Running Old Laptop in Safe Mode

  SebBux 14:03 24 Jul 2014
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Hello

I'm having to use an old laptop at the moment, and it's very slow. So i have been using it in safe + internet mode. Is this ok to do this? Are there any problems i could be causing?

Thanks

  rdave13 23:16 24 Jul 2014

SebBux , not a good idea. Fine for a short while but you will be unprotected. You are running on basic programs with no AV and only your router's firewall which is still basic.

  mole1944 08:58 25 Jul 2014

Reinstall windows do the updates then clone the drive simple really

  SebBux 17:14 26 Jul 2014

Thanks for the advise to all that replied.

  Forum Editor 18:57 26 Jul 2014

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