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  1. Thread: Win10 problem

    by dugimodo
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    Re: Win10 problem

    Too late now but it may have been worth trying safe mode and that may have let you install new drivers or roll back to older ones.
    I'd suggest system restore but windows seems to have a curious...
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    Re: Casting for Netflix

    Really depends on your budget. Mostly I'd recommend something with android 7 or better and at least 2-3GB of RAM, the rest is mainly nice to have rather than required. A micro SD slot is worth having...
  3. Re: VLC Media Player 3.0.0 Will not play Videos

    For the Light Alloy issue, try a registry scan with Ccleaner (and if you install Ccleaner make sure to untick Avast or it will install too). It might remove the old broken links, of course play with...
  4. Re: VLC Media Player 3.0.0 Will not play Videos

    Firstly, always choose to download direct from the official website when you have the option. Services like File Hippo & especially CNet are a good way to get unwanted software on your PC.
    For VLC...
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    Re: Casting for Netflix

    Are you sure your tablet can't do it? I just looked up requirements and about the only definite limitation is android 4.4 or better and a decent internet connection / wi-fi speed. That's pretty easy...
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    Re: Casting for Netflix

    Whatever way you go you will end up needing some new device to do it for you. What you go with is down to your preferences of course.
    You could buy a cheap second hand PC and put it in the lounge,...
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    Re: Password saving programmes

    It depends, between work and personal use I have dozens of different logins I need to manage many requiring regular password changes and on cycles that don't line up. For some work applications I...
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    Re: Password saving programmes

    I use Keepass and I save the encrypted file on drop box so I can access it from any PC or my smartphone.
    There is also a compatible android app for the phone.

    I used to use Pocket which is an...
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    Re: Crickets inside the house

    I have a lot of them outside in my lawn, but none in the house so far. Big ones too. By any chance is your house flat on the ground as is the common modern building practice? I suspect being raised...
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    Re: Why do they wear them at all?

    Fashion never makes sense, don't try to understand it. You might as well ask about visible boxers or oversized pants riding too low to allow walking properly. Or the hoody, glasses , and cap look...
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    Re: How to open .ncd & .cld Nero files?

    I used to use excel to make a template and then paste whatever I wanted on it, can also use word or one of the free office suites. Once you've done it once and saved the templates it's easy from...
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    Re: using multiple phones on VDSL or Fibre

    Yes you can, and maybe the installers will help you out and maybe they won't and you'll have to organise the wiring yourself.
    you won't need splitters afterwards either.

    Slightly confusing is...
  13. Thread: Hot as

    by dugimodo
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    Re: Hot as

    Well by subtle I meant gradual and not perceptible, ie it does not suddenly lift vertically in a way that we can notice. The earths Diameter is approx 12742 km, divide that by 384mm (assuming that's...
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    Re: Windows Reset - yay or nay?

    By latest image I just mean an up to date windows install disc or flash drive, not an old one. If you google "media creation tool" and go to the MS website result (should be the first one) you can...
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    Re: Windows Reset - yay or nay?

    Recently I got 2 PCs ready for sale, one I did a reset on and the other I just started again with a fresh install. The fresh install finished first, and using the latest image from the media creation...
  16. Thread: Hot as

    by dugimodo
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    Re: Hot as

    The moons effect on earthquakes is tiny compared to all the other forces involved, it has an effect but it's almost zero. His predictions have been comprehensively shown to be no better than random...
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    Re: Moving Win10 to SSD

    The flash drive should work, but it may not be showing up in the BIOS as you expect. For example one one of my machines the boot order has to be set to hard drive first, then there's a separate...
  18. Thread: Hot as

    by dugimodo
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    Re: Hot as

    Ken Ring predicted so many things on so many days he has had to get some right just by luck, he just conveniently forgets all the times he gets it wrong.
    If you feel like googling it his success...
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    Re: running 12v fan on AC

    I use an old router power supply to run some fans, they tend to be 12V.
    I'm surprised they worked on AC, would not have expected that.
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    Re: Moving Win10 to SSD

    Perfectly good plan, just be sure to disconnect all your other drives when you do the clean install. Windows installer has a bad habit of hiding files and partitions on other drives if they are...
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    Re: AIO specs comparison

    https://hungrypc.co.nz/product/23-dell-all-in-one-pc-core-i7-8gb-ram-500gb-webcam-usb-3-windows-10-pro/

    Second hand, no touch screen, better than both at a fraction of the price. I've dealt with...
  22. Re: Removable Hard Disk Drive recognition issue

    Is it USB 2 or 3 and what about the port? Some external drives need more power than a USB 2 port can supply, they used to come with cables that would plug into 2 ports to get over this but since usb...
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    Re: What’s your current wallpaper?

    8680

    Thought mine was inappropriate so I didn't post it, then remembered I have other computers :devil
  24. Re: Linux (Mint) swap files with Solid State drives

    There's a swappiness setting that I understand tends to be a bit too aggressive and can be safely turned down.
    As to the shortening of the SSD's life, sure might reduce it down to 15-20 years...
  25. Thread: i5 New Build

    by dugimodo
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    Re: i5 New Build

    Depends what's available and how extravagant I'm feeling. I am quite impressed with the Gigabyte H270N-WiFi that I currently have on my secondary machine and might look for an H370 equivalent when...
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