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  1. WARNING:Hundreds of thousands may lose Internet in July

    This has been talked about in some computer circles for a bit But now is close to happening Hundreds of thousands may lose Internet in July ...

    Started by Dave, 04-21-2012 11:03 AM
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    04-30-2012 07:37 PM Go to last post
  2. I'm Rich!

    I wish to notify you AGAIN that you were listed as a beneficiary to the total sum of 6,000,000.00 GBP (Six Million British Pounds) in the codicil...

    Started by Drifter, 06-12-2010 08:19 AM
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    02-21-2012 08:40 PM Go to last post
  3. FBI could take down Internet for millions on March 8

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation may soon be forced to shut down a number of key Domain Name System (DNS) servers, which would cut Internet access...

    Started by Dave, 02-16-2012 11:11 PM
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    02-16-2012 11:11 PM Go to last post
  4. This will effect some linux users:Oracles Sun Java JDK packages

    Oracles Sun Java JDK packages are to be removed from the Ubuntu partner repositories and disabled on users systems. Oracle, in retiring the...

    Started by Dave, 12-19-2011 10:13 AM
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    12-19-2011 10:13 AM Go to last post
  5. Fake antivirus call

    I read this on another forum Quote: i had a phone call from mircosoft ? He proceed to tell me that my computer was downloading bad malware?...

    Started by Dave, 12-19-2011 10:10 AM
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    12-19-2011 10:10 AM Go to last post
  6. sites wont load

    I have tried for four days to get www.pipesmokersforum.com to load, and it wont. Other people tell me that it loads just fine for them. I am using...

    Started by dutchking2282, 09-12-2011 03:03 AM
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    09-14-2011 03:15 PM Go to last post
  7. Smokers beware, you could void your warranty

    Now here's one for the books: http://tech.yahoo.com/blogs/null/156203

    Started by maggid, 11-28-2009 11:31 AM
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    09-14-2011 01:11 AM Go to last post
  8. Email Scam

    I got an email today, which reads as follows. I know this is a scam, simply from the fact that I have no account with Bank of America. Others may...

    Started by Drifter, 07-31-2011 10:25 AM
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    08-04-2011 12:13 PM Go to last post
  9. Internet Explorer users 'have below-average IQ'

    No comment about this one. Just passing it along FWIW fellas... "Internet Explorer users 'have below-average IQ'" http://goo.gl/xYzdo <-Draw...

    Started by Bob G, 08-02-2011 05:58 AM
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    08-02-2011 12:46 PM Go to last post
  10. The New Forum Info & Feedback

    Hopefully all have made it through the forum upgrade with minimal pain. Please use this thread to post any problems you are having as well as any...

    Started by Bob G, 01-27-2011 11:31 AM
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    03-07-2011 11:03 PM Go to last post
  11. Ping Of Death

    I got hit with this today Its basically a DOS attack and can crash your machine So beef up your firewall and update your anti virus ...

    Started by Dave, 09-22-2010 07:28 PM
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    09-23-2010 04:51 PM Go to last post
  12. Blue screen, unable to boot after windows xp update today

    Tuesday's security updates from Microsoft have crippled Windows XP PCs with the notorious Blue Screen of Death, users have reported on the company's...

    Started by Dave, 02-12-2010 10:08 AM
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    02-14-2010 09:15 PM Go to last post
  13. Virus and malware help

    In case anyone has problems with malware or virus These programs will usually get rid of them These are all free and do work Anti virus ...

    Started by Dave, 01-19-2010 10:18 PM
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    01-19-2010 10:18 PM Go to last post
  14. Windows 7

    As one who's still smarting from being saddled with $Bill Gate's epoch turkey; Windows Vista, I can't help but wonder what's in store for us with the...

    Started by Bob G, 09-30-2009 11:20 AM
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    10-25-2009 02:38 PM Go to last post
  15. Friends List - What Is It?

    I've never quite understood the 'Friends Area" of the forum User CP. I've tried using it here and elsewhere. Plus received 'Friendship Requests', but...

    Started by Bob G, 10-22-2009 11:33 AM
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    10-22-2009 03:31 PM Go to last post
  16. Pipe Smoker Forum News Feed In Your Vista Side Bar

    Pipe Smoker Forum News Feed In Your Vista Side Bar Here's a real nifty trick for Vista users. You can get a live feed of the latest postings here...

    Started by Bob G, 07-14-2009 11:19 PM
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    07-14-2009 11:38 PM Go to last post
  17. McAfee false-positive glitch fells PCs worldwide

    This also effects other Anti Virus software so be very carefull http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/07/03/mcafee_false_positive_glitch/ ...

    Started by Dave, 07-06-2009 08:23 AM
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    07-06-2009 08:48 PM Go to last post
  18. Windows Vista Sidebar Question

    I find the new Vista Sidebar handy since I have a very wide screen. However, after a recent virus attack and the resulting mayhem in fixing it, my...

    Started by Bob_G, 05-28-2009 10:16 PM
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    06-02-2009 03:07 PM Go to last post

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