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    Re: Latest hair style - short back and sides

    Im pretty sure hair started getting longer again in the 50's , with the coming of Rock & roll etc.
    Look back at photos in the 40's , I see plenty of long hair .
    Long still not touching the...
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    Re: HJT

    Its a 3rd party search tool.

    Anyway, cam Panda AV & Superantispyware co-exist happily.
    I would uninstall or disable one of them .
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    Re: Fire Engine or Fire Truck?

    Lets stop the use of NZ slang .. please
    Slang is so much worse than so called americanisms that some here rant against

    Its not an engine . Its vehicle NOT an engine
    do we also broom the floor...
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    Re: The technology progression

    The next thing will be several companies stealing a copy of everything you recorded ..... "telemetry" "analysis"
    or actually deciding they now own it .

    sorry, thats allready happening :)
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    Re: Conputer file back up.

    The Win10 build in backup has a few bugs & even MS now recommend not to use it .
    Just why MS still cant come up with a fully working backup program is beyond me . That should have been no.1...
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    Re: Windows 10 Versions

    Win10 will simply upgrade itself to the latest build version.

    You dont need to do a clean install for each new version .
  7. Thread: Help is at hand.

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    Re: Help is at hand.

    feed them slop via a tube. Its now the only safe way .
    Better wrap them in bubble wrap & tape the little buggers to the floor , god knows what could happen if allowed to walk around .

    I dont...
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    Re: Advice on backup options

    backup : its only there to cover you for the worst possible

    so
    virus wipes out all data on both NAS & the PC. Seen it happen, everything gone . This is one issue with backup drive/nas allways...
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    Re: Advice on backup options

    Ive had that issue with a server , it mirrored the corrupted hard drive. :-(


    As for backup to NAS, Most NAS's have a backup to USB HD option , the NAS really does need to be backed up
  10. Re: How to repair a Microsoft 365 Outlook PST File??

    pst still commonly used
    Outlook archive is a PST
    exporting old email accounts : exported to pst and added back to outlook as a PST
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    Re: Windows System Restore-Yeah Right!

    System restore IS NOT A BACKUP . Its just a QUICK tool to try for an easy fix.


    Its not 100% perfect , & doesnt allways work regardless .
    Win10 does delete restore points ,especially after a...
  12. Re: Windows 10 inbuilt Defender/Firewall or Third Party?

    Of the AV's I commonly see , Eset AV is by far the easiest to use/deal with : ie whitelist files , check logs , check quarantine & restore files etc.
    Ive Installed Nod32 on hundreds of PC's , very...
  13. Re: Windows 10 inbuilt Defender/Firewall or Third Party?

    I dont like the all in 1 , all dancing all singing, do everything Internet Security programs . :-)
  14. Re: Windows 10 inbuilt Defender/Firewall or Third Party?

    Most people dont need a 3rd party firewall . Just use the MS Win Firewall .

    Viruses can get past ALL AV programs, both free & paid for.
    so.....

    AVG/Avast : avoid like the plague
    MS Defender :...
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    Re: Non "Kiwi" Kiwi Fruit

    https://beef2live.com/story-top-10-countries-produce-kiwifruit-0-121854
    The Italians produce as much as we do. i guess when out of season locally we import it ?
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    Re: Non "Kiwi" Kiwi Fruit

    we stole the plant from China
    and later sold seeds/seedlings to other countries after we developed it into something so popular

    so not wtf , but Yes the heck we did . :annoyed:
    make a fast quick...
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    Re: Internet Connection

    new is not allways better :-)
    some devices just work better/worse on wifi.
    My brand new tablet has worse wifi reception than my older tablet (both have 2.4 & 5.8) .

    Wifi is a network connection...
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    Re: black mould on exposed aggregate concrete

    wet & forget is more like a anti-fungal anti mold.
    It takes a while to kill it & wont 'clean' the dead mold .

    I'll bet 30sec is more like Janola . It will bleach the black areas back to white....
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    Re: best disk to disk copy software

    Macrium Clone / Copy worked perfectly , it shrank to suit the smaller drive.
    Was quite slow (it seemed to created shadow copies first & used that) , but it worked.

    What I'd really like is...
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    Re: Climate Emergency!

    Thats why its now called 'climate change' & not 'global warming'

    No one can argue the climate doesnt change :)

    It was hot and cold yesterday , very cold out in the wind, hot sheltered from the...
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    Re: What watch you're wearing?

    I stopped wearing watches years ago.
    Im too clumsy with them, they just get trashed .
    Having to put my hand into PC's all the time(my job) was another issue back then , I'd scratch up the glass ....
  22. Thread: glueing plastic

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    Re: glueing plastic

    Acetone may have slightly melted SOME plastic together, really bad advice on that one. Its a solvent, not a glue
    As above , it depends on the plastic. There are many different types
    And what sort...
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    Re: New Computer Setup

    If you want a 'local' win10 user a/c , on your new machine

    On 1st run of new PC/laptop : DO NOT CONNECT TO WIFI/network.
    MS will try & coerce you into a 'live' a/c , you need to click out of that...
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    Re: best disk to disk copy software

    Im trying the macrium 'clone' now.
    It has the option of only copying data , and will shrink to fit smaller drives
    If this doesnt work I'll bite the bullet & clean install Win10, unfortunately that...
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    Re: best disk to disk copy software

    Ah, is that a "clone" or copy .
    A clone is often a sector by sector clone , that takes upteen hours and wont work on smaller disks
    But in some software, a clone is a copy: copies only data & boot...
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