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How to measure Explosive Bomb by Flasherly[_2_]
About knocked me out of bed. Lightning hit somewhere in the backyard. Blew up my motherboard. Power supply still works good, drives good. Keyboard and mouse OK. Everything off a wall socket, including the monitor is OK. My PCI soundcard quit or got blown up, the cable modem was...
September 28th 18 05:33 PM
by Cows are Nice Go to last post
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Homebuilt computer has slowed noticably.... why? by Charlie Hoffpauir
My home built is getting a bit old, but within the last weeks has noticable slowed in many operations. For example, in Photoshop, using the erasure tool; before, erasures were instanteous. Erased materal instantly disappeared from the scene. Now, it sometimes disappears, and sometimes the...
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September 26th 18 03:32 AM
by Char Jackson Go to last post
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how many tape drives had SATA interface?? by [email protected]
I bought an internal DLT drive at a computer swap meet, thinking it was SAS interface. When I got it home, I found it was actually SATA. Quantum made them with SCSI, SATA or even USB. Nowadays you see tape drives with fibre channel (copper) even though the drives are mostly too slow to need that...
September 22nd 18 12:26 PM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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Acquire MS Office 2016 offline iso by xJumper
So I have an actual legitimate business license key for Office Professional Plus 2016 from an enterprise with volume licenses and I am looking for an offline installer/iso/image or what have you so I can install the software. Something I can physically put on my computer to install Office 2016 and...
September 21st 18 03:31 PM
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Intel's "9th gen" CPUs by [email protected]
Interesting series of leaks and rumours. So they will still be 14 nm, in effect a Coffee Lake facelift, but with more cores for little more dollars than previous generation. So they are still worried about AMD. One of the interesting tidbits was solder thermal interface; perhaps that is how they...
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September 18th 18 04:14 PM
by Mr. Man-wai Chang Go to last post
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SSD DRAM Less Controller by Flasherly[_2_]
Although I wouldn't go so far to compare low-balling SSD offerings for resemblances to the bubonic plague... - "At Computex last June, one SSD vendor told us about an OEM 2D TLC SSD that will burn through the rated endurance in a little over a year." Robust performance ratings that are crippled...
September 16th 18 06:18 PM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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What is not a robot? by Charlie Hoffpauir
On Mon, 10 Sep 2018 18:56:35 +0800, "Mr. Man-wai Chang" wrote: Are self-driving cars also a kind of robots? Yes, just like self-posting morons from Hong Kong. They are both 'a kind of robot'. (Self-driving cars are marginally more intelligent, and ...
September 10th 18 09:30 PM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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Merge text files & then sort unique in DOS by Mr. Man-wai Chang
On 9/4/2018 11:16 PM, Grease Monkey wrote: Merging text files is easy in DOS for %f in (*.txt) do type "%f" output.txt But how do you sort unique in DOS? MS DOS has a SORT.EXE if I remember correctly... it's such a long time ago....:)
September 10th 18 05:50 PM
by Reinhard Skarbal[_2_] Go to last post
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More Chinese soldering wonders by Flasherly[_2_]
AUKEY KM-G6 LED-Backlit 104-Key Mechanical Keyboard w/ Blue Switches $31.99 w/ code DXZK8U29 AUKEY KM-G10 104-Key Mechanical Keyboard w/ Blue Switches n Round Keycaps $30.09 w/ code 3TZLFH3H (and no LEDs? - that's got to be some kind of round) Looked it over (Amazon and others) they're...
September 5th 18 03:34 PM
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idle curiosity - why internal HD rather than external HD by Yes[_2_]
Given some recent problems with my pc, I've started daydreaming about moving all my HDDs (all are SATA) from inside the pc case to an external device. Please keep in mind that I don't have a solid handle on the right words to use. I've seen at least two types of devices - an enclosed box to put...
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September 2nd 18 07:45 AM
by John Doe[_9_] Go to last post
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Berlin's Robotic Pillows may supplant Perfect Reality in the LED Simulacrum by Flasherly[_2_]
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-45375583 (Pssst...can I have mine in the modified teddy-bear pillow: The Wall of Muscular Woman model: Madame Kreuzberg, with thighs of 26-inches of steel-coiled quads in diameter? Please.)
September 1st 18 10:33 PM
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Which fan connector? by Percival P. Cassidy
I have an Asus Prime Z370-A motherboard that has several different fan connectors, but only two for "Chassis fans." I have the top and rear fans connected to CHA_1 and CHA_2, respectively, but I am wondering whether to connect my two (non-PWM) front mounted drive-bay fans to one of the other...
September 1st 18 02:14 AM
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Did Anyone Have Any Idea That Ducks Could Be Taught To Dance So Well? by Anonymous
Shhh! You gotta be quiet...those little feet don't make much noise. Hear 'em? ...ratti-tap-tap-ratti-tap-tap.... Neat, eh? Hear that rhythm...? It must be that 180+ I.Q.
August 29th 18 09:31 PM
by Diesel[_2_] Go to last post
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Is VLC 3.0.3 for Windows 7? by Mr. Man-wai Chang
On 8/9/2018 5:42 AM, Ant wrote: Mr. Man-wai Chang wrote: On 8/6/2018 6:51 AM, wrote: I am currently running 2.2.4 Weatherwax on a 64 bit Win 7 machine. Should (can I) upgrade to VLC 3.0.3? Just try it! If you don't like it,...
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August 26th 18 06:52 PM
by Phil Hobbs[_4_] Go to last post
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Patriot Pison/SLCTLC by Flasherly[_2_]
256G SSD Blaze There is also a non-Blaze version, exclusively labeled for Amazon marketing. Patriot is still among names among memory types, so it's also got the $50-80 premium on this type of middle-grade TLC SSD. Without saying, Patriot has presence for honoring the warranty (3 years). I've...
August 23rd 18 09:17 PM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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"New "Turning Tables" Technique Bypasses All Windows KernelMitigations" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"New "Turning Tables" Technique Bypasses All Windows Kernel Mitigations" https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-turning-tables-technique-bypasses-all-windows-kernel-mitigations/ This is the first article that I have seen that says I might should be running Windows 10. That exploit...
August 23rd 18 08:37 AM
by Andy Burns[_6_] Go to last post
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LAN question, can I "merge" 2 separate LANs? by Charlie Hoffpauir
My home system now accesses the internet via Hughesnet. I have the Hughesnet router with an ethernet connection to my ASUS RT-AC66U router. From there I am CAT5A wired to computers and TVs via wires from both the ASUS and a 8 port Netgear switch (GS208). I have a few handheld devices (phones,...
August 22nd 18 10:20 PM
by Charlie Hoffpauir Go to last post
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Kaspersky saves the day by John B. Smith
Last night, Saturday, I went to shut off my head phones and heard a voice coming thru: "We're microsoft your computer is ****ed. If you attempt to turn it off without calling us we'll **** it up worse". I'd already shut my browser down but I found a 'firefox' still in the Processes of TaskManager....
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August 20th 18 06:57 PM
by Shadow[_2_] Go to last post
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In the Belly of the Enclave of Foreshadowed Hypervisors by Flasherly[_2_]
Spectre (on most Intel, AMD, and ARM chips) can be used to attack software sandboxes used for JavaScript in browsers ... . https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/08/intels-sgx-blown-wide-open-by-you-guessed-it-a-speculative-execution-attack/ Sounds like the academics and Intel R&D are keep each...
August 19th 18 01:47 AM
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TOSLINK 96/24 adpator Pwr by Flasherly[_2_]
USB Wall Fast Charger Power Car Adapter AC Home US/EUPlug 5V 3.1A 3 Ports First I bought, I was mistaken. It wasn't exactly $1US, but marked up 300% by American middle/jobber warehouses. This time I got it direct from Asia. I'll wait for the delivery if, regardless how cheap, they blow up...
August 16th 18 03:37 AM
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