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Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 12 Apr 2006, 01:44
Replies: 7
Views: 41,554
Posted By JetLinus
Re: IDE to SATA Guide

There is a way without doing a repair install or reinstalling any application whatsoever.

The problem with the blue screen occurs whenever you clone a HDD with your system on it.
Windows won't...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Aug 2005, 03:50
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Google Talk

I am, sometimes. But only with friends I know.
Battle.net is full of people and games. Even the original one (without the add-on Brood War) is often played. Always games open (classic "low minerals"...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 27 Aug 2005, 03:46
Replies: 0
Views: 675
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Google Code Jam 2005

http://www.topcoder.com/pl/?module=Static&d1=google05&d2=overview


Did anyone participate?

Wasn't so successful :-/
Forum: General Discussions 27 Aug 2005, 03:35
Replies: 32
Views: 1,089
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Msn Messenger 7.5

Sorry for this double-post, couldn't cross-link to my other post somehow:



Miranda IM (http://www.miranda-im.org).

With plugins and customizations, it can do lots of stuff:


Accounts...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Aug 2005, 03:32
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: DVD rip software

Usually DVD-Shrink works great for me (make sure to get version 3.2 or better, some improved quality features in there).

ratDVD is something new, creates about 1GB or 2GB files, that contain the...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Aug 2005, 03:28
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Google Talk

Miranda IM (http://www.miranda-im.org).

With plugins and customizations, it can do lots of stuff:


Accounts for ICQ, MSN, Jabber, Yahoo-Something, Skype, Google-Thingy (or not long until a...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Aug 2005, 03:17
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By JetLinus
Lightbulb Forum improvement... [never mind]

On some other board (it might've been based on phpBB) I've seen a nice little modification:

The threadstarter gets a little "Threadstarter"-label or a special frame or font or something for his...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Aug 2005, 03:07
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By JetLinus
Re: Help me find two* video's

The flame thrower guy that posted pics of himself on SA? There was a link from these boards.

I think the SA thread title was something like "homemade PCV flamethrower"?
Forum: General Discussions 27 Aug 2005, 03:04
Replies: 33
Views: 925
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: How do I.....

Maybe wait till next monday and ask "wanna repeat last week's evening?"
See what happens, but remember it this time ;-)
Forum: General Discussions 27 Aug 2005, 03:00
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Snell's law and isotropic materials

I'm a physics-wannabe failing maths right now, but doing ok in physics because of a "solid feeling" ;-)
1st year at uni is almost over now.

Reading this thread could've made me more clever!
Forum: Programming and Discussion 15 Aug 2005, 00:34
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Login Issue

I've got an "old" 1200 Mhz machine at home, that I did a "clean" XP install on.
After a while (half a year, using it once every fortnight), I got the same symptoms as you said.

I don't know...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2005, 16:51
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Something for Dace?

http://thx.saydoo.com/highschool-girls.avi (700kb, DivX, work-safe)


And because it isn't worth creating another whole new thread, some more (totally unrelated):...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jul 2005, 01:45
Replies: 140
Views: 3,535
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: London today

Sorry, but couldn't be bothered to read all of the thread, so I don't expect you to read my (maybe redundant) post, BUT:

In this case, when you're looking for a possible suspect that could blow up...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jul 2005, 00:23
Replies: 23
Views: 913
Posted By JetLinus
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jul 2005, 00:02
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: its not so bad to live here after all

That didn't stop the police from taking down our uni-internal direct-connect network though. Or at least they investigated, so the guys in charge turned it off asap...

Anway, this leaves me...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jun 2005, 23:44
Replies: 82
Views: 1,700
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: [Emo] Seriously what in the ****?!

I just wanted to mention the ladder theory anyway......

It COULD've been a desperate try from the girl to make you envious. But actually not really... I mean, she could've pulled you easily...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jun 2005, 13:59
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Google Earth

If you wanna try the competing program:

NASA WorldWind (http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/)
Forum: Programming and Discussion 26 Jun 2005, 13:51
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Audio Recording -- Line-in to MP3

I've used "SilentBob" before, simple Wave-Recording. Not what you want though...

Did you know Winamp has got "linein://" or something? Type it for "Open URL". Or "mic://". FAQs or Help will help....
Forum: Programming and Discussion 19 Jun 2005, 21:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,180
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: ID 3.2 tags

I used a GREAT tool once, that could easily do this, as well as derive id3 tags from filenames and rename files to meet the tags, and so on.
Regular expressions where supportet and so on.

There...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jun 2005, 13:43
Replies: 75
Views: 2,024
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Don`t do science.

I'm not doing science for the money...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jun 2005, 03:55
Replies: 50
Views: 2,022
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Off for a while

If you get a chance, maybe you want to see Sevilla, and then visit Gibraltar?
Really worh a visit is Granada apparently, with its water-fountains-garden-stuff...

But be careful, around this time...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2005, 22:21
Replies: 31
Views: 971
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: German help

And presumably the last memory?
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2005, 02:51
Replies: 31
Views: 971
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: German help

Post or PM away. Won't guarantee anything, but I might look into it...
(I'm German btw if someone didn't know)
Forum: Programming and Discussion 12 Jun 2005, 02:43
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Encryption Algorithm

Wikipedia helps too.

3DES is basically just using DES 3 times, with a different key each time, and using the output from the first pass as input for the second and so on...

DES is what...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 10 Jun 2005, 00:24
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By JetLinus
Forum: Programming and Discussion 7 Jun 2005, 23:00
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Various problems with PC.

The HDD could power-down into standby mode? Check System Settings, Energy Options, to see if your harddisks are allowed to go into suspend mode (also check BIOS).
Sometimes this happens. Your...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 4 Jun 2005, 10:56
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Converting wma to wav/mp3

I'd have said "dbPowerAmp Music Converter" as well.

Or, you could try the Winamp Disk-Writer-Plugin (preferences, plugins, output). As Winamp can load WMA (input plugin), that should do the trick....
Forum: Programming and Discussion 1 Jun 2005, 20:38
Replies: 13
Views: 1,195
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: write from php to pdf

I've read on a very good German page about Visual Basic about creating PDF in pure VB. They're going step by step, first text, then elements, pictures, compression...

I know it's useless, but I'm...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 1 Jun 2005, 03:20
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: linux partions?

Partition info, file indexes, journalism stuff (if implemented and enabled), FAT, whatever something like that?
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jun 2005, 03:12
Replies: 61
Views: 1,324
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: My new favourite game

Dace (the story telling person) is back \o/

I'm happy (for the moment!)
Forum: General Discussions 29 May 2005, 15:55
Replies: 54
Views: 1,259
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: I wish I had...

If nothing else helps, try to open the disk CAREFULLY in a as-dust-clean-as-possible room (bathroom after cleaning and leaving the water run a bit). Have a vacuum cleaner ready.
Open the hard disk...
Forum: General Discussions 29 May 2005, 00:08
Replies: 40
Views: 1,429
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Three Hours Sleep

Hope she doesn't know about your nickname or about the name "planetarion".
It's amazing sometimes how stalkative google can be ;-)
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2005, 23:46
Replies: 53
Views: 1,656
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: ****!

I think so too! But couldn't you be black mailed, if you helped him out?




What about the mate? I'd be pretty angry, if I tried get this bint and her child away from me (and her...
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2005, 23:26
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Something in the Old Wives' Tale?

I've recently heard, that somehow too much sex gives you bad eyes anyway.
It was on the (german version) of who wants to be a millionaire, and the question was how many children J.S. Bach had. I...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 24 May 2005, 04:51
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB 6 -Skipping lines of code...

Because he needs some lines of code to executed a couple of hundred times?

[/badjoke] :-/
Forum: General Discussions 23 May 2005, 01:59
Replies: 38
Views: 918
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: The catchy tunes of the moment

Sportfreunde Stiller - Ein Kompliment :up:

Rainbirds - Blueprint
("And I sneak around the corner, with a blueprint of my lover...")
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 May 2005, 11:29
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB 6 -Skipping lines of code...

Usually VB fixes that by auto-correction. If not, then it should give a compiler error...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 20 May 2005, 17:38
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB 6 -Skipping lines of code...

Yes I do at least, and you know that ;-)
Forum: Programming and Discussion 20 May 2005, 10:29
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB 6 -Skipping lines of code...

Just out of curiosity:

Do you still remember the error number? I'm just interested in this error, never heard of it...


Concerning your problem: Well. It still doesn't sound really believable....
Forum: Programming and Discussion 19 May 2005, 19:47
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB 6 -Skipping lines of code...

What's the error number?

Never heard of something like this, but it sounds like really really bad code (welcome spaghetti).



Well, splitting the code into multiple parts would exactly be the...
Forum: General Discussions 18 May 2005, 00:00
Replies: 12
Views: 1,017
Posted By JetLinus
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2005, 23:09
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Time yourself

I just ignored the fact that I knew the URL and stuff, and timed:

About 30 secs :-/
I had no idea what was going on. Thought about cars maybe too.

I'm more of a Nokia person anyway (and got an...
Forum: General Discussions 15 May 2005, 03:53
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: There`s a weiredo next door..

The thread title sounds like the name of a Family Guy episode ;-)
Forum: General Discussions 15 May 2005, 03:41
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: As im in a Linkage kinda mood

My flash is broken :-/

Whenever I open a flash link, all browser windows get closed.
And I can't be bothered to do something about it.
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 13 May 2005, 12:36
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: New computer causing problems

You tried formatting the HDD without windows? From external tools?

Or recreated the partition using Partition Magic maybe?


Hm, use another boot cd? User another windows CD?
Is it Windows...
Forum: General Discussions 11 May 2005, 02:04
Replies: 16
Views: 643
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: When I grow up, I want one of these in my backyard

I thought those Stirling engines didn't really work that efficient unless you had an ideal gas?

Well, I've seen one in action last week during my physics lecture, and I really liked it. I...
Forum: General Discussions 11 May 2005, 01:39
Replies: 17
Views: 801
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Look! I stole this from another forum for you!

I found it funny.
But in future to come, I will say "this is old" whenever I see this again.
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2005, 04:05
Replies: 27
Views: 754
Posted By JetLinus
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2005, 21:41
Replies: 15
Views: 652
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Oh my god, Family Guy season four!

Woah just found those 2 episodes here (I'd share but my external traffic is extremly limited and I could only do that if you owned the DVD of course which isn't possible as of yet).

Cheers for...
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2005, 02:18
Replies: 20
Views: 813
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: The Decline of MSN messanger

That's how I got one. Didn't get that either :-/

Uh, and sad thing about your nice avatar, luckily I saved it before it got changed ^^
Forum: General Discussions 8 May 2005, 21:01
Replies: 66
Views: 1,715
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Internet browser related help required here!

There are some people who really LOVE the new "tabbed" thingy from Trillian (instant messenger). It groups together messages from people just like the browser tabs webpages.
I don't like that.
I...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 8 May 2005, 00:37
Replies: 2
Views: 2,935
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB6 - blocking dialogs, and returning values from dialogs

I was just browsing about classes and "OO in VB", and I found something useful for you too:

Forms can set other form's properties.
So you could either create a hidden text-control in the calling...
Forum: General Discussions 7 May 2005, 03:14
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: [Comic] I have found a Muse

:up:
Keep it up and coming!
Forum: Programming and Discussion 6 May 2005, 19:16
Replies: 2
Views: 2,935
Posted By JetLinus
Re: VB6 - blocking dialogs, and returning values from dialogs

Well, this one is "easy".
VB provides the option to display forms modal. Default option is modeless however.
Just use frmSomeForm.Show vbModal. Code will only be executed after this statement,...
Forum: General Discussions 6 May 2005, 02:16
Replies: 66
Views: 1,715
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Internet browser related help required here!

I actually have never partitipated in these kind of browser wars, but you know what?


I'm using Internet Explorer. hahahahaha! I am. And I call myself "expert". hahahah.


Ok now, I really...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 3 May 2005, 01:11
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Recursion-Poem

Hey, I just got pos-repped for this... Yey \o/
Forum: General Discussions 3 May 2005, 01:04
Replies: 209
Views: 4,512
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: [LONG] I am living again like there is no tomorrow

To all the people mocking about the "big" (haha) age difference:

Wait until YOU get into that situation. Maybe you're older than 22 now, and it's suddenly ok (male 28 female 21, NOBODY cares)....
Forum: General Discussions 2 May 2005, 01:22
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Need lyrics? (winamp-plugin)

That's right, actually exactly my point all the time. But then this discussion about "when lyrics become illegal" (at least in Germany) came up, and I thought: Well, take what you can get.
Your own...
Forum: General Discussions 2 May 2005, 00:42
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Need lyrics? (winamp-plugin)

Did you at least look at the screenshot?
Forum: General Discussions 1 May 2005, 23:45
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Need lyrics? (winamp-plugin)

So, just curious: Did anyone try it? Satisfied?
Anything cool / uncool about it?
Forum: Programming and Discussion 1 May 2005, 12:22
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: MFC linker problem

Ah I see... Cheers!
Forum: General Discussions 30 Apr 2005, 03:23
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Need lyrics? (winamp-plugin)

Oh, I just noticed:
If you really gonna use the integrated Milkdrop-Stuff (start Milkdrop from the toolbar button in Evillyrics), you should BACKUP your milk_msg.ini file in the winam\plugins dir....
Forum: Programming and Discussion 30 Apr 2005, 02:51
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: MFC linker problem

Hm, don't really understand that (yet).
You're the experts. So well. Hope you'll find something to work it out then.
I'm out of ideas (as I have no clue about it).
Forum: General Discussions 30 Apr 2005, 02:43
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Need lyrics? (winamp-plugin)

I came across a nice thing lately.
It's a program called "EvilLyrics".

It basically grabs the title from your current playing song (supports Winamp, Windows Media Player and some more stuff), and...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Apr 2005, 19:40
Replies: 41
Views: 1,234
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: GD Advice

Btw, the corks really have worked in 2 out of 2 cases for me...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Apr 2005, 18:08
Replies: 41
Views: 1,234
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: GD Advice

I gave perfectly good advice (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?t=184961#post2869626), you ****!
Forum: General Discussions 29 Apr 2005, 18:02
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Don't light and drink! [stupid]

This could be avatar-material for somebody?
Forum: General Discussions 29 Apr 2005, 17:51
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Don't light and drink! [stupid]

That's right. I think I've never made "proper" threads in that fashion after round 4 and some discussions in "PA Strategy" :-/

Well, I tried, but either they sucked or remained mostly unread.
The...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Apr 2005, 17:45
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Don't light and drink! [stupid]

Woah. Could've happened to me I guess...

http://fb9-fsr.uni-duisburg.de/forum/uploads/sambuca.gif
Forum: Programming and Discussion 29 Apr 2005, 17:43
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: MFC linker problem

What about using (in the CmyDoc.h file):

#ifndef CMYDOC_H
#define CMYDOC_H

// stuff

#endif
Forum: General Discussions 29 Apr 2005, 03:05
Replies: 31
Views: 1,362
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: T&F explains film-making

A quick search gives me a price range from 1300 to 1600 euros in German internet shops apparently. I know a friend who bought this cam recently for 1400, so I can sort of "guarantuee" (sp?) that....
Forum: General Discussions 29 Apr 2005, 01:44
Replies: 31
Views: 1,362
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: T&F explains film-making

Panasonic NV-GS400

camera of choice, about 1400 euro-ish unfortunately...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Apr 2005, 01:20
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Torn (in some kind of way) [vid]

Just another funny link that I couln't find a suitable headline for apparently:

http://gprime.net/video.php/tornmime
Forum: General Discussions 29 Apr 2005, 01:13
Replies: 31
Views: 1,362
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: T&F explains film-making

Isn't that everyone's dream?
Forum: General Discussions 27 Apr 2005, 01:00
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Oh James Oh James Oh James

Hm sorry then, it was my impression...
Maybe because I can never really understand as I don't have british television.

Let me at least put it like this: You make more "something about channel 4"...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Apr 2005, 00:58
Replies: 41
Views: 1,127
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Its been emotional

It's not about WHAT you post it seems...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Apr 2005, 00:55
Replies: 32
Views: 1,181
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Laptop burns!

Try to put 4 little things (pairs of corks taped together have proven to work) below the 4 corners of the laptop. It makes sure that enough air can pass underneath it...


There are special...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Apr 2005, 00:49
Replies: 209
Views: 4,512
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: [LONG] I am living again like there is no tomorrow

:up:

That's always a nice friendship then.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Apr 2005, 00:48
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Oh James Oh James Oh James

Your hitting > 50% "oh look whats on UK TV" threads now... :-/

(What happened to the "let me tell you about poker" stuff?)



I'm only doing this to bring back good old Dace (tm) stories...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Apr 2005, 00:44
Replies: 209
Views: 4,512
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: [LONG] I am living again like there is no tomorrow

't was for Dace...

And where are we if THAT doesn't count?





Edit:
Forum: Programming and Discussion 25 Apr 2005, 18:56
Replies: 26
Views: 915
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Neural Network Problem

That link with the blue background is GREAT, mucho [++] posrep thx woah.

I just worked out what genetic algorithms are, and let me tell you, they rock (I believe).


Edit: You must spread some...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 25 Apr 2005, 18:55
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: DivX/Xvid

1.) Try VLC (Video Lan Client). It's a media player. Straight forward Google-Search-Download.

2.) Try VirtualDub to load the file (google as well, sourceforge). If it does load, you can skip from...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Apr 2005, 13:26
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By JetLinus
Forum: General Discussions 22 Apr 2005, 02:10
Replies: 31
Views: 896
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Mobile Phone Help

Something BlackBerry compatible?
Forum: Programming and Discussion 16 Apr 2005, 20:30
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By JetLinus
Forum: Programming and Discussion 16 Apr 2005, 01:07
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Searching for a string across all memory

Hm.
WinHex Memory Viewer?
http://www.x-ways.net/winhex/index-m.html

Taken from:
http://www.infosecwriters.com/text_resources/pdf/Discovering_Passwords_In_Memory.pdf



Could be difficult I...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Apr 2005, 12:57
Replies: 25
Views: 664
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: So I'm blocking these boards...

Yeaayhei wuhhu yeah!!!

Did it, it worked, AND I PASSED THIS DAMN MATHS THINGY!!!


The random stuff is indeed impossible to remember: I even only used numbers (8 digits), but right after...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 15 Apr 2005, 12:49
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: [database] Help me sort this out in my brain!

Is that really bad? Would you mind pointing out to me why quickly?
Because there are other, string based date-formats? Or because of binary timestamps that are better to use?
Forum: Programming and Discussion 14 Apr 2005, 21:38
Replies: 1
Views: 4,074
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB6 - Runtime Error '91'

Well, this is one of the most frequent VB runtime errors you can get.

Unfortunately, it's sort of "generic", and basically can be anything.
It usually happens when you're using "third party...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 12 Apr 2005, 15:43
Replies: 13
Views: 512
Posted By JetLinus
Re: Blocking MSN

Uh, while we're just at it: Could someone tell me, how I limit this for specific user accounts? I can't find an option to select which user account a policy should be applied for, and I don't want to...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 11 Apr 2005, 17:47
Replies: 13
Views: 512
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Blocking MSN

Can't you somehow block traffic to the MSN server?
It seems mine is connected to *.msg.hotmail.com
Port 1863 if that helps. Hmmm?
Forum: General Discussions 30 Mar 2005, 20:06
Replies: 25
Views: 664
Posted By JetLinus
So I'm blocking these boards...

.. in my router config.
Along with some other boards.

As well as my uni's DC++ server, that supplies me with my daily friends episodes...

Then I'll change the router password to something...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 30 Mar 2005, 00:55
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: A "quick and easy" DivX/XVid -> DVD program

TMPGenc! Automatic wizard etc, best quality. Everything nice. Creates DVD-PAL-MPEG2 files from anything really, that you can then burn on DVD usin Nero or whatever.....

Working version here...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 29 Mar 2005, 09:21
Replies: 6
Views: 1,129
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB Help

lblAvailableSlots.Caption = Max_Number - 1?



Seems no SQL is being used...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 28 Mar 2005, 21:02
Replies: 6
Views: 1,129
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB Help

Ok then! Fair enough...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Mar 2005, 13:19
Replies: 59
Views: 2,000
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: 2005 Desktop Thread

There's a "new" version of DVDShrink out, 3.2. It has a new "advanced improved high quality" option for ripping (takes about 1 more hour on 3Ghz) which might be worth checking out...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 25 Mar 2005, 19:39
Replies: 35
Views: 1,414
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: What kind of "special server" with a P200?

Couldn't find anything about a game called "Konquerer", possibly because there's this linux-browser called "Konqueror". What's that game about? Any link? Is it cool? And simple? Great ;-)

I think...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 25 Mar 2005, 15:56
Replies: 35
Views: 1,414
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: What kind of "special server" with a P200?

2 devices: my computer + my VoIP telephone.
My PC isn't on all the time.

Also for security reasons, it's just nice to have a "firewall that you can never disable by accident".
But I'd give that...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Mar 2005, 14:28
Replies: 49
Views: 1,924
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: [Complely Useless|Mp3] Blag, Boast and Admire

10,169 files in 274 folders, total size of 37.0GB
That's my (mostly stolen) mp3-base.
I'm actually listening to a playlist of 2574 items atm, that consist mostly of other mp3s (imported directly...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 25 Mar 2005, 14:21
Replies: 35
Views: 1,414
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: What kind of "special server" with a P200?

Ok, this IPcop really looks great.

I've changed my mind slightly for now. I found out that uni-network actually uses 100mbit. But my SOHO-hardware-router only has a 10mbit WAN-port.
For various...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Mar 2005, 01:31
Replies: 27
Views: 889
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: So I woke up this morning...

Our cat sleeps like 99% of the day recently and doesn't eat very much anymore... :-/
He's something like 15 now...

You should get Galapagos Turtles. They'd outlive you... And be sad when YOU...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Mar 2005, 22:33
Replies: 29
Views: 903
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: It's a bit of a random ask but ...

Pointing out the obvious...
AND being disgusting... Well... First negrep from me that is...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Mar 2005, 02:03
Replies: 31
Views: 898
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Lol !???

Now THAT's something I did NOT expect...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Mar 2005, 21:11
Replies: 31
Views: 898
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Lol !???

Can you really do that? :eek:
And I thought that was just another tale...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 23 Mar 2005, 01:26
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Er, wired modem problem

Do you know if the modem has a built-in router? Has the modem any configuration options at all?
Forum: Programming and Discussion 22 Mar 2005, 18:23
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: installing windows XP

I know, I've used manual and automatic ways myself. But that was all on SP1, before installing SP2.
In a reliable German IT magazin's news ticker (www.heise.de), I read that in SP2 it wouldn't be...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 22 Mar 2005, 17:57
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: installing windows XP

Defenitely best solution I'd say, if possible. There are LOTS OF LOTS of tools around for making bootable Windows XP CDs, even a sophisticated one from Microsoft themselves.

You can even create...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Mar 2005, 15:07
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: installing windows XP

RAID-0 is tempting because fast :)


Can't you create RAM-disk on A:, if no real floppy drive is present?
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Mar 2005, 14:59
Replies: 35
Views: 1,414
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: What kind of "special server" with a P200?

Monitors faced toward walls or windows on workplaces ROCK ;). I got that lucky feeling at my job. Just like this rule for any computing / informatics classes: You gotta sit in the last row!



...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Mar 2005, 14:54
Replies: 35
Views: 1,414
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: What kind of "special server" with a P200?

That's great, so I finally know where this quote in the signature originates from ;)

I couldn't be bothered to make a classical browser-based game. I hate that.
I know of all the advantages,...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Mar 2005, 14:51
Replies: 35
Views: 1,414
Posted By JetLinus
Re: What kind of "special server" with a P200?

I could just reboot the machine every fortnight or so anyway. I'd put everything to auto-start, so it can "run unattended". I'd figure out some way that rebooting shouldn't be a problem (because it...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Mar 2005, 14:31
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: installing windows XP

I guess you could somehow include the drivers on your actual Windows XP (SP2?) disc.
Or copy the floppy to a CD, and as long as you have 2 CD ROM drives, that's ok, no?
XP booting from one drive,...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 20 Mar 2005, 15:23
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB Help

Of course, it should be Len(Lines(i))...

Ok, apart from that, you're very close to your solution already...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 20 Mar 2005, 13:55
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB Help

I forgot to include the actual "calculation" code, but will do so shortly...

It's not complicated at all. Split() is a nice function, and I personally use Trim$() quite a lot. Also you should know...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 20 Mar 2005, 13:23
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB Help

K, I can't be arsed writing this in the compiler, but it should go like this:


Dim i as long, j as long
Dim FileContent as String
Dim FileNum as Long
Dim Lines() As String
Dim Items() As...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Mar 2005, 05:08
Replies: 18
Views: 495
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Typecasting!

There goes the Java-Man. Although S/I was first.




public class Basic { void method() {...} }
public class Advanced extends Basic { void method() {...} }

...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Mar 2005, 05:02
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: wouldn't it be nice..

At least they're tagged [football], so you can not-click them (just as I do)...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 18 Mar 2005, 18:22
Replies: 35
Views: 1,414
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: What kind of "special server" with a P200?

Yeah, I once tried to make a game, I know how daaaaaaaaaaamn long things like this take, even if you're working with some people on it (doesn't always make it easier).

I will never ever try to...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 18 Mar 2005, 15:22
Replies: 35
Views: 1,414
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: What kind of "special server" with a P200?

Ok let's just not worry about the implementation (maybe I'll fool around with java and c++ or whatever and even linux).

For now, I just need an IDEA. And then I can work on a design or something...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2005, 15:17
Replies: 30
Views: 626
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: A tool for finding new bands/artists based on ones you already like.

A link for people that only found the map but actually want new bands get suggested to them (http://www.gnoosic.com/tripex.php). (Enter 3 bands / films / authors / items you like, see below).
...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 18 Mar 2005, 02:14
Replies: 35
Views: 1,414
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: What kind of "special server" with a P200?

Ok let's just not worry about the implementation (maybe I'll fool around with java and c++ or whatever and even linux).

For now, I just need an IDEA. And then I can work on a design or something...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2005, 00:53
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: It's "weird feature day" again... this is a real WTF...

This CTRL + ALT + Down doesn't work for me either.


But what REALLY REALLY sucks? In the code editor window of Visual Basic 6.0, my mouse wheel scrolling doesn't work. No, it's not the "only use...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 18 Mar 2005, 00:52
Replies: 35
Views: 1,414
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: What kind of "special server" with a P200?

I made my own experiences. I just trust it. And if not I'll stick a PowerOff-Client on it and reboot remotely every other night.
The thing is, I can't program internet- (or any other) stuff stable...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 18 Mar 2005, 00:38
Replies: 35
Views: 1,414
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: What kind of "special server" with a P200?

Well yeah maybe, but actually I don't know of anything that would crash Win98 in this case. I mean, no print queue, no firewall running (all shielded behind the NAT router), no virus scan, no...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 17 Mar 2005, 23:32
Replies: 35
Views: 1,414
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow What kind of "special server" with a P200?

Ok, in the near future I'll probably have a spare Pentium 200Mhz (no MMX), 32MB RAM, 2MB PCI graphic. This might actually be a Pentium II 233 with 128MB of RAM, but let's not focus on that.

The...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Mar 2005, 01:33
Replies: 57
Views: 1,350
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: How do you shower?

But than we should get a Poker Forum as well.
You could be the mod.
And the 1st user.
And maybe the only one...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Mar 2005, 01:24
Replies: 57
Views: 1,350
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: How do you shower?

I always get in BEFORE I start the shower.
Then I point it at the sink, waiting until it gets hot. I then work up my body, until everything (especially the hair) is wet enough).
I then apply...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Mar 2005, 19:52
Replies: 24
Views: 695
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: HAHA, never been spammed this way before

Or INTELLIGENT enough.

If they send just the mail with the image to be loaded (for identification purposes), it will probably be blocked. Who is stupid enough to let emails load stuff from the...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Mar 2005, 22:13
Replies: 59
Views: 2,000
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: 2005 Desktop Thread

Cheers, done so and got it... Now only SI statusbar is missing...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Mar 2005, 14:35
Replies: 27
Views: 706
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Some sick little fks...

Fck this really is SO shit.
I felt quite bad while reading this.

Can't you hurt or kill the fckers somehow (and I don't mean the dogs)? No, you can't, and you wouldn't, I know.
:-/
Forum: General Discussions 14 Mar 2005, 14:28
Replies: 50
Views: 1,127
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: ITT I hate mondays

Wanted to attend a lecture of "Introduction to theoretical physics" or something at 10:30, but couldn't be bothered to get ouf of bed.
Stayed in bed till 13:00, had lunch, now I'm gonna do some...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Mar 2005, 04:21
Replies: 59
Views: 2,000
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: 2005 Desktop Thread

What's that nice little system information bar on the bottom of the screen (right on top of the taskbar)? Could you please tell me the name of it or give a link or something?


Same here: What's...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 13 Mar 2005, 23:54
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Explaining Google technology.

Uh, nice read, THX...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Mar 2005, 02:48
Replies: 33
Views: 1,008
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Welcome to our newest member

Check out http://www.planetarion-tools.de.vu/statistics , especially old stats. To my knowledge, the peak was almost 180k players. But that was about it...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Mar 2005, 00:45
Replies: 72
Views: 1,511
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: What if you'd die...

I thought about this quite often as well -- not for GD, but for a ICQ friends that I haven't really met that often...

I had the idea of a triggered auto-notifier as well. Also with the release of...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2005, 02:31
Replies: 93
Views: 1,988
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: The CHIKA file.

Out of curiousity: How can you permanently ban somewhone who doesn't have a static IP address? Does it work?
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2005, 02:27
Replies: 31
Views: 951
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Everyone, be careful! There's a MSN virus about

Disqualified for that statement
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2005, 02:25
Replies: 81
Views: 1,288
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Creatioism vs Evolution in the US.

Phoebe (from friends) "doesn't believe" in evolution (Season 2, Episode 3, The one where Heckles dies).
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 7 Mar 2005, 02:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,151
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Strange hard disk problem

Try a tool called TreeSize , there should be a full functional free / demo version out there somewhere, pls google.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 6 Mar 2005, 13:19
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: anyone know where i can find a utility for [de]compressing ini files?

Hm, maybe he wants to compress them? What about some usual ZIP, LZW, whatever stuff algorithm?

But if you found some sort of binary configuration file from another application: Bad luck. It's...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Mar 2005, 07:39
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: There are some things in life that make you shudder

Totally OT, but could someone quickly explain to mean what "odds are 10/11 on something" means. Does that mean if I bet 10 quit on on this event and it actually happens, I'll get 11 back? And in case...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Mar 2005, 03:18
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: How do you get in touch with channel 4?

Without your stories, your threads deteriorate slowly...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Mar 2005, 22:09
Replies: 29
Views: 576
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Groundhog Day

You could post all the witty comments of all users JUST a second before they were actually posted.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Mar 2005, 22:06
Replies: 30
Views: 700
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: World Jump Day

Hm, you un-mystified something there. But on the site I saw a video of a German Professor from Munich University, which has quite a good (if not the best) reputation for physics (and overall anyway)...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 4 Mar 2005, 21:58
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: linux-question (once again)

Linux seems damn complicated :-/
Forum: General Discussions 4 Mar 2005, 04:29
Replies: 30
Views: 700
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: World Jump Day

No no, only people on the northern hemisphere are supposed to jump, as far as I understod it.

Also, imagine jumping from a ship hovering in space. You WOULD force it in a direction away from your...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Mar 2005, 03:03
Replies: 30
Views: 700
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow World Jump Day

www.worldjumpday.org

The work of crazy scientists.
Do you think this will work?
I personally doubt it, as the act of synchronization is far too difficult in my eyes. You'd need some sort of...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Mar 2005, 22:25
Replies: 19
Views: 487
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: My dreams lately

Seems to me you've got still quite a thing for your ex maybe?
Forum: General Discussions 3 Mar 2005, 21:21
Replies: 19
Views: 437
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: German Wings

Oh, and of COURSE Lufthansa is way better, but thats a "professional airline", as opposed to the other "cheap airlines".
It'll cost about 2 or even 5 times more.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Mar 2005, 21:20
Replies: 19
Views: 437
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: German Wings

I both tried Ryanair and Germanwings (to London I think).
I can recommend them, nothing dangerous or weird about those two airlines.

Oh, btw, Germanwings does NOT ring a bell with ANY worldwar in...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Mar 2005, 21:02
Replies: 97
Views: 2,086
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Competition!

Bryan Adams
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2005, 23:30
Replies: 16
Views: 528
Posted By JetLinus
Re: Internet ads.

I once saw (that means: actually noticed) and ad on a german computer and science news site. It was about a magazin (or just about special edition). The content being something with aerospace, and...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2005, 05:16
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: i was bored at work and i found this..

Finally I get to say the magic word once:


old
Forum: Programming and Discussion 1 Mar 2005, 19:29
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB6 - crashing the IDE

Hm, shouldn't then VB throw an "index out of range" error anyway?

But that's usually my experience: The problem is ALWAYS something else, never "VB itself". Be it components, DLLs, just foreign...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 1 Mar 2005, 17:25
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB6 - crashing the IDE

I don't know HOW VB5 would help you, just give it a shot, you know.
There was a REAL annoying bug in out-of-the-box VB5: Some controls, one being Winsock, couldn't run. It said something about "you...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2005, 03:55
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Poker advert

Funny* and with the chance of "not being old" (http://daemlich.net/t5760)...



*Maybe
to some
people say
or so I've heard
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 28 Feb 2005, 20:47
Replies: 8
Views: 1,151
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Strange hard disk problem

- Are you sure you got the counting system right? 1 GB is not 1 GB, you know. Some people sometimes use 1GB = 10 ^ 9 instead of 1GB = 2 ^ 30 (= 2³° ;)), eg. HDD sellers...
120 decimal GB are only...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 28 Feb 2005, 20:45
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB6 - crashing the IDE

Well... Check Projects, References? Or Components... Something weird? Some outdated user-control?
Check the code for DLL or API stuff maybe?

Got VB5 at hand?
Or Windows 95 / 98 maybe?


Does...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Feb 2005, 11:16
Replies: 18
Views: 534
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: It's a Thursday... I'm posting... which means...

Lol, it took me quite a while to figure out that you DON'T meant "dating system" as in "people getting together".
But now it all makes sense \o/
Forum: General Discussions 25 Feb 2005, 11:14
Replies: 49
Views: 983
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: I had a dream

Of little black and white girls, playing with each other?





:-/
Forum: General Discussions 25 Feb 2005, 05:08
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: How much dou you think I should pay for a

I found out the price span is enormous for USB sticks, especially for "high capacity".
I'm speaking of German producs in Euro, but will convert them for you...

I can't remember precisely, but I...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Feb 2005, 03:33
Replies: 49
Views: 983
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: I had a dream

I found out:

The less I sleep at nights, the less I remember of my dreams. I think that is because I'm "too tired to remember what I dreamt about". You know, like this "I slept like a stone, pure...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 25 Feb 2005, 00:21
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Recursion-Poem

While preparing for my Java-test tomorrow, I just came across this little poem, that at least made me smirk a tiny bit:


One day a mad poet with little to say
gave a poem away that started:

...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Feb 2005, 23:27
Replies: 18
Views: 534
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: It's a Thursday... I'm posting... which means...

I should do this "IRC-thing" one time...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Feb 2005, 16:40
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: so anyway

http://www.garfield.com/comics/comics_archives.html
Or browse IMDB...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Feb 2005, 02:17
Replies: 24
Views: 672
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Too much security ? [Bush-Visit]

Just from watching normal German news, I was quite surprised HOW MUCH EFFORT they had put into today's visit from Mr. Bush.
He came to Mainz, a German town of about 180k people.

And the WHOLE...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2005, 17:43
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Stuart said

The sad thing is that you can actually buy this movie on DVD in Germany. Something like 5 Euro, and "digitally remastered" apparently (from WMV or what?).

Just like Happy Tree Friends are on DVD....
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2005, 17:16
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: DivX, SVCD and the lot.

Well, as long as you keep the bitrate...
Not perfect, but with high (i.e slow) enough encoding settings it shouldn't be a big problem.

Also the only way to play a movie on your DVD player, if...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2005, 15:07
Replies: 24
Views: 1,104
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Skype

I've got a REAL alternative to skype:

VoIP.

It's my only phone. I'm using www.sipgate.de.
No monthly fee, I get a number in a German city (800 are available) of my choice. People can call me,...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2005, 14:44
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: DivX, SVCD and the lot.

My advice without further looking up:
Use AVISynth. Create an AVS-script, that loads the original avi-movie file, and by some sort of plugin renders the subtitles to the movie.
Then you can open...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Feb 2005, 14:59
Replies: 93
Views: 2,435
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: ITT we talk about our nicknames

I hate my nickname :(

When I did a little programming, I always signed it with "(C) by Jetstream Software". Though Jetstream would be a nice nickname, I overused it at that time.
In battle.net...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 22 Feb 2005, 14:40
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB6 - executable size

Ok, well.

To search for dead code, I can recommend VB Project Analyzer (http://www.aivosto.com/project/project.html). The free version can load up to 10 modules -- won't be enough for you maybe,...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Feb 2005, 04:02
Replies: 20
Views: 632
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: being a proxy server (cry for help eh)

I know this comes too late, but who indeed said that he wanted an OPEN proxy. Firewall rules (i.e. allowing ONE IP) or dynamic IPs solve some problems. Often you just want a proxy from a friend to...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 22 Feb 2005, 01:41
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB6 - executable size

Visual Basic does NOT have the option to include debug information into exe files!


Why would you need that anyway? It's still an interpreter after all. And the "debug mode" (i.e. play and stop...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2005, 20:05
Replies: 63
Views: 1,881
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Paris Hilton + Sidekick2 +Hacked = Fun!

I tried Avril (rang once, then "customer not availabe") and Ashley Olsen (occupied).

[Pls don't think I'm that crazy, I've got VoIP and it only costs me 2.7cent/min to dial to USA, whatever number...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Feb 2005, 20:04
Replies: 16
Views: 541
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Flash Menus

I like frames if done properly. It's the "classic" way of webdesign, lol. You know, one static menu frame and another one for content.
Ok don't flame me, by "classic way" I meant what people like I...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2005, 19:10
Replies: 7
hey
Views: 430
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: hey

There is if your LAN cables go through a wall where your neighbour put some "high voltage" (something like 3 phase AC / rotary current, 360 volts or so) to power his washing machine.
Then the...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Feb 2005, 19:01
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB6 - executable size

Hmmm...
You know there is a option in the compile dialog, "optimize for size". Default is "optimize for speed", and I'd strongly recommend to leave it that way. Speed is most important (especially...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2005, 15:34
Replies: 101
Views: 5,220
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Hack.net

So ok, there was this guy who said the numbers reminded him of archery scores.

So can somebody tell me what you'd need to do to get these sort of scores? Do they "form a picture on the target"?...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2005, 13:21
Replies: 31
Views: 1,081
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Puzzle

Don't get it at all :-/
10min already, lot's of checks, gonna get some food now...

I HAVE looked up what "petals" are though \o/
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2005, 07:00
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Music puzzle

so only #2 is left for the others...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2005, 05:00
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Music puzzle

#1 and #4 are CORRECT!

I personally found #2 easier to guess then #3, but they're both VERY well known!


And YES, 80's song DEFENITELY for #3 ;)
Sort of THE 80's song ^^
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2005, 04:31
Replies: 20
Views: 590
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Maths fun :D

He sounds cool and caring though. Trying to get his stuff done and into your heads. Must be pretty enjoyable, his lessons / lectures.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Feb 2005, 04:28
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Anyone who knows anything about Firefox- Create this extension:

Lol :p

The most annoying shit I had to do was decoding MIME in eMails (I didn't do it in the end). Also pretty annoying was IRC imo, as it uses so many things that aren't in the RFCs...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2005, 04:18
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Music puzzle

Dunno if anybody is interested:
Can you recognize the following music? It's 4 themes from well known films.
...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Feb 2005, 03:30
Replies: 28
Views: 662
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Thread title, content or user most important?

The only poster that has a real positive influence on me reading a thread is Dace (probably because of his former stories).

I'm never ever reading [football] threads...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Feb 2005, 04:23
Replies: 0
Views: 649
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Mindzone MTV spot (Paul van Dyk)

I've just seen this (DivX 2.1MB (http://www.mindzone.info/_vdo/news/movie/mindzone_movie.avi), MPEG1 7.5MB (http://www.mindzone.info/_vdo/news/movie/mindzone_movie.mpg), RealMedia 0.8MB...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Feb 2005, 19:59
Replies: 19
Views: 869
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: xbox recall

Well, I'd that IS the official expression. I mean, although it's nothing serious, they apparently WANT you to change that power cable. And you don't "recall" over 10 million power cables if it's...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2005, 20:20
Replies: 65
Views: 1,609
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Jesus Christ was tortured and died because of you! Yes, you!

That was part of the "joke", I assume. You know, called "sarcasm" or so...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2005, 18:28
Replies: 37
Views: 1,033
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: feel good songs?

Van Halen - Dance the night away
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2005, 06:09
Replies: 32
Views: 692
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Today

Be careful with those free thingies. I don't trust them anymore. Maybe if they're from a real brand name and not too old, but still: it doesn't help you if they don't work :-/
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2005, 01:48
Replies: 36
Views: 1,948
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: How to be funny?

I don't like threads of this scheme:


<One sentence>. Discuss.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2005, 16:27
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: i was wondering

Hm, I estimate a HDD speed bewteen 15MB/s and 30MB/s. Ie. let's say 30min worst case, 14min best case.
Unfortunately I'd guess a slower speed, so say something like 25min.


Disable your virus...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2005, 01:35
Replies: 87
Views: 1,615
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day kind of sucks in the end when the condom rips and your gf doesn't take the pill :-/
Forum: Programming and Discussion 14 Feb 2005, 14:03
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB - checking if a variable is set

Woah. Would've never gotten that on my own.
So you're using it like
If myObject Is Nothing Then
now, ai?

Good to know...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 03:56
Replies: 56
Views: 1,186
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Tearjerkers

No Friends in there. And no Futurama either :-/
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2005, 22:23
Replies: 87
Views: 1,615
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Valentine's Day

I've got a crappy webcam and this card (http://img126.exs.cx/img126/5159/valentinskarte3yc.jpg) for my gf. I just need something more for the inside. And good words.
The pic behind the heart-shaped...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2005, 22:05
Replies: 22
Views: 553
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: 1984

Well I didn't know if it was a reference to it. Or if they'd taken a scene from it and added their hammer-girl to it. What do I know? Not much obviously...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2005, 21:36
Replies: 22
Views: 553
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: 1984

Hey that's mean! I was serious. Do you know the Apple ad from 1984 I'm talking about?
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2005, 21:15
Replies: 22
Views: 553
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: 1984

Didn't they use one famous szene from it for that famous first Apple ad? Or is that not connected to the film?
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2005, 19:09
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Oh :joy:

Save the whining for the time when your dentist is going to remove it!
Forum: General Discussions 12 Feb 2005, 20:25
Replies: 101
Views: 5,220
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Hack.net

Again: If they wanted us to use 33 and 12, why did they explicitly give 30+3 and 11+1?
It's not like these calculations are the real "crack" you've got to do...

So I'd guess, simplifying this...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Feb 2005, 16:32
Replies: 101
Views: 5,220
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Hack.net

Ok, I just assume it's NOT something about really complicated foreign languages.
And at SOME point, it must have to do with some IT stuff, no?
Forum: General Discussions 12 Feb 2005, 01:51
Replies: 101
Views: 5,220
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Hack.net

So what does this mean? Good scores? Bad scores?

How do they look like on the "target". Could you sort of "draw" a picture, if you put the scores back on the "map"?
[you know what I mean]
Forum: General Discussions 12 Feb 2005, 01:49
Replies: 101
Views: 5,220
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Hack.net

It could also look like dates of the month, you know, all being between 1 and 31.

I think "evaluating" the numbers (i.e. 30+3 becomes 33) doesn't make sense -- why else would they give us this...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Feb 2005, 20:11
Replies: 19
Views: 499
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Enjoying Garfield?

If so, try this: The Daily Garfield Loader (http://www.la-interactive.de/DailyGarfieldLoader.exe).
I just made it and wanted to share...

It does nothing more then retrieve the current Garfield...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 11 Feb 2005, 18:26
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: My Group Policy Editor won't work anymore

I know somebody from somewhere with some fairly unlimited exchange points as it seems...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 11 Feb 2005, 13:16
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: My Group Policy Editor won't work anymore

Yep, read that whole post, tried to follow and understand it.
This guy tried to reenable all of his windows system services, and replaced the DLL file and so on.
I did so too, didn't do the trick....
Forum: Programming and Discussion 11 Feb 2005, 03:06
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By JetLinus
Unhappy My Group Policy Editor won't work anymore

I'm using Windows XP Prof. SP2. And I've used the Group Policy Editor before (to specify the Windows Update Server of my uni to save bandwidth).
Now I wanted to create a guest account and restrict...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 11 Feb 2005, 00:52
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB - checking if a variable is set

Hmmm, THIS is strange. My German help says:




It clearly mentions an IsNothing()-Function, which doesn't seem to exist though :-/

Maybe google can help?
Forum: Programming and Discussion 11 Feb 2005, 00:45
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB - checking if a variable is set

Hmmmmmm... Tried IsMissing()?
IsEmpty() and IsNull() sort of SHOULD work actually...
And there is no IsNothing :-/

Maybe try:
If Var = Nothing ???
Forum: Programming and Discussion 10 Feb 2005, 14:15
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Database performance tables - query times

How's that? Ok, 10k rpm are faster than 7.2k rpm, and SCSI is better than IDE.
BUT, it's not all about harddrive access times!

In databases you have indexes etc, that are "pre-cached" and so on....
Forum: General Discussions 9 Feb 2005, 00:53
Replies: 35
Views: 1,122
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: The O.C.

So I assume "The O.C." is a series called "The Orange County"?
Coz I just finished 240 episodes of Friends and don't quite know if I should start with Gilmore Girls...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 8 Feb 2005, 05:32
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Here's a new one... (PHP/HTML/Dunno)

Uhm, sorry, I'm using IE6 and I couldn't reproduce your problem.
Also, where is the CSS in your example?

And, I know it's good and nice new XML style to use /> for "single-tags", but usually in...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Feb 2005, 15:00
Replies: 44
Views: 757
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: So... what should i read next?

I'm reading Jeffrey Eugenides - Middlesex atm. It's about brother and sister, and well...

I wouldn't say it's my favourite book, but it's at least not science fiction. And "easy to read" you know.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Feb 2005, 14:36
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Help me stay awake

So go to sleep then for a little while, no?

Do it the "Napoleon way": Grab something, try to hold it, and then sleep. As soon as you fall asleep you'll drop the thing and the sound or the feeling...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Feb 2005, 12:47
Replies: 16
Views: 785
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: current game design ...

Incoming was a great arcade shooter, but it would've sucked without its great graphics.

On the other hand I totally agree with you. I think lots of people were disappointed in Colonisation, which...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Feb 2005, 01:48
Replies: 72
Views: 1,588
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: It's been a year ...

Why bad for you? Do they too much remind you of the things that happened?
Did someone from R/L found out about these stories???

I mean, for posting some more stories you could extend your ePenis...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Feb 2005, 15:29
Replies: 81
Views: 1,414
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: How many languages can you speak?

English & German (& could translate written Latin, given enough time, + can read ancient greek).
I will NOT become more geeky and list the computer-stuff.


Being German, I found most of the...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Feb 2005, 15:46
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: microsoft vs google??

There it is:

<meta name="robots" content="noindex">
<meta name="robots" content="nofollow">
Forum: General Discussions 1 Feb 2005, 15:42
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: microsoft vs google??

I sometimes thought there was a meta-tag called "noindex, nofollow" or something similar? Or am I talking about robots.txt?
Sorry I couldn't be bother to google for it (<-- how ironic).
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jan 2005, 17:35
Replies: 21
Views: 717
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Gordon "Nodrog" Ross to be buried in a Tarantula

Someone should add [»] http://www.planetarion-tools.de.vu/statistics (http://www.planetarion-tools.de.vu/statistics) to boost my own celebrity power maybe?
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jan 2005, 15:30
Replies: 29
Views: 1,325
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Friends (the series)

I actually DO have a life next to all this maths stuff. A quite good one even. Appart from a love life unfortunately (for the last 6 months, that is).
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jan 2005, 04:58
Replies: 29
Views: 1,325
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Friends (the series)

Just seen the very last episode. So I'm through with it!
I couldn't find any rest until I decided to watch the last couple of episodes as well...


You, nobody forces you people to like the...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jan 2005, 01:13
Replies: 50
Views: 2,077
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: How often do you do maintanence on your computer?

3Ghz, 512MB RAM, HDD 200GB + 160GB, + 200GB external.
Doing a thourough scandisk every other month.
Defrag only ever 2 or 3 months on the disks I use (lot's of data isn't actually moved that...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jan 2005, 22:37
Replies: 23
Views: 585
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Never thought I'd have to ask GD for help

On a holiday trip to Belgium this new year I found a book called
"Introduction to Quantum Mechanics" by David J. Griffiths. I took it.

But it's got so much maths in it that I won't be able to...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jan 2005, 20:57
Replies: 392
Views: 7,381
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Let's play game: Name that game screenshot!

You can get Pinball Fantasies for the PC as well, so you don't need an Emulator. I didn't know there were sequels, but the original "Pinball Fantasies" was DEFENITELY the greatest Pinball Simulation...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 27 Jan 2005, 16:49
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Filter Software

Try http://www.the-cloak.com/login.html or similar "Anonymous proxy pages" via web-interface.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jan 2005, 16:22
Replies: 392
Views: 7,381
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Let's play game: Name that game screenshot!

It's MS Flight Simulator 4.0 actually!
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jan 2005, 04:52
Replies: 392
Views: 7,381
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Let's play game: Name that game screenshot!

Just out of curiosity: Did you also have that Stunts-version cracked by "Red Sector"?



Oh, and somewhere here T.I.M. (the indicreble machine) was mentioned. I still remember the 1st out of...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jan 2005, 04:40
Replies: 392
Views: 7,381
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Let's play game: Name that game screenshot!

Ok ok well well there we have the FULL GROWN MEGA GREAT GEEK COMPETITION WINNER of my time!!! ;)
All correct.
Great games.
*sigh*

I thought it'd be easy, but THAT easy? Or Theamion is just...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jan 2005, 04:36
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: The godfather of all internet forums ...

But your "youth" or any other "past" can haunt you back pretty quick. Not even any "illegal" or "bad" stuff, just some strange ideas or not very thought-through ideas are enough, you know...

Then...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jan 2005, 04:33
Replies: 29
Views: 1,325
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Friends (the series)

Well, I've been really addicted to it for the last 3 months now. I watched every single episode from the beginning, and right now I am in season 10, ep. 10. That was a whole lot of Friends for me...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jan 2005, 03:49
Replies: 392
Views: 7,381
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Let's play game: Name that game screenshot!

Ok now, finally, my 2 cents. Pics from my FAVOURITE games of the "mid-to-late DOS area", played on a 486DX33 high performance PC ;)

(in order as I got them)

Jet-1...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jan 2005, 02:02
Replies: 392
Views: 7,381
Posted By JetLinus
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jan 2005, 01:24
Replies: 66
Views: 1,081
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Google Explorer.

So this law of some person, that "processing power" will double all x years in a while, is not true anymore? Or could you measure the speed in MIPS or something?
Ah well, I'm quite lucky it has...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jan 2005, 23:21
Replies: 66
Views: 1,081
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Google Explorer.

While this is right (I agree with you), one must consider that nowadays the GHz (i.e. frequency) is not everything.
You know, what exactly can a Pentium Mobile do with only 1.4GHz?
Or why did the...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jan 2005, 23:15
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow The godfather of all internet forums ...

... the usenet.
Ok, before I start talking too much bullshit, here you go:

http://www.google.com/googlegroups/archive_announce_20.html

I didn't know that Google's newsgroup archives go back...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jan 2005, 12:54
Replies: 392
Views: 7,381
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Let's play game: Name that game screenshot!

Although I actually never ever played that, and I've only seen the cover of it with some screenshots, I'd have guessed the same...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jan 2005, 23:45
Replies: 270
Views: 6,176
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Reputation Points

So what's the current status now? I thought THIS
seems quite ok...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jan 2005, 21:48
Replies: 392
Views: 7,381
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Let's play game: Name that game screenshot!

I've got a really nice little Turrican-Remake-1-Level-Only version from somewhere, 32kb.

Actually it's a demo from some of the Farbrausch (www.farb-rausch.de)-Makers I think.

Anyway, here...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jan 2005, 21:37
Replies: 25
Views: 684
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: How do I get this bottle open?

Damnit I just wanted to suggest to lever(age) the thingy out there using a knife or some stick, or whatever, but HEY, good thing you got it out.
Really annoying that must've been...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 25 Jan 2005, 19:46
Replies: 6
Views: 1,182
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: XP, bluetooth and more

1) MSN can be deactivated / deinstalled using a tool called XP AntiSpy (http://xp-antispy.org/?lang=en&option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1).

3) Have a look inside the Hardware-Manager. Select the...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jan 2005, 05:28
Replies: 392
Views: 7,381
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Let's play game: Name that game screenshot!

Leshy 4 -- is that this detective game, you know, first game ever on CD or something (4 CDs even?), called "Victor Loom" maybe?
Leshy 7 -- Maggi in Mesuppetamien, a German advertise game?

Oh oh,...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 24 Jan 2005, 23:53
Replies: 13
Views: 1,055
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: something is kooky with my internet explorer

Well, I wouldn't suggest it anyway!
My old point in favor of IE was always the Windows Update Website, but that's not true anymore since this update.
Hm, maybe http://officeupdate.microsoft.com...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2005, 20:03
Replies: 270
Views: 6,176
Posted By JetLinus
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2005, 19:59
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Hmmmm..

Some geeky funny link. I bet nobody says old this time, hm?

http://www.pwned.nl/

Does that sound like a challenge?
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jan 2005, 23:39
Replies: 8
Views: 2,210
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Music Quiz - Test yer' noladge!

Worked for me.
Got Beatles and Roxette right, then Sugar Babes and Rage against the machine wrong, wanted to have a look at the right solutions, couldn't be bothered, and here I am now.
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 22 Jan 2005, 17:01
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By JetLinus
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 21 Jan 2005, 16:42
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Wireless networking

Are you sure? I'd almost say, one Access Point CAN handle it. Or is the bandwidth your problem? I've only set up 2 wireless routers / access points until now, but I do remember something about a...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jan 2005, 00:49
Replies: 28
Views: 1,278
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: No Man Should Have to Laugh This Hard

Still nothing like "Lord of the Weed" (www.bpk-entertainment.de) (<--- but that's German).
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jan 2005, 00:00
Replies: 45
Views: 769
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: The Airbus A380

In this magazin it also said they would like to stay below 2.9 liters of fuel per person per 100km. That IS better than a car, ok, but still, planes do fly far longer ways.

Just like if you say...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2005, 23:22
Replies: 45
Views: 769
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: The Airbus A380

I've read that every additional kilogramm usually costs about 500 euro a year (fuel etc). And since this Airbus is already 5 tonnes (=half a million euro a year) over its planned weight, I seriously...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jan 2005, 11:33
Replies: 24
Views: 806
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Water > Soft Drinks

"Soft Drinks can remove rust from a car bumper "
Well, Water CAUSES rust!!!! Hahahah.

Anyway, all of this might be true, but water just tastes shit on parties, doesn't it? Most ppl including me...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jan 2005, 11:24
Replies: 47
Views: 1,742
Posted By JetLinus
Re: Oldest pm still in your box?

6 Jun 2001 from Tactitus \o/
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jan 2005, 01:34
Replies: 22
Views: 544
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: So I may be biased

Well said.

Though from my german point of view this Harry thing IS quite bad / spectacular (especially for the press).
And, well, let's face it: As a TV News Show creator, you cannot "bore"...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jan 2005, 16:40
Replies: 42
Views: 951
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Silversmoke's Love Life

I enjoyed reading the threads...

Why is there some sort of "general hate" against some kind non-spamming threads? It's not against the rules, is it? If it annoys you, don't read it.

If someone...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jan 2005, 03:47
Replies: 47
Views: 1,237
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Recommend PC Games (Please)

Get that man a price!!!
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jan 2005, 03:44
Replies: 17
Views: 1,680
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: I've been SCAMMED! - anyone know what my options are?

Maybe they would've refunded him all the money if he was using Opera? I mean, when the company is called like that apparenlty.


HEY, I get it now: Opera is EEEEEEEVIL. ;)
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jan 2005, 03:42
Replies: 17
Views: 1,680
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: I've been SCAMMED! - anyone know what my options are?

There are even little cheap hardware things, that you can put between your modem and your line. They'll let you only dial the numbers you let them to (i.e. you ISPs). Or block all premiums lines...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jan 2005, 03:31
Replies: 13
Views: 874
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: My independent movie suggestion list

BAD film. At least what a lot of people I watched it with thought. Big fat ninja who lives with birds fights. Boring.
But on the other hand, we were a lot younger back then, maybe I'd thing...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jan 2005, 03:25
Replies: 17
Views: 1,116
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: I just found

If you'd gotten all sentimental about a 486er or some great old DOS-Games (ok, Theme Hospital is one actually), I could've understood, but this? No, didn't touch me...

I got my N64 from the loft...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jan 2005, 03:15
Replies: 90
Views: 2,882
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Annual PAGD Awards

At least I'm not the only one! :-/

[and I'm not using Opera nor have I ever installed it]
Forum: Programming and Discussion 7 Jan 2005, 19:14
Replies: 28
Views: 972
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: text files and combo boxes in visual basic

What?? You cannot be serious!!! Moving data from one form to another using FILES? The detour of HDD access?
That's really bad. You should never do that.
Or I got it wrong.

But even if it's for...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Dec 2004, 21:25
Replies: 27
Views: 605
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Arrogant, Short-Tempered People

Hey, someone found sunday's handbooks :eek:
Forum: Programming and Discussion 30 Dec 2004, 17:01
Replies: 28
Views: 972
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: text files and combo boxes in visual basic

Ok ok I am quite sorry ^^

I tried it as well now, and public SEEMS to be allowed for varialbles and subs/functions, but NOT for constants or external functions (from dlls, using "declare", e.g....
Forum: General Discussions 30 Dec 2004, 13:40
Replies: 21
Views: 479
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: I'm going to Denmark for New Year

Going to a house in belgium with 9 of my mates. Actually we only got 8 beds. And now even 3 more people are coming to visit...

Does anyone know by chance if you need "electricity adaptors" for...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 30 Dec 2004, 13:31
Replies: 28
Views: 972
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: text files and combo boxes in visual basic

Doesn't that just load / show the SAME form multiple times? One would have to try this and see if you really have multiple instances then....



This is just WRONG!
There can't be a "Public"...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2004, 23:39
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: G-Mail Drive

Oh sorry, I thought they'd offer an international interface. I always thought you could easily switch languages somewhere...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2004, 23:09
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By JetLinus
Re: G-Mail Drive

Hm, it has been around a while as "googlefs" for linux. But for Windows this is new. Seems shiny.


But, you could as well go to GMX (www.gmx.net) and get everything just as google (incl. 1GB),...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 29 Dec 2004, 19:40
Replies: 28
Views: 972
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: text files and combo boxes in visual basic

Well, I'm not quite sure if SI's method would work, as I'm afraid you cannot use "dim" in a form module, but have to use "private" instead -- i.e. no public variables there.

I myself would work...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Dec 2004, 21:35
Replies: 90
Views: 2,882
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Annual PAGD Awards

I didn't think somebody would even know me on here, and then this :-/
[cyborg-thingy, nominated by leshy]
Forum: Programming and Discussion 25 Dec 2004, 03:18
Replies: 28
Views: 972
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: text files and combo boxes in visual basic

Usually it should behave like a "normal" listbox, PLUS it's got the additional text-property for combo style.

So, you'd get the selected value like this (out of my head):...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Dec 2004, 00:42
Replies: 141
Views: 3,366
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: So whats your "thing"

Hey, at least it's a POTW ;-)
Forum: General Discussions 20 Dec 2004, 03:04
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Computer Problem

Yep. Might try to run those programs in safe mode (press F8 repeatedly just after booting to access it), or try to turn of automatic system restore before scanning ([windows-key] + [pause], system...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Dec 2004, 02:41
Replies: 23
Views: 1,282
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Top 10 underrated Things of 2004

the greek football team before the eurocup
Forum: General Discussions 20 Dec 2004, 00:22
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: So I found out that Windows Media Player...

Obviously I didn't, and that is exactly why I told everybody ;-)
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2004, 23:31
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By JetLinus
Thumbs up So I found out that Windows Media Player...

... does automatically download album cover pictures for your mp3-files, if you let it to.

I was using my old computer at home, a fresh XP installation, with no Winamp on it yet. So I used WMP to...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2004, 23:05
Replies: 141
Views: 3,366
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: So whats your "thing"

So what are you interested in? Computers? Internet Forums? (pls pls pls)
Forum: Programming and Discussion 19 Dec 2004, 19:17
Replies: 28
Views: 972
Posted By JetLinus
Forum: Programming and Discussion 18 Dec 2004, 13:54
Replies: 28
Views: 972
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: text files and combo boxes in visual basic

Wowowo NO!!!

Sorry people, I CANNOT understand how I -- always in favour of VB -- got this wrong, after only 8 weeks of Java course (and arrays only since 1 week).

Just as SI said: IN VB, you...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 17 Dec 2004, 17:03
Replies: 28
Views: 972
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: text files and combo boxes in visual basic

Ok, first of all, you didn't say what exactly you want to do. But it seems you want to fill Combo-Boxes from a Text-File.

Well, combo1[1] is nothing really, it only describes a combobox. You must...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Dec 2004, 03:00
Replies: 139
Views: 3,979
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Univeristy

RWTH Aachen (http://www.rwth-aachen.de/zentral/english_index.htm)

The city is SO full of male-20-to-30-year-old-tech-studying-computer-science-math-engineer-like-guys, it's really frustrating......
Forum: General Discussions 15 Dec 2004, 02:30
Replies: 141
Views: 3,366
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: So whats your "thing"

Defenitely! A nice female belly is generally, well, something really nice.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Dec 2004, 03:03
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: I'm just curious

The great friend, and the girl/boyfriend should understand that.

Unless.... Either the relationship with that partner is very new and hot and somehow limited (e.g. just a holiday thing), or you'd...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Dec 2004, 01:33
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: So is it just me

Ok apparently it works again, but it looks like I wasn't the only one having this problem, as my contact list seems quite empty.

So, I feel like deleting this thread or letting it fade to page in...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Dec 2004, 01:24
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By JetLinus
Question So is it just me

or is this the first time that the ICQ login server went down in YEARS (can't remember a problem in all the time I've using ICQ since 1999 or so)?

Well, I got thrown out and can't reconnect using...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2004, 07:04
Replies: 47
Views: 1,082
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: What are you doing for Xmas?

If only PA was out for PS2, hm?
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2004, 05:23
Replies: 64
Views: 1,294
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: "Things to do before you die"

Also as a serious reply, I might point out Austin Power's classic list from Goldmember (you might be able to identify some sort of top ten if you get a high quality freeze frame and zoom on it,...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2004, 05:17
Replies: 64
Views: 1,294
Posted By JetLinus
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2004, 01:22
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Seasons greetings

Some rather old but still good flash-link...

http://www.millan.net/funp/100/deerz3.swf

It's that a-capella version of Green Day's Basket Case...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 8 Dec 2004, 00:57
Replies: 14
Views: 855
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: frame and https

I ****IN hate sites that open new windows... I don't like new windows, my popupblocker doesn't, and this guy's site (http://www.useit.com/alertbox/990530.html) (link from sayonara) doesn't as well.
...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 8 Dec 2004, 00:42
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Anyone good with vb?

I just thought about another way:


' Fake it using a function

Type typBigArray
Content(0 to &H8000) as Long
End Type

Function FakeArray(Index as Long) as Long
Forum: Programming and Discussion 8 Dec 2004, 00:32
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Anyone good with vb?

Dimension, thats right.

What about (dodn't try)

Const MAXVAL As Long = 60000
Dim MyArray(1 to MAXVAL) as Long


Or, you could try to use:
Forum: Programming and Discussion 3 Dec 2004, 01:43
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By JetLinus
Re: Anyone good with vb?

I like it ;-)
And can do it. So...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Nov 2004, 18:34
Replies: 28
Views: 595
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Classical Music

You've got a point there, but IMO this lightness gets sort of "boring" after a while. It's ok if you're doing something else though (i.e. revising, whatever).
Forum: Programming and Discussion 12 Nov 2004, 18:32
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Anyone knows what this program/process in xp is for?

1. Google for it
2. Look for the file, where it's stored, what's its icon, what's is details?
3. www.sysinternals.com , download ProcessExplorer, look at the detailed information given.
4. Same...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Nov 2004, 01:02
Replies: 28
Views: 595
Posted By JetLinus
Re: Classical Music

Beethoven's 5th! Also the 1st is so much played on mobile ringtones etc, it still has one of the most touching themes in the 2nd movement, and 3rd is nice as well. Great piece, really.

Also I like...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Nov 2004, 21:16
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Two firsts of this year for me!

I wonder what games THAT could be...
Not the nice looking DirectX-using ones at least...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 10 Nov 2004, 20:51
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Winsock

Depends on what you want to do with it, and with what language you're going to use it...
Maybe an OCX-Wrapper or a ready-made Delphi-Component would save you a lot of work, but on the other hand you...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 9 Nov 2004, 17:21
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Secondary Slave & Master

Oh and do scandisk / chkdsk, it's nice and can save you from very annoying and catastrophic errors on your HDD that might have occured during the crash.
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 9 Nov 2004, 17:19
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Secondary Slave & Master

Check BIOS. UDMA Options set to auto? Disable for testing purposes. Try the auto-identify-hdd thing on this secondary bus.


Cable-Check. Everything plugged in? Flat cables, power, etc? Both...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Nov 2004, 16:58
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Someone who speaks German.

You could either say it the way you said (probably while talking to somebody; common speech), or just use Imperfekt twice:

"Es regnete, während ich das Buch las."

This version is formal, as...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Nov 2004, 16:45
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Someone who speaks German.

Here I am, another German (not that active but reading these boards quite often)...

All I can say from my experience in learning English is:
You guys have got more specific ways (i.e. more...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Nov 2004, 15:21
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Do you ever question you`re life?

I recently read that they're probably overrated...
But this might help you:

i² = j² = k² = ijk = -1
Forum: Programming and Discussion 29 Oct 2004, 21:02
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: VB - eew - User defined types as parameters for class member functions

Hm I just tried it, and it indeed seems ****ing annoying. I can't see why this happens and the error message in german is not much more helpful as well. Also the help-button leads me nowhere.
Hm....
Forum: General Discussions 29 Oct 2004, 00:46
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: I like this...

Where do I get them?


This is nothing basically. Got the link in ICQ, liked it. Apparently the text on the website says something about it being "new out on single" in a couple of days / weeks,...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Oct 2004, 01:16
Replies: 49
Views: 1,027
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Help Me GD!

I lol'ed :p:up:
Forum: General Discussions 28 Oct 2004, 00:24
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow I like this...

http://www.ministrytest.de/dl-files/video/EricPrydz-bb.wmv
(or for the modem-users (http://www.ministrytest.de/dl-files/video/EricPrydz-56k.wmv)).

I wonder how long it'll take until it reappears...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 27 Oct 2004, 23:09
Replies: 11
Views: 943
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Using brackets

Well and I love it, so...

Anyway:

Can't you just parse the brackets? Find the most inner pair (i.e. the most opened count, right? you know where my idea goes, no?), evaluate the expression,...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 27 Oct 2004, 22:47
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: HDD Partition Trouble

Oh and be careful, after a crash like you described or some HDD failure, drive letters aren't accurate anymore. They can disappear, and others take their place. So a thing that used to be D: and was...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 27 Oct 2004, 22:45
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: HDD Partition Trouble

Hmmmm, catastrophic indeed.
Should really be a hardware problem, although you never know...

[I recently learned that turning on the DMA option in Windows 98 for an old 2GB drive that doesn't...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 27 Oct 2004, 22:38
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: male and female and germans

When referring to cinch cables or something similar, i'd use the words "Buchse" (-> female) and "Stecker" (-> male), which I think are the words for socket and plug, respectively.
If you buy cinch /...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Oct 2004, 12:05
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Ze Germans

Had a look at that site, shitty confusing navigation, couldn't find anything, sorry...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 18 Oct 2004, 23:09
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By JetLinus
Re: WLAN Routing

- I've not heard of 64bit WEP, I'm pretty sure that anyone who enables WEP will chose 128bit anyway, now?

- Don't you need a couple of 100 Megs traffic logged to crack WEP? How long does the pure...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Oct 2004, 18:00
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: SpaceInvaders Back?!?!?!??!?"?1/

- Oh No! Invaders, possibly from Space!

[...]

- Alright, it's saturday night, I have no date, a 2-liter bottle of Shasta, and my all-Rush mixed tape. Let's rock!
Forum: Programming and Discussion 14 Oct 2004, 17:33
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By JetLinus
Question Tricky triple router setup

Ok, this is not because I'm paranoid (well, I am, but that's not the point).
Situation:
3 students living in a house in the netherlands.
They've got DSL. The modem which came with it turns out to...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Oct 2004, 02:19
Replies: 51
sup
Views: 1,290
Posted By JetLinus
Re: sup

GD I love you
Forum: Programming and Discussion 14 Oct 2004, 02:11
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By JetLinus
Re: Severe problems with PC

Hmmmm this is bad I once had it and couldn't get rid off...

Try to scan all you harddrives. Go to Start, Run, enter "cmd", and then "chkdsk c: /f" and continue to do so for every drive letter you...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 10 Oct 2004, 19:10
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Networking through a hub

Hmmm, this sounds tricky, but the important fact is that the xp machine CAN actually connect to the internet.
You should go to TCP/IP network settings on the windows 98 machines and assign them...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 5 Oct 2004, 19:04
Replies: 14
Views: 1,101
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: WinXP Service Pack 2 - That ****ING SECURITY CENTRE

Or, in case they should turn red, just enable the option "I've got a firewall / antivirus-software that I'll take care of on my own".
Also I know, my virus scanner has an option when it should...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Oct 2004, 14:45
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: E-mail

www.gmx.net

1 GB, nice features, media storage accessible by webdav, lots of nice stuff, no ssl / secure pop3 connection though (but smtp with login).

> 4 years customer and satisfied.

But I...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Oct 2004, 14:40
Replies: 34
Views: 792
Posted By JetLinus
Re: is it unreasonable for me to be a bit narked with moaning housemate?

Well, to be honest, it sounds to me like this is YOUR problem.

Imagine the other way round: You pay the rent for 2 persons (I assume that's what she does in your case), and her money arrives late....
Forum: General Discussions 27 Sep 2004, 21:33
Replies: 48
Views: 1,044
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Cisco Thing in my room...

HEY, I can defenitely see it here (http://users.aber.ac.uk/jat2/desktop/Image284.jpg): There's a free rj45-jack. Just mentioning it. No further thoughts in my mind. Obviously.




Ever wanted to...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Sep 2004, 21:28
Replies: 48
Views: 1,044
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Cisco Thing in my room...

Defenitely!
Plug your comp in it and hack the campus, no?

But be careful not to be referred to as "the geek with that massive alien-tech-thingy in his room".


Actually, I find this quite...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 27 Sep 2004, 20:47
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: [linux] email server performance

1) It might not make a difference for a single user, if his mail takes 1 or 3 seconds, but if the mail-server has 2 arriving mails per second, you might notice the problem...

2) Software updates...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 24 Sep 2004, 02:00
Replies: 22
Views: 1,122
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Networking Question...

Get a wireless router & 2 wireless network cards (or "wlan usb sticks"). Alternative: Get just 2 wireless network cards (or "wlan usb sticks") and let the 2 comps share this one connection (keyword...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 23 Sep 2004, 20:29
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: ASP Again - this time its more difficult

Your names must be "unique". What does that mean? Does the name have to be different from the names already in the list, or must one name that has been used never appear again?
Anyway, if all your...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 23 Sep 2004, 17:39
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: An ASP Query

What about:



If opt = "1" Then
a(1) = a(1) + 10
For i = 2 To 4
a(i) = a(i) + (i - 1) * 10
Next i
End If
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 18 Sep 2004, 23:48
Replies: 21
Views: 1,210
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: A bit of help needed

Yeah, of course there is a conflict if you've got two partitions / drives with identical data and boot sectors on it.
Anyway, it's enough to have 2 boot-sectors, it won't work properly. If I was...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 18 Sep 2004, 02:58
Replies: 21
Views: 1,210
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: A bit of help needed

Not much tbh...
"- Runs entirely from within the Windows environment!

- Exclusive SmartWrite II™ Technology ensures copy can be made even while you continue to use your computer*!"

I don't...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 17 Sep 2004, 20:04
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Connecting TV to PC

Generally, replacing a monitor by a TV is a BAD idea. A TV screen's resolution is about 640 * 480 or at max 800 *600, and you won't be able to read normal-sized text (i.e. like these forums or normal...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 17 Sep 2004, 19:49
Replies: 21
Views: 1,210
Posted By JetLinus
Re: A bit of help needed

Oh, and be careful not to overwrite the source-drive with the (empty) destination-drive, that would be fatal.
Drive letters don't really identify drives in that low level, you need to know / check...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 17 Sep 2004, 19:47
Replies: 21
Views: 1,210
Posted By JetLinus
Re: A bit of help needed

Norton ghost is indeed the way to go and NOT dodgy.

But make sure that your computer (i.e. the motherboard and Norton) does recognize the full 160GB, and not only 120GB or even 32GB. Because than...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Sep 2004, 23:22
Replies: 35
Views: 645
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: im back!

****ing gay homosexual fag
Forum: General Discussions 12 Sep 2004, 23:19
Replies: 18
Views: 716
Posted By JetLinus
Re: Is anyone else getting random pop ups trying to download scripts?

Also do the usual " use up2date anti-virus scanner + get all windows updates + reboot to safe mode and scan everything again if it doesn't go away" tricks
Forum: General Discussions 9 Sep 2004, 22:54
Replies: 14
Views: 570
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Christmas No.1 ?

The only always-hall-of-fame-top-no-1-christmas-song hit (http://www.saydoo.org/mp3lin/Love%20Actually%20-%2016%20-%20Billy%20Mack%20-%20Christmas%20Is%20All%20Around.mp3&proceed=true)
Forum: General Discussions 9 Sep 2004, 01:25
Replies: 60
Views: 3,632
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Worrying

If you've got any special problems or performance issues (that don't go too heavy into 3rd party db components or whatever stuff I don't know of) feel free to ask. There are some tricks to improve...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 8 Sep 2004, 19:47
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: My abandoned PA love child

DirectX 7 rules (tm) :up:

(It was the first version of DirectX to officialy support Visual Basic, and at the same time the last version with DirectDraw in it, so double-:up:)
Forum: Programming and Discussion 7 Sep 2004, 21:34
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: WLAN: Revolutions (or how to get 1337 WiFi)

Use the dish, calculate its focus, put the WLAN-Stick in there?
Forum: General Discussions 5 Sep 2004, 21:18
Replies: 87
Views: 1,693
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Who here is circumcised?

OI!
If editing my posts, pls do at least MENTION it you mod-ppl. Also, it was just a neutral site about anatomy.

People interested in the question this thread rises should look / google for "the...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Sep 2004, 21:15
Replies: 32
Views: 740
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: If someone dropped something

:up:


Also, apparently they take photos from each person that does a money withdrawal (in Germany they do at least; although I don't know what you've got to do to get those pics for usage).
On...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Sep 2004, 21:08
Replies: 87
Views: 1,693
Posted By JetLinus
Forum: General Discussions 5 Sep 2004, 02:02
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: "Ripping" MP3s

dbPowerAmp - just because its simplicity itself to use and to do into any format ( plugins for all sorts )
Forum: General Discussions 5 Sep 2004, 02:00
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: "Ripping" MP3s

EAC + lame
Forum: Programming and Discussion 5 Sep 2004, 01:39
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Hijack this Help.

K, quick question (want a shorter answer then looking in MSDN pls): How to get to the recovery console?

BTW, very nice that taskkill command!!! :up::up::up:
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2004, 01:41
Replies: 34
Views: 636
Posted By JetLinus
Re: stupid peice of shit XP service pack 2

Wrong forum.

You CAN uninstall SP2, unless you were stupid and disabled the option during install.
If you leave it running on a clean and good pc that wasn't ****ed up before, I can't see what...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 4 Sep 2004, 01:34
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Hijack this Help.

Different things to try:


Try to end the processes WebRebates0.exe and 1.exe. Be QUICK, if they restart each other.
Do try to kill them using Windows Task Manager. Press [CTRL] + [SHIFT] +...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 3 Sep 2004, 13:41
Replies: 7
Views: 16,174
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: PHP IRC Client

Tried coding an IRC engine in VB once (for my good old wannabe scan-store-bot).
It's a real pain in the arse. Servers don't really care that much about pure RFC1459. There are SO MANY unlisted...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 3 Sep 2004, 00:35
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Ati equivilant of TVTool?

Let me know, I desperately need one as well. I don't really like ATI's TV Out (my driver seems to be broken -- can't adjust TV's display settings).

TVTool would be the main reason I prefer nVidia...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 2 Sep 2004, 01:37
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: MBM5 is dead!

But it's more effort to buy and install temperature sensors than to install a software.
Also, how would you get the exact temperature on the chip surface? It's not really that good accessible, is...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Sep 2004, 23:40
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Nooooooooooooh :-/

Nice nice... got the google toolbar for all G-related thingies though.
But I should add wikipedia etc.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Sep 2004, 23:29
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By JetLinus
Forum: General Discussions 1 Sep 2004, 23:27
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Nooooooooooooh :-/

It was more comfortable to select a word on ANY webpage (like here in the forums) with a single click, then right-click on it, choose "=> German", and get a popup.

Also it was the highest quality...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Sep 2004, 21:51
Replies: 58
Views: 1,313
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Roadrunners housewarming post mortem

lol geeky++
(hear people talking in r/l and imagine you're scrolling down in your browser)


but :up::up: anyway ;)
Forum: General Discussions 1 Sep 2004, 21:46
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: If It ain't broke, break it anyway

After I read that Microsoft included special compatibility-code to make applications like "SimCity" work under Windows 95, that let's them use unsupported or buggy code, my respect for their strategy...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Sep 2004, 21:37
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Nooooooooooooh :-/

Sucks in comparison and has no right-single-click-pop-up-easy-helper-window...

Also I'll have to re-configure my quicksearch addressbar prefixes :-/
Forum: General Discussions 1 Sep 2004, 21:20
Replies: 21
Views: 491
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: the gd karaoke party!

I like that :up:
Forum: General Discussions 1 Sep 2004, 21:18
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By JetLinus
Unhappy Nooooooooooooh :-/

It was reaaaaaally really nice, as well as comfortable to use (right-click integration in IE).

Used it at least 20 times a day :-/
Forum: General Discussions 1 Sep 2004, 20:19
Replies: 21
Views: 491
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: the gd karaoke party!

Bryan Adams - Summer of 69.
Done "All the small things" before btw... With 3 of my mates, we ended up each getting a free short for it. Also karaoke was closed after that song :confused:


I've...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Aug 2004, 19:57
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Creative 404 Pages

I think it was this, or similar to it
http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~veeve/404.html

(in the style of that manic-depressive robot from hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy...)
Forum: General Discussions 30 Aug 2004, 19:55
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By JetLinus
Re: Creative 404 Pages

There is a typewriter style thingy, about a depressive server being really sorry that he, well, can't serve you.
But it's SOO old you could even call it classic, aaaand... I can't find a link.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Aug 2004, 15:01
Replies: 26
Views: 1,043
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Hotmail

1.7% used from 1GB with GMX (www.gmx.net)
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 29 Aug 2004, 12:51
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Vast amounts of Video to capture

You DON'T have the CPU power...

Even if you haven't enabled the "high qualtiy - very slow" option, and don't use advanced features like "quarterpel" etc, you still have only 13fps PER PASS on my...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Aug 2004, 03:27
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Winamp 5

Good skin here (http://www.winamp.com/skins/details.php?id=103424).
It's great for having it always on top in the smallest mode, then it looks like this...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 29 Aug 2004, 03:09
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Vast amounts of Video to capture

OFC, directly compressing to MPEG2 saves you A LOT of diskspace, BUT:

Quality deteriorates.
CPU power needed for capturing is by far bigger -- needs to be a fast CPU to do it high quality real...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 29 Aug 2004, 03:03
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Vast amounts of Video to capture

K, I'd suggest the DV codec, usually in an AVI container.

It's great for video editing -- behaving like uncompressed AVI. Bitrate is usually 30mbps (also I've seen 25mbps as well, maybe it's for...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Aug 2004, 01:21
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: gmail boo

GMX (www.gmx.net) (a german freemail provider) increased their storage space to 1 gig as well... And nobody is angry with them I think ;)
It's great, I like it.
I can even use this 1GB as online...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 26 Aug 2004, 01:34
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Parsing other peoples pages and extracting content

Just got a possible PHP solution:



$f = fopen("http://blahblah","r");
$text = fread($f, 65535);
fclose($f);


65536 is a buffer in this case.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 26 Aug 2004, 01:32
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Parsing other peoples pages and extracting content

Sorry for this low-quality-help, but I'm quite sure it can be done with PHP. Get site into a variable, then parse (well, you knew that).

I _do_ know who to do it using Visual Basic of course......
Forum: General Discussions 22 Aug 2004, 20:03
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: [Viruses/Trojans] Help me find out some stuff

K, admittedly, I have no exact idea of how windows restore works.
I mean the "automatic" restore now, not that about restore points.
But apparently for every working configuration, your system...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Aug 2004, 16:47
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: [Viruses/Trojans] Help me find out some stuff

Some viruses get restored by Windows. Even if it was just ONE single virus, it would still be sufficient to let me disable system restore once.
(One example being Blaster btw).

I mean, it even...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Aug 2004, 15:47
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By JetLinus
Forum: General Discussions 22 Aug 2004, 14:45
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: [Viruses/Trojans] Help me find out some stuff

You forget a tiny but important detail: Automatic Windows System Restore would restore (hence the name) the virus after reboot. This is one drawback of a great invention actually, that can't be...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Aug 2004, 03:03
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: [Viruses/Trojans] Help me find out some stuff

I've come across it. My anti-vir realtime guard actually warned me, when it was accessed in my temporary internet files folder.
It didn't spread from there, and apparently it's not that dangerous...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Aug 2004, 21:05
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Looking for system / bandwidth status program

Got a version of NetLimiter, it's really nice, but it doesn't give me the bandwidth "easy accessible".
Thx for the DU-Meter tip, gonna try it.




Will have a look at Winbar.
I recently...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Aug 2004, 19:14
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Looking for system / bandwidth status program

In particular, I'm looking for

A bandwidth monitor, that replaces my old and ugly one*. It should



Display current upstream / downstream. Preferrably in kb/s, but kbps is ok.
Have bars...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Aug 2004, 03:40
Replies: 19
Views: 445
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Smiley's ....

I think you stink
Forum: General Discussions 20 Aug 2004, 01:25
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Win XP SP2

Wrong forum...


Well, it does enhance security, but at the cost of some "legitimate programs" running oddly.
Rule of thumb: The more a program interacts with your system (like a virus would do),...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Aug 2004, 01:20
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By JetLinus
Re: LOL, he must have enjoyed ThemePark

I just found some more pics of his older version.
My personal hero this week!
http://freizeitparkweb.de/cgi-bin/dcf/dcboard.cgi?az=show_thread&forum=DCForumID21&om=462&omm=0&viewmode=threaded
Forum: General Discussions 20 Aug 2004, 00:44
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Mobile Phone Users (Nokia)

Apparently THIS would've happened to my mobile, right?
Forum: General Discussions 20 Aug 2004, 00:42
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Mobile Phone Users (Nokia)

Heyyyyyyyyyy, let's use my brand new phone to see if your method works -- after all, you aren't sure. I'll tell you then if the phone is broken forever afterwards or not.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Aug 2004, 00:07
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: LOL, he must have enjoyed ThemePark

http://forums.somethingawful.com/showthread.php?threadid=1107178&perpage=40&pagenumber=1
Forum: General Discussions 20 Aug 2004, 00:04
Replies: 42
Views: 688
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: How do u get kittens to stop biting u?

I've heard of a cat that LOVED water, it used to sneak into the shower / bath / sink whenever possible. I couldn't quite believe it.


Blow him into the face, I tell you. They don't like it. Also...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Aug 2004, 23:59
Replies: 85
Views: 1,534
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Why am I not content?

I actually noticed: Most evenings (well, some at least) that promise to get soooooo crappy / boring turn out fine eventually. It's when you least expect to meet an ok-ish girl anywhere in a radius 2...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Aug 2004, 23:47
Replies: 13
Views: 370
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: Can someone recommend a decent, free firewall.

WRONG FORUM DUDE... You know, they're even talking 'bout renaming / moving / deleting (whoah?) our technology IT stuff computer geek forum, and you blatantly steal the threads we need ^^


Kerio...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Aug 2004, 22:05
Replies: 42
Views: 688
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: How do u get kittens to stop biting u?

You can't be the owner of a cat, a cat owns YOU!
Ever read Garfield?
Forum: General Discussions 19 Aug 2004, 22:02
Replies: 42
Views: 688
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: How do u get kittens to stop biting u?

Blow in his face!
Cats hell don't like it. He'll escape, and learn slowly what happens when he bites.
Hopefully.

But stop annoying that poor creature. He maybe just can't stand getting picked up...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Aug 2004, 21:45
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: How Do I See...

The status monitor of Kerio Personal Firewall (Ver 2 or 4) displays it quite neatly, sorted by processes and applications.


Get TCPView from www.sysinternals.com, but it doesn't actually show...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Aug 2004, 21:40
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By JetLinus
Cool LOL, he must have enjoyed ThemePark

After the "I built my own flamethrower"-guy, be prepared for ->this (http://freizeitparkweb.de/cgi-bin/dcf/dcboard.cgi?az=read_count&om=469&forum=DCForumID21).

I actually quite like the idea. ...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Aug 2004, 20:52
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: I never saw this coming...

"I never thought it would end this way: Gunned down by Santa Claus. Honestly, I didn't see it coming..."

[/futurama]
Forum: General Discussions 18 Aug 2004, 17:08
Replies: 30
Views: 609
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: oops

:up:
Forum: General Discussions 17 Aug 2004, 23:43
Replies: 30
Views: 609
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: oops

You're my hero.

My first game in battle.net was with a 14.4kbps modem \o/.

We used to have our own currency back than, called bnet-hours. You always had to chose "hmmm, do I buy this drink,...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Aug 2004, 03:22
Replies: 74
Views: 1,153
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: good film trilogies

But ofc, Beverly Hills Cop is a MUST

I just thought of that Taxi Taxi stuff, there are 3 parts as well....

I recently spotted "From Dusk til Dawn 2 + 3" in my video store, that is soooooo sad....
Forum: General Discussions 17 Aug 2004, 03:11
Replies: 74
Views: 1,153
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: good film trilogies

While you're at it, why stick to 3?

Alien 1 -> 4
Rocky 1 -> 5

Rush Hour 1 + 2
Speed 1 + 2

Police Academy whatever numbers...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 16 Aug 2004, 16:33
Replies: 7
Views: 2,414
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: DNS and IPv6

Ok, well...


As megla said, there is no use for IPv6 (yet). You should try to connect to your router and have a look if you can disable it.


Ok, so you've got a DNS problem. Did you get DNS...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Aug 2004, 23:51
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: So I bought this new dual layer dvd burner

What do you pay for an empty double layer dvd?
Forum: General Discussions 11 Aug 2004, 20:11
Replies: 58
Views: 1,385
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: I am looking for an RTS that can run on my system

It was great actually. Really. Tried it for so long. Having literally twice the diskspace WAS defenitely worth all the hassle. And I never really noticed a drawback in speed.
Ok, maybe in Windows a...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Aug 2004, 16:12
Replies: 58
Views: 1,385
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: I am looking for an RTS that can run on my system

You, Mr Mistar, haven't tried it for yourself apparently.
There are parts of DOS (tiny, but still), that need to reside in the conventional memory area.
About 18k ish? Dunno, sorry, but you can't...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 11 Aug 2004, 15:58
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By JetLinus
Arrow Re: A way to bypass the bot-stopper

- Well, ok, you don't have a real library of generated images, but you're using a library of questions, which is essentially the same (apart from the fact that auto-generation takes processing time)....
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