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 Forum: Windows 10   Topic: Snooping 'Telemetry' is Compulsory, and uptake stagnates!

Posted: 02 Dec 2015, 06:02 

Replies: 24
Views: 15340


Well actually I'm going to verify the claims of that article on Windows 10 later and install the mentioned programs and the update. Just to be double sure, I'll post results here later.

 Forum: Apple/Mac   Topic: OSX vs. Win10: which gives sysadmins more control?

Posted: 02 Dec 2015, 06:01 

Replies: 3
Views: 2143


Windows is (still) more flexible because of Active Directory and Group Policy which isn't a thing on OS X. Using an API instead of dedicated software for remote management is a good thing, so-- I don't find that to be an issue. Microsoft is just *behind*. The medical community (at least hospitals ar...

 Forum: Windows 8/8.1   Topic: Ultimate Windows 8 / 8.1 configuration guide

Posted: 01 Dec 2015, 00:07 

Replies: 3
Views: 2460


I've been using Windows 8.1 more at work again, getting a list of more things to add, these are the ones pending: *turn off new apps notification http://www.ghacks.net/2014/05/02/disable-new-apps-can-open-type-file-windows-8/ (Martin has an article here explaining what needs to be done in the regist...

 Forum: Windows 10   Topic: Snooping 'Telemetry' is Compulsory, and uptake stagnates!

Posted: 30 Nov 2015, 23:13 

Replies: 24
Views: 15340


It's nice to see it actually in action now, though. Because that's proof that Microsoft can (and presumably will) flag "pirated" software, or software it deems that shouldn't be ran on their operating system.

Of course we already knew this, but the slow reaction towards it will be amusing.

 Forum: Eschatology   Topic: Angelic Appeal Trial

 Post subject: Re: Angelic Appeal Trial
Posted: 30 Nov 2015, 04:45 

Replies: 36
Views: 15099


Well apparently Tim supports a 'flat earth': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cbxeqlfCUA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHGrs46QnOA He's also against the pre-tribulation rapture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYiNHCzKsac So let's tally it up Tim's beliefs so far: #1 He believes in works salvation...

 Forum: Windows 8/8.1   Topic: Virtual Box

 Post subject: Re: Virtual Box
Posted: 29 Nov 2015, 21:41 

Replies: 1
Views: 1568


Apparently this error has something to do with Windows 95 not knowing what to do with today's super powerful CPUs (lol). I'm still reading this article by MS: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/263466 Well in virtualbox you can actually specify the type of CPU and RAM. If you allocate too much ...

 Forum: Windows 10   Topic: what Windows 10 glitches do you have

Posted: 29 Nov 2015, 21:30 

Replies: 5
Views: 2279


Lenovo ThinkStation with the Xeon option (it is a discontinued model).

 Forum: Windows 8/8.1   Topic: Microsoft drops Windows 8 *pro packs* and *media packs*

Posted: 29 Nov 2015, 18:44 

Replies: 0
Views: 1816


https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3107057 I quote from Microsoft's page: As of October 30, 2015, the Windows 8 and 8.1 Pro Pack (which upgraded Windows 8 Home or 8.1 Home to Windows 8 Pro or 8.1 Pro, with Media Center) and Media Pack (which added Media Center to Windows 8 Pro or 8.1 Pro) are no...

 Forum: Windows 10   Topic: Win10 services to disable, article by ghacks

Posted: 29 Nov 2015, 18:09 

Replies: 1
Views: 1360


Actually Martin in a previous article mentions about the services starting themselves back up again after updates (and Diagnostic Tracking Service was renamed): http://www.ghacks.net/2015/11/19/microsoft-rena-and-telemetry/ And get this! Woody Leonhard goes out of his way to immediately throw critic...

 Forum: Windows 10   Topic: what Windows 10 glitches do you have

Posted: 29 Nov 2015, 17:51 

Replies: 5
Views: 2279


My Window 10 problems got worse and worse. Microsoft Office applications couldn't work anymore, even after repair/reinstallation. My mouse would sometimes just stop working, my keyboard would randomly have keys held down. I fixed the monitor issue by updating the video driver... but then I had every...

 Forum: Windows 10   Topic: Woody Leonhard and Ed Bott telemetry lies (in unison)

Posted: 28 Nov 2015, 07:29 

Replies: 2
Views: 1855


After getting more resources to configure my Windows 8 installations, I keep running across stupid articles from Ed Bott and Woody Leonhard which irritate me for two reasons: #1 their articles are pollution when you're trying to find scripts and programs: they don't provide technical resources, just...

 Forum: Windows 8/8.1   Topic: Ultimate Windows 8 / 8.1 configuration guide

Posted: 28 Nov 2015, 01:48 

Replies: 3
Views: 2460


**Note: this is only for Windows 8 / 8.1, and not meant for Windows 10** Since I am forced to use Windows for some critical software I have no hope of ever running on anything else, I decided to write a guide on how to fix Windows 8 and 'cure' it from the various issues it has. Such as getting rid o...

 Forum: Chromebooks   Topic: Chromebook Advantages

 Post subject: Re: Chromebook Advantages
Posted: 28 Nov 2015, 01:27 

Replies: 2
Views: 2211


There's really (nothing) that would make me want a chromebook over anything else-- but they are good for users who just have basic needs. By design they're limited for users who aren't power users.

 Forum: Selling   Topic: O&O Backup software

 Post subject: Re: O&O Backup software
Posted: 27 Nov 2015, 04:22 

Replies: 7
Views: 3698


Then what do you think of this article, click here ? A better idea than messing with your personal computer's VSS services (which I would say is bad), would be to set up a file server where you don't have administrative privileges for your system to execute anything on said file server (that way th...

 Forum: Linux   Topic: Installing Mint Mate 17

 Post subject: Re: Installing Mint Mate 17
Posted: 26 Nov 2015, 15:03 

Replies: 7
Views: 3530


You don't need to burn .ISOs to DVDs. If you have multiple USB sticks (which 16 GB ones are a dime a dozen), you can simply write the .ISO to a USB stick and boot from that (and then install the stuff to another USB stick if so desired). Rufus is one of the better programs for turning .ISOs into boo...

 Forum: Demonology   Topic: Christian Denominations: why they're wrong

Posted: 26 Nov 2015, 09:04 

Replies: 2
Views: 1891


Denominations exist everywhere, but I wanted to focus on ones in Christianity. Generally when you argue with someone in a denomination typically they'll operate on the denomination's principles (as ridiculous or correct they may be). I wanted to plot as to WHY denominations are wrong. #1 Denominatio...

 Forum: US Pres Race 2015-16   Topic: Bernie Sanders' platform (12 points)

Posted: 24 Nov 2015, 04:52 

Replies: 5
Views: 1552


http://lastdayswatchman.blogspot.com/2015/11/catholic-church-paid-millions-in.html It seems like Cliff Kincaid changes the story with immigration and the Catholics for whatever the occasion. First the Catholic Church is trying to get immigrants in because they're Catholic, now they're trying to imm...

 Forum: Research   Topic: Music Theory or Music Theology?

Posted: 24 Nov 2015, 04:26 

Replies: 13
Views: 5135


Hupostasis, correct me if I'm wrong, but it appears that I would have to rearrange the fret board of my guitar to achieve Pythagorean tuning. I mean, I was able to program my tuner to A-415Hz, but the actual layout of modern fret boards are for equal temperament, right. I've never tuned a fretboard...

 Forum: Research   Topic: Music Theory or Music Theology?

Posted: 24 Nov 2015, 00:19 

Replies: 13
Views: 5135


One thing to keep in mind, the Psalms and ancient music would have been using meantone temperament (or pythagorean temperament). Another thing they don't use is A440 (or C = 440 Hz). Today we use EQUAL temperament with 440 Hz: this phenomenon was introduced in the early 1900's and for some bizarre r...

 Forum: Linux   Topic: iLok and VSTs on Linux (not possible)

Posted: 23 Nov 2015, 14:19 

Replies: 0
Views: 2136


Pace (the makers of iLok) have not created a Linux variant of the iLok manager, and will not due to lack of interest on the platform: https://www.ilok.com/#!license-manager Therefore running a DAW with WINE can only go so far, because your VSTs won't be able to license properly without it. So, you'r...

 Forum: Windows 10   Topic: Windows Mobile Tanking?

 Post subject: Re: Windows Mobile Tanking?
Posted: 23 Nov 2015, 09:36 

Replies: 4
Views: 1828


Yeah, all of my clients seem to be in iPhones. I'm still using a dumb phone (RAZR) and have no intention of changing it. I hate cellphones: no matter who's calling, they always sound as if underwater, even when calling my landline (which I insist they do). You could just upgrade your landline phone...

 Forum: Computer Stuff   Topic: Rogue Root CA breach: Lenovo, Dell, HP?

Posted: 23 Nov 2015, 09:31 

Replies: 3
Views: 2168


Well all new machines are UEFI compliant now (and most allow the firmware to behave as the legacy BIOS since UEFI typically doesn't like to boot into MBR but rather GPT). Windows did automatically partition itself as MBR on my UEFI tower, and the BIOS kept complaining about that. The certificate key...

 Forum: Gospel, or Works Salvation?   Topic: Three Types Salvation

Posted: 23 Nov 2015, 07:56 

Replies: 91
Views: 34352


The implication then is awesome. In order to play out LEARNING, you'd have many 'neighborhoods' in the universe which replicate a time, culture, and lifestyle, kinda like the Rennaisance Faire, or TomorrowLand, or those Amish tourism places, taking you back in time.. with the real people who LIVED ...

 Forum: Atheism   Topic: ex-taper turned atheist

 Post subject: ex-taper turned atheist
Posted: 22 Nov 2015, 20:21 

Replies: 1
Views: 1523


I happened across a conversation on an R.B. Thieme video that I found interesting (while testing some things in Linux on an unrelated note). Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVkZgj8bKjU As a former Taper and christian turned atheist, I challenge any of you "students of the word" to ...

 Forum: Gospel, or Works Salvation?   Topic: The thief on the cross believed he paid his own sins?

Posted: 22 Nov 2015, 08:43 

Replies: 3
Views: 2124


Where did you find these quotes? So the website is built extremely fragmented (perhaps I'm more critical since I actually do programming and multimedia design), but not everything is laid out in plain view. If you go to the source page I provided it has Tim's comment with the "Who am I" s...

 Forum: Heaven   Topic: Why an eternal priesthood?

Posted: 22 Nov 2015, 06:37 

Replies: 26
Views: 14080


But why a priesthood? Only the Church is the Bride of Christ. Not all believers... Not all are privy the intimacy with Deity. Our home will always be Heaven. The other believers will find their eternal home on the new earth (the home of righteousness), not Heaven. We (Christ and His Bride) as pries...

 Forum: Divinity of Jesus Christ   Topic: The Father Did Not Punish His Son (rejection of Christ's payment)

Posted: 22 Nov 2015, 04:55 

Replies: 4
Views: 3139


It's sad how people make these ludicrous arguments and try to back them up with broken context. They don't WANT to see the big picture. And even when they do, they create the most absurd circular arguments and eventually argue themselves into a corner where they have to make insane statements out o...

 Forum: Gospel, or Works Salvation?   Topic: Outer Darkness and Weeping and Gnashing of Teeth

Posted: 22 Nov 2015, 03:39 

Replies: 198
Views: 77925


Here's the text variances for you: KJV Revelation 21:24 And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it. NIV Revelation 21:24 The nations will walk by its light, and the kings of the earth will bring their sple...

 Forum: Divinity of Jesus Christ   Topic: The Father Did Not Punish His Son (rejection of Christ's payment)

Posted: 22 Nov 2015, 03:35 

Replies: 4
Views: 3139


The Father Did Not Punish His Son Quote not famous b/c Jesus never said it: "THE FATHER HATED ME WITHOUT CAUSE" How is it possible for the Father to punish His innocent Son without it being an injustice? Did Christ deserve to be punished? Christ was perfectly righteous and completely inno...

 Forum: Islam   Topic: Morten Storm on Islam

 Post subject: Re: Morten Storm on Islam
Posted: 22 Nov 2015, 02:41 

Replies: 7
Views: 2990


Answering-islam is safe. Any of the anti-muslim sites are safe, because they have extra protection against the Muslims. It's the Muslim sites that are a risk. They track, they might send those electronic attacks, etc. They do a lot of flagging. I had a video of mine flagged as if for copyright but ...

 Forum: Gospel, or Works Salvation?   Topic: The thief on the cross believed he paid his own sins?

Posted: 22 Nov 2015, 01:04 

Replies: 3
Views: 2124


Who Am I? “I was saved while believing I was dying for my own sins and Christ was not.” The criminal on the cross: “Do you not fear God? This man has done nothing wrong to deserve death (by Caesar or God). We are suffering the due penalty (death) for our crimes. Jesus, remember me when you come int...

 Forum: Movies   Topic: Rankin Bass Rudolph (with full ending)

Posted: 21 Nov 2015, 23:59 

Replies: 0
Views: 1746


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2rg53E-vEc

What's nice about this one is that it includes the removed ending with Cornelius finding the "peppermint mine". I wonder if it was added by the uploader or if they have a fully restored version now. Oh well.

 Forum: Gospel, or Works Salvation?   Topic: Outer Darkness and Weeping and Gnashing of Teeth

Posted: 21 Nov 2015, 22:45 

Replies: 198
Views: 77925


For like you and hupostasis and others noted prior, in heaven there is no more sorrow, etc. Well "no more sorrow" does have somewhat of a minor contradiction with "wailing and gnashing of teeth". Therefore we have the following options: #1 IF both are related: the wailing and su...

 Forum: Eschatology   Topic: Angelic Appeal Trial

Posted: 21 Nov 2015, 21:54 

Replies: 36
Views: 15099


I now understand Tim's problem (above, red-glow text), hupostasis. Timmy doesn't understand Greek of Romans 5:12, aorist of hamartanw : meaning, we all are deemed sinners IN ADAM (ties to 'in Adam all die'), because the sin nature is biological. We inherit it. So the soul is perfect at birth, but t...

 Forum: Islam   Topic: Morten Storm on Islam

 Post subject: Re: Morten Storm on Islam
Posted: 21 Nov 2015, 21:10 

Replies: 7
Views: 2990


Additional citations to back up his claims: http://www.thereligionofpeace.com/quran/023-violence.htm http://www.usc.edu/org/cmje/religious-texts/hadith/bukhari/ I can't find the Bukhari he mentioned in the video, but maybe it's only available in Arabic. WARNING: be very careful not to visit Muslim ...

 Forum: Eschatology   Topic: Tribulation Sequence

 Post subject: Re: Tribulation Sequence
Posted: 21 Nov 2015, 20:38 

Replies: 54
Views: 21230


In all those dippy Trib movies, that's one theme they get right. Granted, we believers are pretty stupid, self-righteous and snarky, but we don't deserve the vehemence or the level of criticism we get, and GOD shouldn't be lumped with us.. but always is. I've always been critical of Christianity an...

 Forum: Humor   Topic: Windows 30th birthday retrospective

Posted: 20 Nov 2015, 20:30 

Replies: 5
Views: 2314


Here's another slideshow article , this one by MS8-10 fanboy Brad Chacos. They can't bring themselves to admit the problems in Win10. Chirping praise. Oh well, the article comments are worth reading, especially since PC World is impossible to comment in now (unless you enable cookies and disable Ad...

 Forum: Humor   Topic: Windows 30th birthday retrospective

Posted: 20 Nov 2015, 14:12 

Replies: 5
Views: 2314


I don't understand why they put "goodnight DOS" on the Windows 9x section. Windows 9x had the best MS-DOS support and restart in MS-DOS mode if the virtual machine didn't cut it. I'll have to agree that Windows 3x (and anything prior) is total garbage, are they even proper operating system...

 Forum: US Pres Race 2015-16   Topic: 4th GOP Debate 11/10/15

Posted: 20 Nov 2015, 09:11 

Replies: 2
Views: 1640


Mad tv had some funny clips with "BigHair" back in the 90's, regarding both the presidential election and the apprentice: MADtv Sesame Street with Donald Trump https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKdIE8rrOcw MADtv Reality Check with Donald Trump https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycFticL9pqA Char...

 Forum: Windows 10   Topic: 'EULA' Win10 Links: BY LICENSE, MSFT controls your machine

 Post subject: Re: aka.ms/privacy coverup
Posted: 20 Nov 2015, 08:35 

Replies: 29
Views: 22870


Ed Bott has done it again, using a fluff piece to cover up the heinous new Win10 terms, click here . In that article you'll see my refutation, which I've also posted elsewhere, as it's really important to see his subterfuge technique. He seems to think by ignoring refutation, that it will go away. ...

 Forum: Windows 10   Topic: Windows Mobile Tanking?

 Post subject: Re: Windows Mobile Tanking?
Posted: 20 Nov 2015, 08:14 

Replies: 4
Views: 1828


Very few people have windows phones. Android comes first followed by Apple's iOS. Microsoft was far behind the times and never caught the smartphone market in time. Furthermore, they (at this current time) fail to capture any user base because: #1 technical users want android (due to the flexibility...

 Forum: Islam   Topic: Morten Storm on Islam

 Post subject: Morten Storm on Islam
Posted: 20 Nov 2015, 07:24 

Replies: 7
Views: 2990


Interesting quick clip of Morten Storm discussing some faculties of radical Islam while he was working under cover: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaM7qo2Dx4A Megyn Kelly seems surprised when he brings up a few verses in the Qu'ran about every non-muslim being an infidel. Here is a link to his book...

 Forum: Windows 10   Topic: Windows 10 big updates

 Post subject: Windows 10 big updates
Posted: 19 Nov 2015, 09:10 

Replies: 1
Views: 1236


http://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2015/11/12/first-major-update-for-windows-10-available-today/?OCID=WIP_r_Body_Blog_LatestPC As per the insider program (which I am a part of), some new features to Windows 10 were added. It looks like the xbox is finally being converted to Windows (which is...

 Forum: Eschatology   Topic: Angelic Appeal Trial

 Post subject: Re: Angelic Appeal Trial
Posted: 18 Nov 2015, 14:32 

Replies: 36
Views: 15099


Yeah I saw the amazon reviews: I know they're not supposed to be funny, but I found them hilarious. Either laughing *with* the 1 star reviewers, or laughing *at* the 5 star reviewers. I've only read the preview of the book (which was like reading the book of Mormon to be honest because it's *so slow...

 Forum: Proving God Exists   Topic: What makes Jesus Christ unique

Posted: 18 Nov 2015, 14:11 

Replies: 6
Views: 2663


I find that when you point out the simplicity and uniqueness of salvation by faith alone, people see it as a license to sin. Therefore they reject it because they think grace makes us hypocrites. They fail to realize that we are hypocrites by nature. Grace then becomes an offense in their minds. Th...

 Forum: Proving God Exists   Topic: What makes Jesus Christ unique

Posted: 18 Nov 2015, 01:55 

Replies: 6
Views: 2663


Someone (years) ago asked me "well how do you know which is the truth", alluding to the fact that there are many religious beliefs. One of the biggest things that makes 'the Bible' different from religions is Grace. The fact that salvation is absolutely free and there's nothing you need to...

 Forum: Politics   Topic: Trudeau's jet dilemma

 Post subject: Trudeau's jet dilemma
Posted: 18 Nov 2015, 00:59 

Replies: 3
Views: 2032


Article in question http://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/trudeau-commits-to-more-military-trainers-in-fight-against-isis-1.2661947 After Trudeau got elected, he stated they were going to withdraw the jets they had stationed for dealing with ISIS. This was a move to be more 'respectful' to other cultures a...

 Forum: Movies   Topic: Crusades

 Post subject: Re: Crusades
Posted: 18 Nov 2015, 00:43 

Replies: 2
Views: 1664


If the crusades were started as a satanic joke, it would be interesting to get some more back story on it. Unfortunately most studies on demonology are farcical at best and don't do basic *observation* that can be proven. You know, it's usually exorcism junk. That video does a bit of bias though, th...

 Forum: Windows 10   Topic: ENTERPRISE not allowed to refuse Win10 Updates!

Posted: 16 Nov 2015, 17:36 

Replies: 4
Views: 2137


Yeah, but notice the other stuff in the article, which is addressed in this thread , Seems that yeah you can control the update selection only if you're on Service Configuration Manager, which is neither WUB nor WSUS. But I don't know what SCM is. Then I have no answer for you-- guess you'll have t...

 Forum: Gospel, or Works Salvation?   Topic: faith keeping (once a christian always a christian) is wrong

Posted: 16 Nov 2015, 17:22 

Replies: 5
Views: 2621


Gotta tell ya, back in the 1960's most Americans talked like that, even Thieme. Makes me cringe when I hear him in those old classes. But he grew out of that. Ruckman never got with doctrine, always remained fixated on Thieme (as so many of that time were), Ed thinks he's being loyal to do the same...
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