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    Sorry but - IMHO - stating that 'Playing online...

    Sorry but - IMHO - stating that 'Playing online games' has automatically resulted in malware from 'online game sites' is an unhelpful and sweeping generalization. The OP's Speccy report shows that...
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    How about downloading and running Nir Sofer's...

    How about downloading and running Nir Sofer's BluetoothView? If Bluetooth IS working on your laptop(s) then it should detect nearby Bluetooth devices, even if not paired/connected.
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    Go back to Device Manager, right-click on Atheros...

    Go back to Device Manager, right-click on Atheros AR5B97 Wireless network adapter then choose Properties. On the Advanced tab check that Bluetooth hasn't been disabled.

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    The Acer support site for the Aspire 5750 and...

    The Acer support site for the Aspire 5750 and Aspire 4741g show both have either Atheros or Broadcom Bluetooth. It also shows the Fn+F3 key combination toggles wireless communication on and off on...
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    I found a real simple one on this Autohotkey...

    I found a real simple one on this Autohotkey forum. I already have Autohotkey installed so it was just a case of copying and pasting the code into Notepad and then save the file as alarmclock.ahk....
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    It would help to know the exact model of Acer...

    It would help to know the exact model of Acer Aspire (as I5, I guess, refers to the processor rather than a model range).
  7. You need someone with a Mac/MacBook (which has...

    You need someone with a Mac/MacBook (which has Helvetica Neue as part of the OS) and Xcode (with Interface Builder) installed in order to use the iOS Simulator to show an alert dialog, i.e....
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    You have a huge amount of internet connections...

    You have a huge amount of internet connections having to be serviced. What's WoW gaming performance like when Internet Explorer, Skype, Dropbox and uTorrent aren't running?

    PS - Speccy shows AVG...
  9. The font used by iOS 7 is, apparently, Helvetica...

    The font used by iOS 7 is, apparently, Helvetica Neue.

    For the background image, try using a screenshot created by Reflector.

    Hope this helps...
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    I looked at Moo0 Connection Watcher...

    I looked at Moo0 Connection Watcher (which your link points to) a while ago but, in my opinion, it wasn't at all accurate. I've just looked at it again and, in my opinion (on my PC at least), the...
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    [SOLVED] Can you clarify what "I just ran jv16" means? Do...

    Can you clarify what "I just ran jv16" means? Do you mean you ran "Macecraft jv16 Powertools" or, as Berton suggests, the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.6?

    What do you mean by "this came up as a...
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    Like rubinontheroad, my main PC is also about 5...

    Like rubinontheroad, my main PC is also about 5 years old. I've just been testing DUMO (Drivers Update Monitor) (which I like for its simplicity and have added to my portable toolkit) and it shows...
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    I've had nearly a dozen experiences where...

    I've had nearly a dozen experiences where un-installing Trusteer Rapport has fixed connection problems for family, friends and colleagues. In particular it prevents the VPN client we use for...
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    I prefer Nir Sofer's NetworkTrafficView...

    I prefer Nir Sofer's NetworkTrafficView as this shows both connections and traffic (including those from the router itself) instead of just processes. In addition, using CTRL+I on a remote connection...
  15. Good find, Paul. Many thanks.

    Good find, Paul. Many thanks.
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    1) USB 3 is backwards compatible with USB 2 so,...

    1) USB 3 is backwards compatible with USB 2 so, yes, the new USB 3 DVD drive should be compatible with your laptop (provided you're not running a very old OS like Windows 98).

    2) Yes, it can be...
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    In the screenshot of the error dialog it looks...

    In the screenshot of the error dialog it looks like the film's folder name has a space before and after it, i.e. F:\Movies\ Mean Girls (2004) \Mean Girls (2004).mkv.
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    If you want the free version of Adobe Acrobat 8,...

    If you want the free version of Adobe Acrobat 8, here's a download link for APRO23_Win_ESD1_WWEFG.exe. The file size is 489 Mb.

    I've just downloaded it and installed it on a VM. The 'complete'...
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    The OP's ultra portable - an HP EliteBook 2530p -...

    The OP's ultra portable - an HP EliteBook 2530p - may be one of the ones that came with a 1.8" hard drive. The highest capacity drive available (now that Hitachi and Seagate no longer do 1.8" drives)...
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    You could always install Foxit PDF Reader...

    You could always install Foxit PDF Reader then print from within WordPerfect to Foxit's virtual PDF printer to create PDF's. Foxit PDF Reader is far less bloated (98 Mb) and faster to load than...
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    The Microtek ScanMaker 4800 was introduced in...

    The Microtek ScanMaker 4800 was introduced in 2001 and isn't supported by any built-in driver in Windows 7. The last released driver was for Windows XP.

    YouTube shows a video of a user claiming to...
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    @Chris Cooper - If you're going to make the leap...

    @Chris Cooper - If you're going to make the leap then here's another couple of tips:


    Use a headset that connects via USB (or wireless) rather than one with 3.5 mm audio jack connectors. (This...
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    @petesmst: One of the selling points of DNS 13 is...

    @petesmst: One of the selling points of DNS 13 is that, unlike previous versions, initial voice training for the new version is no longer recommended... so it's a shame you've had this experience.
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    'Cos they were all born in the UK? (Pennsylvania,...

    'Cos they were all born in the UK? (Pennsylvania, South Gloucester or Exeter, Devon)
  25. Hmmm.... you haven't given much info (what OS,...

    Hmmm.... you haven't given much info (what OS, what media player, etc.) but the answer is yes... probably. :)

    To give you an idea, have a look at one of Rob Chambers' Windows Speech Recognition...
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