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Search: Posts Made By: Doug Shaw
Forum: Computers and The Internet 8th April 2013, 02:50
Replies: 19
Views: 2,504
Posted By Doug Shaw
Dickyboy, I think John and I have read your post...

Dickyboy, I think John and I have read your post rather differently. My understanding is that you plan to put your girlfriend's hard drive into your machine - which is working fine apart from the...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 13th January 2013, 21:27
Replies: 6
Views: 1,479
Posted By Doug Shaw
George, I also had no problem logging in to the...

George, I also had no problem logging in to the site. I notice that the site uses cookies, and there is a notice on the site that says you must have cookies enabled to access the site. It might be...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 7th January 2013, 20:29
Replies: 639
Views: 131,248
Posted By Doug Shaw
Didn't the Jersey Bridge also crack across the...

Didn't the Jersey Bridge also crack across the deck? I seem to recall that they brought her back to port with some kind of lashing around the neighbouring hatch combings. It would have been around...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 3rd January 2013, 20:45
Replies: 3
Views: 958
Posted By Doug Shaw
Jim, according to the error message, the problem...

Jim, according to the error message, the problem is with an extension. Try disabling the extensions one by one to see if the error resolves. If you have recently added an extension, that may be the...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 30th December 2012, 05:06
Replies: 10
Views: 5,985
Posted By Doug Shaw
Sounds like you've blocked or deleted cookies,...

Sounds like you've blocked or deleted cookies, which you need for automatic log on. Check your browser's settings to ensure that it allows cookies (but not third-party cookies). Having done that, go...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 20th December 2012, 22:44
Replies: 639
Views: 131,248
Posted By Doug Shaw
She was sold to the Chinese, with long-term...

She was sold to the Chinese, with long-term charter to British Steel. I did the hand-over dry-docking in Portugal. Apart from the mate (whose name I can't recall) and I, the DSM crew left immediately...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 20th December 2012, 09:27
Replies: 639
Views: 131,248
Posted By Doug Shaw
If I am correct in thinking the ship in your...

If I am correct in thinking the ship in your avatar, oldman 80, is the Spey Bridge, I believe she eventually broke into two sections and sank (in the Med, I think). Fortunately there was no loss of...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 14th October 2012, 00:58
Replies: 21
Views: 3,072
Posted By Doug Shaw
It seems to me that, as some posters have...

It seems to me that, as some posters have suggested replacing Malwarebytes Anti-Malware with antivirus programs, there is some confusion about the functions of anti-malware programs like Malwarebytes...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 14th October 2012, 00:15
Replies: 47
Views: 13,774
Posted By Doug Shaw
You won't get away with that here. New printers...

You won't get away with that here. New printers here have cartridges that contain just enough ink (or toner) to get you up and running. You have to buy replacement cartridges almost immediately. As...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 11th October 2012, 23:47
Replies: 14
Views: 2,931
Posted By Doug Shaw
George, the plonk was lovely and the bill's in...

George, the plonk was lovely and the bill's in the post. Seriously though, if you have any further problems, just let us know and we'll try to work through them.

Regards
Doug
Forum: Computers and The Internet 10th October 2012, 23:59
Replies: 14
Views: 2,931
Posted By Doug Shaw
George, just open Incredimail as you normally...

George, just open Incredimail as you normally would to view your email. If you can't see the Tools link, try clicking on the arrow next to the word Menu. You should find this near the top right of...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 9th October 2012, 23:23
Replies: 14
Views: 2,931
Posted By Doug Shaw
George, Incredimail adds the Facebook link. To...

George, Incredimail adds the Facebook link. To remove it, access your Incredimail account. Look for the Tools link and click on it. Then click on Options and then on the Email tab. Click on Facebook...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 8th October 2012, 23:43
Replies: 14
Views: 2,931
Posted By Doug Shaw
George, removing malware can be complicated,...

George, removing malware can be complicated, although there are several programs that can do it with minimal input from the user. However, I don't think that it's malware in this case. Do you use an...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 7th October 2012, 09:32
Replies: 14
Views: 2,931
Posted By Doug Shaw
Glad to be of help, George. Can you tell us...

Glad to be of help, George. Can you tell us exactly what you mean by '"f Upload" pops up'? I mean, can you let us know what kind of message box it appears in and if not in a message box where it...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 7th October 2012, 06:36
Replies: 14
Views: 2,931
Posted By Doug Shaw
If you press ENTER when you come to the end of a...

If you press ENTER when you come to the end of a line and word wrap is enabled, the computer will treat the new line as a new paragraph. In your post above, the lines are much shorter than they would...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 22nd September 2012, 06:59
Replies: 13
Views: 2,926
Posted By Doug Shaw
Speed tests can be inaccurate and there are many...

Speed tests can be inaccurate and there are many reasons for this. In part, this inaccuracy is due to routing; that is the route the signal takes from the testing server to the user’s computer. Most...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 17th September 2012, 00:04
Replies: 20
Views: 3,788
Posted By Doug Shaw
Microsoft will end Windows XP support on 8 April...

Microsoft will end Windows XP support on 8 April 2014. While it is difficult to obtain accurate stats, Windows XP still accounted for about 42% of operating system market share (as of Aug 2012)....
Forum: Computers and The Internet 16th September 2012, 02:13
Replies: 20
Views: 3,788
Posted By Doug Shaw
This link might help....

This link might help. (http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/couldnt-initialize-applications-security-component) You might want to try the reset method first. You can find the procedure here...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 28th July 2012, 00:38
Replies: 4
Views: 1,315
Posted By Doug Shaw
Typically, programs won't open files with the...

Typically, programs won't open files with the .rar extension. Rar files are archive files. They are compressed and generally must be decompressed before use. Most programs will show a folder as empty...
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 16th July 2012, 00:46
Replies: 11
Views: 2,892
Posted By Doug Shaw
There is no simple way to do a straight image...

There is no simple way to do a straight image conversion from PDF to JPEG, but there are many free programs that will do the job. Search the web using "convert pdf images to jpeg" for available...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 15th June 2012, 03:01
Replies: 11
Views: 2,276
Posted By Doug Shaw
Pete, I realise that you are now using Firefox -...

Pete, I realise that you are now using Firefox - I've used it for years - but in case other readers have this problem, I should correct my previous post. I missed an important step (trying to do...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 13th June 2012, 11:05
Replies: 11
Views: 2,276
Posted By Doug Shaw
Runtime Errors mainly appear in IE (and other...

Runtime Errors mainly appear in IE (and other browsers) if script debugging is enabled. Script debugging is used in web design for testing pages before making them live and it is not necessary for...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 10th June 2012, 03:53
Replies: 11
Views: 2,316
Posted By Doug Shaw
Again it depends on the system. However, many, if...

Again it depends on the system. However, many, if not most, systems today have variable speed fans, both for the CPU and casing. On off-the-shelf systems, the fan speed is usually controlled via the...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 9th June 2012, 02:26
Replies: 11
Views: 2,316
Posted By Doug Shaw
I agree with John about the dust. However, I...

I agree with John about the dust. However, I think you would need to consider other options before changing the PSU. In many cases the fan speed is controlled via the BIOS. When the control is set to...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 8th May 2012, 00:55
Replies: 38
Views: 6,859
Posted By Doug Shaw
Sorry, Chris. For anyone else upgrading from...

Sorry, Chris. For anyone else upgrading from Vista to W7, it's important to note that there are two methods of doing so. The first is to upgrade from within Vista. That is, start Vista, put the W7...
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