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  1. Thread: glueing plastic

    by Brucem
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    Re: glueing plastic

    I use Selleys Plastic Glue which has a primer and glue. As the glue has run out I use the primer and super glue.
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    Re: Windows Update 15 Jan 2021

    After a bit more of sfc/scannow, I went back to the power button and did the updates. This gave me build 19041.746, I then did an upgrade to build 19042.572 (20H2)! So it seems that am up to date....
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    Re: Windows Update 15 Jan 2021

    I have run power shell, and got the update log. Earlier today it had 16 reports, all but the last one had 10 items, will the last having 6. I have also run sfc/scannow, which has given me the same...
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    Re: Windows Update 15 Jan 2021

    Thanks zqwerty,

    "winver" results:
    Windows 10
    Version 2004 (Build 19041.685)
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    Windows Update 15 Jan 2021

    Last night about 9.45 I was closing the computer for the night and had messages about an update. I chose the "update and close down" option, switched off the monitor and went to bed. At about...
  6. Re: Fibre is activated - but now I appear to have two phone lines!

    The item that you show isn't like ours. I have looked on the PB Tech, and Jaycar websites, the nearest things I can see are cat # YT6082 which is a Rj 45 double adaptor, and cat # YT6056 which is a...
  7. Re: Fibre is activated - but now I appear to have two phone lines!

    In our case the old copper was connected to what was then the "master', then on to two other phones, one of which was sited beside where the modem is. Thankfully I was able to disconnect the copper...
  8. Re: Fibre is activated - but now I appear to have two phone lines!

    The splitter (that may not be the correct name), is a simple one with a single male telephone jack on one end, and two female sockets on the other end. It is about 40mm long, the modem is a Fritzbox...
  9. Re: Fibre is activated - but now I appear to have two phone lines!

    When our fibre was connected I had this problem, as I had the phone beside the modem plugged into one port, and the original network, with two other phones, into another. These did no work in that...
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    Re: WiFi installation

    Thanks for the advice, I have tried again on both 2 degrees networks, neither works so I am no further ahead. Mine is 2 degrees, but I am not sure which of the two it is. The password that I am...
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    Re: WiFi installation

    This is an additional problem to do with my wi-fi network. I have tried several times to connect our Sky decoder, which is in the lounge where the grandson et al have their problems that I...
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    Re: MS Outlook spam?

    Thanks all, I have done that, without using their links, and all seems good.
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    MS Outlook spam?

    On trying to connect to my gmail account, I got an error message saying:
    "Your IMAP server wants to alert you to the following: Please log in via your web browser:...
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    Re: WiFi installation

    They are grandchildren & great nephews, and can only be separated from their "devices" surgically!
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    WiFi installation

    We have fibre to the house using a Fritz box 7490 router. At present there is a Cisco RE1000 range extender in the living room, maybe 6 metres from the router. I have had complaints from visiting...
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    LED bulbs: placement?

    Quite recently (approx. 1 to 2 months ago) I installed an LED in a closed 200mm diameter glass fitting. It has just failed, as it is flickering with a low light output. I have checked the bulb in...
  17. Thread: CAD program

    by Brucem
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    CAD program

    I am looking for a reasonably priced CAD program. I had a shareware program many years ago, so long ago that I have forgotten its name. Then I purchased Imagineer Technical, which was very good but...
  18. Thread: Snap email

    by Brucem
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    Re: Snap email

    Prior to my previous post, I was getting several error messages a day; after the changes that I quoted I hade one or two over the next day or two, but now I am back to several a day, not as many as...
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    Re: It's Murphy's Law

    I used to work for someone who talked of O'Reilly's corollary: "Murphy was an optimist."
  20. Thread: Snap email

    by Brucem
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    Re: Snap email

    Thanks for the advice, I seem to have finally resolved the problem. I got into the account settings, although I use outlook 2010, they where similar enough to find my way. I changed the por4ts to...
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    Re: Nokia dumb cell phone

    Thanks bellbird, it worked!
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    Nokia dumb cell phone

    I have a Nokia 3310 3G cell phone, on the Spark network. I wish to change the message telling caller4s to leave a message. Most of the time the phone is in the kitchen; it gets answered if I am...
  23. Thread: Snap email

    by Brucem
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    Re: Snap email

    I am using Outlook
  24. Thread: Snap email

    by Brucem
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    Snap email

    I have 2 email accounts, Snap, which is seldom used, mainly because of its pathetically small inbox, and a gmail one which gets the vast majority of the traffic. For a few weeks now, maybe since a...
  25. Thread: LED bulbs

    by Brucem
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    Re: LED bulbs

    Thanks for the replies, it is only a query because I like to know how things work (or don't). The LED that I put in the ceiling fitting is an "ecolux" 9W Warm White 3000 degrees Kelvin, with 200...
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