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Forum: Tablets and e-Readers Yesterday, 19:45
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By cp2
Concerning the comment that automatic updating...

Concerning the comment that automatic updating will always ask you if additional permissions are required I found this in a search:

From the support.google.com page on "review app...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers Yesterday, 12:00
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By cp2
App permissions - am I too paranoic?

I have unticked the automatic update option on most of my apps, in particular ones that I don't use (I would quite happily uninstall Facebook, Twitter, Google+ but cannot unless I root my...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 06-07-2014, 19:56
Replies: 11
Views: 3,364
Posted By cp2
I'm getting these messages whilst browsing...

I'm getting these messages whilst browsing Digital Spy. I understand that it is down to poor application of adverts.
Oh, Adblocker Plus no longer works on the latest Android release.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 03-07-2014, 19:12
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By cp2
Is it a usb3 Drive? Have you applied any Windows...

Is it a usb3 Drive?
Have you applied any Windows updates to your computer? Maybe your usb drivers have been updated.
Have you tried the drive in a different usb port, ideally one that will be on a...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 09-06-2014, 18:23
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By cp2
How big is the drive? I am aware of issues with...

How big is the drive? I am aware of issues with usb caddies and drives over 2tb.
Where was the drive when it was formatted - in the pc or whilst in the caddy?
Is there a drive letter clash between...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 07-06-2014, 21:26
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By cp2
Nested Excel functions can get quite complicated...

Nested Excel functions can get quite complicated and difficult to read.
In such cases I create user defined functions which allow you to use the Excel version of Visual Basic. You can then use CASE,...
Forum: Freeview+ Recorders 29-05-2014, 14:58
Replies: 2,411
Views: 368,181
Posted By cp2
Just ordered and received a refurbished DTR...

Just ordered and received a refurbished DTR -Z500HD from Richer Sounds for 39.95. Looks in decent condition but I had to upgrade the firmware to get sound on iPlayer. That's been out for a while...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 06-05-2014, 19:31
Replies: 14
Views: 1,296
Posted By cp2
Nice to hear that it is working without further...

Nice to hear that it is working without further fiddling about.
Certainly not an option that I would seriously contemplate as my pc motherboard/ processor was bought overclocked and I may have...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 06-05-2014, 18:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,296
Posted By cp2
Just thought I'd add a recent experience to...

Just thought I'd add a recent experience to underline the flakiness of usb3 implementation in Windows 7.
A couple of days ago I had what looked like a major pc crash and my pc wouldn't boot from my c...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 01-05-2014, 13:05
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By cp2
Deleted: must type faster! Already answered.

Deleted: must type faster! Already answered.
Forum: Technical 30-04-2014, 14:28
Replies: 54
Views: 6,026
Posted By cp2
I received the cable this morning and hooked it...

I received the cable this morning and hooked it up to the socket on the motherboard. After taking the effort to actually read the service bulletin instructions I was able to update the firmware and...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 30-04-2014, 12:05
Replies: 18
Views: 2,517
Posted By cp2
It seems to be slightly worse than that. A...

It seems to be slightly worse than that. A relative of mine bought a Pipo from China. He didn't root it but Sky Go didn't work on it. It appears that it not only checks whether your tablet has been...
Forum: Technical 26-04-2014, 17:31
Replies: 54
Views: 6,026
Posted By cp2
Thanks. I'll order it and give it a try. There...

Thanks. I'll order it and give it a try. There was a warning about plug orientation in the reviews section of the link. At worst I have a 50/50 chance.
Forum: Technical 26-04-2014, 16:22
Replies: 54
Views: 6,026
Posted By cp2
I've opened up my Technika box and found the usb...

I've opened up my Technika box and found the usb header socket as per Derek_bennetts 1st photo.
My initial thought was to pop down to Maplin and buy a usb header plate rather than disturb my pc (it's...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 24-04-2014, 12:59
Replies: 14
Views: 1,296
Posted By cp2
Is this a usb3 device?(you mentioned a...

Is this a usb3 device?(you mentioned a "proprietary" connection, usb3 brought new usb connectors).
I had a usb3 drive that wasn't recognised until I downloaded and installed Intel usb3 drivers....
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 22-04-2014, 17:55
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By cp2
There are a number of startup over-rides...

There are a number of startup over-rides available if you start Outlook from the command line. I have used one myself when my personalised screen layout or "view" became corrupted.
Search "outlook...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 14-04-2014, 07:27
Replies: 79
Views: 4,849
Posted By cp2
It still is! I'm still using it on my Win7 64 pc....

It still is!
I'm still using it on my Win7 64 pc. Had to do a fresh install and at first it wouldn't work. It needed an update patch which seemed to be no longer available. However, it is still used...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 13-04-2014, 19:41
Replies: 79
Views: 4,849
Posted By cp2
Kai's Photo Soap. My first photo editer but 16...

Kai's Photo Soap. My first photo editer but 16 bit so defunct on my 64 bit OS. Power Goo was pretty good too.
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 06-04-2014, 09:36
Replies: 3
Views: 1,247
Posted By cp2
I bought the Xperia Z tablet because: It had a...

I bought the Xperia Z tablet because:
It had a 10" screen which is the size I wanted
It wasn't Apple
It had a MicroSD card socket
It had decent resolution
It seemed a safe bet for compatibility with...
Forum: Technical 04-04-2014, 20:14
Replies: 54
Views: 6,026
Posted By cp2
The price for the usb to serial cable in itself...

The price for the usb to serial cable in itself makes the upgrade questionable. Add on the cost of the rs232 to scart cable and that confirms it.
It is only viable if you already have at least one of...
Forum: Technical 04-04-2014, 18:35
Replies: 54
Views: 6,026
Posted By cp2
I have a Technika STBHDV2010 which doesn't have a...

I have a Technika STBHDV2010 which doesn't have a usb port.
My pc doesn't have an rs232 port.
So, I would need two (?) cables to get fron usb to scart. Not cheap assuming that I knew exactly what to...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 15-03-2014, 18:52
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
Posted By cp2
You get a better picture using RGB input and this...

You get a better picture using RGB input and this is often only available on the av1 socket. Try connecting the Sky box to this socket and using the menu setting on the Sky box to toggle between...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 15-03-2014, 15:27
Replies: 50
Views: 4,930
Posted By cp2
I'm running a pc with a twin dvb-t2 Blackgold...

I'm running a pc with a twin dvb-t2 Blackgold tuner and a single Hauppauge dvb-s2 tuner.
Rather than using WMC I use DvbViewer. You can record multiple channels using only one tuner if they are on...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 26-02-2014, 13:57
Replies: 65
Views: 4,215
Posted By cp2
I used to "cruise" this site regularly and...

I used to "cruise" this site regularly and occasionally add a response or two, mainly to prove that a little knowledge is dangerous.
I'm afraid that I've been frequenting a different site following...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 24-02-2014, 12:02
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By cp2
I would agree if they did it now the nasties...

I would agree if they did it now the nasties would be there. I was thinking of taking an image of the drive when it is "clean", so maybe the 2nd time around.
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