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David H. Lipman

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  1. Yes. One Profile displays correctly and another Profile has a corrupted display in "Devices and Printers".
  2. The full, offline, version: http://downloads.malwarebytes.com/file/mb4_offline
  3. LOL You'll just have to watch it and find out.
  4. In my reply, the two References cited had their URLs burred into one URL ( thanks to this Forum editor ). This has been fixed. There are now two distinct URLs cited in the References.
  5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phase-change_memory "Phase-change memory (also known as PCM, PCME, PRAM, PCRAM, OUM (ovonic unified memory) and C-RAM or CRAM (chalcogenide RAM) is a type of non-volatile random-access memory. PRAMs exploit the unique behaviour of chalcogenide glass. In the older generation of PCM, heat produced by the passage of an electric current through a heating element generally made of TiN was used to either quickly heat and quench the glass, making it amorphous, or to hold it in its crystallization temperature range for some time, thereby switching it to a crystalline state. PCM also has the ability to achieve a number of distinct intermediary states, thereby having the ability to hold multiple bits in a single cell, but the difficulties in programming cells in this way has prevented these capabilities from being implemented in other technologies (most notably flash memory) with the same capability. Newer PCM technology has been trending in two different directions. One group has been directing a lot of research towards attempting to find viable material alternatives to Ge2Sb2Te5 (GST), with mixed success. Another group has developed the use of a GeTe–Sb2Te3superlattice to achieve non-thermal phase changes by simply changing the co-ordination state of the Germanium atoms with a laser pulse. This new Interfacial Phase-Change Memory (IPCM) has had many successes and continues to be the site of much active research.[1] Leon Chua has argued that all two-terminal non-volatile-memory devices, including PCM, should be considered memristors.[2]Stan Williams of HP Labs has also argued that PCM should be considered a memristor.[3] However, this terminology has been challenged and the potential applicability of memristor theory to any physically realizable device is open to question.[4][5]" References: Glass ceramic approaches for energy storage materials Chalcogenide phase-change memory materials for high-speed, low-power data storage
  6. Not only is a legitimate site, it is requested that encrypted data sample and/or a ransom Note be submitted to the site. It will then give a report on the Ransomware used and if there is a known decryption tool available or not.
  7. If you have a question, please start a new thread and fully state your query. This topic is almost 4 years old.
  8. You aren't the first and Microsoft's own hubris is driving more every day.
  9. You presume correctly. I already saw the previous cited articles and re-registered the DLL ,applied the REG file ( under the affected Profile ) deleted the User IconCache file, as well as executed,... "%WINDIR%\system32\ie4uinit.exe" -ClearIconCache That is my theory as well.
  10. Xiexie ni all... I have tried all suggestions from Post #19 and on with derivatives of Post 22 suggestions to no avail. I will note that all hardware unquestionably work. It is only the Device display in the Control Panel applet "Devices and Printers" in one Win7 Profile that is askew.
  11. Anything that is predicated on a fraud can't be good. If they are willing to have their software promoted by fraud or are directly promoting it through fraud is a good reason for the software to be declared as a PUP. As for the actual software, I have not analyzed it and based upon my own observations, I believe any PUP detection is a prima facie validation.
  12. For one they use scam websites in a kind of malicious advertisement ( aka; malvertisement ) called FakeAlerts that masquerade as Microsoft. The site may present a fake anti malware scan that falsely states your computer is infected with "viruses" and tells the victim they need to "download and repair windows" which leads to the web site ReimagePlus.Com . It is flagged as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) because of the malicious activity around it.
  13. Drivers are installed in the OS. Profiles inherit hardware configurations. The CA-200 and the USB hard disk are connected via USB. The two Epson are IP Enabled. The Western Digital MyBook is connected via eSATA. There is only one eSATA port. I'll try the USB v2.0 USB HD and see if that gleams some information. Thanx FF.
  14. "Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations."
  15. There are no other issues noted in the Profile w/the Device and Printer display issue. I am looking for corrective solutions within the Profile.
  16. Not really. That's a cop out solution. It would be like I a have a flat tire than keeps getting flat. Instead of fixing or replacing the tire, I replace the whole car.
  17. If it was a windows corruption, both user profiles would have a problem displaying the devices. Thus I surmise that whatever it is, it is isolated to one User Profile and HKCU.
  18. Regarding the Windows 7 "Device and Printers" Control Panel applet display... Recently the Icons and Names representing hardware devices are no longer specifically defined but are now showing a generic name of "Device" with an anomaly for two printers. Here is display in one Windows 7 Profile where they no longer display properly. Here is the same display, the correct display, using a different Windows Profile ( different user logged-on ) Specifically the CA-200 ( multi-memory card reader ) and USB 2.0 Storage Device show as just "device". The same happens as when I turn on an eSATA Western Digital MyBook external hard disk. As well as the two Epson AIO don't show in the Printers and Faxes list. I can't figure out what in my Profile is causing these devices to be improperly displayed but not when I login as another user.
  19. A MoCA adapter is for Cable networking that runs over RG6 type 75 ohm coaxial cable. While Twisted-Pair Ethernet is limited to 100 Meters ( 100M ), Coaxial cable can have much greater length. Using a MoCA adapter one could connect an 1Gb/s Ethernet cable to a RG6 type 75 ohm coaxial cable which can run much further than 100M and have much greater immunity from noise and and have another MoCA adapter connected to an Ethernet Switch ( some MOCA adapters contain a 4-port Ethernet Switch ). For example. Using MoCA Adapters, one could connect two building's networks together by a coaxial cable separated by 750 feet ( 228M ). As mentioned, coaxial cable has a much greater immunity to radio noise than Twisted Pair Ethernet and it is limited to 100M ( 300 feet ). My ActionTec Router on Verizon FiOS is a MoCA Router as the Optical Network Terminal ( ONT ) is based on MoCA and the Motorola set Top Box is MoCA compliant so it gets an IP from the Router. When one connects to a standard cable Internet Provider, the MODEM that is provided is a DOCSIS based modem. Netgear MOCA Adaptor MCA 1000 http://www.downloads.netgear.com/files/GDC/MCA1001v2/MCA1001v2_IG.pdf So to understand the way your network is setup requires a map of the topology. That is a diagram of how the components of you local network ( LAN ) are connected together, what are the components make and Model, and how the local network ( LAN ) is connected to to the Internet describing the make and model of the hardware used and how you access the Internet ( Cable, Fiber, Satelite, xDSL, etc ) and who that Internet provider is.
  20. Who cares what CloudFlare "thinks". They act as a moat to protect the castle of malicious activity. PS: @sman can you please normalize those font sizes.
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