Restore points and Windows 7 64-bit..

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It seems that many have a problem with restore points disappearing. See here.. This is possibly the longest thread in MS Answers, and I have read through it because I too had a problem with restore points. What I couldn’t understand was why Windows frequently created them without warning me that there was a […]

D-Link Shareport revisited..

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A fair while ago, I wrote a short piece on D-Link’s Shareport utility. Essentially, it promised the use of the Shareport capable router USB port as a print server but failed to deliver BIG TIME. Well, D-Link have released a new version of Shareport, version 3, and it appears to actually work. You can even […]

D-Link firmware..

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If you didn’t know, D-Link have dumped Securespot, and may replace the service with something else. Anyway, they are advising users of Securespot routers to upgrade the firmware to version 1.25NA which effectively eliminates any and all mention of Securespot in the router configuration settings. If the firmware does not update, you will have to […]

As Seen On TV

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Magic Bullets still sell despite some less than favourable reviews, and Cash for Gold is still short-changing people who send their gold jewels in despite less than favourable reviews. So this one has just got to go down big with the TV watching public.. Suffice to say that I have not taken up the offer, […]

It was only a matter of time..

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There have been many reports of unsolicited calls from "Windows Support" edited, straight out of the box.. yesterday, i was contacted by somebody who said that they were from windows support and that the computer sent a lot of error reports to them, he said that my 4 month old computer was in danger of […]

Twitter finally has some value..

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Our local AM talk radio station, AM980 (London Ontarion) uses Twitter to put out breaking news, local gas prices etc. Coo, wow, big deal.. well big enough for me to subscribe Generally, I get maybe five or six tweets per day, Coo, wow, big deal.. So, it came to pass, Sunday 4 December 2010, that it started […]

Back to XP..

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My spare computer is not running Windows 7 or Vista anymore. I have decided to set it up for my grand-daughter to be able to play her DVDs and music CDs, and I will get some educational software for her too. She will be over the moon with it, and will not care one iota […]

New Years resolutions..

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I have two for the coming year. #1 I am no longer going to pull out my newsreader across two 19” widescreen monitors, and then alter the column widths just so I can see a a computer user problem which has been entered in its entirety into the TITLE box. The ‘Ask your question’ webpage […]

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