Not intending to rekindle the debate, but I experienced a recent trojan attack by clicking on a search result using WD. My system was infiltrated with over 100 pups/advertisements/browser hijacked.
While I accept responsibility for being aware of suspicious links, many AVs would have...
The security certificate presented by this website was issued for a different website's address.
I received subject error several times with the above statement when trying to access my bank credit card info. I contacted the bank and explained the problem. Bank stated problem was my browser...
Lengthy, but interesting article on Edge from ZDNet.
Can these tests really determine best browser for everyday use ? My personal experience running 8.1 with an i3, 4GB, laptop is that IE 11 actually performs the best for my needs.
A fatal alert was received from the remote endpoint. This may result in termination of the connection. the TLS protocol defined fatal alert code is 10. The Windows SChannel error state is 106.
I received 49 of the above errors within a 24hr period. Researching the error on this forum and...
Microsoft Safety Scanner - Free Virus Scan with the Microsoft Safety Scanner
MSN's scanner does not get alot of publicity. Interested to know of others' experience, pro or con. Probably the same as Windows Defender ?
(I had used it once/twice before. Had trouble installing an...
Recently I have received 2 DNS Client Events in the Event Viewer which may indicate malware attempt.
Name resolution for the name a.rfihub.com timed out after none of the configured DNS servers responded...
This morning, Friday, 27th, I was surprised when I connected that 10 Windows Updates downloaded. (Win 8.1)
- I researched the update numbers and they were issued in 2014.
- Updates installed and computer restarted successfully, but at the end of my session (approx. 1.5 hrs) the...
Saw this article today. Anyone have comments, pro or con ?
Eight Google Chrome extensions to boost your privacy and productivity 6 - Page 6 | ZDNet
To Change Your Search Provider
Anyone familiar with this notification ? (Win 8.1/IE11)
I ran AdW Cleaner which recommended to uninstall the StumbleUpon/Favorites Folder, which I did.
Immediately after, I searched for an item and my search provider had been changed to Bing from...
Somewhat confusing. Does not mention if browser will automatically convert to IE11 if page does not render (doubtful). I still have problems on some sites not properly rendering with IE11. Part of lengthy article:
Spartan and IE11 to coexist in Windows 10 | PCWorld
When I remove cookies from Chrome, the following cookies remain after reopening the browser. I do visit You Tube, but I do not have an account. As stated, they are removed but automatically reappear when I open the browser without visiting YouTube.
Why does Chrome automatically restore...
I occasionally run Hitman Pro as a secondary malware check. Yesterday when performing a System Restore I noticed Hitman Pro had established a restore point.
Not a fan of 3rd parties effecting restore points. Is this a concern ?
IE11 crashes each time I visit a news site that has the video stories that automatically run after the page loads.
In other words, those small news vids that run automatically on the side of the page as you are reading the main article. Newspaper sites are the main culprit.
When I disable the...
On 2 occasions (about 3 weeks apart) my bookmark list in Chrome has inexplicably reversed. Meaning the latest bookmark added is at the top of the list not by my choice. Normally, it would be at the end of the list.
I do not use any particular method to organize bookmarks or folders. I...
So for a normal user, it is best to use another browser with Win8, or upgrade to 8.1 ?
I have tried 8.1 but returned to 8 which came with my computer. Lots of error messages in 8.1 and no noticeable improvements that I need.
After seven months and no Microsoft patch, Internet...
Received 4 - 5 of these errors recently. Can someone please explain in layman's terms. Thanks !
An SSL 3.0 connection request was received from a remote client application, but none of the cipher suites supported by the client application are supported by the server. The SSL connection...
My Yahoo accts automatically reverted back to the old format prior to Yahoo's update a few weeks ago. Yesterday when I checked mail it was the old format, which I actually prefer.
Should this be a security concern ? Anyone experienced the same ? I did not adjust/click on settings...