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    Issues inserting audio clips and fading effect

    Hi folks, I'm far from an expert PowerPoint user but have nonetheless knocked up a respectable 72 slide presentation that runs very well in the timing and most aspects. I have three audio clips (All M4A songs) I want to spread evenly across the slides being 1 per each batch of 24 slides. No...
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    Weird movement of Logitech Trackball Mouse

    Using Win 10 on my PC, I have a faithful old Logitech Trackball Mouse that is at least 15 years old and has never missed a beat until now. All the mouse and windows updates have been installed. In the last couple of months I've noticed that it seems to reverse the chosen action in a spoilt...
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    What's this mean on my new iPad Air I wonder?

    Hi folks, after getting the above new device, I did the setup all OK but when I go into the iPad Air Settings x iCloud x Photos x iCloud Photos x ON (slider) up pops this message about "Finder is not supported when iCloud Settings are ON and some 5127 photos will be removed!" Yikes, not keen on...
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    ICloud contacts folder missing from MS Outlook 365

    Yeh, well that was spectacularly unsuccessful! Thought I had it beaten but all went pear shaped after Outlook was shut down and restarted! Still have the same issue that when creating a new email from Outlook, go into the address book and click on iCloud Contacts, up pops the message as in the...
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    ICloud contacts folder missing from MS Outlook 365

    Thanks for that reply, got me thinking and Googling and it appears from numerous posts that the iCloud App downloaded from Microsoft is very buggy and it should only be downloaded from the Apple site. So, went back up to his place, found what I should have found the first time being the iCloud...
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    ICloud contacts folder missing from MS Outlook 365

    I've got an old guy whose PC I (try) to look after but now he has got his contacts in a woeful mess .....................It's not me, true! Up until a week ago he could use Outlook to send emails to his contacts from within Outlook and also from iCloud using: New email x To x Address Book...
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    Turning Windows defender on on an Apple Computer

    Have a friend who got hit on her Apple Laptop with a Ransomware attack. I know how to find Defender on my own Win10 PC but am pretty lost trying to find my "Control Panel" on an Apple! Can somebody point me in the direction thanks so I can go check the settings?
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    Cannot connect old Western Digital external HDD

    Many thanks for the replies and advices but sadly I'm doomed to die never knowing what was on this faithful old drive! Had a long chat online to Western Digital where we did all of the above plus different cables, 'putas etc but never got close to having a peek inside the drive! With the...
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    Cannot connect old Western Digital external HDD

    I dug this old external HDD out of the back of my drawer and am just curious to see what is on it? Its a red colour Western Digital Passport S/N WXE408CR9993, when connected via the USB Port the connected/disconnected bing/bong noise is heard and the power light on the Drive comes on OK but...
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    Solved Weird issue when trying to backup iPhone to iCloud

    Thanks for the replies and suggestions folk, much appreciated! I uninstalled iTunes - that I hate soooo much - reinstalled it, updated it, did a hard reset of my iPhone, checked IOS was up to date, cloud all set up correctly and found the identical problem remained in the aforementioned iTunes...
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    Solved Weird issue when trying to backup iPhone to iCloud

    Yep, identical! I double checked and the sync and backup from my iPhone thence to the cloud is definitely working so maybe a false message in iTunes?
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    Solved Weird issue when trying to backup iPhone to iCloud

    Thanks for that! I have been doing the iPhone cloud backups and although I’m 99.999% positive they work, I think as you say it’s just a minor glitch in iTunes!
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    Solved Weird issue when trying to backup iPhone to iCloud

    When I check my iPhone Max XS backups to iTunes, it inevitably shows "Your phone has never been backed up to iCloud" but as soon as I attempt this it does appear to work as the line directly below this message instantly changes to "Today (time) to this computer" so they tend to conflict with...
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    Inserting photos into iPad

    Thanks for that ................ you're a legend! I had to click on OneDrive and then each individual folder (76) and that reproduced on my iPad under My Mac (even though I don't have a Mac!) so I can now at least browse and insert any pic I like from the IOS Photos App. Only concern now is...
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    Inserting photos into iPad

    Just bought myself a nice new iPad Air 256 gb that is working well but when I try to insert a photo into either a new email or a Facebook post, I only get those in the iPad's Photo App! I must be going nuts as I was sure on the old dead iPad, I had other choices below the Camera Roll arrow...
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