Category Archives: Computers and Internet

INTACT – Virginity Restored

It is with pleasure that I report the arrival of the engineer, well within the timeframe proffered yesterday. Apart from a phone call this morning confirming the arrangement, and an opportunity to cancel should we no longer require the visit, … Continue reading

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The Harlots Regress – just part of Branson’s domain

Once again we’re having problems with our Internet connection, as supplied by Branson’s Harlot Media. For a few weeks we were having random brief losses of internet access even though connection to the hub was reasonably stable. On Thursday night … Continue reading

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more printer saga on The Word of Sinna Luvva

  The Epson Saga continues ….  over on my Sinna Luvva blog: wireless issues remain unresolved – all suggestions have already been tried!  https://sinnaluvva.blogspot.co.uk/2017/12/the-epson-saga-continues.html  

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Epson Woes – Just for the record

Having made a grievous error of purchasing a new photo printer (older ones now best for document printing alone) I found myself damaging my health (and deeply upsetting my beloved) in trying to set up the new machine – the … Continue reading

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iolo SYSTEM MECHANIC ACTIVATION PROBLEM version 16.5.2.214

For the past couple of days I’ve been attempting to reactivate iolo System Mechanic 16.5 premium. I first installed it on two old machines in February then, more recently, on a newer machine where it seemed to be working fine. … Continue reading

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Not So Smart HDTV

Our move into Smart TV land has been nothing if not eventful. It has always been our practice to record one or other programme when confronted by a clash of timings, or simply an inconvenient programme timing, but more recently … Continue reading

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Whatever Happens – A Customer Dis-service

Whatever Happens don’t expect a reasonable service. Early this morning I had occasion to contact PC World’s ‘Whatever Happens’ service as a Packard Bell desktop, purchased less than two years ago (from PC World) and covered by a three year … Continue reading

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