In "How To Save Web Pages," you talked about IE’s "save as
type/web archive, single file (*.mht)" option.
"bulk rename" tools in the past, and they can be handy indeed. One
common use is renaming a pile of digital photos all at once from the
camera-generated names to something more descriptive but still
sequential. For example, instead of something like:
I run Outlook 2003 so I don’t think I would have the 2Gb
problem referenced in your last newsletter (
http://langa.com/newsletters/2006/2006-11-02.htm#3 )… however, in
the interest of keeping it smaller…I ran autoarchive on all my
folders….I now have an archive.pst file in addition to outlook.pst.
Problem is…outlook.pst did not change in size one whit….what’s up with
that? If some items move to archive.pst shouldn’t outlook.pst get smaller?
Thanks. Your newsletter is the best. —Michael
Hey Fred, I don’t recall seeing this one mentioned in your newsletter, so…
A number of readers commented on our recent item about
troubleshooting the cause of an overly active software "resource hog" ("Waaaaay
Too Much Background Activity"
http://langa.com/newsletters/2006/2006-10-23.htm#1 )./ Here’s a
Hi Fred! This is probably a simple answer to
a simple question but I really need to know the answer and don’t know XP
very well. How the hell can I get rid of temporary internet files and
cookies? I am working on XP Home SP1. Sorry for the language but I’m getting
very frustrated. Thanks. —Bean
Hi Fred! Great Newsletter. Always look
forward to getting it.
Here’s my new look! As I announced in the Oct. 30 issue of the LangaList,
I’m merging with the Windows Secrets Newsletter to bring you even better
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PLEASE NOTE: The LangaList is merging on Nov. 16, 2006, with
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We recently discussed defragging the MFT, or Master File Table (
http://langa.com/newsletters/2006/2006-10-09.htm#4) . Here’s a question in a