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    Same here. Sometimes it connects, sometimes it...

    Same here. Sometimes it connects, sometimes it doesn't. When it does it will frequently drop in and out. Android no problem.
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    Bing cookies set when Win10 starts - why?

    I've noticed that when I start Win10 it sets two cookies - bing.com and Bing - even though I don't knowingly use Bing for anything. So, I'm curious to know why these are being set.

    Could it be...
  3. Thread: How Much to Store in the Cloud? by Sam Vimes
    Forum: General Support
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    There are fourth and fifth issues to consider. ...

    There are fourth and fifth issues to consider. Storage limits on your plan may vary in the future, possibly downwards. Services that are free today may not be so in the future.
  4. Thread: Protection History view not working by Sam Vimes
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 11 Views 1,233

    Yes, but only to remove entries for programs that...

    Yes, but only to remove entries for programs that no longer exists. Besides which this has been happening since Win10 was first installed way back. It's only since I've had some time on my hands...
  5. Thread: Protection History view not working by Sam Vimes
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 11 Views 1,233

    Sorry, forgot that question. Yes, it is running

    Sorry, forgot that question. Yes, it is running
  6. Thread: Protection History view not working by Sam Vimes
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 11 Views 1,233

    I checked two other machines with the same build...

    I checked two other machines with the same build - one Pro, one Home. Protection history works as it should on these machines so it's just my main machine that doesn't

    I've tried reseting the...
  7. Thread: Protection History view not working by Sam Vimes
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 11 Views 1,233

    Windows Defender is working but I'm just curious...

    Windows Defender is working but I'm just curious as to why this function doesn't.

    I've done the sfc and no problems have been shown

    Edition Windows 10 Home
    Version 20H2
    Installed...
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    Apologies for late reply. Ember queries a...

    Apologies for late reply.

    Ember queries a couple of databases such as IMDB, TMDB and occassionally it wont find the Movie information. Sometimes this might be due to having the wrong title or...
  9. Thread: Protection History view not working by Sam Vimes
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 11 Views 1,233

    Protection History view not working

    Does anyone have a problem when opening the Protection History pane from Settings?

    When I do this the window has nothing on it and none of the links work - can't even go back Home. Moving the...
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    I don't know MetaX but my main choice is Ember. ...

    I don't know MetaX but my main choice is Ember. Just occassionally it wont get the correct information so I also have Tiny Media Manager and this can often fill in those that Ember misses. (Both...
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    Maybe it's the way I read this but you seem to...

    Maybe it's the way I read this but you seem to contradict yourself. 'Not customisable enough'.......then 'over - customized'

    Anyway, Kodi is somewhat both of these. It's incredibly customisable...
  12. Thread: Win Firewall - How does it know good from bad? by Sam Vimes
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 12 Views 1,369

    Thanks for the link to One Click Firewall. ...

    Thanks for the link to One Click Firewall.

    I've been playing again with Zonealarm Free and it seems to work well apart from the nag ware to buy the pro version. At least it provides pop-ups the...
  13. Thread: Win Firewall - How does it know good from bad? by Sam Vimes
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 12 Views 1,369

    Are we talking about the same thing because your...

    Are we talking about the same thing because your links point mostly to Anti-Virus programs whereas I'm concerned about the Firewall.

    Yes, I could configure my firewall but not perhaps the average...
  14. Thread: Win Firewall - How does it know good from bad? by Sam Vimes
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 12 Views 1,369

    Not quite sure I understand that as the rules...

    Not quite sure I understand that as the rules list I have never seems to change but then again who knows what goes on underneath.

    Looking at the Windows Firewall state the follow is shown:-
    ...
  15. Thread: Win Firewall - How does it know good from bad? by Sam Vimes
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 12 Views 1,369

    Win Firewall - How does it know good from bad?

    Until I went to Win 8 some years back I'd always used Zonealarm but with the advent of Win 8 and 10 advice seem to be that the inbuilt Windows Firewall was just as good so I've been using that. The...
  16. Thread: Outlook on Android - contacts by Sam Vimes
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 8 Views 1,720

    Thanks for the info - not sure if it helps though...

    Thanks for the info - not sure if it helps though as I have an exchange account as well and currently no problems. Have you tried reseting the account on Android Outlook device?
  17. Thread: Outlook 365 Folder Pane Keeps Resizing by Sam Vimes
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 8 Views 4,943

    Many thanks for that info. At least one problem...

    Many thanks for that info. At least one problem solved :-)
  18. Thread: Outlook 365 Folder Pane Keeps Resizing by Sam Vimes
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 8 Views 4,943

    Day two and its still ok. I suggest one more day...

    Day two and its still ok. I suggest one more day before marking it solved.

    BTW: Are you seeing any problem when opening Outlook that it thinks it didn't close properly last time. I get this...
  19. Thread: Outlook 365 Folder Pane Keeps Resizing by Sam Vimes
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 8 Views 4,943

    Thanks. I'll give that a try.

    Thanks. I'll give that a try.
  20. Thread: Outlook on Android - contacts by Sam Vimes
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 8 Views 1,720

    I guess I should have asked about what type of...

    I guess I should have asked about what type of account you're using in Outlook. I have all my contacts associated with my outlook.com account and this seems to be in sync across my devices.

    I...
  21. Thread: Change SSD drive letter by Sam Vimes
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 2 Views 916

    I not a real expert but have done this and I...

    I not a real expert but have done this and I think this is what I did.

    Since the boot drive is C you need to disconnect the old C drive and make sure in the bios that you boot from the new SSD. ...
  22. Thread: Outlook on Android - contacts by Sam Vimes
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 8 Views 1,720

    A few months back I think I had a similar...

    A few months back I think I had a similar problem. In addition Outlook Android would not autocomplete email addresses even thought they were in the contacts list. I almost gave up but I think after...
  23. Thread: Outlook on Android - contacts by Sam Vimes
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 8 Views 1,720

    I have a similar setup to you Outlook 365...

    I have a similar setup to you Outlook 365 Desktop and Outlook Android on smartphone. I have both contacts lists synchronised so that changes on one affect changes on the other plus the contacts...
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    FWIW: I have an old Dell Vostro 1500 laptop. ...

    FWIW: I have an old Dell Vostro 1500 laptop. Intel Centrino Duo running at 2GHz, 4GByte of RAM and about 160GByte HDD. Must be about 15 years old at a guess. It originally ran Windows XP which I...
  25. Thread: Firefox for Android Bookmark? by Sam Vimes
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 3 Views 548

    I use Firefox Focus. With that you can add a web...

    I use Firefox Focus. With that you can add a web page to your tablet/phone home page. This results in an icon you can then just tap on to go to the web page. Since I have quite a number of these I...
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