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Re: Allure of retro computing

Getting this on sold ystems other folk say it can't be done 😉 I absolutely enjoy bring an old system back to life and playing around with ye olde operating systems like OS/2 Warp etc.

Re: Leak of Windows 11

On Windows 98 Kario was my software firewall. Using dial up back then. When I moved to XP and was behind a hardware firewall I disabled the stuff the chappy above mention and used the classic shell. Just couldn't understand all the bitching about it being slow at the time.

Re: Leak of Windows 11

No body would be stupid enough to disable their firewall in the first place. It your first line of defense lol I've disabled defender and firewall in windows 10 XD and several other useless to me processing power guzzling bs :-D Good on you...The ISP hardware filewall in your router /modem sorts …

Re: Leak of Windows 11

No body would be stupid enough to disable their firewall in the first place. It your first line of defense lol Heh.. apparently you haven't worked with some of the people I have had to work with and their systems I have had to work on. There are also people running way outdated routers which have …

Re: Leak of Windows 11

let's just mention as an example ms office with only word installed. You will get updates of all the other uninstalled apps. or phone part of the system of the win8.1 And why is that a problem? The office applications are pretty interwoven so it surprises me not that the updates for the whole suite …

Re: Leak of Windows 11

we just need to use some nice debloating software Windows itself isn't really bloated. If there is non-essential stuff that you don't want loading on boot, it is easy enough to manually disable said stuff. I used to do this on XP and probably Vista but it is not really needed anymore IMHO. The real …

Re: Leak of Windows 11

Personally I would recommend against both "debloating" and "privacy" software fixes for Windows 10. They usually do more damage than they help. If you want Windows not break, avoid third party modifications to the system itself. Also avoid any modifications to the system you don't need, even if …

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