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Forum: General Discussion Today, 11:46
Replies: 10
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Posted By chrisjr
And what about the many millions of non-Christian...

And what about the many millions of non-Christian theists? Should they be made to work Christian holidays as well? Why single out only those who don't believe in any deity?
Forum: Freeview 31-12-2010, 20:02
Replies: 14
Views: 3,609
Posted By chrisjr
Something is not right. As I posted above stick...

Something is not right. As I posted above stick your postcode into the digitaluk website and see what that says about the transmitter you should be receiving from. There is a possibility your aerial...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 31-12-2010, 17:51
Replies: 31
Views: 1,434
Posted By chrisjr
I would not even recommend my worst enemy go to...

I would not even recommend my worst enemy go to PC World for this sort of job! Much better to find a good independent retailer.

Or just buy a USB drive and be done with it.
Forum: Freeview 31-12-2010, 14:08
Replies: 14
Views: 3,609
Posted By chrisjr
One other thing to check. Stick your postcode in...

One other thing to check.

Stick your postcode in here

http://www.digitaluk.co.uk/postcodechecker/

Tick the "I'm in the aerial installation trade" box which gives you much more detail about what...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 13:49
Replies: 64
Views: 3,499
Posted By chrisjr
I've been buying petrol/diesel since about 1983....

I've been buying petrol/diesel since about 1983. I can't recall a single occasion when the price went down and stayed down in all those years.

I once thought it would be ages before I spent 50 quid...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 31-12-2010, 13:41
Replies: 31
Views: 1,434
Posted By chrisjr
I've installed a SATA DVD writer in my own PC....

I've installed a SATA DVD writer in my own PC. That was 18 months or so ago.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 31-12-2010, 13:36
Replies: 31
Views: 1,434
Posted By chrisjr
It is very simple. There are two cables in the...

It is very simple. There are two cables in the back of any drive you install in a PC. One carries the data to and from the drive the other supplies power to the drive.

There are two formats for...
Forum: Technical 31-12-2010, 13:28
Replies: 16
Views: 2,264
Posted By chrisjr
You will need three cables if you want to hook up...

You will need three cables if you want to hook up the two TVs

A short lead from the Sky box to the Splitter input. A second shart lead from Splitter output 1 to the living room TV. And a third...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 31-12-2010, 12:15
Replies: 31
Views: 1,434
Posted By chrisjr
But before you buy a new internal drive you need...

But before you buy a new internal drive you need to ensure one of two things.

1/ The new drive has the same connector format as the existing drive.

or

2/ The motherboard has a spare connector if...
Forum: Advice 31-12-2010, 10:49
Replies: 23
Views: 10,351
Posted By chrisjr
In my case my card was blocked because I used it...

In my case my card was blocked because I used it to buy some flowers on line for my mum's birthday. It got flagged as "unusual behaviour" or some such excuse.

This despite the fact her birthday...
Forum: Technical 31-12-2010, 10:36
Replies: 16
Views: 2,264
Posted By chrisjr
Not to mention a HDMI splitter so you can feed...

Not to mention a HDMI splitter so you can feed the TV next to the Sky box at the same time. The Sky box only having a single HDMI output.

Looking on the TVCables website (www.tvcables.co.uk) you...
Forum: Advice 31-12-2010, 09:26
Replies: 23
Views: 10,351
Posted By chrisjr
Call the bank's Fraud department. They should...

Call the bank's Fraud department. They should talk to you even if you don't have phone banking. Ask them if they have put a block on the account/card.

I had my Debit card blocked by my bank and the...
Forum: Freeview 31-12-2010, 08:17
Replies: 14
Views: 3,609
Posted By chrisjr
Define "Sky cable". I assume this is a cable from...

Define "Sky cable". I assume this is a cable from one of the RF outs of the Sky box. if so then what is connected to the RF in?

Assuming you do have an aerial connected to the RF IN of the sky box...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 30-12-2010, 16:13
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By chrisjr
The only way to run two monitors off one PC at...

The only way to run two monitors off one PC at different resolutions is to use extended desktop mode. Clone mode as the term implies means that both monitors display exactly the same image, that...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 30-12-2010, 16:09
Replies: 2
Views: 1,169
Posted By chrisjr
Your TV will not output an HD signal. So not...

Your TV will not output an HD signal. So not really an option. Plus you will likely be restricted to only recording what you are viewing.

To record Freeview HD you will need either a dedicated...
Forum: Broadband Internet 30-12-2010, 16:03
Replies: 29
Views: 3,877
Posted By chrisjr
Photos are not the best :) but if I interpret...

Photos are not the best :) but if I interpret them correctly...

The black sheathed cable that enters the bottom of the socket has a number of pairs, possibly up to 5, Blue, Orange, Green, Brown and...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-12-2010, 15:56
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By chrisjr
Word Viewer does exactly what it says on the tin....

Word Viewer does exactly what it says on the tin. It views Word documents. it won't let you edit the content in any way. For that you need a program that can read and write Word Documents (which does...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 30-12-2010, 15:52
Replies: 25
Views: 2,597
Posted By chrisjr
Not sure what you mean by this? A Sky+ box has...

Not sure what you mean by this?

A Sky+ box has two live tuners on board and there are plenty of households with more than one Sky box. So if there was anything that caused serious interaction...
Forum: Broadband Internet 30-12-2010, 15:14
Replies: 29
Views: 3,877
Posted By chrisjr
If you really do have an NTE5 then the incoming...

If you really do have an NTE5 then the incoming BT wires will be connected to the bit that stays attached to the wall and so may not be immediately obvious as they are usually behind a plastic...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 30-12-2010, 11:04
Replies: 157
Views: 12,458
Posted By chrisjr
It took me no more than 20 seconds to find more...

It took me no more than 20 seconds to find more technical information on the Dolby website than you can shake a stick at. So it is not some glorified advert.

And as a professional sound engineer of...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 30-12-2010, 10:58
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By chrisjr
Just about any decent DVD recorder would do what...

Just about any decent DVD recorder would do what you want. Broadcast HD programmes are 1080i, so no great loss if the recorder does not support 1080p.

There are though a few negatives you need to be...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-12-2010, 10:09
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By chrisjr
The documents don't really care if Windows is 32...

The documents don't really care if Windows is 32 or 64bit. The important factors are whether the program that created them can run properly under Windows 64 bit or if you upgrade the programs to...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 30-12-2010, 09:03
Replies: 25
Views: 2,597
Posted By chrisjr
If you still want the full functionality of your...

If you still want the full functionality of your Sky box then it really needs two feeds from the LNB. Though there are ways and means of using it with only one but there are some compromises involved...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-12-2010, 15:15
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By chrisjr
It should be just a matter of getting into the...

It should be just a matter of getting into the configuration of the router and going to the Wireless set up. If you could post the make of router then someone should be able to post the exact...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 29-12-2010, 15:04
Replies: 25
Views: 2,597
Posted By chrisjr
The TV requires it's own connection to the LNB on...

The TV requires it's own connection to the LNB on the dish for Freesat.

Unlike terrestrial TV aerials you cannot easily split satellite feeds so as to have one cable feed multiple devices.
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