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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 04:11:48 Reply

At 9/5/12 02:53 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote: I do music too. But the last thing I want to happen is to lose all my project files due to some virus or something similar.

I have no idea what problem your computer has, but all I can recommend is buy an external hard drive. Even if you're broke, scrounge some money for it. The amount of frustration and stress you save...

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 06:39:15 Reply

At 9/5/12 02:23 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote: i broke my antivirus
what do

Get a better antivirus. This will simultaneously give you a working antivirus and probably find any virus you've managed to obtain.

Or you can nuke the drive and burn it, just to be safe.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 06:41:38 Reply

I should mention that the virus can't infect project files, and usually can't infect anything that isn't an executable on your machine unless you suck at updating your programs, so its entirely safe to just back up all your not *.exe files right now. There are a bajillion free cloud services out there, such as Google Drive, Microsoft SkyDrive, Dropbox, and countless others, all of which give you several gigabytes of online storage for free. Use this to back up your shit, THEN blow up the hard drive.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 09:41:35 Reply

Financial shit

It sucks


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 10:31:13 Reply

At 9/5/12 06:41 AM, Blackhole12 wrote: I should mention that the virus can't infect project files, and usually can't infect anything that isn't an executable on your machine unless you suck at updating your programs, so its entirely safe to just back up all your not *.exe files right now. There are a bajillion free cloud services out there, such as Google Drive, Microsoft SkyDrive, Dropbox, and countless others, all of which give you several gigabytes of online storage for free. Use this to back up your shit, THEN blow up the hard drive.

Well, that's good to know viruses won't fuck up a lot of stuff.
Also, I'm kinda tight in the coffers, so getting a better antivirus would take a bit of time.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 10:38:25 Reply

At 9/5/12 10:31 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote:
At 9/5/12 06:41 AM, Blackhole12 wrote: I should mention that the virus can't infect project files, and usually can't infect anything that isn't an executable on your machine unless you suck at updating your programs, so its entirely safe to just back up all your not *.exe files right now. There are a bajillion free cloud services out there, such as Google Drive, Microsoft SkyDrive, Dropbox, and countless others, all of which give you several gigabytes of online storage for free. Use this to back up your shit, THEN blow up the hard drive.
Well, that's good to know viruses won't fuck up a lot of stuff.
Also, I'm kinda tight in the coffers, so getting a better antivirus would take a bit of time.

Actually, you don't need money to get a better antivirus. Back when I was using Windows systems, I swore by Microsoft Security Essentials, which is free and infinitely better than McAfee.

It's kind of funny, thinking about it, but Microsoft Security Essentials actually tagged a lot of McAfee files as being viruses!

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 10:48:23 Reply

At 9/5/12 02:23 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote: i broke my antivirus
what do

easy - redl that file and stick it in your system32 folder. Done.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 11:08:37 Reply

At 9/5/12 10:48 AM, Chronamut wrote:
At 9/5/12 02:23 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote: i broke my antivirus
what do
easy - redl that file and stick it in your system32 folder. Done.

Seriously? Does it work that way?

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 11:21:25 Reply

At 9/5/12 11:08 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote:
At 9/5/12 10:48 AM, Chronamut wrote:
At 9/5/12 02:23 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote: i broke my antivirus
what do
easy - redl that file and stick it in your system32 folder. Done.
Seriously? Does it work that way?

Never trust stuff that involves system32.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 11:47:41 Reply

At 9/5/12 02:23 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote: i broke my antivirus
what do

Not necessarily a virus problem

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 12:00:09 Reply

At 9/5/12 11:47 AM, SineRider wrote:
At 9/5/12 02:23 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote: i broke my antivirus
what do
Not necessarily a virus problem

Update: Problem solved, apparently it's because I uninstalled the Microsoft Redistributable thing-a-magic.
No more bitching from me. Carry on.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 12:03:30 Reply

At 9/5/12 09:41 AM, FairSquare wrote: Financial shit

It sucks

i know that feels bro

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 12:07:42 Reply

At 9/5/12 02:23 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote: i broke my antivirus
what do

I have cracked versions of over 500 programs for fixing computers if you need a few. I can also wirelessly access your computer and run some simple tests and things for you. This is up to you. I have my own computer business and do various fixes across all types of operating systems. (except Linux because no one uses Linux in the middle of Arkansas where I am based at)

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 12:09:43 Reply

At 9/5/12 11:08 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote:
At 9/5/12 10:48 AM, Chronamut wrote:
At 9/5/12 02:23 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote: i broke my antivirus
what do
easy - redl that file and stick it in your system32 folder. Done.
Seriously? Does it work that way?

yes yes it does hehe.. I've had that problem with missing dlls when I uninstall something else and it always solves the problem by just redling it and sticking it in system 32.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 14:41:33 Reply

At 9/4/12 04:00 PM, Usernamemyarse wrote: stuff about being depressed

In my opinion, and from my own experience, you may be better off just toughing it out in regular classes. Personally I wouldn't trust myself to develop my own regimen of working and studying, especially if I had trouble motivating myself to get out of bed in the morning. I don't know how good you are at routines but if you're anything like me your inability to fall into them could be pretty disastrous for your education. At least physically going to school forces you to settle into some kind of rhythm.

I took a break from college because I had no motivation left for anything, and that break has been getting longer and longer because I still don't have the motivation to reapply. I was going to practice my skills and come back to school refreshed and ahead of my class, but that never happened. Don't fall into a similar trap.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 16:16:54 Reply

At 9/5/12 09:41 AM, FairSquare wrote: Financial shit

It sucks

Solution!

Make pr0n! You might not make as much as I do... but on my first try doing "cam-modeling" I made $50/hr.

On that note... the place I've worked at for the past 5 years is closing at the end of the year... so I started looking into other ways to make money... and now am making teh moneys on the side doing pr0n cams lol.

Here's a link if you want to help me pay teh billz ;P (Warning. I don't think that part is necessarily NSFW... but if you play around much it will probably rapidly become NSFW.)

In other news

I went on vacay with my gf a few weeks ago... and while we were down in Florida... she proposed to me! And... of course... I said yes! While she is part of the reason I've not been as active on the internets as much... due to the change in work and such... as soon as we get into a new place together I'll probably be able to get back into music and art as well as all sorts of other things I love a lot more.

Soooo... hopefully sometime next month you guiz will see me around a lot more again! <3


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 16:48:39 Reply

LOL devyn your rare body and talented designer skills could certainly be combined to make great videos ;)

Also you should make moar steampunk style clothing for DJing.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 16:50:29 Reply

WAIT WHAT YOUR GETTING MARRIED

OMFGBBQ FUCKING AAWWWEESSOMME!!!

Congrats :D !!!!!!

I will start making cupcakes.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 17:09:42 Reply

Accidentally Clicking on the First Page of the Lounge

It's fucking confusing

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 17:15:25 Reply

At 9/5/12 05:09 PM, Breed wrote: Accidentally Clicking on the First Page of the Lounge

It's fucking confusing

Gives me some false hope too. I see posts by old regs like la-yinn, Nav, Quarl, Krank (Bjra), Envy, etc... and I think "HEY THEY'RE STILL ALIVE WOO" and then I see that I just clicked on Page 1 by mistake.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 18:05:30 Reply

At 9/5/12 04:50 PM, FatKidWitAJetPak wrote: Congrats :D !!!!!!

I will start making cupcakes.

Yayyyy cupcakes! We're planning on a Dr Who theme. :3

And agreed on steampunk inspired DJ outfits. (Would love to do cyber punk as well)


At 1/16/12 03:08 AM, Xyresic wrote: EchozAurora: The SEXY Audio Mod.
Check out soundcloud.com/echozaurora for more recent songs and DJ mixes!

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 18:52:39 Reply

First week at school

FUCKING BOLD TEXT, CAUSE I CAN.

Anyways, I'm kind of happy to be back. We have a new principal and a few new teachers. All of them are quite cool, and I am happy to say that they lived up to my expectations. Speaking of being happy to be back, it's the interaction with the teachers that brings me the most joy, not the classmates, herp.

Echoz, congrats! Cupcake party pls?

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 20:46:33 Reply

Come watch my buddy ebolaworld and I play games live and make cocks jokes.

You know you want to.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pHrS1G1Et8&feature=g-all-lss

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 21:49:18 Reply

Just thought I would peek in and say hey!
I just recently got into audio so I figure the best place to better myself would be among other audio people.
So hello everyone!

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 22:33:04 Reply

... One of my old songs has mysteriously vanished and I'm not sure if I deleted it or it was deleted by someone else, but it seems to have been gone for almost a year and I never noticed.

It kind of sucked but it's still kind of weird.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-05 23:52:31 Reply

At 9/5/12 09:49 PM, Ultraconsole wrote: Just thought I would peek in and say hey!
I just recently got into audio so I figure the best place to better myself would be among other audio people.
So hello everyone!

Sup

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-06 06:29:18 Reply

At 9/5/12 10:33 PM, Blackhole12 wrote: ... One of my old songs has mysteriously vanished and I'm not sure if I deleted it or it was deleted by someone else, but it seems to have been gone for almost a year and I never noticed.

It kind of sucked but it's still kind of weird.

It could've gotten unpublished by an audio mod if it broke any of the rules. Otherwise that's weird.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-06 07:38:46 Reply

At 9/6/12 07:11 AM, Criminal-23 wrote: A few months ago, on my Ipod nano, the main volume I had set was 55/100 full, all the time. Now it's 80/100, and the volume sounds the same as before (in my ears). I can't tell whether it's my earphones with some broken wires, or my ear dying a slow and painful death.

Have you tried listening with different earphones to double-check?


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-06 07:49:37 Reply

At 9/6/12 07:11 AM, Criminal-23 wrote: [Losing listening power? Wat?!]

I recently realized that my listening ability had worsened. For some reason, people in a five-meter radius can hear the music I'm playing from my earphones. It used to be a one-meter radius a few months ago. What can I do to restore my listening power (excluding operation shit)? Or am I stuck with terrible listening forever?

A few months ago, on my Ipod nano, the main volume I had set was 55/100 full, all the time. Now it's 80/100, and the volume sounds the same as before (in my ears). I can't tell whether it's my earphones with some broken wires, or my ear dying a slow and painful death.

This happened to me when I was using my old headphones too. From 80% volume being the highest I'd ever go it started to become 100%. This was on my mobile though so the volume control was pretty crappy and the highest volume was just about enough for someone near me to hear what I'm listening to slightly, but still.

Apparently, the ear specialist did confirm a hearing loss. My almost entirely deaf ear went down from like 55% hearing loss to 70% hearing loss and my working ear went from 10% or so to 20% hearing loss. So I stopped using headphones for good.

But it could just be that the volume power of your headphones or iPod starts to dissipate after a while. I dunno, not sure how these things work. Whatever the case, go to an ear specialist so he can conduct a test on you and give you advice.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-06 13:10:50 Reply

I got stung on my elbow by a mosquito. While I was dancing. In a packed club.

im out of luck

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