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Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Sep 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By bertie11
Update: I discovered that if I 'Restart with...

Update: I discovered that if I 'Restart with Add-ons disabled' then the scrolling text will stop. I've tried enabling each add-on in turn but I cannot tie it down. I think it might be to do with...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Sep 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By bertie11
mouse won't stop scrolling text

I'm using either Firefox or Seamonkey as I like the way I can change font size and text colour in text boxes. I use a particular website (sort of social media) and it has a box showing the Top Ten...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Sep 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 492
Posted By bertie11
Remove IE

I'm trying to get rid of all my personal settings etc in Internet Explorer 10. If I remove IE10 by going to Uninstall Windows update IE goes but leaves all my settings behind so that when I install...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Aug 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By bertie11
Thanks for the responses. I already have the new...

Thanks for the responses. I already have the new battery fitted, it cost 25 which isn't bad (Samsung).

A UPS would far more expensive than a battery so I don't think that would be right for me,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Aug 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By bertie11
I've just found what looks like a good battery...

I've just found what looks like a good battery app. There is a nice easy to read guide about looking after batteries.

Find it here:

BatteryCare (http://batterycare.net/en/index.html)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Aug 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By bertie11
Useful advice, thanks for that. I use my...

Useful advice, thanks for that.

I use my laptop on and off all day and everyday. I'm currently uploading stuff to a new cloud account so if I had the battery fitted it would have been a pain so it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Aug 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By bertie11
Thanks for that Mellon Head and Imrankhan. ...

Thanks for that Mellon Head and Imrankhan.

I've now got information overload! I realise that batteries have a finite life, more charges, less lifespan and so on. But _how_ would you suggest I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Aug 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By bertie11
Battery advice

I have a 4 year old HP Pavilion DV6-2113SA which I use as a desktop. I had to replace the original battery some time ago and now the replacement has packed up. I've been using it with the depleted...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 16 Jul 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By bertie11
I think I have probably found the answer. I made...

I think I have probably found the answer. I made each folder 'shared' and now the Viera can see my files!

I wrote to Panasonic asking for a full user manual and they emailed me a copy of the...
Forum: System Security 14 Jul 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By bertie11
Ah, that is the answer! good work Jacee! I...

Ah, that is the answer! good work Jacee!

I hadn't realised (or forgotten) how the Webroot firewall worked. That explains it.

I have added two screenshots from System Mechanic Internet Security...
Forum: System Security 13 Jul 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By bertie11
Well, I've removed Advanced System Care Ultimate,...

Well, I've removed Advanced System Care Ultimate, IO bit Malware Fighter. IOBit Smart Defrag, iolo system Mechanic and there is no change to the firewall status. Control Panel\System &...
Forum: System Security 13 Jul 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By bertie11
Did you mean to uninstall these programs to see...

Did you mean to uninstall these programs to see if Windows then detects my Webroot? And if so, then re-install them?

Thanks
Forum: System Security 12 Jul 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By bertie11
Hi Jacee, thanks for the response. Here is...

Hi Jacee, thanks for the response.

Here is the file.

Thanks.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 12 Jul 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By bertie11
My TV can't find my media files

I have setup my Win 7 HP 64 laptop to stream files to a Panasonic viera TV. I can play all the samples, music, video and pictures but although I've added a lot of my own media files into Media Player...
Forum: System Security 12 Jul 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By bertie11
Windows not detecting my Webroot

I'm told that Windows is supposed to be able to recognize if I have a non Microsoft firewall and anti-virus, yet my Home Premium 64 doesn't do this. I have turned off the Windows firewall and have...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jul 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,125
Posted By bertie11
I can't actually see Chris on that pic! ...

I can't actually see Chris on that pic!

However, when I rightclick on do****s, then properties, I get C:\Users\Mike.

I could leave the external on but I would rather not. I find it odd that the...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jul 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,125
Posted By bertie11
I just did a quick test, clicking on a desktop...

I just did a quick test, clicking on a desktop folder, I right clicked to open then left clicked to open again, and after a minute or so I got the fault. The external drive was switched off, so I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jul 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By bertie11
I would probably keep it a backup, and the...

I would probably keep it a backup, and the meemory, disk drive and DVD drive could be useful. My current spare lappie could go instead as it is even older.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jul 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By bertie11
This is a laptop and I can't see how to get to...

This is a laptop and I can't see how to get to the cpu to clean the fan! Cost wise, if a core is shot it would be better value to get a new laptop, as I don't fancy stripping it and buying a new...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jul 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By bertie11
Only one CPU core working.

I installed a new pair of memory modules a few days ago as I was havining memory problems. All seemed fine for 2-3 days and then the laptop started running very slow. I thought I should run a memory...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jul 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,125
Posted By bertie11
Thanks for those suggestions Callender, I haven't...

Thanks for those suggestions Callender, I haven't been able to do any more investigation but I will check out your suggestions. my system has started to run slow so I'm trying to find out why and...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jul 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,125
Posted By bertie11
Yes, most of the time I can open folders on the...

Yes, most of the time I can open folders on the desktop without any problems, but then sometimes I have to sit and wait, and wait, until the 'Server Execution failed' message appears. If I try...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jul 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,125
Posted By bertie11
Of course, I haven't had the fault since...

Of course, I haven't had the fault since...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jul 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,125
Posted By bertie11
Hi Callender I've looked at both those...

Hi Callender

I've looked at both those registry keys, they both take me to C:\Users\Mike\Desktop so I'm assuming they
are both OK, if I understood you correctly you just wanted me to check the...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jul 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,125
Posted By bertie11
Server execution failed

I get this message sometimes when I click on a desktop folder, it comes up with the path c:\Users\Mike\Desktop\System Utilities (which is the folder I am trying to open when fault showed). It can...
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