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23rd May 2022, 17:27
Replies: 35
Views: 9,485
Posted By Thirsty

With all those newly colored flags in the...

With all those newly colored flags in the background of the newly minted PM presser, all you need to do is...
Find artefacts of distant indigenous relatives where the flight path is going to be....
27th Apr 2022, 04:44
Replies: 10
Views: 1,058
Posted By Thirsty

The joys of consulting Dr Google for medical...

The joys of consulting Dr Google for medical advice that affects your career...
You get the advice you paid for!
22nd Apr 2022, 01:03
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By Thirsty

Didn't Apple recently change their method of...

Didn't Apple recently change their method of allowing stalking apps (that is what they are, don't beat around the bush) to access vital information needed to send to the stalkers? Maybe a phone...
24th Mar 2022, 11:27
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By Thirsty

Um, firewalls are not intermittent as described...

Um, firewalls are not intermittent as described in the original post - they usually work or don't work, not both. Usually it is a configuration issue. Turning off your firewall for even a few seconds...
24th Mar 2022, 11:23
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By Thirsty

Fun times: Leave WiFi Analyser on as you take the...

Fun times: Leave WiFi Analyser on as you take the bus back to the hotel from the airport and watch each passing router fade in and back out, and see how many are not password protected. Yikes!
24th Mar 2022, 11:10
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By Thirsty

Channels? Congestion? Configuration? Maybe all...

Channels? Congestion? Configuration? Maybe all three. You describe a number of issues, not all having the same cause.

I have a free app on my Android cell phone called 'WiFi Analyzer' which shows...
31st Dec 2021, 10:27
Replies: 9,656
Views: 1,594,934
Posted By Thirsty

Given the response and changes in the last week...

Given the response and changes in the last week in official circles, I would venture the pandemic is officially now over in Australia. Finished. Done. Milestones achieved.
Those that were going to...
11th Dec 2021, 06:31
Replies: 21
Views: 1,863
Posted By Thirsty

Memory exhaustion? Pull up task manager (press...

Memory exhaustion? Pull up task manager (press CTRL-SHIFT-ESC at the same time) and see what process is flying close to the wind and chewing all the resources. Maybe you have some programs in the...
16th Oct 2021, 10:01
Replies: 9,656
Views: 1,594,934
Posted By Thirsty

I hear Poland is accepting refugees from...

I hear Poland is accepting refugees from Australia...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VhUB0zSohcw
19th Aug 2021, 13:34
Replies: 1,268
Views: 226,500
Posted By Thirsty

Social media or Unsocial media? Just in case...

Social media or Unsocial media?

Just in case you mind was not seared enough, burn your eyeballs out with this one:

...
19th Aug 2021, 13:03
Replies: 1,268
Views: 226,500
Posted By Thirsty

Social media or Unsocial media? I'm not...

Social media or Unsocial media?

I'm not taking sides - it seems an awful waste of mental energy to keep up with the latest, and filter the deliberate misinformation from the ignorant regurgitated...
29th Jul 2021, 18:02
Replies: 38
Views: 4,401
Posted By Thirsty

When you finished at the school, they probably...

When you finished at the school, they probably would have terminated access to their computing facilities, including authentication to the school VL (volume licence) server, hence your VL copy (the...
29th Jul 2021, 17:07
Replies: 37
Views: 3,591
Posted By Thirsty

To follow on with the thread.. After much...

To follow on with the thread..

After much tweaking and adjustments, the module has successfully docked to the ISS, using automated control (the English commentator mistakenly saying the final few...
26th Jul 2021, 12:13
Replies: 33
Views: 8,224
Posted By Thirsty

Alternative idea: Could we just designate some...

Alternative idea: Could we just designate some area in cyberspace where the grown up boys can play with their expensive virtual weapon toys and leave us real folks to live our reality in a real world...
25th Jul 2021, 21:40
Replies: 12
Views: 1,813
Posted By Thirsty

A recent update to my router firmware has tuned...

A recent update to my router firmware has tuned up exactly that - Ookla speedtest directly from the router. A pleasant surprise addition.

Samknows box plugs direct into your router and uses...
25th Jul 2021, 21:25
Replies: 38
Views: 4,401
Posted By Thirsty

Another thought. The file in question may be...

Another thought. The file in question may be tripping your antivirus software which is then hiding the file within the 'cab' from your install program triggering a CRC check routine to fail. Make...
25th Jul 2021, 21:05
Replies: 4
Views: 1,326
Posted By Thirsty

Question arises - Is the 3000 outbound messages...

Question arises - Is the 3000 outbound messages number expected, or did you have some spamware bot infest your computer? How to prevent it happening again?

'Select all' works from most mail...
25th Jul 2021, 20:52
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By Thirsty

Rule of thumb: Rechargeable batteries are usually...

Rule of thumb: Rechargeable batteries are usually only good for about 500 charges unless they use expensive chemical technology and a very smart charger. If you suspect that is the case and you are...
25th Jul 2021, 20:35
Replies: 12
Views: 1,813
Posted By Thirsty

Rule: The fastest speed you will ever get from...

Rule: The fastest speed you will ever get from your Internet connection is dependant on the slowest portion between yourself and the remote destination. No point in having a gigabit connection if you...
25th Jul 2021, 19:17
Replies: 38
Views: 4,401
Posted By Thirsty

Sorry to be rude, and very rude. This might work...

Sorry to be rude, and very rude. This might work for a once off but what about the future?

No, NO!!! What about your drive, now full of molecules of toothpaste, sandpaper, and moisture from when...
25th Jul 2021, 19:12
Replies: 38
Views: 4,401
Posted By Thirsty

I concur. Buying licences off eBay and similar...

I concur. Buying licences off eBay and similar sites nearly always involves going outside original licence terms and conditions, which you should find on your disc or in the box, except if your disc...
25th Jul 2021, 18:53
Replies: 38
Views: 4,401
Posted By Thirsty

Faulty install media. Optical discs like CDs and...

Faulty install media. Optical discs like CDs and DVDs are not forever. They DO eventually degrade and can become unreadable.

Try making a mirror copy onto another disc and if that fails somewhere...
25th Jul 2021, 18:26
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Thirsty

Windows 11 promises to run Android apps directly...

Windows 11 promises to run Android apps directly without recompiling. Not sure if the apps will be free to download and get onto the system however, and whether you will download them from Google...
24th Jul 2021, 16:30
Replies: 37
Views: 3,591
Posted By Thirsty

Was that the one that had some problems with...

Was that the one that had some problems with engine failure, and has a time window of less than three days to have the problem fixed before plunging to earth?

NSFW: Go to Google translate and...
28th Jun 2021, 15:24
Replies: 27
Views: 3,176
Posted By Thirsty

Chinese chairman demand new version be called...

Chinese chairman demand new version be called "Windows XI"...
20th May 2021, 09:22
Replies: 2,385
Views: 1,036,337
Posted By Thirsty

'another jurisdiction'? Court of public opinion?...

'another jurisdiction'? Court of public opinion? Have you tried 3AW?
22nd Jan 2021, 18:05
Replies: 15
Views: 4,398
Posted By Thirsty

Well spotted. The right person in the right place...

Well spotted. The right person in the right place at the right time, just doin' her job.

Curious: What is with the presentation of a coin? What type of coin? What value? Reason?
21st Jan 2021, 00:28
Replies: 25
Views: 5,318
Posted By Thirsty

Fine is petty change. Didn't even bother turning...

Fine is petty change. Didn't even bother turning up for his hearing. Maybe a long term affected Covid sufferer?
20th Jan 2021, 23:48
Replies: 41
Views: 6,058
Posted By Thirsty

Sounds like you have physical damage. Running a...

Sounds like you have physical damage. Running a spinning drive with audible internal loose elements is just inviting further damage. The ONLY way to ensure no further data loss is to send it off for...
20th Jan 2021, 23:27
Replies: 41
Views: 6,058
Posted By Thirsty

I somehow recollect in my distant past (the...

I somehow recollect in my distant past (the 'deformitive years') making sure our box was always tuned to the Kenny Everett show, purely for the 'acceptable audio' of Hot Gossip! If only my eyesight...
20th Jan 2021, 14:40
Replies: 331
Views: 107,757
Posted By Thirsty

From the final report: "At altitudes less than...

From the final report:
"At altitudes less than 1,000 ft along a track between the aircraft’s position and Coffs Harbour Airport and more significantly, along a continuation of the direct track to...
18th Jan 2021, 20:26
Replies: 2
Views: 1,276
Posted By Thirsty

Radioactive medical supplies too? Biologically...

Radioactive medical supplies too?
Biologically active ones?
Covid and other interesting pathogens returning to base for testing?

Is common sense available for RPAS delivery? Sprinkled liberally...
18th Jan 2021, 18:18
Replies: 23
Views: 9,002
Posted By Thirsty

Sobering reading of that 2008 LJ60 report indeed!...

Sobering reading of that 2008 LJ60 report indeed!
5% loss of pressure per day means your tyres/tires are going to be out of specification very quickly, especially in these times of covid reduced...
3rd Jan 2021, 12:38
Replies: 94
Views: 39,319
Posted By Thirsty

Nope, some of the young ladies were coming home...

Nope, some of the young ladies were coming home from the beach and hadn't changed - just put on a flimsy shawl over their shoulders to 'dress up' an bit for the flight. 'Thongs' in all meanings of...
1st Jan 2021, 16:28
Replies: 94
Views: 39,319
Posted By Thirsty

Spent many years as a regular SLF. With Ansett...

Spent many years as a regular SLF. With Ansett Golden Wings you got preferential regular seating choice. Got used to sitting in the RHS just fore of the wing as they told me this was the where there...
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