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Posted: 7 Hours 28 Minutes ago by: Marco MoockOffice Online is even incompatible with certain MS Office features in docx files. It is worse than LibreOffice when editing docx. We have that on Sharepoint at work and every time somebody edits a docx with Office Online that has special
Posted: 13 Hours 6 Minutes ago by: Computer Nerd KevNow that M$ are offering a web browser based suite with Office 365 subscriptions you can use that on Linux. Apparantly They also have a free browser based office suite, but it's more limited. Plus, if you pick the right version, you can
Posted: 16 Hours 9 Minutes ago by: MaxFor a lot of people there is a necessity to use MS Office, which means it's a choice between Windows or Mac. Libre/Open Office is not considered a good enough subtitute for a lot of people. The issue is as simple as that for a lot of
Posted: 16 Hours 17 Minutes ago by: Marco MoockThat's why I completely switched to Linux with the support end of Vista in 2017. I only use Windows now in a VM at work if I really need special software for windows.
Posted: 18 Hours 34 Minutes ago by: PetzlPisses me off and not uncommon.
Posted: 19 Hours 2 Minutes ago by: Computer Nerd KevYou're doing it wrong then. Granted Linux driver issues can be a pain, though sometimes even that is the other way round and they actually work better than crappy Windows ones. Admittedly there's becomming a long list of software that I
Posted: 1 Day 12 Hours ago by: Marco MoockWhat did you try? Try out Debian with Motif Window Manager, that is very, very lightweight.
Posted: 1 Day 19 Hours ago by: ClockyThat's never been true for any time I have installed Linux. It's always a PITA one way or the other and unworkable.
Posted: 3 Days 19 Hours ago by: Yosemite SamI don't really need unlimited data. their plans just come with it. you could maybe do better for the money if you shopped around. most plans these days start at 25mbps
Posted: 4 Days 16 Hours ago by: Marco MoockOr running other applications that transfer much data. I share Ubuntu and Debian ISOs via the Bittorrent when my computer is running and on some days that creates more than 100 GB traffic.
Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: MaxYou must do a lot of streaming (Netflix etc) to require an unlimited plan. I am on 12Mpbs 300GB for $45 per month.
Posted: 5 Days 13 Hours ago by: Yosemite Samjust signed up with Exetel to change over my internet from Aussie Broadband. in 15 mins after applying I was switched over! I kept my present modem Technicolor TG789vac v2. I was paying $85 pm for 500 Gb @ 75 mbps with AB. now paying
Posted: 8 Days 20 Hours ago by: Rod SpeedPeter Jason <email@example.com> wrote Yeah, love it on the phone, but its much harder on a desktop where there is no way to keep the biometrics from being pinched. Tho you can certainly have the phone and desktop linked by blue tooth to all
Posted: 8 Days 22 Hours ago by: Peter JasonNevertheless, biometrics is on the move.
Posted: 9 Days 9 Hours ago by: keithr0No doubt we will.
Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: Rod Speedkeithr0 <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote We'll see...
Posted: 9 Days 11 Hours ago by: keithr0https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2022/05/how-apple-google-and-microsoft-will-kill-passwords-and-phishing-in-1-stroke/
Posted: 13 Days 2 Hours ago by: Rod SpeedAnd it is even easier to reduce the risk to ZERO. Trivial to avoid any risk what so ever.
Posted: 13 Days 7 Hours ago by: Marco MoockIf all network services provided by Windows are turned off, so no service is listening, then the risk is minimal. If some are running (default for Windows) there is a good chance that a vulnerability exists.
Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: Rod SpeedDepends on how you do it.
Posted: 13 Days 12 Hours ago by: PetzlWIN10 is crap for a network for a long long time wouldn't work at all. Even now if there is a WiFi hiccup takes ages to reconnect, mine is just for in home entertainment.
Posted: 13 Days 14 Hours ago by: Marco MoockIf the system is connected to a network, it is a bad idea to use outdated software, especially an operating system.
Posted: 13 Days 20 Hours ago by: Rod SpeedDepends on what you do.
Posted: 13 Days 20 Hours ago by: MaxThe security updates that MS provides are not just Windows Defender definition updates. There are general updates to anti-malware and other system updates that relate to security. You should not be using an operating system that is no
Posted: 13 Days 21 Hours ago by: PetzlWidows defenfer used to be rubbish now it's pretty good, but that can change.
Posted: 14 Days 10 Hours ago by: Marco MoockThe Windows Defender on Windows 7 was only a scanner for spyware, like on Vista. MS Security Essentials has also no more support on Windows 7 after Jan 2023. Win 7 is an OS for running inside the museum. I also don't recommend AVG, they
Posted: 14 Days 10 Hours ago by: PetzlIf widows defender updates stop just use the free vesion of AVG
Posted: 14 Days 13 Hours ago by: Marco MoockI did not find an official price list on microsoft.com, but I found this: https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-much-will-staying-patched-on-windows-7-cost-you-heres-the-price-list/ 100$ for Enterprise, 200$ for Professional. For that price
Posted: 14 Days 14 Hours ago by: MaxHow much does it cost to get ESU?
Posted: 14 Days 16 Hours ago by: Trevor Wilson**Your experience mirrors some of my own and what I've read elsewhere. My need became somewhat urgent and I placed an order for a set of high capacity, genuine carts. I fully expect that I will never need to buy another cartridge. The
Posted: 14 Days 21 Hours ago by: Grumpy TechDepends where you get the compatibles from. Some are good, some are less than satisfactory. The other thing is you may come across an issue where your printer detects the compatible cartridge and gives you an error message. Generally yo
Posted: 15 Days 11 Hours ago by: Marco MoockYou can check the update history to find out for which product these are. Windows Update also support other MS applications like Office. Maybe you installed updates for that. MS stopped providing updates for Windows 7 in Jan 2020. You ca
Posted: 15 Days 18 Hours ago by: OzixI just got 7 updates today (must be more than the virus definitions). I presume there are still too many Win7 machines out there, and Microsoft don't want them to become a botnet.
Posted: 17 Days 22 Hours ago by: Trevor Wilson**First off: I have a cheap and nasty mono laser. The quality is adequate for letters, labels and such, but the HP is needed for everything else. Secondly: The toner carts are loaded with approximately 500 pages of toner in new printe
Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: PetzlWhat's the cost of a new printer <https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/185044490602?epid040322732&_trkparms=ispr%3D1&hash=item2b1582d96a:g:1VYAAOSwF0Vh8KV3&amdata=enc%3AAQAGAAAA4DkWapc4nXAmo7YvTCjxZ%2BwuTREl%2FRuFWckUYAkM47%2B2gOCkEVBx9WLLuj9iawo
Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: Trevor WilsonMy HP M479fnw has flashed a message telling me that I need yellow toner. The others are not far behind, so I figure on buying a set of toner carts. Compatible carts are $138.00 for a set of 5. Pretty cheap. I assume they have the requisi
Posted: 26 Days 13 Hours ago by: Gary R. SchmidtVoLTE - Voice over "Long Term Evolution" VoWiFi - Voice over WiFi Basically they're ways of making calls that do *not* use the mobile telephone phone network, they use a WiFi or LTE connection, i.e. a computer "network" connection.
Posted: 26 Days 17 Hours ago by: Yosemite SamI was checking out mobile phone plans, and when I looked at the Moose CIS [https://tinyurl.com/4r6939bz] is says among the exclusions that VoLTE and VoWiFi capability is excluded. However, I'm with Amaysim at present and their CIS exclu
Posted: 27 Days 12 Hours ago by: Marco MoockI have some to make it able to use non-Latin typesets like Russian. They lasted since 2019. They are a little bit worn out, but they are so cheap that you can buy new ones every year.
Posted: 27 Days 12 Hours ago by: Computer Nerd KevI whinged about my ordeal reassembling my Model M2 after repair in aus.electronics a few years ago. Working well since then, thankfully. If he can't read the letters on a Model M keyboard then I don't know what he's doing about the scre
Posted: 27 Days 13 Hours ago by: XenoI had one but I eventually killed it. I was sad to see it go into the rubbish and *now* I see in the website above that I could possibly have obtained parts to repair it. They had a very nice feel to them but were a tad on the noisy sid
Posted: 27 Days 15 Hours ago by: Marco MoockI have an original IBM Model M from 1990. The letters are not bigger than on other "normal" keyboards I have. But the keycaps can be removed easily and there exist companies that create special design keys. Maybe there are keycaps with
Posted: 27 Days 21 Hours ago by: Computer Nerd KevSounds like model M keyboards, which are still sold new here: https://www.pckeyboard.com/page/category/UKBD
Posted: 27 Days 22 Hours ago by: PetzlTried Ebay? Prices from high to low https://tinyurl.com/yyfxd2xv
Posted: 27 Days 22 Hours ago by: Peter JasonI need a keyboard with LARGE letters on the scalloped mechanical low-sensitive clicky keys, and no backlighting. Help.
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