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AliExpress

AliExpress Motherboard with Windows Professional RETAIL Key??

I bought this MW-NAS-N5105 motherboard from AliExpress https://vi.aliexpress.com/item/1005006221619148.html?gateway… as briefly discussed in this thread …

CurrencyFair

Getting Australian Funds Returned from CurrencyFair

You are all probably aware of this - CurrencyFair ‘could be forced’ to cease payments for a year over alleged external fraud As per the popup on the CurrencyFair website about out the …

ShopBack AU

Scam SMS Not from "ShopBack"

Not sure which forum this belongs in… I received an SMS this evening from a new number +992 70 214 0835 which appears to be from Tajikistan. Bonus points if you know where that is, …

Everyday Rewards

eGift Cards Disappeared from Woolworths Rewards App

This morning I saw that all my eGift cards had disappeared from my Woolies Rewards app. I tried phoning their contact number 1300 10 1234 three times, but it disconnected before connecting I chatted …

More Telecom

MORE HFC NBN - New MORE Account, Same Address But Same Router Credentials?

Last year we had our NBN provided by MORE using the CBA More offer and my CBA MasterCard. When that discount expired recently, I ported to a new MORE service using my wife's CBA MasterCard. (I …

JB Hi-Fi

I Think I Received a Resealed Game from JB Hi-Fi?

I recently bought 2x clearance XBOX1 games from JB Hi-Fi online. Looking at them side by side, one appears to be new and one resealed. Game #1 has the Microsoft seal along the opening edge of the …

Steam Controller & Steam Link Value?

I've got a pair of as new, boxed, Steam Controller & Steam Link, that I'm about to list on eBay. The 2 existing Australian listings for Steam Controllers are $100 starting bid & …

Optus

Optus Subhub Netflix

Does anyone know if the Optus SubHub Netflix subscription supports the "Buy an extra member slot" as recently introduced to the normal non Optus Netflix?

AliExpress

AliExpress Seller is Asking for Extra Shipping Fee

Hi all, I bought 6 items from AliExpress on 09 Mar. I expect 5 items to be delivered shortly. Today 20/03, I noticed that on 09/03 I was send a message in the AliExpress Message Centre "We …

WRX ECU Update for TGV Delete

I know that there are some knowledgeable WRX folks on here… I've had the tumbler valves removed from my MY02 WRX. I want to get the ECU updated to remove the CEL codes. Rather than do this …

Paint Stone Chip Repair - Sydney North Shore

I noticed this stone chip on the bonnet of my wifes car yesterday. It about 1 mm to 2 mm in diameter and looks like its starting to rust. A quick google show several mobile chip repair people, but …

Microsoft

Microsoft 365 Subscription Improvements Email

Microsoft email of 08/11/2022 - "Updates to your Microsoft 365 subscription" The first sentence of the email is "Microsoft is committed to improving your Microsoft 365 …

Flash TPG Supplied TP-Link Archer VR1600v2 Modem/Router When Moving nbn ISP?

I have an Archer vr1600v2 (firmware 0.1.0 0.9.1 v5006.0 Build 190228 Rel.72265n) router supplied by TPG when I first installed HFC NBN. I changed the su password on setup and locked TPG out of the …

Plumbing - Help - Can't Remove Captive Washer

I need to change the washers in a shower tap set but I've hit a problem. When I removed the shower spindle, it had a 15mm extension on the end (where the washer would normally sit) This …

Where to Buy Quality Silver Jewellery?

Can anyone recommend where to buy good quality silver jewellery (earrings, pendant etc), preferably online? I can find plenty of stores online, with a wide range of prices, but its hard to judge the …

amaysim

How to Cancel amaysim and Port to New Provider?

I am an Amaysim customer. Now that my 6 month $2 special has ended, I want to move to a different provider. I have disabled auto renew, and my plan will automatically expire on 04 Apr 2022. I have …

Old AGP Video Card Value

I found some old AGP video cards in storage and before I chucked them in ewaste I checked the ebay sold listings. https://www.ebay.com.au/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=agp+video+... I was was …

EPIA-M & GA-PCV2 VIA C3 motherboards - ewaste?

I found a couple of these old low power intel compatible motherboards whilst having a recent clean-up. Back in the day, I used them for FreeNAS servers, for which they were perfect. I replaced them …

Air Regas Plus Sealant - Sydney North Shore

My aircon has a slow leak, which my mechanic regassed some time ago, but has now also leaked. Before I pay the big $$$ for a full dashboard out repair, I want to get someone to do a mobile regas with …

Can Anyone Identify This Plant Please?

This jug with plants appeared outside our front door yesterday morning. Our current theory is that these are medicinal plants intended for one of our neighbours. Can anyone identify this plant …

Extend Active "Microsoft 365 Family" Subscription with Unused "Office 365 Pack"?

Hi, I have active "Microsoft 365 Family" subscription. I also have an unused, sealed "Office 365 Home Premium" pack. I assumed/hoped that I would be able to extend my active …

OneDrive

How to Stop OneDrive Downloading Specific Folders to Android Mobile

I've got a Microsoft Family 365 subscription. I want to backup my photos, from a file server, to my account's 1TB of OneDrive storage. This was easy, move the photo directory under the …

Electrolux

Electrolux Washing Machine Motor Replaced under Warranty but Got Charged Call Out Fee

Hi all, My Electrolux washing machine failed in just under 3 years. I asked the retailer for a resolution under the ACL, but this was slow and painful. So I contacted Electrolux, and they sent a …

GoGet CarShare

Unbargain - GoGet New $49 Annual Fee on Existing GoStarter

I expect that some of you will have opened a GoStarter account from one of their promotions with free joining and extra credit like this https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/146103 I've received …

CC Supporting 2 Factor Authentication?

Do any Australian credit cards support non SMS based 2 factor authentication?

Coles

Coles - no more discount voucher, only triple points?

I went to activate my Coles weekly offer today. Previously I could choose between $10/$20 discount voucher or triple flybuy points depending on the anticipated spend. Todays email ONLY offers …

Developing old 35mm film

I've got 10-12 rolls of old 35mm film that would have been shot about 20 years ago and then forgotten about.

DealExtreme

DealExtreme $5 GC compensation for 15/07

Has anybody received the promised 15/07 $5 Gift Card compensation for the DealExtreme "50% off Campaign in AU Direct!" When I chased it up last week I was told they would be emailed today 15/07.

Good target price for a Toyota Yaris

Hi everyone, I plan to buy my wife a new Toyota Yaris - YRS, 5 door, manual. The Discount New Cars guide price is $17,390 with a driveaway price of $20,704