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  1. Thread: checking in...

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    Good to see you nightowl, been a while. ...

    Good to see you nightowl, been a while.

    Getting everything in order here for retirement. Turning 65 soon.

    In 2 days I leave on my bike for a couple of weeks riding around up north and camping...
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    Damn! The money they spent could have paid for...

    Damn!

    The money they spent could have paid for the computer I dream about owning.

    Gotta admit, they have balls.

    State of the art computers are better than balls though. :D
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    If you use those programs, don't uninstall them....

    If you use those programs, don't uninstall them. just check in taskmanager >startup tab to see if they, or anything else, is starting up when you boot the computer. Disable all you don't want...
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    If the above specs are what you have in your...

    If the above specs are what you have in your Laptop then yes, to answer your question. If you're hell bent on keeping it, I'd recommend 4 more GB of ram, at least. And clean out all the software you...
  5. Thread: Vaccines

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    Yeah, what's up with those old vaccine scars....

    Yeah, what's up with those old vaccine scars. Looks like "they" used a branding iron on us.

    Do those ("mushrooms" :D) help with the "sheep" issue you've been experiencing all these years?
    ...
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    Two words come to mind. Complacency and...

    Two words come to mind.
    Complacency and ridiculous

    So easy to defend against, yet so many don't follow simple rules no matter what. Playing Russian Roulette with potentially devastating...
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    'New Release of Version v.1.2.3-W March 31...

    'New Release of Version v.1.2.3-W March 31 2021 W = Windows 10 L = Linux\WINE
    '#####################################################################
    ' Visit the Just Basic forums @...
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    If you are new to programming I would suggest...

    If you are new to programming I would suggest downloading and installing Just Basic v2.0 and reading the tutorial and the help files, at least to some extent so you have a bit of knowledge of how it...
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    Rang a bell as soon as I read the first few...

    Rang a bell as soon as I read the first few words. It's quite possible you're looking in all the wrong places, and it just might be the wire to the mic has had enough of being twisted around and now...
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    On top of what Philip has stated another thought...

    On top of what Philip has stated another thought crossed my mind.

    quote "4 computers and and an IPhone"
    And possibly more phones?

    Are the PC';s wired or wireless?

    The "thought" is about...
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    Hmmm, I guess it's true what people are saying...

    Hmmm, I guess it's true what people are saying then. I've heard from a few people now, the same thing. Now he's Busy shaving something eh?

    Ken actually does carry shears in his back pocket. And...
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    Happy Birthday Humboldt

    Happy Birthday Humboldt

    A little late in the day for a "Have a great day" message, but early enough to continue having a great night.
    Best wishes to you your family Humboldt. :beer:

    Just got...
  13. Thread: Vaccines

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    "Yes mam but that is not reason enough to deprive...

    "Yes mam but that is not reason enough to deprive everyone else" :D
  14. Thread: Vaccines

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    It's funny how a grown man can be scared of a...

    It's funny how a grown man can be scared of a little pain from a needle. If you think about the many times you had to bear some pain, pain far worse than a needle, over your life. It just seems odd...
  15. Thread: Vaccines

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    March 18 2021 - got a shot of: AstraZeneca...

    March 18 2021 - got a shot of: AstraZeneca Covid19 Non-rep VV

    First night no sleep with the chills and a headache.
    For 3 days or so some digestive issues.

    Feeling fine now. Scheduled for...
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    Lucky you. My first was a TRS-80 color computer...

    Lucky you. My first was a TRS-80 color computer from Radio Shack.
    No storage at all for about a year. Had to leave it on, or lose it. An old friend at the mine had a Vic 20, same deal, but he...
  17. No, it wouldn't Easto. That may have worked with...

    No, it wouldn't Easto. That may have worked with older spinning HD's

    In fact I tried it to be sure when I read your post.

    Thanks for taking the time to think of something that may help my...
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    Anyone within range of your wifi can gain access...

    Anyone within range of your wifi can gain access to the router, or any PC on your network. They don't need to be close, just within range. They could use an antenna with a range of a couple of miles,...
  19. I've tried both methods more than once and...

    I've tried both methods more than once and variations too, no luck. Sometimes some methods "seem" to work as they go about trying, even reporting everything went smooth. But in the end the sticks...
  20. Thanks for the link. Bookmarked! I lost track...

    Thanks for the link. Bookmarked!

    I lost track of all the name changes and gave up trying as people kept changing.

    The data loss was bad, but most of my best work is on my Linux box. I used Win...
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    ok, you get a pass. I've been busy writing new...

    ok, you get a pass.

    I've been busy writing new code, wiping out the partition with that new code by mistake, building a mobile PC out of a raspberry pi, Building a new workshop here for word...
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    So, has ANYONE tried it yet? Anyone? Come on...

    So, has ANYONE tried it yet?
    Anyone?

    Come on Humbolt, you tried it didn't you :D
  23. I hadn't tried dban until you posted it, but then...

    I hadn't tried dban until you posted it, but then I did try it, and without luck.
    It didn't work at all. I made two different boot usb sticks using 2 different disk writers, and couldn't find a...
  24. BTW - It's also good to know that when you...

    BTW -

    It's also good to know that when you encrypt a drive with LUKS (which is what many Linux distros do if chosen while installing)
    You can rest assured your data is safe from prying eyes....
  25. I'd like to say I've tried "everything" Philip,...

    I'd like to say I've tried "everything" Philip, because it sure feels that way.
    Here's the main ones. Diskpart, Gparted, Udisks, Fdisk and many other Linux partitioning and usb disk wiping tools.
    I...
  26. Wipe a USB stick with LUKS encryption - no passphrase

    I'm stumped.

    I have 2 64gb USB sticks that are a few years old and I want to use them with my new raspberry pi 4b 8gb.
    Building a mobile PC with onboard power for use travelling on my bike.
    ...
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    Good to see you're still around downhill :thumb:

    Good to see you're still around downhill :thumb:
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    Philip I can't even count or remember how many...

    Philip I can't even count or remember how many languages I've worked with over the years. One thing I do remember is how easy it was/is to sit down and write a fairly decent and working program in...
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    Bored? Want something to do while stuck indoors?

    http://www.justbasic.com/

    Hello and good day to everyone at speedguide.
    This is going to sound like an advertisement because, well, it is.
    I'm hoping my status here as a senior member allows me...
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    Another link to help you find a driver.... ...

    Another link to help you find a driver....

    https://driverscollection.com/?H=GeForce%20GTX%20260&By=NVidia&SS=Windows%2010%2064-bit

    Good to see you purecomedy :)
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