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  1. Thread: Can't connect TV to wireless display by jimbo45
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 8 Views 296

    Hi there Not sure of what the hardware required...

    Hi there
    Not sure of what the hardware required is to do this -- how would you connect a normal TV to another display anyway whether wireless or not unless there was some setting on the TV to enable...
  2. Thread: I'm so confused with the names of Microsoft Office by jimbo45
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 18 Views 943

    Hi there If you have EXCEL there's all sorts...

    Hi there

    If you have EXCEL there's all sorts of business templates for things like invoicing etc etc. I'm not saying previous posters suggestion is no good - it's probably totally fine but if you...
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    Clone system to an external bootable USB / SSD (Wintogo system)

    Hi folks

    while Ms seems to be deprecating the Windows to go idea (currently its only officially available when "Certified" devices are used and you use Windows enterprise you can easily make a...
  4. Thread: Can I still upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10? by jimbo45
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 11 Views 3,002

    Solved Hi folks thomaseg1 If it activated then you...

    Hi folks
    thomaseg1

    If it activated then you are fine !!! otherwise to install the edition of windows you want add a file called ei.cfg to the sources directory of the windows install iso or ...
  5. Thread: SKY GO on a Virtual Windows Machine by jimbo45
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 7 Views 460

    Solved Hi there thomaseg1 Works perfectly --...

    Hi there

    thomaseg1

    Works perfectly -- created a wintogo from a current physical windows system on a desktop-- attached the SSD to my linux server where I renamed those windows files (they...
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    Solved Hi there. even good old dos command will do it...

    Hi there.

    even good old dos command will do it -- simply output to a .txt file and open in Excel !!!! no need for extra software whether free or not if -- I try and stick wherever possible to bog...
  7. Thread: External SSD and NVM / M2 ssd with adapter by jimbo45
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 0 Views 137

    External SSD and NVM / M2 ssd with adapter

    Hi there.

    is there any advantage over using a bog standard SSD drive with SATA-->USB / USBC connector in using a NVM M2 type with the appropriate USB connector as external devices. The speed of...
  8. Thread: SKY GO on a Virtual Windows Machine by jimbo45
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 7 Views 460

    Solved Hi there thomaseg1 I don't like dual...

    Hi there

    thomaseg1

    I don't like dual booting - but in this instance I've made a Windows to Go external SSD (connects via SATA-->USB C hi-speed connection) so I'll use that instead. I don't...
  9. Thread: SKY GO on a Virtual Windows Machine by jimbo45
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 7 Views 460

    Solved Hi there thomaseg1 My Internet is > 10...

    Hi there

    thomaseg1

    My Internet is > 10 Gb/s unlimited -- absolutely no problem on that front !!!!! regularly stream 4K UHD movies from Amazon / Netflix --these work on a VM too but since...
  10. Thread: I'm so confused with the names of Microsoft Office by jimbo45
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 18 Views 943

    Hi there you can get cheap working Ms Office Pro...

    Hi there
    you can get cheap working Ms Office Pro 2019 via amazon -- apparently users of these say keys are valid and not blocked by Microsoft -- it's worth a try -- if these were really being...
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    Hi there McSweg logon to your router...

    Hi there

    McSweg


    logon to your router -- address is usually something like 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1 and check the options -- usually there's a logon screen - default login is usually user...
  12. Thread: Firefox vs Chrome by jimbo45
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 34 Views 3,476

    Hi there The main reason I discounted Edge etc...

    Hi there
    The main reason I discounted Edge etc is that I still like menus which you can enable in Firefox, also I like the bookmark toolbar which is much easier to use if you have a few sites say up...
  13. Thread: SKY GO on a Virtual Windows Machine by jimbo45
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 7 Views 460

    Solved SKY GO on a Virtual Windows Machine

    Hi folks

    anybody managed to get SKY GO to work on a Virtual Machine yet - under any virtualisation system (VBOX,VMWare,HYPER-V,KVM etc) --it installs OK but when you start it you just get left...
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    Sticky: Win Update Hi folks I upgraded a machine from a really...

    Hi folks

    I upgraded a machine from a really early release of windows 10 (17XX) to 1903 in one go without any problems whatsover -- was an old Sony Vaio laptop with Intel Pentium IV processor -- I...
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    Hi there NavyLCDR Modern computers...

    Hi there
    NavyLCDR

    Modern computers can run Virtual Machines far faster than the original hardware that they were designed on

    I have an XP VM I use daily in e-commerce that runs...
  16. Thread: VMware 15.1.0 copy/paste issue. by jimbo45
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 15 Views 662

    Solved Hi there EdKiefer If networking is not...

    Hi there

    EdKiefer

    If networking is not available --you can also use "Host only" networking --this will still link Host and guest but the guest will have no access to Internet or rest of your...
  17. Replies 114 Views 17,345

    Sticky: Insider Hi there Edwin it's working for me I...

    Hi there
    Edwin

    it's working for me

    I entered mockinbird (deliberately spelled wrong) in the explorer bar and a logon to bing is thrown up.

    237133

    cancelled the password and then the...
  18. Replies 114 Views 17,345

    Sticky: Insider Hi guys what's up with these dark themes -- I...

    Hi guys

    what's up with these dark themes -- I HATE THEM !!!!!!

    Same as modern TV or films these days -- everything seems to be shot at about 01.00 am in total darkness etc -- even the car chase...
  19. Replies 114 Views 17,345

    Sticky: Insider Hi there That's a good answer of course...

    Hi there

    That's a good answer of course however I'm not enrolled in the insider program but like checking these builds on an "ad hoc" basis -- the reason I want this one is to test to destruction...
  20. Replies 998 Views 170,716

    Sticky: Hi there Did they ever get a live cat out of...

    Hi there

    Did they ever get a live cat out of the box !!!!!!!or did they get two cats. (Quantum physics : SchrodingersCat)

    Quantum computers would certainly speed this stuff up though.

    As I...
  21. Replies 114 Views 17,345

    Sticky: Insider Hi folks Via UUP and update from a 1903 system...

    Hi folks

    Via UUP and update from a 1903 system took around 15 mins once I'd got the ISO created-- the download was brutally fast --that depends on your Internet --I have over 1 Gb/s so no prob...
  22. Replies 114 Views 17,345

    Sticky: Insider Hi folks installing now Looking forward to...

    Hi folks

    installing now

    Looking forward to "Stress Testing" the WSL 2

    people worried about slow updates should stick to using UUPDUMP for these builds

    Then if you've got a slew of...
  23. Thread: Windows 1903. Spyware and Unwanted Software Protection missing. by jimbo45
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 6 Views 882

    Hi there WD includes antimalware etc these days...

    Hi there
    WD includes antimalware etc these days and includes real time protection.

    100% absolutely no reason to use malwarebytes or any other 3rd party AV program / malware protection on latest...
  24. Thread: Firefox vs Chrome by jimbo45
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 34 Views 3,476

    Hi there Audi vs BMW etc etc Use what you...

    Hi there

    Audi vs BMW etc etc

    Use what you like the best -- there's not a huge amount of difference these days --however like CountMike I prefer things with menu bars on it -- too many of modern...
  25. Thread: VMware refuses to run Windows 10 by jimbo45
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 8 Views 944

    Solved swarfega This comes up if you have either...

    swarfega

    This comes up if you have either enabled the Sandbox and / or HYPER-V.

    Disabling them again doesn't eliminate the error. I had only actually enabled the sandbox.

    the bcedit thing...
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