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    cornz
    Home Top Up.
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    • 18th Feb 13, 11:09 AM
    Home Top Up. 18th Feb 13 at 11:09 AM
    I am on prepay electricity with british gas (bless 'em) and I have recently opted to use their home top up. For anyone not familiar, its a usb device that you hook up to your pc, then you insert your key into it and you can load credit straight onto your key with a registered debit/credit card. In short it saves me a trip to the shops when i'm caught short on electricity.
    Sounds great but there are a few issues which might save others the hassle I have had.
    1. It only works with IE (Internet Explorer 7-9)
    2. It only works with IE x86 (32bit) It will not work with x64 under any circumstances.
    3. if, like me, you are running IE10 then you are also stuffed...Unless you run a registry hack to report to the top-up page that your IE10 is actually IE9.
    After finally sussing that lot out, its quite a decent system. You have to register your key but after that, with a user name and a password you can top up in seconds...
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