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    7zip Security

    https://www.systemtek.co.uk/2019/03/7-zip-and-p7zip-ncompressnshrinkcdecodercodereal-vulnerability-cve-2017-17969/ In case you missed it. Be sure to follow Thumper's link to update to version 19.0 which addresses this threat if you haven't already done so.
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    how to fix hdd

    Yeah well I hear sad stories all the time. Your system's hard drive is not a good archive repository. Laptop hard drives, forget it! There are so many places offering free cloud storage, use it or become another sad story. Agreed Herman. It's hit or miss. Sometimes it's the drive's electronics...
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    New 1

    I don't mind as long as you don't mind I might not have the answer. Welcome and have fun.
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    windows 10 upgrade

    Try downloading the latest Win 10 x64 (1809 4/19) from M/S. A regular OEM disk will handle the upgrade just fine as long as your 8.1 install is legit. I take it your Win 8.1 is Pro, 64 bit, and has been validated.. We do it all the time at my shop. Just search for Download Windows 10 and get...
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    Hi I´m Daniel

    Hi Daniel. Welcome. -Tony from US
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    uTorrentPatch [SpeedUP DL speed]

    The Patch: https://thewindowsforum.com/resources/utorrentpatch-speedup-dl-speed.1/ Right under your noses so to speak. -Have fun
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    30 Essential Pieces Of Free (and Open) Software for Windows

    Well Jeez I might as well jump in here as well. A couple of go to sources. The portable stuff is great for working on other's systems.. https://www.portablefreeware.com/ One of my favorite sights for setting up a USB stick for quick diagnosis of minor system problems or a quick tune up. I use...
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    Hello

    Sit back and have fun! That's what it's all about. Don't be afraid to ask questions.
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    Looking for a good VPN for my PC (windows 10)

    Yeah well experience tells me don't download "security" cracked software. Too many times there's a hidden payload of sorts. I use TorGuard because I got an insane price with a discount I found online and they don't slow down my 100bps symmetric line.
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    [AntiVirus/Spam/Malware/Etc] Freeware programs & tools

    Part of my duties at work is overseeing infected systems coming into the retail side of our business. Keep in mind I am giving you a perspective on what's going on in U.S. infected systems. Exploits vary my country these days. 99% what I am seeing lately is exploit/repair ware. You know the...
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    Yup It's me

    For all you old heads It's me DVDRdog. Remember me from when The Bull and I ran a board back in the day? I am also the author of the charter, and once proud topic BB holder and organizer of alt.binaries.dvdr again back in the day. I took a job in IT security about 15 years ago so one of my...
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