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    Re: black mould on exposed aggregate concrete

    wet & forget is more like a anti-fungal anti mold.
    It takes a while to kill it & wont 'clean' the dead mold .

    I'll bet 30sec is more like Janola . It will bleach the black areas back to white....
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    Re: best disk to disk copy software

    Macrium Clone / Copy worked perfectly , it shrank to suit the smaller drive.
    Was quite slow (it seemed to created shadow copies first & used that) , but it worked.

    What I'd really like is...
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    Re: Climate Emergency!

    Thats why its now called 'climate change' & not 'global warming'

    No one can argue the climate doesnt change :)

    It was hot and cold yesterday , very cold out in the wind, hot sheltered from the...
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    Re: What watch you're wearing?

    I stopped wearing watches years ago.
    Im too clumsy with them, they just get trashed .
    Having to put my hand into PC's all the time(my job) was another issue back then , I'd scratch up the glass ....
  5. Thread: glueing plastic

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    Re: glueing plastic

    Acetone may have slightly melted SOME plastic together, really bad advice on that one. Its a solvent, not a glue
    As above , it depends on the plastic. There are many different types
    And what sort...
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    Re: New Computer Setup

    If you want a 'local' win10 user a/c , on your new machine

    On 1st run of new PC/laptop : DO NOT CONNECT TO WIFI/network.
    MS will try & coerce you into a 'live' a/c , you need to click out of that...
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    Re: best disk to disk copy software

    Im trying the macrium 'clone' now.
    It has the option of only copying data , and will shrink to fit smaller drives
    If this doesnt work I'll bite the bullet & clean install Win10, unfortunately that...
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    Re: best disk to disk copy software

    Ah, is that a "clone" or copy .
    A clone is often a sector by sector clone , that takes upteen hours and wont work on smaller disks
    But in some software, a clone is a copy: copies only data & boot...
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    Re: best disk to disk copy software

    Just tried it. It did nothing (literally)
    It rebooted into PE mode to do the copy, failed instantly.
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    best disk to disk copy software

    Hi . Whats the current BEST old disk to new disk copying software

    Something that
    - can copy to a smaller disk (eg 500Gb to 480Gb )
    - can cope with disk errors, will continue if read errors are...
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    Re: 3rd party laser toner and drums?

    By streaks , you mean parts of the print missing : if so get a new toner cart

    If you see a haze, or lines down the page , or lines across the page (repeated 3x on the page) : get a drum
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    Re: 3rd party laser toner and drums?

    Define new .
    I used to be in that industry (printer consumables) . Worse than used car salesmen for dodgy practices

    Generally, the 3rd party toners & drums are never as good as genuine .
    3rd...
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    Re: Burning head from anxiety?

    You were very lucky.
    One place I worked at had serious ongoing issues with staff burnout & stress induced illness .
    managements attitude was " he's lucky to have a job to come back to" . I...
  14. Thread: Summer Solstice

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    Re: Summer Solstice

    Thats not a problem for those in the Nth hemisphere
    we down under moved here on masse many centuries later . We are the upside down ones :)
  15. Re: Macrium Reflect 7 Backup in 2 parts, both useless.

    " Then why would the split backup not mount to be restored"
    thats why I dont like splitting a backup .

    Possibly just a bug in that FREE software . This is why companies can pay $1000 for backup...
  16. Thread: Summer Solstice

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    Re: Summer Solstice

    Supposedly the solstice is why XMAS is at this time , now changed a bit due to calendar variations over the centuries

    XMAS was decided to be on the solstice , as a nod to the sun worshipers . Its...
  17. Re: Macrium Reflect 7 Backup in 2 parts, both useless.

    Nope. Its what should happen
    Sometimes there is more data to backup than will fit on a single drive.
    This is 100% normal to split the backup onto multiple devices if not enough space.
    You get...
  18. Thread: Chrome OS

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    Re: Chrome OS

    Ive installed CloudReady / Neverware on a laptop , to make a Chromebook Clone

    It was VERY easy to install as worked as is without issues . I'd recommend that instead of something hacked together...
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    Re: What have you owned for 20yrs and still using?

    Are you still using all that though :)
    actually , please dont tell us
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    Re: It's Racism depending on who says it

    The maori 'jokes' often come from a racist viewpoint . They are only told to denigrate maori .

    Same with 'jew' jokes & Irish jokes . Ask the irish if they see Irish jokes as funny or just nasty...
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    Re: how to print white on coloured paper

    There is no white printer ink or toner . Thats your problem

    Add to that , you would need several layers of white to 100% block any color underneath it . A bit like when you painting white on top...
  22. Thread: Mangere

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    Re: Mangere

    Lets not forget this land was STOLEN .

    So its only whites who are allowed to get stolen goods & stolen land returned to them ?

    How would you feel if the Govt just took your house & gave you 2...
  23. Re: Building new computer next year. Any suggestions?

    I'll add , buy all the parts from the one NZ shop. Tell them all parts have to be compatible .
    That way , if theres a weird hard to trace hardware issue , you take the whole lot back to them .
    ...
  24. Thread: Solarwind Hack

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    Solarwind Hack

    Solarwind hacked . IT techies will recognise that Brand/service
    https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/12/solarwinds-hack-could-affect-18k-customers/

    Its just becoming more & more of a cluster as time...
  25. Thread: Facebook

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    Re: Facebook

    Very strange
    The facebook app shouldnt be the cause of scam FB messages (could be wrong) , unless someone else is using that tablet or the tablet was hacked (unlikely)
    or your FB a/c has been...
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