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Re: Quoteworthy -
Aug 1, 2012, 12:53
Re: Quoteworthy - Aug 1, 2012, 12:53
Aug 1, 2012, 12:53
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Aug 1, 2012, 08:55:
Dev wrote on Aug 1, 2012, 04:27:
Because its supposed to be more secure. Prevent pre-boot time rootkits.

And without that little feature, hardware makers can't slap that little "Designed for windows 8" sticker on.
Maybe. My guess would be the worst case scenario would be a readily available BIOS update would allow the loading of "another OS." BIOS manufacturers are not going to throw away entire portions of their potential customer base.

This is a non-issue. Other OS users can turn off the secure signing option. Redhat simply paid $100 to have their kernal signed. Torvalds himself said people are making too much of this.
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Re: World of Tanks Patches
Aug 1, 2012, 12:32
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Re: World of Tanks Patches Aug 1, 2012, 12:32
Aug 1, 2012, 12:32
 
You mean you're waiting for more game modes above the ones they added in the previous patch?
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Re: Quoteworthy -
Jul 26, 2012, 10:18
Re: Quoteworthy - Jul 26, 2012, 10:18
Jul 26, 2012, 10:18
 
Hah, what a MEss this thread turned out to be.

BTW another vote in the "ME was fine" camp. About the only problem I saw with it was that installing Norton would royally screw it up, but that's hardly a problem with the OS.

Of course I didn't have a LOT of usage time racked up on my own system with it - Win2k rocked!
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Re: Quoteworthy -
Jul 25, 2012, 17:14
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Re: Quoteworthy - Jul 25, 2012, 17:14
Jul 25, 2012, 17:14
 
DukeFNukem wrote on Jul 25, 2012, 17:10:
He's not, read post #1 again with your glasses on.

I'll admit I didn't bother reading your 2nd line, but others were inferring the same without the caveat.

Also - of course he's going to say it's a catastrophe, it's competition! It's not like he's going to tell everyone to stop bothering with steam now...
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Re: Quoteworthy -
Jul 25, 2012, 17:07
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Re: Quoteworthy - Jul 25, 2012, 17:07
Jul 25, 2012, 17:07
 
I would guess Gabe is mostly referring to the Windows App Store or whatever MS is calling it in Win 8. In context it doesn't make sense that he's referring to the GUI of the day...
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Re: Out of the Blue
Jun 15, 2012, 11:38
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Re: Out of the Blue Jun 15, 2012, 11:38
Jun 15, 2012, 11:38
 
When visiting the site today, Java started and then my virus scanner notified me it blocked a Java exploit.

Left and came back and everything was normal. This was the only browser open at the time, so I assume it was an infected ad?
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Re: On Diablo III Balance Changes
May 29, 2012, 00:47
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Re: On Diablo III Balance Changes May 29, 2012, 00:47
May 29, 2012, 00:47
 
Kastagir wrote on May 28, 2012, 19:15:
I appreciate the seemingly honest answers, but this was actually a rhetorical question. Online requirements for a single player game and mindless slogging only serve to strengthen the similarities between Diablo 3 and a certain Blizzard MMO. Combine this with the myopic (both figurative and literal) approach toward gameplay and I'm invariably left with a desire to do something else with my time, even if that means re-playing an older, but far superior, game.

I half assumed you weren't serious.. I think my answer agreed with your observation...
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Re: On Diablo III Balance Changes
May 28, 2012, 14:50
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Re: On Diablo III Balance Changes May 28, 2012, 14:50
May 28, 2012, 14:50
 
Kastagir wrote on May 28, 2012, 14:42 :
Though I am admittedly an outsider, having never played either WoW or Diablo 3, but having seen and heard enough about both of them I feel compelled to ask: what's the difference?

In WoW you build up your character in a storyless world of thousands of players.
In Diablo you build up your character in a story driven world with no more than 4 players.
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Re: World of Tanks Patched
May 8, 2012, 13:30
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Re: World of Tanks Patched May 8, 2012, 13:30
May 8, 2012, 13:30
 
bhcompy wrote on May 8, 2012, 10:16:
Translated into European? What.. do they spell color "colour"?
The developers are Russian...
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Re: Morning Tech Bits
May 4, 2012, 21:17
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Re: Morning Tech Bits May 4, 2012, 21:17
May 4, 2012, 21:17
 
If you have a HTPC, movie/tv/music collection, and you don't use WMC with the media browser ( http://www.mediabrowser.tv/ ) free add-on, you're really missing out.
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Re: Morning Tech Bits
Apr 21, 2012, 08:07
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Re: Morning Tech Bits Apr 21, 2012, 08:07
Apr 21, 2012, 08:07
 
How often does x.org get updated to require new video drivers? I'd bet windows 8 would even work fine with the current catalysts.

Also, Phoronix: 7 pages to cover product retirement!? tl;dr!
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Re: Evening Legal Briefs
Feb 9, 2012, 08:31
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Re: Evening Legal Briefs Feb 9, 2012, 08:31
Feb 9, 2012, 08:31
 
what, do you think Sony will tarnish its name by fighting these battles directly?
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Re: Thief Gold Steals Its Way Onto GOG.com
Feb 1, 2012, 08:57
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Re: Thief Gold Steals Its Way Onto GOG.com Feb 1, 2012, 08:57
Feb 1, 2012, 08:57
 
Pineapple Ferguson wrote:
Try these links. Maybe something in there can help.

Thanks, I'll try the suggested fix tonight. I was just playing the movies in media player, which works but definitely takes you out of the game a bit.

I did manage to get ddfix up and running, with updated texture and character meshes, looks great! Spent 2 hours in the prison/mines last night!
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Re: Thief Gold Steals Its Way Onto GOG.com
Jan 31, 2012, 17:38
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Re: Thief Gold Steals Its Way Onto GOG.com Jan 31, 2012, 17:38
Jan 31, 2012, 17:38
 
Anybody know if this download has been tweaked to play on multi core? I've tried every trick I could find but the Thief Games just won't play.

The GoG download runs fine in Win 7 x64 on my i7. The intro and mission briefings don't play though.
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Re: Thief Gold Steals Its Way Onto GOG.com
Jan 31, 2012, 13:11
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Re: Thief Gold Steals Its Way Onto GOG.com Jan 31, 2012, 13:11
Jan 31, 2012, 13:11
 
Sold!

Thief 2 is my all-time favourite game, it's when I joined the series. I started the first back in the day but never finished it, now's my chance!
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Re: Out of the Blue
Jan 29, 2012, 20:59
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Re: Out of the Blue Jan 29, 2012, 20:59
Jan 29, 2012, 20:59
 
I spoke to a guy at home depot when I was looking to install my dishwasher on my own (I had no shutoff either), he told me exactly what to do, and what to buy - a $10 tool and a $5 part. I already had two adjustable wrenches, and with them I was done installing it in 10 minutes...
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Re: Steam Holiday Sale
Dec 20, 2011, 09:31
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Re: Steam Holiday Sale Dec 20, 2011, 09:31
Dec 20, 2011, 09:31
 
theyarecomingforyou wrote on Dec 19, 2011, 19:20:
Halo wrote on Dec 19, 2011, 17:13:
Try adding 100 percentage points.
Wrong. Adding 100% points would increase it by 100% points. Adding 100% would increase it by nothing. Take a calculator, type in 0 and add 100% - you get 0. If you had no chance of winning without entering then there is no percentage that you can add that will increase it - you either have a chance of winning or you don't. You certainly don't increase your odds by 100%. That's nonsense.
Actually to calculate your increase % you'd take your new odds, subtract the old odds to find the change and then divide that by your old odds. So if you have a 75% chance of winning and before you had a 25% chance of winning, you have increased your odds by (75-25)/25 x 100% = 200%!
So if your old chances of winning are 0 (which is common if you don't enter), then gaining even the smallest chance of winning by entering means you have inceased your odds infinitely simply by entering (since dividing by 0 = infinity). Of course if your odds are winning are 0 even after entering, then your "increase" is 0/0 which is simply undefined.

Sorry. Math major.
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Re: Dell 27-inch UltraSharp U2711 IPS
Feb 11, 2010, 00:46
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Re: Dell 27-inch UltraSharp U2711 IPS Feb 11, 2010, 00:46
Feb 11, 2010, 00:46
 
1920x1200 seems a bit low to me at 24 inches, I'd be pretty unhappy with it at 27.
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Re: BC2 LE Preorders,
Jan 24, 2010, 16:57
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Re: BC2 LE Preorders, Jan 24, 2010, 16:57
Jan 24, 2010, 16:57
 
theyarecomingforyou wrote on Jan 24, 2010, 16:36:
In other words you're paying $50 to rent a game.
No, asshole - you're paying $50 to buy the game. ... I mean, how many people honestly sell their games on or trade them in? Do you? Or is this more about the principle than the practicalities?
Actually, you're paying for a license that usually allows you to install a copy on 1 machine, among other things.
And I do lend my console games to family and friends. I would do the same with PC games too if I still bought them, but stuff like this has turned me off them.

And isn't multiplayer the whole point of the Battlefield series? I didn't even think the earlier versions had single player.
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Re: Site suggestions
Dec 15, 2009, 21:33
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Re: Site suggestions Dec 15, 2009, 21:33
Dec 15, 2009, 21:33
 
They should stay set to whatever you have selected. Does that not work for you?
It does work, but seems to expire every month or so...
All site cookies (except the session one that tallies which threads you've read) are set to expire in 12 months. So this must be something that happens on your computer.

No, I just use an updated IE, I don't bother messing with settings, cookies or not.

The biggest problem I have I guess is that I come here from many computers. So I'm often coming to visit for the "first" time, and even on the machines I use frequently I'm bound to be approaching the cookie expiry at least one of them..

At any rate, it sounds like there'd be more complaints with default on, and this is just a minor annoyance to me - I just put it out there in hopes others would agree.
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