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Weird things with my PC

Posted by biggoron on April 27, 2007, 2:05 p.m.

Lots of strange things have been happening with my computer lately, more specifically with Windows itself.

Whenever I go somewhere with explorer it says that it's going to shut down. Some sort of "Data damage prevention" or something. Also, whenever I close a GM game the screen turns black for …

Stream Stress

Posted by biggoron on March 18, 2007, 6:06 a.m.

I managed to zap those viruses (edited to save lives) and delete the 62GB of useless junk they shoved into my Temp folder. Windows didn't make it easy though, protected this and that, so I did it from Linux.

I'm currently making an image compressor and a heightmap generator. The …

PC Problems

Posted by biggoron on March 10, 2007, 12:17 p.m.

There are a number of things going awry with my PC lately…

1) A persistent virus has been repeatedly attacking my PC. It's called infostealer.bancos. Every time it appears, Norton tells me about it, tells me it's been deleted, but it keeps appearing over and over again, nonetheless. It's starting …

Ares and Others

Posted by biggoron on Feb. 26, 2007, 2:20 p.m.

I was recommended a program called Ares for downloading media by a friend. This friend isn't very computer-wise though, and I wanted to know if any of you had any opinions of it.

Norton is being a bitch. It's possible the second-most annoying program I've ever used, after AOL browser. …

Music and Miscellanea

Posted by biggoron on Feb. 20, 2007, 7:02 p.m.

I'm totally annoyed with the Windows API. It's okay with small projects, but start making bigger ones and it just gets impossible to manage. I'm looking into a thing called SmartWin, which is an object-oriented wrap on the Win32 API. It looks okay so far, but I can't find any …