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  1. Thread: News Websites

    by piroska
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    Re: News Websites

    stuff
    NZHerald - via Chrome with a certain extension
    News.com.au

    Look at a few other overseas news sites now and then but meh...usually seen it already on those.

    Occasionally RNZ or newsroom...
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    Re: Buzz Words of yesterytear

    Some are older than you might think:



    Idiot
    Ancient Greece people who didnít participate in the political process or in their community
    The Greek word idiotes was used to describe those...
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    Re: Covid Vaccine -Grrrrr!

    And then there are the new variants, new vaccines will be out and NZ will be lagging....as usual.
  4. Re: Saturday fun: Restoring an old Toshiba laptop

    Er, no it won't.
    If you mean really old games, whack Linux on it and use Wine. The old stuff works on Wine.
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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    It is? I'd have thought they like horses, or is that the Greenies?
  6. Thread: Anti virus

    by piroska
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    Re: Anti virus

    See this thread then:

    https://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/showthread.php?149833-Internet-Security
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    Re: Windows 11 leaked

    But then you can download wallpapers whatever your O/S. So long as your screen can handle the resolution...I have some stunning ones for mine...although I can't go too high a res...screen isn't that...
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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    Yet.

    It's what the govt is aiming for. I"ll be dead by then, but if I was younger I'd be pissed off.
    I don't object to new types of cars...but this? No, maybe if the solid state batteries work...
  9. Re: My close to state of the art desktop system Intel, 8 core, reboots frequently

    No, not always...if you haven't disabled that auto restart you can get that. I always disabled it, on new builds, and all PCs I fixed, whether it was relevant to what I was fixing or not. It was a...
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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    There is a whole heap of problems.

    Cost of cars.
    Cost of batteries.

    Generating enough electricity.
    Distance they can travel.

    Lithum....a whole set of issues right there.
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    Re: So that's what Vodafone is thinking..

    I don't object to that sort of question.
    They're gauging the reaction first.
    Not just going ahead and doing it...so answer as you will....it's feedback.
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    Re: Windows 11 leaked

    True, the one failing. It's why I stuck with Windows for so long.

    On the other hand there are other options...dare I mention the M word? Or a console....
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    Re: Windows 11 leaked

    Whereas Linux is happy on new or old
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    Re: For your consideration.

    But you don't live in Invercargill. What do you think Auckland will be like if it's that hot down there?

    It means most of the rest of the country is unfit for growing much at all except cactus.
  15. Re: My close to state of the art desktop system Intel, 8 core, reboots frequently

    Settings in the Startup and Recovery section.
    Remove the check mark next to Automatically restart, and then click OK.

    If you haven't done that, it won't give you a crash message. Do that first....
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    Re: Windows 11 leaked

    And what if, no-one cared and went Linux?
    LOL.

    Glad I'm out of it , haven't missed it once.
  17. Thread: Liker

    by piroska
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    Re: Liker

    Uhuh, and it's called Liker? Yuk.
    Just Another Unsocial Site.
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    Re: Memory Replacement

    No, they can't do that, and don't. Wholesalers don't send stuff all the time, it costs....they wait until there is a container load or so...(not always a massive container).
    I worked for one doing...
  19. Thread: Anti virus

    by piroska
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    Re: Anti virus

    Rule 1: If it's not broke, don't fix it.

    NOd isn't that much to renew each year.
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    Re: For your consideration.

    Hilarious. I'm sure a lot of farmers would disagree.........or people down in the Catlins for instance....
    As for walk 20 miles to get a bus for work, haha....and what time would you need to leave? ...
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    Re: Memory Replacement

    You send them back, they send new ones.

    But wait and see what they say...although if they really are faulty, then you can't use the PC anyway....
    Never mind some check....
  22. Thread: WTF??

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    Re: WTF??

    LOL.
    I worked there for a week once.

    At the time they were on CloseUp with mark Sainsbury, and ongoing report....ongoing stories about billing and various telecoms problems people were getting.
    ...
  23. Re: Trying to watch a movie on Put Locker without success

    I used to have a addon for Firefox that downloaded stuff you streamed. It downloaded a lot faster than it played, (so you could cancel the steam) it didn't download as is, so thus eliminated any...
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    Re: Covid Vaccine -Grrrrr!

    No vaccines here, my mum should be on the list, but nothing...
  25. Thread: WTF??

    by piroska
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    Re: WTF??

    Trustpower are not cheap for power and again this year got the worst rating for customer service.

    I inherited Vodafne from Ihug.
    They did not connect me when I moved, they had no record of it...
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