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by davexnet3
Sun Nov 25, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: USB key stop working
Replies: 4
Views: 255

Re: USB key stop working

There aren't many computer repair services that give you a truly honest diagnosis. My experience is that they usually try to get you to pay for a diagnostic service that you don't need. Misterfix is different. They're efficient and honest.
by davexnet3
Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: UPS supply: How do they work and why are they needed?
Replies: 24
Views: 1583

Re: UPS supply: How do they work and why are they needed?

I was given a UPS several months ago that has a bad battery. No, I don't know about the different types of UPS. I thought that they basically keep a small battery charged and then in the event of a power failure they invert the DC power in that battery and allow you a short time to shut down your co...
by davexnet3
Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: What are the best backup utilities?
Replies: 9
Views: 7534

Re: What are the best backup utilities?

Rsync. I've used Disk Drill Backup https://www.cleverfiles.com/hard-drive-backup.html with this being the simplest to use. It also has a number of useful tools. It runs unobtrusively in the background, most of the time I forget it's even there.
by davexnet3
Sun Sep 24, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Anyone got any interesting hobbies?
Replies: 118
Views: 8866

Re: Anyone got any interesting hobbies?

I like to run in the mornings & surfing
Bee-keeping is another hobby I want to start.
by davexnet3
Sun Sep 24, 2017 6:26 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Update Issue
Replies: 91
Views: 3233

Re: Update Issue

a reboot might clear the lock

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