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    Re: Upgrade to Win 10

    What is the diff between home and Pro?
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    Re: Upgrade to Win 10

    Yes, I went down the Linux line when I first found that Vista was no longer be supported. Sadly, I couldn't figure out how to get it to run on my Laptop. (not as computer literate as I thought I...
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    Re: Upgrade to Win 10

    Thanks for the reply. As I said I have Vista Home and I think MS wanted to get as far away as possible as quickly as possible from this dog. My understanding is that it was never supported once it...
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    Upgrade to Win 10

    I have an older Asus notebook which is fairly high-specked. (Currently shelved as running Vista. Not sure atm of the specs. will have to get it out and fire it up.)
    I was thinking of upgrading it to...
  5. Re: issues with Samsung s9 telephone connectivity disrupted intermittant requires res

    Yeah, I could do that but I have a lot of file etc in it and I am nervous about losing them. Last resort territory.
    I am talking to Samsung and they are suggesting removing and replacing the SIM...
  6. issues with Samsung s9 telephone connectivity disrupted intermittant requires restart

    I have an S9 and have discovered that the telephone service turns off without warning. The display looks the same and the only way I know is if I try to make a call or I get an email or a call to my...
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    Re: upgrade from vista to what?

    Thanks all, Some great suggestions here. I wondered about a pre 10 version of windows but sounds like I would need to go that way if I went with windows.
    Not a complete newbie, Greg. so I will...
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    Re: upgrade from vista to what?

    Thanks Dugimodo, I will check that out as I really don't want to donate to Uncle Bills charities at this time, although I do like the sound of win10.
    watch this space!
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    Re: upgrade from vista to what?

    Thanks for the suggestions Gary. Maybe these open source platforms might require more tech input than I am capable of. What do you think?
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    Re: upgrade from vista to what?

    Cheers PCUser42, I am concerned about retaining the data I currently have in the computer. Also whether my proicessor is fast enough to run Win10. Thoughts
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    upgrade from vista to what?

    I have an Asus N20A notebook which is running vista 32bit and due to loss of support has finally become intolerable.
    I don't want to ditch the computer so can someone please recommend a viable...
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    Re: Windows10 Authentication

    Thanks Guys, Just what I told him. Bought from Harvey Normal, but got for half the shop price. He's happy. Had to authenticate it by phone. All fixed. Many thanks.
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    Windows10 Authentication

    My friend recently bought a new computer with windows10 pre-loaded.
    On startup he gets a message which asks him to "authenticate windows". When he clicks the button to authenticate windows he gets a...
  14. Re: Google Calender Sync: Error syncing your calender. Error code: 2016

    Well, that would explain it. Could be that long I have been getting the error message too. Oh Well! I will just continue ignoring it. Thanks:)
  15. Google Calender Sync: Error syncing your calender. Error code: 2016

    I run Vista Home premium, (yes, I know) however, over the last few months I have been getting this error occurring and I don't know how to fix it. Anyone got any clues?
    Cheers.
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    Re: VLC Media Player

    Is there a downloads page that I am not aware of Cato?
    Can't see it anywhere.
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    VLC Media Player

    Hi Guys,
    Just trying to download VLC Media Player and AVG intercedes and says
    "Blocked several treats,
    found MalSign.Zula... infected
    MalSign.OptimizerPro.781 infected.


    Does anyone know...
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    Re: Connecting Samsung Phone to my PC

    I heard that Kies was bad. However I use it regularly to connect my phone to my computer. It does work best if I use the USB charger cable. However wifi works fine once the two have recognised each...
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    Re: HDD Revving out of control

    Yes of course, it is the fan. I will try the cleaning thing, Thanks guys.
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    HDD Revving out of control

    The HDD on my Asus N20A notebook has taken to revving flat out, and is causing me a bit of concern. Is this an indication that it is about to fail? and/or is there something I can do to avert...
  21. Thread: Gmail issues

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    Re: Gmail issues

    Thanks Guys, Just logged in via the website. Miracle that I remembered my password.
    Cheers
  22. Thread: Gmail issues

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    Re: Gmail issues

    Error message below.
    "Task 'rxxxxxxxx2@gmail.com - Receiving' reported error (0x80042108) : 'Outlook cannot connect to your incoming (POP3) e-mail server. If you continue to receive this message,...
  23. Thread: Gmail issues

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    Gmail issues

    The other day when Paradise was down and I had my issues with Avast (see other link) my Gmail account stopped sending and receiving as well. Everything else has been fixed now except the Gmail. I...
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    Re: Avast Free AV

    Thanks Speedy. Managed to remove Avast using that tool. I have installed AVG2014 Free so will use that for a while. Full scan didn't turn up any nasties.
    Thanks again.
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    Re: Avast Free AV

    I have used avast for a long time . used to be AVG free but several years since. I am using Vista (yes I know) when I try to uninstall/change it asks for permission to continue and then..........
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