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Forum: Microsoft Office 2 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there I like that -- "RottenEgg" -- I...

Hi there

I like that -- "RottenEgg" -- I suppose it's all in the spirit of the times -- Gouge the Customers wherever possible and monetise everything.

Depending though on what you actually...
Forum: News 3 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 664
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there I won't duplicate my post but here's...

Hi there
I won't duplicate my post but here's what I posted about this already ("Back to the Future" it seems).

Post #2 in the thread.

Screenshots of upcoming Office version leaked, new...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,095
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there You don't actually need 4 TB...

Hi there

You don't actually need 4 TB ONLINE to be able to backup 4TB's worth of data -- this can be backed up incrementally / gradually etc etc.

Agreed though you need 4TB in total to...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,095
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Great idea - nothing wrong with...

Hi there

Great idea - nothing wrong with these for masses amount of data - however as the HDD sizes increase so does the resulting disaster become if it fails - and the bigger the HDD the bigger...
Forum: Chillout Room 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there I can't say I'm impressed with...

Hi there

I can't say I'm impressed with these new iPhones - and as for that ridiculous watch -- not for me.

What is it about modern watches that they all seem to be the size of DINNER plates...
Forum: Drivers 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there. an SD card reader will probably...

Hi there.

an SD card reader will probably use the USB interface and possibly its own software- a built in one is technically a USB one too but it will use its own driver so you shouldn't have...
Forum: Chillout Room 1 Week Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By jimbo45
Any budding Android / Phone app developers

Hi there.

I don't know about how you guys find anything when shopping in a large supermarket but I think there would be a great market for an app that when you enter a supermarket you could say...
Forum: Chillout Room 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 376
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Have an old Canoscan N1240U ...

Hi there

Have an old Canoscan N1240U DONKEYS years old - not sure how old - running still on an XP VM - runs perfectly. It won't even run on W7 unless you use VUESCAN.

(Vuescan also works...
Forum: Microsoft Office 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Black scheme works also on Office...

Hi there

Black scheme works also on Office 2007 and with CTRL+F1 you can hide most of the ribbon. I believe it's largely a few cosmetic changes - the only thing I've noticed is the Office symbol...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there I just wonder how many people have...

Hi there

I just wonder how many people have actually even SEEN one of these new surface gizmos (the Surface 3 Pro -- not the RT POS) - and probably even less have actually TRIED one even in a...
Forum: Microsoft Office 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there In what way -- are any of the...

Hi there

In what way -- are any of the commands different -- apart from the ribbon I can't really see any difference -- all my stuff runs just fine.

@Indianatone and the rest - thanks for...
Forum: Microsoft Office 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Things like One Note are...

Hi there

Things like One Note are unimportant to me -- all I need really is WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT and OUTLOOK.

I don't need ACCESS, PROJECT, VISIO or PUBLISHER these days any more.
...
Forum: Virtualization 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 905
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there If the VMware adapters aren't on...

Hi there

If the VMware adapters aren't on your host PC then your VMWARE installation is hosed up - also ensure system services aren't preventing VMWARE services from starting at boot.

I'd...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Might be a silly suggestion but...

Hi there

Might be a silly suggestion but sometimes even these devices need a bit more power than the USB port can provide.

Try plugging into what's known as a "Charging Port" on a laptop...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Why on earth would you want to...

Hi there

Why on earth would you want to convert a LOSSLESS format to a Lossy format -- storage is cheap enough and you might regret it later once you've got tired of using hideous bud earphones -...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Problem with RAID is that you need...

Hi there

Problem with RAID is that you need HDD's of SAME SIZE.

If you WERE to think of updating to Windows 8.1 you can use Storage spaces which pool all sorts of HDD's of DIFFERENT SIZES...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Libraries actually don't work as...

Hi there

Libraries actually don't work as seamlessly as the Storage pool - plus you have various optional "safety" options too which simulate various RAID options such as Mirroring / partial...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By jimbo45
Computers with several HDD's - Why W8.1 might be a good choice

Hi there.

In the general "rubbishing" of W8 ( we need now to consider W8.1 as it's the current version) a few really interesting features have been seriously overlooked.

For instance if you...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Wireless backup will be a DOG...

Hi there

Wireless backup will be a DOG unless your backup volume is SMALL and users don't backup at the same time.

You might consider using STORAGE SPACES on your target machine -- that way...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there do you have any sort of AUDIO or...

Hi there

do you have any sort of AUDIO or LINE IN at the back of your machine. The problem with using the Microphone as a LINE IN will be that it will only be MONO (certainly on older machines)...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there For audio cassette you can also...

Hi there

For audio cassette you can also use an application called TOTAL RECORDER.

The standard version will be fine for what you need - it's around 17 USD (10 GBP / 12 EUR) which IMO for...
Forum: System Security 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Thanks Barman58 - however if you...

Hi there

Thanks Barman58 - however if you use some decent Apps then the URL is an OPML type of file and you won't get Malvertisments / adware or malware.

Much better (and safer) than using a...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Sounds to me like a poor...

Hi there

Sounds to me like a poor connection somewhere or Electrical system not "Earthed" correctly. Ensure also you don't have a "Hot" chassis (case) - this can (although it shouldn't) happen if...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By jimbo45
Hi there Why not use a VM (Virtual Machine) for...

Hi there
Why not use a VM (Virtual Machine) for the W7 Starter. Seems to be a No Brainer to do it that way.

Download VMWARE PLAYER (Free) and create your VM. There's plenty of instructions on...
Forum: Microsoft Office 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By jimbo45
Thanks @Indianatone - I actually REMEMBER...

Thanks

@Indianatone - I actually REMEMBER seeing that logo you've got as an AVATAR -- reminds me of some of the old TV Testcards - with 24 hr TV these days you won't see them anymore though.
...
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