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About baker7

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    USCG: Semper Paratus: "Always Ready"
  • Birthday 05/08/1972

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    Barre, Vermont USA
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    Computer Consultant and advocate for the disabled community at large - I enjoy technology, Networking, Webdesign,Providing Tech Support and Teaching others how to use the internet

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    Main Machine:HOST: THRUSH SPECS: DELL STUDIO XPS 435MT 6.00 GB DDR3 RAM, Intel i7 940 (@2.93 GHTZ) Processor 2 500 GB HDD's, 1 GB Nic Card and Wireless Adapter, CD/DVD Rom and CD/DVD-RW Drive(Running: Windows 10 PRO 64-Bit)
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    All Windows OS's to 10: (XP/2000,7,8,10 (Pro) Linux: Debian to 8.0

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  1. @cherokeechief Rest in peace my friend, you WILL and are missed. Brian
  2. Hello Everyone: With all these windows updates, I have had to go to PRO because everytime there is an update, MS just deploys the update and a few times, the results have been crazy - My advice: Be careful with the new updates, and if you can postpone them for 30-60 days, I would do that. Take Care, Brian
  3. Good Morning everyone: Just thought I would check in: Lots going on, and I am preparing to start work again in 2019 for our cycle. Will post again soon Brian
  4. Chuck: I understand that, but the new Creator's Update won't let some programs even launch without disabling the SmartScreen filter, and in some cases it may stop some of the Antimalware programs we may ask users to run: I had to do that once when I was trying to clean an infection - it would delete the tool that was trying to remove the infection. I know that you may have to disable the SmartScreen Filter though. - and sometimes it would make the tool useless because it detects it as a PUP or a Hacktool or something along those lines. Brian
  5. hpg3: That's no problem at all - a lot of the time, they try to throw stuff in a download that you do not need. Google Chrome is notorious for doing this, and another program that do this include Mcaffee AV, and other adware and Junkware. Chuck is very good at what he does and he keeps up with this pretty well. I do understand that some of this stuff can be challenging for older folks - I have had to assist my Dad and Stepmom a few times because they run into trouble sometimes. My Dad is 71, so I try to answer his questions as straight as I can - My stepmom can get really e
  6. Hello Everyone: Because there have been people that have to be able to download files from Internet Sources, I figured that I would provide a Tutorial Here for this purpose. In past setups, before defender, you could simply turn off your Antivirus, and download the file. then add the exception. Chuck has provided instructions for disabling Windows Defender for Windows 7. so I will provide information on how to do this when you have a machine with Fall Creator's Update installed. You Will Need: · A windows 10 machine that has been upgraded with the Fall Creator's Update [Eithe
  7. You are welcome hpg3 - Glad to be of service I do not recommend running Google chrome - This is because I do not believe it is as safe (secure) as the latest version of Firefox. Google seems to want to have EVERYONE running it, and whenever you download anything nowadays, you seem to get a Google Chrome download as part of the process. I would be very mindful of this when downloading anything from the net - Choose to Install a program with "Custom Installation" options, because if you don't, it will install everything bundled with the software. Custom Installation lets you UNCHECK the
  8. root·kit ˈro͞otˌkit/ noun Computing noun: rootkit; plural noun: rootkits a set of software tools that enable an unauthorized user to gain control of a computer system without being detected. You should scan for rootkits, so it should not be a problem for you to place a check in that box - If it detects it, they should be removed. Good Luck!
  9. Happy Birthday Chappy - Hope it was a good one Brian
  10. Chuck: I understand: However, I will have to post the way that you do that in Windows 10 - Because the Windows 10 Fall Creators update makes it hard to turn something OFF in the event you have a VIRUS, and need to run Malware removal tools: You have to also disable Windows Smartscreen, because without that, you cant even RUN some of these tools that may be needed, so I figured I would add a post for doing this on Windows 10 Brian
  11. baker7

    Happy New Year

    Happy New Year to all: May 2018 bring blessings and prosperity to everyone Brian
  12. Hi Guys: If you are using Windows 10: You will have to do it a little different, as all this has changed. I will post these instructions in a separate Thread Brian
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    Same to you Chuck - May you gain a blessing today, and I wish you all the best in 2018!! Merry Christmas! Brian
  14. Good Afternoon: I have a question regarding OneDrive: In the Thrift Store, we have a Surface2 RT. It is set up to access OneDrive online through the internet. The problem is that on Onedrive,, we have a directory that stores our Customer Purchase sheet. If I save it, it looks like it goes to the OneDrive Folder - However, when I go home to my desktop, I try to open this file, and it does not exist, and instead, there are 5-6 copies of this file, and they are old. (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013) However, if I power on the Surface, login and then click on the This PC Icon, I can see a Fold
  15. Good Morning hpg3: to move files is easy, you just have to decide whether you want to copy them and paste them, keeping the originals in place, or cut them and paste them to MOVE them from one folder to another. All you would have to do is: 1. Hold down control key, and while doing this, LEFT Click on all files that you want to move to the SD Card. 2. When you have all of these files selected (BLUE HILIGHTED) RIGHT Click in an open area of the screen, and select "cut" If you do that, you will MOVE the files from one location to another location WITHOUT keeping the original fi