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What was your first computer?

I recently reminisced about my first computer, an Amiga 600 in the mid-90s. I'm sure you've all had some weird and wonderful systems over the years, but what was the first? What was good (or not so good) about it? Personally I loved playing Settlers ...

Kev_B by Community Manager (Retired)
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Media box and Phone line box

Hi there.I have a white virgin media box and virgin phone line in my living room. I don't have a virgin account and unlikely to anytime soon.Is it safe for me to remove both of these boxes myself? Can I just unscrew them, cut the wires and fill cover...

The upstream problem...what if the problem is backwards...

So let me put this out there, your connection is mostly idle with BQM the way I thought that you buffer in the upstream was at the VM end not the modem in that you have many others on the same channels doing uploads maxing out the upstream in that th...

legacy1 by Alessandro Volta
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Windows 11 with 22H2 firewall

On some of my systems after installing this update MS for some reason for outbound and inbound I have found it unchecks “Core Networking - Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP-Out)” and “Core Networking - Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHC...

legacy1 by Alessandro Volta
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HD tv goes sound only after 10.30

Tv works fine all day but switching back to tv (after watching Netflix or a dvd on another input) the tv only has audio playing. The message bar is visible showing channel info but there is no picture just blank screen. The only way to sort is to pul...

Gbt1234 by Joining in
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Mobile photos advice - please read

You can purchase this and others like it on many shoping sites online, it connects to your phone or tablet and allows you to transfer your photos onto an usb or memory stick. So many people now start taking photos with there phone the instant their c...

speckett by Tuning in
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Sky launches Sky Stream

Sky has launched Sky Stream, a streaming box which looks similar to VM's Stream. One difference is that Sky Stream will work with any ISP's broadband, unlike Stream which only works with VM's broadband.

Resolved! Help to cancel callout

I am trying to cancel an engineer call-out appointment as I now see there is a TV issue in my area. On the app I can see the appointment but nowhere to cancel it, only reschedule. When I log in via PC online, the appointment doesn't show. How can I c...

Blocked web content

HiWeb Safe is turned off but I still have adult content being blocked? Any ideas on what else is blocking it?I get a ‘Could not establish a secure connection to the server’ errorany help much appreciated thanks  

RM9 by Joining in
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