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by Comp_parter
Sat Mar 07, 2009 6:25 am
Forum: Virus/Spyware/Security
Topic: Privacy Componets
Replies: 7
Views: 4443

Privacy Componets

Hello all. Has anyone been tied up with the "Privacy Componets" spyware yet? Working on a laptop for a fellow and this one seems to be stickier than others. My usual M/O is booting with UBCD4win and cleaning the system with Spybot, but this system does not have an ethernet port the UBCD4Wi...
by Comp_parter
Sat Mar 07, 2009 6:20 am
Forum: Virus/Spyware/Security
Topic: Time to renew my Symantec NIS, or Not?
Replies: 7
Views: 4566

My 2 pennies.

I have used Avast Antivirus for the past two years and have not had any infections.

I also use spybot and malwarebytes anti-malware.

There are a lot of good quality tools out there that are free. :wink:
by Comp_parter
Fri Jun 27, 2008 8:58 pm
Forum: The Water Cooler
Topic: We miss our exchange student
Replies: 3
Views: 1799

We miss our exchange student

This is way off the technology topic, but since no one seems to understand the way that I am feeling I will place it on the web and see who can relate. We hosted an exchange student from Germany for 10 months. She was a congress bundestag kid. What that means is she won a scholarship and came to Ame...
by Comp_parter
Wed Jul 18, 2007 6:59 pm
Forum: The Water Cooler
Topic: I hate dishonest people!
Replies: 14
Views: 4098

once you buy the house it shouldn't matter what the seller didn't disclose, it's your house now...so, buyer beware. -Roach Buyer beware when you buy a car, sure! But there are laws that protect home buyers and sounds like to me this person selling the house to Miss Myth did not disclose problems wi...
by Comp_parter
Wed Jul 18, 2007 6:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Have you noticed...
Replies: 17
Views: 4366

Its annoying when you are doing a straightforward repair on a customers machine ie just replacing the mainboard... With new builds it is now SATA DVDRW's and hard drives... However we still sell more IDE hard drives than SATA drives.... Another aggravating thing to mention is what good does a 5 yea...
by Comp_parter
Mon Jul 16, 2007 4:23 pm
Forum: Recommendations
Topic: Home Theatre Build
Replies: 6
Views: 2383

weighing in with 2 cents... I built a Windows media pc with and old Soyo motherboard 2 GHZ P4 512 MB Ram 250 GB Hard Drive Nvidia FX5500 256 MB card (note Microsoft said that the FX5700 was min card but have had no issues with the FX5500) WinTV-PVR-150 MCE Record all sorts of programs have the full ...
by Comp_parter
Mon Jul 16, 2007 2:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Have you noticed...
Replies: 17
Views: 4366

IDE to head down the path of the ISA slot?
by Comp_parter
Mon Jul 16, 2007 2:38 pm
Forum: Recommendations
Topic: So what to buy next. bah hah hah hah
Replies: 5
Views: 1962

Cheaper.... Cheaper..... Must find something faster for cheaper....

between 50 - 70 bucks...

Guess I shoulda mentioned that in the first post.

:oops:
by Comp_parter
Sun Jul 15, 2007 6:12 am
Forum: Recommendations
Topic: So what to buy next. bah hah hah hah
Replies: 5
Views: 1962

So what to buy next. bah hah hah hah

:lol: :lol: :lol: Ok hope this doesn't end up in the war zone. I am currently running a Pentium 4 3.0 GHZ Prescott in my home PC. I read here in a recent post that AMD has cut their prices so I'm thinking it's time to spend some money :wink: . What AMD processor would be faster than the Prescott? Pl...
by Comp_parter
Sun Jul 15, 2007 6:02 am
Forum: The Water Cooler
Topic: Scrapping Computers
Replies: 12
Views: 4292

Honestly I would not have done anything for 3 cents. :lol: I'm not rich or anything, but I am pretty thrifty. Well there's two sides to that.. We got 0.03 a bale for riding the wagon and loading it and then 0.03 a bale for putting it in the mow. $60.00 bucks a day for 1,000 bales. Back in the Mid 8...