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Computer Questions Not Worth Their Own Thread II

Discussion in 'Computer Talk' started by Methos, Oct 7, 2009.

  1. Genocidicbunny

    Genocidicbunny Bug squasher

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    Hold the camera steady. There's no fix for atrocious photo's like that. Maybe get a camera with image stabilization.
     
  2. kulade

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    Is there some kind of software I can use to devise a custom keyboard layout? (Preferably free)
     
  3. Zelig

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  4. aimeeandbeatles

    aimeeandbeatles watermelon

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    Well, the main problem is that I thought the picture was fine, because I only had the small LCD screen to look at.

    I did get some good pictures, though there's people in them (hard to edit out) and I don't like to post pictures of other people.

    EDIT: All right, I did manage to crop this one:

    Spoiler :
     
  5. Cutlass

    Cutlass The Man Who Wasn't There.

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    The problem is that digital cameras, unless they are very good ones, don't take photos fast. So the camera has to be very steady or the light has to be extremely good. Otherwise very little motion at the time the picture is taken can be magnified in the results.
     
  6. aimeeandbeatles

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    Well, it wasn't until I got home that I realized the camera was on a slow shutter speed. I sped it up some and chased the cat down the hall to test it. I deleted those pictures though.

    EDIT: Oh, and I can't use the flash in a barn full of spooky horses ....
     
  7. Till

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    You need an implementation of a deconvolution algorithm (Wiener's is the most well known) for this. The Matlab image toolbox contains one, but Matlab is not cheap. Even if you find an implementation, you still need to estimate the point spread function of the motion blur. There are approaches on how to do this, but no ready made tools (as far as i am aware).
     
  8. aimeeandbeatles

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    thanks, but I think I'll just stick with the artistic shot. Except for the blur, I think it's a nice pic, the colors are nice and soft.
     
  9. PlutonianEmpire

    PlutonianEmpire Socially Awkward Goofball

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    I just got a random message from firefox:



    should I be worried?
     
  10. aimeeandbeatles

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    I got those too, Micro$oft installs them without permission. I disabled them and have no problems.
     
  11. aimeeandbeatles

    aimeeandbeatles watermelon

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    I'm trying to delete a file:



    Suggestions? I tried both Unlocker and taking ownership. I googled it and it led me to the same unresolved thread on a bunch of different sites.

    EDIT: And how does the same thread end up on multiple site? Replies and all.
     
  12. Genocidicbunny

    Genocidicbunny Bug squasher

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    You should go ahead and disable like FF asks you to. Those plugins are extremely difficult to turn off the normal way, and have some very serious vulnerabilities. Im just surprised it took them this long to do that as they have been around for quite a while.
     
  13. PlutonianEmpire

    PlutonianEmpire Socially Awkward Goofball

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    If I hit cancel and restart firefox myself, like I did, would that work? Or did I just make a huge mistake?
     
  14. aimeeandbeatles

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    Check the add-ons, and manually disable them if needed.
     
  15. Genocidicbunny

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    Thats the thing. With these two you cannot do that. Disable and Options do not work.
     
  16. aimeeandbeatles

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    The disable worked on my end. Uninstall was greyed out.
     
  17. CivOtaku

    CivOtaku Salmiac lover

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    I just got the same message. Micro$oft is doing something fishy...
     
  18. aimeeandbeatles

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    Is there a proper name for all the junk that software often leaves behind after uninstalling?
     
  19. Zelig

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    Good software doesn't leave behind junk.
     
  20. Ulyaoth

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    So good software doesn't exist then? I can't think of many programs I've used that delete all the registry things and such after uninstalling it.
     

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