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Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 19th 19, 11:16 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 45
Views: 79
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Gibibyte

On 11/17/19 12:52 PM, Ken Blake wrote:

[snip]

BTW, my first hard disk (1990) had a real LLF program in ROM. IIRC the
first thing you do after connecting it was enter DEBUG and...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 17th 19, 06:23 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 45
Views: 79
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Gibibyte

On 11/16/19 1:03 PM, Mike Easter wrote:
Rene Lamontagne wrote:
I really as a computer user should not clutter my head with stuff that
is of no real concern or value to me.

The concept...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 17th 19, 06:05 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 45
Views: 79
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Gibibyte

On 11/16/19 12:40 PM, Carlos E.R. wrote:

[snip]

Even the sector size is not 512, we forget other metadata that is there,
like checksums. I don't know what the actual figure is.

These headers...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 16th 19, 06:45 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 47
Views: 67
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Acronyms... (Was: FIOS or win10 changes.)

On 11/15/19 12:47 PM, Ken Blake wrote:

[snip]

Asymmetric broadband makes little
sense nowadays.

I don't know why it's asymmetric. Can you or some else here shed some
light on it?
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 10th 19, 09:01 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 15
Views: 66
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Microsoft Solitaire collection

On 11/9/19 6:43 PM, John Doe wrote:

[snip]

I haven't and wouldn't touch the Windows Store with a 10 foot pole
(until maybe someday I am dreadfully confined to a smartphone or
tablet). I might...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 10th 19, 08:57 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 15
Views: 66
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Microsoft Solitaire collection

On 11/9/19 3:15 PM, VanguardLH wrote:
GlowingBlueMist wrote:

https://winaero.com/blog/get-windows-7-games-for-windows-10/

Out of the first 10 in that list...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 6th 19, 06:08 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.os.linux.advocacy
Replies: 119
Views: 129
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Downloading 10 GigaByte videos, left and right.

On 11/5/19 3:03 PM, % wrote:

[snip]

common saying in canada ,
things flying left and right ,
people running left and right ,
cars coming left and right

All of those are situations where...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 6th 19, 06:06 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.os.linux.advocacy
Replies: 119
Views: 129
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Downloading 10 GigaByte videos, left and right.

On 11/5/19 2:50 PM, Ken Blake wrote:

[snip]

Oh, right. I've learned something today. I've not heard the phrase
before. I
wonder if it's more common in the US than in the UK.


I'm...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 6th 19, 06:03 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 119
Views: 129
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Thunderbird -OT

On 11/5/19 2:48 PM, Ken Blake wrote:

[snip]

Back in the days before I had a laptop and before wifi was prevalent,
when I traveled I would often go to an internet cafe to check my email.
I...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 6th 19, 05:59 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 119
Views: 129
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Thunderbird -OT

On 11/5/19 12:40 PM, Ken Blake wrote:
On 11/5/2019 11:05 AM, Carlos E. R. wrote:
On 05/11/2019 18.16, Mark Lloyd wrote:

[snip]

and email is all webmail these...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 6th 19, 05:52 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.os.linux.advocacy,sci.physics,alt.checkmate
Replies: 119
Views: 129
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Downloading 10 GigaByte videos, left and right.

On 11/5/19 11:42 AM, NY wrote:
"%" wrote in message
...
By the way, Business Class Internet is the cheapest way
to get (truly)...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 6th 19, 05:47 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.computer.workshop
Replies: 4
Views: 4
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
How does hardware reserved memory work? Is it actually wasted?

On 11/6/19 7:28 AM, Commander Kinsey wrote:
Is hardware reserved memory actually used or just the address space?* I
assume 1GB of my 16GB is allocated to eg the graphics card.* Is that
actual...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 5th 19, 06:22 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 119
Views: 129
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Thunderbird -OT

On 11/4/19 10:36 AM, Char Jackson wrote:

[snp]

Agreed, but even the text-only folks have been migrating to the free NSPs
such as Eternal-September and AEIOU (sp?)

https://news.aioe.org/
It's...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 5th 19, 06:16 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 119
Views: 129
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Thunderbird -OT

[snip]

and email is all webmail these days


That's incredible to me, but yes, it's largely true. It's hard for me
understand why anyone would prefer webmail to even the poorest e-mail...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 24th 19, 07:31 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.os.linux
Replies: 263
Views: 56
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Goodbye Linux: Why am ditching linux and going back to Windows 10

On 10/23/19 1:22 PM, Melzzzzz wrote:
On 2019-10-23, Dan Purgert wrote:

Ken Springer wrote:
On 10/23/19 6:52 AM, Carlos E.R. wrote:

Ask the users in Venezuela....
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 24th 19, 07:29 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.os.linux
Replies: 263
Views: 56
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Goodbye Linux: Why am ditching linux and going back to Windows 10

[snip]

Yes, but that's not the scenario we (Bud Frede, I, Mark Lloyd) are
discussing (which is alleged loss of *reading* capability after some
"not precisely defined time limit").

The DRM...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 21st 19, 05:28 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.os.linux
Replies: 263
Views: 56
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Goodbye Linux: Why am ditching linux and going back to Windows 10

On 10/20/19 1:34 PM, Frank Slootweg wrote:
Mark Lloyd wrote:
On 10/19/19 1:21 PM, Frank Slootweg wrote:

[snip]

[1] Only in a year or so, I lost - access to - the...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 20th 19, 04:35 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.os.linux
Replies: 263
Views: 56
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Goodbye Linux: Why am ditching linux and going back to Windows 10

On 10/19/19 5:39 PM, nospam wrote:

[snip]

it does, since software to read epub is likely not installed on a
desktop or laptop, whereas just about everyone can read pdf,

There's a lot of...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 20th 19, 04:33 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.os.linux
Replies: 263
Views: 56
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Goodbye Linux: Why am ditching linux and going back to Windows 10

On 10/19/19 5:11 PM, Jasen Betts wrote:
On 2019-10-19, Mark Lloyd wrote:
On 10/19/19 7:50 AM, Carlos E.R. wrote:

[snip]

PDFs do not resize well. They are designed...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 20th 19, 04:26 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.os.linux
Replies: 263
Views: 56
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Goodbye Linux: Why am ditching linux and going back to Windows 10

On 10/19/19 1:21 PM, Frank Slootweg wrote:

[snip]

[1] Only in a year or so, I lost - access to - the very first DRMed song
I purchased! :-(

So it wasn't a real purchase (you didn't get the...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 19th 19, 06:56 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.os.linux
Replies: 263
Views: 56
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Goodbye Linux: Why am ditching linux and going back to Windows 10

On 10/19/19 7:50 AM, Carlos E.R. wrote:

[snip]

PDFs do not resize well. They are designed for a certain screen size or
bigger, and not for text reflow. Why the PDF format is so much used for
...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 19th 19, 06:53 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.os.linux
Replies: 263
Views: 56
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Goodbye Linux: Why am ditching linux and going back to Windows 10

On 10/19/19 6:11 AM, Bud Frede wrote:

[snip]

Like most "anti-piracy" measures, DRM doesn't do much to stop piracy. It
may stop some casual piracy, but it doesn't stop those making money from
...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 16th 19, 04:16 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 22
Views: 12
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
What happened to the YouTube vid (Why Win10 has so many bugs)

On 10/15/19 7:48 PM, Kenny McCormack wrote:
In article , T wrote:
...
This issue will continue to be a problem with M$ Updates.
For an...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 15th 19, 04:19 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.windows7.general,sci.electronics.repair
Replies: 44
Views: 343
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
Mouse Refurbish

On 10/14/19 9:27 AM, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

[snip]


A couple of minor netiquette matters: when you send someone an email as
well as posting to a newsgroup, it's considered polite to...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 11th 19, 06:22 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 6
Views: 14
Posted By Mark Lloyd[_2_]
OT, Amazon Fire Stick 4K

On 10/9/19 2:58 PM, lew wrote:

[snip]

I still do an 'overkill' with 1ghz switches.

I frequently transfer files between computers, at speeds much higher
than possible with 100M...
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