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by davechidlow
Sun Sep 30, 2012 10:27 pm
Forum: DIY Computers Forum
Topic: Password
Replies: 3
Views: 3657

Password

Hi, i have been trying to get a password set up on my pc, but with no joy , my three children all have passwords set up on their laptops, i-pod touch etc..... but unable to get my pc (windows xp)to password enabled.......Anyone got any ideas?????????????
by davechidlow
Sun Jan 01, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: DIY Computers Forum
Topic: disc defragmenting
Replies: 7
Views: 4068

Re: disc defragmenting

Thanks for the advice
by davechidlow
Sun Jan 01, 2012 8:53 pm
Forum: Appliances in the Home Forum
Topic: How many tv's ?
Replies: 4
Views: 3189

Re: How many tv's ?

Heavens above!!!!!!! thanks for your advise
by davechidlow
Fri Nov 25, 2011 8:01 pm
Forum: DIY Computers Forum
Topic: disc defragmenting
Replies: 7
Views: 4068

disc defragmenting

hi, just tried to start the disc defragment on my p.c, as i do about three times a year, and a box appears saying disc defragmenting won,t start. any one got any ideas????
by davechidlow
Thu Nov 10, 2011 11:58 am
Forum: Appliances in the Home Forum
Topic: How many tv's ?
Replies: 4
Views: 3189

Re: How many tv's ?

Thanks Plumbob,
by davechidlow
Mon Nov 07, 2011 1:13 pm
Forum: Appliances in the Home Forum
Topic: How many tv's ?
Replies: 4
Views: 3189

How many tv's ?

Hi, anybody know how many tv's (fitted with a free view box) can be fitted to one ariel ?. We already have one tv in our living room, that receives freeview, now my kids want freeview in their bedrooms. As always any help would be appreciated ------ thanks Dave.
by davechidlow
Mon Sep 27, 2010 5:39 pm
Forum: DIY Computers Forum
Topic: What disc ?
Replies: 2
Views: 3603

What disc ?

Hi, having just put all of our holiday photos on computer, i now need to put them all on to a disc. Having never done this before, i have no idea as to what type of disc to use. The computer is about four years old and is Windows xp, as always any any help or advice would be appreciated
by davechidlow
Sun Sep 13, 2009 2:59 pm
Forum: DIY Computers Forum
Topic: Printing
Replies: 3
Views: 4182

Hi Steve the computer is Windows XP, and the printer is a Lexmark XII90
Regards Dave
by davechidlow
Wed Sep 09, 2009 12:55 pm
Forum: DIY Computers Forum
Topic: Printing
Replies: 3
Views: 4182

Printing

Hi, can anyone help me with this problem. When I print off any documents, they do not print off as seen on the screen. Some pages have just a few lines of print on instead of being a page full of print, and also some text will be missing. How do I solve this problem. As always any help will be great...
by davechidlow
Mon Mar 30, 2009 9:28 pm
Forum: DIY Computers Forum
Topic: Transfering from CD to mp3 via computer
Replies: 7
Views: 5855

Still no joy

[quote="rosebery"]Open Windows Media Player, move the mouse pointer over the Rip tab, use the small arrow that appears to open the drop down menu. Go into Rip Options, Format, and change format to Mp3. Now put your CD into the machine, go back to Rip tab and rip a CD into Mp3 format - then...
by davechidlow
Sun Mar 29, 2009 10:40 pm
Forum: DIY Computers Forum
Topic: Transfering from CD to mp3 via computer
Replies: 7
Views: 5855

Transfering from CD to mp3 via computer

Hello again, i'm finding it almost impossible to transfere music from a cd to my daughters mp3 player ( via the computer ). I did it once about six months ago, probably by pure luck, but i can not for the life of me remember how i did it, we have all the connection cables, but i'm not sure if i did ...
by davechidlow
Thu Mar 26, 2009 5:13 pm
Forum: Brickwork and Blockwork Forum
Topic: Paint removal on front bricks of house
Replies: 7
Views: 4873

Same problem

Hi Alison, we have the same problem removing the paint where our old conseratory used to be. First thing don't bother using brick acid- it won't work on paint. We have tried Nitromorse, but this can be quite messy,a heat-gun has also been tried, it works but is quite long winded. Also we have used a...
by davechidlow
Wed Mar 25, 2009 8:22 pm
Forum: DIY Computers Forum
Topic: kids!!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 4126

Task bar

[quote="acoulter"]If you click and hold with the left mouse button on the blue bar, then move your mouse down to the bottom of the screen it should move to the bottom of the screen. If this does not work, right click on the blue bar and make sure there is no tick beside the "Lock The ...
by davechidlow
Tue Mar 24, 2009 10:52 pm
Forum: DIY Computers Forum
Topic: kids!!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 4126

kids!!!!

Hi, there is a blue line at the bottom of my computer screen, with a green section to the left which says start.It has always been there,until my youngest son was playing on it, now it is to the right of the screen and is vertical,we have tried for ages to put it right but with no joy-any help would...
by davechidlow
Sun Jan 25, 2009 5:46 pm
Forum: Carpentry and Joinery Forum
Topic: old engine oil
Replies: 2
Views: 3046

old engine oil

can old (used) engine oil be used to water-proof outside timber fencing,etc....thanks-Dave
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