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    did i trip on a cord?

    did i trip on a cord? "aeon-flux" … just rec'd it (the aeon-flux award) after my latest post *** … at same time, seems to have derailed my entire status-quo … everything has been cleared (#posts, likes, avatar, etc.) … almost feels as though i am new member … lol …...
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    utility to monitor/log service interruptions?

    my internet-provider sometime loses connection … need a utility to monitor/log when service interruption occurs. need more info? keep reading. i always shut-down when not using computer … also, shut off surge-protector (includes vendor's modem). when i turn on...
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    firefox-61.0 update (issue) …

    firefox-61.0 update … i had experienced browser slowing down to a crawl … ended up being adblock-plus addon … apparently, i had disabled one of the three filter-lists. as always, first thing one should try is disabling all addons. thought i'd end up having...
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    amd chips are not exempt …

    make no mistake … even amd chips are not exempt … beware.
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    "steamworld dig" game … free?

    s'been a while … haven't seen any more free games sponsored/hosted by ars. this evening, did come across a free game entitled "steamworld dig" … so, have at it. note … the website states "available for a limited time". Origin now on to the juicy stuff …...
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    any comodo(av) gurus here?

    to all comodo(av) gurus … [i am needing advice] for matters of discussion … pls understand i am using the "free" version. also, am using windows default firewall. have used avg (and, recently, avast) … dislike them because of nagware and other reasons. • avg...
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    keep those devices updated, folks …

    keep those devices updated, folks … this security exploit deals with wi-fi chips from broadcom manufacturer. and, purportedly, the flaw has already been fixed (pursuant to os updating). " … can unleash a self-replicating attack that, with no user interaction, threatens 1...
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    MUSIC marble-machine (musical instrument) …

    the marble-machine (musical instrument) was not perfect. hence, took 60 days to film … splice/assemble all the acceptable parts … into one final 4½ minute video.
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    online fax services …

    anyone ever use online fax services (free) ? seems to be a gargantuan number on the 'net. while i can pull up win-10's fax utility using the "wfs" run command … it still requires hardware (fax-modem/server) to perform the dedicated transfer. i cannot...
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    ssd-drives vulnerable to attacks …

    just wanting to run this past you guys … this post is straight from our good friends at bleepingcomputer.com … and the issue is in regards to the inherent vulnerabilities with current ssd-drives. i don't have much to say, since i do not own an ssd-drive …...
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    zomato breached …

    to all you netizens out there who've used urbanspoon.com in the past and currently using zomato.com … change passwords. purportedly, somethin' like 17million pw's stolen. according to zomato's updated blog: not sure why this breach hasn't been listed on...
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    "the witcher" game … free?

    just wanted to share this with all you gamers here on windowsforum … seems arstechnica s'got a hat full of licenses … check it out … 48 hours and the clock is ticking (from this morning). Ars is teaming up with GOG and we’re giving away The Witcher to everyone
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    yahoo[mail] issues?

    having yahoo-mail issues? apart from the answers yahoo proffers … the answer could be staring you straight in the face. happened to me over the course of the past two weeks. quite often, i check the weather … of course, yahoo-weather offers wealth of info...
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    expanding tiny url's …

    so … you find a tiny url and feeling apprehensive … not sure if you can trust the url being safe. indeed, your concern is warranted. nowadays … just opening a web-page can release malware, exploits and ransomware into your environment. tiny urls: reasons for...
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    ART "interactive" demo

    www.idius.net/ppp the above "interactive" demo is spot on … changing the values (right side) slightly will dramatically alter the appearance of the diagram. example: change value from "k2: -0.012" to "k2: -0.002" … don't forget to hit "enter" on keyboard to...
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    Windows 10 microsoft's outlandish plan to impose fees … [poll]

    [the nitty-gritty facts 'n rumors reside toward bottom of post.] how to use the above poll: this includes only one license. the amount is a monthly recurring subscription charge. this is for your own personal computer or home environment (non-commercial). you...
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    firefox/tor zero-day exploit …

    for everyone using firefox (or tor) … update your browser immediately … there are some critical updates you don't want to miss. the updates are engineered to circumvent a zero-day exploit. according to the article(s) posted below … evidently, pc 'n mac 'n linux...
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    A tech support scammer dials Ars Technica …

    entertaining, but could serve as a reminder … enjoy:
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    avg vs. yahoo-attachments …

    geez … this is not a tutorial … the following is a tip. yes, it may be an illustrated tip … but, this is only a tip. i could find no child-board for "tips" … if there is one, pls move appropriately. environment: win-10 avg antivirus-free-edition (16.121.7859)...
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    two exploits sharing one concept …

    at first it seems these are two entirely different exploits. digging a bit deeper … they both share one ultimate concept … subjugating the hardware (core/chip), rather than the os's software. if i understand correctly … the first one even bypasses the os...
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