Recent content by NRD | PCSPECIALIST

Recent content by NRD

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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Ding Dong

    Hi you Tech guy's, My wife's laptop has suddenly developed a fault which has got me caught. A few days ago while using it a ding dong, ding dong sound arrived and at the same time two small icons at top left were flashing. These two being the Caps Lock and Num Lock indicators, in the short...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Missing drive

    Hi guy's, I have just fitted an external hard drive," in Devices " it would appear to have been configured okay. However, when looking in " C " expecting to see it listed as drive E for instance it does not show, only drive C and DVD are shown. What am I doing or more to the point not doing...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST default gateway

    We have two Voyager II laptops, his and hers. Both of which drop their wireless connections too often, we use BT HOME HUB4 and when this problem occurs I use the built in BT desktop help system which promptly tells me that the default gateway is the problem which it corrects and away we go again...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Windows 8

    An idiot I am I know, I have misplaced my windows 8 product key, I am sure that it can be found on the computer if one looks in the right place. Problem......WHERE IS THAT PLACE and how do I get there please???????
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Side bar

    Hi everyone, I have a very, very annoying feature on my Voyager II laptop. Almost every time my pointer goes anywhere near the right hand side of my screen the row of Icons keep popping out and a rectangular bar appears on the left hand side of the screen showing time and date ect. I thought...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST .PVD files

    Hi guy's, I am in dire need of you clever chaps to help me with my Boo Boo. A while ago now I had a mass of photo's on my hard drive and decided to do the right thing and transfer them to a CD. I wanted to file to be named " OURPHOTOS.jpg" to do this I simply held down the shift key as I...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Interference

    Hi guy's I know that there are methods of checking your broadband to see if anyone is interfering with your signal and also being able to move to another bandwidth if necessary. Problem, where does one find one of these programs please????
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Printer loses connection to laptop

    Hi everyone, I have a problem with connection between Lexmark all in one and our two laptops. The printer is connected via wireless to the main desktop, the two laptops one with Win 7 64bit and one with Win 8 64bit both connected as extras. Every now and then for no reason ( at least to me )...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Windows 8 upgrade.

    Hi guy's, For the last day or so I have tried to use my offer of an upgrade to the new OPS. Having gone through all the blurb to the point where one must choose: Windows settings,personal files and apps, Just personal files or nothing. I now hit a brick wall, which ever of these three I choose...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Gemjay

    I have three computers in home all running Win 7, two 64bit systems and one 32bit.One desktop 64bit and one laptop 64bit the other laptop is 32bit.I wish to setup a home group on all three, this can be done on the desktop and laptop both on 64bit but the laptop on 32bit refuses to play. Each...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Fax modem, internal or external.

    Hi guy's I have a need for a fax modem of some sort or other. I have my new pcspecialist Voyager II or my Dell Inspiron 580 desktop both 64bit. I suppose an internal modem for the dell would perhaps be the one that I would go for, if I can find one. But am open to all and any suggestions. Thanks.
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Nrd

    Hi everyone, I am a little new to this sort of thing, however here goes. I keep hearing of these plugin mains adaptor gadgets for better broadband, just what are they and where would one get them from please. We live out in the sticks where broadband is very, very, very slow to say the least and...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Nrd

    HI, I am considering the Voyager laptop as my next computer, I wondered if anyone has any comments with regard to this PC that may be of assistance to me please.
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