OK, you know what "Load the Code" is all
about (see above). Now, if you have a blog of your own, you can participate in a
similar service: "Flog The Blog." <g>
Fred, I got exactly the same thing in the
last few days just as Jim did ("Can Swap Files Cause Blue Screens Of Death?"
http://langa.com/newsletters/2006/2006-09-21.htm#3 ), and I figured out
what caused it— this week’s Microsoft Windows Security Updates!
Can you help me? I lost my entire
INBOX at Outlook Express – 650 folders. I have been trying to use DBXtract. I
have been successful with recovering some of the files. Others give me an
‘extracted’ comment but nothing is transferred. I have to do this
manually. Sandy Hart
I hate to bother you with such a
trivial thing as this, but perhaps others have the same problem. Some time ago,
my email program (Mozilla) and my Google program began something strange. On
occasion, clicking a link in one of them will not result in opening the
indicated link, but rather in an error message that states that a "related" file
could not be "saved" because "the source file could not be found".
Here is a solution to yet another
annoying feature in Windows. By default the "Open File" dialogue box stubbornly
opens in "list" view. Starting in "details" view is better in many cases, but
that option can not be forced as the default action within Windows.
Noticed the discussion of Ubuntu in your newsletter (
http://langa.com/newsletters/2006/2006-09-28.htm#3 ). Thought I would
share my experiences with Linux. I have been shopping for a Linux
implementation that could be used by a computer layman. Many are usable
right off the boot/install live cd. My favorites used to be Knoppix and
Kanotix. However; the big hangup is installation of additional software. As
you know lots is available but after downloading you need to be a linux
terminal whiz to just find where you downloaded the software, then use the
correct commands (which you must scour the internet to find) to extract,
compile and then run the installation script. This is a nightmare for me,
and I started computers with HDOS and CPM working exclusively from the
Yes, it’s yet another longer-than-usual expanded issue, as Mike
and I work to
Fred: I run Diskeeper 10 to defrag my hard
disks and upon completion get the following message: "Due to the high MFT usage,
it is recommended that you expand the MFT on this volume. Use the Frag Shield
option in the Diskeeper configuration properties to configure this volume to a
larger size." I’ve read a few items about changing the MFT and quite frankly it
scares me to make changes. Have you had any experience or reports about using
the Diskeeper option to modify the MFT? Thanks. —Bob
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