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help me 'bout BIOS security feature

Q: help me 'bout BIOS security feature

why when i set the user password at BIOS it can't be erased or changed (it says "view only item")? what do i have to do to reset the password?

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A: help me 'bout BIOS security feature

It very much depends on the motherboard you are using. The reset cmos jumper will erase it along with all other settings changes you may have made to the bios.

For better help we really need to know what motherboard, system, and bios you are using.

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Hello! My computer seems to be experiencing a rather nasty and hard to get rid of case of AV Security Suite. I've tried using rkill and Malwarebytes to get rid of that, but that proved unsuccessful. Rkill only closed itself and Malwarebytes was unable to find anything at all, even after multiple searches. It's just not working at all, so I decided to come and try my luck here. I can temporarily stop it if I open Task Manager before it activates when I start my computer up and end the process entitled yvavmqpshdw.exe, but that's obviously only a temporary fix for the problem. Ideas? Thanks so much!Here's the DDS report:DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Joey at 16:04:39.00 on Sun 08/15/2010Internet Explorer: 7.0.6002.18005 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_18Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Basic 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.2008.915 [GMT -4:00]SP: Windows Defender *enabled* (Updated) {D68DDC3A-831F-4FAE-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}============== Running Processes ===============C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcssC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcsC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestrictedC:\Program Files\Common Files\iS3\Anti-Spyware\SZServer.exeC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestrict... Read more

A:Nasty bout of AV Security Suite

Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.The cleaning process is not instant. Logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me. I know that you need your computer working as quickly as possible, and I will work hard to help see that happen. Please reply using the Add/Reply button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.Unfortunately, if I do not hear back from you within 5 days, I will be forced to close your topic. If you still need help after I have closed your topic, send me or a moderator a personal message with the address of the thread or feel free to create a new one.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here.-----------------------------------------------------------If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you... Read more

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As we known, MS Internet Explorer has a special feature called “AutoComplete”, it can remember certain details entered on web forms, such as username and password. Let’s talk about how to do this feature first.
Referring from: http://www.mediacollege.com
Title: How to Remember Names & Passwords in IE (AutoComplete)

Go to the Tools menu on IE and select Internet Options.

A window will open like the one below. Click the Content tab, then click the AutoComplete button.
In the AutoComplete Settings window, check (or uncheck) the options you would like to use.

Although this feature will help you saving a lot of time on surfing the Internet, here we talk about the security. Do you think it is security? At this time, I’ll say no, because some unauthorized users can also login any forms with these information you saved on your computer. So my opinion is that you should uncheck the AutoComplete feature or use some third-party tools, such as JJSoft IntelliLogin, IE Login, and Smart Login etc.

You can find these tools on:
JJSoft IntelliLogin --------http://www.jjsoft-studio.com
IE Login -------- http://www.IELogin.com
Smart Login -------- http://www.IELogin.com

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I had to reinstall windows Vista Business on 2 computers (different specs) this weekend, the install disk already contained SP2 and i just installed dotnet 4.5.1 after the clean install followed by all the patches from winupdate. Everything great, no error, no issues, no nada.

Problem is i cant run any .exe or merge any .reg files from external disks or usb jump drives, is it a security feature or a bug caused by windows updates, since I dont remember this happening when I used Vista like 6 years ago, and I really used Vista a lot.

Thanks a lot guys!

A:Vista security feature?

Do you have the same problem when you right click the .exe and select run as administrator?

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I like this feature in Panda Security but have to wait to test until get infected

A:A feature in Panda Security

Bite your tongue, hope you never get a chance to test it!!!
Looks good though.

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hi, i want to convert my hard disk from bios mbr to uefi-gpt fortmat, but i can't find anywhere in the bios setup (press f10 when boot pc) the entry called "uefi" . I just downloaded n installed Hwinfo32, the app said my laptop supported UEFI but it is not turned on yet. So my question is HOW CAN I TURN THE UEFI feature on? Thanks for ur answer in advance!btw, i just updated the bios to f48 version but no thing has changed. 

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I try to upgrade my Tecra S11-15G to Windows 10. But the installation tells me that the processor is not compatible with the NX feature.
After verification, normally the i7-640M processor supports NX / XD, but I can not find the "Executable Disable Bit-Capabiltity" option in BIOS (even after updating v. 3.5).

Does anyone know a solution?
Or is it that the PC is not at all compatible for the update.

Thank you

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Hi all 
I have one question regarding the distribution of updates for open SSH server feature. 
How the Microsoft is distributing the update for this feature ? In the microsoft windows there is still older version when I'm compare the current distributed open SSH server version.
Thank you for any info. 

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Executive Summary

Microsoft is aware of a security feature bypass vulnerability in Secure Channel (Schannel) that affects all supported releases of Microsoft Windows. Our investigation has verified that the vulnerability could allow an attacker to force the downgrading of the cipher suites used in an SSL/TLS connection on a Windows client system. The vulnerability facilitates exploitation of the publicly disclosed FREAK technique, which is an industry-wide issue that is not specific to Windows operating systems. When this security advisory was originally released, Microsoft had not received any information to indicate that this issue had been publicly used to attack customers.
We are actively working with partners in our Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP) to provide information that they can use to provide broader protections to customers.
Upon completion of this investigation, Microsoft will take the appropriate action to help protect customers. This may include providing a security update through our monthly release process or providing an out-of-cycle security update, depending on customer needs.

Mitigating Factors
A server needs to support RSA key exchange export ciphers for an attack to be successful.

Please see the Suggested Actions section of this advisory for workarounds to disable the RSA export ciphers. Microsoft recommends that customers use these workarounds to mitigate this vulnerability.
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A:Vulnerability in Schannel Could Allow Security Feature Bypass



Suggested Actions
Apply Workarounds
Workarounds refer to a setting or configuration change that does not correct the underlying issue but would help block known attack vectors before a security update is available.
Disable RSA key exchange ciphers using the Group Policy Object Editor 

so, what can I do if my version of windows lacks the requisite group policy editor?

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I have been getting help from OBP and jimr381 during the past few months to build a database for my workplace - on MY computer in my office.

I recently added the security feature on it, and am completely satisfied with it, however now this morning I burned it on a CD and tried to use it on the secretary's computer and it is looking for the exact file path it used on my computer to access its security file and related information. also, the secretary's computer is windows vista and mine is just good old XP.

What do I do? How would I disable the security feature in order to re set it up on the appropritate computer?

aaaaahhhhhhhhhhh! just kidding, I know someone will know the answer

A:Solved: Help! Security Feature + Access 2003

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Please help me! The Data Execution Prevention Security Feature is really starting to stress me out. I can't access sites that I need for uni eg Hopfield Network Applet

How do I turn the stupid thing off?!!! Please help!

A:Data Execution Prevention Security Feature

I would not recommend disabling it because it is a security risk, but here is how:

From an elevated (administrator) command prompt:

DEP - Enable or Disable - Vista Forums

bcdedit.exe /set {current} nx AlwaysOff


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I probably could ask this question to the person that told me he could or had done it, but I would like your input as to how to disable Vist's Security Feature.

Can it be done and if so, how?

A:Solved: I would like remove Vista's Security feature

Note sure if you meant the UAC or Security Center, but here is how to disabled the UAC:

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Article on enhancing Win 10 security

Nifty new feature that comes with Win 10 1903

How to Enable the Windows 10 Tamper Protection Security Feature


With the release of the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, Microsoft introduced a new security feature called Tamper Protection that protects security settings for Windows Defender antivirus from being disabled by malware or third-party programs.

When enabled, Tamper Protection will only allow Windows Defender related settings to be changed when done through the Windows Security settings screen. If a program, such as malware, or even PowerShell tries to change security settings or Microsoft Defender preferences, Tamper Protection will block the settings from being modified.

Due to this, Tamper Protection is an integral part of the Windows 10 security environment and should be enabled by all users for increased security and protection from malicious programs. Click to expand...

Directions follow in the article on how to enable.

edit: I just checked mine and found it was already enabled.

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Hi everyone. This is a message to Lenovo concerning the battery conservation feature on their V310 laptop: I would like to request that the battery conservation mode be switchable via BIOS in a future BIOS update. Lenovo Energy Manager (of which there currently is no properly functioning version for the V310) only runs on Windows. What's more, conservation mode is disabled as soon as the software is removed. Users should not be forced to use Windows or LEM to preserve their batteries IMO. Other laptop manufacturers provide this feature in BIOS as well as in their power management software, so it should be possible for Lenovos too. Cheers.

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Hello, I have recently purchased Precision 3510 laptops with the intention of using them for research on Intel's new Software Guard Extensions (SGX). These laptops come with the required CPUs that support these new CPU instructions and (we thought) the required BIOS support as well.
In the BIOS for the laptops, there is an option for enabling SGX, but when enabled we are not able to install any of the official Intel SDKs on Windows OR Linux. Additionally, we ran an SGX test program that would dynamically detect the SGX features using CPUID and Machine Specific Registers (MSRs). It successfully detected the SGX hardware support (i.e. the SGX instructions are physically on the CPU chip), but it showed that the BIOS flags controlling the startup of SGX were not enabled (possible SGX specific MSRs have not been set). The specific CPU flag that needs to be set is described here: https://github.com/ayeks/SGX-hardware . Here is a quote from that page that describes what is needed for SGX to work, "The CPU and the motherboard BIOS must support SGX. SGX is turned off by default and must enabled via MSR.IA32_Feature_Control.SGX_Enable. Only the BIOS can make changes to the IA32_Feature_Control".
For reference, we are using the latest BIOS version for our model - version A07. Also, the CPU we have is the Intel Core i5 - 6300HQ CPU @ 2.3GHz. 
I hope we can resolve this issue in a timely manner as we are not able to use these laptops for their intended purpose... Read more

A:Dell BIOS Intel SGX Option not Enabling CPU Feature

If you are still experiencing this problem, can you send me a PM as I may have a fix that resolve this for you

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Hello everyone. I just got a new laptop running Vista Home Premium x64, and it's my first experience with both Vista and an x64 OS.

I've changed the security settings in IE7 to a custom level, and now I get the notification bar saying "Your current security settings put your computer at risk. etc." I know this can be disabled via gpedit.mcs but of course Vista Home doesn't include that feature. So, a couple questions.

Nobody here seems to know much about getting GPedit to work in Vista Home, so I won't even touch that. However, I did see mention of the Microsoft speadsheet that lists all the various group policy settings and their corresponding registry entries. I found the "Disable Security Settings Check Feature" entry, but now I'm not sure what to do with it.

HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Security!DisableSecuritySettingsCheck
HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Security!DisableSecuritySettingsCheck

I can navigate to the Microsoft folder in regedit, but that's where the trail ends. Do I need to create a key or something? I don't have much experience with the registry, and I really want this notification bar gone. Help please?

cheers everyone!

A:Disable Security Settings Check Feature && GPEdit

Hello mousetopher. You probably allowed something in the security settings that you should have just set to prompt. Scripts, Activex, something that will tolerate nothing beyond prompt. Allowing anything unsigned more permissions then prompt will set off that warning. Reset them to default and then your security warnings should disappear.

Hope it helped. If not I probably read it wrong.

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The hardrive on my HP 255 G3 failed so a replacement was installed using the same model of drive.After installation the drive tested fine and so I ran a recovery file from a pen drive.The screen came up resetting this PC but stops at 85%It then goes to boot but comes up with "The system cannot find the batch label specified - END"If I exit this I go into a Recovery Manager Screen which gives the message "Couldn't get FeatureByte from bios string..."Reading previous posts it appears this is a security feature but why is this appearing on the same PC that the recovery drive was taken from in the first place and how do I correct this?Thanks for any assistance.

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I have been using 360 Security for over a year now with no problems but I am now having to do lots of online banking and am not sure if I have enough protection with 360.
I have a trial version of ESET Smart Security Premium installed which has dedicated banking and payment protection.
I have noticed that other software such as Kaspersky, Bitdefender,Comodo,F-Secure all have similar elements. Do these additional features actually give more protection ? An IT consultant friend says that these features are mainly 'cosmetic' . Is this so ?

Would welcome further advice and recommendations please, thanks.

A:ESET Online Banking feature - Have you tried it? Internet Security it better than the competition?

I used it one time version 8
I used it in trust site
It check the site
I think may be good

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InsighVM(Rapid7) is reporting vulnerability "MS14-046: Vulnerability in .NET Framework Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (2984625)" on Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2, but recommended patch "KB2937608" was already installed. this
issue for all Windows 2008 sp2 servers. In the report, vulnerability proof mentioned as shown below. could you please help me with this issue.

vulnerable software installed: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2

 * Found an applicable package: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Component Based Servicing\Packages\Microsoft-Windows-WindowsFoundation-LanguagePack-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~en-US~6.0.6001.18000.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\SideBySide\Winners\msil_RegAsm.Resources_b03f5f7f11d50a3a_en-us_1b2f5d0d8917c959 - key exists

    * The above CBS component is currently version 6.0.6001.18000, expected version 6.0.6002.19134 or higher

    * Fix for KB2937608 is applicable for this CBS component

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What security feature disallows applications from loading DLLs from their own directory?

I have two DLLs named ws2_32.dll and wsock32.dll. I also have an application that i want to utilize these two dlls rather then the ones in system32 but it apears that it doesn't. I ran a dependency scanner and found that in fact the application does load these two DLLs rather then the ones in system32 folder.

How i know its not working: the dlls are suppose to make a log file. It succeeded in making the log file on winXP but not Win7.
I found some one else having same problem but with vista but that could be fixed by doing the following:

'set the registry key "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\DevOverrideEnable" to 1" '

However, i can't find the DevOverrideEnable field in my win7 registry. so upon the suggestions of some friends i added the field in manually and set the value that didnt work either.

What i have tried:
On Admin account
Run as Admin
Set compatibility to xp
take ownership
turn off all security features that i could get my hands on

all of that and no luck please advise.

Thank you,

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ever sine 7.0 or wutever ver of windows media player came out there was some sort of modification so that it wont let u print screen for some stupid security measure...

i kno thers video players with screen capture and those nice features but i still think that security thing is really annoying

is ther a way to completely get rid of it ? (i dont think uninstalling media player does it)

does ne1 know? (regedit>__?)

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Microsoft has suspended the "Attach-Photo" feature in Hotmail as a result of security concerns.
Webmail users can still add photos as attachments to Hotmail messages, just not in the same way as before. Microsoft expects to restore the suspended feature by the end of September.

Microsoft spoke about the recent suspension in postings to the Windows Live blog here and help pages here on Thursday.

Redmond explains the feature was suspended after testing unearthed a security glitch involving the interaction of its feature with IE.

Link -
Hotmail pulls Attach-Photo feature over security concerns ? The Register

A:Hotmail pulls Attach-Photo feature over security concerns

I used to use that alot. ;[ Wish they would fix it soon! I hate adding them as attachment's then u have to d/l them before u can view them.

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Hello Qihoo 360 Team,
with new Security features added to the Premium version (Qihoo 360 TS with own firewall, not the GlassWire one), for testing out the level of protection, a try before you buy would be better and easier than the 30 days money back AFTER purchase (currently ~20?).

@PAM101 @Qihoo 360 Support Team

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Title says it all. Think I will stay with Modern Standby though as it seems to be working fine by now. Ciao, Han

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Why does it ask to "Show Images" in Yahoo mail app? I accidentally clicked on "show images" on what looks like a phishing email. I didn't click on the hyperlink, but I clicked the "show images" button. Am I infected with viruses now?? LOL

What is the purpose of "show images"? I've heard opening a PDF can execute programs, but can viewing images inserted into the body of an email have any negative effect on the security of your device? If not, what is the purpose of this feature? Thanks!

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how to disable the fade in and fade out feature when minimize, maximize, and create a new window? I missed the instant prompt feature in xp. Although the hardwares that are qualified to run windows 7 provide enough power, it's still helpful to make the window changes instant without the special effects. can any one tell me a way to disable those special colorful features in windows 7? this also might interest the UMPC users due to the limited hardware resources.

A:how to disable the fade in and fade out feature when minimize, maximize, and create a new window? I missed the instant prompt feature in xp.

Control Panel > System > Advanced System Settings [sidebar] > Advanced [tab]Go to town and disable anything you'd like.

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i wasnt sure were to post this o i went to random site and was hoping some one could help me from here i tell me were to post this....any way is there a way of hooking my ps2 up to my computer.
is there a way of watching tv on a computer i am guessing i need a tv tuner card put in to do it or is there a easyier way.........
lol reason i want to do so is becuz my computer moniteris bigger then my tv lol
thank you,

this is a handy forum good on yas

A:Not sure bout this

Tv tunner card is the only answer sorry, they don't cost that much.

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i cant open my hard disk..

A:Need Help bout my HDD

Hmm, that is strange. Can you open C. I assume you just double clicked on it.

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I wanna get a gfx card but the one I am lookin at is a PCI-E will it fit/work in PCI?

A:Question bout PCI and PCI-E


This link provides both a picture (scroll down from top a bit) and explanation that should give you a good idea why.

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Hi, I'll have to get myself a laptop very fast. It's not a planned buy but my old is broken and I need to replace it. I currently got only bout $500 to spend.

It'll be used mainly for gaming but also office.
I'll be playing mostly not so demanding games like GTA:SA, Civilization 4, Quake 3 maybe NFS:Carbon

I'm thinking about a HP NC8000, my friend has one and it's very nice. It runs GTA:SA compleatly smooth. I can get one for $500

Can anyone recommend me something?

Thanks a lot,

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I have a friend that has an older laptop that has a Win XP Home COA on it and the hardware seems to work OK, but it really need to have the OS re-installed and start over. Someone gave this laptop to them and it's got bloatware and all kinds of programs they don't need so I'm thinking it'd be best to start from scratch.

I don't have an XP Home (32bit...not sure if there was a 64bit in this version of XP) disc, otherwise I'd use it to load the OS and use the COA on the laptop to activate and hopefully all would be well.

So, I'm lookin on eBay which is the only place I know of to buy this and my question is... can I use an upgrade disc to do a complete install on a freshly formatted hard drive, or do I need to get a full version?

I thought I heard somewhere that you could actually do a full install with the upgrade version, but I may be thinking of Win 7, or I may have just heard that in a dream one night after trying to help someone with their computer (I'm not expert, but I like to tinker with this stuff and I continually run in to people that want me to tinker with their computer and I usually recommend starting all over and teach them to use Acronis.)

Also, is there somewhere that you can download Win XP Home in an ISO file so I can burn my own DVD since I may only ever use this once?

Any tips would be appreciated as this person can only pay with a "thank you" so it's one of those no budget deals.

A:Question 'bout XP

Remove the current user from the machine.

When asked do not keep the files.

Open add remove programs and remove all installed programs.
Hit the Start button then Right Click My computer>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Properties>>>>>>>>>>>
Harwdare Tab>>>>>>>>>>>>>Device Manager.
Scroll down to the IDE ATA/ATAPI Controlers Left click the + to the left of the drivers.
Right Click and uninstall all of your Primary IDE drivers there most likely will be more than one of the Primary IDE Drivers Make sure and un-install All of them prior to rebooting.
Upon un-installing the last one your computer should prompt a reboot allow it.

Tell us how things are.

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im new to C programming and im confused about how CLA works, for example, im trying to write a program that runs directly through CLA but im not sure how to start it out. its suppose to add up the inputs through the CLA.

ex) $add 1 0

do i start out like
int main(int argc, char *argv[]){
return 0;

A:question bout C's CLA

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ok about mid july still no playstore on acer cb5-132t-c32m was told that this r11 was included in the first round not true was told within 3 weeks not true i just got another update and guess what it is not the version 53 now what will the excuse be

A:ok bout mid july

Acer has no control over this but there is an article posted at http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/42273 that provides more information on this topic along with a link for Chromebooks that support Android apps.

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I recently got some viruses from Limewire and was going to reformat my hardrive using my recovry disk. i put the disc in and booted up but it didnt ask if id like to boot from the cd. ive been told its because of BIOS needing to be changed. so i booted and pressed F1 to go into setup mode and i got a black screen. what do i do next?!

A:PLZ help im bout 2 go Nutz

Hello aletrick21,

Did you press F1 during the boot process(as soon as you power on the pc).

Make sure it is in fact F1 (some pc's use <Del> or F2 ).

Once able to get to BIOS you can change the boot order to cd-rom.

What is the make/model of the PC?

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I use FireFox as my default browser after having the stupid powerscan trojan that was downloaded from the stupid IE. So I'm curious... can you get spyware killers for FF, like spyblaster and yahoo-anti spy? I know FF is so good that it doesn't need them but...

A:Just Curious 'bout FF

You're right- it doesn't need them
If one existed, it would be in the form of an extension. I just did some rooting around, and did not find any worth noting.

The best advice I can give to you is to go and download AVG Free Edition in order to protect your computer from any future viruses.

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Hi everyone...

Right have a little question,i recently blew the N*ts out of my computer from clockin it to hard!

So i got myself a new dell cause well i was angry with the computer i built and i didn't want to spend lots more cause so a dell is what i got!

Ok so they have put 2 * 256mb sdram modules in!

My question is should i put in my old 1024chip???

I asked dell and they told me that if im upgrading i should buy 2 more modules of simular PC****

My Ram from my old computer is PC3200 and PC 2700

Should i leave my computer alone r start playing again??

A:Question bout Ram

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ok about mid july still no playstore on acer cb5-132t-c32m was told that this r11 was included in the first round not true was told within 3 weeks not true i just got another update and guess what it is not the version 53 now what will the excuse be

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sorry to post here...but can some1 tell me more info about this?

A:Want more info bout this....

This is a modded version of windows7

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Well, i got all these right

Ive downloaded all the anti virus,spyware,adware things i can think of but none of them get rid of it, now when i go to google it seems ive got a browser hijack cause it goes to soem bs site then when i go to google again it goes there.

please help, what do i do? I just reformatted this computer and downloaded all the microsoft patches. Dont want to do it all again :S

A:Bout to get screwed i think

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I was reading the post by "Atnskyline" "found new utilities program" (iobit) talking w/ "Jumbo". So, I wann'a try it, but 1st, as I'm still looking for other ways to gain a max speed of this unit after start-up I feel like switching to Firefox and also another free AV program. Recently had trouble w/ AVG so I removed it, now Avira is being a bit annoying too.

Any suggestions? Thanks guys.

A:I've a ? or 2 'bout AV & Int. browsers

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Im seriously considering purchasing a a new hp dv8000t notebook. I dont necessarily do alot on my computer other than type a few memos and surf the net. I would be watching videos and burning DVDs. My question is how would an Intel(R) Core(TM) Duo processor T2500 (2.0 GHz) be for this computer. I dont know jack about processors. Every review I have read the reviews on this laptop all have the AMD Turion processor but I dont see that listed as an option anymore. Can someone please help me understand this?

A:have a question bout processors before I buy

good review here....... http://www.notebookreview.com/default.asp?newsID=3010&review=dv8000t+Review

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I have recent purchased and installed this PSU

I am hearing all this talk about 12V rails and about the number of amps and such.
Can somebody give me a nice rating saying whether this psu is really good/average/bad and reasons why?

A:Quick question bout PSU

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hi all quick question
does msi k8n sli diamond mobo's 2x pci-e x16 slots run each at 16 like asus a8n32 sli deluxe or does it split it up x8,x8 sort of thing

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hello guyz..im juz new here..i was infected by the trojan horse..namely the trojan horse psw.onlinegames and the psw.agent..and lots more..i had use the combo fix and was happy because it removed the virus..(i thought so)..and suddenly my avg anti virus detects the same virus again..and i already had reformated and reinstal windows..am i stil inficted..?its so confusing coz the first time i was infected my computer always crash and hangs up..i cant open other applications in other word my computer became useless..but after using the combo fix my computer is back to normal now..but the problem is my anti-virus detect those trojans again and in the same folders even though i already had reformated and reinstal and use combofix..could you give mo more info bout my problem..and sadly i had already erase my virus vault..i completely forgot the specific names of the trojans..but it was those trojan horse psw.onlinegames and psw.agent..Thankz..

A:Hello Guyz Ahm I Need Ur Help...bout Trojans

You should not be using Combofix unless you have been instructed to do so by a Malware Removal Expert. It is a powerful tool intended by its creator to be used under the guidance and supervision of an expert, not for private use. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.Print out these instructions, or copy them to a NotePad file for reading while in Safe Mode, because you will not be able to connect to the Internet to read from this site.Please download ATF Cleaner by Atribune & save it to your desktop. DO NOT use yet. Please download and install SUPERAntiSpyware FreeDouble-click SUPERAntiSypware.exe and use the default settings for installation.An icon will be created on your desktop. Double-click that icon to launch the program.If asked to update the program definitions, click "Yes". If not, update the definitions before scanning by selecting "Check for Updates". (If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and unzip into the program's folder.)Under "General and Startup", make sure "Start SUPERAntiSpyware when Windows starts" box is unchecked.Under "Configuration and Preferences", click the Preferences button.Click the Scanning Control tab.Under Scanner Options make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):Close browsers before scanning.Scan for tracking ... Read more

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