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Retired Brit living in Spain. Hoping the internet will keep my brain functioning for a while yet.

May
20
answered Remove “auto-corrected” line (---, ***) in OpenOffice.org Writer
May
9
comment Install Windows 7 on a Netbook
I´d agree with you. I upgraded my EeePC 1000H netbook to 2 GB RAM and Win7 home runs fine on it.
May
5
answered Close Firefox window with middle click on last tab
May
5
comment Firefox 4 default address bar behaviour
The Firefox keyboard controls are listed here : support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Keyboard%20shortcuts
May
5
awarded  Enthusiast
May
2
comment How can I charge my laptop wirelessly?
Nice if we could recharge using the radio waves around us though.
Apr
25
answered How to back up HP recovery partition
Apr
16
comment Why do USB A and B cables have different contacts?
@MoabFollowing the links others provided would have lead you here maxim-ic.com/app-notes/index.mvp/id/1822 where there is a full explanation with drawings.
Apr
14
answered Clean my Windows 7 of software remains
Apr
2
comment OpenOffice autocorrect glitch
Adding a space (or .) after Jan seems to work!
Mar
29
comment Connecting two Windows 7 machines over ethernet
i.stack.imgur.com/XUlc0.jpg This might help
Mar
24
answered Change Firefox 4 UI to Firefox 3 UI?
Mar
21
comment Open link in the same tab for Firefox
Sorry - for me normal left click opens in same tab, CTRL click in new tab, SHIFT click in new window. In google search for example I use CTRL click to open search results in new tabs. I have Tab Mix Plus add-on loaded.
Mar
21
answered Open link in the same tab for Firefox
Mar
18
comment How to type smiley face ASCII☺?
Have you googled "ascii art facebook"? Lots of advice there.
Mar
15
comment What has changed to make it possible to develop USB3.0
@RoboShop : getting that lot agreed on a global basis probably accounts for the time delay!
Mar
12
answered How can I stop focus from moving to a new cell when I use autocomplete in OpenOffice?
Mar
7
answered I have some printing problems. I get some black stains all over my pages. Help?
Mar
6
answered Should I use a rollermouse?
Mar
6
answered What's the difference between LibreOffice multi and all_lang packages?