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Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-01-2015, 20:59
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Posted By Trollheart
How could it cost more? Unless you mean in the...

How could it cost more? Unless you mean in the long run. Anyone buying a PC and clicking "no OS" will surely have that cost deducted from the price, thus making it cheaper?

Also, I have problems...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-01-2015, 18:12
Replies: 55
Views: 2,460
Posted By Trollheart
Wait, so is Windows 10 available now?

Wait, so is Windows 10 available now?
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-01-2015, 12:15
Replies: 55
Views: 2,460
Posted By Trollheart
Hmm. Is W8 that very different from W7? I don't...

Hmm. Is W8 that very different from W7? I don't have a lot of time to/interest in learning a whole new system, that's the thing. If I have to spend hours/days figuring out how programs work in Win 8...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-01-2015, 00:20
Replies: 55
Views: 2,460
Posted By Trollheart
Okay, if I buy a PC without an OS is it possible...

Okay, if I buy a PC without an OS is it possible to use my current Win 7 disc, or is that tied in to the one computer? It's a full version, packaged, serial number, Win 7 Home Premium.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-01-2015, 21:40
Replies: 55
Views: 2,460
Posted By Trollheart
Worth upgrading to Windows 8?

Thought there'd be a thread about this but search turns up nothing so...

I'm getting a new PC soon. I don't game but I do use the web extensively. Is there any dealbreaking reason why I should go...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-01-2015, 21:09
Replies: 280
Views: 11,503
Posted By Trollheart
Used 3.0 (when it was the last word --- no more...

Used 3.0 (when it was the last word --- no more typing commands into DOS! We have graphics! And a thing called a MOUSE!! --- then Windows 95 for a long time before 98 came along, then on to XP and...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 24-01-2015, 12:14
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By Trollheart
Okay, final word. I've now used the Kindle for a...

Okay, final word. I've now used the Kindle for a few hours without the case and there has been no reoccurence of the problem.

Therefore the rule would appear to be: if your Kindle starts gong off...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 23-01-2015, 19:26
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By Trollheart
Because it would say things like 3 hours 45...

Because it would say things like 3 hours 45 minutes lieft (impossible, as the chapter was not superlong and I'm a reasonably fast reader) then a moment later (next page say) it was 1 hr 14 mins, then...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 23-01-2015, 12:29
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By Trollheart
This looks like it may indeed be the problem....

This looks like it may indeed be the problem. Taking the Kindle out of its case, and then holding it over the case triggers the screen blanking, move it away and it comes back on again. I will...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 22-01-2015, 18:18
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By Trollheart
This could very well be the problem,. I've been...

This could very well be the problem,. I've been researching this on other forums and the general consensus seems to be that the magnet in the cover of the case can adversely affect the Kindle,...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 22-01-2015, 14:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By Trollheart
No the Kindle app is open. What happens is I'm...

No the Kindle app is open. What happens is I'm reading, the screen goes off and then I have to pres the power button, nothing happens. Press it several times, nothing happens. Eventually the...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 22-01-2015, 14:11
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By Trollheart
The factory reset worries me. It tell me it will...

The factory reset worries me. It tell me it will clear all downloaded content from the Fire. Does that mean it clears it from the cloud too? Do I then have to repurchase any books I bought after the...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 21-01-2015, 20:22
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By Trollheart
Nobody any ideas? This never happened to anyone...

Nobody any ideas? This never happened to anyone before?
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 20-01-2015, 18:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By Trollheart
Kindle Fire: screen keeps going off

I just recently bought the Kindle Fire tablet for my sister, but in the last few days the screen has started going off in the middle of my reading. It's nothing to do with battery power: sometimes...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 19-12-2014, 22:33
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By Trollheart
Anyone any further comments? Any help?

Anyone any further comments? Any help?
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 15-12-2014, 21:37
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By Trollheart
Yeah well, the thing about that is that if you...

Yeah well, the thing about that is that if you get it for Firefox and check your updates, it does tell you that it's out of date. But then, when you go to update it brings you to a page which has a...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 15-12-2014, 16:55
Replies: 15
Views: 1,947
Posted By Trollheart
I do enjoy reading to her, but she would of...

I do enjoy reading to her, but she would of course prefer to be able to read herself. The trouble is that (as if things weren't bad enough already!) her hand/eye co-ordination is poor and her grip is...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 13-12-2014, 21:33
Replies: 15
Views: 1,947
Posted By Trollheart
That's certainly good to know. Do you know which...

That's certainly good to know. Do you know which one(s) have/has that function? It would certainly be good to have as an option, like if I were sick or she wanted to read late at night maybe...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 13-12-2014, 17:06
Replies: 15
Views: 1,947
Posted By Trollheart
Thanks for that. I'm reasonably proficient on...

Thanks for that. I'm reasonably proficient on computers (I can convert files, say SWF to MP4 or MKV t AVI etc) so I'm sure I could use that Calibre thing. What about the backlight? Is it...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 13-12-2014, 00:38
Replies: 15
Views: 1,947
Posted By Trollheart
Advice on buying a Kindle

I'm in the process of deciding to buy a Kindle for my sister. She is bedbound and unable to read, so I read for her, and we thought a Kindle was a good idea. However I see many types, and while price...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 11-12-2014, 00:05
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By Trollheart
I'm talking about phone to computer not the other...

I'm talking about phone to computer not the other way around. How would I hold down CTRL on a Galaxy S4? Here's how I do it: Select AIrDriod Desktop, then File Transfer, then Photos and I get a bunch...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 10-12-2014, 16:56
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By Trollheart
Sorry but that makes no sense. I got Airdroid...

Sorry but that makes no sense.
I got Airdroid because it means I don't have to use a USB cable to transfer files. If I'm to use a cable sure I might as well use Windows Explorer, KIES or any other...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 10-12-2014, 12:17
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By Trollheart
Android to PC.

Android to PC.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 09-12-2014, 12:10
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By Trollheart
Airdroid: anyone familiar with it?

Is anyone familair with the Android app Airdroid? I tired it for my Samsung Galaxy S4 and like it, but there seems to be no option to "select all" when transferring files. Before I go Premium I'd...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 06-12-2014, 21:38
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By Trollheart
Thanks but if I do this is this going to mean I...

Thanks but if I do this is this going to mean I can't scroll through pages? I'm Windows 7 by the way on a decent AND Phenom II x 6 PC with 8 gig ram. The computer doesn't have to be shut down for the...
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