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    Re: uninstall W10 trial

    Thanks guys, it's so long since I had to do anything to our computers I've now found the memory banks are a bit corrupted.
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    uninstall W10 trial

    How can I uninstall Windows10 trial, installed on a clean computer?
    Most searches show how to uninstall to an older system.
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    Re: Vitamin C advertisements

    I work on the principal that a natural source of nutrients is best.
    There are too many supplements and chemical additives in many foods, some of which have little beneficial effect.
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    Re: Moving into town

    "the big smoke! " Yeah, I don't know what is gong to get me first, the claustrophobia or the traffic! https://cdn.pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/images/icons/icon7.gif
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    Moving into town

    Our 2 hectare slice of paradise has got too hard to keep up to spec, so we are moving to town (Pukekohe). We have been using wireless internet for many years and will be stepping up to a fibre...
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    Re: An Irish Blessing

    Mr MacKenna sounds like a loser to me, perhaps he should engage in some research on Irish Celtic battle cries, too inspire his own team.
    A lot more constructive than badmouthing a superior team.
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    Re: Music playback.

    Just remember ear phones are a major contributor to deafness, I would be listening to the music at as low a volume as possible, and not for very long periods.

    See...
  8. Thread: A Must Read

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    Re: A Must Read

    Here's your odds!!1

    In New Zealand, more than 15 measles cases out of 100 are hospitalised. Pneumonia accounts for nearly two thirds of measles deaths. Approximately 1 in 1000 cases develop...
  9. Thread: No Conection

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    Re: No Conection

    Up and running with My Pal and very impressed, excellent documentation, fast, and obviously very secure, so designed for current today's internet conditions. An extra plus, an explanation of the...
  10. Thread: No Conection

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    Re: No Conection

    Hi rumpty, gave it a go but was not able to set up an account, double checked and tried twice!!
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    Re: No Conection

    Had a look at Slimjet but came across a few complaints and queries, mostly summed up here:

    https://malwaretips.com/threads/strange-behavior-of-slimjet-browser.81198/

    It all looks a bit...
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    Re: No Conection

    Computer was a few minutes over, but same result after correction. ( couldn't get slashdot)
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    Re: No Conection

    Yes I'm Running the last version of Opera that supports XP, there maybe some newer protocols that don't work with it!
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    No Conection

    I am coming upon this message more and more from different sites:

    This site canít provide a secure connection xxx.com uses an unsupported protocol. The client and server don't support a common...
  15. Thread: New to W10

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    New to W10

    XP to Windows10 is a bit of a challenge for me! I've just been given a smart looking HP computer( I know, looks are the only good thing:). It has a few problems, the previous owner got a relation to...
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    Re: Freeview topbox

    This is the dish contact details I did't look at it. Dish used to be NZ owned and serviced, Idon't know if anything has changed!!?

    https://www.dish.com/contact/
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    Re: It Used To Be - the American influence

    We can attribute most of these words to a couple of sources, 1) American troops in New Zealand during WW2, and 2) American programs on TV. As a payback, there seems to be some fascination in the...
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    Re: Change default application by file type

    Wainui.

    Try this: https://www.raymond.cc/blog/download/did/3248/
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    Re: When To Replace Car Battery?

    My auto electrician suggested a deep discharge Panasonic battery for a vehicle I only use occasionally, works great after 3 months non use. Its in its fourth year and still going strong.
  20. Thread: Jokes to Email

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    Re: Jokes to Email

    Hi Poppa John,
    Are you wishing to send the jokes by email or letter?
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    Re: Toshiba laptop boot up problems

    Was this this the registry setting you mentioned in your 1st post? https://www.isumsoft.com/windows-10/turn-on-off-fast-startup-in-windows-10.html
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    Re: laptop losing wifi connectivity

    just a uninformed hunch, could the batteries be getting past it, especially if they are the original ones!
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    Re: Anyone looked at solar power reciently

    Thought I might throw this into the mix http://aardvark.co.nz/daily/2019/0506.shtml
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    MS security update for older systems

    for the laggardly not using the latest version of Windows, a security update:

    https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/05/microsoft-patches-wormable-flaw-in-windows-xp-7-and-windows-2003/
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    Re: Anyone looked at solar power reciently

    Hi Dugi,
    Yes an electric car is likely in the future. the Tesla Powerwall would probably need replacing before the other components plus at 5 kw capacity is not really sufficient, so waiting is a...
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