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by Bob C
Sat May 20, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: George Stephen Boyd
Replies: 3
Views: 192

Re: George Stephen Boyd

There is a George S Boyd crossing into the US from Glascow on 5 October 1901 via Montreal, Quebec. He is going to see his brother James Boyd in Portland, Oregon.

The record can be found here.

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1 ... cc=2185163
by Bob C
Sat Aug 25, 2012 9:48 pm
Forum: Computer and Software Shop
Topic: help needed
Replies: 3
Views: 749

Re: help needed

That's just your computer's way of telling you that it can't read the format of the pasted image. If the images aren't too large, have them resent as attachments to the email, save them to your computer and open with your favorite photo editing software. I use Irfanview which is free and haven't fou...
by Bob C
Thu Feb 16, 2012 11:24 pm
Forum: Computer and Software Shop
Topic: microsoft word.
Replies: 8
Views: 917

Re: microsoft word.

...will I be wasting my money if I buy word for 1 pc given the age of my laptop or should I pay the extra and buy word for 3 pc's... I would buy only one copy. If you get a new PC in the future you can use the CD/DVD and the registration key to install on the new computer. I have done this with MS ...
by Bob C
Wed Feb 15, 2012 11:46 pm
Forum: Computer and Software Shop
Topic: microsoft word.
Replies: 8
Views: 917

Re: microsoft word.

...will I be wasting my money if I buy word for 1 pc given the age of my laptop or should I pay the extra and buy word for 3 pc's... I would buy only one copy. If you get a new PC in the future you can use the CD/DVD and the registration key to install on the new computer. I have done this with MS ...
by Bob C
Fri Jan 13, 2012 11:57 pm
Forum: Computer and Software Shop
Topic: Windows Media Player
Replies: 4
Views: 537

Re: Windows Media Player

You can copy them to the "Videos" folder from the DVD and then use the "Add to Library" function under "File".
by Bob C
Fri Jan 22, 2010 3:07 am
Forum: Computer and Software Shop
Topic: Erasing personal information
Replies: 5
Views: 645

Re: Erasing personal information

How can we be sure that our personal information is gone from the hard drive before we give away this computer? Carol :D It depends on how paranoid you are about the information. The only way the US Dept of Defense will allow hard drives that had classified information on them out of their custody ...
by Bob C
Wed Apr 08, 2009 10:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looks an interesting programme
Replies: 4
Views: 415

... “Currently BBC iPlayer TV programmes are available to play in the UK only, but all BBC iPlayer Radio programmes are available to you. Why?”... Alan All you need is a proxy server with a UK based address. This will allow you to appear as if you are accessing the BBC from the UK. I am not saying ...
by Bob C
Sun Mar 01, 2009 8:30 pm
Forum: Computer and Software Shop
Topic: Virtual memory and LDS indexing
Replies: 5
Views: 493

Re: Virtual memory and LDS indexing

The other day I received a 'virtual memory' sign while I was working on family search indexing. Rae "Virtual Memory" is a technique used to expand the capabilities your computer by using your hard drive as an expansion of Random Access Memory or RAM. When you have a process or an application that i...
by Bob C
Sat Jan 24, 2009 6:41 pm
Forum: Working Life
Topic: Steel/Iron Works Accidents
Replies: 16
Views: 2058

There was also an orbituary for Gg Peter which gives lots of info about his life. It cleared up why he isn't in this country in 1891. He was in Kentucky involved somehow in the setting up of the Middlesborough Iron & Steel Works. In the 1880s an Englishman surnamed Arthur purchased large tracts of ...
by Bob C
Wed Dec 17, 2008 2:27 am
Forum: Computer and Software Shop
Topic: Firefox rather than IE?
Replies: 21
Views: 1311

paddyscar wrote: Will all of our 'favourites' be lost? and further, is there any way of copying those site addresses without going in and out of every site?
In Firefox 3.0.4 under "File>Import" you can import all of your IE bookmarks (favorites), history, passwords, etc.

Bob C