Started by Camazotz Automat, August 17, 2012, 04:04:35 AM
Quote from: Catsmile on February 02, 2015, 03:54:20 PM...Cyberstalk like a pro for free...
Quote from: Georgie For President 2216 on February 03, 2015, 03:07:50 AMIt beats the alternative.
Quote from: Catsmile on February 02, 2015, 03:54:20 PMIn case you missed the news, Google Earth Pro is now free.Cyberstalk like a pro for free. See the link below for details. Enjoy.http://google-latlong.blogspot.in/2015/01/google-earth-pro-is-now-free.html
Quote from: albrecht on February 05, 2015, 05:38:11 PMI'm not a computer guy but had an older Dell laptop and installed Linux Mint 17.1 yesterday. Works great and faster than the, apparently, bogus Windows 7 that came installed on it (relative bought online by a fly-by-night company I guess some years ago and the Windows was pirated.) It works fine when plugged in but I cannot get the WiFi to work at all. Googled and searched some forums but nothing works (and, frankly, goodness knows if some computer geek or hacker is going to have fun with me because I tried typing some of the suggestions in DOS-like window!) So far nothing. Not wanting to mess with it much more timewise....but does anyone know if I can buy a cheap WiFi USB antennae (or whatever it might be called) to solve the problem and to get WiFi? If so what model or mfg?
Quote from: wr250 on February 05, 2015, 06:12:31 PMive used cheap trendnets wireless adaptors from newegg. and i deleted a long post on installing firmware because you said "I'm not a computer guy".
Quote from: (Redacted) on February 09, 2015, 04:34:57 PMOk, I'm going out of my mind here. How can I include images in an auto reply message in Windows Mail? *hanging head in shame* Working on a project I should have never agreed to do, I can't figure this last piece of the puzzle out that will end this & get me my life back.
Quote from: wr250 on February 09, 2015, 04:41:07 PMdid you try drag n drop ?
Quote from: (Redacted) on February 09, 2015, 04:45:05 PMI did, and the auto reply received contained no pictures.
Quote from: wr250 on February 09, 2015, 04:49:09 PMdo you have the stupid little paperclip directly under tools perhaps ?or insert -probably between format and view
Quote from: (Redacted) on February 09, 2015, 05:15:07 PMThanks wr, you didn't give me the answer, but your suggestion gave me an idea & I figured it out!!! Hello Free Time!! Thanks!
Quote from: wr250 on February 09, 2015, 05:31:17 PMso what was the solution? use gmail?
Quote from: (Redacted) on February 09, 2015, 05:38:42 PMThe solution was to use an email draft with the images i needed, find that draft in the Windows Live Mail drafts folder so I can tell the auto reply exactly what to send. Your 'drag & drop' comment gave me the idea because I already had a draft created with the images in it. I just had to dig deep in the local appdata folder to find it.I will heretofore never agree to help anyone with computer things.
Quote from: wr250 on February 12, 2015, 08:44:13 AMhow to gain access to a windows pc you are locked out ofthis requires physical access. things you need to know/have :1.the name of default screensaver that pops up when you start up the computer, but never login - default.scr ? easily changed by the user that has admin rights. 2.a live cd/dvd/usb disk/drive windows/linux/whatever thats it. once you know the name of the default screensaver reboot to the live cd/dvd/usb drive . mount drive the computers hard drive named c:\ (as if it had booted into windows without the live image). this can be names any number of things, depending on the live image used. find the default screensaver on that drive, move it to <name>.scr.old then find cmd.exe cp it to the name of the screensaver you just renamed ie copy cmd.exe <name>.scr once done reboot into windows. leave it at the login screen. now instead of a screensaver you will have a command prompt logged in as system. system is the most powerful account on a windows computer. you can do (almost) anything (cant delete/change files in use though, but you can force them to stop then do whatever, depending on the file ie you cant stop the windows kernel, the machine will hang if you do)
Quote from: area51drone on February 12, 2015, 10:12:34 AMYou could just overwrite all the screensavers if you don't know.
uTorrent options -> Preferences -> Advanced -> search for the below items and disable them, and most/all the ads and crap disappear: offers.left_rail_offer_enabled/left_rail_offer offers.sponsored_torrent_offer_enabled/sponsored_torrent_offer_enabled gui.show_plus_upsell bt.enable_pulse gui.show_notorrents_node offers.content_offer_autoexec
Quote from: wr250 on February 14, 2015, 07:45:04 AMGo to Prison for File Sharing? That's What Hollywood Wants in the Secret TPP DealThe Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP) poses massive threats to users in a dizzying number of ways. It will force other TPP signatories to accept the United States' excessive copyright terms of a minimum of life of the author plus 70 years, while locking the US to the same lengths so it will be harder to shorten them in the future. It contains DRM anti-circumvention provisions that will make it a crime to tinker with, hack, re-sell, preserve, and otherwise control any number of digital files and devices that you own. The TPP will encourage ISPs to monitor and police their users, likely leading to more censorship measures such as the blockage and filtering of content online in the name of copyright enforcement. And in the most recent leak of the TPP's Intellectual Property chapter, we found an even more alarming provision on trade secrets that could be used to crackdown on journalists and whistleblowers who report on corporate wrongdoing.Here, we'd like to explore yet another set of rules in TPP that will chill users' rights. Those are the criminal enforcement provisions, which based upon the latest leak from May 2014 is still a contested and unresolved issue. It's about whether users could be jailed or hit with debilitating fines over allegations of copyright infringement.https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2015/02/go-prison-sharing-files-thats-what-hollywood-wants-secret-tpp-dealthis portion of the article is posted with permission from Eff.org . their copyright policy is here: https://www.eff.org/copyright
Quote from: wr250 on February 16, 2015, 09:45:23 AMhttp://www.theverge.com/2015/2/11/8017771/samsung-smart-tvs-inserting-unwanted-adsapparently samsung smart tvs are injecting ads into user owned content (dvd/bueray/plex/dlna etc), at 20-30 minute intervals.
Quote from: analog kid on February 16, 2015, 10:41:52 AMThat's messed up. That and recording the audio in smart tv owners' homes and selling it to 3rd parties.Something else people are learning is that cable networks are cutting out scenes from syndicated tv shows and speeding the shows up about 7% to make more room for more commercials.
Quote from: wr250 on February 16, 2015, 10:51:45 AMquestion: if i pay for cable, why am i subjected to commercials at all? on the local OTA stations that are carried i understand.