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PS4 will be my next baby that cant get attacked by viruses. Lap tops or computers needs to learn from them.
Or you could learn about the differences between consoles and general purpose computers and why the limitations of the former make attacks difficult. My super-duper HP calculator can't get viruses either - doesn't mean I'm going to write emails on it.
 

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Reading the posts from the OP hurts my brain. :|

Also, where did anyone say that USB would be obsolete?

Post #16, if I could like it more times I would.
 
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Discussion Starter #24 (Edited)
Reading posts from OP hurts my brain/why USB would be obsolete?
Well, Exdilbert mentioned libraries, schools are starting to disable USB ports on computers so people can no longer connect by USB,why?

Sorry my posts made your brain hurt, i think its because i over analize every post i ever made with endless thoughts and edits after edit after edit after edit- see i did it again.

Best things about getting on line with a ps3-

From what i experienced, my ps3 doesnt get serious viruses that will disable it like my 3 computers.

Rca video audio out allows me to record anything i want on dvd or cd.

Rca out or HDMI allows me to comfortabilly remain in my couch after playing a videogame on my large 30" full screen color tv and get on line anytime i want without ever needing to go to my desk with a boring small monitor.

But THANKS for the help gents, i'll transfer the memory stick files to my flashdrive using my father's computer, then use the flashdrive on my ps3 anytime i want.
 

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If you just want to take the pictures off the memory stick, then just ask a friend, relative, or classmate, go to their house, stick the memory stick in their device, computer, or what ever, then burn the pictures to a cd or dvd, there you have a permanent copy of them and you dont have to worry about the memory becoming obsolete
 

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^^^ You'd only have to worry about the CD/DVD getting degraded/destroyed. And ponder the rather interesting question of which technology will go away faster - optical drives or USB.
 

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USB flash drives fail as well. There is no such thing as 100% reliable or permanent storage. That's why backups are always recommended, preferably two or more backups stored on two or more types of media in two or more locations. If a NAS or backup server is being used, I'd recommend configuring it with a RAID1, RAID5 or RAID6 drive array. Cloud storage (OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive, etc) is a good way of storing backups off site.
 

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People who use Win10 with Norton Anti-Virus installed as an EXTENSION to the Web Browers are pretty much IMMUNE to Viruses....and you will be ALERTED when you want to run something suspicious (i.e. new to Norton)....at which time YOU decide whether you KNOW it's probably OKAY....or TAKE THEIR ADVICE and KILL whatever Executable you downloaded (or other file CONTAINING a hidden Executable).

Reportedly, most Viruses are piggypacked on GAMES, APPS and some Movies that a USER chooses to download from Sketchy websites [despite A-V Scanner warning that it's a SKETCHY Website]...and very rarely on Music and Photos if you check to make SURE that they actually have Music or Photo File Types (i.e. *.aac, *.mp3, *.jpg, *.png, etc).

And then there are those users who don't even BOTHER to use A-V software.....
 

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You must mean RAID1
Yup. Typo.

People who use Win10 with Norton Anti-Virus installed as an EXTENSION to the Web Browers are pretty much IMMUNE to Viruses...
I'd have to disagree with that. No anti-virus software detects all viruses. At best it's about 99.9% of known viruses, which is very good, but, at about 99.8% Norton is not the best. AV software is not very good at detecting 0day threats and unreported threats either. It is a lot better than having no AV software but does not guarantee immunity from security threats.
 

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A PS3 can be hacked. A camera can be hacked. Anything that contains a microprocessor chip can be hacked. It happens all the time.
I meant for the past 3 years my ps3 did not get attacked by a serious virus that would completely disable it, like the blue screen virus that completely disabled my last 2 computers where they couldnt advance beyond the blue screen, only reset options, then they needed repairing again til i sledged last one. I notice my ps3 did get a minor virus but its nothing, it may freeze once in a while, then i would restart it and after restarts theres a bunch of letters and characters at top of browser, but browser still works perfectly after that until it may freeze days or few weeks later. My ps3 almost never freezes while playing videogames 8 hours a day because i dont get online ever while playing, maby it may freeze once every 2 or 4 weeks while playing a game without being online??
 

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throwing away Bioshock 1 to 3, Deus ex human revolution, Fallout 3, Dead space 1, 2, The orange box, Far cry 2, Dishonered, Crysis 2 would be like throwing away my heart and brain.
i must add, Borderlands 1,2, Dead island, Dead island riptide, Rage, Dark sector, Fallout new vegas, Thief, Red faction guerrilla, Red faction armageddon(both Red faction games include a sledge hammer that you could use to take down large or giant metal and concrete structures as they collopse at your feet, just amazing), Far cry 3. Why would anyone ever want to throw away or sell heavenly amazing games like that when you'll have a craving to replay them every some or 5 years later, i'll never understand? PS NEEDS to come up with an ALL IN 1 console, since ps1 to ps10 are all Playstation games right? (i feel like a time traveller since ps10 is not out yet, maby i am???). ahahaha.
 

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^^^ You'd only have to worry about the CD/DVD getting degraded/destroyed. And ponder the rather interesting question of which technology will go away faster - optical drives or USB.
so what, he just wanted to take the pictures off the memory stick, once its on the cd or dvd he can copy them to a computer or put them on the cloud, heck he can even burn the cd for all I care
 

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And print the captions for his book, with a model 28 TTY using the current loop on his 1975 computer.
 

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No computer, just a hard copy printout on a 1975 IBM Selectric II typewriter. BTW, these are still available used for a very reasonable price (shipping extra) as are supplies and parts.
 
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