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  1. Pink Floyd - Yet Another Movie Joy Division - Colony (Peel sessions) Joy Division - Day of the Lords Joy Division - Heart and Soul (this is a really happy song) Skold vs KMFDM - All or Nothing Skold vs KMFDM - Why Me Massive Attack - Unfinished Sympathy The Dirtbombs - Shari Vari Massive Attack - Mezzanine Massive Attack - Angel The Ventures - Apache '65 The Ventures - Ram bunk shush The Ventures - Telstar The Ventures - Cruel sea The Ventures - Perfidia The Ventures - Walk don't run The Ventures - Diamond Head The Ventures - Out of Limits
  2. nevermind, i wanna keep my name the way it is.
  3. My wacky prediction: Windows 98 and ME will survive the next coming decades, as they'll be the preferred OS of choice for "Desktop PC" hobbyists. Windows XP and newer, due to their complexity and probable crippling from Microsoft Activation, won't be as much "fun" to toy around on. (Basically I think desktop PC's will be gone in 15 years or so). Everyone else will have abandoned these archaic things long before then, in favor of the latest gizmo that fits in your pocket. So, in my view, Windows 98 and ME will achieve immortality and appreciation from computer hobbyists who enjoy big bulky boxes that take up lots of space. It's kinda like muscle cars from the late 60's and early 70's. I mean, who is going to give a darn about the 2008 Dodge Charger or whatever. But the 1970 Charger, that's another story. Back when you didn't have to be an astronaut to fix your own car. Of course, I could just be blowing smoking up everyone's.... ahem.
  4. Hmm... I wonder what model Pavilion you had, do you remember? Because mine has a sticker on the front that says "Designed for Windows ME + Windows 2000 Professional." I've seen people put XP on these computers... so it's not like it can't be done. Maybe we had the same computer. Hehe. For me, it's not so much that the OS's suck, but rather: The software sucks pretty bad, and the user interface is crap. The software sucks because it's deeply integrated into the computer and everything is "internet-ready." Meaning, they have way too much access to your computer just for some simple crap like managing photos, ripping CD's, anti-virus programs, and whatnot. Does everything always have to be connected online? I really think it's excessive and an invasion of privacy. And the user interfaces just look stupid to me. I prefer the Windows ME interface the most.
  5. Who knows... I've never bothered with windows update myself though. If you're running windows 98/Me you already have a measure of "security through obscurity." I don't know what good any updates would do for windows 98, hate to say it. http://newsvote.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/5164450.stm?dynamic_vote=ON#vote_5164450 Yes, Dells suck. I had two Dells. One of them I threw into a swamp in the woods, the other one I gave away. The computer I have right now is an eleven year old HP Pavilion 7845, which was designed for exclusively for running Windows Me. I've had ZERO problems with it. I tried fiddling around with a Dell, in my case it was nearly impossible to find a stupid modem that worked on that worthless piece of junk. Plus the fact I had windows 2000 probably didn't help. Seems to have been a terrible OS for 56k modems and overall bad driver support. But yeah. One of those Dells was an Optiplex Gx260, which I attempted to "downgrade" to Windows Me and 2000 from XP. It was a nightmare, I eventually did get the graphics drivers to work, aftering trying several strategies, and I got the sound to work, but I never was able to find a modem for it. So I gave up. And I decided I wasn't ever going to waste that much money again.... seeing as how, by the time I was done screwing with it, I could've bought a cheap new computer from BestBuy or WallMart for the same price. If I want to indulge my Windows Me hobbies, then I always check the specifications at the manufacturer's website, and if it says the exact OS the computer was designed to run (like Windows 98/me), then I'll go ahead. But If it doesn't say, then I don't bother with it. Because I want to know exactly before I spend money on it, then I'll just go and get the appropriate version of Windows off Ebay. At this point I have a collection of Windows CD that I bought off ebay including several Windows ME discs, windows 98, I have the windows 95 floppy disks, and DOS and windows 3.1. And Windows 2000. That way, if I'm messing around with old computers, I'll be able to install the right OS. Sorry, I know that probably won't help you though. Advanced Troubleshooting for Dell Dimension 3000 http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim3000/en/SM/adtshoot.htm#wp1043338
  6. The Doors - The Crystal Ship The Doors - end of the night The Doors - the spy The Doors - Ships with sails The Doors - wandering musician The Doors - Albinoni's Adagio in G minor Kings of Leon - Back down south VNV Nation - Beloved (Tim Schuldt featuring D-Foundation remix) Merle Haggard - swinging doors Merle Haggard - the bottle let me down Merle Haggard - sing me back home Merle Haggard - Okie from muskogee Merle Haggard - are the good times really over Willie Nelson - blue eyes crying in the rain Willie Nelson - angel flying too close to the ground Willie Nelson - if you can touch her at all Willie Nelson - always on my mind Neil Young - Speakin' Out Neil Young - Tired Eyes <3 The Byrds - Mr. Tambourine Man <3 The Byrds - 5D <3 The Byrds - my back pages Vanilla Fudge - you keep me hangin' on INXS - Never tear us apart Blue Oyster Cult - Veteran of the Psychic Wars Metallica - Unforgiven II Metallica - Whiskey in the jar Kings of Leon - Pyro Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes - Home MGMT - Time to Pretend Dragonette - Easy Snow Patrol - Run Mumford & Sons - Awake My Soul Snow Patrol - Crack the Shutters Travis - Sing K.D. Lang - Anywhere but here Radiohead - fake plastic trees Till Tuesday - voices carry Rob Thomas - Ever The Same Arcade Fire - The Suburbs Mozart - Concerto No. 21: II Andante Paul McCartney - Lonely road Velvet Underground - Pale Blue Eyes Paul McCartney - Magic Big Wreck - Under the Lighthouse REM - Country Feedback REM - Bang and Blame REM - Let Me In The Righteous Brothers - See That Girl John Denver - Rocky Mountain High John Denver - Sunshine on my shoulders The National - Beautiful Head The National - Cardinal Song (...save it for the deathbed) The National - 90 mile water wall <3 George Winston - Reflection Robert Miles - Children Real McCoy - Another Night Rammstein - Ein Lied Coldplay - what if
  7. Just read Ecclesiastes. It has all the answers you seek in life. Here's a few pearls of wisdom:
  8. The media is pathetic, that's for sure.
  9. Who else thinks that we're headed for a Great Depression... or at least Japan-style stagnation? Anyone? just look at all the trends, they're all pointing down despite whatever flash-in-the-pan gains are made on Wall Street. I think all that stuff is B.S. anyway. So a couple of fortune 500 companies stock goes up, what does that say? Did they create more jobs in Singapore? More telemarketer jobs in India? I don't understand how the status of a multinational corporation, which half the time doesn't pay taxes thanks to all the loopholes, is a reflection on the real economy. Main street doesn't have anything to do with Wall Street. Plus the "unemployment" stats are nothing but lies. They don't even count the people who gave up looking for work, like me. Anybody need to hire a hit man? LOL.
  10. What are the specs on your computer? RAM, CPU, hard drive size?
  11. The Belle Brigade - Losers (best song of 2011 in my opinion) David Gilmour - "On an Island" David Gilmour - "smile" Neil Young - Barstool Blues David Gilmour - A Pocketful of Stones
  12. Basically if I understand correctly then, it's a Windows 98 issue and your computer works fine otherwise, right? I don't know... maybe I'd try installing another graphic card and see what that does. Assuming you're BIOS allows you to do that, because you'd have to change the settings to use something different than the integrated graphics chip I think. So if you have any spare (older) graphics cards laying around, maybe give them a try.
  13. No problem. Did it say exactly what? Another suggestion, and I'm grasping at straws here, you might check to see if the motherboard / BIOS has any upgrades available that correct that. But I'd be cautious of doing that unless you're 100% certain. Good luck.
  14. Boz Scaggs - Miss Riddle Boz Scaggs - Vanishing Point Smashing Pumpkins - Blue Skies Bring Tears Larry The Dinosaur 2 game intro Nelly Furtado - I'm Like a Bird Nine Inch Nails - The Fragile Nine Inch Nails - the frail Smashing Pumpkins - Everlasting gaze Smashing Pumpkins - Raindrops & sunshowers
  15. Try this: http://www.roxysoft.com/drivers/Intel-82865G-Graphics-Controller-v-13-6-1-for-Win-98SE-ME-driver-update/
  16. Neil Young - Light a candle Neil Young - expecting to fly Neil Young - sugar mountain Neil Young - the old laughing lady Neil Young - down by the river Neil Young - helpless Neil Young - see the sky about to rain Neil Young - on the beach Neil Young - heart of gold Neil Young - only love can break your heart Neil Young - Don't cry no tears Neil Young - Out on the weekend Waylon Jennings - This Time Waylon Jennings - Luckenbach Texas
  17. Death Cab for Cutie - Cath Smashing Pumpkins - try try try
  18. Is there like a simple download for that? Cool, thanks. Where can I find NUSB?
  19. Coldplay - Paradise Talk Talk - It's my life Talk Talk - Tomorrow started Nelly Furtado - Promiscuous Girl Pet shop boys - Domino dancing The National - Vanderlyle Crybaby Geeks Nelly Furtado - Try Boz Scaggs - Payday VNV Nation - Weltfunk Nelly Furtado - Say it Right VNV Nation - Prelude <3 <3 <3 Modest Mouse - World at Large <3 Joy Division - Disorder Nine Inch Nails - Something I can never have Nine Inch Nails - A Warm Place Weezer - My Name is Jonas <3 Smashing Pumpkins - Luna <3 Sponge - Molly (sixteen candles) Smashing Pumpkins - Raindrops and sunshowers Smashing Pumpkins - Everlasting Gaze Soundgarden - Rusty cage Duran Duran - Come undone <3 New Order - Here to stay VNV Nation - Honour
  20. Depeche Mode - Sister of Night Depeche Mode - Insight Depeche Mode - Wrong
  21. Possibly. But maybe not. The limit my cameras use is a 2gb memory chip. Bigger chips won't work on "older" cameras from only 4-5 years ago. At the very least, I think they're phasing out the older 1 and 2GB chips (do they sell those anymore?)... which will have the effect of phasing out the old cameras that require them. As far as flash readers... I don't know... do they have any for Win9x? I don't have one. Didn't know that. But then again, I'm behind the times. You know, a list of compatible flash readers would probably be good to list as well. Might as well start stocking up on old peripherals before they're gone for good. I might grab me one of those HP Scanjets. *Edit* I looked on Amazon and they still sell the smaller chips. It's just that whenever I go to Walmart or Bestbuy I never see those.
  22. Sisturn Moth - Sad Comes Bad http://www.myspace.com/sisturnmoth/music/songs/sad-comes-bad-65670140 Sisturn Moth - Orange Fur Herdin' Sisturn Moth - Nymphs Peter Gabriel - Sky Blue Nirvana - D7 Manfred Mann - Hollywood Town <----- really trippy Joe Walsh - Certain Situations (MY FAV JOE WALSH SONG) Joe Walsh - The Friend Song (this makes me feel warm and fuzzy inside) Jefferson Airplane - Today <3 Procol Harum - Repent Walpurgis !! The Chambers Brothers - People Get Ready <3 The Chambers Brothers - Romeo & Juliet <3 Prince - A Million Days Prince - Call My Name <3 Neil Young - Albuquerque Guns n Roses - So Fine Red Hot Chili Peppers - Soul to Squeeze David Bowie - Ashes to Ashes Kate Bush - Hounds of Love Bob Seger - The Long Goodbye <3 Kate Bush - Cloudbusting Jane Siberry - Temple

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