440 posts • joined 20 Mar 2012
Re: uninstall everything that I didn't want
Does it let you uninstall Windows? Because that's what I'd want.
Re: You meant systemd there, not systems.
Perhaps you should have hit "Send corrections" rather than "Post your comment" ...
Re: peruse the freetard's favourite encyclopaedia
While you should consult a French/English dictionary, which would reveal that "rein" means kidney.
My usual response to that sort of thing is "Fuck0ffV1sa/Yah00/wh0ever", which is not only memorable but also heartfelt.
Re: been too busy...
There's now a little "password update" link at the top of the My eBay page which leads to a short blurb which in turn links to info.ebayinc.com - the first "Update: Wednesday, May 21, 2014" on that page is a press release, which probably explains why users first found out about this sorry state in the papers. Granted it may have been the best way to get maximum coverage quickly, as many users may not go online every day, but it does look like eBay cares more about PR than actual customers.
Re: heaps of suits are doing network diagrams
Who said anything about network diagrams? Visio does a whole load of organisational and business process diagrams, project management and other stuff too, you know?
Notifying the user that he has a problem isn't really "powerless", is it? Because the user can then try to remove the malware, which leaves him better off than when he didn't know he had a problem.
Re: the 500L MPV is a mockery of the 1950s 500
Rather like the "new" Mini. Possibly more useful than the original, but a lot less fun.
Re: a challenge from the SORKS
That would be "a challenge from the SOUKS".
That's a "The Book of Mormon" (by the South Park guys) reference, apparently.
I wonder how much influence publicity, about their attempts to bully other game developers, has had.
Re: Wales is still pretty small
Yes, but not tiny - Liechtenstein, Monaco, San Marino are tiny.
Re: So be proud
Slightly odd that the land of Lego apparently approves of a site that carries so much Playmobil content. Why call Denmark "tiny" when it's twice the area and population of Wales?
"Film" is so last century.
Is it not?
Re: not something a user can do anything about
Users can check whether any server they have an account on has been vulnerable, and change their passwords in case they've been compromised.
Re: It isn't doing the latter, so get over it.
That's odd, because I just installed it and it calls itself
Security Update for Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP (KB2964358)
which looks rather like support for Windows XP to me.
In fact if you look at the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary they still seem to be supporting Internet Explorer 6, and we know how much they like that.
The molten metal doesn't chase the wax out
The mould is heated in an oven to melt the wax out before casting.
Re: Open Source is where seasoned professionals made their early mistakes...
It's usually people with commercial closed-source interests who like to spread the lie that open source doesn't have good professional developers.
Re: A problem that could have been fixed
I'm familiar with tar, but "man -k feathers" returns no results.
Re: So truth is stranger than fiction.
ISTR a sci-fi novel in which power from a parallel universe was tapped by special antennae, so truth really isn't stranger than fiction in this case.
Re: What the hell are they doing?
So far Apple has been happy to restrict its anti-competitive legal action mostly to Samsung - maybe this is a cunning plan to align multiple manufacturers / resellers in a concerted attack against iThings.
Re: these forums seem to truncate
It's still there, it just doesn't display - triple-clicking selects the full line including the bit that's run off the edge.
Re: already doing this many years ago
Using a liquid lens, yes, but not not as a method for casting optical resin into a solid lens.
Re: why do you identify with them
Usually because they earn a living based on people using MSFT products, or have a pile of MSFT shares.
Re: it gives them time to engineer out those obvious mistakes
Unless you're holding it wrong.
Magnesium wire run behind the motor
Re: Please tell me why she is pulling the grinder toward herself
Because it's an angle grinder, not a circular saw.
Re: No need for a new PC, still some hand-holding for newbies required.
As someone pointed out already, ClassicMenu Indicator restores the program menu. It's trivial to add buttons to the Unity launcher anyway.
Re: hardware requirements
I've just installed 14.04 on an old Core 2 Duo with onboard graphics, and the desktop definitely seems more responsive than 12.04. I found the Unity Dash a bit cumbersome in 12.04, but it's really snappy now.
Re: That may be a bit of a deal-breaker for me
"Menu in window title bar" is not the default setting.
Re: Someone's having a laugh with that price.
Probably looks nice but feels nasty, with a mediocre camera, burns through batteries, and not that cheap by the time you pay VAT, import duty and admin.
People can't just look over your shoulder to copy it, they have to exercise more ingenuity than the average criminal is capable of to exploit it. I'm surprised nobody has developed a method of scanning and 3D printing to produce fake fingers ... oh look, they did already (PDF).
Re: Who at Microsoft is making up the names... and why do they still have a job?
I Still Know What You Did Last Windows 8.1 Update
Predator Versus Windows 8.1 Update
Windows 8.1 Update the Thirteenth
Re: a mono speaker on the phone
Brilliant - just like the pocket transistor radio when I was a kid. :-)
Re: this could be exploited in just 4 bytes
The 4 byte example was enough to show it would work, not enough to have any chance of stealing useful data.
Re: this is an example of prior art
... until you add the magic phrase "on a mobile device", then it's totally different and original.
Re: they are after all exploiting a flaw to return 64KB of unauthorized data
There's no need to access more than a few bytes of data to check if the vulnerability is present.
Re: Much easier way
The problem with sticking with an actual HDD is that you lose the convenience of the VM being just a couple of files that you clone and delete as required.
Re: With just a handful of virii.
Re: hurray for eBay
Why the thumbs down? Does someone think people should be paying for pirated software?
Re: Optimax and Optical Express DO run websites
Of course they do, but my comment was that satisfied customers don't feel a need to launch personal crusades on the web, unlike dissatisfied customers who feel (for whatever reason) that they have been wronged.
Re: "air on the side of caution"
err on the side of caution
Re: I had always been tempted by laser surgery.
My friend had it about ten years ago, at Optimax Birmingham, and is still very happy with the results. She used to be very short sighted with moderate astigmatism, and doesn't need any correction now. The only problems she's had (after the initial healing period, which can be very uncomfortable) are occasional dryness, and some interference with night vision - she reckons that, compared to the hassle she had previously with glasses and contacts, it's a price well worth paying.
If your sight isn't that bad you may benefit less from the surgery, so would consider the downsides to be more significant. Obviously if the surgery screws up for whatever reason you might end up with major problems and no advantage, but there are plenty of people who are glad they had it done, they just don't run websites about it.
Re: One line, one pixel
I have a feeling that a particle big and fast enough to take out a few hundred pixels would probably take out the rest of the camera too. AIUI most of these things are small enough that they just shoot by, hitting nothing much.
On the one hand there are probably plenty of people running XP who would be just as happy running Linux, but on the other there are some things that XP does that Linux still can't manage (and possibly never will). Of course the obvious solution is to just open source XP. Haha.
A zombie process is one which has finished running but is still in the process table, while XP is an OS that hasn't finished running, yet its parent is calling it dead - that seems quite the opposite to me.
Re: How do you install Windows 3.1 onto a PC these days?
3.1 in DOSEMU if you want, or 3.11 in Virtualbox. Simples.
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