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Technical Help / HP Printers stop working after using non HP ink!
« on: Saturday 13 May 23 11:14 BST (UK)  »
Following a software update all HP inkjet printers have now stopped working!
Only solution is to use HP inks.
[Daughter currently using a HP printer]

Technical Help / Historic book in PDF format.
« on: Friday 27 August 21 18:33 BST (UK)  »
I have in my possession a local historical book which had been scanned by it's owner prior to e mailing to me.
On reading the book I soon become aware that a number of pages hed been missed from being scanned, I subsequently had the missing pages sent to me via  email so completing the book.
My problem is how do I merge the pages missed first time around to be integrated within the book?
Total number of pages @200!

Looking to find out where my grandma lived before marriage, the family name was very common.
Source    Farsley St John Parish Church
Date    1909 07 17
Groom's First Name    Joseph
Groom's Last Name    YEWDALL
Bride's First Name    Florence Amelia
Bride's Last Name    KEIGHLEY
Groom's Age    24
Groom's Status    B
Groom's Occupation    Joiner
Groom's Abode    1 Strawberry Avenue (Armley Leeds)
Groom's Father    William Yewdall
Groom's Father's Occupation    Joiner
Bride's Age    23
Bride's Status    S
Bride's Occupation    .
Bride's Abode    21 Tennyson Street Farsley
Bride's Father    John Keighley
Bride's Fathers Occupation    Millwright
Reference    CE128/230
Witness    Harry Procter Keighley; Martha Alice Keighley
 NB the address at the time of marriage, no record found of this address other than records for 1 to 14 Tennyson Street Farsley.
[5minute walk from the church]
House is part of a terrace block still visible today. (1 -29)

Technical Help / Latest ver Windows 10 May 2019 - 1903
« on: Wednesday 22 May 19 21:42 BST (UK)  »
Be aware that this took me all of 4hrs to download/install using a 100Mb download link.
So using a laptop use your power brick to ensure no power drops!
First impressions are that this is now a slick operating system very responsive using firefox browser.

Technical Help / Windows 10 April update
« on: Tuesday 01 May 18 07:47 BST (UK)  »
Please be aware that although the above update takes minutes (5 in my case) this updates installs a new version of Windows 10 and takes a fair time to fully install. (2hrs 15min in my case)
You have been warned!

Technical Help / Slow Windows 10 updates?
« on: Thursday 16 March 17 10:32 GMT (UK)  »
Just a quick 'heads up regarding March updates'.
This I found was a large download and took up to 2hrs from start to finish. :o
Depending on your time zone start before you start preparing supper, best of luck!

Technical Help / Increased security for Firefox users
« on: Wednesday 08 March 17 21:41 GMT (UK)  »
Many of us take it for granted that a site is secure when visiting various websites.
[https:// are by right the most secure]
With the latest update to Firefox (ver 52.0) now checks to see if your website visit is secure.
The link above shows that the website is not https secure, with an option to leave/enter your username/password.

Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / Decipher mother's name on birth cert
« on: Wednesday 04 January 17 12:29 GMT (UK)  »
A distant relative has just e mailed a full copy of my grandmothers birth certificate.
I can read most of the entry bar the mothers name?
I can make out Charlotte Prosser but formally ?
I have attached that part which I am unable to read, any volunteers.
Regards Brian

Technical Help / Current problems at Symantec. (Norton) Now sorted!
« on: Sunday 18 December 16 08:14 GMT (UK)  »
For anyone having problems doing a security update, the word is that problems with the system are currently preventing all users from doing a security update.
[Current time is 08.13GMT Fix time 5Hrs]

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