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    Re: So is Windows 12 for real?

    There will be no more versions after Win 10 .
  2. Re: Pay for half of the cost of the fence? I don't think so.

    If they wanted you to pay 1/2, they should have given you the opportunity to seek cheaper quotes & cheaper or better options .

    Although Im not sure if a hedge qualifies as a "fence" according to...
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    Re: CCCleaner still good ??

    Assuming Win10...

    Just dont use any. Stop fiddling . :-)
    MS actually did know a bit when they designed win10 , you dont NEED a clean up app.

    Or , just use the build in "disk cleanup"
    Avoid...
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    Re: Two HP laptops need a smack sometimes.

    will not BOOT , or will not POST ?

    could be power socket issues, a smack could wiggle it enough for a better contact.
    try a wiggle instead of smack
    or HD issues , as noted above
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    Re: I may have wounded my Motherboard

    It could be the USB cable the radio came with being incorrectly wired . Ive had that on a USB charging cable , reverse polarity so it blew the device when you first charged it via USB

    Also, might...
  6. Re: Stupid Date & Time on Windows setup / installation

    I see that quite often with new Laptops , set the region during setup & then need to go in & set the region again after win loads
    It may be due to the laptop manufacturer dicking around with the Win...
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    Re: An interesting article for diabetics

    its the Lemon peel . yuk
    https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10942912.2017.1303709


    and
    https://www.verywellhealth.com/benefits-of-lemon-and-diabetes-1087441
    "Despite its reputation,...
  8. Re: Replacement Dongle for my Razor wireless headset

    YouShop etc wont work.
    "We do not ship to freight forwarders"
    https://www.razer.com/shipping-guide


    Aliexpress, Amazon, ebay all sell razor USB dongles .
    Try some searching on those sites for...
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    Re: CERT Campaign re Passwords

    Relying on passwords ONLY is relying on outdated thinking.
    Really should be looking at 2fa more than trying to 'fix' passwords :)

    Heres what MS recommend...
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    Re: CERT Campaign re Passwords

    They seem to have an old fashioned view of password security.

    Even a 10 character pass of just letters can be cracked in 4 minutes
    And having overly long or complex passwords means people just...
  11. Thread: Outlook 365

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    Re: Outlook 365

    as a test...
    I would install Emclient & see if that has the same issue.

    That way you can see if the issue is Outlook or something else . eg issues trying to sync say 20Gb of email , or OST or AV...
  12. Thread: Outlook 365

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    Re: Outlook 365

    Outlook 365 , (and I presume 2019,2021) are unaffected by that .
    May need to delete & recreate the email a/c in Outlook, thats all .
  13. Thread: Outlook 365

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    Re: Outlook 365

    Outlook + imap = sometimes a buggy mess

    Not helpfull, but just what Ive had to sometimes deal with
    On a few Outlook imap email setups, Ive had to resort to pop3 due to outlook Imap buggyness .
    ...
  14. Re: For those of us that are not familiar with judo or any other of the martial arts

    OK, heres the advert
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaREk9n4a5I

    he doesnt land on his 'bum', he rolls across his arm . It does seem a bit sloppy .
    He does slap his other arm down (sloppily) ....
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    Re: Sapphire RX580 hangs - Win11

    it does seem to work for some people , perhaps a co-incidence after stripping & cleaning it before cooking .
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Xanr4jkmEc

    Its basically trying to reflow the solder...
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    Re: I may have wounded my Motherboard

    I would just buy a complete used PC . PCs that era can be dirt cheap .
    or a used old mb/cpu/ram combo .

    I havnt had much luck buying used older motherboards (without CPU) , most had issues . If...
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    Re: Sapphire RX580 hangs - Win11

    Good job, a faulty card bought back to life .
    Id imagine the caps wouldnt like being baked at 190C though. They might now fail in the next 5 years :)

    Have you contaminated the oven with toxic...
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    Re: Capstone rocket launch

    They sent a pound of butter for NZ's 1st moon landing .(old 1980's joke)

    Who would have though NZ would have its won space launch system . Shows what can be done for those determined to make...
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    Re: Help with Tinywall firewall, please

    https://www.youtube.com/c/thepcsecuritychannel/videos

    This Youtube channel has interesting info on Firewall, AV
    he steps through analysis of the working of some malware , and tests how well...
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    Re: Help with Tinywall firewall, please

    I tried that sites(above) browser tests on a PC that doesnt have ESET
    Firefox still blocked those Browser tests regardless :)

    ESET also has Intrusion Protection (HIPS) .
    its sort of an anti...
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    Re: Help with Tinywall firewall, please

    Just where are you browsing to :-)

    if you want that functionality, get a paid security suite such as ESET . (although the ESET AV/Endpoint does that without a 3rd party firewall)

    KNOWN harmfull...
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    Re: Help with Tinywall firewall, please

    1) uninstall tinywall

    2) 99% dont NEED a 3rd party Firewall . Windows has a built in Firewall
    Dont be fooled by marketing hype :)
    You router has BASIC firewall functionality (turn off upnp)
    ...
  23. Thread: Gulp!

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    Re: Gulp!

    $14Mil is nothing for a Billion dollar company

    I'd bet thats not even a small % of their marketing budget

    From last year
    "The company is the fourth-largest advertiser in the world, spending...
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    Re: What an absolute waste of money!

    No it wouldnt.
    World hunger is not as simple as a lack of $ .
    In fact , throwing $ at it has had the opposite effect in the past , local growers couldnt compete with 'free' food , so local growers...
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    Re: For Your Consideration and Comment.

    Greenies will have fun trying to charge their electric cars when there's power outages

    And, as we are forced to move to electric cars, no plans on how we cover the extra power generation needed...
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