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by annpa
Wed Oct 20, 2010 5:31 pm
Forum: Computer and Software Shop
Topic: Wipeing an old PC
Replies: 19
Views: 790

ubuntu

Can one use windows applications with ubuntu? i'm thinking about Office and my FH program Generations family tree.
cheers
annpa
by annpa
Wed Oct 07, 2009 12:59 pm
Forum: Scottish Catholic Archive records
Topic: These Catholic records are wonderful!
Replies: 57
Views: 9367

sorry to hijack the thread.

Mary -
Would any of the Bonners/Bonnars in your ancestry have been Crampseys?
The names were interchangeable in Donegal. I have a Crampsey who changed his name to Bonner, and then disappeared off the face of the earth.

cheers
Annpa
by annpa
Mon Sep 28, 2009 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Worrying trends in change of Scots place names
Replies: 21
Views: 1153

sally,

I know Culross, Kirkudbright,and Edinburgh, but I haven't heard of

Kinnucher #-o #-o [sigh]

cheers
Annpa
by annpa
Mon Sep 28, 2009 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A little moan.....
Replies: 16
Views: 626

Edinburgh is blessed with a number of park & Ride car parks with a very reasonable fare to get into the city. As far as I could make out it was a standard 1.20 per journey or £3 for an all day ticket which meant you could get on and off at will. They are situated at various points just off the ring ...
by annpa
Thu Aug 20, 2009 6:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: visit to edinburgh
Replies: 3
Views: 243

Thanks for such a prompt reply. I have been on the site and will book my place. it seems to have everything together and the digitisation means you need not go around searching (at least for what I want).

Thanks again
Annpa
by annpa
Thu Aug 20, 2009 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: visit to edinburgh
Replies: 3
Views: 243

visit to edinburgh

i'm sorry if this question has been raised and answered before. I'm going to be in Scotland for a week in September and hope to spend a day in Edinburgh doing some research. what can I find where? I'd like to find some BMDs and try to find some missing members of the family. Where should I go and do...
by annpa
Thu Apr 09, 2009 4:25 pm
Forum: Computer and Software Shop
Topic: Printers, Windows ME and Vista
Replies: 2
Views: 335

Sorry you had problems with ME. We never had any problems with it until a Trojan attacked the norton antivirus. Had to get the PC completely reformatted and use the backup installation disk to reinstall everything. Has been working just as well since. Only reason for getting a Vista laptop was to ha...
by annpa
Sat Mar 28, 2009 8:15 pm
Forum: Computer and Software Shop
Topic: Printers, Windows ME and Vista
Replies: 2
Views: 335

Printers, Windows ME and Vista

I've had a fortnight from hell! I have a Lexmark printer a Z708 which went on the blink. the electronics for the socket for the black cartidge stopped working so we carried on printing using the colour cartridge while looking for another printer. a workaround of sorts. My husband went on a trawl for...
by annpa
Sun Mar 22, 2009 3:55 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Any Kerrs/Carrs out there?.....
Replies: 10
Views: 2820

The Kerrs I have were from New Cumnock. looking at the rest of the posts, they seem to pop up everywhere!!
cheers
by annpa
Sun Feb 22, 2009 2:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New NRO up and running
Replies: 11
Views: 1001

This is worrying me. We have just made a booking for a cabin in September so that we can come up to Scotland and I can have a great time researching in Edinburgh. Does this mean that I will be wasting my time in Edinburgh? Are there any specific areas where there are problems? Specific years? Specif...