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New Fire Fox Stinks!

Q: New Fire Fox Stinks!

Got the new FF update last night, what a bummer!!!  Many book marks disappeared, the look and feel has changed much to my dislike.  I wonder if I can revert to the last version?  Is anyone else not happy???

Preferred Solution: New Fire Fox Stinks!

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A: New Fire Fox Stinks!

 My Firefox v56 updated yesterday to v57. My 'add-ons',the ones that i deem important ie. Ad-blocker & Privacy Badger were still there,so on that count everything was ok.
However,regarding the hoped for increase in broswer speed - it simply hasn't materialised !. It's as slow as v56,which was never that bad that i lost sleep over it.
   All my bookmarks are still in place,& the only thing that seems to have changed is the Homepage appearance. All in all,a waste of time - at the moment. I'll await further updates in the hope that eventually Firefox v57 will live up to the months  of 'hype'
   I had 'Auto update' turned on & it didn't update on the 14th. I turned auto UD 'off' & then had to turn it back on again for v57 to install,which it did within seconds.
  I suppose to give Mozilla the benefit of the doubt - this is a brand new version,'relatively' untried except for the Beta version,so we should expect a few glitches. However,since most of the hype was about 'speed' - i'd have expected that to be there from the first second it went live - it wasn't. Just something else that's been 'improved worse' !!!. (At the moment)

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My computer has caught of fire.
If i ever push my screen back it will over heat and start a fire on the lower left side of the screen.
Currently it is only giving me a white screen and sounds like it is working normally but i just can't see anything.
I tried to resent it, take out the battery, and keyboard smashed it.
It gave me an only white scree in the past and cleared up after a few hours but now it's not working.
I tried to put another monitor in it and it didn't work.
Hope I'm not the only one with this problem.

A:Fire and white.My computer has caught of fire. If i ever push my screen back it will

If your computer is catching fire, I would turn it off, remove the battery and unplug it. Take it to a qualified technician. It sounds as if your video cable is shorting out.

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Hello Everyone....

Ok I just come to realize that my 2 wire modem (att yahoo internet) has a built in fire wall. Then i have Mcafee total protection on my computer and that has a firewall, then theres the windows standard fire wall. So Do I keep All 3 On. What do i turn off, whats better, whats not. and Microsoft yells at me if i turn the windows fire wall off....

thanks for all your help

A:Fire Wall Question? Do I Really Need 3 Fire Walls Running At The Same Time

I am not familiar with your specific modem, but as it is external to your computer it will not adversely affect the system. It is likely a firmware or hardware firewall. This is a good thing, and provides an additional layer of protection. Usually a third party firewall turns off the native Windows firewall by default. Zone Alarm, for example. I am suprised that McAffee does not. It is not necessary to have both on, and since McAfee is 2-way (Program alerts) I suggest that you use it. Windows can be told to stop "bothering" you about the firewall situation. Security Center is found in the Control Panel. Once open, notice the words "Change the way Security Center alerts me" on the left. After clicking there, a dialog will open in which you can arrange the alerts to your preferences.

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The developer preview has been out for less than 24 hours. Nevertheless, let's start complaining!

I'll go first just to get the ball rolling...

The Metro UI absolutely sucks for any sort of computer other than a tablet/phone. I like my computers like I like my men: under the desk and connected to the power mains.

A:It Stinks!

Now that's funny right there.

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Not sure if I'm writing for help in the correct category. Please let me know if I'm in the wrong place. I would also like to add that I am completely pc illiterate.

I recently lost my web cam connection. I've installed & reinstalled everything several times with no avail. I've even done a system recovery (boy was I was sweating when I did that) Thought that was the end of my pc! My friend is on a Mac notebook and is using aim 4.7 whom I am trying to connect with and I'm on a pc, (windows xp) Our connection (when we were able to connet a while back) was always very lousy but at least we were able to connect somewhat. We are both stay at home moms and we both really miss our web cam connection. I've tried to connect via aol, aim, aim 6.0 and aim pro which all did not work. I've called Labtec (web cam people) and they told me to call aol. I've called aol and they told me to call Labtec.

Any suggestions?


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Hi, and thank you for your help (ahead of time). Contracted Trojan.Vundo somehow. Have run the Combofix, and Vundo is still showing up and corrupting my files. Here's my log. I'd appreciate next step directions and put Vundo to sleep forever!

ComboFix 07-12-12.3 - KCHijacked 2007-12-13 0:12:57.1 - NTFSx86
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.151 [GMT -8:00]
Running from: C:\Documents and Settings\Mary Myers\Desktop\ComboFix.exe
* Created a new restore point

((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data.\salesmonitor
C:\Documents and Settings\Mary Myers\Application Data\FunWebProducts
C:\Documents and Settings\Mary Myers\Application Data\FunWebProducts\Data\Mary Myers\avatar.dat
C:\Documents and Settings\Mary Myers\Application Data\FunWebProducts\Data\Mary Myers\corrupt.dat
C:\Documents and Settings\Mary Myers\Application Data\FunWebProducts\Data\Mary Myers\register.dat
C:\Documents and Settings\Mary Myers\Application Data\FunWebProducts\Data\Mary Myers\zbucks.dat
C:\Documents and Settings\Mary Myers\err.log
C:\Documents and Settings\Mary Myers\g2mdlhlpx.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Mary Myers\ResErrors.log
C:\Program Files\FunWebProducts
C:\Program Files\FunWebProducts\Shared\Cache\AvatarSmallBtn.html
C:\Program Files\FunWebProducts\Shared\Cache\CursorManiaBtn.html
C:\Program Files\FunWebProducts\Sh... Read more

A:Vundo Stinks

Please download HijackThis to your desktop.. http://www.trendsecure.com/portal/en...HJTInstall.exe

Alternate link

This program will help us determine if there are any spyware/malware on your computer. Double-click on the file you just downloaded.
Click on the "Unzip" button to install. It will by default install to the directory - C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis

Upon install, HijackThis should open for you.Just close it.

Should it not open, navigate to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis and double click on HijackThis.exe

If it gives you an intro screen, just close it


Please copy this page to *Notepad* and save to your desktop for reference as you will not have any browsers open while you are carrying out portions of these instructions.

It's IMPORTANT to carry out the instructions in the sequence listed below.
1. Close any open browsers.
2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.

Open *notepad* and copy/paste the text in the quotebox below into it:



Save this as CFScript.txt, in the same location as ComboFix.exe which is on the Desktop.

Refering to the picture above, drag C... Read more

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Trying to install photoshop with installshield.

My C: drive does not have enough room, so i tell it to install to a different drive, even after selecting one that DOES have enough space, it won't continue because it's STILL claiming the C: is the problem. I've changed my temp file directories under enviromental settings. But it still wants to install things on my C:

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Hard drive froze last week, new drive, Windows 7 won't let me install IE8, only IE9. Really hate IE9 (tried the Beta when it came out). Just moved and all documents are 400 miles away. Would really like to download IE8. Not that computer literate. Thanks in advance.

A:IE 9 Stinks, can't get IE 8 to download.

IE8 is the default browser in Windows 7, just uninstall IE9 and then you have IE8.

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Hi All,I booted my pc and found that my home page had been changed to some kinda website called protect advanced cleaner. I downloaded some antivirus softwares and it removed some stuff and put my homepage back to msn.com but it's still grayed out and i can't change stuff cause it's telling me that i have to have administration priviledges to do that even though i am the administrator. Can someone look at my hijack log and see you can help me?I have a 13 year old daughter that uses my pc too and i would really hate for her to see some of the stuff pop up that i saw this morning. Oh and by the way, since i ran the anti virus programs and my homepage reappeared, every time i open IE i get the message that IE has encountered a problem and needs to close. I already had foxfire so that's what i'm using for now.Thank you in advance.TammyLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 12:21:25 AM, on 2/11/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symant... Read more

A:Malware Stinks! Please Help Me

Hi tbrazel and Welcome to the Forums. Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here or HereDouble Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.Copy&Paste the entire report in your next reply along with a fresh HijackThis log.Extra Note:If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove,you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts,click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process,if asked to restart the computer,please do so immediatly.

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My computer is driving me crazy. I know its old but I cant buy a new one right now. It seams like something is always running in the backround. My AVG says that its not infected but I think it my be. Please help!
Dell dimension 8200
Win XP Service Pack 3
512 Ram
I know I dont have much RAM but the type this uses is expensive and I would have to buy it in pairs and the computer isnt worth the cost.
I downloaded the two scan to my desktop.
Thank you
here is my dds.txt.
i cant run the root reapel because it frezzes my computer
DDS (Ver_09-10-26.01) - NTFSx86
Run by chris at 21:25:34.73 on Sat 11/21/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.511.46 [GMT -5:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exe
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A:computer stinks

Hello,We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up.My name is Syler and I will be helping you to solve your Malware issues. If you have since resolved your issues I would appreciate if youwould let me no so I can close this topic, if you still need help please let me no what issues you are still having, in your next reply.Download random's system information tool (RSIT) by random/random from here and save it to your desktop.Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT.Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.Once it has finished, two logs will open. Please post the contents of both log.txt (<<will be maximized) and info.txt (<<will be minimized)Then please post back here with the following: log.txt info.txtThanks

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I have an Epson Stylus c80 inkjet printer that has never given me a good color print job. Mostly I always get those vertical bands and lines running through. I know that's probably a common thing, but I've tried every utility to solve it - the head cleaning, nozzle cleaning, etc. Nothing works. This has gone on since the day I brought it home, about 2 yrs ago. I only use Epson cartridges. I've contacted Epson..they just tell me to use Epson cartridges..I tell them I DO!..they just repeat themselves..so no help there.

I researched printers pretty thoroughly and thought I was getting a great printer. Now I don't trust myself! Any recommendations for a printer that does a good, reliable color printing? I've hung in with this disaster as long as I can.

I'm NOT doing any high-quality photo-type printing at all - - I'm just talking about printing quick, small things like jewel case covers, or things I do in Paint, or small pictures from the internet. The color itself is okay, but it's the bands and lines running vertically through them that are always present and I cannot solve. That's what I want to avoid in a new printer.

A:This printer stinks!

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I have been here, done this before, still need some advice.

I am using DirectCD 3.01C, on a PentiumII, 450 Mhz, Gateway PC with 256Mb RAM, and using a HP 9100 CD Burner. My Norton AV is updated weekly, so I know I don't have a virus.

I reformatted about a month ago because of this same problem. [you can look up my past letter on TSG] It was suggested I reformat the C: drive by a PC tech at a computer store after he played with my PC for a couple days, charged me $213, and didn't do a thing for me.

After I reformatted and reinstalled Adaptec DirectCD, I could copy small files and photographs neatly to a CD-RW and I could copy full CDs to CD-Rs with no problems. (I could alway copy full CDs with CloneCd without any problems.) Single file copying worked fine up until about yesterday, then I started getting the same problem ~ Adaptec DirectCD would not recognize an already formatted CD-RW with files on it. If it did recognize it, it would take a very, very long time to try to copy those few little files [10 to 300 kb long] and then it would quit with the standard error [it has become standard to me, I see it so much] "...this CD has an unrecoverable read/write error, you should move all your files off this disk, blah, blah, blah..."

Any suggestions or ideas out there? Am I one of the few [or many] that is beginning to think that this technology or the software is still in it's infancy and is not a really good way to backup or do I need another softw... Read more

A:Adaptec DirectCD STINKS!

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First, forgive my if I have broken any posting rules. I'm not necessarily new at this, but I sure know how to make mistakes. Anyway here is a little information about what I'm working with:

ISP: Hughesnet

Avast Antivirus
AVG Anti-spyware
Webroot Spy Sweeper and of course

Now, my computer is working fine, but I sense a parasite hoarding vital resources and thought maybe if my hijackthis log is analyzed, it could be found and killed.

I cannot express my gratitude as well as I should be able to, so I will say THANK YOU. Here is my hijackthis log:

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = www.direcwaysupport.com;www.systemcontrolcenter.com;;;;<local>
O2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: BitComet ClickCapture - {39F7E362-828A-4B5A-BCAF-5B79BFDFEA60} - C:\Program Files\BitComet\tools\BitCometBHO.dll
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A:Low Priority...Somthing stinks though...

Will anyone take my case? Please...

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Hey.. I've tried getting rid of cool web search so many times! I have adaware and run that.. and it get rids of it for awhile but then it comes back! i also run cool web search.. but hey.. does the same thing.. comes back!! I've tried to go thru that whole process of findnfix but i dont think the dude knew too much which i thought was fine.. cuz I'd try again.. but if anyone could help me it would be GREAT! Here is a fresh hijack log.. when its ON my computer.. if you want one when its not.. just tell me... by that i mean.. when i delete it for like 2 minutes

A:cool web search stinks! HELP!

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Okay. I want your opinions. I'm only going to use Vista for making screenshots and doing documentation. I wish I could avoid buying it, but I need it for an ongoing documentation project.

What version of Vista stinks the least?

I've ruled out Home Basic as too basic, and Ultimate as too expensive.

I'm trying to decide between Home Premium and Business.




A:Vista: Which version stinks less?

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I have an Inspiron 1000. It originally had XP on it, but stupid me wanted the most updated OS so guess what I went and did?? That's right! I put vista on my lappy and now it just plain stinks! A slug moves faster than my laptop does!! How do I remove vista from my laptop and reinstall xp? I have tried reinstalling with cd and it doesn't give me the option to install(appears vista is alot harder to get rid of-kinda like the flu!) Can anyone give me instructions on how to do this? I have backed everything up so I am ready to dump! I am not a tech chick so go easy on me! Thanks a bunch!!!

A:Solved: Vista Stinks!

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DSL (cable)- download speed is great, but the upload speed has gone away. Seems that I can send emails and such but at a much lower speed. I attached a log to look at. Any help is appreciated. Win98se and IE6

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 8:28:02 AM, on 5/6/04
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.1998A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://mysearchnow.com/searchbar.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://mysearchnow.com/sea... Read more

A:Send speed stinks, recieve is ok though

fix these:

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://mysearchnow.com/searchbar.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://mysearchnow.com/searchbar.html
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.firstbankonline.com/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://mysearchnow.com/searchbar.html
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://mysearchnow.com/searchbar.html
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://mysearchnow.com/searchbar.html
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://mysearchnow.com/searchbar.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://search.presario.net/scripts/...&query=%s&i=enu

also i believe this entry is bad:

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [mdac_runonce] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\runonce.exe

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I can't open a installasion, it closes change or remove programs, it closes most of the stuff!! Even it's own settings!!! So I'm asking if I can delete the DEP. Can I?

A:Data Execution Prevention Stinks

First make sure you are installing known good software (not something questionable).

You can disable DEP for the software you are installing by going to System Properties > Advanced tab > Performance settings button > Data Execution Prevention tab > tick the button for Turn on DEP for all programs and services except for those I select. Then Add the program you are having trouble with.

You can also completely disable DEP for all programs by editing the boot.ini file (C:\boot.ini) by changing /NOEXECUTE=OPTIN to /NOEXECUTE=ALWAYSOFF. You must reboot for the change to take effect.

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Last week i brought my 2.5 yrs old T440 to Lenovo Bugis suppt center to replace a cracked LCD back cover (one fine day i noticed a crack along the righthand side hinge and after opening, the cover was hard to close & open!). I had a queue tkt that said waiting tme approx 5 mins, but it took 20 mins for the front desk asst to call me. He rightly said the warranty had expired and they need to charge me $50 (+gst) to assess how much it would cost to fix it. When i asked what they want to assess as the laptop was working fine, he said in that case i should pay $30 - to source for the broken part and only after that they can tell how much would the total repair cost be! To me, it didn't make sense as they are the 'makers', but the guy started explaining the parts are made by 3rd party suppliers and and that's the process they hv to follow for 'older' models! Then another colleague of him came to explain, but he also couldn't tell me the rational for not able to tell me upfront the charge for replacing a 'highly visible' broken part! They are cheats in my opinion!! I have been a ThinkPad user for nearly 20 years and never experienced such poor quality machines and bad service!!! Hell with Lenovo.

A:Lenovo Singapore Support stinks

since your machine is already out of warranty, source it online for 3rd party and get it done. Im having hell with my Lenovo too.

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As online gaming grows in popularity ESET researchers found that cybersecurity measures haven't kept pace as 36 percent gamers reported actively turning off security software if they found it was slowing down their computer.

The study, conducted by Google Consumer Surveys, polled 500 gamers and found that 52 percent of respondents said they don't even use security software on their gaming computers, according to a Sept. 13 blog post.

Gamers stated numerous reasons for their lack cybersecurity hygiene with 20 percent saying they don't need it, 13 percent saying they don't like they pop ups, 12 percent saying it slowed down their computers, and eight percent saying that it interrupts their gaming experience.

Researchers warn whenever security settings are disabled, users run the risk of malware stealing their login credentials and using gaming accounts for malicious activity which could lead to the legitimate user getting banned from the gaming platform for someone else's actions.

The stolen accounts could be used for botting, item farming, and other activities without the account owner's knowledge.

Full Article. Study finds gamer cyber hygiene stinks

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This is my first try at asking questions on the net so please bare with me.
I was using a "dial up" and now I have ComCast Broad Band. After I picked up the cable modem I then purchased a "D-Link" router. My understanding is that the router is also a "hardware fire wall." If this is true, then I need to know if I still need my Norton Personal Firewall. Thanks for your help.

A:hardware fire wall v.s. electronic fire wall

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Q: fire

I was using my HP laptop this morning and the APpower adapter caught on fire.  The adapter is a HP -710412-001.  I saw smoke and immediately unplugged it from my laptop and litterally I could see flames coming out of the part that plugs directly into the laptop.    My bar code reads; CT: WDFZ0AGM5VVRG.  Anyone else have this problem?




I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post serial numbers and case details.

If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, this post has instructions.


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im really thinking about changing my brower to fire fox, but i want to get a better understanding of it first. any thoughts?thanks,Lindaga35Edit: Moved topic from XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:fire fox, who has it?

I have some thoughts...what is it that you think FF will give you that you don't have with IE?Just curious (I've never once thought that a browser was important enough to go "shopping" for one, even back in the old days Mosaic, Netscape, et alia).I use IE because it seems to do the job and I don't expect more than that out of a browser...but others will disagree with my simplistic approach.You might be interested in this link (which won't answer your query, but might be interesting): http://www.livinginternet.com/w/wi_browse.htmLouis

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Hello All,

Each time I close Fire Fox I get this message:

What should I do?

Thank You all for Looking.

A:Fire Fox:What does this mean?

You might try posting this at the Firefox forums. That way the people that work on Firefox could get a look at it. Not that someone here couldn't help you, but that it might get an answer quicker over there.

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Sucks for 7.. Or i am doing something wrong, maybe its just that it is in beta.

Firefox does not save passwords, does not even give me an option. I can not clear/modify cache settings. Accessing my school website i constantly have to DL a certificate that it wont remember. The one password it allowed me to remember (facebook) it forgot, at least it was facebook it forgot.

So whats the problem here. Is it that it is in beta or what i dont know. It is just a basic butt end browser atm, i have not seen any info as to why its like this ( just its a beta). I did not think it being in beta would make it so.. useless

A:Fire Fox

Go to Tools options security ... check remember passwords...

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Hello, i just heard of firefox last night and they were saying it is much faster than IE. What are the pros and cons.


Where are the cookies, history, bookmarks, and temporary Internet files folders for Fire Fox 2 located? I mean I can find Internet Explorer 7's, but not Fire Fox 2's. Thanks

A:Fire Fox 2

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I'm having trouble with my computer constantly restarting itself to install updates - basically once a day, even when there isn't apparently anything to update. It also struggles to turn on, is generally super slow, closes programs for no apparent reason, has trouble backing things up, and all the while Norton and Malwarebytes are telling me that nothing's wrong. Which I kind of doubt. A little bit. 
Thanks for the help:)
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:07-09-2015
Ran by Andrea (administrator) on ANDREA-PC (08-09-2015 14:37:10)
Running from C:\Users\Andrea\Downloads
Loaded Profiles: Andrea (Available Profiles: Andrea & MeeMo & Guest)
Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: Chrome)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\wlanext.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
(Intel® Corporation) C:\Program Files\Intel\WiFi\bin\EvtEng.exe
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A:This PC's on fire

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Press the windows key + r on your keyboard at the same time. This will open the RUN BOX.Type Notepad and and click the OK key.Please copy the entire contents of the code box below to the a new file.



BHO-x32: Norton Vulnerability Protection -> {6D53EC84-6AAE-4787-AEEE-F4628F01010C} -> C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton 360 Premier Edition\Engine\\IPS\IPSBHO.DLL No File
CHR HKLM\...\Chrome\Extension: [iikflkcanblccfahdhdonehdalibjnif] - https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx
CHR HKLM-x32\...\Chrome\Extension: [iikflkcanblccfahdhdonehdalibjnif] - https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx
S3 sxuptp; system32\DRIVERS\sxuptp.sys [X]
AlternateDataStreams: C:\Users\Andrea\Cookies:IlGH90LkQ54UMCVi3URH5WYzh
AlternateDataStreams: C:\Users\Andrea\AppData\Local\Temporary Internet Files:egFmoDFwv12Pz1WAnn7Xt

Save the file as fixlist.txt in the same folder where the Farbar tool is running from.The location is listed in the 3rd line of the Farbar log you have submitted.Run FRST and click Fix only once and wait.Restart the computer normally to reset the registry.The tool will create a log (Fixlog.txt) please post it to your reply.===Please download AdwCleaner by Xplo... Read more

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my computer about a month ago lit on fire through the piece with the fan in it that the power cord plugs into

i used a fire extinguisher on it and its been workin ever since, but it did burn a piece of paper that was near it the other day

should i be concerned

A:pc lit on fire!!!!!!!!!!

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I was having a stop script error and it was suggested that I download something to help.  However now fire fox, just will not open with out freezing.  I am posting this here, because this all started with the popup that said I needed to upgrade my flash player.  My computer has not run the same way for a week.  I am only on, because explorer is running fine.

A:Fire fox still will not run

Please download MINITOOLBOX and run it.http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/farbar/MiniToolBox.exe
Checkmark following boxes:
Flush DNS
Report IE Proxy Settings
Report FF Proxy Settings
Reset Ie proxy Settins
Reset FF proxy settings
List content of Hosts
List IP configuration
List Winsock Entries
List last 10 Event Viewer log
List Installed Programs
List Users, Partitions and Memory size
List Devices (problems only)
Click Go and post the result. 
Download Adware Cleaner run it Click the delete button allow it to run and post the log it creates.http://general-changelog-team.fr/fr/downloads/finish/20-outils-de-xplode/2-adwcleaner
Download the junkware removal tool save it to your desktop run it in safe mode post the log.http://thisisudax.org/downloads/JRT.exe
Download Emsisoft Emergency Kit and save it to your desktop. Right-click on EmsisoftEmergencyKit.zip and select Extract All.... Leave all settings as they are and click Extract. You will now have a folder named EmsisoftEmergencyKit on your desktop.
Open the EmsisoftEmergencyKithttp://www.emsisoft.com/en/software/eek/download/
folder and double-click Start.exe.
A new window will open. Under "Run Directly:" click Emergency Kit Scanner.
When asked to run an online update, click Yes.
When the update is finished, click the Back to Security Status link in the left corner. On the main screen click the Scan Now button.
Select the Deep Scan option and click the SCAN button.
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Whats about average for fire fox 3, mem usage? right now , only this window open 70,000+k... Isnt that kind of high???????Thanks

A:fire fox 3 mem hog?

70,000 k not high as mine. My firefox "eat" 140,904 k for memory usage. Dun worry too much, cuz firefox is web browser so it use more mem usage than other app.

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i have a minor problem when i visit my regular sites fire fox won,t remember my password and i have to keep logging in .and i have it checked in security thanks

A:xp pro fire fox

Welcome to TSG!

Do you have Firefox set to Clear History when Firefox closes?
Check Tools | Options | Privacy
If the Clear History when Firefox closes box is checked, click the Settings... button, and make sure Saved Passwords is not checked.

If you are choosing the Remember Me option from a site, you will also have to uncheck the Cookies box, as webistes remember you by storing a cookie.

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I downloaded Fox Fire internet browser and piplined it for extra speed. It works great, however I can't seem to make fox fire allow me to sign on to an ftp site. The windows log in screen never apears after you type in the ftp address. Does fox fire not support ftp sites?

If there is a fix for this problem please let me know. IE has no problem getting on this ftp site.


A:FTP with Fox Fire

By default firefox tries to log you in as anonymous. TO have it prompt for a password you can use this format:ftp://[email protected] will then use the username given and prompt for the password

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I clicked on the Lo-Fi version and now my Firefox pages are all white which would be OK except I cannot read some of the items on the pages.

A:Lo-fi Using Fire Fox

It's a simplified version of the board that's useful for folks like me who are on slow dialup. If you scroll back down to the bottom of the page, you should see a line that reads:This is a "lo-fi" version of our main content. To view the full version with more information, formatting and images, please click here. In IE7, it brought me right back to the full version. Good luck!

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i am reading that internet explorer is bad or just not good and that people should use fire fox. what is the difference and why is ie a "bad thing"
-thanks so much

A:I.e Vs. Fire Fox

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/46615/browser-choice/http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/49350/firefox/The above are two of the more recent discussions of the relative merits of Firefox and Internet Explorer. Other threads can be found by doing a search on this forum.Regards,John

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hi, i run win 7 prem 64. do i run/turn on ( NOT SCAN )
kaspersky pure AND win fire wall, and win defender, and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free or full paid version .
all at once ?? ta ..

A:which a v do i use and do i use win fire ?

If you use kaspersky pure, you do not need to have win firewall on. Kaspersky Pure is an AIO(All In One) solution. An internet security suite plus some disk management utilities. Also you can either use the free or PRO version of malwarebyes. Its designed to run along side a traditional AV. So there will be no conflict there.

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Hey, I just installed new ram and a gtx 670 and I went to see how temps were 5 minutes of installing drivrs.! Not evn gaming and my giant cpu cooler is scorching hot.! its barely been warm with my old card, I know something is not normal.. I think it might be the ram its I think 1800 apose from my old 1333. Would that cause overheating problems?. going to try the old ram in the am...

thx people!

A:My CPU is on fire...

Hello Chris,
First, post your exact temps as reported, and the software used to measure them (assuming you didn't stick you finger into the heatsink fins). Generally, modern GPUs run quite a bit hotter than CPUs, so I wouldn't be surprised. The RAM shouldn't make a drastic change in temps, whether DDR1 or DDR3.

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I came across this lovely when i ran Windows Live Vista One Care scanner. But for some reason i cannot find it in my c:drive anyware. Even though it says it is in my C: drive. It says it s in my startup.exe foulder and another place which i cant remember. But all in c drive. Strange thing also is that i have done safe boots, i have about 4 different but compatible protection tools on my computer but none of them recogonize this virus/trojan ---besides Windows Live One Care. Any help will be appreciated.

A:Fire! Anyone?

Please do not create multiple threads for the same problem.
Continue here: http://forums.techguy.org/malware-r...1825-virtool-win32-ceeinject-gen-removal.html

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I think Yahoo is passing the buck but will try anyway. I have MyYahoo for one of my home pages on Firefox......or at least I did. Now I get a sign up page and when I put my ID and password in it takes me back to the same sign up page. I had my calendar with my medical appts among other things on that page and it really is an aggravation. When I bring up My Yahoo in Internet Explorer it works fine. I don't want to use IExplorer..........I like Foxfire and want to use it. Can someone give me any ideas on this???

A:Fire Fox

you have to download the one for foxfire.............they make one for it...also in foxfire extensions there was one...........

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:smash:Hello, everyone.   Before I begin, here are my specs:  Dell Inspiron 3647...Operating Syst = Windows 8.1
                                                                 Processor = Intel Core i3-4130 @ 3.40 GHZ
                                                                 4.00 GB Memory
                                                                 64 bit system type
Here is the situation:  I recently bought this new computer, and have had nothing but problems.  I've managed to struggle through ... Read more

A:Fire Fox Says...

When you get FF up try options then security tab, see what is setup there.

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I don't know how this started but my computer has suddenly started opening pop-ups while on Firefox.

I go to a website and IE will open an ad, doesn't happen with every website and I can go for quite a while with no pop-ups some even seem to relate to the website.

I've used CCleaner and I have AVG, neither have fixed this issue.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 00:38:51, on 11/03/2010
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Pando Networks\Media Booster\PMB.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG9\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotbar\bin\\HotbarSA.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
D:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
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A:Fire Fox with IE pop-ups


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Do you like firewalls

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My hubby's been playing this and all he does is curse up a storm because he can't hit more than 2 notes at a time [and sometimes not even 2 at a time]. If he hits 3, it's either 'wrong' or no notes play at all.

I'm sick of listening to him b--ch, so can someone please tell me what he's doing wrong so I can shut him up???

He's already changed the F1 keys to number ones.


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Does the Kindle Fire need virus protection? And if so, what do you suggest?

A:Kindle fire

The only real risk comes from loading apps from alternative sources. As long as you stick with the Amazon App Store, there isn't a vector for viruses to attack.

I read this on Amazon's page:
Go on to the Amazon Apps store and checkout "Lookout". They have a Free and Paid version. The Free version can scan your device for viruses, malware and spyware and automatically scans all new apps downloaded. It also backs up your contacts and provides the ability to track your device should it be lost or stolen from their web site, they say even with the GPS off. The Paid version provides additional services including complete backup of all your data and the ability to transfer it to the same or new device.

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Moved to proper forum,Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs ,~~Moderator boopmeI have ran combo fix and my results are below I am using trend security software. If any one can take a look at it and help me understand what I am seeing and what I need to do I would appreciate it! ComboFix 10-06-13.04 - Owner 06/14/2010 7:24.1.1 - x86Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.894.350 [GMT -9:00]Running from: c:\documents and settings\Owner.ZZDALE\My Documents\Downloads\ComboFix.exeAV: McAfee VirusScan *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated) {84B5EE75-6421-4CDE-A33A-DD43BA9FAD83}AV: Trend Micro AntiVirus *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated) {7D2296BC-32CC-4519-917E-52E652474AF5}FW: *disabled* {94894B63-8C7F-4050-BDA4-813CA00DA3E8}FW: Norton Internet Worm Protection *disabled* {990F9400-4CEE-43EA-A83A-D013ADD8EA6E}.((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))).c:\documents and settings\Owner.ZZDALE\Application Data\0200000097be2fec950C.manifestc:\documents and settings\Owner.ZZDALE\Application Data\0200000097be2fec950O.manifestc:\documents and settings\Owner.ZZDALE\Application Data\0200000097be2fec950P.manifestc:\documents and settings\Owner.ZZDALE\Application Data\0200000097be2fec950S.manifestc:\documents and settings\Owner.ZZDALE\Application Data\Mozilla... Read more

A:Pop ups in fire fox and over slow pc

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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I've had Epic Megagames "Fire Fight" since 2000 working on Windows 95, but have recently upgraded to Windows XP, and it no longer seems to work. The Autorun function doesn't start it up. I've searched the archives here, but can't find any threads mentioning it.
Is there anything I can do to make it work?

A:Fire Fight

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