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  1. Anti-Malware Toolkit 2.0.2 has been released! 2.0.2 - 2020-09-25 [New] Option to delete downloaded files on close. [Changed] Windows 7 will explicitly use the last supported TLS, version 1.2. [Changed] Right click menu is now Run instead of Install.
  2. Windows 10 itself works great. If you try and tweak it to "optimize" by disabling things, you're just making more problems. It's not a good idea to disable Microsoft Defender. Hell, it's been the best antivirus all year. https://www.pcmag.com/news/windows-defender-achieves-best-antivirus-status https://www.techspot.com/news/81396-windows-defender-ranked-joint-best-antivirus-program.html https://www.howtogeek.com/225385/what’s-the-best-antivirus-for-windows-10-is-windows-defender-good-enough/ This meme sums things up nicely about people who tweak and optimize, only to break their OS:
  3. Anti-Malware Toolkit 2.0.1 has been released! 2.0.1 - 2020-07-02 [New] Tasks menu to easily allow users to run common repairs. [New] Report a Bug form with diagnostic information. [New] Ability to scan with Microsoft Malicious Software Tool under Tasks menu. [Changed] Applied better optimizations to images. [Changed] Redesigned About form. [Changed] Code improvements and optimizations.
  4. Tarun

    No UEFI mode

    Try some different key combinations for the BIOS, though F2 should do it for sure. I'd even try with a USB keyboard attached. Plus like you said, pulling the CMOS battery. https://wiki.lunarsoft.net/wiki/BIOS_Keys#Dell
  5. No problem asking. Here's some links about how it's the top rated anti-virus. https://www.techspot.com/news/81396-windows-defender-ranked-joint-best-antivirus-program.html https://www.howtogeek.com/225385/what’s-the-best-antivirus-for-windows-10-is-windows-defender-good-enough/ https://www.pcmag.com/news/windows-defender-achieves-best-antivirus-status
  6. Tarun

    No UEFI mode

    From within the OS, hold shift when you click restart. You can then get an option to go into the UEFI BIOS.
  7. Are you running any anti virus programs? If so, remove them and use the uninstaller cleanup tool. Windows Defender is all you need. Run chkdsk again and things should come back fine. Using chkdsk /r is fine, though if your drive is failing it's better to backup and replace.
  8. @forjonny Storage Sense / Free space now is the same as using the Disk Cleanup utility. You can turn Storage Sense on to automate how often it cleans unneeded files, which can be beneficial. To answer your questions: It doesn't matter, actually. You can use either one and they both accomplish the same thing. The disk cleanup utility is most likely still there as it supports command line switches, which allows automating disk cleanup. Storage Sense does clean everything out, the only thing I've ever seen come back is a few KB worth of temp files for the browser. You have the new Settings and the old Control Panel. Both work just fine, though Microsoft is having people shift towards using Settings. Honestly Settings does a great job with everything and the search is very intuitive.
  9. It’s been a long time in the making. Finally, I’ve released the Anti-Malware Toolkit 2! Check it out! It has a lot of quality software to help users get their PCs in good working condition. The Anti-Malware Toolkit 2 has been released! Lunarsoft has always had the goal of helping users rid their computers of malware by suggesting a variety of tools. The search for the right program can be daunting for some users, and takes valuable time. It’s already stressful enough when your computer gets infected by malicious software. Rather than have those users suffer by searching several websites for the right software, there was a better goal. To give users a program that would eliminate the search, providing direct downloads to the files to help get them back to a clean, operational state. Read more on Lunarsoft
  10. Something to keep in mind is that if you distribute this. It will take you a long time to compress. However, it will also take a very long time for anyone to decompress, especially on older computers.
  11. I'd recommend avoiding Comodo products entirely. Especially after they've issued SSL certificates to known malicious websites.
  12. Give the computer a scan with Malwarebytes, and also upgrade them to Windows 10 for the security improvements, etc.
  13. Please ignore the Windows 10 haters. Sadly you see way too much bashing on Windows 10 on this forum. You have several options to access Disk Management. Click on the Windows symbol and type "Disk Management". This will show "Create and format hard disk partitions", which once clicked will open Disk Management. This is most likely the easiest way to access it. If you have the Cortana search bar (seen in the image below) you can simply type "Disk Management" there, too. Other ways include: Pressing Windows key + R and typing diskmgmt.msc, If you have This PC showing on the desktop or in the Windows Start menu, you can right click and select Manage... There's also third party software that can do it as well, but Disk Management works perfectly fine. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask me.
  14. That's your only solution, or using Visual Studio Community. Per Microsoft Answers, Visual Studio 2003 is only compatible with: Windows 2000 Windows NT Windows Server 2003 Windows XP And support ended back in 2013. I would definitely upgrade to Visual Studio Community at the very least and be sure to keep your OS fully up-to-date.
  15. https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/help/12384/windows-10-upgrading-home-to-pro

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