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    Re: Best phone for marginal reception

    Same problem here. I have to sit my phone in a certain place on windowsill. Then it works 95% of time :confused::annoyed:

    I'd not studied the problem lately but after reading your post I found...
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    Re: Windows 10 mail sync

    This morning I switched on the modem, made my coffee then booted the PC up.... and it was perfect, at least on this occasion. As soon as I reached the desktop, Mail already had the new emails....
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    Re: Windows 10 mail sync

    Thanks for that thought.

    I remembered I have a Gmail account so I added it to Mail, linking it with my 2 Hotmails. I then sent a test email from Gmail to Hotmail, then back again. Each time took...
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    Re: Windows 10 mail sync

    That MS issue is only for the last couple of days. My Mail issue is at least 2 years. I kept thinking, the next update will sort it but no...

    I've re-installed Mail maybe 10 times over these years...
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    Re: Windows 10 mail sync

    Yes and currently it's set just like your attached pic. There was a tip from Mr.Google to switch to the 15minute setting but that didn't work.

    Would I do a Windows reset? It's a lot of work to...
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    Re: Windows 10 mail sync

    So, this morning Mail did not find my email straight away. It found them within half an hour but was still "hunting". It took a restart of Mail to get it to realize it was in fact up to date.

    Next...
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    Re: Windows 10 mail sync

    Yep, you guessed it, Mail did not find my new emails this morning first thing. So I decided to see how long it would take to come right on its own.. I left the window open in my #2 monitor. It took...
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    Re: Windows 10 mail sync

    Update:
    Did DISM check successfully... shut down, drained all power and restarted.
    Mail is working straight away, at least for now.

    Tempting fate, I've composed an email which sits in drafts...
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    Re: Windows 10 mail sync

    I can't find anything to suggest it's using imap

    Found this at microsoft support:
    Check your advanced mailbox settings
    If you have a Google, Yahoo! Mail, iCloud, IMAP, or POP3 account, check the...
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    Re: Windows 10 mail sync

    So, this morning Mail decided to be contrary. It was showing no new email so I click "Sync this view". It began with the moving row of dots from left to right. Nothing was refreshing so after a...
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    Re: Windows 10 mail sync

    So far so good, but it has only had 3 starts.

    I'll wait till it errors before I continue with method 8 and 9...

    There is another problem Mail does on occasion. It loses pics in email drafts....
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    Re: Windows 10 mail sync

    Thanks Wainui

    While I ran SFC, I went through the other tips. I found in Sync your settings, the passwords had a remark requiring a security code to verify. So I did that.
    SFC didn't find...
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    Windows 10 mail sync

    Been battling with W10 mail for quite some time and been studying. Have tried reset, change sync settings etc. Works for a while but eventually Mail fails to sync again. Some of the time, simply...
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    Re: Move boot drive to new hardware

    After having numerous BSOD events with my 11yo PC, then becoming encouraged by reading this thread,I swapped my SSD with Windows 10 over to a replacement PC and had exactly the same good experience....
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    Re: dvd's won't burn. Windows 10

    My Lite-on burner had similar symptoms. I studied the problem and determined it had died. I always intended to replace it and at the time PBTech had very affordable ones. As I subsequently realized,...
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    Re: GPS tracker CAT M1

    Thanks Wainui. Super cool!

    That's a nice little tracker at a good price. Very popular. There's a lot to like about it.
    Possibly I could get one in the interim and wait for the 4G CAT M1 tracker...
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    Re: GPS tracker CAT M1

    I enquired with Skinny. No, they don't support CAT M1. Even though they resell Spark, their bundle doesn't include it.

    Here is a list of things the SIM needs: A. support SMS GPRS. B. NO pin...
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    Re: GPS tracker CAT M1

    OK, so there's another question.. will I need data only on the SIM or will I need sms and voice as well?
    9407
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    GPS tracker CAT M1

    Hi
    I've been keenly eyeing GPS trackers and it appears the new CAT M1 capability is the way to go. In particular the TK319-L from Ebay/Aliexpress looks appealing.

    Spark offers CAT M1 reaching 98%...
  20. Re: Sorry, not computers, just wanting some advise.

    I had a wireless one of these at the gate some years ago. It gave far too many false alarms. Even a bird landing on the gatepost would set it off. Good luck.
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    Re: Laptop dead with AC plugged in

    +1 to pull dead battery and retry without. Hope it works for you as it did solve problems for me in the past. Good luck.
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    Re: Vista on old PC, no boot

    Good to know Wainui. A new key every 3 months might get a bit tiresome..hahaa! At some stage it must fall outside of Ebay Buyer Guarantee as well.
    Hindsight being the wonderful thing it is, if I was...
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    Re: Vista on old PC, no boot

    Update,
    The purchase of product key code went well. It was emailed within the promised timeframe. By the time Paypal tacked a bit on, my Visa statement showed $7.56
    I entered the digits and boom,...
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    Re: Vista on old PC, no boot

    Thanks, good to know.

    We debated the OS and there was pros and cons no matter which way. The existing Vista has already gone, no support. Windows 7 has limited time to go for extended support and...
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    Re: Vista on old PC, no boot

    The chap bought a hydrid HDD and I installed Windows 8.1. System reports edition as 8.1 Pro.
    Question: can I buy a product key from Ebay and expect it to work? There's a key for $7.26 (emailed). I...
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