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    That's not a question Brits can answer! We have...

    That's not a question Brits can answer! We have an unwritten constitution so that doesn't help. It's assumed (or so it would seem) that anyone born in this country would be a British Citizen. You (if...
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    So it's not unique to Pennsylvania, and is (as...

    So it's not unique to Pennsylvania, and is (as far as this Brit is concerned) a somewhat obscure law that not many people would know about. Not only that, the question refers to people long dead....
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    Is this unique to Pennsylvania? One answer might...

    Is this unique to Pennsylvania? One answer might be that they were born to diplomats or similar, but this is common to the USA as a whole, not just Pennsylvania. Might it be the Amish - do they not...
  4. I use 2003 and have done for quite a long time....

    I use 2003 and have done for quite a long time. Libre Office is pretty much the same as 2003 in all modules other than the database. Obviously there are differences but Libre is still usable....
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    Just to update, I now have my desktop back. Some...

    Just to update, I now have my desktop back. Some of the OS files were missing (that might have been due to a failed MR restore). However, they ran chkdsk from a stick (as bbearen suggested ) and that...
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    OK, thanks for all your suggestions and help,...

    OK, thanks for all your suggestions and help, I've now taken the PC to our local repair shop. I just don't have time to try and fix it myself, as I'm preparing to move house and have a family issue I...
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    Thanks Mr B, the problem is that it only gets as...

    Thanks Mr B, the problem is that it only gets as far as 13% and seems to stop. The system (even though it's cut down for running chkdsk) then states that Windows has detected a problem and goes into...
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    Sorry for dely to replies, just managed to get my...

    Sorry for dely to replies, just managed to get my old desktop with Linux working (well, off a memory stick anyway). 7" tablets aren't easy to use on forums like this one.

    I'm running chkdsk at the...
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    Thanks for your replies guys, been offline for a...

    Thanks for your replies guys, been offline for a couple of days. I'm shocked that most of my images are failing, only the latest is working and that appears to have the problem. I have neither the...
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    Thanks bbearen, I have run it 4 times now with...

    Thanks bbearen, I have run it 4 times now with the same result. I was running chkdsk (after a reboot) but it failed before it finished. Down to the local repairers methinks.
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    Thanks bbearen, I will run it again and a chkdsk

    Thanks bbearen, I will run it again and a chkdsk
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    now a disaster

    Here's the log from the scannow run. Any ideas?
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    Aaargh, spoke too soon. Went out for an hour and...

    Aaargh, spoke too soon. Went out for an hour and when I returned there was a blue screen asking which keyboard I wished to use. Then the aforementioned choices. Trying to refresh it stated ' the...
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    Hooray for Macrium Reflect!

    When I booted my PC this morning it came up with an error, giving options to refresh etc. None of these worked, so I got my USB stick with the Macrium Reflect rescue media on it, booted from it and...
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    I should have reported back, I now have two...

    I should have reported back, I now have two monitors and have used a vga to dvi plug to connect one of them. I've got them set up to my liking via control panel. It would have helped if the user...
  16. I just looked on the toolbar and saw zoom in the...

    I just looked on the toolbar and saw zoom in the view menu. I then just played with it. Sometimes I think can't see what they want and assume it's not there but a bit of 'playing' (perhaps better...
  17. Personally I wouldn't use FP (heard too many...

    Personally I wouldn't use FP (heard too many horror stories). I use Notepad++ to edit my html and css. This editor has many filetypes it can use to colour the tags etc. appropriately, including html...
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    A question about sleep. Doesn't it require power...

    A question about sleep. Doesn't it require power to the laptop as the battery is still being used? I appreciate it will take longer to flatten, so as long as it isn't sleeping too long it shouldn't...
  19. Why take the laptop apart when you can do the...

    Why take the laptop apart when you can do the simple thing using a memory stick with Linux, as suggested above....? It is simple, because I've done it!
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    I've done the same. When the battery was...

    I've done the same. When the battery was completely flat, my wife's laptop wouldn't start. Leaving it for a while solved that problem and it booted normally. Hopefully yours will as well.
  21. X2 for FUN's suggestion, though perhaps putting...

    X2 for FUN's suggestion, though perhaps putting the distro on a memory stck (using the iso to usb program) would be better. Either way it's safer than removing hard disks!
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    Just to add my 2p worth, I have W8.1 and FF30 and...

    Just to add my 2p worth, I have W8.1 and FF30 and have never had the problem (even with older versions). I suppose it's the price we pay for having massively modifiable hardware and software - my...
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    Looks like Tandy are still going, albeit online -...

    Looks like Tandy are still going, albeit online - http://www.tandyonline.co.uk/. I too thought they had gone the way of so many shops and businesses...

    Radio Shack are still going but it seems,...
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    It might be more helpful to attach a document with text rather than a graphic, as we would be able to 'play' with it to see what the problem might be.
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    Thanks CloudCatcher, I've seen the snipping tool...

    Thanks CloudCatcher, I've seen the snipping tool but never used it. It looks easier to use than prtscn! Where's the Thanks button when it's deserved!

    BTW How do you catch clouds (speaking as a...
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