Wanted – i5 4th gen/ i7 4th gen gaming pc

I’ve got a Dell XPS i7 4770 with, 16Gb 128Gb SSD, Wi-fi and B/tooth and a choice of GPU. I have a 4Gb RX560, 2Gb GTX 960, 6Gb GTX1060 or a 8Gb GTX 1070. It also has a small HD in for data and games.

It runs great and is driving my 4K TV for some casual gaming. It’s very rarely used as I have another gaming rig.

let me know which GPU you fancy and I’m sure we can do a deal.

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Wanted – USFF/Mini PC


I’ve got a Gigabyte Brix, here’s the archived link:

There’s an extra slot for a memory upgrade.

Open to offers.

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For Sale – PC2-6400 & PC3-8500 Sodimm memory

Free to a good ( or bad) home..

I’ve had to upgrade laptops to make the Win 10 install in them reasonably useable, and due to how the machines came with and what they support I’ve had to swap some modules out.

Can anyone make use of these?? They were working when removed and should be fine but obviously no warrant on them.

One of 2GB PC2-6400S

One of 2GB PC2-8500S

Two of 1GB PC2-8500S

I’ll even cover UK post but if they help you out please consider donating a few pounds to your favourite charity. Donation is entirely optional, and no I don’t want to know if you do or don’t donate.

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For Sale – Apple Macbook 12″ (2017), Magic Keyboards, Magic Trackpad

Very poor timing having just bought a couple of these, but I’ve got a new contract so am down-sizing to a single machine.

Taking pics now….

Apple MacBook 12″ 2017 – £700
Bought from John Lewis a couple of months ago, so has balance of their two year warranty on it
Receipt Included
Boxed, in as-new condition
1.2GHz Dual-Core Intel Core m3

Magic Keyboard 2 – £50 ea
Both are in excellent cosmetic condition and full working order. Not boxed, but I can include an Apple Lightning cable if you need one.

Magic Trackpad 2, Silver, £65
In excellent cosmetic condition and full working order. Not boxed, but I can include an Apple Lightning cable if you need one.

Magic Trackpad 1, £20
This is the silver, original & smaller Magic Trackpad, powered by two AA batteries. Excellent condition and full working order.

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Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19025 | Windows Experience Blog

Hello Windows Insiders, today we’re releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19025 (20H1) to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring.If you want a complete look at what build is in which Insider ring, head over to Flight Hub. You can also check out the rest of our documentation here including a complete list of new features and updates that have gone out as part of Insider flights for the current development cycle.
Not seeing any of the features in this build? Check your Windows Insider Settings to make sure you’re on the Fast ring. Submit feedback here to let us know if things weren’t working the way you expected.

Improving Windows Search
As Insiders know, over the releases, we’ve been continuing to work on improving search results based on your feedback. Including adding Enhanced search mode (adding an easy option to expand search across all folders and drivers) in 19H1, as well integrating Windows Search into File Explorer, to ensure more consistent results regardless of where you start your search.
In 19H1, we asked Insiders why they were turning off the search indexer. Your feedback helped us make improvements then and helped us focus on three key areas of improvement in 20H1: excessive disk and CPU usage, general performance issues, and low perceived value of the indexer.
Based on this, we’re introducing an algorithm that detects high disk usage and activity, so it can better identify peak usage times and manage the indexer accordingly. We’re also making changes for developers to prevent searches of certain repositories and project folders to improve disk usage.
Learn more about these features that we’ve been working on throughout 20H1 and get helpful tips and troubleshooting info to help you make the most of Windows Search in our Supercharging Windows Search article.

We fixed an issue from the previous flight preventing Sandbox and WDAG from working.
We fixed an issue resulting in certain fingerprint readers no longer working as of Build 19013.
We fixed an issue that could result in VPN Settings hanging after upgrade.
We’ve done some work to help address an issue that could result in certain modern UI components (including notifications and the network flyout), scaling either too large or too small after attaching an external monitor or remoting into the machine from a monitor with a different DPI.
We fixed an issue impacted login performance for some users in recent builds.
We fixed an issue resulting in Windows Hello authentication not working with certain apps in recent builds.
We fixed an issue that could result in the mouse pointer not displaying when logging in to a PC locally after remoting in.
We fixed an issue where, when using the touch keyboard docked on a large screen, the keys would stretch out to span the width of the monitor, rather than staying an optimal width for touch interaction.
We fixed an issue that could result in ctfmon.exe crashing when using reconversion with the Japanese IME in certain text fields.
We fixed an issue that could result in web activities in Timeline not opening if you had new Edge installed.
We fixed an issue where a high number of app deployment failures in a short period of time could result in an unexpectedly large volume of disk space being used by evtx files saved under %windir%temp.
We fixed an issue resulting in some apps failing to update with error 0x8007000A.
We fixed an issue resulting in jitters when using Magnifier in certain multi-monitor configurations.
We fixed an issue where the mouse pointer did not start from where the Magnifier viewport was if it had moved from typing.
We fixed an issue impacting Narrator performance reading aloud in Outlook after switching focus from an email back to the list of emails in your inbox.
We fixed a memory leak in EoAExperiences.exe after using the text cursor indicator for prolonged periods of time.

BattlEye and Microsoft have found incompatibility issues due to changes in the operating system between some Insider Preview builds and certain versions of BattlEye anti-cheat software. To safeguard Insiders who might have these versions installed on their PC, we have applied a compatibility hold on these devices from being offered affected builds of Windows Insider Preview. See this article for details.
We’ve heard that Settings still isn’t available outside of launching via the URI (ms-settings:) for some Insiders and are investigating.
Some Insiders are reporting that after successfully installing printer drivers from the Optional Updates section, the same driver is still showing as available for install. We’re looking into the issue.
We’re looking into reports where, when certain external USB 3.0 drives are attached, they stop responding with Start Code 10 or 38.

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The story of ADLaM is now a limited-run hardcover book from Story Labs

The African language Fulfulde is spoken by more than 50 million people worldwide. But until recently this centuries-old language lacked an alphabet of its own.

Abdoulaye and Ibrahima Barry were just young boys when they set out to change that. While other children were out playing, the Barry brothers would hole up in their family’s house in Nzérékoré, Guinea, carefully drawing shapes on paper that would eventually become ADLaM – an acronym for “the alphabet that will prevent a people from being lost.”

In the decades since, ADLaM has sparked a revolution in literacy, community and cultural preservation among Fulani people across the world. Abdoulaye and Ibrahima have dedicated their lives to sustaining these efforts, including expanding ADLaM’s reach through Unicode adoption. And thanks to support from a dedicated cross-company team at Microsoft, ADLaM is now available in Windows and Office.

My team at Microsoft Story Labs recently had the privilege of working with Abdoulaye and Ibrahima on a longform feature story about ADLaM. Today I’m happy to announce that we’ve printed a limited-run book version of that story that contains both the original English and an ADLaM translation, so the community of millions now using ADLaM can enjoy it in print. A few copies of the book will be available in a contest giveaway by Microsoft Design on Twitter. The rest will go directly into the hands of the amazing people behind the unique achievement that is ADLaM.

When you’ve been working in the digital realm for most of your career like I have, it’s kind of a treat to make something you can hold in your own two hands! But the biggest reward here was the opportunity to shine a light on remarkable people like Abdoulaye and Ibrahima who have achieved so much, and the team at Microsoft who lent a hand.

Steve Wiens

Microsoft Story Labs

Story by Deborah Bach & Sara Lerner. Design by Daniel Victor.

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For Sale – Gigabyte Nvidia GTX 1080 G1 Gaming, HP Z27n 27 inch IPS 1440P Monitor & Viewsonic VA2448-LED 24 inch 1080p Monitor

Gigabyte Nvidia GTX 1080 G1 Gaming graphics card. Great card, solid performance
£300 – Postage is included for the graphics card.


I have two monitors for sale, neither monitor has a stand but both have VESA mounts. As I don’t have packaging materials they are collection only from Luton.

The first is an HP Z27N Monitor.
27 Inch
2560 x 1440
Display port, DVI, HDMI connections
Headphone jack
USB Ports

z27n new.jpg

Second is a ViewSonic VA2448-LED
24 Inch
DVI and VGA connections



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