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Old December 23rd, 2013, 07:32 AM
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hnnngggg this is rather tempting for me rn. *stares at iPhone* should I? or should I not? xD
If you already have a lot of data saved on your phone, then I don't recommend jailbreaking. Personally, the only reason I jailbreaked a long time ago was only because I wanted more custom options like background change.
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Old December 23rd, 2013, 09:32 AM
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Also, new topic title is totally not devoted to those who have hard drives with bad sectors.
Ah... the wonders of storage devices with bad sectors and/or inaccessible areas due to media damage. Your beloved disk integrity checker, stalling at a certain sector, trying its hardest to get something usable out of it... and mark it as bad... right after your storage device itself had did its best at reallocating it transparently several times.
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Old December 23rd, 2013, 03:22 PM
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I had to do a chkdsk one time and I got impatient out of it and stopped it and restarted in the middle of it, saw a lot of corrupted stuff, and redoing the chkdsk just resolved things. Learnt my lesson after that.
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Old December 23rd, 2013, 03:23 PM
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AHHHHHHHHHHH CHKDSK

how much dsk could a chkdsk chk if a chkdsk would chk dsk?
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Old December 23rd, 2013, 03:59 PM
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A chkdsk would chk as much chkdsk as a chkdsk could chk if a chkdsk could chk dsk. Everyone knows that.
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Old December 23rd, 2013, 04:13 PM
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A chkdsk would chk as much chkdsk as a chkdsk could chk if a chkdsk could chk dsk. Everyone knows that.


I had no idea what was happening when chkdsk first ran. I was so clueless so I just let it do its thing and Googled it up later.

But 11 hours? o___O (What size of disc would you need for that?)
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Old December 23rd, 2013, 04:21 PM
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It's all a joke, really :P I'm really running out of ideas haha but tomorrow is the last one
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Old December 23rd, 2013, 06:21 PM
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hnnngggg this is rather tempting for me rn. *stares at iPhone* should I? or should I not? xD
Do itt. I'm very happy with it, and it's very unlikely anything will go wrong :D

Don't believe anything you hear about viruses/malware in it, that was proved false. Oh and if you've updated over the air before, restore from iTunes first or you'll be stuck in a boot loop. D:
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Old December 23rd, 2013, 06:27 PM
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I'm on a Linux machine, so I don't do CHKDSK on this :D
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Old December 23rd, 2013, 10:01 PM
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Attempting to jailbreak a new device still carries the risk of voiding the warranty when the device has a hardware failure while in a jailbroken state, and common sense does go a long way in preventing malware from getting into your device, but there are no absolutes.

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I'm on a Linux machine, so I don't do CHKDSK on this :D
You'd better hope that you don't end up having to use an application that is just one letter away from a banned word in PC.
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Old December 24th, 2013, 05:04 AM
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Okay so I thought of one this morning, and it may not be patch Tuesday, but hey, it's technology related! Twelve security patches!
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Old December 24th, 2013, 05:05 AM
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hardware failure while in a jailbroken state
Apple replaces them anyway, if it's otherwise under the warranty. When I took my JBed iPhone in for reception issues, I just moved cydia to the last page. If they even noticed, they didn't do anything about it.
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Old December 24th, 2013, 06:10 AM
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Okay so I thought of one this morning, and it may not be patch Tuesday, but hey, it's technology related! Twelve security patches!
I prefer my patches in a predictable schedule for some reason. I'd rather be able to install all the patches I need in a single run per month, or be not aware of any such patching... Patch Tuesdays sure make my life... easier, since I can pretty much just go with "shut down on the second Wednesday night of each month" to get patches installed. (Exception: out-of-band patches.)

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Apple replaces them anyway, if it's otherwise under the warranty. When I took my JBed iPhone in for reception issues, I just moved cydia to the last page. If they even noticed, they didn't do anything about it.
Usually, if the modification isn't obvious, you get away with it. Sometimes, though, you really want to play it safe, as there seems to have some cases with some manufacturers where the warranty is voided.
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Old December 24th, 2013, 06:50 AM
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Usually, if the modification isn't obvious, you get away with it. Sometimes, though, you really want to play it safe, as there seems to have some cases with some manufacturers where the warranty is voided.
It's kind of redundant with iOS, anyway - if the problem isn't that bad, and you can tell you're jailbroken, you can just restore. The only way it could get so bad that you can't restore is a hardware brick, and with that, they have no way of telling you're jailbroken.
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Old December 24th, 2013, 07:02 AM
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It's kind of redundant with iOS, anyway - if the problem isn't that bad, and you can tell you're jailbroken, you can just restore. The only way it could get so bad that you can't restore is a hardware brick, and with that, they have no way of telling you're jailbroken.
I see.

Anyway, on another topic, happy first birthday to my current laptop. Somehow, I think it's gonna be replaced by next Christmas (and I don't mean tomorrow)...
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Old December 24th, 2013, 07:06 AM
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My laptop is almost two years old. :) it is still running very well. The DVD drive is broken but it still works. My son dropped it lol.
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Old December 24th, 2013, 11:41 PM
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Speaking of laptops, I think I should clean the keyboard. Again. It's getting a bit... greasy for some reason.
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Old December 25th, 2013, 12:41 AM
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Speaking of greasy, sometimes when I'm cleaning my laptop, I find that my monitor is dusty in a few days. And my old laptop is already 4 years now.
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Old December 25th, 2013, 01:24 AM
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I wish I could find a store that both sells matte screen protectors and applies them for you.

Pretty much the only stores I've seen that do both cater to MacBooks only.
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Old December 25th, 2013, 03:28 AM
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Certainly my laptop's keyboard has gotten greasy over the years, but I have never really bothered to clean it up at all.. maybe I should.

Also, Merry Christmas everyone! Here's a recap of the Twelve Days of Christmas we had: http://pastebin.com/LEg30Uv3
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Old December 25th, 2013, 04:08 AM
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My 5 year old keyboard has no grease, but the in between bits are beyond grimy.
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Old December 25th, 2013, 04:58 AM
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Speaking of keyboards, guess what I got for my tablet for Christmas! :D
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Old December 25th, 2013, 05:01 AM
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Old December 25th, 2013, 08:23 AM
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Makes me wonder what kind of person Steve Jobs would be if he managed to live until retirement.
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Old December 25th, 2013, 06:33 PM
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