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    Yesterday, 01:58 PM
    Neither....but his links might help....
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    Yesterday, 01:57 PM
    pctek replied to a thread Budget in PC World Chat
    Think the motel thing is more to do with Housing NZ, now a division of Winz than an actual benefit supplement.
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    Yesterday, 01:56 PM
    pctek replied to a thread Modem backdoor in PressF1
    No one has actually answered my question.
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    Yesterday, 11:38 AM
    Music: Will Gregory http://www.allmusic.com/artist/will-gregory-mn0000162620 ...
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    Yesterday, 10:52 AM
    pctek replied to a thread Modem backdoor in PressF1
    From what I've googled most modems have a backdoor anyway, never mind the ISPs....so I was wondering what it was that cost him $300? A 3rd party...
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    Yesterday, 08:36 AM
    pctek started a thread Modem backdoor in PressF1
    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11864111 "While the Vodafone support person was able to remotely access and...
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    26-05-2017, 04:54 PM
    pctek replied to a thread Budget in PC World Chat
    I should tell you that Accommodation Supplement is possible if that were to happen. But Temporary Support is pretty damn hard to get - and...
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    26-05-2017, 04:37 PM
    pctek replied to a thread Budget in PC World Chat
    https://www.workandincome.govt.nz/products/a-z-benefits/temporary-additional-support.html It says to temporarily help with expenses. In practice...
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    26-05-2017, 01:05 PM
    pctek replied to a thread Budget in PC World Chat
    It's all April 1st. If they get in of course.....
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    26-05-2017, 08:16 AM
    pctek replied to a thread Budget in PC World Chat
    Geez, the usual moaning. http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/92917419/budget-gives-little-hope-to-countrys-most-vulnerable "He said he received...
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    26-05-2017, 07:52 AM
    pctek replied to a thread Pay Pal Scam in PC World Chat
    One of two things perhaps. A fake form to get your details. Or a download that will install a keylogger. Or maybe both....
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    25-05-2017, 06:17 PM
    pctek replied to a thread Budget in PC World Chat
    The accommodation supplement increases. But. Most people, us included, get Temporary Additional Support to make up the difference. That will decrease...
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    25-05-2017, 05:26 PM
    pctek replied to a thread Would you believe - - in PC World Chat
    Seeing as I thought this was a joke thread anyway....but if we're going to be pick: Synonym Or a word with the same meaning.
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    25-05-2017, 02:09 PM
    They can. And sometimes do. But it's a safety thing. Better not to, watch a few episodes of Air Crash Investigation and you'll learn all about it.
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    24-05-2017, 04:55 PM
    pctek replied to a thread Would you believe - - in PC World Chat
    lexicon onomasticon glossary
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    24-05-2017, 08:34 AM
    pctek replied to a thread Fibre in PC World Chat
    I rang Spark. Guy number 1 said he wasn't in that dept and just helping out the queue. I asked where he was then and he said I refuse to tell you...
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    23-05-2017, 02:46 PM
    pctek replied to a thread Fibre in PC World Chat
    Yes. No shared drive. And I talk to my neighbours. Hence my suspicion it really means, you're in a queue.
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    23-05-2017, 09:08 AM
    pctek replied to a thread Fibre in PC World Chat
    Why exactly? Did they tell you what the issue was? Mines still saying "asking neighbours for consent". No they are not.....guess that's a Spark...
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    22-05-2017, 01:14 PM
    pctek replied to a thread New Camera in PC World Chat
    My father was a photographer. he had both old cameras and digital. But that was half of it, the settings. The other half, is exactly that -...
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    21-05-2017, 05:07 PM
    It's not win10, all versions of Windows have been the same. Updates killing drivers and other stuff ups are not uncommon. Either do your updates...
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    21-05-2017, 09:05 AM
    pctek replied to a thread Fibre in PC World Chat
    LOL, not like that here! It's run it from modem under house and back up into the particular room, as is, not wired into a jackpoint. Haven't...
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    21-05-2017, 09:03 AM
    pctek replied to a thread Cyber attacks/Ransomware in PressF1
    I have seen plenty of fully patched machines with malware. And in all the years I have owned one, I have never patched. And only ever had 2...
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    20-05-2017, 02:43 PM
    pctek replied to a thread Fibre in PC World Chat
    I am aware of both those things.......it's one reason we avoided it so long. But we have to sooner or later. Lucky husband doesn't read this...
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