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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-13 18:55:55 Reply

*checks in lounge after two weeks*

*sees chickens*

*leaves*

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-13 18:57:29 Reply

Did somebody say "cock"?

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-13 19:39:48 Reply

At 11/13/12 06:55 PM, FatKidWitAJetPak wrote: *checks in lounge after two weeks*

*sees chickens*

*leaves*

YOU CAN'T JUDGE US YOU QUEER


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-13 20:08:37 Reply

At 11/13/12 04:06 PM, LiquidOoze wrote: My PC is fucked up

So about a week ago I successfully got rid of the ukash virus, but now some other problems have returned, problems that kinda make my connection to the internet worthless.
First of all, Google Chrome isn't working and I've heard that has something to do with Google Chrome itself so I can't help it. Also sice a few days Internet Explorer has been giving me a runtime error everytime I go to a website that is not Google and no matter how many times I reset it to its default settings it keeps crashing. I've also tried this Microsoft FixIt thing but that didn't help either.
This basically means that I'm depending on Mozilla Firefox at the moment. Right now it's the only browser that lives up to its name (it let's me browse the interwebs) but it's got a shitload of problems as well. First of all, no matter how many times I set Google as my homepage, everytime I open Mozilla it links me to this 'certified-toolbar' thing, which is basically the same as Google but I just find it obnoxious that I can't simply change my homepage. Furthermore, when I used Mozilla for the first time in years again I obviously had to upgrade some of its add-ons, but for some reason my Adobe Shockwave for Director add-on refuses to overwrite its older file with its newer file so I keep getting a message that my version of Shockwave is 'vulnerable'. Last but not least, I DID manage to upgrade Flash Player to its latest version but it still won't work, which in a nutshell means that I can't use Youtube, SoundCloud, Bandcamp and Newgrounds (except for spamming the AFL with stuff like this).
Also I can no longer open files with Windows Media Player and I also can't change any of my computer's security settings like Windows Firewall (which is turned off atm).

Basically I'm just watching my computer die. Luckily FL Studio and all its plugins still work.

That's rough. Your problems are quite common. Too bad they all happen at once on the same computer. I had the Ukash virus some weeks ago too. Took me halve a day to get rid of it. On my parents computer both Chrome and Explorer are broken, and can't be reinstalled. Firefox is the only browser that still works. Same as with you. They too have a problem with flash. Maybe firefox and flash don't work well together. I heard a lot of problems regarding that combination (and real player). What works for my parents is, after they try to reinstall flash, it suddenly works again. They have to do that each time they restart the computer though. And I say try to reinstall, because the installation stops at 50% and gives an error. Still it gives flash just enough of a boost to work again. Maybe this works for you too. Otherwise you could try Oprah. I have no experience with that browser, but I heard some good things. Otherwise you'll have to buy a new computer. But then you have to spend some cash, and days installing all of your programs, with no guarantee everything will work again. Good luck.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-13 21:32:56 Reply

So much wall of text


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-13 22:51:14 Reply

At 11/13/12 08:08 PM, SourJovis wrote: Otherwise you'll have to buy a new computer.

Wut? Just reformat your hard drive. Viruses cannot effect any other components of your computer, except the data on your hard drive. A reformat deletes everything on that hard drive, and once you re-install your OS, you're good to go.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-14 00:38:19 Reply

At 11/13/12 05:18 PM, Quarl wrote: maoorrrrrr dickz plox.

On a slightly more serious note, I'm loving California!

I'm glad to hear things are going well there! Making the decision to move across the country like you did is a major thing to do.

Also... wut... you need to see it again? lololol :P


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-14 08:58:55 Reply

At 11/13/12 10:51 PM, The-iMortal wrote: Wut? Just reformat your hard drive. Viruses cannot effect any other components of your computer, except the data on your hard drive. A reformat deletes everything on that hard drive, and once you re-install your OS, you're good to go.

That's the cheapest solution. Might also be the best. If you think it's still worth it, by al means do. You can extend the life of a computer by keeping software up to date tremendously, reformatting and replacing hardware components that slow your computer down by buying new ones. Doing so is much cheaper, than buying a new one every x number of time.

However you can not do this infinitely. Eventually computers gets too old. Will not be able to handle up to date software. If you have to replace important, expensive or just many hardware at once it's time for a clean start, and buy a new one. Of course you can transfer anything you want (that's still worth it) from your old computer to the new.

Reformatting only gets rid of the viruses, but if a computer is full of viruses, there may be underlying problems. Those must be fixed as well. Out of date computers with an out of date operating system drivers, are more vulnerable to viruses. Reformatting is a lot of work, and there's no guarantee your computer will come out as good as it was before. Some programs may not reinstall (for reasons known or unknown), settings and preferences may be lost.

You'll have to look at how old your computer is, what you'd have to do to get it up to date, how much it is to buy a new one, how much money you have, and then decide for yourself what you think is best.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-14 09:24:10 Reply

At 11/12/12 04:41 PM, Quarl wrote: You guys are boring. Post nudes.

don't tempt me :P

LONG LIVE PICCIES THREAD :p
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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-14 09:27:57 Reply

At 11/14/12 09:24 AM, Chronamut wrote:
At 11/12/12 04:41 PM, Quarl wrote: You guys are boring. Post nudes.
don't tempt me :P

LONG LIVE PICCIES THREAD :p

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-14 09:54:38 Reply

At 11/14/12 09:27 AM, Chronamut wrote: 3rd place winner in pumpkin carving contest :)
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/chronamut/demented-mr-ull man-pumpkin

Congrats! Great work! Looks a lot like the "real" Mr Ullman.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-14 10:23:21 Reply

What cool plug-ins should i get. Some cool effects ones

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-14 11:01:07 Reply

At 11/14/12 10:23 AM, gavkay21 wrote: What cool plug-ins should i get. Some cool effects ones

Could you be more specific? You mean for music I assume. What programs do you use, and what plugins do they support? What kind of music are you going to make? With effects you mean effect devices (EQs, compressors, spreaders, noisegates, distortion, chorus, phasers, vocoders, etc) fx samples, software instruments, or something else? What kind of plugins are you looking for (VST, sample refills, presets or other)? Do you have anything in mind?


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-14 13:05:40 Reply

At 11/14/12 09:54 AM, SourJovis wrote:
At 11/14/12 09:27 AM, Chronamut wrote: 3rd place winner in pumpkin carving contest :)
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/chronamut/demented-mr-ull man-pumpkin
Congrats! Great work! Looks a lot like the "real" Mr Ullman.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-14 22:47:58 Reply

Is there a way to change the title of a song that I've published today?

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-14 23:36:57 Reply

At 11/14/12 10:47 PM, BlazingDragon wrote: Is there a way to change the title of a song that I've published today?

nop


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-14 23:53:38 Reply

did i miss anything important?

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-15 01:57:49 Reply

At 11/14/12 11:53 PM, Yoshiii343 wrote: did i miss anything important?

nothing is important

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-15 03:26:51 Reply

At 11/15/12 01:57 AM, Buoy wrote:
At 11/14/12 11:53 PM, Yoshiii343 wrote: did i miss anything important?
nothing is important

errything is

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-15 05:38:00 Reply

At 11/15/12 03:26 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote:
At 11/15/12 01:57 AM, Buoy wrote:
At 11/14/12 11:53 PM, Yoshiii343 wrote: did i miss anything important?
nothing is important
errything is

no it isn't

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-15 05:41:24 Reply

At 11/15/12 05:38 AM, MrSaint wrote:
At 11/15/12 03:26 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote:
At 11/15/12 01:57 AM, Buoy wrote:
At 11/14/12 11:53 PM, Yoshiii343 wrote: did i miss anything important?
nothing is important
errything is
no it isn't

at least some is, right

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-15 05:47:24 Reply

At 11/15/12 05:41 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote:
At 11/15/12 05:38 AM, MrSaint wrote:
At 11/15/12 03:26 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote:
At 11/15/12 01:57 AM, Buoy wrote:
At 11/14/12 11:53 PM, Yoshiii343 wrote: did i miss anything important?
nothing is important
errything is
no it isn't
at least some is, right

well, maybe a little

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-15 06:02:40 Reply

At 11/15/12 05:47 AM, MrSaint wrote: well, maybe a little

i knew we can come to an agreement

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-15 06:29:51 Reply

At 11/15/12 06:02 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote:
At 11/15/12 05:47 AM, MrSaint wrote: well, maybe a little
i knew we can come to an agreement

but your agreement doesn't matter

I'll leave nao

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-15 10:45:49 Reply

My PC is fucked up: Part 2

I'm definately NOT going to reformat my hard drive. I've dealt with problems like this before and I'm sure I can do the same now.
Ok, IE is working again, but it's extremely slow and whenever I open a new page there's a 30% chance that it'll be unable to load it, in which case I have to refresh the page. This is quite some progress, but it's annoying when you quickly need to check something.
Google Chrome is still fucked up. However I decided to de-install Mozilla Firefox and install it again, and for some reason the Flash Player now does work, so Firefox is gonna be my primary browser for the time being.

WMP still doesn't work either and I still gotta check my security settings. I've scanned my PC for malware and whatnot but other than some cookies there were no results.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-15 11:20:16 Reply

At 11/15/12 11:17 AM, Braiton wrote:
At 11/15/12 10:45 AM, LiquidOoze wrote: My PC is fucked up: Part 2
WMP still doesn't work either and I still gotta check my security settings. I've scanned my PC for malware and whatnot but other than some cookies there were no results.
Or you could just backup your shit, reformat and be done with it quickly rather than spending years figuring out what's wrong with your PC.

PS: I had the same problem, with my PC being fucked up and doing whatever it wanted. Turns out it was infected to the core with some random shit that didn't show up in security or anti-virus scans. But ya' know. I just reformatted and solved the problem.

I kinda hardheaded when it comes to reformatting but I kinda feel like reformatting is the same as 'giving up'. And I don't like that.
Also, Google Chrome is working again. Better than it ever did. Dafuq?


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-15 18:53:39 Reply

At 11/15/12 11:20 AM, LiquidOoze wrote: I kinda hardheaded when it comes to reformatting but I kinda feel like reformatting is the same as 'giving up'. And I don't like that.

Suit yourself. All that time trying to fix your computer could be spent on making music or doing other useful things.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-15 20:35:36 Reply

At 11/14/12 11:01 AM, SourJovis wrote:
At 11/14/12 10:23 AM, gavkay21 wrote: What cool plug-ins should i get. Some cool effects ones
Could you be more specific?

Dunno man just cool ones i should check out

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-15 20:39:45 Reply

At 11/15/12 08:35 PM, gavkay21 wrote: Dunno man just cool ones i should check out

I use this one all the time

Anyone having problems with the new soundcloud layout? Half the songs I try to play don't start :?

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-11-15 20:55:16 Reply

At 11/15/12 08:39 PM, SineRider wrote:
At 11/15/12 08:35 PM, gavkay21 wrote: Dunno man just cool ones i should check out
I use this one all the time

Anyone having problems with the new soundcloud layout? Half the songs I try to play don't start :?

what new layout?


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