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Re: Welcome to the updated VOGONS

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Bruninho wrote on 2020-06-26, 15:37: digger wrote on 2020-06-26, 12:24: Awww, the bouncing party hat on the Vogons logo is gone. 😕 In six months it will soon be back. 😀 That was on my wishlist - make it a timer-controlled thing, like we did in the past manually. I assume it was just a quick change …

Re: Apple is getting off Intel CPU’s ?

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Bruninho's definition of "is supported" is definitely outdated by at least a decade if not more. Here's how you should read it, Bruninho. "is supported" - "We (Apple) will provide you technical support, this configuration should work, we will stand behind this" "is not supported / is unsupported" - …

Re: What is your weirdest troubleshooting experience when dealing with retro computers/hardware?

I think I've told this story before: Some time around 2005 or 2006, I was working at a mom&pop computer shop in the service department when a guy brought in his AMD Athlon system, I think he had a MSI K8 Neo 2. Guy complained that the sound card he recently bought from us wasn't being detected. It …

Re: Aureal Vortex 2 only working with FX, no music

Edit: I stand corrected, didn’t know merging made threads be reposted It's more than just that: Adding any new reply to any thread puts it back on the first page of the subforum's index page and back into the list of Active Topics. Hence why I replied to the thread explaining my moderator actions …

Re: Modern hardware prices ?

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I'm from europe and I found at least one microcenter in california :p and a quick google search leads me to many others. Microcenter is amazing. I call stores like that "the promised land" - packed with computer gear and the size of a Walmart Superstore! My first time in one, I got a bit …

Re: Remote Desktop into Windows 9x Systems?

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Hummingbird Exceed was popular back in 1990’s I don’t know if there is a client for Win9x but it worked well for accessing UNIX systems. http://www.mattecsupport.com/service/document/archives/720-0092.pdf Ah, hadn't seen that logo in a while. Well, the manual you found there is for the Win9x client …

Re: Eco-warriors to the rescue!

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Split this out of the "What retro activities did you do today?" thread in Marvin -> General Old Hardware. I'm sure the trolls will make me regret not just pitching it in the bin in the first place. I don't see this going anywhere good - we don't do well with science debates here let along …

Re: Collecting rants

darry wrote on 2020-06-18, 19:27: It's good to be proactive, but I feel this is actually turning out to be cathartic . It feels like a group therapy session for retro stuff buyers . I agree that it's good for now. But I also side with konc that eventually these sort of threads devolve. So, y'all, …

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