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  1. Wallaby Dan

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    I tried something today. Went back to my backup drive and using acronis and wiped this drive and installed a copy of windows that was older but stable. It worked so far. I went into settings and locked out the automatic updates but allow the security updates. So far its working. At least its...
  2. Wallaby Dan

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    He had two on the hp board But i added a 2 core processor and the two gigs of ram and it woke up over that HP. For teh rest of ya, HP means Horrible product!!:hide:
  3. Wallaby Dan

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    How goes it Cel?
  4. Wallaby Dan

    Happiness is...

    Ahh...Moanday..
  5. Wallaby Dan

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    hahaha:trash:
  6. Wallaby Dan

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    Smart Guy, My Athlon X2 3000X was faster than my old 2.5 Pentium 4. I am guessing that it was A, the dual core. B, same ram but better board . I think i did have 4 sticks of ddr and my newer board i used the same ram. Both were being used with XP 32 bit os.
  7. Wallaby Dan

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    Cel, That board is still cranking away. Robert has been using it for 2 years now. His HP died and i gave him that board
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    I think if i had all my stuff, Deb would have a yard sale. I still have my I think it is a athlon2 x 2 3.0 yet with that board. I gave away a MSI board to a computer that my nephew in the other room. It could use the same CPU as the Asus i was able to find. The one i have is the fourth one since...
  9. Wallaby Dan

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    Should have read Pentium 386 if memory serves.
  10. Wallaby Dan

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    Went from a Pentium to a pentium4 I think it was a 2.0 or 2.5, can't remember for sure as my first one fizzled out and had to put another pentium4 in it. Teach me to Overclock...
  11. Wallaby Dan

    What Antivirus And Malware Do You Use?

    Its what i use. I tried putting Malwarebytes in but it acted up weird! took it out and tried again with same results. Its out for now.
  12. Wallaby Dan

    PC for the Valve Index

    I am also wondering just how much more they can go before they need a total new cpu. What did i hear, 4 nm? Thats pretty small!!
  13. Wallaby Dan

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    Think i will quit before i really screw something up. Sucks
  14. Wallaby Dan

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    I did,used exe. There is something that is blocked. Just don't know but it goes to a blank white screen...Everytime!
  15. Wallaby Dan

    Happiness is...

    A cop was patrolling late at night in a well-known spot. He sees a couple in a car with the interior light brightly glowing. The cop carefully approaches the car to get a closer look. Then he sees a young man behind the wheel, reading a computer magazine. He immediately notices a young woman in...
  16. Wallaby Dan

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    I did, I changed codec packs and dosbox as well, I have turned off every setting that was suggested. end result, will not play on current issue of windowsuck.
  17. Wallaby Dan

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    I have tried to play Worms, Worms 2 and one of another but not having any luck. I was thinking a dual boot but that not working out so i am not sure what to do here now.
  18. Wallaby Dan

    PC for the Valve Index

    I have had both but for whatever reason AMD is really up and coming with the newest things coming out. From what i have read, AMD is blowing away INTEL. INTEL is loosing with current offerings, Nothing new for the last two years. Ryzen just showing its good side. Now with the new Gpu's that AMD...
  19. Wallaby Dan

    What do you install on a new or reformatted computer?

    I use Speedfan. check it out
  20. Wallaby Dan

    What Antivirus And Malware Do You Use?

    It might be a good idea to see what everyone uses now. The thread is old but times and products change.
  21. Wallaby Dan

    Post your rigs here.

    Glad to see you again!!
  22. Wallaby Dan

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    I have been fighting with McStupidsoft all day now. I think i finally beat them at their own game. I have a hard time with code anymore. Too old and health issues works against me. That said, I have all my pictures in there folders and Picasa photos is working like it is supposed to now. Picasa...
  23. Wallaby Dan

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    I tried that dos box in xp back last year. I couldn't get it to work with a couple of games.
  24. Wallaby Dan

    Post your rigs here.

    I almost forgot, Today is my oldest brat is 43 years old. They say you are only as old as you feel...Damn I came in with the dinosaurs!!!
  25. Wallaby Dan

    Post your rigs here.

    Read, when you get old!
  26. Wallaby Dan

    Happiness is...

    TGIF..remember when that was a good thing??
  27. Wallaby Dan

    What does your chill spot look like?

    And i thought i was bad!! If i got this right i should get pic's here. Windows 10 has been hiding my pictures. Google Photos just did find about 500 photos. So i will see if this works. I told you that i had a fish tank. Its for sale so i can make the next addition. Thats #4. I can scoot the...
  28. Wallaby Dan

    Post your rigs here.

    Yeah, Cel is gonna will me his gaming raspberry pi. :trash::trash:
  29. Wallaby Dan

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    I got rid of all of mine but for my XP discs and W 7 discs. Both were 32 and 64 bit versions. And then Deb had a asus computer tablet thing with 8.1 that was upgraded to win10 back in i think 2015. I keep thinking about taking it out and see if i can fix it but its a laptop. But it was a...
  30. Wallaby Dan

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    Hell, Keep going back. Windows 95 and 3.1 dos. Those were the fun days.
  31. Wallaby Dan

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    Yep. Checking out the spots they saw on a earlier shot that showed spots on my liver and spleen. Guess i will find out soon what they found. I don't mind the lawton va but some of them out there are just garbage
  32. Wallaby Dan

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    The va called today, They want more testing on me the 14th. Not sure what but i guess i will find out.
  33. Wallaby Dan

    Hello, I am...

    He has been talking with us for awhile, Hes a Smart Guy and Picks it up pretty good!! You rock Fellow!
  34. Wallaby Dan

    Happiness is...

    A few for Thursday.
  35. Wallaby Dan

    Happiness is...

    If there's a second quarantine, do we have to stay with the same family or can I choose a new one? -Asking for a friend
  36. Wallaby Dan

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    How you doing buddy?
  37. Wallaby Dan

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    I don't know right now. w10 Tries to push things and i go in a delete them. But it is just instance to shove edge in and a few other things. So far i have been able to cut them off at the pass but never know. Anyway i don't like pushy people and i sure as hell don't like pushy computers!!
  38. Wallaby Dan

    What does your chill spot look like?

    OK, You have me beat!! I'm not sure if you can call that a workshop. My computer desk is hand made. Nice and neat. My workshop is just that, a Work Shop. It has a bit of everything on it, under it and around it. The other side of my computer desk is a large screen and surround sound system with...
  39. Wallaby Dan

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    I got everything in but music and sound
  40. Wallaby Dan

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    Seemed fast to me compared to 10
  41. Wallaby Dan

    Happiness is...

    A few more..
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    Cool!! May have to give this one a try!
  43. Wallaby Dan

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    Celery, You have a Ryzen and new motherboard. Mine is 10 years old motherboard and old amd PSU. Mine is almost expected to have issues. That said, i didn't really have issues until this 2004 update was pushed. Almost right away i started having issues. I don't know what happened for sure but it...
  44. Wallaby Dan

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    Good afternoon. I hope everyone who lives on the east coast of the USA made it through the storm. And anyone over in Beirut prayers go out to you over there. I am back on 2004 for sure. Just checked. It didn't want to see my D: drive so i had to go back to the bios screen to get it to show in...
  45. Wallaby Dan

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    I'm using an older board 2010 era Asus m3a78-em. Running a quad core 4 thread 940 on it with 8 gigs 800 mhz ram. Using a asus x 570 video card in it. Which has it's own 4 GB ddrr. It's good equipment but dated. I wish I could get windows 1909 to load instead of 2004. 2004 has a bunch of issues...
  46. Wallaby Dan

    What does your chill spot look like?

    Thats bad!! I have three locomotives being rebuilt with DCC. Its slow and i have been damaging things sometimes. I use a magnifier to see the little parts. All kinds of parts to rebuild what i lost or damaged. Those parts are so small and its real easy to damage them. I use surgical tweezers to...
  47. Wallaby Dan

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    The company's that sale hardware and new computers are making older drivers disappear or corrupt. Its getting really hard to get them to work. They don't want us to build our own. they want to sale junk and charge more as they make the money. I see it getting harder in the future that we won't...
  48. Wallaby Dan

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    I'm back. I tried XP but nothing would work. I reformatted it and the last time it did have some stability to it. Had a hard time getting drivers to work so i gave up and went to windows7. I had good luck in it but it was idle for awhile as i was having dinner. When i came back it had downloaded...
  49. Wallaby Dan

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    Yes you heard right, XP!! I have had it with this Windows 10 and all the headaches I am having. Since they put in the version 2004 this computer has had one issue after another. It will not play nice at all. So i can use the tablet till i am finished getting the computer done. Should have it...
  50. Wallaby Dan

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    When I trash my hard drive, I think it will be chrome. It works good with xp as I remember.
  51. Wallaby Dan

    What does your chill spot look like?

    The desk on the left is my workshop. It can get really garbage looking. I have ordered a lot of parts and have them all over the place. My computer desk is new. I just finished it a couple of months ago. I got the mat for it so glasses don't stain it and keeps the keyboard where it's supposed to...
  52. Wallaby Dan

    Official Windows 10 Thread

    Wasn't sure. I managed to get some things to change in the browser. Its better. I am still showing 3 different user names showing. One from Goggle chrome. Microsoft didn't like that user name or password. At the time i needed to get the system working so it got my phone number. i don't remember...
  53. Wallaby Dan

    If you could do a build with any of your favorite tech youtubers, which one would it be?

    Sometimes with linux. I have been all over the net this year.
  54. Wallaby Dan

    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    Ya think? Same thing. Its pronounced you wreak'in. Old west virginia hillbilly yarn. See if you can figure out this one. M R PIGS, M R NOT PIGS, OSAR, L I B, M R PIGS. Says a farmer to a city slicker.
  55. Wallaby Dan

    Official Windows 10 Thread

    This is the site I was thinking about. https://cdn57.androidauthority.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/bluestacks-4-feature-1.jpg
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    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    Looks like I am a young one here. Started in 2017! Just don't seem that I have only been here 3 years!
  57. Wallaby Dan

    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    Sounds about right. I think the idea that stroll'in said could work.
  58. Wallaby Dan

    Official Windows 10 Thread

    Yeah, I have been looking up the good, the bad and the ugly. I have a copy of 64 bit windows 7 somewhere in my office, just need to find it and dust it off. Maybe some of the junk that is getting to be a pita will disappear. Just don't like how this copy of windows 10 is working. Things just not...
  59. Wallaby Dan

    Official Windows 10 Thread

    I don't know, Windows sucks. I am not smart enough to figure out how to use Linus, Somewhere i saw a thread somewhere that you could turn a system to Androids. Sounds like something i could try.
  60. Wallaby Dan

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    Ouch!
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    hehehe, Yeah need bait!
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    Ouch, at least we can figure whats going on with you. And you will be back home again.
  63. Wallaby Dan

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    Race time!!:cool:
  64. Wallaby Dan

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    Cool! I got to remember that next time i have to!
  65. Wallaby Dan

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    Yep, my left arm and leg at the hip are numb or hit with big time pain. Since I had that surgery I ain't worth crap. Cel, it's just not worth getting old.
  66. Wallaby Dan

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    why did i ask that, you broke your monitor first hit in the house..
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    hahaha. Did it help your IQ??
  68. Wallaby Dan

    The Food & Drink Thread

    Rib Crib!!! I am so full!!
  69. Wallaby Dan

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    That was one hell of a bump!!!
  70. Wallaby Dan

    Happiness is...

    A few more.
  71. Wallaby Dan

    Happiness is...

    I liked that spik nglish
  72. Wallaby Dan

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    Man they really did a number on you!! When do the staples come out? That has to be a royal PITA at bedtime!
  73. Wallaby Dan

    And we're back - Techist Updates and Account Help

    WhoHoo, Dark theme is so way better!! Thanks
  74. Wallaby Dan

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    Cel, You just need to add your signature at the bottom again.: "I came in on a Celeron and and am going on a Ryzen" Don't know why yours didn't make the trip to here. Catch you later, I was taking a break so back to work..fun..yeah..that...
  75. Wallaby Dan

    Happiness is...

    Hehe cute.
  76. Wallaby Dan

    Happiness is...

    As we get them, we post them. This pandemic, we need all the jokes and laughter we can get. Strollin and I for the most part try to keep it alive. Celery started the thread and we just all posted jokes as we can.
  77. Wallaby Dan

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    I did!! Deb jumped down there necks with Both feet. I just chased them around the hospital to send them her way. I walked out with the 6 meds i was on before i had pneumonia. They for whatever stopped my meds and so i went home in my pajamas. Don't go there..:hide: Deb wondered why but i did so...
  78. Wallaby Dan

    Happiness is...

    Some good ones for Friday.
  79. Wallaby Dan

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    Back a few years ago i got Po'ed at windows XP and slammed the desk to the floor and stomped the monitor.. Teach the doctors to cut off my meds and screw with me again!! Didn't hurt it a bit. After i set it back up it worked. I needed a new hard drive but it was almost toast, i think anyway...
  80. Wallaby Dan

    Hello, I am...

    Trotter!! You'll spoil it !!!! :dance:
  81. Wallaby Dan

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    I have folks telling me that Groove music is the new Windows media player. Well, i guess cows and pigs fly...not sure when they gained wings but.. I have been using Windows Media player and for the most part works great. Groove, well it just sucks!! I find the group and only one track, that...
  82. Wallaby Dan

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    :dance::bow:hehe Cool!
  83. Wallaby Dan

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    Technochicken, anyone is welcome here. Just know, we don't always talk computers. Never know what gonna be next here! Welcome to our linsanity. And not sure but this could be the longest thread in history! Hope we make it longer.:silly:
  84. Wallaby Dan

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    You think? Anyway welcome, we are laid back. Hi there Smart_Guy. Glad to see you made it!
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    Not sure if he is or not. He was part of our small group at Computer Forums. There were about 6 or so regulars that hung around this thread. With Cel in the hospital, we didn't know what had happened to him. The rest of us gave the others our email and mailing addresses so if someone stopped...
  86. Wallaby Dan

    What do you install on a new or reformatted computer?

    Hehehe, new don't mean anything anymore. One of my old programs is Adobe reader. When I reinstalled a new copy, microsoft will not let me use adobe. Now the pdf reader is built into edge. Not all good but at least it does work.
  87. Wallaby Dan

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    Glad to hear you ae home. NOT nice to hear you have cancer. Hang in there buddy. Just glad you are back. Do they have any plans for the cancer or is it too late?
  88. Wallaby Dan

    What do you install on a new or reformatted computer?

    So is Picasa 3. Now ask me if i care....
  89. Wallaby Dan

    Happiness is...

    Whoo, I almost forgot these.
  90. Wallaby Dan

    What do you install on a new or reformatted computer?

    I need to get it yet but open office is on my short list
  91. Wallaby Dan

    What do you install on a new or reformatted computer?

    I just reformatted this computer myself. Microsoft security essentials Speedfan Glarys utilities Malwarebytes Picasa CPUID CPU-Z Heaven Benchmark I have my printer software from Epson I do model railroading so i have Scarm installed. Windows Media Player. I think thats about all. the...
  92. Wallaby Dan

    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    I am still getting used to this. Most of my time is building a new computer/ man cave in this one room. I have a workbench and a model railroad layout to play with. And to top it off i have a large screen tv to watch. What can i say, Wifey gives me what i need.
  93. Wallaby Dan

    What does your chill spot look like?

    Heres mine.
  94. Wallaby Dan

    Happiness is...

    Ok, New site up and running. Looks good so far. Jokes for the day.. its Thursday i think. That one with the tracks is a nightmare for sure! Which way to go??
  95. Wallaby Dan

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    Well, its up i know it needs to be finished but they got the most important one hooked up for us. Celery, Hope things are even better for you. Let us know when you can. Will check in later, WD68
  96. Wallaby Dan

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    Like Smart Gut said! Prayers and well wishes!! ---------- Post added at 06:09 PM ---------- Previous post was at 06:08 PM ---------- Guess i will see you guys later after this merge happens.
  97. Wallaby Dan

    Happiness is...

    Its moanday... again... puke...:rolleyes:
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