Norton Anti-Virus

For various reasons, I use Norton AV, now owned and distributed by Symantec. This was first written in 2008, and a year later I moved to Citihub where other anti-virus products were in use. I stopped using it about then. I have marked this page as deprecated.

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External Disk on an XP system

This article was originally written in 2008, and was copied to this wiki in June 2013. It covers both moving XP windows directories from the internal local drive to the external disk, and some wish scripting to check the disk was on and remind people to turn it on if not already done. This article…

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OpenLDAP

This page was originally set up when considering putting a personal LDAP server on the web. This didn’t happen, but the problem of having one address book permanently available still needs to be solved. I got as far as starting a server, although it seems I need root user privilege. None of the vendors help;…

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Add This

I created this page to test scripts published by http://addthis.com. It was originally created on the Qube. See below for early experiments for what I wrote at the time, all probably useless now. I have installed their wordpress widget and so even lower down on this page, after the article , are add this’s sharing…

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F1 Help and Support

On my Dell Dimension, there’s been a problem with “Help & Support”, it wouldn’t start on using the F1. Dell recommended a pcrestore, which since I had already done once, I didn’t want to repeat. I logged it in the Dell Community forum here… and joe53 referred me to Kelly’s Korner tweaks, line 235. This…

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Windows boot menu on a Dell

Windows Safe Mode I am looking to boot my Dell Dimension 5150c into Safe Mode. See the Dell support page where they state that to get into the boot menu, you must use the F8 button,after the basic input/output system (BIOS) has finished loading, but before the windows XP splash screen is displayed. keywords: “windows…

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Home Entertainment (TV)

Meta The bulk of this snip was written in 2008, much has changed since, although I am still, annoyingly a Sky customer. I updated it in November 2013 when I upgraded the box for free. Skyplus I have just spoken to Sky who have offered to upgrade my skybox for free. So that’s good then….

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Second Life

Is this the future collaboration platform for the Internet, or another amazing waste of time. The EU Commission took it seriously for a while, and it’s still going. Here are my notes and links, 

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BT Phones i.e. Handsets

Home Handset I have a BT Studio 1100. The customer services line is 0870 605 8047, and open between Mon-Fri 0830-1800, Sat 1000-1600. I found the BT Customer Services omnibus page on Google. 14th August 2007

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Bye Bye to Snipsnap

In June 2007, at http://snipsnap.org. it was announced that the original authors and team the created and supported Snipsnap were ceasing work on it. Some community users proposed to move the code here… at sourceforge.net.

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