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Office 2016 Nag message about default file associations

Just in case someone else encounters this problem:Keep in mind this is probably only useful for fellow IT gurus running shared environments.I have a small lab of PCs with Office 2016 installed (msi, not C2R). The lab is mainly used by students and so the usual restrictions are applied (by GPO). When I initially installed…

Posted on 13 December 2018 | 4:39 pm

Acer A1-810 Review

Well it’s that time again; I’ve bought myself another toy and it’s time to tell the world what I think. My story starts back in November 2013 when I received an email from a local computer shop (Centrecom). This is not unusual for this particular shop – they’ve recently started a fairly persistent campaign to…

Posted on 9 February 2014 | 11:44 pm

Acer A1-810 Review

Well it’s that time again; I’ve bought myself another toy and it’s time to tell the world what I think. My story starts back in November 2013 when I received an email from a local computer shop (Centrecom). This is not unusual for this particular shop – they’ve recently started a fairly persistent campaign to…

Posted on 2 February 2014 | 12:02 am

Perfomance Tyres for Subaru Liberty RX (Legacy)

Unusual I know, but since it’s been a while, and since I haven’t posted anything in quite a while – I thought I’d post something non-IT related: Tyres. Yep, those things we hate to spend money on, and those things that tend to need replacing when you least expect it.Normally, I wouldn’t bother posting about…

Posted on 5 October 2013 | 12:49 pm

EZPad Platinum 830DC

A month or two ago I was going through my usual set of emails for online shopping catalogues and I came across a dual-core, 8-inch, HDMI, Android 4.1 for $99 + $8 shipping (http://www.dealsdirect.com.au). I have been interested in trying out some of these ‘cheap’ Chinese tablets after being VERY impressed with my SmartQ T15…

Posted on 8 September 2013 | 5:18 pm