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by shawross
Tue Jul 19, 2022 12:29 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Thoughts on AV, Firewall, and VPN
Replies: 3
Views: 5884

Re: Thoughts on AV, Firewall, and VPN

Today the browser is probably the biggest attack point. I won't recommend a browser but you need to set it up properly with strict controls. Enable DNS over HTTPS in all windows /Block tracking and cross-site cookies, cryptominers, fingerprinters Also block all permissions where possible eg camera, ...
by shawross
Mon Jul 11, 2022 1:49 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Thinkpad X201 random shut downs
Replies: 9
Views: 2108

Re: Thinkpad X201 random shut downs

Yes probably false positives but I would probably set an outbound rule in the "Advanced Firewall and Advanced Security" so it can't phone home. Easy to block the program.

Generally I do this where possible and it is easy in W7.
by shawross
Mon May 30, 2022 11:47 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: x220 Windows dual boot - msata?
Replies: 35
Views: 6220

Re: x220 Windows dual boot - msata?

In my X220 I have an MSata drive as my system drive and so far there doesn't seem to be any heating issues. As discussed I think the location is important. On my other drive I did have Linux Mint in a dual boot config but this was posing issues for backing up my main system which is W7. I am still h...
by shawross
Tue May 03, 2022 10:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: ThinkPad X220 overheating
Replies: 31
Views: 15225

Re: ThinkPad X220 overheating

There are plenty of tweaks that you can make in the BIOS depending on your power needs and usage. I am running the modified 1.46 version. Under Advanced/Processor Config there are options as well as the normal Config/Power settings. Because of your issues I would go hard in limiting power then see h...
by shawross
Wed Dec 22, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

I never heard any of them make claims as ridiculous as "viruses don't exist", which is effectively what you are saying with the repeated appeal to the original, unrevised, Koch postulates. I have never said viruses don't exist but I am trying to understand what is happening. What I do believe in is...
by shawross
Wed Dec 22, 2021 5:23 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

Typical "debate" with an anti-vaxxer goes somewhat like this: You and me can claim the other is unscientific and just doesn't understand biology or virology. I get that but do you believe Luc Montangnier, Dr Andrew Kaufman or Kary Mullis doesn't understand biology or virology? There are thousands m...
by shawross
Tue Dec 21, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

No virus can pass the original postulates as written in the 19th century Well yes this seems to be the case. So what does that tell us? Are viruses something that is made in a lab? What are exosomes? Can we just change science to fit in with the narrative? If we need to culture something to get the...
by shawross
Tue Dec 21, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

In other words, the people asking for evidence of the existence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus responsible for Covid-19 are specifically wording their request to rule out obtaining any evidence that the virus exists. As I’ve pointed out, viruses need a host cell to replicate in which is why samples are co...
by shawross
Mon Dec 20, 2021 8:15 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

Apparently it has been done: "Apparently" you haven't read my previous post and looked at the link. I will save you the trouble and I will insert pertinent parts below. There have been attempts to isolate the virus but nobody or laboratory has managed to do this yet. All the laboratories that have ...
by shawross
Mon Dec 20, 2021 4:37 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

LOL It is obvious we don't all have the same belief system. I tend not to trust the government and the media line and a lot of times I have responded to other posters here. I always look to stick to facts as far as possible and yes I understand I am in the minority in my views. It seems if you regur...
by shawross
Sun Dec 19, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

So what is going on then currently? I don't know but you need to listen to what reputable Doctors and Virologists are saying. They may not be exact in their predictions but they seem to be issuing warnings for what is ahead. Is this an intentional program underway or are there imbeciles running soci...
by shawross
Sun Dec 19, 2021 7:21 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

Hyperbole from Healthline Firstly I have proved that Healthline can't be trusted because they are part of an "Influencer" network. They get their funding From Summit Partners and Trinity Capital who finance Mavrck/Veranex/ Turning Point Healthcare and Resilience. Mavrck is the main "influencer" and...
by shawross
Sun Dec 19, 2021 3:39 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

dr_st wrote:So far there is more data to support the opposite point of view than his point of view.
Maybe you can share that data? I assume that you believe you know more than Luc Montagnier about virology? :BAAAD!:

A good man should always know his limitations. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFGBoRwOqdA
by shawross
Sat Dec 18, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

George is 100% correct here and Luc Montagnier shouldn't be taken lightly. He is a distinguished virologist who is approaching 90 years of age and he wouldn't be speaking out for the money. https://cairnsnews.org/2021/08/31/new-evidence-including-a-sworn-affidavit-from-prof-luc-a-montagnier-has-been...
by shawross
Sat Dec 18, 2021 6:35 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

I actually said that "the jabs "appear" to activate new variants". I don't shy away from this statement because this is what the data says. Whether it is intentional or not is another question. Maybe they are just highly incompetent. https://www.perthnow.com.au/news/coronavirus/latest-on-worldwide-s...
by shawross
Fri Dec 17, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

Another anti-vaxxer lie. The vaccines hinder virus circulation. https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/australia/ I don't know what has been happening in Germany and I am only looking at this from "facts" about cases in Australia which has high levels of fully vaccinated people. If you c...
by shawross
Fri Dec 17, 2021 6:55 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

So we can take it that you believe this Covid-19 does not exist, and you socialise like before, without bothering to wear a mask? COVID obviously exists but I don't agree with the standard line about what causes the virus or the variants. I don't have morbidity concerns and I am not scared of getti...
by shawross
Thu Dec 16, 2021 8:58 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

I guess there is a different type of military down under. Here in the US there is a chain of command, and military personnel do not get to pick and choose which lawful orders to follow. Our military is generally the same and the common aspect is they get their orders from shadowy individuals and gr...
by shawross
Thu Dec 16, 2021 12:52 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

Since when do members of the military decide which lawful orders to follow? I think it is good sign that military people make independent decisions and not just follow the herd like sheep. They should always put their health and welfare front and centre. This isn't on a battle ground and it shows c...
by shawross
Thu Nov 18, 2021 5:41 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Why manufacturers stopped using the "Classic" hinge design?
Replies: 7
Views: 5089

Re: Why manufacturers stopped using the "Classic" hinge design?

Is it a touch screen development? One of the first things about the T440s that’s noticeable is the new hinge that holds the touchscreen. It’s now what Lenovo calls a “drop hinge”, which allows the screen to sit completely flat on a desk. In the previous design (the Thinkpad T430s), the screen tilted...
by shawross
Wed Nov 03, 2021 5:52 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Article: »How and why I stopped buying new laptops«
Replies: 14
Views: 6771

Re: Article: »How and why I stopped buying new laptops«

This guy speaks our language and must have visited this forum at some time. Great blog there and most on this forum probably feel the same way. For me when I find a Thinkpad that I really like I buy 2 units and this gives you spares going forward. I did this with my X301 and my X220. The thing is, I...
by shawross
Tue Nov 02, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

Yes, I have a proof for this one. It was actually stated by the head of the institution that produces Sputnik, Alexander Ginzburg, it was widely in the news. Here is some english source https://www.worldstockmarket.net/corona ... tificates/ This is no way proof and it is s great example of propagan...
by shawross
Mon Nov 01, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

The lethal statistics among vaccinated is probably worse than it could be, because many people in Russia buy fake vaccination certificates and then get infected and are counted as vaccinated. LOL. You know this is true obviously and COVID deaths are inflated because of this? I didn't notice a wink ...
by shawross
Sat Oct 30, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

Man, you can't be serious. As I said before nothing would surprise me. Currently there is a disinformation war happening in the media and this goes back 100 years. What is the truth? What is a psyche op? These operations are used to confuse and desensitise people. It is worldwide but especially in ...
by shawross
Wed Oct 27, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

Bondi wrote:After getting Sputnik I'm now visible as a Bluetooth device!
JDK was obviously joking but I am not to sure if you are or not. I have seen a video from Russia where someone reported this and showed it in operation. LOL

Nothing would surprise me nowadays.
by shawross
Mon Oct 25, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X300 LCD or backlight failing
Replies: 26
Views: 8343

Re: X300 LCD or backlight failing

Keep in mind that modifying LCD panel cabling is not easy.
by shawross
Tue Oct 19, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

I get to choose what "my part" is. Not anyone else, unless they are a deity. LoL. To the majority of society Bill Gates, big pharma, the Idiot box, mainstream media, government actors, federal corrupt agencies, politicians and movie actors are deities. I have probably missed many but you get the pi...
by shawross
Sat Oct 16, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

They don't magically make you immune to COVID LOL I am sure we all can agree with this statement. How well your immune system fights off the infection depends on your body's condition. https://deitexercise.wordpress.com/2020/11/11/how-covid-19-vaccine-can-destroy-your-immune-system/ Read - What Is ...
by shawross
Fri Oct 15, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 313
Views: 61466

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

axur-delmeria wrote:Thank you modern medicine.
So you received your first jab and then you got COVID?

Wow modern medicine is fantastic. We are blessed to have pharmaceutical companies looking after us.

I thought vaccines are meant to ............. never mind.
by shawross
Tue Oct 12, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: T420 Cursor Problem
Replies: 15
Views: 5107

Re: T420 Cursor Problem

seagiant wrote:Thanks, I'm using the Mouse, don't really like the track point.
Before you spend money replacing the palmrest maybe it might be worth testing with a another quality mouse. I have seen cheap mouses do similar things.

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