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Forum: News 04 Aug 2015
Replies: 147
Views: 15,422
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Upgraded without incident a W7...

Hi there
Upgraded without incident a W7 Ultimate system to W10 Pro.

I re-installed CLEAN W7 SP1 (also needed around 1GB's worth of post installation updates !!) with no other stuff added other...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Aug 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 960
Posted By jimbo45
Will W10 finally see an increasing demise of W7

Hi guys

Please don't get angry -- We all agree W7 was (and is) still a very good OS - however W10 HAS made quite a few converts from W7 - especially with FREE upgrade --Do back up your W7 system...
Forum: News 17 Jun 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Banks DO need to get their acts...

Hi there

Banks DO need to get their acts together -- Again a well known BIG U.K Bank has apologized to customers that payments have "Gone Missing" (RBS Bank) due to I.T failures. Seems to be...
Forum: Microsoft Office 17 Jun 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 3,468
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there At that price you might just as...

Hi there

At that price you might just as well buy the current version of OFFICE !!!!.

A cheaper solution might be to temporarily buy a subscription to Office 365.

Cheers
jimbo
Forum: News 17 Jun 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Have you actually TRIED these...

Hi there

Have you actually TRIED these applications yet - Windows phone is more popular than you think and WHAT APPLICATIONS and DEVICES have you found that really doesn't work on W10 that works...
Forum: News 15 Jun 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there For Phones - Windows 10 Mobile...

Hi there

For Phones - Windows 10 Mobile will still have a SKYPE application. Windows 10 Mobile is near release level and will be on new Windows phones.


Windows 10 Mobile launch scheduled...
Forum: Drivers 18 May 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 3,052
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there TWAIN is now deprecated - modern...

Hi there

TWAIN is now deprecated - modern scanners don't use TWAIN any more --I had an old excellent canon photo and negative scanner which I still run on a Windows XP VM.

VUESCAN still works...
Forum: News 13 May 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,475
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Absolutely no reason for people to...

Hi there

Absolutely no reason for people to switch from W7 yet if they don't want to --everything still works just fine -- however in a few years as newer devices come out and W7 support gets...
Forum: News 12 May 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,475
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there those sorts of stats don't really...

Hi there

those sorts of stats don't really tell you anything -- after all most of W10 users are probably Home users / testers / geeks etc since W10 is only in "Testing" and even Ms say it...
Forum: Virtualization 28 Mar 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,333
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there I NEVER said that you don't pay for...

Hi there

I NEVER said that you don't pay for a license if you are using a VM -- Windows is licensed PER COPY whether used on a VM or not -so that's an irrelevance.

However using a VM on a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Mar 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,580
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Simple -- just BLOCK windows...

Hi there

Simple -- just BLOCK windows Firewall so that ALL outbound connections are disabled -- then you can enable each piece of software you want to allow to have NET access individually. A...
Forum: News 28 Mar 2015
Replies: 32
Views: 3,217
Posted By jimbo45
It's much easier to round up ordinary people,...

It's much easier to round up ordinary people, than criminals and terrorists (especially if it pleases their corporate donors).[/QUOTE]

However what's the point if you only get 2 USD out of them --...
Forum: News 28 Mar 2015
Replies: 32
Views: 3,217
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there I never added a SINGLE file to the...

Hi there

I never added a SINGLE file to the VLC package installed from Videolan - now I don't know what the law is in the USA involving the use probably of some form of LIBDVDCSS which I believe...
Forum: News 28 Mar 2015
Replies: 32
Views: 2,917
Posted By jimbo45
That would not work. Some Chinese would have that...

That would not work. Some Chinese would have that translated in no time.[/QUOTE]

Hi there

Don't assume either that all the Pirates are Chinese -- there's plenty of people in Europe and...
Forum: News 26 Mar 2015
Replies: 32
Views: 2,917
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Long after the OFFICIAL end of XP...

Hi there

Long after the OFFICIAL end of XP people are still working on updating it --there's even a "Reasonably accurate and safe" SP4 for it !!!!!.

I'm sure the same will happen with W7 too ...
Forum: News 25 Mar 2015
Replies: 32
Views: 2,917
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Most of the successful pirating of...

Hi there

Most of the successful pirating of Ms products is actually done by "Bollixing" the KMS servers -- "Pseudo" KMS server activation using a local host is the method of choice -- the...
Forum: Virtualization 25 Mar 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,333
Posted By jimbo45
Vm and Protected Boot (not UEFI)

Hi there

There's some discussion on at W10 Forum over whether Ms is insisting that future OS'es will have to have Protected boot FORCEABLY enabled i.e no option but to have it on. (NOT TALKING...
Forum: News 25 Mar 2015
Replies: 32
Views: 2,917
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there There's already discussion on this...

Hi there

There's already discussion on this on W10 Forum.

However if Ms is shifting towards subscription and cloud based models then it makes sense --sucker people in (like the Banks with New...
Forum: Chillout Room 22 Mar 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By jimbo45
UK Footie Lovers - Why on Earth did Chelsea sell Mata

Hi there

just enjoying on SKY Man Utd Vs Liverpool. Currently 2-o to Man utd.

Irrespective of whoever you support you have to wonder why Chelsea sold MATA -- still IMO one of the most brilliant...
Forum: News 22 Mar 2015
Replies: 32
Views: 3,217
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there ?? VLC works perfectly on most...

Hi there

??

VLC works perfectly on most Linux distros - but in any case who bothers with DVD's any more --a dying piece of hardware.

Cheers
jimbo
Forum: Chillout Room 22 Mar 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By jimbo45
Hi folks Yes most of those series have been...

Hi folks

Yes most of those series have been good - but I've seen a lot of them -- my main complaint is there's NOTHING new that even remotely takes my fancy at the moment.

HULU is a bit...
Forum: Chillout Room 21 Mar 2015
Replies: 1,195
Views: 41,387
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there This Cheers jimbo

Hi there

This

Cheers
jimbo
Forum: Chillout Room 21 Mar 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By jimbo45
Hollywood - How about some DECENT NEW movies

Hi there

What's up with Hollywood --there's almost NOTHING decent appearing now or on the Horizon -- nothing New - but just a few remakes or SEQUELS. C'mon -- somebody must be able to write...
Forum: News 21 Mar 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,304
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Cloud based stuff might be fine for...

Hi there

Cloud based stuff might be fine for corporations but apart from the odd small set of data I'll pass on it for individuals.

Wasn't even the mighty Apple ITunes and its store etc...
Forum: News 11 Mar 2015
Replies: 32
Views: 3,217
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there There's absolutely NO infringement...

Hi there

There's absolutely NO infringement here -- the products are FREE - you pay for maintenance -- same as If I'm helping someone to fix a Windows machine - I don't have to pay Ms. Similarly...
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