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    Re: Old age is a bummer

    My knees and shoulders are on the way old. A weekends afternoons cleaning up the section & Im feeling tweeks in the knees all week.
    I can see future issues when I get into the 60's
    Getting older...
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    Re: Third Party Apps for Deleting Temp Files Etc

    in 'disk cleanup'
    Also, click the box that says 'clean up my system files' . That will clean up even more .
    FYI : Not everything you tick allways gets removed .

    be carefull with cleanup tools...
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    Re: Running cat6 next to mains power for a bit?

    Powerline Network adaptors are an option of last resort :-)
    Ive installed a few , they usually work OK , better than nothing . Some sites & some powerpoints they dont work on .



    If you can be...
  4. Thread: New Build

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    Re: New Build

    One off internet reviews are now pretty much worthless.
    They can be paid for or sponsored reviews, reviews where they get stuff for free to review, or where they make $ from affiliate links : they...
  5. Thread: Spam Email?

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    Re: Spam Email?

    ........desker2.com
    yep, thats a scam.
  6. Thread: Spam Email?

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    Re: Spam Email?

    This week I had a very legit looking email from IRD , saying I had a $120 refund.

    I know IRD want you to do everything online, but theres no way I'll ever click that link in the email.
  7. Thread: New Build

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    Re: New Build

    Interesting.
    Ive had huge failure rates with Adata RAM, even the warranty replacement RAM failing instantly
    I now wont touch Adata RAM, I guess their M.2 is just as bad .
  8. Thread: Tablet to printer

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    Re: Tablet to printer

    Ah, that says 307, not 370.
    I could be wrong, I didnt speed alot of time looking
    :-)

    who knows, that app may just work regardless .
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    Re: Third Party Apps for Deleting Temp Files Etc

    If in doubt, stop fiddling :)

    There is no urgent need to do this. Its been years since I ran any sort of cleanup on my home or work PC
    There is no need to del every tmp file that MS's diskclean...
  10. Thread: Tablet to printer

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    Re: Tablet to printer

    Her printer isnt officially supported by that app
    http://www.printershare.com/help-mobile-supported.sdf?device=iphone&group=Ricoh

    Its not listed as compatible with Ricoh's own Android app either...
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    Re: Bookmarking Problem Firefox

    Try a reset(refresh) of Firefox .
    help, troubleshooting , refresh
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    Re: Fly ordered coffee at ptrol station

    This is another reason why being FORCED to have paywave embedded in my Visa card p#sses me off

    :groan:
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    Re: Fly ordered coffee at ptrol station

    so thats why there's those porn sites in my web history , dirty dirty flies
    :)
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    Re: At last – The Planet is Saved!

    Chernobyl was supposedly 100% safe . Untill it wasnt .
    Thorium reactors were initially considered way back , but not pursued despite being safer as they couldnt make plutonium for bombs .

    The big...
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    Re: VLC Media Player not playing youtube videos

    No surprise really

    Youtube doesnt want you playing their vids via 3rd party apps
    They want to be able to force ads upon you , via the browser or via their own YT app.

    So YT actively work to...
  16. Re: The elemental curiosity of attempting to force Te Reo on the populace ...

    ?
    Even in the 1980's computer programming was taught in my school. Taught at a very basic level, but those who wanted to pursue it further could , a basic(ha) knowledge made it easier to learn other...
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    Re: At last – The Planet is Saved!

    It was a serious option being considered for NZ some years back , they even had a site they planned to build it on.
    But, it was too expensive & NZ simply couldnt afford it. Lucky us :-)

    You need...
  18. Re: News flash!! An academic talks logic, talks sense!

    "it is all too easy to request others to do things that carry no personal cost to yourself. The question is whether you and others are prepared to make personal sacrifices to achieve the goals of...
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    Re: Office 365 Home Fails again

    Its hardly big money spread across 5 years for a retail version of Office . :)

    MS Office is the industry standard , and pretty much standard across most businesses
    It works better than the free...
  20. Thread: Corona Virus

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    Re: Corona Virus

    missed a big one
    Spanish Flu 1918
    From wiki
    "The death toll is estimated to have been 50 million, and possibly as high as 100 million"
    " It infected 500 million people around the world, or...
  21. Re: Copying files from laptop to external drive take so long

    yep, most likely a failing hard drive.
    even USB1 doesnt take all day for 60Gb
    :-)
  22. Thread: Corona Virus

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    Corona Virus

    Corona Virus, it must be worse than Ch admits
    Rushing to build new hospitals & locking down whole cities , they wouldnt do that unless they were really panicked. Arresting/detaining doctors for...
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    Re: Windows 10 recent items

    On a clean install of Win10 (v1909) here , ~recent items~ simply doesnt work . Just tried it.

    So may just be a windows bug or a feature they removed ?

    Edit : right clicking the Word icon on...
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    Re: For your Enlightment.

    You cant be implying that many of these figures and measurements are totally just made up, guesswork.
    That would imply the zealots are willing to bent the facts to suit, and would imply that many...
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    Re: For your Enlightment.

    "Emissions from fossil fuel and industry (FF&I) are expected to reach 36.81bn tonnes of CO2 (GtCO2) in 2019"
    900M , pfft, a drop in the bucket :-)

    "China is the world’s largest contributing...
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