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  1. Legacy: copy to disc DRAMA

    I may have gone where no-one has gone before :( Tying to transfer files from Legacy to disc for my Brother to see who was- where- when, I had a few hassles. finally decided to go via Legacy's 'Passage Express'- download it, had a helper & in error hit on media thinking that was required to also...

    Started by Waitabit‎, 20-04-2013 1:37 AM
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  2. Important info for FTM 2012 users

    If you have FTM 2012 please be aware that there seems to be a problem with the database becoming corrupted. Please see my earlier post and a response from Jan. Can you all run a check over the next few days by recording the number of individuals in your tree when you open the application to see...

    Started by sueannbowen‎, 30-03-2013 12:31 PM
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  3. Problem with Scotlandspeople website

    When I go into viewed images, timeline, previous pages etc on Scotlandspeople it gives me multiple page numbers to click on. Nothing happens when I do! I can access the images on the first page no problem but cannot access any of the other pages. I am using Internet Explorer 10 for windows 7. Any...

    Started by Mitch in Notts‎, 23-03-2013 8:13 PM
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    28-03-2013, 9:27 PM Go to last post
  4. Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage

    I am trying to do a search using the Advanced Search option on the forum and instead of bringing up any results, it keeps taking me to a page stating "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage". This also happens with the freebmd website a lot. Is there anything I can do to stop it...

    Started by RobinC‎, 03-08-2012 7:08 PM
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    23-03-2013, 5:02 PM Go to last post
  5. Down loading jpeg file cant read

    I have downloaded to my E drive several copies of the census and I can read 1851 and 1841 but can read subsequent ones for 1891 . It is all from the same site. I have tried a new disc (after formatting) i have downloaded lots of newspapers to this disc and can read those as adobe files. Any...

    Started by Jane Gee‎, 16-03-2013 4:58 PM
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  6. Now I have a Tablet

    Just purchased a 10 inch Tablet and exploring whats in it etc Do I have to download Microsoft Office or the free Open Office to start adding files Also. can one use a mouse with these things and would you be able to right-click Thanks

    Started by Rove‎, 19-03-2013 6:41 AM
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    19-03-2013, 11:32 AM Go to last post
  7. Windows Live Mail

    The computer I use, Windows 7, has Windows Live Mail set as default, which is a pain. I much prefer to use Yahoo. Having looked at the default settings it seems you cannot turn Windows Live Mail off, so that I can make Yahoo default. Has anybody come across this problem and if so have they found...

    Started by Geoff Wycherley‎, 09-03-2013 7:52 PM
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  8. Question Free Office Type Software

    Our granddaughter had a 6 month old Dell laptop which failed, money paid for it has been refunded and so a new computer had been purchased as a replacement. However during the intervening 6 months computers have yet again moved on. We now have a computer that has Windows 8, and no watered down...

    Started by Devonmade‎, 11-02-2013 9:09 AM
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  9. Arrow Hardware Compatibility

    I currently run Windows XP, but am thinking about buying a new computer which means changing to Windows 8. Does anyone know how I can check that other hardware devices (printer, scanner) will still work with Windows 8?

    Started by Megan Roberts‎, 10-02-2013 6:01 PM
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    11-02-2013, 3:40 PM Go to last post
  10. What is happening?

    I can receive emails - but cannot send 'em!! Yesterday at 3.30pm, I sent an email. At 11.52pm it bounced back as undelverable. It was in response to a request for information. All the messages sent previously in responses had been received, but not this one. The address is correct. ...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 02-02-2013 1:17 PM
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    02-02-2013, 2:21 PM Go to last post
  11. Can't See Avatars

    Hi, Today, going on the site for the first time since the move and not being logged in I could see members avatars then after logging on to the site, I'm not able to see them - anyone know why??? (I'm not very computer literate!!!!). |help|

    Started by Dizzy600‎, 21-01-2013 8:47 PM
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  12. Assigning a UK IP address to your PC?

    The UK is changing to a new Satellite (Astra 2F) and Europe might not receive British television channels from early 2013. We may only be able to watch television via the internet (if we are lucky enough to have a good broadband connection). I have been told, in order to do this, I need to have a...

    Started by Mutley‎, 12-01-2013 10:18 PM
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    13-01-2013, 10:35 PM Go to last post
  13. A warning re JAVA on your computers

    Thought I'll let you know and you decide your move http://www.us-cert.gov/current/ I have removed all Java from my computers. This should only be a temporary

    Started by Rove‎, 13-01-2013 5:49 AM
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  14. VicHeritage CD-ROM

    I've recently upgraded my computer and now have Windows 7. So far, so good. Today a relative contacted me about a family line she's tracing and asked me to look up a VicHeritage CD-ROM index for her. I have a set of these CD-ROM's and considering the $250 cost of each I am always happy to do a...

    Started by deeree‎, 22-07-2011 7:32 AM
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  15. Help with FTM headings

    I am using FTM (so that's a good start) When you enter info on say a marriage. You select the little Icon (that looks like a pencil) if you hover over it it says 'Edit marriage details' A little window opens. You click on 'Add Fact' and another little window opens. You now have 3...

    Started by terrysfamily‎, 15-12-2012 7:41 PM
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    16-12-2012, 10:20 PM Go to last post
  16. Sending Gedcom

    Hi, I have been doing a tree for a relative in NZ on FTM 2011 and now want to send her the information, what is the best way to do it? If, she has 2011 as well, would sending a Gedcom send the media files as well? I would like her to be able to see where the info has come from. Any help...

    Started by Dizzy600‎, 07-12-2012 3:04 PM
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    12-12-2012, 9:26 PM Go to last post
  17. Angry Help - any techies that can solve my problem?

    Hi All all day today I have had a windows system error message keep appearing saying: There is an IP address conflict with another system on the network. I have searched for answers to this problem and it mentions typing Run, ipconfig / release or ipconfig /renew to change the IP address...

    Started by Titanicfan‎, 27-11-2012 3:29 PM
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    27-11-2012, 11:59 PM Go to last post
  18. Ebook Reader Advice

    Hi all I have at last decided to purchase an ebook reader as my bookcase is now at its limit and I've decided enough is enough. I don't much about e-readers and so thought perhaps you guys might give me some advice. I've briefly looked at Kobo and Kindle but I really don't know which to go for...

    Started by olliecat‎, 18-10-2012 12:25 PM
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  19. Smile Change of personal email address

    Hi I regularly receive a General Family History update from B G Forums to my current email address. I am changing my email address. Can someone tell me how I can continue to get the update at my new email address. Many thanks Richard

    Started by Richard Miller‎, 27-09-2012 7:25 PM
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    27-09-2012, 8:11 PM Go to last post
  20. Firefox and Ancestry

    Is anyone else having a problem waiting for pages to load in Ancestry? While loading, it says "waiting for c.cmfcreative.com". I googled it and it seems to be a problem with Firefox. The instructions to stop it happening were very complicated. Remove this, take out that, change this and...

    Started by Mutley‎, 05-09-2012 10:40 PM
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    08-09-2012, 6:58 PM Go to last post

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