• pctek's Avatar
    Today, 04:55 PM
    pctek replied to a thread Would you believe - - in PC World Chat
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    Today, 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 | 1611 view(s)
  • wratterus's Avatar
    Today, 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...
    6 replies | 280 view(s)
  • pctek's Avatar
    Today, 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 | 1611 view(s)
  • Chilling_Silence's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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 | 1611 view(s)
  • pctek's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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 | 1611 view(s)
  • Chilling_Silence's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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 | 1611 view(s)
  • wratterus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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
    6 replies | 280 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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 | 440 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 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 | 440 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 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 | 440 view(s)
  • pctek's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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 | 1611 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 08:40 AM
    Driftwood replied to a thread One Drive in PC World Chat
    Thanks guys.
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    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...
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    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 | 440 view(s)
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    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...
    2 replies | 276 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 | 519 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 | 519 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 | 519 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 | 440 view(s)
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    22-05-2017, 04:12 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Multi-boot menu look in PressF1
    If you are referring to the "looks" then the top one is the old style W7 boot loader. Found the following article that says how the person fixed...
    13 replies | 440 view(s)
  • Driftwood's Avatar
    22-05-2017, 03:52 PM
    Driftwood replied to a thread One Drive in PC World Chat
    Yep done that & its at the top left of the pane, with a green tick. If I open it has a folder called Documents with a green tick. If I open that,...
    13 replies | 519 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    22-05-2017, 03:03 PM
    Just came across this article while downloading emails. Seems its not XP that was the biggest hit with wannacry but unpatched Windows 7 ...
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    22-05-2017, 02:09 PM
    wratterus replied to a thread New Camera in PC World Chat
    Lol!
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  • pctek's Avatar
    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 -...
    8 replies | 453 view(s)
  • Driftwood's Avatar
    22-05-2017, 12:44 PM
    Driftwood replied to a thread One Drive in PC World Chat
    Yes definitely got an account. Should have said, silly me. I've already manually saved the folders to it. It just dosent add any new ones to it...
    13 replies | 519 view(s)
  • wratterus's Avatar
    22-05-2017, 12:03 PM
    wratterus replied to a thread New Camera in PC World Chat
    Nice, I've got a 70D and really just dabble....would like to get a bit better but don't seem to be able to find the time. I would love to get a...
    8 replies | 453 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    22-05-2017, 10:28 AM
    wainuitech replied to a thread One Drive in PC World Chat
    I assume you have actually got an account With MS/one drive ? and its signed in ? If so go to Onedrives site, make sure you can sign in there...
    13 replies | 519 view(s)
  • Driftwood's Avatar
    22-05-2017, 09:37 AM
    Driftwood started a thread One Drive in PC World Chat
    Must be a few users on here. I've got it set up to sync with my documents folder only. But it's not auto syncing. I don't have the app. This is...
    13 replies | 519 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    22-05-2017, 09:36 AM
    Firefox will have been told to look at a local file on your computer ( Malware) , the file being what was redirecting you. 127.0.0.1 Is the Local...
    16 replies | 707 view(s)
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