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Correction: Hudsons Bar, Torrox Costa. The Jive Group event has been moved from this Saturday to Friday 9pm. Hudsonsbar@outlook.com
Midnight Mechanics Live: Wed 14AUG 8:30pm. Bar Atila, Puente don Manuel. Don’t miss this great band featuring Lee Townsend. FB-Link
Sarah Lucy Dole: Plays Indie/Pop/Folk/Country Saturday 10 Aug, 9:30pm.
Nottingham-Prisas, C/ Senor de la Expiracion 64, Lanjaron FB-Link
Tribute Show: Green Covers tribute to U2, Depeche Mode & The Cure.
Fri 30AUG, doors at 8pm. Auditorio Benalmadena
The very best of 3 iconic bands live in the coast’s favourite open air auditorium, at the top of Parque la Paloma, and opposite Selwo Marina in Arroyo de la Miel.
There will be tasty HOT food served all evening, 2 bars and parking for 1000 cars right next to the auditorium.
The Jersey Four: Return with their fabulous tribute to Franki Valli And The Four Seasons. Three nights only! Fri 13th-Sun 15th SEP. 7:30pm, 7pm Sunday.
Salon Varieties Theatre Fuengirola
To book: please visit www.salonvarietestheatre.com
Live Music Sunday Lunch Buffet @ La Vaqueria, Benamargosa: This week we have Bernd and friends coming to play for us, a fantastic trio that we are delighted to welcome back! Buffet of over 25 home made dishes to choose from and a shady tranquil garden or aire conditioned interior. Your Sunday Dinner and soooo much more! 1-8pm
Michael Jackson Tribute by Frederick:
-Friday, August 16 at 11 PM – 5 AM. GKTime (Live Music Estepona). Avenida de España, 232, 29680 Estepona. +34 672 65 52 86
After the success of the Michael Jackson tribute in early August, we bring back Frederick, one of the best artists who perform and dance like Michael Jackson, in this stunning visual show with scenes from Michael Jackson’s videos and concerts, and that Frederick performs perfectly in a synchronized way.
The ticket fee for the Michael Jackson tribute costs € 6.00 through Eventbrite, or at the door the night of the event. The price includes the first drink consumed.
At the end of the show we will continue with our Friday Salsa night.
GKTime Live Estepona returns to enjoy the zumba, cha cha cha, salsa and modern dance with the best atmosphere and fun.
-Saturday, August 17th at El Mojito Carihuela, Calle Bulto, Málaga, 29620
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For Sale: Great deals from The Nerja Household Center, Av. Castilla Perez 10. More info in poster.
-TV Unit. Stripped back with walnut wax and olive chalk paint Made in Mexico lovely tv unit with shelves and cupboards Measurements Length 180cms Depth 52cms Height 60cms Price €265.00
-Chest&Cabinet. Stripped back chest of drawers with matching bedside cabinet with olive chalk paint clear and oak waxed Measurements Width 79cms Depth 41cms Height 114cms Bedside table Width 51cms Depth 35cms Height 60cms Price €220
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com
For Sale, repost marked down 50%: Brand new ladies bike, still in the box. Due to an over-order this an unwanted item. €150 or nearest offer, will deliver if necessary or meet halfway. The bike in the photograph is exactly the same as the one in the box, very easy to put together. Steven, Caleta de Velez 665-235-689
Barracuda Ladies Dorado 7 Bike. View at Amazon link Click Here
For Sale, 2 items:
-Electric cement mixer. Good working order. 65 euros
-Stihl Brush Cutter. 65 euros
Derek Clark-Ward in Periana
WhatsApp/ tel: 655 62 98 21
Email: clark-ward AT gmx DOT com
For Sale: Ikea Falster Garden Table in excellent condition. 160cm length x 100cm width x 75cm height. Easily seats six. Completely weather proof. Does not include chairs illustrated. Will dismantle legs for easy transport. €80 collection from Velez or possible local delivery. Simon: simontana50@gmailDotcom 00447768 385985 More pics on request.
For Sale: Small corner cupboard, 1 m high, 70 cm wide, 48 cm deep. Painted.
Will send photo. 35€ . Edwin/Competa,
boegero at gmx dot de
For Sale: Clean 2ft 6inch mattress. Buyer collects from Canillas De Albania. East Access. After Friday lunchtime. No track. €20 for quick sale.
Wanted: Small workshop sand-blaster, with or without compressor. Please reply to Tony, Email: tony.randall at hotmail.com, location Alcaucin, 29711
DoctorLaptop’s Tips #76
Using Windows 7 After It Goes Obsolete On 14JAN20.
Following these steps will keep the average user reasonably safe. You can do this now, or anytime before 14JAN20. Do it asap if you want to avoid “scare-ware” popups from Microsoft warning you to buy a Windows 10 Upgrade , that are due to appear on Win 7 systems any day now. However, it is strongly advised to not do any on-line banking or shopping on an obsolete system.
-Go to Windows Update Settings and change the update scheduler to “Never”. Save and exit.
-Use a paid-for premium antivirus program that will continue support for Windows 7. I prefer Kapersky or BitDefender, they will not slow your computer down as much as the others. Be sure to setup scheduled scans in the settings after you install it! These are NOT pre-scheduled by default! If you can’t figure out how to schedule scans, be sure to manually do a full scan once a month and a quick scan once a week. If the scanner finds malware and asks you what to do, choose “quarantine” if offered, otherwise choose “delete”.
Also use these free tools, you can find usage tutorial videos on YouTube if necessary but these tools are simple to use. Install, run, click scan or clean/fix:
-Download and save ADWCleaner from the Malwarebytes website. Run it once a week, before you do your weekly antivirus scan. Let it delete anything it determines is a threat. https://www.malwarebytes.com/adwcleaner/
-Download and install CCleaner. Run both the “cleaner” and “registry fix” functions once a week. Use it as it comes, the settings can be trusted.
-Expect the tech/data giants to block Windows 7 access to some services eventually, could be months or years off? Gmail, Outlook, Chrome Browser, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, SnapChat, etc., are all related to Microsoft in some way, and they will discourage the continued use of Windows 7, with threats and blockages, some real and some dubious.
-Get a secure email to use, not related to the Microsoft/Alphabet/Google conglomerates. These huge email providers data mine all your emails, censor content, are the main targets of hackers and suffer regular data breaches. I suggest www.protonmail.com (free basic plan, or pay for greater storage, Swiss-based) or www.unseen.is (paid email plan only, Iceland-based). These ad-free email services offer super high security, they do not data mine or censor your emails and have very good customer service.
-There are more geeky steps that can be done to maximize Windows 7 security and performance. I include all that in my “Annual PC Clean & Tuneup Maintenance Service”. Only €50, completed overnight.
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Severe Weather Alerts – Nerja & Granada, Andalucia. Yellow Warning for Extreme High Temperature 37+C possible for Nerja, in effect from Friday, 12:00 PM CEST until Friday, 10:00 PM CEST. 39+C possible in Granada Thursday and Friday, and significantly higher in the concrete/stone plazas! Always carry water if you must be out and about during the worst of the heat! Source: State Meteorological Agency. https://www.accuweather.com/en/es/nerja/302197/weather-warnings/302197 & https://www.accuweather.com/en/es/granada/306729/weather-warnings-17571/306729
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