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jaclaz last won the day on September 23

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  1. jaclaz

    uBlock Origin, Chromium 54 and Firefox 52.9 ESR

    Allow me to doubt your uploading skills, however . Out of tens, hundreds or maybe thousands of free file hosting sites that work just fine, you chose one that needs to be accessed with an adblocker on? If one has ublock 1.18 than he/she download ublock 1.18, nice Catch 22. Anyway, with the simpler QTweb and javascript off the file is downloadable just fine, and I just re-uploaded it to a non-sucking free host file: http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=26973106326766156236 jaclaz
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    Official - Windows 10 Worst Crap Ever!

    https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/10/microsofts-problem-isnt-shipping-windows-updates-its-developing-them/ just sayin ... jaclaz
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    Official - Windows 10 Worst Crap Ever!

    You do understand the pleonastic nature of "now", dont you? I have them on the list since 2001[1], JFYI. jaclaz [1] killing of Windows 2000 in favour of XP, if you ask, but they were tentatively put there around 1999 with the infamous Windows 2000 trial CD that silently killed the NTFS of not updated NT 4.00 and anyway killed its CHKDISK even on updated ones.
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    Outlook address book help

    Maybe it is useful to someone else, this thread dates back to 2006, and about XP and Outlook 2003. jaclaz
  5. Previous discussion starting around here on reboot.pro (so that hopefully already provided info is available) : http://reboot.pro/topic/10126-nt-6x-fast-installer-install-win7-directly-to-usb-external-drive/?p=207883 According to the test: http://reboot.pro/topic/10126-nt-6x-fast-installer-install-win7-directly-to-usb-external-drive/?p=207932 the disk is 512 bytes logical sector. jaclaz
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    Restoring Windows 10

    Cannot you download an install ISO from MS? Like: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10ISO I have no idea how the validation process (if needed) will behave, normally activation will be automatic on a reinstall, but cannot say specifically in the case of an upgrade from 8. jaclaz
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    Windows 10 - Deeper Impressions

    Time for a meme: https://knowyourmeme.com/memes/you-had-one-job https://knowyourmeme.com/photos/505265-you-had-one-job jaclaz
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    Windows 10 - Deeper Impressions

    The good news: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/fixed-windows-10-october-2018-update-released-to-insiders-for-testing/ And the bad ones: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/hp-pcs-getting-wdf-violation-bsod-after-installing-windows-10-updates/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-audio-not-working-after-installing-latest-windows-updates/ jaclaz
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    Windows 10 - Deeper Impressions

    ... the actual problem being that it is a single track tunnel... jaclaz
  10. MInd you we have no actual proof of a link between the firing and the 5 article, John C. Dvorak did share the letter he got on twitter (the tweet is now not anymore available [1]) , whatever the real motives/reasons, if I ever saw a badly written e-mail to fire someone [2] - particularly someone that collaborated for some thirty + years (controversial as he might be) - that was the one. Surely the reasons provided in the e-mail seem (again set aside the utter lack of civility) pretty much *vague*, "put all outside columns on hiatus", reviewing "production operations and budget" for Q4 2018 on the second half of September, come on. The disappearing of the 5G column (actually not much the disappearing in itself, but the redirecting to another column by another Author) is hard to be called "coincidence". BTW Gibbs Rule #39 excludes that: http://ncis.wikia.com/wiki/Leroy_Jethro_Gibbs/Gibbs's_Rules but the column has been re-instated, right now it is live: https://www.pcmag.com/article/345387/what-is-5gpcmag.com/commentary/363244/the-problem-with-5g jaclaz [1] but still avaiable here: https://web.archive.org/web/20180922134632/https://twitter.com/THErealDVORAK/status/1043180806020116480 [2] provided that is admissible by basic courtesy and professionalism to part ways through such an e-mail
  11. Not at all, quite the contrary, at least for the lazy[1]. Once (lazy[1]) IT guys would have suggested, no matter what the problem was, that a re-install was needed and proposed it as either the only solution or the best one. Of course most of the time they were lying, With the advent of Windows 10 they still suggest that the only or best solution to any problem is a reinstall, but now they don't suffer from the (little[2]) stress caused by telling lies. jaclaz [1] the amount of them is of course variable from one place/organization to the other but in my experience they prevail in number [2] I have been lied to by a large number of people, but IT guys (and Lawyers ) have traditionally been the most swift at it
  12. Sure , I can draw links pretty fast, you know : http://reboot.pro/topic/21659-smart-hd/?p=205209 jaclaz
  13. Just in case: http://schinagl.priv.at/nt/hardlinkshellext/linkshellextension.html You will need some time as there are a lot of topics on that page, but it is really informative and useful (before and besides the actual tool/program). jaclaz
  14. Well, for the moment it seems like the first observed effect of 5G is the firing (after more than 30 years BTW) of John C. Dvorak from PC magazine, JFYI: https://medium.com/@dvorak/5g-got-me-fired-ce407e584c4a the actual article has been removed from the India version of PC Magazine too (please note the 403 and not the 404): https://in.pcmag.com/opinion/124983/the-problem-with-5g here it is via Wayback Machine: https://web.archive.org/web/20180823130336/https://in.pcmag.com/opinion/124983/the-problem-with-5g jaclaz
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    putting an old hd in a new computer

    If I get this right, you attempted to boot a Windows OS originally installed on a given hardware on a completely different, new, hardware. It simply cannot work, the HAL may be different but besides that most drivers will surely be different. Which EXACT version of Windows is that? Have you disabled "auto reboot"? Assuming it is a Windows NT of some kind that should be the first thing to do, this way you will have a (hopefully meaningful) STOP ERROR on a BSOD, What is the actual STOP ERROR? Usually the procedure is called "migration" and the easiest would be to "prepare" the OS/install on the old hardware it worked on (if it is still available), example: http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/moving_xp.html jaclaz