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riprock45 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 1:19 PM

Re: My computer doesn't like to wake up

Elan,

As the computer is churning away, try to get to Task Manager. Be patient if it takes a while.

Open the View tab, and select "Columns"

Check "I/O Read Bytes" and "I/O Write [more]

Mon Apr 6

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riprock45 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:01 PM

Re: A Legacy that may backfire in war.

...Her husband got caught leaving stains on a blue dress?...

I thought that dress was white and gold.

Sat Mar 28

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riprock45 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 2:40 PM

Re: Google Earth Pro now free

..why is it needed by the average user?..


For most of us, maybe not so much. The data and presentation is the same, but there are more tools to work with it and some more info (Ocean Deep, critter tracking and Mars, for [more]

Fri Mar 27

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riprock45 posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 1:25 PM

Google Earth Pro now free

Don't know if anyone else spotted this when it came up a couple of weeks ago.

GE Pro used to cost hundreds of bucks. Now its available for free:

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Thu Mar 26

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riprock45 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:07 PM

OT: Kraft calls

Here's a cut-and-paste from this morning's BNN.ca chase note:

...How’s this for a trade? Two weeks ago, an option trader purchased $700,000 worth of June $67.50 Kraft calls. Yesterday at the close they were [more]

Wed Mar 18

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riprock45 replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 3:34 PM

Re: Hello Everyone

Good to see you here Blue,

You will get better, just be patient and stubborn. Don't sit around doing nothing. Get up and keep living.

I had heart surgery and then a couple of years later got cancer and wound up having Chemo. For a [more]

Fri Mar 13

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riprock45 posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:56 PM

Totally OT: Book rec for arrete

H is for Hawk. Nonfiction, fabulous.

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riprock45 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:12 PM

Re: Google & Privacy

Sorry, off by one page:

https://myaccount.google.com/

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riprock45 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:09 PM

Re: Google & Privacy

Go to this page and log in:

https://www.google.com/settings/accounthistory

You can check everything google has on you and change/delete/manage it all.

Rip

Tue Feb 24

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riprock45 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:34 PM

Re: Tim buys more ZEO.to

Here in scenic and romantic Fort Langley, Missus Riprock was vexed to discover a couple of dozen daffodils blooming in the back yard. She hates daffodils; was expecting Tulips.

My buddy called to ask if I wanted to go golfing today. I [more]

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riprock45 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 7:17 PM

Re: Uping The Ram On My Desktip

What Jean is talking about can be seen and adjusted in:

Control Panel/ System / Advanced system settings / Advanced / Performance Settings/ Virtual Memory / Change. It's easier than it looks.

After you get there, you might just as [more]

Sat Feb 7

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riprock45 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:18 PM

Re: A Wolverine's Guide For Better Internetting

Another great anti-malware program that specializes in browser hacks and the like:

ADWCleaner

https://toolslib.net/downloads/

Rip

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riprock45 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:13 PM

Re: If you read only 1 book by author

I first read Neal Stephenson's "Snow Crash".

The I went out and found everything else he has written.

Favourites are "Cryptonomicon" and "Anathem"

Rip

Fri Feb 6

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riprock45 posted to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:43 PM

But they'e our Friends!

No they're not. They never were.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/the-mask-of-u-s-saudi-friendshi...

Tue Feb 3

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riprock45 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:41 AM

Re: Are We Still A Member Of This Thing?

That guy (Schabas) does NOT represent Canada's position. Our left-wing nuts are even nuttier than your left-wing nuts.

Here's a cut-and-paste from the official Canadian Foreign affairs department:


Support for Israel and its [more]

Sun Jan 25

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riprock45 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:46 PM

Re: Inexpensive Paris accommodations

We always stayed at the Hotel de Lille on Rue Pelican.

It's very cheap, and you get what you pay for. Tiny rooms, but adequate for us. We like the location. It's about a 5-minute walk from the Louvre.

I'm guessing around 80 Euros [more]

Wed Jan 21

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riprock45 replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 2:46 PM

Re: This Winter...

I got back home Late Sunday afternoon. Most of us BCer's are Seahawks fans, although I've been a Cowboys fan since the days of Landry and Staubach.

I had both games recorded on my DVR, so I ran to watch them before I could hear the [more]

Mon Jan 19

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riprock45 replied to the BBQ, Art of, Fun(ky), The board. 4:01 PM

Re: This Winter...

Where I live (Canada, lower left corner), we don't get snow. The golf courses are open all year, and people are out playing. We get endless rain all winter. Temperature today is around 10C (that's about 50 degrees American).

Anyway I drove [more]

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