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by burger2227
Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 11
Views: 8609

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

Here's what will happen to your Windows 7 PC on January 15, 2020
Microsoft is ready to push a full-screen warning to Windows 7 users who are still running the OS after January 14. The nag-screen payload is part of the December 10 Patch Tuesday monthly rollup.
by burger2227
Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 11
Views: 8609

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

Microsoft to end updates to Windows 7's free AV software, Security Essentials "No, your Windows 7 computer is not protected by MSE ( (Microsoft Security Essentials)) after January 14, 2020 ," the company said in a support document mainly concerned about the Extended Security Updates (ESU) being shi...
by burger2227
Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microsoft: Switch to iOS or Android because Windows 10 Mobile is ending
Replies: 1
Views: 5288

Re: Microsoft: Switch to iOS or Android because Windows 10 Mobile is ending

Windows 10 Mobile reaches its end of life on Tuesday Still, Microsoft had a responsibility to support the devices it did sell to customers, especially enterprise customers. That responsibility finally ends on December 10 and those devices will no longer receive even security updates. The phones wil...
by burger2227
Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 156
Views: 77958

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft Starts Forced Feature Updates on Windows 10 1809 Microsoft says that Windows 10 1909 feature updates will start automatically installing on Windows 10 1809 devices beginning today to smooth out the update process to a more recent Windows 10 version. "Beginning today, we will slowly start ...
by burger2227
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 156
Views: 77958

Re: Windows 10 news

Upgraded 32 bit laptop to 1909 and now taskbar stays out all the time, still slow... https://i.postimg.cc/5yyyYPRM/screenshot-168.png Taskbar apps do not respond when clicked on forever! Chrome wake ups often result in having to restart browser...50/50 on restore OS reminds me of XP at its worst......
by burger2227
Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HPE tells users to patch SSDs to prevent failure after 32,768 hours of operation
Replies: 0
Views: 107

HPE tells users to patch SSDs to prevent failure after 32,768 hours of operation

HPE tells users to patch SSDs to prevent failure after 32,768 hours of operation Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) warned customers last week to install a critical firmware patch to prevent SAS SSDs (Serial-Attached SCSI solid-state drives) from permanently failing after 32,768 hours of operation --...
by burger2227
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 156
Views: 77958

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft has turned Outlook into a Progressive Web App If you’re using a Chromium browser like Chrome or Brave , then the Outlook.com support is live right now. You can simply “install” Outlook.com from the address bar, and it will be treated as if it’s a native app in Windows or macOS. Microsoft ...
by burger2227
Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 156
Views: 77958

Re: Windows 10 news

Edge vs. Chrome: Microsoft's Tracking Prevention hits Google the hardest The new Edge browser, built on the same open source code as Google Chrome , contains a new Tracking Prevention feature that blocks third-party trackers and, at the Strict setting, many ads. Tests show that one in four items bl...
by burger2227
Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fake Windows update email installs ransomware on PCs
Replies: 0
Views: 205

Fake Windows update email installs ransomware on PCs

Fake Windows update email installs ransomware on PCs Researchers from Trustwave’s SpiderLabs discovered the spam emails, which come with an 'Install Latest Microsoft Windows Update now!' or 'Critical Microsoft Windows Update!’ subject line. Microsoft, of course, doesn’t send out Windows updates thr...
by burger2227
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 156
Views: 77958

Re: Windows 10 news

For the first time in many months my laptop woke up quickly today and the Chrome browser responded well without having to restart it! Taskbar is not hiding at the moment however... Try Windows key and then left click mouse away from taskbar and start menu tiles. I have delayed the 1909 upgrade and ...
by burger2227
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 156
Views: 77958

Re: Windows 10 news

How to get the Windows 10 November 2019 Update Beginning today, November 12, the November Update is available for customers seeking to install the latest release. If you are ready to install the update, open your Windows Update settings (Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update) and select Che...
by burger2227
Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Are arcade games possible in QB? [answered]
Replies: 6
Views: 1308

Re: Are arcade games possible in QB?

That is why I posted those programs
by burger2227
Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Are arcade games possible in QB? [answered]
Replies: 6
Views: 1308

Re: Are arcade games possible in QB?

The Function records every key press code position into the keyflags% array as -1 or 0 if the key was released so reading certain key codes will tell if those keys were pressed, even more than one to move diagonally for instance. Codes above 127 are release codes: FUNCTION ScanKey% (scancode%) STATI...
by burger2227
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 156
Views: 77958

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge browser to be generally available January 15, 2020 The Release Candidate includes the new Collections feature that has been part of the preview builds of Edge, and which is designed to help users more easily amass web content and export that content into Word and Exc...
by burger2227
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Are arcade games possible in QB? [answered]
Replies: 6
Views: 1308

Re: Are arcade games possible in QB?

INP(&H60) can be read into an array to do multiple key operations as demonstrated in the ping pong program here: http://www.qb64.net/wiki/index-php/INP/
by burger2227
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 11
Views: 8609

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

What happens after Windows 7's retirement? Nothing immediately. The operating system will continue to work or not, as it did or didn't, for each user the day before support retirement. That's important to remember, if only because some still don't - assuming that after midnight on Jan. 14, 2020 , t...
by burger2227
Sat Oct 26, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 156
Views: 77958

Re: Windows 10 news

Uninstalling KB4515384 stopped BSOD errors! All updates after 10/10 appear to cause problems! Below is what Windows Update wants to install on 10/30/2019 https://i.postimg.cc/rs2m99np/screenshot-160.png Apparently KB4512508 installed on 10/24/2019 without a BSOD problem: https://i.postimg.cc/1ttcQy...
by burger2227
Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 156
Views: 77958

Re: Windows 10 news

Laptop woke up with no IP Network, had to reboot. Still no WIFI, rebooted router Then BSOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Control Panel Installed updates do not match updates listed in Windows Update: https://i.postimg.cc/nz2wSc1D/screenshot-159.png https://i.postimg.cc/vTPFVfFk/screenshot-152.png 10/16 update ...
by burger2227
Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 156
Views: 77958

Re: Windows 10 news

BSOD problem appears once or twice per day...one double and one single error message Windows Update still says that 2 uninstalled updates were still updated Windows 10 KB4520062 Update May Break Microsoft Defender ATP Microsoft says that Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) might sto...
by burger2227
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Images stored on photobucket are not hot-linkable
Replies: 1
Views: 522

Re: Images stored on photobucket are not hot-linkable

PhotoBucket screwed us by forcing us to pay to share images online which was FREE FOR YEARS. 1) They stopped all image sharing without a payment of hundreds of dollars 2) When that did not work, they allowed images with PhotoBucket overlays 3) They blurred photos for people with over 1000 shared ima...