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by burger2227
Thu Mar 18, 2021 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 199
Views: 347176

Re: Windows 10 news

Notepad will be updated via the Microsoft Store outside major OS updates https://i.postimg.cc/SKM0rm98/screenshot-12.png Notepad app is now updateable via the Microsoft Store outside major OS updates. Also, Microsoft is removing Notepad from the Windows Accessories folder in the Start menu. Instead...
by burger2227
Mon Mar 08, 2021 8:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 199
Views: 347176

Re: Windows 10 news

When Windows bug fixes go bad, IT can now roll back individual changes Microsoft has announced a new enterprise-only flexibility in Windows servicing that lets IT professionals roll back individual non-security elements of an update when a change breaks something. The feature, dubbed " Known Issue ...
by burger2227
Thu Mar 04, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 199
Views: 347176

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft starts force installing Windows 10 20H2 on more devices Microsoft is ramping up the forced rollout of Windows 10, version 20H2 to more devices approaching end of service (EOS), as part of a new rollout phase. This new automated feature update rollout phase follows the addition of Windows ...
by burger2227
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability
Replies: 59
Views: 133470

Re: Every version of Windows hit by 'critical' security vulnerability

Windows 10 NTFS corruption bug gets unofficial temporary fix Earlier this month, BleepingComputer reported that a Windows 10 bug was discovered by security researcher Jonas Lykkegaard that allows non-privileged users to mark an NTFS volume as dirty. Once the volume is marked as dirty, Windows would...
by burger2227
Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 199
Views: 347176

Re: Windows 10 news

Windows 10 Sun Valley '21H2' update: What we know so far With the upcoming Windows 10 21H1 feature update being a minor release with few improvements, Microsoft will likely include all of the new features they have introduced in Insider builds in Windows 10 21H2. Microsoft plans to release Windows ...
by burger2227
Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:53 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Is it Possible to Password protect a Program External DATA File ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1430

Re: Is it Possible to Password protect a Program External DATA File ?

You could rewrite the file shifting the text to another ASCII symbol if it is not something critical. I did that for a game I made by adding 30 to the ASC value into CHR$ and printing it into the file so a user would not cheat with famous quotes in a Crypto game. Another way to do it is to actually ...
by burger2227
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Solar panel charger with auto shutoff. Solar LED drivers.
Replies: 55
Views: 206790

Re: Solar panel charger with auto shutoff. Solar LED drivers.

Here is a recent 4 pin LED driver chip QXS521 or YX8018:

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Hacking an LED solar garden light

Update on Power Failure lights: Still working after years w/o new button cell rechargeable batteries!
by burger2227
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microsoft has upped OneDrive file size upload limit to 250GB
Replies: 0
Views: 2898

Microsoft has upped OneDrive file size upload limit to 250GB

Microsoft has upped OneDrive file size upload limit to 250GB Previously 100GB, the increase is in response to what the company described as "helpful and insightful feedback" from its customers and partners, particularly those involved in media and manufacturing. Certainly, those 4K and 8K video fil...
by burger2227
Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 199
Views: 347176

Re: Windows 10 news

How to use Meet Now to make free video calls on Windows 10 On Windows 10, Meet Now is a feature, part of the Skype communication platform , which allows you to quickly connect with family and friends using voice and video without sign ups or additional downloads. The feature appears as a camera but...
by burger2227
Thu Jan 07, 2021 6:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 199
Views: 347176

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft is putting a news feed in the Windows 10 taskbar It's going to show up automatically, although you can easily remove it by right-clicking on it. Then, you can personalize it. You can say that you want to see "More stories like this" or "Fewer stories like this". You'll get updates for new...
by burger2227
Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 199
Views: 347176

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft has already confirmed next update for Windows 10 will automatically remove Flash Player. Since Flash Player is nearing its final curtain, Adobe has now issued a new pop-up alert reminding users to remove the software for good. In September 2020, Microsoft confirmed that it’s working on a ...
by burger2227
Tue Dec 22, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 199
Views: 347176

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft fixes Windows 10 chkdsk bug causing boot failures While Microsoft doesn't say which Windows 10 versions are affected by this new known issue, the bug was acknowledged on the dedicated pages for the KB4592438 and KB4586853 updates issued for Windows 10 versions 2004 and 20H2 in December an...
by burger2227
Fri Dec 18, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Three million users installed 28 malicious Chrome or Edge extensions
Replies: 0
Views: 2892

Three million users installed 28 malicious Chrome or Edge extensions

Three million users installed 28 malicious Chrome or Edge extensions The 28 extensions contained code that could perform several malicious operations. Avast said it found code to: redirect user traffic to ads redirect user traffic to phishing sites collect personal data, such as birth dates, email ...
by burger2227
Fri Dec 18, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 20
Views: 65666

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

Google quietly buys company that turns your old Windows 7 PC into Chrome OS machine CloudReady could be the perfect answer for those continuing to stick with, say, Windows 7 PCs – despite Microsoft having stopped delivering free patches since January 15. Importantly, CloudReady still gets patches a...
by burger2227
Thu Nov 26, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?
Replies: 20
Views: 65666

Re: Is Microsoft already killing off Windows 7?

Windows 7 and Server 2008 zero-day bug gets a free patch An unpatched local privilege escalation (LPE) vulnerability affecting all Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 devices received a free and temporary fix today through the 0patch platform. The zero-day bug affects all impacted devices, enrolled in Mic...
by burger2227
Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WINDOWS TURNS 35: A VISUAL HISTORY
Replies: 0
Views: 3199

WINDOWS TURNS 35: A VISUAL HISTORY

WINDOWS TURNS 35: A VISUAL HISTORY The PC revolution started off life 35 years ago this week. Microsoft launched its first version of Windows on November 20th, 1985, to succeed MS-DOS. It was a huge milestone that paved the way for the modern versions of Windows we use today. While Windows 10 doesn...
by burger2227
Tue Nov 03, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 199
Views: 347176

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft: Windows 10 1809 reaches end of service next week Microsoft today reminded customers that some editions of Windows 10, version 1809 (also known as the October 2018 Update) will reach its end of service next week. For products that reach their end of service, Microsoft stops providing tech...
by burger2227
Sun Nov 01, 2020 6:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SpaceX Starlink public beta begins: It’s $99 a month plus $500 up front
Replies: 2
Views: 2802

Re: SpaceX Starlink public beta begins: It’s $99 a month plus $500 up front

Them and Amazon are gonna pollute space near Earth with hundreds or
maybe thousands of those satellites...
by burger2227
Wed Oct 28, 2020 7:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SpaceX Starlink public beta begins: It’s $99 a month plus $500 up front
Replies: 2
Views: 2802

SpaceX Starlink public beta begins: It’s $99 a month plus $500 up front

SpaceX Starlink public beta begins: It’s $99 a month plus $500 up front Expect to see data speeds vary from 50Mbps to 150Mbps and latency from 20ms to 40ms over the next several months as we enhance the Starlink system. There will also be brief periods of no connectivity at all. As we launch more s...
by burger2227
Wed Oct 28, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows 10 news
Replies: 199
Views: 347176

Re: Windows 10 news

Microsoft will forcibly open some websites in Edge instead of Internet Explorer Starting next month , users trying to access certain websites will see IE refuse to load the URL and automatically open the site in Edge instead. This forced IE-to-Edge behavior is part of Microsoft's Internet Explorer ...