Computer Corner

Consult our very own PC and Laptop Guru about problems/advice on your Computers.

  1. Members Blogs/Websites

    Area for showcasing your Blogs and Websites .
    NO COMMERCIAL CONTENT PLEASE unless by permission of Webmaster.
    Discussions:
    202
    Messages:
    1,019
    Latest: grow own tobacco jclassic1, Sep 18, 2017
Sort By:
Title
Replies Views
Last Message ↓
  1.   » Sticky Threads
  2. wiseowl
    Sticky
    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:
    Replies:
    495
    Views:
    27,128
  3. PCMedic
    Sticky

    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...
    Replies:
    39
    Views:
    9,807
  4. rosebay
    Sticky

    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:
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    4,124
  5. Aesculus
    Sticky
    Like x 6

    Free Windows Software You Can't Live Without

    Driver Scanner!
    Driver Scanner!
    Driver Scanner!
    Driver Scanner!
    Replies:
    19
    Views:
    17,083
  6. Scrungee
    Sticky

    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...
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    2,905
  7.   » Normal Threads
  8. clanless

    Cheap desk top

    At my local hospital. They are still using Windows XP. Seems the authority have come to some arrangement over this. As I admit, I am way out of my depth with computers and computing. My first...
    At my local hospital. They are still using Windows XP. Seems the authority have come to some arrangement over this. As I admit, I am way out of my depth with computers and computing. My first desktop was an Amstrad. O/S was on 3.5 " FDS. Screen gave you white or green text on a black...
    At my local hospital. They are still using Windows XP. Seems the authority have come to some arrangement over this. As I admit, I am way out of my depth with computers and computing. My first desktop was an Amstrad. O/S was on 3.5 " FDS. ...
    At my local hospital. They are still using Windows XP. Seems the authority have come to some arrangement over this. As I admit, I am way out of my depth with computers and computing. My first...
    Replies:
    14
    Views:
    274
  9. wiseowl
    Like x 9

    My New Laptop

    Good choice, I am on an HP at the moment but a 2 year old Pavillion.
    Good choice, I am on an HP at the moment but a 2 year old Pavillion.
    Good choice, I am on an HP at the moment but a 2 year old Pavillion.
    Good choice, I am on an HP at the moment but a 2 year old Pavillion.
    Replies:
    7
    Views:
    137
  10. ricky101

    Making a YTube ...?

    Hi,Not something we have done before and its a very long time since we even looked at video editing.Asking for help on what Free progam to use to help us create the video and upload it to...
    Hi,Not something we have done before and its a very long time since we even looked at video editing.Asking for help on what Free progam to use to help us create the video and upload it to Ytube ?Its only going to be a few minutes long and not looking to do any fancy graphics etc.The...
    Hi,Not something we have done before and its a very long time since we even looked at video editing.Asking for help on what Free progam to use to help us create the video and upload it to Ytube ?Its only going to be a few minutes long and...
    Hi,Not something we have done before and its a very long time since we even looked at video editing.Asking for help on what Free progam to use to help us create the video and upload it to...
    exapmle.jpg
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    84
  11. ricky101

    PC Security Suites

    As you all know. Computer techo and me, DON'T mix. Over the years I have tried many protection progs. Norton, highly recommended by a friend. It advised once to tidy my HD up. I agreed. ...
    As you all know. Computer techo and me, DON'T mix. Over the years I have tried many protection progs. Norton, highly recommended by a friend. It advised once to tidy my HD up. I agreed. Result it blanked most of the HD, causing me to have a new HD fitted. I used AVG for several years and...
    As you all know. Computer techo and me, DON'T mix. Over the years I have tried many protection progs. Norton, highly recommended by a friend. It advised once to tidy my HD up. I agreed. Result it blanked most of the HD, causing me to have a...
    As you all know. Computer techo and me, DON'T mix. Over the years I have tried many protection progs. Norton, highly recommended by a friend. It advised once to tidy my HD up. I agreed. ...
    Replies:
    8
    Views:
    130
  12. ricky101

    W10 May/June v.2004 Update ..

    Well, I managed to install 2004 in just over an hour late last night but, on restarting, found I had lost my Internet connection:wallbanging: It was too late last night to get into a search for the problem...
    Well, I managed to install 2004 in just over an hour late last night but, on restarting, found I had lost my Internet connection:wallbanging: It was too late last night to get into a search for the problem mode so I left it until this morning. I checked all the cables, reconnected the Router cables...
    Well, I managed to install 2004 in just over an hour late last night but, on restarting, found I had lost my Internet connection:wallbanging: It was too late last night to get into a search for the problem mode so I left it until this morning. I checked...
    Well, I managed to install 2004 in just over an hour late last night but, on restarting, found I had lost my Internet connection:wallbanging: It was too late last night to get into a search for the problem...
    Replies:
    8
    Views:
    188
  13. ricky101

    Best Free PC Remote Access program ..?

    Hi @flamingjune ,Thanks for the reply, though things have changed since that post and we no longer need such connections, mainly as we are moving the cameras off the PC onto a dedicated DVR box...
    Hi @flamingjune ,Thanks for the reply, though things have changed since that post and we no longer need such connections, mainly as we are moving the cameras off the PC onto a dedicated DVR box which has all the modern bells and whistles, when we can get around to understanding them all :biggrin::old:4CH...
    Hi @flamingjune ,Thanks for the reply, though things have changed since that post and we no longer need such connections, mainly as we are moving the cameras off the PC onto a dedicated DVR box which has all the modern bells and whistles, when...
    Hi @flamingjune ,Thanks for the reply, though things have changed since that post and we no longer need such connections, mainly as we are moving the cameras off the PC onto a dedicated DVR box...
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    416
  14. clanless

    Bluetooth signal

    Today' top tip:Bluetooth equipment can interfere with your 2.4Ghz wifi signal. Where you can - use 5Ghz wifi to avoid any problems.My new bluetooth speakers were causing havoc with the Fire...
    Today' top tip:Bluetooth equipment can interfere with your 2.4Ghz wifi signal. Where you can - use 5Ghz wifi to avoid any problems.My new bluetooth speakers were causing havoc with the Fire TV - until I changed over to 5Ghz.
    Today' top tip:Bluetooth equipment can interfere with your 2.4Ghz wifi signal. Where you can - use 5Ghz wifi to avoid any problems.My new bluetooth speakers were causing havoc with the Fire TV - until I changed over to 5Ghz.
    Today' top tip:Bluetooth equipment can interfere with your 2.4Ghz wifi signal. Where you can - use 5Ghz wifi to avoid any problems.My new bluetooth speakers were causing havoc with the Fire...
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    217
  15. Jack Sparrow

    BT Wifi

    That takes me back. :old: I visited the Cable and Wireless base on Ascension Island 57 years ago when I was working out that way. :rolleyespink:
    That takes me back. :old: I visited the Cable and Wireless base on Ascension Island 57 years ago when I was working out that way. :rolleyespink:
    That takes me back. :old: I visited the Cable and Wireless base on Ascension Island 57 years ago when I was working out that way. :rolleyespink:
    That takes me back. :old: I visited the Cable and Wireless base on Ascension Island 57 years ago when I was working out that way. :rolleyespink:
    Replies:
    26
    Views:
    1,090
  16. ricky101

    W10 v1909 update Start Up problem.

    Hi,Well it did do an update last night and it now seems to boot in 55 seconds, so seems the update has had some effect.Its got 4gb of ram, though do not think I want to get into all the detail...
    Hi,Well it did do an update last night and it now seems to boot in 55 seconds, so seems the update has had some effect.Its got 4gb of ram, though do not think I want to get into all the detail of that Bleeping Computer thread, would be totally lost with all that !Would use Linux, but have...
    Hi,Well it did do an update last night and it now seems to boot in 55 seconds, so seems the update has had some effect.Its got 4gb of ram, though do not think I want to get into all the detail of that Bleeping Computer thread, would be...
    Hi,Well it did do an update last night and it now seems to boot in 55 seconds, so seems the update has had some effect.Its got 4gb of ram, though do not think I want to get into all the detail...
    Replies:
    5
    Views:
    492
  17. Retired

    Spam pests.

    Hi,Thanks ricky101. At least bikes in those days looked like bikes. When I bought my BMW; my friend Tony (Thunderbird) and I rode to Ossett to gain the M1 Motorway; on the slip road I stopped...
    Hi,Thanks ricky101. At least bikes in those days looked like bikes. When I bought my BMW; my friend Tony (Thunderbird) and I rode to Ossett to gain the M1 Motorway; on the slip road I stopped and let Tony take over with me on pillion then headed down the slip road; as I sat pillion I thought...
    Hi,Thanks ricky101. At least bikes in those days looked like bikes. When I bought my BMW; my friend Tony (Thunderbird) and I rode to Ossett to gain the M1 Motorway; on the slip road I stopped and let Tony take over with me on pillion then...
    Hi,Thanks ricky101. At least bikes in those days looked like bikes. When I bought my BMW; my friend Tony (Thunderbird) and I rode to Ossett to gain the M1 Motorway; on the slip road I stopped...
    Replies:
    15
    Views:
    1,054
  18. wiseowl

    Edge

    yep, Chrome for me too!
    yep, Chrome for me too!
    yep, Chrome for me too!
    yep, Chrome for me too!
    Replies:
    18
    Views:
    1,195
  19. Mike Allen

    Saving emails.

    Many thanks Rickey. My granddaughter sorted it out. What would us oldies do without the younger generation.The irony of it all. I was in the process of changing my ISP from Virgin Media to...
    Many thanks Rickey. My granddaughter sorted it out. What would us oldies do without the younger generation.The irony of it all. I was in the process of changing my ISP from Virgin Media to Vodafone. BT Open Reach made such an ordeal of providing an overhead cable, I ended up staying where...
    Many thanks Rickey. My granddaughter sorted it out. What would us oldies do without the younger generation.The irony of it all. I was in the process of changing my ISP from Virgin Media to Vodafone. BT Open Reach made such an ordeal of...
    Many thanks Rickey. My granddaughter sorted it out. What would us oldies do without the younger generation.The irony of it all. I was in the process of changing my ISP from Virgin Media to...
    Replies:
    25
    Views:
    1,311
  20. Retired

    TV Android & Mini-Keyboard.

    Hi,We also had a Kodi box with our old Panasonic CRT but found that the film sites kept closing down or moving and trying to load in the new version of things like Exodus a real pain, though...
    Hi,We also had a Kodi box with our old Panasonic CRT but found that the film sites kept closing down or moving and trying to load in the new version of things like Exodus a real pain, though probably easier with a keyboard like you mention.We also did get written letter from VM one time...
    Hi,We also had a Kodi box with our old Panasonic CRT but found that the film sites kept closing down or moving and trying to load in the new version of things like Exodus a real pain, though probably easier with a keyboard like you...
    Hi,We also had a Kodi box with our old Panasonic CRT but found that the film sites kept closing down or moving and trying to load in the new version of things like Exodus a real pain, though...
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    546
  21. Scrungee

    Tinypic is shutting down

    You're a star @Fat Controller !! We shall have a fun Christmas smilies forum after all.
    You're a star @Fat Controller !! We shall have a fun Christmas smilies forum after all.
    You're a star @Fat Controller !! We shall have a fun Christmas smilies forum after all.
    You're a star @Fat Controller !! We shall have a fun Christmas smilies forum after all.
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    564
  22. pete

    screen not working on my laptop

    Ah, that makes sense then - in a way, he will be glad to get rid of a part that he has paid out for and then the customer has decided not to go ahead. Been stuck that way a few times myself in...
    Ah, that makes sense then - in a way, he will be glad to get rid of a part that he has paid out for and then the customer has decided not to go ahead. Been stuck that way a few times myself in the past (there was a time when I had loads of video recorder heads knocking around in my workshop!). ...
    Ah, that makes sense then - in a way, he will be glad to get rid of a part that he has paid out for and then the customer has decided not to go ahead. Been stuck that way a few times myself in the past (there was a time when I had loads of video...
    Ah, that makes sense then - in a way, he will be glad to get rid of a part that he has paid out for and then the customer has decided not to go ahead. Been stuck that way a few times myself in...
    Replies:
    35
    Views:
    1,689
  23. Jack Sparrow

    Parental control on Samsung tablet

    Issue is that the kids are better educated on these things so will find a work around :( Perhaps just lay it out that if they abuse the tablet (ie use it not for what is agreed upon) then it won't...
    Issue is that the kids are better educated on these things so will find a work around :( Perhaps just lay it out that if they abuse the tablet (ie use it not for what is agreed upon) then it won't be available to them.
    Issue is that the kids are better educated on these things so will find a work around :( Perhaps just lay it out that if they abuse the tablet (ie use it not for what is agreed upon) then it won't be available to them.
    Issue is that the kids are better educated on these things so will find a work around :( Perhaps just lay it out that if they abuse the tablet (ie use it not for what is agreed upon) then it won't...
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    552
  24. Vince

    She said I couldn't do it!

    Just proving her wrong as this is the first post on my new laptop and I set it all up on my own!She sometimes forgets I used to work in IT.
    Just proving her wrong as this is the first post on my new laptop and I set it all up on my own!She sometimes forgets I used to work in IT.
    Just proving her wrong as this is the first post on my new laptop and I set it all up on my own!She sometimes forgets I used to work in IT.
    Just proving her wrong as this is the first post on my new laptop and I set it all up on my own!She sometimes forgets I used to work in IT.
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    557
  25. ricky101

    Better price ISP ..?

    Long time since I was down in the East End, think it was around the mid sixties, we stayed in a friends Uncles cafe, seems ok , apart from 8am when the Juke box was un-plugged because a group of...
    Long time since I was down in the East End, think it was around the mid sixties, we stayed in a friends Uncles cafe, seems ok , apart from 8am when the Juke box was un-plugged because a group of 4 big fellas called the Cat Men came in and it was all quiet - yes sir, three bags full etc.Never...
    Long time since I was down in the East End, think it was around the mid sixties, we stayed in a friends Uncles cafe, seems ok , apart from 8am when the Juke box was un-plugged because a group of 4 big fellas called the Cat Men came in and it was...
    Long time since I was down in the East End, think it was around the mid sixties, we stayed in a friends Uncles cafe, seems ok , apart from 8am when the Juke box was un-plugged because a group of...
    Replies:
    10
    Views:
    570
  26. Vince

    Don't google this

    The tech guys at PC World have never impressed me with their technical knowledge or with their ability to get off their chairs. Sorry PC World guys but it’s been like that for a few years now :)
    The tech guys at PC World have never impressed me with their technical knowledge or with their ability to get off their chairs. Sorry PC World guys but it’s been like that for a few years now :)
    The tech guys at PC World have never impressed me with their technical knowledge or with their ability to get off their chairs. Sorry PC World guys but it’s been like that for a few years now :)
    The tech guys at PC World have never impressed me with their technical knowledge or with their ability to get off their chairs. Sorry PC World guys but it’s been like that for a few years now :)
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    538
  27. pete

    Printer problems.

    It'll be the screen that's gunked up if they are new cartridges
    It'll be the screen that's gunked up if they are new cartridges
    It'll be the screen that's gunked up if they are new cartridges
    It'll be the screen that's gunked up if they are new cartridges
    Replies:
    5
    Views:
    516

Thread Display Options

Loading...
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice