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    Yesterday, 10:16 AM
    dugimodo replied to a thread Why do they do it? in PC World Chat
    You hold your hand up high with fingers and thumb spread flat - high 5. It's actually quite descriptive. They do it because they want to. When...
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    Yesterday, 08:49 AM
    dugimodo replied to a thread Tiny House - Gary in PC World Chat
    My brother had an ongoing dispute with his local council, he went through the rates bill and removed the costs for any services he wasn't receiving...
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    20-09-2017, 10:29 PM
    dugimodo replied to a thread PC Operating Temps. in PressF1
    I would suggest your CPU cooler needs some attention, maybe it's not attached properly, or the heatsink paste has an issue, or it's just inadequate....
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    20-09-2017, 06:27 PM
    dugimodo replied to a thread PC Operating Temps. in PressF1
    63 at idle is not great, 49 is just ok. Mine is currently 24. As suggested do a load test. Also what program are you using and does it use the CPU...
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    20-09-2017, 06:22 PM
    Me I just plugged in an ethernet cable and used it to get the wi-fi drivers as per instructions. Temporarily relocated the PC into a location where...
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    20-09-2017, 11:58 AM
    Maybe something changed at the ISP end or in the profile being used. Some settings like interleaving can help with stability but seriously increase...
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    20-09-2017, 11:29 AM
    mzee replied to a thread Help neede with Linux in PressF1
    The Linux is Mint 18.2, the app/prog is 'weechat', installed from the software manager, and appears to have installed correctly. The file that I...
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    19-09-2017, 11:30 PM
    mzee started a thread Help neede with Linux in PressF1
    When you install software with Linux, if you are lucky the app/program shows up in the menu. If not, you have to hunt for it. You find hundreds of...
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  • bk T's Avatar
    19-09-2017, 09:03 PM
    I received a phone call yesterday after: "Hi! This is Billy English .." I hang up immediately as I am not going to vote, anyway. Will I be...
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  • Speedy Gonzales's Avatar
    19-09-2017, 02:31 PM
    Could have done it with teamviewer, but since you said remote guess not.
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    18-09-2017, 11:26 PM
    mzee replied to a thread Free PDF editor in PC World Chat
    Foxit Reader is good and has a certain amount of editing capability. Use version 7 for W7, V8 for W8&10. They both have PDF printers. If you just...
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    18-09-2017, 10:32 PM
    dugimodo replied to a thread Email Problem in PressF1
    The snipping tool puts your selection into the clipboard, then you open a program such as paint and paste into it.
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  • bk T's Avatar
    18-09-2017, 08:41 PM
    Just gave it ago again just now, still not getting the code to verify. May have to phone them tomorrow.
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  • dugimodo's Avatar
    18-09-2017, 04:05 PM
    I think there should be a law that added extras are opt in by default not opt out. In other words if you don't pay attention and just click install...
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  • bk T's Avatar
    18-09-2017, 11:56 AM
    I am pretty sure it is a genuine email from Spark. I need to log in to my spark webmail to do that.
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  • dugimodo's Avatar
    18-09-2017, 11:23 AM
    There could well be a connection fee in future, once the contract is finished and there's no more government money involved. Even as it is trust me...
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    18-09-2017, 11:13 AM
    I'd suggest cutting away from your leg and releasing the throttle if the chain makes contact with a body part. Good question though, it's something...
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  • bk T's Avatar
    17-09-2017, 09:57 PM
    Has anyone here successfully set up the mobile phone recovery option? I received an email from Spark recommending to set up the mobile phone...
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    15-09-2017, 11:46 PM
    I switched from a 45/10 VDSL to 100/20 fibre just because it's the same price and fibre has a lot of advantages that should make it more reliable in...
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  • Speedy Gonzales's Avatar
    15-09-2017, 10:40 PM
    I've been on it for a little while. With Vodafone. Changed to 100/20 I think it is. I see the highest I've gone so far was in May. Nearly 150 GB...
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  • bk T's Avatar
    15-09-2017, 08:39 PM
    Speedy, my phone has that. I want the GPS may to be displayed on the car's stereo unit screen.
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  • Speedy Gonzales's Avatar
    15-09-2017, 04:24 PM
    Most smartphones have a maps app. Well the one I've got does. You can set home on it (where you are). Use that. It'll show you a map of whatever /...
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    15-09-2017, 01:10 PM
    dugimodo replied to a thread MySky Recorder in PC World Chat
    If you want to start a collection of useless recorders I have a TiVo you can have :) Put it aside a few months back when they announced the service...
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    15-09-2017, 01:04 PM
    dugimodo replied to a thread Malwarebytes V3+ in PressF1
    I feel we should point out that that is for the paid premium version, not the free one. I'm sure that was obvious to most but it bears stating. ...
    4 replies | 410 view(s)
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