Re: One day, not to far in the future,
Yes there is something to disable last access time in windows:
"%SystemRoot%\system32\fsutil.exe" behavior set DisableLastAccess 1
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Why is nobody talking about the removal of cortana from the base stuff? Now you can hopefully prevent the crap from installing, just like with onedrive.
And backups? We don't need no steeeenking backups! Just keep your data on a (non-windows) server and have some deployment stuff to reinstall without any effort.
Ugh, microsoft and their CALs. Why don't they make their product just twice as expensive and dump all their retarded limitations? It's not that microsoft themselves know what is legal and what is not. All those people working in making sense of the microsoft license agreements can then be repurposed as telephone sanitisers.
Ooh yes, I know someone who works at a BMW garage, and some of the things he told me are amazing:
Updating or reading out the computer, or doing anything else on a modern car? You need an internet connection to the factory. No internet? No work is getting done.
Have a problem with a certain electronic component? If it needs to be replaced, you might have to change out other electronics. So if one small part breaks, you might need to replace a few computer modules here and there. The factory software exactly tells you what to replace. The price of one of those computer modules? Not very cheap, obviously.
Not having to deal with the printer mafia (those maintenance companies that do nothing except send bills) is also a big advantage.
But don't forget to only get a printer that has toner in a plastic tube, not the lexmark replace-it-all multifunctional, for instance.
Huh? I don't get it.
Couldn't they have done this within the law? If they legally obtained the copyright, and used a torrent application to find out who wanted it, what's illegal about that? It's not that your torrent application goes looking for just anything, you'd have to tell it to download some nasty '70s german scheisse porno.
If they would have done this part different, and disclosed their financial interests, would it be the same situation?
"They would then file copyright lawsuits to obtain personal information about those downloaded their hardcore flicks using subpoenas obtained from courts without any disclosure of their financial interest in the lawsuits."
Let's say I'm the owner/copyright holder of the XXX-rated title "bambi and the teenager covered in maple syrup". I've found out the information about a couple of people who want to download this piece of filth without paying me. We want to settle "out of court for an undisclosed sum". Isn't this the same?
I think this might be something driver-related. On Windows 7 the 6000p uses the Windows NVMe driver, while other Intel NVMe drives (the 7600p for instance) use the intel driver.
Someone on the win-raid forum has modified the intel driver to also include the 6000p. It is self-signed, so with a few imported certificates it can work. I have not tested this, because I'm using Windows 7.
If you're working on a tool to make setup much easier, why didn't you take a look at the available options out there?
I'm running OPSI (free and open source) for about 50 computers, including a couple of home computers, for myself and family. It works equally well for my work and for home usage. It does OS installations and seperate software packages.
Supermicro C7Z170-SQ has one of those 7-segment displays onboard.
I ran into a weird issue where boot took about 45 minutes. At least I could see something was going on. After a bios update it was fine again.
Either way, not buying something from that range again. Stupid graphical bios.
"Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are also getting an upgrade, with automatic scanning of links embedded in documents. The new code will check out the URLs to make sure that they aren't on Redmond's databases of dodgy websites and pages."
And it will immediately try to run all executables it might find.
"SGX has long been known to have certain sensitivities."
Ok, but if your application doesn't run in one of those 'enclaves', is that as secure as a totally-broken-sgx? I'm curious, not complaining intel has a point or whatever.
They could sell this stuff as turbo boost 4.0. Do you want your processor secure or fast?
Wufuc works great, also on windows 7. I really wonder what the acronym stands for.
The last batch of new computers are all equipped with a core i3-7100. We use wufuc to make windows update work. And a couple of edits to the .inf file of the intel graphics driver to make that work.
We also have a couple of hotfixes slipstreamed in to the Windows 7 N installation, otherwise we would not be able to install to NVMe drives.
Too bad microsoft raped the LTSB version, we would have moved to that.
“Firstly, we have decided we will just make up some stuff about us being harassed. We are all working overtime to make credible threats against ourselves. The BBC report from yesterday is completely true. We might have been issued with an ultimatum by Indiegogo, we don't know, we have been ignoring them for some time. We think they are very understanding of how we operate our scam, they just don't want us to draw too much attention to ourselves.”
Maybe RCL should try to get saved by the government, just like sinclair has done a couple of times.
Why bother? The bitlocker code is probably somewhere on a post-it on the machine itself.
Anyway, I manage all IT for a small company (about 35 computers). I don't have anthing setup to update AMT firmware remotely. We're not even using it.
So, because I'm tired of all these intel AMT security issues I have decided to use me_cleaner on every bios update from now on. This is of course very handy for systems with an older AMT, that's full of security holes, and that's not getting any updates.
I think my car has one ECU, for fuel injection. I'm quite happy with that setup, I only need 12 Volts to open my windows. I can also start my car when my brake lights aren't working.
But hasn't this already been years now? Now security issues are introduced, but before, cars were also fitted with nifty electronic systems. Once something broke, nobody could fix it however, because most mechanics are not electricians. After a replacement unit it would hopefully work again, but at a price.
NHS Digital has yet to explain why it has taken months to roll out Microsoft's Enterprise Threat Detection Service (ETDS) to only about two per cent of the UK health service's targeted installed base.
Because it's obviously shite? If one looks up microsoft enterprise threat detection you get blasted with a couple of microsoft sites filled with lots of hollow promises and texts that aren't really saying anything.
Why don't they use an anti-virus/anti-malware provider with a track record, preferably with good detection rates in independent surveys?
Quite a few of these "new controls" have been available through autoconfig for years. But they apparently forgot, since autoconfig isn't that easy to implement. Look at the comments on the site of Mike Kaply, the creator of CCK2. Since ESR52 one has to jump through various hoops to get everything to work on a new profile.
A replacement for Lightroom?
Lightzone, Rawtherapee, Luminance-HDR, Hugin?
As a photoshop replacement you might have tried GIMP, but have you tried a recent version with docking of all windows? Inkscape is more of an illustrator replacement, but may be unknown to you.
Some of these programs might be windows/mac only, haven't checked, but these are some programs that I know of.
Why wait for a bios update or perhaps a microcode update via windows update?
With this VMWare thingy you can grab the latest microcode files from Intel (and AMD, otherwise the program may not work - not tested). This is installed as a driver, and in the event log you can see if a microcode update has been applied.
Use these microcode files:
Also works great for stuff with no bios update available.
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