Archive for December, 2008

Free Nationwide Wireless?

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

According to the Wall Street Journal, the FCC in it’s December meeting will be looking at the possibility of requiring the winner of the upcoming spectrum auction to use a portion of it’s spectrum to provide free internet access. They would require filtering although the idea is that adults could get unfiltered access with verification. [...]

Gateway gt4022 Won’t Boot | Won’t Post | Dead Motherboard

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

The title says most all, the system would start to act as though it was powering up. The LED would come on for a second and the fans would start. The fans stayed on, but the LED went right back off and the system didn’t seem to POST, or show anything on the onboard video. [...]

Ron Ads NetupBanner Popups and Invalid Image file c:\windows\system32\nolomipu.dll

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Here are some notes from a recent spyware cleanup. The system came in and there were complaints that “Ron Ads by NetupBanner” kept coming up all the time as well as popups claiming that the dll c:\windows\system32\nolomipu.dll is not a valid windows image – mismn.exe bad image. I ran malwarebytes antimalware and that cleaned out [...]

Linux Market Share Growing Faster than Apple! | Linux adoption rate beats iPhone

Monday, December 1st, 2008

I had to find a twist like that headline above reading this article. Net Applications does a monthly survey across sites that receive 160 million visitors to gauge the “market share” of operating systems and web browsers. According to the November numbers, Microsoft Windows has no fallen below 90% market share, Mac is up to [...]

Converting Audio to PCM Wave format

Monday, December 1st, 2008

To make sure you’ve go the idea that mplayer is really a swiss army knife for media files that can do most anything. I wanted to get a post JUST on this idea. Any media format that mplayer recognizes it can dump the audio to the most common and readable audio format out there, the [...]

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