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news4la last won the day on August 27 2014

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  1. I agree on the linux. Give me Ubuntu. Also yes it it a proper license. Already took the number off the sticker. MS says it's good. I also have to look at support. XP is coming to the end of the road. No matter how much we like it. It's time to move on. I also have at home Vista Ult. SP2. I have not had a days problem with it. You need a newer machine though. I bought mine from Gateway new in 2007. That is coming to an end. So the other alternative is W8! NO Thank You. I tried the beta. I don't think itis going to be a good seller. Thanks for your input,both of you. When Ihave some time to look more at it.I will let you know what I decide. RICK
  2. Thank you Conuck. Mudmanc are you of the same conclusion. Is that an old thompson chopper I see in your avatar Conuck? RICK
  3. What a long and envolved process that is. I see that it is written in Grub. I used that when I first was learnig Linux. A very simple question as brought up from Conuck. Can I just reformat and put 7 on it and not wory about someone else headache. Or would I still have the password problem after that. I will be the only user. It is not going back to anyone else. So i don't think there is a need to save anything. I could be wrong.What are your gentlemen's opinion. I will defer to your better judgment. RICK
  4. Thank you Mudmanc for the info. Do you have any other suggestions? I do not have an install disc. This must be some box it has two cd drives and a Floppy!! I have not seen one of those for quite a while. RICK
  5. I actually don't know how to do this. I have been given an old Dell Box with XP OEM on it. The person giving it to me has long forgotten the LOGON. How do I make this box usefull again. I would like to use it myself. No one else will be using it. I would like to put Win 7 on it also. If it is sensitive info please do not post send in e-mail or IM. If I need to take it somewhere. Please let me know. RICK
  6. So far its Firefox 13. IE I can take it or leave it. I don't really like anything made by Google.There too much into information for my liking.
  7. Sounds like this might be MMDS or some kind of land microwave. It could also be like the stuff in the Philipines. Possibly Motorola equipment. It could also be WiMax.
  8. I wanted to speak about the choices. I like the choices. Some times because of a routing problem. I am not able to get a good read from Dallas. It has nothing to do with the server. When I find that I use DC and it usually winds up what I am expecting. The same for Seattle since I am on the west coast. It gives me alternatives to show me that something is going on. Dallas seems to give me slower reads. I did Tracerouts of it. It shows I have lousy routing from here to Dallas. Therefore slower reads. I don't seem to have that with D C or Seattle. My Pings are better to them and my jitter is better to them.
  9. Has anyone given the thought of using Dragon instead of a keyboard. I use it all the time. I can also give commands so I don't use the mouse as much.I thought of voice activation as a unusually odd way of doing things. The more I get used to it the more it becomes easy. Since I use Vista it comes free with Ultimate package. What's better than free of extra cost. So I have the choice or the one that came with the program or Dragon.
  10. WELL! Its come around again huh! As you get older it comes around faster. Make it what you want it to be. HAPPY BIRTHDAY and many more. RICK
  11. If you will look at the original post it was made 5 years ago. I hope that things could be fixed after 5 years!
  12. :::.. Download Stats ..::: Download Connection is:: 15374 Kbps about 15.4 Mbps (tested with 25598 kB) Download Speed is:: 1877 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (Main) Test Time:: 2010-06-01 12:08:12 GMT Bottom Line:: 268X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 0.55 sec Tested from a 25598 kB file and took 13.64 seconds to complete Download Diagnosis:: Awesome! 20% + : 159.08 % faster than the average for host (rr.com) D-Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-B1MUOC2W4 User Agent:: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 6.0; SLCC1; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; Media Center PC 5.0; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30729) [!] Since there has not been any posts since early april. I figured it was time.
  13. That list that shows how many posts for how much time. You should make that a STICKEY so any body can see it.
  14. :::.. Download Stats ..::: Download Connection is:: 15303 Kbps about 15.3 Mbps (tested with 25598 kB) Download Speed is:: 1868 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (Main) Test Time:: 2010-05-29 13:14:46 GMT Bottom Line:: 267X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 0.55 sec Tested from a 25598 kB file and took 13.703 seconds to complete Download Diagnosis:: Awesome! 20% + : 158.02 % faster than the average for host (rr.com) D-Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-WAI7PCEQM User Agent:: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 6.0; SLCC1; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; Media Center PC 5.0; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30729) [!] Ever since they made 10 Meg. standard its been going up ever since. I guess competition is good for the customer. At least here.
  15. I just read about all the bitchin' Don't ya just luvit' Where else can you have such verbose prose. Especially the explatives not deleted. Get it out of your system. There! feel better now!!!
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