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  1. Yes, those things are annoying. They seem to...

    Yes, those things are annoying.

    They seem to give me two choices:
    (1) click "agree" which agrees with their policy;
    (2) don't click "agree" which also agrees with their policy.

    The only...
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    Only 42 years of age, and complains about getting...

    Only 42 years of age, and complains about getting old. LOL
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    Yes, I often notice that. For me, my cell...

    Yes, I often notice that.

    For me, my cell phone is usually in my pocket. I'll only take it out if I hear it ring.


    To be fair, when I was that age, I hated being taken shopping, because it...
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    I haven't bothered with a signature, because I...

    I haven't bothered with a signature, because I rarely post here.

    Here's how the scheme works:

    Someone (probably a bot) joins up as a new member. And then posts a bland message that does not...
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    It is part of the dumbing down of America (or,...

    It is part of the dumbing down of America (or, perhaps, of the world).
  6. Strange coincidences do occur. What happened...

    Strange coincidences do occur.

    What happened may be one of those strange coincidences. Or maybe your suspicions are right, and it was something that the ISP did.

    The problem for you, is that...
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    Thanks. I've update my bookmark.

    Thanks. I've update my bookmark.
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    I tried that. And Firefox refused to connected. ...

    I tried that. And Firefox refused to connected. So I had to change the link back to "http:".


    The link that gave this message was

    https://forums.speedguide.net
  9. Interesting. Thanks. I'm not going to panic...

    Interesting. Thanks.

    I'm not going to panic mode over this.
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    Still here -- checking daily but rarely posting.

    Still here -- checking daily but rarely posting.
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    I'm not a windows expert. But I have the...

    I'm not a windows expert. But I have the impression that there isn't an easy way to install Windows on a USB.

    As for USB booting and partitioning: You could try the opensuse 13.2 live KDE cd...
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    I'm seeing fast updates on Windows 8.1, very slow...

    I'm seeing fast updates on Windows 8.1, very slow updates on Windows 7, and extremely slow updates on Vista.

    I'm guessing here. It looks to me as if Microsoft is doing some kind of queuing. You...
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    I recently bought a Philips Norelco shaver 4100...

    I recently bought a Philips Norelco shaver 4100 Model AT810 (from Amazon). It works pretty well.

    Previously, I used a Remington Remington R5130, which was okay but never shaved as closely as the...
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    This is common hacker behavior. They control a...

    This is common hacker behavior. They control a bunch of computers that they have taken over, and they use those to hide their true origin.
  15. Thread: Dhcpnack

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    I chose not to reply earlier, because it is hard...

    I chose not to reply earlier, because it is hard to tell what is going on.

    Typically, a DHCP client requests to renew a lease with a specific IP address. The DHCP server sends DHCPNAK to say that...
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    Yes, this is correct. I notice people saying...

    Yes, this is correct. I notice people saying that Windows 8 is more secure. And then I see this behavior. I see Win 8 as a step backwards in security.
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    Maybe someone pushed the reset button on the box,...

    Maybe someone pushed the reset button on the box, and that would turn it back into a router (the factory defaults).
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    Is there any possibility that there is a second...

    Is there any possibility that there is a second router on the network, giving out conflicting DHCP information?
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    It's hard to say what's wrong, with so little...

    It's hard to say what's wrong, with so little information.

    Was the router changed, or reconfigured?

    Normally, the computers would get their information on the gateway IP using DHCP. If the...
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    I normally go to "http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/"...

    I normally go to "http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/" and click on the download link.

    Yes, I guess there is some advertising on that site. I run "noscript" and perhaps that's why the advertising...
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    Do a google search for "ultimate boot CD". That...

    Do a google search for "ultimate boot CD". That will take you to a site where you can download the iso file. Burn that to a CD.

    When you boot it, there are many options. Among those options are...
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    I suggest booting to a recent "Ultimate Boot CD"...

    I suggest booting to a recent "Ultimate Boot CD" and running memory tests.
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    No, IPv6 won't speed anything up. Whether or not...

    No, IPv6 won't speed anything up. Whether or not it will even work depends on what your ISP supports.

    IPv6 will allow you to connect to sites that are on IPv6. At present there are very few such...
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    Here's a Wikipedia article on the topic:...

    Here's a Wikipedia article on the topic:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wireless_bridge

    What you want to do is possible. However, most typical SOHO routers cannot handle it. You might be lucky...
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    I still don't know enough about how you are...

    I still don't know enough about how you are connecting to the Internet.

    Switching to access point mode won't affect security.
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    I'll take that as answering 2nd, 3rd and 4th...

    I'll take that as answering 2nd, 3rd and 4th questions and affirming that there is nothing unusual there. It would still help to know how you are connected to the Internet (cable, dsl, FIOS, etc).
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    No, that is not normal. How are you connected...

    No, that is not normal.

    How are you connected to the Internet? Maybe there is something running on the desktop that is needed for your Internet link.

    Is DHCP service provided by your router,...
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    The first line is on your home network. The time...

    The first line is on your home network. The time is short. No problem.

    Lines 3 is to the first router that you see within the shawcable network. Again the time (12ms) is short enough to suggest...
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    Were you required to register a MAC address to...

    Were you required to register a MAC address to allow access?

    Maybe the main router is doing MAC filtering, and won't give an IP to your personal router. Have you tried cloning your PC mac address...
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    Too little information. Too much of the wrong...

    Too little information.

    Too much of the wrong information.

    Login to your router. There should be somewhere that it tells you its WAN IP address.

    Tell us that WAN IP address (and subnet mask...
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