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by Enrique
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: UK moving companies
Replies: 6
Views: 180

Re: UK moving companies

Hi Ansgar,

Many Members including myself have used Jimbo the Scot........... :D

http://www.jimbothescot.com/

Get a quote.........
by Enrique
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Range Rover help!! Granada area
Replies: 6
Views: 249

Re: Range Rover help!! Granada area

Hi Gobeyond60,

You could give this Guy a ring.................

Narciso Calle Alfonso XI, 24
Alcalá la real 23680
Jaén
Land-Rover en Alcalá la real

Tel. 953580562

I've used this firm over the years for other equipment repairs.
by Enrique
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Comments and queries re FAQ for Non-resident income tax
Replies: 1358
Views: 268584

Re: Comments and queries re FAQ for Non-resident income tax

Hi anyroads,

19% is still good for 2018
by Enrique
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: UK Car now on Spanish Plates .. possible documentation problem!
Replies: 7
Views: 247

Re: UK Car now on Spanish Plates .. possible documentation problem!

Hi mikmak, Clearly not correct..........but can you find something to make them correct it....... Some things to check............ La tarjeta de inspección técnica........will apply to Permiso de Circulación the VIN number...........is it your chassis number ... :?: has it got the JZ01 ..so should s...
by Enrique
Thu May 30, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: Flying a dog from U.K. to Malaga
Replies: 11
Views: 318

Re: Flying a dog from U.K. to Malaga

Hi jenny1960,
Alternative.......I've used a Pet courier to transport dog between Spain and UK, less stress , worth getting a quote....... :idea:

They will do the reverse journey too.
by Enrique
Tue May 28, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: hard drive scrubbers
Replies: 31
Views: 398

Re: hard drive scrubbers

Hi chrissiehope,
Thanks for update...... "He came round "........a Techie to savour.............
by Enrique
Tue May 28, 2019 6:42 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: hard drive scrubbers
Replies: 31
Views: 398

Re: hard drive scrubbers

Hi, Guess I'm stood down for today then................. :?: "it would have saved Enrique a lot of hassle,".........no hassle for me as I do this stuff daily............ As an aside .........using Skype (there are other methods of phoning)........for a 42mins call from Spain to a UK landli...
by Enrique
Mon May 27, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: hard drive scrubbers
Replies: 31
Views: 398

Re: hard drive scrubbers

I'm out at moment, if the systems still have TeamViewer on I'll come on line, build the USB
by Enrique
Mon May 27, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: hard drive scrubbers
Replies: 31
Views: 398

Re: hard drive scrubbers

Hi chrissiehope, Use your Win 7 system, build the USB using Rufus from the dban .iso When you boot it up and enter to run it will show in your case two disks the USB (that you booted from) and the windows one...........select the windows one. F10 and away it goes. Why are you deleting stuff............
by Enrique
Mon May 27, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: hard drive scrubbers
Replies: 31
Views: 398

Re: hard drive scrubbers

Hi chrissiehope, The DBAN program is very intuitive....... i.e. idiot proof Timings............ As an Example ..wiping a 80GB IDE drive (all the flavour at the turn of the century) will take circa 4 -5 hrs..........currently doing one at the moment. I'm expecting more positive vibs as you have been ...
by Enrique
Mon May 27, 2019 6:14 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: hard drive scrubbers
Replies: 31
Views: 398

Re: hard drive scrubbers

Hi chrissiehope, "'m currently deleting old documents & programs from the 2nd laptop "..........no you're not....you are deleting the Pointers to the files. The files will remain on there until over written. Best spend your time finding how to Boot the USB in the BIOS.....................
by Enrique
Sun May 26, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: hard drive scrubbers
Replies: 31
Views: 398

Re: hard drive scrubbers

Hi, As chrissiehope is wanting to give the units away all data must be wiped from the disk, no good leaving Windows on as things will be stored in Registry. OK......... I downloaded DBAN I used Rufus to "burn" the image to USB drive https://rufus.ie/ I shutdown my system , change BIOS to b...
by Enrique
Sun May 26, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: hard drive scrubbers
Replies: 31
Views: 398

Re: hard drive scrubbers

Hi chrissiehope, Just use DBAN on a USB.................for all systems. "DBAN is freely available in a ready-to-go ISO format, so all you need to do is burn it to a CD or flash drive and then boot from it. The DBAN program's menu interface is also very easy to use." You will need to chang...
by Enrique
Fri May 24, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: hard drive scrubbers
Replies: 31
Views: 398

Re: hard drive scrubbers

Hi chrissiehope, Some light reading................. https://askleo.com/how_should_i_erase_my_hard_drive_before_i_give_it_away/ The summary.....you will build a bootable CD/DVD and write in every sector on the HDD. It will take some time depending how large the HDD is. Example a 1.5TB HDD took 6hrs ...
by Enrique
Fri May 24, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Avast warning - Program blocked
Replies: 4
Views: 158

Re: Avast warning - Program blocked

Hi Wicksey,
Sounds like you have downloaded some bloatware , IOBit has had reputation of tagging along with other software.

Have you any iOBit programs.........Advanced system care , Uninstaller......... :?:

I don't recommend using their programs............
by Enrique
Sun May 19, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: ITV Documents
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Re: ITV Documents

Hi gerrynag,

"As Sid says, you only need your 'permiso de circulación' and 'ficha técnica'".....plus proof of insurance payment....(was not asked for at my test station)

Book an appointment online and when you arrive check in at the machine.
by Enrique
Sat May 18, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: iPad dropping WiFi
Replies: 5
Views: 156

Re: iPad dropping WiFi

Hi Jenny1960,

"It says I will lose all Wi-Fi passwords which worries me as i’ve forgotten them!!"

There is a good chance the WiFi Password is on the bottom of the Router.............. :idea:
by Enrique
Sat May 18, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Strange email event
Replies: 10
Views: 322

Re: Strange email event

Hi Parilla, Which email provider are you using............. :?: As an Example...................... Gmail the punctuation used in the naming convention is ignored. If you have Johnny.Good@gmail.com, then JohnnyGood, Johnny-Good, Johnny_Good will all go to your account. However, Johnny.B.Good@gmail.c...
by Enrique
Sat May 11, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: notification from bank re NIE renewal
Replies: 16
Views: 909

Re: notification from bank re NIE renewal

Hi, This may be the problem............. "as far as I know, my friend has not used his account to pay in or take out for more than a year" I had an account that only had very small amounts paid in irregular intervals and was asked to "close account" As it wasn't in the banks inte...
by Enrique
Sat May 11, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: notification from bank re NIE renewal
Replies: 16
Views: 909

Re: notification from bank re NIE renewal

Hi,
The way it reads for me..........the second part of my quote.........

"If there is no official stamp you can assume your number is your life long number and you do not need to re-apply for a new one."

We got ours in 2004 and they don't have expiry date..........

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