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    Yesterday, 07:10 PM
    gary67 replied to a thread Property in NZ in PC World Chat
    Just had dinner with a real estate friend from Nelson this week, they told us Nelson sections now start at around $360000 without a house, when we...
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    Yesterday, 06:59 PM
    gary67 replied to a thread HDD or SSD in PressF1
    Going to get an SSD for it and probably do my laptop at the same time, storage isn't a biggie for us so probably just replace the mechanical drives...
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    Yesterday, 05:39 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread HDD or SSD in PressF1
    The SATA Connections are the same, the only difference is the SSD's are 2.5" ( laptop Size Drive) where as with the older drives you can get both...
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  • wainuitech's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:53 AM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Property in NZ in PC World Chat
    Well for us buying a house years ago is paying off big time. With the ever increasing prices for rentals, our weekly payments for whats left of the...
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  • wainuitech's Avatar
    23-10-2020, 08:07 PM
    Serious !! Attack a police horse - yeah thats gonna go down well :D AND a "racist" Horse at that. Here ya go BM -- Thought of this at first when...
    4 replies | 213 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    23-10-2020, 05:02 PM
    Bit of a long shot, but seen similar years ago in Windows with IE and Firefox -- But have a look at chromes settings, make sure hardware Acceleration...
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    23-10-2020, 12:51 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread HDD or SSD in PressF1
    Those prices are outrageous in NZ, looking over Seas you can get them in for a fraction of the price.
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    23-10-2020, 12:21 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread HDD or SSD in PressF1
    Even then the SSD's are getting larger all the time. One Supplier has a 4TB SSD ( with pricing to match ) ;)
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    23-10-2020, 12:13 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread HDD or SSD in PressF1
    Personally been using either ADATA Premium's or Western digital blues, the ADATA are slightly cheaper. Both have almost identical performance and...
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    23-10-2020, 10:26 AM
    gary67 replied to a thread HDD or SSD in PressF1
    Thanks
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    23-10-2020, 06:39 AM
    gary67 started a thread HDD or SSD in PressF1
    It sounds like the HDD in wifes laptop might be on way out, don't worry full backup of all data done and will image it over the weekend as well. ...
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  • wainuitech's Avatar
    22-10-2020, 03:01 PM
    Yeah wise move. I installed mint20 on a workshop PC to try and recover some data from a badly corrupted Drive (lots of failed sectors) but after...
    23 replies | 794 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    22-10-2020, 12:52 PM
    If you are meaning Outlook on the installed office 365, then there's two ways. 1. You can hold down the shift key when you click delete and that...
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  • wainuitech's Avatar
    22-10-2020, 10:42 AM
    Ya know all OS's give problems and have bugs, W7 still has unfixed bugs, as well as Linux (see link for mint20 in the post by piroska). Then at the...
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  • wainuitech's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 08:13 PM
    With some peoples panic about bugs, here's a list of the Known Issues. The key words in those are "Might" The list of fixes as well as the...
    23 replies | 794 view(s)
  • gary67's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 05:21 PM
    No worries wifes laptop still hasn't had the 2004 update from May, Asus must be real sluw at issuing the driver updates for it.
    23 replies | 794 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 05:03 PM
    May be a good Idea, mint 20 has been out for a short while now, On the site, known issues -- Got a few. ...
    23 replies | 794 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 04:59 PM
    you stated it yourself that 1909 has unfixed bugs, and that was out over a year ago. MS are'nt going to fix an old build when the new one has the...
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  • wainuitech's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 02:36 PM
    Kind of true but also false. You mention that 1909 has unfixed bugs -- So how long do you wait till they are fixed ?? Since that's over a year...
    23 replies | 794 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 11:40 AM
    Just adding, if its upgraded via Windows update its nothing more than a Standard cumulative update. There is no Windows.old folder as per other...
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  • wainuitech's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 11:04 AM
    You do realize that 1909 is over a year old ?? There have been fixes installed since then. This particular version has been out in the Insider...
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  • wainuitech's Avatar
    21-10-2020, 08:57 AM
    Well that was a painless upgrade from 2004 to 2009, Now showing as 20H2. Checked for updates, new upgrade - set it going, downloaded and installed...
    23 replies | 794 view(s)
  • gary67's Avatar
    20-10-2020, 07:33 PM
    gary67 replied to a thread Election in PC World Chat
    Yes we should have shut the borders, but I don't see why we need to lock up the boarders.
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    20-10-2020, 07:30 PM
    That's as maybe and since their isn't a god philosophy doesn't need to be a degree, a Diploma at most and barely that
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    20-10-2020, 03:58 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Fair Go in PC World Chat
    And now the rest of the Story relating to the spark Plugs, From Fairgo.
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  • gary67's Avatar
    20-10-2020, 06:22 AM
    For once B.M. something we can agree on, a lot of those fluffy degree courses should be banished as posing no value in the real world.
    14 replies | 601 view(s)
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    19-10-2020, 06:40 PM
    prefect replied to a thread Election in PC World Chat
    National under Key had an accord with the Commie greens and got back nothing in return, never even a thank you.
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    19-10-2020, 02:14 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Election in PC World Chat
    Yeah she might. Listened this Morning on the Breakfast Show -- They said she may consider it as looking at a longer term ( next Election) pays to...
    28 replies | 1254 view(s)
  • wainuitech's Avatar
    19-10-2020, 02:07 PM
    All true :) and never did us any harm. Not like todays self entitled Snowflakes ;)
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  • gary67's Avatar
    18-10-2020, 06:26 PM
    gary67 replied to a thread Election in PC World Chat
    Just for christs sake lets not give the Greens any cabinet posts and give the conservation seat to someone who will actually talk to all stake...
    28 replies | 1254 view(s)
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