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    Re: facebook & scam security popups recently ?

    carefull now
    those popups can be coded so that the X actually does something different.
    As per MS last year, they made their popup's "x" actually a "yes,agree,run"
    Im carefull not to name that...
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    Re: Have a nice day - not!

    Its an Americanism
    too many grammarrrrrr nazi's who hate any Americanisations
    In protest , I will drive on the other side of the road , while Having a Nice Day

    We should also stop saying good...
  3. Thread: Roll call 2017

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    Re: Roll call 2017

    Im not here , but I have a note from my mum to give to the teacher .
    :-)
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    Re: facebook & scam security popups recently ?

    One of the PC's I have here, the owner rang that popup helpline, gave CC details, gave them remote access (arrgh)

    So now we have a PC that 'hackers' have had remote access to. No way of knowing...
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    Re: facebook & scam security popups recently ?

    I know plenty of sites that will trigger them, you naughty people shouldnt be browsing on those :)
    Some of the cloud storage sites are particularly bad , you have to disable adblocker & ghostery to...
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    facebook & scam security popups recently ?

    Has anyone here heard of very recent issues with security scam popups while on facebook
    eg : a popup that cant be closed saying virus infection, MS alert, Police alert etc "call this number etc"
    ...
  7. Thread: dumb GHz question

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    Re: dumb GHz question

    Youve picked out low spec Laptops.
    Expect low spec performance either way .

    1.6ghz is a spec from last century. :)
    Its not all about the Ghz anyway, more to it than Ghz...
  8. Re: For 50+ years I have voted Labour ... but no more !

    For a 28y/o, you will be paying for other peoples retirement for the next 30years, yet that will be pretty much gone by the time you retire.
    How can that ever be fair.

    No one can say they didnt...
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    Re: Help please, with Thunderbird

    not enough info to give a reasonable suggestion. :)

    Slow, slow to do what exactly
    slow to open Tbird, slow to open an email, slow to download new emails, slow to send emails with attachments,...
  10. Thread: Win 10 Boot Up

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    Re: Win 10 Boot Up

    let me google that for you :)
    http://bfy.tw/AouV

    and
    http://www.zdnet.com/article/has-your-linux-mint-desktop-been-hacked/
    It was a lousy day for Linux Mint, a popular Linux desktop...
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    Re: Place of Worship for Win 10 Faithful.

    I'd still be running Win95 if I could . No drivers for modern components :-( . Was a sad day when forced to upgrade due to lack of drivers
    Win95 + Office95 + blindingly fast on the 'slower' PC's...
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    Re: Toshiba satellite laptop

    There are magic pixies inside the laptop that the change the voltage (boost/drop) .

    There are voltage converters inside the laptop, and it may not actually need 19v to run .
    Faulty KB would...
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    Re: Place of Worship for Win 10 Faithful.

    I think he protest too much, as the old saying goes.
    Perhaps a case of envy, or unrequited 10 love hidden in there .
    Such a hate of inanimate things may be in reality a love he wont admit to. BM...
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    Re: Toshiba satellite laptop

    Consider yourself Lucky they at least tried to dispose of the rubbish.

    My neighbours left huge stacks of rotting garbage around their rental. The landlord is now into the 3rd day of cleanup, not...
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    Re: Toshiba satellite laptop

    Some laptop power packs run quite warm/hot, others dont . Ive got a box full here, its quite a surprise just how hot some can get (still within rated current)
    Just the way it is . If worried, buy a...
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    Re: How does one see a particular FB page?

    They would have to provide a link to that FB page,or give the name of that FB page, otherwise the FB page is worthless .
    Or they might link to it it their FB page, if famous they should have alot of...
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    Re: Cloning Server RAID1 SATA drive to SATA SSD

    Absolutely
    I usually use Active@ Live CD, or WD/Acronus
    I get the occasional laptop that I need to try 4,5 different cloning programs to find one that worked

    The RAID controller could be(will...
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    Re: Win 10 and HP MFP's ??

    USB printer, so dont think it will be that. Will check next time though , Doesnt it go into public mode if discovery is off on 10 ? That might explain some things

    And another. Just had a ph call...
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    Re: Cloning Server RAID1 SATA drive to SATA SSD

    On a ML110 I setup a few years back, the Raid controller was so buggy I had to remove it & use software raid . This was new out of the box !
    Could just be a buggy raid card ?

    Just FYI , dont do...
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    Re: Cloning Server RAID1 SATA drive to SATA SSD

    make image (save image to USB HD),
    remove old drives
    install new drives, setup/initialise raid
    clone to new 'drive' from image .

    This assumes its not some sort of software raid , or...
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    Re: Win 10 Update - KB4015438

    How is that different from Win95,98,xp,vista,Win7 ?
    The Av man in the street doesnt actually have issues with 10 & continuous maintainace & repairs . Its when they start fiddling & installing...
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    Re: Win 10 and HP MFP's ??

    And another one , yesterday

    Canon scanner/printer all in one
    Installs no problems . Scans to PC without issue , so communication to printer is good
    Simply will not print, prints just stuck in...
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    Win 10 and HP MFP's ??

    Anyone else having issues with WIn10 & HP MFP's

    2 new Win10 machines, PC & laptop. Different sites

    New WIn10 laptop & HP Laser mfc : downloaded complete software from HP .
    Installed OK, but...
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    Re: Custom PC will not Power On

    Faulty caps , faulty mb can give the exact same fault .
    more likely to be PSU , but could be any of your parts

    2 choices
    send it out for repair, or start buying parts to swap out for testing.
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    Re: Custom PC will not Power On

    what voltage rails is that thing actually testing. How accurate is it. At what level would it show the PSU as faulty ?
    Have you checked voltages with a multimeter. Are the voltages different under...
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