14 Pin & 15 Pin D Connectors on VGA Cables

1.8m 15 Pin VGA Cable

Introduction I wanted to know what the difference is between VGA cables with 14 pin and 15 “D” connectors. I found the answer on the Instructables site/forum. The info I needed was contained in a reply to a query by onrust circa 2010. Well I got my answer from “ganzieee” at instructables. It was delivered… Continue reading 14 Pin & 15 Pin D Connectors on VGA Cables

Windows 10 File History Is Used To Backup My PC

Introduction Since the introduction of Windows 10 version 1709, and acquiring a new backup drive, I have chosen to use Windows 10 File History to backup my PC. So far so good. I have used it to backup my data and to restore some.. I will describe how this tool is used from my point… Continue reading Windows 10 File History Is Used To Backup My PC

I Reduced Windows 7 Startup Time To Two Minutes

Introduction I have wanted a way to get a reduced windows 7 startup time for a while. I was concerned about the time it took from switch on to the point where all apps that start automatically were ready for use. This has generally increased over the years during the time I had previous versions… Continue reading I Reduced Windows 7 Startup Time To Two Minutes

Netricity Ethernet Bridge Adapter Failed After 13 Months

Introduction Panic set in last night when I couldn’t access the Internet. Eventually I tried my laptop after checking the lights on my Home Hub and reset it a few times. That worked O.K. and in the end I deduced my power-line network had failed. It turned out that a Netricity Powerline 500M Ethernet Bridge Adapter… Continue reading Netricity Ethernet Bridge Adapter Failed After 13 Months

iPad Survives Undamaged After Extreme Fall

Introduction It’s becoming quite popular to send cameras up to the edge of space for one reason or another. This is one of the latest which an iPad survives undamaged. See How An iPad Survives Undamaged After An Extreme Fall. NOTE: The article quotes, “….with the blackness of space and the bright curve of Earth providing a… Continue reading iPad Survives Undamaged After Extreme Fall