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Tue Jun 30

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 00:29

Re: PC running slower and slower

there's a System and a Security on my control panel, but not the two together, and individually they don't seem to lead to the startup list.

Ah, that's because Control Panel has two 'personalities', switchable by selecting 'View by:' [more]

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 21:00

Re: PC running slower and slower

Checking the startup certainly seems to be worth doing - but how do I do it?

For your Vista (and my Win7) you do it like this...

1. Open System Configuration by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button,
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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 20:46

Re: Dell Factory Restore Has Gone

Yes. If I leave the Fn key alone, I can get into both the boot menu and the system repair menu...

I don't know where you got the idea you had to press the Fn key as well as F12. The Dell Setup Guide for your model just says use [more]

Mon Jun 29

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breelander posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 02:26

Bree's Q2 - 2015

Bree's Q2 Interim Statement for 2015

Monday's close makes it near enough three month since my Q1 report. Last quarter [more]

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breelander replied to the Jokers Corner board. 22:41

Re: Church Bulletin Board

sorry

intact link

https://www.artnet.com/auctions/artists/erika-rothenberg/ame......'s-joyous-future


You have to replace the apostrophe with [more]

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 20:44

Re: Quick, portable backup software?

Just to confirm that XCOPY is still available in Windows 10...

Thanks, it's nice to know an 'old friend' will still there if needed. However for some time now it has had a more powerful 'big brother'...

Robocopy (the name
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breelander replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 13:58

Re: Thorntons Mandatory Sale

Just a quick query, what happens if I don't sell my shares in the Mandatory offer...

Thy will still be taken from you in return for the cash. See the last paragraph of section 14 in the Offer document...

14. Delisting
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Sun Jun 28

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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 01:25

Re: Search Broken since 29th May

It was fixed.

Thanks. That's reassuring to know.

Bree.

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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 00:13

Re: Search Broken since 29th May

Still broken...

Apparently working at last. Was it 'fixed'? Or did it just 'get better' on its own? If the latter, any guess as to how long it'll stay working?

Bree.

Thu Jun 25

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 19:16

Re: What are best Ad & Malware blockers these da

I use a HOST file which blocks most ads and many items of malware.

When you do that does it leave the space where the advert was blank, or does the page adjust for no add? The page adjustment was one of the main things that
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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 16:16

Re: What are best Ad & Malware blockers these da

I use a HOST file which blocks most ads and many items of malware.
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.htm


So do I. It's regularly updated, as announced here... [more]

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breelander replied to the Lloyds Banking Group plc board. 14:23

Re: LLOY at £1.60?

From the article ... The 160p a share figure comes from the September 2008 Lloyds TSB price
"Lloyds traded around 160p a share in September 2008 when Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy."
And although the title of
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Wed Jun 24

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 02:03

Re: Reckitt Benckiser - thoughts?

RB has had a decline in yield every year for the last 4 years, but currently stands at 2.7... what is the thinking on this company at the moment? Do you consider it a HYP buy?

No, not at the moment.

RB, like Diageo, is one of [more]

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breelander replied to the Paulypilot's Pub - Share Ideas board. 00:29

Re: Investigation into Quindell

Did Slater and Gordon acquire it, as part of their takeover of Quindell's legal division?

Don't know about that. But over in Australia Slater and Gordon have had to issue a statement denying rumours that they are under investigation [more]

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 19:47

Re: Thunderbird oddity with Office 365

When they don't make it through I can see a winmail.dat file.

This file is a proprietary format used by Outlook to preserve Microsoft Rich Text formatting. See [more]

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 19:09

Re: Printer, actually

Hi,

I don't have an HP Officejet, but as you asked off-board if I'd look at this, here goes...

As you've been using (it) happily for quite a while without any protest from the printer it's unlikely that HP have just [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 15:01

Re: Don't be shy

It's in the HYP FAQ ---->

True, bit the bit you quoted is immediately followed by "...One solution is to open a bottle of wine and wait for the temptation to pass." - my preferred solution (in all senses of the [more]

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 14:00

Re: Halifax Share Dealing

So far they have all turned up, so no real harm done, but I guess I would feel different if I had been waiting on the Divs to Spend/Buy.

Barclay's normal practice is to credit the dividends the next working day after the due payment [more]

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 12:57

Re: Images blocked from reputable email

I know it's not the end of the world to always click to see the images, but if there was a simple way to fix it, that would have been better.

Apparently you can reduce 'always' down to 'once for each message' if that [more]

Tue Jun 23

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 10:59

Re: Power plan keeps switching to High Performan

Sadly, I went through it a while back and none of it proved to be the reason/solution.

You've probably found this too, then...

The Asus Smart Gesture application is unfortunately the best option many Zenbook owners use
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