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Forum: Browsers & Mail 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By jcaswell
Guys Thanks for your suggestions - I did...

Guys

Thanks for your suggestions - I did clear history to see if that made a difference, and it seemed not to - it worked for the first couple of links, and then back to the same problem. I will...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Sep 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By jcaswell
IE sometimes not displayng google result selection

I am seeing an occasional (sometimes frequent) problem with accessing Google search results using IE - I am not sure whether the issue is with Google or IE.

What happens is that I enter search...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Sep 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By jcaswell
jimbo45 - thank you for your comment. I used the...

jimbo45 - thank you for your comment. I used the term 'wireless hub' as a description of the product, rather than a description of its use. Most of the connections will by by cable, and those that...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Sep 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By jcaswell
Secure Backup to external HDD

I want to set up an external HDD, connected to a wireless hub, to be used for backup. This hub is used by 2 or 3 people during the week, and I want to set up automatic backup for each of them to the...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 18 May 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,044
Posted By jcaswell
Reduce Video File Size

I have taken some videos on my iPhone, and have imported them as .MOV files onto my Windows system to tweak them before publishing them on the web.

However, they are HUGE (30 - 85 Meg) -...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Jan 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By jcaswell
Synchronise contacts and calendar on two PCs

I have a Windows 7 PC and a Windows 8 tablet that both have Outlook on them. I will be using SkyDrive to synchronise documents and Outlook to make sure that emails are the same. However, I would...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Dec 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By jcaswell
USB KVM Information

I have a home PC and a work laptop, the latter I take home to work from home. I would like to be able to use my home screen, keyboard and mouse with the laptop, and I know that a KVM should allow me...
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Nov 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By jcaswell
Wifi over Powerline - security - e.g. Devolo dLAN 500 Mbps WiFi

I am considering using a powerline system to give me additional wifi cover, but I am unclear how the available wifi connection is protected. They make a great deal of encrypting the traffic over the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Oct 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By jcaswell
MeOnMine - thanks for the idea, but it is a...

MeOnMine - thanks for the idea, but it is a Belkin N Wireless modem router with no USB ports, so I do not think that that will work
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Oct 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By jcaswell
Make USB Drive available for backup to other PC on home network

I have an external USB drive attached to my PC, and would like to use it to back up my partners PC. We share a home network (both linked to Broadband Router). I am sure that it should be possible,...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Aug 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By jcaswell
I 'look after' a couple of people's computers who...

I 'look after' a couple of people's computers who are not very computer savvy, and find that they get confused with the auto download and install. I set them up to do 'notify' and load Team Viewer...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Aug 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By jcaswell
Brink - thanks for your reply. She swears...

Brink - thanks for your reply.

She swears she does not press anything before getting to the Admin screen, and I am pretty sure that she does shut down fully each time.

I suspect that she...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Aug 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By jcaswell
Default User Change

I have set up my partners computer with two users - Admin and one for her. She has a habit of turning the computer on and going away for some time (an hour or so) while it boots up. She tells me...
Forum: Software 13 Aug 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By jcaswell
Inspect Outlook Archive

I have managed to recover some previously lost Outlook archive files. Is there a way that I can look at the emails in them without importing them into Outlook?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Jul 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 492
Posted By jcaswell
USB Device Drivers

I have recently re-installed my system (new HDD, reinstall W7 etc) and am having a problem with some of my USBs. I have looked at the devices through Control Panel, and there seems to be a problem...
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Jun 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By jcaswell
Simple Document Backup

I have been using Memeo Backup for some time, and it seems to do what I would like - it monitors my activity, and when it identifies a new or changed document it copies it to a largs exernal disk...
Forum: System Security 13 Jun 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By jcaswell
Is more firewalls better?

I am reviewing my secrity setup, and currently have (or could have) three firewalls - one on my router, the one on Windows 7 and the one that comes with Avast!. You will see that I have bought none...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By jcaswell
I have bought a second drive, and clean installed...

I have bought a second drive, and clean installed W7 on that. So I have two drives with bootable windows 7 installed - one is my old one that is failing, but has all my favourite configurations one,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By jcaswell
So - do I merely add and connect the second drive...

So - do I merely add and connect the second drive into my computer and, when I boot up it will realise that I have two bootable drives and give me a choice of which one i boot to?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By jcaswell
Essenbe - thanks. I am in the process of doing...

Essenbe - thanks. I am in the process of doing what you have recommended. However, I would like to do it slowly and gently, so it seems to me that I would like to keep the old HDD going for a while...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By jcaswell
Hard disk dying

My hard disk sounds like it is dying and I want to replace it before it does so, catastrophically. My immediate approach would be to do a system copy onto an external disk, replace the old drive...
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Jun 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 1,237
Posted By jcaswell
Create System Image Failure - Bad Clusters

I am trying to create a system image, and the backup says it has failed due to 'bad clusters on the source volume' I have carried out the error check process defined in...
Forum: System Security 03 Mar 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By jcaswell
Guys - thanks for your comments. I am still...

Guys - thanks for your comments. I am still unclear what the application is doing to mak this happen - any thoughts? Note that I amn not asked to give admin password and so on.

Two cables -...
Forum: System Security 03 Mar 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By jcaswell
User Account Control question

I have a backup programme running in the background that monitors my files and back up any that change. Soon after I boot I get a prompt (see attached image) asking me if I want the programme to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Dec 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By jcaswell
Dear Layback Bear - thank you for your quick...

Dear Layback Bear - thank you for your quick response. It does have those sort of utilities, and I have tried them and still get the same problem. What I have just tried is taking the whole print...
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