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by burger2227
Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 104
Views: 37197

Re: Windows 10 news

When Windows 10 feature upgrades collide next month Windows 10 1809 was initially released on Oct. 2, 2018 , but within days Microsoft purged it from the distribution pipeline after reports of upgrade-caused data loss. Although the company returned 1809 to testing that same month, it wasn't until N...
by burger2227
Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why Phone Numbers Stink As Identity Proof
Replies: 0
Views: 1

Why Phone Numbers Stink As Identity Proof

Why Phone Numbers Stink As Identity Proof How exactly did we get to the point where a single, semi-public and occasionally transient data point like a phone number can unlock access to such a large part of our online experience? KrebsOnSecurity spoke about this at length with Allison Nixon, directo...
by burger2227
Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 104
Views: 37197

Re: Windows 10 news

Google, Microsoft work together for a year to figure out new type of Windows flaw Microsoft is strongly recommending that third-party driver developers make the same changes , and the company considered making it so that Windows itself would automatically set the Object Manager flag whenever the I/...
by burger2227
Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Formula
Replies: 1
Views: 19

Re: Formula

ATN can be used to define π in SINGLE or DOUBLE precision. The calculation cannot be used as a CONSTant. Pi = 4 * ATN(1) 'SINGLE precision Pi# = 4 * ATN(1#) 'DOUBLE precision PRINT Pi, Pi# The QB64 _PI function returns π as a _FLOAT value with an optional multiplier parameter. radius = 5 circlearea ...
by burger2227
Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 104
Views: 37197

Re: Windows 10 news

Laptop Updates 1803 with Chrome browser started asking to resume previous tabs... https://i.postimg.cc/zBH4RRLN/screenshot-95.png No notification about new updates. Just woke up with login screen. Microsoft launches Game Stack, brings Xbox Live to Android and iOS It’s worth noting that developers c...
by burger2227
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 5
Views: 4105

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

Windows 7 users to receive notifications from Microsoft about end of support Microsoft is planning to push notifications to Windows 7 users warning them about the upcoming end of support. The software giant will stop supporting Windows 7 on January 14th, 2020, and it will start warning consumers ab...
by burger2227
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 104
Views: 37197

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft Asks Users to Call Windows 10 Devs About ALT+TAB Feature Microsoft has started to display notifications in the Windows 10 Action Center asking users to have a phone call with Microsoft developers and provide direct feedback about the ALT+TAB feature in Windows. It is not known if this is ...
by burger2227
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Y2K Moment For GPS Systems Is Just a Month Away
Replies: 0
Views: 7

The Y2K Moment For GPS Systems Is Just a Month Away

The Y2K Moment For GPS Systems Is Just a Month Away Do you know where you’ll be on April 6, 2019 ? If you heavily rely on GPS, you may not be able to determine where you are when that date rolls around. That’s because GPS navigation technology was originally built with a short-sighted timekeeping s...
by burger2227
Wed Mar 06, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 104
Views: 37197

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft introduces drastic performance fix for Spectre variant After fixes were introduced for several variants of the Spectre speculative execution exploit , performance took a nose dive. Microsoft and many other industry giants have been working to patch security flaws for over a year now, but ...
by burger2227
Tue Mar 05, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability
Replies: 51
Views: 43402

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

Windows Exploit Suggester Lists Known Exploits for Your Windows Install This program works by comparing a Windows SystemInfo report with a downloaded CSV file of known vulnerabilities and their associated security updates. Using this data, Windows Exploit Suggester will display a report showing all...
by burger2227
Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 104
Views: 37197

Re: Windows 10 news

The real reason that Microsoft is already testing a 2020 Windows release? Azure That means, however, that Azure needs to catch up , and apparently this has shaken up the release timetable a bit. The Windows 10 April 2019 Update is almost here , built on the December 2018 internal release. Normally,...
by burger2227
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 104
Views: 37197

Re: Windows 10 news

Windows 10 should never reboot your PC without your express permission, researchers conclude The paper’s conclusions are fairly straightforward: Users need more information about updates and more control over when they happen , and Microsoft should simply never reboot the PC to install an update wh...
by burger2227
Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 104
Views: 37197

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft launches new Office app for Windows 10 The existing My Office app has many of these features, but the new Office app puts the focus on the free online versions of Office if you’re not an Office 365 subscriber. That’s something Microsoft has struggled to promote, and many consumers simply ...
by burger2227
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: WINDOW command
Replies: 3
Views: 120

Re: WINDOW command

Join the QB64.org forum and get some better code from the members. That WIKI page got messed up somehow. Tell them to fix it...
by burger2227
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Cursor frustration...
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: Cursor frustration...

Probably not on modern computers, but you could simulate it in an INKEY$ input loop using LINE BF graphics at proper text coordinates.
by burger2227
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 5
Views: 4105

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

Windows 7 users: You need SHA-2 support or no Windows updates after July 2019 Microsoft has published a timeline for migrating these operating systems to SHA-2 , with support for the algorithm coming in standalone updates. On March 12, Microsoft is planning a standalone update with SHA-2 code sign ...
by burger2227
Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 104
Views: 37197

Re: Windows 10 news

New updates and Chrome browser no longer starts up after login on 32 bit laptop: https://i.postimg.cc/MKFwfsnG/screenshot-86.png Then this one two days later installed on its own: https://i.postimg.cc/Hn0dm1wx/screenshot-87.png 64 bit Desktop got similar 1809 updates a week ago and froze upon use: ...
by burger2227
Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Scammer groups are exploiting Gmail 'dot accounts' for online fraud
Replies: 0
Views: 184

Scammer groups are exploiting Gmail 'dot accounts' for online fraud

Scammer groups are exploiting Gmail 'dot accounts' for online fraud For example, Google considers john.doe@gmail.com, jo.hn.doe@gmail.com, and johndoe@gmail.com as the same Gmail address. Regular users have been using this feature for years to register free trial accounts at online services using t...
by burger2227
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 104
Views: 37197

Re: Windows 10 news

Laptop got following update ‎1/‎30/‎2019: KB4100347: Intel microcode updates Applies to: Windows Server version 1803 Windows 10, version 1803 Intel recently announced that it has completed its validations and started to release microcode for recent CPU platforms related to Spectre Variant 2 (CVE 20...