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  2. wiseowl
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    Informative x 5

    Windows 10

    Just a note for anyone with a HP, worth checking this link regarding a battery recall.HP Notebook Computer and Mobile Workstation Battery Safety Recall and Replacement Program
    Just a note for anyone with a HP, worth checking this link regarding a battery recall.HP Notebook Computer and Mobile Workstation Battery Safety Recall and Replacement Program
    Just a note for anyone with a HP, worth checking this link regarding a battery recall.HP Notebook Computer and Mobile Workstation Battery Safety Recall and Replacement Program
    Just a note for anyone with a HP, worth checking this link regarding a battery recall.HP Notebook Computer and Mobile Workstation Battery Safety Recall and Replacement Program
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  3. PCMedic
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    Free stuff for GC Members

    (SLIGHTLY late to the party but...)My advice is to only have one (active) security/anti-virus (AV) program on your PC.The only reason I say that is for performance. If you have more than one...
    (SLIGHTLY late to the party but...)My advice is to only have one (active) security/anti-virus (AV) program on your PC.The only reason I say that is for performance. If you have more than one AV program running at the same time then each file you open is being scanned not just twice, but...
    (SLIGHTLY late to the party but...)My advice is to only have one (active) security/anti-virus (AV) program on your PC.The only reason I say that is for performance. If you have more than one AV program running at the same time then each file...
    (SLIGHTLY late to the party but...)My advice is to only have one (active) security/anti-virus (AV) program on your PC.The only reason I say that is for performance. If you have more than one...
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  4. rosebay
    Sticky

    Restoring Your Home Page If It Gets Taken Over...

    That's usefull Rosebay :)Mine got hijacked when I installed youtube downloader :doh:
    That's usefull Rosebay :)Mine got hijacked when I installed youtube downloader :doh:
    That's usefull Rosebay :)Mine got hijacked when I installed youtube downloader :doh:
    That's usefull Rosebay :)Mine got hijacked when I installed youtube downloader :doh:
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  5. Aesculus
    Sticky
    Like x 6

    Free Windows Software You Can't Live Without

    Driver Scanner!
    Driver Scanner!
    Driver Scanner!
    Driver Scanner!
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  6. Scrungee
    Sticky

    Posting Images hosted on Photobucket

    Apologies, from me, to any members that are posting links to their albums. I have very slow broadband and, because it takes so long to link through to pictures done in that way, I don't bother...
    Apologies, from me, to any members that are posting links to their albums. I have very slow broadband and, because it takes so long to link through to pictures done in that way, I don't bother and just skip the post.I only look at pictures that are posted directly on to GC. I'm not ignoring...
    Apologies, from me, to any members that are posting links to their albums. I have very slow broadband and, because it takes so long to link through to pictures done in that way, I don't bother and just skip the post.I only look at pictures...
    Apologies, from me, to any members that are posting links to their albums. I have very slow broadband and, because it takes so long to link through to pictures done in that way, I don't bother...
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  8. ricky101

    SkillShare Premium

    Hi FC,Thanks, no link, but soon found it with a quick search, think I will go for it, a bit of audio tuition needed here !ATM the more I ask the more questions it reveals, so am rather at a...
    Hi FC,Thanks, no link, but soon found it with a quick search, think I will go for it, a bit of audio tuition needed here !ATM the more I ask the more questions it reveals, so am rather at a loss as which way to go, speaker wise.Though some US speaker kits prices look good, checking on the...
    Hi FC,Thanks, no link, but soon found it with a quick search, think I will go for it, a bit of audio tuition needed here !ATM the more I ask the more questions it reveals, so am rather at a loss as which way to go, speaker wise.Though some...
    Hi FC,Thanks, no link, but soon found it with a quick search, think I will go for it, a bit of audio tuition needed here !ATM the more I ask the more questions it reveals, so am rather at a...
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  9. Palazzio

    Flower Show Software

    I suppose it depends on how many entries (people), how many stages/parts to the competition, and how much you are looking to be able to hold and show history - - - this is where Access really benefits
    I suppose it depends on how many entries (people), how many stages/parts to the competition, and how much you are looking to be able to hold and show history - - - this is where Access really benefits
    I suppose it depends on how many entries (people), how many stages/parts to the competition, and how much you are looking to be able to hold and show history - - - this is where Access really benefits
    I suppose it depends on how many entries (people), how many stages/parts to the competition, and how much you are looking to be able to hold and show history - - - this is where Access really benefits
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  10. Gail_68

    Window 10 - New upgrade version 1709

    @ricky101 :cheers:mate for the extra info...in case I need it :)
    @ricky101 :cheers:mate for the extra info...in case I need it :)
    @ricky101 :cheers:mate for the extra info...in case I need it :)
    @ricky101 :cheers:mate for the extra info...in case I need it :)
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  11. Palustris

    Printer Woes

    The Canon print heads are notorious for problems, but are replaceable for £9-£30 depending on model, and whether you are fussy for original equipment. Pure black text will try and print to the...
    The Canon print heads are notorious for problems, but are replaceable for £9-£30 depending on model, and whether you are fussy for original equipment. Pure black text will try and print to the black-black cartridge (XL), whereas greyscale (images, PDF etc) will be printed using a mixture of...
    The Canon print heads are notorious for problems, but are replaceable for £9-£30 depending on model, and whether you are fussy for original equipment. Pure black text will try and print to the black-black cartridge (XL), whereas greyscale...
    The Canon print heads are notorious for problems, but are replaceable for £9-£30 depending on model, and whether you are fussy for original equipment. Pure black text will try and print to the...
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    85
  12. wiseowl

    Epsom network problems

    Good afternoon @Fat Controller and all my other friends I have a small niggling problem whenever I log on to my HP laptop a box appears saying that it cannot reach any networks,the printer works...
    Good afternoon @Fat Controller and all my other friends I have a small niggling problem whenever I log on to my HP laptop a box appears saying that it cannot reach any networks,the printer works fine ,its just that initial warning box that is getting on Woos nerves,can anyone help pleasethis...
    Good afternoon @Fat Controller and all my other friends I have a small niggling problem whenever I log on to my HP laptop a box appears saying that it cannot reach any networks,the printer works fine ,its just that initial warning box that is...
    Good afternoon @Fat Controller and all my other friends I have a small niggling problem whenever I log on to my HP laptop a box appears saying that it cannot reach any networks,the printer works...
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  13. Sirius

    Internet Explorer Settings

    Hi,They often say IE is not the best of browsers.If you like google, the surely Chrome browser is a natural bedfellow for you ...?
    Hi,They often say IE is not the best of browsers.If you like google, the surely Chrome browser is a natural bedfellow for you ...?
    Hi,They often say IE is not the best of browsers.If you like google, the surely Chrome browser is a natural bedfellow for you ...?
    Hi,They often say IE is not the best of browsers.If you like google, the surely Chrome browser is a natural bedfellow for you ...?
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  14. HarryS

    Antivirus Bitdefender Advice?

    @ricky101 , I have ordered a USB stick to use as an emergency start up and secondary back up. So my files will be on the USB disc , USB stick and Google drive . My photos will only be on the...
    @ricky101 , I have ordered a USB stick to use as an emergency start up and secondary back up. So my files will be on the USB disc , USB stick and Google drive . My photos will only be on the drive. So hopefully I have some back up insurance now !
    @ricky101 , I have ordered a USB stick to use as an emergency start up and secondary back up. So my files will be on the USB disc , USB stick and Google drive . My photos will only be on the drive. So hopefully I have some back up insurance now !
    @ricky101 , I have ordered a USB stick to use as an emergency start up and secondary back up. So my files will be on the USB disc , USB stick and Google drive . My photos will only be on the...
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    4
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    301
  15. noisette47

    Is this normal?

    Je ne sais pas moi :noidea:Try clearing cookies and doing a restart, if that don't work then blame your hubby and file for divorce :)
    Je ne sais pas moi :noidea:Try clearing cookies and doing a restart, if that don't work then blame your hubby and file for divorce :)
    Je ne sais pas moi :noidea:Try clearing cookies and doing a restart, if that don't work then blame your hubby and file for divorce :)
    Je ne sais pas moi :noidea:Try clearing cookies and doing a restart, if that don't work then blame your hubby and file for divorce :)
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  16. miraflores

    Cartridges refilling.

    I have just bought myself a printer Canon TS5050 . Lovely piece of kit very very compact , so it will fit on the shelving unit . This is the first printer I have had for 15 year , I always used...
    I have just bought myself a printer Canon TS5050 . Lovely piece of kit very very compact , so it will fit on the shelving unit . This is the first printer I have had for 15 year , I always used the rpinters at work if I needed anything. The first printer I bought was a HP around 1990 it cost...
    I have just bought myself a printer Canon TS5050 . Lovely piece of kit very very compact , so it will fit on the shelving unit . This is the first printer I have had for 15 year , I always used the rpinters at work if I needed anything. The...
    I have just bought myself a printer Canon TS5050 . Lovely piece of kit very very compact , so it will fit on the shelving unit . This is the first printer I have had for 15 year , I always used...
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    9
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    481
  17. joolz68

    Windows 10 Disk Usage 100% Problem

    Thank you @Fat Controller x i would of let you do your remote mojo magic but it was too late its downfall happened so fast :gaah:next time you will just get my laptop in the post with a fix it note on...
    Thank you @Fat Controller x i would of let you do your remote mojo magic but it was too late its downfall happened so fast :gaah:next time you will just get my laptop in the post with a fix it note on it :heehee: il paypal the cost! Still a funny how u do int it,u read on line how to try n fix the problem...
    Thank you @Fat Controller x i would of let you do your remote mojo magic but it was too late its downfall happened so fast :gaah:next time you will just get my laptop in the post with a fix it note on it :heehee: il paypal the cost! Still a funny how u do...
    Thank you @Fat Controller x i would of let you do your remote mojo magic but it was too late its downfall happened so fast :gaah:next time you will just get my laptop in the post with a fix it note on...
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    789
  18. shiney

    Smilie Alert!!!

    Looks like they know already ...
    Looks like they know already ...
    Looks like they know already ...
    Looks like they know already ...
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  19. pete

    A blue cursor.

    Hmmm, so we've heard.:heehee:
    Hmmm, so we've heard.:heehee:
    Hmmm, so we've heard.:heehee:
    Hmmm, so we've heard.:heehee:
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  20. Palustris

    DHL Scam Email

    The best product test I did was when I was asked to give my opinion of a variety of smoked salmon. Smoked in six different ways (different woods, some with herbs or garlic, spices and/or chilli)...
    The best product test I did was when I was asked to give my opinion of a variety of smoked salmon. Smoked in six different ways (different woods, some with herbs or garlic, spices and/or chilli) and arrived in a cooled box with enough for us to invite six friends round for a full tasting. :dbgrtmb:I...
    The best product test I did was when I was asked to give my opinion of a variety of smoked salmon. Smoked in six different ways (different woods, some with herbs or garlic, spices and/or chilli) and arrived in a cooled box with enough for us to...
    The best product test I did was when I was asked to give my opinion of a variety of smoked salmon. Smoked in six different ways (different woods, some with herbs or garlic, spices and/or chilli)...
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  21. Sheal

    Here we go again!

    I've had two huge Microsoft updates for W10 this week and on the whole they didn't mess with my computer to much. However I have a problem as per usual.Microsoft have turned off Adobe Flash...
    I've had two huge Microsoft updates for W10 this week and on the whole they didn't mess with my computer to much. However I have a problem as per usual.Microsoft have turned off Adobe Flash because it's considered 'unsafe' but gave the option to turn it back on. I've checked that in settings...
    I've had two huge Microsoft updates for W10 this week and on the whole they didn't mess with my computer to much. However I have a problem as per usual.Microsoft have turned off Adobe Flash because it's considered 'unsafe' but gave the option...
    I've had two huge Microsoft updates for W10 this week and on the whole they didn't mess with my computer to much. However I have a problem as per usual.Microsoft have turned off Adobe Flash...
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    0
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    614
  22. pete

    AMD driver

    Years ago I worked next to someone who ate all day while hovering over their keyboard. Figured one day I'd see a line of ants visiting for a smorgasbord :)
    Years ago I worked next to someone who ate all day while hovering over their keyboard. Figured one day I'd see a line of ants visiting for a smorgasbord :)
    Years ago I worked next to someone who ate all day while hovering over their keyboard. Figured one day I'd see a line of ants visiting for a smorgasbord :)
    Years ago I worked next to someone who ate all day while hovering over their keyboard. Figured one day I'd see a line of ants visiting for a smorgasbord :)
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  23. Zigs

    Camera problem

    Only if he behaves himself.:whistle::heehee::lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    Only if he behaves himself.:whistle::heehee::lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    Only if he behaves himself.:whistle::heehee::lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    Only if he behaves himself.:whistle::heehee::lunapic 130165696578242 5:
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  24. ricky101

    anti malware/virus programs

    Hi,Apart from a resident AV program, we are always told to run one or more onetime AV scanners and I used MalwareBytes and also the popular AdwCleaner , along with some others now and...
    Hi,Apart from a resident AV program, we are always told to run one or more onetime AV scanners and I used MalwareBytes and also the popular AdwCleaner , along with some others now and then.However, with AdAware being bought up by MalwareBytes and reissued as one of its own products, wonder...
    Hi,Apart from a resident AV program, we are always told to run one or more onetime AV scanners and I used MalwareBytes and also the popular AdwCleaner , along with some others now and then.However, with AdAware being bought up by...
    Hi,Apart from a resident AV program, we are always told to run one or more onetime AV scanners and I used MalwareBytes and also the popular AdwCleaner , along with some others now and...
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    0
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    778
  25. Fat Controller
    Informative x 5

    McAfee - don't, just don't

    I used to be an IT engineer and analyst but after several years, discovered office life was killing me. Got SAD syndrome in the middle of summer!McAfee was always trying to tell you that you...
    I used to be an IT engineer and analyst but after several years, discovered office life was killing me. Got SAD syndrome in the middle of summer!McAfee was always trying to tell you that you needed to spend more and more to be fully protected. Norton wasn't so bad in that sense but would grind...
    I used to be an IT engineer and analyst but after several years, discovered office life was killing me. Got SAD syndrome in the middle of summer!McAfee was always trying to tell you that you needed to spend more and more to be fully protected....
    I used to be an IT engineer and analyst but after several years, discovered office life was killing me. Got SAD syndrome in the middle of summer!McAfee was always trying to tell you that you...
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    32
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    1,679
  26. Sheal
    Informative x 4

    New email scam

    That in itself would be enough for me to be suspicious of it!! :lunapic 130165696578242 5:But, thank you for the headsup @Sheal :thumbsup:
    That in itself would be enough for me to be suspicious of it!! :lunapic 130165696578242 5:But, thank you for the headsup @Sheal :thumbsup:
    That in itself would be enough for me to be suspicious of it!! :lunapic 130165696578242 5:But, thank you for the headsup @Sheal :thumbsup:
    That in itself would be enough for me to be suspicious of it!! :lunapic 130165696578242 5:But, thank you for the headsup @Sheal :thumbsup:
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    2
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    860
  27. Sheal

    External back-up drives

    USB 3 2TB External SSDs now £400 ...
    USB 3 2TB External SSDs now < £400 https://www.amazon.co.uk/SanDisk-Extreme-Portable-Solid-State/dp/B01127E6RM/ref=sr_1_1?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1483771117&sr=1-1&keywords=SanDisk+Extreme+900+1.92+TB+Portable+Solid+State+Drive+SSD+up+to+850+MB/s
    USB 3 2TB External SSDs now < £400 https://www.amazon.co.uk/SanDisk-Extreme-Portable-Solid-State/dp/B01127E6RM/ref=sr_1_1?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1483771117&sr=1-1&keywords=SanDisk+Extreme+900+1.92+TB+Portable+Solid+State+Drive+SSD+up+to+850+MB/s
    USB 3 2TB External SSDs now £400 ...
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