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Forum: Multimedia 29. Dec 2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,304
Posted By MaikL
Quod Libet

Using a PC to play audio isn't something I normally do but... last time I did was on XP and I'm pretty sure all I did was insert CD and pressed play on player, which then went and played the tracks...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 21. Dec 2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,141
Posted By MaikL
HTML5...

HTML5 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_HTML5_and_Flash
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 15. Sep 2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,460
Posted By MaikL
Don't worry, it's already mid-September, the...

Don't worry, it's already mid-September, the current good weather won't last much longer (here in the UK).
Forum: System 11. Feb 2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,058
Posted By MaikL
Well.......... to be fair, it's difficult not to...

Well.......... to be fair, it's difficult not to if you buy a ready-made PC. But I like to build my own desktops and there's no way I'm shelling out for Windows, Linux works fine for me.
Forum: System 10. Feb 2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,058
Posted By MaikL
Yeah, I'd read that... well, I started reading it...

Yeah, I'd read that... well, I started reading it then skipped to the conclusion. Glad I use Linux.
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 31. Jan 2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,814
Posted By MaikL
Was 64, now 65

Was 64, now 65
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 30. Jan 2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,814
Posted By MaikL
Anyone who's been visiting techsupportalert for...

Anyone who's been visiting techsupportalert for years *may* have the http:// address stored in Bookmarks. That still works but will show the site as having an unsecure connection.

Anyone who finds...
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 29. Jan 2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,814
Posted By MaikL
Maybe I haven't understood the original post but...

Maybe I haven't understood the original post but here's how I see it:

http://www.techsupportalert.com shows no padlock and is unsecured connection in Firefox (and Chrome)
...
Forum: Linux 31. Oct 2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,793
Posted By MaikL
I found a couple of Linux distro forums that were...

I found a couple of Linux distro forums that were really friendly and helpful but sadly I preferred other distros, some of which definitely discouraged newbies by expecting them all to want to become...
Forum: ChitChat 02. Jun 2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,683
Posted By MaikL
The Internet of Surveillance

People are paying to be spied on in their own homes as the Internet of Things rapidly descends into the Internet of Surveillance.

...
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 25. May 2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,126
Posted By MaikL
Security Wizard

Is it maybe time to remove the Security Wizard forum from the message board and so make the home page a bit less congested?
Forum: Linux 20. Mar 2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,622
Posted By MaikL
Ah, now there's a problem :confused:

Ah, now there's a problem :confused:
Forum: Security 05. Dec 2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,020
Posted By MaikL
According to various news reports, including this...

According to various news reports, including this one from the Guardian...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 16. Nov 2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,459
Posted By MaikL
Quite agree. Firefox works fast enough for me, I...

Quite agree. Firefox works fast enough for me, I can't notice any nanosecond speed 'improvement' Google Chrome is claimed to give. I find Google is a useful search engine but I don't want to put all...
Forum: Linux 14. Nov 2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,712
Posted By MaikL
OUCH! Think I'll give it a miss

OUCH! Think I'll give it a miss
Forum: Security 20. Sep 2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,913
Posted By MaikL
Is this still available? I couldn't find it on...

Is this still available? I couldn't find it on the Piriform website. Or is it too early yet?
Forum: Security 09. Aug 2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,364
Posted By MaikL
Try...

Try http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2017/08/08/man-wrote-password-bible-admits-advice-completely-wrong/
Forum: Security 08. Aug 2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,364
Posted By MaikL
Password error

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-man-who-wrote-those-password-rules-has-a-new-tip-n3v-r-m1-d-1502124118
Forum: ChitChat 26. May 2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,440
Posted By MaikL
I was quite happy with XP! And if I recall,...

I was quite happy with XP!

And if I recall, Windows 3.11 came on about ten floppies :D
Forum: Home, Office & Productivity 03. Jan 2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,335
Posted By MaikL
A 'Ribbon'? Maybe it's just what you get...

A 'Ribbon'? Maybe it's just what you get accustomed to but I don't find the MS Ribbon a delight to use.
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 02. Nov 2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 24,456
Posted By MaikL
That's the case whether it's recommended here or...

That's the case whether it's recommended here or not. I tend to agree with Geert. Web of Distrust might be a better name.
Forum: Linux 09. Apr 2016, 12:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,063
Posted By MaikL
I replaced XP with Mint some time back and found...

I replaced XP with Mint some time back and found it very straightforward. I used a DVD rather than USB stick but I wouldn't think that makes a big difference, if any. The official user guide MC...
Forum: ChitChat 21. Mar 2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 785
Posted By MaikL
Older Kindles disconnected

Amazon tells Kindle users to install 'critical update' by 22 March or face being disconnected from internet...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 21. Mar 2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,607
Posted By MaikL
Can't say I find Firefox slow. Don't care for...

Can't say I find Firefox slow. Don't care for Google Chrome. JMO.
Forum: ChitChat 04. Mar 2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By MaikL
Adblocking 'mafia'

http://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/mar/02/adblocking-protection-racket-john-whittingdale



http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/feb/25/adblock-plus-opens-up-acceptable-ads-work
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