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    Uanble to download language pack for translator app

    I use translator a lot, and want to use it offline if necessary, on my Windows 10 laptop.

    I have tried to download the Greek language pack using ... / language packs / install in the app but...
  2. Thread: Keyboard not registering some letters by SaggyMaggyPoo
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
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    I use English (UK) and Greek on the laptop, and...

    I use English (UK) and Greek on the laptop, and have done for years, mostly without a problem. I use the spacebar and Windows key to toggle between these languages. I had been using Greek shortly...
  3. Thread: Keyboard not registering some letters by SaggyMaggyPoo
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 8 Views 11,876

    Okay, this is weird. I logged into a different...

    Okay, this is weird.

    I logged into a different Admin account on the laptop and tried the keyboard. It was fine, all keys registering as they should.

    So I restarted and logged into my usual...
  4. Thread: Keyboard not registering some letters by SaggyMaggyPoo
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 8 Views 11,876

    Unfortunately I don't have another keyboard to...

    Unfortunately I don't have another keyboard to try and not easy to get one, but thinking about it the non-working keys are possibly clustered together (b, n, space bar) so this is a likely cause and...
  5. Thread: Keyboard not registering some letters by SaggyMaggyPoo
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 8 Views 11,876

    Keyboard not registering some letters

    This happened suddenly today. I had been using the laptop for some time, typing in both English and Greek with no problem.

    Then I went to log onto a website and my b key didn`t register. Other...
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    User Accounts Thanks Shawn, I was a bit stressed when I saw...

    Thanks Shawn,

    I was a bit stressed when I saw what had happened, and had just stopped shouting and swearing, so didn't realise I had missed that bit. I think I might leave that as the password...
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    User Accounts Hi Shawn, I've unfortunately had a bit of a...

    Hi Shawn,

    I've unfortunately had a bit of a problem when I went to add a password to the Built-in Admin account, and am hoping you can help me to sort this out.

    I added the password, turned...
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    Thanks, I was ahead of you with that one. I may...

    Thanks, I was ahead of you with that one. I may be a bit slow to learn sometimes, but I do prefer not to have struggle through the same challenge twice :-).
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    Thanks everyone for your help and advice. Problem...

    Thanks everyone for your help and advice. Problem solved - until my memory fails me again in a few years. Though I have taken a note of my pertinent details and put it somewhere safe :-)
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    Because I only have to do this once every few...

    Because I only have to do this once every few years, and in the interim I forget how to do it!

    Using a saved exe file and inputting the information for activation worked, thank you :-)
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    Need help with Windows Fax and Scan please

    Just installed a new SSD.

    Previously used Vuescan, but despite having the 'pay once, use forever' version of Vuescan, every time I need to reinstall it or have a problem with it, it starts to put...
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    User Accounts Thanks for the suggestion, but I prefer to...

    Thanks for the suggestion, but I prefer to password protect it before disabling it again. Just how I am :-)
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    User Accounts Thanks Shawn, Then I don't need to type the...

    Thanks Shawn,

    Then I don't need to type the password again, to disable or enable the account through Command Prompt. I just use the password if it's enabled and actually being accessed, yes?
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    User Accounts Hi Shawn, I am trying to set up a laptop with...

    Hi Shawn,

    I am trying to set up a laptop with a new SSD and don't want to get this wrong, but my brain doesn't seem to be working today. I want to add a password to the built in admin account. Do...
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    Yes we do, thanks. It sometimes feels like we are...

    Yes we do, thanks. It sometimes feels like we are drowning in backups, and backups of backups, but better that than losing something you can't replace :-)
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    Thank you. We did do regular System Images, but...

    Thank you. We did do regular System Images, but not quite so often these days as we store all documents, videos etc. on separate external hard drives, so if the laptop crashes, we don't lose much...
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    Am closing this thread now. The problem isn't...

    Am closing this thread now. The problem isn't solved but it is so intermittent that it is difficult to ddress. Plus there have been some excellent suggestions regarding hardware checks and...
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    Thanks for your clear explanation, and...

    Thanks for your clear explanation, and suggestion. The last boot up there were no lines, and the Intel Graphics Settings says the 'Processor in Use' is the Intel one. I assume this is what you meant?...
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    In your earlier post where you mentioned the...

    In your earlier post where you mentioned the cable, you said you had to disassemble the whole laptop to deal with this. That would be way above my skillset and confidence level I'm afraid.

    Could...
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    Don't see anything untoward in the BIOS, though...

    Don't see anything untoward in the BIOS, though to be honest, I have no idea what I might be looking for.

    Currently, the battery has been removed, and we will see how that goes for a while before...
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    Okay, picking up on a number of comments, this is...

    Okay, picking up on a number of comments, this is the situation so far:

    The LCD selftest didn't show any problems.

    The driver is the latest one.

    The bios has been updated to the latest...
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    Thanks for your suggestion. I will look at this...

    Thanks for your suggestion. I will look at this tomorrow when my head is clearer.
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    Will try the battery suggestion and see what...

    Will try the battery suggestion and see what happens. Thanks.
    Not sure what you mean by POST? As far as I can tell (since it's not my machine and the user's memory and observation powers aren't...
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    Definitely got the Intel HD 4000. And also...

    Definitely got the Intel HD 4000.

    And also the latest driver, according to your link, which was issued in 2015.

    Will move onto the next suggestion tomorrow, when we can again check what...
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    Sorry, I was trying to make my answers stand out...

    Sorry, I was trying to make my answers stand out against the different points. Having defective colour vision I know only too well that some colours jar. Red is okay for me, didn't realise it...
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