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    Sticky: Insider Hi there forgetting these browser wars for an...

    Hi there
    forgetting these browser wars for an instant -- has anybody read of Brink's new post on updates to the WSL feature -- looks Good to me.

    On the Browser issue :

    Personally if all you...
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    Hi there Try3 computer system Interrupts...

    Hi there

    Try3

    computer system Interrupts are necessary -- for example it's a bit like in the real world: Say you are watching TV and the phone rings -- you can then put TV on Pause while you...
  3. Thread: How to buy a Windows 10 Pro License by jimbo45
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    Hi there like all laws this is open to...

    Hi there

    like all laws this is open to interpretation. Presumably that's why in most sensible countries (fortunately most of the planet) there are competent Courts who deal with this type of...
  4. Hi there Brink You beat me to it !!! I...

    Hi there

    Brink

    You beat me to it !!! I was just going to ask if WSL was still in ongoing development or whether it was likely to "Go the way of the Dodo".
    slicendice

    A few releases...
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    Hi there you don't even need to import the...

    Hi there

    you don't even need to import the .pst file -- just open in outlook and then copy / move all emails etc to your new folders.

    Close the pst file again and you are done.

    For contacts...
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    Hi there I can't see why a normal SATA-->USB3...

    Hi there
    I can't see why a normal SATA-->USB3 adapter won't work (at least for "standard type SSD's -- the square looking ones rather than the things that look like memory sticks).

    I've a few...
  7. Thread: Why Are Public Networks Dangerous?? by jimbo45
    Forum: Network and Sharing
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    Hi folks a private VPN is good advice but you...

    Hi folks
    a private VPN is good advice but you can also use a portable router.

    The portable router is great if say you are in a hotel and you want to give a demo / work meeting for say 3 or 4...
  8. Thread: Why Are Public Networks Dangerous?? by jimbo45
    Forum: Network and Sharing
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    Hi there I thought it's pretty obvious -- any...

    Hi there
    I thought it's pretty obvious -- any tom dick harry (or lizzie --we have to add the ladies in these days!!) with a tiny bit of engineering know how can grab and decode the wifi signals...
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    Sticky: Insider Hi there NT was of course different but that was...

    Hi there
    NT was of course different but that was never designed for home use - and if you've ever tried to use it -- what an absolute dog -- we called it Windows Neanderthal or Windows No Thanks. To...
  10. Thread: Can't access network drive by jimbo45
    Forum: Network and Sharing
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    Solved Hi there If you did a clean install on your...

    Hi there

    If you did a clean install on your secondary computer check that the SMB setting is SMB1 (turn windows features on / off) if there are any non W10 computers in the mix, check that sharing...
  11. Thread: Why Are Public Networks Dangerous?? by jimbo45
    Forum: Network and Sharing
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    Hi there just because something is potentially...

    Hi there

    just because something is potentially dangerous doesn't mean that you shouldn't use it -- just be aware of the possible dangers involved and use carefully.

    The Bus analogy isn't really...
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    Sticky: Insider Hi there it used to --remember when IBM and Ms...

    Hi there
    it used to --remember when IBM and Ms shared code development and then had a row and split -- IBM which had OS/2 an infinitely better OS and designed for multi-tasking and multi user right...
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    Sticky: Insider Hi there slicendice actually not wholly...

    Hi there

    slicendice

    actually not wholly true BTW

    Linux works brilliantly in spite of the fact there's about 10 zillion and one different distros. !! It could be due to the fact that having...
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    Sticky: Insider Hi there slicendice You can save...

    Hi there

    slicendice

    You can save these as URL's in an excel spreadsheet so just clicking on a link will bring you to your website in whatever browser you have enabled as your standard....
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    Sticky: Insider Hi there I might be the only person left on...

    Hi there

    I might be the only person left on this planet who actually like IE 11 -- bookmark toolbar and menus - brilliant -- also since all my Windows Internet IE stuff goes through my Linux...
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    Hi there spapakons just curious -- not...

    Hi there
    spapakons

    just curious -- not wishing to hijack the thread -- but what about things like Square brackets "[]" and the tilde sign "~" -- these aren't specific language issues. On UK...
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    Sticky: Insider Hi there slicendice everybody to their...

    Hi there

    slicendice

    everybody to their own thing but I can't say I've ever needed more than about 7 bookmarks -- usually in any case if I'm using a website a lot -- whether stock exchange...
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    Hi there spapakons Yes correct -- never...

    Hi there
    spapakons

    Yes correct -- never thought of that.

    Icelandic keystrokes are 1 char essentailly so problem doesn't arise.

    For Euro symbol though you have to press right alt+4 - but...
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    Kodi Users -- Do not upgrade to 18.X keep 17.1

    Hi folks

    deleted 18 has been fixed now !!!

    Cheers
    jimbo
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    Sticky: Insider Hi there after install also install the Guest...

    Hi there
    after install also install the Guest additions -- think that's the same for any guest too -- in VMWare a similar process (vmtools) is done as well.

    Going to try another guest -- this...
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    Sticky: Insider Hi there kado897 Found a way round the...

    Hi there
    kado897

    Found a way round the Windows Host and Centos.

    When selecting Guest to install choose Linux x64 2.x3.x4.x rather than Red Hat and then it seems to work
    After selecting...
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    Hi folks Genesis123 What I have is a...

    Hi folks

    Genesis123

    What I have is a 500 GB external SSD drive which I attach to computer via SATA-->USB3 adapter.

    what to do :

    Use Hasleo WintoUSB or similar to clone existing...
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    Sticky: Insider Hi folks On Linux Host VBOX working fine so...

    Hi folks

    On Linux Host VBOX working fine so it's definitely this build -- at least on my machine !!!!

    VBOX Guest install on Linux Host -- keyboard / mouse absolutely fine

    224563


    It...
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    Sticky: Insider Hi folks Can't install Guest OS in this build...

    Hi folks

    Can't install Guest OS in this build with VBOX (could be me setting things wrong but I've tried a load of things).

    Keyboard won't react to the continue button and Mouse seems to have...
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    Sticky: Insider Hi there kado897 If you want decent...

    Hi there

    kado897

    If you want decent e-book reader and organiser --try calibre -- also converts between different formats so you can convert example epub to mobi /azi3 (kindle format) etc...
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