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Sun Oct 12

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FAEZ replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 1:38 AM

Re: Windows Defender

The AV I most like these days is by EMSISoft.

Thanks, John. I'll check that out in addition to the others recommended here.

There's lots of good information on this board.

Thanks all!

Andy

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FAEZ replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 1:35 AM

Re: Windows Defender

Thanks for the reply, TK. You said:

"Here is some reading for you about AVs and the Real-World Tests by PCWorld and Independent Labs:"

I have a friend who swears by Bitdefender. I'll check out those links you [more]

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FAEZ replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 1:30 AM

Re: Windows Defender

Thanks for the reply oaklawn, I'll check that out.

Thu Oct 9

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FAEZ posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:57 PM

Windows Defender

I have two computers running Windows 8.1 and just realized today that Windows Defender is an antivirus as well as anti-malware application.

That would mean I don't need Norton or McAfee on these machines.

Right?

And Windows [more]

Mon Aug 18

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FAEZ replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:54 PM

Re: Files with long names

#1: you can adjust word so that it preserves your tiff files

I can't figure out how to do that. I know I can "link" a photo in Word but I'm not sure that's a help.

#2: that wasn't the only suggestion I [more]

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FAEZ replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:19 PM

Re: Files with long names

Then dump a txt file of the spreadsheet as well with a note in it saying the spreadsheet is the master source index. People will always be able to read the txt file.

That's a good idea, Mike. I was trying to avoid multiple documents [more]

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FAEZ replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 1:08 PM

Re: Files with long names

Just go back to this thread and read the last two comments

I did that.

Putting the TIFF into a Word document and then to a PDF loses the integrity of the TIFF.

My intent is not to just have an image to look at but a [more]

Sun Aug 17

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FAEZ replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 2:44 PM

Re: Files with long names

Hi Steven, you said, "So the solution is to put your TIFF files into PDF files."

And maybe you told me this before but how do I put a "tif" into a "pdf"?

Do I need a pdf-writing [more]

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FAEZ replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 2:41 PM

Re: Files with long names

Hi Raptor, you said, If you actually have billions or trillions of files that require such long names (not likely, methinks) then your project should be able to afford an IT guru to manage the database. Otherwise, what the hell are you doing with [more]

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FAEZ replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:43 AM

Re: Files with long names

Hey George, you said, ""Writing to flash memory causes it to degrade ever so slightly. (Reading does not.) The more you write to a flash device the shorter its lifespan will be." ..."If you're regularly defragging a flash [more]

Sat Aug 16

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FAEZ replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:57 PM

Re: Files with long names

Hey TK,you asked:

So I'll ask again, just to make sure, that you copied the Exact same files that fail on the Hard-Drive copy, and copies successfully to a Flash-Drive???

I was about to answer you that the files were EXACTLY [more]

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FAEZ replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 7:45 PM

Re: Files with long names

However NTFS Partitions also have File-Name limits, 256 characters Max

That's my problem. Apparently, the filenames that were rejected are longer than 256 characters.

And apparently, those characters include the full path, [more]

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FAEZ replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 4:34 PM

Re: Files with long names

Maybe I wasn't clear in my original post.

The files I'm working with are image files, "tif" format.

Many programs allow you to put detailed notes into the file itself often with as much detail as you [more]

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FAEZ replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 4:09 PM

Re: Files with long names

The file system of the external hard drive is listed as NTFS. It's a Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB Portable External Hard Drive.

My problem is not with file size, it's with the FILENAME size. Too many characters in the [more]

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FAEZ posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 2:35 PM

Files with long names

I have many files with names that include a lot of details. My problem is that when I try to copy these files to an external hard drive, it says the filename is too long and won't copy.

However,I have no trouble copying these files to my [more]

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