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  1. Thanks, that shows what rock I'm living under. Sorry if I offended anyone.
  2. I'm trying not to be political here. This thought hit me during Katrina. We have help almost every country in the world at some point and when we are in need, do you see one of them breaking speeding records to help us? I'm talking about Katrina, but when countries are saying that we owe them so much money, did they deduct the money freely granted to them over the many years? Thought provoking letter, but that is exactly what is happening with all the money being given to the economic pillars. They are keeping it and not passing on the benefit. Look at the credit card companies cancelling or lowering credit limits. Bruce said it best greed and getting on.
  3. I have to say that now that I have upgraded my RAM, I don't even notice it running in the background.
  4. I think this is the second time that I said I would think about it, but I will. I plan on getting a new computer soon anyway.
  5. Watch out for this phish. Posted by AplusWebMaster at CastleCops: Fri Nov 28, 2008 7:19 am http://www.castlecops.com/t228661-View_Ban...demo_Owned.html
  6. Are you saying that your Dad's computer will not go to these sites and you can connect remotely his computer? If you can go to the Pit, I would run HJT and post in the forum. Explain that you can't dl Malwarebytes. http://forums.pcpitstop.com/index.php?showtopic=36065 (link to the HJT dl) HJT Forum- http://forums.pcpitstop.com/index.php?showforum=25
  7. Read these first. http://www.usdoj.gov/opa/pr/2008/July/08-crm-635.html http://blog.e-gold.com/2008/07/a-new-beginning.html http://www.e-gold.com/unsecure/alert.html
  8. A friend of mine said, "I'm not an ex-smoker, just a smoker who chooses not to smoke today."
  9. I agree. Some posts just do not deserve a response. I ignore the ones that either I do not know the answer or they just do not read what you post.
  10. It was one of those rare ones. Glad you all enjoyed it.
  11. This is from an email that I received. -Five Lessons 1 - First Important Lesson - Cleaning Lady. During my second month of college, our professor gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student and had breezed through the questions until I read the last one: "What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?" Surely this was some kind of joke. I had seen the cleaning woman several times. She was tall, dark-haired and in her 50s, but how would I know her name? I handed in my paper, leaving the last question blank. Just before class ended, one student asked if the last question would count toward our quiz grade. "Absolutely," said the professor. "In your careers, you will meet many people. All are significant. They deserve your attention and care, even if all you do is smile and say "hello." I've never forgotten that lesson. I also learned her name was Dorothy. 2. - Second Important Lesson - Pickup in the Rain One night, at 11:30 p.m., an older African American woman was standing on the side of an Alabama highway trying to endure a lashing rain storm. Her car had broken down and she desperately needed a ride. Soaking wet, she decided to flag down the next car. A young white man stopped to help her, generally unheard of in those conflict-filled 1960's. The man took her to safety, helped her get assistance and put her into a taxicab. She seemed to be in a big hurry, but wrote down his address and thanked him. Seven days went by and a knock came on the man's door. To his surprise, a giant console color TV was delivered to his home. A special note was attached. It read: "Thank you so much for assisting me on the highway the other night. The rain drenched not only my clothes, but also my spirits. Then you came along. Because of you, I was able to make it to my dying husband's bedside just before he passed away... God bless you for helping me and unselfishly serving others." Sincerely, Mrs. Nat King Cole. 3 - Third Important Lesson - Always remember those who serve. In the days when an ice cream sundae cost much less, a 10-year-old boy entered a hotel coffee shop and sat at a table. A waitress put a glass of water in front of him. "How much is an ice cream sundae?" he asked. "Fifty cents," replied the waitress. The little boy pulled is hand out of his pocket and studied the coins in it. "Well, how much is a plain dish of ice cream?" he inquired. By now more people were waiting for a table and the waitress was growing impatient. "Thirty-five cents," she replied. The little boy again counted his coins. "I'll have the plain ice cream," he said. The waitress brought the ice cream, put the bill on the table and walked away. The boy finished the ice cream, paid the cashier and left. When the waitress came back, she began to cry as she wiped down the table. There, placed neatly beside the empty dish, were two nickels and five pennies. You see, he couldn't have the sundae, because he had to have enough left to leave her a tip. 4 - Fourth Important Lesson. - The obstacle in Our Path. In ancient times, a King had a boulder placed on a road way. Then he hid himself and watched to see if anyone would remove the huge rock. Some of the king's wealthiest merchants and courtiers came by and simply walked around it. Many loudly blamed the King for not keeping the roads clear, but none did anything about getting the stone out of the way. Then a peasant came along carrying a load of vegetables. Upon approaching the boulder, the peasant laid down his burden and tried to move the stone to the side of the road. After much pushing and straining, he finally succeeded. After the peasant picked up his load of vegetables, he noticed a purse lying in the road where the boulder had been. The purse contained many gold coins and a note from the King indicating that the gold was for the person who removed the boulder from the roadway. The peasant learned what many of us never understand! Every obstacle presents an opportunity to improve our condition. 5 - Fifth Important Lesson - Giving When it Counts... Many years ago, when I worked as a volunteer at a hospital, I got to know a little girl named Liz who was suffering from a rare &serious disease. Her only chance of recovery appeared to be a blood transfusion from her 5-year old brother, who had miraculously survived the same disease and had developed the antibodies needed to combat the illness. The doctor explained the situation to her little brother, and asked the little boy if he would be willing to give his blood to his sister. I saw him hesitate for only a moment before taking a deep breath and saying, "Yes I'll do it if it will save her." As the transfusion progressed, he lay in bed next to his sister and smiled, as we all did, seeing the color returning to her cheek. Then his face grew pale and his smile faded. He looked up at the doctor and asked with a trembling voice, "Will I start to die right away". Being young, the little boy had misunderstood the doctor; he thought he was going to have to give his sister all of his blood in order to save her.
  12. I didn't even say it out loud. Tell us what the trick is, please.
  13. You could also search for the song and look at the lyrics, but....... I found that if I knew the song, it was a right answer. Some of the song, I just did not know.
  14. First time - 19 out of 20 correct Second time - 16/20 (the questions do change) http://www.lyricalpursuit.com/
  15. The procedure in Post # 105 seemed to fix this issue for most of the people with the same issue. http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread....6066&page=5
  16. NTLDR Missing http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000465.htm
  17. I got it from a link on the CounterSpy Newsletter. http://www.counterspynews.com/?issue=65 I hope everyone is doing well here. My final, final term paper is due on Saturday and graduation will be in June. I think you will be seeing more of me really soon.
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