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Forum: Gadgets 13 Feb 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 7,838
Posted By miro8
I never did really find a solution to the problem...

I never did really find a solution to the problem that was related to the W7 desktop gadgets, other than reading somewhere else that the gadgets had become corrupted or something and that Windows had...
Forum: Gadgets 01 Nov 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 7,838
Posted By miro8
:D Sounds SO familiar! I also came across...

:D Sounds SO familiar!

I also came across the user/MOV15tar$$ suggestion; I think it was on a forum about Movistar in Chile. It didn't work for me. I tried 1234/1234; it didn't work. I tried...
Forum: Gadgets 01 Nov 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 7,838
Posted By miro8
¡Hola ElStellino! Good to know I am not the...

¡Hola ElStellino!
Good to know I am not the only one experiencing this problem. I'm now thinking this definitely has something to do with Movistar in Spain - but they don't seem to have any idea at...
Forum: Gadgets 21 Oct 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 7,838
Posted By miro8
Thanks for the suggestion. SFC found no integrity...

Thanks for the suggestion. SFC found no integrity violations.
I disabled the offending desktop gadgets, so I will re-enable them and wait for the warning window to next appear to try out your...
Forum: Gadgets 21 Oct 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 7,838
Posted By miro8
The problem has re-occurred after a couple of...

The problem has re-occurred after a couple of days absence. It's driving me nuts! Turning the router off and back on again solves it - until the next time. Surely somebody must have an idea?
...
Forum: Gadgets 14 Oct 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 7,838
Posted By miro8
Thanks for the reply. Amazingly, I've posted this...

Thanks for the reply. Amazingly, I've posted this on other forums as well and received nada in repsonse! Searching around, there have been plenty of others experiencing the same thing from time to...
Forum: Gadgets 07 Oct 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 7,838
Posted By miro8
Username and password required for gadgets?

This is an intermittent problem, but most times when I switch on my PC I get a Windows security message popping up:
The server money.service.msn.com at ASL26555 requires a username and password....
Forum: General Discussion 21 May 2011
Replies: 23
Views: 221,067
Posted By miro8
The problem was never that bad for me thank...

The problem was never that bad for me thank goodness, and after my last post on the subject I just decided to wait for the first service pack rather than install the hotfix and any associated...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Oct 2010
Replies: 47
Views: 36,423
Posted By miro8
Thanks for the explanation. Personally, I'd...

Thanks for the explanation.
Personally, I'd prefer the "old fashioned" method to be the default, rather than having to manually select it instead of the fancy flashy gimmicky method - but I guess...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Oct 2010
Replies: 47
Views: 36,423
Posted By miro8
The new interface etc. I can get used to - it's...

The new interface etc. I can get used to - it's just a matter of time before you forget how it used to look. I like the calendar side pane - quite handy. What I'm not happy about however, is that the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Sep 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 3,558
Posted By miro8
I just noticed I have a favorites folder already...

I just noticed I have a favorites folder already (I didn't create it so I guess W7 did it during a back-up or something?) so if I were to lose them, no problem restoring them.
The problem still...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 03 Sep 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 3,558
Posted By miro8
Thanks for the replies, guys. I haven't tried...

Thanks for the replies, guys.
I haven't tried reinstalling, but if it comes to that, will I need to save my favorites/settings, and if so, what's the easiest way to do so?
I will try reset before...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 02 Sep 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 3,558
Posted By miro8
keyboard & mouse lag in IE8

Recently I have been experiencing serious but intermittent keyboard lag, also lag when scrolling with mouse wheel, cursor competely freezing at times.
It seems to only occur with IE8. Closing the...
Forum: Chillout Room 02 Sep 2010
Replies: 65
Views: 4,253
Posted By miro8
1968 Triumph herald 1200; bought for 50 quid in...

1968 Triumph herald 1200; bought for 50 quid in 1983 with a few month's MoT to run - sold a few months later for 60 quid. Result!
Forum: General Discussion 02 Sep 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 63,251
Posted By miro8
keyboard and mouse lag

I recently started experiencing serious lag when typing and scrolling with the mouse. Have run CCleaner, AVG, Spybot to no avail. Sometimes closing my browser and reopening it solves the problem...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jul 2010
Replies: 23
Views: 221,067
Posted By miro8
I requested the Hotfix, which I received via...

I requested the Hotfix, which I received via e-mail with the following message:

"WARNING This hotfix has not undergone full testing. Therefore, it is intended only for systems or computers...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Dec 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 5,281
Posted By miro8
Thanks again guys for the suggestions. I'm now a...

Thanks again guys for the suggestions. I'm now a happy W7 user - all activated, validated etc.etc., and yes, I was worrying about nothing. No problems at all, and I'm enjoying finding my way around...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Dec 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 5,281
Posted By miro8
Thanks for this, Greg. I will run Belarc before...

Thanks for this, Greg. I will run Belarc before taking it home.
I have seen the machine running (in English) this morning (still in the shop because I'm waiting for the monitor to arrive -...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 5,281
Posted By miro8
Activate English version with Spanish version key?

Hi, newbie and non-techie, please be gentle! Posted in Tutorial section about changing key code, but not sure if it's the right place so will copy here too.
I am buying a new PC in Spain but want...
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