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by burger2227
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 127
Views: 57833

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: 1
Views: 1800

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: 127
Views: 57833

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: 55
Views: 52685

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: 127
Views: 57833

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: 127
Views: 57833

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: 127
Views: 57833

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: 1008

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: 944

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: 6
Views: 6633

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: 127
Views: 57833

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: 2336

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: 127
Views: 57833

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...
by burger2227
Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LED tester and LED flashlights using one battery
Replies: 9
Views: 22277

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: 6633

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: 127
Views: 57833

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: 925

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: 3201

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: 127
Views: 57833

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 ...