Category Archives: PC Fixing

Firefox crashing on start

A friends Windows Vista 32-bit PC couldn’t start Firefox, every time it started Firefox notified that an error had been  encountered and had to close generating the error code bp-5de0aa9f-db00-407b-ad63-e8e8b2120916. A quick look at Add/Remove programs to see if there were … Continue reading

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iPhone 3G Unlock woes – Redsn0w and Ultrsn0w versions

I have my wife’s old iPhone 3G having bust my Android based HTC Desire HD. It was an eBay purchase that we had jailbroken by some bloke in a shop, it came with IOS 3.x and we were warned to … Continue reading

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Linkstation revisited

Well that’s my media server up and running. I was able to purchase an old version of TwonkyServer (4.11) from Twonkyvision for the princely sum of £6.00. It took a little bit of muck about with config files as while … Continue reading

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Linkstation

I have a Linkstation 2 NAS. It’s quite ancient and short on hard disk capacity. I’ve upgraded the disk to a 500GB one use in a sky box purchased from eBay which works fine. I’ve also flashed the firmware so … Continue reading

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Samsung Jet S8000 no speaker sound – surgical spirit cure all

I had the above phone returned to me after selling it on eBay. On sending the phone to the auction winner all sound worked fine, however, the purchasor plugged in some earphones and on removal the phone remained mute. No sound on … Continue reading

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Homeplug Powerline Networking

I just got a pair of Billion powerline adapters, one of them is WiFi enabled. It was very easy to set up wired access – I just plugged it in and ran a UTP cable from it to the ADSL … Continue reading

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Media Centre PC Crashes

Since we moved house the MCE PC has kept crashing, the most I’ve had it stable is about an hour which is a bit of a pain when trying to watch television of an evening! I finally got round to … Continue reading

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