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Forum: General Computer Chit-Chat Today, 03:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By Xander
If I'm at my desk, I try to start typing the...

If I'm at my desk, I try to start typing the phone number into Google just before I pick up. I can usually do it during two rings and pick up on the third.
Forum: Microsoft Windows 09-17-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By Xander
Bingo, Martyn --- that's its biggest selling...

Bingo, Martyn --- that's its biggest selling point right there. Update/reboot until it's --almost-- updated and then let WinUpdate take the rest.
Forum: Tech-to-Tech Computer Help 09-17-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Xander
I did this instinctively one day -- just picked...

I did this instinctively one day -- just picked the smallest bunch of updates (a few MB total) just so I would know it was updating alright and then did the rest en masse via WSUSoffline.
Forum: Microsoft Windows 09-17-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By Xander
Out of curiousity, why are people spending so...

Out of curiousity, why are people spending so much time (and bandwidth) doing Windows updates when they could be doing WSUSOffline to bring the PC -almost- current and then Windows Updates to top it...
Forum: Tech-to-Tech Computer Help 09-16-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By Xander
There is a virus sub-forum but new members are...

There is a virus sub-forum but new members are not granted immediate access to certain forums.

As far as licensing goes, if you're making a real go at running a business, you're going to be very...
Forum: Business and Legal Issues 09-15-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By Xander
You say it's a few months away so I'd stop worry...

You say it's a few months away so I'd stop worry about it now. Not good for you.

Plan ahead that, when you send the invoice, there is a very clear, red-lettered disclaimer telling her that opting...
Forum: General Chat 09-15-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By Xander
You signed up and waited five days just to libel...

You signed up and waited five days just to libel Nick?

http://www.technibble.com/forums/showthread.php?p=459872#post459872

Soooo sad.
Forum: Security, Viruses and Trojans 09-15-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,914
Posted By Xander
If you believe that d7II is just a bug-fixed d7...

If you believe that d7II is just a bug-fixed d7 then, well, I'm not sure I have the little words to explain why you would be wrong.

And as for Nick being abusive? ROFLCOPTER! That is hilarious. ...
Forum: General Computer Chit-Chat 09-14-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By Xander
Looks alright - I think I'd prefer it if they...

Looks alright - I think I'd prefer it if they just merged Programs and Apps. The end-user doesn't know the difference.

This is my favourite part:
http://i.imgur.com/BcJvx9i.png
Forum: Software Applications 09-13-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By Xander
Added it to D7 v3 as "Chrome Cleaner"

Added it to D7 v3 as "Chrome Cleaner"
Forum: Tech-to-Tech Computer Help 09-13-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 297
Posted By Xander
My ISP lets me check my bandwidth pretty easily. ...

My ISP lets me check my bandwidth pretty easily.

FWIW, I had a customer a couple of years ago that told me the same thing over the phone. When I got there, I found they were streaming some...
Forum: Introductions 09-11-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By Xander
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Forum: Tech-to-Tech Computer Help 09-10-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By Xander
I'm a good 3 hours from there... if they want to...

I'm a good 3 hours from there... if they want to cover travel.... :/
Forum: Introductions 09-10-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By Xander
This isn't a hobbyist site. Try Majorgeeks or...

This isn't a hobbyist site. Try Majorgeeks or Tomshardware.
Forum: Security, Viruses and Trojans 09-10-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 587
Posted By Xander
If it's coming up on her iphone as well, check...

If it's coming up on her iphone as well, check the router. Infections on a PC wouldn't be affecting another device.
As far as the PC goes, check the actual shortcuts used to launch them.
Forum: General Chat 09-09-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 47,953
Posted By Xander
I just run AdblockPlus -- I haven't seen a YT ad...

I just run AdblockPlus -- I haven't seen a YT ad in ages. It's not til the rare time I go to play a video on my phone that I'm reminded that YT even has ads.
Forum: Tech-to-Tech Computer Help 09-09-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By Xander
I had something similar when ElementalWindx...

I had something similar when ElementalWindx thought I had signed him up after I called him out for having left kiddie porn on a system and laughing about it. This was just before his second child...
Forum: General Chat 09-09-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 47,953
Posted By Xander
Does this guy count? ...

Does this guy count?
http://i.imgur.com/uptJGqK.png...
Forum: Tech-to-Tech Computer Help 09-08-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By Xander
I think it's Sept 7, not July 9 The other...

I think it's Sept 7, not July 9

The other questions are valid and would be good to get more info than just a single event viewer entry.
Forum: Remote Support 09-06-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Xander
dlinkddns.com

dlinkddns.com
Forum: Introductions 09-04-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By Xander
Out of curiousity, if your company is "Simple...

Out of curiousity, if your company is "Simple Solution Tech", why does the webpage associated with your profile point to, among other things, quotes from Anthony Robbins?
...
Forum: Microsoft Windows 09-03-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 453
Posted By Xander
It's funny. A lot of the time people describe...

It's funny. A lot of the time people describe what clearly is a Windows' issue and they list a dozen AVs they've run when they should probably be focusing on repair vs. disinfection.
This was one...
Forum: Software Applications 09-01-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By Xander
Shorter times seen here, too. As for versioning,...

Shorter times seen here, too. As for versioning, they're not under any obligation to support older versions. I'm more bothered when I go to do a MBAM scan with D7II and it starts installing the old...
Forum: Tech-to-Tech Computer Help 09-01-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By Xander
As I said, every one I've done so far has been...

As I said, every one I've done so far has been with an existing work order. I suppose if someone called me out of the blue and asked for it, I'd probably charge them my workbench minimum of $29.
Forum: Tech-to-Tech Computer Help 09-01-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By Xander
If I'm already making money off another service...

If I'm already making money off another service (data migration from an old XP to a new system), then I throw it in as "value added". I already charge more than most competitors around here for the...
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