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Spaceguns
Aug 28, 2007



Does he live alone?

This could be a candidate for a carbon monoxide detector.

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BaldDwarfOnPCP
Jun 26, 2019





also check his teeth op

sounds meth'd up to me

Computer Serf
May 14, 2005


Buglord

might be a DNS thing or paranoid schizophrenia, sometimes itís both

endlessmonotony
Nov 4, 2009

:yikes:
These are some bad posts, but they're not as bad as OOCC. I pray you recover enough to someday throw OOCC's keyboard into the sea and claim your rightful role as the worst C-SPAM poster.

Really, what is paranoid schizophrenia other than a broken DNS for the brain?

mystes
May 31, 2006



It's badbios (transmitted by the secret cuban microwave weapon)

Agile Vector
May 21, 2007

scrum bored




College Slice

mystes posted:

It's badbios (transmitted by the secret cuban microwave weapon)

spreading the microwaves over multiple machines is called a cuban slow cooker

mystes
May 31, 2006



Agile Vector posted:

spreading the microwaves over multiple machines is called a cuban slow cooker
Hey, they've got to make the pork for those sandwiches somehow

ymgve
Jan 2, 2004


:dukedog:


Offensive Clock

VileLL posted:

his IP address appears to be sent to random addresses

this is the thing that makes me 100% sure its paranoid schizophrenia, what does that even mean and how did he find it out

haveblue
Aug 15, 2005




Toilet Rascal

ymgve posted:

this is the thing that makes me 100% sure its paranoid schizophrenia, what does that even mean and how did he find it out

an alert popped up on a web page, clearly

Methanar
Sep 26, 2013
ASK ME MY METHOD FOR SORTING GENOCIDES I'VE MADE A LIST FROM GOOD TO BAD AND THE ANSWER MAY SURPRISE YOU!

ymgve posted:

this is the thing that makes me 100% sure its paranoid schizophrenia, what does that even mean and how did he find it out

Microsoft phoned him

obeyasia
Sep 21, 2004



Grimey Drawer

ymgve posted:

this is the thing that makes me 100% sure its paranoid schizophrenia, what does that even mean and how did he find it out

this is peak perfect yospos content and I thank OP for bringin this holiday sacrament to us.

We had people like this come to the phone store I worked through college. Normal conversations go off the rails as soon as they understand you have to listen to them. phone calls being "bugged cause theres a click every time I speak" , "all these apps keep showing up", "my internet gets really slow only when i check my bank", etc... boss' son probably has a brain tumor. You could be the hero that tells him to get check out.

Or get his computer and put it in some kind of sandbox to monitor activity.

obeyasia fucked around with this message at 15:29 on Nov 25, 2021

Carthag Tuek
Oct 15, 2005

Tider skal komme,
tider skal henrulle,
slśgt skal fÝlge slśgters gang




put it in the litter box

Samuel L. ACKSYN
Feb 29, 2008




VileLL posted:


heís currently getting worked up about windows 11 folders having pre-windows 11 install dates,




im totally on the "this isn't a computer problem" side now

Jonny 290
May 5, 2005

[ASK] me about OS/2 WARP




VileLL posted:

fellas Iíve got a truly absurd case here, cannot figure out if this guy (my bossís son) is having a mental issue or if thereís some vast problem going on, could anyone maybe suggest anything I could possibly look into:

Heís been having a recurring issue for 6 months at this point, thatís followed him through any number of new phones, computers, etc, from Mac to Windows to Linux, showing up a couple of days after heís brought new computers and the like. heís got rid of his router, apparently all his iot bullshit, and it still keeps showing up

thereís not exactly a tremendous effect, itís more like certain features get overwritten - his audio stuff basically doesnít work, some windows 11 stuff is being overwritten by windows 10, his IP address appears to be sent to random addresses, occasionally crypto-related, when he had the windows xbox thing installed, it kept recording things, and whenever he tries to reset his phone, he ends up with Cashapp, Stripe and Solitaire installed

I donít know what to make of this: my best guess is that heís either overreading things or affected by some bizarrely persistent crypto miner. he says thereís no common point for everything, but I definitely donít believe that without proof

genuinely no idea how to proceed, this has apparently cost him a job and is likely to cost him another in the near future

he's bad at internet porn and doesnt want to admit it. next

RFC2324
Jun 7, 2012

http 418



Samuel L. ACKSYN posted:

im totally on the "this isn't a computer problem" side now

Ur Getting Fatter
Jun 9, 2007

Fast Food Fight



Grimey Drawer

it doesn't help that hidden OEM partitions that will reinstall software and apps are thing that legitimately exist.

windows does occasionally flash CMD screens when it runs some maintenance scripts and it looks exactly like something you'd see in a hacker movie

it wouldn't shock me if the windows system folders had legacy files from previous versions with creation timestamps predating the OS itself (I'm just looking a the file index and apparently Google Drive has files from 1980 wtf)

he probably has some undiagnosed mental issue but I'm just modern computing doesn't help

VileLL
Oct 3, 2015




ymgve posted:

this is the thing that makes me 100% sure its paranoid schizophrenia, what does that even mean and how did he find it out

weirdly this is like the only part heís been able to show - he runs regular ip checks and itís occasionally showing up as him being located at a German crypto company, at the ICANN headquarters, etc

everything else Iím having to like talk him down and explain why itís normal or bad but unconnected to the other bad things, like telling the guy that the location icon flashing up for a second at launch is not an actual indication of hacking

time to tell him not to use the Ďsecurity focused browser that gives you free ethereumí, Iím sure thatíll be fun

thank you all, happy seasons etc

Xarn
Jun 26, 2015


VileLL posted:

Ďsecurity focused browser that gives you free ethereumí

:lmao:

Volmarias
Dec 31, 2002

I'm sure I'll think of something.

VileLL posted:

time to tell him not to use the ‘security focused browser that gives you free ethereum’, I’m sure that’ll be fun

Found your problem, op

Midjack
Dec 24, 2007





VileLL posted:

time to tell him not to use the Ďsecurity focused browser that gives you free ethereumí, Iím sure thatíll be fun

there it is.

cinci zoo sniper
Mar 14, 2013



Midjack posted:

there it is.

Farmer Crack-Ass
Jan 2, 2001

~this is me posting irl~


VileLL posted:

the Ďsecurity focused browser that gives you free ethereumí

lmao

Farmer Crack-Ass
Jan 2, 2001

~this is me posting irl~


Midjack posted:

there it is.

Jim Silly-Balls
Jun 6, 2001

Fondle my shiny metal ass





lmao at letting your computer get hijacked for shitcoin mining and then wondering why your computer got hijacked for shitcoin mining

brains
May 12, 2004



VileLL posted:

time to tell him not to use the Ďsecurity focused browser that gives you free ethereumí, Iím sure thatíll be fun
:rackem:

this thread delivers again

Kazinsal
Dec 13, 2011



VileLL posted:

time to tell him not to use the Ďsecurity focused browser that gives you free ethereumí, Iím sure thatíll be fun

lmao

Midjack posted:

there it is.

Carbon dioxide
Oct 9, 2012



To be fair, these "trace your IP" sites tend to show me in random cities around the region. I'm sure it's because of the way my ISP hands out IP addresses or whatever.


Also, this reminds me that I once met a person who was convinced her 'magnetic aura' or whatever would cause computers to break down whenever she got near them, including cash registers and stuff at stores when she went to buy something.

Chris Knight
Jun 5, 2002

And I'm only saying this because I care.

There are a lot of decaffeinated brands on the market today that are just as tasty as the real thing.




Fun Shoe

holy lol

cinci zoo sniper
Mar 14, 2013



Carbon dioxide posted:

To be fair, these "trace your IP" sites tend to show me in random cities around the region. I'm sure it's because of the way my ISP hands out IP addresses or whatever.


Also, this reminds me that I once met a person who was convinced her 'magnetic aura' or whatever would cause computers to break down whenever she got near them, including cash registers and stuff at stores when she went to buy something.

is her name Microsoft SharePoint

Ur Getting Fatter
Jun 9, 2007

Fast Food Fight



Grimey Drawer

my "not a crypto virus" browser has people asking a lot of questions already answered by the title

Subjunctive
Sep 12, 2006

sparkle and shine



VileLL posted:

time to tell him not to use the Ďsecurity focused browser that gives you free ethereumí, Iím sure thatíll be fun

Jesus Christ thatís a buried lede for the ages

Buff Hardback
Jun 11, 2019




doesnít the security focused browser also act as a residential VPN endpoint to get sold to bots and then use those endpoints to shuffle your traffic around too

mod saas
May 4, 2004
The Burger King Bows To Ugoff


Grimey Drawer

is there even a use case for constantly geolocating your own IP address besides ďfeeding mental illnessĒ

Subjunctive
Sep 12, 2006

sparkle and shine



Buff Hardback posted:

doesnít the security focused browser also act as a residential VPN endpoint to get sold to bots and then use those endpoints to shuffle your traffic around too

yeah, poo poo like Bright Data

Buff Hardback
Jun 11, 2019




at least that means someone at ICANN is dumb enough to be using this browser too!!! :downs:

hobbesmaster
Jan 28, 2008



mod saas posted:

is there even a use case for constantly geolocating your own IP address besides ďfeeding mental illnessĒ

changing countries could be a pain if you're trying to stream anything

Trabisnikof
Dec 24, 2005

It's always 2am somewhere.


Buff Hardback posted:

at least that means someone at ICANN is dumb enough to be using this browser too!!! :downs:

icann believe that

ymgve
Jan 2, 2004


:dukedog:


Offensive Clock

I thought InterNIC was the first host you should go through, not ICANN

VileLL
Oct 3, 2015




would it help if i said heís spent a solid half hour talking about child support

i didnít think cartoon people actually existed irl man iíve never even been in america before

heís definitely just a dumbass who got paranoid after he got hacked once

what a day

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shame on an IGA
Apr 8, 2005

Get into shit, let it out like diarrhea
Got burnt once, that was only gonorrhea




you've met the panchen lowtax on the road and you must kill him

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