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    You can try viewing it in Computer Manager (Start...

    You can try viewing it in Computer Manager (Start > Run > compmgmt.msc). This will show you what Windows thinks you have connected. If you post a screen grab of the disk listing we may be able to...
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    Did you set your network adapter to have a fixed...

    Did you set your network adapter to have a fixed IP? You should use DHCP for IP addresses as the router then tells your computer what to use and how to connect to the internet.

    cheers, Paul
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    Thanks BATcher, I needed a laugh! cheers, Paul

    Thanks BATcher, I needed a laugh!

    cheers, Paul
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    Do you use the same USB to SATA enclosure? It may...

    Do you use the same USB to SATA enclosure? It may the the enclosure that is at issue.

    cheers, Paul
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    I use a small SSD (60GB) for Windows and my...

    I use a small SSD (60GB) for Windows and my documents, including mail, pictures and music etc are on a mechanical drive, as are backups.

    Whatever arrangement you go for you should clone partition...
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    This message means you do not have permission to...

    This message means you do not have permission to read the file and therefore cannot download it. This can only be fixed on the server itself, not by you doing anything special.
    What you may find is...
  7. Thread: Windows time

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    The error indicates that...

    The error indicates that "C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe" is attempting to run with credentials that are not the same as those already in use - svchost.exe provides a lot of the internal processes...
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    I use the publicly available time servers at...

    I use the publicly available time servers at pool.ntp.org. See their web site at http://www.pool.ntp.org/en/
    How to for various OS is on the How to Use page.

    cheers, Paul
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    This will work but is will probably not be as...

    This will work but is will probably not be as fast as native Windows. The other issue is drivers for PCs are not generally available for VMware, although you may get away with an all Intel machine -...
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    And doesn't play well if you've got Adblock plus...

    And doesn't play well if you've got Adblock plus installed in Firefox.

    cheers, Paul
  11. Yes, but you need to buy the Premium...

    Yes, but you need to buy the Premium version.

    cheers, Paul
  12. I use Acronis True Image. I don't think it...

    I use Acronis True Image. I don't think it matters which software you use as long as it does what you require.
    Yes, you boot from the recovery media created by the backup software.

    cheers, Paul
  13. Yes. It's designed to allow you to replace a...

    Yes. It's designed to allow you to replace a broken / stolen PC. The boot CD / USB will sort out the drivers for the new hardware during the recovery.

    cheers, Paul
  14. I recommend using a backup program that has a...

    I recommend using a backup program that has a bare metal restore - takes all the hassle out of the operation. ImageX is really only for building new PCs from a known image in a corporate...
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    You could have a macro that you run against the...

    You could have a macro that you run against the sheets that exports the data to a common file and then clears the sheet to start again.
    What we really need is a sample sheet and a description of...
  16. If your router has access controls you can set...

    If your router has access controls you can set them, but most home routers do not. Software controls on the PC are pretty much useless as kids can get around them - they tend to be better informed...
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    The most likely scenario is the printer was...

    The most likely scenario is the printer was originally connected via the wireless adapter and Windows has set a route to the printer IP via the wireless adapter. To check this open a Command Prompt...
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    I disagree, they are common now - even my super...

    I disagree, they are common now - even my super cheap laser printer is wireless, great for my tablet.

    cheers, Paul
  19. And in a piece of great timing, a VPN thread...

    And in a piece of great timing, a VPN thread.

    cheers, Paul
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    Some keyboards are "not quite standard" and you...

    Some keyboards are "not quite standard" and you have to wait for Windows to load the driver before they work. It's worth keeping an old keyboard handy for times you want to play.

    cheers, Paul
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    Maybe the "wireless" indicator only works for WAP...

    Maybe the "wireless" indicator only works for WAP access, not device access?

    cheers, Paul
  22. There is no need to remove drivers most of the...

    There is no need to remove drivers most of the time - we did have a conflicting sound driver which was easy to remove. The removal / injection is done directly into the WIM using DSIM. No need to run...
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    This thread has more than enough bad news to scare you away from public hotspots, and some recommendations.

    cheers, Paul
  24. You use a VPN for secure access at public WiFi...

    You use a VPN for secure access at public WiFi spots. There are free or paid ones and you get what you pay for - I don't have a list to hand.
    The alternative is a subscription to mobile WiFi where...
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    You shouldn't need to know Linux, the HID should...

    You shouldn't need to know Linux, the HID should be an appliance and you turn it on - or fire it up on a VM - and set your preferences.

    cheers, Paul
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