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by burger2227
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microsoft Game Shop 1990
Replies: 3
Views: 41

Re: Microsoft Game Shop 1990

Game shop was just another basic program package. QB4.5 was the best with a compiler. Microsoft Game Shop Well it seems that back in the early 90’s Microsoft was transitioning their Basic offering from the QuickBASIC to Qbasic. And one of the launch products was the Microsoft Game Shop, back from 1...
by burger2227
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 70
Views: 20347

Re: Windows 10 news

Four Windows 1803 updates in 3 days? One successfully updated twice! https://s6.postimg.cc/tdp11sn69/screenshot_77.png Laptop froze on 9-13 two times. First time it updated and second it scanned disk. Today I got another one... KB4100347 Intel Microcode Updates around the following products (CPUs) ...
by burger2227
Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 70
Views: 20347

Re: Windows 10 news

Businesses Can Now Pay to Extend Windows 7 Security Updates Beyond 2020 Windows 7 is projected to reach the end-of-support in January 2020 for consumers, but Microsoft is offering paid extensions for Windows 7 security updates . Microsoft has also decided to extend the support cycle for businesses ...
by burger2227
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability
Replies: 48
Views: 34502

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

Windows Task Scheduler Zero Day Exploited by Malware The vulnerability affects Windows versions 7 through 10 and can be used by an attacker to escalate their privileges to all-access SYSTEM account level. Microsoft did not patch the ALPC bug to this day, but it is expected to release a fix in its m...
by burger2227
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chrome vulnerability leaves Wi-Fi networks open to attack
Replies: 0
Views: 36

Chrome vulnerability leaves Wi-Fi networks open to attack

Chrome vulnerability leaves Wi-Fi networks open to attack Recommended steps include only logging in to your Wi-Fi router for configuration or updating using a separate browser or an Incognito browser session. Also clearing your browser's saved passwords and not saving credentials for unsecure HTTP ...
by burger2227
Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 70
Views: 20347

Re: Windows 10 news

Fainting laptop does not have PCI express but settings has some that I decided to turn off: https://s6.postimg.cc/l4d3zpywx/screenshot_75.png The battery now says it is dead, unplugged power and laptop died, pluggedin, rebooted and now it is not charging... Original battery I saved is now charging....
by burger2227
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blue light emitted by smartphones and laptops accelerates blindness
Replies: 1
Views: 185

Re: Blue light emitted by smartphones and laptops accelerates blindness

W10 Version 1803 added a night Light in Display Settings to make the display warmer at night Go into the Night Light settings to adjust the warmth and activate the option. Otherwise it is possible to add a night color setting using a third party app such as F.lux F.lux will automatically change the...
by burger2227
Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 70
Views: 20347

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with 8 bug fixes ahead of October 2018 Update Microsoft today released a new preview for PCs with eight bug fixes . This build is from the RS5 branch , which represents the Windows 10 update the company plans to release later this year (likely in October 20...
by burger2227
Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 70
Views: 20347

Re: Windows 10 news

Next Windows 10 update nearing completion as it gets its official name After a number of releases with big new features, version 1809 is, like its predecessor 1803 , a relatively small release. It doesn't have splashy new features like the virtual reality support added in the late 2017 release, and...
by burger2227
Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Excessive QB volume on Dell Latitude computer
Replies: 1
Views: 185

Re: Excessive QB volume on Dell Latitude computer

No because Qbasic uses the internal DOS speaker.

QB64 uses the stereo speakers
by burger2227
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blue light emitted by smartphones and laptops accelerates blindness
Replies: 1
Views: 185

Blue light emitted by smartphones and laptops accelerates blindness

Blue light emitted by smartphones and laptops accelerates blindness by making a molecule in our eyes toxic Staring at screens all day isn't good for us — we know this. It can cause eye strain , sometimes called computer vision syndrome , and the light is so bright it can mimic sunlight, mess with o...
by burger2227
Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 70
Views: 20347

Re: Windows 10 news

IT admins warn Microsoft to slow Windows 10 upgrade pace Approximately 78% of more than 1,100 business professionals charged with servicing Windows for their firms said that Windows 10's feature upgrades -- now released twice annually -- should be issued no more than once a year. The 78% was split ...
by burger2227
Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: QB45 & DOSBox question
Replies: 4
Views: 357

Re: QB45 & DOSBox question

Serial input/output may not be possible on XP or Windows 7 as ports are blocked.

INPOUT program may help get port access however.

It is also possible with QB64 in some circumstances.

http://qb64.org/wiki/Port_Access_Libraries
by burger2227
Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Parallelport communication.
Replies: 3
Views: 171

Re: Parallelport communication.

Here is my Qbasics Demo with chapter 11 on Serial and parallel ports:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/fdmgp91d6h8ps ... s.zip?dl=0
by burger2227
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 70
Views: 20347

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft Edge Flaw Lets Hackers Steal Local Files The researcher's warning is valid because HTML files are not usually associated with regular malware distribution campaigns. According to an F-Secure report, just five file types make up 85% of all malicious attachments sent via email spam campaign...
by burger2227
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 70
Views: 20347

Re: Windows 10 news

An open letter to Microsoft management re: Windows updating Enterprise patching veteran Susan Bradley summarizes her Windows update survey results , asking Microsoft management to rethink the breakneck pace of frequently destructive patches. Microsoft Store is Prompting Older Windows 10 Versions to...
by burger2227
Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 70
Views: 20347

Re: Windows 10 news

Windows 10 will soon use machine learning to stop updates installing when a PC is in use Microsoft has been testing this new model internally, and says it has seen “promising results.” The software maker has been updating the model continuously as it’s cloud-based, and it’s now opening up to Window...
by burger2227
Mon Jul 23, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 70
Views: 20347

Re: Windows 10 news

Another out of sync update for laptop on 7-23-18: 2018-07 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1803 for x86-based Systems (KB4345421) Laptop and desktop on 7-28-18: 2018-07 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1803 for x64-based Systems (KB4340917) Google Chrome update: Version 68.0.3440.75...
by burger2227
Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 70
Views: 20347

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 'Redstone 5' test build adds lots of new Notepad features Microsoft has, as of Build 17713 , released July 11 , now forked Redstone 5 into its own branch, in preparation for the next Windows 10 feature release . For now, those who opted into the " Skip Ahead" ring are ...