* Posts by JJKing

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The power of Bill compels you: A server room possessed by a Microsoft-hating, Linux-loving Demon

JJKing
Meh

FYI

The Server CD David not his name was taking to the site would have been Windows 2000 Server and not NT 4.0 coz it booted off the bloody annoying 3 floppies. Even Windoze 95, 95 OSR2, 98, 98SE, ME (damn, just threw up in my mouth typing that last one) used boot floppies to start unless you were doing an Upgrade.

JJKing

Re: Wiring Issues

Actually the run up check is to make sure you don't get excessive RPM drop when you change from right to left. Missed a multi flight one day when there was a 150rpm drop between mags. Max was 50rpm IIRC. You do however do a dead cut check on shutdown to make sure the magnetos are not still live when you pull the mixture to shut the engine down.

JJKing
Facepalm

Re: No FreeBSD daemon? @Evil Auditor

Do what happens if you play Country music backward?

You get your house back, your wife back and your chickens start laying :)

DOH! You forgot to include that your dog leaves you too.

JJKing
Facepalm

Re: This is why...

Watt did you say? Never mind it's beer o'clock so I'm going ohm.

How about a lovely processor thermal trip? Hot day in Italy brings out the banking bork

JJKing
Coat

Where is the error displayed?

Why in a Window of course.

Ok, I'll show myself out.

You *bang* will never *smash* humiliate me *whack* in front of *clang* the teen computer whizz *crunch* EVER AGAIN

JJKing
Facepalm

Re: With great power comes great incompatibility

No reason to change the wall sockets. You label the existing ones, and explain to the cleaner very clearly which sockets he can use.

If it happens again, you change the cleaner.

And then you play a version of the never ending game of Cleaner Musical Chairs.

Trump administration reportedly offers Oracle cheap end to $400m wage discrimination case

JJKing
Megaphone

Re: Wish us luck. We'll need it.

Drumpf was not within his right to pardon Stone. You need to look at the criteria for being able to receive a Pardon and Stone didn't even come close to being eligible.

I got 99 problems, and all of them are your fault

JJKing
Coat

99 problems?

Damn, I thought this was all about Maxwell Smart having a tiff with his girlfriend/wife. Missed it by ----> <---- that much.

Mine's the one hanging inside the Cone of Silence.

JJKing
Meh

Sideways,and rotating?

Sideways. And rotating.

And the woodpecker said god bless my soul, take it out, take it, take it...remove it.

Whoops, our bad, we may have 'accidentally' let Google Home devices record your every word, sound – oops

JJKing
WTF?

Accidental eh Google?

That's about as likely as me tripping over Brin or Page's wife and accidentally slipping my dick into her.

How did you spend your time at university? Pizza, booze, sleeping? This Oxford student is snooping on satellites

JJKing
Facepalm

How can I snoop thee, let me list the way.

Do you mean they are snooping through a Keyhole?

Old-school security hole perfect for worms and remote hijackings found lurking in Windows Server DNS code

JJKing
Angel

Re: Android bugs aplenty

I have an old tablet running KitKat. Guess I need to be careful using it online then. Not going to replace it because it still does what I need it to do.

US restricts visas for folks working at Huawei and other Chinese tech makers – seemingly over China's human-rights abuses

JJKing
Flame

The chinese govt is a two faced bastard (to put it mildly).

It seems a bit hypocritical when Drumpf told Pres Poo Bear that building the camps was a good idea. I don't disagree with the action because china has been very aggressive and I am not happy with them poking their nose into so many countries around the world and then complaining bitterly when they are criticised by other countries openly saying that china has atrocious human rights. I think if people see what the chinese govt are really doing to the Uighurs then there might be a greater backlash against them.

The really strange thing is the Uighurs are Muslim and so far Saudi Arabia sided with china against having the Republic of China (Taiwan) admitted as an observer to a WHO conference. Next Iran is signing a deal with china to supply them with oil but have attached no conditions to treating the Uighurs as actual people. Forced sterilisation of Uighur women makes the chinese govt just as bad if not worse than the Nazi one. Uighur men are removed from the home and a chinese man is moved in to make sure the Uighur women and children do not practise their religion and the men also act as a proxy husband demanding the usual side benefits. I find this abhorrent and shows that the chinese govt does not deserve to be recognised as a civilised society.

To my knowledge no Muslim country has ever spoken out against the treatment of their fellow Muslims. Why is that and why is it left to the rest of the world to take up the Uighur's cause?

Cambridge student rebuilds Polish Enigma-code-breaking box that paved the way for Turing ... and Victory!

JJKing

Re: Britain has been a staunch ally to its NATO partners

@I ain't Spartacus, I think you may have a typo with the year Germany invade Belgium,

Pandemic proves just the tonic for PC sales as shipments shoot upwards

JJKing
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Re: False Dawn

most people don't need VPN anyway

Really? A business doesn't need a VPN to provide a secure way for staff to access their work files that are located on the work Servers? Ok, nice to know.

We're no longer helping UK Post Office persecute postal workers with our shonky system, says Fujitsu

JJKing
Mushroom

They should resort to more traditional methods of doing away with a knight, and stage a duel.

Hopefully between the about to be deposed gong recipient and a nice shiny fully crewed and armed tank. Now that would be justice.

There are DDoS attacks, then there's this 809 million packet-per-second tsunami Akamai says it just caught

JJKing
Meh

Re: And the next step...

It's just not effective because the addresses can be recycled fairly quickly so that you get assigned one after it has become blacklisted.

My ISP or RSP as they are now called here, has assigned me 54,000 Quadrillion IP addresses so I am not running out of numbers (and letters) any time soon if my machine(s) are part of any attack. They would have to block the subnet rather than the IP or range.

Microsoft has a cure for data nuked by fat fingers if you're not afraid of the command line

JJKing
Facepalm

Re: Ooops!

I carry a backup, on a 2TB USB drive USB drive, with me when I leave the abode overnight,.........Mine are 2TB (have 2 of them), 3TB, 4TB, and 5TB.

Sounds like you don't deal with regular users. They never listen when told to do regular backups and they don't want to spend $500 on a NAS ($10 per week for 1 year only) because it is soooo expensive for their business turning over $4 Million a year despite me telling them it is very cheap insurance.

JJKing
Unhappy

Re: no chance that the $#@&$ Registry will be replaced

Not only will in not run unless you have Windshit 10 but you also need Play Store installed which is not present on Enterprise. Just peachy.

Now if only Microshits would put out a tool to recover drives/partitions from a RAW state. Now that would be useful. (Don't say other apps already do that because I tried 8 or 9 and didn't find one that would find even one file. Some didn't even recognise the partition)

Fujitsu, Japan strong-Arm their way to the top with world's fastest-known super: 415-PFLOPS Fugaku

JJKing
Facepalm

(Use a Yoda voice)

Mmmmm, the MIPS are strong in this one.

Faxing hell: The cops say they would very much like us to stop calling them all the time

JJKing
Thumb Up

Re: Fax will never die!

Oh yes, calling to get a prescription renewal is the best thing to come out of COVID-19. It used to shit me to tears getting an appointment every 2 weeks and then wait for up to an hour coz the Doc always ran late. (Starts at 9am and by his second victim would be 15 minutes behind).

Phoning in and picking up the script from reception and no waiting is just wonderful and saves me a lot of time.

C is for 'Careful now', D is for 'Download surprise': Microsoft to resurrect optional Windows 10 updates as 'Previews'

JJKing
Meh

Re: Refunds for repairs?

Drew Scriver said, My dad (who is old enough to have been on sentry duty on the East German border during the Cuba crisis) is rather computer-challenged.

Linux is not then an option in this case. The GUI is totally different to what he is presently using. It is bad enough trying to find shit when MS used to release a new O/S. A significantly/totally different O/S will just add to the man's stress levels.

If Linux, in all the different flavours, was the answer, then surely they would have a massive market share of the desktop operating system and not just the present fanboi users.

VMware and Office for Mac need patching, Microsoft can scan your firmware, and Anonymous takes credit for Atlanta police hacks

JJKing
Facepalm

Re: CCP

Republicans are complaining about propagnada on social media?

Pot, meet pot.

Dutch spies helped Britain's GCHQ break Argentine crypto during Falklands War

JJKing
Flame

A wide open land surrounded by teeth.

Some idiot Congresscritter announced in his local paper after a trip to a decoding station in Melbourne Oz that Our boys down there (it was Oz male and female decryppies) had broken the Japanese code. Japan changed the code within a couple of days of publication and it took them 3 weeks to break the new code. One of the women involved wondered how many troops were killed because some big mouthed idiot couldn't keep his gob shut.

The end really is nigh – for 32-bit Windows 10 on new PCs

JJKing
Megaphone

Re: I honestly thought it never existed

I agree. Microsoft has been very backward.

Facebook to surround all of Africa in optical fibre and tinfoil

JJKing
Facepalm

Re: My gast is well and truly flabbered

I hope this cable doesn't get connected to all those Nigerian princes and banks that are full of dead peoples money. I've had enough emails from them in this lifetime thanks.

JJKing
Boffin

Re: someone explaining

Why not ask the Orange Idiot at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. After all, he knows everything about everything.

JJKing
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Re: Can someone explain?

I am sure there are some unemployed ex-SAS operators that would like an all expenses paid PLUS all the pirates you can shoot ocean cruise.

Late $440m Christmas present for HP: Judge triples damages windfall from Quanta in CD-ROM drive price-fix showdown

JJKing
Megaphone

Re: When does HP reimburse its customers?

If 100% markup is fair; then HP should give every customer $30.

An HP Server in 1999 had a floppy drive fail a couple of months out of warranty. HP wanted $160 for a replacement floppy drive. I supplied a standard drive for $25 retail. I think HPs markup is slightly more than 100%.

And now for this evening's space weather report. We've got a hotspot of satellite-wrecking 'killer electrons' in the outer Van Allen belt...

JJKing
Pint

Reward for each Killer Electron caught and jailed. -------->

First job for the new US Space Force is to apprehend all those killer electrons. We really can't tolerate those violent electrons anywhere near our <sarcasm on>law abiding planet.</sarcasm off>

OK. We're off. Water ice found just below the surface of Mars. Good enough for us. Let's go. Impulse power, Mr Sulu

JJKing
Holmes

Re: Yay! A reason to go there...

Night life may suck a bit.

Yes, but think of the serenity.......ah the serenity.

JJKing
Boffin

Re: Another study, another watery flip-flop

They were also so technologically backwards

But, but.....but, they invaded Earth in 1938. I mean it was on the radio so it must have been true. Guess they must have come after our pizza so they could travel to distant worlds.

JJKing
Trollface

Re: Long term solution...

She has hundreds of Trojans, too

NO, no, no, not ever, never, no and bloody *N*O*. In case I was not clear: *NO*!

Those Trojans will result in a lot fewer babies being born on Mars and that is not a good thing.

JJKing

Re: Would a shovel...

No need for nukes, steam would suffice.

I believe John Carter could best answer that question. He after all has been there for a few years now.

JJKing
Facepalm

Don't delay, buy them today.

Orange Whip? Orange Whip? Orange Whips all 'round!

I believe the Mistress of the Moon is selling those.

JJKing
Coat

Question?

Are Necrophiliacs any relation to the Necromongers or are we due for a deadly clash of uncivilisations?

I will leave before I get dead bored.

JJKing
Pint

Re: Mars.

Oh man, what a nice bit of alliteration. Very impressive.

JJKing
Unhappy

Re: A very nice bit of image analysis by NASA folk and the MRO gang

Thanks for that URL Martin but does Mars really spin on a vertical axis? If it does then that would make it easier for me to walk in a straight line unlike her on Earth with its 23.5° tilt that causes me to walk funny. Life is not easy being D'Under.

JJKing

Re: Brought to you by Elon

Apologies Kabukiwookie, I posted before I saw yours.

JJKing
Black Helicopters

Re: Brought to you by Elon

the chances of anything coming from Mars ..

But some guy called Terry said million to one events happen nine times out of ten. eek!

JJKing
Thumb Up

Re: Brought to you by Elon

HelpfulJohn, I'll come with you. The reduced gravity will help reduce the pain from the 4 crushed discs in my back. Will work for food and a radiation proof tent.

JJKing
Coat

Re: Brought to you by Elon

“The Moon is a Harsh Mistress”

What.........she like to spank astronauts?

Mine's the one with the RedTube URL in the pocket.

Iran says it staved off cyber attack but doesn't blame US

JJKing
Happy

Au contraire mon Capitan.

Well, unplugging from the Internet and taping over your USB ports is just about the most absolute defence you can have.

There FTFY.

Space Force is go, go, go! Because we have a child as President of the United States

JJKing
Meh

Re: Wow.

despite half his head being shot away.

They could shoot the Orange Idiot right between his eyes and still miss his brain by a good 6 or 7 feet.

JJKing
Trollface

Re: Did he mix Fox up with the Sci-Fi network a few times?

Will the first ship commissioned be called "War Rocket Ajax"?

Yes, and it will go forth and clean up the approaching alien forces.

JJKing
Angel

Re: Did he mix Fox up with the Sci-Fi network a few times?

Maybe they will call them Shlasers since they are likely to be very small sharks with lasers mounted on their heads.

JJKing
Black Helicopters

Re: It Is With Such Baubles That Men Are Led.

Build the wall along the southern border

Then build one along the northern boarder

Then build one down each coast

Assuming no holes or leaks, we can now fill it with water. There, the World saved.

Sorry SB, didn't see yours was first.

JJKing
Facepalm

Re: Uranus or bust

Oh the pain, the pain!

Space-wrecks: Elon's prototype Moon ferry Starship blows its top during fuel tank test

JJKing
Facepalm

Re: "anomaly"

And hope he doesn't blow his top....

I imagine he gets blown quite often........lucky bastard!

The silence of the racks is deafening, production gear has gone dark – so which wire do we cut?

JJKing
Go

Re: "in case the labels caused confusion"

Re cables, I just had several rolls of different electrical tape and a chart stating what each colour was. We didn't have a label machine so the tape was the next best thing. One of the best presents I was given many years ago was a LapLink cable and the whole thing was coloured yellow. It was easier to locate than even the tape coloured one.

Didn't know the University of Woolloomooloo had an engineering department

Is it staffed by guys called Bruce?

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