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  1. Thread: Facebook Ads

    by piroska
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    Re: Facebook Ads

    To opt out of Facebook showing you targeted ads from other sites, or from seeing Facebook's ads on other sites, open your Facebook page and click the upside-down triangle in the upper right corner....
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    Re: Just So We're Clear

    And I bet this was a prejudicial thing.
    I suppose they mean I don't care so long as you keep secret, don't try and marry (gay) each other, don't want to speak your own language in your own country,...
  3. Re: Saturday fun: Restoring an old Toshiba laptop

    I meant it's not a gaming machine as such. Depends what you want to play. Old stuff , well...even depends how high end the old stuff is.
  4. Re: My close to state of the art desktop system Intel, 8 core, reboots frequently

    Not so rare, I used to find a high rate of failure with Samsung HDDs.
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    Re: Power supply question

    Loads of places sell them, it was the picture - not the shop, I was giving you
  6. Thread: Covid jab

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    Re: Covid jab

    The flu vaccine actually just protects you against certain strains - and not others.
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    Re: Power supply question

    No reason it shouldn't be....
    Plug it in, if you killed the motherboard then not much will happen in the way of booting or bios info, the PSU will go....

    Or buy one of those little gadgets...
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    Re: Buzz Words of yesterytear

    Actually depends who you talk to. I'd never heard of it, the ones you put in toasters or the other....until husband explained.
  9. Thread: News Websites

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    Re: News Websites

    No.
    They altered their paywall. Of course then, the extension writers alter their extension.
    And so it goes with ALL code on the net or off. (Which is why MSupdates are somewhat more to push their...
  10. Re: Microsoft to end Windows 10 support on October 14th, 2025

    And? I know people still using Win7, it didn't explode....
    Updates never have done bugger all to keep people safe on the net. Common sense does far more, and a bit of 3rd party help.
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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    Wasn't totally the horses fault. You can train any animal to **** in certain areas, but horses in cities? Well sooner or later....

    Anyway the humans back then were emptying chamber pots out...
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    Re: Internet download speed

    Assuming they all connect the same way and are within the same range.

    My PC and brothers get close results (cable) but his tablet and laptop and ph get different results.

    Phone and tablet on...
  13. Thread: News Websites

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    Re: News Websites

    stuff
    NZHerald - via Chrome with a certain extension
    News.com.au

    Look at a few other overseas news sites now and then but meh...usually seen it already on those.

    Occasionally RNZ or newsroom...
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    Re: Buzz Words of yesterytear

    Some are older than you might think:



    Idiot
    Ancient Greece people who didnít participate in the political process or in their community
    The Greek word idiotes was used to describe those...
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    Re: Covid Vaccine -Grrrrr!

    And then there are the new variants, new vaccines will be out and NZ will be lagging....as usual.
  16. Re: Saturday fun: Restoring an old Toshiba laptop

    Er, no it won't.
    If you mean really old games, whack Linux on it and use Wine. The old stuff works on Wine.
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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    It is? I'd have thought they like horses, or is that the Greenies?
  18. Thread: Anti virus

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    Re: Anti virus

    See this thread then:

    https://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/showthread.php?149833-Internet-Security
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    Re: Windows 11 leaked

    But then you can download wallpapers whatever your O/S. So long as your screen can handle the resolution...I have some stunning ones for mine...although I can't go too high a res...screen isn't that...
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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    Yet.

    It's what the govt is aiming for. I"ll be dead by then, but if I was younger I'd be pissed off.
    I don't object to new types of cars...but this? No, maybe if the solid state batteries work...
  21. Re: My close to state of the art desktop system Intel, 8 core, reboots frequently

    No, not always...if you haven't disabled that auto restart you can get that. I always disabled it, on new builds, and all PCs I fixed, whether it was relevant to what I was fixing or not. It was a...
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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    There is a whole heap of problems.

    Cost of cars.
    Cost of batteries.

    Generating enough electricity.
    Distance they can travel.

    Lithum....a whole set of issues right there.
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    Re: So that's what Vodafone is thinking..

    I don't object to that sort of question.
    They're gauging the reaction first.
    Not just going ahead and doing it...so answer as you will....it's feedback.
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    Re: Windows 11 leaked

    True, the one failing. It's why I stuck with Windows for so long.

    On the other hand there are other options...dare I mention the M word? Or a console....
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    Re: Windows 11 leaked

    Whereas Linux is happy on new or old
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