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Forum: OT - General Today, 16:05
Replies: 141
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https://www.oo-software.com/en/shutup10 ...

https://www.oo-software.com/en/shutup10

https://greatis.com/stopupdates10/
Both freeware tools (StopUpdates10 also comes with a premium version, bearing very little added functionality though)...
Forum: OT - Technical Today, 14:04
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Posted By SquawkBox
But before that, make sure your PowerBook bears...

But before that, make sure your PowerBook bears at least 1024 MB of RAM :
https://everymac.com/systems/apple/powerbook_g4/faq/powerbook-g4-how-to-install-memory-ram-types-supported.html

Also,...
Forum: OT - General Yesterday, 19:04
Replies: 141
Views: 6,822
Posted By SquawkBox
He means its evolution through the ages was very...

He means its evolution through the ages was very different from Medieval European continental one. Obviously, no such battles involving knights, armies, fortifications could have taken place there by...
Forum: OT - General 19 February 2020, 19:10
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By SquawkBox
https://www.java.com/en/download/manual.jsp

https://www.java.com/en/download/manual.jsp
Forum: OT - General 19 February 2020, 17:16
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By SquawkBox
I don't have any Oracle account, yet I managed to...

I don't have any Oracle account, yet I managed to obtain the latest version of JRE since day one. Now that you have it installed on your system, it's just a matter of letting the Update Mechanism...
Forum: OT - General 19 February 2020, 03:57
Replies: 141
Views: 6,822
Posted By SquawkBox
Quite the contrary, it'll be a good challenge...

Quite the contrary, it'll be a good challenge :cool ! That was a tough cookie maaaan, phew! Ok, here are the steps to install both Lords Of the Realm II (LOTR2) and its extension, namely the Siege...
Forum: OT - General 18 February 2020, 04:30
Replies: 141
Views: 6,822
Posted By SquawkBox
Correct, but a very summarized explanation. This...

Correct, but a very summarized explanation. This subject is discussed here (https://retrocomputing.stackexchange.com/questions/6780/its-now-safe-to-turn-off-your-computer) extensively.
Forum: OT - General 17 February 2020, 20:09
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By SquawkBox
It's part of the prerequisites for using in the...

It's part of the prerequisites for using in the best possible manner this graphical tool the OP is interested in. Classic JRE isn't futureproof granted, but it seems to me it can reside on any Win7...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 February 2020, 05:21
Replies: 41
Views: 1,360
Posted By SquawkBox
I now play my fav' NES games through an emulator...

I now play my fav' NES games through an emulator (Neon64), not your run-of-the-mill emulator. See, I have my Everdrive µSD card filled with NES roms and I play them with my N64 controller on a very...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 16 February 2020, 04:55
Replies: 83
Views: 2,768
Posted By SquawkBox
Speaking of which, you should check the...

Speaking of which, you should check the Canterbury scene (https://www.progarchives.com/subgenre.asp?style=12) if you haven't already. It belongs to the progressive subgenre (mostly U.K. bands...
Forum: OT - General 16 February 2020, 02:07
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By SquawkBox
Go ahead! Here are direct links to download JRE...

Go ahead! Here are direct links to download JRE v8u23, click here (https://filehippo.com/fr/download_jre_32/post_download/) for the 32-bit, or here...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 16 February 2020, 01:40
Replies: 83
Views: 2,768
Posted By SquawkBox
Great instrumental thanks! Listening to some moar...

Great instrumental thanks! Listening to some moar material from that band, I must.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 February 2020, 12:43
Replies: 41
Views: 1,360
Posted By SquawkBox
I could mention a couple of games that fall into...

I could mention a couple of games that fall into that category presumably :
Ninja Gaiden / Shadow Warriors
Commando
Strider
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 February 2020, 09:04
Replies: 41
Views: 1,360
Posted By SquawkBox
Just in case some of you weren't aware of Sonic...

Just in case some of you weren't aware of Sonic character redesign after fans complained of its sheer ugliness during the screening sessions :


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoWtsO6CXmA
Forum: OT - Entertainment 15 February 2020, 01:08
Replies: 83
Views: 2,768
Posted By SquawkBox
Josh Wink - Don't Laugh (1995) ...

Josh Wink - Don't Laugh (1995)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKY8qpPmGnk
Forum: OT - Entertainment 14 February 2020, 04:11
Replies: 83
Views: 2,768
Posted By SquawkBox
Razorlight - Golden Touch (2004) ...

Razorlight - Golden Touch (2004)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbANp9cRd6o
Forum: OT - Entertainment 13 February 2020, 03:38
Replies: 83
Views: 2,768
Posted By SquawkBox
No biggie, especially considering how people have...

No biggie, especially considering how people have Friday on their mind, most of the times.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 12 February 2020, 17:04
Replies: 83
Views: 2,768
Posted By SquawkBox
Bob Geldof - Great Song Of Indifference (1990)...

Bob Geldof - Great Song Of Indifference (1990) here played live @Live 8 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_8) in 2005
Actual singing starts at 2''02'


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Th3gC2SijHo
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 February 2020, 02:14
Replies: 6,184
Views: 1,103,226
Posted By SquawkBox
All right then, here is a link...

All right then, here is a link (https://tinyurl.com/tnm8cyf) to buy a similar item, more specifically the version bearing the neon colored insulated cover. Additional cost amounts to £3.81 for the...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 10 February 2020, 18:14
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By SquawkBox
VH1 Storytellers

Aimed mostly at all those fans of the 80s and 90s who did post in the corresponding music threads this bit of trivia, guys have you heard of the VH1 gigs plus laid-back interviews concept show called...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 February 2020, 15:38
Replies: 6,184
Views: 1,103,226
Posted By SquawkBox
By the end of January, I had received my scanline...

By the end of January, I had received my scanline generator from some UK eBay vendor (I'll post a link to the item on eBay, if you're interested). I use it in conjunction with my VGA box to display...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 February 2020, 21:11
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By SquawkBox
I stumbled upon these two bad boys as of late : ...

I stumbled upon these two bad boys as of late :
https://archive.org/details/INTYLIVES
https://archive.org/details/INYYROCKS
Intellivision Lives! and Intellivision Rocks! volumes for the PC. For...
Forum: OT - General 09 February 2020, 03:48
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By SquawkBox
Sik San aka The God Of Cookery (1996) by and...

Sik San aka The God Of Cookery (1996) by and featuring Stephen Chow is an absolute must watch if you're among the crowd of Chinese / Cantonese / Vietnamese cuisine followers. Here it is on YT, the...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 09 February 2020, 01:23
Replies: 83
Views: 2,768
Posted By SquawkBox
Isley Brothers (the) feat. R. Kelly - Contagious...

Isley Brothers (the) feat. R. Kelly - Contagious (2001) "You're contagious, touch me baby, give me what you got..." You might wonder where I did get the inspiration to post this song, in this day and...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 February 2020, 01:18
Replies: 47
Views: 4,763
Posted By SquawkBox
These guys do sell modded Gamecubes + the microSD...

These guys do sell modded Gamecubes + the microSD card holder printed board + a copy of Swiss on a mini DVD-R at a reasonable price :
http://www.keepitretro.co.uk/en-gb/collections/gamecube
(I am...
Forum: OT - General 08 February 2020, 00:49
Replies: 17
Views: 586
Posted By SquawkBox
I don't think it qualifies for a well rounded...

I don't think it qualifies for a well rounded meme, but I find it peculiar how often people associate kindness and generosity with the personality of the dolphin :...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 February 2020, 21:03
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By SquawkBox
Or you could download v5 of Nostalgia. On that...

Or you could download v5 of Nostalgia. On that official Mattel page, there are direct links to grab every mandatory item to run the GUI (a la gamebase), including the game packs. The emulator is old...
Forum: OT - Gaming 06 February 2020, 22:10
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By SquawkBox
Play this beauty, and you might reconsider! Only...

Play this beauty, and you might reconsider! Only 19,99 €, wouldn't you agree it's a steal ?
https://store.steampowered.com/app/868520/killer7/
Forum: OT - General 06 February 2020, 22:04
Replies: 141
Views: 6,822
Posted By SquawkBox
https://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/16/20/79/88/th/pilgr...

https://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/16/20/79/88/th/pilgri10.jpg (https://servimg.com/view/16207988/237)

https://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/16/20/79/88/th/pilgri13.jpg (https://servimg.com/view/16207988/246)...
Forum: OT - Technical 06 February 2020, 21:27
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By SquawkBox
Here is Harrison's contact page, as an admin : ...

Here is Harrison's contact page, as an admin :
https://tinyurl.com/rrpmauy
I don't know about the forum activity, but his web site news section seems pretty naff by today's standards.
Forum: OT - Entertainment 06 February 2020, 14:52
Replies: 83
Views: 2,768
Posted By SquawkBox
Supertramp - Goodbye Stranger (1979) ...

Supertramp - Goodbye Stranger (1979)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8pVZ5hTGJQ
Forum: OT - Technical 06 February 2020, 14:36
Replies: 50
Views: 2,029
Posted By SquawkBox
@turrican3 The MSI GTX 660 Titanium Twin Frozr...

@turrican3
The MSI GTX 660 Titanium Twin Frozr 2 GB DDR5 won't break any record, but it's a great middle of the road card, runs cool, and will fit the bill to complement an aging platform (no...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 February 2020, 13:27
Replies: 47
Views: 4,763
Posted By SquawkBox
Granted, there is no need to burn Gamecube games...

Granted, there is no need to burn Gamecube games (the same way you don't actually need floppy drive noises when playing Amiga games from WinUAE, it's there for nostalgia purposes or prove me wrong)....
Forum: OT - General 05 February 2020, 16:47
Replies: 22
Views: 669
Posted By SquawkBox
I watched a 4''30' long video crafted with the...

I watched a 4''30' long video crafted with the huge amount of HQ pictures that orbiting satellite took of Mars' surface since winter 2003, pretty amazing :shocked . Here it is :

...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 February 2020, 16:39
Replies: 47
Views: 4,763
Posted By SquawkBox
It's not so much that the Plextor SCSI CD burner...

It's not so much that the Plextor SCSI CD burner is ancient (it is, but chances are even older IDE CD-Rom burners are supported), it's the fact that Imgburn dropped the ball completely so that one...
Forum: OT - General 05 February 2020, 09:12
Replies: 23
Views: 1,147
Posted By SquawkBox
Maybe the following will be more to your liking...

Maybe the following will be more to your liking then : Larry Young - Beyond All Limits (1965)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYQNsuzMXiQ
Forum: OT - General 05 February 2020, 07:10
Replies: 23
Views: 1,147
Posted By SquawkBox
Good song, very catchy. OK, now what about some...

Good song, very catchy. OK, now what about some piano playing in solo ? If there's one French Jazz pianist to listen to besides late Michel Legrand, it's this late little guy from the Vaucluse...
Forum: OT - General 05 February 2020, 06:47
Replies: 17
Views: 586
Posted By SquawkBox
Never heard of ASMR before, also not too sure...

Never heard of ASMR before, also not too sure that video illustrates quite well what it is supposed to deal with. If I am not mistaken, it would involve feeling all cozy and warm inside, like when...
Forum: OT - General 03 February 2020, 17:15
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By SquawkBox
Here in Paris, we have had an increase of Ramen...

Here in Paris, we have had an increase of Ramen restaurants openings since many years. The missus brought me to "les pâtes vivantes" (which means living noodles) a couple of times. There are two of...
Forum: OT - Technical 03 February 2020, 14:30
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By SquawkBox
Goldenhawk obviously didn't work too hard on the...

Goldenhawk obviously didn't work too hard on the latest releases of CDRWin. Result was compatibility was lost on Windows Vista and later, presumably. They blamed the ASPI drivers and as a workaround,...
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