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  1. For what it's worth, this problem has now gone...

    For what it's worth, this problem has now gone away following a further Windows 7 update. I wasn't instantaneous, and involved quite a few false starts with Outlook misbehaving. Many of the rules I...
  2. My first instinct was to call my ISP to do just...

    My first instinct was to call my ISP to do just that, but my email address/domain is O2, who were taken over by Sky. So I called Sky who very helpfully said that they couldn't help me as I still had...
  3. No, I took a screen dump of the message which...

    No, I took a screen dump of the message which reads: "! Task 'email@yourdomain.co.uk - Receiving' reported error (0x800CCC0B): 'Unkown Error 0x800CCC0B' "

    It seems the whole of Outlook is behaving...
  4. [RESOLVED] Outlook 2010 issues after Win7 Updates

    We have recently had a mass of updates to Windows 7 on 3 computers, my homebuilt PC, my Lenovo laptop, and my wife's Acer netbook. Following the 26 or so updates, our email client Outlook 2010 has...
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    Thanks Train; I've never heard of CDBurnerXP, but...

    Thanks Train; I've never heard of CDBurnerXP, but I gave it a try and it performed faultlessly. It's a very neat bit of software, and free to boot. Definitely going to be my ground-floor burner...
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    [RESOLVED] DVD Burning Issues

    I am experiencing a weird problem with burning DVDs at the moment on my PC. I have created an .ISO file from a couple of .MPG files, total size 4.3Gb, and I have successfully burned the file to a...
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    Thanks to Train and Supersparks for the...

    Thanks to Train and Supersparks for the suggestions, but fortunately Ebuyer agreed to give me a full refund on the hard disc, which is pretty reasonable considering it was not their problem. I would...
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    An update to this thread, and a salutary lesson....

    An update to this thread, and a salutary lesson.

    The suppliers accepted the hard disc back as a return, pronounced it faulty, and supplied me with another 160Gb disc as before.

    After many...
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    Sorry to say none of the above suggestions had...

    Sorry to say none of the above suggestions had any effect. I bought a laser head cleaner DVD and gave the DVD drive a good clean, cleaned the CD, and wiped the disc. The whole process repeated...
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    Many thanks to the replies from PhotoLady and...

    Many thanks to the replies from PhotoLady and Train, and I will take the suggestions from you both and have another crack at it. I will definitely post back to let you know the outcome.
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    Laptop HD Upgrade gone wrong

    Can I get the opinion of some of you knowledgeable guys out there, before returning what I have decided is a faulty hard disc?

    I have an ageing Dell Inspiron 630m (Intel Pentium 1.73Ghz, 1Gb of...
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    For what it's worth, the actual classification...

    For what it's worth, the actual classification from Windows Defender is "Not Yet Classified".
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    RESOLVED

    Thanks for the reply jcd2000, but I have got a work-around which is enough for me for the moment. For anyone else who might encounter this problem, this is what happened:
    Today I booted up my PC and...
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    LaCie Ethernet Agent stopped working

    Got a problem that is baffling me and the LaCie support team cannot provide any answers:

    I recently bought a LaCie Networked Attached Storage disc (1 Tb) which I connected to the router (Netgear...
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    Remote printer not working on Vista

    I have a dual-boot desktop PC (Intel duo-core, Abit mobo, etc.) running Vista Home Premium in one partition and XP Pro in another. The primary use of the PC is via Vista, the XP partition is mainly...
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    Gentlemen, many thanks for your help but after a...

    Gentlemen, many thanks for your help but after a day working on trying to recover my files, I have more or less given up. The Recuva software didn't find any files; after a Deep Scan and a thorough...
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    Amazing. I can't believe I paid for something to...

    Amazing. I can't believe I paid for something to trash my system!

    Well, I've learned something today: the software that's supposed to help you does more harm than good :mad::mad:

    Cheers...
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    Thanks Supersparks, but this is a bit extreme!...

    Thanks Supersparks, but this is a bit extreme! I've heard of security settings being lost, but ALL data? That's just plain sabotage!

    But I'll try the recovery tools and see how I get on; much...
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    Complete loss of personal data

    Can any of you throw any light on this?

    This morning (Saturday 27th Sept) I did one of my regular system clean-ups using a product by Iolo called System Mechanic 7. This was a simple case of...
  20. Nice job Tuttle, that sorted it. Not sure if it's...

    Nice job Tuttle, that sorted it. Not sure if it's the same for all these routers, but when I set up the IP address in the DMZ screen, it already had a public IP address in the first line that...
  21. I actually thought that all routers had modems...

    I actually thought that all routers had modems built into them!

    The make and model of the router is in my first post, but here it is again:

    The details:
    Router: 3Com OfficeConnect ADSL...
  22. Hi Train, Thanks for the reply. Not...

    Hi Train,

    Thanks for the reply.

    Not entirely sure I understand the question, could you perhaps elaborate? Our help-desk has asked me to check that I have a good internet connection through IE...
  23. [RESOLVED] "Remote peer not responding" error

    I have recently been given a Dell Latitude by work to enable me to work from home, using a secure log-in via a VPN. This entails using a pre-set PIN and a secure 6 digit code provided by an RSA...
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    Yet another newbie with a problem...

    Hi to you all,

    Had this forum highly recommended to me by a tecchie who knows his stuff, so before having a whinge about my current problem a bit about myself.

    I am 61, been in IT since the...
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