors!
(At least you got "High Speed" - for Basic!) :)

BigJim 10-10-2013 10:16 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by rossfingal (Post 1252042)
"RAM" - Short answer - Yes! :(
(More "RAM"!)
How much have you got running in the background?
Operating system?
Processor speed -
Memory configuration -
Cable - "Wi-Fi"?
Too many, various factors!
(At least you got "High Speed" - for Basic!) :)

Not sure what is running in the background, nothing on bootup.
Operating system XP pro
Pentium 4 CPU
1.70 GHz 1.69 GHz
512 RAM
Fiber optics Wi-Fi

I kinda though the low RAM would do it. When I can get another PC which would you recommend, 7 or 8.

beenthere 10-10-2013 10:23 PM

Jim, I have 8 on my lap top. Not as friendly on a non touch screen lap top as 7 is. So you might want to stick with 7, for ease of use, as it is similar to XP.


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