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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Apr 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By jxm
Well I wouldn't say 13 tabs was excessive, and...

Well I wouldn't say 13 tabs was excessive, and they were just fairly standard looking websites - no videos/flash other than the occasional ad.

More to the point why is windows sitting on 2gb of...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Apr 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By jxm
IE is using 2.5gb of memory, that seems a tad excessive...?

I've been having problems with my PC where sometimes when I have a lot of apps open is will slow to a crawl, and sometimes it will nearly freeze up. eg. when pressing alt-ctrl-del to get up the task...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Mar 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By jxm
It's the attach function in outlook (which just...

It's the attach function in outlook (which just happens to use explorer), so no that wouldn't help. Just another s**te feature of windows that can't be switched off. I still live in hope that one...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Mar 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By jxm
"Windows Search is turned on by default in...

"Windows Search is turned on by default in Windows 7. You should only turn off Windows Search if you donít use it."

That's not much use either - I do want to use the search, I just don't want it...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Mar 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By jxm
thanks (for letting me know it's not possible),...

thanks (for letting me know it's not possible), but fixing something similar that doesn't fix the problem I'm having doesn't help.
Forum: General Discussion 31 Mar 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By jxm
Windows Explorer "auto search" is a real pain - how do I switch it off

The search box in Windows Exploer is a real pain the ass. I regularly need to find files in a large directory with a lot of sub directories, with thousands of files.

The annoying thing is the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Mar 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By jxm
Also, although it tends to be the websites I...

Also, although it tends to be the websites I visit most (or maybe I just notice it because it's the ones I visit most), it's not the same ones every time. One time it might be 1 site and another...
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Feb 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By jxm
Also, while the browser is timing out on the...

Also, while the browser is timing out on the website I can successfully ping the domain using the domain name - confirming that a) the server is up, b) I have a network connection to it, and c) that...
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Feb 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By jxm
Browser keeps forgetting how to get to websites...

I have a strange networking problem - my browsers seem to keep forgetting where certain websites are, but just for a couple of minutes at a time.

So I can be happily browsing a website, then...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Jan 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 676
Posted By jxm
Windows Explorer and now Browsers slow / timing out

These two issues may or may not be related, but both seem to have started recently:


Windows Explorer (not Internet explorer) just sits there for ages (several minutes) before actually...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jan 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 2,650
Posted By jxm
Nope, that didn't help. I thought I'd try...

Nope, that didn't help.

I thought I'd try a windows update to make sure everything was up to date, but despite the service being started it gave an error saying it couldn't update because the...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jan 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 2,650
Posted By jxm
Highly annoying: The Windows Search service started then stopped...

I can no longer search in outlook. I've traced this back to the search indexing - if I go to control panel > indexing options it states "indexing is not running".

Sure enough, if I go to services...
Forum: Microsoft Office 30 Aug 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 5,254
Posted By jxm
So is there anywhere we can officially report...

So is there anywhere we can officially report this bug, rather than just moan about it here where Microsoft just ignores us?
Forum: Microsoft Office 20 Jun 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 5,254
Posted By jxm
Has anyone found a fix to this? I've just moved...

Has anyone found a fix to this? I've just moved back to outlook from Thunderbird and this is really annoying - I have a huge amount of emails so use the advanced search all the time, and this bug is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Dec 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 9,010
Posted By jxm
Sure, if it was my PC I'd just do that - it would...

Sure, if it was my PC I'd just do that - it would save a lot of faffing about... But it's my dads PC, and he's already fed up with the cost of the PC and accessories so far and isn't impressed at the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Dec 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 9,010
Posted By jxm
yes, that much was clear from the avtar - just...

yes, that much was clear from the avtar - just the text was to small to read... :D
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Dec 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 9,010
Posted By jxm
ok thanks, I'll give it a try.

ok thanks, I'll give it a try.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Dec 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 9,010
Posted By jxm
Hi, That link is for the Vista driver,...

Hi,

That link is for the Vista driver, there's no mention on the page of it working with Windows 7?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Dec 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 9,010
Posted By jxm
Yes, thanks very much - you're a lot more helpful...

Yes, thanks very much - you're a lot more helpful than Tiscali! And I've love to know what Brian is saying in your avatar... :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Dec 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 9,010
Posted By jxm
Yes, sorry, I'm in the UK. Just to clear things...

Yes, sorry, I'm in the UK. Just to clear things up they originally supplied what they keep referring to as a "USB Modem", although it is better described as a USB ADSL Modem. In this case it is a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Dec 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 9,010
Posted By jxm
Tiscali - "There are no USB modems that support Win7"

I'm trying to get a new PC setup to access the internet. It's got Win 7 pre-installed and I have Tiscali broadband with the Speedtouch 330 usb modem they provided. This worked with my previous XP...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Dec 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 31,779
Posted By jxm
Hi, You can download the Window 7 Driver...

Hi,

You can download the Window 7 Driver for Dymo Labelwriters here:

Dymo LabelWriter Windows 7 Driver (http://www.dymo-label-printers.co.uk/dymo-labelwriter-drivers-windows-7.html)

It is...
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