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    Re: External drive not recognised

    more info needed
    USB Hard drive, USB stick ?
    Are any Mac or Linux formatted
    how old , when last used .
    Powered USB drive ? if so is the power pack OK ?
    Are they spinning up OK ? Any strange...
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    Re: SSD drive in 9 year old PC ??

    AHCI is supposedly faster for SSD .


    this could be wrong (below)
    You can shift from AHCI to IDE by using regedit.exe to edit HEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\system\currentcontrolset\services\picide .One of...
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    Re: They are becoming ridiculous!

    "What does Lgbtqi stand for?
    Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) "

    So ,using LGBTOI is in itself hate speech, as it uses the term 'queer' .
    I thought labeling people...
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    Re: They are becoming ridiculous!

    "as part of a push to curb the dropout and suicide rates "

    yes, use of the terms mom & dad are the major cause of suicides . :groan:
    Those in charge of that BS need to step into the real world .
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    Re: Microsoft Account. Win10

    That shouldnt be happening very often at all . MS will try to push you on to that, so may be occasional prompts for it

    Windows might be linked to your MS Account in some way ?
    Go to settings,...
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    Re: USB Video issue.....

    did you get to drive the Lambo ?
    if so , was it under supervision of a race instructor ?
  7. Thread: Vets and doctors

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    Re: Vets and doctors

    I had an 18 year old cat .
    It was fit as a fiddle despite its old age (until it got squashed by my car)

    I hate to think what your vet bill will be , for cat dentistry .
  8. Re: Advice please for missing optical drive from PC

    Its a Dell SFF .
    So isnt a standard size DVD drive , from the pics Ive seen.
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    Re: What to do with this motherboard?

    not in NZ .
    we send our toxic waste to 3rd world countries, where they can happily burn it in open fires .
    :-)
  10. Re: Advice please for missing optical drive from PC

    Just buy a USB DVD drive .

    The best way to 100% test your flacky DVD drive is to replace it, that not practical for many home users
    PC's DVD/CD is obsolete anyway, so do you even need it now ?
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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 .
  16. 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 ?
  17. 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 ?
  19. 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...
  23. 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 ?
  25. 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 ,...
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