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  2. wiseowl
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    Informative x 5

    Windows 10

    @kazzawazza they offered that to us over 2mths back but it's costing we more a month...might be through the XL package though...good deal mate :thumbsup:
    @kazzawazza they offered that to us over 2mths back but it's costing we more a month...might be through the XL package though...good deal mate :thumbsup:
    @kazzawazza they offered that to us over 2mths back but it's costing we more a month...might be through the XL package though...good deal mate :thumbsup:
    @kazzawazza they offered that to us over 2mths back but it's costing we more a month...might be through the XL package though...good deal mate :thumbsup:
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  3. PCMedic
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    Free stuff for GC Members

    (SLIGHTLY late to the party but...)My advice is to only have one (active) security/anti-virus (AV) program on your PC.The only reason I say that is for performance. If you have more than one...
    (SLIGHTLY late to the party but...)My advice is to only have one (active) security/anti-virus (AV) program on your PC.The only reason I say that is for performance. If you have more than one AV program running at the same time then each file you open is being scanned not just twice, but...
    (SLIGHTLY late to the party but...)My advice is to only have one (active) security/anti-virus (AV) program on your PC.The only reason I say that is for performance. If you have more than one AV program running at the same time then each file...
    (SLIGHTLY late to the party but...)My advice is to only have one (active) security/anti-virus (AV) program on your PC.The only reason I say that is for performance. If you have more than one...
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  4. rosebay
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    Restoring Your Home Page If It Gets Taken Over...

    That's usefull Rosebay :)Mine got hijacked when I installed youtube downloader :doh:
    That's usefull Rosebay :)Mine got hijacked when I installed youtube downloader :doh:
    That's usefull Rosebay :)Mine got hijacked when I installed youtube downloader :doh:
    That's usefull Rosebay :)Mine got hijacked when I installed youtube downloader :doh:
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  5. Aesculus
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    Like x 6

    Free Windows Software You Can't Live Without

    Driver Scanner!
    Driver Scanner!
    Driver Scanner!
    Driver Scanner!
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  6. Scrungee
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    Posting Images hosted on Photobucket

    Apologies, from me, to any members that are posting links to their albums. I have very slow broadband and, because it takes so long to link through to pictures done in that way, I don't bother...
    Apologies, from me, to any members that are posting links to their albums. I have very slow broadband and, because it takes so long to link through to pictures done in that way, I don't bother and just skip the post.I only look at pictures that are posted directly on to GC. I'm not ignoring...
    Apologies, from me, to any members that are posting links to their albums. I have very slow broadband and, because it takes so long to link through to pictures done in that way, I don't bother and just skip the post.I only look at pictures...
    Apologies, from me, to any members that are posting links to their albums. I have very slow broadband and, because it takes so long to link through to pictures done in that way, I don't bother...
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  8. wiseowl

    Google accounts?

    I'm not on social media, so no facebook, twitter, instagram or whathaveyou. But if someone posts a link on any messageboard to some comment or other on any. If I look at it, it'll put a naffin'...
    I'm not on social media, so no facebook, twitter, instagram or whathaveyou. But if someone posts a link on any messageboard to some comment or other on any. If I look at it, it'll put a naffin' cookie on my laptop which I remove with any other junk each evening before I close it down.
    I'm not on social media, so no facebook, twitter, instagram or whathaveyou. But if someone posts a link on any messageboard to some comment or other on any. If I look at it, it'll put a naffin' cookie on my laptop which I remove with any other...
    I'm not on social media, so no facebook, twitter, instagram or whathaveyou. But if someone posts a link on any messageboard to some comment or other on any. If I look at it, it'll put a naffin'...
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  9. roders

    Browser problem

    @roders , you will find Chrome and Firefox very similar . They only take 5 minutes to download and install . So you can have a play with both of them :blue thumb:
    @roders , you will find Chrome and Firefox very similar . They only take 5 minutes to download and install . So you can have a play with both of them :blue thumb:
    @roders , you will find Chrome and Firefox very similar . They only take 5 minutes to download and install . So you can have a play with both of them :blue thumb:
    @roders , you will find Chrome and Firefox very similar . They only take 5 minutes to download and install . So you can have a play with both of them :blue thumb:
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  10. Jack Sparrow

    Logging into Facebook

    Go into her settings her email will be in there..
    Go into her settings her email will be in there..
    Go into her settings her email will be in there..
    Go into her settings her email will be in there..
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  11. wiseowl

    Printer Recommendation Please

    Colour laser printers are not great for photos. Its probably due to the paper more than anything.We had a Lexmark colour laser a few years ago and bought toner refils rather than replacing the...
    Colour laser printers are not great for photos. Its probably due to the paper more than anything.We had a Lexmark colour laser a few years ago and bought toner refils rather than replacing the whole toner cartridge. You can get away with this once or twice but the cartridge will leak as the...
    Colour laser printers are not great for photos. Its probably due to the paper more than anything.We had a Lexmark colour laser a few years ago and bought toner refils rather than replacing the whole toner cartridge. You can get away with this...
    Colour laser printers are not great for photos. Its probably due to the paper more than anything.We had a Lexmark colour laser a few years ago and bought toner refils rather than replacing the...
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  12. roders

    Another scam.

    You just reminded me ... I need to pay Plusnet. I tried earlier but there were no Assistants and a 20 min wait on the phone.
    You just reminded me ... I need to pay Plusnet. I tried earlier but there were no Assistants and a 20 min wait on the phone.
    You just reminded me ... I need to pay Plusnet. I tried earlier but there were no Assistants and a 20 min wait on the phone.
    You just reminded me ... I need to pay Plusnet. I tried earlier but there were no Assistants and a 20 min wait on the phone.
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  13. strongylodon

    Can't open photos

    Being computer illiterate I couldn't follow some of the suggestions but I did try @martin-f 's system restore one as seemed an easy one to try! It has worked so something in the last week had...
    Being computer illiterate I couldn't follow some of the suggestions but I did try @martin-f 's system restore one as seemed an easy one to try! It has worked so something in the last week had altered but thanks for all the help.
    Being computer illiterate I couldn't follow some of the suggestions but I did try @martin-f 's system restore one as seemed an easy one to try! It has worked so something in the last week had altered but thanks for all the help.
    Being computer illiterate I couldn't follow some of the suggestions but I did try @martin-f 's system restore one as seemed an easy one to try! It has worked so something in the last week had...
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  14. Janet mahay

    Need help with samsung tablet

    Hi an update it is a screen fault to repair it will cost arond £80 _ £110 as only samsung parts are used for samsung tablets I can still use it it works well and fast its just part of the screen...
    Hi an update it is a screen fault to repair it will cost arond £80 _ £110 as only samsung parts are used for samsung tablets I can still use it it works well and fast its just part of the screen fuzzy, but I can put up with that compared with £80 i keep it till it konks out atogether then...
    Hi an update it is a screen fault to repair it will cost arond £80 _ £110 as only samsung parts are used for samsung tablets I can still use it it works well and fast its just part of the screen fuzzy, but I can put up with that compared with...
    Hi an update it is a screen fault to repair it will cost arond £80 _ £110 as only samsung parts are used for samsung tablets I can still use it it works well and fast its just part of the screen...
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  15. ricky101

    Acer Laptop

    Model numbers are often specific to the retailer that's selling the product Ricky. I found the same with my washing machine - which I didn't buy from Currys! :whistle:
    Model numbers are often specific to the retailer that's selling the product Ricky. I found the same with my washing machine - which I didn't buy from Currys! :whistle:
    Model numbers are often specific to the retailer that's selling the product Ricky. I found the same with my washing machine - which I didn't buy from Currys! :whistle:
    Model numbers are often specific to the retailer that's selling the product Ricky. I found the same with my washing machine - which I didn't buy from Currys! :whistle:
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  16. Jiffy

    Tv as cctv monitor

    Thieves are aware that its very easy to set any system up to the internet to store your images/recordings so they wont be going to the trouble to knock your door down to find your hard drive, as...
    Thieves are aware that its very easy to set any system up to the internet to store your images/recordings so they wont be going to the trouble to knock your door down to find your hard drive, as mentioned all we can do is try and prevent them, hiding cameras is not a good idea we are trying to...
    Thieves are aware that its very easy to set any system up to the internet to store your images/recordings so they wont be going to the trouble to knock your door down to find your hard drive, as mentioned all we can do is try and prevent them,...
    Thieves are aware that its very easy to set any system up to the internet to store your images/recordings so they wont be going to the trouble to knock your door down to find your hard drive, as...
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  17. ricky101

    Luddite and Facebook

    I dont do social media or online banking. Id rather keep my personal info to my self thanks. Nothings secure in reality.Facebook seems to be less popular as its now filled with the middle aged...
    I dont do social media or online banking. Id rather keep my personal info to my self thanks. Nothings secure in reality.Facebook seems to be less popular as its now filled with the middle aged (me :old:) and mostly female. A front page for businesses too.If you have to use it just put the minimum...
    I dont do social media or online banking. Id rather keep my personal info to my self thanks. Nothings secure in reality.Facebook seems to be less popular as its now filled with the middle aged (me :old:) and mostly female. A front page for...
    I dont do social media or online banking. Id rather keep my personal info to my self thanks. Nothings secure in reality.Facebook seems to be less popular as its now filled with the middle aged...
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  18. Jack Sparrow

    My pc has locked me out

    Gary at times mate you feel like doing this with them :laptop:
    Gary at times mate you feel like doing this with them :laptop:
    Gary at times mate you feel like doing this with them :laptop:
    Gary at times mate you feel like doing this with them :laptop:
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  19. Mike Allen

    Multipalpart emails.

    Just to add to Ricky's excellent advice, when you set up your email client (and Thunderbird is excellent, and free), make sure that you use IMAP and not POP3. Give us a shout if you need help.
    Just to add to Ricky's excellent advice, when you set up your email client (and Thunderbird is excellent, and free), make sure that you use IMAP and not POP3. Give us a shout if you need help.
    Just to add to Ricky's excellent advice, when you set up your email client (and Thunderbird is excellent, and free), make sure that you use IMAP and not POP3. Give us a shout if you need help.
    Just to add to Ricky's excellent advice, when you set up your email client (and Thunderbird is excellent, and free), make sure that you use IMAP and not POP3. Give us a shout if you need help.
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  20. Scudo

    Help with external hard drive connection.

    Glad you have got it all working ok, though I tend to do a new image every 2 months or just before W10 SCU or ACU ( if you use w10 ?) so if anything goes wrong during or after the update you can...
    Glad you have got it all working ok, though I tend to do a new image every 2 months or just before W10 SCU or ACU ( if you use w10 ?) so if anything goes wrong during or after the update you can quickly restore back.
    Glad you have got it all working ok, though I tend to do a new image every 2 months or just before W10 SCU or ACU ( if you use w10 ?) so if anything goes wrong during or after the update you can quickly restore back.
    Glad you have got it all working ok, though I tend to do a new image every 2 months or just before W10 SCU or ACU ( if you use w10 ?) so if anything goes wrong during or after the update you can...
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  21. ricky101

    New laptop -suggestions please

    Yes, I use a paid one, which at the time seemed quite reliable in term of not disclosing data and deleting logs. Of course, if you just wish to bypass georestrictions that should not be a...
    Yes, I use a paid one, which at the time seemed quite reliable in term of not disclosing data and deleting logs. Of course, if you just wish to bypass georestrictions that should not be a concern. But it is hard to know when different sites will blacklist some specific IP ranges, so it is hard...
    Yes, I use a paid one, which at the time seemed quite reliable in term of not disclosing data and deleting logs. Of course, if you just wish to bypass georestrictions that should not be a concern. But it is hard to know when different sites will...
    Yes, I use a paid one, which at the time seemed quite reliable in term of not disclosing data and deleting logs. Of course, if you just wish to bypass georestrictions that should not be a...
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  22. clanless
    Like x 3

    Goodbye Microsoft

    I have been on Linux Ubunto for several years and t'other half for many years longer. No complaints here.
    I have been on Linux Ubunto for several years and t'other half for many years longer. No complaints here.
    I have been on Linux Ubunto for several years and t'other half for many years longer. No complaints here.
    I have been on Linux Ubunto for several years and t'other half for many years longer. No complaints here.
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  23. clanless

    Canon printer cartridge PG-512

    Hi @clanless at one time me and my hubby had identical scanners/ printer and he used to make his own ink up and it works out cheaper but I purchased a brother after and :fingers crossed: it's been a good one mate :)
    Hi @clanless at one time me and my hubby had identical scanners/ printer and he used to make his own ink up and it works out cheaper but I purchased a brother after and :fingers crossed: it's been a good one mate :)
    Hi @clanless at one time me and my hubby had identical scanners/ printer and he used to make his own ink up and it works out cheaper but I purchased a brother after and :fingers crossed: it's been a good one mate :)
    Hi @clanless at one time me and my hubby had identical scanners/ printer and he used to make his own ink up and it works out cheaper but I purchased a brother after and :fingers crossed: it's been a good one mate :)
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  24. Gail_68

    Windows Defender Vs AVG Security

    Sheal I have a kindle fire hd 7 3rd generation and I opened it with a email account but clouds on it also and it asked me to do an account, so when I brought my e-reader as the kindle was hurting...
    Sheal I have a kindle fire hd 7 3rd generation and I opened it with a email account but clouds on it also and it asked me to do an account, so when I brought my e-reader as the kindle was hurting my eyes with the glare, as soon as I started that up with same email address for buying etc...all my...
    Sheal I have a kindle fire hd 7 3rd generation and I opened it with a email account but clouds on it also and it asked me to do an account, so when I brought my e-reader as the kindle was hurting my eyes with the glare, as soon as I started that...
    Sheal I have a kindle fire hd 7 3rd generation and I opened it with a email account but clouds on it also and it asked me to do an account, so when I brought my e-reader as the kindle was hurting...
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  25. Gail_68

    Extension with Chrome?

    Well I've removed Chrome from my programmes and that reminder for extension as gone with it...thank god, i'll keep to edge which is compatible with windows 10.
    Well I've removed Chrome from my programmes and that reminder for extension as gone with it...thank god, i'll keep to edge which is compatible with windows 10.
    Well I've removed Chrome from my programmes and that reminder for extension as gone with it...thank god, i'll keep to edge which is compatible with windows 10.
    Well I've removed Chrome from my programmes and that reminder for extension as gone with it...thank god, i'll keep to edge which is compatible with windows 10.
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  26. Jack Sparrow

    Tablets

    Just in case you're still shopping, the 2017 iPad is now £279
    Just in case you're still shopping, the 2017 iPad is now £279
    Just in case you're still shopping, the 2017 iPad is now £279
    Just in case you're still shopping, the 2017 iPad is now £279
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  27. ricky101

    Printer Ink replacement - remanufactured.. ?

    It's like a lot of stuff. It's made in China, shipped to the UK and stored in a warehouse. When you order from China, they tell the warehouse to deliver it to you. They don't need any...
    It's like a lot of stuff. It's made in China, shipped to the UK and stored in a warehouse. When you order from China, they tell the warehouse to deliver it to you. They don't need any administration in the UK, just "packers and posters."
    It's like a lot of stuff. It's made in China, shipped to the UK and stored in a warehouse. When you order from China, they tell the warehouse to deliver it to you. They don't need any administration in the UK, just "packers and posters."
    It's like a lot of stuff. It's made in China, shipped to the UK and stored in a warehouse. When you order from China, they tell the warehouse to deliver it to you. They don't need any...
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    3
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    208

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