Spammers, you are wasting your time..

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I am not in the market for a fake Rolex watch. I have a perfectly good 20 year old Casio digital watch good for depths of 200 metres, thanks very much, and it keeps perfect time. Replacement batteries and straps have cost me more than the original watch, but I don’t care. It is not […]

Back To Past XPerience..

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According to a report in ‘The Register’, a third of all Vista machines have been put back to XP. Read more here: Personally, I think that home users are wrong in doing this unless, like commerce, they have mission critical procedures vital to their well-being. Dubious support from 3rd parties in the early days, […]

In The Clouds..

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They told me that cloud computing was the way to go. I asked them if they thought that my connection was fast enough, and they said yes.   So I gave up my computer on the ground.   But my new computer was not fast enough, and neither was my Internet connection. Before too long, […]

Key Codes and Microsoft Office 2007..

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We’ll start with some observation. Affixed to the base of your new laptop is a COA sticker. The key code on the sticker will allow activation of Microsoft Windows Vista <Edition> No rocket science so far, eh. Make special note of the first letter of each of the first three words above. Just to ensure […]

One Man’s treasure..

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I hear a considerable amount of talk about how good CCleaner is. Some computer users have a ‘thing’ about crap, going into each folder looking for stuff which they think that they no longer or never did need. It can become an obsession. So I downloaded CCleaner to see what it could do and, to […]

New and potential Vista users please take note!!

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If you have bought a computer recently.. will have had a first taste of Windows Vistas UAC (User Account Control). This is the box which pops up now and again to tell you ‘NO’. As annoying as this feature can be, it is exists for your benefit. but is probably singlehandedly driving you to […]

Upgrading to Vista..

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Before you purchase anything.. Target Systems.. Vista needs more RAM and more space in which to operate than previous Windows editions. There is good reason for this, as Vista is way more capable of overcoming system errors, and has way more security coded in. In order to take advantage of Vista’s Aero facility, a good […]

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