Dear Tech Support

Dear Tech Support:

Last year I upgraded from GirlFriend 7.0 to Wife 1.0. I soon noticed that a new program began “Unexpected Child Processing” that took up a lot of space and valuable resources. In addition Wife 1.0 installed itself into all other programs and now monitors all other system activities. Applications such as “Poker Night 10.3”, “Football 5.0” and “Hunting & Fishing 7.5”, as well as “Racing 3.6” no longer run, crashing the system whenever selected.

I cannot seem to keep Wife 1.0 in the background while attempting to run my favorite applications. I am thinking about going back to GirFriend 7.0, but the uninstall doesn’t work in Wife 1.0. Please Help!

Thanks,

Troubled User

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A Real hero dies and gets a squishy movie made about him

The following is a guest article by Dan McNeil

If you have any doubts about what a sissy you are, read Laura Hillenbrand’s book UNBROKEN.

Unbroken, the Book

Unbroken, the Book

Sure, you fought in Operation Desert Storm, braved enemy fire, put out flamethrowers with your spit, and cleared whole minefields by stepping on mines and daring them to go off. Sure, you won a couple of Medals of Honor and goosed the president’s wife at the ceremony.   But how do you stack up next to a real hero like the guy named Louis Zamperini?

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Want to build the USS Enterprise?

Way back when I was teaching Technology classes at Ozarks Technical Community College, I regularly searched out fun things for my students. In April 2005 I came across this “how to” for turning old 3.5″ floppy disks into USS Enterprises.

http://www.chaz6.com/enterprise/

Here it is ripped and unedited with all credit to the above site and “bonnie”. The pictures are mine. Continue reading

Have you ever wondered what happened to the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence?

Five signers were captured by the British as traitors, and tortured before they died.

Twelve had their homes ransacked and burned.

Two lost their sons serving in the Revolutionary Army

One had two sons captured.

Nine of the 56 fought and died from wounds or hardships of the Revolutionary War.

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Android malware: how to keep your device safe from filecoders (and everything else)

I have been evaluating the ESET Security Software for Android for about a month now. I have nothing negative to report and nothing spectacular to report either. Regardless, below is part of an e-mail and blog alert from them I felt needed to be passed along.

“You may have seen the news in the past few days about the Android/Simplocker ransomware threat and may be worried about the impact it will have on you and your Android device. There’s no need to panic, just follow these 5 simple steps to be safe and secure: Continue reading