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barry1010
Can anyone explain this? Virgin went down so I lost my internet.  At the same time my mobile service went down, Smarty (Three network).  Both came back on at more or less the same... ...
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fripfrip
hi,is it possible to get a google translate on a galaxy a12 phone so if you point your phone at a foreign language it automatically shows the translation in english on your phone.thanks for any... ...
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joko
NB: dont need full details, not going to try this. im just curious.

but how does a vpn, which puts your location elsewhere, stop hackers from gaining access to your computer.
and also if you... ...
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Woodstock
I've played online scrabble aganst the computer for a year or more, now, all of a sudden the computer is not allowing me to click on the letters to slide them to the board. Any ideas?
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brainiac
I've found an online company (ink-trader) that has the HP 301 colour and black-and-white cartridges I need for only £20 for both - but they're 'remanufactured.'   Has anyone used this sort of... ...
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racoony
I am 71 years old and need to update my mobile phone unfortunately.I hate technology.Can anybody recommend a smartphone that is easy to use? Many thanks.
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dillon
 Should the two black levers be on or off?
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Atheist
Looks like a worldwide phenomenon. Anyone here tried it this morning? Does it work for you?
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10ClarionSt
...on tinterweb. I search for AB but "Sorry, we are not able to find any results". I also get the same for email. However, typing in the full web address takes me to these sites. Is there... ...
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andy-hughes
I have forwarded a document to someone, who has requested it in a 'Text Edit' format. I have Windows 10, and the option to save in that format doesn't show up. Can anyone assist please?
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barry1010
It's getting on a bit now but even when only used for browsing the internet it gets very hot after 20 minutes or so. Any idea what's causing it and how to rectify it. I don't use it whilst it is... ...
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maggie01
My tablet can't connect to server hotmail so my emails are there but can't be read. 
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granny grump
A friend is using a Samsung tablet and is having problems getting onto PayPal from purchasing sites. It just keeps buffering. She can go straight into PayPal. It OK on her mobile. Any idea why?
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-SharonA-
I want to buy a new wall charger plug to charge my iphone and kindles. On looking on Amazon they have different wattages. If I buy one that is 40W is this ample to charge my devices or should I go... ...
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ToraToraTora
How can I cut a column in non table text, eg suppose I have this AAAAAAA BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB AAAAAAA BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB AAAAAAA BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB I want to cut the column with all the AAAAAAA... ...
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Atheist
We have a landline and a router which works off the landline. The incoming cable is copper from the nearest street box to the house, and fibre from BT central to the street box. In the house is a... ...
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Clementino
Just going round in circles. I was given a very strong computer-generated password and even that doesn't connect. Is anyone else having problems today. I will be cancelling my account on Monday as... ...
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fourteen85
Hi looking for some help with this please, when i try and use the camera on this phone I get the message 'camera failed' and the app shuts down. If I restart the phone the camera will work and... ...
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ImLostAgain
My Freeview Recorder has finally given up the ghost so I'm looking to get a new one.  Any recommendations? 
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Arrods
On the basis if you don't ask ..... I have a live camera feed to my garden pond which I can view on my iphone.  I get a notification when movement is detected. If I see the pesky heron trying to... ...

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