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Forum: Virtualization 8 Hours Ago
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Posted By jimbo45
Removing annoying End of Life nag on MSE in XP

Hi there

I posted the solution on W8 Forums -- there's plenty of good reasons why you might want to keep running an XP virtual Machine.
I wouldn't uninstall MSE - the virus definitions are still...
Forum: News 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 2,216
Posted By jimbo45
If you are "new adopters" then you DO pay a...

If you are "new adopters" then you DO pay a premium and are prepared to do so. - as I posted back with the example of a CD player -- now CD's are really DINOSAUR technology. Expect prices etc to drop...
Forum: Virtualization 1 Day Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By jimbo45
This would be where either NAT (Network Address...

This would be where either NAT (Network Address Translation) or Bridge networking comes into play. Essentially either way you are tying your already host NIC to the virtual network with the VMs...
Forum: News 1 Day Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 2,216
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there. Travelling with a 15 inch screen...

Hi there.

Travelling with a 15 inch screen is actually quite a nuisance -- the 12 inch display is fine for on the road. Try working or even watching a movie with a 15 inch laptop with the lid...
Forum: News 1 Day Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 2,216
Posted By jimbo45
Hi, there Why are we mentioning "Slates"...

Hi, there

Why are we mentioning "Slates" here -- I'm talking about the Convertibles and the SP3 is just as competent as any current laptop - especially when it's in a docking station -- OK...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there try TREESIZE FREE This will map...

Hi there
try TREESIZE FREE

This will map your drive decently for you

TreeSize Free - Quickly Scan Directory Sizes and Find Space Hogs (http://www.jam-software.com/treesize_free/)

another...
Forum: News 2 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 815
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there. Another quite safe way is to use...

Hi there.

Another quite safe way is to use a Virtual Machine - so you don't need a separate device. - Then if the VM gets infected just delete it and open up a new one. VM software like VMware...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there These days I'd go for a COMMERCIAL...

Hi there

These days I'd go for a COMMERCIAL backup product like Acronis (cost around 45 - 55 USD). Then if you need to backup the whole 4TB at once the backup program can make an image that spans...
Forum: News 2 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 815
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there. Actually the days of "Classical...

Hi there.

Actually the days of "Classical Viruses" are probably numbered now - people can make a LOT MORE MONEY by entrapping people who simply just use their computers stupidly.

No AV...
Forum: News 2 Days Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 2,216
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there My last few posts were meant to...

Hi there

My last few posts were meant to emphasize that ANY suitable mobile device would work and that businesses that DON'T look at new technology will certainly lose ground in the future to...
Forum: News 3 Days Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 2,216
Posted By jimbo45
Why are you surprised? I have no interest in a...

Why are you surprised? I have no interest in a Surface Pro that costs upwards of £2,000, I do all of my computing at home and my computing at work is done on one of nearly 1,000 desktops that are...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 410
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there In addition to connecting a phone...

Hi there

In addition to connecting a phone to your PC -- adequately described in the previous posts you might also be interested in these devices for Samsung phones for connecting to a large...
Forum: News 3 Days Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 2,216
Posted By jimbo45
I'm not holding my breath. It'll happen someday...

I'm not holding my breath. It'll happen someday but not in my lifetime.[/QUOTE]

Hi there

I can ALREADY connect my Samsung S5 mobile phone to a large external monitor via HDMI yielding full HD...
Forum: Microsoft Office 3 Days Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 891
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Good news. Thanks for posting...

Hi there
Good news.

Thanks for posting back -- it's quite frustrating when someone posts a problem - you try and help and get no response back - whether GOOD or BAD.

Cheers
jimbo
Forum: Graphic Cards 3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there The most probable cause...

Hi there

The most probable cause (especially as an external display apparently works) is that either the laptop's screen or a connector from the laptops mobo to the screen has become defective.
...
Forum: News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 815
Posted By jimbo45
Who on earth ever told you that - and it's also...

Who on earth ever told you that - and it's also totally BONKERS. There's no reason an old version should be a security problem -- new versions might not work with your particular hardware-- in any...
Forum: News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 815
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Not only that - but IMO the whole...

Hi there

Not only that - but IMO the whole concept of "The Store" is flawed -- For instance on Android apps seem to be automatically upgraded randomly with no "roll back" if they either don't...
Forum: Microsoft Office 4 Days Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 891
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there My suggestion with this is...

Hi there

My suggestion with this is probably to go for a BRUTE FORCE method -- it will probably be quicker in the long run. Messing about with 3rd party registry hacks and uninstallers invariably...
Forum: News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there. You know if you see ever the...

Hi there.

You know if you see ever the words SYNERGY or RE-STRUCTURING in any piece of "Management speak" that jobs are going to be decimated or off shored.

However the hard fact is that...
Forum: Chillout Room 4 Days Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By jimbo45
Will Music streaming (spotify) ever kill downloading or owning it

Hi there

While I agree services like Spotify are great and cheap enough now to obviate a lot of the need for Music Piracy I can't buy into the "Not owning" Music any more.

I sometimes wonder...
Forum: Security News 5 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there. If I were a dictator of this...

Hi there.

If I were a dictator of this planet I wouldn't let ANY GOVT anywhere EVER get near any I.T system whatsoever -they are always over budget, not fit for purpose and as leaky as sieves in...
Forum: System Security 5 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By jimbo45
Hi @Yard Dog I still think the best way is...

Hi @Yard Dog

I still think the best way is to re-install windows again or better restore a clean image from a backup --then you can have 100% confidence that your machine is CLEAN. A complete OS...
Forum: Network & Sharing 5 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Broadband speeds can depend on so...

Hi there

Broadband speeds can depend on so many things -- the 50 mbs is only a GUIDE -- if there's a lot of contention it will; be less.

Further -- if the SERVER you are downloading stuff...
Forum: System Security 5 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there. I would not advocate ANY AV...

Hi there.

I would not advocate ANY AV cleaning tool -- how could you possibly guarantee it's done its job - especially if the system its running on is faulty / virus ridden in the first place....
Forum: Software 5 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there temporarily on a Linux system you...

Hi there

temporarily on a Linux system you can use THIS to extract WinRAR-5 format.

UnRAR 5.x source code .
See : http://www.rarlab.com/rar/unrarsrc-5.0.2.tar.gz...
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