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Oct 5th, 2014 by MHz last post
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Did you update Windows and XP yet?
If not, do it now. Microsoft Patches IE Zero-Day Flaw, Including for Windows XP also, for those that hate the look of the latest FF build, here's the add-on for the old classic look: ... (by Locutus)
Sep 26th, 2014 by 55Mercury last post
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Epic New Spam!
Just wanted to post some e-handbills about fjhgodjgklrkxpvczpjiof4f0874u j67u73ujrfhkkfjks8 f44fuojgod2ncjbce-l1usgmnm,cjusfdsnutkienwkz94m4578fvmflsysjfyswmnfdpvnbds4sjhrofhck (by Kane Hart)
Sep 25th, 2014 by SLM last post
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Shellshock: 'Extremely serious' bug could pose greater risk than Heartbleed
Shellshock: 'Extremely serious' bug could pose greater risk than Heartbleed Andrea Janus, CTVNews.ca Published... (by SLM)
Sep 6th, 2014 by #juan last post
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KFC giving away fried chicken computer accessories in Japan
KFC giving away fried chicken computer accessories in Japan Buzz:60 First posted: Friday, September 05, 2014 04:27 PM EDT People who follow KFC Japan on Twitter and... (by spaminator)
Aug 13th, 2014 by spaminator last post
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Cat with high-tech collar detects unsecure Wi-Fi networks
Cat with high-tech collar detects unsecure Wi-Fi networks August 12, 2014 An expert shows CNN correspondent Laurie Segall how he rigged a cat collar to collect information and break into unsecure Wi-Fi networks. Cat with high-tech collar detects... (by spaminator)
Jul 12th, 2014 by petros last post
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How do you post a picture from your files to CC?
When I wish to post a picture from my own files I am unable to do so since the insert picture icon prompts me for a URL? How do I get a picture from my files in a post here in CC? (by Walter)
Jul 3rd, 2014 by spaminator last post
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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: (by spaminator)
Jul 2nd, 2014 by Dexter Sinister last post
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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... (by spaminator)
Jun 28th, 2014 by Spade last post
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httpS goings-on
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,... (by Locutus)
Jun 14th, 2014 by Sal last post
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Bell express-Vu
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... (by DaSleeper)
Jun 11th, 2014 by arob last post
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Free CASL Webinar, June 4th at 2pm, Canada Anti Spam Law, Q&A with Shaun Brown
Got any questions about CASL, Canadian Anti - Spam Legislation? Then please register for a free CASL webinar on June 4th at 2pm hosted by Shaun Brown of nNovation Law Firm in Ottawa. Shaun is one of the authors of CASL, and he was working on this new anti... (by arob)
Jun 11th, 2014 by DaSleeper last post
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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... (by DaSleeper)
May 2nd, 2014 by JLM last post
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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... (by JLM)
Apr 29th, 2014 by spaminator last post
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U.S. advises avoiding Internet Explorer until bug fixed
U.S. advises avoiding Internet Explorer until bug fixed Jim Finkle, REUTERS First posted: Monday, April 28, 2014 12:14 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Apr 23rd, 2014 by shadowshiv last post
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Last remaining 7 or so AOL users are being hacked
AOL email hacked: Several users complain about compromised accounts - chicagotribune.com (by Locutus)
Apr 20th, 2014 by Cliffy last post
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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... (by Count_Lothian)
Apr 18th, 2014 by Cliffy last post
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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... (by Count_Lothian)
Apr 16th, 2014 by Locutus last post
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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... (by Locutus)
Mar 31st, 2014 by Twila last post
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"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... (by Locutus)
Mar 24th, 2014 by BornRuff last post
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Uninstall I/N explorer 11 and restore I/N 11
Can I do this without interfering with programs, favourites, email etc.? That should read I/N Explorer 11. (by JLM)
Mar 24th, 2014 by spaminator last post
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Computers better at spotting a faker
Computers better at spotting a faker Will Dunham, Reuters First posted: Sunday, March 23, 2014 01:01 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Feb 24th, 2014 by kowalskil last post
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About Facebook
A new version of Notes on Facebook has been posted at: csam.montclair.edu/~kowalski/facebook.html Ludwik Kowalski Former Communist: Thoughts, Feelings, Reality (by kowalskil)
Feb 16th, 2014 by Cliffy last post
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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... (by spaminator)
Feb 9th, 2014 by Durry last post
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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)
Feb 4th, 2014 by DaSleeper last post
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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... (by DaSleeper)
Nov 15th, 2013 by SLM last post
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Silicon Valley Nerds Seek Revenge on NSA Spies With Super Coding
Google Inc. (GOOG), Facebook Inc. (FB) and Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) are fighting back against the National Security Agency by using harder-to-crack code... (by Locutus)
Nov 11th, 2013 by spaminator last post
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How can i tell if i have a keylogger on my computer?
How can i tell if i have a keylogger on my computer? And if I do how can i get rid of it? (by eXonyte)
Nov 5th, 2013 by Locutus last post
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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... (by Locutus)
Nov 4th, 2013 by Locutus last post
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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... (by Locutus)
Oct 28th, 2013 by bill barilko last post
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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 (by Locutus)
Oct 25th, 2013 by Retired_Can_Soldier last post
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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... (by Locutus)
Oct 17th, 2013 by SLM last post
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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... (by DaSleeper)
Sep 16th, 2013 by taxslave last post
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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... ... (by Locutus)
Sep 6th, 2013 by DavidB last post
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star trek email
Official STAR TREK Email System (by spaminator)
Aug 25th, 2013 by damngrumpy last post
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14 Illegal Things You're Doing on the Internet
If you care chasm.io (by Locutus)
Aug 20th, 2013 by JamesBondo last post
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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... (by DaSleeper)
Aug 15th, 2013 by SLM last post
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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... (by Sal)
Jul 19th, 2013 by L Gilbert last post
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Window " 8 "
Is window 8 worth downloading ? ( I have w-7 on my pc) (by china)
Jul 18th, 2013 by Sons of Liberty last post
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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... (by Locutus)
Jul 14th, 2013 by Christianna last post
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Java
Keep finding problems with Java - Lights up my Virus ware Kaspersky Pure 3.0 I use win 7 and 8 (by Goober)
Jul 14th, 2013 by aashutoshbaral last post
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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... (by DaSleeper)
Jul 14th, 2013 by aashutoshbaral last post
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Windows 8.1 will be a free update June 26
Well it seem after all the complaints not having a Start option in Windows 8 . I believe Windows 8.1 will and its going to be a free update (by 905dude)
Jul 14th, 2013 by Sal last post
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Help Please
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,... (by SLM)
Jul 13th, 2013 by markca last post
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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... (by karrie)
Jul 13th, 2013 by markca last post
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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 (by markca)