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    Re: Win 10 Boot Up

    Mines always been fine and I've left everything on default settings.
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    Re: Toshiba satellite laptop

    Most common cause of stuff like that in my limited experience is spill damage in the keyboard, try an external keyboard and see what happens.
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    Re: Samsung Galaxy S7

    A workmate has one, very expensive but also very nice. My Note 5 is already very good but it looks pretty ordinary next to his.
    Personally I tend to buy last years model 2nd hand because I can't...
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    Re: Win 10 Update - KB4015438

    @Lurking Dunno, never compared the two. It doesn't seem to from my limited time with it though. The nicest thing is the ability to run a fully functional OS from the install media without installing...
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    Re: How does one see a particular FB page?

    I imagine you could use the search functions in FB, but probably should have kept that to myself given I visit FB less than once a month and don't really have a clue.
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    Re: Win 10 Update - KB4015438

    Back on the OT for a sec, who watches updates ? :)
    Generally mine, this one included, download in the background while I'm doing other things and the only time I notice is when I shut down or...
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    Re: Philips 42" monitor

    HDMI can be tricky, it auto negotiates on some hardware. If the HDMI device isn't present when the PC is booted or wakes from sleep/suspend then the PC doesn't detect the sound hardware at some...
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    Re: Toshiba satellite laptop

    Have you considered that it might be stolen.
  9. Re: Cloning Server RAID1 SATA drive to SATA SSD

    Also check the partition alignment of the SSD, sometimes cloning mucks it up and it hurts performance quite a bit.
    Happened to me when I cloned windows, managed to fix it but that was ages ago and I...
  10. Re: Cloning Server RAID1 SATA drive to SATA SSD

    To clone a RAID array wouldn't you need to create a new one first and use it as a destination? not something I've tried personally just a guess.

    Is starting over not an option? because it seems...
  11. Thread: Linux Mint

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    Re: Linux Mint

    Everything you need for common tasks, web browser, E-mail Client, office software, media player. It's really pretty good. There's also a software manager you can use to install more stuff that has a...
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    Re: Linux network connection isses

    Never mind, looks like I may have fixed it. Found instructions on how to replace the default driver, wrote a small essay in the terminal, and now it appears to work.
    Still not a fan of so much...
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    Linux network connection isses

    Using Linux mint on an old core 2 duo machine and although the wi-fi connects and gets good signal strength the network connection keeps breaking. The wi-fi isn't dropping, it stays connected, but...
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    Re: Custom PC will not Power On

    Well a couple things you can try without parts to swap but it does seriously limit your options.

    1. A little risky so try at your own risk.
    If you get a piece of wire and insert it into the power...
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    Re: TVNZ on demand on Linux

    ARGH! - typed a whole response them bumped something and it all disappeared.

    So shorter version. I don't want or need Linux programs to run on windows. I am a gamer so Linux is not viable as my...
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    Re: TVNZ on demand on Linux

    In reality lightbox chose to use MS silverlight and MS don't support silverlight under Linux. There is Pipelight that's supposed to work but I couldn't get it to. I wish they would use HTML5 or...
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    Re: TVNZ on demand on Linux

    Cool. Now get lightbox working :p
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    Re: Corrupt Bios in HP presario

    Purely luck of the draw, I like linux mint and generally it's very stable but not always. I've been trying it out and 2 days in let it install some recommended kernal updates. Now it doesn't boot at...
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    Re: Maori Placenames Pronunciation

    I gave up years ago, the vowel sounds I was taught in school seem to bear only a vague resemblance to what is used on TV now and every time I thought I had it sorted it seemed to change.
    Many seem...
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    Re: iPod Alternatives

    Sorry I don't have one. just pointing it out as an option. Can't offer any actual feedback on how good it is. If you click the link again and maybe actually look at the page this time :p you will see...
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    Re: Access Denied!

    I know you prefer Linux B.M. but installing it on someone elses computer makes you the permanent IT support person for everything they can't figure out how to do from then on - just saying.
    Linux is...
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    Re: iPod Alternatives

    Did you miss the micro SD slot with up to 128Gb expansion then? Show me an apple product that does that.
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    Re: iPod Alternatives

    Well there's always this http://www.sony.co.nz/electronics/walkman/nw-a20-series#product_details_default

    They were doing it before apple stole the show after all.
  24. Re: Phantom device randomly appearing on Network

    Nope, I disabled that feature. Also nobody in my contacts lives within several km of my house.
    Hasn't appeared again since I added the MAC address to the blocked list, saw it 3 times since Friday...
  25. Phantom device randomly appearing on Network

    As per the title when I look at the network in windows 10 explorer I sometimes see a Huawei Y360-U72 listed. If I check the properties and get the MAC address it doesn't match anything that my router...
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