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Playing (Safely) In I.E.’s Sandbox

Hi Fred, I searched the archives and
could not find any reference to this neat little (242KB) program called
SandboxIE, although I thought I had once seen you refer to it. (
www.sandboxie.com )

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Building Boot Disks From CAB Files

Hi Fred. I look forward to Sundays and
Wednesdays. You wrote… The biggest showstopper for many users is that PE
Builder— and UBCD4Win— require a normal Windows installation CD. Many PC OEM
"recovery" CDs or hard-disk recovery files won’t work with PE Builder, and
that’s the only installation copy of Windows many users have."
I discovered that while I have no installation disk on my HP XP Pro computer,
all the installation CAB files are on my C: drive and Bart PE Builder worked
just fine. For those who don’t have a disk it might be worth trying it. You
might be surprised. —Robert

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They Just Keep Coming And Coming…

Thousands of your fellow readers have "Loaded the code." Please click over to
http://langa.com/code.htm , and maybe
you can join them! (If you’ve already "Loaded The Code" and are wondering if
your site will appear here or on the Langa.Com web site, please see
http://langa.com/link.txt )

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Eudora Down… But Not Out

Fred: Great News Letter! (Plus Subscriber) Missed you when
you were gone.

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How To Save Web Pages

Hi Fred, Using Google, I find a site
page I want to save, then save it to my Documents, hard drive. BUT, if the page
is removed from Google at a later date, I’ve lost my "save". Is there a way to
"Memorialize" the saved page on my hard drive? Thanks, —Clyde

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Still Waiting For Microsoft’s Mail…

My programs crash pretty often, and
when that happens, a window pops up that asks me to send an error report to MS,
which I do. What happens to these reports? My impression was that MS would
analyze them, and eventually email back the reason these programs crash. Is that
a fantasy? Why should it be a one-way flow of information from me to MS? What do
I get out of these reports? Sincerely, Steve Brown

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GREAT NEWS!The LangaList is Merging with Windows Secrets!

I have great news! The LangaList is merging with the Windows Secrets
Newsletter, a well-known source of little-known tips published by Brian
Livingston. I’ll be the editor of the combined publication and Brian will be editorial director.

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How To Stop Photo Thieves

I am attempting to assist a friend who
is getting into photography. She has asked me to tell her how to make her sample
photos copy proof. I know this can be done, but have no idea what to tell her.
Can you please assist me with where to look for info on this. —John

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Waaaaay Too Much Background Activity

Fred: You recently listed the new I tunes 7 as a resource hog.  I don’t
have much of a problem with that as I do with the new version 2007 of trend
micro internet security.  as I write this e mail, I am getting a lag of several
second between typing and display, the program is taking as much as 50% of my
cpu & 85,000k of memory just to run in the background. I have contacted them, I
have received no response other than their canned text. It is also causing my
hard drive to spin up steadily for 10 minutes after the computer boots.  I have
a p-4 HT 2.6 with 512 megs of ram, not a screaming powerhouse by today’s
standards but it should be able to run a anti virus program and e mail at the
same time. —Bob & Paul Hadley

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Bring Order To Start Menu Mayhem

Dear Fred, Thanks for a great newsletter. I
wonder if you can suggest an answer to this problem which I think many people
must have. When I go to Start-Programs (I am running XP SP2) the programs are
displayed but as I have quite a lot of programs many of them are out of sight to
the right of the screen. I’m sure there must be a way to overcome this but I
have been unable to find it. There does not seem to be a way to scroll through
the programs to see the ones out of sight. I have searched the Help and looked
on the Internet and on the Microsoft site but no success. Can you please tell us
how to overcome this problem which I think must affect many people? Thanks and
kind regards, —Mark Digby

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