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Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Nov 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By BruceUK
OK, thanks. That's what I suspected. As I said,...

OK, thanks. That's what I suspected. As I said, I run the computer via the mains anyway, so I'll remove the battery once it gets down to a zero charge.

Thanks again.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Nov 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By BruceUK
Computer battery not being charged

Hello,

I'm running Windows 7 on an HP Pavilion dv7 laptop. Although it's a laptop, I actually use it as if it were a desktop computer and I always run it off the mains rather than via the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Jun 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By BruceUK
Thanks for your help, Roderunner.

Thanks for your help, Roderunner.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 22 Jun 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By BruceUK
Thanks Roderunner. I've done as you suggested so...

Thanks Roderunner. I've done as you suggested so hopefully it will work. I will test it when I come across a web page with an email link.

I have to admit though, I'm a little confused with what...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 19 Jun 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By BruceUK
Changing default email program in Control Panel

I'm running Windows 7 on an HP laptop. I'm in the process of changing my email address to a Hotmail address (using Outlook Email). Until now I have been using a particular email client program,...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 30 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 3,409
Posted By BruceUK
Yes you're right - they are desktop icons. I've...

Yes you're right - they are desktop icons. I've moved the icons down on the desktop so they no longer appear in the browser window.

What I find a bit strange is the fact that the IE9 (and...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 3,409
Posted By BruceUK
OK, here's an image of the browser window: ...

OK, here's an image of the browser window:

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I hope someone can make sense of this! Thanks for your help so far.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 29 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 3,409
Posted By BruceUK
This is getting stranger. When I launched the...

This is getting stranger. When I launched the browser today, it asked me if I wanted to upgrade to IE9. As I'd been thinking about going this anyway, I told it to go ahead, but nothing happened. ...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 3,409
Posted By BruceUK
No I haven't done any changes to Windows or to...

No I haven't done any changes to Windows or to the browser.

I suppose I could download and install IE9. Would that solve the problem? Are there any problems/issues with IE9 that I should be...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 3,409
Posted By BruceUK
IE8 suddenly opening on MSN page

Hi everyone,

I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium and IE8. My home page on IE8 is set to "blank". However, on launching IE8 today, it's automatically opening an MSN page, and the toolbar at the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 5,811
Posted By BruceUK
Re your first comment, I'm not sure what "list"...

Re your first comment, I'm not sure what "list" you're referring to. Anyway, I think I'm probably sufficiently protected by Norton's Internet Security from internet-based "attacks" - it tells me...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 5,811
Posted By BruceUK
Thanks for the quick replies, but my wi-fi...

Thanks for the quick replies, but my wi-fi already is disabled.

Any other thoughts?
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Aug 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 5,811
Posted By BruceUK
Question on network icon in system tray

Hi everyone,

I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium (with Service Pack 1 installed) on a standalone laptop at home with access to the internet via a cable modem. Very occasionally after booting up,...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Apr 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 27,253
Posted By BruceUK
Thanks for all the replies! When I powered down...

Thanks for all the replies! When I powered down after my second session yesterday, it did 4 updates and there was no problem when I switched on this morning. So for the moment, things seem to be...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 Apr 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 27,253
Posted By BruceUK
"Failure configuring updates" message - advice please!

Hi everyone,

I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium on an HP laptop and I have automatic Windows updates activated. Earlier today when I finished a session, 6 updates were installed. I've just...
Forum: Software 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 3,797
Posted By BruceUK
Well that's another pitfall with firmware...

Well that's another pitfall with firmware upgrades. The procedure requires that a new CD-R is used, and it doesn't work if a CD-RW is used. Also I don't think it works if there are any other files...
Forum: Software 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 3,797
Posted By BruceUK
Just an update to the problem I was having. After...

Just an update to the problem I was having. After doing a bit of research on the Blu-ray forum, I installed Nero BurnLite and used that rather than ImgBurn to create another CD-R, and that one worked...
Forum: Software 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 3,797
Posted By BruceUK
Thanks for the response, but it didn't work out...

Thanks for the response, but it didn't work out in that way. My Blu-ray player has rejected the created CD-R with an error message.

First, I should mention that the firmware upgrade file has the...
Forum: Software 28 Jan 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 3,797
Posted By BruceUK
Which CD writing software for a Blu-ray player firmware update?

Hi everyone, I need to do a firmware update for my Panasonic Blu-ray player, and this is the first one I've done since I started using Windows 7. The update file has to be written to a CD-R using the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Dec 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 5,957
Posted By BruceUK
Thanks for all the help guys. For now, I think...

Thanks for all the help guys. For now, I think I'll see how I get on without the .NET Framework. Everything seems to be still working OK so hopefully it won't be a problem for me.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Dec 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 5,957
Posted By BruceUK
Hi Hopalong, Many thanks for your response....

Hi Hopalong,

Many thanks for your response.

I tried the Repair but it failed with a message "Installation suspended, incomplete".

As a result, it appears to have uninstalled the MS.Net...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 03 Dec 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 5,957
Posted By BruceUK
These updates have been continuing without any...

These updates have been continuing without any break for the past 10 days at least. Today, when I started a new session, I actually got an icon in the system tray alerting me that Windows updates...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Nov 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 5,957
Posted By BruceUK
Thanks for the reassurance guys!

Thanks for the reassurance guys!
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Nov 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 5,957
Posted By BruceUK
Repeated Windows updates - is this a problem?

Hi everyone,

I'm running Windows 7 on an HP laptop with automatic Windows updates enabled. But I'm puzzled. For the past few days, each and every computer session has (apparently) done one...
Forum: General Discussion 04 May 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 14,123
Posted By BruceUK
How can I burn a CD in ISO9660 format under Windows 7?

Hi, I need to create a firmware update CD-R for my Blu-ray player. The instructions state that the downloaded firmware update file must be written to a CD-R in ISO9660 format.

As far as I can...
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