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  1. Thread: ISP (Survey)

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    Poll: Re: ISP (Survey)

    MyRepublic on 100/20 plan with phone for $99/month.

    They seem to be unpopular on forums due to slow evening speeds a year or so ago. We have had no issues since they sorted that out. Consistent...
  2. Re: Old computer case - would the ports supports USB3?

    You can also get a similar insert panel that fits into a 3.5" floppy drive bay.
  3. Thread: Passwords

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    Re: Passwords

    aaaaaaaaaaaaaaa would take 1000 years
    passwordpassword would take 35000 years
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    Re: Gb monthly usag mter

    This is what I use.
    https://www.glasswire.com/
  5. Thread: How can I tell

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    Re: How can I tell

    Would Glasswire be of any use?
    https://www.glasswire.com/
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    Re: Avast versus Windows defender

    Defender runs quite happily on all our computers along with other antivirus software.
  7. Re: Email client vs Web mail. What is the difference?

    Set up test accounts with throw away email addresses with different providers, eg gmail, outlook, etc.
    Send some test emails to and from these to see how they feel, and which one best suits your...
  8. Re: Email client vs Web mail. What is the difference?

    We have an outlook.com email address and use MailWasher on our main PC to view emails before downloading the ones we want with MS Outlook.
    We use the "Wash" function in MailWasher to delete any we...
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    Re: Microsoft Publisher

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-nz/store/d/publisher-2016/cfq7ttc0k5d0
  10. Re: Can you ring during power outage while connected to fibre optic?

    You could try this,
    http://www.constantvigil.com/shop,shop,2,1,001.html
  11. Re: Using forward to safely see email contents in MS Outlook

    Thanks for reply.

    I work for a nationwide company with probably about 100-150 computers running W7 or W10. As far as I know, all the PC's, tablets, and laptops have MS Update turned off. The IT...
  12. Using forward to safely see email contents in MS Outlook

    At work we have been told not to open suspicious emails, but to forward them to our company IT help desk for checking.

    I did this to an email from a company I had not heard of this week.
    The...
  13. Thread: creators update

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    Re: creators update

    I also have four W10 computers here without any issues that I can recall. All are upgrades, not fresh installs.

    I think the problem is that it is human nature to only comment when things go wrong....
  14. Thread: Error Screen

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    Re: Error Screen

    CCAV is Comodo Cloud Anti-Virus.
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    Re: Any thoughts on best keyboard for Samsung TV?

    I used a Logitech K400 on ours when we first got it. Worked quite well, but found that the "smart" TV was not as smart as they are advertised to be.
    I bought an ex lease pc to use as a HTPC and now...
  16. Re: Can't access Asus suport site (dlcdnet.com.asus)

    This is the only site causing problems.
  17. Re: Can't access Asus suport site (dlcdnet.com.asus)

    Managed to get what I wanted by logging into work through RDP and downloading the manual.

    Weird why I can't do it directly from home?
  18. Re: Can't access Asus suport site (dlcdnet.com.asus)

    That's it, but still timing out.
    I will try at work tomorrow.
  19. Can't access Asus suport site (dlcdnet.com.asus)

    I am trying to download the manual and latest drivers etc for a new ASUS UX330UA laptop running W10 Pro, but can't connect to the Global download site.
    Have tried with Edge and IE11 on the laptop....
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    Re: IrfanView updates

    I have V4.40.
    Have never had IrfanView delete files, or cause any other issues on an update.

    Are the pics yours, or did they come with the download?
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    Re: Firefox Bookmarks

    Have you tried creating another "Family" folder and moving the entries to it?
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    Re: Microsoft and 'funny' phone calls

    We have never had any of the MS etc spam calls.
    Possibly because we have had an unlisted phone number for over 30 years?
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    Re: Opinions on how to back up my NAS

    What happens with these real time automatic backups if the source computer gets screwed, eg virus, cryptolocked, or just corrupted in some way?

    Will the backup also suffer the same failure?
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    Re: What size ssd for Windows 10

    I also have W10 on a 120GB SSD and still got 53GB free.
    MS Office, iTunes installed, but no games or movies.
  25. Thread: Spark problems

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    Re: Spark problems

    Wouldn't drop Spark just because you are having a "temporary" problem with the idiots in their billing department. They will sort it out.
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