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why do you worry about spies? by Mr. Man-wai Chang
On 18/1/2018 05:44, wrote: In any case, one of the things (among many) that is totally and completely UNacceptable is the apparent telemetry and spyware. I don't know how rich and famous you are, but that just isn't an excuse to stop me from playing COMPUTER GAMES...
January 18th 18 04:33 PM
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CES 2018: An underwear to protect your private parts from radiation by [email protected]
On Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 7:37:28 AM UTC+8, M Philbrook wrote: If it's anything like other chinese garments it most likely does not come with enough material to protect my manly package! then you need some of those blast-restistant undies that the minesweepers in Afghanistan wear.
January 13th 18 09:30 AM
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"Microsoft reveals how Spectre updates can slow your PC down" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Microsoft reveals how Spectre updates can slow your PC down" https://www.theverge.com/2018/1/9/16868290/microsoft-meltdown-spectre-firmware-updates-pc-slowdown "It’s bad news for older Windows 7 and Windows 8 machines" My office PC just got updated and rebooted for the second time this...
January 11th 18 01:54 AM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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"Warning: Microsoft's Meltdown and Spectre patch is bricking some AMDPCs" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Warning: Microsoft's Meltdown and Spectre patch is bricking some AMD PCs" https://betanews.com/2018/01/08/microsoft-meltdown-spectre-patch-bricks-amd-pcs/ Jumping out of the frying pan into the fire ? Or is this the ultimate air gap ? Lynn
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January 10th 18 09:37 PM
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Windows 10, 170MB of unknown downloads every day when it boots up??? by Nomen Nescio
During this time the disk is constantly thrashing and the CPU is at 100%. Is this really necessary? WTF is this crap? microsoft.windowscommunicationsapps Microsoft.SkypeApp
January 8th 18 07:55 AM
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Spontaneous Shutdown/Reboot by SC Tom
Recently (within the last couple of months), I have been having sporadic, spontaneous shutdowns or reboots. The PC is only about 18 months old, and I have made no changes to it in the last year or so. When it shuts down, I can restart it without waiting; it starts up fine and immediately. There...
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January 7th 18 07:23 AM
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"Major chip flaws affect billions of devices" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Major chip flaws affect billions of devices" http://money.cnn.com/2018/01/03/technology/computer-chip-flaw-security/index.html "Called Meltdown and Spectre, the flaws exist in processors, a building block of computers that acts as the brain. Modern processors are designed to perform something...
January 6th 18 11:44 PM
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Windows 10's final free upgrade offer expires on January 16 by Mr. Man-wai Chang
Full story: https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10s-final-free-upgrade-offer-expires-january-16 When Windows 10 first launched, Microsoft ran a promotion offering free upgrades for a year. While that program ended in July of 2016, free upgrades have remained available through an exception...
January 6th 18 04:25 PM
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FYI - follow up to my old thread micro-USB problem by Yes[_2_]
FYI - OK, I found out more about the micro-USB connectors. I talked with LG Electronics Service department about the problem I had. The smartphone I have has a micro-USB size B port. The Canon digital camera has a size A port and therefore are not compatible with each other. The LG rep also...
January 5th 18 01:54 AM
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NVIDIA is gearing up to end 32-bit OS support by Mark Lloyd[_6_]
On 12/28/2017 02:49 AM, Jasen Betts wrote: On 2017-12-24, Doomsdrzej wrote: On Sun, 24 Dec 2017 21:15:17 +0800, "Mr. Man-wai Chang" wrote: Full story: ...
December 29th 17 08:10 PM
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NVIDIA is gearing up to end 32-bit OS support by Mark Lloyd[_6_]
On 12/27/2017 02:03 PM, Richard Kettlewell wrote: Only when an x86 variant with 64-bit general-purpose registers appeared (amd64) did anyone start calling them 64-bit CPUs. OK. Base it on general-purpose registers. Not ADDRESS bus. BTW, in one of my first microprocessor classes, a student...
December 28th 17 12:38 AM
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failures on boot by John B. Smith
My aging 2008 home built is acting up again. I'm afraid it may be headed for the morgue. It will stop with a 'C1' code during the boot on the BIOS display. This is defined as: Auto detect of dram size type & ECC Auto detect of L2 cache (socket 7 or below That is, it will run the BIOS to...
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December 27th 17 11:10 PM
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NVIDIA is gearing up to end 32-bit OS support by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
On 12/24/2017 7:15 AM, Mr. Man-wai Chang wrote: Full story: https://www.engadget.com/2017/12/24/nvidia-is-gearing-up-to-end-32-bit-os-support/ If you haven't upgraded to a 64-bit operating system, you might want to soon. Are there any gamers not running x64 operating systems ?
December 26th 17 11:24 PM
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question re micro-USB/regular USB cord by Yes[_2_]
Are manufacturers playing games with us - again? I have a Canon digital camera and an LG smartphone. Both of them came with their own microUSB to USB cable to connect the microUSB port on the device to a USB port on another device, Because the cords look the same and product descriptions say...
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December 26th 17 03:28 PM
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Bitcoin/cryptos are pyramid/chain games. New "mail/letter-chain" toparalyze the internet. by [email protected]
(Google-translate assisted translation from dutch to english with corrections from me ! Cool =D) Bitcoin and other crypto currencies a 1. Pyramid and especially chain-like chance games. Especially game of chance: 2. Probability of finding a "suitable hash" for which one receives a reward..
December 26th 17 01:47 PM
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plug in USB drive = reboot by [email protected]
I transferred a Gigglebite H61 mainboard to an old Antec Lanboy case. All was fine until I plugged a thumb drive into front panel - PC rebooted! I guess the 5V line was shorted out. Now the the front panel cable in the Lanboy is marked, and the wiring agrees with the mainboard F_USB1 pins. I tried...
December 25th 17 03:46 AM
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Is the Omnimix remailer client secure and has no backdoor? by Nomen Nescio
In article Nomen Nescio wrote: Okay, so is Omnimix secure and has no backdoor? Has anybody ever done a security audit on Christian Danner OmniMix remailer client? a "back door" for what pray tell?
December 23rd 17 05:18 AM
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The Pesky PWDIS Feature In Newer SATA Specs by B00ze
Jesus what a bunch of morons! http://www.tomshardware.com/news/hdd-sata-power-disable-feature,36146.html Now in a few years when you need to buy a new hard drive, you will have to buy a new power-supply to go along with it. Regards, --
December 22nd 17 03:51 AM
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No Video from PC by [email protected]
I have a Compaq Presario SR1910NX. When I attempt to boot up the monitor's "on" light briefly comes on abefore going off, but I don't get any activity on the monitor's screen. It makes no difference whether or not I use a video card or the embedded video connection on the motherboard. Can I...
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December 21st 17 12:20 AM
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Windows 10 - I'm too stupid to use it! by Nomen Nescio
In article Fritz Wuehler [email protected] 201712.rodent.frell.theremailer.net wrote: Windows 10 Bundles a Password Manager. Password Manager Bundles a Security Flaw ...
December 18th 17 02:18 AM
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