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Forum: General August 2nd 11, 01:14 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion,microsoft.public.windows.inetexplorer.ie6.browser,alt.windows98
Replies: 42
Views: 2,285
Posted By Mart
Internet Explorer users 'have below-average IQ'

It's a good thing that somebody looks after us thickies - although, to be
fair I am using IE8 on XP, so I suppose then that jacks-up a couple of IQ
points. I don't think I could cope with any of...
Forum: General April 16th 11, 01:19 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 23
Views: 1,222
Posted By Mart
Damage using a serial cable to connect 2 PC's?

Absolutely no apologies for top posting.

Lostgallifreyan wrote :-

Afterthought: - USB ... wires carry actual electrical
energy (power), and .. I suspect that very often a driver
is unfairly...
Forum: General September 12th 10, 12:52 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Mart
How to access the BIOS on an old Dell desktop?

Well the Del key would appear to be the correct key to press, as you see
the
"Press Del to enter SETUP" on-screen report.
However, it may be that the keyboard is not responding due to the...
Forum: General July 3rd 10, 12:27 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Mart
So they've pulled it as promised

27 minutes past midnight BST on 3rd July and its gone from the MS server.
But still exists elsewhere.

Mart
Forum: General June 3rd 10, 10:12 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 7
Views: 3,047
Posted By Mart
June 3rd - and counting

Hmm... chaff & chatter (elsewhere) is talking of July 1st, Oct 1st and
other fanciful dates. Take your pick.

Compelling? I guess it's just a case of - "watch this space" (or not).
When does...
Forum: General June 2nd 10, 09:37 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 6
Views: 3,029
Posted By Mart
and now, it's June 2 in Redmond

Noel wrote :-
...and the groups are still working! - or are they?

Now the paranoia is beginning to set in. I suppose that we (addicts?) will
spend more time just looking to see if/when they...
Forum: General May 31st 10, 07:41 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 13
Views: 4,467
Posted By Mart
tap, tap This thing working?

I was going to suggest that the last person here turns out the lights before
they leave, but then realised that will not be necessary as they will go out
the moment MS pulls the plug. They've...
Forum: General May 30th 10, 08:30 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 6
Views: 2,922
Posted By Mart
Red flag from the WWOTN!

As ever, HL, another couple of classic tags, bottled for posterity.

The past ten years has sure taken its toll on all of our health's, one way
or another and the windowsme.general has always been...
Forum: General May 18th 10, 10:25 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 45
Views: 9,128
Posted By Mart
Is there still a free AV for ME?

LOL

Mart


"Noel Paton" wrote in message
...
Norton? - now that *would* necessitate a finger or two!
The...
Forum: General May 18th 10, 08:42 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 45
Views: 9,128
Posted By Mart
Is there still a free AV for ME?

I hope in Noel's case the raspberry wasn't synonymous with giving the
finger.

Not exactly synonymous Harry. but somewhat milder (childish - lavatorial -
rather than adult humour). But then...
Forum: General May 17th 10, 07:22 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 45
Views: 9,128
Posted By Mart
Is there still a free AV for ME?

A buddy of mine has (probably) the whole collection of Goon Shows on
CD'ssssss

The Two Ronnie's? - The Phantom Raspberry...
Forum: General May 17th 10, 07:55 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 45
Views: 9,128
Posted By Mart
Is there still a free AV for ME?

"Raspberry" - as in 'Blowing a'
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blowing_a_raspberry

Mart



"webster72n" wrote in message
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Forum: General March 24th 10, 01:43 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By Mart
Print-outs are dark

Unlikely, unless you are not using the correct win98 driver for your
printer. But answers to my previous questions might shed more light (or
darkness g) on things particularly if you are not...
Forum: General March 23rd 10, 01:41 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By Mart
Print-outs are dark

"b11_" wrote in message
...
When I look at a JPEG image on the screen, it looks just fine. Bit when I
print...
Forum: General March 23rd 10, 01:41 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By Mart
Print-outs are dark

"b11_" wrote in message
...
When I look at a JPEG image on the screen, it looks just fine. Bit when I
print...
Forum: General March 15th 10, 07:56 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By Mart
Quick Launch

I tried importing an old registry I had, but that did not work.

As in "System Restore" or "scanreg /restore" and, how old? You just *may*
have a couple of more lives left.

However, if you've...
Forum: General February 27th 10, 02:54 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By Mart
The Windows Welcome Song

The 'deep clock chime' certainly sounds like Big Ben which *may* suggest a
UK composer/recording, No details appear to be embedded within the file
(using a text reader) - otherwise no further help....
Forum: General February 27th 10, 02:54 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By Mart
The Windows Welcome Song

The 'deep clock chime' certainly sounds like Big Ben which *may* suggest a
UK composer/recording, No details appear to be embedded within the file
(using a text reader) - otherwise no further help....
Forum: General February 24th 10, 04:14 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 18
Views: 2,006
Posted By Mart
Free Fire Wall for WinMe

Now Shane, would any of this gang ever try to wind YOU up?

Mart


"Shane" wrote in message
...
Heh. I mention it in the post Mart...
Forum: General February 23rd 10, 11:22 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 18
Views: 2,006
Posted By Mart
Free Fire Wall for WinMe

Cheers Shane, I included the link as several of my 'older' links have either
now removed the download or the link has become dead. I only added it in
case someone looks at these posts in a future...
Forum: General February 23rd 10, 01:44 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 18
Views: 2,006
Posted By Mart
Free Fire Wall for WinMe

Kerio Personal Firewall 2.1.5 is still (as I write) available at :-
http://www.321download.com/LastFreeware/files/keriopf215.zip

Always a good one and works fine on XP - if you feel you need it...
Forum: General February 10th 10, 03:54 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 48
Views: 2,562
Posted By Mart
BTBroagband and WinMe

Noel,

The password is 'built-in' to the BT HomeHub router and is intended for use
on BT Broadband only :-

*Password*: Display the broadband password used by your Hub. Note that for
the BT...
Forum: General February 9th 10, 09:39 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 48
Views: 2,562
Posted By Mart
BTBroagband and WinMe

Yes, of course Mike - it was getting late g

However, in the HomHub's utilities, the admin has the option to delete and
refresh/edit any ethernet settings. Never really played there but might be a...
Forum: General February 9th 10, 01:43 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 48
Views: 2,562
Posted By Mart
BTBroagband and WinMe

Mike,

It's quite a while ago, but I do recall playing with several different PC's
and trying to connect them as WiFi to the HomeHub - and IIRC, sharing the
WiFi stick (or possibly a WiFi PCMCIA...
Forum: General February 8th 10, 06:46 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.general
Replies: 48
Views: 2,562
Posted By Mart
BTBroagband and WinMe

Mike wrote :-

The BT Home Hub is a combined adsl modem, router,
wireless access point, internet phone (VOIP) and BT's
digital TV service/ IPTV (not sure whether
that it the correct term to...
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