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Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Sep 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2,228
Posted By IcarusII
What baffles me is that my wife gets offered...

What baffles me is that my wife gets offered 360p, 480p, 720p and 1080p by youtube and she is on the same network as me, same OS, same IE11 settings and same gfx card and monitors. Indeed, I had all...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 15 Sep 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2,228
Posted By IcarusII
Windows 7 and IE11 - inability to select 1080p video in Youtube

Sorry if this is not the correct area to post in but I am at my wits end trying to resolve this problem after a week.

Ive been using IE11 fine for well over a year (following a clean install of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Feb 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 795
Posted By IcarusII
Hi there If you look at the thread I posted...

Hi there

If you look at the thread I posted yesterday evening it was on exactly this topic.
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Feb 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By IcarusII
Cheers chap

Cheers chap
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Feb 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By IcarusII
Just copied this out of my windows explorer...

Just copied this out of my windows explorer folder properties for the .iso:

3.09 GB (3,320,903,680 bytes)

So it appears my iso is identical to yours (to be expected i guess) does that size...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Feb 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By IcarusII
Prep for clean W7 Install - question about Microsoft Software Recovery

Hi guys

You have helped me a lot over the years (especially Greg) and I will be following his gloriously detailed Clean Install Guide tomorrow or the day after.

I have a full retail version of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Sep 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By IcarusII
Only because when you do a full wipe / reinstall...

Only because when you do a full wipe / reinstall you often discover you dont have half the programs you wished you did to hand.

I work on my PC a lot and given its sunday - dont want to a clean...
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Sep 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By IcarusII
Hi Ranger Thanks for the reply. I ran disk...

Hi Ranger

Thanks for the reply. I ran disk cleaner and got rid of temp files etc....that deleted 250mb in all (i do generally delete this stuff on a regular basis). Cleaning system files was...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Sep 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By IcarusII
Clean install W7 onto SSD which already contains bootable W7

Hi

Its been a while since I last posted here as everything has been going very well thanks to all your help over the years.

I have a 128 Gb SSD with W7 booting from it just fine. However it is...
Forum: Software 04 May 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 932
Posted By IcarusII
Selling on my Microsoft Outlook

Hi folks,

In 2008 or 09 my wife and I both bought a standalone copy each of Microsoft Outlook 2007. At the time we thought it was great.

then along came google mail, the cloud and all our...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 02 Apr 2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,835
Posted By IcarusII
Firstly thanks for the response. The two...

Firstly thanks for the response.

The two versions are not the same. They are both W7 Home Premium, but hers is a bit older than mine, so hers is just the standard disk whereas mine came with SP1...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 02 Apr 2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,835
Posted By IcarusII
Checking which Win7 CD is mine....

Hi guys,

Been a while, primarily becasue due to all your advice when I built my PC everything has worked perfectly since. Anyhow onto my question:

Me and my wife both have PC's. We both have...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 21 Apr 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 6,601
Posted By IcarusII
Hey Deacon - you get around the forums dont ya. ...

Hey Deacon - you get around the forums dont ya.

You ask a question that my knowledge of the subject sorely lacks. Im not even sure how to answer you.

I have a Synology DS411j NAS. Part of...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 19 Apr 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 6,601
Posted By IcarusII
Interesting, so if I'm not looking to compress I...

Interesting, so if I'm not looking to compress I only need dvdfab. Cool.

Another question then: when you rip a DVD you get multiple .vob files. Especially if it's a series.

Is there a way...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 19 Apr 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 6,601
Posted By IcarusII
A little help appreciated with DVD ripping please

Hi folks,

I've been reading around this quite confusing topic for a while now and whilst I have a plan (below) I would appreciate advice as to whether it's good and the answers to some queries:
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Mar 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,271
Posted By IcarusII
That's awesome news. Many thanks. Will save me a...

That's awesome news. Many thanks. Will save me a lot of windows updating!

Thanks for quick response

Matt
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Mar 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,271
Posted By IcarusII
Quick answer please? - Getting SP1 the quick way - or bad idea?

Hi guys,

Having built my new puter Im now re-building my old one to become my wifes puter. Ive just started the W7 clean install process on it and came to a realisation:

The old RETAIL W7...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Mar 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,817
Posted By IcarusII
Guys - thank you very much for all the really...

Guys - thank you very much for all the really helpfull comments and reassurances. Thanks Greg for asking for WHS's advice on Macrium - appreciate it.

WHS - thanks for the guest appearance and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Mar 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,817
Posted By IcarusII
Oh Greg - Im sorry - i forgot to mention that the...

Oh Greg - Im sorry - i forgot to mention that the images are not windows images - they are made using Macrium Reflect (Free) v5

Does the same apply? My entire backup strategy using Macrium is...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Mar 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,817
Posted By IcarusII
Expanding a partition - not sure where to post this

Hi guys,

I am about to install another 1Tb HDD into my new build. Currently my system is set up as below (its a W7 64 bit HP setup)

204020

My current 1 Tb drive is split into 2...
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Mar 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,723
Posted By IcarusII
Hi guys, This problem still persists for me...

Hi guys,

This problem still persists for me and Im surprised others havent mentioned it until now.

Im running two logins - my standard admin login created when w7 first installs and a user...
Forum: Microsoft Office 18 Mar 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,412
Posted By IcarusII
Thanks Brink, I just gritted my teeth and...

Thanks Brink,

I just gritted my teeth and went for it. Activated just fine. I guess i had at least once licence left.

The trickier bit comes now...my old machine, which dual boots vista...
Forum: Microsoft Office 16 Mar 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,412
Posted By IcarusII
Office and licences

Hi there,

Few years ago i bought Office Home and Student 2010. it came with 3 licences. On the back it says licenced for 3 pc's.

Two questions:

1) Im pretty sure I only ever installed...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Mar 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,999
Posted By IcarusII
This is an interesting and strange issue. ...

This is an interesting and strange issue.

The monitor going dim has nothing to do with your PSU - your monitor is powered my the mains from a wall socket. However as with a few others here Im...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Mar 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,518
Posted By IcarusII
pcfreak - figured this out now. you had it right...

pcfreak - figured this out now. you had it right - it was the sharing settings.

When you initially set up the homegroup for a PC there are a series of checkboxes for what you want to share...
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