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Hi everyone, My Dell laptop is now needing a new battery but I cannot for the life of me find the info that I need to purchase one. I do have info that I thought would be enough but when I enter these when searching for my particular battery I always get 'no results found' etc. Using the Dell system info I have: battery name GK2X60 manufacturer name LGC-LGC2.2 type LION battery serial number 27782 designed capacity % 36 current charge %
Eight Reasons Your Next Computer Should Be a PC By Harry McCracken, PCWorldApr 26, 2009 5:00 PMprint Let's just say it: For the vast majority of computer shoppers, buying a Windows PC doesn't quite qualify as a decision. Around nine out of ten computers run one version of Windows or another, making it the world's default option in operating systems. It's opting for something else, like a Mac, that always represents a conscious choice. Which is not to say that there aren't plenty of real reasons to select a computer that runs Windows, even after you've investigated all your options. As a confirmed platform agnostic whose home is overrun with both Windows machines and Macs, I find myself recommending Windows machines to about half my friends and acquaintances who seek computer-shopping advice, and Macs to the other half. So I was happy when PC World asked me to write this article and a companion piece about the virtues of Macs--and I had plenty to say in both instances. Here's my list
[b]Facebook Goes Down In Global Outage. Update: It;'s Back! | TechCrunch[/b] Posted 4 hours ago by Natasha Lomas (@riptari) Facebook appears to be a suffering a major international outage this morning, with the site unavailable in multiple regions around the world, including on web and mobile, and Facebook social plug-ins on other websites also acting up. [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/11396i002BA0B5AAD7D12E.gif[/img] [b][url=http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/19/facebook-goes-down-in-global-outage/]Full Story »[/url][/b]
It’s taken 6 years but Google have finally released a new iOS app "Switch to Android," a counterpart to Apple's "Move to iOS" app for moving important user data from an iPhone to an Android smartphone.https://appleinsider.com/articles/22/04/17/google-takes-six-years-to-copy-apple-in-releasing-switch-to-android-app-for-ios
I knew it was [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/5342i0330259913694718.gif[/img] so I saved the zip attachment in my downloads folder and uploaded to VirusTotal and I was the first to upload and scan the file and the detection was 7/46 and I scanned with WSA and was detected also! Very Cool! [url=https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/a0caaa4a73bd070889710bb333d28d1230ddaec6b0e0973e1cbb4bc62615cf11/analysis/1374786545/]https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/a0caaa4a73bd070889710bb333d28d1230ddaec6b0e0973e1cbb4bc62615cf11/analysis/1374786545/[/url] [B] c:usersdanieldownloadsshipment_label_ca_oshawa.zip/shipment_label_ca_oshawa.exe [MD5: BAB9B74D424AD73F6E083FEADBF5D86F] [Flags: 00080001.7583] [Threat: W32.Downloader.Gen] [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/5346iA1EDB55AB2C58613.jpg[/img] This is real world testing! [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/5344iD037078A215A557B.gif[/img
MBP, mid '09 I think, El Capitan just installed a few days ago. When WRSA - ISC begin a scan, it gives me a "Component Installation Failed" or something to that effect (it fades out quickly). It tells me to contact Help if continues. It does continue. I checked for failed update by forcing an update check: it assures me that I have the latest app. Webroot is on the accept list, on the Mac system Firewall. Ideas?
October 20, 2020How to get the Windows 10 October 2020 UpdateByJohn Cable, Vice President, Program Management, Windows Servicing and Delivery With organizations moving and adapting from remote to hybrid work scenarios, and essential workers continuing to support us all, it is more important than ever that we continue to provide you with the tools you need to remain protected and productive. In June, we announced Windows 10, version 20H2—and the availability of the first preview build in the Windows Insider Program. We then released a preview build to commercial customers in the Beta and Release Preview Channels for pre-release validation in August. We have continued to make improvements based on the feedback received through these programs and I am pleased to announce that we are beginning the availability of the October 2020 Update. Today’s post offers details on our measured and phased roll out approach, how you can get the update, and information to enable commercial organizations t
[img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/35867b91-744f-43ed-97a0-9dd7a36c1cdd.jpg[/img] This morning, when I opened Firefox and surfed to a website, I received a warning about add-ins being disabled. Among several others was this: [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/1ab4f96f-9582-48e2-bbea-b93eb9d16609.jpg[/img] "Find a Replacement" was useless as it was not specific to the issue. Solution?
Help! (again!) I've just downloaded the Freemake Video Converter so that I can make some DVD's from UTube that I can play on my TV but ever since my laptop has been playing up, crashing, freezing, not able to use upper-case characters, backspace or delete etc! It has also downloaded their Tune-Up Facilities 2013 as well. I'm wondering if it's clashing with Webroots Secure Anywhere Antivirus. It's already removed 1 threat and blocked 2 websites since installing Freemake (3hours ago) much more than its done before and Dell diagnostics havn't found anything wrong but it's still going bonkers! Any advice would be a great help! :@
[b]October 9, 2015 By Vamien McKalin[/b] Recently, Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj was troubleshooting problems for Windows users via The Defrag Show on Microsoft’s [url=https://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/The-Defrag-Show/Defrag-Windows-10-Upgrade-Tips-Microsoft-IoT-Starter-Kits-Windows-To-Go-and-more]Channel 9 website[/url]. He was attempting to help a person who [url=http://forum.thewindowsclub.com/windows-tips-tutorials-articles/37361-errors-0xc1900101-0x20017-when-upgrading-windows-7-windows-10-a.html]had issues upgrading his computer[/url] from Windows 7 to Windows 10 – and had booting problems, so he was suggesting the software and drivers the user should remove from his computer before trying the upgrade process again. Maharaj began to list the programs, and when he reached CCleaner, it was clear from his tone that there’s no love for this program at all. [url=http://news.thewindowsclub.com/microsofts-gov-maharaj-denounced-c
Hi all! I'm doing a spot of on-line banking with Santander and have had a notice to download their free, on-line banking security programme. They say that it works alongside any Antivirus and that it works on other banking sites identifying and stopping threats that lots of Antivirus software dont check for. Just wondering if it's a good idea to go ahead and download or would it be yet another unnecessary bit of software! Linda
[b]Posted by [url=mailto:email@example.com]samzenpus[/url] on Monday December 29, 2014 [/b] [url=http://tech.slashdot.org/%7Empicpp]mpicpp[/url] sends word that Microsoft may be working on a new browser. [i]"There's been talk for a while that Microsoft was going to make some big changes to Internet Explorer in the Windows 10 time frame, making IE 'Spartan' look and feel more like Chrome and Firefox. It turns out that what's actually happening is Microsoft is building a new browser, [url=http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-is-building-a-new-browser-as-part-of-its-windows-10-push/]codenamed Spartan[/url], which is not IE 12 — at least according to a couple of sources of mine. Thomas Nigro, a Microsoft Student Partner lead and developer of the modern version of VLC, mentioned on Twitter earlier this month that he heard Microsoft was building a brand-new browser. [/i] [url=http://tech.slashdot.org/story/14/12/29/1950206/microsoft-is-building-a-new-browser-as-part-of-i
Hi everyone, i'm going to do a Webroot How-To Stream with nic. [url=http://youtu.be/DU7Y-elUzMQ]Youtube Live Page[/url]. [url=https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/588h2tc0r7pemscgncngad3qpc]Q&A Join the hangout.[/url] Schedule: - Webroot How-To - Q&A - Open Topic
Doesnot streaming tv or otherwise make your PC more vulnerable to security risks malware and hacking etc? this has been a surprisingly difficult question for me to find an answer. (maybe because all browsers and servers have an interest in having us do it?). thanks for any guidance
Microsoft is caught in the ultimate good news/bad news syndrome: Windows 8.1 will likely fix Windows 8's woes, but PC sales will still take a nose dive. So says two recent Gartner reports, and they may well be right. Source: [url=http://blogs.computerworld.com/windows/22379/windows-81-winner-pc-sales-will-plummet-says-gartner]http://blogs.computerworld.com/windows/22379/windows-81-winner-pc-sales-will-plummet-says-gartner[/url]
[img]https://www.bleepstatic.com/content/posts/2016/12/29/Chris123NT-GSOD.jpg[/img] Windows 10 Insider builds will now feature a Green Screen of Death (GSOD) instead of the classic Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) error page we have all become accustomed to. The change was [url=https://twitter.com/mahoekst/status/813848362285838336]teased[/url] on Twitter by Matthijs Hoekstra, Senior Program Manager for Windows Enterprise Developer Platform, and spotted by a user that goes by the nickname of [url=https://twitter.com/Chris123NT/status/814303929374830592]Chris123NT[/url]. According to Hoekstra, only Windows 10 Insider builds will feature the green error screen, while stable Windows 10 versions will continue to use the classic blue-themed error page. [url=https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-tests-new-green-screen-of-death-on-latest-windows-10-builds/]Full Article[/url]
[b]Who sent the message?[/b] If you were not expecting something from a family member or friend, it may legitimately be from them, or it could be that their account was hijacked and the message is actually being sent by a cybercriminal hoping to infect your computer and/or steal your information. The easy way to discover whether it is actually from your friend or family member is to call, text, or email the sender and ask. Be especially wary of emails from friends and family that a) have no subject line, and b) only contain a link or attachment. This is usually evidence for a hijacked account. Be sure to call the person who purportedly sent you the link to discuss the message with them. If the message and attachments or link come from a company, there is a different set of questions to ask. [b]Do you use this company?[/b] [b][/b] If not it is probably junk, or worse, a scam. If you do use the company, were you expecting to receive an email, or other message
Fact or Myth: Older, slower antivirus software is better and more thorough than the faster Webroot SecureAnywhere
[b][u]MYTH[/u][/b] [b][u] [/u][/b] Ever since the launch of Webroot SecureAnywhere (WSA), one of the biggest concerns we have seen is that the scans are "too fast to be doing anything effectively." Having worked in support since well before the launch of WSA, I cannot tell you how many times I have seen this topic come up due to a popular misconception that a fast scan is somehow less thorough. [b]To explain why this is a myth rather than a fact, I'll first explain how older, conventional detection models work.[/b] When you first install a program that relies on one of those models, the program first imports tens to hundreds of megabytes of detection definitions from a central server. The installation is slow and cantankerous. If you're on a slower-speed connection, this initial stage can prove insurmountable at times. Believe it or not, some people still use dial-up. There are some parts of the world that unfortunately still don't have a choice.&nb
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