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by burger2227
Mon Sep 06, 2021 8:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 11 will be offered as a free upgrade
Replies: 1
Views: 348

Re: Windows 11 will be offered as a free upgrade

How an ad from Microsoft broke the Windows 11 Start menu and Taskbar Microsoft started pushing promotional notifications on the latest builds of Windows 11 which is currently still in Beta, perhaps showing off how you can never really escape advertising. The promo was about Microsoft flaunting Wind...
by burger2227
Fri Sep 03, 2021 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 11 will be offered as a free upgrade
Replies: 1
Views: 348

Windows 11 will be offered as a free upgrade

Microsoft will release Windows 11 on October 5th The free upgrade to Windows 11 will start rolling out on October 5th , but like many Windows upgrades in the past, it will be available in phases. New eligible devices will be offered the upgrade first, and then Windows 11 will become available for m...
by burger2227
Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 204
Views: 402944

Re: Windows 10 news

Make way for Windows 11? Windows 10 end-of-life is October 2025 "Windows 10 Home and Pro"—no code names, no minor version numbers—is now listed as retiring on October 14, 2025. "Retiring" is a part of the Modern Lifecycle Policy and means that the retired product leaves support entirely; this does ...
by burger2227
Fri Jun 11, 2021 1:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 204
Views: 402944

Re: Windows 10 news

Windows 10 News and Interests enabled for everyone in latest update Starting with last month's Windows 10 preview cumulative updates, Microsoft enabled News and Interests for all users running Windows 10 1909 and later. However, as most Windows users do not install the preview updates, many Windows...
by burger2227
Wed May 19, 2021 11:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 204
Views: 402944

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft is starting to roll out its Windows 10 21H1 feature update. There is only a handful of new features in Windows 10 21H1 , including support for multiple Windows Hello-enabled cameras; Windows Defender Application Guard improvements, and improvements in Windows Management Instrumentation vi...
by burger2227
Thu May 06, 2021 8:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 204
Views: 402944

Re: Windows 10 news

Windows Defender bug fills Windows 10 boot drive with thousands of files There are times when it is important to determine what version of Microsoft Defender is currently installed in Windows 10 so you can diagnose a problem or determine if you have the latest version installed. Unfortunately, Micr...
by burger2227
Mon May 03, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to revive a Ryobi 18 volt lithium battery. Quick and easy
Replies: 0
Views: 1845

How to revive a Ryobi 18 volt lithium battery. Quick and easy

How to revive a Ryobi 18 volt lithium battery. Quick and easy Just drill two holes into the sides where the metal poles are and charge up battery to over 5 volts and it should now work in your Ryobi charger again. This procedure could work with other Lithium batteries also by taking them apart to l...
by burger2227
Sat Apr 24, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Security Warning Issued For Google's 2 Billion Chrome Users
Replies: 1
Views: 45568

Re: New Security Warning Issued For Google's 2 Billion Chrome Users

Chrome users, here’s how to opt out of the Google FLoC trial Two weeks after Google launched a trial to replace run-of-the-mill online user tracking with new-fangled online user tracking, several companies and organizations have pushed back, criticizing the new technology—called FLoC—which is desig...
by burger2227
Mon Apr 19, 2021 6:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I Left The JOKE! Forum https://www.qb64.org/forum By Anthony.R.Brown
Replies: 5
Views: 5424

Re: I Left The JOKE! Forum https://www.qb64.org/forum By Anthony.R.Brown

There is no good way to compare QB64 to Qbasic...

One is old for older OS's and one can be used on newer systems like Windows 10...
by burger2227
Mon Apr 19, 2021 6:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 204
Views: 402944

Re: Windows 10 news

Windows 10 KB5001330 update fails: FPS drop, system crashes reported According to multiple reports (1, 2, 3, 4) over on the social media sites, Feedback Hub and our comments section, it looks as though there is a growing number of users unable to install the latest Windows update on their hardware....
by burger2227
Thu Mar 18, 2021 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 204
Views: 402944

Re: Windows 10 news

Notepad will be updated via the Microsoft Store outside major OS updates https://i.postimg.cc/SKM0rm98/screenshot-12.png Notepad app is now updateable via the Microsoft Store outside major OS updates. Also, Microsoft is removing Notepad from the Windows Accessories folder in the Start menu. Instead...
by burger2227
Mon Mar 08, 2021 8:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 204
Views: 402944

Re: Windows 10 news

When Windows bug fixes go bad, IT can now roll back individual changes Microsoft has announced a new enterprise-only flexibility in Windows servicing that lets IT professionals roll back individual non-security elements of an update when a change breaks something. The feature, dubbed " Known Issue ...
by burger2227
Thu Mar 04, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 204
Views: 402944

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft starts force installing Windows 10 20H2 on more devices Microsoft is ramping up the forced rollout of Windows 10, version 20H2 to more devices approaching end of service (EOS), as part of a new rollout phase. This new automated feature update rollout phase follows the addition of Windows ...
by burger2227
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability
Replies: 59
Views: 148758

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

Windows 10 NTFS corruption bug gets unofficial temporary fix Earlier this month, BleepingComputer reported that a Windows 10 bug was discovered by security researcher Jonas Lykkegaard that allows non-privileged users to mark an NTFS volume as dirty. Once the volume is marked as dirty, Windows would...
by burger2227
Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 204
Views: 402944

Re: Windows 10 news

Windows 10 Sun Valley '21H2' update: What we know so far With the upcoming Windows 10 21H1 feature update being a minor release with few improvements, Microsoft will likely include all of the new features they have introduced in Insider builds in Windows 10 21H2. Microsoft plans to release Windows ...
by burger2227
Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:53 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Is it Possible to Password protect a Program External DATA File ?
Replies: 4
Views: 4634

Re: Is it Possible to Password protect a Program External DATA File ?

You could rewrite the file shifting the text to another ASCII symbol if it is not something critical. I did that for a game I made by adding 30 to the ASC value into CHR$ and printing it into the file so a user would not cheat with famous quotes in a Crypto game. Another way to do it is to actually ...
by burger2227
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Solar panel charger with auto shutoff. Solar LED drivers.
Replies: 55
Views: 224105

Re: Solar panel charger with auto shutoff. Solar LED drivers.

Here is a recent 4 pin LED driver chip QXS521 or YX8018:

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Hacking an LED solar garden light

Update on Power Failure lights: Still working after years w/o new button cell rechargeable batteries!
by burger2227
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microsoft has upped OneDrive file size upload limit to 250GB
Replies: 0
Views: 5493

Microsoft has upped OneDrive file size upload limit to 250GB

Microsoft has upped OneDrive file size upload limit to 250GB Previously 100GB, the increase is in response to what the company described as "helpful and insightful feedback" from its customers and partners, particularly those involved in media and manufacturing. Certainly, those 4K and 8K video fil...
by burger2227
Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 204
Views: 402944

Re: Windows 10 news

How to use Meet Now to make free video calls on Windows 10 On Windows 10, Meet Now is a feature, part of the Skype communication platform , which allows you to quickly connect with family and friends using voice and video without sign ups or additional downloads. The feature appears as a camera but...