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    Audio/video ad pop ups

    I'm not sure where this question properly belongs. SInce the pop up/irritant occurs in a web browser (in my case CHrome or Firefox) I'm placing it here. ALL of a SUDDEN, a video will start...
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    Missing Sys Tray icons

    I know that this subject has been around for awhile and that fact makes Microsofts response to the problem pathetic. Each time I re-boot, I get different icons showing up. Especially problematic is...
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    Windows Updates

    I have just finished with a uninstall/install clean slate. I have about 80 win updates to do. Somewhere in Windows Secrets I read that there were a couple bad updates. I can't seem to find Susan...
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    After reading Woody's article on gadgets, it made...

    After reading Woody's article on gadgets, it made sense to me but to what level of alarm? Here's some food for thought... Symantec's Internet Security Suite and 360 software have a Desktop gadget to...
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    Bootup Admin logo

    I've gone brain dead and I've had some zealous utility program change my boot up. Somewhere in the User Account section there is something that I check or uncheck that stops Windows from requiring...
  6. Thread: Locked Desktop

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    Locked Desktop

    Thanks Jerry...I missed the little box that says "on resume, display logon screen"
  7. Thread: Locked Desktop

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    Locked Desktop

    I just bought a new computer and am now plagued with a feature that locks the desktop after "x" amount of time...like a screen saver. I get my user picture and the workd "Locked" underneath it. If I...
  8. Looking for email program other than Billy Gates' stuff

    I have NEVER got along with Outlook since its' first issue. I now am having Hotmail/Win Live Mail problems and can't get any reasonable support. I have to have an email program that gives support,...
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    "Never knew what it was like to sleep alone,...

    "Never knew what it was like to sleep alone, until I got married" Roderunner, you should use that W7 full image backup of your wife to stave off loneliness. Actually, thanks for the above tip...I...
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    Dump McAfee and be sure to uninstall using their...

    Dump McAfee and be sure to uninstall using their Uninstall Tool (go to their website and search for it) otherwise you'll be picking files from you system forever. Another free security program that...
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    After a couple days of trying everyone's answers...

    After a couple days of trying everyone's answers and "beating my hands with a hammer" I discovered the ANSWER TO THE PROBLEM BY ACCIDENT!!...
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    I have an HP Pavillion laptop (dv6426us) that I...

    I have an HP Pavillion laptop (dv6426us) that I don't use often enough. When I do use it, I have big problems with the keyboard, I can be typing along and all of a sudden the next letter may appear...
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    Since we are discussing email uses etc. I now...

    Since we are discussing email uses etc. I now plan to use eMail Client but iwth a little difference. I currently have three different email accounts funneling into Hotmail/Win Live now. I plan to...
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    I was just going to begin switching to an email...

    I was just going to begin switching to an email program I discovered by accident... eMail Client http://www.emclient.com/. It is free, it is simple to suck stored emails, contacts etc. I have been...
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    Thanks Ted I'm OK now! Ed Boyd

    Thanks Ted I'm OK now! Ed Boyd
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    I've gone brain dead! This should be an easy one?...

    I've gone brain dead! This should be an easy one? When one boots up, part of the bootup process shows the icon one choses in the User Account section of Control Panel. Well I tried BitDefender Suite...
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    I now know the answer for sure. I started playing...

    I now know the answer for sure. I started playing around with Office web apps and discovered that there is no way to "Open" or Import in these lite apps. Therefore, the files have to be in SkyDrive...
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    Now that Microsoft has placed Word, Excel, PP &...

    Now that Microsoft has placed Word, Excel, PP & One Note into SkyDrive for generating files, does that mean that I can safely uninstall my Office 2007 products ...
  19. Re: Windows Explorer has stopped working. (Vista Ultimate SP1)

    Thanks John...it was a program with bad shell extensions. Downloaded "ShellExView" freeware and solved the problem.
  20. Windows Explorer has stopped working. (Vista Ultimate SP1)

    If it's not one thing it's another... just finished w/Microsoft straightening out Outlook and now have developed a Desktop glitch. Everytime I right click on an icon, try to go to Properties, I get a...
  21. Re: 'Unable to save print setting' when changing fonts (Outlook 2007 SP1 M

    There is one aspect of this problem that makes me suspect. Each time I print, another Outlprnt file is created... for example right now besides the Outlprnt file, I have Outlprnt0,...
  22. Re: 'Unable to save print setting' when changing fonts (Outlook 2007 SP1 M

    Thanks Joe... the file has no read-only checks; checked all permissions and all are "Allow".
  23. Re: 'Unable to save print setting' when changing fonts (Outlook 2007 SP1 M

    Good thought Hans... did not work. I can sometimes fake it out by going into the File Print, Table Style, Edit, change the fonts, then hit print and it will work sometimes. When it doesn't work,...
  24. 'Unable to save print setting' when changing fonts (Outlook 2007 SP1 MSO (

    There's never a dull moment with Outlook!! http://windowssecrets.com/forums/images/smilies/sad.gif I recently have been getting an error message each time I try to change the fonts for printing...
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    Re: Corrupt Windows Update (Vista Ultimate)

    Bob, thanks for the fast reply. My Windows UPdate window won't even open! Thus I have no way of seeing what updates are available. I recognized the Mass State flag in your signature. What's a Viking...
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