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by burger2227
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 124
Views: 49955

Re: Windows 10 news

Disk Checking SSD drive plugged into USB ports (adapter uses two USB 2 ports) SSD appears in this PC as Drives A:(cloned), E: (system reserved) and F: (empty) https://i.postimg.cc/gJw4hwZJ/screenshot_74.png Right click drive to Properties > Tools > Error Checking > Check > Scan drive...may say it w...
by burger2227
Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 124
Views: 49955

Re: Windows 10 news

Some early adopters for Windows 10 October 2018 Update are reporting lost data after updating Several users who lost their personal files after updating have shared their story on Reddit and other places over the last two days, though it’s still hard to know if the issue is really widespread. The m...
by burger2227
Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 124
Views: 49955

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft announces app mirroring to let you use any Android app on Windows 10 Microsoft announced a new feature for Windows 10 1809 today that will let Android phone users view and use any app on their device from a Windows desktop. The feature, which Microsoft is referring to as app mirroring and...
by burger2227
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 124
Views: 49955

Re: Windows 10 news

Windows 10 October 2018 Update 1809 is available today Windows 10 October 2018 Update will be available to all Windows 10 users today , and to update you’ll simply have to check for the new updates on Windows Update . Otherwise, Microsoft will start pushing this to existing machines next week with ...
by burger2227
Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 124
Views: 49955

Re: Windows 10 news

Features removed or planned for replacement starting with Windows 10, version 1809 Features we’re no longer developing Companion device dynamic lock APIS The companion device framework (CDF) APIs enable wearables and other devices to unlock a PC. In Windows 10, version 1709, we introduced Dynamic L...
by burger2227
Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MS-DOS 5.00.224 BETA QBASIC FILES
Replies: 1
Views: 2111

Re: MS-DOS 5.00.224 BETA QBASIC FILES

Post any problems with this download link here!
by burger2227
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microsoft Game Shop 1990
Replies: 3
Views: 2549

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: 124
Views: 49955

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: 124
Views: 49955

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: 54
Views: 48623

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: 3487

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: 124
Views: 49955

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: 2607

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: 124
Views: 49955

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: 124
Views: 49955

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: 1216

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: 2607

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: 124
Views: 49955

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: 5
Views: 2316

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