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  1. Thread: Outlook 365

    by Neil F
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    Re: Outlook 365

    Gmail made a unilateral decision that the option to allow access by "less secure apps" such as MS Outlook would cease from 31 May. This has caused lots of issues and MS Community Forum has been full...
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    Re: What's with all the fuss about Matariki?

    Iran still uses the Cyrus calendar 15 March for New Year.
    I may be old fashioned, but I detest the fact that most retail stores are open on Stat Hols except Good Friday and Christmas Day. If...
  3. Re: How to show emphasis on a certain part of a word

    I agree with you Roscoe, I cringe when I hear teenagers talking in faux American accents. It seems as though they believe it makes them more "hip". Yes TV presenters seem to follow like sheep in...
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    Re: Advice on new iMac

    I never buy computers from a Noel Leeming or Harvey Norman type store-the staff do not seem to be Tech savvy. "Oh sorry did you not want a washing machine" I am Windows but can recommend Apple...
  5. Thread: Sound problem

    by Neil F
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    Re: Sound problem

    I found regular Sound loss problems with my October 2020 16GB I7 Intel Lenovo laptop. then it would return automatically after differing periods. Support staff could not fix it -11 months...
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    Re: Gmail & Outlook 2016,2013 , OAuth

    I am Outlook 365 and use POP - IMAP was too limited. I wish Microsoft would get far more aggressive with Google and insist they stop buggering around with pretenses that their product is more...
  7. Re: All policing should be based on the Peel Principles

    Brilliantly expressed zqwerty. I'm an old fogey and miss "the constable on the beat" - familiar with people and vice versa. The current "centralised mode"(closures of suburban stations) relying on...
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    Re: How to defeat Google?

    Thanks for all replies . ChiefNZ FYI I get these interruptions on my (only 1 I use) laptop at the same physical location and using the same applications i have used for many years. fred-fish I...
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    How to defeat Google?

    My email is a gmail.com acct. i also have an informal email acct (not used that frequently) The informal email is used as "the recovery acct" for the main one.
    I use MS 365 Outlook and regularly get...
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    Re: Christchurch Wastewater Plant

    Despite all of the above Christchurch Council is still planning to spend money on a new sports /Events stadium-$650mill -$150mill extra since last costs forecast. I am a long-term rugby fan but...
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    Re: What a Credit to New Zealand

    The P:M is well recognised internationally but look at all the messes /confusion/unnecessary Govt bureaucracy back in NZ under her Govt.
    I voted labour but unfortunately they haver an historical...
  12. Thread: Jokes

    by Neil F
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    Re: Jokes

    Subject: How’s the war going?
    A Russian wife turned to her husband and asked, "What's this special military operation our glorious leader keeps talking about?"
    Her husband replied, "It's a proxy...
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    Re: what do we do with 12year old criminals

    Punish the little shits severely. Unfortunately NZ does not permit young euthanasia. These scum are well on the way to a life of crime costing tax payers millions supporting them in and out of...
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    Re: Using cellphones while driving

    I fully support the new cameras idea. All safe Driving courses over the decades have stressed "keep your eyes on the road-ahead and around you."
    Most of these cellphone users will just be talking or...
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    Re: A question for the train enthusiasts out there

    Slightly different take. When I was young (1960) there were railcars. I travelled on several e.g. Gisborne to Wairoa.(In UISA they were called ,I think, Streamliners. To the best olf my knowledge...
  16. Thread: Jokes

    by Neil F
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    Re: Jokes

    An Irishman is approached by one of his neighbours who says "Paddy, yesterday afternoon you should have closed your curtains when you were making love with your wife. The whole street was watching."...
  17. Thread: Jokes

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    Re: Jokes

    An utterly ruthless Hollywood producer is visited by Satan. Satan says "I can get you any star male or female any time you want , and always you will get the best scripts and best directors to work...
  18. Re: Electric aircraft in the near future? I don't think so.

    R2x1 You've nailed it-well said
  19. Thread: Question Time

    by Neil F
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    Re: Question Time

    All Black you hit the nail on the head. Just imagine the time saved in parliament if the members asked sensible relevant questions and received sensible relevant answers. A Management Consulting Firm...
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    Re: When should I go from Win 10 to Win 11?

    That is a good screenshot Wainui. Looks pretty straightforward to me for right click tracking of purposes
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    When should I go from Win 10 to Win 11?

    I am on Win 10 pro 64 bit with Intel I-7 and 16gb ram. 512SSD.
    I am fully updated except for the 1 Windows Optional update.

    I trend to procrastinate so have been delaying- ignoring the daily...
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    Re: Who gets their Marching Orders?

    I agree with you Wainui -The problem is the "let's be kind" crap the Govt spouts. Be kind only works with responsible people. We seem to have lots of video cameras to enforce bus lane/speeding fines....
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    Re: Download bank statement to Excel

    Is this too simple? Use a good uninstaller programme (not just Windows uninstaller) e.g. Revo uninstaller. Totally uninstall all excel system files -may as well do the entire Office suite. You have...
  24. Thread: Joke of the day

    by Neil F
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    Re: Joke of the day

    LOVE THE IRISH
    Bloke at a horse race whispers to Paddy next to him,
    "Do you want the winner of the next race?"
    Paddy replies "No tanks, oi've only got a small yard."
    ...
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    IT History Answers requested

    I first used a PC in 1984. Many programmes and companies have long ago disappeared.
    Can members recall why some disappeared? For brevity I'll use SS for spreadsheet.
    Wang (Fact) had ss Wingz I...
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