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by Captain Ned
Mon Oct 31, 2022 4:05 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: web cam
Replies: 2
Views: 621

Re: web cam

Check the BIOS/UEFI settings for the camera.
by Captain Ned
Tue Sep 27, 2022 12:28 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: What the facking fack...
Replies: 6
Views: 1222

Re: What the facking fack...

Yet they haven't slid down to here, other than making site-level search impossible.

We're here.
by Captain Ned
Mon Aug 29, 2022 10:20 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: How to replace HDD with an SSD
Replies: 6
Views: 3715

Re: How to replace HDD with an SSD

That'll be driven by your motherboard. If it doesn't do GPT, then MBR it is.
by Captain Ned
Mon Aug 29, 2022 6:47 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: How to replace HDD with an SSD
Replies: 6
Views: 3715

Re: How to replace HDD with an SSD

Just plug it into SATA and power and use Acronis to clone your HDD to it, then swap out the HDD for the SSD. Easy peasy.
by Captain Ned
Thu Aug 18, 2022 7:29 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Who is left
Replies: 108
Views: 12138

Re: Who is left

Hoser wrote:
Does anyone know if LicketySplit still shows up, or has had any contact with him at all?

Unfortunately, Lickety passed some 10 or more years ago.
by Captain Ned
Mon Aug 15, 2022 7:17 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Who is left
Replies: 108
Views: 12138

Re: Who is left

Welcome back, and congrats on the recent developments. I assume you're still Kiwi?
by Captain Ned
Sat Jul 23, 2022 1:30 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: Dell laptop "working on it" file delays...
Replies: 3
Views: 779

Re: Dell laptop "working on it" file delays...

Sounds like a chipset issue, but damned if I know which one.
by Captain Ned
Mon Apr 18, 2022 4:50 am
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: UEFI GPT and Windows 8
Replies: 3
Views: 1034

Re: UEFI GPT and Windows 8

8.1 works just fine on my ancient rig (Asus Z-97-A/4790K) with UEFI.
by Captain Ned
Thu Apr 14, 2022 8:21 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Something's different...
Replies: 1628
Views: 142811

Re: Something's different...

Cameron Wiggins - Never knew Ender had a preppy cousin.
Shari Tingle - I'll bet she does.
Livingstone Maganya - Isn't Stanley looking for you?
by Captain Ned
Tue Mar 08, 2022 1:34 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Who is left
Replies: 108
Views: 12138

Re: Who is left

Are you? Who Who!
by Captain Ned
Wed Mar 02, 2022 4:17 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Who is left
Replies: 108
Views: 12138

Re: Who is left

Vrock wrote:
Back when Celeron 300As ran at 450mhz. And Intel hated it.

504 if you had an Abit BH6, which I did not. If you had the BP6 dual-socket, you'd understand Damage's comment about creamy smoothness.
by Captain Ned
Mon Feb 28, 2022 8:28 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Who is left
Replies: 108
Views: 12138

Re: Who is left

January 29, 2003.
by Captain Ned
Tue Nov 23, 2021 7:09 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: DYMT: Imi's Legacy
Replies: 4959
Views: 289124

Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

by Captain Ned
Sat Oct 23, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: DYMT: Imi's Legacy
Replies: 4959
Views: 289124

Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Go see Dune. Now. I'm not f'n around.
by Captain Ned
Sun Sep 12, 2021 9:47 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: DYMT: Imi's Legacy
Replies: 4959
Views: 289124

Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Just earned another dunce cap in that other place.
by Captain Ned
Wed Aug 18, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR Dead?
Replies: 58
Views: 8744

Re: TR Dead?

Gleek sighting? Party on!
by Captain Ned
Thu Jul 01, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: Windows 11
Replies: 15
Views: 3228

Re: Windows 11

Meh, wait for the first big bugfix update. No one loads a .0 release of any MS OS.
by Captain Ned
Wed Jun 30, 2021 6:12 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Who is left
Replies: 108
Views: 12138

Re: Who is left

Probably programmed by the titular head bot/listicle "writer".
by Captain Ned
Wed Jun 30, 2021 12:40 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Who is left
Replies: 108
Views: 12138

Re: Who is left

SPAM killer still on patrol.
by Captain Ned
Thu Jun 24, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: DYMT: Imi's Legacy
Replies: 4959
Views: 289124

Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Toofey! Welcome back!

I try to keep to the rules. Damn duty gene.

No fish, no pizza.
by Captain Ned
Tue Jun 22, 2021 7:00 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Nasty Weather
Replies: 3
Views: 857

Re: Nasty Weather

JBI and fam are fine, though one of his favorite microbreweries got levelled.
by Captain Ned
Tue Jun 15, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Who is left
Replies: 108
Views: 12138

Re: Who is left

Well, there's a revelation.
by Captain Ned
Mon Jun 14, 2021 8:53 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Who is left
Replies: 108
Views: 12138

Re: Who is left

My malformed duty gene keeps me sweeping SPAM out of here even though former bit-twiddler Morphine has absolved me of such duties.
by Captain Ned
Thu May 13, 2021 6:30 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR Dead?
Replies: 58
Views: 8744

Re: TR Dead?

Forums will be "alive" until Renee-bot kicks me out.
by Captain Ned
Sat Apr 24, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Deleted TR
Replies: 21
Views: 3808

Re: Deleted TR

It's called AG BBQ.
by Captain Ned
Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Deleted TR
Replies: 21
Views: 3808

Re: Deleted TR

VMI?
by Captain Ned
Tue Mar 30, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Deleted TR
Replies: 21
Views: 3808

Re: Deleted TR

Honestly, by the time I'd got here Kevin had extinguished all avatars.
by Captain Ned
Sat Mar 27, 2021 12:05 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Deleted TR
Replies: 21
Views: 3808

Re: Deleted TR

Um, I've never seen an avatar here. That said, no one with the requiste system access (current ownership) remotely cares one whit. Apologies, but not happening.
by Captain Ned
Thu Mar 25, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: New Bot
Replies: 28
Views: 3594

Re: New Bot

meerkt wrote:
As long as they pass the Turing test...

So could HAL and look where that ended up.
by Captain Ned
Sun Feb 28, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: New Bot
Replies: 28
Views: 3594

Re: New Bot

Bite my shiny metal ass.
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