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Forum: Hardware 05-20-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By alex_boothby
Re: Blu ray internal drive to USB?

Yes. To play blu Ray.
Forum: Hardware 05-20-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By alex_boothby
Blu ray internal drive to USB?

Hi there,

My laptop does not have a dvd drive.

I was thinking I will buy an external one. Then I thought, it would also be good to be able to play blu ray.


The problem is, external blu...
Forum: Networking | DNS 04-30-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By alex_boothby
Internet Speed drops when downloading

Hi there,

I am stumped by this.

I am on Sky broadband (not fibre).

When I download something/ watch videos the internet speeds drops to unusable. Running a test it drops from my usual 10...
Forum: Networking | DNS 01-07-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By alex_boothby
LAN To WAN second router

Hi there,

Hope you all can help.

I am wanting to add a second router to to my network so I can set up Express VPN via PPTP.

My primary router is some Generic Sky ER115 thing.

My second...
Forum: Software and Operating Systems 09-24-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By alex_boothby
Excel Date conversion help

Hi Guys,

Hope this is in the right section!

I have a list of dates written like this in excel. Its just text in general formal.

August 31, 2016
September 7, 2016
September 14, 2016...
Forum: Software and Operating Systems 09-29-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By alex_boothby
Excel Help

Hi Guys,

Hoping someone who is a whiz at excel can help.

So I want to find out yearly mileage increases of my car. I have ten years of mileage entries, but they are at random times a year an...
Forum: Networking | DNS 06-30-2016, 04:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 771
Posted By alex_boothby
Powerline network adapters across distrubution boards

Hi all,

First off, I apologise for my ignorance and I am certain I will say many stupid things and use the wrong terminology!

I work at a Holiday park that is quite large. We have a few...
Forum: Cyber Safety and Computer Security 05-16-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By alex_boothby
Stolen-Mobile phone Erase, Locl etc

Hi Guys,

Does anyone know/recommend of a program which I could add say thirty mobiles (iOS, android and windows) to a central computer and have the ability to locate and lock (erase) if stolen?
...
Forum: Web Design and Development | Site Reviews 04-25-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 689
Posted By alex_boothby
Embed live stream into website

Hi Guys,

I have managed to get my Raspberry Pi to act as IP webcam.

I have also set up port forwarding so I can access the webcam stream from outside the network.

Is it possible to now...
Forum: Networking | DNS 01-05-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By alex_boothby
Re: Access points and SSIDs!

Thanks for advice.

Luckily in this case I dont have to use the Powerline aspect as I can use the wifi one as a access point - plug it into the wall to give it power and plug it into a active...
Forum: Networking | DNS 01-04-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By alex_boothby
Re: Access points and SSIDs!

Thank you to everyone for your help. Much appreciated.

Long story, but the reason I am looking into this as my boss struggles to use the Wifi in his office. Even the PoE access point is just out...
Forum: Networking | DNS 01-04-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By alex_boothby
Access points and SSIDs!

Hi Guys and Gals,

Happy New year to all.

I just have a quick question.

At my work we have two Access Points (one upstairs one downstairs) the both operate on different channels but...
Forum: Hardware 11-21-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By alex_boothby
powerline/home plugs

hi guys,

long time no post

hoping I could ask your advice.

my sister has just moved into a house which actually has 2 electricity supplies thus 2 bills, 2 MPANS and 2 ring mains!

so...
Forum: Networking | DNS 08-21-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By alex_boothby
Re: Task Scheduler - Power Management

Thanks for your reply.

Currently none the wiser!
Forum: Networking | DNS 08-20-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By alex_boothby
Task Scheduler - Power Management

Hi Guys,

I hope you can help.

I work for a business that has about 100 computers. To save money I want to set something up so that certain computers will shut down at 6pm, some at 5pm and so...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 07-30-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By alex_boothby
Re: Cars, Focus - Which model?

Hey guys,

Thanks for your thoughts! .....and the picture :)

Ha a ST would be nice, but not so good on the MPG :P

Miles: 16K for titanium (13), 8k for Zetec (14). Also as the zetec is newer...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 07-30-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By alex_boothby
Cars, Focus - Which model?

Hi there guys,

Wondering if any of you know a bit about cars.

Basically we are torn which car to buy....

Either,

A)Focus TDCI 1.6 Titanium 2013 for 11,111
Forum: Programming 05-21-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 928
Posted By alex_boothby
Re: Excel VBA - Highlight Specific Rows

Ahhhaaaaaaaaaaaaa

I think I have the solution:

Highlight all data set up filters - on the time column untick all times and then reselect 02.45!!!

Please let me know if anyone can see any...
Forum: Programming 05-21-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 928
Posted By alex_boothby
Re: Excel VBA - Highlight Specific Rows

Thanks.

I did try that, but when I filter by time so all the 00:2:45 are grouped it messes up the chronological order :(
Forum: Programming 05-21-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 928
Posted By alex_boothby
Excel VBA - Highlight Specific Rows

Hi there,

I have spemt hours trying to do this to no avail.

Basically we have a water leak on site and we have a smart meter that outputs all flow data in intervals of 15mins for the past 2-3...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 01-22-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,344
Posted By alex_boothby
Energy Consumption metering

Hi there,

I have been tasked with Measuring energy consumption across all of the business I work for.

The business is across 5 locations and each location has many different buildings.

I...
Forum: Hardware 01-26-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By alex_boothby
Death by Ribena..Has it had it?

Hi there,

My girlfriend is a primary school teacher and has just spilt a glass of ribena over her laptop. We immediatly removed battery and power, dried it up the best we could and left it to dry...
Forum: Software and Operating Systems 01-24-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By alex_boothby
Re: Windows 7 license

Thanks for double checking for me mate. I've done Bikers advice and now am on Gardening leave.

Anyone got a job for me??!! :P
Forum: Software and Operating Systems 01-23-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By alex_boothby
Re: Windows 7 license

Hi there,

I think (was a long time ago) It was a 3 license retail version. Similiar to this http://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-Windows-Premium-Upgrade-Family/dp/B002MV2MG0

You think I may have...
Forum: Software and Operating Systems 01-21-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By alex_boothby
Re: Windows 7 license

Thanks BikerEcho. That seems likes a great solution. As soon as I know the date when I'm off, I will do that.

Thanks again.
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