• wainuitech's Avatar
    Today, 11:01 AM
    What you need to do is remove the actual screen from the lid, on the underside of it will be the model code, then you can get the right one. Not all...
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  • Nick G's Avatar
    Today, 10:31 AM
    I'm not the one saying it must be harmless because it's a small dose ;)
    32 replies | 1410 view(s)
  • pctek's Avatar
    Today, 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...
    4 replies | 148 view(s)
  • pctek's Avatar
    Today, 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....
    2 replies | 131 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:11 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Pay Pal Scam in PC World Chat
    Its like the bank scams, you more than likely would have been asked to sign in, and it will have been a fake page, giving the scammers your real...
    2 replies | 131 view(s)
  • pctek's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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...
    4 replies | 148 view(s)
  • pctek's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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.
    28 replies | 1900 view(s)
  • pctek's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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.
    8 replies | 240 view(s)
  • Chilling_Silence's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:07 PM
    Chilling_Silence replied to a thread Delete account in PressF1
    That was a rather cheeky spam there, adding a URL in the 'quoted' reply even though it's not in the original... They can bugger off :P
    3 replies | 502 view(s)
  • Chilling_Silence's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:05 PM
    Yeah that's fine, it's just different versions for Windows that do a live install off the internet, as opposed to one that has slightly date...
    1 replies | 157 view(s)
  • pctek's Avatar
    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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  • WalOne's Avatar
    24-05-2017, 09:12 AM
    WalOne replied to a thread Fibre in PC World Chat
    The shared driveway issue can be a pain. My situation is 3 stand alone structures comprising 7 units on one driveway. One of the other 6 individual...
    32 replies | 2031 view(s)
  • wratterus's Avatar
    24-05-2017, 08:58 AM
    wratterus replied to a thread XtraMail Password in PressF1
    The other thing is you want to check that ALL your devices that are syncing your email have the correct password. If a device is constantly trying to...
    9 replies | 456 view(s)
  • pctek's Avatar
    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...
    32 replies | 2031 view(s)
  • Chilling_Silence's Avatar
    23-05-2017, 06:21 PM
    Chilling_Silence replied to a thread Fibre in PC World Chat
    Sounds more like your ISP stalling than Chorus. Chorus are generally up-front with where the install is at and will openly tell you if they're not...
    32 replies | 2031 view(s)
  • pctek's Avatar
    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.
    32 replies | 2031 view(s)
  • Chilling_Silence's Avatar
    23-05-2017, 01:42 PM
    Chilling_Silence replied to a thread Fibre in PC World Chat
    Down a shared driveway? That's the only time they'd ask your neighbors for consent...
    32 replies | 2031 view(s)
  • wratterus's Avatar
    23-05-2017, 12:47 PM
    wratterus replied to a thread XtraMail Password in PressF1
    Haven't seen this issue...perhaps reset the password again? www.spark.co.nz/changepassword
    9 replies | 456 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    23-05-2017, 11:56 AM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Multi-boot menu look in PressF1
    This is only a guess, so no idea what will happen if you remove it. 1. Go into Control Panel, or from search, Disk management - open it, and see...
    13 replies | 611 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    23-05-2017, 11:05 AM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Multi-boot menu look in PressF1
    That's what I thought as well. Powershell is meant to be the Powerhouse of using commands, can do anything with it. Appears we have all been lied...
    13 replies | 611 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    23-05-2017, 10:52 AM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Multi-boot menu look in PressF1
    The problem is you are using powershell, and not the CMD. Just tried it, and Powershell failed, CMD worked.
    13 replies | 611 view(s)
  • pctek's Avatar
    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...
    32 replies | 2031 view(s)
  • Driftwood's Avatar
    23-05-2017, 08:40 AM
    Driftwood replied to a thread One Drive in PC World Chat
    Thanks guys.
    13 replies | 686 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    22-05-2017, 09:42 PM
    For the Ultimate Golfer :lol: Package Includes: 1 x putting green 2 x golf balls 1 x putter 1 x flag stick 1 x "Do Not Disturb Sign" for...
    0 replies | 280 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    22-05-2017, 09:16 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Multi-boot menu look in PressF1
    Which Windows 10 were you using ( as the picture) . Were you running PowerShell as Admin ? The latest Insider Preview has a bug in the CMD...
    13 replies | 611 view(s)
  • Jen's Avatar
    22-05-2017, 08:28 PM
    Jen replied to a thread Delete account in PressF1
    Hi pilgrim, we don't normally delete accounts as this would mean your posts will vanish potentially leaving threads a bit disjointed. If you don't...
    3 replies | 502 view(s)
  • Driftwood's Avatar
    22-05-2017, 06:18 PM
    Driftwood replied to a thread One Drive in PC World Chat
    Perhaps I'm doing things the wrong way round. When I create documents I save them to my documents folder. Then I save them to onedrive. Should I...
    13 replies | 686 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    22-05-2017, 05:12 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread One Drive in PC World Chat
    The syncing for smaller items, like alterations to a text file, or even a small picture is quick. When altering a file/program I have here that gets...
    13 replies | 686 view(s)
  • Driftwood's Avatar
    22-05-2017, 04:57 PM
    Driftwood replied to a thread One Drive in PC World Chat
    Yeah its doing all that ok but I have to manually copy the files, it won't auto sync.
    13 replies | 686 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    22-05-2017, 04:30 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Multi-boot menu look in PressF1
    Haven't tried it but have a read of this ( its for W8, but should work the same in 10) ...
    13 replies | 611 view(s)
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