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    Re: Buzz Words of yesterytear

    Look out. There will be a historical complaint coming soon .
  2. Re: My close to state of the art desktop system Intel, 8 core, reboots frequently

    SSD's are now vastly more reliable , Samsung SSD arnt as bad as the old Samsung HDD's . More of a Premium Brand now .

    I think Ive had 3 SSDs faulting (but not dead) in customers PC's over the...
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    Re: Buzz Words of yesterytear

    "Choice" ( when used as a buzzword in the 1980's)

    allways hated that one
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    Re: Power supply question

    All you can do is verify it turns on

    Faulty power supplies can still turn on & spin up the fans. Can have intermittent faults that cause the PC to shutdown/restart every other day (or week)
    ...
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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    totally biased .
    "going solar is now cheaper than paying for electricity from the Grid" ... really??? . Lets see that work in the UK. Or Scotland
    NZ allready imports coal for electricity . Go to...
  6. Thread: Windows 11 leaked

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    Re: Windows 11 leaked

    and TPM 2.0

    Its all assumptions . That all may change for retail versions or upgrade versions .
    Cant tell from a leaked test build .

    No one knows as there is no Win11, and will be no new OS...
  7. Thread: Windows 11 leaked

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    Re: Windows 11 leaked

    Still are heaps running Win7 , Winxp .
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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    If you read what Euro city streets were like before cars and trams , its a horror show.
    Not just poop, but dead horses left on the streets . Some streets had Huge mounds of poop & trash .
    Knee...
  9. Re: My close to state of the art desktop system Intel, 8 core, reboots frequently

    Is it under warranty ?
    PC or a laptop ?

    If its restarting for no reason , its usually hardware .
    There usually wont be any usefull info in the Windows log files , just logs related to...
  10. Thread: Anti virus

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    Re: Anti virus

    They re-brand & re-package another companies product , under licence .
    They steal other companies AV databases
    They buy another AV company
    Or the new product does things differently & assume its...
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    Re: Malwarebytes & Ghostery

    Common sense is the best protection. Dont do stupid things & thats 90% .

    you cant protect against human stupidity (or human error) .
    Click that email link, re-use your company password on...
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    Re: Covid Vaccine -Grrrrr!

    To be fair , the govt cant give out covid shots if they dont have the numbers of vax they need ...

    but
    how about some honesty from the authorities .
    NZ ONLY 6% are fully vaxed (both shots) ....
  13. Thread: Windows 11 leaked

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    Re: Windows 11 leaked

    Chances are W11 is just a regig of the GUI, rather than a complete rebuild of the OS.

    Releasing "11" , might spur some companies and home users into finally upgrading old systems . And give MS a...
  14. Re: Trying to watch a movie on Put Locker without success

    well .......... :-(

    The problem with those sites often is the things you have to click on to get to the movie or download .
    uBlock Origin (and popup blocker ) certainly helps .

    A good AV...
  15. Thread: Anti virus

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    Re: Anti virus

    You'll allways get biases on AV recommendations , even here .
    People , incl techs , can get quite blinkered in their AV recommendations, to the point they ignore a products issues .
    Every AV...
  16. Thread: Windows 11 leaked

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    Windows 11 leaked

    Windows 11 was leaked, lots of tech websites / YT's are installing it.
    Possibly more fiddling at the edges than a complete rebuild ?

    have a look , if interested....
  17. Thread: Liker

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    Re: Liker

    "We are the kinder, smarter social network."
    um OK. Sounds like a site for Virtue Signalling liberals


    Privacy
    https://www.liker.com/privacy#What-Information-Do-We-Collect
    "what do we...
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    Re: Memory Replacement

    worst case
    you send them back to retailer
    retailer tests them . If retailer cant EASILY reproduce the fault , they send them back to you
    If retailer see's they are faulty , retailer sends them to...
  19. Re: Trying to watch a movie on Put Locker without success

    You need to be VERY carefull going to sites like that
    - they can infect your PC , or worse
    - they can be monitored by authorities to prosecute those who are using it ( less likely , but can happen...
  20. Re: Trying to watch a movie on Put Locker without success

    Find the movie on one of the dodgy websites , and download it from there.

    Either way , downloading from a stream is effectively piracy ;) , so may as well just do a direct download of a ripped...
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    Re: For your consideration.

    Why do govt depts buy a hybrid or electric when they cant charge them

    so use a diesel generator to charge the govt depts plug-in hybrid car . Its a sure sign that real world use is ignored ....
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    Re: For your consideration.

    Im sorry, that type of work doesnt exist ( so it seems) .
    We can ALL take a bus or train , everywhere . And we can take all our tools & equipment on the bus . If you bus stop is 2 miles (or 20...
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    Re: I have my vitamin C naturally

    The whole vitamin pill industry is really just a money making scam.
    With very little quality checking as to whats ACTUALLY in them (dosage) .

    Vit C is harmfull in high doses , long term . And...
  24. Thread: O/S Upgrade

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    Re: O/S Upgrade

    Windows11 :)

    Its coming soon. Maybee .
    https://www.techradar.com/news/windows-11
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    Re: Spark - Voip landline

    you need to try another phone , with a new cable , plugged directly into the ONT (I think spark voip is a direct plug into the ONT, not the router ? )
    It could be the actual phone, ph cable , the...
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