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huh? by HamiltonDondlelidge.aif - Tue, 11 Apr 2017 06:42:54 EST ID:DgSe+e9x No.120891 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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i clicked a search engine link to a page discussing medicine. the page loaded and this is what appeared. did anything happen to my computer?
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EugeneCrazzlesetch.clp - Wed, 12 Apr 2017 01:33:53 EST ID:obhuQ5Y7 No.120895 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Surely you aren't or cannot possibly be the be-all spokesperson for the 'none of us' actually use a certain software. As in, ya operating system and software hall-monitor. The only us is basically the U in us.
WalterSobberwock.dun - Wed, 12 Apr 2017 04:49:55 EST ID:PUbnWT1r No.120896 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You can't even reply to a comment on a fucking imageboard cunt, fuck outta here with that bullshit. No one in their right mind uses Safari.
JennyCunningtatch.eps - Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:40:14 EST ID:nKml5Jml No.120908 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Safari's not so bad. I think it's the only major browser that turns off 3rd party cookies by default. You should stop with the knee-jerk hate. Apple's not so bad if you're choosing between Google, MS, and Apple.
NellGinkinhall.doc - Thu, 13 Apr 2017 21:33:27 EST ID:gP03tV2f No.120910 Ignore Report Quick Reply
In all fairness. Safari does really suck ass.
EstherFummerbury.pm6 - Sat, 15 Apr 2017 01:17:34 EST ID:0312Yx4S No.120913 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Looking at it's history it's been around a long time. I have used it in recent times. Seems my associates use it, or firefox as well. Saw nothing to make me dislike it to any extent to complain. KDE offers Conqueror web browser by default, it is not supported. I still use it when setting up systems if needed. Sucky browser? Call it Netscape
when everybody started to hate Netscape. Conqueror does work well in some systems though. But not for default usage. It will general freeze up if you give it some time.

Ubuntu moving to Gnome by SophieCavingbury.psp - Wed, 05 Apr 2017 16:45:03 EST ID:M7VxLFS8 No.120857 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Canonical has given up on Unity and Mir. Seems like good news for Linux, but does it signal the beginning of the end for Ubuntu?

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NigelClemblekurk.asp - Thu, 06 Apr 2017 23:13:49 EST ID:SmETnUvB No.120877 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Distros aren't a suitable measure of fragmentation as distros are usually just different combinations of different software for the same purpose. There's really only two big desktop environments, GNOME and KDE. Canonical going solo with their own desktop environment AND window manager was a big fucking deal.
NigelClemblekurk.asp - Thu, 06 Apr 2017 23:18:40 EST ID:SmETnUvB No.120878 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Also that graphic is cool but misleading, Only Debian, Fedora/RedHat, Ubuntu, SuSe, Arch, and Gentoo really matter on that graph. Any DE that works on one will work on others. The idea of making a DE that probably only works on one of those was revolting.
BeatriceMurdfoot.csv - Fri, 07 Apr 2017 20:18:01 EST ID:Rt7JLrx3 No.120883 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Someone's already told you what's wrong about what you said... But off topic, I'd love to see that same graphic but with the reason for each distro. Just a quick "but with:" statement for each, like for Manjaro "arch but with: an installer and delayed software release"
NathanielFondlehood.xsl - Tue, 11 Apr 2017 12:18:53 EST ID:7F/QA+Tm No.120893 Ignore Report Quick Reply
This is bad, real bad.

Ubuntu tried with unity to provide a complete desktop experience with sensible default settings.
The global menu is a boon for anybody concerned about screen real-estate (13.3" laptops, etc...)
It has integration into things like cloud calendars, cloud storage, etc.
(some) touchpad & touchscreen gestures work right out of the box.
A consistent look and feel of applications that are part of the standard distribution (no ppas)
HiDPI scaling

If you want those features on for instance a Gnome desktop you can get them, but you basically have build your own configuration out of plugins and third party apps, which sucks balls.
FOSS software developers have a really questionable attitude when it comes to implementing default features and anything that works with proprietary systems. That was why Ubuntu/Unity was awesome, they didn't give a shit about the hypocritical "community" and just released stuff that works.
(ZFS on 16.04 is a another example, but unrelated)
GrahamDibblelene.mov - Wed, 12 Apr 2017 11:20:51 EST ID:wWsLeNFi No.120897 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Regardless of what else has happened, it's been nice with the Unity lovers coming out of the woodwork. Usually Linux people just talk about what they hate, not what they love.

At any rate, you should be fine. Gnome headerbars are just as space saving as global menu. We still don't know how Ubuntu will tweak gnome, but there's been global menu for gnome3 before, and it wouldn't take a lot for Canonical to do it again. Finally, if all else fails, the Unity devs haven't just dropped dead, they're committed to forking it.

Best Free VPN? by NigelCloshfod.phtml - Fri, 07 Apr 2017 02:06:04 EST ID:H1r5lt83 No.120880 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What do you use ..
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OliverTootfield.fnt - Sat, 08 Apr 2017 01:13:28 EST ID:LJis2CRK No.120885 Ignore Report Quick Reply
They're all cheap. Just pick one with a money back guarantee and be done with it.
MartinCriffingmag.xsl - Sat, 08 Apr 2017 04:22:01 EST ID:WztxY0yM No.120886 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yeah also, get one for a while, cancel it and see if they try to persuade you back for a discount. I bought a year sub for 65 bucks a while back.
FuckingPunkinshit.bin - Sat, 08 Apr 2017 08:49:04 EST ID:Mw0E3xZ0 No.120887 Ignore Report Quick Reply
PIA is more or less the gold standard and I've heard good things about Tunnelbear
IanCroffinglock.jar - Sat, 08 Apr 2017 09:51:01 EST ID:lnR5MQok No.120888 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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thanks mang, here is a token of my appreciation and have a tip-top week, ya cunt
EugeneGindledick.wri - Sun, 09 Apr 2017 20:58:26 EST ID:FtUa1Cfw No.120890 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>PIA is more or less the gold standard

The most dangerous weapon in the world, hiding in plain sight. by BarnabyPennerford.mid - Fri, 10 Mar 2017 20:09:17 EST ID:bHw4Z664 No.120747 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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This is not a drill.
>cell phone towers are weaponized death rays ready to nuke the planet or act collectively as a super powerful HAARP-like machine.
>Orgonite converts harmful rays into healthful ones, and can be "gifted" near cellphone towers to negate the effects. The larger ones make chemtrails harmlessly dissipate.
**btw Wilhelm Reich is a notable person related to this topic.**
CorneliusNeshlot.bfc - Sat, 11 Mar 2017 14:34:37 EST ID:7F/QA+Tm No.120753 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You seem to be lost on the wrong board.
PhoebeWorthingdock.pct - Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:59:15 EST ID:lPbstNK8 No.120806 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Tell me more
ShittingCrammleson.pst - Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:35:25 EST ID:fkhnehKh No.120807 Ignore Report Quick Reply
i don't even know if that means /tinfoil/ or /psy/
PhoebePandlenad.php - Fri, 31 Mar 2017 09:02:55 EST ID:hLS9vmVN No.120823 Ignore Report Quick Reply
This is definitely /tinfoil/ material.
Polynomial Symbiosis - Sun, 09 Apr 2017 00:10:23 EST ID:08FehLur No.120889 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Radio Frequency - GSM Artificial Neural Networks " qi=λ+(i)/[r(i)+λ-(i)] "


*Throws FinToil Confetti*

Yer welcome m8.

Windows 10 bullshit by IanTurveyshaw.fnt - Thu, 16 Mar 2017 23:26:39 EST ID:+seF01DQ No.120774 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Someone please halp. I have a HP ultrabook running windows 10 and I keep getting fucked when I try to turn it on. It was just working fine.

Pic related
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JohnGibberfoot.grp - Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:11:03 EST ID:PUbnWT1r No.120867 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Look here my man, you obviously have no idea of anything IT related.
The edition of windows doesn't have anything to do with anything. Some business/enterprise/VM features are locked, that's all the difference.
You can not fry a hardware by your OS. Your hardware components have their own low-level system which throttles back or shuts down if the sensors report higher voltages/temperatures than normal. It is impossible to fry your motherboard or any other HW component by using windows. It fucking is. It's actually extremely hard to damage any hardware by a software, it's almost impossible even if you WANT to do it. Nowadays hardware is extremely foolproof regarding this. The fried mobo mentioned above was caused by a cheap mobo paired with a cheap/faulty PSU. That's the only way to fry a mobo, because even if you put unsupported RAMs in it just won't start, even if the circuit in your house shorts the surge will be catched by the mobos self defense system and it will shut down everything in a split second before any harm can be done. Even a really really bad PSU probably won't fry a mobo, though that has the biggest chance to do so. Because it will just keep shutting down, protecting the surge from reaching components.
JohnGibberfoot.grp - Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:12:59 EST ID:PUbnWT1r No.120868 Ignore Report Quick Reply
So "Windows 10 fried my friends mobo" is a 100% completely bullshit fucking story, and knowing how foolproof todays hardwares are, your friend had to do something EXTREMELY stupid to be able to fry his mobo.
JohnGibberfoot.grp - Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:25:23 EST ID:PUbnWT1r No.120869 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Also, it is also impossible that Windows shuts down any of these low-level self defense mechanisms. I'm not even sure if it could be done in theory, but even if it could be, it would probably require you to invest time, knowledge and effort to try and do so.
I have to triple post, because some people ITT actually believe peoples hardware are getting fried because they use Home Edition Windows. No man. If you manage to fry ANY of your hardware in 2017, its your own fucking fault, and you must have done something EXTREMELY retarded. These hardware are designed to withstand even the most retarded user and the most hardcore conditions including high ambient temperature, misplaced/uncompatible/wrong voltage components, circuit surges and unstable electrical systems.
It wasn't always the case, before thermal throttling introduced, processors were fried by playing some game for a while, but that was in 2002.
Today, if your mobo gets fried, it's either faulty by the factory or it's your own fucking retarded fault, the latter being the case 99.99999% of the time.
PhoebeClenninglet.sgml - Thu, 06 Apr 2017 13:13:33 EST ID:fVWGPSRj No.120872 Ignore Report Quick Reply
oooh sassy!
JohnGibberfoot.grp - Thu, 06 Apr 2017 17:23:05 EST ID:PUbnWT1r No.120875 Ignore Report Quick Reply
retard confirmed. are you 12? when you realise you're in the wrong it's best to listen and take the hint so you don't say stupid shit next time.

How do I dark net? thank you plz by hodo - Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:01:16 EST ID:08DuF1gj No.120649 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I want drugs and drug accesories for my uh glaucoma
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KLEZ.fml !!cEQLOiCj - Wed, 08 Mar 2017 01:55:34 EST ID:DMlKCodu No.120731 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Alright, so you do your dns resolutions through an encrypted tunnel and ???
The ISP will still know the IP addresses you communicate with unless you're using a VPN tunnel... and in that case, shouldn't your DNS resolution be done through the VPN as well? What is the use case for this?
EbenezerDarthood.dwg - Tue, 04 Apr 2017 02:41:34 EST ID:h6oHsoyH No.120847 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Alright, so you do your dns resolutions through an encrypted tunnel and ???

It would not be through a tunnel, It would simply be with an an encrypted connection.

The ISP and others in between can see that you, your network, are connecting to a server with an encrypted connection.

One could figure out easily enough that the connections are likely DNS queries. But nothing is in the clear as far as the DNS queries are concerned. It is end-to-end. The ISP or others could not be capable to intercept to alter, misdirect, redirect or log the actual queries in any useful manner.

>The ISP will still know the IP addresses you communicate with

As for knowing what site one is connecting or connected to? Yes I would say, it would have to have an IP address to ask the remote site to talk to it and that would need an address to respond to.

>unless you're using a VPN tunnel... and in that case, shouldn't your DNS resolution be done through the VPN as well?
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EbenezerDarthood.dwg - Tue, 04 Apr 2017 03:00:30 EST ID:h6oHsoyH No.120848 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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This is dnsleaktest with dnscrypt with tor. My isp can see I am connecting with from a tor node,
EbenezerDarthood.dwg - Tue, 04 Apr 2017 03:02:17 EST ID:h6oHsoyH No.120849 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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This is showing nothing is showing my ISPS or tors dns lookup
EbenezerDarthood.dwg - Tue, 04 Apr 2017 03:08:30 EST ID:h6oHsoyH No.120850 Ignore Report Quick Reply
wrong, tor exit node. oh well,

police state a-coming? by SimonSapperridge.dao - Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:23:44 EST ID:ipbqzh4D No.120809 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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IsabellaBlythespear.xif - Mon, 03 Apr 2017 15:46:04 EST ID:9+5jqruX No.120839 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Well don't act or sound like an American then? Seriously though, a lot of countries are on the bandwagon. Tor, you didn't mention. Run a tor exit node, governments, police agencies either act dumb, or deliberately act as you are running a server for the sole purpose of not-so-legal activity. Whatever country you are in, few guarantee privacy rights written into law. Here we have something that is not necessarily, or even paranoia, paranoia is different, right?

Paranoia is giving, in this case Trump control, before that, Bush full control to take away our freedoms rights, security, all in the name of security brought by fears posed by the unknown and uncertainty.

Here it is, our collective rights that we have fought for since the civil war.

Here it is, being called traitors, privacy, government, corporate intrusions means nothing.

The left knows what side of the fence to be on and when to jump the fence to defend or I guess defend our god given rights of security, individuality, self-determination.

My guess though, you are not a US citizen while you insinuate otherwise. Just a guess.

But, if you are in a stable secure country that does not interfere with privacy then
you simply don't know anything, do you?
WalterTurveylock.pub - Mon, 03 Apr 2017 16:37:51 EST ID:PUbnWT1r No.120840 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I honestly don't understand the conclusions you make. I've mentioned Tor a few posts above. Why'd you say i insinuate being an US citizen while I stated multiple times ITT that I'm not? Because I speak English?Just because I'm not from the US I can't know anything about privacy?
All I'm saying, I don't understand how one's life is actually affected by these things. In what way your life is gonna change now that they can sell your history? Apart from worrying about it. I honestly don't see that.
All I'm
WalterTurveylock.pub - Mon, 03 Apr 2017 16:38:26 EST ID:PUbnWT1r No.120841 Ignore Report Quick Reply
-All I'm, lol.
HughPickwater.prn - Mon, 03 Apr 2017 17:02:01 EST ID:SZF4ZGov No.120842 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Well, the imaginable is reality, even before this. There is a reason countries like yours likely and specifically dis-allows corporate and government from just collecting data of users. I would bet that likley it is illegal, I know it is illegal
in some countries to collect data in such ways.

Reality is, if data is collected and easily accessible, sold, one may end up in
some legal dispute, etc. Some data may be just right there to be accessed.
For a few$$ Depending on it's worth. It could be manipulated in any way,
understand many Americans are dumb as rocks when it comes to
protections. Example, one guy who was pretty clearly innocent was put on death row. Information, 'evidence' if-you-will' was shown to be fabricated, they know who did the crime but since they got somebody it didn't matter.

Jurors said, when asked why the guilty verdict when they understood the man was innocent, people said because the prosecution said to find him guilty.

Not sure where you are but, paranoia is not the people concerned about privacy,
but those who work against it and the possible outcomes.
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HughPickwater.prn - Mon, 03 Apr 2017 17:16:22 EST ID:SZF4ZGov No.120843 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I think all your saying where you live you have guarantees of privacy, likely even built into law and have the luxury to take basic privacy for granted. No need to lift a finger even, except say, your country is paranoid.

You can have trump and the Republicans, because your county is obviously undisciplined,
you will be deemed 'not good citizens' and be treated as such.

I would say you are a right -wing American, Not because of speaking English. Heck even foreigners who have English as a second or third language speak better English than a good portion of Americans in terms of communication on the internet conversing with others.
I for one am pretty bad at it as English is my first language and as an American.

So fucking tempted... by NathanielWorthingfield.ds - Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:38:37 EST ID:5WhqGX47 No.120741 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Reeeeeeal fucking tempted to throw some cash down on one of these bad boys


What do you think /tech/?
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NicholasDrenningfoot.php - Fri, 31 Mar 2017 14:13:01 EST ID:hK4cRdde No.120825 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What games are you trying to play on a 7 inch laptop?
JamesDummergold.ini - Fri, 31 Mar 2017 15:54:46 EST ID:7LqGT6R4 No.120826 Ignore Report Quick Reply

The sister system (gpdwin) plays lots of older games.. It's the whole reason for the system. Here's a few games playing on it: https://youtu.be/fNiWwza_I_I

I'll probably load New Vegas. I doubt grand strategies will scale the gui well on it, but maybe some rim world. I'll let you know how it works out.
NicholasSirrynot.cbl - Fri, 31 Mar 2017 19:10:10 EST ID:PUbnWT1r No.120827 Ignore Report Quick Reply
well that was just an example, in general bluetooth keyboards suck because the signal is lost so easily for a moment and that stops your flow in typing too.
CharlesNorringwater.avi - Fri, 31 Mar 2017 19:22:03 EST ID:qaJ3iinO No.120829 Ignore Report Quick Reply
New Vegas will run like garbage.

I think you mean cheap bluetooth keyboards and low power devices. Some things just aren't fit for purpose.
JamesDummergold.ini - Fri, 31 Mar 2017 19:32:56 EST ID:7LqGT6R4 No.120831 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Gpdwin runs it at 30-40fps at 720p. Not perfect, but I'm not really a big dick gamer, I just fuck around.

HAPPENING NEW VAULT 7 CIA LEAK by FuckShakeway.dat - Fri, 31 Mar 2017 12:41:57 EST ID:VMGv/0L5 No.120824 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>RELEASE: CIA Vault 7 part 3 "Marble"

>today, March 31st 2017, WikiLeaks releases Vault 7 "Marble" -- 676 source code files for the CIA's secret anti-forensic Marble Framework. Marble is used to hamper forensic investigators and anti-virus companies from attributing viruses, trojans and hacking attacks to the CIA.

>Marble does this by hiding ("obfuscating") text fragments used in CIA malware from visual inspection. This is the digital equivallent of a specalized CIA tool to place covers over the english language text on U.S. produced weapons systems before giving them to insurgents secretly backed by the CIA.



Old Macbook by MollyPittfield.cat - Sat, 19 Nov 2016 15:40:06 EST ID:1iYnJ0Qk No.120117 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Apple just stopped supporting my Macbook with OSX Sierra. So that means from now on Apple will not let me download the newest sleekest version of their Operating System. I don't want to sell it because well it wont sell for enough to justify all the money I put into it.

So I want to turn it into a Linux machine, down the line; with my SSD and 16gb of RAM it should be decent. Ill probably keep OS X on a very small partiton, just because. Im wondering what Linux distro I should use, I've played around with Ubuntu before and Fedora. But Im thinking about Arch and maybe Kaili.

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FannyGebberpod.icm - Fri, 10 Mar 2017 23:43:47 EST ID:1pueTtFQ No.120749 Ignore Report Quick Reply
gnome 3 interesting. Used to be my favorite with mandrake. Then it wasn't and others complained when it changed. Whatever, back when. So have used KDE for most systems if offered. Plugins? Do you mean dependencies?
BetsyHingernutch.dwg - Sat, 11 Mar 2017 16:14:28 EST ID:o34O4Xiq No.120755 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Gnome Shell uses extensions like a web browser. extensions.gnome.org hosts them, and you install them from your browser (though distros usually keep a few really common ones in the package manager).

Most people who use Gnome use at least one extension that gives them a regular task bar. The most powerful ones are "Dash To Dock" and "Dash to Panel". Vanilla Gnome shell keeps its "Dash" taskbar in overview mode, to save real estate, and these move it out into the regular workspace.

My favorite extension is Shelltile, which gives you some pretty flexible window tiling options, and even groups tile layers in overview.
WilliamLightway.class - Sat, 11 Mar 2017 20:03:14 EST ID:bFtRwnVI No.120756 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Ohh, yea I have used a few distributions that sound like that, a while ago so not sure if it was gnome 3 at the rime. Thanks for the basics on it usage.
PhoebeWorthingdock.pct - Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:57:49 EST ID:lPbstNK8 No.120805 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Are you high? Kali isn't even close to secure--thatt not the point.
WilliamWorthingville.wmf - Thu, 30 Mar 2017 01:49:36 EST ID:fVWGPSRj No.120816 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If you're going to say Mint is
>horrifically insecure
you better back it up. Else it looks like youre just saying BS.

Best Micro-manage Windows Firewall? by BetsyBimmerworth.clp - Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:05:58 EST ID:fVWGPSRj No.120787 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Mainly to catch windows 10 telemetry and auto updating,

I'm looking for a nice firewall that asks me allow/block before an outgoing or incoming connection is made.

The only ones Ive used in the past were:
  • Zone Alarm - it was decent and I may try it out again to see how it's changed in six years
  • GlassWire Free - This one is out of the question, as the free version doesnt block anything until AFTER the fact, and you have to manually go and block it instead of on-demand.
NathanielChizzlesidging.log - Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:32:25 EST ID:qaJ3iinO No.120788 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It's not uncommon to use a dozen connections to load a web page. There might be a use case, but in general asking about every new connection is a terrible idea. And protip: if you don't trust the built in firewall because you don't trust Windows, stop using Windows.
OliverBoshway.asc - Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:51:57 EST ID:fVWGPSRj No.120790 Ignore Report Quick Reply
DavidGonnerkut.scr - Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:38:46 EST ID:l7XQZUPf No.120808 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You can turn these off. Just poke around a bit. But I would recommend outpost firewall free. Just turn off windows firewall and you can control what happens

Turn off 'alerts' after you get to know it for a while, after you know know what things look like.
Your network, computer, will have constant connections, random or otherwise that your router
will drop anyway. Your router will drop connections that you or a program on your computer
did not initiate.
Zone alarm is lame. Over emphasized as a firewall. Built in windows firewall is better. Updates would screw an good install up. It would have every random connection, as a threat. After soo many random alerts, a popup "get the paid version, "for piece of mind" would appear.

As person says, trust what you have. I am Leary about how MS win 10 says it collects information.
I just use win 7 pro and a trusted linux distribution.
BasilBlocklehedge.fla - Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:38:50 EST ID:fVWGPSRj No.120814 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I got this one called "Free Firewall", sold by Evorim and designed by some little software company. It's in English but comes from some european country.
Whats the catch. Why is it free...

Worth waiting for SSDs (in 2017) by breakabond - Wed, 01 Mar 2017 03:08:42 EST ID:fVWGPSRj No.120682 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Have SSD's prices started to level off, or should I still wait to buy one?
With the way flash drives got so cheap in the last 4 years, I'm willing to be patient in order to get a better value for a large capacity SSD.

What do you think? I'm not one to frequently upgrade parts, so I'd be buying a large one and don't want to end up regretting it and wishing I'd waited.
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breakabond - Wed, 08 Mar 2017 20:06:58 EST ID:fVWGPSRj No.120736 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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So you're saying wait 10 years for SSDs to get harder better faster stronger.
Just like windows did! pic related.
MatildaSengerbury.cpp - Thu, 09 Mar 2017 01:59:32 EST ID:QCXQHMN8 No.120737 Ignore Report Quick Reply
ehh, I have seen what should have been unusable hard drives, let alone computers, get by.

I do though have a drive that had recently showed like 2000 failed sectors in a minute or two while
attempting to zero it out. It's gone, plain and simple, noted in mere seconds.

There are though times where you think a HD is broken, as well external media, but it's all
stable, just needs a little bit of cohesion to get it back working. May loose data.

I have my favorite USB drives that do this quite a bit. It's fun geting them to work
ErnestSmallcocke.sit - Mon, 13 Mar 2017 23:23:06 EST ID:fVWGPSRj No.120764 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Price trends seem stable but need a longer term window.


I could a samsung evo 850 for $1.25/gb for instance, but I believe the avg $/gb is lower, so keep searching.
AugustusCrundermut.nlm - Wed, 15 Mar 2017 06:53:23 EST ID:fVWGPSRj No.120767 Ignore Report Quick Reply
And dont forget to disable the following for SSD Life

  1. System Restore - life and performance
  2. Hybernation - life
  3. Pagefile - life
  4. Superfetch - life and performance
  5. Optimize Drive
MarthaFezzlesore.vbx - Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:25:48 EST ID:WztxY0yM No.120797 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>And dont forget to disable the following for SSD Life
Or don't don't forget. It isn't not an unbig deal.

Although the SSD I've had for years and only eaten 3% into its lifespan was an MLC drive and probably has a lot more write cycles overall than the triple level 3d NAND flash.

But seriously don't disable hibernate and shit unless you need the space. Just set your computer to sleep instead of hibernate. Hibernate it yourself if you want to.

>System Restore - life and performance

As someone who almost never has system restore enabled, I would literally never recommend not to have system restore enabled. The people who run with system restore off don't need to be told lol.

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