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I have two 'drawers' on my PC, one that I would normally use for installing, re-installing a programme or reading from a CD, but for some reason it won't open - just a green light for a few seconds...
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With election posters apprearing all over the place - Vote for x; Vote for y; etc., a neighbour tells me that the elected candidate can have access to postal votes and can see how his/her constituents...
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A friend tried to email me a photograph taken with a mobile phone. The email arrived but indicated that OE (Outlook Express) had 'removed the following unsafe attachment' ..... and quoted a...
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Hardly a week goes by without a charity collection or appeal of one kind or another. I don't want to be mean or begrudge help, but should all these appeals be necessary in a civilised society? To...
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I'm struggling to get used to Google Chrome and have discovered how to delete history of pages visited, but can some tell me please how to delete temporary files? Thanks.
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We hear a lot in the news about strikes or threatened strikes - BA, railways, gas, etc. The Unions almost invariably give pay and 'working conditions', or 'working practices', as reasons. They don't...
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I cannot access Orange webmail to check whether I have any incoming emails, or send emails. It was working OK yesterday, 30.03.10, and suddenly it stopped and I now get a blank page, except for a few...
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I endeavour to maintain a website known as 'Ringmer Neighbourhood Watch' and a few people are telling me they cannot access it. I create it with Microsoft Publisher and recommend Internet Explorer...
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I wasn't sure where to put this, but science seems as good as anywhere. We hear a lot of concern about 'landfill' , 'landraise' and seas being polluted, but why is rubbish disposal so problematic when...
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The 18.03.10 news reports say that the govt. borrowed less than expected in January, also in February (£12.4bn). Borrowing for the current year has reached £131.9 bn and may be less that...
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I have a collection of old film slides, those that measure about 2" x 2", but have no projector or screen and wonder what would be the best way to view them. Is there any means of displaying...
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Sometimes when I answer the phone I hear a remote voice rambling on about a 'courtesy call' or something of the kind, but they sound very unclear and distant. I wonder whether my hearing isn't as good...
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Nearly every tinned or packed food you look at these days details calories, salt, fat, sugar, GDAs, percentages of this and that, as well as ingredients. Look at soups, frozen foods, rice pud,...
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It is not unusual to have leaflets through the door advertising services such as decorating, household repairs, fixing shelves, lawn mowing, etc. All too often they give just a mobile phone number,...
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I've been looking with interest at patriotic songs. A couple of phrases are haunting me and I cannot find which song they come from - "The land of the free ... and the home of the brave"....
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I know many people like Firefox browser, but the only use I find for it is its Ad block feature. It seems you can't do anything without add-ons of one sort or another. Please someone - how do I get...
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I bought a double cylinder foot pump for my car tyres, but found it too difficult to use. Firstly the clip to fasten it onto the valve was very stiff to operate. Secondly I needed to support myself...
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I've been sorting through old household receipts, some going back up to ten years, for such things as a new front door, roof repairs, plumbing and electrical jobs, etc. Apart from considering any...
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I have an irritating problem with Adobe Reader 9. When I switch on my PC a 'click bar' appears on my task bar with the Adobe Reader icon and the word 'Connect' on it. On the screen a notice indicates...
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I've not long been using Firefox and am glad of its Adblock Plus feature, having blocked about 100 irritating adverts. Is there a way of unblocking something if I wished to do so? I've explored but...

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