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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 22:02
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Posted By albertd
1956 Austin A35 van with rear side windows,...

1956 Austin A35 van with rear side windows, 516DKK. First car driven, FBO214 1948 Wolseley 18.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-07-2015, 22:37
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By albertd
Thanks, that seems to have done the trick. I...

Thanks, that seems to have done the trick.

I don't usually go into webmail from one year's end to the next. :)
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-07-2015, 19:13
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By albertd
Thunderbird notifications in Gmail IMAP

When I get an incoming email, Thunderbird notifies me in the taskbar with reference to 2 emails, one for "Inbox" and one for "All Mail". Is there an easy way, an addon perhaps, to disable the All...
Forum: General Discussion 30-07-2015, 11:56
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By albertd
As mentioned in the original article, there...

As mentioned in the original article, there really are a type of pigeon called "pink pigeon". However, they are highly endangered and only found in the wild on Mauritius.

As far as I know, the...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-07-2015, 07:47
Replies: 1,229
Views: 59,106
Posted By albertd
I hope that W10 is not an automatically...

I hope that W10 is not an automatically downloaded upgrade. I have only just got this W8.1 laptop and I am still getting used to it, so I don't want to muck about upgrading it for quite a while, if...
Forum: Advice 28-07-2015, 17:42
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By albertd
I second tthis. The cobbles are an absolute foot...

I second tthis. The cobbles are an absolute foot killer in sandles or similar.
Forum: General Discussion 26-07-2015, 21:54
Replies: 28
Views: 985
Posted By albertd
Perhaps it was originally attached to a bridge...

Perhaps it was originally attached to a bridge and pointing underneath. :)
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 26-07-2015, 09:02
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By albertd
Thanks for your advice folks. I didn't actually...

Thanks for your advice folks. I didn't actually use Mozbackup, but you gave me enough clues to do it manually.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 24-07-2015, 07:51
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By albertd
Thunderbird local folders transfer

Is there a fairly straightforward way to copy an email archive, or parts of it, stored in "Local Folders" from one PC (Vista) to another (8.1)?
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 22-07-2015, 11:09
Replies: 38
Views: 2,559
Posted By albertd
Yes, very good point. I am using a cushion tray...

Yes, very good point. I am using a cushion tray which has a hard top surface which the laptop can sit on unblocked.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 22-07-2015, 10:13
Replies: 38
Views: 2,559
Posted By albertd
I hope so. :)

I hope so. :)
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 22-07-2015, 08:56
Replies: 38
Views: 2,559
Posted By albertd
Solved - I think!!

Yes, thanks for that. No, it is just Office 365 on the new machine, 2007 is on the old one.

Anyway, after quite a bit of Googling I found what seems to be the solution. When I installed my printer...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 22-07-2015, 07:23
Replies: 38
Views: 2,559
Posted By albertd
Well, I uninstalled and reinstalled Office 365...

Well, I uninstalled and reinstalled Office 365 overnight and when I attempted to open an Excel file this morning, exactly the same thing happened.

It didn't close Excel and just sat there with that...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 21-07-2015, 20:17
Replies: 38
Views: 2,559
Posted By albertd
Thanks Robin. When life ceases to be as hectic...

Thanks Robin. When life ceases to be as hectic as it is right now, I will give it a go and come back to you.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 21-07-2015, 13:23
Replies: 38
Views: 2,559
Posted By albertd
Well, I finally took the plunge and have got a...

Well, I finally took the plunge and have got a Lenovo Z50 (1TB+SSD). Seems OK with one exception and I wonder if anyone can suggest a solution.

I picked up a MS Office 365 card and installed it...
Forum: General Discussion 20-07-2015, 12:26
Replies: 140
Views: 8,725
Posted By albertd
He has now been remanded to appear at Lewes Crown...

He has now been remanded to appear at Lewes Crown Court tomorrow.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-33596562

They are not hanging about with the case.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 19-07-2015, 23:14
Replies: 22
Views: 1,578
Posted By albertd
I thought if you opened OO or LO from the icon...

I thought if you opened OO or LO from the icon you were given a menu to select which part you needed, unlike MS Office where the parts are separately selectable.
Forum: Advice 19-07-2015, 19:21
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By albertd
You may be charged if you have no overdraft...

You may be charged if you have no overdraft facility, but I cannot imagine it affecting your credit rating.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 19-07-2015, 17:45
Replies: 38
Views: 2,559
Posted By albertd
Interesting point. I hadn't heard about that...

Interesting point. I hadn't heard about that one. If I go for Lenovo, I will certainly ask about it.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 19-07-2015, 14:52
Replies: 38
Views: 2,559
Posted By albertd
Knarf44: A very good point, of course. I am...

Knarf44:

A very good point, of course. I am glad to say that I respect the delicacy of electronic equipment and, unless I had a really major senior moment, none of those rash activities would occur...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 18-07-2015, 19:17
Replies: 38
Views: 2,559
Posted By albertd
Thanks for the advice folks, I will continue to...

Thanks for the advice folks, I will continue to mull it over. I looked at the Dell XPS and Sony Vaio machines and they are somewhat more than I can justify, even though I could afford them. Looking...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 18-07-2015, 09:16
Replies: 38
Views: 2,559
Posted By albertd
Still pondering - further query

As I say, I am still pondering about whether I really need a laptop (don't worry, it is an age thing!). Anyway, another query has come to mind.

How long-lasting (in terms of charge/discharge time...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 17-07-2015, 17:09
Replies: 26
Views: 2,757
Posted By albertd
Before anyone can tell you which program needs to...

Before anyone can tell you which program needs to be used, you need to find out for certain, rather than guessing, what the file extension is.

Use Windows Explorer (not to be confused with the...
Forum: Technical 17-07-2015, 11:53
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By albertd
It rather sounds as if the aerial in use is...

It rather sounds as if the aerial in use is barely adequate for your location. All the channels you mention are on the same Mux (a group of channels transmitted together).

It would be helpful to...
Forum: Advice 16-07-2015, 19:21
Replies: 20
Views: 1,244
Posted By albertd
One difficult thing with this is knowing whether...

One difficult thing with this is knowing whether you are looking at Giant Hogweed or the far less harmful (so they say) Common Hogweed. They appear to be very similar to the layman.
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