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    Re: IDE Power cable needed

    You should be able to find an computer or electronics store that stock those... though to be fair they are likely going to be hard to find... if good ol' Disk Smith was around you'd be able to get...
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    Re: Change the Firefox icon

    First world problems!!! Ugly icons...
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    Re: How do I disable this popup?

    Using Firefox Quantum (57.0.2) and Ad-block Plus (3.8.0), went to the site and saw the popup (which is to allow notifications from the NZ Herald site via your browser).

    I clicked on "Not Now" and...
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    Re: Windows7 updates broken, again

    I believe he was referring to a screwed up Win10 patch Wainuitech not Windows 7.
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    Re: Windows7 updates broken, again

    Exactly which "screwed up" patch are you referring to? Just curious as to why it was screwed up?
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    Re: Windows7 updates broken, again

    Windows 7 Extended support ends in January 2020, though I do understand what you mean.

    This is nothing more than an unfortunate lack of "awareness" on the part of Microsoft....and whilst you'd...
  7. Re: Laser printer mechanical problem - please help

    If it's the same cartridge slot not "printing" despite moving the cartridges around I would say there may be some sort of blockage preventing the "toner" from being dispersed.

    Could be as simple...
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    Re: Lost contacts OST! What to do?

    Ah ok, thanks 1101.... jeez these buggers are getting a bit smarter now aren't they!
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    Re: Lost contacts OST! What to do?

    Can you provide more context on what the situation is?

    OST's hold offline information of the users mail account which allows them to use mail whilst not connected to the mail server. Any changes...
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    Re: The Village Idiot Calls - Again!

    Hey SurferJoe,

    Have you tried the Linux driver here.

    Download the zip file and unzip it. The extracted folder contains all the components you need to compile and install the driver for Linux....
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    Re: Firefox Quantum 57...first impressions

    I started with the beta and I liked it. Though I do agree that the issues with the add-ons were/are an issue. I had trouble with Ad-block but that has been sorted now. The memory usage still seems...
  12. Thread: Delete Video

    by chiefnz
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    Re: Delete Video

    If you have posted a link to the file located on your OneDrive then just "unshare" or delete they file from OneDrive. That should give them a "file not found" error.
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    Re: Fritzbox, Xbox, Internet

    To get around the static IP's for the Xbox units connecting via wireless you could try using DHCP reservations for each of the Xbox units. This will give each Xbox the same DHCP reservation...
  14. Thread: Networking

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    Re: Networking

    Unfortunately, no that's not possible.

    With your current setup you will need at least one cable run.

    Have you considered moving the ONT (Fibre box) out of the kitchen to a more suitable...
  15. Thread: Networking

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    Re: Networking

    So you have ONT (Fibre box)--->router--->Netgear--->Denon

    You'd still need to run a cable from the router to the netgear unit and then plug the Denon into that.

    Only settings you'd need to...
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    Re: Fall update disables system restore

    Yep that's the one...

    System restore is disabled because you can't do a system restore between different Windows build versions. If you need to rollback to the previous Windows build you can use...
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    Re: Cheap mobile phone as IP Camera ?

    Exactly how BIG is your house? Seems like a lot of effort to monitor a printer that you can walk to... is the printer excessively loud or something?

    Just saying... I'm not trying to be a smart...
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    Re: System Malfunction

    sorry double post
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    Re: System Malfunction

    Hmm very perculiar?

    Try this which will get you into start-up repair mode...

    At the login screen click the power icon (bottom right of the screen.)
    Before selecting a shutdown option, hold...
  20. Thread: Win Zip?

    by chiefnz
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    Re: Win Zip?

    Nothing wrong with Zip or Winzip but I use WinRAR myself. I find it has a better compression ratio for zip files and making self-extractors allows for various options etc.

    $30 well spent for a...
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    Re: ADSL line filter question

    Yes it can but is largely dependent on how many split offs there are in the line. Generally speaking if you have multiple splits daisy-chained off the main incoming line and the cabling is old there...
  22. Thread: Win Zip?

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    Re: Win Zip?

    You should be able to open a zip file natively within Windows File Explorer without having to download a zip application but you can get 7zip free here
  23. Thread: Acrobat

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    Re: Acrobat

    You need Acrobat DC/Foxit PhantomPDF or something similar if you have different file formats.

    If they are all Office documents (like word etc.) you can create the document the way you want and...
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    Re: WiFi Range Extender

    Have you considered replacing the Vodafone router? I had the same issue and replaced the Vodafone supplied router with a TP-Link unit. Problem solved...

    I was able to get Wi-Fi outside of my house...
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    Re: Win10 Update ...???

    Allow me to disagree right back...

    The rationale behind MS re-designing the Windows Update mechanism and platform is for the very reason you mention above. MS are very much aware that the average...
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