peter

Lives in United Kingdom Boston, United Kingdom
Works as a retired
Joined on Aug 4, 2003

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  • Hi, I posted this a few days ago in response to a win 10 problem. Hi, I repaired a friends laptop using the info from YouTube. I went into the advanced section of the repair mode in win 10 and ...
  • Hi, I repaired a friends laptop using the info from YouTube. I went into the advanced section of the repair mode in win 10 and chose the command prompt option. This is the link to the you tube ...
  • Hi, My initial thought was that it was caused by a Win 10 update but I don't think that it has anything to do with MS. If you look at my second post you will see 'Virus free .www' in the bottom ...
  • Hi, It appears that multiple DRAFT copies are being made when I send an email. See attachment Still haven't a clue. Peter
  • Created question thread Outlook email problem Win 10
    Hi, I have started having problems with outlook. I sent my Daughter an email and she received six copies of it. I sent similar messages to my wife and again 6 copies of my email arrived. I have ...
  • Hi, Solved
  • Created question thread Pressreader function problem
    Hi, My wife subscribes to an epaper which uses Pressreader. I copy the crosswords for her from the paper. Pressreader has a custom function that allows me to isolate the said crossword and print it. ...
  • Hi, Thanks for that; it makes a lot of sense. I know that this problem happens in a local chain coffee bar which has recently switched to SKY. I don't know if this restricts access to just SKY ...
  • Hi, Many thanks for the advice. I have passed the replies to my daughter. They very much confirm the initial advice that I gave her. Peter
  • Hi, My daughter has been using the Cloud for some time but has now experienced a problem and cannot access her info. She has contacted the Cloud and they have asked for her MAC address. Is there ...
  • Hi, I subscribe to an online newspaper mainly for the crosswords. A function allows me to print a selected area[namely a crossword]. After the recent updates this function did not work. I removed ...
  • Hi, CMOS done battery pulled so not the problem. No doubt it will start sometime today. Peter
  • Hi, I don't have a card reader installed. Bought and installed a brand new PSU yesterday. When I tested the PC today it started first time. I was able to restart the PC as you would expect. I was ...
  • Hi, I have reopened the thread basically to say many thanks to the contributors who helped to focus my attention. It has been a strange problem as it hasn't stopped the PC from operating; it's just ...
  • Hi, I now have a non functioning PC. I can accept that there may be a fault in one of the components but why would it start and run as it did yesterday all day without once failing? I did restarts ...
  • Hi, All the win files downloaded and then files were installed . it then said that the PC would restart. That's when it failed to restart. Peter
  • Hi, As everything appeared normal I decided to update to the latest version, rebuild, of win10. I successfully download the file and allowed win10 to restart the computer. Did it restart ....NO!!! ...
  • Hi, Computer booted first time this morning. Ran sfc /scannow got the usual message that some items could not be repaired. I looked at the log and found several instances of 'DIRSD owner warning ...
  • Hi, Many thanks for all your suggestions. I have tried disconnecting all items which are non-essentials, I have changed the battery and cleared CMOS. All of these have proved to be unsuccessful. Ye ...
  • Hi, Before I power on the computer the monitor shows a message 'no video input' which you would expect. Powering up the computer the message doesn't change. Anything connected to the computer, say, ...
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