Category Archives: PC Fixing

Restore downloaded email into Hotmail

When I span up an ubuntu client a couple of months ago I decided to use Firebird to access my Hotmail email account. Without really thinking about what I was doing I changed the default setting of the Account set … Continue reading

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Google Nexus 7 2012 Performance

I’ve had a 2012 Nexus 7″ for a while now and performance has been dropping off over the last few releases of Android, Lollipop being pretty poor but better than some. I’ve just flashed the Nexus back to KitKat 4.4 … Continue reading

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Chromecast not work with BT HomeHub5

Credit to the Blinkbox help site for this. I just purchased a Chromecast to link up with my Nexus 7 running 4.4.4. Annoyingly when I tried to cast a YouTube video I got an error occurred message. Fruitless reboots and … Continue reading

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iPad keeps prompting for hotmail password

My wife’s iPad mail app is configured to use hotmail. We recently changed the password using hotmail’s web interface . On starting the iPad mail app a prompt for password kept popping up to the extent that the user interface … Continue reading

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iPhone 4 unlock without Jailbreak

I purchased a used iPhone from eBay last week. I had an HTC Desire HD but managed to break it (sweat got under the seal while I was in the gym) and the old iPhone 3G in our house was … Continue reading

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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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