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Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 21. Jan 2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,188
Posted By jim
I have been using Slimjet for over a year now and...

I have been using Slimjet for over a year now and it is brilliant. However, last few months, almost every time it starts it reports that it was shut down incorrectly and offers to report the error...
Forum: Fix Me 16. Sep 2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,812
Posted By jim
Had same problem for a week or so now. No probs...

Had same problem for a week or so now. No probs with other sites.
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 28. Mar 2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,326
Posted By jim
That's why I stick with SlimJet :)

That's why I stick with SlimJet :)
Forum: Fix Me 08. Jan 2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,255
Posted By jim
Seems fine now thanks.

Seems fine now thanks.
Forum: Fix Me 07. Jan 2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,255
Posted By jim
I tried that but nothing happens.

I tried that but nothing happens.
Forum: Fix Me 06. Jan 2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,255
Posted By jim
Notification?

There is a friend notification request pending for me for months from somebody (Eldon?). Not sure what it means but I can't get rid of it. It is no problem but I don't know if I should do anything...
Forum: Security 25. Nov 2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,735
Posted By jim
You are both arguing semantics. Windows is more...

You are both arguing semantics. Windows is more likely to be attacked as it is the most popular/used OS. That does not make it more vulnerable - just more likely to be attacked. Burn-it is correct in...
Forum: General Computer Support 30. Oct 2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,491
Posted By jim
I have used this for more years than I can...

I have used this for more years than I can remember (since back before windows 7 at least and I am on the latest windows 10 now) and it has been just about the most reliable piece of software ever....
Forum: Linux 09. Jun 2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By jim
I would absolutely LOVE to ditch Microshaft...

I would absolutely LOVE to ditch Microshaft generally but wife and I play many games (not online) and Windows is apparently the only system that supports this - at least for the many that we like...
Forum: Software Suggestions 10. Mar 2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 11,070
Posted By jim
Well I use Slimjet and have had a lot of problems...

Well I use Slimjet and have had a lot of problems with it lately (now resolved) so I have downloaded it and done a backup. It only took a couple of minutes which is good. As you say, there is no...
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 14. Dec 2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,307
Posted By jim
Just tried Yandex. Apart from a few niggles with...

Just tried Yandex. Apart from a few niggles with things I couldn't install the next thing it did was crash. Went back to Slimjet.
Forum: Security 14. Sep 2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,238
Posted By jim
I'm with Kendall. I had a bad experience with...

I'm with Kendall. I had a bad experience with them 5 or 6 years back and they were quite rude and dismissive to me when one big (I forget which) new virus came out. Effectively told me I was talking...
Forum: Security 28. Aug 2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,211
Posted By jim
Bit of a thread drift...... I also have used LP...

Bit of a thread drift...... I also have used LP for years with no real problems although it's a bit unreliable with some sites. I thought I would try something different last week and tried Dashlane....
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 16. Aug 2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,789
Posted By jim
Yes, got it to work quite well after a quite long...

Yes, got it to work quite well after a quite long modification process thanks. The first person to write a program that will import Outlook files into a program that works almost the same will make a...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 15. Aug 2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,789
Posted By jim
Looks good on first look. Will give it a try....

Looks good on first look. Will give it a try. Thanks.
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 14. Aug 2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,789
Posted By jim
Uncomplicated desktop address book/contacts

I have used Outlook 2007 on and off for years and the Contacts section is perfect for me and I would love to use it as my desktop address book. I now have Win 10 but the contacts list is rubbish to...
Forum: System 23. May 2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,856
Posted By jim
Thanks, I will let you know (with pictures) if I...

Thanks, I will let you know (with pictures) if I decide to try again.
Forum: System 21. May 2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,856
Posted By jim
Well in the end I settled for installing it on a...

Well in the end I settled for installing it on a USB stick - which worked fine except for being slow and Firefox crashing every 2 minutes. Until I find a friend who can do the dual boot job properly...
Forum: System 21. May 2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,856
Posted By jim
This is what I mean. You are talking a foreign...

This is what I mean. You are talking a foreign language to me again! Although I think I understand the terms you say, why should I do that? All the guides and help that folk give assume a certain...
Forum: System 21. May 2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,856
Posted By jim
No idea - but recovered everything by using a...

No idea - but recovered everything by using a combination of the programs mentioned plus my Terabyte's Image for Windows files. By the way - the mini partition tool won't let me do anything now...
Forum: System 20. May 2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,856
Posted By jim
Told you I was thick about hardware issues :(...

Told you I was thick about hardware issues :( Somehow managed to lose my D partition as well as not being successful with the installation. Got good backups though so working on that now. MAYBE I'll...
Forum: System 20. May 2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,856
Posted By jim
Nice one :D Well I wasn't as long as I thought as...

Nice one :D Well I wasn't as long as I thought as I still got stuck. Managed to resize D so I've 300 gig unused. Set it as ext4 and journal.... as advised but where do I go from there? I really need...
Forum: System 20. May 2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,856
Posted By jim
Thanks. To paraphrase Mr. Oates "I'm going...

Thanks. To paraphrase Mr. Oates "I'm going inside. I may be some time....."
Forum: System 19. May 2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,856
Posted By jim
Thanks Jojo. Yes my machine has a C and D drive...

Thanks Jojo. Yes my machine has a C and D drive (421gb each) which I assume are partitions on my single 1tb hard drive. As I said earlier, I don't get the option to install Linux alongside my Win 10....
Forum: System 19. May 2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,856
Posted By jim
Thanks again MC and anyone else who replied. Am...

Thanks again MC and anyone else who replied. Am still open to good advice from anyone else who wants. :D
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