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Author Topic: Everything about computers  (Read 51685 times)

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Re: Everything about computers
« Reply #315 on: December 05, 2013, 09:30:57 PM »
Do you know any possibilities to mirror the display of the computer horizontally? I would like to see this:
« Last Edit: December 05, 2013, 09:32:52 PM by CTG »

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Re: Everything about computers
« Reply #316 on: December 06, 2013, 03:05:00 PM »
There was a program called pcvmirror but it's not available anymore. Here there a partial solution, which I haven't tried though.

Wouldn't be easier to put an actual mirror next to your screen? But then, wouldn't you need to remap your driving keys as well?

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Re: Everything about computers
« Reply #317 on: December 06, 2013, 03:07:01 PM »
Wouldn't be easier to put an actual mirror next to your screen? But then, wouldn't you need to remap your driving keys as well?

It's simply not the same... :-\ (key mapping was already changed, I tried it once for fun)

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Re: Everything about computers
« Reply #318 on: January 20, 2014, 07:57:02 AM »
Upgrading from Windows 8 to 8.1 made my computer extremely slow (HDD usage is often at 100%, booting time increased from ~10-15 seconds to ~60-90, "hibernation" option doesn't work, sometimes I can't switch off the system, etc.)... fvck Microsoft! >:(

Is it time to reset the system and forget 8.1 forever?
« Last Edit: January 20, 2014, 07:59:28 AM by CTG »

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Re: Everything about computers
« Reply #319 on: January 20, 2014, 12:35:47 PM »
The system should be called "Losedows" instead of "windows" :D

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Re: Everything about computers
« Reply #320 on: April 04, 2014, 03:15:33 PM »
Bye-bye XP... (probably the best OS ever made by Microsoft)

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Re: Everything about computers
« Reply #321 on: September 23, 2014, 10:13:16 AM »
Any idea how to avoid "javascript:void(0)" error? Pop-up blockers are already switched off on my computer, but I still can't enter a certain site (since Sunday, neither with Chrome, nor with Firefox).
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Re: Everything about computers
« Reply #322 on: October 16, 2014, 06:49:35 PM »
Not exactly about computer but technology. Today at 18hs GMT -3 will launch the first 100% Argentinian telecommunications satellite. I feel it's a very important event. Argentina will be the 8th country/union with this capacity and apart from USA the only in America. I can't wait to watch the transmission :D.

ARSAT-1

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ARSAT-1

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Re: Everything about computers
« Reply #323 on: January 29, 2015, 08:13:45 AM »
Upgrading from Windows 8 to 8.1 made my computer extremely slow (HDD usage is often at 100%, booting time increased from ~10-15 seconds to ~60-90, "hibernation" option doesn't work, sometimes I can't switch off the system, etc.)... fvck Microsoft! >:(

Is it time to reset the system and forget 8.1 forever?

My computer slowed down in the last two weeks: 1 minute booting, then ~10 minutes until Windows gets stable (task manager says the HDD is running at 100%) and when it's over, all the applications and website loading are still fuckin' slow. Meanwhile the webcam went wrong and the DVD-ROM is clattering time to time (without disc). I tried to refresh the drivers, but it became even worse.

Background: it started with the latest bigger Windows Update.

It seems I have to re-install Windows 8 (although it would be better to downgrade to Win7, it's a lot more stable system - but unfortunately it's not an option). If it doesn't help, it might be a motherboard issue. Usually I skid up my computers with overheating. ::)
« Last Edit: January 29, 2015, 08:16:26 AM by CTG »

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Re: Everything about computers
« Reply #324 on: January 29, 2015, 09:23:33 AM »
I kind of like Win8.1 Took time to adapt but works very nice.
If you do not yet have an SSD, make the switch. Day and night.

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Re: Everything about computers
« Reply #325 on: January 30, 2015, 10:48:41 AM »
I kind of like Win8.1 Took time to adapt but works very nice.

Good for you. I find the Win8 family really annoying, even after 1.5 years.

If you do not yet have an SSD, make the switch. Day and night.

Good idea, but... As far as I know, changing the original parts would invalidate the warranty.

Btw the webcam issue seems to be a hardware error, probably a contact disorder. However, I'll try to re-install the OS first, at least to speed up the system.

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Re: Everything about computers
« Reply #326 on: January 30, 2015, 10:56:20 AM »
I still use Windows XP and I'm sad because I can't use Win98...
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Re: Everything about computers
« Reply #327 on: January 30, 2015, 02:59:19 PM »
I still use Windows XP and I'm sad because I can't use Win98...

My old notebook also has a (pure, update free) Windows XP SP2 - without internet connection, just for playing old games. :D

And yes, Win98 was fun - it was compatible with Network Q Rally (probably the best rally game I've ever played).
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Re: Everything about computers
« Reply #328 on: September 02, 2018, 08:07:02 PM »
After months of procrastination, I have finally set up a Linux on dual boot on my new(ish) laptop. While configuring Arch last night, I almost lost patience and switched to something else, but I stuck with it in the end -- and I guess I'll be glad for it later on.

(By the way, this does increase the likelihood of progress on my Stunts projects, as the path is now clear for me to restore backups and set up a sane programming environment.)