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Forum: Shaw Cable   2016-06-04, 10:44 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 58,671
Posted By GamerGuy
Uhg, yet another increase. *bangs head on desk*...

Uhg, yet another increase. *bangs head on desk* Thankfully I'm only with Shaw for internet. Sounds like I should follow through with my thoughts of switching to Telus! "Play the game" as it were....
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-05-29, 11:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,670
Posted By GamerGuy
"Welcome to the information age." Oh joy! :/...

"Welcome to the information age."

Oh joy! :/ Man we live in a messed up (priorities) world!
Forum: Telus High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-05-26, 03:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 36,008
Posted By GamerGuy
@ audacity Yeah I think I may just do that....

@ audacity

Yeah I think I may just do that. I do currently have a $5 discount with Shaw internet. $68 vs $73 per month. (30 down) It's got a 2 or 3 months left but I do really want to see if my...
Forum: Telus High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-05-25, 12:15 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 36,008
Posted By GamerGuy
Well looks like Telus just lost a new customer....

Well looks like Telus just lost a new customer. (Internet only.)

I had talked with a rep a couple months ago and was made an additional offer to the 3 months @ $45 for new customers. I asked the...
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-05-24, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,799
Posted By GamerGuy
I've been using 'EaseUS ToDo Backup (Free)' to do...

I've been using 'EaseUS ToDo Backup (Free)' to do any of my backing up. I create an image as soon as the OS is installed and fully updated. I then make incremental updates after that. It just gives...
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-05-23, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,306
Posted By GamerGuy
I used a program called 'O&O ShutUp10' that does...

I used a program called 'O&O ShutUp10' that does all of that work for users. I may have gone back to W7 if something like that had not been easily available. (There are other programs that do the...
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-05-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,306
Posted By GamerGuy
Agreed again. I'm so glad I skipped Vista/W8....

Agreed again. I'm so glad I skipped Vista/W8. Though W10 is basically "W8 but better" from my understanding.
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-05-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,306
Posted By GamerGuy
Agreed. I went from W7 Ultimate to W10 Pro, and...

Agreed. I went from W7 Ultimate to W10 Pro, and have not personally found a reason to go back but it's nice to have the option should I wish to.
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2016-05-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 224,052
Posted By GamerGuy
NewsEditor You can just remove the cord to...

NewsEditor

You can just remove the cord to the LED posts/connector. It will still function normally just no LED, or ugly tape. :)
Forum: Shaw Cable   2016-05-10, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 417,448
Posted By GamerGuy
Nighthawk 1 I cut the cord a few months back...

Nighthawk 1

I cut the cord a few months back and I don't miss cable TV in the least! I'm not a sports guy admittedly, but I can find and stream most of what I like directly from the providers....
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-04-10, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,307
Posted By GamerGuy
Or Vidcoder (http://vidcoder.net/) which uses...

Or Vidcoder (http://vidcoder.net/) which uses handbrake as it's engine just with a simpler UI. It's what I use.
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2016-04-06, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,413
Posted By GamerGuy
If you think you are going to step away for a...

If you think you are going to step away for a bit, it is best to hit the record button as a back up. A bit of a PITA as you have to deal with deleting it unlike a live stream but better safe than...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2016-03-15, 01:51 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,269
Posted By GamerGuy
Thanks audacity. I may consider cloud based...

Thanks audacity.

I may consider cloud based storage at some point but I literally just cleared 1.5+TB's (of 4.7ishTB's) worth of HDD space a few days ago. I can be a little bit of a digital pack...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2016-03-15, 11:44 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,269
Posted By GamerGuy
I've been of the same opinion. May I...

I've been of the same opinion.



May I inquire as to which that is?
Forum: Shaw Cable   2016-03-03, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 417,448
Posted By GamerGuy
Such as? There is the possibility they wont...

Such as?

There is the possibility they wont accept. Now you having me wondering if my impulse was such a good idea.... :surprise
Forum: Shaw Cable   2016-03-03, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 417,448
Posted By GamerGuy
Very interesting. I had no idea this program...

Very interesting. I had no idea this program existed. Thanks for the heads up. :)

I'm just debating whether to sign up now while still with Shaw or wait.

P.S.

Scratch the above, just signed...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2016-03-03, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 417,448
Posted By GamerGuy
Well, I called Telus to see what they'd offer to...

Well, I called Telus to see what they'd offer to sway me over to their internet service yesterday.

I'm currently paying $68/month for Shaw's 30 down plan. That price is a limited deal (1 year...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2016-02-11, 11:09 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 138,977
Posted By GamerGuy
I suspect they will honour the lifetime warranty...

I suspect they will honour the lifetime warranty as long as the account remains as is. ("Grandfathered") Make any changes, and they will take the opportunity to remove it from the account.

Having...
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2016-01-15, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 823
Posted By GamerGuy
Have you tried rebooting/power cycling it? If not...

Have you tried rebooting/power cycling it? If not that would be the first thing I'd try.
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2016-01-12, 11:00 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 224,052
Posted By GamerGuy
Unfortunately there is no progress indicator. All...

Unfortunately there is no progress indicator. All you get is the message you saw, then you have to wait and see.

Check the current percentage of the HDD then compare it in about 1.5-2 hours....
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2016-01-11, 06:26 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 224,052
Posted By GamerGuy
How long did you wait during this hang time? ...

How long did you wait during this hang time?

Another poster on the previous page (http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/2545809-post614.html) said their 6TB Purple drive took an hour and a half but they...
Forum: Windows Computing   2016-01-10, 11:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,560
Posted By GamerGuy
O&O ShutUp10...

O&O ShutUp10 (https://www.oo-software.com/en/shutup10) is free and there are other similar programs that do the same. DoNotSpy10 is another. (I use ShutUp10 personally.)
Forum: VoIP Providers   2016-01-08, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,799
Views: 643,426
Posted By GamerGuy
I use what's called a 'softphone' app on a cell...

I use what's called a 'softphone' app on a cell phone, CSipSimple in my case. You set the softphone up with your VOIP services info, and as mentioned, as long as you get a WiFi signal, you have "a...
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2016-01-04, 02:00 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 123,536
Posted By GamerGuy
*Comment was moved from another other thread....

*Comment was moved from another other thread. Being more appropriate here*

The slow guide issue on the Gateway systems was introduced with the last firmware update. They are supposedly working on...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2015-12-18, 04:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 37,650
Posted By GamerGuy
Bingo, we have a winner!! Funnily enough...

Bingo, we have a winner!!

Funnily enough when I was out with a friend earlier this dawned on me as a possible issue as well. (Proverbial "light bulb" moment.) I just got back, and started my usual...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2015-12-18, 12:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 37,650
Posted By GamerGuy
Though I still can not see the app using...

Though I still can not see the app using Windows/Firefox/Edge/Chrome it did finally show up for my cell the night before last. (Having tried it just before the above link search with the same...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2015-12-16, 12:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 37,650
Posted By GamerGuy
Yup. The first listing for me in that link...

Yup.

The first listing for me in that link is "Free-Range Kids" then "Free Range English" to the right of that. Nowhere do I see a Shaw logo nor a "chicken pirate flag". Lol

Quite odd this....
Forum: Shaw Cable   2015-12-16, 12:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 37,650
Posted By GamerGuy
Well.....WTH??? I even tried "Shaw FreeRange TV"...

Well.....WTH??? I even tried "Shaw FreeRange TV" and this was (and is the current) result:



What makes you folks so special? :p /facetiousness

Thanks for the link. :)
Forum: Shaw Cable   2015-12-16, 12:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 37,650
Posted By GamerGuy
Not that it really matters for me seeing I no...

Not that it really matters for me seeing I no longer subscribe to TV but I can't even find it in Google Play (https://play.google.com/store/search?q=Freerange&c=apps&hl=en).

*shrug*
Forum: Shaw Cable   2015-12-15, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 417,448
Posted By GamerGuy
Not as much a rant as a continuation of the...

Not as much a rant as a continuation of the story.

So I got a call from Shaw tonight. I almost didn't pick up, but curiosity and all that. Though I didn't let it get far once I did pick up. I was...
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