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  1. Re: Fibre getting connected (Hooray!) - questions

    Yeah it's only the problem stories you usually hear. For me they thrust the fibre from the street under my lawn and it popped up out of the ground right by my house almost as if they knew what they...
  2. Thread: Mobile Issue

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    Re: Mobile Issue

    Too late now but it's sometimes possible to extract an .apk file from an installed ap then use it to reinstall later. Assuming the APK extractor app will run on that old version of android.
    I used...
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    Re: Why School English Matters

    I've always hated literary snobbery myself. Always seemed like people congratulating themselves for their own preferences to me.
    I got told off in High school english for doing a book review on a...
  4. Re: Less RAM @ 3200Mhz or more RAM @ 2600Mhz... Which one?

    What do you use the PC for? bit hard to answer without knowing.

    For gaming increasing the RAM won't do much. For other things it might.

    Intel is less memory speed sensitive than AMD, and you...
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    Re: Bye bye Incredimail

    Tell them to forward all the old mail to themselves :)
  6. Thread: Losing It

    by dugimodo
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    Re: Losing It

    Or, run Netplwiz as above, select your account if there's more than one, untick the box for users must enter a password etc, it'll make you enter your password twice, done.

    No more logging in....
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    Re: I can't understand it.

    I can't understand how you manage to pay attention to a whole add, they don't even register for me. Why does it matter if it makes sense, it stuck in your memory and you know it's for sky sports so...
  8. Thread: Ask Leo

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    Re: Ask Leo

    @Misty just in case I confused tings in the other thread, when I mentioned mirroring there I was talking about real time mirroring which duplicates changes you make on the backup as well basically...
  9. Thread: Ask Leo

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    Re: Ask Leo

    I haven't actually had to use an OS backup since I went to windows 8 (jumped on the cheap upgrade option when it was introduced, then upgraded to 10 for free later).
    And having had such a long...
  10. Thread: Ask Leo

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    Re: Ask Leo

    I think I also had an issue with the way the windows image does a shadow copy and needs enough free space not just on the drive but also on the hidden boot partition. It can keep refusing to do a...
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    Re: Problem with Seagate Backup Portable 4Tb

    I don't know the answer but it seems like that would be by design. You don't want to accidentally delete a file and have the backup do the same do you?

    An always on external drive that mirrors...
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    Re: Computer won't start ...

    As a drastic measure you can short out the green wire on the 24 pin power connector to one of the black ones. Forces the PSU on, almost never helps but I have had a system boot that way before.
  13. Thread: LOLs

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    Re: LOLs

    PETA are not particularly good role models for anyone https://www.zmescience.com/science/peta-killing-campaign-28032019/

    It seems a lot of times the most vocal protesters on any given issue don't...
  14. Re: Asus Z170 Pro Gaming Motherboard Bios Fubar'd

    There is also H110, H170, H210, H270 to consider as well as the Z170, Z270
  15. Thread: Windows Hello

    by dugimodo
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    Re: Windows Hello

    On my phone I registered both index fingers and both thumbs, depends how I'm holding the phone which is most convenient :)
    On my home PC there's no security, I just find it inconvenient and nobody...
  16. Re: Asus Z170 Pro Gaming Motherboard Bios Fubar'd

    Just out of interest, tried an Ebay search for "Z170 pro gaming BIOS chip" and got pages of results from $17-$25.

    Buying off Ebay can be risky but it's an option, just check out the sellers...
  17. Re: Asus Z170 Pro Gaming Motherboard Bios Fubar'd

    Sorry no that's for an asrock board and no good to you
  18. Re: Asus Z170 Pro Gaming Motherboard Bios Fubar'd

    I watched a supplier flash the wrong firmware onto a motherboard and toast it once, no problem for me I got a new motherboard :)
    Point being there are often multiple very similar boards and version...
  19. Re: Asus Z170 Pro Gaming Motherboard Bios Fubar'd

    I ordered a replacement BIOS chip off Ebay for one of mine, didn't work but it was worth a shot :)

    Maybe a repair place with an Eeprom machine can reflash it, do pc techs do that?

    Wanna buy an...
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    Re: The great Aussie icon - The Holden Brand

    I don't know about the Navara but when I was looking for a cheap second car I considered the X-trail as a cheap useful looking vehicle and paid for the Dog & Lemon guide review to see what they had...
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    Re: The great Aussie icon - The Holden Brand

    My Dad was always a holden man, and when my parents separated after all the kids left home he starting buying them. After 3 lemons in a row he stopped mentioning holden and started buying ford.
    ...
  22. Re: Running cat6 next to mains power for a bit?

    Short answer, no don't do it.

    Longer answer https://toolbox.ewrb.govt.nz/home/what-do-i-need-to-know-about-installing-data-and-telecommunication-cables/

    Or basically you are meant to maintain a...
  23. Re: News flash!! An academic talks logic, talks sense!

    You forgot stop breeding
  24. Re: New laptop for school and gaming - advice please

    The specs are very nice and it should game very well. More than I'd spend on a nephew but that's your call.
    Can't comment on the brand, haven't had much to do with it.

    Personally I like the Asus...
  25. Re: Storage Spaces or disk management to mirror drives.

    It's kinda how I feel too, the mirror thing though - it's just me trying to mitigate the reality which is that I'll use one drive, do a backup or two, then never bother to backup again rendering the...
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