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    Re: Need a good programme to stop pop up ads

    Thanks for that, Lawrence. I'll see how it goes and let you know.:thanks
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    Re: Need a good programme to stop pop up ads

    That did not work. They are still coming up, they slide in bottom right corner. They have the website en.softonic.com on each one.
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    Re: It's Murphy's Law

    I've always liked a good bit of crumpet.:lol::lol:

    But I can't see what that has to do with my dilemma.:confused:
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    It's Murphy's Law

    If I turn up for tea with my good jersey on, I'm certain to spill something down it.

    If I get changed and wear my old jersey I don't spill anything down it.

    That fellow Murphy has a lot to...
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    Re: Your help, please

    Thanks for that, Kame. You have reminded me of what I learnt at school 50 years ago.

    I looked on the back of the unit and it had the amps and volts displayed. It worked out at 30w which is just...
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    Your help, please

    We have a Dish TV Freeview aerialBox T2200 Recorder and although I have looked on the website I have not been able to find out the wattage. Any ideas?

    Your help is appreciated.:thanks
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    Re: Need a good programme to stop pop up ads

    Yes, ads in a web browser - Chrome and it's a PC running 10.

    I'll give ublock a try, then,

    Thanks for your help, Kame.
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    Need a good programme to stop pop up ads

    I am getting a lot of ads that pop up in the bottom right of the screen on a regular basis and would like to know how to stop them. It's becoming annoying.

    Thanks for your help.:thanks
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    The Real George Floyd

    The other view.


    The article below was in the Brisbane Courier Mail newspaper this morning by veteran reporter Mike O'Connor.

    With a gun held at her stomach, the pregnant woman very likely...
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    Re: Chromecast on my new laptop

    Thanks very much Wainui. I never would have thought of looking there. Just what I wanted. Much appreciated.
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    Chromecast on my new laptop

    I want to be able to use Chromecast on my new laptop but it is not working the same way as on my old laptop.

    On my old laptop there is a oblong symbol top right that I can click on to cast...
  12. Re: What type of Huawei phone is good for taking photos?

    The cameras in phones are nowhere as good as a dedicated camera. It may be inconvenient but if you want decent results stick with your camera.
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    Re: How to remove write protection on USB drive

    Thanks very much, Wainui. Found it. That worked. Much appreciated.
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    Re: How to remove write protection on USB drive

    I have tried that but it brings up a programme called Recover It which is not what I want. Do you have anything else?
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    How to remove write protection on USB drive

    I don't know how it happened but my USB drive is write protected which means I cannot use it. I have looked online and the instructions there either have not worked or I cannot understand the thick...
  16. Thread: New Laptop

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    Re: New Laptop

    Quite agree. The Yanks pronounce it the former way, and let's face it, the Yanks speak American English and we speak Kiwi English so the latter is correct.
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    Re: New Laptop

    Thanks for that, Piroska. Works a treat. Much appreciated.

    Thank you, also, Wainui. I will give that a try as well.
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    New Laptop

    We have just bought a new laptop and one of the programmes installed is Office 365. It is on a trial period and to have it permanately, you need to pay. I think it's about $460 which is more than we...
  19. Thread: Grammar Update

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    Re: Grammar Update

    There was no need to call the English language police.:annoyed: It wasn't that bad.
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    Grammar Update

    Everyone can use a little grammar update now and then so here's yours for today... enjoy!



    Is it "complete", "finished" or "completely finished”?

    No English dictionary has been able to...
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    Where do they get these silly ideas from?

    We have a calendar from our grandson's primary school that has all the days of the week and months of the year in maori.:groan: It seems as though they think (and are teaching the children) that the...
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    Where does the electricity go?

    We have a motorhome that can be parked up for a month before going out on the road. We have a battery monitor and find it necessary to charge the battery every so often when the charge drops below...
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    Re: How does it work?

    Thank you, Bevy, that was most interesting.:thanks
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    Re: How does it work?

    Thanks for that, Dave. I was quite certain that they needed bees but I did not know how it worked. It even shows flowers for tomatoes. I am quite certain, the same as all plants, that capsicums have...
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    How does it work?

    Saw a story on the telly the other day talking about greenhouses and the bees needed to pollinate the crops. It seems that the bees do not fly into the greenhouses mainly, I suppose, because the...
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