• dkf (nodebb)

    I feel sorry for Disk 3.

    Keywords: Clbuttic

  • Shub-Niggurath (unregistered)

    Assigning frist to dkf. Also, frist for next Monday.

  • Medinoc (nodebb)

    What's wrong with #1, apart from the missing hyphen?

  • Rajesh from Microsoft (unregistered)

    Hello Sir, I see that you found the errors in your computer that are due to virus attacks. I can help you solve them. If you pay me $299, then I will install Fake Antivirus and Passive Bank Account Stealing For Safe Protection on our cupboard datacenter facility Software. As you can see from those warnings you need my help. No, I am not a scammer, sir.

  • Rick (unregistered)

    I can't decide if Chris B who submitted the "British Columbia" screenshot was trying to be funny by misspelling Newfoundland as "New Foundland"?

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  • guest (unregistered)

    My guess is that Detroit got disqualified.

  • guest (unregistered)

    Canadian territories always get the short stick in forms

  • Kashim (unregistered) in reply to guest

    It was all the roids. -1 for roid usage.

  • I dunno LOL ¯\(°_o)/¯ (unregistered)

    Sudo "do some squats."

  • Matt Westwood (unregistered) in reply to I dunno LOL ¯\(°_o)/¯

    Sudo wrestling -- is that the Japanese game for fatties?

  • Norman Diamond (unregistered)

    I also wonder what's supposed to be the WTF in the first one. If the person disconnected a drive without first asking Windows for permission, they could lose unflushed data. If the person didn't disconnect the drive but something else did, for example a defective SCSI cable or driver or Windows kernel, they could lose unflushed data.

    It's better for Windows to report the warning than to remain silent about it. At least the person knows to reconnect the drive and fun CHKDSK. If they get some recovered directories and recovered files with names like FILE0001.CHK or something like that, then the person knows to copy everything from one of their other backups back onto this one. Or if the log reports controller errors before suprise removal, copy everything from one of their other backups onto a new backup (then wipe the defective drive and sell it on eBay).

    Off topic: I've recently discovered that one of the reasons Windows might have for refusing permission to disconnect a USB drive and not say why is that Windows Task Manager is running. If you close Windows Task Manager you might (not always but might) get permission to disconnect the drive. Then you can start Windows Task Manager again after that. I don't know why it's the System process (PID 4) that has handles open on the drive when Windows Task Manager is the process preventing removal.

  • Bill C. (unregistered)

    I have £1 for that £0.

  • murgo (unregistered)

    Last one doesn't seem to have anything to do with casting? It just seems that the selected text or whatever contains unicode symbols the menu font doesn't have glyphs for. Not really a wtf.

  • Bob S. (unregistered) in reply to Rick

    "It's better for Windows to report the warning than to remain silent about it."

    Sure, it's entirely reasonable to report an unexpected disk removal. It's just needlessly anthropomorphizing the OS to suggest that it's "surprised."

  • progger (unregistered) in reply to Norman Diamond

    <quote>At least the person knows to reconnect the drive and fun CHKDSK.</quote>

    You and I have wildly disparate ideas of fun, sir :)

  • Norman Diamond (unregistered)

    Oh ruck. How did I typo that?

  • The Original Fritz (unregistered) in reply to Rajesh from Microsoft

    How's Nagesh doing?

  • ExceptionHandler (unregistered) in reply to Norman Diamond
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