Saturday, September 26, 2009

956 MB of Malware - One machine - Three Days...

...and then there was more...

Up at 10 AM as usual; there is a request for service from Geek CSI - me. Arranged to be there at 6PM for a two hour initial service call; left at 9PM with the laptop in my hands. No WAY to get this one quick; my limited software has me working things out the hard way. Forums, friends, and freeware! It was nice to have it home with me in the PC/Isolation Room. Spent the night and early morning hours wading through hacker crap.They are cyber-terrorists and should be treated with the same
contempt as they have for our right to peace! No mercy, no clemency, period!

I don't have a silver bullet; what I have is DECADES of experience with terror, and a PC skill-set second to none I know. Am I the best? Probably not but, my machine has run for two years without a Restore/Recovery option. No safety net but me. I can not allow it, or them, to take me out of the loop.

My Vista HB 3GB P4, 2 GB RAM, 160GB on-board, 1/2TB xtrnl HDD has learned to sit up and beg! Looking forward to upgrading Vista on this one and jumping on Win7 with another. Long live Micro$$oft! My bread is buttered...

That would give me 98SE, XP pro, Vista, and Win7 all downstairs with me :)


There are eight PCs on two conjoined networks in this household; three upstairs ( with an all-in-one and a photo printer) and five (plus my own all-in-one) down here with me. I look after it all. The laptops have Wi-Fi built into them of course and one mid tower in the basement runs from a wireless USB adapter. The rest are hard lined for best performance.

I'm good. I am also worn out from making things work on-the-fly as I encountered new mutations and re-spawns. Multiple anti-spyware and anti-virus/malware apps finally killed it long enough for me to "secure" the customers chosen browser (IE). By locking parts of it down with IE7Pro and the rest with Spybot I stopped the bastards cold. Juggling web access with flash transfers to keep things relatively under control I accomplished what the "big boys" with all their toys - could not do.
Old school troubleshooting
and the best of the Open Source Community!!

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Saturday, February 28, 2009

Launch of Geek CSI

My new business venture is a local PC service business located in Clinton, TN, USA. Email and Messenger services can be available anywhere an internet connection is functional. Since I use MagicJack as my phone service provider, I can call all USA locations at local rates; international charges are $0.15 per minute and will be applied to your bill. At the time of this post my PayPal account is not yet tied to Geek CSI. Patience please, I still have my part-time job at Kmart. All new software reviews are in progress and will be posted soon. The new professional website is located at Geek CSI . Printing and website hosting are provided by VistaPrint.

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Monday, August 11, 2008

Article Rewriting Software (AKA: Spin-Offs)

This is the result of an Article Jockey 12% spin-off from a cut and paste of an article (original guide) written for RSBoards.
The resultant article must certainly be a joke? It is not even CLOSE to being grammatically correct and the intended message is largely incomprehensible. It reads like one of my "English is not my primary language" clients for whom I proof-read and edit their copy writing. Read "Speak English" to understand why I offer this service along with some professional English copy writing software.

To be able to use this spin-off would require proof-reading and editing from within the Article Jockey result box. All changes are highlighted there for easy reference. You get five credits at sign up, of which this spin-off cost me one, and a link on the header will take you to their sales page to buy more credits. Article Jockey is not a particularly useful tool for good copy writers. It will NOT help plagiarists avoid persecution, nor copyright infringers (pirates) avoid prosecution. To see my precious article so off spun was actually enjoyable in a sense...

Multi-Millionaire's Mining Manifesto - The Spin-Off

First you hold to selection a plan, then you have to plant your pick. Tonight method wish bring up more than your bank account, it will also train your Mining, Smithing, and Crafting skills. I did it all occasionally a F2P bill beginning with only two hours a day of internet access. Be reproducible almost of all; this WILL take some time. I presently hold over 5 million in assets, and a history of purchases in the six figure range totaling several million. It starts out reasonably slowly to level-up; however, the greater your skill level the greater the XP to the next level. The mining XP required occasionally level 83 to 84 is over 278,000! I just made it on 7/29/2008 at 1:00AM EST USA.

You can begin hit a bronze pick in the Dwarven Mine in Falador. Buy all do-it-yourself selection upgrades from the GE for a savings of up to 50% off the cost in the mine. Cop and Tin are do-it-yourself best friends in the beginning. Simply mine yet you dream your level up in your sleep. Require a fault then and head up to the bank for a load to take to the furnace for smelting. Occident of the Falador smeltery is a small bank; this is where you will be traveling to and from. Between the two is a shop, or universal store. Tonight is wherever you begin to make some small change.

Note: Tonight is an other for which you will need to bring your crafting level up to the point of gem cutting. Selection almost any craft for this low-level training; I made and fired enough bowls to serve the entire RS community soup for lunch. You wish demand a chisel, the ring mold and necklace mold. A heaping portion of gold ore too so, mine the gold whenever you see it waiting. The molds can be base at a store in the Al Kharid desert.

To get the almost out of do-it-yourself jewelery sales, sell only ONE of an item at a time. Expect for it to be intent by the system. You can do tonight better as follows: Take out (from the bank) 5 each gold ore and gems, plus your chisel and a mold (5g each in the desert). Cut the gems, put the cheat support and fill up on ore for smelting. Go smelt the gold and hold the jewelery. Pass across to the shop and sell ONE, then return to smelt the rest of the ore into bars. Give to the store and sell ONE piece of jewelery (Make sure there is no jewelery on inventory!) then head back to the bank. Replenish do-it-yourself sack with ore, go back to the shop, then the smelter, shop, bank. . . Get the idea?

You power considerably make more money selling gold ore in the Grand Exchange but, remember this: it IS an exchange. You wish be exchanging XP for coin. The program hither is flexible, whichever you need most at the moment is what you go after. I started out marketing gold bars, shift to crafting mode later. Tonight flexibleness also provides a somewhat boredom resistant training program as you are doing multiple skill-building tasks at the same time, with multiple goals from which to choose.

Along the equal line of idea is the proper use of all these (bronze in our example) bars you are making. Deal subject in GE or smith-train and sell armor sets. Tonight you do in Varrock wherever the anvil is across the street from the bank and the GE is just North West. At my stream mining/smithing levels I can operate mith but, STEEL is a much better choice once you get there. I wish not devastate mithril on a dagger when steel is easier and faster to obtain. Aim do-it-yourself way through mithril by smithing steel! Again, the bars make more money each than the equivalent in armor sets. The Sechuana wish earn less coin but, will train your smithing AND, I can't make steel sets fast enough! With 500 steel bars in the bank I make the rounds quickly but, the sets are sold by the time I get back to the GE. That's simply the way it is in RSville.

Smith do-it-yourself way by iron ASAP as you get only 50% (or less) good ore, which is very frustrating. Sword is 100%; however, you wish still smith about the same because of the coal requirement. On an abandon carry I can carry 9 iron and 18 coal so the actual return is 33% on a load. The evaluate of the sword per slot is higher so, it all evens out in the end. Do-it-yourself alternative again, sell the steel bars at market rates or go for the smithing XP and sell the sets. A set is: entire helm, platebody, legs or skirt, and kite shield. F2P get just two slots in GE so I hold multiples of skirt (sk) and legs (l).

Now Hither is wherever the big money starts. COAL. By now you hold trained Mining high-pitched enough to enter the Mining Guild in the Dwarven Mine where you will find much coal. Deal it by the hundred. Deal it by the ton. Then begin to horde it for smithing - you are going to need it. Finish I curbed coal was selling at $160ea (at GE) times 1000 equals $160,000 gold coin. At my stage I can smith MITHRIL bars arbitrarily sell for a minimum of $1,200ea times 1000 equals 1. 2 Million gold coin! (I hold sold 2k ore at $500ea for a $1,000,000 profit and have nearly 4k mithril ore in the bank).

There you hold it: Mining for Millions! I am at stage 83 mining and among the top 2% of the top two million Miners on Runescape. A membership of 32K is an still 1. 6% of 2M. Hold the Stats page. Then, establish do-it-yourself pick. . . .

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