[AccessD] A sad tale of wifi hotspot interference

John Colby jwcolby at gmail.com
Sun Oct 2 17:11:57 CDT 2022

KI downloaded the app and it is pretty cool and very complete.  Sadly it
doesn't install itself.  One would think MS would buy this and integrate it
into Windows.

On Sun, Oct 2, 2022 at 5:27 PM Stuart McLachlan <stuart at lexacorp.com.pg>

> I use Autoruns to disable all the stuff that I don't wont. It's just a
> case of ticking "Disbled" on
> anything you don't want and removing the check mark if you want to enable
> it at any time.
> Lots of different categories of things that run or load automagically.
> One of the tabs is
> scheduled tasks
> https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/downloads/autoruns
> On 2 Oct 2022 at 9:13, John Colby wrote:
> > Not the point my friend.  The point is that I had to find them as
> > problems.  And most of them I actually use, absent Edge and OneDrive.
> >
> > I found an article pointing to the scheduler, and from there I started
> > looking at what all the tasks were, at which point I discovered that
> > dozens of things are pinging servers to check for updates.  I mean it
> > is obvious that they would (once I thought about that subject). What
> > was not obvious is that they would ping them so often.
> >
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John W. Colby
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