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    connecting vnc with mobile broadband

    As above - with VNC trying to connect with Telecom 3g mobile broadband, using Sierra usb datacard. On Vista - get "unable to connect to host, connection timed out (10060)", yet going thru home...
  2. Re: Just out-of-range wireless 802.11g - Booster Antennae or Firmware upgrade?

    I usually use either the TP-Link Yagi antenna + omni antennna (I sell these on TM) or the Linksys Wireless-G Range Expander WRE54G when I'm setting up wireless in large houses.
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    Re: MicroSoft Access won't start

    Try leaving the Office CD in the drive & then open Access - it may be trying to retrieve files from the CD to complete installation - this common
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    Re: Wireless network help

    GOOGLE for ad-hoc mode:
    Limited network access. Because there is no distribution system with ad hoc wireless LANs, users don't have effective access to the Internet and other wired network services....
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    Re: Wireless network help

    You need a wireless access point or router.
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    Re: Colour printing problem

    Definitely wrong paper. I tried HP paper on my Canon - just as you described
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    Re: careers in computing

    stay at home & sell stuff on trademe - easy computing + $$$$!
  8. Re: What's the best way to get programmes and data to a new computer?

    or if your laptop has a burner - copy docs onto cd & then to the new laptop.
    don't attempt to take the hard drive out - it's a lot of mucking around & you have to buy an adapter. if you've got usb...
  9. Thread: Scanning Photos

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    Re: Scanning Photos

    Agreed.
    Lot's of people out there haven't got a clue what they're talking about.
  10. Thread: Scanning Photos

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    Re: Scanning Photos

    Doesn't work very well, unless you have copying equipment. Otherwise it's all crooked etc. Scanning is best & scanners are very cheap.
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    Re: supercheap = supercr*p

    no matter who you go to, there can always be problems.
    now & then you get some good problems. one supplier insisted i had a big credit for some reason, but i had a cash account - but they insisted &...
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    Re: supercheap = supercr*p

    I have returned things - no problems, I have even changed my mind - no problem, didn't even charge me. But then I deal with them personally - be nice to them pay on time - & they might be nice to...
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    Re: supercheap = supercr*p

    I was wondering that myself - why buy retail? I also have come across 1 or 2 techs buying modems from Dick Smith! Not against DS, but come on, you might as well buy from Harvey Norman! Adding your...
  14. Thread: QMB computers

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    Re: QMB computers

    I've had to fix for 20+ clients who bought from them - mostly new & they absolutely refuse to fix any hardware under warranty. quite often XP not configured properly etc etc. i've had to replace...
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    Re: Unable to setup Xtra ADSL modem with USB port

    Possibly the problem is that you can only use the setup once, as you already have done. Call xtra for help on how to do it manually. I'm too tired to explain all in detail, but this happened to my...
  16. Thread: Nokia 6020

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    Re: Nokia 6020

    i've got a nokia 6020. works absolutely wonderful. i leave it on 24/7 - no problems, great for pics & videos. some of you were just unlucky!
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    Re: Dell 720 Printer

    For the price of 2 inks - you can get a cheap printer locally -eg. HP, Canon etc
    plus with these common printers - you can clone branded inks - really cheap.
    However you could try Cartridge World -...
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    Re: Flashcards.co.nz

    But I can get $12-$25 card readers...;-)
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    Re: Printer goes offline

    Buy a longer usb cable or an extension ;-)
    that's what i did for myself & for my clients. cables cost only a few dollars.
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    Re: 2 Broadband accounts, one telephone/DSL?

    Incorrect. I test my clients ADSL equipment, PC etc - use their account & modem on my line - with their permission of course.
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    Re: Flashcards.co.nz

    Their prices aren't really cheap - just average. But that's a good thing.
    They are a good company, not like many others around.
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    Re: Mobile phone battery life

    camera phones now only $200 & you can opt for your original number (at least vodaphone). i'd lost mine & went straight to a mobile phone shop - no mucking around as it was for my work
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    Re: Boosting the wireless power on a router

    you need this one - WRE54G Wireless-G Range Extender. i've set this up in quite a few big houses - works great.
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    Re: backup recovery drive

    find the recovery cd & make a copy of that
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    Re: Looking for Computer WholeSaler

    this is where i get info from. you get get the fortnightly magazine where wholesalers advertise

    http://reseller.co.nz/Reseller/Reseller.nsf
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