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by Auwolf
Wed Dec 01, 2010 10:04 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: What is your standard routine for dealing with malware?
Replies: 5
Views: 992

Re: What is your standard routine for dealing with malware?

Ok thanks for the info, what about protecting say, a client or friend's data, that may be or may not be infected? Cloning a good idea in that case, or should I copy important data, to say, an external drive?
by Auwolf
Wed Dec 01, 2010 2:46 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: What is your standard routine for dealing with malware?
Replies: 5
Views: 992

What is your standard routine for dealing with malware?

So I've killed a few viruses in my time of using a computer, and as my knowledge has grown, I have avoided most viruses and other malware. But viruses have become more advanced, as computers have advanced. My basic routine was basically: 1. Run a scan 2. Run a virus scan in safe mode 3. Run a diagno...
by Auwolf
Mon Nov 15, 2010 1:52 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Looking for a particular online graphic novel/webcomic
Replies: 1
Views: 2477

Looking for a particular online graphic novel/webcomic

Hi all, I wasn't sure if this was the right place to post this topic but I did my best. A couple of years back, my friend linked me to this website, I'm unsure if it was a graphic novel or webcomic but you could read the pages online. but anyway from what I can remember, it was military fiction, the...
by Auwolf
Wed Oct 13, 2010 11:54 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: How to restore Windows 7 200mb hidden partition?
Replies: 2
Views: 1081

How to restore Windows 7 200mb hidden partition?

Ok so I upgraded to Ubuntu 10.10. I wanted to delete my previous Ubuntu 10.04 installation so I did that. I noticed a second 200mb NTFS partition. Assuming that was just some spare and unimportant space I deleted it. I had a 2nd Windows NTFS partition about 400GB with all my data. But later I found ...
by Auwolf
Sun Oct 03, 2010 3:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Does anyone else feel "violated" when someone uses their...
Replies: 63
Views: 9312

Re: Does anyone else feel "violated" when someone uses their

Well not really, I only worry if I forget to clear my history. Then it's fine. The people in my house are pretty skilled with computers, well smart enough to know not to open anything virus related.
by Auwolf
Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: value of teenage emotions
Replies: 15
Views: 2881

Re: value of teenage emotions

I have been pondering this also. What if all my emotions, when I think about them when I'm older are trivial or meaningless? As everything worked out okay in the end? At the moment I'm full of doubt, but want to prove myself that I can achieve a goal and I really really want a relationship. (but I s...
by Auwolf
Fri Jun 25, 2010 11:48 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Does any brand of USB hub work with Rock Band?
Replies: 2
Views: 2647

Re: Does any brand of USB hub work with Rock Band?

Ok I bought a logitech hub, it worked. So it's all good, much thanks for the help.
by Auwolf
Fri Jun 25, 2010 3:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Support thread for people with disabilities
Replies: 143
Views: 55501

Re: [SAFESPACE] Support thread for people with disabilities

As someone with Cerebral Palsy, I find some things very frustrating (I'm in pretty good condition for someone with CP, weaker left side ect.) I just get fatigued and all and can't do certain physical tasks, and I think I'm slow at processing information and such. (Like in a lecture, not conversation...
by Auwolf
Fri Jun 11, 2010 11:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Australian Government wants ISPs to record browsing history
Replies: 51
Views: 5606

Australian Government wants ISPs to record browsing history

Source Companies who provide customers with a connection to the internet may soon have to retain subscriber's private web browsing history for law enforcement to examine when requested, a move which has been widely criticised by industry insiders. The Attorney-General's Department yesterday...
by Auwolf
Fri May 21, 2010 2:01 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Australia would like to see your porn collection
Replies: 56
Views: 8011

Australia would like to see your porn collection

Source. The Australian Sex Party is not a major player (no pun intended) on the political scene, with only 2,000 members and a couple of staffers. But the group made news across Australia this week when it highlighted a little-noticed change to the country's Incoming Passenger Cards—a n...
by Auwolf
Thu May 20, 2010 4:15 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: North Korea threatens 'all-out war'
Replies: 184
Views: 22156

North Korea threatens 'all-out war'

Source. n the most serious attack for over 20 years, a North Korean torpedo was found to be responsible for the sinking of the Cheonan, a 300-ft South Korean warship, which sank on March 26 with the loss of 46 lives. An official report, carried out by South Korean investigators together with teams ...
by Auwolf
Tue Apr 27, 2010 2:21 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Does any brand of USB hub work with Rock Band?
Replies: 2
Views: 2647

Does any brand of USB hub work with Rock Band?

Hi all, I've got a little gaming night coming up on Saturday. I bought Rock band for my Xbox 360 specifically for parties since it's so fun. When I bought thy instruments it came supplied with a hub, but to my knowledge no AC power supply was supplied. I always assumed the hub was broken. But from l...
by Auwolf
Sun Apr 18, 2010 12:36 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Australia, No Opt-Out Filtered Internet?
Replies: 366
Views: 47480

Re: Australia, No Opt-Out Filtered Internet?

lol wut...

It will not be illegal if you bypass the filter. What is the point of the filter then? I am not supporting it in any way but this doesn't make sense.
by Auwolf
Sat Feb 13, 2010 3:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2850169

Re: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out

I want to end this friendship. I don't see any value in it and I will never consider you to be a best friend, as good friend's don't use one another. tldr: whiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiine After what you did to me, I never wanted to talk to you again. (But because of your baggage?) I said sure, we can s...
by Auwolf
Fri Jan 15, 2010 8:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9348077

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

So I may very possibly be going to university. I am super excited! For one I'll be able to meet other geeky people like myself, do subjects and classes that I'm interested in, (once i get the uni preparation course out of the way) and maybe meet a cute girl? But university on the other hand scares t...
by Auwolf
Mon Jan 11, 2010 2:20 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Xbox 360 game and installation/download question
Replies: 4
Views: 879

Re: Xbox 360 game and installation/download question

Well I think purchasing it pre-owned seems like the easiest and cheapest option since I don't need the disc to be fully functional. Thanks for all your help guys!

:D
by Auwolf
Sat Jan 09, 2010 9:05 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Xbox 360 game and installation/download question
Replies: 4
Views: 879

Xbox 360 game and installation/download question

Ok so I've rented GTA 4 from Blockbuster and installed it to my Xbox 360 hard drive to avoid issues with scratches and you still need the disc to play it. After playing it for a while I've decided to purchase it since I like it. My question is, do I have to download the entire game off the Xbox onli...
by Auwolf
Tue Dec 15, 2009 12:55 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Australia, No Opt-Out Filtered Internet?
Replies: 366
Views: 47480

Re: Australia, No Opt-Out Filtered Internet?

So this would include online flash games websites? Newgrounds ect? So now I guess it's time to find ways to bypass it. Time to properly install Tor and Hotspot Shield.
by Auwolf
Tue Dec 15, 2009 8:58 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Australia, No Opt-Out Filtered Internet?
Replies: 366
Views: 47480

Re: Australia, No Opt-Out Filtered Internet?

Ah well my vote will definitely depend on what happens, and to think I was turning 18 and didn't know who to vote for.
by Auwolf
Thu Nov 19, 2009 4:34 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: iTunes auto completing name field? (Windows)
Replies: 0
Views: 435

iTunes auto completing name field? (Windows)

Ok so I have some audio books. I read online that in order to get the books to play in the correct sequence i need to label each track in the book in numerical order as Ch. 01, Ch. 02, Ch. 03 and so on. The problem is, some of these audio books have several tracks, some going up to 80 tracks in tota...
by Auwolf
Sat Nov 07, 2009 2:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9348077

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

I think I have another phobia. Lightning and thunder. I am terrified that lightning is going to come down and hit me. :( But you'll get lightning super powers! Haha that's something to look forward to, that and if I'm lucky unconsciousness. I hope I don't sound like a dick I guess I am plagued type...
by Auwolf
Sat Nov 07, 2009 7:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9348077

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

I think I have another phobia. Lightning and thunder. I am terrified that lightning is going to come down and hit me. :(
by Auwolf
Sun Oct 18, 2009 6:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What are you obsessive and/or compulsive about?
Replies: 150
Views: 20243

Re: What are you obsessive and/or compulsive about?

Washing dishes. When I wash dishes they first have to be rinsed with hot water. Then I put them in the water one at a time. I have problems doing the dishes if the water in the sink is dirty. It feels like I'm just making them more dirty. Oh and when I go to put a spread on my toast, jam, Vegemite e...
by Auwolf
Sun Oct 18, 2009 5:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What do you want out of life?
Replies: 140
Views: 13629

Re: What do you want out of life?

A significant other. Someone who loves me. I have yet to experience that. I hope it is awesome as some say. (You have family and friends but that doesn't count does it?) I'm talking about the romantic variety. Oh and a decent job that I enjoy, great friends. Family, marriage and all that? I have no ...
by Auwolf
Sun Oct 18, 2009 3:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3573451

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

Seriously fuck the friend zone. I'm in it and it hurts. I'm such a moron :(
by Auwolf
Sat Oct 17, 2009 12:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: High and low point of your day
Replies: 3315
Views: 253812

Re: High and low point of your day

It might be awkward at first, but she'll notice when you get over her and your friendship will likely go back to normal. I've been in a situation similar to this, although I'm no expert. I sure hope your right. Sigh... Now it's time for some breakfast and boring study. I hate it when I get down, I ...
by Auwolf
Fri Oct 16, 2009 4:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Dear xkcd...
Replies: 44
Views: 5066

Re: Dear xkcd...

Also, what is Deep Freeze? Company Product Page , Wikipedia Deep Freeze, by Faronics, is an application available for the Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and SUSE Linux operating systems which allows system administrators to protect the core operating system and configuration files on a workstation or...
by Auwolf
Fri Oct 16, 2009 2:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: High and low point of your day
Replies: 3315
Views: 253812

Re: High and low point of your day

Would have posted this last night but someone wanted to use the computer and yeah... My apologies for using this forum as my personal rant space. It helps me feel a bit better. Meh Low: I had school and it was boring and dull. High: I went to the gym and I feel more fit Lower: I told a close friend ...
by Auwolf
Wed Oct 14, 2009 1:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Times when you've really messed up a computer
Replies: 73
Views: 8915

Times when you've really messed up a computer

I didn't see this thread anywhere from doing a quick search. Lock or merge if appropriate. This probably belongs in one of the tech areas. What did you do to really mess up a computer? It can be intentional or unintentional but I was going for unintentionally messing it up. Ok when I was younger, ab...
by Auwolf
Mon Oct 12, 2009 1:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: High and low point of your day
Replies: 3315
Views: 253812

Re: High and low point of your day

High; I went to the gym and feel more fit. Low: I realised I've played Mass Effect for over 1 day and 34 minutes. I must really feel lonely and down. :oops: Oh that and me getting ditched by friend who I am potentially interested in. But oh well. Maybe when I move I'll meet a cute geeky/nerdy (aren'...
by Auwolf
Thu Oct 08, 2009 4:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3573451

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

So in other words we're just getting ripped off? Oh well.
by Auwolf
Thu Oct 08, 2009 2:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3573451

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

Not really a rant but something that bugs me Specifically video games. In Australia, a brand new XBOX 360 game will cost around $100+ Australian dollars. I was trying to preorder Tekken 6 and it was $129 AUD. in America from just doing a quick search a game will cost around $60 American dollars. Sho...
by Auwolf
Mon Oct 05, 2009 2:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Apple gets cranky at Woolies
Replies: 9
Views: 2071

Apple gets cranky at Woolies

(A search of the fora produced no results of this story but if one has already been created, feel free to abuse me/delete the topic) Source 1 Source 2 Source 3 Article: Woolworths, the largest supermarket chain in Australia, changed its logo in 2008 as part of a rebranding to stress its commitment t...
by Auwolf
Mon Oct 05, 2009 1:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3573451

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

Dear Friend: Insisting that I think positive when I feel shit about myself is not going to help me in any way since I feel that there is not much to be positive about. I know you're just trying to help but your continued pushing of the idea that all I need to do is think positive just pisses me off ...
by Auwolf
Mon Oct 05, 2009 1:03 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Stairgate: Universe
Replies: 763
Views: 75932

Re: Stargate: Universe

I suppose I knew what I was getting into when they said they were going to focus on character development. Eli Wallace I found annoying, he seemed like a much younger version of Rodney McKay but more irritating. Dr. Rush I found the most interesting because of his complex personality. Or that soldie...
by Auwolf
Mon Oct 05, 2009 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: HSC/QCS/etc... IN Australia
Replies: 61
Views: 6741

Re: HSC/QCS/etc... IN Australia

Oh where did you go?
by Auwolf
Mon Oct 05, 2009 12:45 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3573451

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

Yeah I was joking heheh. I don't think I'd even be possible for me to become an egomaniac since I don't have an ego to speak of.

Small rant: I can't be bothered studying. So I'm just going to run with it and cram and hope for the best. It's not like I particularly care anymore.
by Auwolf
Mon Oct 05, 2009 12:34 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: HSC/QCS/etc... IN Australia
Replies: 61
Views: 6741

Re: HSC/QCS/etc... IN Australia

I live in the Pilbara area/region whatever in WA. I have my mock exams on Wednesday and Friday. Then when we go back I think we do the proper ones. (As usual I wasn't paying attention) I'm doing TEE English and History. Originally I was doing TEE Maths and AIT also but I dropped them due to the Math...
by Auwolf
Sun Oct 04, 2009 3:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3573451

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

Maybe this belongs here? tell me if need be. But anyway. I had an epiphany tonight. I came to the realisation that I'm a NICE GUY? and that I didn't know my friend as well, and she didn't know me as well. Oh well. Now that high I've been on, thinking does she like me too? has vanished as such has my...
by Auwolf
Wed Sep 30, 2009 8:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Undesired traits (you wish to change about yourself)
Replies: 63
Views: 6359

Re: Undesired traits (you wish to change about yourself)

I wish when giving advice that I would not appear like I think I am superior. No way is that the case and I don't intentionally want to appear that way. People claim that I think I know everything. I do not want to be arrogant. I was just trying to help.. :cry: Also I wish I could be less serious an...

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