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by fliptw
Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Desktops 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 321

Desktops 2018

yep
by fliptw
Wed Nov 23, 2016 1:22 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Video card recommendations
Replies: 13
Views: 1732

Re: Video card recommendations

1060 6 GB and up.
by fliptw
Sat Sep 24, 2016 11:31 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Windows 10 update (KB3185614) 1.03 GB
Replies: 3
Views: 987

Re: Windows 10 update (KB3185614) 1.03 GB

Going forward, its only going to be monthly cumulative updates unless there is a major security issue.
by fliptw
Sun Jul 31, 2016 11:24 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Need a recommendation for a high performance laptop
Replies: 12
Views: 1605

Re: Need a recommendation for a high performance laptop

There are such things as external video card enclosures

Im not sure how that would work with carry on luggage limits.
by fliptw
Fri Jul 15, 2016 11:39 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Which Free Anti-Virus??
Replies: 10
Views: 1716

Re: Which Free Anti-Virus??

tunnelcat wrote:Any AV recommendations for an older Kit Kat-based Android tablet?
Not installing apps from untrusted sources. And updating from Kit Kat if possible
by fliptw
Mon Jul 04, 2016 11:31 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Definitely a descent ship
Replies: 5
Views: 725

Re: Definitely a descent ship

can you play descent with that?
by fliptw
Fri May 27, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Never 10! Block Windows 10
Replies: 16
Views: 1636

Re: Never 10! Block Windows 10

A question. If you currently have Windows 7 Pro, why won't MS upgrade you automatically to Windows 10 Pro during the process, where you supposedly have user control of Windows Update, or don't they offer that version to us lowly home users during the free upgrade process? pro 7 to pro 10, home 7 to...
by fliptw
Tue Apr 19, 2016 9:36 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Windows Update fail
Replies: 47
Views: 4545

Re: Windows Update fail

Which is funny, as it doesn't' really need a complex algo to check what needs to be updated.
by fliptw
Thu Apr 07, 2016 10:56 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Saxaphones
Replies: 12
Views: 1365

Re: Saxaphones

dun matter really, unless its Yamaha, its probably made in china.
by fliptw
Thu Apr 07, 2016 10:54 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Home Network Upgrade
Replies: 5
Views: 953

Re: Home Network Upgrade

still using my wrt54gl.
by fliptw
Fri Mar 25, 2016 6:27 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Descent 3 High Res Pyro in game?
Replies: 13
Views: 1495

Re: Descent 3 High Res Pyro in game?

the warning is that something nasty is hosted on the game front servers, not that particular download is bad.
by fliptw
Fri Mar 11, 2016 8:10 am
Forum: Overload
Topic: Overload Kickstarter
Replies: 83
Views: 9907

Re: Overload Kickstarter

Image
by fliptw
Fri Mar 11, 2016 6:50 am
Forum: Overload
Topic: OVERLOAD Playable Demo
Replies: 47
Views: 6032

Re: OVERLOAD Playable Demo

2hours left and 3500 to go
by fliptw
Mon Feb 22, 2016 12:37 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Win 10 issues
Replies: 8
Views: 987

Re: Win 10 issues

give "powercfg lastwake" a spin in command prompt, after you try sleeping your computer.

beyond the standard rigamole of bios and driver updates... how fast does your computer boot from cold?
by fliptw
Mon Feb 22, 2016 11:27 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Win 10 issues
Replies: 8
Views: 987

Re: Win 10 issues

So you go Power->Sleep and it does nothing?
by fliptw
Thu Feb 11, 2016 4:31 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Version Control Systems
Replies: 8
Views: 1056

Re: Version Control Systems

git. the neat thing I find about git is all you need is R/W access to a directory, and you can move your repository there. no daemon required
by fliptw
Fri Jan 01, 2016 6:21 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: DESKTOPS: 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1683

DESKTOPS: 2016

*np
by fliptw
Tue Dec 29, 2015 1:26 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: SSD and swap
Replies: 7
Views: 946

Re: SSD and swap

I have it set to system managed with 8 GB and the swap file is sitting at 1.25 GB.
by fliptw
Thu Dec 10, 2015 9:51 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Upgrade options
Replies: 10
Views: 1546

Re: Upgrade options

Well its 8 GB of ram for the ENTIRE CONSOLE, not 8 GB just for the video card itself, the CPU and GPU share the ram on the PS4/XBONE.
by fliptw
Thu Dec 03, 2015 1:16 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: About media players
Replies: 2
Views: 583

Re: About media players

Who watches videos in a shuffle? Beyond that, MPC-HC supports normalization.
by fliptw
Thu Sep 24, 2015 12:37 am
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: So...about the US Constitution...
Replies: 5
Views: 263

Re: So...about the US Constitution...

that video should be stickied.
by fliptw
Wed Sep 23, 2015 4:40 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Anti "No JS, no page for you!" countermeasures?
Replies: 9
Views: 1200

Re: Anti "No JS, no page for you!" countermeasures?

sandboxing doesn't address the issue of running random code.
by fliptw
Sun Sep 13, 2015 7:07 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Fave PC game?
Replies: 30
Views: 1973

Re: Fave PC game?

this is a fair poll.
by fliptw
Wed Sep 02, 2015 6:26 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Home networking question; ethernet, powerline or ???
Replies: 8
Views: 1046

Re: Home networking question; ethernet, powerline or ???

Well wifi and powerline are the only two options that leave the house intact, and wifi is much better than powerline. You could also run the ethernet cable along the base of the walls, don't have to worry about ladders and drills.

also... how is the house heated?
by fliptw
Fri Jul 31, 2015 4:43 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Help!, I screwed my computer
Replies: 14
Views: 1412

Re: Help!, I screwed my computer

no surge protection?
by fliptw
Fri Jul 31, 2015 12:25 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Help!, I screwed my computer
Replies: 14
Views: 1412

Re: Help!, I screwed my computer

what do you have your computer plugged into?
by fliptw
Thu Jul 30, 2015 9:55 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Help!, I screwed my computer
Replies: 14
Views: 1412

Re: Help!, I screwed my computer

From what I've read, 3 short beeps means ram is sad, or your MB choose to give up the ghost when you did the install.
by fliptw
Wed Jul 15, 2015 7:16 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: What do "we" think about upgrading to Win10?
Replies: 71
Views: 9257

Re: What do "we" think about upgrading to Win10?

enterprise and pro editions have the options of deferring updates.
by fliptw
Sun Jul 12, 2015 5:23 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: What do "we" think about upgrading to Win10?
Replies: 71
Views: 9257

Re: What do "we" think about upgrading to Win10?

most business analysts are largely fancy bullshitters. its basically if you don't have a legit licence for windows, then you are stuck with the demo version of windows 10. If you are willing to be a participant in MS's perpetual testing imitative you will have a legit copy of beta software; if you w...
by fliptw
Tue Jun 09, 2015 7:34 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: ITAR
Replies: 14
Views: 556

Re: ITAR

back when the playstation 2 was first introduced, ITAR was the reason why news outlets of the time were calling it a super computer.

You'd fall under ITAR rules based upon where you would export, then what.
by fliptw
Tue Jun 02, 2015 1:59 pm
Forum: Coders Corner
Topic: [svg,python,pygame,xml] Amazing project I'm working on.
Replies: 4
Views: 2520

Re: [svg,python,pygame,xml] Amazing project I'm working on.

your better off making your own editor, rather than trying to hamfist poor old inkscape into doing it for you.

its also the wrong work flow for game design.
by fliptw
Tue Jun 02, 2015 1:55 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: What do "we" think about upgrading to Win10?
Replies: 71
Views: 9257

Re: What do "we" think about upgrading to Win10?

it has a rollback system, and they'll be offering install ISOs.

you'll probably need a microsoft account if you want to do a fresh install.
by fliptw
Wed May 27, 2015 10:22 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Lotus 123 wk3 to pdf
Replies: 8
Views: 1030

Re: Lotus 123 wk3 to pdf

ugh, well give the 1.7.3 version a try. the installer for the 2x version comes with a stupid sneaky adware installer, the kind where you have to click cancel rather than next.

method is still the same: print to pdf.
by fliptw
Wed May 27, 2015 1:16 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: A Portal Movie!?!??!
Replies: 43
Views: 2704

Re: A Portal Movie!?!??!

cloverfield over into darkness, seriously?
by fliptw
Wed May 27, 2015 1:14 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Lotus 123 wk3 to pdf
Replies: 8
Views: 1030

Re: Lotus 123 wk3 to pdf

print it as a pdf: http://www.pdfforge.org/pdfcreator

if you have a recent version of office, excel can open lotus files
by fliptw
Thu May 21, 2015 8:58 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: File share issue
Replies: 9
Views: 1305

Re: File share issue

do not plug the computer with the USB dongle into the WAN(Internet) port of the router, plug it into the same block of ports as the computer you a trying to share with.
by fliptw
Sun May 17, 2015 6:54 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: How to do bot grinding?
Replies: 5
Views: 592

Re: How to do bot grinding?

a giant grinding wheel would funny as a descent weapon.
by fliptw
Tue May 05, 2015 12:02 am
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Snake oil engine additves.
Replies: 2
Views: 404

Re: Snake oil engine additves.

So this isn't recommended for Retro Turbo Encabulator ?