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Deja vu... did we not have this last week already?
Hurry... let's check the windows. There might have been a modification
I'll get my coat
If something has a solution... Why do we have to worry about?. If it has no solution... For what reason do we have to worry about?
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One laptop is on a direct ethernet connection, the other on a wireless connection (separate wifibox, not the router's wifi, so completely separate IP.) On installing W10, it turned off the wifi on the laptop with the the ethernet connection. Turning the first laptop's wifi back on, and now both computers can see each other again!
".45 ACP - because shooting twice is just silly" - JSOP, 2010 - You can never have too much ammo - unless you're swimming, or on fire. - JSOP, 2010 - When you pry the gun from my cold dead hands, be careful - the barrel will be very hot. - JSOP, 2013
Rumors are some of the 'customer experience telemetry' bypasses (slips under) the firewall - may be just ms-haters scaremongering but apparently some folks did prove it checking data sent at the router.
Couldn't vouch for that personally, but I also wonder if say ms or cia or kim jong il did have everyones data how long would it take them to go through it all? Yeah on TV they make it look easy but even with mountains of the most powerful servers running best-of big data search and extraction 99.9999999999% of the petabytes of data is useless noise - it'd take literally years to extract enough meat to make a sandwich, most of which by then would be stale. Every second terabytes of data is being sent around, in real life no ones got the processing power to handle that.
It's like yes they can tap any phone, but they could never handle tapping every phone at the same time. Just like phone tapping any 'data tapping' would have to be targeted. (Again on TV they apparently listen to every phone call in the world or even just USA and pick up on certain "words/phrases/names of interest" - completely pure utter bullshit.
- if you're doing nothing wrong your data is as safe as your phone line - neither is absolutely safe, but chances are negligable to nil.
Problem is you may be doing nothing wrong today, but 10 years down the line, "they" may decide you are a threat or simply someone not liked and then make a law that outlaws what you did 10 years ago. Now "they" can "legally" get you. It's happened before and people with power being sometimes bad people, they'll misuse it.
Government can give you nothing but what it takes from somebody else. A government big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take everything you've got, including your freedom.-Ezra Taft Benson
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Last evening, i decided to upgrade my home laptop to the Windows 10 Creators Update (it was already running an earlier version Win 10).
I started the Windows 10 Upgrade assistant, the download completed, installation got started too & completed but during the final process of now finally configuring the updates, my battery power went off (i wasn't on the mains supply) & the laptop shut down before finalizing the update configuration.
To day morning, i start the machine & i get i message that its restoring to the previous version of windows i had, no problem there.
I launch the windows 10 upgrade assistant hoping to restart the installation (not the download) of the Windows 10 Creators Update but no, it now want to re-download the whole damn thing.
Any one know where on my machine the Windows 10 Upgrade assistant stored what ever it successfully downloaded yesterday so i can re-start my installation there with out waiting another several hours downloading Windows 10 Creators Update again?
Can the installation be restarted with out re-downloading?
Not as far as I know; certainly I could understand a full re-install option, as it doesn't know where it failed (or why) - since the power failed it could have corrupted anything it was doing. The restore will overwrite all interim changes to get you back to a working setup, so there is nothing to continue from.
It's possible that the download will be pretty short though, it depends how much of the original update file(s) it had left undeleted when it failed. But if it's in doubt, I'd restart the download from scratch just to be on the safe side.
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If you're going to have to get the files re-downloaded anyway, just get the ISO from MSDN and run the installer from within Windows. The upgrade process is practically the same, plus if you ever have the need to reinstall from scratch, you'll have the latest and greatest image already available and ready to go. Not to mention anything about re-downloading from additional machines.
An airplane was about to crash. There were 4 passengers on board, but only 3 parachutes. The 1st passenger said, "I am Cristiano Ronaldo, the best Football player. Real Madrid and my millions of fans need me, and I can't afford to die." So he took the 1st pack and left the plane. The 2nd passenger, Donald Trump, said, "I am the newly-elected U.S. President, and I am the smartest President in American history, so my people don't want me to die." He took the 2nd pack and jumped out of the plane. The 3rd passenger, the Pope, said to the 4th passenger, a 10 year old schoolboy, "My son, I am old and don't have many years left, you have more years ahead so I will sacrifice my life and let you have the last parachute." The little boy said, "That's okay, Your Holiness, there's a parachute left for you.
Trump is not so stupid as you want to show, pathetic troll. And after that useless "guy with alternative skin" he REALLY DOES something. And pray that president is not a Bush Jr. - biggest illiterate clown in the White House.
Nothing like a Public Holiday to celebrate your birthday (it was in April wasn't it!), too bad your subjects in Motherland don't get a day off for it.
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too bad your subjects in Motherland don't get a day off for it
It's politically incorrect to celebrate anything (even remotely) British in modern Britain
Now is it bad enough that you let somebody else kick your butts without you trying to do it to each other? Now if we're all talking about the same man, and I think we are... it appears he's got a rather growing collection of our bikes.
At Parents doing up keep jobs...you know "Oh the garage roof has a little leak", look at it and say "Oh right that I'll fix when its dry". It's dry so muggins trys to fix it with cheapest calkying gun ever made. I spent a good hour trying fix the ****** to allow me to do a three minute repair. Also the calking had set in the tube so another hour to free it up enough to use. Get hands covered & a nice shirt, use language that would shame a drunk marine. Get thing working repair done in under three minutes, pound shop, dollar store tools SEEM like a bargin but they aren't...
You know, ya could've just sawed the tube of caulk in half and applied it with an ice cream stick.
After that, hammer the caulking gun to a pulp, tell the old man it fell off the roof and enjoy another ice cream.
If I had any say in the matter I would have, mind you cheap tools are a way of trying something that is a bit dear (bought a cheap rotary tool for cleaning out grout between tiles, have since upgraded to a Dremel)
So lately I've been listening to YouTube on my phone.
I just put on some music while cooking or taking a shower when I don't have a decent setup.
On my computer I'm running uBlock (and before that adblock) so I haven't seen ads in years.
But on my phone I have them again.
FOUR MINUTE ADS!!!
They aren't so much ads, I guess, but you do see a "skip this ad" button.
Unfortunately, it's a little hard to skip when my hands are covered with whatever I'm about to eat in ten minutes.
Who the hell comes up with these FOUR minute interruptions!?
That's about as long, or longer, than whatever song I was about to listen to.
FOUR FRIGGIN MINUTES!!!
Download the MVPS host file and block those servers on the system level. It is nonsense to download ads and have an adblocker refuse them after, that's just wasting bandwidth. To the website it will simply appear to be a connection-problem (ad-server is down).
I would also like to remind you that this needs to be done for each machine that you use before it can be considered a "secure machine".
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