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    Opera update

    Opera is now at 9.52 so please get your update now.

    http://www.opera.com/

    I have been using the Secunia PSI tool and it just warned me that my version was unsupported and potentially vulnerable

    You might like to check it out?

    https://psi.secunia.com/

    OK it's a beta RC3, but I have been running it on XP SP3 for a little while with no problems.

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    Secunia PSI - can be a bit of a joke

    Insecure - hmm.. yes ... Pity it didn't have an extra category.. "Not fully uninstalled"..

    It still detects uninstalled products, that have reminents in the Program files and/or registry, and warns you of the insecurity!!
    Fair enough on the duplicate installs.. Like
    Java.. isn't that stupid.. Sun still don't get it upgrade with a new install.. and leave the vulnerable old version still fully installed
    Adobe Acrobat reader - Their installer has never been able to detect a newer version installed.. and the upgrade just adds a new version.. leaving a fully operational old/new version (but not easily accessible)
    Flash Player - Oh thats right it's from Adobe isn't it

    Sorry off track.. we could build a thread on that subject alone

    There is an upside to PSI... It was able to detect the status of programs I keep in my Live CD setup folders.. now that I will rate as a plus BUT it didn't detect/rate the Builder software..

    /EDIT: BTW thanks for the inform about Opera.. not a great fan .. but do check it out from time to time to see if I have changed enough to use it..
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    Thanks for the Opera update notice. I have it installed but don't use it that much.
    Mainly for cross browser testing but that is about all.

    And i'm going to take a looksie at the psi tool, haven't used it before, so i'm going to check it out.

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    Insecure - hmm.. yes ... Pity it didn't have an extra category.. "Not fully uninstalled"..

    It still detects uninstalled products, that have reminents in the Program files and/or registry, and warns you of the insecurity!!
    Well it is still in beta, and it might be a bit difficult to figure out if you have a screwed up install, a screwed up uninstall or just an incomplete uninstall.

    On a personal note, I haven't seen the incomplete uninstall (remnants) issue myself.

    I know some people here use Opera, so I thought it was worth the heads up, even though I only use it for cross-checking much like t34b4g5.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nihil
    Well it is still in beta, and it might be a bit difficult to figure out if you have a screwed up install, a screwed up uninstall or just an incomplete uninstall.

    On a personal note, I haven't seen the incomplete uninstall (remnants) issue myself.

    I know some people here use Opera, so I thought it was worth the heads up, even though I only use it for cross-checking much like t34b4g5.

    It had me shocked with nearly 5 installs of FF2.. now this is where it could be helpful or a pain.. it found my portable editions of FF and the Live CD data cabs..... handy.. yep.. found several live/portable apps that had been updated (not to the full version..but better than where they were)..
    PSI is a handy salesman for ones time to some iffy clients.. pity it isn't in a portable version..

    Opera.. one advantage was would render pages in a similar manor to IE.. with out the swiss cheese effect..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Und3ertak3r
    Opera.. one advantage was would render pages in a similar manor to IE.. with out the swiss cheese effect..
    Swiss Cheese...

    I'm still having a little giggle while typing this out.

    Had a bit of a play around with that psi tool, and it's not good, but it's not bad.

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    Undies~

    PSI is a handy salesman for ones time to some iffy clients.. pity it isn't in a portable version..
    As I said, this is just a beta, and it is the "free to private individuals" version. I believe that there is going to be a professional (pay for) product and I would imagine that it will have to support remote and network deployment. That will give you a portable product?

    Incidentally, with this version please turn it off when you have finished. It defaults to run all the time, which I would consider to be a waste of resources for private computers.
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