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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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    [Solved] Startup/Battery Problem.

    hi Ken. There are 7 pice here showing what I have done. But still no sound. Pic1.Hit F10 and moved across to advanced. Pic2.Down to BIOS power on. Did nothing here. Just esc. Pic3.Looked at pci devices.Did nothing here.Just esc. Pic4.Changed intrgrated audio from disable to enable. See pic 5...
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    [Solved] Startup/Battery Problem.

    Hi Ken. This morning before I read your above reply, I started it up and by clicking F10 got into the system but all I did was clicked reset to factory values (or something like that) but that didn't get the sound back. Now reading your reply I realise I should have used the arrows to get to the...
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    [Solved] Startup/Battery Problem.

    Hi Ken. Thanks for your reply. Hope you are keeping well. The wife's computer is an hp desktop running xp professional. The sound was working fine until I changed the battery. I have tried clicking on the speaker icon and open up the volume controls, and with all the sliders at full volume...
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    [Solved] Startup/Battery Problem.

    Hi Everyone. I have not been on here for quite a while and I must say how saddened I am to see that Plastic Nev is no longer with us.:rip: I was just reading my post from 2015 and it seems that my wife's pc has just had the same battery problem. I have Inserted a new battery, went through all...
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    Recycle Bin shows empty,But its not??

    Hi Plastic Nev:) Sorry for the delay. ille keep my esay shorter. I was just going to say that I checked the i386 file on my other pc and it is the same size 2.42kb. I guess it would be as its a clone. I did a search on i386 and got 37 results. 36 with i386 (small letter i) and 1 with I386...
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