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Postby cathy » Mon May 09, 2011 3:49 pm

I thought I would die today when I got up and my PC wasn't working :( It switched itself off yesterday but it came back on so thought no more of it until it did it again this morning but wouldn't come back on ... panic stations !! ... phoned Jo who was in Town and she (without me knowing) phoned PC Dan (her friend) within 5 mins he was knocking my door :razz: ... bad news though, to repair it would cost as much as to buy a new tower so off Jo and me went to 1st Tesco's, not in stock, next day delivery, then to Argos, too expensive, then to Northampton to PC World ... GOT ONE !! and what a nice little one it is too :razz: .. am using it as basic until tomorrow until Dan comes to transfer all my bits over ... Just goes to show I CAN'T live without my PC for a day ... except while away on holidays LOL ... I'm now on windows7 hope I get on ok with it ! .. anyone got this ? ... xxx
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Re: New Tower

Postby sarah » Mon May 09, 2011 8:28 pm

I went out & bought a laptop once when the 'puter broke. Ours crashed completely the other week. Took OH 2 days to fix it & I couldn't use the lappy as we haven't got wireless anymore. I had so much spare time on my hands I nearly did some housework but I read a book & went shopping instead :razz:
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Re: New Tower

Postby Moya. T.B.F.F.C. » Mon May 09, 2011 8:35 pm

Ha Ha @ Sarah. Hey you two - I know the feeling. It's like having a limb missing. Glad you got sorted Cathy.
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Re: New Tower

Postby Jean » Mon May 09, 2011 8:35 pm

Our TV and PC went off the other night (we're with Virgin Media). It was only for an hour but I was almost tearing my hair out!! I didn't mind the TV going off - but not my PC.

Cathy - I thought your PC was Windows7 - I know it's different to mine as I've still got Windows XP.

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Re: New Tower

Postby cathy » Mon May 09, 2011 8:48 pm

I had Vista Jean .. didn't like it though, I loved my XP .. keep it as long as you can Jean, I hate changes ...

I can't get on with a laptop Sarah, have tried my granddaughters a few times, I can't use the pad and the keyboard is weird IMO lol ... xxx
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Re: New Tower

Postby Jean » Mon May 09, 2011 8:53 pm

Oh sorry - yes, it was Vista. :roll:

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Re: New Tower

Postby sarah » Mon May 09, 2011 8:54 pm

I have Vista. I long for the more simple days. Word & excel have now also tried to be to clever....(for my simple brain)
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Re: New Tower

Postby Jean » Mon May 09, 2011 11:16 pm

When I use my laptop, Cathy, I use a mouse; also I put something under the back of the lappy so that it tilts it and the keyboard is easier to use.

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Re: New Tower

Postby Katie » Tue May 10, 2011 10:15 am

sarah wrote:I have Vista. I long for the more simple days. Word & excel have now also tried to be to clever....(for my simple brain)


I actually got a certificate for Excel excellence - but couldn't cope with it now!! :shock: :(
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Re: New Tower

Postby Moya. T.B.F.F.C. » Tue May 10, 2011 10:32 am

Ha Ha! This made me laff... Posted on FB by Fran (Billt fan).....

I remember when I used to go out 7 nights a week. Now I go out 1 and it takes me 7 to get over it
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Re: New Tower

Postby cathy » Tue May 10, 2011 6:22 pm

I have tried using a plug in mouse Jean but still can't get on with a laptop .. mines all up and running now, all my bits and bobs have been installed today .. I think I like windows 7 .. time will tell ... xxx
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Re: New Tower

Postby silvers » Tue May 24, 2011 9:27 pm

Hi Cathy

I have XP on my PC and ' 7 ' on our laptop ..........

Both are good in their own ways eh?

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Re: New Tower

Postby cathy » Wed May 25, 2011 1:23 am

Hi Keith ,,, time will tell whether I like it when I take a piccy of my Billy Rose and try to upload it to my pics - got to be better than Vista .. loved XP for doing that, It was so easy .... good to see you posting :razz: ... xxx
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Re: New Tower

Postby Jan » Fri Jun 10, 2011 6:07 pm

Like Keith - I have XP on my PC and Windows 7 on my laptop.

However I only use my laptop when I am away working and don't really use it too much for fun :( So don't have any idea what Windows 7 is like in comparison to XP. I love XP :D

My home PC had a good clean out on Tuesday :shock: Because it is situated near the floor, it picks up no end of dust. :( Got Jerry my PC man to come out and give it a good hoover. He installed some new software as he is good like that :wink:

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