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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by pre65 » Wed May 27, 2020 4:48 pm

Jeans Lenovo laptop went on a go slow last week. I tried all the things I knew to rectify the situation, and after all those failed I swapped over the hard drive from an old laptop and that worked OK.

So, I ordered a new hard drive from Ebuyer and it was delivered this morning.

Using my no 2 PC I fitted the suspect drive, and the new drive in a USB caddy, then using my laptop for instructions I cloned the slow drive.

Everything went smoothly, and now Jean has a fast laptop again, infact faster because I uprated the memory from 6GB to 8GB, swapping a 2GB for a 4GB from the old laptop.

This might be easy-peasy for all you IT experts but I feel good getting it done. :D
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by Paul Barker » Wed May 27, 2020 6:54 pm

you lost me at hello
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by jack » Thu May 28, 2020 8:25 am

Just out of interest, why didn't you get an SSD?
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by pre65 » Thu May 28, 2020 10:05 am

jack wrote:
Thu May 28, 2020 8:25 am
Just out of interest, why didn't you get an SSD?
Didn't need one, and a 1TB too expensive.

A normal drive does what Jean wants.
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by ed » Thu May 28, 2020 10:44 am

just happened to look at flightradar this morning...it's got very busy again...interestingly a lot more smaller planes than are usually flying.

sadly I think this will be incremental which will smear any cut and dried environmental statistics.
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Post by Mike H » Thu May 28, 2020 6:38 pm

Ray P wrote:
Wed May 27, 2020 6:31 am
This'll warm Mr. Cresswell Senior's cockles...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-n ... e-52502198
Fantastic. :thumbleft:
 
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by jack » Thu May 28, 2020 9:21 pm

Just a really really interesting (and amusing/entertaining) blog:

https://rectofossal.com/
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Post by Cressy Snr » Fri May 29, 2020 9:44 am

Ray P wrote:
Wed May 27, 2020 6:31 am
This'll warm Mr. Cresswell Senior's cockles...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-n ... e-52502198
Just watched it. Fecking brilliant! :D :D
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by pre65 » Fri May 29, 2020 3:37 pm

ed wrote:
Thu May 28, 2020 10:44 am
just happened to look at flightradar this morning...it's got very busy again...interestingly a lot more smaller planes than are usually flying.
Like this chap?

Pilot flew to Anglesey 'to go to the beach'. :shock:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-52849560
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by ed » Fri May 29, 2020 5:08 pm

costly little jaunt.....

in fuel probably about £70...but there may have been landing fees...

if he'd done it 6 months ago the fuel might have cost £200...

I think I'd want to stay for a bit of a swim after shelling out that much.....but it seems he more or less came straight back....I'm suspecting ulterior motives....
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by pre65 » Fri May 29, 2020 5:16 pm

ed wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 5:08 pm
costly little jaunt.....

in fuel probably about £70...but there may have been landing fees...

if he'd done it 6 months ago the fuel might have cost £200...

I think I'd want to stay for a bit of a swim after shelling out that much.....but it seems he more or less came straight back....I'm suspecting ulterior motives....
Being as he landed at a military air base without prior permission he was lucky to be able to get away at all.

I'm sure the MPs would have loved it if he had gone down to the beach. :lol:
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by Mike H » Fri May 29, 2020 7:18 pm

You couldn't make it up! :lol:
 
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by Dave the bass » Fri May 29, 2020 8:51 pm

ed wrote:
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...I'm suspecting ulterior motives....
Leak smuggling?
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by Ray P » Fri May 29, 2020 9:35 pm

I'm sure he'll claim his trip to North Wales was 'reasonable'...

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