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Tech Support for BBG

A Tech Support group to help BBG Family with personal electronic devices. Please, feel free to ask any question that may be of use to you, and you're more than welcome to share your knowledge on the issues being discussed/inquired.

Location: BBG Central
Members: 35
Latest Activity: Mar 21, 2021

Discussion Forum

Heavy hitting scams that should be aware of

Scammers will hit us from all directions. During time of hardship such as the recent year, scammers will come out to do more damages in the most vile of ways. It's better to know things ahead of time and be ready rather than be reactive a bit too…Continue

Started by Leo Nguyen Mar 21, 2021.

Be careful with your smart mobile devices 1 Reply

Just received a phone call from my wife while her friend was in tears about the husband's phone being stolen, hijacked, and continued to be hacked using the hijacked phone through his synched computer.Lesson to learn:1. If you have a smart mobile…Continue

Started by Leo Nguyen. Last reply by John Sheehan Nov 13, 2019.

Warning: Latest scamming wave

Recently, there has been a wave of renewed scamming tactics to gain bitcoins (electronic money) using fear. If you see something like the message below, IGNORE IT!! DO NOT CLICK ON ANY LINK!! If you are uncertain, do your research and post any…Continue

Started by Leo Nguyen Nov 12, 2019.

2017/01/23 - Intrusive Warning in full effects 3 Replies

I've received a few emails the past few days, including a few others of my coworkers, with attachments that are quite suspicious, in Microsoft Word, Excel, and even Adobe PDF.This is a new twist in hacking computers using an old approach. MACs and…Continue

Started by Leo Nguyen. Last reply by Slip Sinker Jan 23, 2017.

BBG Server (Ning) sudden dropouts/unable to connect to

Hi everyone. It appears in the recent months, people are getting more and more dropouts, or cut-offs from BBG Server (Ning), and unable to connect to BBG website. For one thing, this is beyond BBG's control. It's server issues that the tech…Continue

Started by Leo Nguyen Sep 20, 2016.

Need help with registration at BBG from different platforms 5 Replies

Hi folks. For those who use iPhones, iPads, and MAC base, could you help me in diagnosing the issue we have with BBG registration? Apparently, we have issues with those who use IOS (Apple products) from either registering, posting, or uploading.Let…Continue

Started by Leo Nguyen. Last reply by David, aka, "McScruff" Apr 15, 2015.

INSTRUCTABLES ON CHANGING AVATAR PICTURE 2 Replies

Welcome to BBG... one of the first things your going to want to do is establish a profile pic or avatar ... heres howVideo instructable on how to change your profile avatar...…Continue

Started by Slip Sinker. Last reply by Slip Sinker Mar 25, 2015.

Instructable: Using Microsoft Powerpoint for making instructables 12 Replies

Funny as the title sounds, it's actually very intuitive, and simple to use. Those who don't have Photoshop, or any image editor, to use, yet, have Microsoft Office software suite, you're golden.I'm using Microsoft Office 2010 for demonstration, but…Continue

Started by Leo Nguyen. Last reply by Leo Nguyen Feb 17, 2015.

Insert photo-video-link into comment box (01/29/2015) 4 Replies

Quite a few of our members ask about how to insert photos/videos/links into a comment box, both as attachments, and as inline photo posting. Well, time to create an instructable.INSERTING PHOTO(s)To insert photo(s) as an attachment, click on the…Continue

Tags: Comment, Box, Video, Photo, File

Started by Leo Nguyen. Last reply by Leo Nguyen Jan 30, 2015.

Mobile Upload Instructables (Updated 2015, 01-25) 10 Replies

For those who utilize smartphone, tablets, and mobile technology, I'm writing an updated instructable for such an occasion, which is long overdue.For this specific instructable, I'm using an Android based smartphone:Android version 4.4.7…Continue

Tags: Smartphone, Tablet, Device, Mobile, Photos

Started by Leo Nguyen. Last reply by Andy is OptiMystic Jan 26, 2015.

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Comment by Slip Sinker on October 2, 2016 at 6:13am

i noticed a glitch in the BBG site...

Comment by Leo Nguyen on September 20, 2016 at 8:00am

Ken, sorry about the late reply. Didn't see your post. Somehow, Ning server truncated a few emails notification. I've found a few issues since then. I'll make a post.

Comment by Slip Sinker on August 21, 2016 at 9:33am

 

Help!!!... its driving me nuts… cannot ever get the green online light to go out… I tried

  1. Logging off BBG on all my devices

  2. Disconnected the modem for internet service

  3. Rebooted the modem several times

  4. Logged on to my 4g service instead

  5. Changed my password

Still the green light continues… its like big brother is watching… anybody else have this problem.?

Comment by Leo Nguyen on February 29, 2016 at 10:05am

Warning: Viral Fraud is on the rise.

A brand new year of fishing means a new year of massive internet accesses. Make sure to read and watch the video so you can arm yourself with Virus Scare and Fraud attempt. When things don't seem right, you're more than welcome ask away.

http://www.today.com/money/how-avoid-hacker-trick-even-natalie-mora...

Comment by carl hendrix on November 24, 2015 at 12:35pm

Comment by carl hendrix on November 24, 2015 at 12:34pm

leo;; you have a little work to do buddy !!

Comment by Leo Nguyen on September 23, 2014 at 9:17pm

Allen, what are your levels of photo editing? Intermediate, or full blown willy nilly?

Comment by Allen Morgan on September 23, 2014 at 7:00pm

Leo, do you have a safe download site for Jasc Paint Shop Pro?  I've been using v8.0 for years, but have realized they have several, more recent, versions out.

Comment by carl hendrix on July 22, 2014 at 2:46pm

at times;;; I still like my 4 pound hammer Leo;;  stress relief!!!  dam computers !!!

Comment by Leo Nguyen on June 22, 2014 at 9:20am
You are more than welcome Carl. Just a few minutes of servicing every other week will prevent so many headaches.
 

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Same Sunset Yesterday over the Albemarle Sound...North Carolina....1/23/2022

"Thanks Bruce.....we average about 5" a year but often we will skip it all…"
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The catchers

"For Gills and Pseeds  yes the 10th oz SP,Bruce. But for Perch, Bass and Pickerel,…"
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The catchers

"I always to well with the smaller ones for pan fish."
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Creek Closest To My House......1/22/2022

"Right Bruce....I'm over it already, but Mother Nature rules......"
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The catchers

Ice spoons that caught Perch, Bass and Pickerel. Tipped with Salted Shiner Heads or Fathead…
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John Sheehan replied to John Sheehan's discussion Tipping with Perch eyes in the group East coast Ice fisherman
"Using figers instead of Knife: How To Remove Perch Eyes For Bait - Bing video "
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Creek Closest To My House......1/22/2022

"Wow, I didn't know it got that cold down there. You might as well move to PA, hahaha."
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Creek Closest To My House......1/22/2022

Yes, it's coastal North Carolina.....happens every few years//
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John Sheehan replied to John Sheehan's discussion Tipping with Perch eyes in the group East coast Ice fisherman
"Lindy Flyer and Rapala Jigging Raps are two Lures I have tipped with Perch Eyes to catch Bluegills…"
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John Sheehan commented on Wade Jones's group Crappie Crew
"16" 2# Nov.18 2021   "
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John Sheehan commented on Bruce Condello's group www.BigBullhead.com
"The Floating Jig /Split Shot Rig with small piece of Hotdog or crawler piece. The …"
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John Sheehan replied to Slip Sinker's discussion ICE-ING GILLS BRAGGER BOARD in the group ICE-ING GILLS -<")))))><( RIGS, TIPS AND TRICKS
"These three spoons were the catchers   Jan/Feb 2021 :1/8th oz. Slimfish/ ,1/5th oz. and…"
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John Sheehan replied to Slip Sinker's discussion ICE-ING GILLS BRAGGER BOARD in the group ICE-ING GILLS -<")))))><( RIGS, TIPS AND TRICKS
"My two best from 2021. Spoons tipped with Salted Shiner Heads took them both.PB Perch was 14""
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John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's group East coast Ice fisherman
"AMAZING RECORD CATCH : New State Record Cusk Landed in New Hampshire | Field & Stream…"
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Jeffrey D. Abney posted a status
"it's rough to have a long weekend and be grounded the entire time....but such is winter.....maybe next week I'll get a chance...."
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