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by burger2227
Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 2
Views: 2907

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

Microsoft's killer Windows 7 patch: Breaks networking, flags legit PCs as 'Not genuine' This time they've found that its January security updates are bricking Windows 7 devices with an errant ' Not Genuine' Windows license error, and a bug that blocks administrator access to remote shares on Window...
by burger2227
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 92
Views: 29256

Re: Windows 10 news

Update: January 8, 2019—KB4480966 (OS Build 17134.523) Windows opened with Chrome browser already running as it should finally. No notification that the PC was updated... Windows 10 Version 1903 to grab 7GB of your storage so big updates don't fail In the next major release of Windows 10, Microsoft...
by burger2227
Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 92
Views: 29256

Re: Windows 10 news

How Microsoft lost the web That meant Microsoft abandoned almost all of its customers to the competition. At the beginning of 2016, about 89% of all Windows PCs ran Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 or 8.1. Nearly 9 out of every 10 Windows machines, then, looked at a dead-man-walking browser if they ran IE. ...
by burger2227
Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: what seems like a bogus syntax error
Replies: 6
Views: 237

Re: what seems like a bogus syntax error

When you sign into the board, check the stay logged in box.
by burger2227
Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability
Replies: 50
Views: 38958

Re: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability

Microsoft issues emergency update to fix critical IE flaw under active exploit Microsoft has issued an emergency update that fixes a critical Internet Explorer vulnerability that attackers are actively exploiting on the Internet. The memory-corruption flaw allows attackers to remotely execute malic...
by burger2227
Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 92
Views: 29256

Re: Windows 10 news

Former Microsoft Edge Intern Claims Google Callously Broke Rival Web Browsers However, some of the onus also falls on Microsoft. Since Edge is coupled with the Windows 10 operating system , major updates to the browser only come twice a year. Competing browsers like Chrome and Firefox are updated o...
by burger2227
Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 92
Views: 29256

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft admits Activity History “naming issue,” explains how to turn off Privacy Dashboard browsing history 1) Under Settings -> Privacy -> Activity history , make sure that “Let Windows sync my activities from this PC to the cloud” is not checked. 2) Under Settings -> Privacy -> Diagnostics & fe...
by burger2227
Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 92
Views: 29256

Re: Windows 10 news

How a major bug in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update slipped past Microsoft Those that really were suffering from deleted files reported the exact same symptoms in the Feedback Hub. They didn't know what the cause of the issue was, so they merely stated that their files had been deleted. Known Fol...
by burger2227
Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 92
Views: 29256

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft is building a Chromium-powered web browser that will replace Edge on Windows 10 Many will be happy to hear that Microsoft is finally adopting a different rendering engine for the default web browser on Windows 10. Using Chromium means websites should behave just like they do on Google Chr...
by burger2227
Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: qbasic won't start
Replies: 4
Views: 577

Re: qbasic won't start

NTVDM no longer works on Windows 10 32 bit...will never work on 64 bit Windows without DOSbox or something similar.

Poster apparently has never returned...
by burger2227
Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 92
Views: 29256

Re: Windows 10 news

Latest Windows 10 update breaks Windows Media Player, Win32 apps in general The important data loss bug that interrupted the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, version 1809, may be fixed, but it turns out there are plenty of other weird problems with the release. As spotted by Paul Thur...
by burger2227
Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 92
Views: 29256

Re: Windows 10 news

New Windows 10 1809 block: Microsoft halts update if you use flawed Intel drivers The update is blocked for users with Intel display drivers versions 24.20.100.6344 and 24.20.100.6345 . Microsoft has provided instructions on its answers forum to check if your PC is affected. "Microsoft is working w...
by burger2227
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Many free mobile VPN apps are based in China or have Chinese ownership
Replies: 0
Views: 897

Many free mobile VPN apps are based in China or have Chinese ownership

Many free mobile VPN apps are based in China or have Chinese ownership The expert says that 86 percent of the apps he analyzed had "unacceptable privacy policies ." For example, some apps didn't say if they logged traffic, some apps appeared to use generic privacy policies that didn't even mention ...
by burger2227
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: qbasic won't start
Replies: 4
Views: 577

Re: qbasic won't start

What are you running it on?

What is the QB EXE file name?
by burger2227
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 92
Views: 29256

Re: Windows 10 news

Windows-as-a-service fail: Microsoft keeps customers in the dark The closest equivalent for Windows 10 is the Windows 10 Update History page, which offers documentation concerning feature updates and cumulative reliability and security updates. That page shows that the Windows 10 October 2018 Updat...
by burger2227
Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 92
Views: 29256

Re: Windows 10 news

Erratic Windows 10 Bug Breaks Changing of Default File Associations Windows 10 users are stating that when they try to change the default program used to open a particular file extension, such as .txt files, they are unable to associate it with popular Notepad replacements such as Notepad++ . On th...
by burger2227
Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 2
Views: 2907

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

Updating Windows 7 is getting harder and more expensive Do you still have desktop systems running Windows 7 ? Then you surely know by now that Jan. 14, 2020 —a Patch Tuesday—is the last day Microsoft issues security updates for the operating system. (While you are marking your calendar: January 202...
by burger2227
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 92
Views: 29256

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft is positioning Always-Connected PCs as the future of business devices Speaking of Windows 10 in S Mode , which Microsoft has been working to get OEMs to ship on PCs -- especially Always Connected ones -- there will be a new requirement in Windows 10 1809 (the October Update) for Windows 1...
by burger2227
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 92
Views: 29256

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft making more of the Windows 10 built-in apps removable The ability to remove these apps doesn't really mean much in terms of disk space or convenience, as none of them are very big. The move may be of more interest to corporate deployments; an organization that has standardized on Outlook,...