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  1. OldGoat

    Failed - Network error when I download attachments

    Hi all. Something's up with my downloads and I can't for the life of me find an answer. Everything was working fine, all updates done, no additional apps installed.. just another day in the office.. until now For some reason, when I click on an attachment to download using Chrome, it "starts" to...
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    Only one device slow on WiFi network

    Hi all I have a weird situation and I hope someone can help. All of my devices connected to my WiFi router have "reasonable" internet speeds except for my laptop which recently slowed to barely usable. Today, my cell phone shows speeds of around 5Mbps where my laptop shows speeds of 0.2Mbps...
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    Telkom wants to cut me off.. I have no options

    I have a very unusual issue. I live in the small town of Uniondale in the Western Cape. Here we have limited connectivity and therefore Telkom cannot offer us any wireless (4G) options. At the moment I have Telkom home unlimited 10meg ADSL, month to month.. have had this for 2.5 years. A Telkom...
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    Error: Failed to start application: Could not connect to MySQL server.

    Help!! Trying to fix my clients Joomla site which was working perfectly until the error above popped up. The host, VOX, says it's a content issue (although I haven't changed a thing) and even restoring the site to an earlier date had no effect. I have the correct settings in configuration.php...
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    Erratic mouse

    Hope this post is in the right place :unsure: I have a wireless usb logitech mouse and keyboard. The mouse behaves erratically sometimes.. the cursor does not move smoothly but "jumps" around. The mouse is very close to USB port I use and one of my 2 monitors is between mouse and USB port (in...
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    Windows reinstall good idea?

    Hi all. My PC has now slowed down to a crawl and I'm thinking of performing a windows 10 reinstall. The installation asks if you want to keep personal files AND apps. Are the apps mentioned here my software installations (like Adobe software etc.) or just windows apps?
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    Can this be done? Dual sim two APN settings

    Hi all. I have a MiA1 running android 8.1. It is dual sim. I have my FNB sim in slot one with APN settings as "internet". In slot 2 I want to have my Telkom sim for data only which uses "TelkomInternet" for it's APN setting. My problem is I can only see APN setting for the FNB sim and no option...
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    Server will not send mail

    Hi there. I hope there is someone out there who can help :X3: I administer a site hosted with VOX. I had a website form which uses a basic "sendform" php function. This worked fine until 2 weeks ago when it suddenly stopped. (The form was not developed by me.) I have tried everything I know...
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    Telkom.. Why, O why?? Your account for customer xxxxx has been suspended due to credit limit

    Thought this may help someone in the future :) Yesterday I get an SMS with, "Your account for customer xxxxx has been suspended due to credit limit". I ignore this message as I don't recognise the customer number (found out later that Telkom account number is not the same as my customer...
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    Why so thin?

    Have you noticed that all tablets that are coming out these days seem be be competing on how thin they are. I wonder if anyone has done some market research into this area. If I'm reading a book on a tablet, I don't need it to be thin. I want something substantial to hold. I don't carry a...
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    Sitecom WL-326 settings perhaps wrong?

    Hi. A bit of a newbee when it comes to routers but.. I have a Sitecom WL-326 router and CellC whoosh.. At times the connection between device (laptop, iPad) stops working but all indications seem like everything is OK. I have to disconnect power and reconnect to achieve internet...
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    iPad - "you are not subscribed to a cellular data service"

    Hi. I have been happily using my iPad 3G for a couple of months now with no problems. After the IS update everything still 100%. A few days ago I received the message "you are not subscribed to a cellular data service" when I tried to connect to the internet (Twitter also flashed some...