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    New toy with W8.1

    What ho one and all,

    A neighbour has up-graded his computer and very kindly 'donated' his HP Pavilion 23 All In One to me. He has removed all his data and I need to set up W8.1 again by running...
  2. Thread: XP install

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    Thanks for you reply but not sure I understand. ...

    Thanks for you reply but not sure I understand.

    i have a legal copy of XP Pro running on my desktop and I have the installation disks. I have installed it onto the T20 and it is working, but when...
  3. Thread: XP install

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    XP install

    What ho one and all,

    I fully expect to get shot down in flames for this question. but ...........

    I have an injector timing issue with my car and need to reprogram the injectors. The normal...
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    Thanks for the explanation and sorry for the...

    Thanks for the explanation and sorry for the messy post. Until I saw your reply, I did not know that I had also posted the image at the beginning, nor made is clickable.
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    What does this all mean?

    15420What ho one and all,

    Definitely a 'what is all this' question because I am interested.

    For those who live outside the UK, there are two German discount supermarkets, one is called Lidl. ...
  6. Thread: Arrange folders

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    Thanks very much for the link to open in...

    Thanks very much for the link to open in Explorer, arrange as required and close with Cnt / close.

    That seems to have cured the problem.

    Much appreciated.
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    Totally, totally agree with you. Great to see it...

    Totally, totally agree with you. Great to see it back, up and running.

    Had a similar issue with another forum that I am active in, TalkFord, but that has also now been resolved.
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    Yes, I know but I have to do that every time now;...

    Yes, I know but I have to do that every time now; previously, it always appeared a-z by default.

    And I know about the View settings, but again, previously, a-z was default, now I have to reset...
  9. Thread: Arrange folders

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    Arrange folders

    What ho one and all,

    I know I'm behind the curve on many issues, but great to have this forum back again (or was it just me with the blank page?)

    And I'm behind the curve with XP but it does...
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    I'm a big fan of a program called File Hamster. ...

    I'm a big fan of a program called File Hamster.

    Once set up, it backs up any changes to the specified files, on the fly, to the destination folder. You can keep as many changes as you like rather...
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    Where did it come from?

    What ho one and all,

    My elderly neighbour does all his e-mail via MSN and his account has been hacked. I received an e-mail from him yesterday, one way or another, asking me to buy a 100 Amazon...
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    Many thanks. I tend to keep a healthy eye on...

    Many thanks.

    I tend to keep a healthy eye on what is happening in C: and although i have not actually looked for some time, these are definitely not on my radar.

    I have moved them to the Bin,...
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    What are these files?

    What ho all self isolators,

    With time on my hands, I am attempting to regain space on my C: partition, which is sufficiently large at 100Gb with around 60 Gb used.

    However, I have found these...
  14. Thread: Printer Ink

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    Thanks for your reply. Of course you are correct...

    Thanks for your reply. Of course you are correct but the limited amount I use the printer v. the cost of the cartridges does not make economic sense. I usually have a 'dried' ink' issue when i do...
  15. Thread: Printer Ink

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    Printer Ink

    What ho one and all,

    I have a Canon Pixma colour printer that I rarely use, so generally buy compatible ink cartridges for it.

    Recently, I wanted to check a photo so fire her up; the colours...
  16. Thread: Skype

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    Skype

    What ho one and all,

    In the past, I used Skype on my XP computer but that is on longer an option.

    I now occasionally use it with W7. The version I have is 8.78 (I think; it was whatever I...
  17. Thread: Web Cam

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    Thanks for your reply. Will look into a virus...

    Thanks for your reply. Will look into a virus free 720p Chinese model. Have to ensure that I prop up their economy!
  18. Thread: Web Cam

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    I would guess that you are absolutely correct...

    I would guess that you are absolutely correct with Chinese made products. But I would also assume that even the brand named products are mad in China.

    Just checking the Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000;...
  19. Thread: Web Cam

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    Web Cam

    Gentlemen,

    I am considering entering the 21st century by buying a USB web cam. Don't intend to spend much as it will only have limited use. But am getting confused by the various spec.

    640 x...
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    Ignore my question!!!! Some Google searching I...

    Ignore my question!!!! Some Google searching I have have found the solution. Something in Developer Options which I had turned on but now it is off, the Camera Settings menu stays.

    Toodle pip
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    [RESOLVED] Android Camera Settings

    What ho one and all,

    Learning the ins and outs of a SmartPhone is very frustrating. Obviously, unlike a pc, google does not want anyone to get inside the os and change anything.

    I don't know...
  22. Thread: Folder order

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    Only the Save dialogue boxes. Can rearrange by...

    Only the Save dialogue boxes.

    Can rearrange by 'Arrange Name' but it does not stay that way the next Save.
  23. Thread: Folder order

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    Folder order

    What ho one and all,

    Still using XP and more than happy with it. However a recent minor issue that is annoying me.

    If I copy and paste from anywhere, or just create a new document and want to...
  24. Thread: Phone

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    I can see why these things are addictive!!!! I...

    I can see why these things are addictive!!!! I am one of those who wants to understand and does not like the device (computer, now phone) doing stuff that I don't understand, in the background....
  25. Thread: Phone

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    Gentlemen, Thanks for the replies. Transpires...

    Gentlemen,

    Thanks for the replies. Transpires the J5 is unlocked and more or less, doing what it should. it is a steep learning curve.

    However, I have installed a few apps (Waze / Bubble...
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