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Recent content by Starbuck

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    Starting restore

    Tricky one this.... normally bloatware is third party programs that the manufacturer has added (to try and make a little extra money). But, that said... there are programs that M$ add that are also considered bloatware and yes the solitaire collection is in the list. The option that M$ give...
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    Starting restore

    There should be a button at the top of the page that links to the magazine.
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    Starting restore

    Hi Jim, Turning on restore points isn't the same as restoring your operating system. There is a tutorial in our 'Magazine' that explains how to turn on the restore points. Turn On System Restore in Windows 10 If you are thinking that restoring your operating system maybe beneficial, then this...
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    [Solved] Outlook contacts list.

    Nice one mechanic, Glad you got it sorted. :)
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    [Solved] Outlook contacts list.

    👍 Let us know how you get on.
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    [Solved] Outlook contacts list.

    Hi mechanic, Yes it's a fairly simple procedure. Basically export the contacts file to a usb stick. Plug usb stick into your other pc. Open Outlook and import the file. These links will explain everything........ Export contacts from Outlook Exporting your Address Book(s)/Contacts
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    Total White Screen

    Hi Skyclad, Easy enough to check... If you open MSSE it should tell you on the Home page. Sort of right. MSSE is no longer available for download, but if you already have it installed, You will get definition updates until 2023 but software updates will no longer be available...
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    Happy New Year to everyone

    Hope everyone has a very prosperous New Year
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    Trouble with mike & earphones

    It's really simple.... Older style systems used to have separate inputs for headphones and microphones. The newer systems use the New TRSS system which incorporates the 2 inputs into the one socket. The headset is the newer type that uses the TRSS system of only one input. You have to buy the...
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    Trouble with mike & earphones

    That's right, it won't work. Your headset has a 'combo audio jack' attached...... the one jack plug is actually split into 4 sections... left, right, common and microphone. But your PC has separate sockets for headphones and microphone..... that's why you need to convert the combo audio plug...
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    Trouble with mike & earphones

    Hi jacobixxzz I'm sure the answer is simply something like this (I picked Amazon.com because of your location) It simply splits a dual connector into 2 separate audio connectors. Connectors are marked for microphone and headphone...
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    Unable to get past Command Prompt

    BTW: referring to your original post: Do you understand what the parameters actually do....... netstat -n = Numerical display of addresses and port numbers netstat -ano = lists all open ports and active connections numerically, including process ID. Make sure there's a space after the...
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    Unable to get past Command Prompt

    I have heard of Amazon accounts being hacked for the purpose of ordering stuff illegally. Normally the account is hacked and then the passwords etc are changed so that the original owner can't get access anymore. This has happened to people that I know and the way to gain control again is to...
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    Slow W7 on a Dell

    Hi Jim, Ken is right ..... a clean boot doesn't cure the problem. It just alerts you that something running at normal startup is causing the problem. What you need to do now is go back into clean boot .... select just one of the apps that has been closed and re-enable it. Then restart and see...
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