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    It's just not my fault

    I wish my siblings would stop calling me ďspoiltĒ just because Iím the youngest in the family. The truth is, my parents just kept having children until they found the one they liked. Itís really not...
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    Re: How to operate without a keyboard

    Yes. It is that old. It is running XP! It has been sitting in the office for a few years.

    Thank you for the tip on how to use the mouse. I did not know that.:thanks
  3. Thread: Lost cursor

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    Re: Lost cursor

    SWMBO says:

    Thanks, none of these combinations worked but fn/f7 did. Thanks

    Much appreciated. Thanks Zippity.:thanks
  4. Thread: Wimbledon

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    Re: Wimbledon

    Why do they do it? It sounds ridiculous. Even the women do it. What's the purpose? It certainly does not add anything to the game, in fact it distracts from it.

    The other silly thing they do is...
  5. Thread: Lost cursor

    by Roscoe
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    Lost cursor

    SWMBO has lost the cursor on her laptop and we do not know how to get it back. The cat walked over the keyboard and since then it has disappeared. What to do?

    Thank you for your help.:thanks
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    Re: How to operate without a keyboard

    Thank you, Wainui. I will have a look at that.:thanks
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    How to operate without a keyboard

    I want to retrieve some files off an old PC but the pins on the keyboard plug are bent so I cannot plug in the keyboard. Is there some other way I can copy those wanted files to a USB stick without a...
  8. Re: Help with Text Maker - free version of Word

    Thank you, dugimodo. I did not know that and yes, that works. That is great.

    I had looked for a setting but could not find one.

    Much appreciated.:thanks
  9. Help with Text Maker - free version of Word

    I have a small problem with Text Maker which is the Softmaker version of Word. It looks and works very much like Word.

    When editing a document and I want to insert a word in the middle of a...
  10. Thread: sport glasses

    by Roscoe
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    Re: sport glasses

    I just don't understand why you need more than one pair of glasses. I have only one pair of graduated glasses that stay on my nose all the time except when I go to sleep. While they are quite...
  11. Thread: sport glasses

    by Roscoe
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    Re: sport glasses

    But you did not say WHY you would want two pairs of glasses. You can only wear one pair at a time. So what do you do with the other pair? Give them to someone else? I just don't understand why you...
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    Re: sport glasses

    When talking about Specsavers, I see their advertising talking about a special deal when you but two pairs of glasses. Why? What do you need two pairs of glasses for? It's not as if you wear you...
  13. Re: For those of us that are not familiar with judo or any other of the martial arts

    It's not "a slap after landing", it is a slap on landing which is that which helps break the fall. So it is not a sound effect as you say, but an integral part of the fall.
  14. For those of us that are not familiar with judo or any other of the martial arts

    Have you seen the Ministry of Health ad on TV? The young girl throws the man to the floor. Nothing extraordinary about that. In judo you learn how to throw someone bigger than yourself, but what is...
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    Re: Help with Tinywall firewall, please

    Thank you, Wainui. I ran the tests and each one brought up a warning so I know that I am protected, It's great to have that peace of mind. I have passed that on to a couple of friends who I'm certain...
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    Re: Help with Tinywall firewall, please

    Thank you very much chief. Very interesting.:thanks Thanks also to Wainui and 1101. I have learnt a lot.
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    Re: Help with Tinywall firewall, please

    Thank you for your replies, everyone.

    The consensus seems to be that I don't require a firewall as the Windows built in firewall which is all I need. I was told that a firewall was a good idea...
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    Help with Tinywall firewall, please

    I have installed Tinywall firewall, but then I wanted to join a Zoom meeting and was unable to do so and because I did not know what to do. I wanted to go to the Zoom meeting so I uninstalled...
  19. Re: Need help to connect HP Deskjet printer to internet

    Thanks very much, Wainui. That's just what I wanted. Much appreciated.:thanks
  20. Need help to connect HP Deskjet printer to internet

    We have moved and have been able to connect the laptop to the internet but although I have looked on Google I can't find anything to tell me how to connect our printer to the internet - at least that...
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    What an absolute waste of money!

    Think of all the good that amount of money could do.

    USS Gerald R. Ford: The most advanced carrier of the US cost around $13.3 billion to build. And it's not only the cost of the ship. There is...
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    Re: What's with all the fuss about Matariki?

    New Years Day has not always been regarded as the first day of the New Year. Many years ago the New Year began on March 25th.
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    Re: What's with all the fuss about Matariki?

    You obviously are very anti religion. That puts you up against organisations that are in the majority of the world's population. Just because you have no time for church going does not mean that...
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    Re: What's with all the fuss about Matariki?

    Ha! Ha! Yes. I have heard that one as well. Used to take the occasional "maori day" off myself. I was REALLY sick! (Sick of work.):rolleyes:

    You would not be allowed to call it that these days....
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    Re: What's with all the fuss about Matariki?

    At least it means something to someone - it's a day off, a long weekend. That will give them time to go somewhere for a break, so it's not a total loss.:rolleyes:
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