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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Dec 2017
Replies: 50
Views: 6,046
Posted By Bertison
When I bring up Control Panel --> Windows Update,...

When I bring up Control Panel --> Windows Update, all that happens is an endless rotating blue circle and a frozen PC. I had to Restart afte 30 minutes to get the PC working again.

Like Torchwood,...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Aug 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,193
Posted By Bertison
A few years into Win7, I had amassed so many...

A few years into Win7, I had amassed so many documents of different kinds, that I decided to create a BIG folder to contain them all. I gave it a title I would remember, and created sub-folders with...
Forum: News 07 Jul 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,503
Posted By Bertison
I was talking about a totally Tech-unsavvy...

I was talking about a totally Tech-unsavvy Senior, who has been limping along with an old XP machine. This is not someone who really understands computers, never mind malware. I cleared 3 infections...
Forum: News 06 Jul 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,503
Posted By Bertison
I have given up attempting to show a certain...

I have given up attempting to show a certain friend that XP is dangerous to use on the net. I am just waiting for an anguished phone call, after I told him that I am no longer available for...
Forum: Graphic Cards 21 Jun 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 2,986
Posted By Bertison
If you have HP stuff (Desktop, laptop, printer,...

If you have HP stuff (Desktop, laptop, printer, whatever) the "Detect" feature is very useful, takes you straight to the correct Support page. Did you Register your monitor? Even older, pre-owned HP...
Forum: System Security 19 Jun 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 6,280
Posted By Bertison
I used Kaspersky Total security 2016 last year...

I used Kaspersky Total security 2016 last year along with MWB, no problems. This year I upgraded to Kasperky TS 2017 and ditched MWB for Hitman Pro.
Forum: Graphic Cards 19 Jun 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 2,986
Posted By Bertison
This is the HP Support Page for your monitor: ...

This is the HP Support Page for your monitor: HP S2031 20 inch Diagonal LCD Monitor Troubleshooting | HP® Customer Support
(https://tinyurl.com/y9pkzls6)

I suggest you try "Troubleshooting"...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Jun 2017
Replies: 29
Views: 6,567
Posted By Bertison
Could you explain that please? Which computer,...

Could you explain that please? Which computer, using which printer? In your initial question, you gave one printer. Switch off and unplug each printer, switch off each computer, then switch on each...
Forum: Chillout Room 19 Jun 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 6,385
Posted By Bertison
Have to disagree, Bear! To invent something,...

Have to disagree, Bear! To invent something, requires thought and the use of imagination: "thinking outside the box" as it is known nowadays. The process of growing grain, began in separate locations...
Forum: Chillout Room 19 Jun 2017
Replies: 1,772
Views: 117,100
Posted By Bertison
The great John Fogerty, proving that Staus Quo...

The great John Fogerty, proving that Staus Quo did not OWN this great Rockin' track.

John Fogerty - Rockin All Over The World - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDvAQl2sKU4)
Forum: Chillout Room 18 Jun 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 6,385
Posted By Bertison
But the MAKING of Fire is surely an innovation? ...

But the MAKING of Fire is surely an innovation?

I can make fire with two sticks, a bit of string, a small piece of hardwood, a small piece of softwood and some dry brushwood or small shavings. Did...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jun 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,227
Posted By Bertison
+1 to lehnerus2000. I find Character Map...

+1 to lehnerus2000.

I find Character Map very useful, so I moved it to my Taskbar: one click and it's open.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Jun 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 783
Posted By Bertison
+1 to Jumanji's advice. I had an out of warranty...

+1 to Jumanji's advice. I had an out of warranty Seagate with the same problem. I took it outside, stood it on a corner and hit it with a large hammer to split the platters, then took the bits to the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Jun 2017
Replies: 29
Views: 6,567
Posted By Bertison
Did you try my last suggestion? - It's...

Did you try my last suggestion? -

It's helpful if you see our advice and then post back with information that it worked or did not work, but until you do that, we will be unaware of whether you...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jun 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 4,569
Posted By Bertison
Try this Wiki solution, you will need an accurate...

Try this Wiki solution, you will need an accurate time check at your side when setting up:
3 Ways to Change the Computer Time and Date Using the Command Prompt (https://tinyurl.com/yd9ozcul)

If...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 3,484
Posted By Bertison
Understood Manojit. You have no DVI input on your...

Understood Manojit. You have no DVI input on your monitor. Apologies: sorry, I have no further ideas.
Forum: Software 07 Jun 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 3,527
Posted By Bertison
Maybe I'm dumb but I don't see this as a problem....

Maybe I'm dumb but I don't see this as a problem. Why would you want to right click when Snipping Tool (ST) is open? The usage of ST is to draw around the object you wish to copy, hit 'File' -->...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 3,484
Posted By Bertison
I had similar problems with my desktop PC and my...

I had similar problems with my desktop PC and my Iiyama monitor 3 years ago. I first thought it was my GeForce GT 730 graphics card:

- removed the 730, blew out the tiny amount of dust, refitted...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jun 2017
Replies: 29
Views: 6,567
Posted By Bertison
My last suggestion would be to unplug the printer...

My last suggestion would be to unplug the printer and delete it using Revoo Uninstaller. Then reconnect, switch on and see if Windows can find and install the drivers. Use that to see if it solves...
Forum: Software 06 Jun 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 3,527
Posted By Bertison
Just tried that and miloshapiro is right: but...

Just tried that and miloshapiro is right: but that is because, while Snipping Tool is open, it is meant to be used, contents snipped saved, and Snipping Tool closed. A right click simply results in...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Jun 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 2,674
Posted By Bertison
I ran into this when I used AVG, had problems,...

I ran into this when I used AVG, had problems, and changed my AV. Did you use the dedicated AVG Uninstall programme, or try Control Panel --> Programmes & features? That was what I did first, because...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Jun 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 3,946
Posted By Bertison
There has been a lot of falsehood and rumour...

There has been a lot of falsehood and rumour surrounding wannacry and SMB V1 in Windows 7. The truth is that, if you have a good, top-range Internet Security suite, wannacry will have been blocked...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Jun 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By Bertison
IME, any such Third Party Driver Update...

IME, any such Third Party Driver Update programmes are a complete waste of time if free, and a waste of time and money, if paid for. I recall a few years ago, installing such a "Free" progaramme,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Jun 2017
Replies: 29
Views: 6,567
Posted By Bertison
That can be a possibility if it is an AIO (All In...

That can be a possibility if it is an AIO (All In One, Print Scan, Copy.) Certainly happens with my HP Photosmart C5380. Listed as a Printer and a Scanner in "Devices & Printers", as two separate...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Apr 2017
Replies: 66
Views: 10,188
Posted By Bertison
I'm 72 now, came to computing late in my late...

I'm 72 now, came to computing late in my late 50's after injury and disability ended my former career as a workshop foreman and motor engineer. I had never used a computer in my life, but had to...
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