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    Re: Still having audio / video issues

    Some videos are simply out of sync , or go out of sync part way in.
    Its often the person who created the vid didnt bother to check their work, or didnt care.

    It might be nothing to do with your...
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    Re: Bank statement downloads.

    FYI
    DO NOT USE INTERNET EXPLORER TO LOGIN TO YOUR BANK

    using and long gone, end of life, no longer patched, known security risk browser for banking . Just no . Unless you dont care ....
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    Re: Wifi Mesh Vs Router Mesh

    Buy a bundled mesh package , rather than bolt on bits & devices
    Use network cable as backhaul :ie connect the mesh units via network cable

    Mesh that connects to other mesh nodes via wifi is a...
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    Re: Why drop the "ing"?

    Lets stop pretending UK English is some perfect un-bastardised language.

    The yanks have got it correct, stop being so precocious, remove the BS from our language . Accept the majority is correct ....
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    Re: How to stop junk texts?!

    Same issue with 2Degress .
    Unfortunately , some Telco's see their marketing trash as more important than keeping customers happy.

    You could try blacklisting(blocking) their number on your phone .
  6. Thread: HDD drop outs

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    Re: HDD drop outs

    Its usually HD hardware issues . (usually)
    Unfortunately, some flakey HD's can pass every test you throw at them .

    Is it a WD Green ?
    or is it actually a USB HD ?
  7. Re: Happy Easter. Don't forget the reason for the season.

    Look at our body, thats proof their is no GOD.
    How can a perfect being (GOD) create humans with so many design faults ?
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    Re: SSD drive in 9 year old PC ??

    XP & SSD :groan:

    No SSD trim with Xp
    make sure defrag is disabled . Perhaps disable pagefile .

    Just how often are you using XP ? Any reason you still want it ?
  9. Re: The Aliens are monitoring human technology. Really?

    We need to take this seriously
    The Govt is working with the aliens to spread dis-information.
    Roscoe & BM are govt plants , slowly gaining our confidence on this forum over the many years , just so...
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    Re: covid19 scanner app and bluetooth questions

    Have a look at what happened in New York.
    They had to park refrigerated containers outside hospitals, just to have somewhere to put all the dead bodies.
    A Hospital overflowed into nearby parks...
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    Re: Should I try a new laptop hard drive?

    replacing a HD wont fix a dead laptop (usually)

    10 years old, I wouldnt bother regardless . Unless it was originally a high spec i5 AND had a good batt .
    working used i5 laptops are dirt cheap on...
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    Re: covid19 scanner app and bluetooth questions

    Tin Foil hat types shouldnt be in procession of an Android or Apple phone. Nor a phone made in China , the EU or USA
    All those are spying on you to some extent ,so why be so selective and paranoid...
  13. Thread: Re install win 10

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    Re: Re install win 10

    If there's any person data that must never be accessible on it, delete it & do a secure wipe of free HD space .

    Not needed for most people , but theoretically, some deleted data files could be...
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    Re: Google takes 20 seconds to boot up

    what browser are you using , are you still using Internet Explorer ?
    Install Chrome, set Chrome to the default browser

    Also, is this in Win10 or Win7 ?
  15. Re: There's nothing worth watching on the TV these days

    think of it as a blessing
    you have your active life back , rather than spending hours watching meaningless dribble on the telly , turning brain into mush :-)

    Many have no hobbies or pastimes ,...
  16. Thread: No USB working

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    Re: No USB working

    See if you can get into CMOS setting with that USB keyboard.
    If it works at that level it wont be a hardware fault.

    Can you attach a old style PS2 keyboard & mouse ?

    Unplug the front USB...
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    How may stuck on Win10 v1909

    With Win10 v1909 rapidly heading towards end of support

    how many pcs are stuck on v1909 , and dont have the option to upgrade to v2004 or v2OH2

    Ive a famous brand name PC here that works on...
  18. Re: Firefox -- Adblock Plus vs Adblocker Ultimate

    "AdBlock+ has an automatic whitelist when installed that allows certain advertisers through the blocking mechanism. The fact that these advertisers pay for this privilege makes this particular...
  19. Re: Firefox -- Adblock Plus vs Adblocker Ultimate

    uBlock Origin

    Some sites wont give you access if you have any sort of adblock addon
    Generally, when these sites have a popup insisting I disable adblocker , thats a Red Flag .

    SOME addons...
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    Re: Internet Explorer 11

    better not to use it now , for security reasons . Its obsolete , no longer patched(?) & no longer officially supported

    Try Edge or Chrome instead . Or Firefox.
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    Re: Electric car gutted by fire

    wow, pull it back a notch mate, its a light hearted discussion not an anger filled shouting match

    We cant base this on studies from 5 years ago
    We cant base this on the US stats, or on Tesla's...
  22. Re: Advice required - Windows 7 updating for Nod (&me)

    It pays to be suspicious with things like "Simplex"
    Do you really need to use it (no)
    You really dont know whats in there, whats missing, what else it may do to the PC.
    Dont trust a bunch of fan...
  23. Thread: Summertime

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    Re: Summertime

    What I will really miss in winter , is being able to come home from work & sit out in the sun for an hour or so.
    Being dark when I get home from work , so depressing .
  24. Re: We still call it "Morning Tea" even though we no longer drink tea

    Tea (time) is also your dinner meal .

    One company I worked at , it was frowned upon to actually stop for lunch time . All I wanted was 15minutes to chill , eat my lunch & read the paper
    The...
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    Re: Electric car gutted by fire

    to be fair , petrol fires in cars can also be quite bad, but much less likely to happen.

    I had a old car catch fire in the engine bay , passing motorist stopped & put it out with a a fire...
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