Monthly Archives: June 2011

Freeview update

I ordered an HDMI cable to go between the Freeview box and the HD ready TV, and plugged it in today. This finishes the job off nicely, wonderful reception and images (even on our 32in TV). It also frees up

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Freeview in Whitby

Not really an SOS post, but technical anyway! We have been experimenting for a year or so with Freeview through the TV card in our Acer Entertainment PC, and despite a couple of different antennas, the latest being a rather

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FIT PC2i and Ubuntu

I have just has an exciting few days. I finally got some time to myself and my new PC, and I have been making it the way I want it. One of the things I wanted was to dual boot

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Outlook will only start in safe mode

Had a desperate phone call from a past client a few weeks ago. He could only start Outlook up in safe mode, and in safe mode he could not send emails from word or excel. As he is a builder,

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GMA 500 graphics drivers

If you look around the web at the blue screen issue with this graphics chip and its drivers, you can see that many people are frustrated by it, myself included. I now have it to the point where it runs

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