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    Re: Why is it called "The Boneyard"?

    It's slang from way back like "Boothill".
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    Re: Why is it called "The Boneyard"?

    Really Roscoe! It is a cemetery for unwanted planes.
  3. Thread: Backup??

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    Re: Backup??

    I too like dugimodo use Aomei backupper. I have used the restore on occasions and found it works very well.
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    Re: Basic file text too light.

    Thanks WT. I will investigate. Funny though, I have a Toshiba Tecra laptop and it has the same problem with light text. Mainly the guts of the stories on Stuff and the like, but also affected is the...
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    Re: Basic file text too light.

    Taskbar is black and I use a solid (dark blue) background.
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    Re: Basic file text too light.

    Thank you both. Both of your suggestions are worthy but my problem remains. Taking Stuff as an example, headlines are great but my problem remains in the guts of the item. It is the main story line...
  7. Thread: Vets and doctors

    by Bryan
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    Re: Vets and doctors

    Yes! But, the first costs $5000+; the second is free!
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    Re: I have no use for a cave man language

    Just wait and see. I'm glad I wont be here to see it but, in 10 years 15% of our population will be in total control of this country to our great detriment. They are well on their way now! The...
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    Re: Basic file text too light.

    Thank you piroska. I am able to toggle into High Contrast but find that it creates a black back-ground that I do not want. I know I can play around and change the back-ground thing but all I really...
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    Basic file text too light.

    I have a problem in reading my basic file text because it is too light. Text of the likes of Stuff, Herald, Trademe and personal files such as my Music folder all have very light text for the main...
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    Re: Trying to increase shower pressure

    Are you in an Auckland suburb or Rural? If in the city you should have mains pressure. Best ask a plumber, you could go to a plumbing supply shop and ask them. It's not a thing to be messing about...
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    Re: SSD drive in 9 year old PC ??

    Acronis can be a bit of a bugger I have found! Acronis Disk doctor for one (if you use it) doesn't seem to like large disks.

    When working with Win10 and Acronis True Image, you need to work out if...
  13. Re: Advice please for missing optical drive from PC

    Do you have another machine you could try it on? Like the others, it would seem that the drive is the fault. How long ago did it operate successfully?
  14. Re: Advice please for missing optical drive from PC

    Try playing a music CD.
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    Re: USB Video issue.....

    Did you save the clip to the PC or did you just copy from one USB stick to another? If you did, try copying the video to the PC and then copy that to another USB stick and see if that works.
  16. Re: A good dishwasher repairman - recommendations please

    To recommend someone we need to know what town you live in.
  17. Thread: Microsoft edge

    by Bryan
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    Re: Microsoft edge

    Google Reinstall Microsoft Edge Chromium and follow the instructions.
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    Re: Image a M.2 SSD Drive

    I think you will find that version of Acronis is too old and wont recognise the M.2 SSD drive. I don't think you will be able to boot from a CD, you will need a DVD. In saying that, do you have...
  19. Thread: No USB working

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    Re: No USB working

    Do you leave the External HDD attached? If so, remove it before you boot.
  20. Thread: Toasted Computer

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    Re: Toasted Computer

    Is the USB capable of booting. It needs to be. You normally cannot boot from a USB with out the boot files.

    Plugging into the mains, do the lights come on to show you have power?
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    Re: Laptop dead after today's Win10 update

    Try - remove the battery and plug the laptop into the mains and see if it boots. Do you have a bootable DVD of a linux OS? You could try to boot with that if there is a problem with Windows. Maybe on...
  22. Thread: File Found.000

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    Re: File Found.000

    I don't like folders or files hanging around if they serve no purpose. I can see that it is not causing interference but I would much prefer that it did not stay there forever.
  23. Thread: File Found.000

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    Re: File Found.000

    Thank you Agent_24. Precisely the right answer.
  24. Thread: File Found.000

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    File Found.000

    Running Win10 Pro latest version. My external HDD when connected to my TV shows a file Found.000. I had a problem with the HDD a little while ago but Win10 fixed it.

    When attaching the Ext HDD to...
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    Re: Mouse Wheel and Keyboard problems.

    Carefully take it apart and clean the guts out. Probably a build up of debris from over a period. For me it seems to be mainly cat fur!
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