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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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    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. Gizmo

    strange messages on whatsapp

    Thanks for your replys it's a bit strange as it came in between conversion it was. Not like it was someone sending a separate message
    Thanks for your replys it's a bit strange as it came in between conversion it was. Not like it was someone sending a separate message
    Thanks for your replys it's a bit strange as it came in between conversion it was. Not like it was someone sending a separate message
    Thanks for your replys it's a bit strange as it came in between conversion it was. Not like it was someone sending a separate message
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  9. Sheal

    AnyDesk

    Sorry @pete and @ricky101 I've been away from GC for most of the week and only just seen this.Yep, that's what I think, I often get static shocks.Not that I've noticed. :biggrin:My laptop has...
    Sorry @pete and @ricky101 I've been away from GC for most of the week and only just seen this.Yep, that's what I think, I often get static shocks.Not that I've noticed. :biggrin:My laptop has never liked Firefox and it's about six years old now.The make is HP and there's no chance of...
    Sorry @pete and @ricky101 I've been away from GC for most of the week and only just seen this.Yep, that's what I think, I often get static shocks.Not that I've noticed. :biggrin:My laptop has never liked Firefox and it's about six years old...
    Sorry @pete and @ricky101 I've been away from GC for most of the week and only just seen this.Yep, that's what I think, I often get static shocks.Not that I've noticed. :biggrin:My laptop has...
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  10. Gizmo

    Alexa echo show

    Your welcome:)
    Your welcome:)
    Your welcome:)
    Your welcome:)
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  11. clanless

    Help......

    It's one of these - so I've unticked each:'Receive news and update emails' in Privacy - thanks shiney - and/or 'Receive email when a new conversation message is received' in Contact Details -...
    It's one of these - so I've unticked each:'Receive news and update emails' in Privacy - thanks shiney - and/or 'Receive email when a new conversation message is received' in Contact Details - thanks Nikolaos.I'll check on my e-mails and see what happens - but it sounds like its been sorted. :blue thumb:
    It's one of these - so I've unticked each:'Receive news and update emails' in Privacy - thanks shiney - and/or 'Receive email when a new conversation message is received' in Contact Details - thanks Nikolaos.I'll check on my e-mails and see...
    It's one of these - so I've unticked each:'Receive news and update emails' in Privacy - thanks shiney - and/or 'Receive email when a new conversation message is received' in Contact Details -...
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  12. Gizmo

    Playlist

    Not something I have used so cannot say how to do what you want.Hopefully someone else will know what you need to do ...
    Not something I have used so cannot say how to do what you want.Hopefully someone else will know what you need to do ...
    Not something I have used so cannot say how to do what you want.Hopefully someone else will know what you need to do ...
    Not something I have used so cannot say how to do what you want.Hopefully someone else will know what you need to do ...
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  13. Scudo

    Win 7 time out issue

    Just go with Chrome as a browser, it's safe and pretty unbeatable in performance etc. Avoid anything not regularly updated and out of date or aged software such as internet explorer. VPN providers...
    Just go with Chrome as a browser, it's safe and pretty unbeatable in performance etc. Avoid anything not regularly updated and out of date or aged software such as internet explorer. VPN providers are legion so just read some reviews, I use private internet access but there's plenty of options.
    Just go with Chrome as a browser, it's safe and pretty unbeatable in performance etc. Avoid anything not regularly updated and out of date or aged software such as internet explorer. VPN providers are legion so just read some reviews, I use...
    Just go with Chrome as a browser, it's safe and pretty unbeatable in performance etc. Avoid anything not regularly updated and out of date or aged software such as internet explorer. VPN providers...
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  14. Gizmo

    Epson px650 printer

    Thanks for the reply. Me and my wife has a pc each with 2 Epson px650 printers. With my it worked on all text picture etc. My wife's would not so as my wife could not use her printer I swapped...
    Thanks for the reply. Me and my wife has a pc each with 2 Epson px650 printers. With my it worked on all text picture etc. My wife's would not so as my wife could not use her printer I swapped hers for mine as it worked so I connected her printer to my pc still no luck I then formatted my...
    Thanks for the reply. Me and my wife has a pc each with 2 Epson px650 printers. With my it worked on all text picture etc. My wife's would not so as my wife could not use her printer I swapped hers for mine as it worked so I connected her printer...
    Thanks for the reply. Me and my wife has a pc each with 2 Epson px650 printers. With my it worked on all text picture etc. My wife's would not so as my wife could not use her printer I swapped...
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  15. clanless

    Cheap desk top

    Hi,We did try a bit more on the Pi3b+ but think its a lot cause for any serious use, just too slow and limiting. Could have gone down your route, but decided to keep things simple and stick to...
    Hi,We did try a bit more on the Pi3b+ but think its a lot cause for any serious use, just too slow and limiting. Could have gone down your route, but decided to keep things simple and stick to the Desktop for the time being.Have loaded up Linux Mint, said by many be to an easier one to...
    Hi,We did try a bit more on the Pi3b+ but think its a lot cause for any serious use, just too slow and limiting. Could have gone down your route, but decided to keep things simple and stick to the Desktop for the time being.Have loaded up...
    Hi,We did try a bit more on the Pi3b+ but think its a lot cause for any serious use, just too slow and limiting. Could have gone down your route, but decided to keep things simple and stick to...
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  16. HarryS

    Windows 11, is immanent !!!

    Blimey, I will have a few PC's between now and then I reckon!
    Blimey, I will have a few PC's between now and then I reckon!
    Blimey, I will have a few PC's between now and then I reckon!
    Blimey, I will have a few PC's between now and then I reckon!
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  17. clanless

    Google Pay and NFC

    Until you lose a signal, you lose your phone, or you drop it and it dont work anymore. Sounds fool proof, until something goes wrong.
    Until you lose a signal, you lose your phone, or you drop it and it dont work anymore. Sounds fool proof, until something goes wrong.
    Until you lose a signal, you lose your phone, or you drop it and it dont work anymore. Sounds fool proof, until something goes wrong.
    Until you lose a signal, you lose your phone, or you drop it and it dont work anymore. Sounds fool proof, until something goes wrong.
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  18. Purple Streaks

    Deezer

    I wonder why that is?:roflol:
    I wonder why that is?:roflol:
    I wonder why that is?:roflol:
    I wonder why that is?:roflol:
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  19. Jiffy

    Computer, Ram/memory

    It's just a bit of messing about with like adding things to picture and videos etc and just make funny pictures out of boring ones :thumbsup:
    It's just a bit of messing about with like adding things to picture and videos etc and just make funny pictures out of boring ones :thumbsup:
    It's just a bit of messing about with like adding things to picture and videos etc and just make funny pictures out of boring ones :thumbsup:
    It's just a bit of messing about with like adding things to picture and videos etc and just make funny pictures out of boring ones :thumbsup:
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  20. Sheal

    Microsoft Edge

    I wish MrsH would turn her voice control off. :heehee:
    I wish MrsH would turn her voice control off. :heehee:
    I wish MrsH would turn her voice control off. :heehee:
    I wish MrsH would turn her voice control off. :heehee:
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  21. clanless

    Slow home network?

    Buying a dual or triple band wifi router to solve the slow internal home network might be one solution. Another is just simply to increase ventilation or cooling of the current router (and...
    Buying a dual or triple band wifi router to solve the slow internal home network might be one solution. Another is just simply to increase ventilation or cooling of the current router (and possibly to flash it with a better optimised firmware).You are effectively doing a DOS attack on the...
    Buying a dual or triple band wifi router to solve the slow internal home network might be one solution. Another is just simply to increase ventilation or cooling of the current router (and possibly to flash it with a better optimised...
    Buying a dual or triple band wifi router to solve the slow internal home network might be one solution. Another is just simply to increase ventilation or cooling of the current router (and...
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  22. ricky101

    Gmail Alternatives ...

    Will do.As we liked the layout etc of the basic plan and after seeing some test emails go back and forth properly we have migrated a couple of accounts on to ************** and will see how...
    Will do.As we liked the layout etc of the basic plan and after seeing some test emails go back and forth properly we have migrated a couple of accounts on to ************** and will see how things go.Certainly worth a look or try.............If like us, a bit slow on the uptake these...
    Will do.As we liked the layout etc of the basic plan and after seeing some test emails go back and forth properly we have migrated a couple of accounts on to ************** and will see how things go.Certainly worth a look or...
    Will do.As we liked the layout etc of the basic plan and after seeing some test emails go back and forth properly we have migrated a couple of accounts on to ************** and will see how...
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  23. Palazzio
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  24. ricky101

    CD Ripping

    At that money, it is going to be a bit of a bargain - they don't sell an awful lot of car audio nowadays (it is a dwindling market) so you are seeing some really decent kit for not a lot of money.
    At that money, it is going to be a bit of a bargain - they don't sell an awful lot of car audio nowadays (it is a dwindling market) so you are seeing some really decent kit for not a lot of money.
    At that money, it is going to be a bit of a bargain - they don't sell an awful lot of car audio nowadays (it is a dwindling market) so you are seeing some really decent kit for not a lot of money.
    At that money, it is going to be a bit of a bargain - they don't sell an awful lot of car audio nowadays (it is a dwindling market) so you are seeing some really decent kit for not a lot of money.
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  25. roders

    Hard drive to I Pad.

    Like Loofah I have all my photos and files on the cloud.I use Google cloud ( others are available) You get 50gb of storage free, but I have updated to 100gb storage which is huge for £1.49 a...
    Like Loofah I have all my photos and files on the cloud.I use Google cloud ( others are available) You get 50gb of storage free, but I have updated to 100gb storage which is huge for £1.49 a month. I also have everything backed up on a USB hard drive, just in case!
    Like Loofah I have all my photos and files on the cloud.I use Google cloud ( others are available) You get 50gb of storage free, but I have updated to 100gb storage which is huge for £1.49 a month. I also have everything backed up on a USB hard...
    Like Loofah I have all my photos and files on the cloud.I use Google cloud ( others are available) You get 50gb of storage free, but I have updated to 100gb storage which is huge for £1.49 a...
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    19
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    1,754
  26. ricky101

    Budget Mobile Phone, Recommendations ?

    @NigelJ Interesting, thanks :thumbsup:Never used the mobile for much online work, just found the screen too small etc, so hopefully a 6.5" one will be better.Could perhaps then use the banking app...
    @NigelJ Interesting, thanks :thumbsup:Never used the mobile for much online work, just found the screen too small etc, so hopefully a 6.5" one will be better.Could perhaps then use the banking app which could be handy if we ever get chance to get away anywhere or if the broadband /pc goes...
    @NigelJ Interesting, thanks :thumbsup:Never used the mobile for much online work, just found the screen too small etc, so hopefully a 6.5" one will be better.Could perhaps then use the banking app which could be handy if we ever get chance to get...
    @NigelJ Interesting, thanks :thumbsup:Never used the mobile for much online work, just found the screen too small etc, so hopefully a 6.5" one will be better.Could perhaps then use the banking app...
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    12
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  27. ricky101

    Windows Update 20H2

    That is quite an accolade @noisette47 as they have produced quite a vast amount of **** over the [email protected] - good advice, thank you. I confess, I generally use Crucial or Kingston for...
    That is quite an accolade @noisette47 as they have produced quite a vast amount of **** over the [email protected] - good advice, thank you. I confess, I generally use Crucial or Kingston for stuff like that as their stuff has been quite reliable so far.
    That is quite an accolade @noisette47 as they have produced quite a vast amount of **** over the [email protected] - good advice, thank you. I confess, I generally use Crucial or Kingston for stuff like that as their stuff has been quite...
    That is quite an accolade @noisette47 as they have produced quite a vast amount of **** over the [email protected] - good advice, thank you. I confess, I generally use Crucial or Kingston for...
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    5
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    911

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