Boston Dynamics Scottish Department
80 posts • joined 19 Jun 2007
What has MS got to do with it?
Runs a local VPN on your Android phone and routes all traffic through it, stripping the ads along the way.
To be honest though I haven't thought to reinstall it since resetting my phone last time, not sure why.
Turn off automatic updates and reboot the machine.
Install these two updates manually in this order, no need to reboot in between.
Re-enable automatic updates and reboot the machine again.
Once found a dead, dried up frog inside a customer's PC. They had no explanation as to how it had got there.
Number of people that will return a £500 brand new mobile device because it might burn their face off?
Nearly all of them.
Number of people that will return a £40 IP camera because it makes some websites fall over?
Close enough to zero for it not to make any difference.
All very well having a massive recall, but you've got to get the device owner to climb up a ladder, take down the camera, wait for a replacement yadda yadda yadda. There's too much effort required by the end user for what appears to them to be zero benefit.
The only way to make the device owners take notice would be to make the devices stop working, or curtail their internet connection in someway.
Works nicely, 8GB partition for it on the SSD. Runs swift, no wifi though. Only ethernet.
90% of apps seemed to work fine, it looks promising. I can see myself using it for the usual stuff I use my laptop for, but not yet.
It's just not quite there, impressive nonetheless.
Due diligence is someone else's problem.
It's the address I have bookmarked for Lloyds, just sharing the wealth. (no pun intended)
But this works fine
Worth mentioning that this particular ransomware will scan your network for shares and encrypt anything it finds.
I think this is the first to do this, all the previous ones would only encrypt mapped network shares.
Have done this on a number of Windows 7 and 8 machines and not had any sign of Windows 10 return.
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
Half Life 2 City Scanners anyone?
Why do people insist on using ISP provided email? Even a Hotmail account would be better.
Seeing as how they've been unable to provide VoIP service for 24 hours now.
Have had smart meters for about 7 years now. No fancy display in the kitchen, just replacement meters that send readings off to our supplier every day so they give us an accurate bill at the end of each month.
What's the problem with this? I see a lot of people flapping their hands about when it's been nothing but fantastic for us.
What have I missed in the last 7 years?
No, you don't. You can even use your TV to listen to the radio over Freeview and still not require a license.
Why do people install it?
So because there are rapists and murderers we should stop arresting people who steal cars?
Windows 7 : http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-recovery
Windows 8 : http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-8/create-reset-refresh-media
There are other links available for office, all direct from Microsoft, just provide them with your legit key and away you go.
To get your Windows 8 key (as they're usually stored in the bios/uefi) you can use pkeyui.
Have they released any information on WHERE they're going to be expanding? Our business is stuck with 8Mbit ADSL and no sign of Infinity making it onto our industrial estate, despite all the residential properties surrounding us having it.
Where's the evidence they're coming from Android? Perhaps they're coming from old feature phones or even completely new to mobile phone ownership.
They don't charge it straight to your card, they invoice you monthly. So a limited credit card would just result in an unpaid bill.
That fixed menu at the top is already starting to get on my nerves, definitely lose that.
Moving my mouse vertically should not automatically pop anything up, if I want a menu, I'll click my left mouse button thanks.
We're stuck with around 8Mbit ADSL2, the industrial estate we're on and the industrial estates near us are surrounded by residential estates that can all get FTTC.
Us? We've got the fastest connection on our industrial estate and BT have no plans to improve things.
Oh, and the government grant thing for covering the installation of a leased line or whatever? Doesn't apply in our postcode.
My Nexus 4 and 7 (2013) are running like greased weasel shit with Lollipop. My 2012 Nexus 7 though, well... Wish I'd not bothered.
I like the ability to do away with the Search and Task View buttons in the latest build, but what I really want is a way to get rid of the Start button.
I use it SO rarely that I'd rather have the space for another application shortcut or open application.
The times I do use it, I have the Windows key or even CTRL+ESC.
I'm not talking a few months, this is going back about 4 years maybe. New cards have been issued during that period and since that first time of setting it up I've never once been asked to enter my password again.
Same with our cards at work, mixture of Visa and Mastercard, never asks for the password.
I never understood that extra verification step. I did it once for each card I have used online and have never been asked for the password again. I don't think I could even tell you what passwords I used now it was so long ago.
When a transaction goes through now, the verification window pops up, whirls around a bit then returns to the merchant and the sale is complete.
Am I missing something?
What the actual fuck?
This has definitely been a feature for quite a while now.
I took the ultimate option a month ago and just shut my account down. Never looked back.
I've got enough tedious drivel in my own life, don't need other peoples too.
CTRL + C works for copying error messages from MOST dialogue boxes in Windows. Just make sure the window has focus, hit CTRL + C then paste into Notepad so you can extract the bit you want.
I emphasise most, because sometimes it doesn't work, which is frustrating.
I verified the business a couple of years ago. Got a postcard in the mail and entered a code into their website.
The verification process was failing when I tried it this time.
Funnily enough, I actually got an email from Jennie at Google today telling me about the account verification. I replied explaining that I had already been through the process.
About an hour ago, I received a call from a number in America which turned out to be Jennie from Google who said she'd verified my account for me and to give it a couple of days for the corrections to filter down to the search results.
Pretty good service in the end!
I've been trying to get Google to correct our business listing for ages now.
Put in our postcode into their business manager thing and it doesn't recognise it. Drag the marker on the map to where we are and it gets the entire address right apart from the postcode.
Type our postcode into Google Maps and it recognises it and our business is pretty much at the centre.
They also have a couple of our opening times wrong, still as yet unresolved.
Sort it out Google.
Where's Mozillas offering of 64bit Firefox then?
Hold volume down and power from anywhere.
I'll add to the linux offering by suggesting gddrescue for proper buggered hard drive data recovery.
Use it daily for recovering customers hard drives. Took 9 months to clone a drive with it once but I got everything back.
This is the same exploit.
With a new name/owner. They started this in Bournemouth and failed, hopefully they can get it together this time.
See the new one here : http://i.imgur.com/NRKuePr.png
What have they done??? Brrr.
Quantum Bigfoot was my first hard drive upgrade, went from an 80MB up to the dizzying heights of 4.3GB.
Was in London with a group of friends over the weekend, had to take the tube a couple of times.
We opted for the automatic machines to get our tickets, it took 4 attempts for it to even recognise where we wanted to go despite going through exactly the same process every time.
We then realised we had bought the wrong tickets and had to deal with an actual person to get it sorted.
If you want to automate something, make sure it's not a complete clusterfuck of information that only a local could possibly decipher.
How do you go about encouraging a sheep to perform a sexual act on you? Dinner, drinks and a movie?
DTraceunder the GPL
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