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  1. Thread: HDD or SSD

    by Neil McC
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    Re: HDD or SSD

    I use Samsung SSD's. Makes an enormous difference compared to the old hard drive,well worth it.And Samsung have handy tools for cloning/copying the hard drive to their ssd.
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    Re: VHS video to PC capture

    Same here Peter.
    Is there an equivalent of Firewire (IEEE 1394) ? I assume usb3 would be as quick, but is an adaptor from Firewire to usb3 available?
  3. Thread: LED bulbs

    by Neil McC
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    Re: LED bulbs

    It's probably leakage current triggering the led.The ordinary lamp draws more current to get it working, so when you fit an led there's less resistance in the lamp.
  4. Thread: So excited!

    by Neil McC
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    Re: So excited!

    Good on you Misty.Have fun with it.
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    Re: Windows 10 MS Solitairs adds

    Thanks wainuitech.
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    Re: An Irish Blessing

    Thanks.
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    Re: Overuse of closed threads on Chat

    Didn't know horses could draw! Amazing.
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    Re: (Between) Mondays jokes...

    Love it!
  9. Thread: Active@ help

    by Neil McC
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    Re: Active@ help

    I find 9 to be quicker than previous versions.
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    Re: Napier People - a question

    Try Dr Keith Hooper.
  11. Thread: Javaw.exe

    by Neil McC
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    Re: Javaw.exe

    Thanks again!
    Just disabled NoScript and Outlook mail opens OK now.Disabled the rest of the addons but my supplier still doesn't load.No worries there as I can use Chrome for them!
    Can I ask what...
  12. Thread: Javaw.exe

    by Neil McC
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    Re: Javaw.exe

    Turns out it was my Netguard program for my UPS trying something.Reinstalled Netguard but it won't open in Firefox now to let me see what's happening or make adjustments.That's what set the high cpu...
  13. Thread: Javaw.exe

    by Neil McC
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    Re: Javaw.exe

    Hi wainuitech.
    The only 2 I ran were Zemana and Hitman Pro.
    None stated that they needed to download anything else.
    Zemana found a lot of tracking cookies and Hitman found not a lot.
    I think it...
  14. Thread: Javaw.exe

    by Neil McC
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    Javaw.exe

    Noticed that my cpu was hard out ,shown in Task Manager.Win 7.
    Uninstalled latest Java but that made no difference,so in Resource Monitor I ended the process.
    CPU dropped back down to normal.
    Have...
  15. Thread: Firefox?

    by Neil McC
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    Re: Firefox?

    Same here. I can't get onto my Outlook website now with FF, and another suppliers website.Have to use Chrome to access them.
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    Re: Cloning software for Dynamic Disks ?

    I used that to clone to an SSD when others wouldn't.(Minitool)
  17. Re: We Always Close Our Blinds and Curtains in the Winter Months

    Haven't you been out to Havelock from Hastings recently Ken? With all the road works around St Georges Rd/Crosses Rd it's as bad as Auckland!
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    Re: Legal question for electricians

    I think the story is that a new wiring install of a bus/caravan relies on the COC for 2 years from the sparky who wired it.After that it needs an inspector to certify it.
    PS.Still remember visiting...
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    Re: Legal question for electricians

    Hi PJ. Metal Reyrolles are banned.It's all plastic plugs and sockets now! And RCD's fitted everywhere!
    Regards.
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    Re: SSD conundrum.

    I had that happen on my Win 7 after installing my SSD a day or two later.
    Had to boot into BIOS where I did see the SSD and had to reset it as boot drive!
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    Re: Getting wifi to an outside room

    Thanks wainuitech.
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    Re: Getting wifi to an outside room

    Correct Driftwood,for his laptop and phone.
    Thanks chiefnz.I thought you couldn't plug another router into an existing one.He doesn't have a router in the cabin,just a plug in connection which goes...
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    Getting wifi to an outside room

    My friend's son is now outside in a cabin/bedroom about 30m from house.If they move the wifi extender to near the back door then he can do his homework,but they need to move it to another place for...
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    Re: Slow fill washing machine

    Ours was blocking up with fine silt on the machine input,so I've put a filter in the tap end so it's easier to clean out.Real pain though.I don't think I can remove anything on the machine,but will...
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    Re: Active Image won't let me schedule backups

    Yeah,I use Second Copy for the important files to 2 other hard drives.
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