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Holp! Holp!

Postby PeterB » Wed Jan 12, 2011 12:19 pm

A few weeks ago our home PC crashed and when the magic man had moved his mouse about from several miles away....which seems to me as startling as a stone age man confronted by a bicycle...I can only assume its by supernatural means..
"man make big heap magic...make computer go when NOT IN ROOM whoooooooo..."
Anyhoo he worked through the attachments and adds on and found the problem was in a translation facility i had downloaded.
In removing the offender he removed my spellcheck without witch I am lossed.
I am reduced to shouting to my wife ( for those sensitive to the idea of shouting and who associate it with Beastliness and Beatings and Being Horrid ) I should explain that our pc is in a room some way from the lounge so the conversation goes " Valerie..how do you spell Constantinople..." She....in a tone that combines humour with pitying incredulity " I cant believe that you cant spell Constantinople...c.o.n."......etc .
To save me from further humiliation does anyone know how an idiot can safetly restore spellcheck on microsoft ?.
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Re: Holp! Holp!

Postby andre9999 » Wed Jan 12, 2011 1:08 pm

Try this:

http://www.iespell.com/

Or a dictionary. :)
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Re: Holp! Holp!

Postby PeterB » Wed Jan 12, 2011 1:34 pm

Thanks andrer9999. Perhaps an end to wash day mis...I mean online illiteracy misery !
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Re: Holp! Holp!

Postby andre9999 » Wed Jan 12, 2011 2:29 pm

PeterB wrote:Thanks andrer9999. Perhaps an end to wash day mis...I mean online illiteracy misery !


I thought that the Google Toolbar did this too, but I honestly can't remember since my jobs haven't required Windows in the last couple years.
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Re: Holp! Holp!

Postby PeterB » Wed Jan 12, 2011 2:53 pm

I think it does Andrer9999..but I think my helpful PC doctor who got my PC up and running again removed it to be on the safe side..
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Re: Holp! Holp!

Postby andre9999 » Wed Jan 12, 2011 3:01 pm

PeterB wrote:I think it does Andrer9999..but I think my helpful PC doctor who got my PC up and running again removed it to be on the safe side..


I've noticed that it caused some problems on my wife's computer too. It eventually breaks, then I remove it and tell her that it cause the problem, then she reinstalls it... rinse, repeat.
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Re: Holp! Holp!

Postby Nibbida » Wed Jan 12, 2011 3:41 pm

All conditioned things are impermanent. Be a tech support unto yourself.

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Re: Holp! Holp!

Postby PeterB » Wed Jan 12, 2011 3:43 pm

A recipe for likely disaster Nibbida. I dont cut my own hair either.
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Re: Holp! Holp!

Postby Nibbida » Wed Jan 12, 2011 6:05 pm

Hah. Quite true. At least hair grows back... Hard drives can crash forever.
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Re: Holp! Holp!

Postby PeterB » Wed Jan 12, 2011 6:30 pm

It would be very difficult to exaggerate my computer idiocy... :rolleye:
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Re: Holp! Holp!

Postby Ben » Wed Jan 12, 2011 10:51 pm

Hi Peter
I guess you've ruled out reinstalling Windows or going on to the Microsoft site to see if they have a fix?
That would be my plan of action.
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Re: Holp! Holp!

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Jan 12, 2011 10:57 pm

P.S. Switch to the Google Chrome Internet browser.

:geek:

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Re: Holp! Holp!

Postby PeterB » Thu Jan 13, 2011 12:23 am

Thanks Ben and Paul...
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