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    Re: Is this a waste of time?

    Windows10 really runs much better with a SSD

    SSD's can make an unusable(slow) PC , usable again.
    Ive 'fixed" many slow pc's just by installing a ssd
    The old mechanical hd drives can get...
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    Re: Darn, missed out again

    my local pub once had a female Jelly Wrestling competition.
    Various local girls entered

    It got a really big crowd.
    The jelly was wet sawdust in a plastic kiddies pool.
    Then when it finished...
  3. Thread: CCLEANER issues

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    Re: CCLEANER issues

    https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us/articles/360041169212-Why-are-there-so-many-trackers-found-in-Health-Check-Should-I-be-worried-#why-are-there-so-many-trackers-found-in-health-check-should-i-be-w...
  4. Thread: CCLEANER issues

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    Re: CCLEANER issues

    I bet the 'tracking ' files are harmless cookies. Just old fashioned scare tactics . :badpc:
    CCleaner isnt really needed . Especially on Win10.
    snake oil .

    I would recommend you just uninstall...
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    Re: Is this a waste of time?

    " 1.6GHz CPU"
    Thats a spec from last century :-)

    Im guess its an Intel Atom .
    Its slow . It will allways be slow.
    SSD will certainly help, dont expect miracles

    Silk purse, sows ear ....
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    Re: "BIOS Has been reset" message on my desktop

    go into the bios., option 3

    make sure the date is correct in the bios .
  7. Thread: Prime Time.....

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    Re: Prime Time.....

    I haven't turned on the TV for 2+ years now.
    I guess I haven't missed much . :)
  8. Thread: Prime Time.....

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    Re: Prime Time.....

    Blame the audience , not the TV stations .
    If people refused to watch that crap, it would quickly go away.

    Its junk food for the mind most seem to watch . Thats Ok, sometimes we need to just...
  9. Thread: Cheap Smart Phone

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    Re: Cheap Smart Phone

    They wanted something compatible with the Covid app, so that Nokia is a no go .

    Many used phones may have also Android versions too old for the Covid app .
    As above, save yourself some grief ,...
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    Re: More OMG Tech Support Pics

    no 18 Ive had to do myself, to recover data :)

    none as bad as having a laptop in for repair....
    I turn it on & a non stop stream of baby cockroaches coming out of every orifice . :horrified
    Of...
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    Re: sleep mode not happening

    VID_046D&PID_C404

    Do you have any Logitech software installed ?
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    Re: sleep mode not happening

    I usually just disable sleep mode , sometimes more trouble than its worth.

    Either shut it down or leave it running with power save on monitor only .
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    Re: "BIOS Has been reset" message on my desktop

    What do you mean by this
    "did a restore and that didn't fix it either"

    My main home PC does this every month (its starting to die)
    As above its either the bios batt , a one off glitch , or the...
  14. Thread: Earthquake

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    Re: Earthquake

    Was minor rattling at my house in Ak , I woke up as it was happening . I could hear but not feel it .
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    Re: At last some good news

    Spinach isnt so bad, unless you boil the crap out of it. Just eat it raw .

    why couldnt it be a cabbage shortage instead ?
  16. Thread: Gmail help

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    Re: Gmail help

    Its called 'suggested' or 'autocomplete' contacts . Other email programs also have this function .

    Assuming gmail webmail
    You delete them from the 'other contacts'...
  17. Thread: Scribble

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    Re: Scribble

    Reading the storey...

    So, kid was upset because lazy teachers & daycare couldnt be bothered to learn how to say her name.
    Mahinarangi , Just far too long a name obviously
    Allegedly , wheres...
  18. Thread: Cheap Smart Phone

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    Re: Cheap Smart Phone

    1) define Cheap.
    not being a smartarse, cheap varies by many hundreds of dollars . Some see $400 as a cheap phone .

    2) what Telco provider are you with ?
    Voda, Spark, 2degree have some 'locked'...
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    Re: Aussie refusing covid test in NZ quarantine

    being nice, not forcing anything ,expecting people to do the right thing : we allready know that doesnt work . Thats why Ak is in lockdown again .

    Why allow such an un-coperative person to stay in...
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    Re: Aussie refusing covid test in NZ quarantine

    She comes to NZ, she follows OUR RULES , not her rules. Isnt it that simple ?

    She's the sort of covid denier nutter we really dont want here . Look at the issues we allready have with people not...
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    Aussie refusing covid test in NZ quarantine

    Why is NZ putting up with this crap

    Aussie woman who visited NZ, REFUSED covid testing while in quarantine
    because she was a tinfoil hat , conspiracy theorist, covid denier .

    Why was she...
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    Re: PC away from its domain.

    if it was me, I would reset win10 & start again with a fresh Win10.
    :-)

    now if its still win7 ......
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    Re: PC away from its domain.

    Just so sloppy , giving away a still domain connected PC. :badpc: :badpc:
    You might run into other issues later ..


    the winupdates fix is easy
    That PC is setup to get updates off the server,...
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    Re: DOS batch file question

    from a cmd prompt, run
    path

    see whats actually in there
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    Re: DOS batch file question

    path C:\python32
    :)
    smiley face is optional in DOS

    Better way(?) would be to add this to the start bat file

    CD\
    CD c:\python32
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