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My cat vomited on my case

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- Sun, 23 Jun 2019 01:23:20 EST 3W9dgz00 No.122318
File: 1561267400590.jpg -(81265B / 79.36KB, 650x750) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. My cat vomited on my case
My cat vomited on top of my chassis. How the fuck did he know that was valuable to me?
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PollyNuzzleway.ani - Wed, 26 Jun 2019 00:50:34 EST O6exj/fH No.122323 Reply
>>122318
Could have been something else. That is the cats job.

Surveillance Hard Drives

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- Fri, 07 Jun 2019 19:06:33 EST ffTW6jF5 No.122301
File: 1559948793167.jpg -(18837B / 18.40KB, 350x350) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Surveillance Hard Drives
Apologies if this is a dumb question, but are there reasons for someone to buy a surveillance hard drive, aside from like, surveillance purposes?

I've done a little reading and it's not really clear to me. My partner just bought one and I'm a little nervous that he's going to use it to spy on me. I'm just wondering if there are other, plausible reasons he would purchase that particular type of hard drive.

He does a lot of gaming. He has described his set-up as having some sort of a mirror system to protect against data loss in case one hard drive goes down. His computer is running pretty much 24/7.

Each thing that I've read mentions something about surveillance video storage. I will ask him directly the next time I see him, but I just want to know if I'm over-reacting before I do. I had a previous partner record me without my knowing so just seeing the word "surveillance" in this context makes me nervous.

Pic is what he bought. Thanks for any info.
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ArchieSammerstatch.js - Sat, 08 Jun 2019 04:16:14 EST Md4N4rlZ No.122304 Reply
>but are there reasons for someone to buy a surveillance hard drive,

There is not any realistic 'decent' hard drives meant for watching peoples activity.

As person said, things, names may have meanings that may seem, troublesome.

'surveillance' may seem sound distressful. But it surely in its-self of the product is benign.
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There are hard drives that contain pre-installed software. This would be one.

If he has a better plan, he would simply wipe the per-installed software, and install what he likes.
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A simple example, people game, and are serious, people game for years and
get to levels that take months years, and if their HD goes out, all that effort is
gone. So simply mirroring their drive, they have a backup.

That is what this Hd seems to do. (which one could spend less, to do the same thing.)

Reality, some people sell their achievements in online gaming for thousands of dollars.

Really.

Some software will try to secure online gaming, the 'Surveillance, aspect' I assume is software an the hard-drive, pre-installed; trying to keep peoples online gaming data intact if things go south. A backup.

Gamers are kinda, not weird, but generally know their stuff. It is kinda a different world in computing.
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ArchieSammerstatch.js - Sat, 08 Jun 2019 04:20:22 EST Md4N4rlZ No.122305 Reply
>>122302
wondering if firmware, is on the Hard drive?

Seems if the contentious activity, so the hard drives would be not identical. In comparison to just a random hard drive picked up. Like this, I have gotten WD external or whatever hard drives. The first thing I would do is wipe their default
software.
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JarvisDillerworth.rm - Sat, 08 Jun 2019 13:33:07 EST 7YUsqe2H No.122308 Reply
>>122301
If they're cheaper than the NAS hard drives buy them and use them in your NAS.
The main difference is gonna be amount of cache and caching behavior.

The surveillance HDs are optimized for constant writing over reading or random access.

Firefox add-ons now must be signed for secuirty

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- Sat, 04 May 2019 03:45:26 EST SDMyHh4P No.122256
File: 1556955926125.jpg -(121377B / 118.53KB, 1042x889) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Firefox add-ons now must be signed for secuirty
...and none of the add-ons work till they do

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/add-on-signing-in-firefox?as=u&utm_source=inproduct
>Starting in Firefox version 57, only extensions built using WebExtensions APIs will work. Not sure if your add-ons are affected? See Firefox add-on technology is modernizing and these Frequently Asked Questions for details.

Then this happened. May be unrelated
>Due to a certificate issue, add-ons are not working and will fail to install. We are currently working on this issue and you can track updates at https://discourse.mozilla.org/t/certificate-issue-causing-add-ons-to-be-disabled-or-fail-to-install/39047/
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HannahCrovingtid.qif - Wed, 22 May 2019 03:48:25 EST XJxlasDc No.122286 Reply
>>122279
>>122279
Not to forget you could just disable the need for signatures, but enjoy your shady chinese browser i guess.
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ArchieBundale.xcf - Fri, 24 May 2019 03:55:13 EST 8L4e9IEe No.122291 Reply
They did this because too many addons could be a potential security risk, having them signed helps ensure the stability and security of the program and your system. Every now and then most programs go off or reinvent themselves
where not everybody likes it of have issues that were not there before.

Firefox is likely the most observed browser in it's code, looking for
issues, improvements; Some not popular as well, than any other
browser.

Discord

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- Wed, 29 May 2019 01:11:19 EST 2CwfrAeH No.122293
File: 1559106679691.jpg -(1111608B / 1.06MB, 1986x1819) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Discord
I hate it because I think all the cool people just hang out there but it's not anonymous enough for my purposes. Also just generally hate the way discord works except the voice chat, dont mind the idea of IRC with images and media tho.

Is there something like discord but a more like an anonymous image board?
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SamuelBabblewill.api - Fri, 07 Jun 2019 04:14:04 EST sj5UrIYV No.122300 Reply
>>122293
>I hate it because I think all the cool people just hang out there

They won't be so cool once they're in tech gulag

Action-Cams and SD-cards just suck dirty Donkey-Pubes

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- Mon, 20 May 2019 16:58:36 EST IpasVrxx No.122284
File: 1558385916786.jpg -(20583B / 20.10KB, 500x334) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Action-Cams and SD-cards just suck dirty Donkey-Pubes
Got myself an old GoPro from a friend and bought an YI Discovery Action Cam and a 29.- Cam from Victure.

>GoPro destroyed (?) two MicroSD-cards. Won't recognise inserted SD-Cards
>"Please insert SD-Card Error"
>Format SD-Card with over Action-Cam-Options (takes over 2 hours for 64gb!)
>"Please insert SD-Card Error"
>Trying different SD Card, different speeds, different sizes
>testing SD-Card with Smart-Phone and SD-Card-Reader:
>SD-Card not damaged. works fine.
>tired by spending so much $$$ on fucking SD-Cards and waiting weeks for them to arrive
>trying external tools from "SD-Card-Formatter" to "USB Disk Formatting Tool"
>cam still an asshole, not wanting to accept any SD-Card!

>Same problems with YIDiscovery

>trying cheap ass "Victure Action Cam"
>using integrated SD-Card-fromatting
>after 45 minutes: Can use cam !!!
>Happy with the results I decide to ditch the GoPro and YI

>buy another Victure
>"Please instert SD-Cam"-error all over again.

Can someone please kill the Action-Cam-market with a fire?
How the fuck is this even acceptable?!
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BarnabySellerpetch.bud - Thu, 23 May 2019 16:26:12 EST WiHnLmtE No.122290 Reply
>>122289
SD cards are not doing a lot of this and their write endurance is relatively low.
They do wear leveling, not overprovisioning. They don't have spare blocks, at least nothing like the 7%-15% an SSD does, they just try to preserve the ones they have.
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CyrilSerryten.ico - Fri, 24 May 2019 08:36:45 EST C7IrPxTW No.122292 Reply
>>122290
Interesting, I always thought you can't have one without the other. This certainly would suck and would make sd card essentially a consumable (will break after a few time of being filled)

Are there affordable, waterproof action-cam-cases for a Smartphone (Sony Xperia Z3 Compact) ?

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- Sat, 27 Apr 2019 18:26:25 EST HSl6KVPN No.122254
File: 1556403985887.jpg -(180718B / 176.48KB, 1200x675) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Are there affordable, waterproof action-cam-cases for a Smartphone (Sony Xperia Z3 Compact) ?
Since fucking circlejerk failed me once again:

I am looking for a waterproof action-Cam case for my Sony Xperia Z3 Compact.

Does this exist?
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ReubenCallerpeck.mov - Tue, 14 May 2019 15:28:37 EST auesfeif No.122278 Reply
I am not sure about affordable or waterproof action-cam-cases for a affordable, waterproof action-cam-cases for a Smartphone but there are simillar stands for them, and I bought one for my Ipad recently. Anyway you can check reviews at https://whatever-tech.com/best-ipad-mic-stand-mount-review/ and choose the best option for you. I am sure there a lot of good reviews about tech additionals for affordable, waterproof action-cam-cases for a smartphones
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BasilSmallridge.eps2 - Thu, 16 May 2019 08:42:15 EST auesfeif No.122281 Reply
no waterproof as i know but there are some others too

McAfee WebAdvisor

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- Sun, 07 Apr 2019 10:03:46 EST /qOzi0SO No.122232
File: 1554645826305.gif -(26812B / 26.18KB, 800x560) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. McAfee WebAdvisor
My roommate, a computer-savvy fellow, turned his computer on today only to find this shit installed, with a Firefox Add-on too. It doesn't appear to be a virus, but we're both baffled at how this got there. He hasn't installed anything in years, so it can't be from a missed bundled installed or something.

Internet searches yielded nothing, so I come to you /tech/. Any idea how this shit got on his computer?
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PhyllisSibbercocke.zip - Fri, 10 May 2019 17:48:47 EST BQCp5LaL No.122272 Reply
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>>122271
>My roommate says I should go with Razer

Punch him in the dick for me.

Logitech or Corsair or something. Razer build quality is atrocious. They're built 100% to feel the most impressive at first. At this very moment, my Razer mouse is crashing like a motherfucker while my Logitech is trucking onward endlessly.
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PhyllisSibbercocke.zip - Fri, 10 May 2019 17:54:36 EST BQCp5LaL No.122273 Reply
>>122272
Also the lower the voltage your mouse runs at, the more it's out of spec with the Omron switches they put in them, and the more likely your mouse is going to develop bouncing and double clicks.

A wired mouse running at 5 volts is not running far out of spec. A wireless one running at 3.3v is running WELL out of spec and may run into issues where it can't even reliably cut through the normal wear and tear and corrosion to hit its rated number of clicks.

The kicker is that even the wired mice might still be running 3.3v controller chips in them so we're just fucked.

Replace them with Japanese Omrons if your mouse buttons break. They're a completely different switch with lower voltage rating from the normal Omrons and clones.
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KLEZ.fml !!cEQLOiCj - Wed, 22 May 2019 11:07:36 EST zwV4b3zR No.122287 Reply
>>122271
Razer switched to cloud enabled drivers that require login to bind macro's and shit. It's garbage now. I switched to Steel Series after that.

Ripped video file that won't play?

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- Thu, 18 Apr 2019 02:38:36 EST rYr7LxsE No.122244
File: 1555569516066.jpg -(28301B / 27.64KB, 360x508) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Ripped video file that won't play?
So I'm trying to rip episodes of The Last Drive-In off Shudder since with volatile digital rights agreements these shows will be gone forever at some point (probably within a year of airing) so I'm trying to rip the episodes to save and it seems like it ripped the video file correctly based on the file size, the length, dimensions, bitrate, and framerate, but I've tried the file in VLC, MPC-HC, and PotPlayer and the seeker will move like it's playing but it just shows blank video and no audio plays.

Any ideas how to repair the file so that it plays?
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FannyHankinshit.bin - Sat, 20 Apr 2019 15:09:45 EST DJMw1Rl9 No.122246 Reply
How to rip directly from a stream is almost always a closely guarded secret. If a commercial video platform knew how people were doing it, they would break the method. Your best bet is either capturing the video or looking for a forum where you can make scene requests.
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EbenezerMunderlock.pak - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 19:12:13 EST rYr7LxsE No.122248 Reply
>>122246
The damndest thing is that both Jaksta and Video Download Helper both grab like a 1GB mp4 file with what seems to be the correct video dimensions and running time, but it just doesn't play any video or audio like it was running on some weird codec. I was hoping this was something I could repair through handbrake or whatever but I guess not.

Oh well, I guess I'll just hope someone else figured this out and just download the series in the future once it's been removed so I have a digital backup. I guess I could ghetto screen record it but the file size would likely come out to like 5 gigs or some retarded shit.


Weed resin inside laptop

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- Sat, 02 Mar 2019 17:04:08 EST 7KrOZBtP No.122177
File: 1551564248271.jpg -(126715B / 123.75KB, 820x803) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Weed resin inside laptop
How do I clean this?
My ducting system is totally clogged with resin, probably have to replace that.
GPU overheated and fried (see clogged ducting system)
Ram probably has to be thrown out, you can see the resin on it

Motherboard seems fine but probably has resin is there a safe way to clean resin off my motherboard?
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FannyGavingdick.dxf - Sat, 06 Apr 2019 22:20:01 EST eFmoYsxG No.122231 Reply
>>122230
>Always refers to stand up video game arcade machines.

No doubt you could probably figure it out.
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PhoebeFozzlebury.html - Sat, 13 Apr 2019 02:02:32 EST ACwZAr3S No.122235 Reply
>>122231
Why have I never seen a video of a glory hole installed in an arcade cabinet?
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HamiltonBunbanks.shtml - Sun, 14 Apr 2019 00:07:10 EST a7jHxCBl No.122238 Reply
>>122235
You must have the key, If you smoke cigs that helps mixing the smoke. Camouflage.
Covert smoking in public or otherwise. I never really liked to get high with other people except for the few associates. Get high in romt of people and they never noticed.Except for putting hash in a gig, as an experement to how much to gethigh and with a filter, it worked empigh, but dude kept saying loudly, somebody's smoking pot. As the smoke streamed off the hash chunks.

Help bypassing Samsung FRP

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- Fri, 15 Mar 2019 20:29:35 EST nSO+g/z/ No.122201
File: 1552696175915.jpg -(47188B / 46.08KB, 499x586) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Help bypassing Samsung FRP
I bought a Galaxy Tab A off craigslist. It all worked well until I decided to root it. Now i'm locked out by the factory reset system and the guy who sold it to me has yet to respond.
If anyone knows what software I need to bypass this system that would be greatly appreciated. I have already tried flashing a new ROM onto it, but even that's blocked by the FRP.

>inb4 any moral lectures
I purchased this tablet legitimately. I have no idea what it's history before that is, and that's not my problem. I paid $100 for this shit and i want it to work.
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PhyllisChoddlekat.com - Sun, 17 Mar 2019 17:23:39 EST fRK0JgSd No.122204 Reply
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>>122201
BRing back the CUm DUngeon ?
Whoa thereHOT STEPPER !
AInt no HALF STEPPING
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RebeccaHunkinchane.psp - Sat, 13 Apr 2019 15:04:21 EST Nqsf9Gga No.122237 Reply
>>122201
>it all worked well until I broke it
>seller has yet to respond

Shoe-in failure

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- Sat, 23 Feb 2019 00:34:53 EST DG/7m7o5 No.122170
File: 1550900093095.jpg -(4944B / 4.83KB, 222x227) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Shoe-in failure
Haha.. why would you ever want electronics in shoes?!?
https://tech.slashdot.org/story/19/02/21/2048254/nike-bricks-its-shoes-with-a-faulty-firmware-update
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Bitchute

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- Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:18:29 EST s8rYzamp No.122205
File: 1552929509730.jpg -(40218B / 39.28KB, 720x380) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Bitchute
So I've Uploaded a video to bitchute 2 days ago and it's still processing it's like taking forever trying to process anything on that site is taking forever I don't know why I used the mp 4 format
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ShitDartfoot.icl - Sun, 24 Mar 2019 03:09:56 EST NYUejQGi No.122223 Reply
>>122205
MP4 should be fine. I would stop download. See if mp4 works correctly using your favorite media software. Use c cleaner to maybe remove excess clutter. Too many temp files. reset modem/router, reboot computer and try again. Do right click on computer (properties) and see if you have enough free space. Sometimes not enough free space will cause files from uploading. Do this before and after using cleaner just for reference. Possible, the upload site will not allow a file if it is too big? And just kind stay there. Maybe not the file size and their max upload size, and if they accept mp4 files.

I need a PADD I mean tablet

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- Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:26:56 EST PoV+1R1z No.122208
File: 1553207216070.png -(377532B / 368.68KB, 480x668) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. I need a PADD I mean tablet
Short version: I need a tablet or notepad that is cheap and not shit and I can use instead of a notebook + printer + computer combo.

Essential
>Cheap but not cheap piece of shit
>good battery life
>will let me view and edit documents with a reasonably decent interface and not awful responsiveness
>no proprietary bullshit like non standard USB cables.
>can get it in the post brexit wasteland
>will get a good few years out of it before it grinds to a halt

Preferable
>can handle having a couple of documents open or even PDFs
>decent build quality

>Also could use recommendations for a bluetooth keyboard I guess because I have a feeling the editing documents will need that.

Long version for context.

A while ago I started a D&D campaign with friends, after I wrote my first adventure I realised my handwriting was garbage and also I actually can't write for long periods of time without an old injury causing me grief. I started writing my adventures on word and printing them out and it works better. However the printer is shit, it drinks ink, loading it is a pain in the arse and frequently it jams and I still have to take notes and update them or something if I want a record of what people did. I have a game on saturday and the ink will probably be enough for that but by my next session I'd like to have ditched the printer.

So I want a tablet I can use as a notebook, keep my adventure notes, write down results, maybe keep a few quick reference stat blocks to reduce page turning mid combat. A phone won't cut it but I don't think I need a really nice tablet or notepad, just something that's not a cheap piece of shit.
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AugustusBrunkinfuck.sys - Sat, 23 Mar 2019 20:03:12 EST PoV+1R1z No.122216 Reply
>>122214
Where did you get the idea I am replacing a laptop or creating content with my notepad? I want something that will basically allow me to store and edit notes and sync them in something about the same size as a notepad. I am not a power user, I was just hoping I could find some more discerning help than the usual mix of paid shills and barely computer literate "I can sort of operate facebook" level users that populate the majority of sources of information on the quality of these devices.

Anyway my printer was reporting low but not depleted ink and then very suddenly it had none, I did not expect that I needed something today for my game. I thought given my price range, I'd be better off picking up a less than perfect deal than forking out money for a print cartridge, being angry at how poorly designed my printer is for another 4 months then having it spend slightly less for a slightly better device. I expected to have a couple of weeks to sort this out when I posted it and not 2 days.

I got something for £150 and it does what I want. It can read and edit documents. I think when I've gotten used to it the process will be much easier and more reliable than printing shit then updating a master record later (it's good to know all the things my party does, they're getting to the stage where they can cause geopolitical scale upsets in their own world), as I can just update shit on the fly and replace the old files entirely.
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NellFuttingdudging.udf - Sat, 23 Mar 2019 20:35:57 EST C7IrPxTW No.122219 Reply
>>122216
Well then if you get the one from the aliexpress link I've posted the tablet & keyboard combo should be squarely in that range if you wait for the sale. If editing documents really is a requirement and cheap is a requirement that's what I would get.
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AugustusGrimridge.css - Sat, 23 Mar 2019 23:23:55 EST QCg+IScO No.122220 Reply
>>122208
I don't know much about bluetooth but logitech has been around for a long time for wirelesss usb devices that are often all compatible, mouse keyboard, etc, and many can work with backwards compatibility if the same name.
https://www.logitech.com/en-ca/product/multi-device-keyboard-k480.
I have different years of mice and keyboards that all work on the same usb.

Possibly the best game in town., Should work with smart tvs or whatever.

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