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bio website dpolson.co.uk
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Typical nerd, from the South West of England. Programming since I got my first Commodore 16. ASP.NET intermediate at the moment but I'm working on it!

Work in IT for a firm of Solicitors doing Support, Training, Database Admin and Development.


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Sep
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answered How can I change the default location/action of 'Open Outlook Data File' in Outlook 2010?
Jul
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comment How to Stream Music from one system to another via Wifi
I think you should look at DLNA devices. I am not sure what Pandora is but Windows Media Player is DLNA compatible. I can control music playing on my HTPC from my laptop or my phone.
Jul
11
comment How can I lower my latency? (Powerline)
At both the router end and the computer end are the powerline adapters plugged into any extension leads or socket multipliers? Can you try other sockets to check for interference or bad cabling?
Jan
4
comment Password prompt appearing twice in Firefox at startup
Do you know the master password and does it accept it ok?
Jan
4
comment Password prompt appearing twice in Firefox at startup
What about if you disable all the add-ons?
Dec
9
comment Preparing a slave hard drive for installing Windows XP on another PC
Can I ask the reason for the machine not working with a CD DVD drive?
Nov
23
comment Windows xp registry permission problems
I assume we're talking about a local user not on a domain? How about if you create a new user? Do they have same issues? Have you tried this? winhelponline.com/blog/…
Nov
18
comment Recent files opened in Excel 2007 not appearing in the 'recent documents' list
support.microsoft.com/kb/826922 This post explains what /automation does. Disables Autorun Macros so could be the issue. Can you test without the /automation -embedding switches?
Nov
17
comment Installing Windows 7 hangs after initial loading phase
This is definitely worth a try. If you have two sticks of RAM just try it with one in, and if that still doesn't work, try the other. Could be a faulty stick of ram.
Nov
17
comment Installing Windows 7 hangs after initial loading phase
Then I would try another DVD media or another DVD drive. Can you update the BIOS? Maybe install XP quickly or use a Preinstallation Environment like BartPE to run the update? Did changing the SATA mode not help?
Nov
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revised Installing Windows 7 hangs after initial loading phase
Added link to manufacterers website
Nov
17
answered Installing Windows 7 hangs after initial loading phase
Nov
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comment Firefox doesn't always start up and “forgets” history
Can you tell us which extensions you have, and as James Hopkins suggests below, does it start ok in Safe Mode?
Nov
3
comment Wireless connection on Ubuntu keeps dropping
Does this happen when you are actively using the mouse and keyboard or could this be related to power saving?
Nov
2
comment Word by word selection by mouse in Firefox
I also just realised that a triple-click and drag allows you to select paragraph by paragraph! Thanks.