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    Re: SSD drive in 9 year old PC ??

    Thanx Wai. Will have a go at this next week when I get a spare day. I have Acronis True Image 2020 that can clone disk and I use this for my weekly image backup. According to what I have read as...
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    Re: SSD drive in 9 year old PC ??

    XP has only been used for old analog video editing and DVD creation and last used about 2019 so not a biggy if I have to lose XP or Win 7 and have to start with Win 10 again.

    Could I just...
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    Re: SSD drive in 9 year old PC ??

    Thanx dugimodo. Had a look on line and it all says that this Gigabyte motherboard will take a SSD fine but the thru put speed may be limited to 350Mbytes. Will most likely use the Samsung clone...
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    SSD drive in 9 year old PC ??

    Hi all,

    I've just ordered a 1 Tb SSD drive from PB Tech's Easter sale. My main desktop is about 9 years old and still goes well as a tri boot machine . Win XP, Win 7 and Win 10. Do modern...
  5. Re: Happy Easter. Don't forget the reason for the season.

    Agree Roscoe. Hope you had a great Easter..
  6. Re: Bathrooms - why don't they call them what they are: toilets?

    Yes Roscoe I do and so what.??? God forbid that you should ever watch TV at all.
  7. Re: Bathrooms - why don't they call them what they are: toilets?

    Here we go. Another anti US rant ..
  8. Thread: This Weeks Joke

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    Re: This Weeks Joke

    "On top, the Government will have to buy billions of dollars in offshore carbon credits to meet its Paris Agreement target." what a rort. Sounds like the governments of NZ have been suckered into...
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    Re: Should I try a new laptop hard drive?

    If you're going to buy a new hard disk if the laptop has a SATA interface buy a SSD. Don't bother about an old slow mechanical HD.
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    Re: The only white face in the team!

    All Whites Soccer team ??
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    Re: Did TV One "cock up" tonight?

    Looks like they have done a repeat tonite then.. Wonder how long before the news media change the team's name to Team Aotearoa??
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    Re: Whatever happened to the "Royal"?

    Always been call SPCA here from memory. Having the title "Royal" just seems to give organizations snob value.
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    Re: Auckland water tastes terrible!

    Auckland water is fine . Drank it for years..
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    Re: security suites ranked by the expert.....

    Saw an article on some overseas site the other week and most of the comments were that the Microsoft AV was just as good as the paid stuff.
  15. Thread: Earthquake

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    Re: Earthquake

    Didn't feel anything here in the Waikato.
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    Re: Maybe We Are Being Forced to .....

    Yes but other people are being forced to take lessons....
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    Re: Vodafone's new Broadband system

    Kapiti was where Saturn TV and phone services first started before the moved to Wellington and later Christchurch.
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    Re: Do you have a Microsoft account?

    I have a Microsoft account for email and Windows updates..
  19. Re: How Long Will EV charging Remain At A Low Price?

    All very well having batteries that can do 500000 Km but most vehicles when they reach about 200000Km start developing suspension, drivetrain and other aging issues. What sort of issues will the...
  20. Re: How to repair a Microsoft 365 Outlook PST File??

    All my email accounts are OST these days. Microsoft and Orcon. Orcon used to be a PST when it was POP3 but I changed it to IMAP and it's now an OST.
  21. Re: How to repair a Microsoft 365 Outlook PST File??

    I thought PST files were a thing of the past . Do you still use POP3 email rather than IMAP??
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    Re: Non "Kiwi" Kiwi Fruit

    Had relation that grew Kiwi back in the early 70s. Made an absolute killing selling plants overseas. It came back yo haunt home some years later when those overseas markets sold into the NZ markets...
  23. Thread: Auckland motel?

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    Re: Auckland motel?

    Up till the end of 2020 it used to cost us $145 for a nite at Mt Albert.
  24. Thread: Auckland motel?

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    Re: Auckland motel?

    What part of Auckland. When we go up there we normally stay at the Mt Albert Motor Lodge. http://www.mtalbertlodge.co.nz Avoid using the likes of booking.com and the others. Always go to the...
  25. Thread: Two faced

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    Re: Two faced

    This must be the most woke New Years honors ever. If you're a Labor Party supporter you're in. Time that these sirs and Dames were ended ..
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