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Extra Recovery Partitions by SC Tom
Running Win10 Home x64 on a system I built, but using a HDD from a Lenovo that is out of use. I used the same OS installation- it found and installed the drivers I needed for the new MB and CPU, and everything runs like nothing was changed. Opening Disk Management shows some extra partitions...
April 17th 18 03:35 AM
by SC Tom Go to last post
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[OT]Cloudflare launches DNS service that will speed up your internet by Shadow[_2_]
On Sat, 7 Apr 2018 18:39:30 +0800, "Mr. Man-wai Chang" wrote: On 7/4/2018 4:10 AM, Rene Lamontagne wrote: *Download Steve Gibsons DNSbench and run your own tests for your location, It varies by location and whats fastest for me may not be fast for you. You...
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April 9th 18 11:22 AM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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Are there any PC monitor goggles or glasses? by [email protected]
It seems that it would sometimes be convenient if there are some type of goggles we could hook up to a computer to do some quick tasks without having to have a monitor, especially if we have more than one computer and are just using one of them to back things up, or any similar situations. So far...
April 8th 18 07:44 PM
by Se7en[_2_] Go to last post
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Win10 refuses to update due to Avira what is gone by [email protected]
For a while Windows update failed because it detected Avira, apparently not being on the whitelist for Spectre-Meltdown protection. Now had uninstalled Avira years ago. There were no Avira subdirectories anywhere. Now Avira released a registry cleaner tool to remove the crap it left behind on its...
April 8th 18 12:39 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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“Microsoft reorg, a week later” – Windows is no longer a division by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
“Microsoft reorg, a week later” – Windows is no longer a division https://www.petri.com/paul-thurrotts-short-takes-april-6 “Last week, Microsoft announced a blockbuster corporate reorganization that was ostensibly about focusing on the cloud and AI. But it was really about something...
April 7th 18 03:44 AM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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CC Fraud (a sad story) by Flasherly[_2_]
Not sure, bit over my head, how that applies to some of the "other" sites, say, as opposed to Amazon or Ebay. No doubt a real fun job for law enforcement. It appears to look, apart from an acceptable allowance and statistical abstracts for continuing to work within a present state of embezzlement...
April 3rd 18 10:48 PM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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BIOS setting for "Boot from CD" by SC Tom
This is kind of a follow-up to "Spontaneous Shutdown/Reboot", but a different subject; hence the new subject line. After still having the reboots about every week to 10 days, and swapping out everything except the MB and APU, I decided to try a new MB. I bought a BioStar A68MD...
April 2nd 18 10:42 PM
by SC Tom Go to last post
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How strong is the glass used in those beautiful computer chassis? by Mr. Man-wai Chang
Imagine you put the chassis under your table. Can those glass panels take an accidental kick? Would they shatter? :) -- @[email protected] Remain silent! Drink, Blink, Stretch! Live long and prosper!! / v \ Simplicity is Beauty! /( _ )\ May the Force and farces be with you! ^ ^ (x86_64 Ubuntu...
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March 31st 18 12:14 PM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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troubleshootting question about keyboard by Yes[_2_]
I have a MS ergonomic keyboard (PS/2) I've been using for quite a few years now. Until a few days ago, it worked as expected. However, now the OS (Win 8.1 Pro 64-bit) does not recognize it. I have not changed my hardware nor have I added/removed any software. My USB mouse works. When I enter...
March 30th 18 04:25 PM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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Installing Windows 10 driver into Win Server 2012R2 by Mr. Man-wai Chang
Is it possibly? I meant by hacking all the INF files in that Win 10 driver folder. The motherboard is Asrock J3455M. Wanna force-install the Win 10 driver for Intel HD 500 into Win Server 2012R2. -- @[email protected] Remain silent! Drink, Blink, Stretch! Live long and prosper!! / v \ Simplicity is...
March 22nd 18 05:02 AM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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Crown C-D vrs ART C-A/B by Flasherly[_2_]
Difficult to cede the ART the better, although, both with a tube buffer for the input, the differences had me scrambling over rolling what stock I have: GE, one below the 5-star broadcasting standards, and two, circa Soviet military, similar class variants. I went back to the GEs, even though,...
March 22nd 18 04:52 AM
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Class ABDH by Flasherly[_2_]
Don't make 'em to last. Supposed studio-grade ART amp, two models, which I'm glad I didn't buy the more powerful of the two. It has a characteristic output heat difference: one channel's output transformers are hotter than the other. I noticed the heat discrepancy from day one, when I first...
March 17th 18 06:41 AM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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Microsoft Is Going to Stop Cramming Windows 10S Down People's Throats by Nomen Nescio
https://gizmodo.com/microsoft-is-going-to-stop-cramming-windows- 10s-down-pe-1823578944
March 14th 18 03:01 AM
by Nomen Nescio Go to last post
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"Windows 7 computers won’t receive security updates without antivirus scanner" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Windows 7 computers won’t receive security updates without antivirus scanner" https://www.myce.com/news/windows-7-dont-receive-security-updates-without-antivirus-scanner-83815/ "Windows 7 computers without an antivirus scanner won’t receive the latest security updates automatically. These...
March 11th 18 11:30 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Windows Insiders get first look at new privacy screen settingslayout coming to Windows 10 by Nomen Nescio
In article [email protected] SFF-PC Johnny wrote: On Wed, 07 Mar 2018 16:49:24 -0800 mike wrote: On 3/7/2018 2:24 PM, Nomen Nescio wrote: ...
March 10th 18 11:17 PM
by Bubba[_4_] Go to last post
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Strange new pdf animal? Anyone know how to print it? by John B. Smith
This is a long way from building computers, but I've seen other posts that strayed at least as far, so here goes: New York State is determined to 'encourage' us to file our taxes online to spare them work. The past few years I have been using AARP volunteers to help/check my taxes and then...
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March 7th 18 09:08 PM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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The Biggest Mistake in Windows 7 and such, Task manager does notfocus on harddisk performance ! by [email protected]
It's time to discuss and inform you of what has been bothering me for quite some time now. It's how Windows/The Task Manager presents the "performance of the computer". In my daily usage it's not the CPU or the Memory usage which decides the experience. It's mostly the harddisk and the constant...
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March 7th 18 04:22 PM
by Loren Pechtel[_2_] Go to last post
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Crazy easy fix for stuck BenQ cd/dvd drives. by [email protected]
Hello, You may not believe it and I may not believe it myself but this actually works. First I tell you shortly where this solution came from... probably me... misinterpreting somebody elses solution or maybe I interpret it correctly. I don't know but the following fix seems to work 100% reliable...
March 3rd 18 05:49 PM
by Peter Johnson[_5_] Go to last post
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Man sues Microsoft for $600M after a forced Windows upgrade destroyedhis PC by Nomen Nescio
http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/02/22/man-sues-microsoft-for- 600m-after-forced-windows-upgrade-destroyed-his-pc.html
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March 3rd 18 07:24 AM
by Cordova Go to last post
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Where are C source codes of BitCoins???? by Mr. Man-wai Chang
On 2/3/2018 22:22, Steven Petruzzellis wrote: I'd respond to Kevin S Jervik directly .... And in response you have nothing but a crack .... The fabricator AKA Kevin S Jervik does it ... Since this is the comp.lang.c newsgroup, let's go C programming. Anyone got complete C source codes of...
March 2nd 18 02:39 PM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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