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MPC HC + External LAV FILTERs

First download and install LAV Filters

Download Link : https://www.videohelp.com/software/LAV-Filters

  • Open “LAV Video Configuration”

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  • Select “D3D11” as Hardware Decoder to use.
  • Click “Apply”, “OK”.

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  • Open “Options”

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  • Click “Add Filter

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  • Select “LAV Audio Deoder
  • Click “OK”

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  • Select “Prefer

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  • Similarly, add other three LAV Filters namely, “LAV Splitter”, “LAV Splitter Source”,”LAV Video Decoder”

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  • Set “Prefer” for each one.
  • Click “Apply”, “OK”

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  • Using Windows 10 Task Manager you can see if GPU “Video decoder” is being used or not.

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VIDEO TUTORIAL

Media Player Classic – BE (MPC-BE) – Recommended settings

People who have fast computer should not face any playback issues with default settings of MPC BE.

  • Software:      MPC BE 1.5.3 x64
  • Operating System:      Windows 10 Pro x64 version 1903

People with old computer may need to do some settings for smooth playback.

MPC BE DOWNLOAD LINK :  https://www.videohelp.com/software/MPC-BE

RECOMMENDED SETTINGS

  • Select On Top -> While playing

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  • Tick Remember last window position.
  • Tick Remember last windows size.
  • Tick Limit window proportions on resize.

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  • Resizer:
    • You can any one of these
      1. DXVA-HD
      2. PS: Bicubic A=-1.0
      3. PS 3.0: Lanczos3
  • Downscaling < 50% :
    • You can any one of these
      1. DXVA-HD
      2. PS 3.0: Bicubic

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  • You may decrease the Saturation to -10.

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  • You may tick “VSync” if you are facing shuttering while playing a video.

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  • Select “Audio renderer” as “MPC Audio Renderer

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  • You may increase “Buffer length:” to “5 sec

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  • Using Windows 10 “Task Manager” you can see what percentage of GPU is being used while playing a video file.

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VIDEO TUTORIAL

Comodo Internet Security 10 : Installation, Settings and Usage

Comodo config

  • HIPS :  Disabled
  • FIREWALL :  Safe mode

 

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INSTALLATION

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  • Untick “enhance my web experience

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  • Select “install free version

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  • Untick component that don’t want to install

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  • Untick “Enhance my web experience

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ADVANCED SETTINGS

  • Tick “Scan computer after the computer starts

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  • Untick “Do not show popup alerts

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INSTALLING/UNINSTALLING SAFE APPLICATIONS

  • Even if you try to install a safe application, Comodo may sandbox it because the application is categorized as “Unrecognized
  • When the installer asks for unlimited access as shown below, click “Run Unlimited

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FIREWALL ALERT

  • When an unrecognized application tries to connect to the internet, comodo firewall shows this alert
  • If you know that this application is SAFE, then click “Allow” to allow this application access the Internet.
  • If you are don’t recognize this application click “Block” to block this application from accessing the internet

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  • To create a rule to automatically allow safe application to access the internet,
  • Tick “Remember my answer
  • Select “Treat as” and “Outgoing only

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  • To create a Firewall Rule to automatically Block an application from accessing the internet,
  • Tick “Remember my answer
  • Select “Treat as” and “Block Application

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BLOCK AN APPLICATION FROM ACCESSING THE INTERNET

  • To block an application from accessing the Internet, Click “Add” as shown below

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  • click “browse

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  • Select “files” and select the application that you want to block from accessing the internet

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  • Click “Add” as shown below

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  • Next to “Action:” select “block

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  • Enter the description.
  • click “OK

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  • Click “Ok” to create the firewall rule.

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  • Click “OK

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FILE LIST

  • click “purge” to purge non-existant applications in the list

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  • click “OK

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  • Tick all applications rated as “unrecognized
  • click “Submit” to submit those applications to Comodo

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  • To Change the file rating of “unrecognized applications” which you know are safe application,
  • click “rating” tab
  • Tick all safe applications rated as “Unrecognized
  • Right click on it
  • Select “Change file rating -> Trusted
  • Click “OK

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SUBMITTED FILES LIST

  • Regularly check the “submitted files list
  • Click “clean” to clear the list

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FILE GROUP

  • you may add applications installed the computer to certain predefined file groups.

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  • Add applications which download files from internet into group “file downloaders
  • Select “File downloaders
  • Run the file downloader application.
  • Click “Add -> running processes

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  • Find the file downloader process
  • Select it and click “OK

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  • Similarly, add “media players” applications which is used to play video & audio files

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BLOCKING MALWARE

  • When an unknown application or malware runs, it gets sandboxed by Comodo.
  • Sometimes the user will get alerted as shown below.
  • Click “Block”

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  • When an unknown application or malware asks user permission to connect to Internet.
  • Click “Block”

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  • To stop the execution of unknown application or malware, select “Block and Terminate

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  • To completely block an unknown application from executing in future,
  • Click “Treat As

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  • Click “Blocked Application

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Video Tutorial on dealing with malwares 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 – Review + settings

Kaspersky Internet Security 2015

Very good malware detection rate

Very good malicious website detection rate

Good proactive protection from unknown malware

Light on system resources

RAM usage around 100 MB

 DOWNLOAD LINK

 

  • New Kasperksy internet security interface

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  • Various types of scan

 

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  • Safe online banking

 

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  • Add a online baking website

 

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  • TOOLS

 

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  • Detected malwares moved to quarantine

 

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  • Vulnerabilities found
  • Select a vulnerability and click “Fix”

 

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  • SETTINGS

 

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  • Application control

 

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