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      So true Oscar! I am on hold now waiting to cancel Instacart-it’s the only way to cancel membership and the wait time is over 100 minutes!!!  The elder times at Publix are 7 a – 8 a 2 days a week…as the most densly populated in Fl, or as some call it God’s Waiting Room, guess how long the lines are at those times?? Outrageous. Getting to be a scary time.

      Fortunately, my nephew lives 30 mi away and he has done some shopping for us but I just pray he doesn’t get sick! He is fortunate enough to have work in an office that so far has only 2 people coming in!

      Well, STAY WELL!

      DDN

      in reply to: MS-DEFCON 3: Get the March 2020 patches installed #2213501
      DriftyDonN
      AskWoody Plus

      should optional update

      2020-03 cumulative update for 1909 64 bit kb4541335 be installed?

      in reply to: Delay in signing in to forums #2212868
      DriftyDonN
      AskWoody Plus

      In my haste, I did not wait long enough for the search to complete. When I went back there were indicators and 2 of them were …um , NOT GOOD!

      Thanks again!

      D

      in reply to: Delay in signing in to forums #2212860
      DriftyDonN
      AskWoody Plus

      After a long CHAT w/ NORD rep, they dont care. So anyone using NORDVPN, best check these 2 sites to see if they are of ill repute.

      Bluetrix, PKCano- thank you for this enlightening lesson. I try to not be so trusting but what is the alternative? Apologies for my previous accusations to wordfence

      Be Well, Be SAFE!

      DriftyDonN

      in reply to: Delay in signing in to forums #2212840
      DriftyDonN
      AskWoody Plus

      bluetrix

      Results: what do you think? This is Nord server in Miami-forward this to them?

      Results of Lookup-

      107.181.xxx.xx is NOT listed

      This IP address was detected and listed 52 times in the past 28 days, and 0 times in the past 24 hours. The most recent detection was at Thu Mar 5 16:45:00 2020 UTC +/- 5 minutes

      This IP is infected (or NATting for a computer that is infected) with an infection that is emitting spam.

      Note: 107.181.xxx.xx appeared to be suspicious because it was using the following name to identify itself during email connections (port 25) via the HELO/EHLO smtp commands: “user”.

      Which is:

      an illegal name according to the RFC2821 SMTP mail protocol standards. RFC2821 requires that the machines claim names that are a fully qualified domain names or IP addresses enclosed in square brackets, and/or
      a name or pattern used very heavily by professional spammers via compromised machines.

      You will need to investigate whether your mail server was indeed doing it, and fix it, or, find and fix the infection.

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      in reply to: Delay in signing in to forums #2212839
      DriftyDonN
      AskWoody Plus

      107.181.xxx.xx reported as spam and brute force attacks2 websites attacked, discovered Nov 16, 2017, last activity Dec 12, 2019 02:57:04.
      1 brute force attacks, last activity Mar 19, 2019 18:58:08.

      Whois didnt give any meaningful info. This is a NordVPN server that I logged into immediately after my initial boot off by wordfence. I did not try different servers when using the first Link.

      This looks bad- so why is wordfence not kicking me off?

      in reply to: Delay in signing in to forums #2212834
      DriftyDonN
      AskWoody Plus

      The blacklist check did not reveal any symbols- that is not good, not bad, nothing in the key provided.

      Thanks for the URL tho. Too bad I got no results after repeated attempts.

      After reading the rules of askwoody you sent me too, I have no right to complain. nor do I have to like Msfts rules either.

      in reply to: Delay in signing in to forums #2212812
      DriftyDonN
      AskWoody Plus

      re #2085944 and wordfence.

      I too use NordVPN and have booted out after being on for a bit a couple of times and told it was MY end that was causing the problem. It seems someone might take wordfence to task, much like Microsoft is on this site? Enjoy the site but it is truly annoying at best to be kicked out w/ an odd message that is indecipherable and then told it’s my fault for logging in from romania? never happened. Wordfence is wrong, imo

      in reply to: It’s just a flu #2212701
      DriftyDonN
      AskWoody Plus

      Paul, I don’t think there IS a treatment for this nasty yet. There is no treatment for the flu or the common cold either.(Influenza vaccinations are just a shot in the dark) So we just have to do what we can…symptoms like fever aches and pains, respiratory inflammation or infection are things we can attempt to ease but that’s about all. Sad to say but we simply do not have an emergency fund so to speak to dip into. Like most people, our political leaders are having to borrow to pay…..the pork they have approved smells really BAD.

      Be well, Stay well.

      BTW, Has anyone seen any real information about what is being done about the homeless situation in Cali or anywhere? 100 tents in Hillsborough county Fl is all I have heard. Can’t force treatment on these folks and they could be the well that is never emptied of the civid-19. 🙁

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      in reply to: Did companies/celebrities help? #2212215
      DriftyDonN
      AskWoody Plus

      ….and if so, did they (will they) use it as a tax write-off? As wealthy as they are, it surely would say a lot about character, one way or the other.

       

      in reply to: good links for coronavirus info #2212142
      DriftyDonN
      AskWoody Plus
      in reply to: Research: 102 out of 114 VPN track users #2211789
      DriftyDonN
      AskWoody Plus

      well then I have nothing to be concerned about if I am connected to Askwoody then do I?

      in reply to: Research: 102 out of 114 VPN track users #2211663
      DriftyDonN
      AskWoody Plus

      alex, you didn’t even come close to answering the question. So how about rewording and answering in a clear manner? its a yes or no ? BTW

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      DriftyDonN
      AskWoody Plus

      The Declaration of a State of Emergency is but a step away from martial law. I have been using Instacart to deliver our groceries for sometime. I pay for the service and tip well. I pay MORE for groceries than if I went myself. I cannot go myself due to family obligations. Now when I try to order, the selections are for the most part faded out and “not available” The next delivery time is a week or better away. What will be on the shelves in a week? Judging from the video on the local news, shampoo and motor oil. Yet they tell us the shelves are stocked every day. I say hoarding is occurring and the stores/ local officials are doing nothing about it. Being old, obliged and not wanting exposure to this virus, I’m kind of anxious. This leads to angry. which leads to uncivil treatment of folks who don’t deserve it. So as an original Hippie and ‘Nam era kind of guy, I’m in a quandary here.Peace Love and pass the ammo? Well, no I am not. Bring in the Police and the National Guard so groceries are available in this land of milk and honey. NOW!

       

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      in reply to: It’s just a flu #2211545
      DriftyDonN
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      Fake news said nsaids were indicated in most deaths by covid-19

      We know that viral claim that Ibuprofen is linked to the majority of deaths is FALSE.

      But unfortunately, the question of whether it makes symptoms worse is still unknown. The FDA, WHO, and NIAID are all investigating this right now.

      While individuals wait for a definitive answer, the WHO and other agencies suggest calling your doctor to see which medication might be best for you.

       

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