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Windows 7 Installation Problems on the Skylake Platform Part 1

Windows 7 Installation Problems on the Skylake Platform Part 1

I was totally unaware of this issue until I had a customer talking about this issue today, so I then went to the ASUS website and checked the ASUS motherboard B150M-A a popular model. It had listed Windows 7 as a supported O/S and also had this note: “Please refer to ASUS website and download “Windows® 7 installation guide” and “ASUS EZ installer” to install Windows® 7”. I found this information on their FAQ page: “Based on the chipset specification,…

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Windows 7 Installation Problems, Part 2

Windows 7 Installation Problems, Part 2

For Gigabyte was less forth coming all I saw listed under compatible O/S was this: Support for Windows 7 32-bit/64-bit * Please download the “Windows USB Installation Tool” from GIGABYTE’s website and install it before installing  Windows 7. I then scrolled back up to this section. Overview Specification                              CPU / Memory                    FAQ           News/Awards                                                                                                                       Support & Downloads Then I selected: CPU/Memory Support and Downloads. I put in these search parameters: Download Type: Utility                 Choose your…

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Random Windows 10 thoughts

Random Windows 10 thoughts

Orderly Deployment of Windows 10 As much as I would prefer an orderly deployment of Windows10 I am coming across clients more frequently that got updated and didn’t even know it.  It usually goes like this, I get a call that some feature program or piece of hardware isn’t working correctly. When I get there, I find out Windows10 is now on the system and the utilities they were using were removed in the processes of the upgrade(Start8, Classic shell),…

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WordPress Attack Platform Discovered

WordPress Attack Platform Discovered

An Attack Platform Infecting WordPress Sites This entry was originally posted Wordfence.com  on February 2, 2016 by mark At Wordfence we frequently investigate hacked customer websites as part of an ongoing R&D effort to improve our core scanning engine. Examining hacked sites gives us data on how the attackers gained entry and provides us with visibility on the latest attack tools. It also provides us with signatures we can add to our core scanning engine that improves our ability to detect a hack. During…

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