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  1. Thread: Old Age and Linux

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    Re: Old Age and Linux

    what RAM do you need ? DDR400 ? DDR2?
    maybee someone can help out . :)

    Ive installed win10 on a 12 year old XP laptop, that only had 1Gb Ram (as a test)
    10 does run quite well on some old...
  2. Thread: what a twat !!

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    Re: what a twat !!

    "Robertson had only four or five people in his congregation three years ago. It is not known how many he has now."
    so in other words , just another extremist nutter . Why give him any coverage , if...
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    Re: car tyre recommendations ?

    New Tyres now fittted
    I went to a local tyre shop and bought a pair of Hankook H308 .
    $180 all up.

    Thank god I no longer have a car that costs $1000+ for a set of tyres. For some reason I cant...
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    Re: car tyre recommendations ?

    Hyperdrive: rather misleading . On the ph they said fitting is free.
    Yet putting in an order online there is a fitting etc charge, added AFTER you add to the cart. So not worth buying online to save...
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    Re: car tyre recommendations ?

    Thanks for that link
    hyperdrives prices are hard to beat, and all prices are online . :)

    cheaper than Firestone etc

    So , what tyre out of all these ? I'll possibly get a Hankook, they seem...
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    Re: car tyre recommendations ?

    ??
    all the steering & power is on the front, and 75% of the braking .

    Is that a throwback to the days when everything was rear wheel drive ?

    edit , found out why here. ...
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    car tyre recommendations ?

    Hi.
    Any recommendations for front car tyres , for a 26 year old Ford Laser
    Im after something reasonably priced, but still with usable wet grip . Budget around $120 ish each , or a more if need be....
  8. Thread: Groan

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    Re: Groan

    untill WSUS database grows to a size its no longer manageable & the WSUS Cleanup/mangement tools no longer work...
    leaving a 70GB WSUS folder, broken WSUS, PC's that no longer download any updates...
  9. Thread: Groan

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    Re: Groan

    Try Tosh NZ for drivers.
    There may be a similar NZ model.

    Just thank God its not an HP, they would give you a multichoice of 4 completely different drivers for the NIC & another 4 for the wifi...
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    Re: unidentified network, no internet.

    ????


    assuming you have a separate wifi access point
    configure that access point to match the new router (IP adress)

    or
    Just remove that old 'wireless lan' completely, plug everything into...
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    Re: Traffic Speeding ticket

    62Km is well & truly speeding. Speeding yes, excessive & unsafe , NO

    I often drive as close as I can to 50kmh speed limit. I'll get a huge line of impatient drivers behind me though.
    When the...
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    Re: Hard drive very busy for no reason?

    Add to that Win Telemetry : now even included on Win7 :mad: :badpc:
    Ive seen telemetry grind a few PCs down to unusable speeds . It can be disabled via Task Scheduler in Win7, do that & by magic Win...
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    Re: Metiria Turei stands firm

    BE and his housing allowance scam, worse than the txt's. A pattern is emerging ?
    Despite being on a huge salary (Not struggling on the dole) , he scammed the system for thousands .
    He knew it was...
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    Re: Metiria Turei stands firm

    I give her credit for admitting what she did. Not denying, not saying "I dont remember" .
    Other MP's seem to have trouble remembering their fairly recent actions (cough cough B.E)
    Other MPs found...
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    Re: Saturation Advertising - Wet n Forget

    For indoors: the ceiling , I recently tried a mix of sugar soap & Tea tree oil. That worked really well. The tea tree oil smell was gone after a day , so no nasty fumes.
    I suspect the sugar soap did...
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    Re: Build more roads - forget buslanes and cycleways

    Both simply not true . Cherry picking to suit (I'll do the same , below)
    If I caught the bus to work , it would take much much longer to where I currently work (north shore)
    When I worked near the...
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    Re: Saturation Advertising - Wet n Forget

    Many months : still useless. Ive been trying these products on & off for years
    May work for some, but on my house & driveway : useless .

    A big bottle of undiluted janola : bam, just the thing. ...
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    Re: Missing MBR helper?

    Some imaging software really cant cope with non standard partitions & non standard boot loaders
    Even some new Win laptops that have (crazy) 6 partitions from new can cause havoc on some imaging...
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    Re: Build more roads - forget buslanes and cycleways

    If so efficient , then why do buses & trains run at a huge loss.

    There is no way they are economically viable without masses of $ pumped into them.
    efficient , pfft . A black hole of never...
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    Re: Saturation Advertising - Wet n Forget

    Ive yet to find any moss & mold killer thats actually worthwile on my concrete or house exterior
    The mold/moss is back within a month , often never actually killed off after application. Even on...
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    Re: Is Hotspot Shield Useful

    Just more snake oil ?

    In general, dont go installing stuff onto your PC unless you have a real need for it .

    Privacy, on the internet . :punk
    Turn the PC off if you really are concerned about...
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    Re: Missing MBR helper?

    Thats probably the issue: dual boot . Possibly the imaging software cant cope with dual boot systems & lin bootloaders

    OAMEI Backupper
    "What does Standard version support?
    Supported Operating...
  23. Re: Obnoxious advertising - how to get rid of this one!

    some of the ads are much worse than all this :badpc:
    Its been know for ads to link to sites that actually infected PC's , and legit sites often have ads for less than legit products: ie the ads are...
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    Re: Global Ebay Search

    I suggest you take your spam elsewhere
    I suggest only a complete idiot would click on your link above , God knows what malware could be on that website waiting to infect or overload us with ads
    I...
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    Re: Build more roads - forget buslanes and cycleways

    Exactly .
    for 90% of AKers , buses & trains are simply too far away from homes & work. Hence all the park & rides, with their associated parking issues. Another fail .

    When my car was being...
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