Hiding Stuff In Windows Folder @ Work.

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  1. d_98se

    d_98se New Member

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    On each and every reboot our work machines delete all your previous settings and folders + any non work related installed appz.

    Are my mp3z safe buried in the c:Win folder? How long before our Network admin catches up and deletes my shit?
     
  2. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Buy an external hard drive and keep them on there. That way you can take them with you.

    Or, to put it another way, the IT department set up the computers the way they are because people like you were fucking them up. Stop it.
     
  3. Zac

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    sounds like your work is using deep freeze. (or something similar) if so then you're pretty much screwed. go the external hdd route like suggested above.

    if they're going through this much trouble to lock down their PCs then you know they can prolly fire you for doing this though, right?
     
  4. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    USB sticks have gotten pretty damned cheap. Pony up the bucks for a 4gb version and put all you shit in there.

    On second thought, the IT guys might not like what is basically a recording device sticking out of the front of the computer.
    But you could always just burn some cd's and take them to work with you.
     
  5. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    It's called at-will employment. The employee or the employer can terminate employment at any time for any reason or no reason, with or without warning. The only exceptions are reasons prohibited by federal law.

    It's very unlikely that IT personnel will be roaming the hallways, checking people's USB ports. In fact, they set up the auto-delete system specifically so they wouldn't have to deal with that shit manually.
     
  6. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    Just the same, if I was going to use a USB stick, I would plug it into one of the rear USB ports, just to be safe.
    All it would take is for one employee to spot it and spread it around.
     
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    Usb stick is out. I lost two already and am not gonna bother. File size is under 2gb so no external hdd.

    I could put them on a dvd but then again the optical drive does not read dvds and is also not present under my computer............but if you pop in a disc and ask WMP to "play disc" it will play.

    Oh well i'll leave my files in the windows folder and report back what happens if i ever reboot!

    The games continue.
     
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    Burn the MP3's to a dvd if you don't switch them out very often. Then you can have 4 gigs of them for like 30 cents, so if you lose it, who gives a shit. Get a rewriteable if you change them out very often and its still like a buck or so for it. Unless the computers don't have optical drives, which I have seen in some scenarios.
     
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    Quit being irresponsible? Or just use an iPod?
     
  10. JGAC

    JGAC Vin Diesel is.... OT Supporter

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    use pandora?
     
  11. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Use a standalone solution? Speak not thy blasphemy!
     
  12. HYBR|D

    HYBR|D Beep Beeeeee'p

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    share the music, bring in a boom box plug it in turn the Volume up and boogey the work day away.

    Or just go the usb stick on the rear slots way, that way it's hidden from view and can be easily swapped with another one when you want to play different music.
     
  13. deusexaethera

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    iPods. Feh.

    Want a real music player? Get an Archos.
     
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    Anti-conformist.
     
  15. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Archos players don't enforce DRM. They do interface with Windows Media Player, but all the DRM is done by WMP -- my mp3s don't get locked down.

    Vive le Revolution!
     
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    I just use my usb flash drive (2 gb) for my music at work. What are people at work going to care if you have a flash drive sticking out of the front of your computer. YOu are already going to have headphones on anyways listening to your music. This is not what I call "covert" if that is what you are going for?
     
  17. Yuppy

    Yuppy Have a seat right there....

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    usb sticks are ftw

    most work pcs even have front usb jacks now
     
  18. deusexaethera

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    Heh...you just saved my ass. I've left my USB drive plugged into my computer at work all week, and I had some files I needed to take with me out of town tonight, and I only remembered it was even there because you mentioned yours.
     
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    Or just use linux as your desktop at work. Lets see AD enforce policy's on systems it cant control!
     
  20. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Linux can interface with Active Directory.
     
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    Update this shit works. My stuff is still where i left it in the windows folder.
     

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