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    1. [GLA] Caegarw cemetery list
    2. Rhian Dineen
    3. Dear List, A very wet and cold good morning to you all. A question about the old cemetery in Caegarw, Mountain Ash, would anyone happen to know if a list exist of all who is buried there ? I have a few ancestors that I know of and I think there are many more who I haven’t come across yet, would I have to ask the council or a historian of Mountain Ash if they can help. Thank you Rhian Sent from my iPad

    02/26/2020 02:34:27
    1. [GLA] Event about Archaeological discoveries at Caerleon Saturday 21st March
    2. Jeff Coleman
    3. Although Caerleon is a few miles outside Glamorgan, in Monmouthshire, you might be interested in an event there about which I have received notification. Discovering Roman Caerleon: The Caerleon Research Framework and After The Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust In association with the Monmouthshire Antiquarian Association on Saturday 21st March 2020 9.30am – 4.00pm at Charles Williams Church in Wales Primary School High Street, Caerleon NP18 1AZ Tickets £10.20 including tea & coffee but excluding lunch: there are a number of places to eat nearby. More details: [email protected] If you want the event details forwarded to you, contact me off-list Jeff Coleman List admin

    02/19/2020 03:01:11
    1. [GLA] Re: [GLAMORGAN] Newspapers.com free access for the weekend
    2. John Gareth Hicks
    3. Thanks Jeff It appears to be part of the Ancestry group from the footer This page shows current Welsh coverage ( as a sub section of England ! ) https://www.newspapers.com/papers/?fbclid=IwAR17-Zirg0296oIRDw_RUFGnYnT8401hlCZ_Gsr3Wpt3GVOji8ruyautZmo#p_place=England,Wales The permanently free NLW site has a much greater Welsh coverage, see the Western Mail details here https://newspapers.library.wales/browse/3980151 The NLW has an effective 100 year rule - at least 1919 is the latest date I've found available to view for a whole list of titles which actually have a later publication date cut off The variable quality of the OCR depends on the quality of the source document- and apparently on how tightly the latter are bound Gareth Hicks > On 15 Feb 2020, at 22:47, Jeff Coleman via Groups.Io <[email protected]> wrote: > >  > I have been alerted to the fact that an outfit called Newspapers.com, which appears to be based in USA, has provided free access to their site for a limited period, which seems to go up to 17th Feb. > > It may be of interest as the ‘Western Mail’ up to about 1900 is available. I think this has been available on another commercial site for a while. > https://go.newspapers.com/freeaccess?xid=3200&utm_source=content&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=fa-feb-20 > > Newspapers.com has a ‘snip’ tool which allows you to place a rectangular selection tool around a piece of text you want to keep and save it in a pdf document or share it . Their indexing is by OCR and they present results in what seems to be a random order, rather than in date order. There are choices available to limit your search to particular newspapers, particular year ranges, even particular dates. > > As you probably know, most newspapers published in Wales up to around the end of WW1 are available for free permanently from the National Library of Wales at https://newspapers.library.wales/ though not all years are covered. > > > Jeff > > > -- > Jeff Coleman > list admin, Glamorgan list > _._,_._,_ > Groups.io Links: > You receive all messages sent to this group. > > View/Reply Online (#71) | Reply To Group | Reply To Sender | Mute This Topic | New Topic > > GLAMORGAN Family History Mailing List archives etc. from the historic Rootsweb list are at > https://lists.rootsweb.com/hyperkitty/list/[email protected]/ > - > A large amount of information, and a wide variety of useful links, may be found at http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/GLA/ > - > A web site has been prepared to help you use the Glamorgan List > http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~glamorgan/ > Your Subscription | Contact Group Owner | Unsubscribe [[email protected]] > _._,_._,_

    02/16/2020 01:28:09
    1. [GLA] Re: Newspapers.com free access for the weekend
    2. Jean White
    3. Thanks, Jefff. This is a real useful resource for me and I have been wanting  to check it out for several months. Now  all I have to do is tie myself to the computer and remember all the lookups I wanted to check. Always, Jean On 2020-02-15 2:47 p.m., Jeff Coleman via GLAMORGAN wrote: > I have been alerted to the fact that an outfit called Newspapers.com, which > appears to be based in USA, has provided free access to their site for a > limited period, which seems to go up to 17th Feb. > > > > It may be of interest as the 'Western Mail' up to about 1900 is available. I > think this has been available on another commercial site for a while. > > https://go.newspapers.com/freeaccess?xid=3200 > <https://go.newspapers.com/freeaccess?xid=3200&utm_source=content&utm_medium > =email&utm_campaign=fa-feb-20> > &utm_source=content&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=fa-feb-20 > > > > Newspapers.com has a 'snip' tool which allows you to place a rectangular > selection tool around a piece of text you want to keep and save it in a pdf > document or share it . Their indexing is by OCR and they present results in > what seems to be a random order, rather than in date order. There are > choices available to limit your search to particular newspapers, particular > year ranges, even particular dates. > > > > As you probably know, most newspapers published in Wales up to around the > end of WW1 are available for free permanently from the National Library of > Wales at https://newspapers.library.wales/ though not all years are covered. > > > > > > > Jeff > > > > > _______________________________________________ > -- > > To send to the list send to [email protected] > GLAMORGAN Family History Mailing List archives etc. are at > https://lists.rootsweb.com/hyperkitty/list/[email protected]/ > - > > A web site has been prepared to help you use the Glamorgan List > http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~glamorgan/ > > - > A large amount of information, and a wide variety of useful links, may be found at http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/GLA/ > > - > Rootsweb will be closing mailing lists from 2nd March 2020. > This list is replaced by one at https://groups.io/g/GLAMORGAN > _______________________________________________ > Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref > Unsubscribe https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/[email protected] > Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 > Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog > RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community

    02/15/2020 09:41:44
    1. [GLA] Newspapers.com free access for the weekend
    2. Jeff Coleman
    3. I have been alerted to the fact that an outfit called Newspapers.com, which appears to be based in USA, has provided free access to their site for a limited period, which seems to go up to 17th Feb. It may be of interest as the 'Western Mail' up to about 1900 is available. I think this has been available on another commercial site for a while. https://go.newspapers.com/freeaccess?xid=3200 <https://go.newspapers.com/freeaccess?xid=3200&utm_source=content&utm_medium =email&utm_campaign=fa-feb-20> &utm_source=content&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=fa-feb-20 Newspapers.com has a 'snip' tool which allows you to place a rectangular selection tool around a piece of text you want to keep and save it in a pdf document or share it . Their indexing is by OCR and they present results in what seems to be a random order, rather than in date order. There are choices available to limit your search to particular newspapers, particular year ranges, even particular dates. As you probably know, most newspapers published in Wales up to around the end of WW1 are available for free permanently from the National Library of Wales at https://newspapers.library.wales/ though not all years are covered. Jeff

    02/15/2020 03:47:14
    1. [GLA] Eliza/Elizabeth Lloyd b1817
    2. Leeann Eggenhuizen
    3. Hi Trying to find the birth and parents of my 2x gr grandmother Eliza/Elizabeth Lloyd born 1817 in Llandaff Glamorgan. Place & date of her birth is from the 1851 & 1861 censuses in Somerset. Would the Glamorgan FHS hold more parish records than Ancestry & Find my past? ? Sent from my iPhone

    02/10/2020 03:33:49
    1. [GLA] Re: PAYNE Family PONTYPRIDD
    2. jean brace
    3. My grandmother was from there myvanwy born 1903

    02/08/2020 01:15:20
    1. [GLA] Re: New Glamorgan Mailing list
    2. Martin Briscoe (W10 laptop)
    3. There has been a big increase in activity on some of the other lists since the move. Unfortunately, the North and Mid Wales lists all seem to have gone, there was a message on the Caernarfonshire list to say that no plans at the moment to revive it. Martin Briscoe Fort William Ancestry DNA, FTDNA (B68554), GEDMatch (A374507) -----Original Message----- From: Susan Morris [mailto:[email protected]] Sent: Thursday, January 23, 2020 2:20 PM To: [email protected] Subject: [GLA] Re: New Glamorgan Mailing list Hello Jeff Received the invitation this morning and joined the group.

    01/23/2020 08:53:58
    1. [GLA] Re: New Glamorgan Mailing list
    2. Susan Morris
    3. Hello Jeff Received the invitation this morning and joined the group. Thank you for setting it all up. Susan On 22/01/2020 19:32, Jeff Coleman via GLAMORGAN wrote: > If you have been reading previous emails, you will know that Rootsweb will > be finishing their mailing list service from March 2nd. > > > > A new Glamorgan list has been created at https://groups.io/g/GLAMORGAN > > It already has 189 members. > > > > If you have not joined the new list and wish to do so, there are two options > > > > 1. Send an email to [email protected] > <mailto:[email protected]> You will then receive an email > asking you to confirm your wish to join the list, which you simply have to > reply to. > 2. You can wait until you receive an Invitation from me to join the new > list. The invitations contain a link to 'accept the invitation'. If you > click on that link you do not need to confirm your wish to join the list. > > In either case, if you are not already on any other Groups.io mailing lists > then you may need to create a login with your email address and a password > that must be at least 6 characters long. > > > > Once you have subscribed to the new list, you can adjust whether you receive > every message or a 'Digest' of some sort at > https://groups.io/g/GLAMORGAN/editsub > > > > The first email sent to the list by any new subscriber will be moderated - > that is it will be held until I or another group moderator has looked at it > and agreed that is should be sent. This is a protection against spam. > > > > Jeff Coleman > > > > List Admin, Rootsweb Glamorgan Mailing List > > > _______________________________________________ > -- > > To send to the list send to [email protected] > GLAMORGAN Family History Mailing List archives etc. are at > https://lists.rootsweb.com/hyperkitty/list/[email protected]/ > - > > A web site has been prepared to help you use the Glamorgan List > http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~glamorgan/ > > - > A large amount of information, and a wide variety of useful links, may be found at http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/GLA/ > > - > Rootsweb will be closing mailing lists from 2nd March 2020. > This list is replaced by one at https://groups.io/g/GLAMORGAN > _______________________________________________ > Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref > Unsubscribe https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/[email protected] > Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 > Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog > RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community -- Genealogist at Large http://www.emptageofthanet.co.uk

    01/23/2020 07:20:17
    1. [GLA] Re: Invitations to join the new Glamorgan Mailing List
    2. ACJ
    3. Thank you very much, Jeff. Appreciate all your efforts for the list over these many years. Allyson Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 22, 2020, at 19:20, Jeff Coleman via GLAMORGAN <[email protected]> wrote: > > As I expect you know, emails sent to a mailing list are sent to everyone who has subscribed to that mailing list and who has not subsequently unsubscribed. No-one receiving the email knows who else has received it. > > Some people give a name when they subscribe, some simply give an email address. > > There is no way for the list members or list administrators to know who you are or where you are, except what you choose to reveal in messages to the mailing list or personal settings in Group.io There is no requirement at all to enter anything in a Group Profile on Groups.io > > Because this mailing list will be closing shortly, all current members have received individual invitations to join the successor list, using the email address and name they used to subscribe to this list. Only the list moderators of the new list have access to the list of addresses to which invitations have been sent and only the list moderators of the new list will have access to the list of email addresses ( some with names attached) which are subscribed as members of the list. > > The Privacy Policy of Groups.io is set out at https://groups.io/static/privacy > > If you are in the European Union the GDPR implications are given at https://groups.io/static/compliance > > I have no intention of retaining lists of email addresses once the transfer of the mailing list from Rootsweb to Groups.io is complete. > > Jeff > List admin, Glamorgan Rootsweb list. > > -----Original Message----- > From: ACJ via GLAMORGAN <[email protected]> > Sent: 22 January 2020 23:51 > To: Family and local history in Glamorgan, Wales <[email protected]> > Subject: [GLA] Re: Invitations to join the new Glamorgan Mailing List > > Hello. > > Do you know about privacy settings? I’d prefer my membership/location not be available publicly. > > > _______________________________________________ > -- > > To send to the list send to [email protected] > GLAMORGAN Family History Mailing List archives etc. are at > https://lists.rootsweb.com/hyperkitty/list/[email protected]/ > - > > A web site has been prepared to help you use the Glamorgan List > http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~glamorgan/ > > - > A large amount of information, and a wide variety of useful links, may be found at http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/GLA/ > > - > Rootsweb will be closing mailing lists from 2nd March 2020. > This list is replaced by one at https://groups.io/g/GLAMORGAN > _______________________________________________ > Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref > Unsubscribe https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/[email protected] > Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 > Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog > RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community

    01/22/2020 05:22:59
    1. [GLA] Re: Invitations to join the new Glamorgan Mailing List
    2. Jeff Coleman
    3. As I expect you know, emails sent to a mailing list are sent to everyone who has subscribed to that mailing list and who has not subsequently unsubscribed. No-one receiving the email knows who else has received it. Some people give a name when they subscribe, some simply give an email address. There is no way for the list members or list administrators to know who you are or where you are, except what you choose to reveal in messages to the mailing list or personal settings in Group.io There is no requirement at all to enter anything in a Group Profile on Groups.io Because this mailing list will be closing shortly, all current members have received individual invitations to join the successor list, using the email address and name they used to subscribe to this list. Only the list moderators of the new list have access to the list of addresses to which invitations have been sent and only the list moderators of the new list will have access to the list of email addresses ( some with names attached) which are subscribed as members of the list. The Privacy Policy of Groups.io is set out at https://groups.io/static/privacy If you are in the European Union the GDPR implications are given at https://groups.io/static/compliance I have no intention of retaining lists of email addresses once the transfer of the mailing list from Rootsweb to Groups.io is complete. Jeff List admin, Glamorgan Rootsweb list. -----Original Message----- From: ACJ via GLAMORGAN <[email protected]> Sent: 22 January 2020 23:51 To: Family and local history in Glamorgan, Wales <[email protected]> Subject: [GLA] Re: Invitations to join the new Glamorgan Mailing List Hello. Do you know about privacy settings? I’d prefer my membership/location not be available publicly.

    01/22/2020 05:19:59
    1. [GLA] Re: Invitations to join the new Glamorgan Mailing List
    2. ACJ
    3. Hello. Do you know about privacy settings? I’d prefer my membership/location not be available publicly. Thanks. Allyson Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 22, 2020, at 17:02, Jeff Coleman via GLAMORGAN <[email protected]> wrote: > > Just an extra note to say that invitations to join the new mailing list will > be from [email protected] <mailto:[email protected]> Moderators . > > > > Invitations have been sent to around 80% of list members who had not already > joined the group. The rest of the invitations will be sent in the next few > days. > > > > Jeff Coleman > > [email protected] > > > > > _______________________________________________ > -- > > To send to the list send to [email protected] > GLAMORGAN Family History Mailing List archives etc. are at > https://lists.rootsweb.com/hyperkitty/list/[email protected]/ > - > > A web site has been prepared to help you use the Glamorgan List > http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~glamorgan/ > > - > A large amount of information, and a wide variety of useful links, may be found at http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/GLA/ > > - > Rootsweb will be closing mailing lists from 2nd March 2020. > This list is replaced by one at https://groups.io/g/GLAMORGAN > _______________________________________________ > Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref > Unsubscribe https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/[email protected] > Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 > Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog > RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community

    01/22/2020 04:50:48
    1. [GLA] Invitations to join the new Glamorgan Mailing List
    2. Jeff Coleman
    3. Just an extra note to say that invitations to join the new mailing list will be from [email protected] <mailto:[email protected]> Moderators . Invitations have been sent to around 80% of list members who had not already joined the group. The rest of the invitations will be sent in the next few days. Jeff Coleman [email protected]

    01/22/2020 03:01:58
    1. [GLA] New Glamorgan Mailing list
    2. Jeff Coleman
    3. If you have been reading previous emails, you will know that Rootsweb will be finishing their mailing list service from March 2nd. A new Glamorgan list has been created at https://groups.io/g/GLAMORGAN It already has 189 members. If you have not joined the new list and wish to do so, there are two options 1. Send an email to [email protected] <mailto:[email protected]> You will then receive an email asking you to confirm your wish to join the list, which you simply have to reply to. 2. You can wait until you receive an Invitation from me to join the new list. The invitations contain a link to 'accept the invitation'. If you click on that link you do not need to confirm your wish to join the list. In either case, if you are not already on any other Groups.io mailing lists then you may need to create a login with your email address and a password that must be at least 6 characters long. Once you have subscribed to the new list, you can adjust whether you receive every message or a 'Digest' of some sort at https://groups.io/g/GLAMORGAN/editsub The first email sent to the list by any new subscriber will be moderated - that is it will be held until I or another group moderator has looked at it and agreed that is should be sent. This is a protection against spam. Jeff Coleman List Admin, Rootsweb Glamorgan Mailing List

    01/22/2020 12:32:37
    1. [GLA] FW: Local History of Grangetown, Cardiff - event on 28th February 2020
    2. Jeff Coleman
    3. From: Library Cathays [mailto:[email protected]] Sent: 21 January 2020 16:13 To: undisclosed-recipients: Subject: On Friday 28th February at 11.30am, Cathays Library will be hosting it's first Local History Open Space talk with Ray Noyes, author of Urban Development in the Victorian Era: a case study of Grangetown. This is a free talk, but tickets can be booked via <https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/open-space-local-history-at-cathays-library-ray-noyes-tickets-90790229019> https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/open-space-local-history-at-cathays-library-ray-noyes-tickets-90790229019 or by calling Cathays Library on 02920785580. Please feel free to share this information with anyone you think may be interested.

    01/21/2020 10:51:05
    1. [GLA] Re: Windows 7
    2. Martin Briscoe (W10 laptop)
    3. It has to remember that some older PCs will not run Windows 10. I have one PC that runs 24/7 tracking ships. It used to be a Microsoft Vista PC so I upgraded to Windows 7. I tried to later upgrade to Windows 10 but it was not compatible. I no longer use it. Martin Briscoe Fort William Ancestry DNA, FTDNA (B68554), GEDMatch (A374507) -----Original Message----- From: Bill Kollar [mailto:[email protected]] Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 11:13 PM To: Gareth Morgan via GLAMORGAN <[email protected]> Subject: [GLA] Re: Windows 7 Hello, Thank you for the information. MS offered a free W10 upgrade when it first came out. I elected, at that time, to not up grade for various reasons. By the time I decided to upgrade it was no longer being offered (procrastination is the thief of time) and I was unfortunately out of luck. Your information looks very promising and I believe I am going to give it a go. Assuming, that it is a seamless transition with no loss of files and/or such. So that all said, Is the upgrade basically seamless ?

    01/16/2020 04:51:33
    1. [GLA] Re: Windows 7
    2. Bill Kollar
    3. Hello, Thank you for the information.   MS offered a free W10 upgrade when it first came out.   I elected, at that time, to not up grade for various reasons.   By the time I decided to upgrade it was no longer being offered (procrastination is the thief of time) and I was unfortunately out of luck.   Your information looks very promising and I believe I am going to give it a go. Assuming, that it is a seamless transition with no loss of files and/or such. So that all said, Is the upgrade basically seamless ? ------------------------------------------------------------------------ On 1/15/2020 8:57 AM, Gareth Morgan via GLAMORGAN wrote: > Hello Jeff and List > > I occasionally use this site, so the advice should be sound. This is the message I had from them today: > > > Windows 7 is done. Here's how to get Windows 10 for free > > RIP Windows 7. If you haven't upgraded yet to Windows 10, follow these simple steps. > > January 14, 2020 9:06 PM PST > > Microsoft is encouraging Windows 7 users to upgrade to Windows 10 before support for the former ends in January 2020. > Stephen Shankland/CNET > > With support for Windows 7 officially over as of today, Microsoft is encouraging users to upgrade to Windows 10 to keep devices running securely and smoothly. On Microsoft's website, the Windows 10 Home operating system costs $139 to download. However, you don't necessarily have to shell out the cash: A free upgrade offer from Microsoft that technically ended in 2016 still works. > > When Windows 10 was first released in July 2015, Microsoft offered an unprecedented free upgrade offer for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users, good through July 2016. But in 2017, Ed Bott of CNET sister site ZDNet reported that the free upgrade tool was still functional. I tried it out in November 2019, and was able to upgrade a 2014 Dell OptiPlex 9020 desktop from Windows 7 Pro to Windows 10 Pro. As of January 2020, readers are still emailing me and commenting below, saying that it's worked for them as well. > > https://www.cnet.com/how-to/windows-7-done-heres-how-to-get-windows-10-for-free/?ftag=CAD-04-10abf6e&bhid= > > Regards > > Gareth > > > On Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 12:24:50 GMT, Jeff Coleman via GLAMORGAN <[email protected]> wrote: > > If the file converter is useful, please advise what it is and where from. > > Thanks > Jeff > > -----Original Message----- > From: Gillian Cash <[email protected]> > > > Thanks for this Jeff I am having problems opening old files I've saved and I'm using Windows 10. I am now using a free file converter which is workingnthankfully. > > Gill Cash > > On Tue, 14 Jan 2020 at 11:38, Jeff Coleman via GLAMORGAN < > [email protected]> wrote: > >> If you are still using a Windows 7 computer you may not realise that >> Microsoft are no longer supporting Windows 7 from today. >> >> https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-51090407 headed 'Microsoft ends >> Windows 7 support: What should you do?' discusses the implications. >> >> Jeff >> >> ___________________________________________ > _______________________________________________ > -- > > To send to the list send to [email protected] > GLAMORGAN Family History Mailing List archives etc. are at > https://lists.rootsweb.com/hyperkitty/list/[email protected]/ > - > > A web site has been prepared to help you use the Glamorgan List > http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~glamorgan/ > > - > A large amount of information, and a wide variety of useful links, may be found at http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/GLA/ > > - > Rootsweb will be closing mailing lists from 2nd March 2020. > This list is replaced by one at https://groups.io/g/GLAMORGAN > _______________________________________________ > Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref > Unsubscribe https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/[email protected] > Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 > Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog > RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community

    01/16/2020 04:13:28
    1. [GLA] Re: Windows 7
    2. Gareth Morgan
    3. Hello Jeff and List I occasionally use this site, so the advice should be sound. This is the message I had from them today: Windows 7 is done. Here's how to get Windows 10 for free RIP Windows 7. If you haven't upgraded yet to Windows 10, follow these simple steps. January 14, 2020 9:06 PM PST Microsoft is encouraging Windows 7 users to upgrade to Windows 10 before support for the former ends in January 2020. Stephen Shankland/CNET With support for Windows 7 officially over as of today, Microsoft is encouraging users to upgrade to Windows 10 to keep devices running securely and smoothly. On Microsoft's website, the Windows 10 Home operating system costs $139 to download. However, you don't necessarily have to shell out the cash: A free upgrade offer from Microsoft that technically ended in 2016 still works. When Windows 10 was first released in July 2015, Microsoft offered an unprecedented free upgrade offer for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users, good through July 2016. But in 2017, Ed Bott of CNET sister site ZDNet reported that the free upgrade tool was still functional. I tried it out in November 2019, and was able to upgrade a 2014 Dell OptiPlex 9020 desktop from Windows 7 Pro to Windows 10 Pro. As of January 2020, readers are still emailing me and commenting below, saying that it's worked for them as well. https://www.cnet.com/how-to/windows-7-done-heres-how-to-get-windows-10-for-free/?ftag=CAD-04-10abf6e&bhid= Regards Gareth On Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 12:24:50 GMT, Jeff Coleman via GLAMORGAN <[email protected]> wrote: If the file converter is useful, please advise what it is and where from. Thanks Jeff -----Original Message----- From: Gillian Cash <[email protected]> Thanks for this Jeff I am having problems opening old files I've saved and I'm using Windows 10. I am now using a free file converter which is workingnthankfully. Gill Cash On Tue, 14 Jan 2020 at 11:38, Jeff Coleman via GLAMORGAN < [email protected]> wrote: > If you are still using a Windows 7 computer you may not realise that > Microsoft are no longer supporting Windows 7 from today. > > https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-51090407 headed 'Microsoft ends > Windows 7 support: What should you do?' discusses the implications. > > Jeff > > ___________________________________________

    01/15/2020 06:57:43
    1. [GLA] Re: Windows 7
    2. Gillian Cash
    3. Will do On Tue, 14 Jan 2020 at 12:25, Jeff Coleman via GLAMORGAN < [email protected]> wrote: > If the file converter is useful, please advise what it is and where from. > > Thanks > Jeff > > -----Original Message----- > From: Gillian Cash <[email protected]> > Sent: 14 January 2020 12:14 > To: Family and local history in Glamorgan, Wales <[email protected]> > Subject: [GLA] Re: Windows 7 > > Thanks for this Jeff I am having problems opening old files I've saved and > I'm using Windows 10. I am now using a free file converter which is working > thankfully. > > Gill Cash > > On Tue, 14 Jan 2020 at 11:38, Jeff Coleman via GLAMORGAN < > [email protected]> wrote: > > > If you are still using a Windows 7 computer you may not realise that > > Microsoft are no longer supporting Windows 7 from today. > > > > https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-51090407 headed 'Microsoft ends > > Windows 7 support: What should you do?' discusses the implications. > > > > Jeff > > > > _______________________________________________ > > -- > > > > To send to the list send to [email protected] GLAMORGAN Family > > History Mailing List archives etc. are at > > https://lists.rootsweb.com/hyperkitty/list/[email protected]/ > > - > > > > A web site has been prepared to help you use the Glamorgan List > > http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~glamorgan/ > > > > - > > A large amount of information, and a wide variety of useful links, may > > be found at http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/GLA/ > > > > - > > Rootsweb will be closing mailing lists from 2nd March 2020. > > This list is replaced by one at https://groups.io/g/GLAMORGAN > > _______________________________________________ > > Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref Unsubscribe > > https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/[email protected] > > Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: > > https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 > > Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog > > RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal > > RootsWeb community > > > > > -- > LargePrefPlaceholder-XKUz1MEJBwkOM > > _______________________________________________ > -- > > To send to the list send to [email protected] GLAMORGAN Family > History > Mailing List archives etc. are at > https://lists.rootsweb.com/hyperkitty/list/[email protected]/ > - > > A web site has been prepared to help you use the Glamorgan List > http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~glamorgan/ > > - > A large amount of information, and a wide variety of useful links, may be > found at http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/GLA/ > > - > Rootsweb will be closing mailing lists from 2nd March 2020. > This list is replaced by one at https://groups.io/g/GLAMORGAN > _______________________________________________ > Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref Unsubscribe > https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/[email protected] > Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: > https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog RootsWeb is > funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community > > _______________________________________________ > -- > > To send to the list send to [email protected] > GLAMORGAN Family History Mailing List archives etc. are at > https://lists.rootsweb.com/hyperkitty/list/[email protected]/ > - > > A web site has been prepared to help you use the Glamorgan List > http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~glamorgan/ > > - > A large amount of information, and a wide variety of useful links, may be > found at http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/GLA/ > > - > Rootsweb will be closing mailing lists from 2nd March 2020. > This list is replaced by one at https://groups.io/g/GLAMORGAN > _______________________________________________ > Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref > Unsubscribe > https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/[email protected] > Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: > https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 > Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog > RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb > community > -- LargePrefPlaceholder-XKUz1MEJBwkOM

    01/14/2020 05:30:13
    1. [GLA] Re: Windows 7
    2. Jeff Coleman
    3. If the file converter is useful, please advise what it is and where from. Thanks Jeff -----Original Message----- From: Gillian Cash <[email protected]> Sent: 14 January 2020 12:14 To: Family and local history in Glamorgan, Wales <[email protected]> Subject: [GLA] Re: Windows 7 Thanks for this Jeff I am having problems opening old files I've saved and I'm using Windows 10. I am now using a free file converter which is working thankfully. Gill Cash On Tue, 14 Jan 2020 at 11:38, Jeff Coleman via GLAMORGAN < [email protected]> wrote: > If you are still using a Windows 7 computer you may not realise that > Microsoft are no longer supporting Windows 7 from today. > > https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-51090407 headed 'Microsoft ends > Windows 7 support: What should you do?' discusses the implications. > > Jeff > > _______________________________________________ > -- > > To send to the list send to [email protected] GLAMORGAN Family > History Mailing List archives etc. are at > https://lists.rootsweb.com/hyperkitty/list/[email protected]/ > - > > A web site has been prepared to help you use the Glamorgan List > http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~glamorgan/ > > - > A large amount of information, and a wide variety of useful links, may > be found at http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/GLA/ > > - > Rootsweb will be closing mailing lists from 2nd March 2020. > This list is replaced by one at https://groups.io/g/GLAMORGAN > _______________________________________________ > Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref Unsubscribe > https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/[email protected] > Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: > https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 > Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog > RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal > RootsWeb community > -- LargePrefPlaceholder-XKUz1MEJBwkOM _______________________________________________ -- To send to the list send to [email protected] GLAMORGAN Family History Mailing List archives etc. are at https://lists.rootsweb.com/hyperkitty/list/[email protected]/ - A web site has been prepared to help you use the Glamorgan List http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~glamorgan/ - A large amount of information, and a wide variety of useful links, may be found at http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/GLA/ - Rootsweb will be closing mailing lists from 2nd March 2020. This list is replaced by one at https://groups.io/g/GLAMORGAN _______________________________________________ Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref Unsubscribe https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/[email protected] Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community

    01/14/2020 05:22:28