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Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-08-2015, 10:10
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By TheBigM
Has it got enough storage space. I connected an...

Has it got enough storage space. I connected an external USB drive with 13GB of free space for it to work.

It usually tells you what the issue is.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-08-2015, 10:34
Replies: 2,102
Views: 105,289
Posted By TheBigM
They didn't decide to support Edge, they've been...

They didn't decide to support Edge, they've been using HTTP Live Streaming the past few years and now Edge happens to support it.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-08-2015, 10:33
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By TheBigM
Update to windows 10 please. You can't put WMP9...

Update to windows 10 please.
You can't put WMP9 but you could use WinAmp
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 27-08-2015, 13:12
Replies: 23
Views: 1,327
Posted By TheBigM
Similarly to Google Docs and Microsoft Office Web...

Similarly to Google Docs and Microsoft Office Web Apps, Apple also has an online office suite at iCloud.com so you can directly write in Pages Web App and things will be familiar to you if you use...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 26-08-2015, 21:16
Replies: 23
Views: 1,327
Posted By TheBigM
If you are able to go online, I wouldn't bother...

If you are able to go online, I wouldn't bother downloading and installing anything, just use either Google Docs or Microsoft Word Web App - both are free and accessed through your browser.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 26-08-2015, 12:17
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By TheBigM
http://www.chillblast.com/Chillblast-Fusion-Shotgu...

http://www.chillblast.com/Chillblast-Fusion-Shotgun.html
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 25-08-2015, 13:17
Replies: 29
Views: 3,449
Posted By TheBigM
Use your laptop to burn to disc a "linux live...

Use your laptop to burn to disc a "linux live CD", you'll want one of the smaller versions of linux that can run on 512MB or less of RAM.

With your PC running this, you will be able to transfer...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 12-08-2015, 23:12
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By TheBigM
I recommend the Sunrise app on iPhone for...

I recommend the Sunrise app on iPhone for calendar.
In the Sunrise app, connect to the microsoft account you use for windows 10.
Add entries in Sunrise and they should sync to your PC and vice versa.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 11-08-2015, 06:42
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By TheBigM
They're not phasing out their webmail service...

They're not phasing out their webmail service (hotmail), they just rebranded it to outlook.com is all
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 11-08-2015, 06:42
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By TheBigM
Outlook.com (not Outlook the application) is a...

Outlook.com (not Outlook the application) is a webmail service just like Google and needs no more setting up than Gmail does. To me, it has a more pleasing interface however.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 09-08-2015, 10:08
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By TheBigM
Without knowing what is blocking the update, we...

Without knowing what is blocking the update, we can't really advise you.
Make sure you have enough storage space on your HDD and you're not doing anything else at the time.

the other thing you can...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 18-07-2015, 15:04
Replies: 38
Views: 2,664
Posted By TheBigM
The operative bit there is XPS which is their...

The operative bit there is XPS which is their premium lines - these are built to a higher standard and cost more.

The cheaper lines are built to a lower standard. The usual problem is someone will...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 18-07-2015, 09:05
Replies: 2,102
Views: 105,289
Posted By TheBigM
Alanwarwic has been posting his fears about how...

Alanwarwic has been posting his fears about how an app store leads to banning of installation of apps from outside the app store since before the launch of Windows 8.

It's not happening, the Win32...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-06-2015, 23:03
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By TheBigM
I think the poster meant, why not just use mobile...

I think the poster meant, why not just use mobile data?
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-06-2015, 09:08
Replies: 36
Views: 3,179
Posted By TheBigM
You should compare like with like. How much was...

You should compare like with like. How much was the HP Compaq computer you paid for? Macs are 1,000 and up for the decent ones.

The internal hardware is the same on both Macs and PCs. Windows is a...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-06-2015, 17:41
Replies: 2,102
Views: 105,289
Posted By TheBigM
Going from Home to Pro will probably be around...

Going from Home to Pro will probably be around 100 too.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-06-2015, 17:39
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By TheBigM
Dell make some good ones, so do Iiyama, AOC and...

Dell make some good ones, so do Iiyama, AOC and Acer make some cheap ones.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-06-2015, 17:37
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By TheBigM
You can do image-based backups of your disk -...

You can do image-based backups of your disk - these don't care what's on the disk, they take a snapshot of the state of the disk.

Alternatively, use 8.1 as your host OS and run Windows XP...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 27-06-2015, 20:34
Replies: 2,102
Views: 105,289
Posted By TheBigM
If you built it, you must mean a desktop? You...

If you built it, you must mean a desktop? You built a desktop with 2GB RAM??? must be a Vista era desktop at the latest possibly XP era?
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 27-06-2015, 20:33
Replies: 2,102
Views: 105,289
Posted By TheBigM
Most people aren't torrenting HD movies, oh sorry...

Most people aren't torrenting HD movies, oh sorry "Netflix 4K" / "Linux ISOs"
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 27-06-2015, 16:23
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By TheBigM
The microsoft bluetooth keyboard is a good choice...

The microsoft bluetooth keyboard is a good choice - designed to work with windows, android and ios.

For mouse - use your android phone's screen as a trackpad. There's an app you will need to put on...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 27-06-2015, 09:52
Replies: 10
Views: 1,964
Posted By TheBigM
I sold mine, not buying another any time...

I sold mine, not buying another any time soon.

At least not until the browser can get plugins and I can run SABnzbd+ on it.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 27-06-2015, 08:46
Replies: 39
Views: 3,870
Posted By TheBigM
That's honestly a load of crap, equivalent...

That's honestly a load of crap, equivalent machines, there's plenty of great Windows machines: Dell XPS 13 and 15, HP Spectre x360, Acer Aspire S7, Lenovo Thinkpad Carbon X1, Lenovo Yoga Pro...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 25-06-2015, 21:38
Replies: 39
Views: 3,870
Posted By TheBigM
You don't need a physical DVD, you can use a...

You don't need a physical DVD, you can use a virtual disc called a .iso file
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 23-06-2015, 20:01
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By TheBigM
It's already available on Windows 10 insider...

It's already available on Windows 10 insider builds and works well with no lag on normal PCs, whether the sticks can handle it is another question.
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