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Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 21:05
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By chrisjr
Actually for whatever reason Firefox describes...

Actually for whatever reason Firefox describes Adobe Flash player as Shockwave Flash.If you try to update it from within Firefox you might get directed to the Flash player webpage or,as I have just...
Forum: Technical Yesterday, 20:47
Replies: 26
Views: 362
Posted By chrisjr
I suspect you are right about the socket on the...

I suspect you are right about the socket on the wall plate being a male. But I think what is pushed into the socket is a female to female back to back plug to convert it to a female socket. I have...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:48
Replies: 30
Views: 1,025
Posted By chrisjr
Good question. The TV Licensing website says...

Good question. The TV Licensing website says this


http://www.tvlicensing.co.uk/check-if-you-need-one

Which does sort of imply that if the programmes are not simultaneously broadcast in the UK you...
Forum: Sky Yesterday, 15:39
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By chrisjr
Mind you if the OP only wants the Sky box output...

Mind you if the OP only wants the Sky box output to go from the living room to the bedroom and isn't interested in distributing it anywhere else or feeding Freeview round the place then a simple pair...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Yesterday, 15:34
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By chrisjr
One thing that I notice from the link in...

One thing that I notice from the link in Deacon1972's post is that for software upgrades they say use a USB stick formatted with FAT32 file system. So I'm just wondering if this would also work for...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 15:20
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By chrisjr
First thing. Are you burning an Audio CD or a...

First thing. Are you burning an Audio CD or a Data CD with audio files on it (not the same thing by the way)? To pretty much guarantee they will play on a stand alone CD audio player rather than...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 15:08
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By chrisjr
If it is just a bog standard laptop hard drive...

If it is just a bog standard laptop hard drive you can get USB adapters for a few quid from the likes of Amazon that plug into the drive and allow you to plug the drive into a USB port on the new...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 15:04
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By chrisjr
I think you are still a bit confused as to what...

I think you are still a bit confused as to what happened here.

The Factory Reset procedure that you ran did exactly what it said on the tin. It has returned your hard drive to the state it was in...
Forum: Technical Yesterday, 14:49
Replies: 26
Views: 362
Posted By chrisjr
So have you tried the bedroom lead in the living...

So have you tried the bedroom lead in the living room TV socket? Does it fit or is it the same as the bedroom?

And if you plug the living room TV lead into the radio socket is it as tight a fit as...
Forum: Technical Yesterday, 14:33
Replies: 26
Views: 362
Posted By chrisjr
Which would leave a male socket behind. Not much...

Which would leave a male socket behind. Not much use for a male plug on the end of the lead :)
Forum: Technical Yesterday, 13:59
Replies: 26
Views: 362
Posted By chrisjr
Belling Lee type connectors are a standard size....

Belling Lee type connectors are a standard size. So as i posted above chances are the "gender changer" in the TV socket has closed up so preventing you plugging the lead in.
Forum: Technical Yesterday, 13:48
Replies: 26
Views: 362
Posted By chrisjr
I'm wondering if what is plugged into the socket...

I'm wondering if what is plugged into the socket is what is sometimes referred to as a 'gender changer"? This is an adapter that converts a male socket to female or female to male.

That is what the...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 13:34
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By chrisjr
Are you sure that when you used disks it did...

Are you sure that when you used disks it did actually reformat. Or that it did a full format if it did? As I have said a full format will completely wipe the drive but a quick format just wipes the...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Yesterday, 12:57
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By chrisjr
Does your friend have exactly the same make and...

Does your friend have exactly the same make and model of PVR, with exactly the same version of firmware as yours? If not then you can't compare the two.

It might be some odd bit of coding with the...
Forum: Technical Yesterday, 12:49
Replies: 26
Views: 362
Posted By chrisjr
Not the best photo :) Is there something stuck...

Not the best photo :)

Is there something stuck in the TV socket? Perhaps the remains of a broken plug. It should be identical to the Radio socket. Either that or it's broken and the guts have pulled...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Yesterday, 12:40
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By chrisjr
Bush is just a badge stuck on to some bit of kit...

Bush is just a badge stuck on to some bit of kit churned out by the container load in either Turkey or China. You'll probably find the exact same basic box on sale with other makers badges glued on...
Forum: Sky Yesterday, 12:31
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By chrisjr
Very unlikely they are connected. It is also...

Very unlikely they are connected. It is also possible there are no connectors fitted to the cables either and all you'll find are the bare ends of the cables.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 12:27
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By chrisjr
I suspect AdBlock is more a passive pop-up...

I suspect AdBlock is more a passive pop-up blocker than anything. From what I can tell the way it works is it filters bits of HTML code relating to advertising on the fly as your browser downloads...
Forum: Advice Yesterday, 11:40
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By chrisjr
It could be they are linked so that if one gets...

It could be they are linked so that if one gets triggered it makes the other one sound as well. If you had a system with alarms all over the house in separate rooms and there was a chance you might...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 11:31
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By chrisjr
Not sure how far through the process BT are but...

Not sure how far through the process BT are but from what I've read online they are migrating users over a bit at a time. So possibly they haven't got round to your account yet?
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 11:27
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By chrisjr
Doesn't necessarily mean there was anything on...

Doesn't necessarily mean there was anything on your PC causing this. It is perfectly possible to code a webpage to do all sorts of stuff when you visit it, including opening loads of other web pages...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 11:16
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By chrisjr
That does not necessarily indicate anything...

That does not necessarily indicate anything malicious. Depending on the content it could be perfectly benign. It is possible to construct a link on a webpage to make the destination of that link open...
Forum: Advice Yesterday, 11:10
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By chrisjr
Usually when alarms like this start beeping it...

Usually when alarms like this start beeping it means the battery has died. If they were fitted at the same time then probably not that big a coincidence they go within a fairly short time of each...
Forum: Technical Yesterday, 11:04
Replies: 26
Views: 362
Posted By chrisjr
You can't post pictures directly into DS. You...

You can't post pictures directly into DS. You have to post it to some image hosting site then post a link to it.

A standard TV aerial connector is known as a "Belling Lee" or "Coaxial" type. This is...
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 10:30
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By chrisjr
Seems the woman at the centre of the whole thing...

Seems the woman at the centre of the whole thing quit the show back in May before they started filming episode 5, which by the sounds of it is the next to be shown (don't watch it so don't quote me...
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