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Windows Backup by break-a-bond !!D0XjIgKF - Fri, 06 Jan 2017 03:10:59 EST ID:L/v5xr5K No.120401 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What folders do you really need to backup on windows if you're going to install a new version of it?
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AugustusCleblinggold.hlp - Mon, 09 Jan 2017 02:05:10 EST ID:L/v5xr5K No.120422 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Very good, that's also an option.

>Can anyone think of a common reason to keep /Windows, or Program files/Data ?
ArchieLightstock.bz2 - Mon, 09 Jan 2017 02:38:14 EST ID:cGMym/PS No.120423 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You can do what I did which is to rename them with [OLD] at the end or something.
That way there still there if you need them, just remember to delete when you're happy everything works.
EmmaCabberfack.shtml - Tue, 10 Jan 2017 22:47:57 EST ID:krxIojP3 No.120429 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Keep anything you wan to save. Pics, etc. The rest would be mostly irrelevant as it would be overwritten. Like system files. Basic native to windows 'program files.'

Say users folder as person says appdata 'may' contain info one would want to save. Bookmarks, firefox etc. May be a pain in the rear to to upgrade with windows, the setting etc, but most programs would likely roll with an upgrade like from 7 to 10 if folder is overwritten, it would not harm overwriting these as they are recreated when deleted, but may not necessarily work
correctly replacing them after an upgrade.

As for app data say publishing software0, whatever may keep most data in it's own location, say in program files folder. You can though save certain programs files settings and contents with
native? Utilities for upgrading.

Just depends on what kind of upgrade one is trying to do.

If installing as an upgrade or in place upgrade, and not a clean install windows would create a file called windows.old , by default. As person said that would allow one to 'hopefully' revert back to it's former state if the upgrade fails. The windows.old file will help this happen. As stated when one is comfortable with the upgrade, if a few days weeks things seems well it is perfectly
safe to delete windows.old .
CyrilHellydin.ini - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 17:39:28 EST ID:/lDKN8lV No.120436 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You should look into Veeam Endpoint Backup. It's free for personal use.
JarvisDunnerham.xls - Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:24:21 EST ID:xN47zriJ No.120454 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Future feferance, there are reasons. But simply copying pictures music etc to an external source is all you need. Installing windows from a new install with a fresh
untouched non-manufacturers cd is simply delete all partition, and install, click click click, and all is installed.

Portable little tool secure wipe partition by AugustusTillinghood.gz - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:39:04 EST ID:L/v5xr5K No.120449 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I dont ask for much. I dont want to install a bulky trial applicaiton.
Any suggestions?
AliceFugglefoot.php - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:03:11 EST ID:om5WH3jg No.120450 Ignore Report Quick Reply
A drill, and a good bit of termite.
EmmaFandernuck.rsc - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:59:38 EST ID:xN47zriJ No.120451 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Can burn UBCD to cd, boot into. When booting computer it should say boot options, esc f12 f2 whatever. hen in boot options select cd or dvd drive with you burned UDCD. There would be HDD/disk wiping/ select active killdisk.

Hopefully this will start correctly. Ok, do know the size of the drive you intend to wipe beforehand. Select correct one say my storage drive 1s 300 gigs I would selct that if I wanted to wipe it

As my Cdrive is 35 gigs, I would not want to erase my windows or linux 12 gigs, just know what you are wiping.

This will zero your selected drive to zeros 0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Unreadable, basically no method will recover any data on the selected drive you have zeroed out.
EmmaFandernuck.rsc - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:54:40 EST ID:xN47zriJ No.120452 Ignore Report Quick Reply

customer service is now tracking social media by PhyllisCebberwag.cmd - Mon, 09 Jan 2017 14:19:22 EST ID:zfecZK3a No.120424 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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How do you feel about this? Welcome to the reputation economy. Companies are now arming themselves with all your social media info, so they're ready to deal with you before you even call.

Archive link to get around the WaPo paywall:
PhyllisCebberwag.cmd - Mon, 09 Jan 2017 14:21:02 EST ID:zfecZK3a No.120425 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Sorry, wsj paywall
DavidBrommerbury.sit - Mon, 09 Jan 2017 15:25:12 EST ID:M/2iRGzD No.120426 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Good. Anything that reminds you that a BUNCH of companies are in the business of mining your personal information without your knowledge or consent is a good thing.
breakabond !!D0XjIgKF - Tue, 10 Jan 2017 21:28:29 EST ID:L/v5xr5K No.120428 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Gotta stay off as much social honeypots as possible.
PhineasBodgedudging.c - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 00:52:30 EST ID:W2u+Rr9R No.120431 Ignore Report Quick Reply
This makes me want to stay off of them more too. Holy fuck, I mean customer service is even watching you? What a world to live in. I'm glad I don't use them, this is some troubling fucking stuff, that's for sure. Everyone's watching everyone damn.

linux on a chromebook by BarnabyFucklestudge.cpl - Sun, 25 Dec 2016 23:34:50 EST ID:qlIyOKSG No.120306 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey guys, I'm interested in buy an Asus Chromebook to install Ubuntu on using crouton.

The specs are:
>Rockchip Quadcore 1.8 GHz Processor
>16 GB Solid-State Drive

I have no use for ChromeOS, once I install Ubunutu can I wipe the ChromeOS partition? I need an inexpensive laptop with this specs. I was also considering an ASUS Transformer with similar specs but running Windows 10. I could just use VirtualBox for linux. Anyone have experience with crouton and chrombooks?
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BetsyGreenham.deb - Mon, 02 Jan 2017 13:52:43 EST ID:gJDWeoOC No.120366 Ignore Report Quick Reply
  1. That's overpriced. Try Gearbest.
  2. That doesn't come with a keyboard. Accessories for cheap Intel 2 in 1s are profit centers and usually can't be shared between models.
  3. That thing is built like garbage. It will probably die when you break the untempered glass, but if you have a problem that's covered by the warranty, it's very likely that you will not pay to ship your brick to China.
  4. Seriously just go on ebay and buy a fucking Thinkpad.
CharlesDonnersack.cpp - Mon, 02 Jan 2017 15:50:52 EST ID:7F/QA+Tm No.120367 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You're right, I didn't notice the missing keyboard, what a scam...

Agree on the used Thinkpad from eBay, especially for running Ubuntu.
EbenezerShakehood.rtf - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:01:30 EST ID:27wcUwO6 No.120430 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Except it's computers. It's not like your car's clutch which wears off over time and gets worse and worse, apart from HDDs and condies on a motherboard nothing really ages or goes wrong in a reasonable timeframe. Stuff either breaks a 100% or works 100% fine. So used computers, if they are working at the time, are pretty safe to buy
ShittingDivingkat.bas - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 02:22:11 EST ID:YE8dV+8Y No.120433 Ignore Report Quick Reply
No. Laptops flake out all the time and a lot of what's on ebay is in need of a motherboard repair and the sellers don't even know it. One of the nice things about business laptops is that most of them are retired for reasons unrelated to their condition.
OliverSaddlebury.tar - Wed, 18 Jan 2017 04:52:06 EST ID:27wcUwO6 No.120447 Ignore Report Quick Reply
As someone working in the IT field, I don't even understand what you meant by your response, let alone how it supposedly contradicts mine. I suspect you don't know shit. As far as I understand it I said the exact same thing, except laptops flaking out all the time or some shit.

Looking for Email Aggregator by AugustusCleblinggold.hlp - Sun, 08 Jan 2017 22:06:52 EST ID:L/v5xr5K No.120420 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Surprisingly most of the search results refer to aggregating all your inboxes into one inbox, but I'd prefer something like that keeps it organized yet all in the same place.
(see image)
Anyone know of such a mythical software?
HamiltonGodgestock.xif - Sun, 08 Jan 2017 23:27:58 EST ID:nU2HifAm No.120421 Ignore Report Quick Reply
breakabond !!D0XjIgKF - Tue, 10 Jan 2017 21:27:20 EST ID:L/v5xr5K No.120427 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Hm, but will it blend?

Tablets / Mediapads with Android and Whatsapp? by Mesopotamn Hippocrates - Thu, 26 May 2016 15:03:14 EST ID:Y+7i0/JO No.119201 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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How do I run Whatsapp on my Huawei Media-Pad?

How can it be, thet Whatsapp runs on every shitty phone
but pisses now in every direction because "this device can't run whatsapp" ?

>download .apk
>run Whatsapp
>can only add contacts through Hangouts or Google+.
>no field for entering phone numbers
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EugeneChicklemudge.pcl - Thu, 26 May 2016 18:25:08 EST ID:3EuFBjOm No.119203 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Does your pad have a sim slot?
Moxie is more concerned with people sucking google cock and things being 'easy' that he is about privacy. Fuck that guy.
Peridaer Hinkafal - Fri, 27 May 2016 04:06:13 EST ID:/zMTqll1 No.119205 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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who is Moxie?
CedricPapperwater.deb - Sun, 29 May 2016 13:33:10 EST ID:g0qslC/k No.119219 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Moxie Marlinspike has nothing to do with WhatsApp, they merely use his protocol to encrypt chats end to end.

OP should be able to slide a SIM card in and use WhatsApp instead of adding through Hangouts or w/e Google aids
KLEZ.fml !!cEQLOiCj - Mon, 30 May 2016 16:54:38 EST ID:DMlKCodu No.119222 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Bitch are you retarded? Moxie is a god amongst men. He created stuff like convergence (no longer maintained) and whisper systems (sold off) and his primary website is thoughtcrime.org (which, sadly, I think just redirects to moxie.org now). He hasn't done anything cool recently that I'm aware of.
Fermented Sodapops - Sun, 08 Jan 2017 09:16:30 EST ID:olZ42O+Y No.120419 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Use Threema.

Problem solved.

can someone explain by yfail - Sat, 07 Jan 2017 19:21:46 EST ID:npJNfqo5 No.120412 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Computer Systems Engiering.. with some examples
EbenezerPurrystad.wri - Sat, 07 Jan 2017 21:07:43 EST ID:nU2HifAm No.120415 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Do your own homework and/or ask your guidance counselor.
AugustusPinkinham.cfml - Sun, 08 Jan 2017 06:57:46 EST ID:ipP9GCmM No.120418 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Please assist my self with internet problem by EdwinDrecklehatch.mar - Sat, 31 Dec 2016 11:32:41 EST ID:39yJ17U/ No.120349 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So I recently moved and had my internet service transferred to my new house. I had to have a technician come out to replace an old filter and run new lines because my modem wasn't connecting. This is the same modem I was using at my last house and had no problems.

Now my modem is connecting and wifi is working fine, however I don't have a wifi card for my pc and use a direct connection with an Ethernet cable. Both my modem and the backlight on my pc are lightning up signifying that there's a connection, but the computer is telling me that there's no connection and that none are available. I'm using the wifi on my phone right now through my modem/router to post this. I reset my modem but still my computer tells me there's no connection.

I'm using a fresh install of Windows 10 which I didn't have at my last house, I was running windows 7. Is there an issue with Windows 10 connecting properly? Like I said both the Ethernet port on my modem and back of my pc are showing a connection, but it can't bring up any networks in the control panel. The Ethernet cable is only a few months old and doesn't have any physical damage, the modem itself is online, my phone is online through the modems built in router.

The only thing that has changed since my last house is that my computer is running windows 10 instead of 7. I did find some people talking about issues with Windows 10 connectivity, but it ought to work fine with a direct line? Can anybody help me please?

This is the Ethernet jack on the rear of my pc showing it's got a connection
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NellShittingstone.ppt - Sun, 01 Jan 2017 03:41:10 EST ID:z/BBbDV3 No.120359 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I think the official solution is a clean (hold shift) restart. You should also be able to just uninstall the update.
PhineasDizzlesitch.cgi - Sun, 01 Jan 2017 15:11:35 EST ID:gzqXKdFk No.120361 Ignore Report Quick Reply

I've tried explaining how to set a manual ip address before, not really up for the wahhhfest again. (Not to say the OP would throw one) If its the MS update problem then it's pretty covered now. If not, then OP needs to report back with more info.

But yeah, it seems that the Win10 dhcp is borked, the phone is connecting fine.
JennyFecklestock.dd - Sun, 01 Jan 2017 22:19:51 EST ID:cGMym/PS No.120364 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Could be a bad cable.
MollyWecklewell.dic - Wed, 04 Jan 2017 21:16:48 EST ID:SmETnUvB No.120391 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Try going to or whatever the default IP address of you're router is. Sometimes is or If you can't connect to it and you're sure you have the right IP address then it's the ethernet driver on your desktop or something wrong with the cable.

I doubt your router will block ethernet traffic and not wifi thou but at least you will know. You could use a laptop to confirm that its your desktop's driver and not just the ethernet cable itself.
JackCricklewater.csv - Thu, 05 Jan 2017 20:45:47 EST ID:gzqXKdFk No.120395 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You have to assign or be assigned an IP address in the correct subnet first.

reactos other linux alternatives by ClaraPonningpidge.pol - Sat, 31 Dec 2016 15:46:39 EST ID:W2u+Rr9R No.120352 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'd like to get a bead on if you guys have any ideas of alternative operating systems other than GNU linux and all its derivatives. I find reactos to be one of the most promising because of the fact that it would come with a giant environment of programs and applications working. I know that its been being worked on for an extrodinary amount of time and its nowhere near done. But I love the idea of using windows without microsoft and its bs. Its made some real major strides forward that give it a chance to become usable within the next few years. Which is really exciting.

Now I've done quite a bit of looking around at operating systems. But I won't lie, I've only tried out linux distros, windows and osx. I haven't even used react os yet,.... it is still in alpha. But I know there's a lot more of them out there. Are there any that can become (even if its in the future) day to day viable?

What are your favorite alternative operating systems? What has the most promise for the future?
JennySmalllock.dat - Sat, 31 Dec 2016 17:04:10 EST ID:z/BBbDV3 No.120355 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The various BSDs are nice and have good communities. ReactOS, BeOS, AmigaOS, and all the other niche OSes are largely just sad people chasing a software vision that is now old enough to drive. Any general purpose OS project without new ideas is as good as dead.
ErnestPicklock.pif - Sat, 31 Dec 2016 21:46:52 EST ID:ZaR8kP/O No.120356 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Pretty cool that ReactOS is still kicking. I figured it had vapored long ago. If you end up trying it, let us know your experience.

Don't forget about the OS ordained by God... no, not Hurd... TempleOS:

I used to use OS/2 back when it was trying to compete with win95. That was fun, and sometimes I want to install it on a VM just for nostalgia purposes
PhineasDizzlesitch.cgi - Sun, 01 Jan 2017 11:30:16 EST ID:gzqXKdFk No.120360 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Haiku OS is usable and development has resumed. It is compatible with BeOS and is supposed to run all the apps from BeOS as well as the programs that have grown up around it's development.

While some Gnu stuff has been ported to Haiku, it seems to be it's own universe.
NigelLightwell.dll - Tue, 03 Jan 2017 20:07:25 EST ID:rE4RFcL5 No.120377 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Get with it, OP.


Johnny's Nightmare Boner by JackNicklehall.cbt - Tue, 03 Jan 2017 01:24:31 EST ID:gwBULvmS No.120368 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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PhineasBodgedudging.c - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 01:03:32 EST ID:W2u+Rr9R No.120432 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Well congratulations, I have no clue what the point of this five second video was op.

Windows Forensic Traces by GrahamDartwill.cpl - Sat, 31 Dec 2016 00:25:11 EST ID:E8lJOGQX No.120346 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I found out about this cache that stores info about every executable you've run.

Do you all know of any other obscure ways in which forensic traces can be used against you?
JennySmalllock.dat - Sat, 31 Dec 2016 12:11:33 EST ID:z/BBbDV3 No.120351 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Windows keeps a history of every volume you've ever mounted. There's so much to stay on top of in a modern system that you should just use disposable environments if it's something you're worried about.
ClaraPonningpidge.pol - Sat, 31 Dec 2016 15:48:35 EST ID:W2u+Rr9R No.120353 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Gonna come off dumb here. But how would someone use disposable environments in this sense? I'm a tad lost on this one.
JennySmalllock.dat - Sat, 31 Dec 2016 16:59:23 EST ID:z/BBbDV3 No.120354 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You can set up an encrypted VM, clone it as needed, and then destroy the clones when you're done. Qubes tries to make this painless.

Best Rootable Pre-Paid under $250 ? by burt jenkins - Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:49:52 EST ID:1O0TxZaD No.120209 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Omg I hate my 29.99 net10 phone. The most voodoo piece of shit ever. I hate a fucking smartphone, oh god let me tell you. I need one though for all the reasons people be needing them. I rooted my whowhy once but, kinda done with cricket. Need one with a nice camera with good options, and and a nice video interface. I must root that fucker till it barely works, kill google , all google until only some feeble elements remain to still make it functional. Recommend me a phone please, and I would be really grateful. If it wasn't really difficult or awkward I'd even send you a free gift Thanks in advance, as us old timers like to say.

*** just needs a to be easily rootable with a decent community around it, and with good camera, and that's about it. Size doesn't matter too much. I like purty colors and simple intuitive interfaces, Needs no plan, and the option to not provide personal info is a nice plus.
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FuckingDrammerlut.eml - Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:58:43 EST ID:GwBcgTFX No.120235 Ignore Report Quick Reply
How would that be pre-paid or what service or what? Just too damn much phone info around for my doddering old Luddite drug addled brain.
ErnestBlaffingdock.eps2 - Mon, 26 Dec 2016 19:22:03 EST ID:qlIyOKSG No.120315 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Brah get a Motorolla G. They are unlocked and easily rootable, tons of guides out there. It was great specs and a 13MP camera for $200USD. I've been wanting one for awhile.
CarolineClinkinspear.asm - Mon, 26 Dec 2016 23:42:05 EST ID:v+v+mgqL No.120321 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I don't know what you're asking, but it would be an unlocked phone and you would have to verify that your carrier would activate it and that it has cellular bands that would work well in your area (mostly a T-Mobile problem).

Nuh uh nigga that's gently used Nexus 5X money.
RebeccaBettingpidge.ppd - Fri, 30 Dec 2016 23:59:48 EST ID:GhCr3Kyu No.120345 Ignore Report Quick Reply
just pick up an iphone 5 original thats clean
AliceBrushson.sys - Sat, 31 Dec 2016 09:32:47 EST ID:rShTRic5 No.120348 Ignore Report Quick Reply
OP Net10 will work on any unlocked phone. Go pick up a Galaxy S5 Active or used S6 and be done with all the trouble.

I work at a store that sells all sorts of prepaid phones and I for the life of me will never understand why these people keep coming back for this junk, when we sell unlocked Galaxy's and iPhones along with the SIM cards they need to use on the service. Of course I make better commission when I sell upgrades and new line promos so I don't always jump to that right away...

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