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    Re: Windows 11 Latest Tech Preview

    I've been running the Devs version of Windows 11 on my daily driver HP Probook laptop and so far it's been great.
    Been a couple of weeks now.
    Using the laptop screen plus a 4k 50" TV and no issues....
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    Re: And you thought Covid-19 was deadly

    People need to stay vigilant.
    Just look at Thailand, they've been one of the most successful countries to keep COVID at bay but they're having a bad time at the moment....
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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    I'll just leave this here:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oVrIHcdxjA
  4. Thread: Special people

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    Re: Special people

    Yea we moved to a rural location where there is no cell coverage and no DSL on the phone line.
    Luckily we were able to get a wifi connection with a local WISP as I was going to be running my...
  5. Re: Installing W10 from Bootable USB drive. When is it ok to remove the USB?

    It can be removed after the first restart during the install.
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    Re: What have you owned for 20yrs and still using?

    Not quite 20 years but will be next year.
    Our push mower (It was 2nd hand when we bought it too back in 2001) and our washing machine and drier.
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    Re: I need fibre in my diet!

    Yup, got lots of relatives coming to stay over the next week or so, this will help a lot! :D
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    Re: I need fibre in my diet!

    It's alive! :D
    Getting over 900Mbs down and over 400Mbs up!
    I had to go with Full Flavour, as they seemed to be the only ISP that was willing to help with our rural fibre connection, and they have...
  9. Thread: S*** Happens

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    Re: S*** Happens

    9-year-old son cut his arm on the weekend and needed 5 stitches!
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    Re: I need fibre in my diet!

    So close yet so far! :(
    Chorus tech has been here today getting the fibre from the pole into the house and located the ONT where I wanted it.
    Spliced the fibre and checked light levels etc and all...
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    Re: I need fibre in my diet!

    Had to go with Full Flavour as they were the only ISP that were willing to help with the 'NGA on application' from Chorus to actually get the quote for our rural fibre connection.
    Hopefully they're...
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    Re: I need fibre in my diet!

    It'll be faster for us as our wireless connection only gives around 12-15Mbps down and 3-4Mbps upload.
    Fibre will be 900/400. :D
    And just in time for the school holidays as kids will be here during...
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    I need fibre in my diet!

    Having been in our new place, about 20 mins inland from Oamaru, for over a year and having OK (but slow) internet with a local WISP, I found out there is a fibre cable running right past our gate!...
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    Re: Covid App - Bluetooth

    Same thing happened to me the other day.
    Was at a mates place who had a dart board up and we were playing and talking about darts.
    Later that evening I start seeing adds for darts on my phone....
  15. Re: Fibre is activated - but now I appear to have two phone lines!

    You need to make sure the old incoming copper line is disconnected from the internal phone jacks otherwise you'll have issues.
    If you can find the external termination point you could try opening...
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    Re: WiFi installation

    Agree as well, powerline kit is a much better solution.
    Iíve got a set to get the Internet from the garage into my office cabin and it works great.
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    Re: I find it incredibe

    Ah no not normal.
    Both my parents are retired as is my father-in-law.
    They're all usually up by 6:30 am.
    Mother-in-law still works so gets up at a more reasonable time between 7-7:30 am. :)
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    Re: Office 365 Changes

    The software will continue to work until such time that your annual subscription is due for renewal, then you'll get another month at most I think.
    After that, you'll still be able to use Word,...
  19. Thread: New Build

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    Re: New Build

    Hmmm, good luck with that Adata M.2 drive!
    I think everyone I sold has failed and had to be replaced.
    Now am sticking with the Samsung drives.
  20. Thread: Editing video

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    Re: Editing video

    If the file you have is no good then probably nothing you can do with that, you'd need to get the original video to work on.
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    Re: iPhone 5 - impending issues?

    This is why Apple and iPhones are better than Android phones.

    What Android phone that is now 7 years old is still getting updates from the manufacturer?
    Even the iPhone 4s got this update, which...
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    Re: Office 2019 vs Office 365

    Stick with 32bit Office unless you are working on massive Excel spreadsheets.
    Office 365 seems to download the 64bit version now by default but even Microsoft suggest staying with 32bit.
    We've come...
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    Re: No DVD option in Media Creation Tool?

    You create an ISO first and then use your burning software of preference to burn that ISO to a DVD.
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    Re: Set Top Box HDMI Video Sender recommendation?

    Video sender for what?
    What are you wanting to send the HDMI signal down?
    RG6 coax?
    RCA cable?
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    Re: Apple Mac bricked (maybe)

    What is happening when they turn it on?
    What's showing on the screen, a flashing folder with a ? or a prohibited symbol or something else?
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