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    Re: Has anyone ever cloned an HHD to a SSD?

    My preferred ssd drives are from Crucial. They also offer a compatibility checker. Just enter make/model and it'll show all compatible drives.
    https://www.crucial.com/store/advisor
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    Re: Has anyone ever cloned an HHD to a SSD?

    Yes - several times for friends. I just used Windows Backup and Restore program and generated a system image to an external USB drive. Changed the disks. Then used Windows System Repair Disk to...
  3. Re: [RESOLVED] How to use SSE2 do ar1 porduct ar2

    For VS, have a look at Properties/c++/Code Generation/Enable Enhanced Instruction Set. This allows usage of SSE(2) and AVX(2) instructions if the CPU supports them.
  4. Re: what is float mark of C language ?

    1 is of type int. So is 2. In C an int divided by an int gives an int. So 1 / 2 gives 0. But 1.0 / 2 gives 0.5 as 1.0 is of type double rather than int.

    For / if either the dividend or the divisor...
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    Re: Laptop for student

    You say she needs a new laptop. Does that mean she already has one but that isn't suitable or she hasn't one at all and needs a laptop?

    If she needs a laptop for what you describe, have you...
  6. Re: Is somebody backing up the MSDN reference documentation?

    Looks like VS subscriptions are different to the old MSDN subscriptions and don't include the SDK disks anymore. Ah for the good old days of MSDN and Technet discs!
  7. Re: Is somebody backing up the MSDN reference documentation?

    I don't know about now, but several years ago I had a MSDN subscription for years. Part of the CD's/DVD's that came with this subscription were those that contained the complete SDK documentation -...
  8. Re: Is somebody backing up the MSDN reference documentation?

    Isn't it only the ability to download as .pdf that's being retired? the web contents will still be there.
  9. Re: [RESOLVED] How to convert c language if (exp & 1) { ..... } to vb6

    In c/c++:



    (exp & 1)


    will evaluate to a type depending upon the type of exp (eg int if type of exp is int) with a value of either 1 or 0 depending upon the LSB. If this is then used when a...
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    Re: Microsoft Visual Studio 2022

    Has this been reported to MS?
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    Microsoft Visual Studio 2022

    MS VS 2022 has now been released (not preview). See https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/launch/
  12. Re: How do I make MSVC++ optimization not ruin my program?

    Also don't use CreateThread(). Use _beginthreadex()
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/cpp/c-runtime-library/reference/beginthread-beginthreadex?view=msvc-170
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    Re: Need help with Visual C++

    Standard C++ doesn't support gui - it only supports console programming. To use gui with standard C++ you need to use a 3rd party library or for Windows use the WIN32 API gui functions. However gui...
  14. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    I'm about half-way up an inclined road - so if I get outside flooding then we're into Noah territory. However I few months ago I did have an inside water leak. I have a couple of wood floorboards in...
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    Re: Gas Prices - outside of US

    Gas prices could have been brought down and kept down several years ago - but governments decided against doing/agreeing what was needed for this. They prioritise de-carbonisation for climate-change...
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    Re: Windows 11 is available to some now

    MS already do this on a regular basis. It's called updates. It just installs without any intervention. we just/have to/ trust what is being installed.
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    Re: [RESOLVED] Personal iOS Deployment

    Well all that's left to do is to swat that bug....... :D
  18. Re: Transition VB 6.0 --> C hopefully in Windows

    Can't help with linux (as I don't use it), but could provide c/c++ advise using MS Visual Studio c/c++ with Windows.
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    Re: Personal iOS Deployment

    Is this article of any use?

    https://codewithchris.com/deploy-your-app-on-an-iphone/
  20. Re: Posting a VB.NET code as part of supporting info for journal publishing

    Just doing a simple internet search reveals on-line vb.net

    https://www.tutorialspoint.com/compile_vb.net_online.php
    https://onecompiler.com/vb
    https://www.jdoodle.com/compile-vb-dot-net-online/...
  21. Thread: Extending VB6

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    Re: Extending VB6

    Of course we old-timers remember these fondly! Some went as they were redundant (see Niya's post above). Some died because better versions came along. Some because they didn't transition to new os's...
  22. Re: [Serious]@Shaggy Hiker, I've finally figured out why C/C++ has semi-colons.

    Programs that use a new-line as a statement terminator are fixed-format. Those that use another symbol as a statement terminator are free-format. All statements need a terminator. It's just what that...
  23. Re: [Serious]@Shaggy Hiker, I've finally figured out why C/C++ has semi-colons.

    Caus we were there and have the scars!
  24. Re: [Serious]@Shaggy Hiker, I've finally figured out why C/C++ has semi-colons.

    The 'algols' (including b/c etc) are considered as 'free format' languages in that the coder is free to format the source pretty much as they want including over multiple lines - as opposed to say...
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    Re: Retro programming communities

    At Uni we had use of a CDC Cyber 72 interactively using tele-type terminals. I don't know much about its architecture as we mainly used it to run Pascal and Fortran programs for our programming...
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    Re: Writing Interrupt Service Routines

    Is the C++ code for Windows os and for a user .exe, a .dll, a service .exe or a device driver? From the snippet posted it may be for a drive driver?
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    Re: Questions about Strings and Threads

    In C, you use string.h - not strings.h. the include files strings.h and strings are not part of the standard (C or C++). A standard install of c/c++ for MSVS does not have a strings.h file. There is...
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    Re: Retro programming communities

    My school had remote access to a HP computer running TSB (Time Shared Basic). The school had a logon id. There was also one printed manual. At that time I self-taught HP Basic from the manual as the...
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    Re: Retro programming communities

    I was about 13 when I started - see my posts 7 & 9 above.
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    Re: Retro programming communities

    I started to program PC's in the mid 1980's using Borland Turbo Pascal, then Turbo C/Assembler in MS_DOS 3. I never did much with Basic (qbasic, gwbasic, turbo basic etc) :p
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    Re: Retro programming communities

    Well to me 'retro-computing' means 1970/80's programming in Basic/Fortran/Assembler on multi-user computers from DEC/HP using teletype terminals or vdu display terminals. And Pick. All text based...
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    Re: Retro programming communities

    Yeah - I remember that! I wrote a cost displayer program that when started would display the used cost every second. It soon mounted up! Then my ISP changed to a free-phone number for dial-up then...
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    Re: Retro programming communities

    You could save/get data from files stored on the computer (moving head discs and fixed head drum) using file input/print statements in the Basic language (fixed length strings and record). Up to 32...
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    Re: Retro programming communities

    Not for home/gaming use, but when I used HP TSB (Time Shared Basic) back in the 1970's when I was at school there was a Snobol and Fortran IV 'semi-compilers' written in HP's Basic! Looking back, it...
  35. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Saw three squirrels today running over my garden and foraging in the leaves - for nuts from my Beech trees? If they're gathering this early, are we in for a bad winter?
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    Re: Gameboy Color Repair Service

    First - don't switch it on! - although it's probably too late for that advice. :eek2:

    Second - you need to dry it out slowly. IMO the best way to do this is to put it in a bag of un-cooked rice...
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    Re: Questions about Strings and Threads

    The C++ include file for std::string is string ( no .h) The C++ include file for c-style string functions (strcpy, strcat etc) is cstring (no .h). Also for c-style style string functions string.h can...
  38. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic

    Quite right and c++ ones are worse! Why type begin when you can use { and end instead of } Why use int when you could use I or D instead of double. Typing just gets in the way of coding. Come to...
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    Re: Do we all have a Magnus Opus inside us?

    :afrog:
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    Re: Do we all have a Magnus Opus inside us?

    Back in the last 1980's I started to write a book on Pick Assembler. At the time there were only reference guide(s) which were useful if you only wanted to look for some info but were pretty useless...
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