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Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Mar 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,007
Posted By BCXtreme
Sudden Wi-Fi instability

Hey everybody!

Okay, so I got a new computer recently and it worked great on my campus' Wi-Fi network for about a week. Then all of a sudden the stability of my connection dropped down to...
Forum: Gaming 07 Mar 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,620
Posted By BCXtreme
My copy of Steam does the same thing. Most...

My copy of Steam does the same thing. Most notably, it installs DirectX with every new game I get. I have not experienced any difficulties with this so far. As far as I know, this is a function of...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Oct 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 2,688
Posted By BCXtreme
Welcome to the Seven Forums! I don't believe...

Welcome to the Seven Forums!

I don't believe that you are supposed to be able to use UAC prompts over Remote Assistance. If you just need to access your own computer remotely, Remote Desktop...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 15 Mar 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,629
Posted By BCXtreme
The reviews seem to indicate that that's pretty...

The reviews seem to indicate that that's pretty much a dud.

Can anyone vouch for Corel WinDVD Pro 2010?
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 14 Mar 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,629
Posted By BCXtreme
What good Win 7 Blu-ray software is out there?

Hey everyone,

I've been using CyberLink PowerDVD for almost two years, but now it's broken and won't play most of the newer BDs, and their support refuses to help me. I've never liked the program...
Forum: Gadgets 20 Feb 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 3,862
Posted By BCXtreme
OK, let's see if we can figure out exactly what's...

OK, let's see if we can figure out exactly what's going on. Open up Task Manager, click the "Processes" tab, and scroll down to the processes that start with the letter S (the list should be in...
Forum: Gadgets 19 Feb 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 3,862
Posted By BCXtreme
Welcome to the Seven Forums! Give us a...

Welcome to the Seven Forums!

Give us a little history. How long ago did you begin having this problem? Have gadgets ever been working on this particular computer, or has this problem occurred...
Forum: Security News 19 Feb 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 835
Posted By BCXtreme
I don't think I've ever fluctuated as far as how...

I don't think I've ever fluctuated as far as how secure I keep my computer. I find it is more worthwhile to simply be always prepared for the worst.
Forum: News 19 Feb 2011
Replies: 25
Views: 3,181
Posted By BCXtreme
There isn't anything in that article that...

There isn't anything in that article that suggests that updates are being secretly pushed to users' machines. It sounds more like MS simply doesn't disclose every patch that is contained within...
Forum: News 19 Feb 2011
Replies: 25
Views: 3,181
Posted By BCXtreme
I think not disclosing the extent of all patched...

I think not disclosing the extent of all patched vulnerabilities has some security benefits. If the hackers can just pull up lists of all the vulnerabilities you fixed, they would be able to create...
Forum: Security News 13 Feb 2011
Replies: 23
Views: 3,639
Posted By BCXtreme
Well at least you can get the same info by just...

Well at least you can get the same info by just going into Computer, which is like 2 clicks ... so no great loss...
Forum: Software 12 Feb 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,808
Posted By BCXtreme
V2.7.1 is out on beta stage already, it can be...

V2.7.1 is out on beta stage already, it can be downloaded.[/QUOTE]

Woah, guys, this topic has been dead for seven months (when I last posted). :rolleyes:
Forum: Security News 11 Feb 2011
Replies: 23
Views: 3,639
Posted By BCXtreme
I've never used AutoPlay either. Mostly because,...

I've never used AutoPlay either. Mostly because, when I insert a disc or other removable media, I'm almost always doing something different with it. And almost always what I'm doing isn't something...
Forum: News 11 Feb 2011
Replies: 37
Views: 4,071
Posted By BCXtreme
The problem with this, IMO, is that too many...

The problem with this, IMO, is that too many people seem to think Windows Phone 7 is some kind of elaborate joke. That's why their stock just dropped 8%, and thousands of their employees walked out...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Feb 2011
Replies: 351
Views: 36,093
Posted By BCXtreme
But does it support CSS3 text-shadow yet?

But does it support CSS3 text-shadow yet?
Forum: News 10 Feb 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By BCXtreme
I personally would be more concerned about the...

I personally would be more concerned about the lack of parental oversight when it comes to kids under 13, but at least this is a step in the right direction.

I've always felt that parental...
Forum: News 07 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,245
Posted By BCXtreme
And I suppose GNOME, KDE, and every other...

And I suppose GNOME, KDE, and every other platform that had/has icons and cursors copied Apple too?

Don't get me started on that. The Apple v. Microsoft case had like 189 charges filed, and Apple...
Forum: News 07 Feb 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 4,991
Posted By BCXtreme
That's exactly what I was thinking. :P ...

That's exactly what I was thinking. :P

Seriously though, I think even those who aren't tech-savvy know that version numbers only pertain to the one product that has them, and they're not a way to...
Forum: News 07 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,245
Posted By BCXtreme
I personally think this whole claim is bogus. If...

I personally think this whole claim is bogus. If you look for anything hard enough, and you want to find it bad enough, eventually you'll start to see it even if it's not really there. Google...
Forum: News 07 Feb 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 4,991
Posted By BCXtreme
+1. What's most ironic is that a...

+1.



What's most ironic is that a number of techies actually won't touch any x.0 build ... they assume that x.0 builds (first releases) are always buggy, and won't touch the new versions until...
Forum: Security News 18 Jan 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By BCXtreme
Any kind of infrastructure is susceptible to...

Any kind of infrastructure is susceptible to possible attacks, and no less than the Internet. For example, electrical power to cities usually passes through a number of gateway nodes that connect...
Forum: News 18 Jan 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,435
Posted By BCXtreme
I think I smell a movie coming this way... ;)

I think I smell a movie coming this way... ;)
Forum: News 17 Jan 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,885
Posted By BCXtreme
They certainly could have been, and might still...

They certainly could have been, and might still be at some point. Like I said, Apple originally called their mobile software "OS X" just like the desktop software, and then they changed it later on....
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 16 Jan 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,175
Posted By BCXtreme
As you've probably already learned, and as a few...

As you've probably already learned, and as a few others in this topic have said, overclocking is going to work different for every setup. For some people it's better to raise the multiplier, for...
Forum: News 16 Jan 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,885
Posted By BCXtreme
No, that's absolutely not what I'm suggesting. ...

No, that's absolutely not what I'm suggesting. Windows Mobile existed long before iOS, Pocket PCs before the iPhone, and Tablet PCs before the iPad. I'm suggesting that Microsoft's success, both...
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