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Everything Else / Season's Greetings
« on: December 24, 2019, 11:39:19 am »
Season's Greetings to Shane. Boggin and the Tweaking family far and wide.

Everything Else / Re: Doubts about wireless devices.
« on: September 16, 2019, 12:28:55 pm »
Bluetooth wasn’t designed to provide high-quality audio; it was designed to deliver voice signals. For that reason, Bluetooth applies compression to music which degrades its fidelity.

Good quality wired headphones/ speakers win everytime in terms of music fidelity for me.

Have a read of this, it may help.

Everything Else / XP gets a critical update
« on: June 07, 2019, 04:54:49 pm »
Heads Up! XP users.

MS has issued a critical update for XP.  KB4500331.

Not available from auto updates but can be downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog.

See here

Everything Else / Season's greetings to all
« on: December 22, 2018, 08:45:38 am »
Wishing everyone peace and love.  :cheesy:

5 Support & Help / A sneak preview of V4
« on: July 25, 2017, 09:22:41 am »
Here is a sneak preview video of V4 from

Everything Else / Heads Up! XP and Legacy OS users
« on: June 23, 2017, 12:16:52 pm »
MS have put out a load of updates this month for XP and other Legacy OS, Win 8 and Vista to counter against an "elevated risk of cyberattacks by government organizations"...."These security updates are being made available to all customers, including those using older versions of Windows." - Adrienne Hall, general manager of crisis management at Microsoft. More info here...

List of updates for XP in the link below. Not available via auto updates, but can be obtained from the Microsoft Update Catalog.
EDIT Full list for XP, Vista, Server 2003 and Windows 8 issued 13th june 2017 here...!%2Fen-za%2Fhelp%2F4025687%2Fmicrosoft-security-advisory-4025685-guidance-for-older-platforms

Everything Else / Heads up! Windows XP and Windows 8 users
« on: May 13, 2017, 05:49:43 am »
Forumites in the UK will be aware of recent WannaCrypt attack on the NHS.

MS has issued a security fix for legacy OS, that are in custom support only, XP and Win8....Kudos to MS for that  :smiley:

"We are taking the highly unusual step of providing a security update for all customers to protect Windows platforms that are in custom support only, including Windows XP, Windows 8"

Feedback & Suggestions / - Registry Backup v3.5.3
« on: November 18, 2016, 12:15:21 pm » - Registry Backup v3.5.3 (Portable)

New version working well on XP SP3, thanks Shane  :smiley:

Feedback & Suggestions / Registry backup v3.5.2 (portable)
« on: October 18, 2016, 11:28:15 am »
Registry backup v3.5.2 (Portable)....Working great, thanks Shane.

A bit confused after reading "ManageACL_32 is now complied to not use SSE2 so it will run on older cpus." I've never had any problem running previous versions on my oldest machine (Intel Celeron 1.2GHz which only supports SSE)

Feedback & Suggestions / Thank You Shane
« on: September 13, 2016, 04:26:06 pm »
Hi Shane,

Thanks for the recent updates  :smiley:

Windows Repair now displays correctly in safe mode.

Hardware Identify now displays icons for hardware devices.

11 - Registry Backup v3.5.0 (portable) & Hardware Identify v2.1.0 (Portable). Both working great on XP SP3, thanks Shane  :smiley:  Oh, and more legacy hardware added to the database  :shy:

Hi Shane, - Hardware Identify v2.0.0 (portable) works well, I have uploaded more legacy hardware to the database  :shy:

No biggie, I know you are a busy guy. Device icons not showing up in XP sp3.

Feedback & Suggestions / - Registry Backup v3.4.0
« on: March 23, 2016, 06:54:28 am » - Registry Backup v3.4.0 (Portable).
All working well on XP SP3, Thanks Shane.  :smiley:

Everything Else / Have a good Bonfire Night
« on: November 04, 2015, 03:08:56 pm »
Hope everyone in the UK has a safe and enjoyable Bonfire Night.....Were the Intelligence Service better back then  :wink:

Everything Else / Lunar Eclipse
« on: September 27, 2015, 05:17:54 pm »
Hopefully just in time.....Lunar eclipse guide.

Feedback & Suggestions / - Registry Backup v3.2.2 (Portable)
« on: September 15, 2015, 11:30:04 am »
Hi Shane, - Registry Backup v3.2.2 (Portable) Installed and working fine  :smiley:

Old backup folders are now deleted as per changelog.

Thank you again for your endless good work  :smiley:

Feedback & Suggestions / - Registry Backup v3.2.0
« on: August 25, 2015, 04:48:54 pm »
Hi Shane, - Registry Backup v3.2.0 (Portable)

Downloaded and runs great, thanks again for all your hard work  :smiley:

Feedback & Suggestions / - Registry Backup v3.1.0
« on: August 06, 2015, 11:40:44 pm » - Registry Backup v3.1.0 (Portable)

Downloaded and running great, thanks for all your hard work Shane  :smiley:

19 - Registry Backup v3.0.0 (portable)

Superfast, nice work Shane  :smiley:

Everything Else / Registry Backup
« on: July 15, 2015, 02:07:48 pm »
Since Malwarebytes have taken over Junkware Removal Tool (JRT) they appear to have dropped Shane's Registry Backup in favour of creating a system restore point, if you don't use system restore it is probably best to do a reigistry backup prior to running JRT.

Everything Else / Site and forum down?
« on: May 26, 2015, 04:58:49 am »
Yesterday, Monday, the site and forum was down for most of the day  :sad:

Everything Else / Happy Pi Day
« on: March 13, 2015, 04:03:29 pm »
Happy Pi Day  :wink:

Everything Else / It must be Spring.
« on: March 04, 2015, 01:01:13 pm »
It must be Spring.....Weasel meets bird, weasel falls in love with bird, weasel won’t let bird go – even when it flies off.

It made me and my kids smile. An amateur photographer took this amazing photo of a young weasel hitching a ride on a woodpecker.

Feedback & Suggestions / - Registry Backup v2.0.0
« on: January 26, 2015, 10:56:23 am »
Hi Shane,

Just downloaded and ran the - Registry Backup v2.0.0 (Portable version).

Nice work, all working great (as usual  :smiley:), also appreciate the default 2.0 colour theme.

Thanks again, samson.

Everything Else / Merry Christmas fellow tweakers
« on: December 24, 2014, 08:22:15 am »
Wishing everyone season's greetings, peace and love.

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