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    Today, 12:34 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Start up in PressF1
    Easy Way -- Go into Task Manager (either type Task in Search or press Ctrl+Alt+Del, select task manager) Then on the Startup Tab disable what you...
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    Yesterday, 08:23 PM
    Thanks for the heads-up Kame. I have never played an “Interactive Computer Game” so had no idea what was going on. I can only conclude that the...
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    Yesterday, 05:09 PM
    B.M. replied to a thread Help is at hand. in PC World Chat
    And some rode their Pony to school and the Pony Paddock was half full. ;) :eek:
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    Yesterday, 02:52 PM
    Both - Meaning depending on What RAID setup they are, sometimes its not just a case of Swapping HDDs. Often the Theory of how things are meant to...
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    Yesterday, 10:42 AM
    B.M. replied to a thread Help is at hand. in PC World Chat
    Wouldn’t that be the truth. Here’s one along the same lines that occurred rather too close to home. Two or three years ago my grand-daughter...
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    Yesterday, 09:05 AM
    Yep exactly, but most people are of the opinion that its a NAS (same for external Drives) and some sort of device that wont fail. --- Till it does ;)
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    Yesterday, 08:35 AM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Help is at hand. in PC World Chat
    You know the old saying -- Cant make it idiot proof , as soon as you do there's a better class of idiots :D
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    Yesterday, 08:20 AM
    No the data was recoverable (took over a week).The NAS software was Linux based and it was VERY badly damaged. Tried all sorts of Linux software...
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    20-01-2021, 08:28 PM
    Actually its not remote. Got a Customer who that happened too late last year. His Son had set up two separate NAS's both with mirrored drives,...
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    20-01-2021, 07:24 PM
    B.M. replied to a thread Help is at hand. in PC World Chat
    As far as I’m concerned it is straight out “Empire Building” and I look forward to seeing just how they are going to police such nonsense. I...
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    20-01-2021, 05:50 PM
    Running sfc /scannow sometimes does need to run several times. What happens is lets say (for simple state) theres 5 problems, it may fix 1 at a time,...
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    20-01-2021, 03:17 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Help is at hand. in PC World Chat
    So the caregivers want to sit on their backsides and do nothing instead of Supervising. :rolleyes: Narrrrrrr that cant be right.
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    20-01-2021, 01:14 PM
    B.M. started a thread Help is at hand. in PC World Chat
    To all you people out there, some of whom have survived terrible parenting, help is at hand. HERE :rolleyes:
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    20-01-2021, 09:27 AM
    My own backups these days are quite simple, but effective. There's basically two types. Backup important items that cant be lost, or would be...
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    20-01-2021, 08:52 AM
    Do you have a local Account or Email ? If Email you first need to change it to a Local Account. Heres a Site that shows you how. ...
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    19-01-2021, 10:44 AM
    Weird, mine updates the modules all the time. Mind you I do have the update agent on one of my own servers and pushes that out to the various...
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    19-01-2021, 07:51 AM
    Eset only Quarantines items like that, not delete. You simply go into the Quarantine option and put it back, as well as telling it to ignore that...
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    18-01-2021, 05:31 PM
    Agree with that ( as well as the ones you listed as TRASH) Personally been using Eset for years, Also Sell It, Can honestly say very few...
    9 replies | 244 view(s)
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    16-01-2021, 09:52 PM
    wainuitech replied to a thread Internet Connection in PressF1
    There's Many Reasons as to why range is short. Are you connecting with 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz?. 5GHz WILL be shorter than 2.4. Have a read of the...
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    16-01-2021, 02:41 PM
    The reason the updates fail is often due to system Corruptions. ( the log files would show this as I mentioned) Got a Customers Computer here at...
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    16-01-2021, 10:49 AM
    B.M. replied to a thread Special people in PC World Chat
    My Accountant was an ex Tax Inspector who didn't get a promotion he thought he was entitled to, so spat the dummy and left, going out in opposition...
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    16-01-2021, 09:13 AM
    This is exactly why I mentioned earlier to look at the log files. Otherwise its only guess work.
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    16-01-2021, 07:28 AM
    B.M. replied to a thread Special people in PC World Chat
    I would have thought these days Cash would have been more popular than ever with GST being 15%. That’s 15% saved plus 10% from the Tradie for not...
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    15-01-2021, 09:14 PM
    Have son, wife, and two grand-kids staying with us at the moment. Son was playing some game I have never seen before with grand daughter. Next...
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    15-01-2021, 08:21 PM
    B.M. replied to a thread Special people in PC World Chat
    Yes, I can understand that, but part of the deal was full and comprehensive insurance cover. They had already sighted, and recorded, my Passport ...
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    15-01-2021, 01:03 PM
    B.M. replied to a thread Special people in PC World Chat
    COVID-19 wasn't a factor back then, the transaction was four figures, and a cashless society wasn't on the radar. ;)
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  • wainuitech's Avatar
    15-01-2021, 12:27 PM
    Well that's an open Question :D How long is a piece of string. ? With no info its impossible to say. Try looking in the Eventviewer Expand...
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    15-01-2021, 12:10 PM
    B.M. replied to a thread Special people in PC World Chat
    I also thought that it was technically illegal to refuse cash, but the article I read at the time claimed only a Government Department couldn't...
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    15-01-2021, 08:59 AM
    B.M. replied to a thread Special people in PC World Chat
    Here’s one for you. Being “Old School” “Cash was King” and many a good deal was done by showing up with the cash. However, I struck one in Aus...
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  • wainuitech's Avatar
    14-01-2021, 07:18 PM
    You should try on Google Home LOL it talks back to you. One question I asked it as a joke, and it comes back "Sorry I get Confused sometimes" ...
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