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Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Jul 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By severedsolo
Assuming it's actually the DNS server (and that...

Assuming it's actually the DNS server (and that is a very specific error message) - try this:

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/15037-dns-addressing-how-change-windows-7-a.html
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Jul 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By severedsolo
I would imagine they must all have it, as looking...

I would imagine they must all have it, as looking at the wikipedia article, the point is that you don't need an access point.

If it doesn't support wifi direct, it needs an access point, ergo...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By severedsolo
So to be clear - the "Downstream Rate" in that...

So to be clear - the "Downstream Rate" in that picture drops to 512Kbps (or similar?)

This is a problem with your exchange then, as what is happening is the exchange is telling your router the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By severedsolo
Can I also just check what speed exactly is...

Can I also just check what speed exactly is dropping to 0.5 Mb/s. Is it the sync speed or the thoroughput speed.

You can get your sync speed by going to 192.168.1.1 on your router, (assuming TTs...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jun 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By severedsolo
By god, do Talktalk still give those out? I had...

By god, do Talktalk still give those out? I had one of those 10 years ago, and it was terrible then! Ask them for a DSL-2780 - they at least have N capability.

Sorry, I digress. Don't flash the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By severedsolo
Ok, lets establish whether it's you or your line....

Ok, lets establish whether it's you or your line. Please ensure you are using a wired PC to test this.

Hopefully your phone socket looks like this:...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Jun 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By severedsolo
I'm willing to bet a small amount of money that...

I'm willing to bet a small amount of money that you do not live in a Market 3 area. (This means Talktalk own your line).

I won't ask where you live, but if you put your phone number/address into...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By severedsolo
Can I just ask, why exactly do you need this...

Can I just ask, why exactly do you need this information?
Forum: News 03 Jun 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 683
Posted By severedsolo
BBC News - Quantum phenomenon shown in $15m...

BBC News - Quantum phenomenon shown in $15m D-Wave computer (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-27632140) - they did manage to find 8 entangled qubits, so technically it is quantum. (just...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Jun 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By severedsolo
Just as an aside, a couple of really old FS9...

Just as an aside, a couple of really old FS9 addons also use 1.1 and I've installed it ok. (It warns it's not compatible, but nothing terrible happened)
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Jun 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By severedsolo
I don't know that Windows itself has that info,...

I don't know that Windows itself has that info, but if you log into the router itself (run ipconfig /all in command prompt, and use the default gateway as the address in a web browser) - this should...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Jun 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By severedsolo
It's not. The information to do so is widely...

It's not. The information to do so is widely available on the internet. Personally I would be using a VPN pretty quickly, to keep everything encrypted. My personal favourite is Cyberghost: Surf...
Forum: News 30 Apr 2014
Replies: 87
Views: 5,889
Posted By severedsolo
Technically, it is quicker and more responsive....

Technically, it is quicker and more responsive. Every damn update they move the buttons.

I really do wish that Mozilla would stop and realise that maybe some of us are running FF because we don't...
Forum: News 18 Dec 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,686
Posted By severedsolo
I agree, Metro apps running on desktop would be...

I agree, Metro apps running on desktop would be much better. I completely ignore Metro at the moment, because so much is Desktop based, it's jarring to come out of that just for skype or facebook.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By severedsolo
Thanks for the answers, It's actually...

Thanks for the answers,

It's actually Windows 8.1, so hibernation is a big factor.. I've left it on. I reinstalled Windows rather than cloning my HDD as I was due for a reinstall anyway but I did...
Forum: Chillout Room 10 Dec 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 507
Posted By severedsolo
I think it definitely counts. With that and the...

I think it definitely counts. With that and the hours of pacing up and down trying to get her to sleep, my daughter gives me a gruelling workout
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By severedsolo
New SSD setup Advice

So after years of "I can't justify paying that much for one" I found a Samsung Pro Series 840 128Gb SSD in currys for £100 and decided to go for it.

Doing a little bit of research online, it looks...
Forum: News 25 Nov 2013
Replies: 59
Views: 6,639
Posted By severedsolo
Window Bricks is a better name. Or Window Wall,...

Window Bricks is a better name. Or Window Wall, we used o have Windows but we bricked them up.....:D[/QUOTE]

Window Tax might be a better name then maybe? :D
Forum: Chillout Room 19 Nov 2013
Replies: 1,635
Sticky: Today [14.2¾]
Views: 29,142
Posted By severedsolo
Not really today, but I am now officially a dad!...

Not really today, but I am now officially a dad! Little Erin Rebecca came into the world on sunday morning at 6:30 am, and mother and baby are both doing well.
Forum: System Security 26 Oct 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 1,746
Posted By severedsolo
Not really a valid argument... Why did XP let you...

Not really a valid argument... Why did XP let you run as an admin without ever warning you that you shouldn't do this other than a small note in the help file?

On the other hand, I am quite amazed...
Forum: Gaming 26 Oct 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 7,524
Posted By severedsolo
Your welcome. GLad you got it sorted.

Your welcome. GLad you got it sorted.
Forum: News 26 Oct 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,903
Posted By severedsolo
I think Linux in general is about to take off in...

I think Linux in general is about to take off in a big way. One of the big things that stopped people (including me) from moving was usability, and gaming.

You've got distros like Mint and Ubuntu...
Forum: News 25 Oct 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,397
Posted By severedsolo
I suppose it depends on your definition of kid....

I suppose it depends on your definition of kid. From what I remember from my days as a barman (admittedly this was about 5 years ago now) the rules are basically:

A child can go into a pub at any...
Forum: Gaming 25 Oct 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 7,524
Posted By severedsolo
Sorry for the slow reply, I've been away for a...

Sorry for the slow reply, I've been away for a few days

I suspect it's because your brother is running a 32 bit OS. Basically, his Java can only use 2GB of his Ram, whereas your 64 bit...
Forum: News 21 Oct 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,441
Posted By severedsolo
Well thats a lie. Britain has 80% coverage....

Well thats a lie. Britain has 80% coverage. Unless they count broadband as a different speed to us
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