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Transferring phone numbers to Sony Ericsson mobile phone

Q: Transferring phone numbers to Sony Ericsson mobile phone

Hi,

Is there a programme on Windows that will transfer the phone numbers from my AOL address book to my Sony Ericsson phone? Or any other software where I can store all the numbers and then transfer all the numbers to each new phone?

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/transferring-phone-numbers-to-sony-ericsson-mobile-phone.757485/
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A:Mobile hotspot issues

What OS is on the Laptop and which Firewall are you using?





The problem appears to exist purely between my laptop and my phone. When attempting to connect it will begin authenticating and then disconnect, offering me the troubleshooter.Click to expand...

huh? Connecting how: Bluetooth, Infra Red? The WiFi adaptors of both the phone and the laptop are never going to connect, unless you're attempting peer-to-peer which has limited utility.

If you're connecting via a router, then the PC is not the issue.
 

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A:I cannot connect my phone to my PC (Windows 8.1) with Bluetooth

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A:The HTM phone is really weak burst

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https://mazrilhisham.wordpress.com/2004/01/01/traffic-node/#jp-carousel-241

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The specs shown here declare

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A:My Sony VAIO is getting slower and slower

Yes I'm starting to think these are not a great comp at all!, I brought a brand new sony vaio laptop which is top end of the market. and it also take 2-3mins for explorer to start, the operating system takes atleast 3-5mins before you can do anything, other than that it just frozen. No viruses, running windows 8. but I have an old pent 4 , 2.8 dual processor running xp that flogs the arse off it.
I found this on another site to see if there is any conflicts with explorer.
run cmd and type sfc /scannow
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Firstly, upgrade to the latest drivers for the HD 6950.


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A:Sony Vaio keyboard issue

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Log out on one machine before you change your password on the other.
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The silence from AMD on this is deafening. I honestly can't in good conscience recommend anything AMD related unless they get this situation fixed. The fact that they have tried to silence other manufacturers on forums says a lot. I would feel much better if they were just open about it and said what they are doing to fix the problem.
 

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the features make note



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a. Like:
b. Dislike:
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A:Sony Vaio VGN-NS21S display problems

I am attaching some images of the display at different times after I press the power button. Hope they help.

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yRaz said:





It would appear that there was some type of caulking holding the digitizer down. I've managed to hold it in place with 4 drops of superglue in select places.Click to expand...

Do you know what happens to Styrofoam when you put a drop of Super-Glue on it ?





yRaz said:





Anyone know what kind of glue it is and where I can get some?Click to expand...

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treetops said:





I am using wireless net from a router that is far from my computer and my phone has 3g hotspot capabilities so I thought hey maybe I can use both at once.Click to expand...


???
 

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There will be generic drivers installed from your XP disc try this method to reinstall them.





Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
Click System and Maintenance, and then click System,
On the Hardware tab, click Device Manager. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow.
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Restart the computer.
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it looks like they use Samsung FlashSSD drives.
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With proliferation of internet phones, does anybody have any idea how HyperTerminal used via dial-up through a traditional land line can be done with these new internet phone?
 

A:Using HyperTerminal over Internet phone

hmm; I think there's a problem with the concept.

Hyper Terminal is like Telnet; it accesses a shell account at the remote site.

*IF* a remote site would still have modems AND allow dial-in access, then one might
be able to make this work and your question then gets solved on the smartphone with the right App.

I think the premise is not very probable any longer - - who allows dial-in when 99.9% of the world is not DSL or Cable connected?
 

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The Fn key options including the brightness aren't working. I did remove a bunch of bloatware when I got the laptop. I might have removed something important? Anyone know how to restore it? It has been so long, I don't remember what I have removed.
 

A:Sony preset keyboard functions not working

Go back to Sony support and download key drivers like keyboard/touch-pad drivers
 

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