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  1. cobra

    Pentatonics

    Shame they are not all together anymore (the one with the beard left years ago) And i remember back in the day they won a talent show ( it was america's got talent or american x factor) one of the big one's my favorite is this one.
  2. I have never met any pad members in real life but have known some of you on here in some shape or form going all the way back to the end of the 90s (I think it was 97/98 when i become a member) I remember A1W going back 20 years ago now we chatted on and off for 20 years So I can say for one he will be missed. R.I.P A1W
  3. I've seen it for about £45 too. Remember the U.K price normally includes VAT @ 20% and in the U.S tax is added at checkout. If you buy an item here at £500 that's £400 for the item and £100 VAT (at xe.com today £400 GBP is = to $504.90 USD) in the U.S the is a flat VAT @ 10% + a state rate on top (not listing all of them) some states levy no personal income tax but levy a higher VAT rate. if you look at Alabama it has VAT @ 13.50% + the flat VAT @ 10% = 23.50% But this is the only place in the U.S were it cost more then the U.K the next one after this is California at 7.25%
  4. Thanks for link always good to have a backup player. VLC can play H264 and H265 4K but on H264 you need this setup right hardware acceleration turned on if your vid card supports it off if it doesn't as for H265 you will need hardware acceleration for this one especially if your going 4K.
  5. If it's a 2nd hand motherboard get a new cmos battery and don't get a cheap one it's important that a PC keeps good time. you can get Energizer CR2032 Lithium Coin Battery pack of 4 on Amazon for £2.38 on a motherboard they are good for about 4 or 5 years each. As for the power LED flip the connector on the motherboard Red and Black wire to the LED see if this fixes it.
  6. It's not the hardware per se that's stopping you from Windows 7 but more to do with the UEFI BIOS they are slowley blacklisting older software and drivers ISOs It's to phase out 32Bit at the end of this year 2020 no 32bit software will be supported anymore that's Windows / Linux "ubuntu been the first" iOS Android all being 64bit only going forward. Adobe are even sunsetting flash player the end of this year. It's all been done in the name of security "and to save cash" did you know over 80% of computer virus are 32bit so switching off 32bit kills 80% of virus anti virus software will run a lot better and faster if it only has to scan in 64bit.
  7. would you believe it my two seater sofa just had this happen today I think i need 2 of them to fix it. I come by this guide on youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dRCIwstlLc
  8. This and a pair of pliers will do the job "lucky I know the name of that type of Spring" they are called Sinuous Springs and they are cheap. https://www.jamiltonupholstery.co.uk/sinuous-springs?gclid=Cj0KCQjwm9D0BRCMARIsAIfvfIbUTBMjTCHILdpyDCedpS34PxCEl8WLdc6VIv6Eskq_Yt1BTwTBs-caAiASEALw_wcB Just remember to buy 9 gauge at the length you need.
  9. whatsapp has a browser plug-in so will work on any PC that has a web-browser and it will do video calls but it is in beta I've got over 10 hours using it and only ever had one dropout. Or even better yet if you use gmail go here https://duo.google.com/
  10. Stopped using Skype years ago "was getting spammed" even have it on my TV pull up camera "top back of TV" Your a lot better off using whatsapp as a lot of people will already have it on phones and tablets you can use it on PC the is even a webpage but it's in beta https://www.whatsapp.com/download
  11. A1W if you read that link it say's "The market was closed and decontaminated on Jan. 1" if I'm reading that right they have known about this from the 1st of Jan.
  12. We wasted february imagine if we limited flights coming in and did a 14 day quarantine on ALL people coming in from all ports. And implemented social distancing BEFORE any UK cases then when we got the first case did a lighter version of the lockdown and only tighten the lockdown if the was a jump in UK cases. But the is greed and profit so it will always be a case of "closing the stable door after the horse has bolted"
  13. It's killed some of the older famous people Mark Blum (Crocodile’ Dundee) Maria Mercader (american news reporter of 30 years) but a LOT of the famous people that have died from this are non american \ non UK like Italian actress Lucia Bosè
  14. cobra

    Origin of viruses

    Jamer the worst of all is "pagpag" in the Philippines if you youtube this the top link is BBC news but this is caused by poverty So not the same as what's happening in china. In china it's about saving a few quid and making bigger profits it's all greed and selfishness over there what's going on all over the world at the moment was so preventable but greedy and selfish people got in the way of this. The lockdown at the moment imagine if this lockdown happend in february and was over before march we will be on top of this by now but if we did the greedy and selfish people would of moaned about it and ignored it because in there eyes not enough people are infected to justify this cost to them "basically missing the point entirely"
  15. Ever wonder why most of the new viruses seem to come from China. You had SARS coronavirus outbreak of 2003 to the Novel Coronavirus of 2019 or covid 19 for short. Here are two videos to get you thinking why do we buy things from China when this is happing there. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrv78nG9R04 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_yRuOho-PY
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