Feb 29th, 2008
fibe 5/1 and fibe 5
the internet package fibe 5/1 was changed to fibe 5. are the internet packages different or is just the title of the internet package that changed? :confused:
windows 8.1 update 1 kb2919355
I finally got windows 8.1 update 1 kb2919355 to install. :) :cool: I was forced to do a clean install of windows 8.1. as a result I lost everything that was on the hard disc. :( I hope that I don't have to go through the same nightmare for windows 8.1...
Jun 28th, 2014 by Spade
thought I'd share a tidbit I uncovered...probably doesn't apply to most of you but it solved my own problem. when the problem reared it's head here, I simply backed-off the https header then pasted the video address in a post...then a few months ago,...
Jun 14th, 2014 by Sal
Another Problem fixed..........almost. Got my bill the other day ....$68 overcharge for pay per view which I never use.... So I called them....and of course I get someone whose English is her second language since maybe last week....after trying...
Tip of the Day.....
Where you post a computer fix, that you think might help somebody else................. This morning, the monthly windows updates, and even after the configurations were done, computer took forever to reboot.. Since I had recently updated...
May 2nd, 2014 by JLM
Why can't I download Picasa3?
I recently took my computer into the "hospital" for overhauling and got it back (much to my chagrin) in a state of total disarray and 6 back up CDs that I can't make head nor tail of. They appear to be "WORD" files but I don't read Sanscrit too good. Of...
Apr 20th, 2014 by Cliffy
Cliffy Da iMan/new question
Ok all is happy in iMac land for ole Willie here. except for the ole willie part...it really is old..how women still look at it and say they want i dunno? anyways Cliffy You Da New Man...ya helped me... thats good. It's all working fine . It...
Apr 18th, 2014 by Cliffy
iMAC Maverick /HELP please read
The constant requests to ?update? has proven to be a huge mistake. I've lost a lot of the goodies like the easy form of spell check and the apps on my dock no longer respond to the quit options and such. The Pages I purchased has been replaced with a...
Apr 16th, 2014 by Locutus
Something Very Strange Is Going On
Just ran across a very interesting video from perrrfection and until I followed her steps I thought she might be seeing something that is not there, but the evidence is undeniable that she is right, something VERY strange is going on at YouTube and her...
Mar 31st, 2014 by Twila
"Open a book. What color is the text?"
A Little Typographical Rant I’ve got cataracts, and thanks to a combination of bureaucratic CF at the doctor, at my new insurance company, and sure enough thanks to Obamacare, I still haven’t been able to get them fixed. (May. Maybe.) For...
A new version of Notes on Facebook has been posted at: csam.montclair.edu/~kowalski/facebook.html Ludwik Kowalski Former Communist: Thoughts, Feelings, Reality
Feb 16th, 2014 by Cliffy
Testing Apple’s Mac Pro
Testing Apples Mac Pro February 15, 2014 CityNews tech specialist Mike Yawney puts Apples Mac Pro to the test to see if it keeps up with is larger predecessor. Testing Apples Mac Pro | CityNews I hope one day apple will allow their...
Feb 9th, 2014 by Durry
Mac OS vs. Windows
I'm wondering, from a user's point of view, is the Mac operating system a marked departure from Windows? Would someone brought up on windows be at all challenged to switch to a Mac overnight?
(by Nick Danger)
Necessity IS the mother of invention......
I posted elsewhere in the forum that two months ago I purchased some WiFi security cameras, on sale, some DLink DCS 930L........ I soon found out that the Router/modem at one end of the house didn't have enough power to reach the camera if I put it...
Limo firm hacked; politician, celeb data breached
An Internet security firm says a limousine software company has been hacked, exposing credit card numbers and potentially embarrassing details about close to 1 million customers, including politicians, star athletes and corporate executives. Alex...
Defense Distributed Plans to Make Bitcoins Completely Anonymous
The inventor of the 3D-printed gun, Cody Wilson of Defense Distributed, is now raising money for a new crypto-anarchist venture that will help people anywhere in the world keep their wealth and finances private. The project is called Dark Wallet, an...
Do you use your Google Account Activity Report?
It's interesting, useful, very detailed and even a little scary. The Web Activity Calendar is impressive. Sign-in map too. I don't use it all the time but still... Official Blog: Giving you more insight into your Google Account activity
The internet is a "US colony"
The age of colonization and empire is not over and we are all vassals and serfs Web users are vulnerable to mass online spying because the US has too much power online, according to a leading security researcher. Discussing revelations of US spying...
Oct 17th, 2013 by SLM
Hangs up on cold Boot.....
My Acer Notebook, after three years has started acting-up on cold (overnight) start-up. It seems to hang up on the (Press F2 ) boot menu screen for sometimes as long as 35/40 seconds then goes at normal speed for the rest of the boot. When it is warmed...
Google knows nearly every Wi-Fi password in the world
By default, Android devices phone home, copying Wi-Fi passwords to Google servers. While they may be encrypted, it seems fairly obvious that Google can read these Wi-Fi passwords. And if Google can... ...
Shutting down a P.C. without the mouse..........
Can any of you nerds remember how???? Last night my wife was using the old PC downstairs while doing the laundry......Just as she had shut the browsers down and was ready to come upstairs the wireless mouse quits on her.....She hollers to me upstairs...
Aug 15th, 2013 by SLM
mouse problems, are things really this easy, yup
Yesterday morning I began to experience problems with my blue tooth mouse attached to my laptop. A warning popped up saying that Microsoft could not longer recognize the software. huh 8O I of course checked for driver updates... nothing...Device is...
Window " 8 "
Is window 8 worth downloading ? ( I have w-7 on my pc)
Amazon Secretly Removes “1984” From the Kindle
Thousands of people last week discovered that Amazon had quietly removed electronic copies of George Orwell's 1984 from their Kindle e-book readers. In the process, Amazon revealed how easy censorship will be in the Kindle age. In this case, the...
Keep finding problems with Java - Lights up my Virus ware Kaspersky Pure 3.0 I use win 7 and 8
Is it new???...........
Or have is it because I have just noticed it now? I'm running windows 7 explorer 10, and yesterday I noticed a funny little design like an eye to the right of the password box everywhere you need a password....forum, bank, etc.... So I decided to click...
Jul 14th, 2013 by Sal
Okay, usually I can figure this stuff out but this has me stumped. So I brought in a new Blu-Ray Player and I'm hooking it up in the bedroom and trying to connect it to my wireless home network. I tried the automatic configuration and was waiting,...
Jul 13th, 2013 by markca
Windows 8 Mail Program
I'm having problems with my windows 8 mail, and I'm hoping someone can help me. 1. Address Book. For the life of me, I can't find one. Can't add contacts, can't access contacts, nothing. The best I can achieve is auto-fill for a few regular e-mail...
Jul 13th, 2013 by markca
Good News For Android developers?
Google Recently Launches it's new version of Android SKD named as Android Studio. Does Anyone Used that? How is it? Is it good enough to migrate from old eclipse based Android SDK to Android Studio?? Thanks
Okay tech minded friends. Can anyone give me an idiots guide to removing Zeus from a Windows 7 PC, and a Windows 8 PC? Pretty pretty please?
house design package needed windows seven
Hi: can anyone reccomend a good basic design package compatible with windows seven? I'm looking to design modificatioins for a house thanks in advance Reg
20th anniversary of the first web page
The World Wide Web project story: First web page built by Tim Berners-Lee goes live again... and it looks nothing like Google | Mail Online Second page was The Hun's Yellow Pages I think. ;-)
Apr 14th, 2013 by Sal
Your digital afterlife
Google launches tool to help users plan for digital afterlife Inactive Account Manager offers option of giving 'trusted contacts' right to delete data and pictures Google has opened a new service to let people...
Cash shortage sending Canadian digital startups south
Cash shortage sending Canadian digital startups south Posted by Rachel Howarsen, Sollca Company . Lavalife founder Bruce Croxon gets riled up when he talks about the lack of homegrown support for online start-ups. "I'm watching good Canadian...