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    • Thank you all for your input so far. I have now received a letter back from my CPR 31.14 stating 'CPR 31.14 is not relevant to small claims matter, pursuant to cpr 27.2......we are under no obligation to disclose the documentation at this stage.' I assume this response is expected?   I have reworded my defence and made it more succinct, I'm not sure what else I could add?   1. Due to the sparseness of the particulars, it is unclear as to what legal basis the claim is brought, whether for breach of contract, contractual liability, or trespass. However, it is denied that the Defendant, or any driver of the vehicle, entered into any contractual agreement with the Claimant, whether express, implied, or by conduct.   2. It is admitted that the Defendant was the registered keeper of the vehicle in question. However, the defendant has no liability as they are the Keeper of the vehicle, and the Private Parking Company has failed to comply with the strict provisions of PoFA 2012 to hold anyone other than the driver liable for the charges.   3. Signage at the site is not sufficient. A sign is present on the left hand side of the entrance, away from the driver, and therefore cannot be easily read by the driver of a passing vehicle. On closer inspection this sign states ’Refer to the full Terms & Conditions signs located throughout the car park’. Signs are located so that information is often obscured by other parked cars and is difficult to read. These signs state ‘Entry to or use of this privately operated and managed car park is subject to the current terms and conditions of vehicle control services ltd. Motorists/persons utilising this car park hereby accept in full the terms and conditions.’ Therefore, the driver is deemed to have agreed to the terms and conditions by having entered the car park before knowing what those terms and conditions are. The elements of offer, acceptance and consideration both ways have therefore not been satisfied and so no contract can exist.   4. The claim contains a substantial charge additional to the parking charge which it is alleged the defendant contracted to pay, This additional charge is not recoverable under the protection of freedoms act 2012, Schedule 4 not with reference to the judgement in parking eye v Beavis. It is an abuse of process from the claimant to issue a knowingly inflated claim for an additional sum which it is not entitled to recover. This order has been made by the court of its own initiative without a hearing pursuant to CPR Rule 3.3(4) of the civil procedure rules 1998    In summary, it is the Defendant's position that the claim discloses no cause of action, is without merit, and has no real prospect of success. Accordingly, the Court is invited to strike out the claim of its own initiative, using its case management powers pursuant to CPR 3.4. 
    • On side note: I have notice that many people without the skills to argue their point, accuse others of being rude, racist, sexist, homophobic etc. I.E. Excuse me, i don't have a receipt for this refund, but i have my bank statement,  can i get a refund? -No, no receipt no refund - But your policy and the law says "proof of purchase" not "receipt " - You're rude/racist/homophobic, you must leave now or i call security.    I see this happening day in day out. Even kids do it, they're very quick at gaining a crowd's attention by shouting "racist/homophobic" so they can feel they've won the argument.  Sad.  
    • The advice is: make a complaint and get a refund. Then make another complaint about the inspectors attitude if you want, but changing the world is something that it's not going to happen, surely not for an excess fare. Inspectors are given discretion and unfortunately some of them take this as a sign of power over other people. It's impossible to sack all people who have a little position of power and employ more, hence the complaint system.  That's life and as .much as everyone of us want to improve it, it's an impossible task, so don't waste your time and brain on it. Just accept that there are things you can't change.  Get your refund, get your apology, then move on. That's my advice.
    • Hi.   I've removed part of the account number to keep this anonymous for you.   Have npower done what the ombudsman said?   HB
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Hi Guys, I picked up a Sony Vaio for next to nothing and it's in pretty good nick. I am however having internet connection problems. I have connected it to my router via ethernet and wirelessly, but Internet Explorer still can't display the web page. The internet icon says connected with 100mbs speed, but still can't work out what's wrong.

 

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If all else fails, kick them where it hurts and SOD'EM;)

 

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Hi Guys, I picked up a Sony Vaio for next to nothing and it's in pretty good nick. I am however having internet connection problems. I have connected it to my router via ethernet and wirelessly, but Internet Explorer still can't display the web page. The internet icon says connected with 100mbs speed, but still can't work out what's wrong.

 

Thanks in advance.

 

Is there any software on it, which has an update option ? Try it to see if it downloads.

 

Also there is a diagnostic tool in windows tools page to check the internet connection.


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xp is no longer supported for updates so you need to do the little reg dodge to turn it into a business version of XP

then it will update

 

then IE will work.

LONG process though hours of updates to install.

 

download the attached file

rename it to xp.reg

 

pop it on a penstick.

 

pop the penstick into the XP machine

 

right click it install

 

 

or double click it [some xp version vary in the way it installs


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I've got a Vaio SOD'EM, don't think they make them anymore.


 
 

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xp is no longer supported for updates so you need to do the little reg dodge to turn it into a business version of XP

then it will update

 

then IE will work.

LONG process though hours of updates to install.

 

download the attached file

rename it to xp.reg

 

pop it on a penstick.

 

pop the penstick into the XP machine

 

right click it install

 

 

or double click it [some xp version vary in the way it installs

 

 

Done that DX. A notepad came up with windows registry editor version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMWPAPosReady]

"Installed"=dword:00000001

 

 

But IE still can't display web page.


 

 

If all else fails, kick them where it hurts and SOD'EM;)

 

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Also, when I put in my wireless password, it says

 

The network password needs to be 40 bits or 104bits depending on your network config.

This can be antered as 5 or 13 ascii characters or 10 or 26 hexadecimal characters. :???:


 

 

If all else fails, kick them where it hurts and SOD'EM;)

 

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read what I posted properly

you need to RENAME THE FILE TO XP.REG

 

 

then double click on it

if its successful you'll get a that's been added to the registry pop up.

 

 

them restart the pc..

 

 

give it an Ethernet connection

any run windows update again and again till everything is updated.

 

 

typically will be several hours and several reboot and re updating needed.

 

 

the otherway to do it is to load 360 anti virus

https://www.360totalsecurity.com/en/

 

 

and use the patch up tool.

 

 

its a LONG JOB.

 

 

vios do work on xp quite happily once fully updated

 

 

use one here all the time.


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I did rename it, before I transfered it to a Flash Drive. I didn't use capitals, but I wouldn't have thought that would make a difference. When I right click on it, there is no option to install it. Just open it etc. Double clicking it just opens it in Notepad.


 

 

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Just restarted it and it's been on the welcome page for ages, so maybe it did work after all lol. Just waiting now.


 

 

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right click it

open with regedit

 

 

dx


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its a very long process

you MUST keep returning to windows upgrade or use the 360 patch tool.

 

 

you'll also probably have to download and install manually winxp sp3.

 

 

but up mustn't do that until your current version exhausts everything at windows update including the optional patches too.

 

 

usually takes me about 2 days on even a 20Mb fibre connection.

 

 

don't be impatient

 

 

do it properly till everything is updated fully then it will work./

 

 

you'll probably have to update IE too IE8

that's the highest you can go on winxp SP3.

 

 

you'll need to upgraded the ram too

the max a vio will take is 2GB.

les than that and forget trying to use it on the internet


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If you still have this problem post,

 

I vaguely recall having exactly the same problem on an old vaio on XP and also on an updated PB, and what seemed like a similar issue on an upgraded HP.

On the HP it was the laptop firmware which blocked the upgraded wireless card - flashed a patched firmware that didnt just allow 'selected and approved' cards - all fine. Still using that much upgraded lappy. (Now 5TB in 3 hdd - one replacing the dvd)

 

The PB and the vaio were both failures of the wireless card connector or bridge chip and cheap usb wireless sticks worked fine with xp sp3

 

Be aware that older xp versions still succumb to the blaster virus as soon as you connect to the Wild World Web unless patched


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