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Forum: Open Forum 19-10-18, 18:40
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: Google unshackles Android-device firms

Very interesting.


Personally, the only Google apps I have used in the past are Chrome and Search. I now no longer use Chrome on my desktop, and have changed the search engine to Bing. I also...
Forum: Other Hardware 19-10-18, 13:49
Replies: 41
Views: 893
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: Epson Printer and non brand ink

The best way to reset the software is to re-install the printer using the disk that came with it, and switch off all requests to update the software.
Forum: Web Browser Software 19-10-18, 08:04
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: Google Chrome 70.0.3538.67 ~ 16/10/2018

Thanks, I will have a look at that later.
Forum: Open Forum 18-10-18, 15:16
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: Google unshackles Android-device firms

I am still confused.


Does it mean that Android phone makers for the EEA can produce mobiles with their own version of Android (like Amazon) that may have some Google apps included but not...
Forum: Web Browser Software 18-10-18, 08:33
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: Google Chrome 70.0.3538.67 ~ 16/10/2018

I have got really fed up with Chrome lately, forever "updating" and/or changing things. I cannot even download an older version than 69 because it automatically updates itself to 70 on installation....
Forum: Open Forum 18-10-18, 08:28
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: Google unshackles Android-device firms

Does this mean that, whilst all the other Google bloatware will continue to be included, that Chrome, Play and Google Search will not?


And that if we want Chrome, Play and Search, we will have...
Forum: Computer components and accessories 17-10-18, 12:35
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: Question regarding Seagate Expansion Desk top drive

I use a Seagate external drive for my backups, and the process is quite simple:-

Download and install SyncToy from the Microsoft website.

Run the program, which will ask you to Create a New...
Forum: Tablets, smartphones and e-readers 16-10-18, 19:43
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: Ad-free Solitaire

Good idea!

However, I have now sold my Amazon tablet, it was too restrictive, and I kept getting notifications for things I did not want from Amazon.
Forum: Security & Privacy Help and Discussions 14-10-18, 17:57
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: Passwords

Downloads report virus on this site, and will not download.

HackTool:Win32/NetPass reported by Windows Security Essentials and Quarantined.
Forum: Windows 10 help 12-10-18, 15:40
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: Two Windows 10 feature updates a year is too many

Correct me if I am wrong, but didnt MS say that 60,000 users were effected? As the total number of users is estimated at 600 million, isn't that where the 0.0001% comes from? Or were 60,000 users...
Forum: Windows 10 help 12-10-18, 11:23
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: Two Windows 10 feature updates a year is too many

I agree with the original poster (Madeline) and have said in previous posts that two updates a year are too many; MS should let things lie for a year or so now, to let the system settle down, i.e. no...
Forum: Security news and updates 10-10-18, 07:59
Replies: 18
Views: 555
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: Microsoft Updates ~ Octobber 2018

Updated my win 7 and win 10 machines last night, no problems.
Forum: Open Forum 09-10-18, 17:51
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: Very funny Japanese game shown

Yes, a bit like the ones Chris Tarrant used to show all those years ago.
Forum: Other Hardware 09-10-18, 17:49
Replies: 41
Views: 893
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: Epson Printer and non brand ink

I also use compatible cartridges on my Epson XP760, but apart from the usual warnings, there has been no change recently.

When you say the cartridges do not work, does that mean they show no ink...
Forum: General PC-related 09-10-18, 07:56
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: Windows 10 %age of Users Worldwide

Sorry to have upset so many people, but I thought that my question was a reasonable one.

I'll shut up now.........
Forum: General PC-related 08-10-18, 18:23
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By roy5051uk
Windows 10 %age of Users Worldwide

I keep regular tabs on Statcounter for the percentage of users worldwide that are using which Microsoft OS.

The latest figures, for September 2018, shows 49.98% of users using 10, 37.31% using 7,...
Forum: Networking and Wi-Fi 08-10-18, 12:42
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: HP eLITEBOOK 8470P slow and wifi problems

Well, it was introduced in 2012 if that is any guide. Got good reviews at the time, but it all depends if it has been maintained regularly IMHO.
Forum: Hints and Tips 07-10-18, 21:36
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: How to delete a Start Page on Chrome

When I said Open New Tab Page, this is an option in Settings in On Start Up Box (just above Advanced) where it gives the options of Open the New Tab Page, Continue where you left off, or Open a...
Forum: Windows 10 help 07-10-18, 16:19
Replies: 30
Views: 1,059
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: Windows 10 V1809 withdrawn

Without wishing to be insulting, there is the opposite saying "Fools Never Differ".

As you both say, that is my opinion. I have never had problems with Windows 7 updates, and have no wish to...
Forum: Hints and Tips 07-10-18, 15:51
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: How to delete a Start Page on Chrome

Why not just go to Settings>On Start Up and replace the URL? Or Open The New Tab Page?

Why make it complicated?
Forum: Windows 10 help 07-10-18, 12:26
Replies: 30
Views: 1,059
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: Windows 10 V1809 withdrawn

Thanks Madeline, it just gets me wild that Microsoft keep piling problems upon problems.
Forum: Windows 10 help 06-10-18, 19:00
Replies: 30
Views: 1,059
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: Windows 10 V1809 withdrawn

Once again, it has been proved that Windows 10 is RUBBISH. Why do they keep forcing people on to this c**p system? Yes, I know there are people on these forums who think that Windows 10 is the best...
Forum: Other Software 03-10-18, 21:55
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By roy5051uk
Games for Tablets

Why is it that all downloadable games for tablets, and probably phones as well, have either or both, adverts or in app purchases?

Free games or apps for PCs don't appear to have this problem.
Forum: Security news and updates 03-10-18, 20:51
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC update ~ 02/10/2018

My browser opens my pdf files. Who needs anything else?
Forum: Computer components and accessories 02-10-18, 14:47
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By roy5051uk
Re: keys for keyboard

Have a look at the TechGuy's post - Amazon 5.99 for a full set.
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