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Hacker Destroys Avsim.com, Along With Its Backups

McFly69 Re:overwritten once CAN be recovered (780 comments)

Hoggoth, I have accidentally formatted a MacOS hard drive with NTFS but have not written anything to it. What would be the best tool to recover the data? Any open source or freeware? Thanks!

more than 5 years ago

Internet Communications While At Sea?

McFly69 Why not everyone share the internet connection? (504 comments)

Why not share the internet connection with everyone. 100 minutes for 600 people is alot. Setup an intranet or even a wireless network. Combine the minutes and you will have close to 42 days of internet access for everyone. ((100 minutes * 600 people) / 60 minutes) / 24 hours = 41.666 days.

If you limit the internet conection to evenings, lets say to 12 hours, then you can double that to 83 days.

about 6 years ago

South Korea's Free Computer Game Business Model Hits the US

McFly69 Re:Hrmm (159 comments)

I need to talk about your flair.

Really? I have 15 buttons on. I, uh, (shows him

Well, ok, 15 is minimum, ok?


Now, it's up to you whether or not you want to just do the bare minimum. Well, like Brian, for example, has 37 pieces of flair. And a terrific smile.

more than 6 years ago

National Car Tracking System Proposed For US

McFly69 Just a really bad idea (563 comments)

I just feel it in my bones this is just a really bad idea. My inital thought is that any car that has this as standard equipement, I will not buy it.....just plain and simple. If all car have this feature.... well features in car do break... if not they can always be removed.

more than 6 years ago



A operating system for the elderly

McFly69 McFly69 writes  |  more than 5 years ago

McFly69 (603543) writes "Good morning everyone. I am looking for an operating system that would be easy to use for my elderly mother with issue with her hands. Over the years I have given her various computers and she always had difficulty using them. Either the icons she moved accidentally to the wrong directory and could not find them again (Mac), having issues clicking with the wrong mouse button (windows), to not able to attach a digital camera to automatically recognize it (Linux). The second issue is that she complains about the boot-up time for the OS; she expects it to turn on just like her TV.

My mother wises to go online and use the basic items; email, google maps, view pictures, web surfing and maybe play some mp3's. I know operating systems have changes but I am looking recommendations of which OS would be best suited for her. I would like to use me older P4 hardware (notebook or desktop). I also have an older G4 mac desktop. If I need to buy anything, I would like to keep the cost down



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