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DrJBHL's Articles for December, 2017
December 2, 2017 by DrJBHL
 

I was cruising around and found this not-so-new item, but one which does not portend well.

Not about net neutrality which looks like it's moribund, no, this one is about Russia having plans for an alternate internet involving China, Brazil, India and South Africa.

This is allegedly to insure everyone involved against NSA hacking. Sometimes you have to laugh from irony, though.

"Brazil is set to finalize a 34,000-kilometre undersea fiber-optic cable by 2015 that will run from V...
December 5, 2017 by DrJBHL
 

If you're getting error 80248015 when updating Windows 7, and if you're seeing:

"A check for updates returns the error message "Windows Update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running. You may need to restart your computer".  The error 80248015 is displayed, but anything you try to resolve the issue on your end fails...Woody on Computerworld suggests that Microsoft broke updating on Windows 7. He suggests, based on a user report on his...