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    Yesterday, 09:52 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Laptop advice in PC World Chat
    Just been through this with a customer. They set a maximum of $800 -- Well once I stopped laughing to myself ;) 17" = Bigger price tags. Even...
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    Yesterday, 09:32 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread "Word" in PC World Chat
    There's always ability Office, has a good spellcheck ( see Picture - Your post above and all the typo's) :D Has Word Count and several other...
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    Yesterday, 03:51 PM
    pctek replied to a thread "Word" in PC World Chat
    Bugger Word. You don't need it. Use Libre Office, same free thing, but better. And save as .rtf.
    22 replies | 512 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 03:51 PM
    pctek replied to a thread Pictures V Photos. in PressF1
    These are programs that display/edit your pics. The actual location of your picture files is - well, I don't know, whatever folder you put them in.
    16 replies | 596 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 01:20 PM
    Depends on mower and how the cord is arranged, Your local mower repair guy should be pretty cheap, husband took one in once, after messing about...
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    Yesterday, 01:19 PM
    pctek replied to a thread "Word" in PC World Chat
    They are talking ****. You can read a .rtf with almost anything at all.
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    Yesterday, 11:32 AM
    wainuitech replied to a thread "Word" in PC World Chat
    Just tried it, and its surprising quick ( that will of course be dependant on your internet speed), and yes you have the option to save the file to...
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    Yesterday, 11:21 AM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Win7 & USB issue in PressF1
    Depending on home much you want to bang your head trying to repair it ;) :badpc: Have you tried running chkdsk Just in case it will fix the...
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    Yesterday, 10:00 AM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Pictures V Photos. in PressF1
    Simple answer NO. The photos App OR Photo Viewer in windows 10 doesn't actually contain the Photos, they are ONLY programs that display them in...
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    Yesterday, 08:33 AM
    wainuitech replied to a thread "Word" in PC World Chat
    You cant buy word on its own. It's included in the packages of office,what ever version you purchase.
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    Yesterday, 08:10 AM
    pctek replied to a thread Seagate V WD in PressF1
    WD. Too many failures too soon with Seagate lately.
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  • wainuitech's Avatar
    27-04-2017, 09:16 PM
    While this is not video related directly its similar by the sounds to the problems in pictures. Scroll down to the answers, Number 2. HERE May...
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    27-04-2017, 05:10 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread "Word" in PC World Chat
    The prices you quoted are wrong. The $160 / Year is Office 365 Home Premium and has a 5 user Licence. Theres Office 365 Home Personal $119 /...
    22 replies | 512 view(s)
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    27-04-2017, 04:32 PM
    http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/digital-living/91968806/hackers-exploited-word-flaw-for-months-while-microsoft-investigated
    1 replies | 172 view(s)
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    27-04-2017, 04:32 PM
    pctek replied to a thread "Word" in PC World Chat
    Er what? WTF is the lecturer using? The only scenario I can think of is your files are .docx and school is .doc. So then have her choose SAVE AS...
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    27-04-2017, 04:30 PM
    pctek replied to a thread Pictures V Photos. in PressF1
    Open Windows Explorer, scroll to folder with pics in it. RIGHT click, not left, one of the photo files. Then select. Or if there are no choices...
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    27-04-2017, 02:57 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Win7 & USB issue in PressF1
    Open Disk manager, make sure the USB drives have been allocated a Drive letter. Got a XP that does similar, for some reason it wont give USB...
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    27-04-2017, 11:04 AM
    pctek replied to a thread Pictures V Photos. in PressF1
    right click a picture open with ---follow the instruction on the linked site. Now all your pictures will open in the old Windows Photo Viewer. ...
    16 replies | 596 view(s)
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    26-04-2017, 08:17 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Pop-up Ads in PC World Chat
    Again Woody -- never ever seen that, and I personally deal with hundreds of installs of Ccleaner -can you get a screen shot ? The only pop up you...
    5 replies | 296 view(s)
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    26-04-2017, 08:15 PM
    Seems these places don't actually test the updates. I can understand if some update may have an effect on some particular program, BUT to basically...
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    26-04-2017, 05:07 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Pictures V Photos. in PressF1
    You don't need to actually go into the reg yourself. Its very easy. As per the site above linked, download the zipped file Direct Download HERE,...
    16 replies | 596 view(s)
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    26-04-2017, 04:58 PM
    http://misscellania.blogspot.co.nz/2017/04/nigerian-prince.html
    2 replies | 238 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    26-04-2017, 03:37 PM
    Looks like this was a major F*** up :D Its the sort of thing Norton does :D https://www.itnews.com.au/news/webroot-bricks-windows-pcs
    6 replies | 289 view(s)
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    26-04-2017, 03:22 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Pop-up Ads in PC World Chat
    You sure its Actually Ccleaner and not some rouge / Malware related software ?? Never seen ccleaner pop up with any prompts for payment, only to...
    5 replies | 296 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    26-04-2017, 03:07 PM
    Errrrrrrr NO. The main component change was always the Motherboard. If it was still within the manufactures warranty MS didn't question it at all....
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    26-04-2017, 02:53 PM
    I would check your power using www.powerswitch.org.nz Trustpower are pretty expensive. Flip (who is owned by Slingshot) are probably the...
    3 replies | 246 view(s)
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    26-04-2017, 02:50 PM
    pctek replied to a thread Using Product Keys queries. in PressF1
    I haven't bought a PC since 1998, so I've done it a few times. New HDD, new MB. Hmmm....or MS just decided to up the OEM price too. OEM on my...
    16 replies | 488 view(s)
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    26-04-2017, 12:28 PM
    pctek replied to a thread Using Product Keys queries. in PressF1
    It's not that simple. It's the one I have always disagreed with. It's there to satisfy Microsofts greed. An OEM license is still paid for...
    16 replies | 488 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    26-04-2017, 12:00 PM
    Over the years the licencing has changed often, but In a nutshell, OEM Licenses are tied to the first motherboard on which they are activated. It...
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    26-04-2017, 07:38 AM
    pctek replied to a thread Auckland CBD in PC World Chat
    No. I can't think of a reason why anyone would go. No shops you can't find elsewhere, with parking, affordable parking, often free parking! ...
    9 replies | 327 view(s)
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