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Recent content by Bringe

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    Micro SD Format Problem.

    Just an Update. I put this micro SD card in my phone and it worked straight away, even without formatting it. There was an option to format it, so I did. and It still works fine. Then I tried it back in the PC and it works fine. I will now leave it in my phone so I can take video whenever I...
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    Micro SD Format Problem.

    Hi AWS. I thought that was probably the case. I got it from ebay, I will try for a refund but I wont hold my breath. I dont know how these people sleep at night.
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    Micro SD Format Problem.

    Hi Everyone:) I recently bought a Kingston 32gb micro sd card. I just tried to format it and I noticed it said it was only 112mb but I thought that would correct itself when it was formatted. I tried it through the usual way first (my computer,right click the drive,click format,this is where it...
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    No F11 Option.

    Hi Rustys & Starbuck. Thanks for your replies. I tried tapping the F11 key on startup but didn't do anything. Its not really important that I get it back to factory settings, Its only an old pc anyway, but I like a challenge, and when I cant solve something it really cheeses me off!! I did do a...
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    No F11 Option.

    Hi Everyone. I have an old HP desktop pc running windows XP. It has got so cluttered over the years and takes ages to boot up. I am wanting to reset it back to factory settings. I know everyone says hit the F11 key te reset it, but, there is no F11 option on the screen as it passes by. I went to...
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    USB sticks corrupt??

    Hi Rustys. Please can you explain what is an "elevated command prompt" Sorry for being stupid. Many Thanks. Bringe.
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    USB sticks corrupt??

    Hi KenB. Did you mean for me to try this on the XP machine or windows 7?? I just tried it on the XP and got the message with the big red "X" Windows cannot find "dskmgmt.msc" ect ect.
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    USB sticks corrupt??

    Hi KenB. Thanks for your reply. I do have another PC, its the one that had XP on it and I managed to upgrade it to windows 7 ultimate. I have tried these 2 USB sticks in it and the drive shows up in "computer" for a split second and then disappears, but the cursor still works. By wiggling and...
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    USB sticks corrupt??

    Hi Everyone.:tennis: I have a couple of usb sticks that for some reason when I plug them in it sometimes shows up in "my computer" for a split second and then disappears. Then I get the egg timer as the cursor and I cant do anything until I remove the usb stick. Then the pc goes back to normal...
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    XP Upgrade.

    Hi KenB:courage:. While I have been searching for a way to update my old xp to windows 7. I have found a couple of interesting things. First is a way to start getting updates again from microsoft to xp. Basically its a way to fool the registry that xp is embedded and this carries on till 2019. I...
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    XP Upgrade.

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    XP Upgrade.

    Hi Rustys. I don't know what happened to my reply but it was meant to say... I tried using my xp product key, but it didn't work.
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    XP Upgrade.

    Hi Rustys. Thanks for your reply. I did find a program called "windows 7 upgrade advisor" which I ran and after a while it came up saying that my system can support windows 7. I also found a microsoft web page where its possible to download windows 7 onto a disc or flash drive, (I presume this...
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    XP Upgrade.

    Hi People:)!!! My old xp desktop has served me well for the last several years, but now that I can't even watch tv catch up its time for a change. I have been searching on google and youtube for some directions on how to upgrade to a newer operating system, either windows 7 or even windows 10...
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    [Solved] Startup/Battery Problem.

    Hi Ken. Have you ever done something and not realised you done it wrong until days later?? Well, I have just joined that probably small amount of people and I feel like a complete ********:stupid: I have had the speaker plug in a socket with a musical note and an arrow pointing away from the...
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