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by VTNC
Tue Oct 11, 2005 12:05 am
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: What's a good upgrade from a 9800 pro?
Replies: 19
Views: 3327

What's a good upgrade from a 9800 pro?

I'm looking for something in the 150 to 200 price range and would like a recommendation
by VTNC
Mon Oct 10, 2005 4:16 pm
Forum: General Software
Topic: 7-ZIP - Anyone try this?
Replies: 15
Views: 2256

All the cool kids use 7-zip now

Try IZArc
by VTNC
Mon Oct 10, 2005 12:55 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?
Replies: 4342
Views: 679648

redeye wrote:
fans humming....hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm


Akasa Carnival + NB fan
by VTNC
Mon Oct 10, 2005 12:50 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Feeling rather Guilty.
Replies: 24
Views: 6618

I feel guilty because I bought Fable: TLC, but only because I don't have time to play anything BUT fluff
by VTNC
Sun Oct 09, 2005 9:44 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Where are the good places to buy hardware in D.C.?
Replies: 3
Views: 645

UberGerbil wrote:
you also have to deal with whatever crazy duties you have to pay when importing.

Only if the total exceeds 500 USD 8)
by VTNC
Sun Oct 09, 2005 4:27 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Where are the good places to buy hardware in D.C.?
Replies: 3
Views: 645

Where are the good places to buy hardware in D.C.?

I need stuff and have contacts in Washington D.C. 8)
Gotta take advantage of the dollar's crazy exchange rates
by VTNC
Sun Oct 09, 2005 4:26 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Why can't women be easier to read
Replies: 75
Views: 10396

The only people who seem to understand women are gay men. I'd rather stay confused. Haha, you remind me of this one time I asked a girl "Will I ever be able to understand women?" and the said "Sure! If you become a worm-jockey" Either way... women are really hard to understand, but you don't need t...
by VTNC
Thu Sep 29, 2005 9:14 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: BF2: myths and facts
Replies: 7
Views: 801

Re: BF2: myths and facts

⋅ Myth: Were you teamkilled in a plane or chopper? Team-punish IMMEDIATELY and without hesitation. There was NO JUSTIFICATION for that to have occured. ⋅ Fact: DO NOT punish for teamkills in an aerial vehicle as they usually occur due to crashing or those shoddy **** missiles/st...
by VTNC
Wed Sep 28, 2005 8:33 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: A virus, worm or something called winsupdater.exe
Replies: 10
Views: 2423

I must emphasize this:

GET RID OF NORTON

Ghost is the only usefull thing to bear that accursed name
by VTNC
Wed Sep 28, 2005 8:30 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: ASP.NET, as a user account, in my machine???!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 1255

Re: ASP.NET, as a user account, in my machine???!!!

UberGerbil wrote:
if you remove the account, ASP.NET will be unable to run.

...but you'll still be able to run .NET programs. So, yeah. Just delete the ASP.NET user.
by VTNC
Wed Sep 28, 2005 8:27 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: BF2: myths and facts
Replies: 7
Views: 801

BF2: myths and facts

⋅ Myth: Those little red skulls? Those indicate power-ups. You have to drive over them or stand on them to pick them up. ⋅ Fact: Those are, in fact, not power-ups. Those are either mines or C4. Either way, don't drive over it and don't hang out near it. ⋅ Myth: That ca...
by VTNC
Tue Sep 27, 2005 1:52 am
Forum: General Software
Topic: Limewire Problem???
Replies: 5
Views: 912

⋅ Learn to pay attention to your installations or get **** ⋅ If you're using Media Player Classic , press "O" to bring up the options and under Player > Formats, figure things out ⋅ If you're using WMP, there's something, but I don't use it, figure it out, it's not har...
by VTNC
Tue Sep 27, 2005 1:48 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: windows shares--logs
Replies: 14
Views: 1834

UberGerbil wrote:
SP1 (but not SP2) without a firewall is vulnerable to certain worms that exploit file sharing, plug'n'play, and other holes -- such as the Zotob worm.


It's a good thing my copy of Windows XP SP1 came with the UPnP and SSDP Discovery service disabled by default


Oh wai
by VTNC
Tue Sep 27, 2005 1:42 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Cloud Strife
Replies: 32
Views: 6766

mph_Ragnarok wrote:
cloud is sounds like a dude, watch AC,

you is write with your feet, look your posts,
by VTNC
Sat Sep 24, 2005 5:32 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: What is a good Task Info program?
Replies: 4
Views: 787

Here's another vote for Process Explorer

The Task Manager Extension is also pretty fun

DLL hook weeeee
by VTNC
Fri Sep 23, 2005 11:04 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: CTRL ALT DEL ERROR
Replies: 6
Views: 1208

Try Ctrl+Shift+Esc

Also try running Process Explorer, Autoruns and HijackThis
by VTNC
Fri Sep 23, 2005 11:03 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Cloud Strife
Replies: 32
Views: 6766

morphine wrote:

Analysis:
  • long legs
  • high, narrow waist
  • small upper body


Are you sure that's not a girl?
by VTNC
Thu Sep 22, 2005 7:45 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: Help - Major Codec Problem
Replies: 7
Views: 917

And remember to stay away from those crazy codec packs, they're nothing but trouble :(
by VTNC
Wed Sep 21, 2005 10:58 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: Help - Major Codec Problem
Replies: 7
Views: 917

Next time don't d1ck around with crazy (like them kazaa codec packs) codec packs. Try out DefilerPak, which has a minimalistic approach to codecs, and keep VLC as a backup player.
by VTNC
Wed Sep 21, 2005 10:50 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
Replies: 42
Views: 8956

lex-ington wrote:
RISE MY MINIONS! RISE!
by VTNC
Wed Sep 21, 2005 10:49 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: BF2 Thread
Replies: 22
Views: 3373

aznsensation18 wrote:
what are your guys setting at? What maps are your favorites?

I am everything HIGH but TextureAA6x / Karkand, Mashuur City.

Rub it in why don't you :-?


VaTech Hokie wrote:
I have jackhammer nad
:lol:
by VTNC
Wed Sep 21, 2005 10:48 pm
Forum: General Software
Topic: Can anyone with Firefox see this?
Replies: 14
Views: 1591

See it fine 1.06

Consider installing WMP10 (watch out for its file association ****)

1:03? Exact same time length as tribute.wmv
by VTNC
Tue Sep 20, 2005 6:52 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: What the heck?!! - Nintendo Revolution Controller
Replies: 22
Views: 3672

Worst controller ever. Now I am a hardcore nintendo fan but this is just idiotic. I can see it being a secondary controller but definitely not the main controller. Words can’t describe how stupid it would be to make this the main controller. What a joke. But you can play games like morrowind using ...
by VTNC
Tue Sep 20, 2005 6:50 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: BF2 Thread
Replies: 22
Views: 3373

there are supposed to be a total of 123+ fixes in this upcoming patch. Hopefully they get it right this time. If the next patch takes BF2 out of beta status, drop me a PM and I'll buy it BF2 is awsome except for how it determines tking. If you destroy a vehicle...then a teamate walks near it later ...
by VTNC
Mon Sep 19, 2005 10:42 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: The world's fuel supply is solved
Replies: 46
Views: 5159

I found the turns this thread has took amusing... I heard once that dogs will look at people and think: "Theses people give me all the food I need, shelter and attention. They must be gods" Cats, however, will look at people and think: "Theses people give me all the food I need, shelter and attentio...
by VTNC
Sun Sep 18, 2005 11:19 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: The world's fuel supply is solved
Replies: 46
Views: 5159

The world's fuel supply is solved

http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1534821.html A German inventor says he's found a way to make cheap diesel fuel out of dead cats. Dr Christian Koch, 55, from Kleinhartmannsdorf, said his method uses old tyres, weeds and animal cadavers. They are heated up to 300 Celsius to filter out hydrocarbon...
by VTNC
Sun Sep 18, 2005 11:12 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: PLANET-DISSOLVING DUST CLOUD IS HEADED TOWARD EARTH!
Replies: 30
Views: 3692

Hance wrote:
Damn i just checked out the Page 5 girl . 4 foot 11 inches and 88 pounds :o she is kind of cute but damn she is tiny


SHE IS HOT OK!?



If you're a creepy pedo or something :-?
by VTNC
Fri Sep 16, 2005 12:07 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Return to the Moon
Replies: 86
Views: 13461

Lemme guess....you're also wearing a tin foil hat right now to keep government spy beams from reading your mind, right? And how exactly is exploring and colonizing the moon going to knock it out of orbit? Are you serious? you really think those pushbutton computers had enough cpu power to calculate...
by VTNC
Fri Sep 16, 2005 12:05 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Sam and Max... is comin' bax!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 1086

It's proof Jesus didn't die in vain
by VTNC
Fri Sep 16, 2005 12:04 am
Forum: General Software
Topic: Best Antivirus Ever?
Replies: 78
Views: 16778

pattouk2001 wrote:
NAV

NAV? **** no :-?

Everything Norton sucks. If you want an alternative that's from the same brand, you want Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition, not NAV, CE or otherwise.
GZIP: On