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Geek Speak / Re: Making remote access
« on: Today at 10:52:54 »
Thanks for the advice I did not think it was so simple and thought I had to load additional software onto the computer which the owner of the computer might not have permitted.
I once arrived in SIN Changi (my favourite airport) having checked in my travel bag containing my wallet into baggage so I had a 6 hour wait and only about 5 Singapore dollars in my back pocket, I checked with the airport hotel desk and they told me I could have a room if I made a booking via the Internet.
I did not pursue the problem of cash but probably if I went to the currency exchange office and got onto my bank account via the internet I could have made a cash transfer.
Although I probably would have had problems at LHR with only a passport print out it I think it would have been a help boarding my flight back but I cannot recall whether or not I had it with me on this occasion.   

It is all to easy to end up at a remote airport with no cash or papers to this end I have put scans of my passport and bank cards onto my PogoPlug cloud account so that if I can get onto the internet I can book into a hotel and hopefully get back to this blessed land.
I need access to a computer and need permission to download the PogoPlug software and print out my cards etc.
if permission was withheld could I access my cloud or any other bearing in mind the computer might have old software like XP32 ?.

Geek Speak / Re: Has anyone tried Windows 10?
« on: 17/04/2015 21:59:39 »
I am beginning to despair of Windows 10 after four months of experimenting with various versions I find there is nothing is does better than windows 8.1 and many things that I rely on just do not work such as money manager,  Google toolbar and smooth working on IE11 so I am abandoning experimentation until a finalised version is released.
Windows 8.1 works fine with small additions and I think in years to come will be regarded like XP32 or Windows 7

Geek Speak / Re: Has anyone tried Windows 10?
« on: 14/04/2015 19:45:04 »
The control panel can be found if you hunt for it!, it is possible to update to version 10049 which is supposed to include a new browser but after waiting 5 hours for it to come thru I found it was missing but if you download a 10049 ISO you get it.

Geek Speak / Re: Recording TV with my computer
« on: 09/04/2015 01:05:19 »
I have a DTV300  DVBT/DAB+TV stick dongle on my computer that enables me to display and record TV programs

Geek Speak / Re: Has anyone tried Windows 10?
« on: 05/04/2015 23:18:43 »
Version 10041 is very good and stable but we have lost the control panel and the much liked Google toolbar on IE11

I understand the gentleman in question is no longer under the threat of deportation due to a home office blunder

Isn't our atmosphere doing just that giving us these westerly's that gives us our mild climate and runs our windmills

Geek Speak / Re: Has anyone tried Windows 10?
« on: 29/03/2015 02:26:35 »
If you use money manager with Windows 10 you must ensure that each individual account is listed in the compatibly list then the YBS manager works fine.
The latest version 10041 is now available as an ISO which makes it far easier to set up a new drive rather than the update that had to be used previously.

General Science / Re: How are blood types inherited?
« on: 27/03/2015 22:14:40 »
I haves serious doubts as to whether I am my "sons" father I am B- what could my "sons"  group be that would exclude me from being his father ?

With the two recent cases of two apparently mentally disturbed pilots deliberately crashing passenger aircraft it seems that the measures to prevent access to flight decks by terrorists are counter productive suggest improvements.

The problem with trying to reduce populations to a sustainable level is that while you can reduce the birth rate you get far too few young people having to support the old people as the Chinese have found out.
what you need to do is kill off the olduns I have often thought free cigarettes for olduns would be a good idea but they would only sell them to the young'uns instead of smoking them.

In effect what you want to do is get your lo spec computer to receive video from the internet and re transmit it simultaneously I don't think it is possible I have a reasonably high spec computer and couple it to a lo spec one so that the what is displayed on the screen of the hi spec one is transmitted over the internet to the remote one this works fine to transmit a relatively static screen but it won't transmit a video.
You will have to spend some money to do what you want to do there is no free lunch.

Take a look here

Why do you not buy something like a Nvidia 8400GS video card and fit it into your computer (making sure that you have a suitable socket on your motherboard), this card has an HDMI output socket that would feed your TV as well as sockets to feed your computer monitor.
I you do not have a suitable socket you would have to replace the motherboard which you would find a rather technical job but the new mother board would probably have a HDMI output built in.

you can buy from various on the internet USB to RJ45 adapters that enable you feed a USB signal thru a considerable length (100m ?) of regular Ethernet cable, I have such a pair in my hand right now but I cannot recall the supplier but Google will tell you

Geek Speak / Re: Has anyone tried Windows 10?
« on: 19/03/2015 21:06:18 »
The latest update version 10041 seem to have got rid of all the IE11 bugs but you must take care to use compatibly versions where appropriate.

Geek Speak / Re: Ethernet connection:
« on: 17/03/2015 21:40:33 »
Many LG TV,s have a USB socket that can be used input movies that you have download from the internet to your computer not all TV models that have this USB socket are configured to use it in this way but it is quite easy to re configure them to do so and I have full insrtructions how to do it and it works fine on my LG32ld420

Geek Speak / Re: Microsoft Frontpage
« on: 17/03/2015 21:25:41 »
Microsoft frontpage seems to have been replaced by "Quartz" Microsoft expression web 4 step by step that is available via "Vuze Bittorrent client" about a 15 minute download on my internet connection about 150 MB
This seems mostly a book about how to use it but MICROSOFT EXPRESSION STUDIO 4 ULTIMATE  is available from various sites

I seem to have asked an unanswerable question as by definition dark matter does not interact with light!

Apparently electric eels can generate a 2mS pulse of 500v and 1amp, not a very useful source of power

It is believed that the mass of galaxies is largely made up of "dark matter" hence we are immersed in the stuff are we right in assuming that the speed of light outside this sea of "dark matter" is the same as that which we measure locally

Am I right in assuming that if I have a charged plate capacitor containing e=cv^2/2 and pull the plates apart v increases to reflect the energy used to pull the plates apart ?

Geek Speak / Re: How can I start my minidisk from software
« on: 14/03/2015 00:02:45 »
As I had no advice as to how it can be done directly I have gone down the tone burst route that only requires a small amount of hardware and works fine.

Chemistry / Re: Electrolysis for coin cleaning
« on: 11/03/2015 21:25:52 »
If the coin is of any value get advice from professional coin people the slightest damage can make a vast difference to its value.

One thing that these enthusiasts that wish to travel near the speed of light do not consider is the danger from near stationary micrometeorites with which they may well collide.
Even at the modest speed the ISS travels a fleck of paint is considered a danger while as you begin to approach light speed the photons of the CMBR become gamma rays

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