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Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 17th August 2018, 08:43
Replies: 17
Views: 3,532
Posted By David Smith
Sort of :) As per my last post, before my...

Sort of :)
As per my last post, before my Grandson had chance to look at it, it decided to come back to life on it's own accord.
The mouse problem was sorted.........Grandson tried it on his and it...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 2nd August 2018, 17:34
Replies: 17
Views: 3,532
Posted By David Smith
I tried the device within 2 metres.....no success

I tried the device within 2 metres.....no success
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Sunday 29th July 2018, 09:58
Replies: 17
Views: 3,532
Posted By David Smith
Its Windows 8. Now this is weird. Grandson is...

Its Windows 8.
Now this is weird. Grandson is home from uni and was goingto check it over. I switched it on and.....bingo!!! Its come back. Didnt have time to check the mouse but wifi seems to be...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 27th July 2018, 09:11
Replies: 17
Views: 3,532
Posted By David Smith
Thats interesting. By coincidence the mouse...

Thats interesting. By coincidence the mouse stopped interacting with the curser around the same time.......i wonder if that problem is connected.
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 26th July 2018, 19:06
Replies: 17
Views: 3,532
Posted By David Smith
Yes..looking that way. I really thought there...

Yes..looking that way. I really thought there would be a simple fix......like there was in the 60s when the phone box gave problems :)
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 26th July 2018, 16:19
Replies: 17
Views: 3,532
Posted By David Smith
Thanks. I have tried that without success. Still...

Thanks. I have tried that without success. Still shows only the defunct number.
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 26th July 2018, 08:16
Replies: 17
Views: 3,532
Posted By David Smith
New wifi router. How to input the new password on my laptop?

Situation is.......
Virgin gave me a new router. The engineer changed the password on my phone and my laptop.
For some reason, after 2 months, the laptop has forgotten the new password and is only...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 13th December 2017, 19:40
Replies: 0
Views: 555
Posted By David Smith
Alvor......Portugal, in June. Any suggestions?

Never been to Portugal. Alvor is on the coast, next to an en estuary. There is a reserve within walking distance.
Being June I am not expecting anything special but hopefully there will be different...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 29th September 2017, 18:05
Replies: 3
Views: 1,156
Posted By David Smith
Spider Question...........how did it make this web?

No photo.........sadly window cleaner came before I could photograph it :(
Outside our patio door we have a pergola and the 2 wooden upright end posts are approx. 900mm apart.
The spider managed to...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 26th September 2017, 17:39
Replies: 6
Views: 2,204
Posted By David Smith
. Its just come up again...........as I said, it...

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Its just come up again...........as I said, it doesn't come up every time.
It says "download Apple software update" "version 2.1.4" 2.27MB
Then "for more information co...
Forum: Cheshire Tuesday 26th September 2017, 16:11
Replies: 7
Views: 2,952
Posted By David Smith
TBH I thought it was just the land adjacent to...

TBH I thought it was just the land adjacent to the canal on the Warrington side of Moore i.e. where those factory/storage facilities are.
Peel Holdings sometimes give the impression that they are all...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 20th September 2017, 18:43
Replies: 6
Views: 2,204
Posted By David Smith
Not sure............I will take a note when I...

Not sure............I will take a note when I next switch on (It only comes up then) and let you know.
But I thought Apple was, just Apple i.e. Apple Mac ?
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 20th September 2017, 15:46
Replies: 6
Views: 2,204
Posted By David Smith
Should I download this ???

I have standard lap top that operates with Windows 8 (I will upgrade to 10).
Quite often, when I switch on, a box appears that tells me I need the latest APPLE download. It all looks very official...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 26th May 2017, 20:11
Replies: 11
Views: 5,643
Posted By David Smith
I have been in touch with Deamhost. Seem nice...

I have been in touch with Deamhost. Seem nice people but cannot act on my request as I am not the account holder. They are going to try and contact the account holder on my behalf and see if this can...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 26th May 2017, 20:00
Replies: 11
Views: 5,643
Posted By David Smith
Thanks. Again I wonder why anyone does...

Thanks.
Again I wonder why anyone does that........what do they have to gain from it? The mind boggles.
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 17th May 2017, 16:20
Replies: 11
Views: 5,643
Posted By David Smith
Thanks again. I really appreciate the help...

Thanks again. I really appreciate the help offered on BF.
If it comes to that I will take your advice (although I've never heard of Thunderbird.
Things may get resolved by following "Mono's"...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 17th May 2017, 16:18
Replies: 11
Views: 5,643
Posted By David Smith
Many thanks for that.........I have to say I am...

Many thanks for that.........I have to say I am impressed with what you have found.
Can I ask you a few questions.
1. The name Dreamhost doesn't ring any bells..........should it ?
1A. How did you...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 16th May 2017, 16:42
Replies: 11
Views: 5,643
Posted By David Smith
TBH I had thought of that BUT............. its...

TBH I had thought of that BUT.............
its the only one I've ever had.
As a complete technophobe I wouldn't know how to setup another account AND let all my contacts know about the change i.e....
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 16th May 2017, 15:05
Replies: 11
Views: 5,643
Posted By David Smith
My web site problem........help needed please

I have had my website (clearsky photography) for many years. It was set up and managed/run by a guy in Manchester who did it as a side-line. Any problems I just emailed him and it was quickly...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Saturday 11th March 2017, 12:18
Replies: 42
Views: 19,086
Posted By David Smith
I saw one while walking through a local golf...

I saw one while walking through a local golf course...........it was brown/cream and speckled...to quick to get an i.d.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 16th December 2016, 12:16
Replies: 13
Views: 1,378
Posted By David Smith
Although I moved to Warrington many years ago I...

Although I moved to Warrington many years ago I was born in Wallasey and lived there till I was 21 years old..........Seacombe, Moreton then Egrememont. When I left school, aged 15, my first job was...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 11th December 2016, 14:54
Replies: 13
Views: 1,378
Posted By David Smith
WOW.......Jack Snipe at bottom of our garden!!!

We have a small stream at the bottom of the garden.........it used to be maybe 2 foot deep but now just inches.
Taking a stroll we paused to look at a Wren in the brambles and...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Sunday 3rd July 2016, 19:33
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By David Smith
Many thanks............I still couldn't get it to...

Many thanks............I still couldn't get it to work and then.....suddenly......it decided to start working OK. No idea why or how but hey ho :)
Thanks again
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Saturday 2nd July 2016, 14:42
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By David Smith
Samsung Galaxy Ace.......problem with settings...help needed

For some reason it has stopped alerting me with sound when I get a text.
I have gone into settings and cannot find a reason i.e. the 'silent' button isn't ticked. I have tried selecting a new alert...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 3rd May 2016, 16:21
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By David Smith
We have had a pair in the garden for 2...

We have had a pair in the garden for 2 hours....an adult feeding the young one (although the young one seems bigger than the adult :) )
Regularly getting 3 or 4 'stealing' the fat balls that belongs...
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