What did you get for Christmas?

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  1. Jimbob1989

    Jimbob1989 Registered Member

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    Dear All,

    What did you get for Christmas?

    I got an ADSL connection in my bedroom ;) , a leather chair to go with my desk :D a book all about internet security and hacking :D and a few other little gifts, how about you?

    Jimbob
     
  2. nadirah

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    I got a huge KFC and McDonalds feast for christmas! Yummy! :D
     
  3. Jimbob1989

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    I'm planning the the usuall Turkey, Roast potatoes, mash potato, vegtables, stuffing, the lot :D

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  4. dog

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    LOL ... I hope you got some cholesterol lowering Meds ... to go with it :blink: ... hmm ... better go for a jog too ... to burn ALL those extra calories ;) :) ~I think I just gaining a few pounds thinking about it ... Ow ... chest pains too~ :p

    I hope everyone got what they wanted!
     
  5. dog

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    You cook JB? Or is that just the menu. :p
     
  6. Jimbob1989

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    Nah, my grandmother is staying for christmas, my mum and gran are cooking everything :D

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    I got a creative audigy 2 zs and Tribes Vengeance for xmas. Let the games begin. :D
     
  8. beetlejuice

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    BeetleBoss and I got a new box with XP on it along with a printer and a digital camera. Now if I can get the XP secured, I might be all right. And tips appreciated. HELP!!!
     
  9. Jimbob1989

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    I for one am glad for beetleboss and beetlejuice, I was always worried about them being on a windows 98 PC :D

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  10. nadirah

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    Just get the nessecary security software and a firewall. It's very simple and easy. ;)
     
  11. bigbuck

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    Have the new boxes now got XP SP2 or do you have to DL and installo_O?
    Cheers to you, BB and clan,
    Buck.
     
  12. nadirah

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    I think by now most computer manufacturers should be already shipping XP SP2 together with all their computers.
    If the new computer that you bought does not have SP2 yet, you'll have to download and install it.
     
  13. beetlejuice

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    Thanks for the cheers BigBuck. To tell you the truth, I don't know whether SP2 is installed or not. I haven't even got the new box out of the box it's packed in yet. It's too early in the morning to be that motivated. That is going to be a priority though. I'm thinking instead of running the built-in FW, putting ZA on it instead. Better to have inbound and outbound protection instead of just inbound which I have read is what XP's got. It will be different than 98. I just hope I'm not too old to adapt to such a drastic change. :eek:
     
  14. bigbuck

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    You're never too old......think you will love XP too! I just hope it's got SP2 (surely it should have!).....it will save you a huuuuuge download.....about 300Mb! SP2 has a new security centre as below;
    Cheers,
    Buck.
    PS. SP2 will 'lock down' a lot of stuff for you.....I found myself having to 'loosen' settings a bit for browsing etc.
     

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    See my sig :D
     
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    BeetleBoss She who posts lots of <I>Smileys</I>

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    (From BJ) Well another disapointment from the PC makers. I had to d/l and install SP2 plus a whole lot of other updates before it would even let me d/l SP2. I started the d/l process at the time of my first post, and at the time of this post I've been done for about 10 minutes. Yawn!!!!
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    Well the good news is that after installing SP2 the updates will be 'incremental', so they'll go much faster from now on :)
     
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    beetlejuice If you have to do it again let me know and I will you send a cd with sp2 on it. Sure is quicker.
     
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    Nothing. :'(

    I was a very, very bad boy this year. ;)



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    I cant believe that :D
     
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    someone needs to break you out huh? :D have to get the gang together :D
     
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    not bad :)
     

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  24. dog

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    LOL ... No I like it in here ... Good Security ... just don't no why Santa passed me over ... I've got both a roof and a chimney ... & even left out some ~Spirits~, cookies and carrots. I guess I was listed on the wrong list. :mad: ... I'll have to try harder to be good this year.

    :ninja: *puppy* :ninja:
     
  25. mercurie

    mercurie A Friendly Creature

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    My children got some good stuff. Nothing really special in the tech. line of stuff, but I got just what I told my spouse to give me. I am so pleased she took me seriously.

    A very small credit card bill this year. :D
     
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