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  1. canveyshrimper

    A woman writes to IT Tech Support

    A woman writes to the IT Technical support Guy Dear Tech Support, Last year I upgraded from Boyfriend 5.0 to Husband 1.0 and I noticed a distinct slowdown in the overall system performance, particularly in the flower and jewellery applications, which operated flawlessly under Boyfriend 5.0...
  2. londonblue

    Firefox Addons

    I've just re-installed Firefox on my machine, and can't remember what addons I had. I remember someone on hear listing a few good ones some time back. If anyone has any good ones let me know. One in particular that I could do with is a spellchecker...
  3. Digital TV

    Just moved into a new house which has sky into the living room but nothing into the rest of the house and no working aerial. I know the switch over comes in 2012 so will have to adopt it at some point. Anyone installed an aerial etc themselves or is it worth getting someone to do it. I would...
  4. Napster


    15th July Following on from last week, when Tom Pope went to East Dene Primary School to help promote healthy eating, this week, striker, Drewe Broughton has been to Dalton Listerdale Junior and Infant School to open a newly completed study area. 'It was strange how I got involved,' Drewe told...
  5. Virgin media phone problem

    I may be being very thick here but I'm loathe to call Virgin's 0845 customer service centre from my mobile only to hold for 20 minutes. Basically I got virgin media installed at my new flat yesterday, phone, tv broadband package. The broadband and TV work fine and I have been given a phone...
  6. CC51DAS

    Breaking News Club to install live web-cam at RH

    Smarting from the stinging criticism about the lack of information regarding the new pitch - see http://www.shrimperzone.com/vb/showthread.php?t=52296 the club have been quick to respond and following contact from the club's commercial(?) department I have learned that they will be...
  7. Southend for the Totalitarian League!

    Don't know how many on hear listen to Danny Baker's show on 5 Live on a Tuesday night. One of the long-running themes of his phone in show is the concept of a Totalitarian League. Danny thinks there are too many football teams and wants to trim the entire British and Scottish leagues down to...
  8. Southampton Shrimper

    Broadband Provider

    I know this question has been asked before, but not for the last three months I think, so I thought I would see if anyone has any up to date answers. A friend of mine has recently moved to a new flat, and is looking to get broadband installed. She has a BT line and is thinking of maybe going...
  9. Rons Blog 07.04.09

    Firstly let me apologise for last week’s “void”. It was my intention to answer the questions raised over a period of two to three weeks and at the end of that period to review whether supporters generally thought it was a good idea to continue with a blog – be it weekly, fortnightly or not at...
  10. steveo

    Button favourite to win

    BrawnGP going well Button installed as favourite. Could a new team win their first race? It happened before – can anyone remember the last one to do it – without hunting round google. Answers please................
  11. Mohave Shrimper

    Graphics Geek Alert!

    Found this... http://www.yourfonts.com/ Make your own fonts! You need to open 7 print off a pdf, fill in the boxes with your writing then scan it and upload it and within a minute or two you'll have your own font that can be installed on your computer and used. Just tried it and it...
  12. DTS

    Help from an IT geek please?

    Lads help me, With Mrs DtS set to drop I am looking at 10 days off. Decided a good idea would be to get the new FM. Did the usual istallation thing and it said all installed fine. Click on the short cut on my desk top and I get a big red cross and its says fm.exe - Application Error The...
  13. Dave of the Match

    YouTube/ other videos not working

    Think it might have something to do with flash, Ive got adobe flash player 9 installed but my videos I watch on youtube don't preload! Anybody got any suggestions to help? Merci in advance.
  14. Slipperduke

    Boo-Boys Blight Effective England

    With three wins out of three and a new-found ability to pass the ball about on the ground, the Fabio Capello revolution is gradually gaining momentum. A surprisingly perky Kazakhstan team were eventually swept aside at Wembley, crushed 5-1 with a late flurry of goals. The dark days of the former...
  15. Pale Blue Dot

    computer help

    if i delete a user account on windows vista, will it remove anything thats installed on it? merci in advance
  16. Mad Cyril

    London Zoo

    I spent the weekend around Little Venice and thought it might be an idea to take the kids to London Zoo. I can honestly say I have never seen such a lazy bunch of animals in my life (apart from some of the monkeys and the otters) and the penguin enclosure looked like a low budget Wickes water...
  17. Interpol Shrimper


    Can anybody recommend a freeware firewall for home use? McAfee came installed on my PC but I've got sick of them trying to squeeze more money out of me so I uninstalled it earlier!
  18. Forever A Shrimper

    Wireless Internet...

    So, I got my Laptop back from the repair shop today and he had taken all my programs off of it becuase they were all messed up. This morning I installed a driver to allow my Belkin USB adaptor to work which it did, then when I plug in the USB it finds the network but gets stuck at "Acquiring...
  19. Question The Zone Improvements

    Hi All. As you are the people who make up the Zone, how would you say the changes we have brought to you this year are? We will have the new Chat room up and running now it is installed correctly into the Zone in about a fortnight and that will, when configured add so many things for you all...
  20. Aberdeen Shrimper

    Is This Laptop Spec any good?????

    Not really much of a PC buff and wondered is the below worth getting? MESH 15 inch Powerview; Pentium 4 3.4GHz processor; 1GB RAM; 80GB HD; CD/DVD R/W drive; will take wireless card (not included). HD has been wiped and cleaned to DoD standard and Windows XP Pro re-installed from the recovery...