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Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 24-08-2015, 09:10
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Posted By lettice
Both those programs were released pre Windows...

Both those programs were released pre Windows XP.
The only compatibility mode they may run in is under Windows 95/98 or XP.

Best to right click on the exe file, select properties, then...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 23-08-2015, 16:43
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Posted By lettice
First thing might be useful to know what programs...

First thing might be useful to know what programs these are?
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 20-08-2015, 14:15
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Posted By lettice
edit to above: the switch option to turn wudo on...

edit to above:
the switch option to turn wudo on in settings is all thats required, listed on first page of the MS presentation i had, its not for sharing, but it basically says this;
It is on by...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 20-08-2015, 13:59
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Posted By lettice
Yes, simple is the word, but all must be enabled...

Yes, simple is the word, but all must be enabled obviously.
If I remeber, this was enabled by default (assume express settings).
Not sure, but I suspect a MS account helps or is expected on every...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 20-08-2015, 11:40
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Posted By lettice
The whole point is to reduce your bandwith. It...

The whole point is to reduce your bandwith. It will not run on a metered connection by default and you can switch it to that if you really get worried.
But then any updates should not be any larger...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 17-08-2015, 14:28
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Posted By lettice
Yes i remember my zx81 and bbc and the amiga...

Yes i remember my zx81 and bbc and the amiga world.
BASICally taught me and set me on my career path of life.
Still have my Spectrum and the micro drives in the loft, must power it up it may have...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 17-08-2015, 13:10
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Views: 34,795
Posted By lettice
:) It was funny as the other week on Twit If I...

:)

It was funny as the other week on Twit If I recall correctly, he was asked about when his field guide would be ready and he said ' been too busy' and then in next sentence was criticising MS for...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 17-08-2015, 12:49
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Posted By lettice
You should write a sci fi novel for your parallel...

You should write a sci fi novel for your parallel distopian world, they are big hits these days. Your posts do liven up the world of IT sometimes with your views, its interesting, keep going.
But, it...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 17-08-2015, 09:49
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Posted By lettice
But for many Windows 10 is free, much like a lot...

But for many Windows 10 is free, much like a lot of OS and software these days, not that the expectation should be any higher or lower. Im sorry but do not expect your bug free scenario in our...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 17-08-2015, 08:34
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Views: 34,795
Posted By lettice
Agree on the insider beta and any form of pre...

Agree on the insider beta and any form of pre release testing.
But after 30 years of enterprise server and software support including recently IT consultancy running IT/app development teams, I just...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 16-08-2015, 18:51
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Posted By lettice
Do not speak danish but just asked siri and she...

Do not speak danish but just asked siri and she says she does, so apple managed it..
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 16-08-2015, 18:38
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Views: 34,795
Posted By lettice
At the launch of Windows 10 on the 29th July,...

At the launch of Windows 10 on the 29th July, Cortana was available in the USA, UK, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, and China.
Works out of the box for UK and all those languages, no tweaking...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 16-08-2015, 18:33
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Views: 34,795
Posted By lettice
One thing with Cortana, many during the insiders...

One thing with Cortana, many during the insiders changed their default locales to get an early trial of it, when it wasnt present in the uk and I have seen reports that installs added some anaomolies...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 16-08-2015, 17:48
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Posted By lettice
Yes saw that but you can just drag any app from...

Yes saw that but you can just drag any app from start menu to the desktop or into the desktop folder to create a shortcut.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 16-08-2015, 12:40
Replies: 817
Views: 34,795
Posted By lettice
For edge, I do really think MS have made some odd...

For edge, I do really think MS have made some odd decisons with it, not allowing extensions in this build.
Its not as though they were not aware, it was mentioned sometime ago by insiders that addons...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 04-08-2015, 11:32
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Posted By lettice
Some onedrive hints with Windows 10 from Paul...

Some onedrive hints with Windows 10 from Paul Thurrott

Map Your Cloud Storage as a Drive in File...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 02-08-2015, 10:16
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Posted By lettice
One thing Ive noticed and a positive is iTunes is...

One thing Ive noticed and a positive is iTunes is working very well.
Probably could say one of the flakiest pieces of software I've used over the years.
Always keep it, just for those occasional...
Forum: Eurovision Song Contest 19-05-2015, 17:40
Replies: 11,154
Views: 429,727
Posted By lettice
cheers for eurovison.tv link, google search never...

cheers for eurovison.tv link, google search never gave that earlier
There is a youtube official link too https://youtu.be/pyUCR-Sfenc
works nicely on chromecast
the website video has a lot of...
Forum: Eurovision Song Contest 19-05-2015, 16:53
Replies: 11,154
Views: 429,727
Posted By lettice
Just seen the BBC3 stuff for tonight's semi final...

Just seen the BBC3 stuff for tonight's semi final in a trailer.
Not sure I want to listen to Mills and Mel rattle on. the last few years the semi final banter has been pretty bad.
Are there any other...
Forum: Food and Drink 24-10-2010, 11:42
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By lettice
Yeh i always do this; and add a dash of...

Yeh i always do this; and add a dash of worcestershire sauce and some red wine, keep what you dont use in the fridge for a week and heat up as required.

To make it extra special, like over a toad in...
Forum: Food and Drink 03-10-2010, 18:51
Replies: 12
Views: 4,546
Posted By lettice
Ive always used this recipe Add some syrup to...

Ive always used this recipe

Add some syrup to make it a bit more gooey

Oats 8 oz
Demerara sugar 6 oz
Butter 6 oz
A pinch of Salt

Add oats, sugar and salt and mix
Forum: Food and Drink 20-06-2010, 16:20
Replies: 1,021
Views: 134,204
Posted By lettice
Mine are a good 7 to 9 inches growing...

Mine are a good 7 to 9 inches growing outside

Pics here (http://picasaweb.google.co.uk/jonlettice/GardenPics20thJune2010#5484870235857842066)
Forum: Food and Drink 20-06-2010, 09:36
Replies: 1,021
Views: 134,204
Posted By lettice
Still time till end June to sow runner beans,...

Still time till end June to sow runner beans, broad beans, french climbing and dwarf beans, sprouting broccoli, pointed cabbage, carrot, cauliflower, turnip, swede, parsley and peas.

June is the...
Forum: Food and Drink 14-05-2010, 11:51
Replies: 1,021
Views: 134,204
Posted By lettice
First time this year I have planted courgettes,...

First time this year I have planted courgettes, have them in the greenhouse at mo, have about 8 growing and almost...
Forum: Food and Drink 14-05-2010, 11:29
Replies: 1,021
Views: 134,204
Posted By lettice
I use the Growing Successs Advanced slug pellets...

I use the Growing Successs Advanced slug pellets as well, effective, safe and organic.
http://www.monrobrands.com/growingsuccess/detail.php?category=Slug_control&pageNum_Recordset1=0

I also put...
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