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    Re: Windows10 version 2004 update

    My wife's HP laptop had this update waiting for the past few weeks. Decided to install it on Monday and got to 100% preparing then error. Refreshed the update window and it had vanished and...
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    Re: Spark Fibre Unlimited with UNPLAN

    I just got fiber installed this week. The only thing the old Spark router does now is have the wan port connected to the fiber ONT and one of the Lan ports connected to a 8 port Lan Gigabit switch
  3. Thread: RJ12 or RJ11

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    Re: RJ12 or RJ11

    Good information. The key phone systems Tha I worked on in the early 90s used RJ45 format jack but wired in telephony for a not data. Modern keyphones systems from the late 90s used two wire Jacks...
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    Re: Windows 2004 Defragging SSD's

    Thanx for the link. My granddaughter is the only one here with an SSD in her laptop. Must go and check what version she is on and action accordingly.
  5. Thread: RJ12 or RJ11

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    Re: RJ12 or RJ11

    The fiber phone jack is an RJ11. The term RJ11 and 12 are interchangeable in this country as it only applies to wiring standards in the US.
  6. Thread: WiFi home phones

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    Re: WiFi home phones

    You're talking about a phone that uses WiFi VoIP for calling?? If so not the easiest solution for a an old person using the local WiFi. Hope they've gotten someone to set it up for them.
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    Re: Smartphone recommendation?

    The cheapest Pixel 2 phone on Price Spy is around $600 and nothing on TM. Pixel 3 even more. Pity that Google see us as a non entity and won't sell their phone stuff here
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    Re: Spark Fibre Unlimited with UNPLAN

    Update. The Chorus group arrived today to have a look. Found a blockage at the old copper demark box and can't get thru it so will have to trench from the other side of the house in to the lounge....
  9. Re: What type of Huawei phone is good for taking photos?

    Nice camera. What is the audio like when using it in video mode??
  10. Re: What type of Huawei phone is good for taking photos?

    I virtually never see anyone with a dedicated camera these days. All use cell phones. That applies to me who bought a quite expensive Canon G20 camcorder about 5 years ago.
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    Re: Spark Fibre Unlimited with UNPLAN

    That's a quick install. I ordered mine about a week ago. Chorus coming to scope it on June 24 and install on July 07. Going to be interesting as Chorus has only put in the ducting and no fiber in...
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    Re: Home phone - land line

    Still have a landline. Gets used all the time as cell coverage where I live is zero to 1 bar.
  13. Thread: New Laptop

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    Re: New Laptop

    You can buy a Office 365 personal for $98 at PB tech.
    https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/OFFMST1100/Microsoft-Office-365-Personal-for-1-Person-Works-o

    During the year they usually have...
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    Re: Windows 10 --- Latest Tech Preview

    Agree. Thought that as it was based on Chrome the sync function between the two may work :-)
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    Re: Windows 10 --- Latest Tech Preview

    I found that Chrome sync would not work with Edge sync.
  16. Re: How to "un raid" a RAID array, and have two separate drives?

    I've had this issue in the past trying to reuse old drives. I the finish bought a USB to drive cable and used that to reformat the drives.
  17. Thread: So excited!

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    Re: So excited!

    Ah those were the days, glad computer drives etc have moved on. Yes I remember buffer underuns. I remember those Verbatim CDs that looked like 45rpm records.
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    Re: Where do they get these silly ideas from?

    Brilliant. You've got the job.
  19. Thread: Political Rant

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    Re: Political Rant

    Green peace and their anti use once plastic bottle campaign most likely.
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    Re: Where do they get these silly ideas from?

    I notice that the Matamata - Piako Council has done this crap to their recycling calendar this year. At least they still have the English names for the months as well but who know about next year..
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    Re: Windows10 version 2004 update

    Pretty irrelevant compared to the number of non Teslas around that don't die of a software update.
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    Re: Windows10 version 2004 update

    Yes but cars don't stop working while parked at home due to a software update.
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    Re: Windows10 version 2004 update

    I guess Windows 10 keeps you employed these days :-)
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    Re: Windows10 version 2004 update

    But if you do have problems spend about 30 minutes plus reading this https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-may-2020-update-common-problems-and-how-fix-them
    How the average John and Jane doe get...
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    Re: Windows10 version 2004 update

    I'll wait a couple of weeks for the bugs to get fixed before I install it on my wife's laptop.
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