User Profile: ECtech


Member Since: May 21, 2012


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  • [7] June 30, 2016 at 3:38pm

    I agree with your first point and disagree with your second.

    I have no interest in sports and don’t really understand how some “sports fans” can get so worked up about the games or “their” team. I see no reason to call them idiots because of that.

    I’m a gamer (PC). I know that some people really think that video games are stupid or “for children” or whatever the case may be. These days, games are a lot like interactive movies, although the media never seems to show that aspect of it.

    I don’t call people names because they have different interests than I do.

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  • [2] June 29, 2016 at 3:33pm

    I was thinking the same thing.

  • June 26, 2016 at 4:57pm

    cat1582 -

    1) “Its” was stating something entirely different than what you are talking about.

    2) The reason that you see ads related to what you shop for on the internet is because of “tracking” cookies. They CAN be deleted if you choose to do so.

  • June 25, 2016 at 3:21am

    You’re welcome.

    Linux Mint is pretty complete but you may need to update the graphics driver.

    The current version of Linux I’m using is KXStudio. It’s ideal for audio/video editing, though I did have to configure it a bit more than just updating the graphics driver. I have a dual-boot setup with Windows 10.

  • [-1] June 24, 2016 at 8:24pm

    “Apparently merchandising sites can and do use these to tailor their advertising.”

    Not happening – you can relax.

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  • [2] June 24, 2016 at 8:18pm

    These days Linux is quite good and can do everything that Windows can do (though it isn’t as good as Windows for gaming).

    The only down side, is that fresh installs may require a bit more “setup” than Windows – which makes it less than ideal for the average computer user.

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  • [1] June 23, 2016 at 12:09am

    Hi Monk -

    I have Boot And Nuke and it’s great, provided you have an OS install disk. I do, but most people that buy pre-built PCs don’t – so they are stuck doing a system reset.

    *Warning – DON’T attempt to do a system reset if you have upgraded to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8 – the upgrade breaks that feature! Nice job, Microsoft!

  • [2] June 22, 2016 at 7:52pm

    “Some hackers have figured out how to remotely turn a computer’s recording devices on.”

    That requires software that isn’t part of the operating system. Trojans, rootkits/bootkits and other malware is generally how it happens.

    If you don’t download and install random programs from the internet this won’t happen to you. Also, if you ever buy a used computer, you should reset the system to factory defaults before using it.

  • [1] June 20, 2016 at 10:08pm

    What are they doing in this country in the first place?

    Oh…that’s right – the Democrats and Rinos just keep allowing them to come here.

    But of course, we don’t dare stop allowing THAT, eh?

  • [3] June 19, 2016 at 8:47pm

    I’ve seen this before, but I’m still amazed at how much of a wuss this guy is.

    Geez – I was shooting a .30-30 at 12 or 13 years old and THAT actually does have some recoil.

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  • June 16, 2016 at 10:44pm

    The people that support “Net Neutrality” do NOT understand how the internet works. In the past (here) I’ve attempted to explain this NON-issue to people – to no avail. Therefore, I will no longer waste my time trying to do that.

    If you want the truth about why “NN” is nonsense; Nick explains it very well:

  • [2] June 13, 2016 at 8:24pm

    No – it’s one shot per trigger pull – not to mention that the bullet is equivalent to a .22 caliber.

    Of course, you and most liberals don’t know anything about anything; so I’m not surprised at your idiotic post.

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  • [3] June 12, 2016 at 6:19pm

    I WILL be seeing “Warcraft” because I played World of Warcraft for five years – it truly was an epic experience – at least, in the beginning (before Blizzard changed the game for the worst).

    I’ll probably eventually see TC2, but I’m sure things will be highly exaggerated. I’m still fascinated by the subject though.

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  • [5] June 12, 2016 at 5:26pm

    “President Barack Obama called the shooting that took place at Pulse nightclub in Orlando an “act of terror” and an “act of hate.””

    Gee…ya’ think? That’s YOUR “peeps” Obama and despite your lies – Islam is NOT a religion of peace.

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  • [15] June 12, 2016 at 5:22pm

    “…she met Mateen online about eight years ago and moved to Florida and marry him…”

    Stupid is as stupid does…

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  • [1] June 12, 2016 at 5:20pm

    Tough. Go back to Slobovia.

  • [1] June 11, 2016 at 4:57pm

    I agree with you.

  • [4] June 11, 2016 at 4:05pm

    This is terrible. I hate this world sometimes (quite often, actually).

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  • June 10, 2016 at 5:25pm

    You would be quite surprised at how many good vocalists actually do exist in metal. This old man (despite his efforts) does NOT sound good at all.

    “Let the bodies hit the floor” is not a good example of metal. I really can’t stand the “scream-o” or guttural-demon-sounding-vocals of certain genres of metal. I prefer the more melodic vocals with singers that can actually sing. This seems to be a bit rare with newer metal bands, but it was common in the past.

    Nightwish – The End of All Hope:

  • June 10, 2016 at 3:25pm

    I stand corrected regarding the ARPANET – it was the first large computer network system (though a smaller network using two mainframes was done before that).


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