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  • AskWoody Alert 16.3.2 just went out

    Posted on February 1st, 2019 at 13:09 admin Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    If you’re a Plus member, you should’ve received an AskWoody Plus Alert in the past few minutes. It points you to the change to MS-DEFCON 4, and the associated Computerworld article.

    (I’ve wanted to do this for years! Yipppeeee!)

    Anyway, if you’re a Plus member,and you don’t get the Alert in the next hour or so, check your spam folder (make sure is whitelisted). If you don’t see the email, hit me up on Our mail delivery system, MailChimp, is very cautious about messages that bounce, for whatever reason. Easier to clean out the pipes from this end….

    Have a good weekend, everybody.

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    Home Forums AskWoody Alert 16.3.2 just went out

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     dononline 2 months, 1 week ago.

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    • #319643 Reply

      Da Boss

      If you’re a Plus member, you should’ve received an AskWoody Plus Alert in the past few minutes. It points you to the change to MS-DEFCON 4, and the as
      [See the full post at: AskWoody Alert 16.3.2 just went out]

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    • #319655 Reply

      AskWoody Lounger

      @admin:  Woody, I’ve been very, very will for several weeks now, and am trying to find my way back to where your changes first began.   Could you please send me a link to where I may be able to locate this important information?  Thank you for everything you do for all of us, you are “One In A Million”, and always will be.     🙂

    • #320033 Reply

      AskWoody Lounger

      What does a plus member mean? Member to what? And what is the plus?

    • #320052 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      I have not received the alert… 🙁

      • #320056 Reply

        Da Boss

        The Alert is part of Plus membership. You don’t appear to be a Plus member (signified by the Plus flare on your avatar). Read here about Plus membership.

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        • #320366 Reply

          AskWoody Plus

          PKCano, will Patrons who currently contribute monthly to Ask Woody eventually be added to the Plus Membership roll? I’m not receiving the Newsletters and Alerts by e-mail yet, and I’m sure I signed up for them shortly after the changes were announced. I also see I don’t have the Plus flare on my avatar, either. Just wondering … Thanks.

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          • #320373 Reply

            Da Boss

            Contact and give your information. (It’s Woody behind CustomerSupport).

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          • #322885 Reply

            Da Boss

            Looks like I got you set up OK, but note… Patreon is going through some very rough times. Many people believe they’re close to disbanding.

            Much better to sign up through the Plus Membership routine here and, if you want to donate monthly, come back every month! Always greatly appreciated…

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            • #323137 Reply

              AskWoody Plus

              Yes, it looks like I’m good to go. Thanks for your help and the tip about Patreon. I’ll change my donation scheme as per your suggestion soon.

    • #320389 Reply

      rc primak

      I applied the January MS Updates to my Windows 10 Pro PC today. A pleasant surprise bonus happened:

      In October 2018 there was an MS Update which broke for some of us the File Types Associations Settings Pane. Our Win32 programs were not available from the list on right-clicking to change the open-with defaults by file type in that Pane.

      Today’s MS Updates had a reissue of the October 2018 patch, and this time the File Type Association Settings Pane issue was for the most part back to normal for Windows 10. Most but not all of my Win32 applications were available for the file types for which the applications are Registered.

      So some good came out of this round of updating, at least for me. One less Windows 10 annoyance to keep me tearing out the few hairs I have remaining on the top of my head.

      But I am still not upgrading to Win 10 Version 1809. Still too much uncertainty about some of the feature changes and patch reliability, in spite of recent improvements reported in this blog.

      -- rc primak

    • #322858 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      I applied the Win7 patches and the hot fix and have a new network issue.  The Linksys Media Center Extenders disappear from the network (two DMA2100 and one DMA2200). I changed one extender, moved the cable to a different switch and still have the same problem…after some time the extender will stop responding the picture will freeze on the tv set and the extender will be gone from media devices in network.  A power cycle will bring it back and it will function for several hours before it disappears again.  I have six win 7 machines one Win 8.1 RT and one Win 8.1 machine. They’re gone from the 8.1 machines as well. Perhaps Linksys certificates expired? Or was it something in the patches?

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         JohnW248. Reason: spelling
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      • #322887 Reply

        Da Boss

        I hadn’t heard about that one… and can’t find any other reports online.

        Anybody have an idea what might’ve happened?

        • #322904 Reply

          AskWoody Plus

          Probably not many of us left, The HP MediaCenter extender X280n stays visible (five of those) and so far the Ceton Echo has stayed visible.  The Linksys still shows in the attached devices on the ASUS router so don’t know what’s going on with it.

    • #322894 Reply

      AskWoody MVP

      Neither Altert 16.3.1 nor Alert 16.3.2 is listed on the Newsletter/Alerts page.


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