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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1020 on: May 26, 2010, 02:22:19 PM »
The bill for all that bandwidth or a supposed fair use policy or bandwidth limitation; why else would you need to know how much you are using.

Over here in the UK I'm still surprised how they get away with a supposed 'unlimited' bandwidth and promptly give a limit on your monthly usage or the catch all 'fire use policy,' fair for whom.
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as long as you're still using dial-up, I wouldn't worry about any limitations they may impose.  :)
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1021 on: May 26, 2010, 03:44:04 PM »
I'm not bothered with bandwidth, I haven't got any ;D

I'm just pointing out my thoughts on your posts 'they don't do these things for nothing' or without a purpose, me being a trusting sort NOT.

Plus the devious/underhand/deceitful policies of some ISPs and my surprise UK Trading Standards hasn't stepped on this so called unlimited having a limit.
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1022 on: May 26, 2010, 04:59:22 PM »
I checked my account and apparently it hasn't been enacted since
it still states unrestricted for the type of access and the usage meter is no where to be found.  ???
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1023 on: June 01, 2010, 12:37:27 AM »
If you've got a few hours to waste:
http://test.lockergnome.net/    :)
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1024 on: June 04, 2010, 05:22:35 PM »
4 Principles of Effective Threat Protection – How can you make them a reality?
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1025 on: June 06, 2010, 05:47:31 PM »
Bletchley Park WWII archive to go online

10,000 people worked to decode encrypted German messages.

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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1026 on: June 10, 2010, 02:03:40 AM »
URLVOID: Suspicious url scanner

Urlvoid (beta version at the moment) is a free service that scan suspicious websites with multi engines to check if the site is safe to browse.

Scanner list used by urlvoid:

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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1027 on: June 10, 2010, 05:00:24 AM »
Marc,
Apparently the search engine isn't very up to date.
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1028 on: June 10, 2010, 08:39:33 AM »
Marc,
Apparently the search engine isn't very up to date.

Hey bob, Yeah, it's still in beta. Hopefully it will get better.
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1029 on: June 11, 2010, 01:01:21 AM »


World Cup Streaming Live: Where to Watch:

ESPN 3 is the online streaming version of the popular sports network in the U.S.A. Their upcoming live streaming schedule includes the kick-off on June 10th, the opening ceremonies on June 11th followed by the FIFA World Cup matches. According to the NY Times, ESPN 3 will be streaming all 64 games.

ESPN Mobile TV will be streaming the kick-off, opening ceremonies and 56 world cup matches including semifinals and final to Sprint customers on the new HTC EVO smartphone, according to MarketWatch.

CBC Sports is Canada’s national public broadcaster. The CBC Sports website states “Between June 11th and July 11th 2010 watch every game streamed LIVE on CBCSports.ca”.

Optus is the #2 Australian telecommunications carrier and will be live streaming 2010 World Cup matches for free to customers with compatible 3G mobile devices.

TVU Networks is a live streaming Internet TV platform and, according to Ask MetaFilter, should be carrying the 2010 World Cup.

BBC Sport states that “All BBC matches will be available to watch live online in high quality video” according to this article, which also contains a schedule of which matches are on the BBC and which will be on iTV.

iTV is the biggest commercial television network in the UK. According to their FIFA World Cup Live description they will have select content from all 64 games, and be broadcasting live any matches that iTV carries.

FIFA 2010 World Cup Schedule
To find out when your team is playing, check out the Official World Cup Soccer Schedule on FIFA’s website.

Regional Restrictions on Live Streaming
Many of these live streaming video sites are infamous for using geographical restrictions to lock out certain viewers. The BBC will almost definitely be blocking anyone not located in the UK, and other sites may have similar policies.
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1030 on: June 14, 2010, 06:04:25 PM »
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1031 on: June 17, 2010, 06:49:52 AM »
Lee Koo on cnet presents question for this week -
Why does my Windows 7 system freeze after it sits inactive for a while?

http://forums.cnet.com/5208-19411_102-0.html?threadID=395384

A little tedious working through the answers but they do cover a lot of ground in terms of computer maintenance and repair
Perhaps some relevance to the following thread -

http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=60756.30

Edit - sorry, I read a few posts where there were comparisons with Vista and XP, but overall relevant solely to Win 7. sorry bout that.
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1032 on: June 17, 2010, 11:48:28 AM »
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Why does my Windows 7 system freeze after it sits inactive for a while?

never noticed that
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1033 on: June 17, 2010, 12:54:41 PM »
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Why does my Windows 7 system freeze after it sits inactive for a while?

never noticed that
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #1034 on: June 17, 2010, 12:59:05 PM »
I get it sometimes with XP.
Power schemes set to Never. hibernate turned Off.

When it happens I disconnect from internet, then Restart the computer and all is fine again.

Edit - sorry, not a freeze in my case, but unable to open a web page - times out instead.

I mainly post these general query articles to underline that most computer problems are not in fact on account of the AV that is  running but on other common hardware or software deficiencies - plus you often have answers like the following one, which make handy references

http://forums.cnet.com/5208-19411_102-0.html?messageID=3315792&tag=forums06;posts#3315792
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