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ɹəuəllıʍ ʇɐb

Gone, But Not Forgotten
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About ɹəuəllıʍ ʇɐb

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    ドラえもん
  • Birthday 04/27/1950

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    http://www2.gol.com/users/pbw/jkeyb.htm

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Tōkyō
  • Interests
    Computing;
    Books;
    Classical Music;
    Cats;
    Food;
    Wine;

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  • OS
    Windows 10
  • CPU
    Intel
  • RAM
    4GB
  • Storage Type
    Hard Disk
  • Storage Size
    250GB – 500GB
  • Graphics Card
    Intel

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  1. RIP Pat...

    1. Irene

      Irene

      Gone, but definitely not forgotten. 

  2. I will be off for most of next week (yes, hospital again!), so I won't be able to post any update details. So either someone else does it, or it will be late again...
  3. Mozilla Firefox 42.0 Release Notes: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/42.0/releasenotes/ Download: http://www.mozilla.org/en-GB/products/download.html
  4. Adobe Flash Player 19.0.0.226 released Release Notes: https://helpx.adobe....ease_notes.html Download: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ Make sure to uncheck any unwanted software offers during the installation. Download Full Installers: http://www.adobe.com...tribution3.html Download Full Installers for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 & 8.1, 10: http://helpx.adobe.c...n-pars_header_0 Download the uninstaller for Flash Player: http://helpx.adobe.c...er-windows.html http://download.macr...lash_player.exe ------------------------- Adobe Flash Player version check: http
  5. Gandalph mentioned WinZip by name. It is a paid program, but has a free trial period. Free program to try: 7-Zip. P.S. make a backup copy of your zip file before starting to experiment!
  6. ******************************************************************** Title: Microsoft Security Bulletin Releases Issued: October 29, 2015 ******************************************************************** Summary ======= The following bulletins have undergone a major revision increment. * MS15-106 - Critical * MS15-OCT Bulletin Information: ===================== MS15-106 - Critical - Title: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3096441) - https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-106 - Reason for Revision: V2.0 (October 29, 2015): Bulletin
  7. Adobe Shockwave Player v12.2.1.171 Download: http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/ Make sure that you uncheck any unwanted software that is offered during the installation! Download Full Installers/Uninstaller: http://www.adobe.com.../alternates/#sp Security Bulletin: https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/shockwave/apsb15-26.html How to disable the auto update setting in Shockwave: https://helpx.adobe.com/shockwave/kb/disable-auto-update-setting-shockwave.html
  8. Java SE 8 update 65 / 66 released. Release Notes: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/8u65-relnotes-2687063.html http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/8u66-relnotes-2692847.html Download: https://www.java.com/en/download/manual.jsp http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre8-downloads-2133155.html Make sure to uncheck any unwanted software offers during the installation. Verifying Java Version: http://www.java.com/en/download/installed.jsp How do I test whether Java is working on my computer? : http://www.java.com/en/download/testjava.jsp Note 1: Java 8
  9. I just came back home, and I'm feeling great! Interestingly so does my Windows 10 - as nothing was ever wrong with it... That's my only post for today; I need a bit time to clean up many neglected things.
  10. And just now the tool tells me that it has still been unable to run bootsect, despite me downloading the 32-bit version into the same folder as the rest of the downloads (that's what it says in the online help http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/windows-usb-dvd-download-tool). I may get discharged from the hospital before I can fix my computer...
  11. It's unbelievable how quickly an afternoon goes by... I have managed to download the Windows 10 installer ISO onto an external disk. The Microsoft Media Creation Tool as well. Subsequently I found that I need a number of additional things to get that thing on a USB memory stick (including a larager 8GB stick)... And just now it completed the generation of the bootable USB device. Up to phase two now - the Windows 10 repair. I have an hour, then I must go back to the hospital. Thanks for all the good wishes, and also your PM link, Irene.
  12. What I managed to do yesterday was to kill Windows 10 completely! When I connected my system to my LAN at home, it immediately started downloading & installing Windows Updates. That's what I expected. When it came to a restart, I went to lie down for a few minutes, and when I came back, the screen was black. Power Off/On just goes to that black screen at the end. I am trying to set up a Windows 10 repair now, but so far I have not been able to complete the Windows 10 ISO on my old XP system! Something is trying to drive me crazy...
  13. I apologize for disappearing like that... 10 days ago I was rushed to the hospital (I spare you the details), and a few days my computer followed. I tried for over a week to get it to connect to the hospital's Wi-Fi, but without success. Today the allowed me to go home for a few hours, to do some important tasks, including Windows Updates. But at the end I have not achieved much.... Don't know when I will be permanently back; perhaps in a week or so...
  14. Adobe Reader Security Bulletin: https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/reader/apsb15-24.html Adobe Reader DC (Continuous) 2015.009.20069 Release Notes & Downloads: http://www.adobe.com/devnet-docs/acrobatetk/tools/ReleaseNotes/DC/dccontinuousoctober2015.html Adobe Reader DC (Continuous) Out Of Cycle Update (Windows only) 2015.009.20071 Release Notes & Downloads: http://www.adobe.com/devnet-docs/acrobatetk/tools/ReleaseNotes/DC/dccontinuousoctober2015ooc.html Adobe Reader 2015 (Classic) 2015.006.30094 Release Notes & Downloads: http://www.adobe.com/devnet-docs/acrobatetk
  15. ******************************************************************** Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for October 2015 Issued: October 13, 2015 ******************************************************************** This bulletin summary lists security bulletins released for October 2015. The full version of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for October 2015 can be found at . Critical Security Bulletins ============================ MS15-106 - Affected Software: - Windows Vista Service Pack 2: - Internet Explorer 7 - Internet Explorer 8 -
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