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  1. Thread: New scam?

    by Mike Bourke
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    Variations on a theme: I've had well over 100...

    Variations on a theme: I've had well over 100 calls claiming to be from MS of this sort over the last couple of years, but I have also had two that were notable variations. One claimed to be from "An...
  2. This sometimes happens when the name of the...

    This sometimes happens when the name of the folder includes a full stop - windows misreads the part of the folder name after the full stop as being a file extension. I have also seen the same thing...
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    I wouldn't quite go that far, Doc. Reason to be...

    I wouldn't quite go that far, Doc. Reason to be suspicious? Absolutely. Reason to automatically flag as a scam? Not necessarily. In this case, it's the content, which is clearly not suitable for a...
  4. The only question that this story leaves...

    The only question that this story leaves unanswered is the general question of how and why the MBR can become corrupt in the first place. It's not like you're writing to that part of the HD...
  5. This felt like the middle reels of a disaster movie

    I wouldn't give this article a very high rating. Not because it wasn't interesting; on the contrary, it was fascinating - but because it felt incomplete. What was missing was context. Why critical...
  6. It's my impression that the specific problem lies...

    It's my impression that the specific problem lies not in what the system shares with friends, but with how the system defines those "friends" in the first place. They may very well have improved...
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    A suggestions box with threads that date back to...

    A suggestions box with threads that date back to the year 2000? How many of these are still relevant? There are so many pages of threads that it's impossible to scan through all of them to see if the...
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