I just delay my Windows Updates and the Defender Updates are not disabled.
Well I just read the AutoPilot overview and I can't see any benefit in having it on my solitary home PC.
John--the hour glass is not freezing up anything. The next time this happens go into Task Manager and see what program and services are running.
I use four files totalling 132K entries. Pray tell how many do you have? BTW thanks for the list...think I will add them to my Hostsman lineup.
Her "Replicator" icon is sitting in my Taskbar as we speak and I suspect that it always will. Great little program from a fine lady. Rest in peace...
:thumb: Seems very thorough...thanks for the effort. I'm sure it will help a lot of folks.
Please refer to screenshot.
Many thanks stapp as I was unaware of this handy little tweak.
Have you checked the proxy settings?
Not an AV but my favorite online scanner is Secunia OSI.
A hardware (e.g. router) or software firewall can stealth those ports.
HostsMan deletes duplicate entries.
My only experience is with Hosts files and it is positive. I merge four of them using HostsMan which creates a list of over 130,000 entries. It...
It's all in the settings my friend. :)
As far as an ad blocker, what's wrong with a Hosts file? I merge four of them with Hostsman and hardly ever see an ad.
"The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated." :)
Believe me you would know by now if your system had been compromised. Based upon my own sad experiences, I bet that of the two defenses you...
Which is why I am considering adding Sandboxie to the HIPS protection in Spyware Terminator. That should keep my PC safe.
Image your HD before any M$ updates and your worries are over. :)
FWIW my wife's PC set has been set to automatically DL and install M$...
I would be very interested in further details because it has always been my understanding that some sort of user interaction was required for...
I respect your opinion although I can not say that I understand it. I run from an LUA and for me it is no problem at all. When I need to, logging...
Shocked and saddened to say that I would not have spotted this fraud. :(
Thanks for bringing it to light.
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