Monthly Archives: February 2011

There is a factory in Essex…

There is a factory in Essex which makes the Tickle Me Elmo toys. The toy laughs when you tickle it under the arms. Well, Shelley is hired at The Tickle Me Elmo factory and she reports for her first day … Continue reading

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New PC Intel Core i3 540, with 4Gb and 500Gb Hard Drive

Just build and installed the following: Intel Core i3 540 3.06GHz CPU Mini Tower Case, Black 22x DVD Writer 500Gb Hard Drive 4Gb DDR3 Windows 7 Home Premium All for £365. Unit was installed, at the customer site.  I then … Continue reading

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Canon LBP7750cdn

This is a colour printer with a full duplex unit, very fast first page out.  Problems though… Drivers were a nightmare.  The printer was working, shared from a PC using a USB lead.  That PC was replaced and the driver … Continue reading

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Export contacts from Exchange 2003 Public Folders

Exchange 2003 and Small Business Server 2003 allow you to create public folders, accessible within Outlook, that can contain contacts.  Exporting these using Outlook is difficult – the export only looks at your own contacts…here’s how I exported a customers … Continue reading

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HP CP3525n Printer Review

First Look:  BCS on the HP CP3525n Printer… A large robust printer, full colour, with LCD display.  Easy to setup – the LCD panel allows you to select Manual for the IP address, and to enter an address quickly and … Continue reading

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Lost Windows Vista Password?

Lost your Windows Vista Password?  Bristol Computer Support have tools that can recover access to your PC. Please contact us for more information:  0117 9424433 / support@bristol-computer-support.co.uk Tweet This Post

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What is Facebook…?

A job today was with a client who just needed some help understanding a bit more about the internet. They had been told to get on that facebook thing, but no-one had explained, in English, why and what it could do … Continue reading

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First look and installation Acer AS5742

Great notebook laptop – priced @ £420 plus VAT…Feb 2011 15.6″ Screen i3-370m processor 3Gb Ram 250Gb Hard Drive The laptop has a wonderful look – the case design has an etched in pattern, and the keyboard is the kind … Continue reading

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Orange Live Box not letting my PC connect

Orange Live Box.  Tried everything to connect the laptop unit, using the WiFi and then eventually using the second LAN port.  The Live Box, supplied by Orange but built by Thomson, would not let the second device connect (an Acer laptop) … Continue reading

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http://www.bristolbreakfastnetworking.co.uk/

The local business group I am a member of has rebranded.  We are now “Bristol Breakfast Networking”… We meet twice a month, 7:15am at the Royal Marriott hotel, just off College Green in the centre of Bristol.  £3 for parking … Continue reading

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