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Re: Tech Corner

Postby mr.hackcrag » Nov 10 2018, 22:53

I found decryption for the virus at this site:

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/s ... -versions/

After scanning with the tool, all the files are working again. However, I did not back up all my files before resetting my PC, but I did back up many of the most important ones. So all is not lost, just some. :)

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Re: Tech Corner

Postby Pol » Nov 11 2018, 8:10

Congrats, and this was fast!
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Re: Tech Corner

Postby Pol » May 16 2019, 20:32

This day my phone, (Motorola Moto G6) decided to upg. to Android 9 (Pie). Which is not a good idea, considering the state of this update.

I previously take care to disable Motorola notifications but haven't time to disable the update service itself. Which resulted in Motorola Update App once per time, in still shorter and shorter time frame, to pop up and asking about the update.

So it inevitably happened, in my pocket, when it autoconfirmed itself.

However, thanks to my mobile data provider, who is sufficiently costly and slow, I reached FUP and update didn't download. Seeing that at home I immediately turned off also remaining wi-fi.

Necessary steps to get rid of it:
* Download ADB tools to your PC, place them to some short path, launch cmd line
* Enable USB Debugging (Which is hidden under Dev tools) in the phone (+MPT transfer mode)
* Connect phone with your PC, via USB cable
* From command line test if tools are connected to the device
wrote at cmd: adb devices ;and it must show you your device SN
wrote at cmd: adb shell ;to lanuch adb shell

And then we are going to remove:
pm unistall -k --user 0 com.motorola.ccc.ota
pm unistall -k --user 0 com.motorola.ccc.notification
pm unistall -k --user 0 com.motorola.bug2go

(This is valid only for Moto G6, for different models and vendors names will be different. Look for 'update' or 'ota' like that:
pm list packages | grep update
)

* Restart your phone.

Here we go, even without root, your phone is free, and can work for you for some more years, hasslefree!

But it's much better to do it before you start to download update, as I should root and clean cache to reclaim 1.5GB of lost space back.
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Re: Tech Corner

Postby Pol » Aug 20 2019, 14:55

IF you are causal player without good GPU, then focus you attention to AMD RX570, namely Sapphire NITRO+ RX 570 8G G5.

Which starts to be available for prices around 190$. Albeit older for this price it's a steal deal. They pop in 8GB or 4GB version.

PCI: 2.2 Slots
Dimension: 260X135X43mm (da big card, two slots, backplate)
Power: 195W (8pin required)
Max Temp in Load: 75°C
Temp in Idle: 33-35°C
Max Noise in Load: 37dB
Noise in Idle: 34dB

Review at guru3d.com

This card shall be suitable for new Kings Bounty 2 or Heroes VII, hmm, or majority of games running on UE3 or UE4. To compare with nVidia, the performance is a bit better than for GTX 1060.
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Re: Tech Corner

Postby Pol » Nov 3 2019, 8:39

Again, Firefox update. Lost all opened tabs :canthear: Now this was when going to version 70, previously it was around 50.
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Re: Tech Corner

Postby Pol » Nov 20 2019, 20:33

Pol wrote:This day my phone, (Motorola Moto G6) decided to upg. to Android 9 (Pie). Which is not a good idea, considering the state of this update.


Some time passed and I'm here again with update.

First my phone broken, at last, after insane huge number of falls on all sort of different surfaces the fatal one happened in subway. From my glass without any scratch it instantly make cracked and strolling one.

And I had got again the same phone, why?
* One nav button by fingerprint sensor (Motorola utility, very handy)
* Gestures (alas Moto Actions/Wellbeing)
* splendid (colors) and resisting display (againts scratches, water)
* nice sound with dolby atmos
* perfectly fits in my hand

And apart from the past experience Motorola resolved Pie issues, so after half of day of updates leading me to security patch PPSS29.55-37-4-5 and around 2GB or "applied" patching I have now much faster and sleek phone than before. (Software channel reteu = retail EU)
>> One nav button works
>> Automatic light sensor works
>> Gestures too
>> After Pie whole system is much faster and consume less memory, also it features "DarkMode" to save energy and your eyes again
>> Probably the only downside which I found is time moved left on the topbar, which is Pie's cumbersome solution against cluttering
>> Of course you still can play youtube on your TV, from your phone (casting media in the same network)

No, this phone is not for photographs. Camera is certainly slower, with autofocus. Colors are good but objects need to be a bit slowed too. No NFC or wireless charging either, for that price.

The best news at the end, this time the phone cost only 158,5$ (with our favourite 21%VAT). Previously it was 285.75$. :D

Software set:
* X-Plore file manager from Lonelycats
* aCalendar (to sync without Google)
* Opera Mini
* tPacketCapture
* NoRootFirewall (needs to be disabled during updates from wi-fi)
* Parrodee (A wonderful Parrot for my daughter by Goldwave. Every kids loves it.)
* ZoIPer (SIP client, to call over internet. Not the best but still solid.)
* Jota Text editor
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