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Search: Posts Made By: Philip Jones
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 18th March 2016, 01:42
Replies: 9
Views: 1,003
Posted By Philip Jones
Met him at the Thames Traditional Boat Rally a...

Met him at the Thames Traditional Boat Rally a few years back,had a chat whilst we were picnicking. Did a couple of tricks just in passing. Nice man.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 1st February 2015, 22:10
Replies: 17
Views: 2,683
Posted By Philip Jones
Do not forget her role as Lucia in Mapp and...

Do not forget her role as Lucia in Mapp and Lucia.
Forum: The Engine Room 24th February 2013, 17:54
Replies: 77
Views: 22,935
Posted By Philip Jones
The main U.K. company forboth this type of...

The main U.K. company forboth this type of equipment and contracting work was Metalisation, works in Dudley
Forum: Computers and The Internet 2nd January 2012, 10:37
Replies: 8
Views: 1,913
Posted By Philip Jones
Thanks for that. i wll give it a try for acouple...

Thanks for that. i wll give it a try for acouple of months. I still have some subscription left on BullGuard which has been O.K. except for a sort of locking up which they sorted for me very quickly.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 1st January 2012, 10:17
Replies: 8
Views: 1,913
Posted By Philip Jones
Just formatted my netbook and this time installed...

Just formatted my netbook and this time installed Microsoft Securit Essentials. Do members of this forum still rate it as good?
Forum: Computers and The Internet 27th September 2011, 18:17
Replies: 9
Views: 1,526
Posted By Philip Jones
When still at work I used one to show the shape...

When still at work I used one to show the shape of shotblasting grit in reports. Good images could be obtained from a really simple instrument. They have probably improved in the last couple of years.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 23rd June 2011, 13:04
Replies: 10
Views: 2,590
Posted By Philip Jones
I think it must be the disk, but many thanks...

I think it must be the disk, but many thanks everyone for your suggestions.

Phil
Forum: Computers and The Internet 22nd June 2011, 21:01
Replies: 10
Views: 2,590
Posted By Philip Jones
I haven't found a file in the registry that looks...

I haven't found a file in the registry that looks familair. If I right click the on the drive the computer shows not responding. Other books open but they do not need to connect to the internet....
Forum: Computers and The Internet 21st June 2011, 09:13
Replies: 10
Views: 2,590
Posted By Philip Jones
Thanks for the replies, I will have a look in the...

Thanks for the replies, I will have a look in the directory as you suggest for the file list and come back to you Other books open and run correctly.

Phil
Forum: Computers and The Internet 20th June 2011, 10:55
Replies: 10
Views: 2,590
Posted By Philip Jones
Problem loading a book

I have a book published as a CR-ROM that connects to the internet to read it . It won't autoplay but by messing about I can open the title page but it just stops after that . Other books run O.K....
Forum: Computers and The Internet 1st July 2010, 10:27
Replies: 16
Views: 3,624
Posted By Philip Jones
Thanks every one. Bought and external hard drive...

Thanks every one. Bought and external hard drive to back up and I have re-installed XP and reloaded those progams I need ,(rather than a lot I did not know existed!) All running O.K> Using open...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 17th June 2010, 15:32
Replies: 16
Views: 3,624
Posted By Philip Jones
Thanks to everyone for their suggestions. I think...

Thanks to everyone for their suggestions. I think I have tried them all. I tried a local IT company "expert" who couldn't cure the problem of boxes coming up thick and fast at start -up after three...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 14th June 2010, 09:23
Replies: 16
Views: 3,624
Posted By Philip Jones
Thank you to everybody for their suggestions. I...

Thank you to everybody for their suggestions. I have removed every reference to Sony thet I could find in the registry ( and the computer still works!) and done the cleaning operations. The only...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 11th June 2010, 20:27
Replies: 16
Views: 3,624
Posted By Philip Jones
Thanks, I have tried system restore without...

Thanks, I have tried system restore without success. As far as I can find out it seems to be in the registry and I don't feeel competent to try that.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 11th June 2010, 19:48
Replies: 16
Views: 3,624
Posted By Philip Jones
Thanks for that advice,seems a good tool but...

Thanks for that advice,seems a good tool but problem still exists.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 11th June 2010, 16:52
Replies: 16
Views: 3,624
Posted By Philip Jones
Device driver warning removal

Tried to install software for my wife's Sony Ericsson phone without success.
Uninstalled the progarmme but now I keep getting a message new hardware installed and an installation failed window on...
Forum: BP Shipping 23rd April 2010, 16:50
Replies: 52
Views: 6,684
Posted By Philip Jones
The heating coils on Lumen in 1962 leaked so...

The heating coils on Lumen in 1962 leaked so badly and we had to go into the tanks and apply rubber patches held on with clamps.This was after tank cleaning. The engine room telegraph stopped working...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 6th March 2010, 19:09
Replies: 11
Views: 1,734
Posted By Philip Jones
Is this a scam?

I have received several calls this week from a supposedly maintenance company telling me that I have problems with my computer and that they will clear them for free. I have told them to B**** off...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 1st March 2010, 15:35
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By Philip Jones
Thanks for this information, I will experiment to...

Thanks for this information, I will experiment to find what suits me. Sorry about search engines rather than browsers, my mind went blak and it was the only term I could remember!
Forum: Computers and The Internet 1st March 2010, 12:04
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By Philip Jones
Search Engines

I did not quite catch a news item about choice of search engines on the radio except it was to counter Microsoft monopoly with Internet Explorer. I now have a message offering me a range of choices. ...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 20th February 2010, 10:51
Replies: 9
Views: 1,780
Posted By Philip Jones
I recently bought Samsung netbook with Microsoft...

I recently bought Samsung netbook with Microsoft Office preinstalled, It wa supposed to be a one year trial version. It would not register and only allowed twenty five log ons. Samsung informed me...
Forum: Ship Research 3rd December 2009, 12:12
Replies: 68
Views: 23,294
Posted By Philip Jones
Liberty Ships

I went to a meeting of the Newcomen Society in Birmingham to listen to David Aris Give a talk "The History of WW2 Liberty Ships" I can recommend this talk if he gives it in anywhere, it is first...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 21st July 2009, 11:32
Replies: 79
Views: 10,511
Posted By Philip Jones
I bought a powder compact(as well as tea and...

I bought a powder compact(as well as tea and dinners services and a kimono fro my dad as well as some 20 x 50 binoculars with such a narrow field that you could not see anything). The material was...
Forum: Ship Research 9th February 2009, 15:28
Replies: 35
Views: 8,954
Posted By Philip Jones
steam windlass

Are any of the attachments of use to you. They are from Reed's Light Marine Machinery 1904 edition.
Forum: Ship Research 25th August 2008, 11:37
Replies: 3
Views: 1,200
Posted By Philip Jones
I sailed on Luxor from 1963 to 1965 . I have a...

I sailed on Luxor from 1963 to 1965 . I have a picture painted by the electrician and I believe that he copied the side elevation from the plans which were mounted on a bulkhead. He then painted the...
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