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    Motivational posters

    Hmmmm = Thank You
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    Funny Pictures

    This Thread is for Pictures that don't belong in the Motivational Posters Thread.
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    nice to be

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    hye

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  5. How to hide an entire drive from prying eyes on Windows 10 On Windows 10, you can find a number of reasons to hide files you store on your computer. Typically, the easiest way to hide content is to use File Explorer or Command Prompt. However, if you're dealing with a lot of files, it's not ideal to hide the content individually. A more suitable solution would be to hide an entire drive to prevent other users from seeing your private files. If you want to keep specific files or drives under wraps, Windows 10 lets you hide specific drives with at least three different tools, including using Disk Management to set a mount point and making the folder a hidden item or removing the drive letter. You can use the Registry to hide any drive you want manually, or the Local Group Policy editor to hide certain drives from your computer. How to hide a drive using Disk Management Using Disk Management, you can hide an entire drive by mounting a drive as a folder or removing the letter from the drive. How to hide a drive using a mount point The easiest way to prevent a drive from appearing in File Explorer is to mount it as a folder, instead of using a drive letter, and making it hidden. To mount a drive as a folder and make it invisible, do the following: Use the Windows key + X keyboard shortcut and select Disk Management. Right-click the drive you want to hide and choose Change Drive Letter and Paths. Select the drive letter and click the Remove button. Click Yes to confirm. Right-click the drive again and select Change Drive Letter and Paths. Click the Add button. Select the Mount in the following empty NTFS folder option. Click the Browse button. Navigate to the location you want to create the mount point. For example, C:. Click the New Folder button. Type the descriptive name for the folder. For example, secretDrive. Select the newly created folder and click OK. Click OK. Open File Explorer (Windows key + I). Quick Tip: To keep the drive invisible, make sure in the View tab on File Explorer, the Hidden items option is clear. Navigate to the path you specified as a mount point. Right-click the mount point, and select Properties. On "Attributes," check the Hidden option. Click Apply. Select the Apply changes to this folder only option, as we're just trying to hide the drive. Click OK. Click OK again. Once you completed the steps, the drive will no longer appear in File Explorer, but you can still access its content by navigating the location using the mount point path (e.g., C:\secretDrive) in the File Explorer address bar or Command Prompt. You can always revert the changes by doing the following: Use the Windows key + X keyboard shortcut and select Disk Management. Right-click the drive you want to hide and choose Change Drive Letter and Paths. Select the mount point and click the Remove button. Click Yes to confirm. Right-click the drive again and select Change Drive Letter and Paths. Click the Add button. Select the Assign the following drive letter option. Select a new letter for the drive. Click Apply. Click OK. How to hide a drive by removing the drive letter: Alternatively, you can remove the drive letter to hide files and folders you have on a secondary drive. However, this method will prevent anyone (including you) from accessing its content. You should use these steps to hide content you rarely use, such as backups. Use the Windows key + X keyboard shortcut and select Disk Management. Right-click the drive you want to hide and choose Change Drive Letter and Paths. Select the drive letter and click the Remove button. Click Yes to confirm that you're removing the drive letter. When you need to access the files again, you can follow the same steps, but on step No. 3, select the Assign the following drive letter option and pick a new letter for the drive. How to hide a drive using Registry In this case, perhaps the best way to hide a particular drive on your computer would be using the Registry. Warning: This is a friendly reminder to let you know that editing the registry is risky, and it can cause irreversible damage to your installation if you don't do it correctly. It's recommended to make a full backup of your PC before proceeding. Use the Windows key + R keyboard shortcut to open the Run command. Type regedit, and click OK to open the registry. Browse the following path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ Explorer Right-click on the right side, select New, and click on DWORD (32-bit) Value. Name the new DWORD NoDrives and press Enter. Double-click the newly created DWORD. Under "Base," select the Decimal option. On "Value data" enter the decimal number that represents the drive letter you want to hide. For the purpose of this guide, we'll be using value 16, because we're hiding the E: drive. If you want to hide multiple drives, you'll need to add the decimal numbers. For example, if you're trying to hide drive D: and E:, you'll need to add 8 + 16, which means that the value you need to enter is 24. Quick Tip: You can use these decimal numbers as reference to hide specific drives: A: 1, B: 2, C: 4, D: 8, E: 16, F: 32, G: 64, H: 128, I: 256, J: 512, K: 1024, L: 2048, M: 4096, N: 8192, O: 16384, P: 32768, Q: 65536, R: 131072, S: 262144, T: 524288, U: 1048576, V: 2097152, W: 4194304, X: 8388608, Y: 16777216, Z: 33554432, ALL: 67108863. Click OK. Close the Registry. Restart your computer to apply the new changes. Once your computer rebooted, you'll no longer see the drive listed in File Explorer. However, you'll still be able to access the drive content by navigating the location using the drive path (e.g., E:) in the File Explorer address bar or Command Prompt. At any time you can revert the changes by following the same steps, but on step No. 3, make sure to right-click and delete the NoDrives DWORD. How to hide a drive using Group Policy If you're running Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise or Education, you can also use the Local Group Policy editor to hide specific drives. However, unlike the Registry, you're only available to restrict a limited number of drive combinations. To hide specific drives using Group Policy, do the following: Use the Windows key + R keyboard shortcut to open the Run command. Type gpedit.msc and click OK to open the Local Group Policy Editor. Browse the following path: User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > File Explorer Double-click the Hide these specified drives in My Computer policy. Select the Enabled option. Under "Options," select the drive combinations you want or select the Restrict all drives option from the drop-down menu. Click Apply. Click OK. Once you completed the steps, the drives you specified will no longer appear in File Explorer without having to restart your computer. However, remember that you're only removing the drive icons, you'll still be able to access the drive content by navigating the location using the drive path (e.g., C:) in the File Explorer address bar or Command Prompt. While using the Local Group Policy editor is very specific on the drives you can hide on Windows 10. It's still a good option if you're only trying to prevent users from messing around with files inside the C: drive. It should be noted that there is a way to customize this policy to make more drive combination available, but it's something aimed at enterprise networks, and it goes beyond the scope of this guide. If you want to revert the changes, you can follow the same instructions mentioned above, but on step No. 5 select the Not Configure option. Wrapping things up The ability to hide drives on Windows 10 is only meant to keep users out of your private files and to protect specific drives from being misused. This doesn't prevent users from using different methods to gain access your content inside the hidden drive. If you store sensitive data on your device, and you don't want that data to fall into the wrong hands — if it gets lost or stolen — you should be using BitLocker or another third-party tool to encrypt the entire drive. While we're focusing this guide on Windows 10, you can also use these instructions to hide specific drives on Windows 8.1 and Windows 7.
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    Netflix Genres Exposed

    Thank you Neo and this Post has been Pinned
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    Post your internet connection speed

    Dang I'm sorry and you would think y'all folks down on Earth would all have very fast Internet Here on Pluto the only problem is Uranus trying to mess everything with us on Pluto
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    Hi mates :)

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    Hi,All

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    Hello people

    Hello EyesOnly, Welcome to CyberPhoenix I hope you enjoy your stay and come back often Please follow CyberPhoenix Rules and if you don't see something you want then use Search We also have a Request Section if you can't find something you want Become a CyberPhoenix VIP for Premium Accounts and alot more Administrator
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    LaunchBox Premium for Windows v10.10

    All I could find is 7.15 :(
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    The Big Bang Theory S01-12 [completed]

    Here you go http://www.cyberphoenix.org/forum/topic/783184-cp-upload-the-big-bang-theory-season-1-12-720p/
  13. 5 Router Settings to keep Hackers off your Cameras, Smart Speakers and Network Most of us don’t give a second thought to the router that manages our home internet. We assume it’s working fine, just like the day we installed it – which is why hackers can break into your network and wreak havoc without you even realizing it. Remember, every device in your network as at stake. Now that you know why you need to pay attention to your router, let's get started. 1. Regular or Automatic Updates When a router gets an update, you probably won't know about it. Newer routers can download them automatically and nearly every router has options to update the firmware manually; so if it’s not an automatic process, you’ll need to check for them every three months. To get to your router admin page, you’ll need the IP address used by your router and the admin password. These may be written on the user guide for your brand of router, but if you don’t have this information, there are sites that can help you find them. Tap or click here for a list of default passwords for 548 router brands. Once you’ve opened your router’s admin page, find a section called “Advanced” or “Management” to look for firmware updates. Download any updates. If there is an option in your router’s settings that enables automatic updates, turn it on. 2. Stronger Encryption Most routers include encryption by default. If you’re required to enter a password to connect, you already have it set up. But don't move on just yet – there are different types of Wi-Fi encryptions, and some are much weaker than others. . Don’t forget, many routers ship with options for outdated encryption settings. The most popular Wi-Fi security right now is Wi-Fi Protected Access 3 (WPA3) encryption. This standard is over a decade old, but if you’re shopping for a new router, be sure it supports WPA3. This is still the latest wireless standard available. Tap or click here to learn more about the benefits of WPA3. To check your encryption settings, go to the router’s admin menu. You should be able to find encryption under the “Wireless” or “Security” menu. If you still have an older router, select one that starts with “WPA2.” If your router is not WPA3 compatible, “WPA2-PSK AES” is the next most secure option. If you have older gadgets on your Wi-Fi network, you might have to select “WPA2-PSK AES + WPA-PSK TKIP” to get them working. This hybrid setting keeps the benefits of WPA2 while leaving compatibility for older, less secure devices. If your main network is securely encrypted, they’ll be safe to use. Most importantly, never choose “Open,” which means no security at all. The same goes for WEP, which is a highly outdated standard that’s easily hacked. 3. A built-in Firewall One of the best security tools built into your router is the firewall. Nearly every router from the last decade includes one in some form or another. Not every router labels its firewall the same. You usually find this feature under your router’s advanced settings like “NAT filtering,” “port forwarding,” “port filtering” or “services blocking.” These settings let you tweak your network’s incoming and outgoing data ports and protect them from outsiders. But be extremely careful with these settings; your default firewall is usually enough, and misconfiguring your ports can knock you off the web or make it easier for hackers to break in. If you do make a mistake in this area, call your internet provider. A trained technician will know the optimal port settings for your service. 4. Optimized Quad9 DNS settings Check out the Quad9 Domain Name System service, maintained by cybersecurity advocates at IBM and The Global Cyber Alliance. Once set as your DNS service, every time you click on a web link, Quad9 will check the site against IBM X-Force's threat intelligence database of over 40 billion analyzed webpages and images. 5. No Remote Access Have you ever had a technician take over your computer while you were on the phone? If so, you’re already familiar with “remote administration,” which is commonly used in tech support. When it comes to your router, you’re better off disabling these settings altogether. You can usually find this in your router settings under the “Remote Administration” heading. BONUS TIP: Fix your crappy Wi-Fi There are plenty of reasons your Wi-Fi keeps slowing down (and at the worst times, too, it seems). It could be signal congestion, physical location, firmware issues, hardware limitations, or maybe your space is just too big for your router coverage.
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    Motivational posters

    Kendall Jenner shows off her Bottom
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    Motivational posters

    Ok I'm Getting Motivated
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    The Big Bang Theory S01-12 [completed]

    I'm getting them, But it will take a few and I'm only getting the 720p version as 1080p is way to much to get quickly I will try to have these all today, Downloaded, Checked, uploaded and converted
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    KILLER UPDATES

    When my Samsung S8+ got a Major Update I would always to a reset as I backup all pictures, Music and Ext. anyways I did the same with my Note 10+ 5G when it got updated to Android 10 This way I know all is fresh - I also do the same to Windows 10 when a Major Update comes
  18. http://www.cyberphoenix.org/forum/topic/782359-cp-upload-billie-eilish-when-we-all-fall-asleep-where-do-we-go-japan-edition-2019/ http://www.cyberphoenix.org/forum/topic/782356-cp-upload-billie-eilish-when-we-all-fall-asleep-where-do-we-go-2019/ http://www.cyberphoenix.org/forum/topic/782352-cp-upload-billie-eilish-essentials-2018-320-kbps/
  19. Yea Firefox still has memory problems :( Like I said I like Opera as it's a little lighter I also use VPN Unlimited and they have a Great Deal on Lifetime VPN http://www.cyberphoenix.org/forum/topic/511082-vpn-unlimited-lifetime-subscription/ If you get this deal you can use there stand alone VPN app or like I do and use the Browser Extinction :)
  20. I'm on FireFox now and all seems to be working just like on my Opera browser Now I do use a bunch of security and a VPN
  21. Thank you and I Pinned this
  22. Ok - Leaderboard, Chatbox and Donations Don't have a Drop-Down Browse and Activity = Yes they do have a Drop-Down The Sub-Menu on the right where your name is - You have to click for those to drop - They are not Auto drop when you hover your mouse over like Browse and Activity does I'm not sure about FireFox as I use Opera = I'm busy right now using Opera and I will test FireFox out later today Also to let you know Windows 10 is at Ver. 1909, But I don't think that maters
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    IObit Malware Fighter Pro 7.5.0.5834 Multilingual Issue

    To me IObit Software was ok back in Windows 98 - 7 days, But in Windows 10 days I don't think so as I've ran into problems with them (I would rather go get my drivers from the manufacturer as then I know there right and not altered) I use CCleaner Pro with CCEnancer added
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    IObit Malware Fighter Pro 7.5.0.5834 Multilingual Issue

    I live by CCleaner and all the others I say No to I say this for multi reasons, But the main one is they really don't do much on now Windows 10 days Now if your system is a little older then I would run to Linux and put Wine 5.0 and be Happy (I'm working on getting away from buggy a$$ Windows
  25. Dang sorry for delay, I got some of her music and will be posted today
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