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  • I think you should just get a phone already. Whether it's two factor authentication, applying for jobs, making appointments, etc. you will need a phone for something at some point in order to function in our modern society. So there's no point in…
  • He uploaded an archive of the files of that drive: https://archive.org/details/sierra-super-junior
  • The reason people stuck with those OS's for so long is because that's what they had. Most people don't change OS's unless they get a new computer. Windows 10 has all the same stability of the previous versions. I rarely had BSOD's with XP or 7 or…
  • Strong passwords don’t help if it gets intercepted or if the site owner has a data breach.
  • There are other forms of two factor authentication. Personally, I prefer the standard OTP that's compatible with Google Authenticator. There are numerous compatible apps that work with it, including desktop apps. I used to use WinAuth and it worked …
  • 10 years is pretty ancient in the technology world. It's definitely pretty old at this point. It was good for the time, but that time has passed.
    in Windows 7 EOL Comment by BlueSun July 17
  • @nick99nack said: I wish laptops were thicker. I hate these really paper-thin laptops that break so easily when you drop them. My T430 is about perfect for me. Personally I’d rather have a thin laptop but with really nice build quality. W…
    in Windows 7 EOL Comment by BlueSun July 16
  • @win32 said: It was probably some subconsicous trick to make Windows 7 (and the hardware it runs on) far more antiquated than it actually is. Just like the chromebook ads with XP-style error dialogs and 9x blue screens. I'm sure it's a ve…
    in Windows 7 EOL Comment by BlueSun July 15
  • @nick99nack said: I wonder if they were popular enough for homebrew servers to appear, like what happened with AOL Instant Messenger. TIL third party AIM servers are a thing.
  • I think the tie in to stranger things may be a more likely explanation. But an open source release would be interesting I suppose. I wonder if there is any of that code still in Windows 10? @robobox said: Although MS-DOS Executive is probab…
  • I have to say, this does tickle my fancy. I do have a lot of nostalgia for 2000 and it was the first version of Windows I could say I really liked, even out of the box. But it really shows its age any time I've tried to use it and I always thought, …
  • @SistemaRayoXP said: And seriously I doubt any hacker will be interested in hacking into your PC only to steal your work documents or your family pics. That isn’t why they break in. Your identity is valuable. The fact that your PC isn’t t…
  • https://olivevideoeditor.org/download.php
  • @nick99nack said: What version? It didn't work on this machine (Vista). Windows 10. Tested on 1809 LTSC. But I think it's been around a while. I believe the winkey + print screen thing worked on 8.1 as well, but I don't have a install han…
  • @win32 said: Debian automatically opens up a dialog which lets you save a png to a set destination. I don't have to go to start > accessories > paint then paste then save as a bmp/png. In Windows, you can use winkey + print screen b…
  • @win32 said: Microsoft doesn't want us doing lots of stuff. They'd like it if we exclusively run Windows 10, subscribe to Office 365 and use Microsoft Edge all while drinking Microsoft Milk. It’s not all bad. Windows 10 is ok as long as i…
    in Windows 7 EOL Comment by BlueSun June 15
  • They’ve stuck with the whole Windows 10 being the last version thing so far. Windows 10 (1903) now is not the Windows 10 (1507) that was first released in 2015.
    in Windows 7 EOL Comment by BlueSun June 15
  • I’m not surprised. They did it with XP back in the day and they’ll probably keep doing it. But you have to understand these popups are for the average joe that doesn’t know their OS is out of date and to try and make upgrading as easy as they can…
    in Windows 7 EOL Comment by BlueSun June 14
  • @win32 said: Too bad we can't have ultra-compact x86 laptops running win2k and able to connect to mobile networks to send/receive SMS and phone calls. Even if my T41/T60 could do that it would be a step up! SIP is your friend. H…
  • It’s not an issue with your browser. It’s a misconfiguration on their server.
  • What site are you going to when this happens?
  • Usually caused by a configuration issue on the server. Instead of running the code through the PHP interpreter, it's just serving it out as a file and Chrome is just downloading it because it doesn't see it as a file it knows how to open. If it's…
  • Media Info Lite is a good tool for identifying the codecs used: https://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/mediainfo_lite.html
  • I should point out that mp4 or avi doesn't really tell you anything but the container used for the video. The video and audio codecs contained with that container format are more important to know and understand. Like I said, it's a rabbit hole.
  • That’s a rabbit hole I’ve been down many times in the past. These days, handbrake suites my needs. But I don’t believe it’s what you need. ffmpeg would be the next thing I’d try. But for playing back files in older versions of media player, I wou…
  • There wasn't built in support for mounting ISOs back when this thread was new.
  • @nikkigreg1974 said: I was told by few people i should get a better antivirus. One for a gaming pc so when i am out in the public i don't get a virus. I was told built in one in windows 10 don't work good for gaming pc and was design for pc that …
  • What's wrong with the built in windows defender?
  • I have no doubt Apple wants to move to ARM, but I also have no doubt that they'll lose a ton of users in that switch. I've heard a lot of stories over the years from people that switched to Macs citing one of the reasons they switched was because Ap…
  • @yourepicfailure said: I'm not really concerned. A it's difficult to actually implement the exploits successfully, and it's pretty much like any other virus out there. You have to run it to get infected. Proper security techniques and you're fine…