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Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Hours 5 Minutes ago by: nospam

i dunno what pages you visit, but nearly all of them reflow with changes in the viewport, even down to mobile sized. there can be for smaller screens (almost always on mobile), but usually not for larger displays. mobile is a *signif

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Hours 15 Minutes ago by: R.Wieser

.... Never been able to remember *more than* just a meager few of them.

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Hours 20 Minutes ago by: Mayayana

"J. P. Gilliver (John)" <G6JPG@255soft.uk> wrote | Nice to know there are others like me! A lot of both people in general, | and programmers (especially web page designers), are (or act*) very | surprised when you explain this You thin

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Hours 23 Minutes ago by: Mayayana

"DanS" <t.h.i.s.n.t.h.a.t@r.o.a.d.r.u.n.n.e.r.c.o.m> wrote | But the more I thought about it, I do realize I do run a lot of stuff maximized, but only | programs where being maximized improves the s/w use. | Yes. I do that for graphic

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 5 Hours 23 Minutes ago by: Andy Burns

I'll see if I can dig out the batch file, it was a few years ago, Win7 I think.

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Hours 31 Minutes ago by: R.Wieser

nospam, No, it doesn't. Not by a long shot. Though mostly the /effect/ of those optimalisations is a faster running program. Do a wild guess why I put the word between quotes ... In its intention ? Sure. But not when the programm

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Hours 6 Minutes ago by: R.Wieser

Bev, Going from a shitload of warnings to none ? That's like like going "cold turkey" on a drugs habbit - the immediate effects will be ... less than pleasurable. I'm from Europe, and the plethora of warnings that /have/ to be put on

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Hours 7 Minutes ago by: DanS

"Mayayana" <mayayana@invalid.nospam> wrote in news:t6j08a$c6h$1@dont-email.me: You know, after I posted my comment, I started to think about it a little more about it... The first thing that came to mind when I read the OP, was Facebook

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 6 Hours 23 Minutes ago by: Frank Slootweg

If you have some pointers, examples, instructions, I'm sure some - well at least one :-) - would be interested.

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 6 Hours 31 Minutes ago by: micky

Besides writing the Great American Novel, I also write posts to Trip Advisor (which has no automatic save. In fact it has no save at all, I think, until you submit it), I write posts to, ugh, Facebook and NextDoor. I write email. Etc.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 6 Hours 42 Minutes ago by: The Real Bev

Are there any FREE email servers as good as eternal-september for news? I've had an unused mail.com account for a long time, and just found out that I can receive mail for free, but I have to have a paid subscription in order to SEND

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Hours 46 Minutes ago by: nospam

no we don't. then don't use tb to do it. it's possible to send/receive texts from a desktop computer that are in every way identical to ones via a mobile device. yes there was, and it was even explained to you how to do it. then w

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Hours 47 Minutes ago by: nospam

optimizing means make it faster. it does *not* mean change what it does. typecasting is a very good thing. it's much easier to find errors at compile time rather than at run time, surprising the user, which is never a good thing. who

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Hours 51 Minutes ago by: Ken Blake

I have a Google Mail account that I use just as a secondary account. I read it along with my main account on Thunderbird. If Google makes changes that cause me to no longer get mail, that's OK with me. Nothing I get on that account is i

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Hours 54 Minutes ago by: R.Wieser

Frank, And when they need to change it they do it on the chip, using a fine-pointed needle to flip the bits ! Ackkk... You got me there I'm afraid. Never been able to remember just a meager few of them .. :-p Regards, Rudy Wieser

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Hours 57 Minutes ago by: R.Wieser

Guess again kiddo. Its just a CTRL-F3 away. [quote] @import url(https://tinyurl.com/yc5pb7av) [/quote] You really think I want to let that kind of shystery executed by my browsers HTML renderer ? Also, you can't even seem to close your

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 7 Hours 5 Minutes ago by: The Real Bev

This is why I hate updates. The 'features' never outweigh the drawbacks. We all need to distinguish between desktop and phone usage. I can send text messages with my linux TB, but they're of the form <phonenumber>@vtext.com (or what

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 7 Hours 10 Minutes ago by: R.Wieser

Mayayana, Neither am I. Luckily it hasn't stopped me. And there I am, thinking that all those (system) DLLs are doing the grunt work for me. I only have to stich a few functions outof them together and magic happens. :-) I can o

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 7 Hours 14 Minutes ago by: The Real Bev

Somebody said you also need to delete the uname+pwd for the account. If that's necessary then SURELY the googledroids should mention it. If true, that's the stumbling block that caused my test to fail. I used to get notifications fr

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 7 Hours 16 Minutes ago by: Andy Burns

There are ways and means, it involves adding a kernel loopback NIC and "netsh int portproxy add v4tov4" commands

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 7 Hours 33 Minutes ago by: The Real Bev

"Let's just remove all the warning labels and see what happens..." One of my favorites is our very own -- "This product is known to the State of California to cause cancer..." or the "This location is known..." Pompous as well as use

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 7 Hours 45 Minutes ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

Entering it with switches, of course. And hoping an insect - or to use the US term, bug - doesn't end up in the relays, sorry, software ... (-: (I can still remember the opcodes for the first computer I learnt on - all 8 of them. Z [00

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 7 Hours 49 Minutes ago by: The Real Bev

It is indeed, but it does NOT offer OAuth2 for smtp or POP3 servers. It would be nice if a REAL programmer would develop an extension to solve the problem for us dinosaurs. Multiple. I also intend to keep my entire TB installation a

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 7 Hours 58 Minutes ago by: The Real Bev

Isn't that more likely to happen if I trust to their continued existence in the cloud rather than on my own computer? This is very close to a religious question -- what you believe affects what you do/don't do/fear. Fear is extremely

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Hours 6 Minutes ago by: Frank Slootweg

[...] Assembly is needlessly bloated! Real Men Microcode! And using assembly just means you're too dumb to remember the opcodes. :-) (for the HI)

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Hours 44 Minutes ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

Nice to know there are others like me! A lot of both people in general, and programmers (especially web page designers), are (or act*) very surprised when you explain this, and treat you/us as if you're being awkward. (* I think in the

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 8 Hours 50 Minutes ago by: Andy Burnelli

I've tested every suggested freeware solution known to these two newsgroups for over a decade to mount Android over Wi-Fi on Windows as a drive letter. Frank Slootweg is correct that the catch-22 for _unrooted_ Android when trying to us

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Hours 23 Minutes ago by: Mayayana

"DanS" <t.h.i.s.n.t.h.a.t@r.o.a.d.r.u.n.n.e.r.c.o.m> wrote | I don't think that many people run everything 'full screen' (more likely meaning | 'maximized'). | I certainly don't. I have a 27" monitor. Fullscreen would have me turning m

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Hours 28 Minutes ago by: Mayayana

"R.Wieser" <address@not.available> wrote | Nope, hand-crafted and to be compiled into a .RES file using brc32.exe | (Borland Resource Compiler). I'm the guy writing Windows programs in | Assembly, remember. | Interesting. I didn't kno

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Hours 56 Minutes ago by: R.Wieser

Mayayana, Nope, hand-crafted and to be compiled into a .RES file using brc32.exe (Borland Resource Compiler). I'm the guy writing Windows programs in Assembly, remember. I have used VB5 myself (for work), and as far as I can remembe

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 10 Hours 8 Minutes ago by: Andy Burns

Yes (there is a small but ... the 2fa doesn't apply to thunderbird accessing gmail, rather it applies to firefox or other browser accessing all google websites). Only thunderbird needs it.

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Hours 27 Minutes ago by: Char Jackson

When I worked in a cube farm at a large corporation, as I walked around the place I noticed that virtually everyone ran their stuff maximized, with the only exception being one woman who spent much of her time resizing windows and moving

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 10 Hours 29 Minutes ago by: Frank Slootweg

You can't have that, because Android doesn't allow server ports below 1000 and Windows doesn't allow changing the outgoing SMB port (445). Catch-22. What you *can* have is 'FtpUse - Map a FTP server as a Local Disk Drive' [1] on the

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 10 Hours 35 Minutes ago by: Andy Burnelli

I've seen this problem before with others but it never happens with me. To get a good datapoint, is _this_ URL broken in half for anyone? <https://www.howtogeek.com/700733/how-to-link-an-android-phone-to-a-windows-10-pc-with-microsofts

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Hours 41 Minutes ago by: Jerry

Who let this fucking cretin in here?

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Hours 43 Minutes ago by: Jerry

It seems some of us are confused, and I'm similarly confused. If we don't want to use 2fa then we have to go with oauth, is that right? Do Firefox & Thunderbird both run oauth to Google's June 1st standards?

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Hours 55 Minutes ago by: Frank Slootweg

[...] As you want to keep your old Thunderbird and want to use POP3, OAuth2 is not an option. That leaves (Google) App Passwords. "text messaging", i.e. SMS, is one of the options for 2-Step Verification, which is needed to create Ap

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 10 Hours 57 Minutes ago by: sticks

The original link was sent with User-Agent: MicroPlanet-Gravity/3.0.11 (GRC) using plain text. I just tried sending the same link using Thunderbird, both bracketed and unbracketed, and the link was fine in both cases. So was it then the

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Hours 4 Minutes ago by: DanS

Ken Blake <Ken@invalid.news.com> wrote in news:ctdn8hp1hh8sjar1mi28n2bj59peuk1j2o@4ax.com: I don't think that many people run everything 'full screen' (more likely meaning 'maximized').

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Hours 22 Minutes ago by: Frank Slootweg

Yeah, I saw Andy Burns' corrections. (That) Case closed. Whether OAuth2's security is 'better' is - quite - debatable, but anyway, 'better' security should be optional/an_alternative, not the only game in town. Compatibility and all

Re: Windows 11 Pro will soon require a Microsoft Account (thread)

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Posted: 11 Hours 25 Minutes ago by: Commander Kinsey

Uh what? I just said I don't want a MS account. It's an option on running the setup.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Hours 31 Minutes ago by: Rudolph Rhein

Your own behavior has been nothing other than that of a retard.

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Hours 49 Minutes ago by: Mayayana

"R.Wieser" <address@not.available> wrote | When I create a dialog in a resourcefile I have something like this : | | - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - | #define IDD_BASEWIN 1000 | | IDD_BASEWIN DIALOG DISCARDABLE 300, 0, 200, 36 I s

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Hours 16 Minutes ago by: Algernon Goss-Custar

Andy Burns <usenet@andyburns.uk> posted Why not? It's effectively what you have done on this and similar threads (free of charge too - thanks)! And anyway this change in Gmail is aimed *only* at people who use "old less secure mail clie

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Hours 31 Minutes ago by: Algernon Goss-Custar

Chris <ithinkiam@gmail.com> posted Because Gmail is changing its login protocols in a way that I don't understand. That's not a benefit. That's something doing the same as what I've got now. If it works after 30 May. I freely admit t

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Hours 34 Minutes ago by: R.Wieser

Chris, Hmmm... I'm not at all sure what kind of security where looking at there. True. Hmmm... Even my (rather old) FF allows me to edit the name and password for a website, as well as in- and export them (just checked to be sure)

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Hours 36 Minutes ago by: Algernon Goss-Custar

Andy Burns <usenet@andyburns.uk> posted So you say, Andy, and I believe you know what you're on about. But Mozilla says different, and Google says different again. That's what I'm worried about.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Hours 54 Minutes ago by: R.Wieser

Bev, Except for the one who aren't you mean ? Ofcourse. :-) Arlen here, with its "lets cross- and multipost this new tutorial *everywhere*" is one of them. The kids in this thread throwing accusations at me because they refuse to

Re: Windows 11 Pro will soon require a Microsoft Account (thread)

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Posted: 16 Hours 28 Minutes ago by: wasbit

"Roger Blake" <rogblake@iname.invalid> wrote in message news:20220523222057@news.eternal-september.org... +1 I did the same when installing Windows 11 on an ancient laptop & also on a separate HDD on my desktop which doesn't meet the mi

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 17 Hours 58 Minutes ago by: R.Wieser

Mayayana, After posting I realized by explanation-fu left something to be desired :-\ When I create a dialog in a resourcefile I have something like this : - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - #define IDD_BASEWIN 1000 IDD_BASEWIN DIAL

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox (thread)

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Posted: 18 Hours 23 Minutes ago by: Chris

Yeah. Those prompts are invaluable. I would have forgotten my master password a long time ago...

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox (thread)

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Posted: 18 Hours 23 Minutes ago by: Chris

Ok. Unfortunately change is inevitable especially with software. Not a requirement. Using POP3 here. The only thing that's required is 2FA. There's multiple options on how to use it and none of it requires what you fear. As a lin

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox (thread)

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Posted: 18 Hours 35 Minutes ago by: Chris

What's less optimal than running the risk of losing access to all your emails? Or they understand the consequences of an immovable object meeting an unstoppable force.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox (thread)

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Posted: 18 Hours 42 Minutes ago by: Chris

Nope. Just use a 2FA app. No phone number shared. 2FA is really good thing as it much harder to hack your account.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox (thread)

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Posted: 18 Hours 57 Minutes ago by: Chris

Turns out I was wrong. Other than better security?

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox (thread)

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Posted: 19 Hours 2 Minutes ago by: Chris

They weren't terribly secure last I looked - admittedly a long time ago - and aren't useful for places other than websites. There's less control over your passwords. Nope. There's more redundancy with a password manager IMO. Several th

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 19 Hours 15 Minutes ago by: Andy Burns

Some email/usenet clients (including TB/BB) behave as though the line-wrapping hyphen trumps the URL-wrapping right chevron ... that is broken behaviour.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 19 Hours 20 Minutes ago by: Andy Burns

It's so long ago that I used 2SV for the first time, that I can't remember if giving them your phone number actually *IS* part of the process or not, it's possible they ask for it to send an SMS message, maybe someone else remembers,

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 19 Hours 33 Minutes ago by: J.B. Wood

Moron.

Re: Tutorial: Mounting smartphone sdcard & external sdcard onto Windows over Wi-Fi as a driver letter using a free/ad-free Android WebDAV server (thread)

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Posted: 19 Hours 46 Minutes ago by: Andy Burnelli

No sense repeating what is already in the detailed step by step tutorial which Andy Burns already spoke about in the first response to the OP. <https://i.postimg.cc/BvJdKWzt/webdav06.jpg> Both sdcards mounted> *Tutorial: Mounting smar

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 19 Hours 47 Minutes ago by: Andy Burnelli

No sense repeating what is already in the detailed step by step tutorial which Andy Burns already spoke about in the first response to the OP. <https://i.postimg.cc/BvJdKWzt/webdav06.jpg> Both sdcards mounted> *Tutorial: Mounting smar

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 19 Hours 54 Minutes ago by: The Real Bev

I am VERY unique! I feel sorry for all those people who are using suboptimal facilities. They're probably the people who don't know what options or preferences are and wouldn't know what to do with them if they did.

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 20 Hours 4 Minutes ago by: Andy Burnelli

Try this method of keeping the link in one line (let me know if it worked): *How to Link an Android Phone to a Windows 10 PC With Microsoft Phone Link* <https://www.howtogeek.com/700733/how-to-link-an-android-phone-to-a-windows-10-pc-w

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 20 Hours 17 Minutes ago by: Andy Burnelli

In the Android newsgroup the same question was asked where Steve responded first with FTP, and, in response, I outlined _all_ the known methods we've tested over the years, so rather than repeat all that effort, I'll paste it here so not

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 20 Hours 20 Minutes ago by: Andy Burnelli

This is the exact same one-line question the OP posted to the Android newsgroup, (which is fine), but rather than type up a new response given all the work I put into responding there, I'll just paste what I wrote there to help him out,

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 22 Hours 25 Minutes ago by: Paul

That works best, when someone wants you to have that flavor of access. https://thesecmaster.com/explore-the-android-file-system-hierarchy-in-depth/ "Android File System Hierarchy Explained: /boot /system /recovery

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 23 Hours 2 Minutes ago by: John

Asshole.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 23 Hours 3 Minutes ago by: John

That's so Google can get your phone number. Worse, if you ever disable 2 step verification, then your app passwords stop working. Google has this all figured out to get your phone number any way they can.

Re: Windows 11 Pro will soon require a Microsoft Account (thread)

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Posted: 23 Hours 13 Minutes ago by: Roger Blake

Currently the way around it is to connect to the internet when prompted then immediately disconnect as it goes to the next step. Setup will attempt to download updates which it will not be able to do, then will prompt you for a local acco

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 23 Hours 21 Minutes ago by: Mayayana

"R.Wieser" <address@not.available> wrote | Nope. I'm telling you /the OS/ gouverns the cascading of windows - if you | let it and not force them to a specific location. | | Just try it. | I still don't know where I'd spec H8000. But I t

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day ago by: MajorLanGod

I have been using this for quite a while, but what I am looking for is the ability to mount the storage on the Android device to the Windows file system so it appears just like another drive.AFAIK that can't be done with link to andro

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 2 Hours ago by: sticks

The link above, even though it was bracketed, was broken for me. I'm just wondering why?

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 3 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

<https://www.howtogeek.com/700733/how-to-link-an-android-phone-to-a- windows-10-pc-with-microsofts-your-phone-app/>

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 3 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

......OOPS!..........^.ELEVATED Yes, for me too (though I have Pro 21H1). I did a terrible job of proofreading my original article, omitting the word "elevated". My user name is marked as "Local Account" and "Administrator" in

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 4 Hours ago by: Bill

You're welcome! Thank you! It's nice to know that one of my posts was helpful to someone. : )

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

How many gmail users are there? 1.8 billion apparently 3/4 of them use gmail via the phone app I'd guess 2/3 of what's left use the web interface So maybe 10% using IMAP or POP How many of those using thunderbird How many of those u

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 4 Hours ago by: The Real Bev

I rarely see new 'features', only limitations. Consider the loss of the REAL TabMixPlus for Firefox. None of the substitutes are as good, and what the author is willing to provide now (uncompensated, I don't blame him at all) isn't a

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 5 Hours ago by: Hiram T Schwantz

On Sun, 22 May 2022 17:56:26 -0000 (UTC), Sam Hill posted for all of us to digest... Ha ha bingo

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

There will still be a way to use uname+pwd without oauth next month, using app-passwords, it will work with any version of thunderbird that works today, what it will require is enabling 2 step verification on your google account. Run

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 5 Hours ago by: The Real Bev

OTOH, we're all adults here -- presumably able to recognize bullshit when we see it. If not, it's OUR problem. Frequent warnings get ignored. You were a kid once too, don't you remember that? Even after I had children of my own my

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 5 Hours ago by: The Real Bev

Because apparently we will no longer be able to use the uname+pwd on our computers but must employ OAuth2 which (a) is not available with the elderly Thunderbird that I love; (b) might or might not require an IMAP account, which I don

Re: Mounting an android device (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

See recent webDAV threads here or in c.m.android.

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 5 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

Mayayana, Nope. I'm telling you /the OS/ gouverns the cascading of windows - if you let it and not force them to a specific location. Just try it. Not yet, but it is starting to bother me. :-| Regards, Rudy Wieser

Mounting an android device

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Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: MajorLanGod

Can I mount an Android phone to the Windows file system wirelessly, that is without a USB connection?

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: Mayayana

"R.Wieser" <address@not.available> wrote | | Try using 0x8000, 0x8000 for the windows/dialogs initial position. | I don't understand. Are you saying FF has a setting to spec the opening position? Is the heat getting to you, Rudy? :)

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: Mayayana

"Ken Blake" <Ken@invalid.news.com> wrote Opus) doesn't remember where it was if I reboot. It may be that it's just not designed to bother. But if it's old it could also be a permission issue. For example, if it's trying to save a config

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

Chris, Absolutily. Can you tell why that that is ? I mean, what does a browser (not) do that you dislike it. Does that mean you got multiple password managers running ? If not, aren't you than not stil using a single mechanism f

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

Gronk, Yeah, I read about that too. Not good at all. But that can happen when you allow random websites to run as random scripts in your browser. But using auto-fill-in does mitigate that somewhat. The less sensitive stuff you have

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: Big Al

No it does not restore if you snap a window to the side.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

wolfgang, Oeh, did I push a button there ? I don't remember you being part of that group who refused to even /try/ to think for themselves though. And that was - and especially the one trying to make it sound as if I would be the jealo

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: Frank Slootweg

[...] Where does Google say app passwords are disappearing? I haven't gotten any such notification and haven't seen such a reference. (Have you gotton any such notification from Google, you being in Europe and all that?) It would be

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

That's what I do, most of the time I can logon with a fingerprint to unlock the password manager, it prompts for the master password *just* often enough to make sure I don't forget what it is ...

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

No, they say "insecure apps" are disappearing, "app passwords" are staying. Notice here, the red warning about less secure apps, yet they still link to app passwords <https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/6010255?hl=en> Or here,

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

They only sent the notification to people who *are* using the method they're going to disable ...

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

The benefit is that your main google password and your email-only password are separated, and the latter (if leaked) can't be used to modify your google account, if gmail is the only google feature you use, then ok you don't gain anyt

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 7 Hours ago by: Chris

Data. Obviously.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 7 Hours ago by: Chris

We all have to make our own judgements. I prefer to use a password manager that is under my control (i.e. not the browser one) and separate password mechanisms, rather than the same password mechanism across multiple sites.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 7 Hours ago by: Frank Slootweg

Nah, they don't "require a login", you can just login with Google! :-)

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 7 Hours ago by: Chris

POP3 with OAUTH works today. Why would it stop next week? The benefit is that your email client will continue to work. Why is that not enough of an incentive? I don't see how. Google explicitly says app passwords are disappearing. It

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 7 Hours ago by: Gronk

If there isn't a toast, it shuts down after inactivity. If there is a toast, the machine waits for user input. That would be perfect to me. Does that exist in that long list?

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Unfortunately that's wrong ...

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 8 Hours ago by: wolfgang kern

Nobody is jealous of an idiot like you.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 8 Hours ago by: JAB

That link to the vimeo works for me without needing any login credentials. It's devastating what Eran Hammer honestly says about those oauth flaws.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Well remembered <https://vimeo.com/52882780> though for what seems to be petty/stupid reasons they now require a login to stream it, but the download link still works and plays in e.g. VLC

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 8 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

Mayayana, Try using 0x8000, 0x8000 for the windows/dialogs initial position. Regards, Rudy Wieser

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 8 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

"psshutdown -d" ran for me (Windows 10 Home x64 21H2). I didn't specify a timeout, so the default of 20 seconds got used. My computer shutdown okay, and without the error prompt you mention. I ran the tool inside an elevated command s

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 8 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

Allen, Are you trying to goad me into telling you what you want to know this way ? Sorry, doesn't work. :-) Do you know the story about the pot calling the kettle black ? You should read it some time. Bottom line, all I see is you

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 8 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

For some strange reason, one of the programs I always run (Directory Opus) doesn't remember where it was if I reboot. It's not a big deal, but it's a minor annoyance.

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 9 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Same for me. I almost never run anything full screen. Can't you just drag it back where it was? Or is that not precise enough for you? That's what I do.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 9 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

Chris, :-) That is not a reason you mentioned before. But true. Than again, so is a browsers auto-fill-in feature - especially when the browser, for your security ofcourse, encodes the names and passwords when it stores them. And o

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 9 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

Assuming the hardware does not require a Reset to get it into a known state. I've seen where drivers can no longer interface with the hardware because the hardware isn't in a state known to the driver code. The only way to get the hardw

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 9 Hours ago by: dan

On Mon, 23 May 2022 15:22:21 +0100, Chris wrote: There's probably a good reason Google & Facebook want you to use it though.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 9 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

Mike, I answered the OP, asking him to try to make a logic conclusion. I've not seen him - or anyone else here for that matter - try to do so. For me the story ends there. Oh by the way, I have three answers : "yes", "no" and "no"

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 9 Hours ago by: Algernon Goss-Custar

Chris <ithinkiam@gmail.com> posted The reason *I* think it's different is because it might not work on 31st May, whereas the POP3 method I use now *does* work. The consequences if it doesn't will be very unpleasant. There are zero benef

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 9 Hours ago by: Adam H. Kerman

Oh, for fuck's sake. Did you read the Web page cited in the root article of this very thread? https://ysamm.com/?pv3 Facebook uses a combination of insecure-by-design methods -- Iframe and XSS -- that allow the third-party OAuth tok

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 9 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

You already know about using the Esc key to abort the operation while it is *in progress* (the mouse button is still pressed when Esc is hit). That the window is getting moved or resized should be obvious before you release the mouse but

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 10 Hours ago by: Mayayana

"J. P. Gilliver (John)" <G6JPG@255soft.uk> wrote | they _do_ | remember that through a minimise/maximise followed by a restore. Or | something does - might be Windows. | No, that's what I'm saying. I write software. If I don't track an

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 10 Hours ago by: FromTheRafters

It's not reliable. It's not secure. Didn't Andy Burns long ago show so with a long conference link explaining why OAuth is neither reliable nor secure said by the OAuth author himself? Besides, if it was secure and reliable, why does

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 10 Hours ago by: allen

You bullshit us. You're nothing but a whiny little bitch.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 11 Hours ago by: Chris

Yup. It introduces a single point of failure. So I prefer not to use it.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 11 Hours ago by: mike

Twenty posts and you still haven't said anything of use for the topic. You endlessly resentfully whine about someone else who asked a question. And then you posted ceaselessly about your personal rantings of envy. Do everyone a favor an

Re: Windows 11 Pro will soon require a Microsoft Account (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 12 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Where do you find this utter bullshit? A computer does not necessarily have an internet connection, especially before you've even set the thing up!!! You might need to do all sorts of things WITHIN THE OS to connect to the internet, it

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 12 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

[] It certainly does undo a move in Windows - at least to another location on the same partition; I haven't tried it on a move between partitions/drives or on a copy. It undoes a rename, too. In both cases, only if fairly soon after th

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 12 Hours ago by: Big Al

I've found that cntl-Z, the undo for text editing will sometimes undo a file copy. At least it does on Linux, might be worth trying on you window move/resize. Al

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 13 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

[] Interesting point. Now you mention it, they _do_ remember (their position and size) when minimised - or maximised for that matter. (At least, I can't think for the moment of one that doesn't [obviously some have a fixed size].) We

Re: undo window move/resize? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 13 Hours ago by: Mayayana

"J. P. Gilliver (John)" <G6JPG@255soft.uk> wrote | I discovered fairly recently that _if I notice while the movement is in | process_ (I just see the _outline_ move, i. e. I've still got the "mouse | button pressed" [actually I use a touch

undo window move/resize?

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Posted: 1 Day 15 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

(I'm on 7, but the problem applies to XP and 10 too, and the solution - if there is one! - may be universal.) Occasionally, I accidentally either move a window, or drag one of its sides, by mistake - while doing (or intending to) somethi

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 16 Hours ago by: wasbit

"Andy Burns" <usenet@andyburns.uk> wrote in message news:jf0vrpF9q2qU1@mid.individual.net... Yep. I use Classic Shell on Windows 8.1. Windows 10 & 11 are on a separate, partitioned hard drive.

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 16 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

I thought you said elsewhere that you used Classic Shell? There's nothing wrong with that if you prefer it, but it does make your machine "different" in terms of following what others may be seeing ...

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 17 Hours ago by: wasbit

"Bill" <nonegiven@att.net> wrote in message news:tlniK.20111$zgr9.7108@fx13.iad... I forgot to say I followed your links. Thank you. I have found that where you would think two PCs or laptops would be viewed identically, often that isn't

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 17 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

Chris, I don't think you understand what OAuth is supposed to be doing. "It specifies a process for resource owners to authorize third-party access to their server resources without providing credentials." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 18 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

Allen, I tried to answer to the OP by (again) nudging him to learn to fish for himself. You ? You just complain that I do not want to explain to you how the motor in my fishing boat works. Regards, Rudy Wieser

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 18 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

Bev, As I already wrote, no, I don't. As far as I can tell it /at best/ comes at second place. After having read the abslolute unreadable, unfollowable and by times dangerous to ones computers health garbage arlen posted in the past

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 18 Hours ago by: Chris

This is the only correct answer. Sharing credentials breaks the "don't reuse the same password" rule.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 18 Hours ago by: Chris

I'm not sure I understand why you think it's so different? It's still a username and password just via a different mechanism that is largely hidden from the user. I moved mine and my FIL's thunderbird to it years ago to avoid the really

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 19 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

Thomas, Why do you think I am ? Is it perhaps because you yourself are ? "give a man a fish, and he will be back tomorrow, asking for another one. Teach a man to fish, and he won't go hungry again". I do not have any wish to be used

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days ago by: allen

Why did you show up when you have nothing to offer?

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days ago by: John Robertson

Most have plonked that Rudy asshole long ago.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 3 Hours ago by: The Real Bev

So have I. That's why I feel guilty. Do you NOT believe he's trying to help? I've read -- and edited -- a lot of manuals/instructions that were just WRONG. If I'm not willing to fix something myself I have to rely on those who cla

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 3 Hours ago by: Thomas

Why are you afraid of everyone elses abilities? Why can't YOU show how good YOU are by answering a question correctly?

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 4 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

Heron, OK, you definitily not talking about me there ... I have no idea, I stopped being interrested in it as soon as I understood where it resides. Regards, Rudy Wieser

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 4 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

Sam, :-) I certainly could throw something together that might-or-might-not be readable/helpfull to anyone and than cross- and multipost it to /everywhere/ because I think everyone should read it if you mean that. :-p Regards, Rudy W

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 4 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

Bev, Thats your choice. Personally I like to learn from my experiences, so that I'm not making the same mistake twice. Lol. Have you *ever* seen him try to /answer/ a question here on usenet ? No ? I didn't think so. Besides askin

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 5 Hours ago by: CDB

What did Rudy say about how these oa auth bugs work?

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 5 Hours ago by: Heron

I don't understand it either but if the luminary that chastised everyone else can explain the vulnerability to the rest of us, that would be useful.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 7 Hours ago by: The Real Bev

I don't care who he is. He spends a lot of time trying to help, and that seems like a decent thing to do. I feel bad for not checking out all he does, but I'm just not that diligent. I figure that understanding it is NOT my job. No

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 7 Hours ago by: Sam Hill

Rudy, are you the Holder of that information? I'd wager you could write a "tutorial" on the subject.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 8 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

Bev, :-) You have no idea who arlen is, do you ? And as the rest of your post hasn't got anything to do with either how bad the OAuth vunerability is or with the OPs question ... Regards, Rudy Wieser

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 9 Hours ago by: The Real Bev

That's needlessly snotty. Some/many of us regard the security of our email as largely irrelevant because we assume that anything we put on the internet is public information anyway. If username+password is the equivalent of a motorc

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 14 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

Andy, "Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird?" There is a problem with a road in my city. Do you think that it will affect us that are driving a Ford or Chrysler ? The article you provided doesn't name

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 16 Hours ago by: Bill

My hardware doesn't exactly meet the W11 requirements either, but maybe your particular hardware has something to do with the features you get. I have no idea. I'm sure if you do a Google search on "Search Highlights" you can see what y

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 16 Hours ago by: Gronk

That toast makes the most sense for my needs. [1] Inactivity eventually initiates a shutdown [2] A toast comes up (or not) if a program will lose data [3] User can come back later to see what he'd do about it If there isn't a toast, it

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird? (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 16 Hours ago by: YK

I ran a threeword search of 'gmail oauth chain" which came up with "serious warnings" alongside websites which said it was "absolutely safe" to use it. Which is it? OAuth: How Does 'Login With Facebook/Google' Work? https://www.sciencea

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 17 Hours ago by: wasbit

Bill" <nonegiven@att.net> wrote in message news:2a3iK.3546$3Gzd.1986@fx96.iad... Apart from a local account my installs are bog standard. I purposely keep them that way so that I can follow what others are seeing.

Re: Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Don't know, but it's precisely because of the possibility of that sort of cross-domain authentication exploit, that I only use my google account to sign-in to services operated by google ...

Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Firefox & Thunderbird?

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Posted: 3 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Does this bug in Google GMail OAuth affect us on Windows Firefox & Thunderbird? *Multiple bugs chained to takeover Facebook Accounts which uses Gmail.* <https://ysamm.com/?pv3> Youssef Sammouda has revealed that Gmail's OAuth authentic

Does connecting a smartphone to WIndows get any better than this?

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Posted: 3 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Can interfacing a smartphone to Windows get any better than this? <https://i.postimg.cc/BvJdKWzt/webdav06.jpg> Today I solved _all_ the problems I had run into, thanks to the advice from other helpful intelligent people such as Andy Burn

Re: Can someone please explain how permissions work between Android & Windows? (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Thanks to a suggestion by "Big Al", I was able to _combine_ the advantage of _two_ WebDAV servers, one to mount the internal sdcard over one port over Wi-Fi and the other WebDAV server to mount the external sdcard over a different port o

Re: Tutorial: Mounting smartphone sdcard & external sdcard onto Windows over Wi-Fi as a driver letter using a free/ad-free Android WebDAV server (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

SOLVED! Thank you for that purposefully helpful kind & astute suggestion! <https://i.postimg.cc/BvJdKWzt/webdav06.jpg> Both sdcards mounted Following up on your excellent advice, I mounted the entire internal sdcard over Wi-Fi as Wind

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 5 Hours ago by: Paul

But it does not do that. If a kernel image is read out of the hiberfil.sys , the drivers are each "warm started". That means the driver assumes nothing, discovers hardware, puts things in a mode consistent with that hardware, and so on.

Re: Tutorial: Working examples using Windows adb with Android over Wi-Fi (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I found the solution and documented it in a tutorial so that nobody else has to go through the effort that I just went through to solve it. Gory details (sufficient for anyone to reproduce my success) is here: *Tutorial: Mounting smart

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 9 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

And for an additional inconvenience, the commands must be run in an elevated command prompt. (That's according to the article you cited; I didn't verify.) I tried running "psshutdown -d" but got the error message Couldn't install PsS

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 11 Hours ago by: Bucky Breeder

ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.... Must have slept through it. Quick, somebody call h/is/er therapist. <fingers-crossed> Shortened Links Guaranteed Safe* by Author: <https://tinyurl.com/y25an5fm> <htt

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 11 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

The shutdown.exe tool included in Windows has the following argument: /t xxx Set the time-out period before shutdown to xxx seconds. The valid range is 0-315360000 (10 years), with a default of 30. If you haven't r

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 11 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

If it really is Micro Centre.

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 11 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

The hybrid description is inaccurate in the output of "shutdown /?". If they got super detailed in the description, no one would read it. I've never used Hybrid mode (aka Fast Startup), especially since it can leave hardware in an unkn

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 15 Hours ago by: Bill

It's associated with the search field on the toolbar--if you have that disabled, then you won't see the Search Highlights I described. I also made another post indicating how to hide the feature.

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 16 Hours ago by: wasbit

"Bill" <nonegiven@att.net> wrote in message news:icEfK.19156$JSxf.12365@fx11.iad... I have Windows 10 & Windows 11 on a separately partitioned hard drive. My hardware is ancient & doesn't meet the W11 requirements & I'm using a local acc

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 19 Hours ago by: ...winston

While I wouldn't recommend Norton or McAfee it's long past good or poor - the technology for monitoring, deploying defs, and protection has reached the point of near equality when placed in use and update engine/def maintained. That eq

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 20 Hours ago by: ...winston

Important files is a wide spectrum. For most consumers, music and pictures are the normally the largest in storage requirements. - in those cases redundant backup to spare internal or external media with proper sized SSD/HD is warrant

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 6 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

I think that most people who read the post knew very well what he meant. I suspect that you're purposefully being obtuse. < snip > Except that you are wholly incorrect in your assessment. McAfee and Norton both routinely rank at the

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

I agree.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

As far as I'm concerned, nobody should ever just say "USB drive." What kind of USB drive it is should always be specified. If it's not specified, there's always a risk of confusing people. For some people, yes; for others, no. Some peo

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Clear to you, not to me. But I admit that after rereading his message, I thought that was probably what he meant. The fact that there are some available in the 128GB variety I disagree. As far as I'm concerned, despite their popular

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

But everyone needs to remember that no anti-virus is perfect, and even if it were perfect today, it wouldn't be perfect tomorrow. New infections come out every day, and no program can keep up with them. It's still necessary to be cautio

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 8 Hours ago by: ...winston

Most don't have to do that. Windows Security typically unless a need exists provides updates on a periodic pattern - at one time it was approx. 3x per day. The latest[1.367.210.0] updates were today, May 20. On May 20 through the time

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Yes and yes.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 11 Hours ago by: Rene Lamontagne

Isn't it time to close this thread and start one with some relevance? Rene

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 11 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

I bought one of those cheap Seagate 2TB drives from Walmart and it's still going and turned my old SSB into an external SSD too using a $10 casing I got from Canada Computers. An image of my computer is usually on the SSD because the t

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 11 Hours ago by: Zaidy036

I have a batch that runs once a day to update scanner data bases. Here is the command for Windows defender (on one line): C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Platform\<Version>\MpCmdRun.exe" -SignatureUpdate

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 11 Hours ago by: Joel

True, I should keep using my external hard drive as a redundant backup. You're right.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 11 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

I wouldn't recommend using those USB keys to back up data. For that purpose, you're better off with a larger drive with an actual hard disk or SSD. Those small keys tend to overheat and become unbearingly slow when there are large tran

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 12 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

[] The same applies to hardware failure; definitely concentrates the mind! (I don't _think_ I actually lost anything irretrievable, but it certainly made me think about it more!)

Re: Tutorial: Mounting smartphone sdcard & external sdcard onto (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 12 Hours ago by: Big Al

Could you have mounted both the internal and external storage using two drive letters Z: and Y:? I don't follow a lot of what you did but find it interesting you could do it, not that I would though. What I can get off my phone with a si

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

I realize now that "USB drive" could be taken to mean an external hard drive, or similar - but I would have specified that, if so. Thumb drives are actually large enough, now, that they can pretty much do the job, to back up one's impor

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

That's odd, I don't remember having to do that, I mean I do check Windows Update sometimes, to be sure there isn't something optional I want to install, but I don't think it's been anti-malware definitions.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 13 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

Windows does update the database, but not automatically. There have been way too many occasions where I would connect to Windows Update and see it install a security database which I expected that it would have already installed throug

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 13 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

If any of us is even momentarily tempted to connect to a streaming site playing a sports event we didn't pay for, chances are that ads will be deployed whose main objective is to infect computers. The same goes for pornographic sites.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 13 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

LOL.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 13 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

Gone are the days of the late 80s and early 90s where trading disks was the norm as was getting a virus from that disk.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 13 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

Admittedly, saying "USB drive" made the statement erroneous but yes, it was clear that he was referring to "thumb drives" or "USB keys" as I call them. The fact that there are some available in the 128GB variety and possibly in 256GB i

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

No computer connected to the Internet is 100% secure, I acknowledge. But there's nothing I could really do to improve my odds. I don't take chances. It would take a highly improbable kind of attack.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 15 Hours ago by: mechanic

Valid point though, as many people assume that their setup is fine until they are attacked. When that happens it tends to concentrate the mind!

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 15 Hours ago by: mechanic

Obviously no guarantees, but checking what editor/software novelists *do* use, Scrivener comes out high on the lists, and that also has autosave. Even if writers use pen and paper, experience soon shows the virtue of frequent copying/sav

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 19 Hours ago by: ...winston

At one time I was quite supportive of having replaceable internal drives(side or front of case) mostly because capacity of HD's were much smaller than the amount of data, programs, etc. I needed.desired to have archived or redundant.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 19 Hours ago by: ...winston

Lol...20 yrs ago then rules out first virus identified by mankind

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 19 Hours ago by: ...winston

Well Word does....as long as configured(default unless changed) - AutoSave files stored in the Cloud by default in Word - Save AutoRecover information every 'x' minutes (iirc 10 is default) - Keep the last AutoRecovered version if I close

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 20 Hours ago by: JJ

Because Windows API lack of a mechanism for user program to reliably reject a system restart/shutdown request (WM_QUERYENDSESSION is useless, BTW), the only way I could think of, is to use system wide API hook to intercept the function th

Re: Can someone please explain how permissions work between (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Hank Rogers

Most wouldn’t give him the time of day.

Re: Can someone please explain how permissions work between Android & (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Alan

Would you pay any attention of someone did?

Re: Can someone please explain how permissions work between Android & Windows? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I solved the problem by giving up on the simpler WebDav server. When I was very careful setting up a more complex WebDav server, the folder permissions finally worked the way I wanted them to work. Gory details (sufficient for anyone

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: Joel

Windows does that without me needing to do anything.

Tutorial: Mounting smartphone sdcard & external sdcard onto Windows over Wi-Fi as a driver letter using a free/ad-free Android WebDAV server

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Tutorial: Mounting smartphone sdcard & external sdcard onto Windows over Wi-Fi as a driver letter using only a free, ad-free Android WebDAV server Posted out of the goodness of my heart to help others mount their sm

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days ago by: Bill

I picked up a computer virus at a semi-popular "Internet forum" site once. One would not have expected it. Obviously, it was introduced to the server by a 3rd party. It was closer to 100% than 0% that this really occurred. The only les

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 2 Hours ago by: Joel

It would take a highly improbable vulnerability, that I simply had no way of knowing about or mitigating.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 2 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

You and I might define "almost certain" somewhat differently, but at least we're now closer to agreeing than it started out as. If you recall, I objected to your use of the word "whatsoever" when you wrote "I don't do risky things, wha

Re: Why can't adb establish a connection all by itself over Wi-Fi? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Aurgh. There's _another_ common situation where the wireless debugging option is turned off without your action, which is if you turn off your Wi-Fi, even for a moment. <https://i.postimg.cc/9M0Tqzm6/adb01.jpg> Wireless debugging opti

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 2 Hours ago by: Joel

I know, it's just that at some point the probability of making a mistake is so close to zero, that it's not worth worrying about. I think it can be a matter of keeping it simple - just be on your toes, act wisely, and you're almost cert

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 2 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Me too. Being cautious minimizes the risk. That's not the same as reducing the risk to zero.

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

IMHO, the only thing the "search icon" in the tasbar does is waste space.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 4 Hours ago by: Joel

In other words, you are hell-bent on having the last word, so have at it, boring Usenet person.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 4 Hours ago by: Char Jackson

Doesn't matter. Most sites use 3rd party ads, and 'things happen' from time to time. Bottom line, this is only one avenue of many, so I'd say you're not as secure as you might think.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: Joel

I am cautious about what domains I connect to.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: Char Jackson

Have you ever visited a web site? There's (potential) your way in.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: Joel

I don't interfere with Windows Security scanning incoming executable stuff, and I don't introduce questionable stuff to the system to begin with. I apply updates religiously. There just isn't a really viable way in, for an attacker or

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

But it's never possible to be completely sure that what you are doing isn't risky. The only time I ever saw a virus on any of my many computers over the years, was some twenty or so years ago. I inserted a diskette that had been given t

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 6 Hours ago by: Joel

There's virtually no reason to worry about malicious code somehow running on my computer. I don't do risky things, whatsoever.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 6 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

No. See the quote above. He said "Show me where you can buy a large USB drive that isn't a fake. " He said "USB drive," not "thumb drive." And that suggestion is complete nonsense, even if he meant "thumb drive." Same here. I have

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 7 Hours ago by: Bucky Breeder

*YOU* bugger Vanguard again, *you* cyber-pervert. <https://tinyurl.com/htwvwabs>

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 7 Hours ago by: John Doe

I seem to recall a thread about that years ago. I see nothing unusual on the taskbar, apparently it was done away with way back then.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 9 Hours ago by: Joel

Micro Center was selling it through Amazon. It's reputable.

Can someone please explain how permissions work between Android & Windows?

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Posted: 5 Days 9 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Can someone please explain how permissions work between Android & Windows? 1. Webdav is _fantastic_ to mount Android as a drive on Windows over Wi-Fi! net use X: \\192.168.0.2@8080\DavWWWRoot /USER:username password 2. When you do tha

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 9 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

How do you know it was them that put their name on it? I've got an HP USB stick here that failed. I doubt HP made it.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 9 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

As far as I know, he suggested that thumb drives don't store anything over the first 64GB regardless of what they claim. As far as I know, this is only true of disreputable brands. When I had a 128GB thumb drive made by Kingston, it wo

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 10 Hours ago by: Mr. Man-wai Chang

Never needed one... interesting that there were so many entries.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

That's a thumb drive, so it's only one kind of USB drive, There are many *much* larger USB HDs. I have a couple that are 2TB, and some are much lager than that. As he usually does, Commander Kinsey gets whatever he says wrong. Besides

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 11 Hours ago by: Joel

If Micro Center is putting their name on the product, that gives me some assurance that it's worth buying, though. I found a great price on it, and trusted it would work.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 11 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

No, it's another manufacturer with a Micro Centre label on it. I got my mother a hob with John Lewis on it. But it's made by Zanussi.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 11 Hours ago by: Joel

It's a shop, but it's also a brand, in this case. Some of their stuff is made to be sold as a store brand. The same is true of my computer's case, it's Newegg's store brand.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 12 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I assume Micro Centre is a shop, not a manufacturer. I want to know who actually makes what I'm buying.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

Yes, Micro Center has some products on Amazon, which is where I bought the USB drive from, but there is also a physical Micro Center store in my area.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 13 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Oh, you said brand, I thought you meant manufacturer. Anyway the link you sent me was Amazon. Every bloody retailer is shady. Unless you've tried to read the data back, you wouldn't know.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

It's not unlike Newegg, but they have physical stores. I bought the parts for my old computer there, as well as a lot of other stuff over the years. Sounds like you're dealing with pretty shady retailers. There's nothing to ind

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 13 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Micro centre? Never heard of them. I'd trust something like Kingston, but I've bought "Kingston" drives that someone's just etched the logo onto. The Chinese are getting clever. I've bought 1 and 2TB drives from $7 to $20 and none ha

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

It was $40, it's from a brand I trust. It has a little over 150 GB used, which isn't more than half the space, but there was nothing to indicate a problem.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 14 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

How much did you pay for it? And have you tested it fully? A lot of them work perfectly up to a point (in capacity) then the data just falls off. Eg. it says 512GB on the tin, but if you store anything past the 64GB mark , you find it

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 14 Hours ago by: Joel

I have a large one that I leave plugged in all the time, that has all my files backed up to it. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B09H2ZKCC6/ref=ppx_od_dt_b_asin_title_s00 I also have a few smaller ones for making OS installers.

Re: OT: readyany (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 16 Hours ago by: Ed Cryer

I've read a lot of fine literature, past and present. And in many languages. Ed

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 19 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Like my idiot neighbour who left his boot (trunk if you're a fucked up yank who can't speak English) open with expensive golf clubs in it. They disappeared. Nice street, shame about the council houses 5 minutes walk away. Or probably

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 19 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

How close are you to any other router? Then state what is, duh. Where then? This is like getting blood out of a stone.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 19 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Where else would I download porn?

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 19 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Show me where you can buy a large USB drive that isn't a fake. They seem to be so easy to reprogram.

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 20 Hours ago by: Bill

That's why You should "design" what you want. I wrote and ran an assembly program once which simply "threw an interrupt" just to see what would happen. The whole system went black in an instant... You could say it caused a shutdown.. h

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 22 Hours ago by: T

I have found a use for it. If I need to a a total waste of space to the task bar, it looks official. What??? Okay, I disable it too.

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 22 Hours ago by: T

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Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 22 Hours ago by: T

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Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 23 Hours ago by: JJ

Unfortunately, that's not what I want.

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 1 Hour ago by: Andy Burnelli

That's a screenshot from one of my tutorials from long ago on how to create Windows XP style accordion pull out cascade menus on Windows 10 using nothing but a menu folder hierarchy pinned to the Windows 10 taskbar. That folder could ha

Re: OT: readyany (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: mechanic

You're missing out on a lot of fine literature!

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: mechanic

You're version of vim is somewhat outdated!

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: mechanic

Doesn't MSFT Word have an autosave every ten minutes or similar?

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 6 Hours ago by: Paul

If you have a side-mount drive bay, internals are easy to remove and replace. The drive bays even come with trays, so they slide into the bay easily. This holds four internal drives. The top position has poor cooling, leaving three usefu

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 6 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 7 Hours ago by: Char Jackson

That would scare me, since they don't have the formal training to do that. That puts them in with the handyman category, IMO. All of that is straightforward. Most homeowners should know how to make a hole in drywall and patch it, and

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 7 Hours ago by: Char Jackson

The problem is that it's just the wrong trade. Electricians only want to do electrical work, and this isn't that. When it comes to new home construction, stepping outside of your trade, even if you had the best intentions, can be a probl

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 8 Hours ago by: ...winston

Most Internal and External drives deploy the same mechanism, electronics, and optional sizes. The only practical difference for most is the higher transfer rate for internal since externals usually involve an interface change(SATA to US

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 8 Hours ago by: B. R. 'BeAr' Ederson

Have a look at this list: https://www.raymond.cc/blog/prevent-cancel-and-abort-a-windows-system-shutdown-or-restart-when-application-is-running BeAr (F-Up set to acf.)

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 9 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

???? There are many-- for example, mine: a Phanteks Enthoo Pro Full Tower Chassis with Window Cases PH-ES614P_BK,Black

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 9 Hours ago by: Bucky Breeder

*YOU* use shutdown.exe, you feckless asshat. Try some editing before you plagiarize another of your bloviated responses. *NOTE: Now that leetle Ms. VanguardLH has obtained the title of "asshat", they're trying for the 'Queen of Assh

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 9 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Internal drives work best for everyone, unless they are being used for backup.

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 10 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

That's just Microsoft, using the same word to mean two different things as they do. The help text for the shutdown command in Windows 10 is similar. You're correct, Windows 10's shutdown command doesn't include a "sleep" option. How

Re: OT: readyany (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 10 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

I thought he was pretty good in /Cocoon/. /Police Academy/, not so much.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 10 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

The cables in this town house were basically installed while the house was being built so it was only logical that they would go from bottom to top. All of them were set up to end in the garage where the cable and telephone entrances a

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 11 Hours ago by: Frank Slootweg

[...] Well, while your '/hybrid' explanation implies a sleep, on Windows 8.1 the explanation is: /hybrid Performs a shutdown of the computer and prepares it for fast startup. Must be used with /s option. /s Shutdown th

Re: Tutorial: Working examples using Windows adb with Android over Wi-Fi (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 11 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Has anyone here used WebDav to mount Android onto Windows as a drive over Wi-Fi? If so, can _you_ see your Android external sdcard from Windows over Wi-Fi? I can't. I can see _everything_ else (including the root filesystem!) but not th

Re: OT: readyany (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 13 Hours ago by: Ed Cryer

I've got through more books in the last 2 Covid-years than I've had hot meals! And I haven't bought one in all that time. I used to be a computer analyst-programmer, and know many corners of the Web to get them. Oh, and I mostly read r

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 18 Hours ago by: micky

That's good to know. That's what I'll tell my boss, after my lunch-time nap.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 18 Hours ago by: Jeff Barnett

Some electricians are now doing "LAN" cabling. They have skills to break into walls as necessary and know the secret incantations of mucking about in attics covered with itch insulation and crawl spaces covered with god knows what. Runn

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 18 Hours ago by: Paul

I was thinking along the line of house construction, and asking an electrician to install Ethernet at the same time as the rest of the electrical panel and wiring. Even popping in some conduit for the future would be better than nothing

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 19 Hours ago by: Paul

The scalpers will eventually scale back and stop attacking everything. There might still be scalping of cards known to be available in limited quantity. If a 4090 were to come out this minute, the scalpers would buy all of them. Even tho

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 20 Hours ago by: Char Jackson

An electrician to pull Ethernet cables? I don't think they'd take a job like that, at least not that I've heard of. There are AV specialists or security folks who'll run cables, but it's not a difficult task (in my limited experience) so

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bill

20 years ago, I had a computer, a Dell, that sometimes (usually) had trouble waking from sleep. The common opinion on that issue was that the PSU was not powerful enough.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bill

It has a 230mm front fan. I didn't know they made them that big. I am hoping that there will be a "video card glut!"--it could happen, maybe. Most people only use one card at a time...

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: Paul

The Power Button should *always* work, because at BIOS level it presents as an ACPI Object. If a S3 Sleeping computer cannot be raised by the Power Button, then something has crashed or lost context (the storage bits in the PCH that repre

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: Paul

You can put a few optical drives in this. https://www.newegg.com/p/N82E16811147053 I like the huge fan in the door. Maybe that will be suitable for the next generation of "600W" video cards. You know, the video cards that cost as much a

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 22 Hours ago by: Paul

Normally, there's some topology to the wiring plan. A star (like Char describes, suited to use with an 8-port switch). A mesh (maybe for someone too cheap to buy a switch :-) ) An electrician will not volunteer to do a mesh. Perhap

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bill

Good luck finding a nice case with room for a DVD/CD Drive these days.

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bill

If you are sitting there to reply to a prompt, you don't need one. Whether any of those operations were

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bill

Yes, thanks.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days ago by: rabidR04CH

I seem to have missed the original message from mechanic. When I first made the connectors, I had to test them and didn't actually know where any of the cables led to. In a tall town house like mine, that results in me running up to th

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 1 Hour ago by: JJ

[snip] I'm still searching for a software which can provide a final confirmation prompt whether the system is about to restart, shutdown, or when current user is about to be logged off. Whether any of those operations were initiated by a

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 2 Hours ago by: Char Jackson

I've added multiple Ethernet jacks to each of my last 3 homes. I didn't know there was a possibility for confusion. I just 'home run' all of the cables back to a single convenient spot, preferably in my office, but two houses ago my offi

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 2 Hours ago by: Char Jackson

I have successfully avoided the need for external drives so far. With any luck, that will hold. Internal works best for me.

Re: Tutorial: Working examples using Windows adb with Android over Wi-Fi (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

For the record, for anyone attempting to reset the Android Advertising ID from Windows, Android 11 and below would reset the id to a GUID, or globally unique ID, (similar to what Windows 95 CoCreateGUID created, according to Mayayana's k

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 4 Hours ago by: Zaidy036

If you want to save any unsaved work so it is not lost during an automatic close one can write a batch to be triggered by SchedTasks to do the work but it must include a "button pusher" like PTFBpro or another such program. Sections of

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 8 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

I'm with you. I don't mind having the extra drives but I'd prefer for them to be external. I only really need one internal SSD.

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 8 Hours ago by: micky

Havent' you noticed that that doesn't always shut things down. It gives you the choice of cancelling the shutdown, so you can go find the programs that don't want to close, usually because they're asking whether to save the changes to a

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 8 Hours ago by: micky

Have you tried the space bar? Or that doesn't work, the power button? Or the space bar. They seems to work when right click doesn't. ??? Hibernating is a really good thing. Very useful. I'm not sure "implemented" is not the default

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 9 Hours ago by: KenW

+1 KenW

Re: Do you have useful knowledge or experience on the use of the (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 9 Hours ago by: Nic

I would think that there are Linux versions that would work better at looking at windows installations and the contents of a hard drive.

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 9 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

[a long list of useless software, since Windows provides this, both from the command line and in the GUI]

Re: OT: readyany (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 9 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

Seems to be (back) up now, but for future reference: https://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 10 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

Many users are not aware that just showing the Start Menu means you can start typing characters without using any input textbox. They expect to input the characters into a text field. That's probably why Bill thought he still had to do

Re: Shutdown Freeware (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 10 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

Of the freeware you listed, do any of them do more than shutdown.exe already included in Windows? Use: shutdown.exe with: /l = Logoff. /s = Shutdown. /r = Restart. /h = Hibernate. /hybrid = sleep w/hibernate as fallback. /f = Force

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

OK, understood. I guess I never think about having as many HDs as you do. My current computer has a big case. It has one NVMe drive and two HDs, and I think I have room for two more NVMEs, one SSD, and three more HDs. It's highly unli

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Classic Shell is a good choice, but as far as I'm concerned, Start 10 is even better. It's only $5 and comes with a 30-day free trial. If you haven't tried it, I recommend that you do.

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bucky Breeder

Mine is 21H2; OS Build 19044.1706; with Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.4170.0... When I press & release the Windows logo key then press and release the C key, my list of apps that begin with C leads with CCleaner but it does n

Re: Do you have useful knowledge or experience on the use of the Browsar privacy browser? (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 11 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hmmm... I only ran into it while looking up freeware tools to do forensics on the PC, but I just re-opened it and it said, right at the beginning, "Ottawa Police" but I looked deeper and it has a small "1" next to it, which indicates

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 11 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Do you have a screenshot of what your user interface looks like? Here's mine (notice it's EXACTLY what we had in Windows XP!) <https://i.postimg.cc/HnPZkDDv/wiinxp-win10-menu01.jpg> Work just fine when copied from WinXP directly over

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 12 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Paul, But the (WinXP) "muscle memory" is already there in Win10, isn't it? <https://i.postimg.cc/HnPZkDDv/wiinxp-win10-menu01.jpg> All of us have had every version of Windows. The "muscle memory" cascade accordion style menu never lef

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 12 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Can you please show me a screenshot of what you're describing above? If it is, indeed faster to navigate, then it's worth something. But how is it faster to navigate then a taskbar pullout menu already is? <https://i.postimg.cc/cCwdrZs

Re: OT: readyany (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 12 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

[] You could always buy the book (-:

Re: Do you have useful knowledge or experience on the use of the (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 12 Hours ago by: Chris

That's not a police report, it's a research paper published here: Journal of Information Warfare, Volume 17, Number 1, 2018. Allegedly, although I can't find it on the Journal's site. The police don't. Researchers do as it's cheaper to

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar

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Posted: 7 Days 12 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I'm going to agree with Mayayana that it's no different than anything. <https://i.postimg.cc/PrcV1pXF/browser06.jpg> For example, everything I put on the machine, I know where I put it. Even when it gets complicated, like the stupid Mi

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar

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Posted: 7 Days 12 Hours ago by: Mayayana

"mechanic" <mechanic@example.net> wrote | The typical Linux desktop doesn't have a search icon or bar, and I | rather miss it. With the crowded systems and desktops we seem to be | stuck with today (just to get work done), we need either a

Re: OT: readyany (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 14 Hours ago by: Ed Cryer

UGF1bCB3cm90ZToNCj4gT24gNS8xNy8yMDIyIDQ6MjYgQU0sIEVkIENyeWVyIHdyb3RlOg0K Pj4gSGVsbG8uDQo+Pg0KPj4gSSBnZXQgZXJyb3IgNTIyLCBjb25uZWN0aW9uIHRpbWVkIG91 dCBmb3IgaHR0cHM6Ly93d3cucmVhZGFueWJvb2suY29tLw0KPj4NCj4+IEknbSB3b25kZXJp bmcgaWYgdGhleSd2ZSBqd

Re: OT: readyany (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 15 Hours ago by: wasbit

"Ed Cryer" <ed@somewhere.in.the.uk> wrote in message news:t5vm98$avj$1@dont-email.me... Down for Everyone says it's down - https://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/

Re: OT: readyany (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 15 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

It's front-ended by cloudflare, so it's a "soft" error as far as the browser is concerned, your browser can reach the cloudflare servers and talk to them just fine, but the cloudflare servers can't reach the actual readany server(s) th

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 15 Hours ago by: RonTheGuy

Those shutdown apps may have already been written as this is on the local freeware newsgroup from wasbit. Shutdown/Close/Hibernate/Suspend Use Scheduled Task in Windows Start / All Programs / Accessories / System Tools XP & Vista = Sch

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 15 Hours ago by: Bill

If you are any sort of programmer, you can write an app which will shutdown your systems after a given amount of time. It would basically just a be "timer". You could just start the app when you are ready for a break, and even enter th

Re: Do you have useful knowledge or experience on the use of the Browsar privacy browser? (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 15 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Ah. Good catch. Thanks. It's actually all over that FAQ & Help... which I missed 'cuz I didn't read them. My bad. Your good. :) Here are some of the IE references in the help & FAQ. <https://browzar.com/help.php> "Browzar is an IE s

Shutdown Freeware

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Posted: 7 Days 15 Hours ago by: wasbit

Shutdown/Close/Hibernate/Suspend Use Scheduled Task in Windows Start / All Programs / Accessories / System Tools XP & Vista = Scheduled Tasks W7 = Task Scheduler List may be out of date. @Kill - http://www.aswit.com/akill/ AbortShutdown

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 15 Hours ago by: wasbit

"Gronk" <invalid@invalid.invalid> wrote in message news:t5umms$g5p5$1@news.mixmin.net... Lots of Freeware to shutdown the PC but mostly by schedule. Period of inactivity seems to be the sticking point. Auto Shutdown Free says it has an

Re: Why can't adb establish a connection all by itself over Wi-Fi? (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 16 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Up until this moment, I couldn't figure out why adb was _still_ flaky. I just figured out, belatedly so, yet another reason _why_ I keep losing the adb Wi-Fi connection between Windows and Android for screen mirroring. <https://i.postimg

Re: OT: readyany (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 16 Hours ago by: Paul

Fire up Wireshark, and see if the server is sending RST packets. That would be an example of "buzz off" :-) RST packets can also be sent by mis-programmed Deep Packet Inspection boxes. There's also a web site "IsThisSiteDownForEveryOneEl

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 16 Hours ago by: wasbit

"Andy Burnelli" <spam@nospam.com> wrote in message news:t5u8hn$14vo$1@gioia.aioe.org... As usual Arlen you ask a question designed to get an answer you want. I use Classic Shell to get rid of whatever the Desktop is called in Windows 8.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 16 Hours ago by: mechanic

So you have six Ethernet sockets in various areas in the house? How on earth do you keep track of the connections possible in such a layout? Labels maybe.

Re: Do you have useful knowledge or experience on the use of the (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 16 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

In their FAQ, they say they can be such a small .exe because they rely on the IE components being installed as part of windows, so they just invoke that as an embedded window with their own skin around it ... IE is so far behind now o

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 16 Hours ago by: mechanic

The typical Linux desktop doesn't have a search icon or bar, and I rather miss it. With the crowded systems and desktops we seem to be stuck with today (just to get work done), we need either a search function or very careful arrangement

Re: OT: readyany (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 17 Hours ago by: Marco Moock

Why don't you ask that in an appropriate group? I see no relation to Windows 10 at all. I also get this error, it seems to be a problem at their side.

OT: readyany

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Posted: 7 Days 17 Hours ago by: Ed Cryer

Hello. I get error 522, connection timed out for https://www.readanybook.com/ I'm wondering if they've just had enough of me, or whether the site is down. Ed

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 17 Hours ago by: Gronk

I just want to call the existing shut down menu after inactivity. If there is one process holding up that existing shutdown menu, that blue screen will stay there forever saying so and nothing will be lost. Nothing would be shut down e

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 18 Hours ago by: Paul

But if you'd just written the Great Novel in Word, turned your back for an hour and Word closed without saving your work, you'd be pissed. The provided options are work conserving. If you did not save the Great Novel, it'll be there late

Re: Do you have useful knowledge or experience on the use of the Browsar privacy browser? (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

My fault for spelling it with an "s", as it's BrowZar as in <https://browzar.com/> <https://browzar.com/keyfeatures.php> <https://browzar.com/help.php> As you can tell from your tests, it's somewhat unlike any other browser out ther

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

The tricky bit is what do do with apps that have unsaved changes? You might or might not want to overwrite the version on disk ... as Paul says it would just lead to unhappy microsoft customers so they're not going to do it. You could

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 18 Hours ago by: Gronk

It would be naughty for the PC to just die as if the power suddently went down on a desktop PC (which this is) without a UPS connected to it. But Microsoft already has a graphical graceful shut down manual switch. Leftclick on the task

Re: Do you have useful knowledge or experience on the use of the (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Me neither (it should be spelt with a Z not an S) looks like it's just an IE wrapper, they claim it's great for banking or cloud apps it doesn't work with my banks, office365, dropbox, or any part of google that requires a sign-in se

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 18 Hours ago by: Bill

Answer: An interface which is much faster to navigate. I see the folders for All of my apps on the screen at the same time, instead of having to scroll through a very long list. Also, I have no need for the "productivity icons" inclu

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 18 Hours ago by: Paul

I'll put it into words for you. It's called "muscle memory". The ability to use an interface, without thinking about it. That's what Classic Shell would give you. Paul

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: Paul

Outright killing a session, without saving open files and so on, that would be naughty. So that's S5. S4 (Hibernate) preserves the session. The user is not cursing and swearing now. S3 (Sleep) preserves the session. The user is not curs

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

As always, no fruitful discussion is possible without first agreeing on the facts, so I'll easily agree with you that the space taken by the icon is of no consequence to you whatsoever if you aren't worried about the space. <https://i.p

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Less what? Since I only used Classic Shell before I figured out that it's not needed (if all you want are WinXP style accordion pullout menus), I don't know what you mean by "less" in that sentence. Less what? What does "Classic Shell

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Well, sleep, or hibernate are your only choices, since microsoft didn't think "turn off and crash everything" was a good option ...

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: Gronk

I am confused since I think the above settings are only about sleep. Why do I need a hiberfile.sys if the PC is to shut down after an hour of inactivity instead of sleep after an hour of inactivity? Volume in drive C is gronk Volume

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 20 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

I'm not sure why you're under that impression, but it's not correct. (Did you _try_ it before posting?) I pressed and released the Windows logo key, then pressed and released the C key, and got a list of apps whose names begin with C,

Re: Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 23 Hours ago by: Paul

S0 Running S3 Sleep - recovery mostly instantaneous (warm driver start needed) Hybrid sleep - has hibernation file (hiberfil.sys) - hiberfil.sys used if power fails, resume process same as S4

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 23 Hours ago by: Char Jackson

A floppy drive uses a drive bay that can be better used by a hard drive, so for me the decision was an easy one.

Windows 10 power off after one hour of inactivity

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Posted: 8 Days 2 Hours ago by: Gronk

What's the setting to turn off the PC completely after a period of time of inactivity? I can only find the sleep settings for the computer and the power settings for the monitor. But my PC doesn't wake up from sleep more often than not. A

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 2 Hours ago by: Bill

A cleaner interface. It actually provides me with "less"---and that's the point. I'm only a click away from getting the updated version if I want it (to get to "settings", for instance).

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 2 Hours ago by: Bill

I assure you, no one has ever called me micky.

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 2 Hours ago by: Bill

I have room for that the first search icon, and two more just like it I want, so don't worry about it so much...

Re: Do you have useful knowledge or experience on the use of the (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 4 Hours ago by: Nic

I never heard of Browsar, but it is clear that the browser wars are getting caught up on the important points of private communication on the net. The thing that puzzles me is how will Usenet survive after the wars.

Do you have useful knowledge or experience on the use of the Browsar privacy browser?

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Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Any feelings on utility (or lack thereof) of the Browsar privacy browser? <https://browzar.com/> In testing only a few minutes this morning, I found this "Browsar" private browsing experience somewhat unlike any other browser I've ever

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

What does Classic Shell do for most people? Isn't _that_ functionality already in Windows 10? <https://i.postimg.cc/hjjVXkq5/taskbarmenu07.jpg> I never understood why people use Classic Shell to get a cascade menu when you can just cr

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Thanks for confirming that fact (which this micky, um, er, I mean Bill needs to confirm as I can't since I no longer have a search icon either). If it's the same number of steps, then what is the value to the search icon taking up real

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hi Andy, I suspect "Bill" is "micky", but even so, I think his argument is that clicking on the search icon is one less step. I don't even have a search icon so I don't recall the number of steps. I _presume_ you click on search (that's

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

There are two sides to every coin... where the difference in an adult conversation is simply that people agree on the facts, first. After agreeing on the facts (which almost never happens but it should, as you can _revise_ the facts as

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Why? What does "Classic Shell" provide that you don't _already_ have without it?

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

VanguardLH and I are of the same thought, which is that there's _never_ a need for the search icons in the taskbar since they're _never_ needed. In the off chance that you find the Windows search "useful", it can _always_ be activated s

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

For the record, long ago, I removed all the 'search' options (including Cortana icons) from my taskbar. Note that if you ever really need to search (which, I can't imagine _why_ you would), you can still do it. Click on the Windows icon

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

Nope, no extra click. - Click on the Start Menu button, and enter text. - Click in the search toolbar, and enter text. There is no extra click. You have to switch focus to the search toolbar before you can start entering text into

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

No, after pressing Winkey there is no need to click focus into any particular field, just start typing regardless.

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 7 Hours ago by: Bill

Either way, you've added another click to the process. You still need to click in the text field (before you enter 'c' for example). I'm not so much interested in equivalent ways to the same thing; one could go on all day with that..

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 7 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

The Windows key became standard on keyboards - including most laptop ones - around, I think, Windows 95 (and might have been there for some under 3.1x). Usually two of them on full-size keyboards, between Ctrl and Alt, with usually a co

Re: OT: What's wrong with the audio on this website? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 8 Hours ago by: John Doe

It's probably the video at the top of the page. Underneath that is an audio stream for reading the article aloud.

OT: What's wrong with the audio on this website?

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Posted: 8 Days 8 Hours ago by: John Doe

PLEASE IGNORE THE POLITICS. https://www.foxnews.com/politics/michael-sussmann-to-stand-trial-first-case-brought-special-counsel-john-durham I'm using Firefox. The thing starts playing audio without my permission. I don't know how to t

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 8 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

Not necessarily. If you have a Windows logo key, you can just tap that and begin typing your search. I'm not sufficiently motivated to dig up statistics, but I believe that the majority of keyboards in use on Windows machines have tha

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 8 Hours ago by: Bill

---Yes, but you just added an extra click to the process. And, yes, I do have "Classic Shell", but I rarely click the start icon anyway. 99% of the time or more, what I need is on the "desktop" or the "toolbar". The calculator by ente

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 8 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

Correct, and that's also true for any folder in File Explorer. And for running processes in Task Mangler.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

That's just as good as far as I'm concerned. We're all different. Much longer (ten or 15 years longer) for me. Why did you pull them out? I can understand not having one in a new computer, but how does it hurt to leave it there, e

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 10 Hours ago by: knuttle

As I remember you can access if you enter the first letter in the name of an icon ON the desktop, the cursor goes to that icon.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 11 Hours ago by: Joel

Interesting.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 12 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

When we had this town house built, we didn't ask for it but they ran CAT5e Ethernet cables through the walls to end in six different areas of the house. They didn't have ports but the cables were there so when I found out, I completed

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 12 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

I did even better as of this weekend. I had a backup of my music on an SD card but when I decided to retrieve it, Windows detected all of the data as corrupted. However, I still had the music on my iPhone... which doesn't allow you to

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

I suppose. But it wouldn't really be possible to run ethernet cables through this house. And the WiFi is very reliable.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

Yeah, I already have all my CDDA discs ripped to MP3 or FLAC, I can boot an OS installer from USB, optical media is simply obsolete.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 13 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

I still needed my optical drive (a Blu-Ray writer) until a month or two ago but only to play the many discs of media I purchased. Now that I've ripped the contents to digital files, the optical drive has been retired as has the compute

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 13 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

Very. The criminals generally target the unsuspecting.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 13 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

The problem is that the encryption is often broken. In the case of Ethernet, the only way a person can actually gain access to your network is if they were literally plugged into it. Not only is it faster, but common sense dictates tha

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 14 Hours ago by: Mayayana

"Bill" <nonegiven@att.net> wrote | It's a quick way to get to an app on your computer. If I merely enter C, | I see a link to the calculator app, for instance. Have you considered Clasic Shell or similar? My Win10 start menu is tiny and

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 16 Hours ago by: Joel

Maybe your experience is such, the router we have is fine. That isn't the issue. No.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 16 Hours ago by: Joel

Laughable.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 16 Hours ago by: Joel

I installed Win10 from a USB drive, and could use that for physical media to give files to someone else.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 18 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

ROTFPMSL! The day Wifi works reliably is the day hell freezes over (I think that's one of those god phrases you morons like). Most routers can't even select an unused channel by themselves! I went to fix a neighbour's wireless and fou

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 18 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Me driving past your house with a laptop.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 18 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

What an arse about.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 18 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Except fixing the fucked OS. And passing several GB to a friend.

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 19 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

The same can be done with the Search box hidden but by entering text when you open the Start menu. That is, the Start Menu also has a search function. Click on Start in the Taskbar, or use the Winkey alone to show the Start Menu. As y

Re: Google wants your info, and wants it badly (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 20 Hours ago by: Bob F

I finally spent some more time on it, and the app password does work on K-9. When you create the password, make the name for the device describe the K9, and the account name to help in future changes.

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 21 Hours ago by: T

https://preview.redd.it/jw7p70gmg2k61.jpg

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 23 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

That's an excellent Freudian slip. You really can't see the problem can you? https://youtu.be/wUTeO6VpDcc?t

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 23 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Actually those computers cost $100 each, because I built them myself. Amazing what people give away or sell for a tenner.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days ago by: Char Jackson

I haven't had an optical drive installed since about 2008 but I still have one in a drawer, in case I ever need it. I haven't needed it, so I guess as far as I'm concerned we got there over a dozen years ago. ;-) I pulled out my floppy

Re: Disinformation Governance Board Censors VanguardLH For Life (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 2 Hours ago by: Rene Lamontagne

I give him a *Thumbs up* also. :-) Rene

Re: Disinformation Governance Board Censors VanguardLH For Life (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 2 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

"Verbose" and "helpful" are the two right words for him.

Re: Disinformation Governance Board Censors VanguardLH For Life (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 2 Hours ago by: Jim S

In article <est18h5koc748b2eejd5vb6vf5ud8j0bnq@4ax.com>, logic@is.important says... From me too. He may be verbose, but always helpful.

Tutorial: Working examples using Windows adb with Android over Wi-Fi

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Posted: 9 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Tutorial: Working examples using Android/Windows adb over Wi-Fi The documentation below is designed to be as cut-&-paste as possible. This tutorial assumes you already installed adb & enabled USB debugging. <https://source.android.com/se

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 4 Hours ago by: Joel

How is anyone going to decrypt it, to get anything of value out of it? How worried about that do I need to be, in a peaceful neighborhood?

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 4 Hours ago by: Bill

I think it's mostly what comes "out" of your wifi chip that you have to worry about... But you're the "pro". ; )

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 5 Hours ago by: Joel

Nearly everything important is encrypted before it even reaches the WiFi chip.

Re: Disinformation Governance Board Censors VanguardLH For Life (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: T

He helps me too and often. You got the WRONG guy. Oh on other groups, the ass hole that is using his name is total bastard.

Re: Disinformation Governance Board Censors VanguardLH For Life (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: T

1+ Some ass hole is using VanguardLH's name on other groups. Our VanguardLH is a mensch

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 7 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Ah, thanks for the clarification.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 8 Hours ago by: Bill

"Stable" maybe, depending on what you mean by that, but arguably not as "secure".

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 8 Hours ago by: Bill

Because I don't have the rest of the computer yet! I was thinking of my "next" one. My current computer has a built in DVD drive.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 9 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

For me, having a license directly attacked to my Microsoft account is convenient. When it's time to reinstall, not only does it provide me a link to the product but gives the license key as well. For that as well as the knowledge that

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 9 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Similarly, I used to always have 3.5" and 5.25" diskette drives installed on the theory that I still had a bunch of old diskettes and I might need one some day. After several years went by without ever using either one, I stopped havin

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 9 Hours ago by: Rene Lamontagne

Likewise , I don't use it often but still have some utilities that I use and a a few old programs that I access so for $25.00 I will always have one installed. Rene

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

To Bill: Why is it on your wish list? $23 isn't a lot of money (at least not to most people). Why not just buy and install it. That's a giant overstatement, as far as I'm concerned. I need mine to read the many CDs and DVDs I still ha

Re: Disinformation Governance Board Censors VanguardLH For Life (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 12 Hours ago by: Lovestruck Fan Boi

Yeah, yeah... Show ONE (1) message link where he was helpful in any way, shape, or form. Their hallmark "help" messages are in response to questions they, themselves, posted under another nym... Nym-shyfting psychopaths. VanguardLH

Re: Disinformation Governance Board Censors VanguardLH For Life (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 12 Hours ago by: dyno dan

VanguardLH has been a big help to me personally and to many others in the Win-10 newsgroup. My thanks to him. -dan z-

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 15 Hours ago by: Joel

I have just as stable a connection over WiFi as I would with a wire. And I can't run a wire here, anyway. WiFi is what I've used for many years, going back to before my mom and I moved from the old neighborhood.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 15 Hours ago by: Joel

Ah, I misread. Well, that would be expensive, but so is building seven computers. It's just what is expected, whether you're actually going to do it or not.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 15 Hours ago by: Joel

I deliberately bought a case with no spaces for optical drives, leaving my BD-RE in my old computer. It's just not needed for anything, anymore.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 18 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Use Ebay, about 15% cheaper.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

There's also that curve of performance and cost that levels off....

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Wifi is for phones.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

You paid tax ROTFPMSL! I forget how weak the dollar is against the British pound, but does that come to over a grand here? Bit much for a computer. Have you never heard of upgrading?

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

You paid over $200 for a MB? I didn't know they went that high. The best one I could find was only $130. I got the $100 version as PCI Express 4 won't help me for years. Something will always become the bottleneck. At some point th

Re: Why can't adb establish a connection all by itself over Wi-Fi? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 21 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I admit I had never seen this new QR code option Andy Burns asked about. <https://developer.android.com/studio/images/run/adb_wifi-wireless_debugging.png> Nor have I ever needed to use a six-digit "pairing code" Andy Burns spoke about.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 21 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I can understand him not wanting MS to know everything he does, but he was too stupid to look up how to not use one (I figured it out myself), too arrogant to just take the computer back or ask for a different OS, and too wimpy to sue th

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days ago by: Bill

I will enjoy using MS Office and other apps that I have on DVD, rather then succumbing to the subscription model which appears to be being pushed out next. You may have noticed that DVD's have been "going out of style", and aren't pres

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days ago by: Bill

It's a quick way to get to an app on your computer. If I merely enter C, I see a link to the calculator app, for instance.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Yes, of course, but it's hard to imagine that anyone would take it the wrong way. Yes, long-lasting in two senses: not breaking down, and not being so slow as compared to more modern computers that newer software won't run acceptably

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

[] I tend to avoid the bleeding edge, in case it is some wonderful new idea whose shortcomings haven't been discovered yet. That could be taken two ways - I hope you mean you're hoping for a long-lasting computer! (-:

Re: VanguardLH Confirms His Poopy-Diapers Identity (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: T

Our "VanguardLH" is not the same as the "VanguardLH" that acts like a total ass hole on other sites. Our "VanguardLH" is a decent stand up guy. Some ass hole is using our "VanguardLH" name.

Re: Disinformation Governance Board Censors VanguardLH For Life (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: T

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Re: Disinformation Governance Board Censors VanguardLH For Life (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: T

"C-". Its all Trump's fault!

Re: (OT) What makes some people iKooks anyway? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I went from the IBM 1103 (I think that's what it was) to a much larger IBM mainframes to building my own 68701 microcontroller boards to the PDP11 and then to smaller sized DEC machines (e.g., vax) to Masscomp and then to SunOS and the

Re: Why can't adb establish a connection all by itself over Wi-Fi? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Hi Andy, I think I figured out the problem. I have never seen a QR code, nor a "pairing code", per se, but of course, there is a pairing process over USB with adb & the phone that is almost automatic where it simply asks me to accept i

Re: (OT) What makes some people iKooks anyway? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 6 Hours ago by: nospam

it's very powerful, but non-trivial to configure and manage. it runs on a lot of hardware so it's easy to test out. take a look at the synology 6600ax, a new wifi 6 router which supports mesh (currently with another 6600, but soon to a

Re: (OT) What makes some people iKooks anyway? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 6 Hours ago by: *Hemidactylus*

[snip to importance] Speaking of BSD what’s the consensus on pfSense? Most routers are crappy commercial junk. What’s the ideal setup for routers and wifi access points? I already know of OpenWRT, but ain’t that the starting point

Re: (OT) What makes some people iKooks anyway? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 6 Hours ago by: *Hemidactylus*

[snip troll stuff] A shout out to Michelle Steiner who I actually remember from like 10 years ago. Rest from Arlen troll Apple basher deleted. Weird now I am pretty much iOS driven. Don’t need MacOS or Linux really, though I have much re

Re:_Intel®_Optane™_memory (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 7 Hours ago by: Paul

Optane is byte-addressable flash based on a different chemical than ordinary flash. It has a higher power consumption. It's possible this is similar to the HP Labs research into Memristors, as at least the tech sounds similar (bulk resist

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 7 Hours ago by: Joel

Your motherboard is very similar to mine, although mine has WiFi 6 built in, about the only difference I could tell (mine is a Gigabyte Aorus model). Your CPU is a generation newer, though, and mine is an i5, and a modest clock speed.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 7 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

I'm very happy with what I chose. The total price for all the components, with tax, come to about $1,800 USD--not cheap, but not a fortune either. I don't get a new computer every year. Whenever I do, I like to get as close to state-of

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 8 Hours ago by: Joel

<drooling>

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 8 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Out of curiosity, I just checked the prices I paid for the all the components in my current (Oct 2021) computer. The most expensive was the CPU: i9-11900. Second was the SSD: Seagate Firecuda 520 2TB Performance Internal Solid State

Re:_Intel®_Optane™_memory (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: knuttle

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Re: Intel®_Optane™_memory (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

Instead of wasting money on Optane, users moved to SSD drives, especially the NVMe SSDs in an m.2 slot on the mobo. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3D_XPoint For end users, Optane died. It was typically paired with mechanical drives as

Disinformation Governance Board Censors VanguardLH For Life (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: Disinformation Gover

<https://tinyurl.com/mv9aayjm> But that comes under the Democrats' "Whoopsie Rule": It's *all* Putin's fault!

_Intel®_Optane™_memory

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Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: knuttle

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Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bucky Breeder

Whineytard Poopy-Pants <V@nguard.LH> posted this: He obviously has, you feckless asshat. That's why he posted an article seeking information on how to modify it. Nobody... *NOBODY* cares about *YOUR* personal experiences... Except ma

Re: New Windows 10 Clipboard Security (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bucky Breeder

Whineytard Poopy-Pants VanguardLH was probably having a "moment" because Mike Easter had loaded "their" geriatric diapers again. According to the internet, this is VanguardLH's own personal web page: <https://tinyurl.com/ytn4may

VanguardLH Confirms His Poopy-Diapers Identity (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: Biden's Disinformati

Whineytard Poopy Pants <V@nguard.LH> posted this: word-history> It's official: <https://tinyurl.com/3s49amt4> Whaaa... Vladimir Putin stole all of the USA's baby formula... Now, "Mike Easter" & "VanguardLH" mama will have to

Re: Why can't adb establish a connection all by itself over Wi-Fi? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 11 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Are you querying the need for a QR code or pairing-code to be entered? I'd have though that was a worthwhile security "bump" so that Johnny Hacker can't connect to your phone without an action from you ...

Re: (OT) What makes some people iKooks anyway? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 11 Hours ago by: Jerry

Why don't you tell them how you really feel?

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 13 Hours ago by: Paul

It's like a subscription to the Puzzle Network. Paul

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 13 Hours ago by: s|b

One of the things I quickly disabled in W11 (I think).

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 13 Hours ago by: s|b

According to that logic you could also ask about changing a diaper in this newsgroup. I'm sure some of the guys have experience with that. <g>

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 15 Hours ago by: Joel

Significant, it cost more than Win10 Pro did, the motherboard was the single biggest price tag of all the parts. I didn't want to get one that didn't have the capacity for expansion. That would never happen, because I don't cheap o

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 15 Hours ago by: Joel

That is weird. I don't even get why people are so worried about logging in with a Microsoft account. It wasn't required, when I did so, but it was to my advantage to do it. I paid $200, as I've said. It's a fair market value, in

Re: New Windows 10 Clipboard Security (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

Your definition. Not what others expect. Didn't know that. I thought it was just the pinned entries it skipped. Smart by erroring on a subsequent command when the first hasn't yet completed? More like the user doesn't realize comm

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 21 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

I have the Search toolbar disabled (hidden). Never found a use for it. You've actually used it?

Re: Mike Easter Finally Gets Web Page (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 21 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

<snipped the off-topic political garbage> What an inane boob. Hasn't a clue who is who. Sorry, Vladbutt, I'm not Mike Easter, but just another netizen you choose to group into the same "I don't like 'em" barrel 'cause they're smarter t

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 21 Hours ago by: Paul

"Windows 10 devices will soon get the new Search highlights feature that Microsoft introduced in recent Windows 11 Insider builds as well." They only backport the really important stuff :-/ I think these features are intended to maint

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 22 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Does the word hell scare you? What about damn? Heck isn't a fucking word you religious nut.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 22 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

How the heck did you come to that conclusion based on what I said?

Re: Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bill

I found the issue. It's called "search highlights" and it's new. Below is a link to instructions on how to get rid of it! https://www.ghacks.net/2022/03/17/how-to-disable-search-highlights-on-windows-10/ I REALLY WISH Windows wouldn't t

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

And I conclude Cheddar tastes better than Wensledale.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Who in their right mind would say "I don't disagree". It's "I agree". FFS. I'm not not not not not not not not not not not not not not not not not not going to the pub tonight. No, they'll be things to make it "easier" to use, which

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bill

From this I conclude that $23 for a USB DVD Drive is a good investment for a new computer.

Latest Windows Update added a new item to the toolbar

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bill

Microsoft just performed an update which left me with a big silly-looking icon on the toolbar which has information about "Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month" and "Word of the day". I consider this "bloat"! How can I re

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

I don't disagree. Whatever improvements the software companies make now will most likely have more to do with collaboration and conferencing than with things a solo worker would actually need.

Re: (OT) What makes some people iKooks anyway? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days ago by: Andy Burnelli

I know you nospam, perhaps far better than you know yourself. What's interesting is decades ago I had heard about the flame wars between the Apple (usually Mac) aficionados and those on the Windows side, but I wasn't part of them (as I

Re: Main taskbar switches monitors (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 1 Hour ago by: FromTheRafters

I'm sure it won't work with the taskbar lock set but then it wouldn't have been accidentally moved in the first place so the lock is probably not set.

Why can't adb establish a connection all by itself over Wi-Fi?

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Why can't adb establish a connection all by itself over Wi-Fi? <https://developer.android.com/studio/command-line/adb> <https://www.xda-developers.com/install-adb-windows-macos-linux/> <https://dl.google.com/android/repository/platform-

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

You just contradicted yourself. The simple fact we want an addon program to repair the mess they made of the basic interface speaks volumes about how shit MS is. It worked! then they broke it! That's worse than never having it work i

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Not when you want to use a spreadsheet for a graph in a word processor. They all belong together.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I've got 365 for free too.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

More bugs obviously.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Yes, yours is a common point of view. As I said, it's not mine. For word processor in particular, the opportunity for real improvements ran out years ago. There very little difference between versions, for WordPerfect as well as for W

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

And you trust someone called "bleeping computer"? If you want to be sure your license is real, you should buy it from MS and MS only.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Eh? Insert stick with downloaded BIOS, enter BIOS, select flash update and tell it where the file is, let it do it. Child's play.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I find that just as fun. Creating something of beauty, and deciding on cooling directions, and making the cabling tidy, so fucking stupidly designed fans without any fucking guards on them don't get jammed up etc. Even worse, I just ha

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

They wear out if you thrash them. CPUs never break. Only in MS's eyes. Now consider your wallet. What percentage of the cost of the computer was the MB? Would you really give up on a machine if the MB was the bottleneck in speed?

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

So did you change since you saw Jesus? Enough. I know they won't do anything illegal against me.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 3 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

ROFL, I know someone who successfully sued a small computer store for selling him a Windows 10 computer which "forced him" to open a Microsoft account to log in. He got the computer free and believe the same amount (well over a grand) a

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 3 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

It doesn't make MS richer. It has no impact on them at all. So what is gained by my switching? Don't tell me god's watching.... Yes, MS is a poor company and all their employees would starve if you didn't buy it. So actually.... yo

Re: Main taskbar switches monitors (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 3 Hours ago by: Paul

Even with the TaskBar lock set ? If you did not have the Lock on, you would soon notice that things were to "grabby". And the lock switch was needed. An example is the tick box at the top here. https://www.tenforums.com/attachments/gen

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

[] I tend to agree, for such different prog.s; as well as everything else, it also encourages people to think "grid" means "spreadsheet", so when they want a grid/table in their Word document, they use Excel. Each to his own; I like ha

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 7 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Wordpad has always opened larger files, right back to Windows 95 or maybe 3. There wasn't 64 bit back then. It does not. It just sits there indefinitely until you kill the process. Very stupid programming. Almost every programmer

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 7 Hours ago by: ...winston

The question afaict was about the newer version vs. upgrading from 2010. Somewhat unanswerable since each and every version of O2K*x* since O2K10 has added features and in some cases deprecated or removed other features. Comparing a 12

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 9 Hours ago by: Joel

It appears to have more features than I really need, and I already paid for StartAllBack. But thanks.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Glad we agree. A recommendation: if you haven't tried Start11, you should. StartAllBack is a good choice, but In my opinion Start11 is even better. And it's only $5.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 10 Hours ago by: Joel

Indeed, I pick and choose the best apps for the right purposes. I have to say, I am ecstatic with how Win11 has come along, with StartAllBack, it's the latest and greatest.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

It doesn't matter that you're not trying to sell a product or that you don't care. His question is a legitimate one. What's better in the new version? I'm also interested in hearing an answer. As far as I know, the difference in recent

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

I have no personal favorite. In fact I'm against the idea of Office Suites. In my opinion, it's best to choose the program you like best in each category, without regard to what suite it's in. My favorite word processor is WordPerfect,

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bill

I wasn't asking you to sell me a product. I just inquired what they have done to it in 10 years that makes it any better. If you don't know, or don't wish to reply for any reason, please don't feel any sense of obligation. I wasn't re

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 11 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

Friend, whether you use 2010, 2003, 97 or 6.0, I don't care. I'm not trying to sell you a product.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 11 Hours ago by: Joel

Quite interesting. My personal preference is LibreOffice, but I could certainly understand why you purchased this deal.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 11 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

It's legitimate because it's tied to my Microsoft account and I can reinstall from the accounts page on microsoft.com. As for where I got it, it was one of the deals on BleepingComputer.com. Every so often, they have such stuff includi

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 11 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

It's not 365 so the applications will stop updating after a while but it's still Office 2021 and if you don't care about the latest features, you're good. I could have just used the 365 I get from work for free but I don't like the fac

Re: Main taskbar switches monitors (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 12 Hours ago by: FromTheRafters

There is no button. No setting anywhere. No monitor switch exists. It doesn't matter which monitor is which. Nothing will work that you would normally would think would work. You just leftgrab the taskbar and push it to another edge of

Re: Main taskbar switches monitors (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 12 Hours ago by: Paul

https://www.tenforums.com/general-support/47138-multiple-monitors-taskbar-issues.html # Maybe some combo of the controls at the bottom is doing this ? # Not particularly suggestive it can do what you describe. Like, # does not s

Mike Easter Finally Gets Accurate Web Page (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 12 Hours ago by: Vladimir Putin

<https://tinyurl.com/2cfmmb35> Mike Easter can change nyms but still he is Vanguard of all asshats. DISCLAIMER: I did not destroy American economy. That is all glory to now President Joe Biden and Leftist Democrats who sinking ec

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 12 Hours ago by: Paul

For RAID 0 and RAID 1, the Emperor has no clothes. An example of an arch, would be to look at the ARECA RAID cards. The ones with 16 or 24 SATA ports and an IOP onboard. Plus, a DRAM buffer of considerable size, that helps swing good per

Main taskbar switches monitors

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Posted: 11 Days 13 Hours ago by: Heron

Every once in a while, almost certainly due to a misclick somewhere, my main taskbar moves to the wrong monitor. Why? How do I switch it back?

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 16 Hours ago by: T

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Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days ago by: Commander Kinsey

Options: 1) Pay MS loads of cash. 2) Pay someone else less cash and hope it's legit. 3) Don't pay anyone and it's more likely to work without hiccups than the real thing.

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 8 Hours ago by: Chris

I presume that's a probability of failure at time t. That's assuming that disk failure is uncorrelated. It isn't. It is very correlated which is why the real world failure rates of RAID are higher than the naive assumption. RAID only w

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 9 Hours ago by: ...winston

For the home user, RAID doesn't make much sense. I did note the disclaimer on the Puget Systems site's article. "Always look at the date when you read a hardware article. Some of the content in this article is most likely out of date,

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 9 Hours ago by: ...winston

Just an fyi... A few days ago Marketwatch.com in conjunction with StackSocial a sanctioned, legal Microsoft Partner was offering: O2K21 Home and Business for MAC - perpetual license, $49 O2K21 Pro Plus for Windows -perpetual license, $

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 11 Hours ago by: Paul

These days, I recommend one with the "BIOS flash updater" button on the back. To get my Ryzen running, I had to flash up. It took me a half-dozen tries, before the LED came on indicating it was interested :-) When I first fired up, ye o

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 11 Hours ago by: Joel

I certainly enjoyed picking out the parts, and installing Win10. The assembly itself was annoying, but absolutely worth it.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 11 Hours ago by: Rene Lamontagne

I find building a computer to be an enjoyable exercise, not annoying at all. :-) Rene

Mike Easter Finally Gets Web Page

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Posted: 12 Days 11 Hours ago by: Vladimir Putin

<https://www.shorturl.at/fitRV> Mike Easter can change nyms but still he is Vanguard of all asshats. DISCLAIMER: I did not destroy American economy. That is all glory to now President Joe Biden and Leftist Democrats who sinking e

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 12 Hours ago by: Joel

That was 20 years ago, man. I did pay for Windows multiple times, since then. You haven't. Is that 100% reliable? They want software pirates to use their products, but that could always change. You have no guarantee of anythi

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 12 Hours ago by: Joel

I have yet to fry a motherboard, but OK. I know that, but if I look at my Microsoft account, it shows this machine as the brand name of the manufacturer of the motherboard. It's what identifies a self-built machine. I'm OK with

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 12 Hours ago by: Joel

Of course, more power to people who do it that way, but I like the fact that my key is private info between Microsoft and myself. They recognize me as the one who bought it, and is using it with the same Microsoft account. It's peace

Thousands of Popular Websites See What You Type Before You Hit Submit

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Posted: 12 Days 19 Hours ago by: NewsKrawler

https://www.wired.com/story/leaky-forms-keyloggers-meta-tiktok-pixel-study/ Thousands of Popular Websites See What You Type Before You Hit Submit A surprising number of the top 100,000 websites effectively include keyloggers that covertly

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 23 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Anyone can have a key, you could have got that from a naughty website.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days ago by: Joel

Uh, the key, but I actually wouldn't even need to enter it, because I've already activated this machine with it.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days ago by: Commander Kinsey

Quite often, being physically large they are very susceptible to heat causing flexing damage. WTF? Get the same model and the computer won't even notice. Get a different one and you have to stick on a few drivers, which it will proba

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days ago by: Commander Kinsey

Then you need to work your machines harder. Collectively between my machines I'm currently doing 50 trillion calculations per second.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days ago by: Commander Kinsey

What evidence do you have that you bought it?

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days ago by: Commander Kinsey

Of course I would know, since I've pirated music for 40 years. So what is this alledged message you got? Was it in your dreams? Maybe god spoke to you? It is, since you pay for my films. Fuck you.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 1 Hour ago by: Commander Kinsey

So they've made it even less useful. I've never understood why they have a wordpad and a notepad. Just have the wordpad.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 1 Hour ago by: Commander Kinsey

Same reason you didn't? Practise what you preach you crazy religious nut. I know exactly what's in it, there are things called virus checkers. You claim this, yet it's never happened. Probably because two wrongs don't make a right.

What freeware do you use to share (mirror) an Android phone (remote control) to Windows over the Internet?

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Posted: 13 Days 1 Hour ago by: Andy Burnelli

What freeware do you use to share an Android phone screen *over the Internet* (with remote control) to Windows 10? Note: The goal is for Windows 10 to see & control an Android smartphone _over the Internet_, for free (preferably no ads).

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 2 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

I've never replaced a motherboard, whether it was fucking or not. I've also never replaced a power supply. The only computer components I remember ever replacing were an SSD, several years ago, and a DVD drive even longer ago.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: Joel

Yeah - but how often do you replace a fucking motherboard? That's not even a replacement, really, but starting from the beginning. When you self-build a computer, the motherboard's manufacturer basically is your OEM, for all intents a

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

No, the MB is the most annoying as it's under everything else.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Their memory is also perfect. Unbranded memory has a 20% chance of not working right. I always memtest everything.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I bought about 30 Alpine PSUs (now bankrupt) and deliberately ran them at full power for 24 hours to test them. I tell a lie, they actually lasted less than 1 minute, with a loud explosion and lots of smoke. When will the Chinese learn

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Ant

My friend and I built my new upgraded custom primary computer (media center/home theater/theatre (HTPC), gaming, and workstation box): Intel Core i5-10400 Comet Lake 2.9GHz 6-Core LGA 1200 CPU (includes Intel UHD 630 GPU), ASRock H510M-

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

But you would have paid twice as much to buy it. And it's incompatible with everyone else. Don't stand on it like my neighbour does, which only involves her paying me 50 quid to replace the screen.

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 4 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Windows 11 here. I hadn't tried that before, but I just did.No problem. I don't know, but that doesn't seem likely to me.

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 5 Hours ago by: Paul

OK, let's build a RAID 1. Now, compute the conditional probability of data loss. What does that tell you ? The naive calc (no modeling details included) gives: One disk = P1 = 0.000001 Two disks = P1 * P2 = 0.000001 * 0.0000

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 5 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

Under Windows 10, so is mine. It does seem to lock up itself and Explorer when I try to paste as plain text a clip that was saved from HTML. I haven't yet isolated the specific issue. It could even be my choice of hotkey: Win+Ctrl+Shi

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 6 Hours ago by: Joel

I downloaded the Win10 installer to a USB drive, genius. I didn't need Microsoft or Newegg to ship me that or a DVD-ROM. All I'd need to do, if my SSD dies, is replace the drive, and boot the USB of Win11 21H2, and install.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 7 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

More bugs obviously. What do you think "2021" means?

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 7 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I got it instantly too, on Piratebay.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 7 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

But you have nothing concrete. What do you do when it fucks up?

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 8 Hours ago by: Bill

Just curious. I'm still using Office 2010. What stands out in the newer version that might make it worth an upgrade?

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 9 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

In theory, for speed. In practice it does nothing in my experience. No, mirroring is not really for reliability. RAID 1 (mirroring) is *not* a backup solution. RAID 1 uses two or more drives, each a duplicate of the others, to provi

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 9 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Is that *Microsoft* Office or some other product? If it's Microsoft Office, where did you get it and how do you know it's legitimate?

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 9 Hours ago by: Char Jackson

I've only used DriveBender https://www.drivebender.com They call it drive pooling, AKA spanning. As a result, Windows thinks I have a 60TB volume on this PC and a 40TB volume on another PC. Files are always stored on (at least) one driv

Re: New Windows 10 Clipboard Security (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: Zaidy036

Using Win 10 Pro. NirCmd does NOT clear the keyboard history. Clear everything by going to Settings-Clipboard and toggle it Off-On. There is also a button to clear all except pinned items which is the same as opening the history GUI, s

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

Interesting, is that different from the subscription to Office they're promoting now? It sounds like it'd have all the same apps, although I guess you don't automatically get new versions that way.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 13 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

I was able to get Office 2021 Pro Plus for $50 a few days ago by opting for the "send me the key" approach as well. It's a legitimate copy too.

issues with installing new speech voices

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Posted: 13 Days 15 Hours ago by: Maurice SAAB

In Settings, I've added a new language (French) and added the correspondant speech pack. In Settings, It appears the new voices "Microsoft Paul" and "Microsoft Julie" but I'm seeing them in my app. So I run "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Speech\Sp

Re: Clipboard freeware (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 16 Hours ago by: wasbit

"Ken Blake" <Ken@invalid.news.com> wrote in message news:fg2l7hdmpib1h3h5gec9d1vjqqmp7c8m6r@4ax.com... I agree but can't help. Sorry. I very rarely have a need to have more than one item on the clipboard but I see Yuhler has mentioned a

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 16 Hours ago by: Paul

I would think software RAID 1 would be possible. It would not be a good idea though, because of correlated failure scenarios (don't use two identical drives, fresh out of the box). RAID 0 is striping (for speed). RAID 1 is mirroring (

Re: Clipboard freeware (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 16 Hours ago by: wasbit

"Ralph Fox" <-rf-nz-@-.invalid> wrote in message news:pv9k7h1c2bgmkf889f87ccpdp7grdgfq0q@4ax.com... Thank you. I also note that it is available from Afterdawn , Win 2k to XP. - https://www.afterdawn.com/software/system_tools/misc_syste

Re: Clipboard freeware (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 17 Hours ago by: Ralph Fox

Those programs don't all do the same thing. I use 'Free Clipboard Viewer' for viewing the classic clipboard. I use 'Inside Clipboard' for viewing the OLE clipboard. Those are what I recommend for doing one or other of those two thing

Re: New Windows 10 Clipboard Security (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 18 Hours ago by: Herbert Kleebauer

Yes. Clearing means to delete any information in the clipboard so it can't be a read by other people. There is no problem if they get the numbers 1-25. That doesn't work. Windows is (sometimes) smart enough to not waste a clipboard

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

You can buy a cheap Chinese PSU and just assume it's half what it's rated at, then it's reliable. They make decent stuff, they just lie about the specs.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I have no reason to respect someone who still believes in god. What century do you live in? Bullshit. It's very easy. And if they're bust? Fixing something yourself should always be the first option.

Re: Clipboard freeware (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: Yuhler Speertraeger

I use a commercial app but before I used ClipX and ArsClip. Recently I tried CopyQ that I found great and also Free Clipboard Viewer, the latter not a clipboard extender. All work fine but I keep using the commercial app probably beca

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Commander Kinsey

E could stand for many words.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Commander Kinsey

Why do Dell presumably spend a lot of money reinventing the wheel and making it worse? The best thing for them to do would be to select the best of each part, just normal nice everyday compatible parts, and assemble them.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Commander Kinsey

That is enough to avoid them.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Commander Kinsey

Bitcoin has been going on for ages, you can't blame that for a shortage. And be more precise will you? Bitcoin is on ASICs. You must mean an altcoin or other.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: Commander Kinsey

But still pay more when they go up in price. And no, I can get bulk prices only buying a few. Which part?

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: Joel

I got my key *instantly*, entirely online, not having a worthless DVD-ROM shipped to me. I couldn't care less, about the money I would've saved, by getting the cheaper OEM copy.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: Joel

Yeah, you would fucking know, dumbfuck. Good for you, then.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: Commander Kinsey

Absolute fucking shite. The OS does not tell you you're a naughty boy. I watch Amazon Prime Video on Piratebay so there.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: Commander Kinsey

Take the money you "donate" to MS and instead donate it to a real charity, save lives. So you're not actually moral at all.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: Commander Kinsey

They've never asked me. [recalculating.....] "I agree it's worthless" How is it easier? You click on the one you want.

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 2 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

<rest of quoted content was snipped due to top-posting by KenW> Does ClipFusion let you create subfolders under the Pinned folder, so you could group clips by topic or category? I don't want all my saved, or pinned, clips mashed togeth

Re: New Windows 10 Clipboard Security (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 2 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

The %i variable will hold the incremented numerical value of the for-loop index. "for /l %i do echo %i" just gives a list in stdout of numbers 1 to 25 in that many lines. So, wouldn't using %i in "echo %1 | clip & timeout 1)" end up cr

Re: New Windows 10 Clipboard Security (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 3 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

Sorry, Startpage just implemented a restriction in using their site: URL-based searches are no longer allowed, and searches on their home page do not update the URL in the address bar to reflect a URL-based search (so I copied the URL in

Re: New Windows 10 Clipboard Security (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 4 Hours ago by: Herbert Kleebauer

Before Win10 Version 1809 there was only one clipboard entry. So echo off | clip cleared this entry. Now there are 25 entries and the above command only clears one of the 25 entries (by adding a new, empty one and therefore shifting out

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: T

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Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: KenW

Pro Std. I don't do anything special. I do like to save clips in its Pinned folder. KenW

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: Paul

The attraction of Asrock, would be some niche feature. Probably the pile of SATA ports, is their attempt in this case. With FLEXIO in the chipset, the mobo designer can emphasize one thing over another. Like have fewer M.2 and more SATA

Re: OT: France, you make me sick (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: T

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Re: OT: France, you make me sick (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: T

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Re: OT: France, you make me sick (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Tell who? And a pedo would be a foot lover. Learn to spell.

Re: OT: France, you make me sick (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: Manu Raju

Well not the turkeys in the kill file, but he can't see them anyway. So you can tell him he's a pedo who abuses not only children but also seniors by telling them he's a Windows expert when he is not using himself but it's alright to sc

Re: OT: France, you make me sick (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: sticks

Unless of course if you know all they guys and trust them. I think it's OK then.

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: T

I asked here because I know all they guys and trust them. (Well not the turkeys in the kill file, but I can't see them anyway.)

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

Which edition? Free, Pro Std ($15), Pro Personal ($25), Pro Site ($199), or Pro Enterprise ($899)? https://www.clipboardfusion.com/Compare/ At the highest prices, I would expect they have all the features of Clipmate, and a LOT more.

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: s|b

have you asked in alt.comp.hardware and/or alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt? They seem dead, but there are still people lurking.

Re: New Windows 10 Clipboard Security (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Chris

I'd say it's less secure. You need to know the name of the txt file whereas the clipboard is globally accessible.

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

You're most welcome, but let me point out that my experience with it is still very slight.

Re: New Windows 10 Clipboard Security (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

Same clipboard function (same API calls). Just a new cache (history) feature got added. https://www.startpage.com/do/metasearch.pl Lots of info on how data can get leaked from the clipboard. Didn't bother to check if remote access w

Re: New Windows 10 Clipboard Security (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

Probably not even needed. Click on the 3-dot menu for any entry shown in the clip history (Win+V), and select Clear. All non-pinned entries get flushed from the cache. Does Nirsoft's clipboard tool flush both pinned and non-pinned ent

Re: New Windows 10 Clipboard Security (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

Since "off" is an invalid argument to the clip.exe program, I don't see the command line suggestion will work. What I do see is "echo off | clip" will result in ADDING another entry to the clip history that is blank, because "echo off"

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: KenW

I use Clipboard Fusion KenW

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

PureText only works on the current entry in the clipboard. It is not a clipboard manager. If you do get a clipboard manager, it will let you choose which is the current entry from its history. However, with Clipmate, if I'm digging th

Re: Clipboard freeware (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Nic

Remind me again is some type of key press recorder? Does it phone home?

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

Earlier this morning, responding to Vanguard, I said I would download and try ClipMate, although I had some problems with the website and was concerned about paying $35 for a product that seems to be not supported (or not well supporte

Re: OT: France, you make me sick (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: T

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Tip: fix '(user name) is already a member of group "Administrators"'

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Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: T

"xxxx" (user name) is already a member of group "Administrators": You can not add a user to group Administrators because Windows thinks the user is already a member of group Administrators. 1) create a new user. If you can add "Admini

Re: New Windows 10 Clipboard Security (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: Zaidy036

look at <https://nircmd.nirsoft.net/clipboard.html>

Re: New Windows 10 Clipboard Security (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: knuttle

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Re: New Windows 10 Clipboard Security (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: Herbert Kleebauer

That only clears the last entry but there are 25, so you have to use: for /l %i in (1,1,25) do (echo %i|clip&timeout 1) from the command line. Double the % if used in a batch file.

Re: Using Windows to find hidden files on the Android file system over Wi-Fi (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I need your advice to make XDA more useful for me. What XDA section would you ask that question you suggest that I ask? As on Usenet, most of the answers I get on XDA are from kindergarten kids. But maybe I'm just asking in the too-gene

Re: New Windows 10 Clipboard Security (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 8 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Yes. I use two password managers: 1. Enpass, which I like better than LastPass (despite its popularity), and which I have integrated with Firefox. 2. KeyPass, as my secondary password manager, for two reasons: a. Backup to EnPas

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 8 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

Clips can have multiple formats. One clip, for example, could be saved in text, HTML, and . Even programs with their own clipboard handling can save clips in their own proprietary formats. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win3

Re: New Windows 10 Clipboard Security (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 8 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

As Chris suggests, I also think that's a terribly insecure idea. Much, much, MUCH better to use a password manager. There are many options for password managers. LastPass seems quite popular, but I'm a fan of KeePass, partly _because_

Re: New Windows 10 Clipboard Security (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 8 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

There are lots of utilities that clear the clipboard along with lots of other cleanup. As a test, I saved several clips which then showed in the clipboard history. I pinned 2 of the clips. I ran CCleaner, and the clipboard history got

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 9 Hours ago by: DanS

"J. P. Gilliver (John)" <G6JPG@255soft.uk> wrote in news:oEPqGlhoAbeiFw3J@a.a: [Top-posted for brevity...] Only because I saw Windows 10 in the subject...

Re: New Windows 10 Clipboard Security (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 9 Hours ago by: Chris

That's a worse idea than a Post-It on your monitor. Any app running has access to the clipboard so any rogue app could scrape the clipboard and compromise your system(s). In theory it should be limited to the current user, however, th

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 9 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

FSVO "you". I think Gravity breaks on hyphens. Let's see what happens when I repost it as a quoted line: No; I want to keep the amount of debugging I do for Microsoft to the minimum possible. I used ClipMate years ago, but there w

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 9 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

I just installed the free Clipdiary. It seems like a good choice and I'll probably keep it.

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 9 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

I don't have a lot of experience with them, but my previous computer had an Asrock motherboard and it was very good and very reliable.

Re: Clipboard freeware (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 9 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Way too many programs to try. If you or someone else would recommend *one*, I might give it a try.

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 9 Hours ago by: david c

A quick search claimed 25 clipboard managers for windows. Quicker to use a search engine rather than a newsgroup.

Re: Using Windows to find hidden files on the Android file system over Wi-Fi (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 9 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I learn more about computers by breaking the rules than by following them. 1. It's (only?) GSF apps that are gone after upgrading Android 11 to 12 2. It may be due to the fact I changed the supposedly permanent GSF ID 3. Luckily Nova know

Re: Clipboard freeware (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bucky Breeder

Windows 10 native Clipboard tool: Start button > Settings > System > Clipboard Turn Clipboard history "On" It even has an optional "Sync across devices" feature... It holds the most recent 25 items you've copied or cut. Use W

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 11 Hours ago by: Rene Lamontagne

The weird USB3 connector that Asrock uses is actually 2 standard 10 pin headers end to end on the same socket, dunno why! Rene

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 12 Hours ago by: Paul

The Asrock board I had was OK. One question, would be whether it was a good idea to be getting Xeon boards, from non-server companies. Alternates would be Tyan, Mitac, SuperMicro and so on. Gigabyte may have made some server-like item

New Windows 10 Clipboard Security

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Posted: 14 Days 13 Hours ago by: knuttle

I just learned about the new W10 Clipboard, and could see several uses for it, especially the ability to pin items to it. One that came to mind was to pin passwords to it so you did not have to type them all of the time. As part of a v

OT: France, you make me sick

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Posted: 14 Days 14 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

From a NY Times article (no you don't want to bother going there, it took me 20 minutes to gain access). "But in keeping with efforts by President Emmanuel Macron of France to maintain an open diplomatic line with his Russian counterpart

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 14 Hours ago by: DMP

I have had two Asrock boards. The quality is decent and neither was defective. Their forum is pretty active and any questions I had were answered there. My recollection is that tech support actively participates in the forum from what

Re: Clipboard freeware (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 16 Hours ago by: Ralph Fox

Also Clipboard Viewer X - https://web.archive.org/web/20110623133200/http://locate32.net/content/view/19/32

Clipboard freeware

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Posted: 14 Days 16 Hours ago by: wasbit

Clipboard freeware (list may be out of date) Cli = Command Line hpnf = Home Page Not Found 1Clipboard - http://1clipboard.io/ 101 Clips - http://101clips.com/freeclip.htm AIclipboard - http://www.aiclipboard.com/ Alternate Memo - http://

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 17 Hours ago by: wasbit

"Stan Brown" <the_stan_brown@fastmail.fm> wrote in message news:MPG.3ce3342d8aedd57c98ff28@news.individual.net... As already reported Clipdiary is free for personal use - http://clipdiary.com/register.php#free Get Plain Text & Clear Cli

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 17 Hours ago by: Herbert Kleebauer

I don't understand the problem. You use <CRTL>-C to copy something to the clipboard and then you move the cursor to the point you want to insert it and press <CTRL>-V. The only difference for <WIN>-C is, that not the last copied part is i

Re: Using Windows to find hidden files on the Android file system (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Any other XDA users reporting similar consequences of changing the ID?

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 18 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

Say I have Notepad open, and hit Win+V to bring up the clipboard history. It can't cover up anything I'm working on, because as soon as I click anywhere (other than in the popup clipboard history window), the popup clipboard history win

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 19 Hours ago by: Paul

It's easy to work out a rough theoretical limit. It uses a 32-bit data structure, even when the executable is nominally 64-bit (PE32+). This means the memory will be limited to around 1800 MB. The characters are stored as double-byte. T

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 19 Hours ago by: T

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Notepad changes

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Posted: 14 Days 19 Hours ago by: John Doe

Another change in Notepad is that it has persistent Find criteria now. In other words... The stuff you searched for when it was open the last time is still present when you hit F3 or do control-F.

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 20 Hours ago by: Paul

On Win11, grabbing it by the top bar worked. There is a "mark" at the top, presumably offered as a hint of drag-ability in W11. +------------------------+ | --- | |

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 20 Hours ago by: Paul

I would download the manual in each case, and check the ECC support in the BIOS. I don't see a section for that in the Asrock one. There can be settings like "background Scrub" for ECC, where the locations are checked in mechanical order

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 22 Hours ago by: Rene Lamontagne

That is indeed a weird USB3 connector, New one on me, all the ones I've seen are the standard 10 pin with one pin blocked, Wonder where and when that one crept in. Rene

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: T

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Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: Joel

Because that would be the right thing to do, if you don't want to pay for software. Nope, it's being honest. Sure, but I'd still rather avoid such a scene.

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: T

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Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: Joel

It did the ones in question.

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: Rene Lamontagne

I looks like a pretty good fairly high end item, not a cheapie, Amazon .com $283 Newegg.com $221 Other prices probably vary a lot. Do you plan to use this as a new Server, or other ? Rene

Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days ago by: T

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Re: asrock? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days ago by: Rene Lamontagne

Opinion only, Never having used one to give a review, but from what I have read they are good boards, well built and quite reliable, they are up there with the top 2 or 3. Someone who actually has one may be of more help. They are n

asrock?

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Posted: 15 Days ago by: T

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 1 Hour ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

Thanks for the tip; according to http://clipdiary.com/clipdiary-free/, its free for private use. Just looking into it now.

Re: Using Windows to find hidden files on the Android file system over Wi-Fi (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Since I've tentatively concluded, much to my chagrin, that Android did, indeed, completely wipe out _hundreds_ of apps (zoom among them), perhaps because they were GSF apps which didn't like that I changed the supposedly permanent uni

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 3 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

Clipdiary worked well for me in Windows 7, it had a few quirks in Windows 8, and it was unusable in Windows 10. I installed it in Windows 7 years ago, when it was free. Now, if I recall correctly, it costs money.

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 3 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

Did you try that, and does it actually work for you. If so, can you explain your procedure to "select it with the mouse"? No matter were i click, except on the 3 dots within each entry, there is no change on screen. Click and drag doe

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 3 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

Thanks, Keith. I was doing it the other way, bringing up the window and then using Ctrl+V to paste into the window where I wanted to insert it. When I click first into the window where I insert it, _then_ press Winkey+V, it works for m

Using Windows to find hidden files on the Android file system over Wi-Fi

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Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

WIP: Using Windows to find hidden files on the Android file system Help requested from those who know more about finding hidden files on Android from the Windows computer over your local Wi-Fi network. Recently I updated Android 11 to 12

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Or just use Wordpad....

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Notepad has never handled large files. Neither does the one that comes with Ubuntu. Which being Linux, it stupidly tries to use to open executable files if you haven't "given them permission" to be an executable file.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 6 Hours ago by: Chris

Enough/most of us are. Expecting everyone to behave is not rational.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 7 Hours ago by: Zaidy036

try free Notepad++ handles files up to 2 GB while Notepad limited to 512MB. See: <https://www.auslogics.com/en/articles/open-a-file-too-big-for-notepad/>

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 8 Hours ago by: Joel

It had always worked, before. Notepad was a useful, and included, app. Not anymore.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 8 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I've already explained to you that switching to Linux wouldn't profit MS, so why should I do it? Honourable. And yes it's stupid to do something that costs you money. Since the shop was not charged, it was just MS throwing it's weig

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 8 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I don't own a gun, and I don't believe in god, and I can speak normal English. That's no sodder, stoodent, stoopid, aloominum, now what yer gonna want to go and do next is, etc.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 8 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

It's never been designed for that. But how hard would it be for it to just say "no, too big", instead of trying and hanging?

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 8 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Well there's a monumental fuckup right there: "If a DLL with the same module name is already loaded in memory, the system uses the loaded DLL, no matter which directory it is in. The system does not search for the DLL." So we both write

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 8 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

We atheists think the same of you religious nuts. Go back into the dark ages where you belong.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 8 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Clearly not if you just saw the conversation. Get a proper killfile you newbie.

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 9 Hours ago by: Peter Johnson

Select it with the mouse and drag it to where you want it.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 9 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

I guess I shouldn't be surprised that his kind makes its way here as it did in comp.os.linux.advocacy and other groups which were, at one time, fairly decent to read.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: Paul

Just find an article on DLL policies, to get some idea where the loader looks. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/dlls/dynamic-link-library-search-order Paul

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: Joel

Multi-megabyte.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Good. Don't reply to him and I won't have to see his nonsense. He's been killfiled here for a long time.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

OK, I'll take your word for it. I have no chat logs, so I know nothing about them, not even how big they usually are. I have no interest in using Notepad for large text files. If I want to edit a large text file (which I seldom do) I us

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: Joel

Yes. But EditPad Lite makes a good replacement.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: Paul

A quick way to make a text file sample: https://iweb.dl.sourceforge.net/project/base64/b64.exe # A base64 encoder that actually works (unlike certutil) cd Downloads fsutil file createNew original.bin 480000000 b64

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

This looks like a very useful feature, but it's one that's new to me. Thanks very much for posting it. It also works in Window 11, which is what I'm using.

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 11 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

On Mon, 9 May 2022 at 11:05:36, Philip Herlihy <PhillipHerlihy@SlashDevNull.invalid> wrote (my responses usually FOLLOW): [] Are there softwares that allow pasting as _other_ than plain text, that _don't_ have a paste-as-plain as an op

Re: Copying a file from the printer memory buffer...... (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 11 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

There's an advanced printer setting "keep printed documents" that allows you to reprint a print job, after it's been printed once, of course it's a good way to fill-up your disk ...

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 11 Hours ago by: Joel

You are crazy, dude.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

All I see is the scroll bar initially estimates how large it should be incorrectly, then corrects this when you move it. No big deal.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

You go to church, so you're a religious moron. Only time I entered a church was when I was 10. We stole all the lightbulbs and candles for a laugh. So you're even more twisted than I thought. I'll stick to reality. Spirituality is

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

A god botherer calling someone else a retard. ROTFPMSL!

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

What's the windows store to do with it?

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 12 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

No, terrorists blow up real people, not religious nutters that belong on the planet several thousand years ago. Go dance round your campfire. And that church building could be doing something useful, not sitting empty most of the time

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 13 Hours ago by: Paul

Try loading a large text file, then use the scroll bar. Paul

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

No, not really religious. I believe in the Christian theology, essentially, but my spiritual beliefs are more complex than that, but it's not something I think about all the time. What I like about going to the church is that it's a g

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 13 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

.... Aaaaaaaand into the retard bin you go.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 13 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

It can but often isn't. If you want similar functionality in Windows, you'd have to download your software from the Windows Store exclusively but I don't believe that even the stuff there all works in that manner.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

So you're not only an asshole, but a terrorist. Great.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 13 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Russia is a great place to live. Or it was until the west started sanctioning everything to punish the civilians which had no part in the war.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 13 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Which one? They keep rewriting it as often as the American constitution.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 13 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Churches deserve to be blown up.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 13 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Ahhhh! Now I see what's happening here! Your righteous shit. It's because you're a religious moron!

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 13 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I thought that could be done in Windows too? I'm sure I've seen programs have a dll in their own folder instead of using the one in the windows folder?

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 14 Hours ago by: knuttle

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Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 14 Hours ago by: knuttle

This is new to me. I was playing with it and while the paste function is not obvious. Place the cursor where you want the time to be pasted. and then click the item in the history list. This placed the item where you placed the curso

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 15 Hours ago by: Paul

This is what I see on W11. https://i.postimg.cc/mrn5Dnk8/W11-clipboard-history.gif Clicking the dots, causes extra squares to appear to the right. The "Paste as plain text" worked if I copied the image in the Bleepingcomputer web p

Re: Windows 10 clipboard (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 15 Hours ago by: Philip Herlihy

In article <MPG.3ce272298304a31498ff25@news.individual.net>, Stan Brown wrote... I can't say I've ever noticed that option. I just checked, and it doesn't appear (Version 21H2) in the three-dot menu on each item. Of course, some appli

Windows 10 clipboard

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Posted: 15 Days 17 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

I've activated the Windows 10 clipboard history. I'm running 21H1. 1. When I press (Windows key)+V, the clipboard history pops up at the lower right of my screen. Sometimes that covers what I'm working on. Is there any way to move it, or

Re: Copying a file from the printer memory buffer...... (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: Paul

It seems to be an ordinary printing device. Like, a laser AIO. https://www.oki.com/au/printing/images/MC342dnw_hero_left_tcm52-78739.png High Definition colour printing, fax, duplex printing, scanning/copying and automatic RADF

Re: Bootlip Shopping (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

[] No, I just noticed that whenever (some) US folk use the word liberal, they intend it as an insult. (In UK, it sometimes is, but more often means either generous or broad-minded.) There should be a space after the two dashes.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days ago by: rabidR04CH

True, but no software developer is willing to develop every part of a complex program on their own. If someone has already developed a sound system they can use or a 3D engine, it makes sense that they would use it rather that build th

Re: Copying a file from the printer memory buffer...... (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: Wolffan

I had an Imagewriter (not, repeat, NOT an ImageWriter, the InterCaps in the name were retrofitted later, the box it came in had lower-case ‘w’s...) which lasted for over a decade, until well after The Blessed Steve(r) Returned In

Re: Copying a file from the printer memory buffer...... (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: Peter Jason

Normal Windows 10 64bit It's an OKI A4 color laser MC342W connected via USB. I don't know. Either I just make a table and section it into eights. I use the PET white thin sheets, which cost a lot. But they don't wrinkle in the da

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 6 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I use wordpad if I approach word processing level (eg I want to colour code etc), and word if I'm doing something bigger like inserting graphs. Notepad in Windows 11 has only 1 bug I've found. You cannot place the cursor in the 2nd las

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 7 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Too many dependencies in modern software, a tangled web of errors.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 7 Hours ago by: Joel

It's not that, it doesn't handle large text files, such as chat logs, at all. It's either never going to be worth a damn, or it's yet another one of Microsoft's public beta tests.

Sow steals $2000 worth of meat because she's hungry

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Posted: 16 Days 8 Hours ago by: KWills

https://youtu.be/99ehFhOU1VE That will probably last her fat ass family a week. And check out that racist white woman trying to stop her from receiving her reparations. -- I suffer from chronic apathy. I was going to go see a doctor abo

Bootlip Shopping

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Posted: 16 Days 8 Hours ago by: KWills

https://twitter.com/activeasian/status/1520982855676928002 By the way, did you ever notice that liberals always explain how (and why) shelves get emptied, never of how they get filled up? Same nonsense as their "there is no such thing a

Re: Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 8 Hours ago by: Mr. Man-wai Chang

Well, I agree that a smartphone is very useful. But making it a mandatory security device? Affecting my everything money? Come on... I am I, the security. :)

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 9 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

*Some* of us are. Unfortunately, not all.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 9 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

It's fine as far as I'm concerned. It's not a word processor; it's just a text editor, and it does the slight, simple text editing I occasionally do without a problem. Try to use it as a word processor, and yes, it's probably abominable

Re: Copying a file from the printer memory buffer...... (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 10 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

wolffan, I think that in the OPs case it would fall under "management" / "beancounter" error. My own printer is a laser, with enough smarts to print ASCII as well as (e)ps on its own (wanted to make sure it would survive more than a s

Re: Copying a file from the printer memory buffer...... (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 11 Hours ago by: Wolffan

that would be user error, either in not setting the software up correctly, or in buying that product in the first place. heh. Some inkjets (my personal Epson MFD, for example, do have a CPU and some RAM. Most lack any on-board smarts,

Re: Copying a file from the printer memory buffer...... (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 18 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

Wolffan, Thats most likely the problem the OP started with : the sofware is proprietary and might, on purpose, not have such a feature. (I take it that thats the first thing the OP tried. Right, OP ?) Hence my suggestion to try and s

Re: Windows 11 Pro will soon require a Microsoft Account (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 18 Hours ago by: The Horny Goat

2016 Ford Escape. The Valiant worked just fine until the nincompoop lady who decided she was going to make a left hand turn NO MATTER WHAT which in this case was right into me. Since the Valiant was rather more than 10 years old at the

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days ago by: rabidR04CH

In most cases, they didn't change the software as you suggest; they changed one of the many things it might depend on.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days ago by: Paul

The notepad in early Win10, was inherited Win32 content from an earlier time. In included the usual features, such as a "broken Find/Replace" that takes hours to process 20000 changes. Later in Win10, some genius decided to put UTF8 sup

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 1 Hour ago by: Joel

The new Notepad is abominable, yeah. But I simply started using a free, third party text editor. It's every bit as good as the classic Notepad.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 2 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I wouldn't put the bugs in in the first place. You see, most bugs are introduced when they change what was working just fine. How did they for example manage to introduce a bug in notepad? That's worked perfectly since Windows 2.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 2 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Not sure why you have difficulty understanding me. I'll make my point again from scratch. Buy from shop = either: 1) Shit PSU. 2) Corsair but they've lost the warranty or don't tell you about it. 3) They've gone bust by the time you ne

Re: Regestry key to set a browser as the default handler (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 2 Hours ago by: mike

The problem was clicking on URLs inside of my various editors didn't bring up the default browser because the default browser was improperly defined. The Win+R -> http://www.whatever.com was just the simplest foolproof test.

Re: Regestry key to set a browser as the default handler (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 2 Hours ago by: mike

Thank you for your help which solved the problem but not as expected. Remember I had moved the browser which turned out to be the real problem. It was multiple steps but setDefaultBrowser told me what the steps were. These are the three

Re: Regestry key to set a browser as the default handler (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 2 Hours ago by: Char Jackson

Here's what I would do. You clearly have a favorite web browser, so you might already have an instance of that browser running. If not, launch it. Next, instead of typing your URL into the Windows Start/Run box, type it into the URL bar

Re: Copying a file from the printer memory buffer...... (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 3 Hours ago by: Wolffan

the label print software will save a file on the computer, if you set it that way. For most label printers, anyway, down to extremely stupid $50 home thermal printers. That’s one reason why I asked the make and model printer. The pr

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 4 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

It is very important the cardboard is not made in China.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 4 Hours ago by: Chris

None of us finds it acceptable.

Re: Regestry key to set a browser as the default handler (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 4 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

WHICH web browser? That is does not show in the list of choices for the default web browser means that web browser did not register itself as a candidate for the protocol's handler (HTTP). Default Apps will show a list of candidates, n

Re: Regestry key to set a browser as the default handler (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 4 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

I can see SetUserFTA working for filetype associations, like those Microsoft decided to prevent programmatic definition (and avoid malware changing filetype associations) on some "important" filetypes (by figuring out the cryto scheme to

Re: Copying a file from the printer memory buffer...... (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 5 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

Wolffan, Realy ? As far as I know them those label printers (especially the consumer ones) are as dumb as they come, only capable of directly(!) printing what they get fed (not even capable of printing a few more by themselves by pre

Re: Regestry key to set a browser as the default handler (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 5 Hours ago by: Paul

Microsoft has specifically engineered it so you cannot do that. The assignment to the registry key, uses crypto to mark whether the setting was made by an "authentic" Microsoft routine. This gentleman reverse-engineered the crypto and ma

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 5 Hours ago by: Paul

The glossy cardboard boxes the computer components came in, they say "Made In China", "Made in Taiwan", "Made in Vietnam", rather than "Made in USA". Check out the side of the cardboard boxes used in your build. They tell at least a par

Re: What is Windows File Explorer Doing? (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 5 Hours ago by: Rink

Thanks, J.P., I had that irritating slow green progress bar in directories with only Word documents. Sometimes more than a minute..... Deleting the column "Afspeelduur" (Dutch for playing time?) made this green bar disappaer! The Word

Regestry key to set a browser as the default handler

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Posted: 17 Days 6 Hours ago by: mike

I googled first and there are multiple registry settings so I want to not do the wrong ones and only do the right ones. When I type any URL into the Run box using Win+R -> http://whatever.com, Windows 10 brings up what I consider to be the

Re: Copying a file from the printer memory buffer...... (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 6 Hours ago by: NY

"NY" <me@privacy.invalid> wrote in message news:t56evh$g6q$1@dont-email.me... There is another way, though I've never tried it... a) take the printer offline so Windows generates the spool file but does not delete it immediately afterwa

Re: Copying a file from the printer memory buffer...... (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 6 Hours ago by: NY

"Peter Jason" <pj@jostle.com> wrote in message news:a98b7htfi6m729pthq87skki4scvav0qs1@4ax.com... There are two separate issues: 1. saving a copy of the data that is sent to the printer so it can be copied to another identical printer

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 7 Hours ago by: Rene Lamontagne

Not really, Just look at Russia Rene

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 7 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

The problem is they're non standard, like Apple. Not as bad as they used to be when you had to get Dell RAM, but still, stupid shaped cases and connectors. Cars. They don't go round corners. And they get half the power output from t

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 8 Hours ago by: Chris

It is isn't. It's a medieval document written by monks which has little relevance today. Especially the old testament where rape and murder are considered acceptable. Thankfully we are better than that these days.

Re: Copying a file from the printer memory buffer...... (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 12 Hours ago by: Wolffan

most dedicated label printers allow you to save your label run as a file on the computer. (At least most of the ones I’ve used do, including some remarkably cheap ones, intended for home rather than commercial use) also, building a

Re: Copying a file from the printer memory buffer...... (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 12 Hours ago by: Wolffan

Running Win 10 or something else? Name? Version number? Make? Model? Is it a dedicated label printer? I have an old Seiko-Epson label printer, not supported on Win 10 but still works on latest macOS. It does NOT have built-in RAM. It

Re: Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 13 Hours ago by: Chris

There's a far larger population of people who struggle with passwords. You have no entitlement to kill people.

Re: Copying a file from the printer memory buffer...... (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 14 Hours ago by: R.Wieser

Peter, You think thats enough information to be able to come up with what you asked for ? Think again. You are asking for /very/ specific information to do something with a printer, while not even mentioning the model and make of it.

Re: Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey standard (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 16 Hours ago by: wasbit

"NewsKrawler" <newskrawl@krawl.org> wrote in message news:t51nek$3o2o2$1@paganini.bofh.team... IMO 2FA is a data collection method, a way of obtaining more data about individuals.

Re: Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 18 Hours ago by: Bill

My wife tell's her friends--"He (me) doesn't even unplug it from the wall when he's using it!" I don't even know what "2FA" means..lol The part that

Re: Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey standard (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 20 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

This is off topic to the password issue but I just wanted to help you. Where I live, there is no cable on the power poles, just the telephone (which nobody uses anymore) and the power lines. There isn't even water. Nor sewage. Nor gas p

Re: Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 21 Hours ago by: Roger Blake

So if you don't have a smartphone you are SOL. (I don't have one and never will.)

Re: Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 21 Hours ago by: malone

I have a mobile phone but it doesn't get used as an audio telephone or to send or receive SMS. Why? Because there's no cellular connectivity where I live and the telcos tell us that "it's not cost effective" for them to invest in impro

Re: Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 1 Hour ago by: Rene Lamontagne

Same here, I have an Alcatel Flip Phone 3 which cost me $75.00 new with a small 3 inch screen, The only use it gets is to call for cabs when I am at the Doc or hospital, also if my son or I are in hospital then it is used to call home,

Re: Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 2 Hours ago by: Nic

me too.

Re: Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 2 Hours ago by: Paul

Indeed. What I told a shop owner just yesterday :-) It's hard to explain to people, why you will not be "vetting your very existence" with 2FA. I have to go to a great deal of trouble to do business with them. I don't care if 98% of the

Re: No Sleep or Hibernate facility (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 2 Hours ago by: Paul

powercfg /? See if "lastwake" or similar, reports the over-anxious waking agent. On my system, that would be my mouse, which would make the bomb squad proud. A NIC with waking set to "Wake On Carrier" will also do that for you. Paul

Re: Copying a file from the printer memory buffer...... (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 3 Hours ago by: Peter Jason

Thanks to all, The printer is attached to a computer with propriety label-printing software. This computer allows only printing labels from itself to a specific printer. Our plan, to simplify things, is to store the myriad labels to sp

Re: Copying a file from the printer memory buffer...... (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 3 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

(Seems a very odd way to go about doing what I think you are trying to do.) No, I think he means the limbo that print jobs go into between you clicking Print (or OK or whatever), and them actually being sent to the printer: the "docume

Re: Microsoft Edge Webview Runtime password problem (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 4 Hours ago by: pinnerite

I wrote too soon. Within an hour or so I found the same issue with every application that wanted to update. I had no idea how to fix it so I powered down, rebooted on mmy second drive (cloned jan 2022) and applied the needed update to th

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Thanks for that purposefully helpful link, wasbit. If someone is gonna post a link, I generally read it. https://sourceforge.net/projects/hide-in-picture/ Apparently "Hide In Picture is a program that allows you to conceal files inside

Re: Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Mr. Man-wai Chang

Mobile phone SMS is still fairly usable! Why do I have to buy an expensive smartphone that runs cryto-apps which itself can be a security problem? What if I lost my expensive smartphone? Would I have to wait for a re-certification, mayb

Re: Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: shreya g

Girls looking younger men for sex tonight. they still use passwords. Join Now:https://nostringsattached.com/go/g1449552-pct On 06/05/2022 16:13, Big Al wrote:

Re: Off Topic: PCWorld RSS Feeds (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: Bill Bradshaw

Thanks, that was the problem. For GoodGuy I am using Firefox.

Re: Copying a file from the printer memory buffer...... (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: Zaidy036

Where is the original label data coming from? Make a batch run the source and semd copies where ever you want BEFORE printing.

Re: pdf file download

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Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: Rene Lamontagne

I am with you 110% Ken, The above garbage does *NOT* belong on Windows news groups Take your dirty laundry somewhere else. :-( Rene

Re: No Sleep or Hibernate facility (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

On Thu, 05 May 2022 16:26:31 +0100, me@nowhere.com wrote: From your description, I think it _might_ the the following, but I could be misinterpreting you. It sounds to me as though sleep and hibernate aren't turned off, because if th

Re: pdf file download

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: Joel

You're a fucking moron.

Re: pdf file download

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Will you two, and anyone else doing the same thing, please stop airing your political, religious, or moral views on abortion or anything else here. I'm not interested, and I doubt very much that anyone else here is either. I don't mind an

Re: Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: Big Al

And maybe I won't be here or at least playing with a computer. :-)

Re: No Sleep or Hibernate facility (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: me

Many thanks for that. I have often read of problems with sleep and hibernate (and occasionally had problems on older systems) but I wasn't aware of all the intricacies. Just to complicate matters, the problem seems to be intermittent. I'

Re: pdf file download

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Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: Adam H. Kerman

I know words are confusing to you, so I'll speak slowly. No one asked you to be polite. Several of us have asked you to stop troll feeding. You told us that you crossposted your off-topic followup with intent because of the importance

Re: pdf file download

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Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: Joel

If I am uninterested in a crossposted thread, I simply don't retrieve the articles in it. People, who whine about off-topic crossposts, aren't really doing anything more polite than the people posting off- topic.

Re: pdf file download

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Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: sticks

I guess I'm dumb, too. I got suckered into reading the posts because I thought they were regarding a similar topic actually discussing the downloading of pdf files that had been going on here. But I guess I just have to understand th

Re: Copying a file from the printer memory buffer...... (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: Peter Johnson

Sounds unlikely but more information is required. Are they the same brand. What brand(s) are they. Can't you find a template for the 'destination' printer and adapt it to match the originating printer's template.

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Posted: 18 Days 12 Hours ago by: Joel

Nah, you're just dumb.

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Posted: 18 Days 12 Hours ago by: Adam H. Kerman

The importance of the issue? You're every bit as much of a troll as Good Guy/News Guy/Spam Guy is, managing to crosspost off topic articles in three newsgroups without changing Subject to reflect what you were discussing. You therefor

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

Leviticus is not legitimate. You're not reading between the lines, if you think that. What the hell are you talking about? Many Christian churches have female ministers/pastors, now. This church has merely allowed women to rea

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 13 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

Since the Holy Bible in its entirety is considered to be the word of God: Leviticus 18:22 "Do not practice homosexuality, having sex with another man as with a woman. It is a detestable sin." Leviticus 20:13 "If a man practices homosex

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

Cite where God or Jesus said anything against LGBT people. This church *doesn't* endorse LGBT. It has begun to let cisgender women participate in the service, reading scriptures and praying. I'm content with that - progress, howev

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 13 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

Any "church" which does more than tolerate LGBT or their values is going against the word of God and the Holy Bible and does no better than the Church of Satan would. If you feel that you are cleansing your soul by going to such fraud

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 14 Hours ago by: Joel

I didn't say I was giving them 10% of my income. I couldn't afford to do that. But I give what I feel is deserved.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 14 Hours ago by: Bill

That's an interesting perspective on "their services". $13/4 ~~ $3.25/wk. That would estimate your income around $32.50/wk. Are you the pastor?

Re: pdf file download

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Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: Joel

I know who and what he is. I have his posts set to automatically be marked read in this newsreader, which doesn't display his HTML crap, but I loaded up a different newsreader to reply in this specific instance, because of the importan

Re: pdf file download

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Posted: 18 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dirk T. Verbeek

Just don't reply to this MS shill and crackpot that specialises in off-topic HTML post, Please ignore him/it.

Re: Copying a file from the printer memory buffer...... (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 16 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

I've never heard of it. You mean from memory on the printer itself? Maybe on printers that have a hard disk; I would try removing it, and then try to figure out the files it contains, if any. Maybe in such printers there is a file mana

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 16 Hours ago by: Joel

I give enough to the church to represent the value of the services I use, which I've estimated as having a retail value of $13 a month (use of their bathroom, coffee, and the communion). I don't give more, because I can't entirely agree

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 16 Hours ago by: Bill

I'd like to be sitting next to you when the tithing plate goes around in church! ; )

Re: Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey standard (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 17 Hours ago by: Wolffan

Don’t worry about it, MS will fuck it up. They always do. Apple and Google will co-operate right until it looks as though one of them will get an advantage, and/or until MS screws up. Then they’ll stop and the whole thing will bec

Re: Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 22 Hours ago by: Big Al

HORRRIBLE idea.

Copying a file from the printer memory buffer......

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Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: Peter Jason

....is this possible? We have a label printer and we want to reconfigure a label on to another machine. Please help.

Re: pdf file download

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Posted: 19 Days ago by: Joel

That's your right. But equality for women matters more to me, than whether a clump of cells is aborted. Late term abortions are already illegal, for the most part, except in medical emergencies. That's pretty much how it should remai

Re: Windows 11 Pro will soon require a Microsoft Account (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days ago by: Ant

Oops. SP3, yes. I remember they used to say Service Release (SR).

Re: pdf file download

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Posted: 19 Days ago by: rabidR04CH

I'm at least happy to see that you do acknowledge that innocent creatures are being killed despite your support for the practise. Becoming a father has destroyed any sympathy I might ever have had for the "pro-choice" people. I will _n

Re: pdf file download

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Posted: 19 Days ago by: Joel

I am not going to pretend that abortion is a desirable thing in general - but nor is it something that makes sense to dictate to individual women about. I would be glad if all pregnancies were wanted, and none were the result of rape o

Re: Elon Musk Announces new CEO for Twitter!!!

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Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: rabidR04CH

They're doing the world a service, truly. < snip >

Re: pdf file download

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Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: rabidR04CH

Watch this: https://www.abort73.com/videos/this_is_abortion/ Then, explain to me _how_ *you* are the good guys.

Re: pdf file download

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Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: rabidR04CH

Because Democrats need a distraction from uncontrollable inflation and empty grocery store shelves. The threat of losing the right to murder innocent children is enough to get them to forget how the people they elected failed across th

Re: Elon Musk Announces new CEO for Twitter!!!

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Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Joel

Elon Musk has announced himself as new CEO of Twitter when he takes over the ownership of Twitter. What he won't tell you, though, is that he will get a big shock when he finds out that even after firing Parag Agrawal, he'll have to co

Re: Elon Musk Announces new CEO for Twitter!!!

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Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: John Doe

rabidR04CH wrote: Seems Eternal September is blocking the eternal troll's HTML posts. The linked-to article doesn't tell us. The silly HTML posting twit is lying and/or is totally ignorant. Musk knows everything there is to know a

Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey standard

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Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: NewsKrawler

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2022/05/apple-google-and-microsoft-want-bluetooth-proximity-to-replace-the-password/ Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey standard Apple, Google, and Microsoft are launching a "jo

Re: Windows 11 Pro will soon require a Microsoft Account (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 2 Hours ago by: ...winston

Surprisingly I still come across a few using O2K7 'SP3' ...w

Re: No Sleep or Hibernate facility (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 2 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Your message is *not* an e-mail message and nobody here wants to see you advertise for AVG. Please turn of that "feature" of AVG.

Re: Off Topic: PCWorld RSS Feeds (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: Hank Rogers

https://www.pcworld.com/feed I guess this is for the main page because there are lot’s of articles. I don’t know if subpages have individual feeds.

Re: No Sleep or Hibernate facility (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: Paul

powercfg has a great many functions, and some of them are useful. "powercfg -a" https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/63346-sleep-states-available-your-windows-10-pc.html powercfg /h off # turns off hibernation S4 (and removes C:\hib

Re: Windows 11 Pro will soon require a Microsoft Account (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: Ant

Ditto. I still use 2007 SR3! Haha. Who cares if it still works. What do you drive now?

Re: pdf file download

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Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: Joel

It was obviously leaked because someone working at the Court was appalled, at the defying of the Constitution, that this ruling will be. Roe and Casey were correctly decided, fundamentally. We could debate when, precisely, the pregnanc

Re: pdf file download

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Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: Joel Crump

So you believe women are the property of the state, baby factories, not equally human to men. They can't get an abortion even if the pregnancy results from rape, according to these nutjobs, falsely calling themselves "pro-life". Hav

Re: pdf file download

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Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: Peter Jason

The Great Irony: Given the umpteen methods of contraception available today, why the great debate on abortion?

Re: Off Topic: PCWorld RSS Feeds (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: Bill Bradshaw

Could you tell me what the address if for the feed? <Bill.>

Re: Elon Musk Announces new CEO for Twitter!!!

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Posted: 19 Days 5 Hours ago by: Wilf

I dunno. "Woke", or fascist, are both not a good idea.

Re: Elon Musk Announces new CEO for Twitter!!!

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Posted: 19 Days 5 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

So? $42 million is worth it if you can get rid of someone woke from a position of authority over what is acceptable or not.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 6 Hours ago by: %

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Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 6 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

ROFL! You do realise that nobody who says "dude" is taken seriously? Are you a teenager? It shows we have the sense to let you guys pay for our stuff. You lose. Like MS needs your money urgently. If a builder makes a house, he ge

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 6 Hours ago by: Joel

Then put your (lack of) money where your mouth is - switch to Linux. But you won't do that, will you? You're just a shameless warezer. And again, insulting people who do the honorable thing. Utter stupidity. Good point, appare

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 6 Hours ago by: Joel

No one is saying that. But they are a business, and they need revenue from their products. I don't have an issue paying my fair share.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 6 Hours ago by: Joel

You really are a moron, dude. When warezers sink to the point of insulting people who pay for software, it shows their true colors. You're just not a very nice person, so you say fuck you to software makers, and those who support them.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Gullible twit.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Yes, because Microsoft is a poor company about to go under and they really need your money.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Of course it's victimless. Re-read what I wrote and use a calculator if necessary. "If I changed to Linux, they'd still get no money form me." Because very few people are as stupid as you. Apparently that's a bit naughty - the plac

Re: Off Topic: PCWorld RSS Feeds (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: Hank Rogers

I just subscribed and got 13 articles dated today, since 12 am.

Re: Windows 11 Pro will soon require a Microsoft Account (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: The Horny Goat

If you have one of those 8Tb (or more) USB3 external drives why do you need to store your data on anybody's server? (I have 4 of them)

Re: Windows 11 Pro will soon require a Microsoft Account (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: The Horny Goat

Which is why I still use Office 2010 Student + Teachers Edition and haven't gone to 13, 16, 19 or gawd help us 365. It does what I need it to do - which is basic text editting and extremely well - and I have no interest in mailing lists

Off Topic: PCWorld RSS Feeds

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Posted: 19 Days 8 Hours ago by: Bill Bradshaw

Is anybody getting these feeds and are they working? They seem to have stopped for me. Possibly PCWorld dropped RSS.

No Sleep or Hibernate facility

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Posted: 19 Days 10 Hours ago by: me

Hi, Just recently, after makking no system changes, I am ubable to Hibernate or Sleep the computer.The screen sleeps and immediately wakes to show the desktop. Win 10 21H1 Any ideas?

Tutorial: How to install Epic Privacy Browser where YOU want it installed

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Posted: 19 Days 10 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Tutorial: How to install Epic Privacy Browser where YOU want it installed (As always, please feel free to use, archive for the future or improve it.) I put my browsers where they belong, where you & I define where that is. For me, it's c

Re: Follow-up: Can I print just using Xcopy filename.prn com1 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 15 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

Me too, but I think earlier posts in this thread have suggested that some printers _do_ speak PDF. (I can't help thinking there are probably limitations - there are probably aspects that won't work, such as any development to the PDF s

Bill and Melinda Gates divorce

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Posted: 19 Days 16 Hours ago by: John Doe

Learn something new every day. Of course some people already know, but I just noticed that news today. Not long ago I read about how Bill got their relationship going. Also notable was, long ago, someone telling me a Bill Gates quote that

Re: Follow-up: Can I print just using Xcopy filename.prn com1 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 16 Hours ago by: NY

"micky" <NONONOmisc07@fmguy.com> wrote in message news:8tc17hpd0h1al89a62qlibhgl2f09nrrno@4ax.com... Now I wasn't expecting that! I expected you to see gibberish because I didn't realise that any printers could understand PDF files nativ

Re: Rant about tunein.com (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 21 Hours ago by: micky

Yesterday I was walking (2 miles, a lot for me) and one app kept stopping so I changed back to Tunein and interestingly, none of the things that bothereed me before bothered me because I knew I had an alternative. More below. In comp

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 7 Hours ago by: Chris

Of course they do. They know it goes on and there's not a lot they can do about it. They can make getting their content easier than the pirated version. Which is what they didn't understand in the early days of napster. It wasn't just

Re: Idiosncracies of Audio, including two that are No audio!!! (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: micky

I've also noticed that the android phone's volume drops to zero sometimes when I'm switching from bluettooth/external speaker to earbuds. Or something like that. Also confusing because unexpected, but less so now that I think I'll remem

Re: Why does my hotspot have the wrong name? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: micky

Well I feel good, now that I know it's a feature.

Re: Why does my hotspot have the wrong name? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Wolffan

Your phone picked up a network preferences file from some device (another phone, a laptop, a desktop) which had been connected to the old network before you updated it.Your phone then merged its network preferences with that file, and

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

At the time I attempted to do this, I didn't think of it as stealing or piracy - I was wrong. I admitted that multiple times. I don't know why you aren't hearing that. No, I simply didn't do it *at all*. Downloading software in t

Re: Idiosncracies of Audio, including two that are No audio!!! (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 13 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

Starting (I think) with W7, so I presume continued into 10, there is the option to use different sound hardware for communications: this allows you to, for example, use a headset with mic. for Skype and similar, without disrupting your

Re: Idiosncracies of Audio, including two that are No audio!!! (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 14 Hours ago by: Paul

I can only, sorta, guess at (1). There are a couple BT audio profiles that are popular and for some reason, the profiles travel in pairs. Take my test kit, my USB audio mono speaker. It reports it can be a "speaker". But it also claims

Why does my hotspot have the wrong name?

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Posted: 20 Days 17 Hours ago by: micky

Why does my hotspot have the wrong name? My other phone is a Xiaomi Redmi. I can't remember if I ever connected it to my laptop, because I only used it at home, where I have a fiberoptic internet connection and don't need to use a phone a

Idiosncracies of Audio, including two that are No audio!!!

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Posted: 20 Days 17 Hours ago by: micky

Idiosncracies of Audio, including two that are No audio!!! 1) On the bluetooth connection page, when you click Connect for a bluetooth speaker, first it says "Connected music". Then a few seconds later, "connected voice, music". Is ther

Re: Microsoft Edge Webview Runtime password problem (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 17 Hours ago by: pinnerite

I had opened a UK tax software program and needed to update in order to be able to process tax returns for the previous tax year. I went to updates and was invited to click on an option to download the Edge update. I decided to execute

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 17 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

You don't need to learn stealing is wrong. I don't care if I steal. A lot of people say it's wrong. But you don't make any sense. You once did it and now you don't. Are you a bad guy or not? And don't give me the I saw god and chan

Re: Follow-up: Can I print just using Xcopy filename.prn com1 (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

since you don't have a drive letter mapped, just a UNC path to a printer you can try NET USE \\computername\printername /delete or of you remapped an LPT device NET USE LPT1: /delete things like NET USE * /delete get rid of all

Re: Follow-up: Can I print just using Xcopy filename.prn com1 (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 19 Hours ago by: micky

This is why one should always read to the end of the thread, or at least a given part of the thread, before doing things that are suggested!!!! But I only did net use /? to see that it says what JP implied it said. Even thoug

Re: Follow-up: Can I print just using Xcopy filename.prn com1 (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 19 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

Not without bungling the command ... NET USE X: /delete will just disconnect a mapped drive, it is NET USER fred /delete that will delete a user account.

Re: Follow-up: Can I print just using Xcopy filename.prn com1 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 1 Hour ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

Oh dear! It might. I thought it might just delete the name usage.

Re: Follow-up: Can I print just using Xcopy filename.prn com1 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 1 Hour ago by: Paul

Doesn't that delete an account ? Paul

Re: Microsoft Edge Webview Runtime password problem (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 1 Hour ago by: Paul

Is this a phishing attack ??? Webview2 is probably already in there. Unless your Windows Update is broken and you are behind on updates. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-is-auto-installing-the-windows-10-webvie

Re: pdf file download

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

A conscience. The fact that it was leaked is an indication that the Democrats intend to rile up the people and have them threaten anyone who goes through with discarding it. Stay tuned, the rats are not done sacrificing children to t

Microsoft Edge Webview Runtime password problem

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Posted: 21 Days 5 Hours ago by: pinnerite

When trying to update a piece of commercial software I was directed to install Microsoft Edge Webview Runtime. It asks for an admin username and password, displays the name "Dummy" and only a data entry field for a password. I am the only

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 7 Hours ago by: Joel

Well, yes, the motherboard installation is annoying too. I don't dispute that. I mean, I hate the chore of the assembly, but I like the result, so it's worth it in the end.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 7 Hours ago by: Char Jackson

I've built dozens and dozens of systems and I'd place "R&R PSU" on the easy end of the scale. To me, replacing a motherboard is much more annoying.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 9 Hours ago by: Bill

The "barebones" system I ordered let you pick the case and several components out, by brand and model, like you were ordering from a menu. But as I described, they "mucked" it.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 9 Hours ago by: Joel

I have a large collection of pirated music, but I stopped adding to it after the first time I did so since the Win11 upgrade, when it did something to let me know it saw what I had done. I don't use offshore streaming sites for movies/

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

If I didn't play games at all, I would feel comfortable buying an Apple laptop. Their warranty is magnificent and anyone requiring a repair is generally well treated and receives a repair in a respectable amount of time. With this lapt

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: Joel

Absolutely right. Anyone who's assembled a computer knows that replacing a power supply is the most annoying task. I overbought my Corsair power supply, because I am 99% sure it will outlive my use of the machine, as the high end powe

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

+1

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

You seem to live by the same moral code that I do. I too don't need to buy a lot of the things I do (including movies and TV shows) but do so simply because I feel that they deserve to be compensated for it.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

It was. I don't know if they still exist but I would hope not. The manufacturer's name pretty much tells you what you can expect from them: an economical machine which cuts corners and probably hires the least expensive builder and tec

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

I too have to admit that I've never been disappointed in a Corsair product. I believe that every power supply I've purchased since 2010 was from that company and not only did they deliver the power I needed, I believe that the power su

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

I generally agree with that last sentence, especially with the word "may" in it. It's not always the case.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: Joel

Exactly.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bill

I told a family member that standing in line at the Apple store would make me gag! : )

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: Rene Lamontagne

I built 2 computers in 2010, one with an 850 watt Cooler master and one with an 850 watt Corsair PSU. When I rebuilt them a year and a half ago I reused both power supplies and they are still going strong now. It pays to buy premium

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 11 Hours ago by: Joel

That's very reasonable, and most would feel the same. I actually prefer to have a warranty on the individual parts, because I prefer to handle hardware changes myself, but I'm not the average user.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 11 Hours ago by: Joel

Actually, they do ask for the product ID (which is derived from the key) - the OEM copies don't qualify for Microsoft tech support. Not that I disagree that it's worthless, however, I didn't buy my retail key with any chance I'd use th

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 11 Hours ago by: Bill

Is eMachine a brand? If so, it wasn't the company I bought from, but it was probably similar.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 11 Hours ago by: Bill

FWIW, I buy the Corsair PSUs with the 10 year warranty, NOT because of the warranty, but of their confidence in their product. Like you, I don't want to have to "jump through hoops", and that's why I buy quality parts from the onset--I

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

Are you not surprised that I knew it was an eMachine from the description? :)

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

Out of curiosity, how effective would you be at squashing bugs in a product that is expected to work and be stable on an unlimited amount of computer configurations like Windows is?

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

Perhaps it has something to do with the fact that you deliberately changed the vocabulary used in an attempt to move goal posts or that you are simply unclear in the way that you express yourself. He and I are quite accustomed to deali

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

Let's not. In fact, feel discouraged to respond to me. Your posts have are of no worth and since you are an admitted pirate, I have no reason to respect you as an individual either. A manufacturer warranty basically means that you hav

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 14 Hours ago by: micky

It didnt' occur to me that this was a standard wait. "After you complete a security check, you'll have to wait 24 hours to log into your Facebook account. During this time, your account will still be visible to your friends on Facebook,

Re: Follow-up: Can I print just using Xcopy filename.prn com1 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 15 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

[] [] Typing net use /? gives me something that suggests that there's a /DELETE option. (I'm on Windows 7, but I suspect it'll be the same. I don't think trying it - the /? option, I mean - will do you any harm.) (Sorry, can't hel

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 15 Hours ago by: Paul

I don't know the context of this article, but they seem to bake delays into stuff. https://www.facebook.com/help/186388591410463 Paul

Re: One more easy way to copy pictures from phone to computer. (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 17 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Since I last posted to this thread, I've used three more ways to copy files back and forth between the Android phone and the Windows computer. a. net use Z: \\192.168.0.2@8080\DavWWWRoot /USER:andy burnelli b. scrcpy c. vysor Where the

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: Chris

It's simply a different stance regarding proprietary vs free/libre software. There's also different jurisdictional issues which is much easier to deal with issues just by not having the software available.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: Bill

At the time, I was a "newbie" and afraid of getting it wrong.. ha!

Follow-up: Can I print just using Xcopy filename.prn com1 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: micky

Get this. Everything was different 11 days later. See below. In alt.comp.os.windows-10, on Sat, 23 Apr 2022 02:19:02 +0300, micky <NONONOmisc07@fmguy.com> wrote: I had not restarted the computer in the last 11 days, only hibernated,

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: micky

It took FB a full day or more to approve me. Isn't it automated? What was the computer doing for a whole day?

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

There's fuck all support from MS either way, actually there's lots, but it's all the wrong answers, just cut and paste stock answers. And they don't ask your serial number when you ask a question. So you get the same support from MS wi

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Well we'll never know since you snipped it, but I believe Bill is at fault for poking his nose in and confusing matters. Perhaps all involved could state their point more precisely to avoid your little brains getting mixed up.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: Joel

No, I did build my own, more than once, idiot.

Re: One more easy way to copy pictures from phone to computer. (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: micky

It turns out this method has a big problem. When I u sed it, it copied everything for the month including all the ones from the first half of the month that had already been copied. They were named with a suffix as you know and I had to d

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I feel like I'm arguing with 10 year olds. Neither of you can follow a simple train of thought.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Wow, such stupidity. Let's make this simpler shall we? Joel thinks shops are a good place to get computers. We think it's better to build our own. Now you know which side of the argument you're on, lets see if you can argue against t

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 1 Hour ago by: Ken Blake

Yes, that was the point of my little joke.

Re: Double click question (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 3 Hours ago by: Paul

There's a fix for this. But you won't like it, particularly. What I've noticed, is that even after a fresh reboot, there is something funky going on with memory or perhaps memory fragmentation. The testlimit program, can request memory

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 3 Hours ago by: Paul

Except in the Bad Cap era, the Dell hardware was adequate. It's some of their BIOS designs, that will have you cursing and swearing on a continuous basis. Updating the BIOS won't help, because the squirrel behavior is "Design Intent". Re

Re: Double click question (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 4 Hours ago by: NY

"Paul" <nospam@needed.invalid> wrote in message news:t4idr6$7j0$1@gioia.aioe.org... On Windows 7 (I know this is a Windows 10 group!) I have found that some x64 apps take a very long time to display the initial window (before loading any

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 5 Hours ago by: Char Jackson

My primary laptop is a Dell Inspiron, circa 2012/2013, and it has been fine. It has been better than fine, actually. It has traveled with me nearly every week for over 7 years, getting bumped around incessantly, but I've never had a prob

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 5 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

Yes, but in USA, many people would pronounce "utter" as udder.

Re: Rant about tunein.com (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 6 Hours ago by: AJL

That's because TuneIn puts TuneIn commercials over the top of the station content so you often get both the station and the TuneIn commercials. Worse TuneIn often covers regular station content with commercials. However once you get past

Re: Rant about tunein.com (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 7 Hours ago by: micky

Yeah, always blame someone else. I do that too. So far I like it a lot better. It doesn't have the bells and whistles of Tune-in, or podcasts I think, but if I want one I can switch to tunein. But it's no where near as annoying as

Re: text file diff (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 8 Hours ago by: Zaidy036

Free Notepad++ has a plug-in for that

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 8 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Sure. Assuming that you choose the best components, there's no question that a custom-built computer is better than a pre-built one--Alienware or any other brand.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: Joel

Yeah, those Alienware machines are insane. I would buy one if I wanted a high end laptop, but I'd still rather self-assemble a desktop.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

One of the problems with an OEM machine is that can you seldom choose the specific part you want. You have to accept the part (brand and model) they chose and bought in bulk at a good price. The part they bought in bulk is almost never

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

You apparently can, and many others can, but not everyone. For example, I'm 84, and all thumbs these days. Moreover I know a whole lot more about software than I do about hardware and how to build a computer. I've built a couple of comp

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

I don't agree. No, they're not the best computers you can buy, but they're not too bad. I don't use one, but my wife does and it's been fine. I also know many other people who are happy with their Dell computers. Dell's top-of-the-line

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Only cows have udders, not bulls.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 10 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

Lesson learned: don't buy eMachines. :)

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 11 Hours ago by: Joel

That's fair - I would still self-build, even if I wanted a video card, but your point is well-taken that you can get a better deal on that specific part from an OEM.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 11 Hours ago by: Bill

I bought a "semi-built" computer once about 20 years ago. They made critical errors--mainly they put an extra spacer under the motherboard. They also put the RAM in the wrong slots. They even put in a weaker PSU than the one I requeste

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 11 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

Well, that's what I thought I was comparing at the very beginning of the thread when I mentioned the GPU being unnecessarily expensive as a result of bitcoin miners. It seems to be getting better, for the time being, but I would still

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 12 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

I have to agree that Dell sucks. Of course, just about everything manufactured in the United States is garbage.

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 12 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

Bullshit and you only prove that you do not understand the licensing system under GNU/Linux.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

Right, to be as clear as possible, I was comparing OEM machines, using CPU-integrated video, to building my own with the same - if you want a video card, it's a great expense as a part, these days.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

Welcome to the joys of debating the Commander.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 13 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

I clearly said manufacturers, not shops. Go move the goalposts elsewhere, friend.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 13 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

Except that you disregard the fact that when manufacturers order parts, they do so in bulk and therefore pay less per unit than you do. See above. I don't believe you at all.

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 13 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

People on openSUSE have to manually and intentionally activate external repositories with the proprietary stuff, codecs that can not be licensed and possibly illegal. It is one of the most asked questions on openSUSE forums, why can't

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 13 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Exactly, Ubuntu does that. They are not strict with licensing, as openSUSE is.

Re: Really - do not know what to do next. Desperate. (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 14 Hours ago by: Dan

Theo, yes I did power down for at least 10 minutes. I then waited for SH3 to show a red - purple light. Still Asus WAN was showing a red LED.

Re: Really - do not know what to do next. Desperate. (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 14 Hours ago by: Theo

Hmm, when I ran a SH2 it wasn't like that. 192.168.100.1 was the IP of the SH in modem mode, but you didn't need to assign that. You just ran the DHCP client on the router WAN interface, which would talk to the VM headend and assign you

Re: Really - do not know what to do next. Desperate. (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dan

Thanks to all. Yes, I know about router to modem mode the IP address changes. When my now failed rtax88u was working, upper surface temp was a comfortable warm. Lower surface has a lot of long thin strips - that allowed air movement. Bu

Re: text file diff (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 16 Hours ago by: wasbit

"Stan Brown" <the_stan_brown@fastmail.fm> wrote in message news:MPG.3cd86cebdc5870d098ff20@news.individual.net... Thank you Stan. I came across this comparison of CSDiff, HTMLDiff and ExcelDiff noting that CSDiff is free for single user

Re: Really - do not know what to do next. Desperate. (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 18 Hours ago by: Paul

I think his SH3 has been changed from default modem+router mode to just modem mode. One LAN port should work, and upon detecting the usage of one LAN port, that should be the only LAN port working (in modem mode). Then, a separate router

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 18 Hours ago by: Chris

That's clearly not true. It even asks the the user during installation whether you want to install proprietary libraries for e.g. mp3.

Re: Really - do not know what to do next. Desperate. (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

The ISP is Virgin Media, they supply one of several models of "superhub" you must use it, you have a choice of leaving it in router mode where is acts as a modem+router+wifi, or you can switch it to modem mode where you supply your own

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 19 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

The majority of people are stupid, that doesn't mean they're right. This is why democracy fails.

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 22 Days 19 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

That is utter bullshit.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 22 Days 19 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Dell is for offices. And they suck.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 22 Days 19 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

And I doubt even if there was a Corsair in the shop bought PC, they would honour a 10 year warranty. The shop probably wouldn't even exist by then.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 19 Hours ago by: Bill

The Corsair PSUs I build into my machines come with a 10-year warranty--though I never had to use it. All of the other parts have a warranty too. Makers of prebuilt systems don't seem to have an incentive for their systems to last mu

Re: Really - do not know what to do next. Desperate. (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 19 Hours ago by: Jeff Barnett

Check with your ISP. They should provide a list of all and only the modems that they will interact with. Don't forget, they are the ones that provision the modem with the appropriate firmware (not the modem manufacturer). Their technic

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 20 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

But 6 times longer. Go be a politician. Actually it's easier than the real thing. I've never come across the upgrading to windows 8.1 loses your serial number nonsense for a start. Can't lose what you don't have.

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 20 Hours ago by: Paul

I didn't download any separate packages intentionally to thwart anything. The GIMP I used, worked out of the box. It's not like downloading a LAME plugin for something. I did not encounter a step like that. Paul

Re: Really - do not know what to do next. Desperate. (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 21 Hours ago by: Paul

I'm not up on the routers, so don't have a snap answer for you. I take it the extra effort they put into pfsense, it could be related to thruput at gigabit rates. They seem to use a separate box for pFsense and use another device as an A

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 22 Days 21 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Impossible. Your own one you pay for parts. Theirs you pay for the same parts plus the assembly labour. And the builder magically doesn't pay more? That's the biggest load of shite I've ever heard. I used to (as a hobby) build hig

iOS-Android-Features [157a] Screen Mirroring to Windows PCs

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Posted: 23 Days ago by: Andy Burnelli

<https://tinyurl.com/iOS-Android-Features> Here is my correction to item 157a to help make Steve's well-researched rather detailed comparison document even better (i.e., more accurate), where I ask others to pitch in to correct and impro

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 1 Hour ago by: Carlos E.R.

It is known that Ubuntu doesn't care about such things as software patents.

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 2 Hours ago by: Chris

Not sure where you get that idea from. It's available with ubuntu 21.04 and 22.04.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 5 Hours ago by: Joel

Absolutely.

Re: Really - do not know what to do next. Desperate. (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 5 Hours ago by: SH

Are you aware that when you switch a superhub from router mode to modem mode makes its IP address change? When in router mode, its 192.168.0.1 When put into Modem mode, its 192.168.100.1 Not only that when in router mode, the SH3 pr

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 5 Hours ago by: Joel

You're essentially right, yeah. Self-assembled and customized preassembled machines are a big industry, but not on the scale of Dell et al. True.

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 5 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Problem is, nobody is going to pay for such a license in Linux, or any free software variant. Not the user, nor the software distributor, nor the developer, nor the hardware provider. They are not making money, so they will not pay th

Re: Really - do not know what to do next. Desperate. (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 6 Hours ago by: Dan

Thanks Paul, it now is not even powering up. :-( When I press the on button, the power led stays on for about one second, then the 2.4 and 5 Ghz leds flash white and finally the WAN led lights up red. Then it shows no led at all. Wha

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 7 Hours ago by: Paul

I found their irrelevance to be the most impressive part of them :-) Windows kinda supports FLAC now. They're learning :-) Paul

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 7 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

They are in the meantime almost irrelevant in the real world.

Re: text file diff (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 7 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

If you want a command-line tool, there's my free CMP: <https://brownmath.com/utils/cmp.htm> There's no installer: just download the file and unzip it. (If you find the program useful please leave a donation.) CMP tries to sense whether

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 7 Hours ago by: Joerg Lorenz

They are always passed to customers. One way or the other. Commercial enterprises are not the *Red Cross*.

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 7 Hours ago by: nospam

except that end users won't need to pay anything extra because all of the major operating systems natively support heif/hevc. hardware manufacturers and/or software developers normally pay for any licensing fees that might be needed fo

Re: Really - do not know what to do next. Desperate. (thread)

uk.comp.homebuilt

Posted: 23 Days 7 Hours ago by: Paul

I started by looking for trouble: https://community.virginmedia.com/t5/Networking-and-WiFi/SH3-Crashing-in-Modem-Mode/td-p/4831523 but perhaps the observations here will help. https://www.theserpent.co.uk/posts/virgin-media-and-modem-o

Really - do not know what to do next. Desperate.

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 8 Hours ago by: Dan

On virgin media 200 Mbit connection - SH3 set to modem mode. Computer is a i5, 16GB RAM with a Samsung 1TB (48% used) SSD 99% health. System: SH3 (modem mode) using upper Ethernet port 1 -> TP link switch Tried direct from SH3 to RT-AX88U.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 9 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Yes, but I would change the first word of that sentence from "many" to "most." I think it's the great majority. Only techies don't, and some techies even do.

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 10 Hours ago by: Paul

It's great for the industry to jump on a new standard... when it's going to cost 7 billion people $0.99 each for the license :-/ Boneheads. I don't recollect us paying a fee for JPG. That seems to work. And you might remember what happ

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 10 Hours ago by: Rene Lamontagne

I have been building my own machines since 1997, Not only mine but numerous machines for friends and family, My last 2 builds are about 2 years old, Never had a problem. Building my own gives me the advantage of using whatever parts I w

Re: Is it slower to upload through a hub. (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 12 Hours ago by: sms

It depends on the phone, the hub, and the laptop. If it's USB 2.0 hub but the laptop and phone support USB 3.0 then yes, it's likely slower to upload through the hub. Since you did not state the model of phone, model of hub, and model

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

I did look. I considered buying a Dell, and other brands. None of them made the sale. Newegg, however, had parts to build *precisely* the machine I wanted.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 13 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

You would have, it was just a matter of looking. A lot of media companies have done the research over the years to determine whether building it yourself is better and the result is always the same: it's not. Besides, the OEM gives you

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

I would not have gotten anywhere near as killer of a machine, for the money, from an OEM, compared to what I built from parts.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 13 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

Nowadays, you're actually better off buying a machine pre-made since they do actually cost less, especially since graphics chips are being sold for exorbitant prices. Manufacturers are also a lot better than most end-users when it come

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

Right, because self-assemblers are aware of the option, generally. They're into computers enough to have heard about this. I just don't trust that kind of deal, tough. I *know* for a *fact* that my product key is truly only mine, beca

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 13 Hours ago by: Bill

But what you said was "Most people who assemble their own computers are buying resold product keys from a third party".

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 14 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

.... Searching for "heif" libraries as Chris suggests seems to be the way. Apparently I just need to add two packages from packman (using distrowatch on openSUSE has complications). gdk-pixbuf-loader-libheif - GDK PixBuf Loader for l

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 15 Hours ago by: Joel

It's pretty obvious, there are a lot of product keys for Windows 10 that Microsoft sold to various businesses, and when they go unused, people will buy them in bulk for next to nothing, and resell them for a tidy but small profit per key

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 15 Hours ago by: Bill

How would you have any idea of the statistics on this? I've never bought a "resold product key"...

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 15 Hours ago by: Joel

That's not the issue, the issue is that it's rationalization to think that piracy is a victimless crime. It's their intellectual property, they get to set the price. Nope, very few people, statistically speaking, do what I did. Mo

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 15 Hours ago by: Joel

Support in this context refers to tech support, not just updates. OEMs are required to handle such tech support for their customers. If you buy Windows as a standalone product, you either get support from Microsoft, if it's retail (like

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 15 Hours ago by: Joel

There was nothing "clarify", dumbfuck, what I said was entirely correct. You can stick to being an expert at using warez.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 16 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

And if you install it yourself Microsoft supports it? I don't think so. OEM Windows doesn't cost MS any less. But it's cheaper to install it yourself.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 17 Hours ago by: Joel

Many people buy prefab desktop machines, or laptops, and want it to "just work" when they turn it on the first time. This is one reason Microsoft sells Windows Home so inexpensively on such computers, not only does the OEM handle suppor

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 17 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Did you read what I wrote? If I changed to Linux, they'd still get no money form me. So what harm is it to them if I use Windows for free? $200 is absurd, considering it's one of a billion copies sold. So you're saying Windows cost

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 17 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I clarified your waffle, you may thank me with a beer.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 17 Hours ago by: Joel

I realize that, I suggested as much.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 17 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Who buys a machine in one piece?! I did once, my first computer. I ordered it with no OS. I didn't want the thing full of adware. Also it's cheaper to borrow someone else's CD. It's called recycling.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 17 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

This wasn't always the case.

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 17 Hours ago by: wasbit

<jaugustine@verizon.net> wrote in message news:6r7q6hdeq58pk0sdqpeot5jiigic2i6abi@4ax.com... Hide in Picture - https://sourceforge.net/projects/hide-in-picture/

Re: Is it slower to upload through a hub. (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 18 Hours ago by: Paul

I have a USB2 extension cable (15 feet) with one-port hub on the end. USB3 stick into PC USB2 port - 37.0MB/sec USB3 stick on USB2 cable on USB2 port - 36.5MB/sec It's true the speed is different, but not appreciably so. The hi

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 23 Days 19 Hours ago by: Paul

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/10/09/gimp-2-10-22-update-introduces-support-avif-and-heic-support/ You need a slightly newer GIMP package. https://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=opensuse Tumbleweed 15.3 gimp (2.

Re: Can you get Apple clusterfuckware such as Apple Mobile Device Support to install on WIndows without the iTunes abomination? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days ago by: Andy Burnelli

I'm still trying to get iOS mirrored onto Android where just deleting the Apple clusterfuckware is a bitch, as shown in the sig by the sheer amount of crap the piece-of-shit Apple uninstallers leave behind. <https://i.postimg.cc/hP6R2x

Massive Chrome Security Update For 3.2 Billion Users

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 1 Hour ago by: NewsKrawler

https://www.forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2022/04/30/warning-massive-new-security-update-for-32-billion-google-chrome-users-confirmed/?sh'5bd6fc41a7 Massive Chrome Security Update For 3.2 Billion Users Hot on the heels of two emergency fix

Re: Rant about tunein.com (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: AJL

It's not me that's mixed up (well maybe a little). It's the app: Go back to the above website and look down half a screen. The promo video is titled (you guessed it) 'Radio USA'. And when you install it the app icon will be titled (yo

Re: Rant about tunein.com (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: micky

That's not even Radio USA, like you said it was! It's USA Radio, so it's in addition to the 5 I found. I installed it anyhow, and I'll try it tomorrow! Thanks

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 5 Hours ago by: nospam

obvious typo

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 5 Hours ago by: Carlos E. R.

I just downloaded it, and I'm testing on openSUSE Leap 15.3. It is a small installation, I don't have everything here. - Thunar does not recognize it. - showFoto displays one foto. Does not mention a second. - Dolphin doesn't recog

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 6 Hours ago by: nospam

although gimp is awful, there are no formats created by apple devices that gimp cannot open.

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 7 Hours ago by: Paul

At a guess, you need Slack 15. https://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=slackware Slack 15 Slack 14.2 GIMP 2.10.30 2.8.16 Paul

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 7 Hours ago by: Paul

You can open it with GIMP. Your GIMP would have to be pretty old, to not have it. GIMP 2.6 does not have support for it. A later GIMP does (2.10 in this example). https://i.postimg.cc/ZRWpTL1q/GIMP-opens-Apple-formats.gif The exa

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 7 Hours ago by: nospam

no they very definitely aren't. heic is a new industry standard image format which compresses smaller than jpeg and is supported by apple, google, microsoft, adobe, canon, sony and many others. <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Effic

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 7 Hours ago by: Chris

False. They're an MPEG format designed as improvement over jpegs. Apple are simply an early adopter. Update your linux or install the heif library appropriate for your distro. There's no reason why linux can't read them.

Re: Is it slower to upload through a hub. (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 7 Hours ago by: Alan

Then it's a USB hub and it will depend on what speed that hub is capable of. Every link in the chain between the phone and your PC matters. The overall speed will be governed by whichever component supports the slowest speed. Chances

Re: Rant about tunein.com (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 7 Hours ago by: AJL

BTW2 When I say a 5 second ad I mean that you aren't allowed to stop it until 5 seconds into the ad. Otherwise it will keep going. It's kinda an intelligence test in that you have to figure out how to stop it. Sometimes it's an x in a

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 8 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

IrfanView (Windows) lists it ("High Efficiency Image File Format") among the extensions it knows about (with a plugin but I always get the plugin pack anyway). Having found that apparent fact, I don't look further, as I use TV for all

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 8 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

[] (If it's a laptop, look carefully; it's often _under_ the sloping edge, and you may not realise it's there. Especially if it has a plastic dummy card in it, as they often do [I presume to keep the dust out].) If a desktop rather tha

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 8 Hours ago by: The Real Bev

Useful information. .heic photos are some sort of iPhone abomination and my linux installation couldn't open one that was sent to me with anything at all. The simple solution is to bitch at the sender :-(

Re: Rant about tunein.com (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 8 Hours ago by: AJL

BTW I leave the app open in the background with the audio stopped when I'm not using it and then when I want to use it again I retrieve it from the status bar (top of the home screen). Sometimes I can go several days without an ad with

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 8 Hours ago by: micky

Good idea.

Re: Rant about tunein.com (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 8 Hours ago by: AJL

Wow. Didn't realize (remember?) there were so many. Here's what I use: <https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=swmr.usaradio.pro>

Re: Rant about tunein.com (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 8 Hours ago by: micky

It sounds good. There are 5 apps called Radio USA. Could you tell me which one you use: https://play.google.com/store/search?q=radio+usa&utm_source=opensearch (The first one won't load but there are still 4, all highly rated.) Y

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 8 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Even if it doesn't have one (mine doesn't, but my previous one did), you can buy a USB card reader for just a few dollars. That's the way I've always done it.

Re: Double click question (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 8 Hours ago by: VanguardLH

My guess is the app crashed on the 1st attempt, and worked on the 2nd attempt. Have you looked in Event Viewer? If you have no interest in what happened before, clear the app log, load the app, have it fail, and check Event Viewer to s

Re: Rant about tunein.com (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 9 Hours ago by: AJL

The main thing I disliked about TuneIn was that they put their own audio commercials over the station that I was listening to, often covering the main content. Lately I've been using the Android app Radio USA (I see this is Windows 10 c

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 9 Hours ago by: knuttle

Since many new current computers have a buit in SD card reader, the easiest way to transfer the data to your computer would by a direct from card to computer transfer. IF it is one of the small cards, get an adapter, place it in the slo

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 10 Hours ago by: micky

Thanks.

Re: text file diff (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 11 Hours ago by: Frank Slootweg

[...] Piet beat me to it, but if you want diff-like functionality, 'fc' (File Compare) is indeed probably the way to go. Just type 'fc /?' to see what it can do. And I fully support Kenny's recommendation of Cygwin, a Linux-like (ac

Re: Is it slower to upload through a hub. (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 11 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

[] At that price, I very much doubt it's USB3; it might conceivably even be USB1 (I have one - spaceship-shaped, sort of flat round star with four sockets at right-angles - that I bought long enough ago that I think it is one, especial

Re: Rant about tunein.com (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 11 Hours ago by: Frank Slootweg

Good you noticed. So you've been warned! :-)

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 11 Hours ago by: Andy Burns

You'd probably preserve more quality by doing a single resize by 12.8%

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 11 Hours ago by: Joel

I actually don't think so. Even when Windows 8 was released, they had an introductory price, to get the Pro edition upgrade, for $40, which I did. And then, 10 was a free upgrade over 7 and 8. I think Microsoft has recognized that new

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 12 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

That's not what Microsoft wants; it's merely what it does to counter Apple's own decision. If they could get away with it, they'd charge for the upgrade from 8.1 to 10, then the one to 11 and so on.

Re: Is it slower to upload through a hub. (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 12 Hours ago by: micky

I was afraid if I stopped in the middle, I'd lose everythign that had been done. I don't understand the 2-stage copying, but I think I'm right. Since it doesn't start the 2nd stage until the first stage is completely done, Canceling wo

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 12 Hours ago by: micky

Sure enough. And it says the SD card. It's remotely conceivable I myself switched it to the SD card. Okay, not so remotely If so, I was in the settings for another reason and just did that on the spur of the moment. Then forgot.

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 12 Hours ago by: Mr. Man-wai Chang

Thanks

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 12 Hours ago by: Mr. Man-wai Chang

Thanks!

Re: Rant about tunein.com (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 24 Days 12 Hours ago by: micky

I only brought this up to complain about their lack of advertisers. I listen for hours every day and here only 1 or 2 or 3. I thought paying would make it better, but they have other ways to annoy me then, it seems. I didn't know

Re: Rant about tunein.com (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 13 Hours ago by: Mayayana

"Frank Slootweg" <this@ddress.is.invalid> wrote | Normally I would give the URLs, but not this time. | You're a stern father, Frank. :)

Re: text file diff (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 13 Hours ago by: Mayayana

"grinch" <grinch@somewhere.com> wrote | Once a year or so I need to diff two text files on Windows. | How? I like WinMerge. Clean. Simple. A sensible GUI. Free. Unlike Notepad++, the author actually writes the code. And unlike Notepad++

Re: Rant about tunein.com (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 13 Hours ago by: Paul

I don't think it's set up to deal with mere users. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TuneIn https://tunein.com/sitemap/ 475 Brannan St San Francisco, CA 94107 partners@tunein.com press@tunein.com Paul

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 13 Hours ago by: nospam

it's a newer and more compact format. <https://source.android.com/devices/camera/heif> Devices running Android 10 support the HEIC compressed image format, a high efficiency video encoding (HEVC) specific brand of the high effici

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 13 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

... In the camera app setup you choose which storage to use.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

Right, Microsoft just wants you to pay once. It's a sensible thing.

Re: Is it slower to upload through a hub. (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 13 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Yes, an USB hub slows things down. Basically, assuming for an instant that the hub itself doesn't add a delay, everything connected to it compete for resources on the computer via a single connection. So normally you would put slow dev

Re: Rant about tunein.com (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 13 Hours ago by: Frank Slootweg

[...] Try a little harder/better! :-( The Google Play page *does* have an e-mail address and on the contact page, you should of course *not* go to 'TunIn for Brands', because you're not a partner, but to 'Help & Support' (Duh! :-()

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 13 Hours ago by: jaugustine

I forgot about HIP (Hide In Picture) I downloaded some time ago. Don't have the site address. I would not have made this Post if I remembered HIP. The version I have requires Dos (I have DosBox) and has a password protection

Re: text file diff (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 13 Hours ago by: Paul

I can now run *Linux Firefox* on this thing. So not only is it goofy, now it works! I can run a Windows Firefox and a Linux Firefox, each with a separate profile. To get WSLg working on Windows 11, took a video driver downloaded direct

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 13 Hours ago by: rabidR04CH

LOL. Indeed it is. The only ones who pay for either Windows 10 or 11 are builders. Otherwise, the operating system just comes with your machine the way it does on a Mac. The days of having to buy the OS and then buy the upgrade are lon

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 13 Hours ago by: Joel

You *are* depriving Microsoft of the cost of supporting your pirated copy of their OS. It costs money to update it. Nope. $200 is the true retail value of Windows Pro. It is absolutely a good deal, for what one gets, I could've s

Re: Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence) (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 13 Hours ago by: micky

Problem solved. I opened the .heic photo in mspaint and then used resize 40%, 40%, and 80% of previous size, until it looked small enough, and then saved it as .jpg. Still pretty big and top of my head seemed cut off on the FB webpage,

Re: Is it slower to upload through a hub. (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 14 Hours ago by: Piet

Much more likely is that he really means a "hub". https://acroname.com/blog/whats-difference-between-usb-hub-usb-switch-what-multiplexer But I fail to see why he doesn't give it a try to connect the phone directly to the laptop and compar

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 14 Hours ago by: Joel

I was wrong in thinking it would be OK to install one copy on two computers. I have not been unclear about that. I learned from it. Oh, yes, I definitely admit being bad at piracy, because I don't trust warez. Casual copying isn't

Re: Rant about tunein.com (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 14 Hours ago by: Mr. Man-wai Chang

TuneIn only accepts subscriptions the last time I wanna pay for it, but I have no interest in sports.

Have ..vehc photo. Do I need .jpg? (Time is of the essence)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 14 Hours ago by: micky

Why do some of the pictures I take with my phone, which I've viewing through the PC, have the extension .vehc , and not the .jpg extension. Facebook now requires a selfie to enrol, and I took one FB says it can't upload it, check my inter

Re: text file diff (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 14 Hours ago by: Mr. Man-wai Chang

Download WinDiff https://www.grigsoft.com/download-windiff.htm WinMerge - You will see the difference… https://winmerge.org/?lang=en

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 15 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

The upgrade to 11 is free you idiot.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 15 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

So you only stole one and not two. Big deal. Theft deprives somebody of something. If I couldn't pirate Windows, I'd use Linux. If I didn't copy it, your price would have been lower, ha!

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 15 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

Only if you acknowledge that you deliberately broke the law and only stopped because you realised MS could catch you out. And also admit that you're rubbish at piracy because you didn't get away with it and I did. Only if you don't kn

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 15 Hours ago by: Bill

If no one bought Windows, you'd be stuck with Linux. Or just the last version of Windows. Win-10 suits me fine.

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 24 Days 15 Hours ago by: Joel

I don't want an apology, really - what I want is for the Commander to acknowledge that there is something wrong with what he's doing. I've been hearing the same BS from warezers for decades, and it always seemed ridiculous to me, frankl

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 15 Hours ago by: Joel

No, read what the hell I'm writing, I *learned from* all this. Casual copying *isn't* the same thing as not buying it at all, but even so, I learned not to continue doing it. I bought another copy. It's not hard to understand this.

Re: text file diff (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 15 Hours ago by: Kenny McCormack

Well, it doesn't sound to me like you're doing anything wrong. In fact, it sounds like you know what you want - and what you want is Unix "diff" - and you just don't know how/where to get it. Note that on these help forums, responders t

Re: text file diff (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 16 Hours ago by: grinch

I should have mentioned I gave up on that notepad++ compare long ago because it just highlights the differences. When you do a diff with the Notepad++ Compare plugin of a large file, you get thousands of lines marked in red or green wh

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 16 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I will not. I get free stuff from him.

Re: text file diff (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 16 Hours ago by: Piet

fc file1 file2 -p

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 16 Hours ago by: David Brooks

You should apologise to Joel

Re: Is it slower to upload through a hub. (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 17 Hours ago by: micky

I thought it might not copy anything if I cancelled, so I waited, it seemed to be all night. It took 2.5 hours for the first step, and 7 minutes for the second. I googled but didnt' find what the two stages are for. Maybe one to pu

Re: Is it slower to upload through a hub. (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 17 Hours ago by: micky

Yeah, it's a little wider than a pack of gum. I got it at a hamfest for a dollar, I think because of the 4 jacks, the ones on one or both ends only do data, or power, but not both. Seems strange. I have a better hub with me, that I pa

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How? (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 17 Hours ago by: Commander Kinsey

I assume you say mutha. So shortening that to mom is daft. Why change the vowel? It would be as stupid as shortening mathematics to math. So just as I said. Oh dear, MS can catch me out, I'll be a good boy and pay up. so nothing t

Re: Is it slower to upload through a hub.

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Posted: 24 Days 17 Hours ago by: micky

Well, the printer is, but the printer is not on. and the mouse is, which I was using moderately, when not reading, etc. Darn. I hate being wrong. Thanks, I say begrudgingly.

Re: Rant about tunein.com

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Posted: 24 Days 17 Hours ago by: micky

On the Contact Us page, it has this section: TuneIn for Brands Partner with TuneIn to create compelling advertising, branded content, experiences, and more. Advertise With Us --- They must be incredibly unsuccessful in this becau

Rant about tunein.com

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Posted: 24 Days 17 Hours ago by: micky

a) I never signed up for the trial period of tunein, but I have it on the phone anyhow. (Maybe they tricked me into tapping something.) b) The trial period is supposed to make me like the Premium version, so I'll pay. c) Instead, it ma

Re: text file diff

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Posted: 24 Days 19 Hours ago by: Ralph Fox

I use the 'Compare' plugin in Notepad++ for this. It has a 2-pane visual diff showing lines added, removed, and modified. 1) Notepad++ <https://notepad-plus-plus.org/> 2) When installing Notepad++, put a check-mark in the

text file diff

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Posted: 24 Days 19 Hours ago by: grinch

Once a year or so I need to diff two text files on Windows. How?

Re: Double click question

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Posted: 24 Days 21 Hours ago by: Paul

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/downloads/procmon You would need to log activity during both double-clicks, allowing sufficient time for the system to "settle down" between double-clicks, to figure this out. win32 or metro

Re: Is it slower to upload through a hub.

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Posted: 24 Days 21 Hours ago by: Paul

The only thing I could suggest, is making a ZIP of the file set, and just passing some.zip via MTP protocol. As a test. For some transfer speed problems, ZIP definitely does not help. If you put six million files in a single NTFS direc

Re: Is it slower to upload through a hub.

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Posted: 25 Days ago by: Alan

Ah. Fair point.

Re: Is it slower to upload through a hub.

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Posted: 25 Days ago by: nospam

from his description, it sounds like he means a usb hub, not a network switch.

Re: Is it slower to upload through a hub.

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Posted: 25 Days ago by: Alan

That would depend on the hub and whether or not there is anything else connected to it...

Re: Is it slower to upload through a hub.

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Posted: 25 Days ago by: micky

Well, not that complicated. I hadn't turned Debugging Mode on again yet and thought there might just be a problem with the first jack. (this laptop has only 3 usb jacks and there is the mouse, the keyboard, the speakers, the printer, p

Is it slower to upload through a hub.

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Posted: 25 Days 1 Hour ago by: micky

I'm uploading data from my phone to me laptop and for complicated reasons, I'm connected through a little hub with 4 jacks. Would it run faster if the cable were plugged directly into the laptop? Because I could stop it now and start it u

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 25 Days 1 Hour ago by: Paul

I would trust the Windows 7 version. It's possible the Windows 7 version pissed someone off. You have to assume later versions were "adjusted according to requirements". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BitLocker "the UK Home Office

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 25 Days 1 Hour ago by: Paul

While you can list the security methods... https://www.adobe.com/devnet-docs/etk_deprecated/tools/QuickKeys/Acrobat_DocumentSecurityAlgoAll.pdf it takes a lock-pick to tell you how good they really are. https://www.kaspersky.com/blog/3

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 25 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I know history, where the advantage of history is you get to find out decades later later all the secret stuff the government knew at that time. If in the early 1900's the British could decode the Zimmermann Telegram, and if in the 194

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 25 Days 5 Hours ago by: Paul

The problem isn't finding them, the problem is the completeness of the collection. And it looks like there is enough for the purpose here at the moment. I used IE10-on-Win7 VirtualBox on the other machine (VBox5), because the VBox6 on th

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 25 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

As you astutely inferred, it _will_ download slowly as they're rather huge. *Microsoft Developer Site: Download a virtual machine* <https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/downloads/virtual-machines/> "We currently package our

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 25 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

The only virtual machines I've used on Windows are the likes of VirtualBox, for which I've written a few tutorials but I didn't know of a MS free VM. *Best free virtual machine software for Windows 10 and 11 in 2022* <https://www.wind

Re: Is there a way to put a command window in the background like Linux does (so that you can kill it)?

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Posted: 25 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

UPDATE: (Since that's part of learning and key to paying back for the kind help!) This morning I found out a rather useful feature of the (Vysor) console! <https://i.postimg.cc/c4Wq5x9j/scrcpy22.jpg> Vysor IP address option I've been u

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 25 Days 9 Hours ago by: Paul

A quick look, I don't see it in my download lists. But the browsers don't have long retention on those links so it is easier to lose stuff now. I'll take a look later on the other machine. Paul

Re: Is there a way to put a command window in the background like Linux does (so that you can kill it)?

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Posted: 25 Days 9 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

While the problem has been solved using multiple methods, and while we already learned how to additionally (theoretically anyway) connect both iOS & Android to Windows, we always strive to learn from everyone in every Usenet post, by de

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 25 Days 10 Hours ago by: Mr. Man-wai Chang

Do you trust Bit-Locker? :) Do all those encryption progarms have a master key known only by govenrments? :)

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 25 Days 12 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I haven't needed to strip it out in a long time, but for the record, I posted a tutorial long ago how to remove the PDF password using C:\app\editor\pspdf\{ghostscript,ghostview,ps2edit} I've never failed every time I needed to strip

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 25 Days 12 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

.... Do you have a link to that VM? It doesn't matter if it downloads slowly.

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 25 Days 14 Hours ago by: Herbert Kleebauer

Wouldn't it be an overkill to install a VM only to encrypt a few files on a USB stick? Use Explorer to create a new zip file and then drop all files you want to transfer in this zip file. Windows can't encrypt zip files and it also can'

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 25 Days 15 Hours ago by: Frank Slootweg

My stone-age version of 7-Zip defaults to 'zip' (not '7z') Archive format and for that format the 'Create SFX archive' tickbox is greyed out. Perhaps this is different for newer versions. [...] Exactly. That's why I don't recommend

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 25 Days 16 Hours ago by: Paul

Tisk. To get a Win7 VM to have working USB3 passthru, requires addition of a driver. Intel has two drivers. A worthless chipset driver pack (INFINST). This file, on the other hand, is just the two drivers for a USB3 hub and it works. You

Re: Double click question

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Posted: 25 Days 16 Hours ago by: Fokke Nauta

I experience the same thing with just one application. All others work fine. Don't know what's wrong. W10 x64 Pro. Fokke

Re: Double click question

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Posted: 25 Days 18 Hours ago by: Bill

It could mean it hasn't yet found the right app corresponding to your file. I have experienced that. Otherwise I would consider it a bug! :) Does it happen will all desktop icons or just one?

Double click question

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Posted: 25 Days 19 Hours ago by: MajorLanGod

What does it mean when I double-click on a desktop icon for an application, the hourglass temorarily appears, but the application does not load? A second double-click and it loads just fine? Windows 11 with all current updates.

Re: Can you get Apple clusterfuckware such as Apple Mobile Device Support to install on WIndows without the iTunes abomination?

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Posted: 25 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I'm frustrated because Android worked perfectly with Windows, and yet, as is often the case, the similar Apple software is literally a piece of shit. There's nothing you "can" do when installing it. You doubleclick on the Apple installer

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 26 Days 4 Hours ago by: Ant

Nope.

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 26 Days 4 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Password is not a real protection. If the algorithm is known, it only needs the interceptor to create a program with that same algorithm that ignores the password. But it is simple. My banks sends me by email PDF files protected by a

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 26 Days 4 Hours ago by: Paul

With 7ZIP, you can include SFX (the code section travels as a block of plaintext) with AES256 and filename encryption. This gives you a good crypto, with the ability to extract on machines having no copy of 7ZIP. You double-click mysecret

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 26 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I fully agree with your point and with the suggestion of using 7-zip. I was just letting folks know about a recent hole that needs patching. Like I said, it matters only if it matters, where the expectation of security depends on the to

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 26 Days 6 Hours ago by: Zaidy036

Probably all software has bugs to find. 7zip: <https://www.cvedetails.com/vulnerability-list/vendor_id-9220/7-zip.html>

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 26 Days 6 Hours ago by: Ken Blake

Yes, longer is better, but you're going to use a passphrase, it's important to choose a series of words that has meaning to you even if it has none to anyone else. If you don't, you'll forget it. Something like "ilovemyauntmatildaeve

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 26 Days 6 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

Windows 7 Home doesn't even have Bitlocker, does it?

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 26 Days 6 Hours ago by: Stan Brown

You talk as though it were either-or. I don't know what it woiuld mean to password it without encrypting it, but I strongly, strongly suggest good encryption, using a passphrase not a password. A passphrase is a series of words that do

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 26 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Depending on the level of security desired, even a rot Caesar Cipher will work, so I'm not against 7-zip methods, but see this in the news recently. *Alarming 7-Zip Security Flaw Exposes Your PC To Hackers Giving Full Admin Rights* <

Re: Windows freeware to change the Android unique "GSF ID"

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Posted: 26 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Everything I post to Usenet is intended to be added value for others to benefit from in the permanent record (in this case, on the archived ng): <http://groups.google.com/g/alt.comp.microsoft.windows) Every morning I've been running t

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 26 Days 7 Hours ago by: Frank Slootweg

To echo Zaidy036's recommendation: For a similar recent situation, I've used 7-Zip and encrypted the files. On your son's system he doesn't need to have 7-Zip, the 'Open' and 'Extract All...' context menu functions in File Explo

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 26 Days 7 Hours ago by: Paul

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HxD http://mh-nexus.de/hxd When you run that Hex Editor as Administrator (elevated), it is allowed to look at raw storage. There is a menu that allows opening raw drives. This allows you to scroll thro

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 26 Days 9 Hours ago by: Zaidy036

7zip the files themselves

Re: Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 26 Days 9 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Most people, I would think, use Truecrypt/Veracrypt encrypted containers. (If there's something else which works on all platforms, let me know.) The encrypted container can be named anything you want to name it, where it looks to others

Password Protect or Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

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Posted: 26 Days 12 Hours ago by: jaugustine

Hi, I am thinking about using a USB flash drive to send to my son with sensitive information on it. I would like it protected in the event someone else intercepts it. What method (Password protect or encrypt) do you think is

Re: Can you get Apple clusterfuckware such as Apple Mobile Device

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Posted: 27 Days 2 Hours ago by: Hank Rogers

He probably had a shit hemorrhage :)

Re: Can you get Apple clusterfuckware such as Apple Mobile Device

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Posted: 27 Days 4 Hours ago by: Arlen Holder

Hold on. The guy has solved the problem he was facing when mounting his Android phone while balancing his body on this two legs!. He prefers doggy style; Not some boring human style. He gives head down while giving oral to children.

Re: Can you get Apple clusterfuckware such as Apple Mobile Device

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Posted: 27 Days 4 Hours ago by: Alan

I know. But the gnashing of his teeth will make ME happy, so... ;-)

Re: Can you get Apple clusterfuckware such as Apple Mobile Device

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Posted: 27 Days 5 Hours ago by: Hank Rogers

Ahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha. *KUDOS* Poor Andy's been chasing his tail over his clusterfuckware, but saved by a non adult iKook. That takes the cake :) I think most all the apple related windows drivers/services can probably

Re: Can you get Apple clusterfuckware such as Apple Mobile Device

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Posted: 27 Days 5 Hours ago by: Alan

<https://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/apple-mobile-device-support-windows-10/> That took all of 10 seconds...

Re: Can you get Apple clusterfuckware such as Apple Mobile Device Support to install on WIndows without the iTunes abomination?

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Posted: 27 Days 8 Hours ago by: Hank Rogers

No! Throw that apple shit away man. And quit stalking iKook children, you pervert.

Can you get Apple clusterfuckware such as Apple Mobile Device Support to install on WIndows without the iTunes abomination?

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Posted: 27 Days 13 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Can you get Apple clusterfuckware such as Apple Mobile Device Support (AMSS) to install on Windows (without the iTunes abomination also being installed)? 1. After installing Vysor on Win10 Pro, Android mirrored flawlessly: <https://i.p

Re: What do you use to mirror & control your Android phone on Windows using the keyboard & mouse?

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Posted: 27 Days 13 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Whenever I find a solution, I look for _more_ solutions, so that I can learn which is better, and so that I can help others learn, and so that I can learn from others. In doing that Covey "sharpening the saw" inherent in all intelligent p

Re: What do you use to mirror & control your Android phone on Windows using the keyboard & mouse?

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Posted: 27 Days 13 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

BTW, there's apparently a FOSS "PB" PushBullet implementation extant: <https://sidneys.github.io/pb-for-desktop/> That Pushbullet for desktops works for macOS, Windows & Linux. <https://sidneys.github.io/pb-for-desktop/#download> Her

Re: Is there a way to put a command window in the background like Linux does (so that you can kill it)?

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Posted: 27 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

While testing other "free" screen mirroring solutions, I tried out the "Vysor" crippleware which does at least what scrcpy FOSS software does. <https://www.vysor.io/> "A window to your Phone" "Vysor puts your iOS or Android on your desk

Re: The various kinds of Windows applications... (Was: Is there a way to put a command window in the background like Linux does (so that you can kill it)?)

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Posted: 27 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

To the point of hiding the console for the better-written programs, I tested out the "free" Vysor crippleware which has a huge advantage over scrcpy in that it can work remotely over the Internet for both Android & iOS on all the common

Re: What do you use to mirror & control your Android phone on Windows using the keyboard & mouse?

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Posted: 28 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Thank you for hazarding another solution to interfacing Android to Windows so that we can easily interact with both simultaneously. Given you took the time to make the suggestion, I am taking the time to look at your suggestion, and to

Re: Windows freeware to change the Android unique "GSF ID"

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Posted: 28 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Typo... Do you have better Windows freeware to change the Android unique "GSF ID" (Google Services Framework ID)

Windows freeware to change the Android unique "GSF ID"

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Posted: 28 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Do you have Windows freeware to change the Android unique "GSF ID" (Global Services Framework ID) I was looking up fingerprinting of computers (mostly wrt cellphones) *How your computer can be uniquely tracked by its wallpaper* <https:/

Re: Earbuds for laptop

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Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: micky

Haven't had time to review all of this, but just now I plugged the earbuds for the phone, TRRS, into the Acer and it stopped the USB speakers from playing. I hadn't mentioned USB speakers before but that is what they are designed for, no

Re: Earbuds for laptop

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Posted: 29 Days 4 Hours ago by: micky

Yes, definitely. He was nice about it. More details in other post. He wanted me out of there before his 2 and 3 year olds figured out they were missing out on a dessert**. We were speaking English and the 2-year old yelled Bye a cou

Re: Earbuds for laptop

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Posted: 29 Days 4 Hours ago by: micky

He was right. It has 4 layers plus some cherry stuff and a few cherries and two layers are cake. Much as I like cake (I've eaten 30% already) I wish he could have taken it. I think it would have helped him forgive me. He was both ex

Re: Earbuds for laptop

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Posted: 29 Days 5 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

[] I think as far as software (including Windows) is concerned, there is the built-in hardware, and/or bluetooth, and/or USB. (And from Windows 7 on you can use special routing such that communications - Skype, Zoom, etc. - use differe

Re: Earbuds for laptop

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Posted: 29 Days 6 Hours ago by: micky

This one has only one socket but it's several years old. My friend used it for his business and gave it to me about 10 months ago. It's E5 or E15-73-35AQ. Both are on the label. I don't know how it can be E5 and E15 at the same time.

Re: Do you mount your Android phone to Windows using a WebDAV server?

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Posted: 29 Days 12 Hours ago by: Herbert Kleebauer

Some time ago I used https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.primftpd https://github.com/wolpi/prim-ftpd to transfer videos and music to a tablet for a child. On the PC side you just use windows explorer for file transfer. T

Re: Can I print just using Xcopy filename.prn com1

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Posted: 29 Days 12 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.

Yes, but these people retorted "why would /I/ want that?". It could block them doing some things, having to ask "permission". Also, allegedly, FAT was (is?) easier to repair. The only real hurdle to them was not being able to write fil

Re: Two GPUs, one way more power efficient? How?

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Posted: 29 Days 12 Hours ago by: Joel

That means nothing. I'm not in the same country, there are differences in the way people typically speak. That is not entirely true, actually. Once I realized that Microsoft was going to enforce the one device rule, I accepted tha

Re: Earbuds for laptop

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Posted: 29 Days 13 Hours ago by: J. P. Gilliver (John

You mean the Acer laptop doesn't _have_ 3.5mm sockets for mic/headphones? I'll have to keep an eye out for that next time I buy a laptop! (Hmm, Id have assumed it would, but never really thought about it for the mic.; it usually does

Re: Do you mount your Android phone to Windows using a WebDAV server?

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Posted: 29 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Today I used WebDAV to save an APK _directly_ from Windows to Android. <https://i.postimg.cc/9FJMKYch/scrcpy21.jpg> Windows Drive: === Android Had I wanted to, I could have downloaded to Windows and then I could have dragged-and-drop

Alarming 7-Zip Security Flaw Exposes Your PC To Hackers Giving Full

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Posted: 29 Days 14 Hours ago by: Mr. Man-wai Chang

Alarming 7-Zip Security Flaw Exposes Your PC To Hackers Giving Full Admin Rights <https://hothardware.com/news/7-zip-security-flaw-grants-full-admin-rights> ..... When utilizing 7-Zip's help menu, it executes the hh.exe, which can still

Re: Earbuds for laptop

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Posted: 29 Days 23 Hours ago by: micky

No, just one jack. Those designers are so clever, I thought it would be compatible with both. LOL

Re: Earbuds for laptop

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Posted: 29 Days 23 Hours ago by: micky

I have some wired earbuds for the phone that I bought 2 or 3 years ago. Very good price, and the insulation started breaking off a year ago. 1/2" sections with only wire, now 8 sections like that, and it's amazing how thin the wire is un

Re: Can I print just using Xcopy filename.prn com1

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Posted: 29 Days 23 Hours ago by: micky

Sure enough!!

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