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    Re: Vodafone TV ends 30 Sep 2022

    :lol::clap:banana:lol: Thanks for the laugh!!!
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    Re: Vodafone TV ends 30 Sep 2022

    We do not and have never had a Vodafone subscription (or Sky, or Spark Sport). The Vodafone TV box is internet-only.

    I am not sure what you mean by Decoders, and what that enables / allows.
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    Re: Vodafone TV ends 30 Sep 2022

    :D:lol::clap :D:lol::clap

    Same here. However I might go to the Crapple Dark Side - IF - it could record Freeview programmes (mainly news) so that I could fast forward through the adverts and...
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    Re: Vodafone TV ends 30 Sep 2022

    We do have Chromecast. We need a device that records so that a programme can be played back with option of fast forwarding through adverts, and sections we do not want to watch - this is mostly for...
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    Re: Vodafone TV ends 30 Sep 2022

    Wainuitech - I received a different letter (see below) that omits that my unit will be moved to Sky. It seems to me that the Vodafone box will become a Sky subscription payment service, and that I...
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    Vodafone TV ends 30 Sep 2022

    From their email: [VodafoneTV will continue to work as it does now until the end of September 2022, so you'll have plenty of time to choose a new entertainment solution that best suits you. You may...
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    Re: Should I try a new laptop hard drive?

    Thanks gary67 and dugimodo - I will try a linux boot later this weekend.
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    Re: Should I try a new laptop hard drive?

    Since the HD is missing will the laptop automatically go to the USB? I thought that the boot drive had to be selected in the BIOS.
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    Should I try a new laptop hard drive?

    Our Toshiba laptop would not boot up and had a black screen with no BIOS, no cursor, nothing at all. I posted about this several weeks ago and decided it was time to get a new laptop as we had the...
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    Re: Laptop dead after today's Win10 update

    Good idea. I was thinking of removing the laptop's HD and using a SATA (or whatever it is called) cable to the mobo of my desktop.
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    Re: Laptop dead after today's Win10 update

    My first task will be to remove crapware, Norton, MS Office, etc. SSD is a must, at least 256, I will aim for 512. 16 Gb RAM is an overkill for what my wife uses the laptop for but it will...
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    Re: Laptop dead after today's Win10 update

    As we posted at the exact same time, from my post: I tried a desktop monitor plugged into the HDMI port on the laptop and still nothing so it does look like a hardware failure in the laptop (made in...
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    Re: Laptop dead after today's Win10 update

    I tried a desktop monitor plugged into the HDMI port on the laptop and still nothing so it does look like a hardware failure in the laptop (made in 2010).

    Looks like it is time to buy a new...
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    Re: Laptop dead after today's Win10 update

    Front power / battery LEDs are OK.

    Holding down the power button for 5-10 seconds did not work - I did this while powering off and then again powering on.

    Power pack is OK - I measured the...
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    Re: Laptop dead after today's Win10 update

    All looks good. I measured the voltage from the mains power supply and it is Ok (19 vdc). The front LEDs = 'fully charged'.
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    Re: Laptop dead after today's Win10 update

    I did as you suggested but still a dead screen; also tried booting just with battery with no mains connected. Will search for an old Win DVD but it seems to me that since there is no BIOS text at...
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    Laptop dead after today's Win10 update

    :annoyed: I chose Update and Restart and when I came back to the laptop the screen was black (dead). So I then turned it off then on; then removed battery and back in and on, inserted Recovery CD =...
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    Re: Oled TVs

    This is good advice. Sometimes I cannot tell if a TV is OLED - if it is next to a non OLED and the same screen size then usually I can tell but often there is not a great difference or I may decide...
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    Re: Cable for PCI Express card

    Thanks wainuitech and piroska. Yes my PS has a spare 4 pin power connector - in fact there are several. I should have known what the 4 pin plug on the card was for - a brain fade - it seems so...
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    Cable for PCI Express card

    There is a 4 pin plug on this PCIe USB card 10672 - what is it for - what does it connect? What is the name of the cable that connects it? I do not have this PCIe card but might have to buy it,...
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    Re: 16 Gb RAM in which slots?

    I found the specs on the original two sticks of 4 Gb RAM, Corsair Vengeance. The latency is given, and of course the speeds. However I see that the new Crucial RAM, two sticks of 8 Gb has a...
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    Re: 16 Gb RAM in which slots?

    OK, thanks. I cannot recall why the USB card that I bought about a year ago would not fit. I will see if I can find it in the storage room (aka junk room). It would be great if I could get USB-3 on...
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    Re: 16 Gb RAM in which slots?

    Ah!! Thanks! Don't know how I missed that page. This morning I went into our storage room and emptied a cardboard box with computer items - at the bottom was the original mobo box, with printed...
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    Re: 16 Gb RAM in which slots?

    The manual does not specify which slots for dual channel, but the specs does state 'dual channel architecture' so I think dual channel happens whatever slots are used. Here is the page from the...
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    Re: 16 Gb RAM in which slots?

    Thanks dugimodo. I did look at the mobo manual but as you found, it does not specify what slots to use. The next time I take the covers off the case for blowing out the dust, or adding a new HD, I...
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