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General Discussion
Post here if you don't find a more appropriate board. Spam, trolling, personal attacks and flame-wars are not allowed.

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Last post: May 24, 2024, 01:10:01 PM The Physics of Portals (... by Charles Pegge

Contentious discussions about anything, the world, politics and health topics.
Anything that is allowed by german law can be posted. All opinions are solely the opinions of the posters and not necessary the opinions of the forum owner, of Theo or Jose or anybody else here.

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Meta Forum
Suggestions, tips and announcements about the forum.

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Third-Party Add-Ons
Information about third-party add-ons and user-recommended links to related web sites. Product announcements are permitted only in this forum.

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Last post: April 16, 2023, 09:53:33 PM PB Source C... by Theo Gottwald

IT-Consultant: Charles Pegge

Oxygen BASIC Resources
This Board contains Download Links, Tables with important data to look up, and things that are often needed and should not get lost.

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Last post: February 11, 2024, 08:41:11 AM BASIC DATATYPES in Oxyge... by Theo Gottwald

OxygenBasic and prior experiments in programming Languages and Opengl

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Last post: Yesterday at 01:00:59 AM Re: Hide exec process by Nicola

OxygenBasic Examples
Demo code using the o2 compiler.
(formerly short code)

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Last post: Today at 06:01:03 PM Re: CByte by Charles Pegge

Opengl Shader Language

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Last post: January 24, 2013, 08:52:06 AM Re: New Board for Opengl... by Petr Schreiber

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Last post: January 22, 2022, 08:55:20 AM UPX not good! by Zlatko Vid

Other PC OS Distributions
There are many Linux and other OS distributions, and VM lets us run more than one on our PCs.

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Last post: May 10, 2022, 04:37:58 PM Re: MenuetOS by Nicola

Computing concepts and ideas, real and surreal.

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Last post: May 02, 2024, 06:15:28 PM Re: Why this Forum is so... by Johan Klassen

Download Oxygen Basic
This is the official download link as given from Charles Pegge on 03.04.20223

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IT-Berater: Theo Gottwald (IT-Consultant)

General Tips and Discussion
This is the universal place in my subforum. For everything that does not find anywhere else.

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Last post: February 03, 2024, 10:02:43 PM Use a Pipe to get a Cons... by Theo Gottwald

Advanced Datatypes
Datatypes are the most important topic in Programming. Using the right datatype help to speed up tasks significantly and to reduce bugs.

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Last post: May 06, 2024, 11:16:24 AM Graph Database from Stan... by Theo Gottwald

AI / ChatGPT / Stable DIffusion / AGI
In this Board we will discuss AI Topics.

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Last post: April 24, 2024, 07:31:28 AM Re: Using Cloud AI on wi... by Theo Gottwald

3D Graphic Tools
Here we can post about Rendering Programs like Luxray, or POV_Ray as well as any other program that spits out 3D Content in pictures or Films.

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Last post: October 12, 2022, 03:28:32 PM How to install Stable di... by Theo Gottwald

Source Code and Discussions
You can post your Source code here and get a discussion on it.

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Last post: May 06, 2024, 11:19:25 AM Sunrise Calculation by Theo Gottwald

PowerBasic Adventures
This Board is for Compiler specific Topics and issues that are undocumented.

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Last post: February 28, 2024, 01:41:27 PM Re: Tipp for "Firefly Vi... by Theo Gottwald

Low Level Code Optimization
General Tipps and Tricks to speed up your code.

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Last post: April 22, 2024, 08:12:38 PM Automatically closing Br... by Theo Gottwald

Deutsches Board (IT-Themen)
Wer total keine Lust hat, extra englisch zu lernen, der kann hier posten.

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Last post: March 31, 2017, 05:47:10 PM Re: Console Tools für Fr... by Peter Weis

Hier gebe ich Updates zu ProviCALC bekannt. Poste hier wenn du Fragen und Anregungen zu ProviCALC hast. Oder schreib mir an: theo.gottwald[at]

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Last post: March 24, 2024, 07:54:46 AM 🌈✨ ProviCalc: 24.03.202... by Theo Gottwald

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More Links, Infos and Tools
This Board is for non-PowerBasics related News, Topics and tools to look at.
To prevent Link-Spamming, it's only available for registered Forum Members.

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Last post: November 22, 2013, 03:49:47 AM Re: LINUX - does it also... by Theo Gottwald

Crypto-Currencies (Bitcoin and others)
Crypto-Currencies are a new Trend, because they anable just anybody to print their private Money.
Lets talk about it, as these also have to do with Computers.

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Last post: May 04, 2024, 10:02:26 AM AI Trader Bot beats huma... by Theo Gottwald

Compiler Explorer: Disassemble C-Code into ASM
You want to know how some code will look in a C-Compiler? Take a peek.

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Chat GPT-4
This will send you to ChatGPT.

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Mistral AI Chat
"Mistral Large" is a very capable Model that can generate usable PowerBasic Code.

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Claude 3 Chat
This is the Standard Claude 3 Chat from Anthropic.

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Claude 3 Opus via API Console
You can use Claude 3 Opus without buying the 20$  Subscription using the API Way.

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Google Gemini AI
I do not think its so much useful, but maybe for special Tasks or if they get it updated, less politically correct.

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Stable Diffusion Online (Dreamstudio)
This Link will send you to Dreamstudio.

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Stable Diffusion Image Generation "Clipdrop"
Click here to generate Images using Stable Diffusion XL

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LMSYS Chatbot Arena: Benchmarking LLMs in the Wild
LMSYS Chatbot Arena: Benchmarking LLMs in the Wild: Ask any question to two anonymous models (e.g., ChatGPT, Claude, Llama) and vote for the better one! You can chat for multiple turns until you identify a winner. Votes won't be counted if model identities are revealed during the conversation.

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The WEB-Paper:
Publish your Ideas and Whitepapers here.

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Smart-Package Robot Board

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Last post: Today at 08:06:16 AM 🚀 New update from 27.05.... by Theo Gottwald

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Last post: May 25, 2024, 02:07:26 PM 🚨 Watchdog-Script to pre... by Theo Gottwald

Download Smart Package Robot
This Link will lead you to the official Smart Package Robot WEB-Site.

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Purebasic-Tipps and Code

PureBasic Tipps and Tricks
As PureBasic is much alive and gets better with each new version, i think its time to have a place for it here.

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Last post: September 13, 2023, 11:08:57 AM Re: Why does Powerbasic ... by Charles Pegge

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Last post: September 16, 2023, 05:02:03 AM Levenshtein Distance and... by Theo Gottwald

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Last post: November 14, 2023, 08:12:10 AM Purebasic "Enshure Forma... by Theo Gottwald

Purebasic WEB-Site and Download
THis Link will lead you to the official PureBasic WEB-Site.

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Purebasic Forum - Assembler
This will link you to the english Purebasic Forum.

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IT-Consultant: José Roca (PBWIN 10+/PBCC 6+) (Archive only)

These are the valuable Contributions from Jose Roca. As he has marked his Forum "Archive only" I have moved it into the Archives Section.
Discussions about Windows programming with PBWIN 10+ and PBCC 6+

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Last post: February 11, 2020, 05:49:03 PM Re: PowerBASIC and third... by Theo Gottwald

CSED Editor
A programmer's editor for the PB/WIN and PB/CC compilers.

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Last post: April 21, 2015, 06:05:57 PM Re: CSED for FreeBasic ... by Marc Pons

Windows API Headers
A translation of the Windows API headers to PowerBASIC™. Includes other APIs such OpenGL and DirectX.

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Last post: October 10, 2022, 07:54:00 PM Re: Where i can found Ga... by Zlatko Vid

TypeLib Browser and Other Tools
A tool for browsing and exploring type libraries and generate PowerBASIC™ compatible source code.

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Last post: July 12, 2011, 12:26:02 AM WMIGEN - Generator of te... by José Roca

Windows API Programming
Articles, tutorials and examples on Windows API programming with PBWIN 10.02+ and PBCC 6.02+

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Last post: October 09, 2022, 11:41:56 AM GaryBeene scintilla Find... by Zlatko Vid

COM Programming
Articles, tutorials and examples on COM programming with PBWIN 10.02+ and PBCC 6.02+

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Last post: July 28, 2022, 12:16:04 AM Re: Calling .NET classes... by Mike Doty

Graphics and Multimedia
Articles, tutorials and examples on graphics and multimedia programming with PowerBASIC™

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Last post: June 15, 2017, 09:18:34 PM Re: Needing Direction by José Roca

Web Development
Articles, tutorials and examples on using Internet related technologies with PBWIN 10+ and PBCC 6+

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Last post: February 22, 2018, 02:18:29 PM Re: Embedding the WebBro... by José Roca

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Last post: December 08, 2022, 07:22:17 AM Re: SED Editor 2.03 by Zlatko Vid

Other Languages and Projects

Here we will park other Languages which currently may not have much supporters here.
x64 Board
As long as there is no PowerBasic64, we need to use something aside from that. This Forum shows some options.

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Last post: April 17, 2023, 11:47:48 PM Re: Ever heared of "XOJO... by Anthon Com

Stuff about Freebasic should be somewhere not in the General Category.

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Last post: March 10, 2024, 09:00:03 PM Re: Usage of Fixed Lengt... by Charles Pegge

ADW Modula Corner
ADW Modula is a very clean compiler language that supports 342 as well as 64 bit executables.
It has a superior Debugger that goes doen to the ASM level and comes with a lot of samples.

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Last post: August 09, 2013, 12:59:55 PM Re: Opinions about ADW M... by Richard Koch

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Last post: May 18, 2024, 08:31:42 AM micro(A) discord by Zlatko Vid

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Last post: April 02, 2023, 01:41:35 PM Re: Brian is gone? by Theo Gottwald

Visit our Museum

Our PowerBasic Museum will show you old Backups of this Forum as well as other PowerBasic Resources. Doing so, the linking will increase our chances to be spidered and parsed by AI's. In the future this will lead to more understanding of Powerbasic. In the Museum, you can log in, but you can not change or delete anything, because this is the way, a Museum works. You can see it, but you can not change or delete it.
Museum 2017
This is a READ ONLY Forum with some Attachments available. Its recovered from a 2017 Database to let you remember the old times.

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Museum 2020-A
This is a READ ONLY Forum some old Attachment recovered.
Its recovered from a 2020 Database to let you remember the old times.

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Museum 2020-B
This is a READ ONLY Forum with some old Attachments recovered.
Its recovered from a 2020 Database to let you remember the old times.

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Museum 2023
This is not yet a Museum, but it will be in the future. Its also Read Only, and most attachments should be available for download.

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Jose's API Documentation
This links to an WEB-Site Jose did some Years ago, with lots of Resources.

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Jose Roca Github
This is Jose's Github. I see just 2 Projects, but take a Look.

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Visit the official MASM-Forum, it has also a lot of Resources for PB-Users.

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Official PowerBasic Forum
This is the Link to the official PowerBasic Forum. The most used Resource for PowerBasic in the WEB.

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Planet Squires Forum
This is the Forum from Paul Squires a long Year Contributor for PowerBasic. Currently he concentrates on other BASIC Systems. He is also the Creater of Firefly for PowerBasic, which is not continued as by today.

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Franks Subforum

In this Subforum Frank can introduce his projects.
Franks Basic 2024 (32 Bit)
🚀 Introducing Franks Basic! 🚀 🛠️ Like FreeBasic and Oxygen Basic, but crafted with passion! Whether you're a beginner or an advanced user, I've got you covered. Step-by-step, we'll explore the exciting world of coding together. 🌟 👨‍💻 Started back in 2012 during my studies, I took a break but revamped it during the pandemic. I'm just a hobbyist programmer, not a pro, but I'm eager to share what I love! 💻 🤔 Curious? I bet you are! Let's dive into programming with a tool that grows with you. 📈 PS: The only Source of this Software is also here. #Coding #Programming #HobbyCoding #LearnToCode #TechTwitter  😊👾🎓

Moderator: Frank Brübach

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Last post: May 18, 2024, 05:04:32 PM Re: Example Intro and H... by Zlatko Vid

IT-Consultant: James C. Fuller

Discussions about my BASIC interests

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Last post: January 01, 2019, 03:16:20 PM Updated Nuwen MinGW Dist... by James C. Fuller

Basic to Visual c++. Another BCX Fork

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Last post: November 29, 2021, 07:16:32 PM Re: New Toy by Zlatko Vid

bc9Basic is a Basic to c/c++ translator

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Last post: January 12, 2019, 10:13:24 AM Re: I escaped by James C. Fuller

Cross Platform (Windows/Linux) Basic to c/c++ translator

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Last post: May 12, 2016, 08:42:16 PM UbxBasic Released by James C. Fuller

IT-Consultant: Frederick J. Harris

Time For 64 Bit COM!
Using C Or C++ For Creating 64 Bit COM Code

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Last post: February 12, 2015, 08:42:08 PM 64 Bit COM C++ Code Work... by Frederick J. Harris

Visual Basic And PowerBASIC Interoperability Issues
Issues related to conversions, interoperability, etc.

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Last post: September 19, 2014, 03:50:22 PM Re: Converting Data Boun... by Frederick J. Harris

PowerBASIC Programmer's Survival Guide To C And C++
Interoperating between C/C++ & PowerBASIC

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Last post: February 22, 2022, 02:28:51 AM Re: ProgEx36 -- Using Wi... by James C Morgan

ODBC Database Access
Connecting/Accessing Databases Using Microsoft's Open Database Connectivity Api

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Last post: January 20, 2014, 08:06:49 PM 64 Bit ODBC (Open Databa... by Frederick J. Harris

Fred's API (Application Programming Interface) Tutorials
Frederick J. Harris tutorials on Windows Programming

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Last post: April 07, 2011, 10:28:30 PM Re: Fred's Tutorial #5: ... by Frederick J. Harris

Fred's COM (Component Object Model) Tutorials
COM Programming, Issues, Samples

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Last post: March 05, 2013, 07:33:16 PM Re: Final Grid Version -... by Frederick J. Harris

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Last post: February 18, 2022, 03:21:12 AM Re: c++ client PowerBASI... by James C Morgan

Jobs and Projects

Hire me (Job-Seeker)
If you are looking for Job as programmer,
or for freelancer projects, post here.

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Last post: May 15, 2024, 01:37:58 PM Forum and Database exper... by Ben Fireshade

I have something to do (Seeking Programmer or Freelancer)
If you seek for programmer or freelancer, post here.
Please also delete the post once the project ends.

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Legacy Software (PBWIN 9.0+/PBCC 5.0+)

Headers, Wrappers, Controls and Tools
Headers, wrappers, controls and tools for Windows programming with PBWIN 9.0+ and PBCC 5.0+

Posts: 23
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Last post: February 14, 2013, 03:43:13 PM Re: Firebird v. 2.1.1 He... by James Klutho


Windows API Programming (General)
Articles, tutorials and examples on Windows API programming with PBWIN 9.0+ and PBCC 5.0+

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Sub-BoardsTips and Tricks

Windows Common Controls and Dialogs
Articles, tutorials and examples on using the Windows Common Controls and Dialogs with PBWIN 9.0+

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Last post: December 26, 2006, 05:32:12 AM Re: Toolbar Controls by José Roca

COM Programming (General)
Articles, tutorials and examples on COM programming with PowerBASIC™

Posts: 60
Topics: 20

Last post: October 11, 2020, 12:08:05 AM Re: Microsoft Flex Grid ... by Jassim Kareem

Data Access and Storage
Articles, tutorials and examples on data access and storage programming with PBWIN 9.0+ and PBCC 5.0+

Posts: 8
Topics: 1

Last post: September 06, 2008, 07:40:58 AM Re: About Structured Sto... by José Roca

Graphics and Multimedia
Articles, tutorials and examples on graphics and multimedia programming with PowerBASIC™

Posts: 316
Topics: 248

Last post: August 11, 2017, 10:08:56 AM Re: OpenGL: Spinning Tri... by Patrice Terrier

Sub-BoardsSource Code

Articles, tutorials and examples on using scripting technologies with PBWIN 9.0+ and PBCC 5.0+

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Topics: 70

Last post: July 11, 2014, 09:10:55 PM Re: IWshShell.CreateShor... by John Montenigro

Sub-BoardsSource Code

Web Development
Articles, tutorials and examples on using Internet related technologies with PBWIN 9.0+ and PBCC 5.0+

Posts: 30
Topics: 7

Last post: November 24, 2012, 09:25:25 PM Re: WebBrowser Control: ... by Ken Levin

Sub-BoardsSource Code


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Last post: August 24, 2023, 07:34:23 AM Re: 3Impact is now free by Theo Gottwald

Scriptbasic is a interpreter that can be used by compilers to embed Scripting operations easily.

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Last post: January 29, 2022, 04:13:56 PM Re: Please remove this S... by Karen Zibowski

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Last post: November 18, 2010, 02:07:53 AM Re: Possible Istorage.Re... by Frederick J. Harris