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Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
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Posted By thesaint
Good Evening "whs" Thank you for explaining the...

Good Evening "whs"
Thank you for explaining the terminology.

Good evening "dsperber", Or should that be Mr Macrium!
Thank you for your interesting essay!
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By thesaint
Thanks again David. I have to confess some...

Thanks again David.
I have to confess some ignorance over the subject of your latest suggestions. I have never heard of a VHD or of the term "Mount it" (other than in connection with a deviant...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By thesaint
Good morning David (very early up for you?) ...

Good morning David (very early up for you?)
Thanks for your comments. Yes - about 30GB. However; I have done windows backups onto my flash drive several times in the past; so, as you say, it seems...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By thesaint
Good Morning "papuman", Thank you for trying to...

Good Morning "papuman",
Thank you for trying to help with the information you provided. However, although your statement about Windows not allowing external backups to HDD was true with "XP"; there...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By thesaint
Good Afternoon ignat... My original post sort...

Good Afternoon ignat...
My original post sort of answers your rather cheeky question - I let windows choose - so whatever it chooses that is what I am trying to backup. Obviously I am not expecting...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By thesaint
How to do a routine backup onto a Flash Drive

One backup I normally do on a 16GB flash drive now fails every time and it indicates that there is not enough space to do it. Microsoft indicate that as long as the flash drive is more than 1GB, it...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Feb 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By thesaint
Thanks for that clarification about DRM Jed. I...

Thanks for that clarification about DRM Jed.
I get over that DRM issue because if I see a program coming up which I wish to retain for a long time; I simply set it up to record on a DVD recorder....
Forum: Browsers & Mail 28 Feb 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By thesaint
3D Jed, Further to my last post to you; I do...

3D Jed,
Further to my last post to you; I do not see why I need to concern myself with DRM. If iplayer offers a program for streaming or downloading, any DRM issues must already have been resolved...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Feb 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By thesaint
Good Evening "3D Jed" ...

Good Evening "3D Jed"
As far as I can see; you do not need "get_iplayer" if you are in the UK. You just go direct to the iplayer web page, find your required program...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Feb 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By thesaint
Good Evening "Stve", ...

Good Evening "Stve",
Thank you for your useful looking suggestions.

I installed Hola but it would only play streaming items. It refused...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Feb 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By thesaint
Yes, "UNI"; BBC do offer downloading but it does...

Yes, "UNI"; BBC do offer downloading but it does not route through my SurfEasy Browser. With reference to your Private message (which I failed to find how to reply to except here; I had already...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Feb 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By thesaint
Good Morning UNI, Thanks...

Good Morning UNI,
Thanks for the suggestion. I'm just off on an excursion so I will try later. However; its name indicates that only streaming is possible - not Downloading
Forum: Browsers & Mail 26 Feb 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By thesaint
Downloading BBC TV whilst Abroad

Does anyone know how to DOWNLOAD British TV whilst abroad. Currently I am in Spain for a month. By using a Private Virtual Network I can already watch British TV but often have to suffer...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Dec 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By thesaint
Thank you for your suggestions "MilesAhead" ...

Thank you for your suggestions "MilesAhead"

I found that my CD with photo's on it would not play on a DVD player.

I then uninstalled the software that came with the Buffalo Drive (Power2Go &...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Dec 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By thesaint
Buffalo CD/DVD drive

I purchased one of these to replace a non-working internal one on my Acer Laptop.

Does anyone know where I can get a Manual.

In Particular I want to know how to play a CD which already...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Nov 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By thesaint
Thanks Mark; I Will try your suggestion

Thanks Mark; I Will try your suggestion
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Nov 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By thesaint
Backups used to take 2 DVDs now its 5 Why?

I do backups from Windows "Backup & Restore" every 2 months.
In the past a backup to DVD would use 2 DVDs. This month it is 5
In the past I have done backup to flash drive as well (16GB). Now...
Forum: System Security 30 Aug 2013
Replies: 319
Views: 13,380
Posted By thesaint
Hello "richc46". You have overlooked the main...

Hello "richc46".
You have overlooked the main advantage of the the Pro version. By having your inputs checked before they enter the computer; you avoid most of the baddies which could do damage in...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Aug 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 778
Posted By thesaint
Good Evening "Redfang337", ...

Good Evening "Redfang337",
You will need all 377 Fangs to defend yourself against the wrath of Dave and Gregrocker! Anyway thanks for your advice. As I have not...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Aug 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 778
Posted By thesaint
Good evening "Gregrocker" Thanks for your...

Good evening "Gregrocker"
Thanks for your advice - which may or may not be entirely true! Your text reads more like an advertisement than advice. My recent problem was almost certainly caused by...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Aug 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 778
Posted By thesaint
Good Morning all, Problem...

Good Morning all,
Problem solved by doing a further restore but to a day 2 weeks ago.
After checking that all was now well I created a new restore point on "C"; then did a...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Aug 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 778
Posted By thesaint
Good evening gentlemen, ...

Good evening gentlemen,
Sadly I have to report that the original fault as in my first post has returned (9 times out of 10). Dave, I believe that my system always...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Aug 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 778
Posted By thesaint
Good Morning Dave, ...

Good Morning Dave,
Your suggestion is excellent. However; events since I last wrote have changed things.
Before I went to bed I intended to leave the laptop running a...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Aug 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 778
Posted By thesaint
Thank you Dave & Andrew, ...

Thank you Dave & Andrew,
What I did this evening was to do another system restore (via F8). At the first attempt it did not work and I got an error message...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Aug 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 778
Posted By thesaint
Good Afternoon B4YouGo Thanks for that. ...

Good Afternoon B4YouGo
Thanks for that. However; as you indicated; if you cannot see anything (including a cursor) it is probably impossible to achieve
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