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Forum: Backup and Restore 11 Sep 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,115
Posted By StokesleyLad
Thanks to Marsmimar and Ashleyg for your prompt...

Thanks to Marsmimar and Ashleyg for your prompt replies. Giving it some thought after reading your answers it seems logical that it will be alright to leave it connected providing one ensures the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 Sep 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,115
Posted By StokesleyLad
Portable Expansion Drive.

Hi, I have a Seagate USB3 500GB Portable Expansion Drive to accommodate my Back-ups and also any files I wish to 'transport' to another PC. I would prefer to leave the device connected to my PC...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 18 Aug 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By StokesleyLad
WLM/Hotmail/Outlook.

Whats in a name? I've just received 2 emails from the new 'Outlook' into my WLM which I only use for Messenger registration. I don't know what the sender has done but the email is yards wide,...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 15 Nov 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,610
Posted By StokesleyLad
Sorry MIGU31, My fault I confused FF with...

Sorry MIGU31, My fault I confused FF with Thunderbird. However a quick check reveals that it is now available in Thunderbird 8 having been released at a later date than your inquiry - so all should...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 15 Nov 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,610
Posted By StokesleyLad
Hi M1GU31, Having seen your query I searched...

Hi M1GU31, Having seen your query I searched Add-ons and discovered that it is currently available and called 'Minimize to Tray - revived 1. However I must advise that I'm running FireFox 9 beta but...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Oct 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 4,397
Posted By StokesleyLad
Hi ladycruiserride. If you go into Control Panel...

Hi ladycruiserride. If you go into Control Panel and then click on Troubleshooting a page will open showing a range of 5 sections, each offering to troubleshoot and repair a selection of items. The...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,167
Posted By StokesleyLad
Hello Shawn, My sincere thanks, problem now...

Hello Shawn, My sincere thanks, problem now solved and Error Reporting fully restored. After many futile hours of searching by myself I downloaded your 'Reg File Repair File' and within minutes all...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,167
Posted By StokesleyLad
Hello Shawn, Thank you for your prompt and...

Hello Shawn, Thank you for your prompt and detailed reply.
I have tried all items without success.
Perhaps if I provide a few basic details it may allow you to offer further suggestions please.
1....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Oct 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,167
Posted By StokesleyLad
Win7 - Action Center - Problem Reporting

In the Problem Reporting Settings the 'radio button' is checked for 'Never check for solutions'. The alternatives are all de-activated (greyed-out) and I am unable to change settings. There is only...
Forum: Graphic Cards 27 Mar 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,062
Posted By StokesleyLad
Thank you Ageeb & Minotar for your prompt...

Thank you Ageeb & Minotar for your prompt replies. Actually we are both well into our 70's and I was being diplomatic using the word 'reluctant'; it should have been 'nervous'. My knowledge of PC's...
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Mar 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,062
Posted By StokesleyLad
Screen resolution not stable.

A friend some distance away is having problems with screen resolution. Namely when switching on it appears at '680' and he has to correct resolution by visiting Control/Display and making...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Mar 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By StokesleyLad
Problem solved thanks.

Problem solved thanks.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Mar 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By StokesleyLad
Later I attempted to download IE9RC - only to be...

Later I attempted to download IE9RC - only to be told I already had later version installed on my PC. Search produced nothing. I then went into Program Folders and found IE 9.0.808. 16413 and created...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 07 Mar 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By StokesleyLad
Ie9 & w7 + sp1.

I installed IE9 beta some months ago, basically to examine the new features. However I still prefer to use FF4 beta12 (at present) and IE9 lives on my Task Bar in reserve to be used on a particular...
Forum: Chillout Room 02 Mar 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By StokesleyLad
Nice to see the responses from you all and yes it...

Nice to see the responses from you all and yes it would help greatly to see which suggestion had solved the problem. Not to mention it also being good manners.
Regards to all above.
Forum: Chillout Room 02 Mar 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By StokesleyLad
Very true.

Hi kado897, That's true and goes to show just what a useful Forum this is; I know I've received help a few times.
Forum: Chillout Room 02 Mar 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By StokesleyLad
Nowt as funny as folk.

I have noticed on a number of occasions that a Member has posted a question which generated several replies of advice only to see the thread slip further and further back because the Member posing...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 25 Feb 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 8,298
Posted By StokesleyLad
Hello Broxxar, I may be stating the obvious to...

Hello Broxxar, I may be stating the obvious to you but do you have your 'Options' set correctly in Firefox?
I've attached a graphic of the 'Option's in the 'General Tab' and you should nominate...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Nov 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,149
Posted By StokesleyLad
Hi jstchilln, Unless I'm missing the point I...

Hi jstchilln, Unless I'm missing the point I can't see the problem. The image attached was taken in Win Expl. and right click on Word Doc produces a bundle of options including the one indicated...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Nov 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,480
Posted By StokesleyLad
Thanks for the advice; installed FF4 ob7 and all...

Thanks for the advice; installed FF4 ob7 and all running well. Will uninstall ob6 in a few hours time.
Regards.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Nov 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,480
Posted By StokesleyLad
Hi, I'm currently running FF4 beta 6 without any...

Hi, I'm currently running FF4 beta 6 without any problems. Will downloading/installing FF4 beta 7 overwrite the earlier version or does it need to be uninstalled.
Will appreciate your advice -...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Nov 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 984
Posted By StokesleyLad
The Jump Lists of Win Explorer on my PC do...

The Jump Lists of Win Explorer on my PC do re-appear after being removed and visited again. In addition when using Ccleaner (set to clear Jump Lists) Re-visited folders re-appear without problem. See...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 01 Nov 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,503
Posted By StokesleyLad
2011 Live.

Hi 2pods, I've also been having trouble since updating to 2011. Searching forums suggests that many more are in the same boat for a mixed bag of faults. I came across a useful suggestion that may...
Forum: News 05 Oct 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,222
Posted By StokesleyLad
Hi Echrada. Thanks for that; I do use that method...

Hi Echrada. Thanks for that; I do use that method but not having Favorites open all the time means needing to do so and that,s why I would have preffered them to include the previous 'Gold Star Icon'...
Forum: News 04 Oct 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,222
Posted By StokesleyLad
IE 9 Beta.

I've been using IE 9 Beta for almost 3 weeks now with no problems at all. I like the new layout and the new helpful Download method. I would however like a simple 'add to Favorites' icon; there may...
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