Recent content by scriptasylum

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    The many faces of AOL

    ...or just threw a few dozen in the parking lot every day; just enough to be a real nuisance and do that every day. :)
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    XP SP2 and local pages/scripts

    Yeah, I understand the risks, but it only effects local files. I still get the warning when downloading files and such. I figure the between my Norton Antivirus, Zonealarm firewall, Router/switch firewall, and Adaware, I am fairly safe from all but the most malicious attacks. Even then, I have a...
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    XP SP2 and local pages/scripts

    Glad to be back! You know, I come back for a few days, then forget about this site for a while (yes, I know, that is sacriledge :)), only to come back again when something has me totally stymied. Now I think I'll go browsing around the forums and see what's new. Anyway, hope my trials and...
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    XP SP2 and local pages/scripts

    Well, after needlessly fiddling with the stupid security zones for quite a while, I found the answer and it is so easy it's embarassing: Control Panel -> Internet Options -> "Advanced" tab -> scroll down to the "Security" section -> Check "Allow active content to run files in My Computer".
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    Hackers Smell Blood In Common Windows Interface

    IIRC, the Athlon64 CPU provides protections against buffer overruns on the hardware level. Would this be enough to negate this threat?
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    XP SP2 and local pages/scripts

    Hello all, been a long time since I've been here, but hopefully everyone is still as friendly as they used to be... I have recently installed SP2 on my XP box and when I try to view locally saved web pages that have any type of scripting, I get the information bar asking me to allow or...
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    Where to find P3 Xeon CPUs?

    Oh well, I should've known. It's gonna cost a pretty penny for 5 new servers. The software is another thing altogether; we have troubles even when we install service packs! I think we'll just limp along for now. Thanks all...
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    Where to find P3 Xeon CPUs?

    Hmm, haven't looked there yet, but there are 2 reasons why I really don't wanna go there: 1: Reliability. These CPUs will be going in servers that are on 24/7 and there are monetary penalties if there is any downtime. 2: Quantity. There are 5 servers with 2 CPUs in each. I'd need to find...
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    Where to find P3 Xeon CPUs?

    Title sums it up... What is the fastest Intel 100MHz FSB PIII Xeon available and where can I buy them? The company I work for uses servers with dual 700MHz PIII Xeon CPU's (100 FSB). We use these servers for some pretty intensive Crystal queries and have found as time goes on that they...
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    HDD not dtected on windows xp?

    Did you maybe disable the IDE port in Windows? Go to Device Manager, select the "IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers" section. Right click the channel your non-appearing drive is on (primary/secondary IDE Channel). Then go to the Advanced Settings tab. There are two ports for each channel, are both...
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    maxtor or western digital?

    Or... get one of each! :) Seriously, you're gonna have tons of different opinions, so I'll give ya mine: Maxtor: Had two quite new (less than 6 mos old) seperates drive burn up recently, but I suspect the problem in my case is with my PS and standby. My other two maxtors (80GB and 160GB...
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    Download MP3 Store?

    Ok, um, what exactly is that (--alt-preset)? This is what I do when ripping: Rip to WAV @ 44.1kHz/16bit/stereo (CD-Quality) using "Free CD Ripper". Then I use Acoustica MP3 to WAV converter (which uses LAME compressor), encoding at 320kbps, stereo, constant bit rate.
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    Backing up- HD/DVD/other device

    Well, I thought something like that at first too, but on the product comparison chart, it puts DI above Ghost in the features list. Why would Symantec knowingly downplay their version if they want to migrate over to Ghost in the long run? So I figured they were positioning DI to replace Ghost...
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    Backing up- HD/DVD/other device

    What's horrible?
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    Download MP3 Store?

    The MP3 encoder I have (Acoustica MP3 to WAV Converter) does use the LAME encoder. I just use 320 because it's the highest bitrate available. I get almost the quality I want with the filesize and compatibility I want. :)