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5 posts • joined 12 Mar 2009

Scared of brute force password attacks? Just 'GIVE UP' says Microsoft

Bob Carter

Waste of Time

Whilst the sites allow you to reset the password based on some spurious question such as your mothers maiden name or your date of birth or some other fact that can be researched then just how strong the original password was simply does not matter..

from personal experience.....

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Quick Q: How many FLOPPIES do I need for 16 MILLION image files?

Bob Carter

I still have one of my University Projects backed up in the loft - does any one have a paper tape reader to hand ?

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Bob Carter

I still have my University second year project (1977) up in the loft - does anyone have a paper tape reader handy ?

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Android rebellion: How to tame your stupid smartphone

Bob Carter

Painful so far...

I bought an Orange ZTE Blade aka San Fransico earlier this week and getting that up and running has been very painful (partly due to Orange and their SIM activation process failing abysmally) but a lot due to generic messages from Andriod that do not mean anything to a dumb user. "Sim card will not let you connect to that network" , finally got it connected and then received "Call Ended" every time I tried to dial out.....

Now I can not get past "validating phone number" when I try to open GMAIL !

Why does Market place keep giving me "A network error has occurred. Retry or cancel" when connected via my home broadband ?

Is there any real support ?

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'WALL-E' robot grunt obeys military hand signals

Bob Carter
Happy

What about...

Now if they just add a rack for my golf clubs and they might have a winner.......

..then again how would it interpret my golf swing ?

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