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by burger2227
Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LED tester and LED flashlights using one battery
Replies: 9
Views: 20899

Re: LED tester and LED flashlights using one battery

Ever hear of or see those FAKE web tutorials on YouTube using LED bulbs and magnets for "FREE ENERGY"? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UgAUb3uRsU I made a fake set up using a dead LED bulb where my LED tester actually found all of the LED's were still good. The tester lit the LED's up pretty well ...
by burger2227
Mon Jan 28, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 6
Views: 5187

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

Microsoft turning the screws on Windows 7 users by targeting Windows Media Player This means that new metadata won’t be updated on media players that are installed on your Windows device. However, any information that’s already been downloaded will still be available. This change doesn’t affect any...
by burger2227
Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 117
Views: 46173

Re: Windows 10 news

1809 desktop PC now cannot find the hard drive... WTGO M$! Made the decision for me did you... Desktop went to DOS with warning to choose a boot option. Reboots did same thing. Decided to replace 2032 battery which necessitated taking out the CD and hard drive to get to. Replaced and got 5 beeps se...
by burger2227
Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: sqlite use
Replies: 1
Views: 635

Re: sqlite use

Qbasic can read any text file. Parsing the data would be your problem.
by burger2227
Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microsoft: Switch to iOS or Android because Windows 10 Mobile is ending
Replies: 0
Views: 1735

Microsoft: Switch to iOS or Android because Windows 10 Mobile is ending

Microsoft: Switch to iOS or Android because Windows 10 Mobile is ending Windows 10 Mobile will receive its last patches and security updates on December 10, 2019 as Microsoft winds down the last remaining bit of development on its smartphone platform. Certain online services will continue to operat...
by burger2227
Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 117
Views: 46173

Re: Windows 10 news

1803 Laptop takes up to 10 minutes to wake up enough to run any program. Chrome browser needs a reboot at least once per day to use, some days more... It’s Official: Satya Nadella Confirms Cortana Defeat Microsoft announced that it would integrate Cortana with Amazon Alexa , and it finally enabled ...
by burger2227
Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 6
Views: 5187

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: 117
Views: 46173

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: 117
Views: 46173

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: 1099

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: 53
Views: 46957

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: 117
Views: 46173

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: 117
Views: 46173

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: 117
Views: 46173

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: 117
Views: 46173

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: 5
Views: 1526

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: 117
Views: 46173

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: 117
Views: 46173

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: 2601

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 ...