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There are still morons that keep marking threads as solved

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  • Started 3 years ago by whs
  • Latest reply from Hatryst
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whs
whs
Posts: 17584

That really starts to aggravate me. Someone constantly marks completely open threads as "solved". Here is an example where the poor lady does not have a clue yet what to do, but it is marked as solved: http://www.howtogeek.com/forum.....?replies=8 -- I would think that in this high tech age the forum could be set such that this nuisance stops.

Posted 3 years ago
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vistamike
vistamike
Posts: 10945

Have noticed this as well. I have removed the solved status on the above topic and wait and see if the OP returns,

Mike

Posted 3 years ago
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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

We can start here when the lady returns.
http://mirror.href.com/thestarman/asm/index.html

Debug.exe is in the system32 directory so we can teach her to wipeout her Hard Drive with
just a few simple commands.

NO Problems that I can see. :) (from a 1000 miles away)

Rick P.

Posted 3 years ago
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whs
whs
Posts: 17584

Rick, you are an optimist. I think your link would far exeed her knowledge and interest. And there no need for such a complex procedure for a simple reinstallation.

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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

@whs,

Tis not complex.

Search for Debug on your machine and open an Administrator CMD Prompt. Type in Debug.

I think the Hard Drive can still be wiped out with about (8) or so assembly short instructions.

All Intel CPU instructions are backward and foward compatible if I remember correctly.

Let me get one of my old books out if I can find them. (LOL) :)

Rick P.

Posted 3 years ago
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vistamike
vistamike
Posts: 10945

Computers can have a downside for the new user!


Mike

Posted 3 years ago
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ProstheticHead
ProstheticHead
Posts: 3281

@WHS, I think branding the OP a moron because they mark a topic solved (inadvertently or otherwise) is a bit harsh. Maybe they aren't familiar with the site or found a solution somewhere else and don't care to update the thread accordingly.

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hatryst
hatryst
Posts: 3482

They should be redirected to this
( Ain't I spamming? :) )

Posted 3 years ago
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whs
whs
Posts: 17584

I was not trying to brand the OPs because I do not think that the OPs are at fault. I think it is someone who just amuses himself. I have seen that too often now. An OP who found a solution some other place will most likely not go thru the trouble of coming back just to mark the thread. And in the example thread I have linked above, the OP is definitely not done - just the opposite. The OP is still pretty clueless. So Mike removed the "Solved".

Posted 3 years ago
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PUPPYDOG
PUPPYDOG
Posts: 633

Can anyone other than the OP or mods mark as solved? i do not see the mark as solved link unless i start a thread.

Posted 3 years ago
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LH
LH
Posts: 20002

Do you see "ACCEPT THIS ANSWER" under a post ?

Posted 3 years ago
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PUPPYDOG
PUPPYDOG
Posts: 633

No, i can see REPORT . TOP on the right but nothing under it.
If it is a topic that i started i can see it under all the posts, but not if someone else started it.
If it has been marked as solved there is a link to unmark solved status but nothing to mark as solved.

Posted 3 years ago
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bubbatie1
bubbatie1
Posts: 1322

btw nice video hatryst is that your real voice???????? lol j/k do like tthe tutorial tho

Posted 3 years ago
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hatryst
hatryst
Posts: 3482

Thanks :) No, its a Voice Synthesizer. I sound much weird that this, LOL :)

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