* Posts by kain preacher

3744 posts • joined 4 Apr 2007

Microsoft Windows 10 October update giving HP users BSOD

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If this only affects HP laptops is this an MS issue or did HP do some thing funny ? I know it's popular to hate on MS but lets think on this one.

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HMRC rapped as Brexit looms and customs IT release slips again

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Re: TL;DR

Don't worry I'm sure Craptia, IBM or HPE will swoop in and save the day. They will have it all working on time and on budget by 2040 or when the UK decides to rejoin the EU. Which ever comes the latest.

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Brit mobe operator O2 asks cut-off customers: Have you tried turning it on and off again?

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Blessing in disguise . It's beer o clock and your boss can contact you.

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Google is still chasing the self-driving engineer that jumped ship to Uber

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I would because they are paying in stock.

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Re: Spazturtle

Tigra 07 unless you had a division dedicated to corporate espionage.

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The ink's not dry on California'a new net neutrality law and the US govt is already suing

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`Oh I left out Oilo. California produce more oil than Alaska. It's the number 3 oil producing state .

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Ahem that's discounting California agriculture business. California feeds great deal of America.

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Braking bad: Mitsubishi recalls 68k SUVs over buggy software

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Nope I was like wow .

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Cookie clutter: Chrome saves Google cookies from cookie jar purges

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Makes edge look exciting

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Open-source software supply chain vulns have doubled in 12 months

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Is this why Linus took a break ?

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Dead retailer's 'customer data' turns up on seized kit, unencrypted and very much for sale

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Re: QED

Look like some hates disk shredders

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Re: QED

They have shredders for that.

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Renegade 3D-printing gunsmith Cody Wilson on the run in Taipei from child sex allegations

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Re: Upped the charge...

"Funny how he gets hit with a prostitution charge so quickly after winning the other case..."

Nope not prostitution charge, since she was a minor it's sex trafficking and violation of the Mann act . He is looking at 10 years in the federal system.

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Re: Upped the charge...

Bob it's like having a passenger in your car that has stuffed drugs in your car. Even in the car can go down.

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Based on the web site I think he was set up, but the girl.

"Meeting up with girls nearly half your age - and under 18, at that - is just creepy."

But you must be 18 or older to use the site .

The charge sexual assault is bit miss leading In this context. If he had just had sex with her that would be statutory rape. In most states Sexual assault is one level below rape . Even if he is found not guilty of sexual assault his real problem is he paid a minor for sex. That's state and federal time

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Re: Upped the charge...

If she has a fake ID you still are screwed. There are guys that met under age girls in bars and still got nailed .

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No, that Sunspot Solar Observatory didn't see aliens. It's far more grim

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Re: Unconvinced

On top of that they did not tell the local police why

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Man cuffed for testing fruit with bum cheek pre-purchase

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Re: "A loss prevention employee..."?

Security guard is meant as an obvious deterrent. Nice bright uniform standing by the door. Were Loss prevention is either working the cams or in plain clothes tracking a person.

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Re: Clarity Needed

loss prevention is what use to be called store detectives. There role is to both stop shop lifters and internal theft . Yes in place like supper markets their is a difference between the uniformed security guard you see and the plain clothes loss prevention. Most of the time the security guard is contracted out were loss prevention is a direct hire . Loss prevention is almost always plain clothes store detective .

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Microsoft reveals train of mistakes that killed Azure in the South Central US 'incident'

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Re: The American Midwest is famous

Japan has giant lizards so be carefull .Oz has killer drop b ears so cross that of the list too.

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Re: The American Midwest is famous

Come to California were you have fires, floods and earthquakes. Then some were like NYC were you have meters of snow.

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'Men only' job ad posts land Facebook in boiling hot water with ACLU

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Re: Didn't ElReg just have a story about women-only coding camp?

Ahem Bob, can I call you bob ? You know that the ACLU has defend Klans men. They support all free speech not just whats socially popular .

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Microsoft pulls plug on IPv6-only Wi-Fi network over borked VPN fears

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Re: Shame!

lets cnn.com IPv6 ,whitehouse.gov, youtube, netflix 12.85 of websites are ipv6

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Re: Two questions if I may

That's weird I have no Issues with google play on IPv6.

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Re: Catch 22

My router gives me both .

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Sysadmin misses out on paycheck after student test runs amok

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I like twist lock plugs. Over time they seem to weld them selfs to the wall

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Linux kernel's Torvalds: 'I am truly sorry' for my 'unprofessional' rants, I need a break to get help

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Re: That's right Linux community... bend over...

The OP did not mean Linus but was a shot at Sniw

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A basement of broken kit, zero budget – now get the team running

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Re: Loose change to pay the beer bill...??

$2 draft beers. How much are you expecting to drink ?

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Re: HMSO

"Correct. It's the quicklime you don't need. But you still to clean out the inside of the van to get rid of any carpet fibres."

caustic soda then ?

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US govt concedes that you can indeed f**k Nazis online: Domain-name swear ban lifted

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Re: How long...

Sorry, fucktrump.us is taken

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You know all those movies you bought from Apple? Um, well, think different: You didn't

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Re: not yours

"You can certainly argue that having a legit disc copy gives you the right to do whatever you like with that disc, within reason - including, for instance, putting it into any kind of disc reader of your choice. But to claim that it gives you the right to make another copy of whatever work happens to be on that disc - is pretty much the opposite of how copyright works."

Veti in the US you have the right to make up a back up copy. section 117 of the Copyright Act.

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UK.gov tells companies to draft contracts for data flows just in case they screw up Brexit

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Re: Good News/Bad News

The flooding has already started.

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A boss pinching pennies may have cost his firm many, many pounds

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Re: Penny pinching boss

"Your time dilation is strong. You could get a Canon LBP4 for maybe £500-£600 in around 1996. And that's over 20 years ago. It's depressing when you're thinking "I dunno - 15 years maybe?" and it turns out to be 25..."

Ahem maybe the boss bought it from a friend . wink wink nudge . Maybe the boss had a side company that was selling supplies to the company. Or just maybe he lied and spent the cash on some thing else.

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Re: Outcome?

Yet Another Anonymous coward, considering this was a stock division I would say that this is it.

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A flash of inspiration sees techie get dirty to fix hospital's woes

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Re: Upsetting non-techies can be hard

Um drunken typing. Giggles. Yeah that's going to work real well.

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Apple cops to iPhone 8 production oops, offers to fix borked phones

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Re: Dear Apple.

Well it seems like the customers don;t care either .

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Dear Apple.

You are making it wrong .

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Fast food, slow user – techie tears hair out over crashed drive-thru till

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Re: Do you want fries with that?

Working retail if found that most people were stupid, entitled or a combo of both

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Re: Did that, done that....

One better. Try a person for the love a god could not type in a simple password. You walk them through opening up note pad, type the password in and tel them to copy in paste. Only to find out you need to give them a 5 hour course on how to use the mouse and copy and paste . What's that tell them to high light and use control C and control V ? Well that's another five hour course on how to high light with the mouse and then they will swear there is no Control button. Then you tel them to hit ctrl+v and then they will insist there is no ctrlV button

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Re: Do you want fries with that?

>What do you expect from the staff at McDonalds?

"A philosophy degree?"

I was expecting a degree that would allow you to become a politician.

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PCjr had an IR keyboard

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I had one. Let me tell you it was craptstic. It ate batteries like there was no tomorrow . Range was limited. infarct IR devices on the PC worked better. Oh and cordless phones knocked it off. Yep those were the good ole days . Yep windows 95 brings back memories of plug and pray and driver hell.

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Re: Do you want fries with that?

What you expect from a bunch of clowns ?

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Re: "educate the caller"

Hey those model M keyboards were damn near indestructible. Wait since this was a medical environment ma be he gave the end user a few liters of morphine.

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Trainer regrets giving straight answer to staffer's odd question

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I would of told them not to pour human blood in it .

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Re: has anyone else

one with wine and one with a screw driver.

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Re: Phones too

Some police Depts in the US won't take reports for stolen phones.

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VMware 'pressured' hotel to shut down tech event close to VMworld, IGEL sues resort giant

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I hope IGEL takes them to the cleaners.

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Voting machine maker claims vote machine hack-fests a 'green light' for foreign hackers

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Re: Er...

"Plus it is probably considered a "trade secret" and can't be open sourced."

That's exactly what Diebold claimed and then promptly sued the state of New Jersey to stop them from looking.

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Re: Er...

To the person that down voted me, you think Open source is good if you can't see the source code that is being run. How do you know what back doors are in it ? Open or closed source makes no diff if people can not see what's running under the hood.

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