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Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Today, 13:14
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Views: 48,290
Posted By chrisjr
Chuffing barstewards Microsoft! Last night had a...

Chuffing barstewards Microsoft!

Last night had a pop up asking if I wanted to install Win 10. I chose instead to reschedule it for 16:00 today to give me a chance to do a full back up just in...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-07-2015, 16:01
Replies: 997
Views: 203,503
Posted By chrisjr
Hmm seems to do well enough on her own to me...

Hmm seems to do well enough on her own to me :D

https://superstargalleries.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/lynda-carter.jpg?w=474
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-07-2015, 16:53
Replies: 997
Views: 203,503
Posted By chrisjr
Scroll down to the report from Katya Adler. The...

Scroll down to the report from Katya Adler. The young lady in red at the start of the report is quite, err, bouncy :D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-07-2015, 15:15
Replies: 997
Views: 203,503
Posted By chrisjr
Caught a bit of Channel 4 news last night. They...

Caught a bit of Channel 4 news last night. They were in Greece reporting on the financial goings on there. Was a bit distracted by the journalist doing one of the special reports, Helia...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-06-2015, 16:29
Replies: 997
Views: 203,503
Posted By chrisjr
In my day it was just Valerie...

In my day it was just Valerie Singleton...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/media/images/47452000/jpg/_47452490_peter_bbcpicgal3.jpg
Forum: Freeview 31-12-2010, 21:02
Replies: 14
Views: 3,727
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, 18:51
Replies: 31
Views: 1,452
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, 15:08
Replies: 14
Views: 3,727
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, 14:49
Replies: 64
Views: 3,558
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, 14:41
Replies: 31
Views: 1,452
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, 14:36
Replies: 31
Views: 1,452
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, 14:28
Replies: 16
Views: 2,308
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, 13:15
Replies: 31
Views: 1,452
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, 11:49
Replies: 23
Views: 11,038
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, 11:36
Replies: 16
Views: 2,308
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, 10:26
Replies: 23
Views: 11,038
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, 09:17
Replies: 14
Views: 3,727
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, 17:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
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, 17:09
Replies: 2
Views: 1,182
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, 17:03
Replies: 29
Views: 4,086
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, 16:56
Replies: 8
Views: 633
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, 16:52
Replies: 25
Views: 2,628
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, 16:14
Replies: 29
Views: 4,086
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, 12:04
Replies: 157
Views: 12,699
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, 11:58
Replies: 3
Views: 647
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...
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