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Browser cache will forever be a security problem by Paul[_28_]
Mr. Man-wai Chang wrote: Imagine something wrote a tricky program that swapped the files in the cache folder so as misdirect you to a dangerous website... :) Disconnect from the Internet, now. There, you're "safe".
June 29th 17 03:29 PM
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future CPUs from AMD and Intel by [email protected]
Looks like Ryzen has got Intel's complacent bowels unblocked. They are bringing out an "i9" with 12 cores. But AMD will be competing with "Threadripper" a 16-core beast. Unfortunately, it seems that will use the 4000-pins server socket. So I can't see it being cheap.
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June 28th 17 09:49 PM
by Bill[_36_] Go to last post
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new machine (maybe) by tumppiw[_2_]
I'm looking to upgrade my 6 years old machine as it feels a little long in the tooth when doing things like video re-encoding from x.264 to x.265 (w/ Handbrake, most is only 720p but a few are 1080p and it takes like 19h to do ONE 2.3GB 1080p movie)(the example is Space Battleship Yamato ep01,...
June 27th 17 04:07 AM
by John Doe[_9_] Go to last post
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Monitor advice by Larc[_3_]
This is a bit off topic, but I have a question that should benefit from answers here. My main computer is usually turned on shortly after I get up in the morning and not shut down until just before I go to bed at night. I've also been turning off the monitor, but am wondering if it would be...
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June 22nd 17 09:11 AM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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Should Window$ & Office be confiscated by governments to become free tools to all? by Larc[_3_]
On Fri, 16 Jun 2017 22:56:28 +0800, "Mr. Man-wai Chang" wrote: | | Come on, everyone is still Micro$oft Office to do their business, right? No. I use LibreOffice. It's free and totally satisfies my office needs. Besides, we're not a Communist country. They are the...
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June 19th 17 03:34 PM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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Almost all WannaCry victims were running Windows 7 by Anonymous Remailer (austria)
One week after it first hit, researchers are getting a better handle on how the WannaCry ransomware spread so quickly — and judging from the early figures, the story seems to be almost entirely about Windows 7. According to data released today by Kaspersky Lab, roughly 98 percent of the...
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June 14th 17 11:30 PM
by Char Jackson Go to last post
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Talking about grapefruits and watermelons by Flasherly[_2_]
A CPU is a CPU is a CPU is a CPU. https://cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2017/05/epyc_amd.jpg And that's a CPU. Now imagine an after-market CPU cooler/fan(s), e.g. fins and attached heat-wick to a pad to fit it. Most go on a presumption for a base marginally to exceed the CPU...
June 13th 17 11:51 AM
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"Core-X" i9 with 18 cores [CPU wars escalate] by [email protected]
still on socket 2066, but will cost 2 kilo-dollars tech specs on Intel website still a bit thin, like TDP and max frequency
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June 12th 17 08:55 PM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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[CNBC] Broadcom is seen as the preferred buyer for Toshiba's flashbusiness, sources say by Mr. Man-wai Chang
Full story: http://www.cnbc.com/2017/06/09/toshiba-flash-business-sale-broadcom-seen-as-preferred-buyer.html Broadcom is seen as the preferred buyer for Toshiba's flash business, sources told CNBC on Friday. But the Japanese government is trying to put together a group that will keep the...
June 12th 17 05:20 AM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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USB Controller/HUB by Flasherly[_2_]
Ran into a new one (unrelated to new 8/core build). Mouse went haywire in Windows. Checked mouse, its USB connections (cleaned usb ports), restored OS serval times, reset BIOS. Lots of power on/offs. Still a no go. Mad mouse on the loose, totally beserk, dangerously so, with Windows OS...
June 8th 17 02:46 AM
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Bank the core eight in the socket by Flasherly[_2_]
Plunk. Take a 10-yr-old vacuum cleaner, empty the dust canister, and stick in new electronics into that filth. That's what my case in part feels like now with a new MB/CPU/MEM. I really should tear it down, also, when removing the stock CPU cooler, eventually for installing the Hyper's (a...
June 7th 17 03:29 AM
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Boot From Floppy Drive Connected to Adaptec SCSI Controller by Thomas Lake
I have an Adaptec ISA bus SCSI controller with an FDC chip on it. It allows me to boot from and use two floppy drives (non-SCSI) as if they were connected to the motherboard. It works fine in one of my motherboards but in the one I really want to use (Commell P4BWA) it just gives me a floppy error...
June 5th 17 07:22 PM
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internet connection problem - hardware or O/S? by Yes[_2_]
I'm scratching my head over a current problem with my pc. I have two pcs. I use one for general stuff. I use the other to web surf. My network consists of the router provided by my ISP, and I use wired (Ethernet) cable between the router and pcs. Last night, I turned on the pc I use to surf...
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June 3rd 17 11:33 PM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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Installing Win 10 on old iron by Jerry Phillips
Will Windows 10 install on a LGA775 / Core2 Quad Q6600 w/8GB ram platform? Is there a list of Windows 10 supported (legacy) CPUs anyplace on the web? thank you...
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May 25th 17 12:59 AM
by Lucifer Morningstar Go to last post
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why to use Windows 10 newsgroups? by Anonymous
In article Jasen Betts wrote: All of a sudden I'm seeing lots of windows posts cross-posted to alt.os.linux. Tthere's a troll recently posting lots of garbage to alt.os.linux via google groups. and since google groups doesn't appear to...
May 17th 17 12:28 AM
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I run Windows XP SP3 directly on the Internet and despite... by Nomen Nescio
continuous hammering from assholes who found my computer, it has not been hacked or compromised. The only firewall is Windows firewall. The AV is Avast. I use Tor, Stunnel, QSL and occasionally Omnimix. Oh and I also have the SMTP service running. Russians and
May 16th 17 01:27 PM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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MS releases patches for XP, Windows 2K3 Server by Anonymous Remailer (austria)
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/msrc/2017/05/12/customer- guidance-for-wannacrypt-attacks/ https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms17- 010(d=printer).aspx http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=KB4012598
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May 16th 17 03:40 AM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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How a $10.69 purchase may have sidelined the global malware attack by Anonymous Remailer (austria)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/05/13/a- british-researcher-says-he-found-a-kill-switch-for-the-malware- crippling-computers- worldwide/?tid=pm_world_pop&utm_term=.eac4c07288e5
May 15th 17 09:08 PM
by Nathan Hale Go to last post
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Microsoft scrambles to fix worst Windows issue 'in recent memory' by Anonymous Remailer (austria)
There’s a hole in Windows big enough that Microsoft did an emergency fix this week. Called the “worst Windows remote code exec in recent memory” and "crazy bad" by the Google security expert that discovered it, the malware requires no interaction from a user. Often malware requires a PC user...
May 12th 17 05:03 PM
by Larc[_3_] Go to last post
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I've a pain in the between a plus by Flasherly[_2_]
AMD2, AMD2+, AMD3, and AMD+ I like this MB https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128565 Only I'm then out of my present CPU ... AMD Phenom X4 9550 2.2 GHz Quad-Core HD9550WCJ4BGH if I get it. By a hair's width -- the Big Plus difference between a socket 2+ and 3.
May 2nd 17 09:02 PM
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