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Forum: Microsoft Office 02 Feb 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 801
Posted By prospero
Excel 2010 Speech to Text

Does anyone know of a list of commands for entering data into and navigating around spreadsheets using Windows 7 Pro speech recognition?
All suggestions welcomed. Thanks in advance.
Forum: Chillout Room 22 Aug 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By prospero
I love my Pi. Even for an old bugger like me, I'm...

I love my Pi. Even for an old bugger like me, I'm learning something new every day. I'm considering hooking the little baby up to the big TV as an alternative media centre with XBMC. Far more...
Forum: Chillout Room 08 Aug 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By prospero
Sorry about the delay in replying. The Pi is a...

Sorry about the delay in replying. The Pi is a fun machine, but a powerful one at its price - it has better specs than a Packard-Bell tower I bought 15 years ago for 1500. Beware, though, by the...
Forum: Chillout Room 02 Jul 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By prospero
I got a lot of hits on this post and I can't...

I got a lot of hits on this post and I can't disagree with the criticism. The wheels of public services in this country grind extremely slow and we're also hampered by EU law which says all contracts...
Forum: Chillout Room 01 Jul 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By prospero
Microsoft, XP and Large Public Service Networks

In the UK I'm seriously concerned about Microsoft pulling support for XP from next year. Our National Health Service and many other large public services, probably including our Tax and Revenue...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Jun 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By prospero
I have a similar problem. My router is connected...

I have a similar problem. My router is connected via Ethernet to my PC and wirelessly to an HP printer and Raspberry Pi all in the same room.
The router also connects wirelessly to a laptop via a...
Forum: System Security 06 Jun 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By prospero
US to legalize malware etc?

I couldn't believe what I read here:
USA to legalize rootkits, spyware, ransomware and trojans to combat piracy? (http://www.emsisoft.com/en/kb/articles/ticker130606/)
Comments?
Forum: Browsers & Mail 03 Jun 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 1,328
Posted By prospero
Remove Mysearchdial.com

Somehow I managed to get this installed on Internet Explorer 10. It makes itself both your home page and search engine.
Tried Google and following instructions found there I removed it as an add-n...
Forum: News 17 May 2013
Replies: 29
Views: 2,173
Posted By prospero
A backup HDD image is better. Tutorials ...

A backup HDD image is better.

Tutorials
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/663-backup-complete-computer-create-image-backup.html ...
Forum: News 16 May 2013
Replies: 29
Views: 2,173
Posted By prospero
A bit odd, the two .NET Framework 4.5s were...

A bit odd, the two .NET Framework 4.5s were optional. I know little about what goes on under the hood so I install everything regardless, though I do always make my own restore point before...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 13 May 2013
Replies: 1,880
Views: 52,591
Posted By prospero
Exactly. Just installed UBMC - makes the Pi a...

Exactly. Just installed UBMC - makes the Pi a great media centre.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 12 May 2013
Replies: 1,880
Views: 52,591
Posted By prospero
Not yet, the fans are a bit of a problem.

Not yet, the fans are a bit of a problem.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 11 May 2013
Replies: 1,880
Views: 52,591
Posted By prospero
"It's a rig, Jim, but not as we know it"....

"It's a rig, Jim, but not as we know it". *lol*
Forum: Chillout Room 11 May 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By prospero
prospero and his raspberry pi

Message for linnemeyerhere, Britton30, ganjiry, paupicks21 and Dude:
I'll post all further info to the General section of this site.
Have a great evening, prospero (Alan).
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 11 May 2013
Replies: 1,880
Views: 52,591
Posted By prospero
Running XMBC, you'd be amazed. I'll make a short...

Running XMBC, you'd be amazed. I'll make a short video of the output and post soon.
I'm also told that the Pi can be run as a server, that's whole new territory for me, but it's something to...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 11 May 2013
Replies: 1,880
Views: 52,591
Posted By prospero
Hi Linnemeyerhere, or can I call you Linne? Not...

Hi Linnemeyerhere, or can I call you Linne? Not sure what you're suggesting but I'd love to know. The only real problem with the Pi, apart from its boot time, is getting a decent display under...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 11 May 2013
Replies: 1,880
Views: 52,591
Posted By prospero
It's truly amazing. The whole cost of the rig...

It's truly amazing. The whole cost of the rig came to around 150; I use the speakers (under 10) when watching stuff on a monitor through a HDMI to DVI-D cable. It drives our 40" plasma TV...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 11 May 2013
Replies: 1,880
Views: 52,591
Posted By prospero
The speakers arrived this morning so my new...

The speakers arrived this morning so my new multimedia centre is complete. Must get the cabling sorted tho'
Forum: News 25 Apr 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,662
Posted By prospero
Yeah. Definitely a touch of Windows 3.1 but still...

Yeah. Definitely a touch of Windows 3.1 but still better than Metro, which probably works fine on smartphones and tablets but has no place on a PC. (I'm showing my age).
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 19 Apr 2013
Replies: 1,880
Views: 52,591
Posted By prospero
Nice looking box - is that a fire bucket in the...

Nice looking box - is that a fire bucket in the foreground?
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Mar 2013
Replies: 2,426
Views: 255,821
Posted By prospero
Here's mine. Upload should double in a few weeks.

Here's mine. Upload should double in a few weeks.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Mar 2013
Replies: 24
Views: 1,503
Posted By prospero
I think it's fair to say that SFC isn't all it's...

I think it's fair to say that SFC isn't all it's cracked up to be, even when running and rebooting three times.
That said, files don't corrupt themselves - good security on all levels is essential;...
Forum: News 16 Mar 2013
Replies: 87
Views: 4,783
Posted By prospero
I tried the RC under VM for a while but found it...

I tried the RC under VM for a while but found it a pain using keyboard and mouse.
Seems to me that MS are trying to force market change, mainly in their own interest with their own hardware. I'm...
Forum: News 02 Mar 2013
Replies: 76
Views: 6,356
Posted By prospero
If I go right back to the dark ages, the first...

If I go right back to the dark ages, the first programming I ever did was on an IBM 6400 accounting machine - one of the first to use transistors (which were on SMS cards and very indiscrete). The...
Forum: News 02 Mar 2013
Replies: 76
Views: 6,356
Posted By prospero
Those were the days Jimbo - back in the 70s...

Those were the days Jimbo - back in the 70s running RPG on an IBM System/32. Ha, ha, ha.
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