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    Re: Windows Defender and USB Memory Sticks

    I found a fix via MS Community.
    Plug in the External HDD or USB then when that drive appears on screen (Explorer) right click it and select Scan with Win Defender.
    You are presented with the...
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    Windows Defender and USB Memory Sticks

    I am Win 10 (64) latest (non preview) version.
    I back up to External HDDs and also USBs (also take USB to Print shop for printing)..
    On my current laptop, new since Sept 2020, I use only Windows...
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    Re: We used to listen to the radio before TV.

    Yes I remember Kids Programs -Hopalong Cassidy and the Lost Goldmine, Sparky and the magic train.- The Singing Dogs.
    You could request stories to be played.
    You can still listen to them on RNZ...
  4. Thread: Defraggler

    by Neil F
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    Re: Defraggler

    Thanks for comments and yes i do have an SSD drive.
    I shall leave as is
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    Re: Breach of Rights

    Good on you P. What an insensitive medical practice. When needed Support people are an integral part of visits and not just foreign languages
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    Re: At Least We're in the Right Country

    I think one problem with NZ is the 3 year Electoral Cycle. I would make it 4 years in the hope that we might have some more actions avoiding excuses such as "we had good projects but ran out of...
  7. Thread: Defraggler

    by Neil F
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    Defraggler

    I notice that the latest version of Defraggler (2.22.995) by Piriform seems to be 30 July 2018. I used to use it regularly n my old laptop.
    I did not install it on my new (Sept 2020) laptop as I...
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    Re: Well I値l be ................

    I've just finished watching a documentary DVD about the race. following the German team.-set in 2003.
    This is a race and sometimes equipment gives out plus at stages there is a huge pack so...
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    Re: Just So We're Clear

    Kenj if it was the same dance hall it was called The Crystal Palace. I recall going there in 19721. Other such dance halls were Surf Side, Milford and Oriental Ballroom Symonds St.
    I never went...
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    Re: Buzz Words of yesterytear

    Great comments , evereyone -thanks. Today a younger (than me) chap told me he had just returned from the Murder House (dentist)( -I had not heard that one for a long time. I have used the term...
  11. Re: Microsoft to end Windows 10 support on October 14th, 2025

    Not a biggy from my viewpoint. MSoft is better than Mobile Phones where "old" phones cannot accept the latest Android or Apple updates and as a result many Mobile Apps which i update (with no...
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    Re: Just So We're Clear

    Too PC (not computer ) Piroska. There were lots of injustices from all sides -think Poll Tax -. most Indians and Chinese foe example seemed to be able to retain their own language (speaking it at...
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    Buzz Words of yesterytear

    After the comments about current buzz words that we feel are overused i thought let's recall ones or expressions that seem to have fallen into disuse so I 'll start.

    Swot -I was amazed in...
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    Re: Everything is a "game changer."

    I hate
    "awesome" and "learnings" instead of lessons. In the case of sports -"a game of 2 halves" - Of course it is that is why they have halftime.
    "That's a nonsense " instead of...
  15. Thread: WTF??

    by Neil F
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    Re: WTF??

    I understand about late fees which I agree are exorbitant. It seems I am unusual in that I have always ( 15 years ) found Vodafone very helpful to my needs such as suggesting am alternative...
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    Re: Covid Vaccine -Grrrrr!

    Hi Tony

    see my post on this matter a few weeks ago.
    I was similar to you -reset password - what password?
    Like you I was not prepared to wait in queue for the 0800 Nr -a valid Nr.
    However, I...
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    Lenovo E15 laptop Audio failed Again

    I am frustrated at non determination of root cause.

    Monday 3pm I was listening to music on PC -fine. 7pm I sat down to watch a DVD -no sound yet volume level showed 70%
    Then the dreaded red...
  18. Thread: Tuesdays Laugh

    by Neil F
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    Re: Tuesdays Laugh

    Answering machine message:- "I am not available right now, but thank you for caring enough to call. I am making some changes in my life. Please leave a message after the beep. If I do not...
  19. Thread: Tuesdays Laugh

    by Neil F
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    Re: Tuesdays Laugh

    A tour bus driver was driving a bus load of seniors down a highway when he was tapped on the shoulder by a little old lady..
    She offered him a handful of almonds, which he gratefully munched up.....
  20. Baking Soda and Vinegar Advert in AA Magazine

    Many issues of the AA Mag have an advert from Health Pride (I think used to be named MagnaMail).

    The Heading is Grandma's 1001 Uses for Baking Soda and Vinegar.

    Then follows a number of...
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    Re: First Covid-19 vaccine jab?

    I had my first jab 27 April ( no effects) second is 2 weeks away.
    I got an email which i was a bit suspicious of initially. I clicked on the link -asked for my password.-What password - I had not...
  22. Thread: Humour -2

    by Neil F
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    Re: Humour -2

    Answering machine message:- "I am not available right now, but thank you for caring enough to call. I am making some changes in my life. Please leave a message after the beep. If I do not...
  23. Thread: Humour -2

    by Neil F
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    Humour -2

    1) Bored? Phone a Women's' Rights Group and ask to speak with the Man in Charge



    2)
    A young fella with his pants hanging half off his arse, no front teeth and a half inch thick gold...
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    Re: Brave Browser Query

    Thanks, everyone for your helpful comments.

    I shall not bother to try Brave browser
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    Brave Browser Query

    A friend has recently moved to Brave Browser and is very happy with it.
    I am on latest versions of Win 10. I currently use (for various purposes) the latest 64 bit versions of browsers Edge,...
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