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Driver problems shared printers Win7 to XP

22 September, 2011 (12:46) | Diagnosis, Prognosis, Treatment. | By: Blogkeep

Trying to share a Canon IP3600 from a Windows 7 PC to a Windows XP PC over Ethernet I found that the XP PC would not install the drivers for the shared printer. XP claiming that a suitable driver could not be found. It seems the issue was with the way the printer was named. […]

Thunderbird 6 Blurry fonts in Windows 7

17 September, 2011 (17:54) | Diagnosis, Prognosis, Treatment. | By: Blogkeep

In Thunderbird, go to: tools>options>advanced>general>Config Editor Find: gfx.direct2d.disabled Right click on it, and set it to true.

Malware blocks Internet access, demands payment

1 December, 2009 (15:09) | Diagnosis, Prognosis, Treatment. | By: Blogkeep

A new malware program, a ransomware program is installing itself on the machines of those installing uFast Download Manager. The program blocks Internet access until a user makes a payment via sms to register the software. More information from the person who discovered this is available here: CA Blog

Facebook email scam with PDF twist

26 November, 2009 (18:26) | Diagnosis, Prognosis, Treatment. | By: Blogkeep

Another facebook email scam in my mail box today, this time with a twist. As usual it was a html email. Header: From – Thu Nov 26 10:23:04 2009 X-Account-Key: account3 X-UIDL: UID112-1238682728 X-Mozilla-Status: 0001 X-Mozilla-Status2: 00000000 X-Mozilla-Keys: Return-path: Envelope-to: admin@xxxxxxxx.xxx Delivery-date: Thu, 26 Nov 2009 07:39:15 +0000 Received: from abxt60.neoplus.adsl.tpnet.pl ([83.9.13.60]:4351) by REMOVED (return-path […]

Fake Facebook email with link to “Update tool.exe” download

16 November, 2009 (22:38) | Diagnosis, Prognosis, Treatment. | By: Blogkeep

A short while ago I received an email requestng that I update my Facebook account, which was strange since I don’t have one. I followed the link in the email and downloaded a file called “Update Tool.exe”. I submitted the file to an online virus scanning service which at the time did not identify the […]