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    Her desire to see her mail overcame her...

    Her desire to see her mail overcame her resistance to doing "computery things". I've instructed her in how to get her mail from the server as I do, and she may grumble a bit, but has pages of junk...
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    Windows Live Mail.

    My wife uses Windows Live Mail, (I don't), she has been unable to use her system for some time, but it is available again. Her mail reader is asking for an email address and password. Apparently, it...
  3. Thread: SSD recognised.

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    Fixed. Digging a bit deeper today, the "drive"...

    Fixed. Digging a bit deeper today, the "drive" was absolutely blank, needed an initialization.
  4. Thread: SSD recognised.

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    SSD recognised.

    I have a job to do, but insufficient SSD space, so I bought a second SSD for this machine. It runs under Windows 8.1 x64. The device manager shows the drive, but Windows does not. Suggestions to get...
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    Doubt it. To keep files as small as possible, the...

    Doubt it. To keep files as small as possible, the minimum necessary to reproduce the music is going to be stored. Players don't need to known that in x millisecond "this" synth was playing "that"...
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    Thanks Salem. My brain is not what it was, but...

    Thanks Salem. My brain is not what it was, but figured that would be okay. I'll set it up over the weekend, I can't do it now... I need a SATA cable!!!
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    Linux virtual machine.

    One of the BOINC projects, Gaia, does not, yet, have a Windows client. I would like to run its work for a while to see how it does. My machine here is running Windows 8.1 on an SSD which is...
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    That message popped up again this morning. The...

    That message popped up again this morning. The registry item, I changed last time, so it will be interesting to see what happens. In any case, I have not any of the long jobs running at the moment,...
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    >>> Are they otherwise identical (same...

    >>> Are they otherwise identical (same motherboard, OS) ?

    Pretty much so. ASUS Z170 motherboards, 4GHz i7, 16GB RAM, SSD. PSU's are not the same. Both run under Windows 64 bit 8.1. The machines...
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    Graphics card issue.

    The two machines under my desk are fitted with ASUS HS7850 graphics cards. This one is fine, as it always has been. The other machine has a problem. About a third of the display is covered with small...
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    The machine rebooted, and I lost my work. I had...

    The machine rebooted, and I lost my work. I had set the registry, but, of course, I did this after the forced reboot flag had been set. Perhaps it won't happen again.
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    Thanks Salem, I have entered this into the...

    Thanks Salem, I have entered this into the registry, and will discover in the morning if it worked.
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    I am seriously considering this, I have been...

    I am seriously considering this, I have been ASSURED that this would not happen on Linux. Unfortunately, that doesn't help with the issue here and now though. The dataloggers I'm processing cannot...
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    Windows forced reboot.

    A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft forced a reboot on one of my machines claiming it was necessary. I lost a load of work when that happened and had started looking at Linux distros. Today, another of...
  15. There are numerous alternatives, but that is not...

    There are numerous alternatives, but that is not what the op asked.
  16. Raw C is something I have not used this centuary....

    Raw C is something I have not used this centuary. C++ is still widely used as is C#. The Windows API would still be used for desktop type programs.
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    My sisters laptop.

    My sister in England has a problem with her laptop. This is part of the last mail she sent me...

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    Lota of pbople hav noe lovked ak Liotop and have no idea what is wrong or how to fis it. Ony...
  18. Thread: Network issue.

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    The Linksys must be 15 years old. I have had...

    The Linksys must be 15 years old. I have had multiple machines under my desk for at least that long, and they shared a 'net connection. Don't worry about it, we can continue to work the way we always...
  19. Thread: Network issue.

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    The cable from power line modem is connected to...

    The cable from power line modem is connected to the input to the Linksys, not one of the four ports. So the idea might be a non-starter then. In the past, she mailed me things if she wanted them...
  20. Thread: Network issue.

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    The house 'net connection is simply a jack point...

    The house 'net connection is simply a jack point on the wall in the living room. This is connected to a Technicolor four port router which has a wireless transceiver built in, which my wifes laptop...
  21. Thread: Network issue.

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    Network issue.

    My old LaserJet 4 has been slowly falling to bits for a while, and finally, the power supply blew. HP have said I /might/ be able to find a refurbished one somewhere. Enough, I bought a new Color...
  22. Thread: Laser printers.

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    Forget this, I got a reply from HP, they seem to...

    Forget this, I got a reply from HP, they seem to think it would be the same and therefore no problem with infrequent use.
  23. Thread: Laser printers.

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    Laser printers.

    Quick question. My old Laserjet 4 has been slowly falling to bits for years, it is time for a new one. I'd figured a colour one would be nice to have, and there are plenty to choose from. Does the...
  24. Thread: HP laptop

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    The default is 1366 x 768, and that is how it is...

    The default is 1366 x 768, and that is how it is set now. Something I noticed is the icons on the home page are enlarged, but the text under the icons looks to be normal size. I would have expected...
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    I'll look up the resolution default and see if it...

    I'll look up the resolution default and see if it has changed. I guess there are keyboard short cuts to change things like that, so certainly a possibility.
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